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2023 Summer Programs

Explorers – Grades K-2

Activities listed below are planned, but extenuating circumstances may require modifying the activities

Day Camp – Grades K-2
A perfect introduction for a first- time or tentative camper, days run from 9am – 4pm.
June 26-June 30, July 10-14, July 31-Aug 4
Tier 1: $210 Tier 2: $190 Tier 3: $175
No discounts apply.

Mini Camp – Grades 1-2
A (nearly) full week of fun crammed into three days! Enrollment is limited to ensure low camper:staff ratios.
July 2-5, July 5-8, July 23-July 26, July 26-29
Tier 1: $295 Tier 2: $275 Tier 3: $250
Only CampPerson discount applies.

Explorers Classic – Grades 1-2
Days are filled with action, adventures, and so much fun in this first opportunity for a full week of sleepaway camp.
June 25-July 1, July 9-15, July 30-Aug 5
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Nature Detectives – Grades 1-2
Explore the forest and meadows of Nawakwa, learning about plants and critters through games and solving puzzles.
July 23-29
Tier 1: $620 Tier 2: $565 Tier 3: $510


Juniors – Grades 3-6

Activities listed below are planned, but extenuating circumstances may require modifying the activities

Junior Classic
Every week is fresh and different as campers engage in the “classic” activities: creek hikes, GaGa, the low rope challenge course, sleep outs and s’mores, and more!
June 25-July 1, July 2-8, July 9-15, July 23-29, July 30-Aug 5
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Arts, Crafts, & Photography
Spend lots of extra time in the craft hall  working on special projects selected exclusively for this camp. This is a perfect program for kids who love camp AND crafts.
July 9-15
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Beginner Guitar and Music
Learn how to play the guitar and other musical instruments (or practice your mad skills) and be featured in Friday’s closing worship.
July 9-15
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Day Camp Plus – Grades 2-5
It’s everything you love about camp in the traditional Day Camp model, but wait, there’s more! Stay overnight Friday into Saturday so you don’t miss worship, campfire, and the slideshow! 9am to 4pm. Lunch and snack provided.
July 3-8
Tier 1: $295 Tier 2: $275 Tier 3: $250
No discounts apply.

Equestrian
In cooperation with a local stable, campers will have three instructional trail rides, including time on the Gettysburg Battlefield.
June 25-July 1
Tier 1: $830 Tier 2: $785 Tier 3: $730

Holy Smoke!
Enjoy an explosive week of hands-on science – a little chemistry, a little physics, and a lot of fun.
July 2-8
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Night Owls
Stay up late for nighttime activities like owling, stargazing, and trying out your night vision. The meal schedule will be adjusted to accommodate “sleep in” mornings.
July 23-29
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

O.W.L.S.
Learn and practice Outdoor Wilderness Living Skills such as fire and shelter building, campfire cooking, and plant and animal track identification.
July 23-29
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Junior Team Sports
A high-energy camp with an emphasis on teamwork and fair play. Traditional games like basketball, hockey, and lacrosse are interspersed with some quirky Nawakwa fun like T200 and Human Curling.
June 25-July 1, July 30-Aug 5
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Wild Things
If you love animals, this camp is for you. We’ll spend time getting up-close and personal with all kinds of critters and learn about their natural habitats.
WILD THINGS
July 23-29
Tier 1: $620 Tier 2: $565 Tier 3: $510


Intermediates – Grades 6-9

Activities listed below are planned, but extenuating circumstances may require modifying the activities

Intermediate Classic
With program progression, intermediate campers get to participate in all of their favorite camp activities while adding in the excitement and challenge of the high ropes course, sleep outs at the Hammock Hideaway or Stella, and off-site trips like the hike at Pole Steeple.
June 25-July 1, July 2-8, July 9-15, July 23-29, July 30-Aug 5
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Arts and Crafts EXTRAvaganza
Let your creative side run wild! Original & unique projects using clay, wood and other natural materials. Projects might include pottery, woodcraft, drawing, painting, jewelry making and more…
June 25-July 1
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Blaze and Paddle Adventure NEW!
Enjoy an adventure-filled week of hiking and canoeing. Practice paddle strokes and teamwork as you take on local lakes, creeks, and rivers. This week will be filled with beautiful hikes and refreshing canoe trips. Expect trips out of camp.
July 30-Aug 5
Tier 1: $620 Tier 2: $565 Tier 3: $510

Camp Musical
Campers, staff, and volunteers work together to present a musical theatre production for Friday’s closing worship.
July 9-15
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Full STEAM Ahead!
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to overcome a daily challenge. Teams will use science, tech, engineering, arts, and math skills to solve puzzles and meet challenges.
July 2-8
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Rock and Roll Adventure NEW!
Get ready to take on some Rail Trail biking climbing adventures! Challenge yourself on Nawakwa’s high ropes course and zip line before taking on an out of camp climb! Build your stamina with multiple bike trips throughout the week, too! Expect overnight out of camp trips.
July 9-15
Tier 1: $620 Tier 2: $565 Tier 3: $510

Intermediate Team Sports
A high-energy camp with an emphasis on teamwork and fair play. Traditional games like basketball, hockey, and lacrosse are interspersed with some quirky Nawakwa fun like T200 and Human Curling.
July 30-Aug 5
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Ten Day Camp
Simply put, if you LOVE camp, this is the program for you. Ten Day campers have time for all of the fun of camp and more – including having the camp to themselves over the weekend!
July 23-Aug 2
Tier 1: $730 Tier 2: $665 Tier 3: $605


Senior High – Grades 9-11

Activities listed below are planned, but extenuating circumstances may require modifying the activities

Senior High Classic
Year after year, Nawakwa remains the same while always offering something new – a closely-knit community of old and new friends, outdoor adventures, disc golf, high ropes, service projects, leadership opportunities, great conversations, and a week at the Camp in the Woods.
June 25-July 1
Tier 1: $605 Tier 2: $550 Tier 3: $495

Adventure Sampler
Try a little bit of everything this week – climbing, hiking, biking, canoeing. Practice teamwork and servant leadership as you help choose the activities for the week. This is a great week for those considering serving on future summer staffs!
July 2-8
Tier 1: $660 Tier 2: $605 Tier 3: $550

Ten Day Camp
Simply put, if you LOVE camp, this is the program for you. Ten Day campers have time for all of the fun of camp and more – including having the camp to themselves over the weekend!
July 23-Aug 2
Tier 1: $730 Tier 2: $665 Tier 3: $605