Camp Daggett invites the public to Grandpa Shorter’s Gifts, 301 E. Lake Street in Petoskey, on Saturday, October 1st from 9am to 7pm for a shopping day to benefit Camp Daggett. Twenty percent of all purchases will go to the C. G. and Ruth Shorter Memorial Scholarship Fund at Camp Daggett.
Each year, Grandpa Shorter’s Gifts designate two Saturdays to raise money for area youth for camp scholarships. In 2015, they donated $2,231 to Camp. “Jennifer Shorter has been nothing short of terrific to work with,” states Camp Daggett’s Executive Director, Brent Marlatt. “She has a big heart and truly understands what summer camp means to local families and their children.”
Camp Daggett has been providing meaningful and memorable recreational experiences for the young and young at heart for more than 91 years. Embracing its values of respect, teamwork, caring and fun, Camp Daggett offers year-round programs from its eight-week coed summer camp program to year-round adventure education programs for young people and adults. The Camp Daggett facilities are available to the public for events and activities as well. More than 3,000 individuals are touched by Camp Daggett programs every year.