is the perfect destination for children! We offer year round attractions that will keep kids excited, busy, and having fun! Whether it's a week spent away at Camp Daggett's summer camp, or a day spent on Mt. Mcsauba's ski slopes; Charlevoix is the perfect location for children to make lifelong memories!
Find books, movies, and music. Check out story time, youth, tween, and teen events.
Open swim or lessons available.
Exhibits, events, classes and camps.
Hands-on exhibits and activities linking science, history, and art.
Open year-round with special seasonal and holiday events. Fresh produce, restaurant, bakery, gift shop, play area, petting zoo.
Be sure to catch this weeks flick in Charlevoix's newly renovated movie theater. Open year-round, come down to enjoy popcorn, candy, and movies for all ages.
Gives children and their families a chance to exercise, while providing stops for stories along the walk. Families are encouraged to walk or bike to reach all 8 story stops. For more information and to pick up the maps, go to the Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce, Public Library, or City Hall.
Family-friendly outdoor movies at East Park Pavilion in June, July, and August.
Sailing school for ages 8-19 on Lake Charlevoix. Six one-week sessions in July and August.
Public skate park for incline skaters, skateboarders and BMX bikers.
Outdoor chess on an enormous chess board. Croquet, bocce and lawn bowling just $1 a person. The Garden Railroad is one of the largest model railroads in the state of Michigan, with more than 55 trains.
Heated, interactive water fountain in East Park. Open until 9pm in the summer months. From 9:30pm-11pm, enjoy a water show with colorful lights and music.
Ferry Beach, Lake Charlevoix
Lifeguards, play equipment, facilities, snack shack.
Lake Michigan Beach, Lake Michigan
Lifeguards, facilities, snack shack.
Depot Beach, Lake Charlevoix
Lifeguards, play equipment, facilities.
Mt. McSauba Beach, Lake Michigan
Remote beaches, sand dunes, trails.
Pick your own raspberries, stawberries, flowers, and more while in season.
Outdoor fun for the whole family. Maze is open in September and October.
Offering affordable downhill skiing, along with ice skating, a lit sledding hill, and trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. There is a warming lodge with facilities and snacks, along with equipment rentals and E.M.T. Certified Ski Patrol.