Camp Blog

Jul 15, 2024
Our day began watching the CITs skip down the black path to board the bus for their Boundary Waters adventure. They ran through a tunnel of cheers and good wishes sporting braids of all kinds.  For the rest of camp, it was on to a hobo hash breakfast, cabin inspection...
Jul 15, 2024
The first half of our summer has come to a close. For many of us, it's bittersweet having to say goodbye to the friends we've laughed, played, and grown with over the past several weeks. The bonds forged at Camp Agawak are strong, and parting ways is never easy. Our session...
Jul 11, 2024
This past Sunday we had Olympic Day which the campers look forward to every summer! Every year there is a different theme for the 4 teams and this year it was an homage to Taylor Swift’s Era Tour. The teams were Fearless, Reputation, Lover, and Red. They started the day with opening...
Jul 06, 2024
Change Over Weekend and Visiting Day - Everything you need to know.   First session campers leaving on Friday, July 12 Campers taking the bus home will leave camp at 8:30am and arrive at Hawthorne Elementary School, 301 W Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL...
Jul 05, 2024
Hip, hip hooray America was the birthday girl of the day. Thursday morning camper mailboxes were lined with red, white and blue 4th of July parade shirts which campers proudly wore as they danced through the afternoon down the main street of Minocqua. Did you know Minocqua is an island...
Jul 02, 2024
Last night, we played a friendly game of Blue and White....Capture the Flag.  The objective: each team must try to capture the opponent's flag and bring it safely back to their territory, while defending their own flag from being captured. This blend of strategy, teamwork, and...
Jul 01, 2024
On Saturday, campers participated in an all-day Blue and White competition we call Big Games. Campers traveled around in different Blue and White team groups and competed in swimming relays, dodge-ball, kayak relays, kickball, ultimate frisbee. red girl relay, basketball knockout, Newcomb...