Summer Camp Blog

Jun 30, 2018
What a scorcher it has been the past few days!! Yesterday was a fun day of activities with a waterfront rest period. Campers got to swim in Blue Lake and enjoy some of our amazing water toys.    With more hot weather all day we opened up the waterfront today after each round of Blue...
Jun 30, 2018
Hello from Camp Agawak,   Everything is moving full speed ahead as we approach another fun filled day of amazing activities. Special announcements for our birthday, camper & counselor of the day were made at the morning flagpole Sophie G., Georgia and Rachel T. enjoyed our Hip,...
Jun 28, 2018
          This summer marks my 15th summer at Camp Agawak– ten as a camper and counselor, then 40 years later I returned to resurrect Agalog, the camp magazine that died in the early 1980s. I credit Agalog for my literary start that planted the seeds for a long...
Jun 26, 2018
Today was a glorious activity day. Campers were making pudgy pie’s in outdoor cooking while some were practicing their dance moves for our annual Fourth of July parade down the main street of Minocqua.  This summer our girls will be dancing to “Party in the USA” by Miley...
Jun 24, 2018
Saturday was a fun day jammed with lots of activity. Campers participated in the annual Agawak Color Run and enjoyed a game of Blue and White balloon battle. Our Blue and White Commissioners (Kiley Isaacson, Jacqui Levitan and Lindsay Fisher) have been working extra hard this last week organizing...
Jun 22, 2018
The weather this past week has been GREAT— and continues to be — magnificent. We haven’t had an ounce of rain since last Sunday — it’s been sunny and beautiful for all daytime activities and very comfortable at night.  We’ve been hydrating all day and...
Jun 20, 2018
We can tell by all the Agawak smiles around camp that this summer is starting off just right!  After a breakfast of eggs, bacon and bagels we jumped right into regular activities with campers running all over the fields, tennis courts, arts and crafts buildings & paths throughout...
Jun 20, 2018
Tuesday was a smooth sailing kind of day as campers hit the shores of Blue Lake, finished some remaining “red tape” and signed up for their first series of activities. We woke up and assembled at the flagpole and sang our hip, hip hoorays of the day to Ava Reed, Lily...
Jun 19, 2018
What an incredible start to the summer! Campers are finally here and all arrived safely. Ten months of hard preparation goes into two months of fun and it’s all worth it when I see those BEAUTIFUL wide smiles. After a few days of heavy rain, sunny skies greeted campers. They barreled off...
Jun 11, 2018
Yes, it's TRAVEL time again.  Below is important information regarding each.   Bus Information  June 18th: Where:     Costco, 2900 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL When:       Check-in  8:00am       Departure  8:30am...