Summer Camp Blog

Jun 29, 2019
  We have packed so much fun into the last few days I don't know where to begin. We celebrated 20 years of Halloween last night.  CIT's sat in the dunk tank while others were smeared with whipping cream as younger campers pied them in the face. Hayrides were given on the back...
Jun 26, 2019
  Yesterday was one of those Agawak days that I wish would never end. The sky was flawless, the weather peaking at 80 degrees. As I walked our grounds, I saw your children everywhere, smiling in the sunshine, and savoring each moment of a day at summer camp.     When I...
Jun 24, 2019
  After a steady week of non-stop activities (hard to believe we’ve been together for a week) we had rain come in last night to close our evening campfire. We sang camp songs around a roaring fire, listened as campers serenaded us and we were touched by a few Agalog writings and...
Jun 22, 2019
  Every day at Camp Agawak, the girls are reminded that “Kindness Matters”, as this is a message printed on a pine-wood board, and tacked onto many of our trees. Being kind to one another is what, indeed, matters most for campers to learn in order to grow and thrive in a...
Jun 20, 2019
By Iris Krasnow​ After a two-hour plane ride from Baltimore, and a four-hour drive from the Milwaukee airport, I am finally on a reddish dirt road dusted in crusty pine needles approaching camp. My stomach lurches and tears well up in my eyes when I see the rustic sign that spells AGAWAK!The...
Jun 19, 2019
  We had a fabulous first day of activities with nothing but blue skies above. Blue Lake was pure glass. We skied over 140 campers... many for the first time. A 22 northern was caught in our fishing class by Noa in cabin 13. Allison in cabin 1 climbed to the top of the Tango Tower and flew...
Jun 18, 2019
Our first full day of camping could not have been much better. Oh, these are the days we will remember. Sunny skies greeted us at flagpole where we sang our hip, hip hoorays for the birthday girl of the day (Kayla D.), camper of the day (Leah Gray) and counselor of the day (Genevieve K.). Campers...
Jun 17, 2019
The sun is shining and happy campers are floating on cloud nine. Our first afternoon was spent tubing Blue Lake, unpacking, meeting new cabinmates and hugging old friends. Campers plunged into the water for swim tests eager to pass and are looking forward to tonight's annual staff show....
Jun 03, 2019
Yes, it's TRAVEL time again.  Below is important information regarding each.   Bus Information  June 17th: Where:     Costco, 2900 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL When:       Check-in  8:00am       Departure  8:...