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Camp Tannadoonah
Vandalia, Michigan

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14751 Harvey St.
Vandalia, Michigan 49095

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CAMPER AGES: 5 to 17 years

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight and day camp programs, and offer weekend stays between sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.


BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Tannadoonah offers a traditional resident camp program with all the highlights of summer camp: swimming, boating, archery, nature, sports, crafts, and most of all, FUN! Owned and operated by Camp Fire River Bend, our camp is located just outside of South Bend, IN. We offer programs for campers ages 5 to 17, boys and girls. Lots of great activities, specialty programs, and leadership CIT programs, too!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We are generally able to accommodate campers with special needs. Before registering, please contact us so we can discuss your camper's needs, and determine if we are the right fit for your child.

Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Team Sports, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Waterskiing, Wake Boarding, Stand Up Paddle Boards, Leadership Programs, Flag Football, CSI, Volleyball, Guitar, Lego Robotics, Canoe Trips On The River, Cooking, Baking

TOP MICHIGAN SUMMER CAMP: Camp Tannadoonah is a Top Summer Camp located in Vandalia Michigan offering many fun and enriching camp programs. Camp Tannadoonah also offers CIT/LIT and/or Teen Leadership Opportunities, too.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tannadoonah is a traditional residential summer camp for youth ages 5 to 16. We are located 45 minutes north east of South Bend, IN. Camp Tannadoonah has 45 acres atop a hill on beautiful Birch Lake, in Vandalia, MI. Each week has different specialty activities, as well as all the basic activities that are offered every week (archery, nature, sports, crafts, drama, dance, photography, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, stand up paddle boards, waterskiing, and many more! Check out our website ( for photographs and videos, as well as registration information.

CAMP FACILITIES: 9 camper sleeping cabins, large dining hall that seats 200, outdoor basketball courts, tennis courts, amphitheater, 900 feet of waterfront on Birch Lake (one of the cleanest lakes in Michigan)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Tannadoonah offers a traditional resident camp program with all the highlights of summer camp: swimming, boating, archery, nature, sports, crafts, and most of all, FUN! Camp Tannadoonah is owned and operated by Camp Fire River Bend, and is located just outside of South Bend, IN. We offer programs for campers ages 5 to 17, boys and girls. Check out our website for much more information!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a 2- to 4-week-long Counselor in Training Program. We know that the best campers make the best counselors in the future, and want to provide as much training as we can for campers who wish to learn about being a counselor.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Full or partial "Camperships" (scholarships for camp) are available. Funds are allotted based on demonstrated financial need. Please see the financial aid portion of the website for details.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have two family camp weekends, one in the fall and one in the spring. More information about these programs is available at

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have monthly council-sponsored activities that are open to all youth. These include fall camp, a harvest party, craft workshops, bowling outings, a fun fair and fun run, and many others!

We also operate the extended day program at Good Shepherd Montessori School in South Bend, IN, and an after school program at Sam Adams Elementary in Cassopolis, MI.

The 2020 season runs from June 14 through August 8. One-week sessions cost $650, and include all activities except waterskiing, wakeboarding, and canoe trips. Check out our website for more details, and registration information.

We will be hiring for the following positions in 2020:

Kitchen Manager
Waterfront Director
Cabin Counselors
Program Leaders
Maintenance Assistant 
Assistant Cook(s)

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: for applications.

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