Camp Nesbit

Camp Nesbit Sign

The Nesbit Lake Organization Camp (Camp Nesbit) was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1938 on the shore of Nesbit Lake in northwest Iron County, Michigan.  The camp blends a rustic feel with many modern conveniences, and has hosted generations of youth and adult visitors. 

Camp Nesbit covers 30 acres and includes twelve cabins, kitchen and dining hall, recreation hall, swimming beach, ball field, archery range, hiking trails, ropes course, and other outdoor amenities.  The Camp is available to rent to schools, non-profit organizations, economically disadvantaged groups, and organizations for persons with disabilities.

Located near Sidnaw, Michigan, Camp Nesbit is readily accessible to residents from the western Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin.  To get to Camp Nesbit, go south on South Sidnaw Road 5.9 miles to Forest Road 2400.  Turn left (east) and go 1.7 miles.  Turn right (south) at the entrance to Camp Nesbit and follow the road to the parking area.

More information:

  • Map of Camp Nesbit (pdf)
  • Information on renting Camp Nesbit (pdf)