June 29, 2012
Camp Nawakwa: A Familyâ€™s Escape
Between soccer games, piano lessons, school and work, it’s difficult for a family to find the time, and the place, to truly get away from the busy lives we all live. For Pat Levine’s family, a chance to recharge and take a deep breathe was the reason they first went to Camp Nawakwa in 1985 – and they haven’t been able to stay away since.
The Levine family makes a trip up to Camp Nawakwa in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin every summer, and then some. Year after year, it’s the simple things that keep this family coming back – being together in their cabin, reading, playing cards on the pier, nightly bonfires and traveling the lakes in kayaks and canoes.
Although the family is well traveled, having been to Florida, Arizona, Hawaii, Europe & Asia, Camp Nawakwa is more than just a vacation to them; it’s a magnet that attracts them annually, allowing them to renew their spirits and spend some good, old-fashioned family time together.
Whether it’s your love of nature, desire for adventure, or a much-needed family getaway (or all three!), Camp Nawakwa’s doors are open all year long to families of all shapes and sizes, giving everyone the opportunity to bring their family together in a safe and healthy environment.
Camp Nawakwa is dedicated to providing a friendly environment for families and friends to experience the outdoors. Through fishing, swimming, drama, archery, a water carnival, and many other active and fun activities to choose from, Camp Nawakwa has something for everyone.
There are still cabins available this summer – for more information on Camp Nawakwa and all of the Y’s camps, visit http://www.ymcachicago.org/programs/camps/.