The Outdoor Education Center (OEC), commonly called ‘Clear Lake Camp’, is a division of the Battle Creek Public School System (BCPS). We are located on Clear Lake in Dowling, Michigan. We offer a serene rural environment less than an hour’s drive from Lansing, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.
As the oldest school camp in the nation, we have been offering programs to supplement school curriculum for over 60 years. We currently offer overnight and day programs to schools located across southern Michigan. In addition, we host weddings, family retreats, and workshops.
With 175-acres of forests, fields, and lakeshore, the OEC is the perfect setting for groups to connect with nature.