The Best Upper Michigan Golf Courses and Clubs

The Best Upper Michigan Golf Courses and Clubs

Come and experience all three of our exciting courses.

Michigan Fall Color Tours

Michigan Fall Color Tours

It's when autumn arrives in Michigan. And there's no better place to see the dynamic colors of a trillion trees.

Iron County Fishing

Iron County Fishing

There are 314 lakes and approximately 900 miles of rivers in Iron County that have numerous species of fish.

Fishing Is Family Fun

Fishing Is Family Fun

Fishing is one of the top family fun activities in Iron County, and its lakes and streams provide excellent sport fishing.

Iron County Snowmobiling

Iron County Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the greatest and most exciting sport there is in the the Great Lakes Region!

Iron County Michigan Lakes

Iron County Michigan Lakes

There are 314 lakes and approximately 900 miles of rivers in Iron County.

Relax, Rest & Rejuvenate

Relax, Rest & Rejuvenate

Campfire, long walks, reading under the shade of a giant maple, paddling on a quiet lake ... it's time to unwind.

Nature Surrounds In Iron County Michigan

Nature Surrounds In Iron County Michigan

Welcome to a corner of the world that’s like nothing else in this world. You’ll find a wonderland of unspoiled natural beauty in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Swim, Fish, Kayak & Play

Swim, Fish, Kayak & Play

A variety of locations provide summer activities. With 314 lakes and 900 miles of rivers, there is something for everyone. The UP of Michigan is relaxing as well as offers an opportunity for groups to gather.

Iron County Events

May
14
Thu
Trout & Salmon Fishing Season
May 14 @ 12:00 am – Sep 30 @ 11:45 pm

DNR – Statewide trout openertrout

Anglers can fish for and possess trout and salmon on (Inland) Type 1 and Type 2 streams and Type A and Type D lakes.

Additional rules and regulations apply, including minimum size limits for Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Atlantic Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Pink Salmon, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout (Steelhead), and Splake and daily possession limits. Please see the 2015 Michigan Fishing Guide for additional information.

May
18
Mon
Open Mic Night @ Windsor Center
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm

Windsor Center
http://windsorcenter.org/music-and-plays/

Jul
5
Sun
Batawagama Youth Camp
Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 11 @ 11:00 am

Youth Camp 2015 Schedule

Batawagama Youth Camp is scheduled to begin June 22nd and continue on a weekly schedule for five consecutive weeks. During these weeks campers will enjoy the many out door activities and traditional programs that have been so popular for 70 years.

Week 1: June 21rd
Week 2: June 28th
Week 3: July 5th
Week 4: July 12th
Week 5: July 19th
How to Register for Youth Camp

Get your Registration Forms for 2015 by writing:
Iron County Youth Camp
909 Pentoga Trail
Crystal Falls, MI 49920

or Phone: 906-265-4476
or Email: icyc@iron.org

Forms may be requested at any time for the 2015 Youth Camp. Forms will be mailed to all those who have requested them prior to March 1st on March 1st. All forms requested after March 1st will be mailed immediately after the request has been received at the Camp office.

All application forms or additional information can be obtained by contacting: 906-265-4476 or by emailing: icyc@iron.org.
Youth Camp Cost

The total weekly charge for a camper who has been a PERMANENT RESIDENT of Iron County for at least one year prior to their week at camp is $85 per week.

The total weekly charge for a camper who is a NON – RESIDENT of Iron County is $225 per week.

A $35 REGISTRATION FEE (FOR EACH WEEK REGISTERED) MUST ACCOMPANY THE REGISTRATION FORM.
(The balance is due when enrollment takes place at camp.)

If cancellation notice arrives 30 days before camp session, all payments made, (less $10 of the registration fee paid for each week) will be refunded.
Youth Camp Important Information

Help us accommodate your choice by returning all registration forms as soon as possible. Campers may choose to attend more the one week. Applications will be processed on a first received basis. Confirmations for all applications received before April 30th will be mailed to applicants before May 7th.
Any child regardless of race, sex, color, creed, or national origin AT LEAST 9 YEARS OF AGE AND LESS THEN 17 YEARS OF AGE, DURING ENTIRE STAY AT CAMP, IS ELIGIBLE FOR ENROLLMENT.
The Iron County Youth Camp faculty and staff are not trained to handle special needs campers. Please contact the camp administration before enrolling children with learning disabilities, behavioral problems, or significant physical limitations. If you have any question please contact the Youth Camp Administration prior to enrolling in camp.
CAMPER EXPECTATIONS – Campers and parents are expected to accept and conform to all regulations of the Iron County Youth Camp and must sign the pledge on the application form.
If you wish to attend camp with friends, please SEND YOUR APPLICATIONS IN TOGETHER.
Be sure that you and your friends have the SAME FIRST AND SECOND CHOICES, for each week or weeks of attendance, on the application.
Large groups of campers may not be able to be assigned to the same cabin. Every effort will be made to assign friends to the SAME WEEK.
Include the $35.00 registration fee, for each week you wish to attend, with your application. The balance (total minus the $35.00 registration fee for each week) is due at the time of registration.
When sending your registration form back make sure to place a 49-cent stamp, and write your return address, on the return post card attached to the registration form. Do not tear the post card from the form. This returned post card will be your confirmation.
Campers are not allowed to stay in camp during the weekend period (Saturday 1:00PM to Sunday 3:00PM.)
Campers should send the completed health form with their registration form (health form is supplied with registration materials). A parent or guardian must sign the health form and the registration form. The health form does NOT require a current physical examination or a physician’s signature.
We suggest that campers bring a sleeping bag for overnights rated for 35 degrees, bedding for their bunk in the cabin, at least one sheet to put over the rubberized mattress provided on their bunk and an extra pair of shoes for hiking. If possible please bring an extra pair of shoes for the water, flip flops are not acceptable. It is advisable to bring long pants, long socks, and a long sleeve shirt. Tick and/or insect repellent may also be desirable.
Campers are NOT permitted to have radios, cellular phones, CD players, i pods, electronic games, ect….of any kind in camp. Campers are permitted to have a disposable camera. Please do not send food, candy, gum, pop, ect…food items mailed to camp will be held in the office until campers leave to go home.
* Please do not bring to camp large quantities of food, candy, ect. Food or candy items in the cabins invites unwanted critters. The camp provides three complete, wholesome meals to all campers each day.
Registration begins at 3:00PM (Central Time) Do not arrive before 2:00PM on Sunday (Central Time). In case of cancellation, please call camp (906-265-4476) as early as possible.
Fees:
1. Children who are PERMANENT RESIDENTS of Iron County for at least one year (prior to their 2015 enrollment in camp) pay in – county rates.
2. Children will pay in-county rates if the child has a parent who is a PERMANENT RESIDENT of Iron County who has court ordered custody of the said child for the 2015 summer. A COPY OF THE COURT ORDERED CUSTODY DOCUMENT MUST ACCOMPANY THE REGISTRATION FORM.
Help us to accommodate your choice by returning your application as soon possible.

PLEASE KEEP THE CAMPER INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR YOUR RECORDS.
General Information

Some of the activities you may expect to enjoy while while at camp are swimming, canoeing, boating, kayaking, wind surfing, archery, nature study, hiking, arts and crafts, over night camping, out-of-doors cooking, folk dancing, and camp crafts.

Prescription and over the counter medications must be in original containers (in zip lock bag with camper’s name on containers and zip lock bag). Please bring Epi-pen if needed in original prescription box.

Registration will begin at 3:00PM on Sunday (Central Time).
Please do not arrive before 2:00PM (Central Time).
Campers may be picked up between 12:00PM and 12:30PM the following Saturday. Campers are not permitted in camp during the weekend period (Saturday 1:00PM to Sunday 2:00PM)

Please Do Not Mail: Food, Candy, Pop, Gum, Cookies, ect…to camp.

The Youth Camp Health Form must be completed, in full, for each child attending camp. This form, which is provided by the Iron County Youth Camp, must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Send this form in with your registration.
THE IRON COUNTY YOUTH CAMP IS OWNED BY THE COUNTY OF IRON AND OPERATES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. THE IRON COUNTY YOUTH CAMP IS LICENSED TO OPERATED BY THE STATE OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF CHILD WELFARE LICENSING.

Jul
6
Mon
Art Camp
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – Jul 9 @ 11:00 am

WHEN: July 6, 2015 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Repeats

WHERE: Crystal Falls Contemporary Center
801 Forest Parkway #120
Crystal Falls, MI 49920

COST: $55

CONTACT:
Melanie Bess-Haight
269-539-1986

http://www.rezclick.com/crystalfallscontemporarycenter/index.php?page=classes#110

Join us for 4 days of ART!
July 6th-9th (Monday – Thursday)

8:00am – 11:00am

AGES 7+

During this 4 day camp, children will help build a recycled art installation inspired by the famous glass artist Dale Chihuly! This art installation will be displayed in town for everyone to enjoy! Each child will also complete some take home art projects that they are sure to enjoy! This camp is instructed by Melanie Bess-Haight.

A light snack will be served each day but we recommend that each child brings their own water bottle. If you would like to donate a snack for the group, that would be much appreciated!

*Class ends at 11:00am so please be sure to pick your child up at that time or make arrangement for them to walk/be picked up

Jul
7
Tue
Story Time – Ages 5 and Under @ West Iron District Library
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am

Story Time – Ages 5 and Under

When:
July 8, 2014 @ 10:30 am

Where:
West Iron District Library
116 West Genesee Street
Iron River,MI 49935
USA

Contact:

Stephanie Swenski at 906-265-2831

Story Time – Ages 5 and Under
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am

Story Time – Ages 5 and Under

WHERE:
West Iron District Library
116 West Genesee Street
Iron River,MI 49935
USA

CONTACT:
Stephanie Swenski
906-265-2831

VILLAGER SAMPLER WEEK @ Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 11:00 am

VILLAGER SAMPLER WEEK
July 7 @ 8:00 am – July 10 @ 5:00 pm $275
Villager Sampler Week
For grades 3 & 4

Villagers: There is never a dull moment at Fortune Lake for our Villager Campers! With opportunities for swimming, boating, playing games, and singing songs, campers are loving Fortune Lake from morning ’til night! A week as a Villager will help your child grow in faith, build friendships, gain confidence and learn independence. They will come home filled with amazing stories!

Sampler Week is a shortened week of camp that is a perfect opportunity for those campers who aren’t sure they are ready for a full week of camp or who have a very full summer schedule. Campers will get a sample of a typical week at camp and the best of the activities from music and nature week. Due to the shorter week, there is also a reduced rate. Registration for this week is on Tuesday, July 7, and the program concludes 11 a.m. Friday with closing worship.

Cost: $275
Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp
http://fortunelake.org/event/villager/

MINI CAMP SAMPLER WEEK @ Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 11:00 am

MINI CAMP SAMPLER WEEK
July 7 @ 5:00 pm – July 10 @ 11:00 am $275
Mini Camp Sampler Week
For grades 2 & 3

This half-week is a great opportunity for campers to get a “taste” of camp and a chance for parents to get used to their children being away from home. It’s a half-week full of fun activities: making friends, making crafts, singing camp songs and growing in faith.

During Sampler Week campers will get a sample of a typical week at camp and the best of the activities from music and nature week. Registration for this week is on Tuesday, July 7, and the program concludes 11 a.m. Friday with closing worship. Sampler Week is open to grades 2-3.
Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp
http://fortunelake.org/event/mini-camp/

Jul
8
Wed
Knit & Crochet Circle – West Iron District Library @ West Iron District Library
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knit & Crochet Circle
11:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn To Speak Basic Russian @ West Iron District Library
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm

West Iron District Library
July 1 & 8, 2pm
Ages 10 & up.
116 W Genesee St, Iron River, MI 49935