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!
2024 Weekend Themes and Activities
Every weekend at Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort offers a different theme. 
Crafts and activities are based around the theme. 
Participation is optional and some fees may apply ($).

April 26-28, 2024: Opening Weekend  
The campground will be opening for the 2024 season. There will be no planned 
The weekend is all about getting back to nature, relaxing and enjoying family and friends.

May 3-5, 2024: Mexican Fiesta
  We’ll be making crafts and playing games with a Mexican flare. Saturday evening
  there will be a Mexican themed potluck (notify the office of your dish in advance). 

May 10-12, 2024: Mother’s Day
  It’s time to celebrate MOM. We’ll make cards and gifts on Saturday morning.
  Sunday morning the celebration continues with breakfast in the Activity Center.

May 17-19, 2024: Race Weekend
  If you like racing, this is your weekend. We’ll be crafting things to race, 
then we’ll be racing (think outside the box) and finally relay races. 
If you have a need for speed, this is your weekend.

May 24-27, 2024: Memorial Weekend
  The unofficial start of summer. This weekend is filled with crafts and activities for all ages. 
Make sure to bring the bicycles for the annual bicycle parade.  

May 31-June 2, 2024: Chinese Dragon Boat
  Crafts will consist of creating dragon boats and other Chinese ornamentation. 
Join us on Saturday evening for an Asian inspired potluck at the activity center.

June 7-9, 2024: Jewelry Weekend
  We’ll be crafting different mediums; beaded, laced and steam punk. 
If you create a special type of jewelry and would like to share your skills, this is your opportunity.

June 14-16, 2024: Father’s Day
  It’s time to celebrate Dad. Crafts will consist of making gifts and cards. 
The celebration continues Sunday morning with breakfast in the Activity Center.

June 21-23, 2024: Spring into Summer
  As summer begins the campground takes on a renewed energy for the season. 
All crafts and activities will be Sun based. 

June 28-30, 2024: Color Me Fun
We’ll be tie dying, crafting, playing games and much more colorful fun.
($-Bring your own or Bluegill Lake coloring Tee’s are available), 

July 4-7, 2024: Independence Day Weekend
  This weekend at Bluegill Lake is like a company picnic. Time to relax and enjoy being together. 
There’ll be numerous activities throughout the weekend, patriotic 
crafts, games and the bicycle parade (because it is all about the kids).

July 12-14, 2024: Halloween/Zombie
  Halloween is always fun, that’s why we do it in July. 
Join us as the ghost, goblins, and zombies take over the campground. 
Enjoy crafts, a Halloween party, trick-or-treating (lead by the Zombie Hunter) 
and a site decorating contest (with prizes). 
It’ll be spooktacular!

July 19-21, 2024: Christmas in July
We'll deck the halls with crafts, a holiday party, and a site decorating contest (with prizes). 
And, maybe, if we’re all good boys and girls, Santa will join us! 

July 26-28-, 2024: Western Weekend/Chili Cookoff Potluck
  Mosey on down for a weekend of rootin-tootin good fun. We’ll be craftin, gamin, and racin. 
Saturday evening, there’s a Chili Cook-off potluck (prizes for the best chili).

August 2-4, 2024: Summer Celebration
Summer based crafts, games and activities are on the menu. 
Saturday afternoon, join us for an Ice Cream Float social ($).

August 9-11, 2024: Pirate Weekend
We’ll enjoy pirate themed crafts, games, and an interactive Treasure Hunt. 
There’s no aaaarrguuing it’ll be fun!

August 16-18, 2024: Fun & Games
Crafts will consist of making games and then playing them. 
Board and yard games will be available for those that wish to challenge their family and friends.  

August 23-25, 2024: Air & Space/Smokin' Fun Potluck
  This weekend is about things that fly: Airplanes, rockets and balloons. 
We’ll craft Smokin’ Fun Potluck: things to take flight and test their capabilities. 
Saturday evening is a Smokin’ Fun Potluck (bring samples of smoked/barbecued delicacies to share).

August 30-September 2, 2024: Labor Day/Glow
​We’ll have the bicycle parade, greased watermelon contest, watermelon eating contest, 
glitter tattoos, the annual glow parade and glow site contest and much more. 
So, get your glow on and let’s illuminate Bluegill Lake!

September 6-8, 2024: Grandparents Day
  We’ll be making cards and gifts to celebrate Grandma and Grandpa. 
Sunday morning join us for breakfast in the activity center.

September 13-15, 2024: Souper Bingo Saturday
Saturday evening bring your favorite soup to this unique potluck. 
We’ll play bingo, converse and of course, eat soup!

September 20-22, 2024: Nature Abounds
This is your opportunity to enjoy nature as there are no planned activities for the weekend. 
Take a hike, enjoy a comp fire, relax, enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. 

September 27-29, 2024: Autumn Harvest Fest
Saturday evening join us as we gather for the last potluck of season. 
We supply the Turkey and/or Ham and ask guests to bring a dish to pass 
  (preferably a fare of the 

October 4-6, 2024: Season Wind Dow
This is an opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquility of 
Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort before the final weekend of the season. 

October 11-13, 2024: Closing Weekend
This is the final weekend of the season. 
Relax, enjoy and reconnect with nature, family and friends.