Upcoming Events

March 07, 2020

Hockey Night in Brighton

Join us for the 11th annual Hockey Night when the Well Saints take on the Red Wings Alumni. Tickets are only $10 for general admission. North Star Reach is honored to be one of the six featured charities this year.

March 22, 2020

Probility Ann Arbor Marathon

The Probility Ann Arbor Marathon offers a full marathon, half-marathon, 10K, and 5K. Simply sign up for a race and you’ve raised money for North Star Reach.

May 03, 2020

New Camper Orientation

Coming to camp for the first time? Join us for a camp tour and orientation from our fabulous camp staff.

May 31, 2020

Dexter Ann Arbor Run

Join NSR staff and volunteers as we "run the river!" We're honored to be one of the nine featured charities this year. The Dexter Ann Arbor Runs offer a half-marathon, 10K, 5K, and kids run.

Recent News

August 04, 2019

Livingston County's North Star Reach Camp

It's a childhood staple: summer camp! But for children with grave diseases or conditions, 24-hour care makes this tradition nearly impossible. One Michigan camp decided to make it possible.

March 06, 2019

The Fresh Air Camp

From the 1920s through the ’70s, the University of Michigan offered a green sanctuary northwest of Ann Arbor as a retreat for kids in need of special attention. It was called The Fresh Air Camp. Today, the site is called North Star Reach. Read about the rich history that belongs to the place we now call home.

December 06, 2018

North Star Reach offers seriously ill kids camp fun

In just three summers since its opening, Camp North Star Reach, on 105 acres in Pinckney, Mich., has given 1,944 children with serious illnesses a weeklong summer camp experience free from barriers. And free of cost.

August 01, 2018

2018 Summer Newsletter

Our printed newsletter with features and news about our summer season. Click to view the PDF.

November 22, 2016

Celebrating Our First Fall Family Camp Weekend Season

We just wrapped up an incredible first-ever Fall Family Camp season. During our four weekend sessions, held from late September through early November, we hosted 48 fantastic families, which included 180 campers of all ages. Many thanks to our all-star team of dedicated volunteers: We couldn’t have done it without you!

September 17, 2016

A Groundbreaking First Summer

To each and every individual who joined us for an unforgettably inspiring first summer season—including our remarkable campers and their families, dedicated volunteers, and generous donors—we extend our deepest gratitude. We couldn’t have created life-changing camp experiences for more than 200 children without you.

July 31, 2016

30 Chicago-Area Children Coming to North Star Reach

With the help of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois (SCDAI), 30 Chicago-area children living daily with this genetic and chronic disease will arrive at North Star Reach today and spend a week at camp.

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