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Where social distancing is a way of life

Steps we’re taking for the health and safety of our family, our guests, employees and neighbors. Who should come to Camp? We want to start by saying this: we take this seriously and we only welcome guests who also respect CDC best practices. When it comes to who should be making trips to our camp, in good conscience, we can only allow people who have been following CDC guidelines for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic. We mean it! Have you been washing your hands more than you ever thought humanly possible? Are you staying in your home & only…

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A Camper’s Guide to Winter at Wandawega

  2 PERFECT DAYS EXPLORING AROUND CAMP WANDAWEGA Whether you are looking for culinary, adventure, culture, or all 3: here is a local “must-see” list – all nearby! Safety first: all activities subject to the latest guidance related to social distancing. View the Brochure PDF or read on below. Wilson Farm Meats An Old Fashioned Meat Market – the Wilson family has been farming since the 1870′s. Scott, a fifth generation Wilson, established Wilson Farm Meats in 2004 in order to have a local retail and processing facility available to serve the local clientele. Scott Wilson’s farm, Wilson Prairie View…

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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. We were proud to host this creative group to workshop their arts in the woods. Visit the Camp Salondawega website, view the Instagram feed, and watch the films.

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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.

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Band Camp

“Another Wandawega memory to treasure.” – Chicago Tribune Wandawega has a long history of supporting the musical arts, camp style. We’ve been blessed with many amazing musical guests, who come to create. The Empires shot their video “Keep it Steady” with us. Chris Connelly recorded an entire album “The Episodes” at camp. Tim Kinsella of Joan of Arc shot his first film at camp “Orchard Vale”. Margot & the Nuclear So & So’s shot their album launch photo series with us. Band Camp is an annual tradition of bands and musicians from all genres descend on camp to jam organically, drink…

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Art Camp

“Who’s who of the Chicago arts community” – CS The annual gathering of artisans and makers who share their craft, run workshops and get their camp on. Check out CS Interior’s recap of our annual Art Camp.

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