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Swift Nature Camp


Minong, Washburn County
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Description
WHERE NATURE IS FUN!
This summer let your childs natural curiosity for nature be Discovered. Located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin on a 1,500-acre lake, SNC offers fun and exciting traditional camping activities for boys and girls ages 6-15.

Our special Discovery Camp is a nurturing program for first-time overnight campers, offering additional staff to provide support and encouragement to overcome homesickness and build confidence. The program welcomes no more than 50 first-time campers, and the special attention that this intimate group receives is the reason that more than 92% of them wish to return.

Our mature staff, many of whom are teachers (and most have been counselors or campers at this and other camps), create a safe nurturing atmosphere, where self-accomplishment, team building and personal growth are promoted. Our activities are non-competitive, giving everyone a change to participate. They include swimming, sailing, skiing, canoeing trips, kayaking, backpack trips, baseball, volleyball, archery, arts and crafts, rollerblading, horseback riding, scuba and earth science and of course FUN. Let a lifetime of great memories begin this summer.
Camp type: Nature Outdoor Environment
Region: Northwest Wisconsin
Established: 1964
Location and Programs
Location -
W7471 Ernie Swift Rd
Program -
Resident camp. Sessions for - coeds ages 6 to 15.
Season -
Mid June to Mid August
Sessions -
2week session (ages 6/15)
3week session (ages 7/15)
6week session (ages 7/15)
Canadian Canoe Trip (ages 14/17)
Counselor in Training Program (ages 16/17)
Special Focus Sessions -
ThemeFrom Date-To DateFee 
First Time Camper Program ( 12 days)Jun 16 - Jun 29 $1000
Explorer Camp (3 weeks) (6 weeks)Beginning 6/30 $1500
Registration -
Space is limited to 100 campers.
First Timer Camp ~ We offer Discovery Camp which is only for children who are new to overnight summer camp.
Fees -
$600 per week.
Activities: Archery, backpacking/camping, baseball, basketball, bicycling, canoeing/kayaking, computers/technology, crafts, cultural/ethnic awareness, drama, football, horseback riding (Western), marksmanship/riflery, meditation/conflict resolution, nature/environmental studies, outdoor skills, painting/drawing, rope course, sailing, scuba diving, soccer, swimming, waterskiing, wilderness tripping. Also - IF YOU LOVE ANIMALS
Swift Nature Camp is a great place for you. We have many critters in our Nature Center. You can even bring your own from home. In the wild, you’ll see: Eagles, frogs, snakes, turtles, bears, & more.
More plus Contact Information
Religious/denominational emphasis -
none
Medical Care -
Staff RN on premises at all times.
Parent Visitation -
Parents may visit at any time.
Accreditations and Affiliations -
MAIC. ACA, American Red Cross
DirectorContact PersonContact Camp
Jeff & Lonnie LorenzJeff & Lonnie Lorenz
25 Baybrook
Oak Brook, WI 60523
Tel 630-654-8036
Fax 630-654-8036
SwiftCamp@aol.com
Tel 715-466-5666
Fax 715-466-5666
Zip 54859
Owned/Operated by -
Jeff & Lonnie Lorenz
Visit Our Web Site: www.swiftnaturecamp.com
All information supplied by camp management, 12/22/2007. For details visit the camp's Web site using the hyperlink above.


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