TCSS 2022 Summer Gear Guide - Great Lakes Edition

Looking for some fun this summer? Here are our picks to kick off your summer in proper fashion! Follow along for awesome gear to help make the most of these long summer days.

Check out the links below, or stop by our our retail store in St. Joseph, Michigan, to see our selection in person!

Poler Poncho

Want to stay warm for those long summer sunsets or sitting around the fire? The Original Camp Poncho is for you! Stay cozy on the move, on the ground, and on the couch. It's a poncho and a blanket all in one package. Check out our selection here.

Surf Lesson on Lake Michigan

Have plenty of gear and just want to get in the water? How about surf lessons on Lake Michigan! We run surf lessons all summer long. You will learn the basics and get comfortable in water so when fall swells come around…you will be ready to go! Check out our surfing lessons

Longboard or Skateboard

Hit the streets! We’ve got a skateboard or longboard for everyone! Big or small we’ve got you covered. Stop in the shop for a closer look or check out our selection here

 Third Coast Collection

Need some fresh tees, drink ware, or a new hat? Browse our TCSS Collection for clothing and goods that support us! We’ve got drink ware to keep those beverages cold and hats to keep the sun out of your eyes. Check out our selection here.

Stand Up Paddle Board

Want to stay in shape? Or just enjoy the water? Stand Up Paddle Boarding will get you on the water. Explore the Great Lakes Region through all bodies of water, whether it be rivers or lakes! Stop in the shop for a closer look or order one for pickup here

Catch Surf 

Want to start lake surfing? Catch Surf makes a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to accommodate beginners through experienced riders. Have some fun and grab a soft top! Stop in the shop for a closer look or order one for pickup here


Kayak or Stand Up Paddle throughout Southwest Michigan

Ready for a fun day on the water your friends and family will never forget? Rent kayaks or paddleboards on a beautiful river or at a Lake Michigan beach! Rentals are available in five Michigan locations, including New Buffalo (Harbor Country), Warren Dunes State Park, St. Joseph / Benton Harbor, and Saugatuck / Douglas. It’s a great way for all ages — kids and families included — to get active, enjoy nature, and explore western Michigan’s best outdoor attractions. Check out our locations and book a paddle here.