Be a Family Prayer Partner!

The staff has arrived and summer 2016 is officially underway! It is going to be an incredible, life-changing, and very busy summer! Our summer staff is so excited to serve the Lord in everything they do this summer, and we need your help too! Perhaps the best way to be involved with the ministry of camp Read More

Thank You, Interns!

  Cleaning bathrooms, setting up chairs, calling churches, belaying, meal clean up, labeling bulk mailing, visiting youth groups, running games, shoveling: these are just a few of the many tasks that Portage Lake interns master during their time. With summer just around the corner, we say good bye, but mostly we say THANK YOU to Read More

The Pathfinder Bonus!

  BIG NEWS! Pathfinders, our weekend camp for 2nd and 3rd graders that begins and ends each summer, is an awesome way for young kids to experience camp for the first time! Jerry Jacoby is the speaker, fun and games are planned all weekend long, and the campers are always with their trained, Christian counselors Read More

Why You Should Come to the Block Parties

Now I know this can’t possibly be true, but just in case you are sitting there wondering, “The Block Party sounds fun, but I’m not sure if I want to go.” I strongly urge you to keep reading. Last Sunday’s Detroit Area Block Party was SO much fun and there’s only one more chance to Read More

Pathfinders: The weekend so nice we made it twice!

For as long as I can remember, our Pathfinders camp has been one of the first sessions of the Portage Lake summer. It wasn’t until last summer that it was also our last session of the summer. If it was our first AND last session of the summer, does that mean last summer was only Read More