Join the celebration of Campit’s opening for the 2014 season. Camping and lodging will be free to all Campit Members this weekend. Select Saugatuck area business will be welcoming back Campit members with some freebies of their own. Let’s have a free-for-all to enjoy Springtime in Saugatuck !
Campit Resort offers FREE CAMPING, FREE LODGING, and a Welcome Back Dinner for Opening Weekend. Register your spot now!
Bring your flannel and your tools this weekend as we play with the big wood. We’ll do lumbering contests and demos so bring your tools. On Saturday bring a small pot of your favorite soup and stew to share at the potluck dinner. If you’re not a cook, just bring $5 instead and we’ll get you fed!
- Wood Carving & Log Sawing Contests
- Flannel Dance Party
- Soup & Stew Potluck
- Club Campit 2-For-One Weekend
Fun, Friends, Food and all FREE!! This weekend is a very popular Campit tradition. Volunteer members work together on projects to make Campit even more beautiful for everyone to enjoy this summer. Members tell us year after year this is one of the best weekends for making new friends and getting to know other great Campit members.
Bear weekends are some of Campit’s most popular times. Join us for our traditional Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, horseshoe and a corn hole tournament.
- Bear sized Meet ‘n Greet
- Horseshoe and Cornhole Tournaments
- Bear photo scavenger hunt
- Chili Cook-off
Campit is going to the clowns this weekend. Join us for midway carnival games (with a twist), a clown costume contest, dinner and a show at the Westwood Comedy Club. We’ll offer an open mic time for you aspiring comics a worst joke contest.
- Queer Carnival Games
- Clown Costume and Joke Contests
- Club Campit 2-4-1 Weekend
Kickoff summer in Saugatuck ! Join us for the first of the summer holiday weekends with discounted camping and lodging and a celebration of Pride. This is the weekend Campit’s heated pool opens for season and we’ll host the first of our infamous Moonlight Swims. Bring your PRIDE decorations, your swimsuit, and your Rocky Horror props.
- Discounted Camping and Lodging
- Campit Pool Opening and Midnight Swim
- Pride Site Decorating Contest
- Rocky Horror Picture Show
- Red, White and Blue Dance Party
Hardhats and Toolbelts – A Weekend for Tradespeople
Join us as we celebrate people in the trades, artisans and everyone who works with their hands! We’ll have some small but fun building projects/craft demos, a beer tasting, and Campit’s second annual Yard Sale and Flea Market.
- Campit Yard Sale / Flea Market
- Beer Tasting
- Moonlight Swim
- Demos and Contests – Bring your Tools!
Silly and Serious we’ll be styling this weekend at Campit. Join us for a swim suit fashion show at the pool and show off the junk in your trunk. On Saturday evening we’ll enjoy dinner in the Clubhouse and the 2014 Miss Campit pageant (free camping or lodging for pre-registered contestants).
- Men’s and Women’s Swimsuit Show
- Miss Campit Dinner Show and Contest
- Moonlight Swim
Join us for our Salute to Bears, both to already famous bears and also to soon to be famous Bears. We’ll have some good bear fun with a Weenie Gulping Contest and Honey Twister. We’ll top off the weekend with the 2014 Mr. Campit Cub Contest (free camping or lodging for pre-registered contestants)
- A Salute to Famous Bears
- Bear Twister and Weenie Gulping Contest
- Mr Campit Cub Contest
- Moonlight Swim
A perfect weekend to celebrate your heritage in food, costume and other traditions. Join us for the Central Park street fair ethnic foods and beverages to sample. Bring your kilt, sombrero, kimono or other traditional clothing and show off your rumba, polka, cha cha, salsa or just plain dance the night away.
- Central Park Street Fair
- Traditional Food and Drink
- Ethnic Food and Dancing
- Club Campit 2-For-1 Weekend
Vacation Week Kickoff and Luau Weekend
Join us for two great weekends and week between – what we call Vacation Week at Campit. Discounted camping and lodging, daily vacation excursions, our traditional Hawaiian Luau with Grumpy John’s famous pig roast, tropical musical, sand castle building contest, beach blanket Bingo and our “Where The Boys Are” 60’s beach party.
- Discounted Camping & Lodging
- Daily Vacation Excursions In Saugatuck
- Annual Luau Pig Roast & Beach Party
Stars and Stripes Holiday Weekend
It’s the best weekend of Summer. Welcome party and moonlight swim. Afternoon Karaoke “B” Dance and Cookout, Saugatuck Fireworks, Red White and Blue Dance Party.
- Karaoke & Cookout
- B-Dance & Moonlight Swim
- Red, White & Blue Dance Party
- Saugatuck’s Beaches & Fireworks
Calling all Cowboys and Cowgirls. Big hats, tight jeans, boots and maybe even some chaps are what we’ll all be wearing this weekend at Campit. Join us for country music, Western and line dancing, Chuck Wagon Steak BBQ, and the 2014 Mr. Campit Cowboy and Cowgirl contest (free camping or lodging for pre-registered contestants).
- Country Music, Western and Line Dancing
- Steak BBQ Dinner
- Cowpoke Games & Demos
- Mr. Campit Cowboy & Cowgirl Contest
Fun for Foodies ! We’ll do wine tasting with local wineries, a Progressive Brunch, and dine on creations from a Campfire Cooking Contest. Bring a healthy appetite and your favorite camping recipes. (Participating in some optional food activities may have some additional costs).
- Campfire Cooking Demo and Contest
- Winery Tour and Tasting
- Progressive Brunch
Campit’s longest running event weekend ! Christmas in July weekend includes a site decorating contest, display of luminaries, and Christmas Dinner. New this year, Campit Christmas fashion show. Prizes for Ugliest Christmas Sweater/Sweatshirt contest and best decorated Christmas Tree Skirt. Many Campit Members have traditionally brought unwrapped gifts of food, clothes, or toiletries for donation to charities supporting troubled GLBT youth.
- Site Decorating Contest & Luminaries
- Ugly Christmas Sweater and Tree Skirt Show
- Christmas Banquet Dinner
- Support GLBT Youth Charities
Are you one of the many Members who have told us they met a love at Campit? We’ll celebrate romances this weekend including those we would like to find, those recently discovered and those with a lot of history.
We’ll offer some fun ways to meet new people and make new friends, we’ll do fun and serious portrait photography, and offer seminars celebrating marriages and unions. On Saturday evening all are invited to join us for a candlelight dinner at the Campit pool – think of it as the rehearsal dinner that most us never got.
- Singles and Couples Events
- Prizes for couple who met at Campit
- Candlelight Dinner Party
Bears of all sizes (and their many fans) are invited to get Wet and Wild at Campit this weekend. We’ll have our third annual Otter Swimsuit Contest, pool volleyball, a Horseshoes and Corn Hole tournament, games and Bubba Bear’s Big Burger Cookout. Let’s get Wet and Wild !
- Swimsuit Contest
- Horseshoe and Corn Hole Tournament
- Bubba Bear’s Big Burger Cookout
A traditional favorite at Campit. Join us for the Mardi Gras Parade and Costume Contest, the “Bourbon Street” Block Party hosted by Campit’s East Village Seasonals, and a New Orleans Style Dance Party at the Campit Pool. Always a very fun party weekend at Campit!
- Parade and Costume Contest
- Bourbon Street Block Party
- New Orleans Dance Party
Join us a weekend of bicycling, motorcycling and celebrating Campit’s Leather Community. Hosted rides, Hot Wheels bike show and the 2014 Mr. Campit Leather contest. Mr. Campit Leather open to all. Free lodging for qualified contestants.
- Hosted Bicycle and Motorcycle Tours
- Hot Wheels Bike Show
- Mr. Campit Leather Contest
- Ladies Lace Party
- Club Campit 2-For-1 Weekend
Don’t miss Saugatuck’s blow weekend for the Summer of 2014 ! Get hot at Campit’s 9th Annual “Got the Balls” volleyball tournament. Party at pool all day and then in the late afternoon at “B-Dance” – Campit’s affordable BYO poolside dance party. Evenings will bring us a White Party dance, a Black Light Body Paint dance, moonlight swim. New this year, a body art “Show-Off” – bring us a pic of your “tat” We’ll let Members select their favorites for a “show-off” and prize.
- Pool Parties
- Dance Parties
- Body Art Show-off Contest
New at Campit for 2014, we are partnering with a local restaurants & wineries to offer an excursion out for wine tasting and a gourmet dinner-all at a discounted price. For those who love cooking we’ll also do excursions to great Saugatuck area places to buy gourmet foods and ingredients including organic cheeses, artisan breads and baked goods, gourmet spices, wines, lagers and farm-to-table produce.
- Omelet Bar Breakfast at Campit
- Piano Bar Evening
- Gourmet Dinner Outing
- Gourmet Shopping Excursion
Fun, Friends, Food and FREE!! This weekend is a very popular Campit tradition. Volunteer members work together on projects to make Campit even more beautiful for everyone to enjoy this summer. Members tell us year after year this is one of the best weekends for making new friends and getting to know other great Campit members.
- Help Beautify Campit
- Free Camping and Lodging
- Free Meals
- Great Fun
Join Leather Men and Women from around the Midwest at Campit this weekend. We’ll support Mr. Campit Leather with a send off party and then cheer him as he competes at the Mr. Michigan Leather contest in Saugatuck.
- Campit Leather Boutique
- Leather/Camo Afternoon Dance Party
- MML Contest and Party in Saugatuck
- Mr. Campit Bear Contest
- Collectable Car Show
- Color Tour and Apple Picking
- Big Meat(balls) Spaghetti Dinner
- Annual Site Decorating Contest
- Haunted House & Trail
- Costume Ball and Mummy wrapping
- Indoor Tenting and Pajama Party
- Annual Closing Dinner
- Season in Review Slideshow
- Outstanding Members Nomination