Messages from the Director

Invest in the future of GOREC

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For many this may seem obvious: Children who participate in outdoor educational programs exhibited higher skill sets in conflict resolution, leadership, and self-esteem (American Institutes for Research). Time in the outdoors is restorative.  The woods are calming.  Sunsets and sunrises are inspiring.  Spending time in the elements with friends and family create some of the […]

New to GOREC

A New Look for a Historic Program at GOREC

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River Leechman and his completed Eagle Scout Project. GOREC’s Orienteering Course. Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC) is the recipient of one of the greatest gifts to be given. Volunteerism. Service above self. Lasting Legacy. River Leechman, now and Eagle Scout within the Boy Scouts of America, put together the first Eagle Scout Project […]

Training

Climbing Facilitator Training – FALL 2018

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Climbing Facilitator Training – FALL 2018 Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC)’s Climbing Facilitator Training is a skills based training.  It is designed to train facilitators of climbing programs at GOREC.  Participants with climbing experience may advance through skills assessments quickly.  If you are new to climbing some hands-on time at GOREC events may be […]

Events

Guided Hikes at GOREC

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FREE Guided Hikes at GOREC Come see what is behind the gates at Greilick Outdoor Recreation and Education Center. We are offering a guided 3.5 mile hike on the property and invite you to join us. FOR FREE!! WhatThis is a new offering for the summer of 2018. These hikes will lead you through the […]

Volunteer

Spring Service Day 2018 Wrap Up

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On Saturday, May 12th, sixteen volunteers came out to GOREC for a day of service. Projects included chainsaw work, leaf blowing, cleaning cottages, trail maintenance, painting, and bench building. It was a great blend of Boy Scout and Girl Scout leaders, neighbors, and Rotarians.  For all the pictures of the service being done.   It is […]

Events

Greilick Staff Reunion 2018

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To Greilick Staff of the past, You and your families are invited to a reunion for all who have served at Greilick as a staff member in a scouting capacity. Please join us for a weekend of friendship and fellowship as we reconnect, remember, and recreate. Where: Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC) When: June 22 […]

Boy Scouts

GOREC and the Iron Bell Trail Challenge

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A GREAT TRAIL RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY AND YOU COULD STAY AT GOREC AT THE SAME TIME!! 25,000 miles! That’s the total number of miles that Scouts in Michigan have hiked during the first three Iron Belle Challenge events. The Department of Natural Resources wants to add to that number and is asking Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts […]

Events

GOREC Climbing Facilitator Training

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Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC)’s Climbing Facilitator Training is a skills based training developing you to be a facilitator of climbing programs at GOREC.  Participants with climbing experience may advance through skills assessments quickly.  If you are new to climbing some hands-on time at GOREC events may be needed to develop, demonstrate, and practice […]

Events

Invention Day Camps for 2018!!

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Camp Invention at Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center Girl Scouts, grab your summer clothes, head to camp, and explore your inner inventor with Camp Invention! This hands-on day camp experience gives girls a chance to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through interactive, high-energy activities like building and caring for […]