Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See



Boys and girls at Shaw-Waw-Nas-See engage in a range of land sports and watersports, artistic activities, games, nature pursuits and team-building exercises. Specialized options include Extreme Camp, which features canoe trips, horseback trail rides and rock climbing, and, for older campers (ages 14-16), Outdoor Teen Leadership Camp. The latter combines team challenges, first aid and CPR certification training, and a canoeing trip down the Kankakee and Wisconsin rivers.

General Info

Name Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
Location Manteno, IL
Year-round Contacts 815-933-3011
Program Focuses & Features Adventure Travel, Aquatics, Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Community Service, Conservation, Cooking, Crafts, Creative Writing, Dance, Ecology, Environmental Science, Farming, Fine Arts, Football, Geology, Hiking, Lacrosse, Music, Outdoor Education, Painting, Riding, Ropes Course, Science, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Softball, Survival Training, Swimming, Theater, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing, Yoga
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7-16
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Emily Wever, Director
Residential Fee $300-800, 1-1½ weeks.
Year Established 1946
Sponsor Northern Illinois 4-H Camp Association
Dates & Sessions June-July; 7 sessions, 1-1½ weeks long


Emily Wever, Director