Camp Newaygo

Beyond Ordinary

Camp Newaygo is a year-round program and retreat facility. Our All Girl’s Overnight Camp was founded in 1926. We offer summer programs, year-round rentals, community events, and innovative family programs on our beautiful 104 acres.


Because every child should have a safe place to grow into their best self.


grit, ability to bounce back from adversity

I- Independence
self-reliance, creativity, decision making

new experiences, grow a love of the outdoors


Find Out More

Visit Camp Newaygo's website for more information. Camp Newaygo is a community service of TrueNorth Community Services.

You can also browse below to find out more about Camp's mission, location, facilities, staff, accreditation, and programs. 


Resident and Community Programs
Girl’s Overnight Camp

Co-Ed Day Camp
Community Events
Family Programs
Girlfriends' Get-A-Way
Mom & Me

Environmental Education
G3 – Get Outside! Get Environmental! Go Green!
School Camp Programs
Wetlands Education

Asset Development
Speak Up! (8th Grade Philanthropy)
Team-Building and Challenge Initiatives
Adventure-Based Programs


Community Events

Check out what's going on at Camp Newaygo on its Community Events page:


The Perfect Place for Your Perfect Day!
Celebrate your day the way you want – with natural beauty in a modern setting.

Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions
Select a beautiful outdoor venue for your ceremony that will be unforgettable. Choose from our wooded chapel for up to 200 or our outdoor patio that seats 300 overlooking Pickerel Lake. Our sites include set up, parking attendant and restroom facilities.  

We have a venue that matches your needs.  For intimate gatherings of 50 or less, the newly renovated Peggie Stone Center features an antique fireplace in our Fireside Room and a view of Pickerel Lake in the Lakeside Room.  This venue is perfect for rehearsal dinners, showers, and receptions.  Rental includes your choice of outdoor ceremony venue, tables and chairs, set up by our staff, mid-length tablecloths, china and silverware, facility attendant for the duration of your event, catering staff during your meal, wi-fi and tear down after your event.

For planning assistance, contact Whitney Saylor, at (231) 652-1184 or email


Ridge Specialties Catering

"Catering and Baked Goods for a Cause"

Camp Newaygo offers on-site and off-site catering through Ridge Specialties to add the perfect touch to your meeting, banquet, reception or party.

Let us treat your guests to gourmet, home made items, and proceeds help Camp Newaygo continue its mission of serving youth and families in our communities.

All events held at Camp Newaygo are catered through Ridge Specialties Catering.   Breakfasts, beverages, and snack options are available.  All menus are for full service on-site except for our Go menus which are priced for pick up or drop off with disposable containers.

Please contact our Executive Chef, Whitney Saylor, for more information. We’d love to make your event special. You can reach her at (231) 652-1184 or


Discover an Enchanting Location for Your Next Event!

Camp Newaygo is nestled on Pickerel Lake and has over 100 acres of wood and wetland. Conveniently located 45 minutes from Grand Rapids or Muskegon, this is a great location to get away from the usual routine. It's three lodges -- the new Health & Leadership Lodge, Lang Lodge and Peggie Stone Center -- and natural settings provide you and your guests with a wonderful setting.

We're the perfect location for weddings, corporate retreats, school retreats, reunions and special gatherings. 

For planning assistance, contact Jalisa, our Camp Director, at (231) 652-1184 or email



In recognition of our high standards for the safety and welfare of our campers, Camp Newaygo is accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA). We are also inspected and licensed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).

The American Camp Association also has a Website for Parents.

Contact Information
Camp Newaygo
5333 South Centerline Road, P.O. Box 610
Newaygo, MI 49337
(231) 652-1184