Camp Sancta Maria is located in Otsego County, Michigan. Seven miles Northwest of downtown Gaylord on State Highway M-32. CSM is centrally located in the heart of Northern Lower Michigan, approximately seventy-five miles from the Straights of Mackinaw, Traverse City, and Alpena. 

We are blessed to occupy 96 acres of some of Michigan’s most beautiful wooded landscape. Our grounds are bordered by two inland lakes: Lake 27 and Martin Lake and is weaved with over two and a half miles of scenic horse trails and hiking paths. Our campers enjoy a 14 acre Sports Field, an 8 acre private bay on Lake 27, and a 2-acre ropes course!

Physical Street Address: 5361 West M-32 Gaylord, MI 49735

NOTE: When using a GPS device, the final destination is sometimes missed. Please note that we are located at 5361 WEST M-32, not EAST M-32.


Take I-75 to Exit 282, Drive west on M-32 (toward Petoskey). Camp Sancta Maria is on M-32 and is exactly 7 miles from the I-75/M-32 intersection. When coming from downtown Gaylord, Camp is on the left-hand side of the road, just past the Gaylord Country Club.  You will see our long white fence, gate and the Camp sign directly across from the Walfrast Tree Farm.


Take US-131 to M-32, heading east toward Gaylord, passing through Elmira. The camp is approximately 4 miles east of Elmira, located on the right-hand side of M-32. You will see our long white fence, gate and the Camp sign Waldrast Tree Farm.

Summer Mailing Address:

Great news! As of the Spring of 2020, we will begin to receive mail from the U.S. Postal Service directly to our physical address! Due to the high volume of mail – please keep packages to 11 1/4″ x 8 3/4″ x 6″ (Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate Box). Please write your campers name and cabin in the address! 

Off-Season Mailing Address:

During the off-season or for administrative matters, mail should be addressed to: 

PO Box 613 Washington, MI 48094.