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Trailblazers Ski and

Snowboard Trip ‘17


 Saturday, February 4th


 YMCA Camp Eberhart and  Swiss Valley Ski Resort


9 AM to 5:00 PM

Open skiing at Swiss Valley --Jones Michigan

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Group Buffet Dinner (menu & room - TBD)

6:30 PM to 11 PM

Free time around Camp Eberhart 

  Where to stay!

YMCA Camp Eberhart

We are trying something a little different this year.  We have arranged for a couple of cabins to be available at Camp Eberhart and about 10 minutes away is the Swiss Valley Ski and Snowboard area.  If skiing isn’t your bag, enjoying the activities around camp Eberhart.


Campout Info

Camp Eberhart will be our host camp for this event.  We have arranged for a couple of Trailblazer cabins to be available for our use.  We will have at least one designated parent/son and parent/daughter cabin and will assign others if necessary.  Camp Eberhart is located at 10481 Camp Eberhart Road in Three Rivers, MI.  The camp is about 2.5 hours from the Downers Grove area. 

Camp Eberhart is nestled on Big Corey Lake and has panoramic views of the lake.  Winter activates include Archery, Campfires, Candle making, Climbing Towers, Disc Golf, High Ropes, Horseback Riding, Nature Crafts, Nature Hiking and Snow Tubing.

Register for the campout at www.circlebridge.com/yomechas.  Campout will be $69.50 per person and an additional $25 per person if you are coming up Friday night.  Register today online.

For more information about Camp Eberhart, go to www.campeberhart.com

Skiing and Snowboarding

About 10 minutes from Camp Eberhart is the ski and snowboard area of Swiss Valley.  Swiss Valley has 11 runs served by 7 lifts with a vertical of 225 feet.  It’s a great place for beginner to advance skiers and riders to get a few turns on the snow.  Go to www.skiswissvalley.com for more area information. 

Swiss Valley is located at 13421 Mann Street in Jones, MI.  Available to all participants is a FREE introductory Lesson with a ASEA Certified Instructor.  Ski and Snow board rentals is available along with Helmet Rental.

Register for the skiing and riding at www.circlebridge.com/yomechas.  Cost for Skiing and Riding will be as follows:

            Lift Ticket only Adults                            $30

            Lift Ticket only Juniors (6-12)                 $20

            Lift Ticket and Rental Adults                  $50

            Lift Ticket and Rental Juniors (6-12)        $40

Our group will be meeting at the ski area between 9 and 10 am and skiing is available until 10pm on Saturday.

Dinner back at Camp Eberhart


Camp Eberhart will have dinner ready for us as we return to the camp around 5:30 pm.  After Dinner, you and your kids can scout out the camp and enjoy the evening back at camp.

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