Nestled on the west arm of beautiful Walloon Lake in Northwest Michigan, Camp Daggett has served generations of summer campers since its inception in 1925. Having endured the Depression and the Second World War, Camp's longevity stems from superior staffing, a meaningful motto, a dedicated Board of Trustees, and facilities that have evolved to meet the changing needs of campers over the years.
Camp Daggett Mission Statement
Honoring Henry Daggett's and Walter MacMillan's emphasis on youth, Camp Daggett has adopted and internalized the following Mission Statement which pervades every aspect of camp activity:
A tradition since 1925 of providing quality character building experiences through educational and recreational programs in a safe, fun environment; serving all ages with an emphasis on youth.
Employment at Camp Daggett
At this time, there are no year-round employment opportunities available at Camp Daggett.
All Summer Camp postions for 2013 have been filled.
Camp Daggett Staff
Brent Marlatt, Executive Director
Brent was raised in the buzzing metropolis of Atlanta… Michigan, that is! He spent his college days in “da” U.P. at Lake Superior State University where in 4 ½ years he earned degrees in Parks & Recreation Management, Natural Resources Technology, and Water Quality Technology. Since entering the workforce, Brent has dedicated just over 19 years of his life in the human services field catering to the needs of special populations through team building programs in wilderness and recreational settings. For 7 years, Brent had the honor of working at Camp Daggett as the Adventure Education Director. Brent focused on planting seeds for change and honing a myriad of teamwork skills to help enhance team productivity and togetherness. In December of 2007, Brent accepted the position as Executive Director of operations at Camp Daggett where he strives to help make the difference in our communities.
Camp Daggett Committees
Programs and Personnel
Donor and Community Relations
Adventure Education Steering Committee
Directions to Camp Daggett
- Follow US 31 south toward Charlevoix approx. 4 miles
- Turn left on Camp Daggett Road for approx. 2.5 miles
- Turn left on Church Road - dirt road with Camp Daggett sign on corner
- Follow Church Road until it ends at the bottom of a large hill