ACTIVITIES AND RECREATION

On Michindoh’s 250 acres there are many activities you can choose to enjoy time with others in your group. If you're looking for solitude, there are trails and remote locations where you can go to be in communion with our Creator and His creation. Many of our activities are complimentary, and some involve an additional fee.

Group Leaders

Activities must be coordinated through Guest Services Staff. Please email or call to schedule activities.
We must have your activity requests at least two weeks prior to your arrival.

Groups are liable for the cost of repairing or replacing abused equipment.
Some activities may not be available due to seasonal use, equipment repair, or previous bookings.
Activities are subject to availability, and prices are subject to change. Michindoh reserves the right to limit facility use.
 
Complimentary Activities
Hiking
Hiking

There is a one mile trail that winds around Weatherwood Lake. There are also several other trails that navigate around the beautiful campus. Campus Maps are available.
(Available Year-Round)

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Gym
Gym

There are three full-sized basketball courts, each with the capability of converting into a volleyball court. In addition to these, groups can play games such as floor hockey, soccer, and dodge ball.
(Available Year-round)

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Wagon and Trolley Rides
Wagon and Trolley Rides

Choose one of these activities to enhance your program. Perfect to get a riding tour of the campus or for enjoying the outdoors. On cooler nights order hot chocolate and end with a campfire. The wagon and trolley each seat 30 youth (less for adults). Each trip lasts approximately 20-40 minutes. Rides may be canceled in inclement weather.
(Seasonally Available)

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Outdoor Basketball
Outdoor Basketball

Why play indoors when the weather is nice? We have several courts around campus. Basketballs are located near the courts.
(Seasonally Available)

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Sand Volleyball
Outdoor Basketball

Have fun playing with your friends and diving in the sand. Volleyballs are located near the courts.
(Seasonally Available)

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Baseball Field
Baseball Fields

Groups use this for many activities such as kickball, wiffleball, baseball, and softball. Groups need to bring their own equipment in order to play baseball or softball. We have kickballs if you need to borrow one.
(Seasonally Available)

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Recreation Fields
Recreation Fields

We have several fields throughout campus perfect for large group activities or pickup games of football or soccer.
(Available Year-round)

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Campfires
Campfires

We have several campfire locations around campus, each stocked with firewood. Our staff will schedule a location in close proximity to your lodging. We will build the fire for you in advance; all you do is light the fire-starter with the matches we leave for you, and extinguish the fire when you're finished. Leaders must be present with youth.
(Available Year-round)

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Mud Pit
Mud Pit

Who can resist getting covered from head to toe with mud!? Schedule your next activity at the mud pit and then head to the lake to rinse off. This is one activity that is guaranteed to build memories.
(Seasonally Available)

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Disc Golf
Disc Golf

A nine hole course navigates the main campus. Challenge yourself as you navigate around trees and other obstacles. Stop by the main office for a map, score card, and to sign out a Frisbee or competition discs.
(Seasonally Available)

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Broomball
Broomball

When winter hits our mud pit gets iced over, it's time for this all-time favorite activity. Broomball is similar to hockey. Brooms are used to hit a playground ball into the opposing team's goal. Broomball is a great activity to get your blood moving on those winter days.
(Seasonally Available)

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Snow Tubing
Snow Tubing

Our tubing hill is one of the biggest hits of the winter. Sled down our 150-foot hill carved into a halfpipe. You won't want to quit!
(Seasonally Available)

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Waterslide
Waterslide

The waterslide is 300 feet of pure fun. Come with your friends and race down the slide. It will be one of the highlights of your summer. The waterslide is normally open in the afternoon for guest use, weather permitting. Contact Guest Services for times of operation and private reservations.
(Seasonally Available)

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The Blob
Waterslide

If you think the Blob is one of the coolest things to watch, try experiencing it. Jump off the platform onto the Blob, crawl over to the end, and then lean forward and wait. Someone will jump and project you high into the air. You’ll be telling your story for weeks. The Blob is normally open in the afternoon for guest use, weather permitting. Must be 10 years or older. Contact Guest Services for times of operation and private reservations.
(Seasonally Available)

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The Inflatable Park
The Iceberg

New in 2016! The Inflatable Park is a playground on the lake, complete with a jungle gym, slip and slide, trampoline, slide, and mini-blob. The Park is in the deep-end of the swimming area. The safety jackets allow swimmers of all skill levels have a blast. Contact Guest Services for times of operation and private reservations.
(Seasonally Available)

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Fishing
Fishing

Bring your own rods and enjoy the variety of fish in Weatherwood Lake. A Michindoh permit is required to fish on the lake; stop by the office to get one. Fishing is permitted from canoes, row boats, and the shore line. Fishing is not permitted from the boat docks or swimming area.
(Seasonally Available)

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Boating
Boating

Thirty-acre Weatherwood Lake is ready to be explored. Try using our paddleboats, row boats, or canoes. Minors must be with a parent or guardian, or be under Michindoh Lifeguard supervision. Lifejackets are required. Boats are available late-spring to mid-fall, weather permitting.
(Seasonally Available)

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Lake Swimming
Lake Swimming

Relaxing near the lake on a hot summer day is the place to be. Two large beachfronts enable us to accommodate multiple groups at once. Minors must be with a parent or guardian, or be under Michindoh Lifeguard supervision. Enjoy the shallow end while free-swimming, or wear a lifejacket and have a blast on the Inflatable Park.
(Seasonally Available)

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Paid Activities
Paintball
Paintball

Come play our exciting and challenging speedball course. For only $17.00 per person you get a marker, safety equipment, and 200 paintballs. Refills are only $5.00 for 200 more rounds. Must be 12 years or older.
(Seasonally Available)

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Archery Battle
Archery Tag

Come experience the new and exciting Archery Battle! Archery Battle is played like dodgeball, but uses archery equipment instead of balls. Your group can enjoy this activity for $160 per hour. Rounds can host two teams of up to eight each, and be as fast a 5-10 minutes. Must be 12 years or older.
(Available Year-round)

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Climbing Wall
Climbing Wall

Located in our Recreation Center, the climbing wall is a great activity for those wanting a bit of adventure. The climbing wall can be rented for $75.00 per hour; this includes two facilitators. In one hour, two facilitators can send roughly thirty climbers up the wall. Must be 8 years or older.
(Available Year-round)

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Indoor High Ropes
Indoor High Ropes

Located in the Dietzman Ministry Center, the Indoor High Ropes Course is a great activity for those wanting a ton of adventure and challenge. Indoor High Ropes is $15.00 per person and can accommodate approximately twenty persons per hour. Must be 10 years or older and at least 5 feet tall.
(Available Year-round)

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3D Climbing Wall
3D Climbing Wall

Located in the Dietzman Ministry Center, the climbing wall is a great activity for those wanting a bit of adventure. The climbing wall can be rented for $75.00 per hour; this includes two facilitators. In one hour, two facilitators can send roughly thirty climbers up the wall. Must be 8 years or older.
(Available Year-round)

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Archery
Archery

Test your aim on our archery range. A great activity for those wanting a good-old camp standard. Archery costs $60.00 per hour and can accommodate approximately sixteen people. Must be 8 years or older.
(Seasonally Available)

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Team Building Initiatives
Team Building

Our low challenge course is a great activity for those groups desiring teambuilding. Activities focus on trust, cooperation, and communication within a group. Team building costs $10.00 per person and a minimum of two hours is recommended. Athletic shoes required.
(Available Year-round)

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High Ropes Course
Team Building

For groups wanting that added bit of challenge, our high ropes course is the right choice.  Element heights are between ten and thirty feet, with the exit being a zip line.  High Ropes cost $15.00 per person and can accommodate approximately eight persons per hour. Must be 10 years or older and at least 5 feet tall.
(Seasonally Available)

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Banana Boat Rides
Banana Boat

The Banana Boat is a wet and wild ride. Pulled by our speed boat, you are guaranteed to have a blast. It costs $90.00 per hour to rent the Banana Boat, and can accommodate up to thirty people.
(Seasonally Available)

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Exclusive Use of Waterfront Activities
It's All Yours

Can’t get enough of the Waterslide, Blob, Inflatable Park, or beach? You can schedule to use them exclusively. The Waterslide is $300.00 per hour, the Blob is $60 per hour, and the Inflatable Park and shallow end are priced based on the amount of people you want in the water at once ($80 for 1-20 swimmers at once, $40 for each additional increment of 10). Private reservations are scheduled in the morning and evenings.
(Seasonally Available)

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Nature Center
Nature Center

The Nature Center is a hands-on, interactive experience. You will have a chance to hold snakes, frogs, turtles, and other furry and cute critters. Those young and old find this fascinating and many even conquer a fear. Reserving time in the nature center with an experienced instructor is $60.00 per hour for up to 30 people.
(Available Year-round)

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