Revised Agenda For Camp Charlevoix Reunion

August 17, 2009 Version



August 21  -- Friday

Afternoon - Begin Registration check-in


1pm to 4pm

Charlevoix Historical Society site at Old Train Depot 

View Photo Display of camp life presented by Charlevoix Historical Society

Pick up materials - Plan for weekend / T-Shirt Pick-up / Attendee List, etc.


6-9 pm - Cook-out at the Train Depot - Menu: Grilled marinated Chicken plus grilled Brats, Rolls and Buns, Grilled Red-Skinned Potatoes, Pasta Salad, Fruit Salad, Cookies and Brownies.  Drinks: We Will provide lemonade and water plus ice and cups Everything else, including any soft drinks is BYO.  This is a weather permitting event but there is a large beach pavilion nearby, plus the train depot should the showers join us.  The Extravaganza is being organized by Bob Lohman with a supporting cast of many others. This is a BYOB affair.



August 22  -- Saturday


9am - Registration

Registration Continued at the Charlevoix Historical Society Train Depot

Informal Meet & Greet - View Photos of camp life


10:00 to 12:30pm - Mackinaw Trolley Pick-Up at Depot - Trip to Oyster Pointe to visit former camp location on Oyster Bay.


Walk the grounds - Return to Depot. Alums who want to see the old campgrounds from the lake will have to make their own arrangements.  Some Alums may be planning to use their boat.  NOTE  -  No marina entry allowed at Oyster Pointe.


1pm to 2:00pm - Box Lunch from Scovies at Depot - Welcome to Reunion

Brief comments from Steering Committee members

Brief comments from Charlevoix Historical Society

View Historical Society camp pictures 


2:00-3:00pm - Mackinaw Trolley pick up at Depot - travel to see Cabin 5

Trip will be taken to the property of Dick and Gina Lepman near the Castle Farms property to visit Cabin 5.


Return to Train Depot meeting place by 3:00pm



Saturday Evening - 6:30 - 10pm

IMPORTANT - Please Park along Ferry Road or Belvedere Ave.

Cocktails - Cash Bar

Dinner - at The Casino on the grounds of the Belvedere Club

Informal Program at dinner - Masters of Ceremonies - Dan Ross & Gary Murfin

            * Slide show of camp photos on big screen in Casino

            * Reminisce about camp days and visit with long lost friends

            * Sing some camp songs with local guitarist, Eric Ernst such as:

                        Oh weĠre from Charlevoix

                        Green Grow the Rushes - etc.

            * Give the Cooks a Chinese Toast, Play Pig and so a Wang Ho

* Taps - lights out



August 23 - Sunday - For those staying  - Your choice


Chapel - There are several suggestions.


1)  For those who might want to attend, there is an early (8:30 AM)  church service at The Lighthouse Michigan Beach on Sunday mornings. It is outdoors in a pavilion and the service starts as the Beaver Island Ferry passes the Lighthouse. It's Congregational but all are invited.


2) Attend services at the Grensky Hill old missionary church.  This will depend on the availability of services on that day.  Please check on their schedule.






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