Outback Village is open to boys aged 13-16. Living in a self-sufficient village, Outback is located on the South Side ofStony Lake. There is a waterfront, boat dock and athletic field shared with Pathfinder Village. Without the pull of technology, Outbackers live simply allowing for focus on the important things in life. With their peers and the guidance ofstrong counselors, Outback is a close community that strives to give all young men a chance to build self-esteem and gain independence. The village allows campers to try all thatcamp has to offer from paddle-boarding, high ropes, and cooking their own meals to sailing and taking part in special Outback traditions. Highlights include joining Ranch, Pathfinders, and Trailblazers for Pink Flamingo Day and Ranch Hoe Down. Outback campers join the Pathfinder Village for a three-night trip to northern Michigan exploring the Sleeping BearDunes National Lakeshore and canoeing the Manistee River. Forging new interests, positive relationships, and self-reliance, Outback Village is more than the activities, but a homeaway from home. Outback Village is a place where young men reflect on personal goals and make friendships that will staywith them into adulthood.