Camp Fish Tales • 2177 E. Erickson Rd. Pinconning, MI 48650 • 989-879-5199

Camp Fish Tales

Shannon Forshee Leadership Awar
Shannon Forshee, CFT Leadership Award

(Pinconning) The Pinconning & Linwood Area Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting & Banquet on January 29th at the Pinconning Community Center.

Camp Fish Tales was the recipient of the Leadership award. The Leadership award recognizes a person/organization who models leadership through involvement in the community, and who shows positive vision and direction. Camp Fish Tales Executive Director Shannon Forshee proudly accepted the Leadership Award at the Chamber’s annual meeting, stating, “Every day at camp is a great day!”☀️

Camp Fish Tales will be hosting its Spring Open House on May 17, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at its Pinconning location.  A luncheon will be available, including a hot dog bar, snacks, and drinks.  Guests will enjoy a number of outdoor activities, including golf cart tours of the property, pontoon rides, a rock wall, and crafts. Anyone interested in learning more about camp is encouraged to attend!

Camp Fish Tales is a barrier-free, accessible camp located on 67 acres in northern Bay County. CFT serves campers from all over the Great Lakes Bay Region.  Camp Fish Tales serves individuals of all ages with varying types of disability in order to ensure an enjoyable and enriching experience for all campers.

For more information regarding Camp Fish Tales, or to register a camper, please visit or call (989) 879-5199.

Date: February 28, 2020
Contact Person: Karl Ieuter
Info: (989) 879-5199

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Give Local Bay Begins in a Week!

Give Local Bay is a day to celebrate our community and support our local nonprofits!

Donate on May 7th and your gift makes a larger impact! Every donation made in the 24-hour period will be increased by an incentive pool. The more each nonprofit raises, the more incentive money they receive! Your donation will help Camp Fish Tales build it’s endowment fund and will enable us to provide experiences for many generations to come!!

Visit to donate and support Camp Fish Tales.

Keep the Fire Burning Award
"Keep the Fire Burning" Award presented to Thomas N. Thelen

At Camp Fish Tales annual “Fish Races”, the camp presented the 3rd annual Ben Wackerle “Keep the Fire Burning Award” to Thomas N. Thelen, a long time supporter, fundraiser, and board member of Camp Fish Tales.

Mr. Thelen has been instrumental in the construction of new structures at camp as well putting in procedures that help bring Camp Fish Tales to the next level. His commitment to camp has made him the recipient of the Ben Wackerle “Keep the Fire Burning” award. We are thankful for you, Tom!

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