Nissokone is a place like no other: a spectacular natural environment in which the majestic Ausable River meets the shores of Lake Huron, home to transformative programs, well-maintained facilities, exciting activities, and a dedicated staff of experienced, caring professionals. Founded in 1914, Nissokone means ‘Three Fires.’ It is said that three Native American tribes met on the site of Camp Nissokone to make peace, with a fire of peace representing each tribe. YMCA Camp Nissokone is located on 170 acres of picturesque lakefront in Oscoda, Michigan. For 100 years, Nissokone has been a jewel of the YMCA, and a premier Michigan summer camp.
Today, Nissokone focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility; serving youth, families and groups. Nissokone is perfect for getting out in nature for adventure and play. Nissokone offers a wide variety of age-appropriate activities, taking full advantage of the lake and thousand acres of national forest surrounding camp. In addition to the mile of spectacular shoreline, Nissokone has clean, comfortable cabins with modern bathrooms in each. YMCA Camp Nissokone is accredited by the American Camp Association.