About Us

About Us

Camp Awana is owned and operated by the Bridge Community Church in Des Plaines, IL.

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 73 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.


Our Values
The Gospel
God’s Word

Camp Awana is blessed to have volunteers who are committed to serving all throughout the year. We have many volunteers who serve anywhere from a day to a few 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