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Camp McGregor

Camp McGregor - Where Nature & Learning Meet

**The walking trails at Camp McGregor are inaccessible and will be closed to the public until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work to clear debris and make them safe again. Thank you.
~ Brian and Sherri Cauthon

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Camp McGregor is 85-acres of nature with woods, meadows and animals in their natural habitat on the shores of Crispell Lake. The Jackson County ISD has owned and operated Camp McGregor since 1985. Camp McGregor serves each division of the JCISD and all Jackson County schools. It is also available for private rental and is an ideal spot for family reunions, weddings, graduation parties and group outings. Camp McGregor is rented by reservation and the affordable rate is part of the service the JCISD provides so that the facilities will serve the entire community. For more rental information, call 517-262-8409. 

Camp McGregor is home to the JCISD's Math & Science Center and an observatory with our most recent addition -- one of the most modern computer-driven telescopes you'll find in the state. The high-tech science facilities at Camp McGregor demonstrate our commitment to the success of all students by offering educational programs to our local school districts.

The camp also hosts a special education camp each summer for Lyle Torrant students, illustrating our commitment to providing diverse opportunities and experiences for each student. Camp McYack is another JCISD special education program held at the camp each June.

The camp is available for private rental based on availability, school events take priority. It is also home for all of the 4-H Horse Shows during the spring and summer each year. Camp McGregor offers:

  • Nature Trails
  • Sandy Beach Lakefront (boat launch located nearby)
  • Lodge Banquet Facility with commercial kitchen and seating for 80 people.
  • 6 Cabins with Electricity
  • Shower House
  • Picnic Pavilion **Please note that alcohol and tobacco products are not permitted on camp grounds. Sorry, no pets.  

For Information or Reservations:
Brian & Sherri Cauthon Camp Directors/Caretakers Cell: (517) 262-8409 Office: (517) 936-2838   

Directions to Camp McGregor

10380 Adams Road
Clarklake, MI 49234

Camp McGregor is located Liberty Township on the shores of beautiful Crispell Lake in south central Jackson County.
 

From US-12:   Turn north on US-127 to Liberty Road.  Turn west onto Liberty Road (Liberty Rd. only heads west from US-127).  Follow Liberty Road through the town of Liberty and past South Jackson Road.  Continue heading west to Adams Road.  Turn right on Adams Road.  The camp entrance is located just up Adams Road on the left.

From US-127 (south of Jackson):  Turn west on Liberty Road.  Follow Liberty Road  through the town of Liberty and past South Jackson Road.  Continue heading west to Adams Road.  Turn right on Adams Road.  The camp entrance is located a short way up Adams Road on the left.

From US-127 (north of Jackson):  Take US-127 South to exit 138 (eastbound I-94).  Take I-94 eastbound to exit 142 (US 127-S to Hudson).  Follow directions below for I-94.

From I-94 (Eastbound & Westbound):

Take Exit 142 to 127-S towards Hudson.  Travel on 127-S to Liberty Road.  Turn right on Liberty Road.  Follow Liberty Road through the town of Liberty and past South Jackson Road.  Continue heading west to Adams Road.  Turn right on Adams Road.  The camp entrance is located just up Adams Road on the left.

From Jackson:  Take Fourth Street South to Horton Road.  Continue on Horton past the Jackson Country Club to Springbrook Road (at the Y in the road).  Turn left on Springbrook Road.  Follow Springbrook Road to Crispell Road and turn left on Crispell.  Turn right on Adams Road.  The camp entrance is on the right side of Adams Road.