Lions Bear Lake Camp is owned and operated by Lions Visually Impaired Youth Camp, Inc. a 501C-3 Non Profit Corporation.
Camp opened its doors in July, 2000, starting with only 53 campers our first year, we have since been able to service more than 10,000 campers and visitors.
We are financially supported by the Lions, and Leos, as well as Foundation grants and individual donors throughout Michigan.
Lions Bear Lake Camp’s Mission is to develop leadership skills, build confidence,
and to provide a premier outdoor educational and recreational experiences year-round to all persons, regardless of ability.
Summer Camp Goals & Intentions
Summer camps are certainly not the only thing we do at Lions Bear Lake Camp, but it has always been a central piece of our reason for being.
We approach summer camp with a great deal of preparation...
Summer Camps Available
Blind and Visually Impaired Youth Camp
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth Camp
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Family Camp
The safety, welfare and well-being of all our campers.
That every camper has fun.
That every camper feels safe and supported to explore new activities and adventures.
That every camper gain insight and confidence in to oneself.
That every camper become a more independent self-confident person.
That every camper gain exposure to outdoor skills in an independent way.
That every camper make lifelong friends within a community that is supportive and nurturing.
Our nurturing outdoor experiences allow individuals to:
Gain exposure to outdoor skills in an independent way.
Make lifelong friends within a community that is supportive and nurturing.
Gain insight and confidence in to oneself.
Become a more independent self-confident person.
We are able to accomplish this thanks to very supportive community service groups, Lions, Leo Clubs;
Foundations; Fundraising events and individuals.
Lions Bear Lake Camp is a 501-C3 charitable organization.