Conference Services

The Not-So-Great Lakes Camp


About the Camp

Engage with professors and Alma College research students, as well as officials from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Environmental Protection Agency in collecting field samples and running analyses on the watersheds of the Great Lakes. Students will:

  • Enjoy field trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinac Island, Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, as well as other places from Lake Michigan to Lake Huron.
  • Use state-of-the-art video production equipment to tell a persuasive and science-based story about the Great Lakes which will be made available to lawmakers and regulatory officials, as well as college students taking introductory environmental courses.

Open to current high school students.

Students will be on campus from June 16 - June 27, 2019

This experience costs $500 per student. Room and board, 3 college credits, and all activities are included in this price.

If you have specific questions about the content of this camp, please contact the camp Instructor, Murray Borrello.

Deadline to register is June 1, 2019.  Please contact us if it is past June 1st and you’re interested in registering for this camp. 

Questions? Contact us at 1-800-321-2562 email