Case Studies

Brand Partnerships

A number of brands have used Wandawega as a backdrop for marketing efforts. Some even put our name on the covers of their catalogues or on their wool blankets; others just pay us a visit to shoot & write about it. In any case, we always enjoy the company.

Trunk Club x Wandawega

Trunk Club x Wandawega

We partnered with The Trunk Club to create custom Men's & Women's Wandawega-themed style trunks for fall.

The Land of Nod

The Land of Nod

The beloved children's home brand transforms Camp to shoot & launch their Holiday 2012 line for the "Land of Nod at Camp Wandawega" look book. Included a cobranded location story, a catalog feature on Wandawega and an online story.

Graduate Hotels and Camp Wandawega

Graduate Hotels and Camp Wandawega

The Camp Wandawega suite at Graduate Hotels, Madison, Wisconsin. The custom-designed room features vintage objects from Camp Wandawega and products from our collection with Land of Nod.

Anthropologie & Tatine

Anthropologie & Tatine

Designed and produced for Anthropologie, in partnership with Tatine, this gift box encapsulates the Wandawega spirit and its commitment to the simple pleasures of simpler times.

Faribault Woolen Mill “Storied Explorations Collection”

Faribault Woolen Mill “Storied Explorations Collection”

We are honored to be included in the Faribault Woolen Mill Storied Explorations Collection which celebrates the historic hideaways of America’s great outdoors including Great Camp Sagamore and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

GANT & Camp Wandawega SS15

GANT & Camp Wandawega SS15

We are proud to announce a very special collaboration with GANT. It’s been hard to keep this under wraps for the past year while the line has been in it’s design & production phases, but it’s finally here, and we’re overjoyed to share it with you.

Penfield

Penfield

The rugged brand came from across the pond to shoot the "Penfield Fall/Winter 2012 Collection at CAMP WANDAWEGA" lookbook. It includes the 1975 Collection that encompasses the original and most recognizable of Penfield styles. Needless to say, it looks right at home at Camp Wandawega.

Soho House Rooftop Takeover

Soho House Rooftop Takeover

We had the pleasure to show the Soho House Chicago how to get wild by having a little Rooftop Takeover. From canoe pool paddling, fish casting and skyline talks it was definitely a night for any happy camper to remember.

Warby Parker Class Trip

Warby Parker Class Trip

Warby Parker made a stop at Camp while on their cross-country "Class Trip." For their travel journal notes on their visit, check out the story here.

One King’s Lane

One King’s Lane

Wandawega Camp Store gets a pop-up store at One King's Lane. We sell out of nearly 400 vintage, custom and exclusive products in 45 minutes flat.

Apartment 9

Apartment 9

The Chicago store specializes in exclusive menswear brands. For this event, the Creative Director curated a group of photographers, film makers, stylists, models and artisans to create content for the launch of their new online magazine. To read the outcome, see the series of stories featured on Daily Candy.

StyleSeek

StyleSeek

StyleSeek is a curated shopping experience based on your personal style. They assembled a diverse group of photographers and took them out into the woods of Wisconsin for the weekend with only their cameras. The goal was to highlight a single place, seeing how each person would experience the same location.

Our Camps

Not Camp like you remember. More like “the camp counselors have gone missing and you found the keys to the liquor cabinet.” These tend to be private, invitation-only events, but we like to share photos nonetheless.

Art Camp

Art Camp

“Who’s who of the Chicago arts community" - CS. The annual gathering of artisans, makers and builders who share their craft, run workshops and get their camp on.

Band Camp

Band Camp

"Another Wandawega memory to treasure." - CHICAGO TRIBUNE. A collection of bands and musicians from all genres descend on camp to jam organically, drink freely and enjoy camp life.

Kids Camp

Kids Camp

Our modern reinterpretation of David's childhood at Camp Wandawega, all crammed into a single weekend. Crafts, swimming, s'mores, flashlight tag, weenie roasts, and more.

Camp Salondawega

Camp Salondawega

Performing in our neck of the woods a collective of thespians, actors and performers came together to provide a little drama, drag and dance all around the bonfire.

Workshops

We often get inquiries from folks who want to host their own workshops at Camp. Accepting pitches for upcoming season. If the partnership feels good, we’re in! Here are a handful of our favorite past workshops.

Sportsman Weekend

Sportsman Weekend

A weekend dedicated to put some hair on your chest. Cheers to a Sportsman Weekend filled with a world champion lumberjack, masterful archery, skeet shooting, hatchet throwing, trout unzipping and an epic bonfire with a little bourbon to toast us off. Thanks to everyone who got there hands dirty to enjoy the weekend with us.

Autumn Maker’s Workshop

Autumn Maker’s Workshop

A fall soiree of friends, crafts and cocktails... co-hosted with our friends from Chicago Florist Fluer.