About Us

About Us

teepee starsCamp Awana is owned by the North Side Gospel Center in Chicago, IL. Daily operations are run by  Latham Christian Camping, which is a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Camp Awana was established in 1946 and has a rich tradition and heritage in camping ministry. Located, in Fredonia, WI, Camp Awana sits on 125 acres, including beachfront on Lake 12.

Camp Awana is not affiliated with Awana Clubs. Individuals, Families or Groups do not have to attend an Awana Club Program or a church that offers an Awana Club Program in order to attend our programming or do your own group retreat at Camp Awana.

The Lord has continued to bless Camp Awana for 71 years as it has stuck to the motto, “Where Christ is First.”

Our Mission
To give everyone the opportunity to begin a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and mature in their faith through an engaging camp experience.

Our Vision
CONNECT with campers, families, volunteers and churches.
SERVE God and others in love.
TEACH the unchanging truth of God’s Word.
EQUIP believers to walk with God on a daily basis.

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Our Values
The Gospel
Prayer
Love
God’s Word
People
Relationships
Service
Authenticity

Camp Awana is blessed to have volunteers who are committed to serving all throughout the year. Over 98% of our staff are volunteers who give anywhere from a day to weeks at Camp.

For more information about Camp Awana, please browse our website, call Camp Awana at 262-692-2388 or email info@campawana.org

TeePee Photo Credit: AJ Barrett