Smiles & S’mores.

Tamarack Family Camp at the Butzel Retreat Center is more than just fun. It’s a great way to get away, unwind and relax, spending quality time at camp with your family.

Family camps are best suited for children 4 years of age and up.

Here’s what’s included at the Butzel Retreat Center:

  • Arts & crafts, boating (seasonal), sports, climbing tower, campfires and more.
  • Activities led by our friendly and experienced camp staff!
  • Family quality time in a setting that combines the beauty of nature and the atmosphere of Shabbat.
  • Meeting new friends and spending time with your children.
  • All meals and snacks are kosher – Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast.
  • Nighttime coverage so that adults may relax and socialize.

Upcoming Family Camp Programs!

For more information, email Helayne Shaw at

Mom and Me Family Camp

March 27-29, 2015 at the Butzel Retreat Center

Moms enjoy a wonderful weekend with your children.

Sorry, No Dads Allowed!

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Dad and Me Family Camp

May 1-3, 2015 at Camp Maas

Dads spend a fun-filled weekend with your children at camp!

Three to five families will share a cabin.

Sorry, No Moms Allowed!

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Single Mom and Kids Family Camp

May 8-10, 2015 at the Butzel Retreat Center

A Mother’s Day You’ll Never Forget! Experience a memorable Shabbat weekend with your children.

Single Mom and Kids Family Camp is subsidized through the generosity of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit.

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New Year’s Family Camp

2015/2016 Dates TDB at the Butzel Retreat Center

Ring in the New Year at camp!

Special activities include:

  • Sledding and Snow Games
  • New Year’s Eve Celebration with Star Trax

Bubbie-Zaydie Family Camp

Create special memories with your grandchildren, where trained counselors run incredible activities that your grandchildren will remember for years to come.

Sorry, No Parents Allowed!

8 summer weekends at the Butzel Retreat Center

2015 Bubbie Zaydie Dates:

Weekend 1: June 12-14
Weekend 2: June 19-21
Weekend 3: June 26-28
Weekend 4: July 10-12
Weekend 5: July 17-19
Weekend 6: July 24-26
Weekend 7: July 31-Aug 2
Weekend 8: August 7-9

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