Application Process

  1. Complete and submit your application either via electronic or hand- written application and include the application fee of $155.
  2. Letters to your references (2 Bay View members and 2 additional (Bay View or not)) will be sent by the Bay View office indicating you have listed them as references and asking them to write and submit letters of reference for your application.
  3. Once all of the above have been received by the Bay View Office, the Membership Committee Chair contacts you to schedule an in-person interview in Bay View.
  4. Once the interview is complete, the Membership Committee evaluates your full application, including the interview, and makes a recommendation to the Board of Trustees.
  5. At a regularly scheduled BOT meeting, the BOT votes on your application.
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The Bay View Association is located just outside of Petoskey, Michigan on the shore of Little Traverse Bay.

1715 Encampment Ave
P.O. Box 583
Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-347-6225



Our Mission

To be an institution in which Christian values and traditions are central; To enrich the human experience for individuals and families within Bay View and the surrounding community through a seasonal program of religious, educational, cultural and recreational opportunities; to provide a Christian perspective in a changing world.

The Bay View Association is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Click to read Our Vision.