Camp Bil-O-Wood


Having campers share their experiences at summer camp is important to the Bil-O-Wood story.

Camp Bil-O-Wood is a privately owned children’s summer camp in Northern Ontario for boys and girls aged 7-17.  Camp Bil-O-Wood is a family owned and operated enterprise with over 70 years of camping success, founded in 1946. The beauty of the camp is that is sits on over 500 acres and on two private lakes.

DW Video has been promoting Camp Bil-O-Wood since the mid 1980’s.  Loving the area it has 12 camper cabins, a 15-room main lodge, a dining hall for 200, a health center, a craft center, an all purpose outdoor pavilion for 200, and a maintenance building. The activity areas include a full size soccer field, 3 tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts, 2 basketball courts, a baseball field, an archery range, a weight training pavilion, and over a mile of waterfront activity area for sailing, swimming, water volleyball, water polo, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and more.
It has been our honor to see the change over from one generation to another.  Today, Camp Bil-O-Wood is operated by a 3rd generation husband and wife with a 30-year background in camping and master’s degree’s in nursing and education.
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The Bil-O-Wood program offers a 2,3, 4, & 7 week traditional sleep-away camp program in addition to a premiere outdoor camping and canoeing program.Our advanced canoeists travel up to 600 miles North of our property to experience some of the best canoe routes in world.
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Third generation of the Ludwig family to run the summer camp. Contact Paul and learn more.


The feeling of accomplishment a young person gets when they meet a challenge head on… and tame it.

The initial group of thirty-seven campers in 1946, all from Pennsylvania, has evolved into a camp of 130 children, during each session, many of whom are from second a

Looking a place for your son and daughter?  Contact Trisha and Paul 734-649-6294 or 610-781-7840.
For all your video and media production needs contact Duane at 231-937-5420.
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Celebrating 30 years of business – Duane Weed, DW Video & Multimedia, LLC, Howard City, MI

DW Video celebrates 30 years promoting Michigan businesses, Communities and People. From VHS to online videos, DW Video & Multimedia has been producing videos for the community for the past 30 years. Duane Weed, owner of DW Video & Multimedia, LLC in Howard City is passionate about sharing people’s stories.


Creating a video for the US Postal Service.

“He’s constantly evolved with what is necessary to deliver visual marketing to our clients,” says Robert Siterlet, president of sales and marketing of Thermal­Tec. Since 1987 Weed has worked with Siterlet creating informative sales videos for Thermal­Tec. Each video facilitated  communication between Thermal Tec’s client base, allowing their customers to better understand Thermal­Tec’s business and product.

Promoting Michigan Businesses, Communities and People is where DW Video shines with their Buy Local Video Profiles for businesses. Each Video Profile connects businesses within the community to share their service and their story. Videos are shown on websites, social media sites network and cable television and DVD.

“Duane has always been very open to accommodating our needs,” Siterlet says. He explains that Weed has been great about grasping what Thermal­-Tec does as a company and then finding ways to communicate that visually. From script­writing to editing, Siterlet says that Weed worked on the whole process.


Early years editing

“He understands what you’re looking for and then produces finished goods that are exceptional every time,” Siterlet says.


Early years at Camp Bil-O-Wood

DW Video produces a variety of digital media content to help Michigan businesses. Services they provide include brand promotion, website videos, corporate videos, web site design, web applications and more. DW Video also films special event videos such as sporting events, competitions and recitals. Other services include transferring Video and Film to DVD.

Tom Ludwig, owner of Camp Bil­-O-­Wood in Ontario, Canada has also worked with Weed for nearly 30 years. DW Video has produced promotional videos for the children’s camp. Weed would film on­site, capturing video of the camp’s programs and interviewed staff members, campers and their parents.

Ludwig says Weed’s best quality is “His genuineness of sincerely wanting to help. Since he’s done this for us for over 25 years he’s always thinking of new aspects and ideas that would fit in.”

To contact DW Video & Multimedia for a free project quote or find out more about Duane Weed call him at (231) 937­-5420 or visit his website at

“He’s a really talented guy that cares about what he does and cares about understanding what the client’s needs are,” Siterlet says.

 Camp Bil-O-Wood Welcome Message

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Celebrating 30 years with DW Video & Multimedia  by Sara Ransom – – Sara Ransom is a creative writing student at Grand Valley State University. She enjoys writing creatively and professionally.

SEO Working for DW Video Clients

SEO or Search Engine Optimization if important for your website getting seen?  After running a couple reports over the weekend I am happy with the results.  We are pushing a national organic campaign for Thermal-Tec  “78% exposure to Google is fantastic results for Thermal-Tec. There is only a couple of tweaks here and there needed to raise Bing and Yahoo. Nothing radical to do and most any changes will hurt rankings instead of help rankings’.   This is why we monitor and make changes only where necessary.

For our International client Camp Bil-O-Wood “After 4 consecutive months of over 1000 visitors per month, the drop to 772 visitors in August was expected and slightly above last year’s 600 visitors (Summer Camp is over). The main surprise was the increase to almost 8 percent of visitors coming from Western Europe.  This will be one of our main focal points over the coming months”.

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