Welcome to the PLCBC App!

PLCBC has joined the club! Our good friends at Avalanche Creative have built an incredible app that we hope will help you stay connected and involved with the ministry of Portage Lake! Camp is so much more than just a place, it’s a community build on the love of Christ, and we hope this new resource Read More

Parents: Stay Connected This Summer!

Summer 2017 is just days away! We hope your campers are getting excited for their weekend or week at PLCBC! Here are a few of the main ways you can stay connected with your camper’s experience throughout their time at PLCBC: Smugmug Smugmug is an awesome photo gallery site where you can check in on just Read More

The Easiest Decision

I have wonderful memories of the summers I spent as a counselor at a Christian camp in Michigan’s upper peninsula.  Not only did I have a fantastic time but it was foundational for me spiritually as well.  When I had children of my own I really hoped for the same for them.  Fortunately, my church Read More

My Camp Story

  Jess, Jordan, Andrew, Tony, Anthony, Du, Wes, Jacob, Nick, Michael, Devin, Quinn… While those are just a few names that might not mean anything to you, they are names that mean the world to me. That is because these are the names representing counselors and leaders I have had every year while being a Read More

Why Camp?

There are a lot of reasons why an experience at Portage Lake is valuable to your child, or maybe even you! We asked parents of campers for some of the top reasons they want their kids to experience camp summer after summer, and here are the top five things reasons “why camp” is an experience that’s worth it: 1. Spiritual Read More