Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort

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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!
2018 Weekend Themes and Activities

Catch The Fun with wholesome family fun and themed weekends. Crafts and activities are based around the themes. 
  Activities are free unless otherwise indicated with ($) at which time a minimal amount may be charged. Weekend activities are posted throughout the park.      

Spring Clean-up (4/20-4/22/18):     We'll be cleaning up the park of sticks, leaves and the remnants of winter. 

Arbor Day/Smokin' Fun (4/27-4/29/18):     This weekend is all about nature and the preservation of it. 
                                                                     Crafts will be nature based. 
                                                                     Saturday evening join for a Smokin' Fun Barbecue Potluck.

Cinco-De-Mayo (5/4-5/6/18):     Let's celebrate May 5th. morning crafts will have a Mexican flare. 
                                                   Saturday evening we will hosting a Cinco-De-Mayo potluck in the Activity Center.

Mother's Day (5/11-5/13/18):     It's all about Mom! We'll be making cards and gifts. 
                                                   Sunday, we'll enjoy the annual Mother's Day Breakfast in the Activity Center. ($)

Silversmithing (5/18-5/20/18):     Saturday, guests will have the opportunity to make a custom sterling silver ring under the                                                           guidance of our own Silversmith, Paul. The process takes 3-4  hours, advanced registration is                                                       required as space is limited ($).    

Memorial Weekend (5/25-5/28/18):     The unofficial start of summer. This weekend is filled with crafts and activities. 
                                                              Be sure to bring the bicycles for the annual parade on Sunday.

Fun & Games (6/1-6/3/18):     This weekend is all about FUN: games, crafts and contests. Expect Bingo, Minute to Win It,                                                Trivia, Cards, Etc... So, come "Catch The Fun!".

Spring into Summer/Smokin' Fun (6/8-6/10/18):     As summer begins the campground takes on a renewed energy. 
                                                                                All of the crafts and activities will be sun based. 
                                                                                Saturday evening, join us for another Smokin' Fun Barbecue Potluck.            

Father's Day (6/15-6/17/18):     It's all about Dad! This weekend is about relaxing, fishing (Catch & Release) and quality
                                                   time with the family. On Sunday morning everyone is invited to join us for breakfast ($).                    

Science Fun (6/22-6/24/18):     Experimenting is always fun. We'll be creating all sorts of fun things. 
                                                  Expect to get your hands dirty and have a great time.                          

Independence Day (6/29-7/4/18):     Join us as we celebrate the holiday with family and friends.
                                                          There will be numerous activities throughout the weekend including crafts, hunts, games,                                                            glitter tattoos ($) and the Sunday bicycle parade (because it's all about the kids).

Psychedelic Fun (7/6-7/8/18):     This will be a colorful weekend for sure. There'll be crafts, games and other colorful                                                                   activities including tie dying ($) (bring your own or purchase a Bluegill Lake Coloring T-shirt)

Halloween (7/13-7/15/18):     Halloween comes early at Bluegill Lake. Join us as we enjoy trick-treating, a Halloween party,                                               costume contest, site contest and hauntingly fun crafts.                     

​Christmas in July (7/20-7/22/18):     Are you ready for a "Holly Jolly" good time? Then join us as we "Deck The Halls" with                                                                  crafts, games, and ice skating (no skates required). Santa will be attending a Cookies with 
                                                           Santa and Swimming with Santa on Saturday.Site decorating is encouraged and prizes  
                                                           will be awarded.

​Water Fun/Pirate (7/27-7/29/18):     Yo Ho Ho, this weekend is all about Pirates and water fun. We'll be making treasure                                                                     chests, searching for buried treasure, pirate costume contest and much more.
                                                            There's no Aaaarrrgghhuuing your little buccaneers will have fun!

Summer Celebration/Smokin' Fun (8/3/-8/5/18):     This is a Sun and Sand weekend. Expect crafts, a sand castle contest,                                                                                   water limbo, relay races and more. 
                                                                                  Saturday evening, join us for another Smokin' Fun Barbecue Potluck.

Scrappy Crafts (8/10-8/12/18):     Are you creative yet resourceful? Come and share your talents with other guests.  
                                                       Crafts will be made using recycled products.

Air & Space (8/17-8/19/18):     This weekend is all about things that fly; airplanes, rockets, balloons, etc... 
                                                 We'll craft and design things that take flight and test their capabilities.

Chocolate Fun (8/24-8/26/18):     Calling all chocolate lovers, this is your weekend. Everything is chocolate; craft creations,                                                           bingo, games and a chocolate slip-n-slide. It'll be a sweet weekend, for sure!

Labor Day/Glow (8/31-9/3/18):     This is our annual Glow Weekend and the final extended weekend of the season. 
                                                      We'll have the bicycle parade, greased watermelon contest, watermelon eating and seed                                                       spitting contest, glitter tattoos ($), relay races, clue hunts, glow parade, glow site contest                                                         and much more. So, get your glow on and let's illuminate Bluegill Lake!

Grandparents (9/7-9/9/18):     This weekend we celebrate grandparents. Crafts will include cards and gifts. 
                                                 Join us on Sunday for breakfast in the activity center. ($)

Nature Abounds/Smokin' Fun (9/14-9/16/18):     We'll be celebrating Autumn and nature, hiking and making a scrapbook of                                                                                    your experience of Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort.
                                                                             Saturday, join us for the seasons final Smokin' Fun Barbecue Potluck.

Silversmithing   (9/21-9/23/18):     The last opportunity for 2018 to make a sterling silver ring. This process takes 3-4 hours 
                                                        and advanced registration required as space is limited. Bring your ideas! ($)

​School Spirit:  (9/28-9/30/18):    As we embark into the school sporting season, this is your opportunity to show school spirit.
                                                      Display those flags and wear that hoodie. Crafts will also show that spirit! Go Team!!!

Autumn Harvest Fest (10/5-10/7/18):     Join us for our 7th annual Autumn potluck on Saturday. We supply the turkey and ask
                                                                guests to bring a dish to pass. This is time to relax and visit with your friends and                                                                 neighbors while enjoying the smells and scenery of the season. 

Season Wind Down (10/12-10/14/18):     Your last opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquility of Bluegill Lake in 2018. 
                                                               Stop by the office and enjoy a hot beverage before heading out for the season.

                Due to the nature of camping and the unpredictability of weather, some activities may have to be 
                changed or rescheduled. Alternative activities are scheduled for these incidents. The Activity 
                Center offers Foosball, PingPong, Air Hockey, Toys, Books, Games and Puzzles daily from 9:00am
                till 8:00pm ($2.00 refundable deposit required).

                Other equipment available for check-out with a refundable $2.00 deposit:
                        Badminton            Baseball Equipment        Basketballs & Bats       Croquet        Field Hockey        
                        Football        Frisbees        HiLo        Hoola-Hoops        Horse Shoes (Adult & Children's)        
                        Ladderball        Life Jackets        Sand Toys        Soccer Balls        Volleyballs         

                The Activity Center is utilized for crafts, potlucks, breakfasts, planned events like Silversmithing, 
                and group dinners (inquire for more details) and is open daily from 9:00am to 8:00pm. For the
​                consideration of all our guests, this is a non-smoking and a pet free environment. 

Appropriate language and behavior is appreciated throughout the campground.