We have a new Tripping Instagram account @agawaktripping
Where we will be posting trip pictures of campers, and their adventures!
Cant wait for camp to begin!
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
We at Camp Agawak are so excited going into the 2017 summer! We are so happy to welcome our new Tripper Jenna to our team. As well as the news the Casey will be coming back this year for our PA trip. We are well under way planning adventures for our campers and have made a couple changes to our regular trips. We have decided to change the PA trip from Copper Falls to the Porcupine Mountains in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We felt that our campers were up for a bit more of a challenge this year! We will be camping, hiking and canoeing for three days. The Porcupine Mountains is a beautiful location along Lake Superior. If you have any questions email: email@example.com. Our CIT trip to the Boundary waters is set and planned! We have an amazing group of campers going this year that will have the adventure of a lifetime. Cant wait to see everyone!
Tripper Kenzi :)
Tripper Kenzi :)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
This is one of the most requested trips of the session, and one of the laid back trips we take out. And obviously by the pictures you can tell there is a reason it is the most loved! This lake is so beautiful, clean and clear. On this lake no motor vehicles are allowed, so it is very calm and relaxing.
Our tee-pee trips are lead by McKenzie and I but we are also pretty lucky this year to also have Iris come out and camp with us. We stayed out there for our first time the other night and it was a blast! All of the girls loved it and the s'mores were a good add on to the night. Overall we heard great stories from Iris about what camp was like 40 years ago and listening to Mary tell us about the stories of Agawak!
NINTH GRADE TUBING TRIP
My absolute favorite part about this trip was seeing a girl tear up because she saw a fish! This was such a fun sporadic trip we had with girls and it was good getting to know a few more of the campers. It was very relaxing kayaking along side of them!
ESCANABA TRAIL & NORTH TROUT LAKEWe were lucky enough to get a great last day trip out today to Escanaba Trail and North Trout Lake! Treated by baby frogs, swimming and camp nachos I would say it ended up being not only a great trip for the girls but a favorite for McKenzie and I!
RAVEN TRAIL 2 MILE HIKE
McKenzie was also lucky enough to go on a trip yesterday walking about 2 miles on the Raven Trail. She took out two girls and had a great time! Raven Trail is only about 10 minutes away and from what I have heard, the views are just gorgeous!
BOUNDARY WATERSI have been working with the CIT's on learning how to portage with one and two people and just canoeing in general! We figure out our groups we will be with on Thursday morning. Before all parents get here this weekend the girls will get their packs so that moms and dads can help pack a bag. We also on Thursday are going to practice our tent taking down and putting up skills so that when we are there at the camp site everything will go much more smoothly. I am so beyond excited to get to spend time with these girls and I think their determination and excitement makes us that much more happy to canoe with them across the boundary waters. One week and we will be there! Wish us luck :)
Okay! Check back to hear how more trips, especially the Boundary Waters trip!
Casey and McKenzie
Friday, July 1, 2016
We are so excited to be your girls tripping leaders this summer. New to the tripping program at Camp Agawak, we are off to a good start and already have gone on three trips! Casey, McKenzi and Ellie recently went on Copper Falls with the PA's and it was a fun, relaxing trip! The girls loved the falls, hiking and especially sitting at the beach! We were lucky enough to get great weather up until the last morning when it rained. The girls were still wonderful and we would say overall it was a fun, adventurous trip, seeing a little more of Wisconsin! I hope we opened the horizons of these girls a little more to the amazing world we live in.
Our day trips so far have included Rib Mountain and Eau Claire Dells. We had a few girls go on the Rib Mountain trip, Ava F. and Ginger R. We had a blast looking at the quarry and hiking up to the observation tower! They even were treated to Briq's ice cream, and they took on a little more than they could handle, the 1 pound cone. At the very least it was entertainment for us!
Today, July 1st, we took on the Eau Claire Dells. A beautiful rock formation in the Eau Claire River. We hiked around on the rocks and then down the river. This trip we were lucky enough to take three counselors and 25 girls. Mostly from Cabin 6 and Cabin Y. We were treated to pizza pudgy pies for lunch then a nice (cold) swim after that!
Overall our trips are getting more fun and we are loving meeting all the girls! We cannot wait for our upcoming trips. This summer is flying by but we still have some great adventures ahead!
Bye for now!
Casey, Kenzie and Ellie
"May your best miles be covered by foot."
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
We are home safe from our 4-day, 3-night trip to the Boundary Waters. The two groups, led by Margaret Duffy and Laura Meadows, and Kevin Bolger and Melissa Granick experienced some extreme weather. Margaret and Laura’s group started out strong and made it a few miles in when the weather took hold and the decision was made to stay at a campsite for the night. When the rain and thunder didn’t stop, the group found themselves there for all three nights. The group was thankful that the paddle out was sunny enough to dry all clothes and tents, and they were all cheery to meet the other group paddling by. Kevin and Melissa’s group also experienced some harsh weather (even hail!) but they had the perfect windows to be able to complete a loop and take their canoes out where they originally planned. Overall it was a wonderful experience for everyone, and the girls were all delighted on the last night at the lodge to take canoes and paddle over to Canada’s shores.
Pictures will be on the website shortly!
Saturday, June 15, 2013
The new Day Trips program which we are starting this summer will bring the Agawak girls to some wonderful locations near Minocqua. One day trip that will be sure to be a hit includes a hike around Fallison Lake Trail and a picnic and swim at Crystal Lake! Other day trips include Copper Falls State Park, Rib Mountain State Park, and Escanaba Lake Trail. We want to get the girls interested in hiking and adventuring the outdoors so these trips will be a great introduction to longer trips.
Here is a photo (taken from the web) of one of the water falls the girls will be visiting at Copper Falls State Park. It is a beautiful hike with plenty of overlooks!