New to GOREC

GOREC Welcomes Summer Intern

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GOREC is excited to welcome our newest staff member, Travis Peck. He will be joining our team this summer working as an intern through Northern Michigan University.  Travis is a local from Traverse City, an avid outdoorsman and another Boy Scout Camp Greilick former camper and staff member.  His favorite activities include skiing, backcountry camping, […]

New to GOREC

GOREC Hires New Director

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                                                          Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC) will open its gates to new audiences with the leadership of a new Director, Jamie Lewis Hedges. Youth have […]

Youth Organizations

Youth Action Board News

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There have been some exciting things happening at GOREC!  Due to a collaborative relationship with the Youth Action Board (YAB), GOREC has had the opportunity to become an active partner in assisting youth board members in addressing youth homelessness in the Greater Traverse City Area.  To achieve this, GOREC become a place to host healthy and […]

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 […]

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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 […]