What To Bring and Other Info-Summer 2020

What To Bring and Other Info-Summer 2020

Getting Ready for Camp

Don’t forget to email, mail or bring up a copy of your insurance card.

What To Bring:
Bible, Pens/Pencils, Notebook, Fan, Swim suit (one piece for girls, baggy style for boys), Underwear, Pajamas, Shorts, Shirts, Socks, Jeans, Light Jacket, Sweatshirt, Flashlight/extra batteries, Sleeping Bag and sheet, or Sheets and Blanket, Pillow, Towels and Washcloths. Toothpaste and Brush, Comb/brush, 2 pair of shoes, “flip-flops”, Rain Gear, Insect Repellant, Shampoo, Soap, Sunscreen, and Laundry Bag. Bring a copy of insurance Card to Camp, mail it, or email to: info@campawana.org

What Not To Bring:
Cell phone*, Radios/CD players/MP3 Players, Comic Books, Knives, Guns, Other Weapons, Cigarettes, Drugs, Alcohol, Fireworks, Pornography, Refrigerators, Gum, and Skateboards. This is not an exhaustive list. Please use good judgment. If there is doubt that you should bring it to Camp, please do not pack it.

*Cell phones must be left with a parent or at home. Campers will have the opportunity to contact their parents during meals and free time using the camp phone. Parents may contact camp 24/7 while camp is in session at (262) 692-2388.

Dietary Needs/Concerns:
There are a variety/varying degrees of food allergies and dietary preferences, and our kitchen will work with you to accommodate.For questions or concerns concerning food allergies, dietary needs, menu, etc., please contact Bryan Feeney, Food Service Manager, at least two weeks before your campers scheduled program at: foodservice@campawana.org.

First Day Arrival

Follow the main road into camp (go past the barn) and keep right when the road splits. Registration is being conducted in the Dining Hall. The Dining Hall is just beyond the playground on the right. Please use  the “Pueblo” entrance.  Come inside to drop off your medicine, deposit canteen money, pay any remaining balance, verify that we have all your medical information, and get your cabin assignment.

Once you get your cabin assignment, we’ll get you settled in with your leaders and cabin mates for the week on the ball field.

Last Day Pick Up Time:

Please pick up your camper by 10:00 a.m.  All campers must be signed out from Camp at the Dining Hall. All medications and remaining Store money will be returned to parents at this time.

Care Packages:
Campers love getting mail from home! You can mail a letter early so it is received early in the week. Parents often send care packages filled with snacks and other goodies. Please be aware that storing food in their cabins attracts mice, ants, and other unwanted critters. If sending food to campers, please send it in a resealable container. Also, please keep in mind that the Camp Store is open daily. Please no gum.

Send to:
Camper Name (Cabin if known)
C/O Camp Awana
9025 Camp Awana Rd
Fredonia, WI 53021

Emergency Phone Number:
If you some reason you to need to reach us/ your child call 262.692.2388 .We answer this line 24hr/day. Please reserve the late night/ early morning hours for emergencies only. Also note that your child may not be readily available to take your call as he/she is out on the grounds and not in the office. We will do our best to make sure your call is returned promptly.

Medication:
All medication (prescription/over the counter) is required to be handed into and kept by our nurse. Please send all necessary medicines clearly labeled with campers name in a Ziploc bag. Epi-pens, inhalers and other rescue devices will be held by the camper (or his/her leader).

Over the counter medications needs to be in the original packaging. This includes vitamins and supplements. Blister packaging is preferred, but not required. Please note the dose and times usually taken. Prescription medication needs to be in the bottle from the pharmacy with the patient label. No pills that are loose in a pill box or hand labeled container can be given. Please check all expiration dates. Out of date medication cannot be given.

Registration Fees/Payments:
Please note that you are responsible to know and pay the remaining balance for your registration. Full payment needs to be received on or before your camper’s first session. Please check your online account for your balance. If you have any questions, please call 262-692-2388 or email: info@campawana.org

Payments can be made by check or credit card through your online account. Please make checks payable to Camp Awana and send to:

Camp Awana
9025 Camp Awana Road
Fredonia, WI 53021

Visiting Your Camper during Boys and Girls Camp:
If your child will be a camper for two or more weeks, we ask that you visit your child on Saturdays, as early as 10:00 AM and returning them to the Dining Hall by 5:15 PM. Campers will only be allowed to leave campgrounds with adults pre-designated by their parents/guardians.

Pets:
Out of consideration to the many people and camp dogs on the grounds, Camp does not accommodate visiting pets; please leave them at home.

Questions:
Please email: info@campawana.org or call 262-692-2388.