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"Bluegill Lake, Catch the Fun"

Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort 
15854 Pretty Lake Drive, Mecosta, MI 49332 
​231-972-GILL (4455) 
GPS Coordinates: Longitude -85.228844, Latitude 43.696331

Transporting firewood into the campground is prohibited!
    2021 Weekend Themes and Activities

Every weekend offers a different theme with crafts and activities based around each. 
Participation is optional, some fees may apply ($). 
For wholesome family fun, Bluegill Lake is the place to come!

Due to the Coronavirus, we are limiting activities in the recreation center and on the inflatables. 
All activities and crafts will be done with CDC guidelines in mind. At no time will Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort compromise the health and safety of our guests/

Opening Weekend: April 16-18, 2021
Opening weekend of the camping season. We will be cleaning the remnants of winter.

Crafters Unite: April 23-25, 2021
Calling all crafters, show and tell: display your items and instruct on how their made. It’s like kindergarten for adults. **

Mexican Fiesta: April 30-May 2, 2021
Help us celebrate Cinco-de-Mayo. All crafts and activities will have a Mexican flare. Saturday join us for the Cinco-de-Mayo potluck. *

Mother's Day: May 7-9, 2021
It’s time to celebrate mom’s. Crafts and activities will have her in mind. Sunday, join us for breakfast in the activity center.

Science Fun: May 14-16, 2021
Experimenting is always fun, which includes Tie Dying ($). Saturday, we’ll be experimenting at the Smokin’ Fun Potluck. *

Fun & Games: May 21-23, 2021
This weekend is about having fun. We’ll play games (board, cards and yard), do activities and enjoy ice cream floats.

Memorial Weekend: May 28-31, 2021
The unofficial start of summer, we’ll play games, do crafts, have the bicycle parade, clue and scavenger hunts, face painting and more!


We Love Michigan: June 4-6, 2021 
It will be everything Michigan: Euchre, Rummy, Petoskey Stones ($) and on Saturday a Smokin’ Fun Potluck. *

Silversmithing: June 11-13, 2021
Create your own ring, from start to finish. ($) advance sign-up is required. The process takes 3-4 hours. **

Father's Day: June 18-20, 2021
It’s time to celebrate dads. Crafts and activities will have him in mind. Sunday join us for breakfast in the activity center.

Spring into Summer: June 25-27, 2021
All of the crafts and activities will be oriented around summer. We’ll enjoy a summertime favorite, Ice Cream Floats.


Independence Day Weekend: July 2-5, 2021
Holiday weekends, we go above and beyond with crafts, activities,the bicycle parade, glitter tattoos, clue & scavenger hunts and more.

Western: July 9-11, 2021
Mosey on down to the campground for some rootin, tootin good fun! Everything is western themed including a Chili Cook-off. **

Halloween/Zombie Invasion: July 16-18, 2021
Join us for Spooktacular fun and games, a Halloween party,Trick-or-Treating and a site decorating contest (with prizes). 
New this year, a Zombie invasion featuring the "Zombie Hunter".

Christmas in July: July 23-25, 2021
“Deck the Halls” with crafts, games and fun with a holiday flare, site decorating contest (prizes) and who knows maybe even Santa! 

Summer Celebration: July 30-August 1, 2021
Summer based crafts, games and activities are on the menu,and then we’ll come together for a Smokin’ Fun Potluck. *

Color Me Fun: August 6-8, 2021
We’ll be tie dying ($-Bring your own or Bluegill Lake coloring T’s are available), crafting, playing games and much more colorful fun. 

Pirate/Water Fun: August 13-15, 2021
We’ll enjoy water/pirate themed crafts and games, the interactiveTreasure Hunt and water wars! There’s no aaaarrguuing it’ll be fun!

Air & Space: August 20-22, 2021
The weekend is about things that fly: airplanes, rockets and balloons. We’ll craft things that take flight and test their capabilities.

Birthday Celebration: August 27-29, 2021
Time to celebrate everyone’s birthday. We’ll craft gifts and cards, play games, enjoy a Smokin’ Fun Potluck and end with cake. *

Labor Day/Glow Weekend: September 3-6, 2021
Glow is an annual event at Bluegill Lake. The weekend is filled with wholesome fun including: crafts, games, activities, bicycle parades, glitter tattoo’s, relay races, contests and much more. And, did we mention GLOW (parade and site contest). 

Grandparents: September 10-12, 2021
We'll celebrate grandparents by crafting gifts and cards. Join us on Sunday for Breakfast in the activity center.

Crafter's Weekend: September 17-19, 2021
Here's another opportunity to show and tell about items you craft. Tables will be set up for use in the activity center for Saturday. **

Silversmithing: September 24-26, 2021
The last opportunity of the season to create a sterling silver ring. Advanced registration required, takes 3-4n hours. ($) **

Nature Abounds: October 1-3, 2021
We’ll craft items from nature. Saturday evening, join us for the last Smokin’ Fun Potluck of the season. *

Autumn Harvest Fest: October 8-10, 2021
It’s time to celebrate Autumn with the annual Harvest Fest. We’ll provide the turkey and ask the guests to bring a dish to pass. *

Season Wind Down: October 15-17, 2021
This is the last weekend of the season to enjoy the peace and tranquility of Bluegill Lake for the 2021 season. 

Please notify the office of your dish to pass *

Contact the office for more information and/or to sign-up **