Historic Camp Tosebo Celebrates 100th Birthday with Community Party

Former Campers, Family, Friends & General Public Invited to Event (Saturday, Aug. 25)

PORTAGE LAKE, Mich. – In 1912, Camp Tosebo opened as a private camp for boys – today, it is one of the most historic and treasured vacation retreats in Northern Michigan.

Former campers, history buffs and the general public are invited to celebrate at Camp Tosebo’s 100th Birthday Party on Saturday, August 25, starting at 1pm. The gathering will be held at the Tosebo Clubhouse at 7228 Miller Rd., Manistee. Ice cream, cake, and refreshments will be served as folks visit with old friends, play rounds of 'Tom Thumb' miniature golf, tour the historic Camp buildings, stroll the Tosebo forest trails, or take a walk down to the Boathouse to celebrate 100 years of this very special place.

Located in historic Red Park on the southern shore of pristine Portage Lake in Manistee County, Camp Tosebo was established in 1912 as a private summer camp for the Todd Seminary for Boys located in Woodstock, Illinois. During its years as a summer camp, Tosebo attracted boys from all over the country, and even though the Todd School was closed in 1953, the summer camp carried on with its eight-week summer program for another twenty-four years. Since the camp closed in 1977, the property has been used as a family retreat, a bed & breakfast and since 2004 as a very popular vacation rental retreat.

Please visit www.tosebo.com and www.tosebo.org for information, history, pictures, and rental information. Please feel free to call 616.644.8239 or email reservations@tosebo.com for more information regarding Camp Tosebo.