Swift Nature Camp

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Basic Information

Focus: Animal & Nature Overnight Summer Camp
Owner: Jeff Lorenz
Director: Jeff & Lonnie Lorenz
Address: w7471 Ernie Swift Rd, Minong Wi. 54859
Phone Number: 630 654 8036

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Swift Nature Camp
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Additional Information

Ages/Grades: 6-17
Camp Season: Mid June - Mid August

We are an outdoor camp on 80 acres, our lake is perfect for all water activities, from fishing to skiing.
These are a few of our special buildings. Here are some 360 Pictures of camp. http://swiftnaturecamp.com/360-views
Cabins: These are where you’ll keep your belongings and spend the night recharging for the next day! Each cabin is equipped with plenty of bunk beds and all have electricity. In addition, each building has it’s own porch to hang with cabin mates, start a jam session, or even sit and enjoy the view of the lake.

Bathrooms/Showers: Located nearby the cabins is shower house where you’ll take care of all your hygiene needs.

Dining Hall: Super spacious and always churning out delectable meal after delectable meal. You’ll never go hungry at camp!

Nurse’s Office: This welcoming office is where you’ll meet with our friendly nurse if you’re not feeling well. You’ll also keep any medications that you have here in a secure spot.

Camp Store: If you forget something important or you just want to purchase a snack one of the many random items available, the camp store has always got you covered! Everyone will receive an allowance so you don’t even need to worry about bringing your cash from home!

Gender: coed
Camp Capacity: 100
Pricing: 650 a week

We have all the standard camp activities Land and Water. But these are what makes swift nature camp so special http://swiftnaturecamp.com

LEGO: Yes it’s true! We have an entire log cabin dedicated to building with Lego! It's a place where you can build anything you want with our thousands upon thousands of pieces, truly letting your imagination burst forward. We even have special classes that offer challenges like spaceship and catapult building! Lego is just one way that you can let your creativity shine at camp. You will be amazed at how supportive everyone is toward your creation.

NATURE CENTER: This is the pride and joy at SNC. Here you can play with critters, catch frogs and even learn a thing or two from our Nature Center Director who is top notch at helping you discover nature and all its wonders. Check out the Nature Center page to know more about all the fun stuff that goes on here!

CLOWNING: Have you ever been called a clown? At camp you can join our clown troop. You’ll learn the basics of clowning and even get to put on a show or two. There’s nothing better than making others feel happy through laughter.

PAINT BALL: New to SNC is this gem we've hidden in the woods. Here you get the chance to keep score as you aim your trusty slingshot at the many targets on the range! Want to brighten your day? Wait until you see all the colors when your paint balls hit the target and explode!

PIONEER CAMP: Get on your pack and get ready for a short hike out to our 100 year old log cabin in the woods. Here you and your cabin mates can make your meals, swim, canoe and even sleep in the loft. Pioneer Camp is like stepping back in time, that's why we dedicated it to environmentalist Aldo Leopold.

Additional Information:

Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

Our Specialty is Discovery Camp it 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.

Swift Nature Camp offers traditional summer camp activities along with an environmental focus. Campers enjoy an active Nature Center, Pet Zoo, and Department of Natural Resources sponsored programs, plus recreational activities that include canoe and backpack trips, horseback riding, swimming, arts & crafts, team courses, archery, sailing, water skiing, tubing and sports.

In addition to these traditional activities, Swift Nature Camp is so much more that a Wisconsin Summer Camp. We are a child-centered program located away from technology, celebrity culture and academic pressures. Through fun activities and positive staff role models, we help children develop lifelong skills such as confidence, teamwork, leadership, compassion and communication. Our small size allows us to promote each child's personal development by providing fun, friendship and leadership in a supportive and noncompetitive environment. While away from home, children will have the opportunity to act on their own, become self-reliant, and try things for themselves.

Many of our kids return year after year saying that "Swift allows me to be my real self with real people." And we feel that's a good thing!

All of this happens in the fun and sun of the north woods of Wisconsin. For staff and campers alike, Swift Nature Camp is more than just a place to be: it is their summer home. So why not have your child join our summer camp family this summer?

Slogan: Where Nature Is Fun & Kindness Matters