Check out the many way to enjoy nature, have fun with you family and make new friends at Family Camp.


  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Nature hikes
  • Ice cream social
  • Archery
  • Volleyball
  • Arts & crafts
  • Campfires
  • Songfests
  • Fishing
  • Boat-in-breakfast
  • Potluck & Family Cookout
  • Water carnival
  • Triathlon
  • Boat/Pontoon Rental
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Popular Summer Family Camp Programs

Always a favorite; the staff prepares breakfast at a scenic picnic area across the Big Crooked lake. Enjoy a hearty meal of bacon or sausage, eggs, hash browns, pancakes, coffee, milk, and juice. Families bring their own  plates, cups, napkins, silverware and appetites. There is a charge for this program.

Water Carnival
Families meet at North Camp Beach for an afternoon of family fun. Enjoy getting together with the other families for games, races, and balloon  toss.

Families gather in South Camp Lodge on Monday evening to create an old fashion picnic. Each family is encouraged to bring a main dish and dessert or fruit to share.

Families are welcome throughout the week to enjoy canoeing and kayaking on our beautiful waters. We have plenty of canoes and kayaks in both north and south camp.

Family Camp Cookout
Meet at North Camp Beach on Sunday afternoon and get to know the other Nawakwa families.  Each family is encouraged to bring their own meat, beverages, plates, and a dish to pass.

Offsite Area Activities

A variety of shops and galleries are found throughout the area with everything from antiques, fine clothes, wildlife art, crafts, and handmade furniture.

Horseback Riding
There are several stables providing trail rides in our area.

Lumberjack Show
In the town of Woodruff, experience the excitement as locals compete for best lumberjack each week.

Water Ski Show
Check out  Minocqua's own water-ski show held Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday nights at 7:00pm.

Northwoods Wildlife Center
Tours are available for this wildlife rehabilitation center and hospital. The center is located on Hwy 70 west, Minocqua.

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