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Base Camp

An overnight program tailored for campers aged 7-13, this overnight experience is brimming with classic camp adventures. From fireside sing-alongs and starlit stories to exciting outdoor games and crafts, we ensure a memorable journey that captures the heart of traditional summer camp fun. Join us for a time of growth, friendship, and timeless memories!

"My child said his experience was a 10 out of 10! His favorite things were hanging out with his friends, and playing all camp games. He can’t wait to be back next year."

- Mom of nine-year-old Base Camper

Boys holding a frog


Ages: 7-13

This is where the magic begins for most campers! Campers live in a simple rustic cabin with six to eight bunkmates of similar age and gender, and two counselors. These cabin groups create a family unit that eats meals together, and takes responsibility for shared chores around camp.

We strive to build a weekly program that appeals to campers of many abilities and interests. Alumni will say that we are a "duct tape and cardboard camp" and there is a lot of truth to that statement! Each day we enjoy creating games that are full of camper driven creativity, problem solving, and allow for plenty of camper choice.

Cabin Time

Cabin time is when cabin mates get to bond, relax, and have fun together. Think of it as your home base at camp, a place where friendships grow and memories are made.

What to Expect

  • Creative Time: Participate in group crafts or individual talents.

  • Games: Enjoy board, card, or unique cabin games.

  • Camper's Capers: Join cabin mates to reset a camp area.

  • Rest Hour: Relax and tidy shared space

  • Cabin Challenges: Compete against other cabins!


Skill Classes

Base Campers get to choose what they want to learn - not just once, but twice each session! Alongside a mandatory swim class where they can develop or enhance their swimming skills, we've got a bunch of fun skills to try out. Whether you're aiming to hit the bullseye in archery, get creative in arts and crafts, play your favorite sport, learn to steer a sailboat, catch a fish, whip up something yummy in the kitchen, or explore the great outdoors on a nature hike, there's something for everyone. 

What to Expect

  • Archery

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Sports

  • Sailing or Boating

  • Fishing

  • Cooking

  • Hikes/Survival Skills

  • New skills unique to current staff


All Camp Activities

Get ready for the highlight of the day at WA WA Segowea - the All Camp Activities! This is where all campers come together to participate in a single activity. It's not just about playing; it's about building friendships outside the cabin unit, teamwork, and creating unforgettable camp memories.

What to Expect

  • Campfires and Reflections: Share songs, stories, and reflect on life at camp.

  • Games in the Woods: Capture the Flag, Scavenger Hunt, and more!

  • Team Spirit: Join an Olympic-style team and compete in sports, talents and spirit!

  • Game Shows: Will you pick Door #2 or the Mystery Box?

  • Favorites:  Talent Show & Lip Sync Battle, Arcade Night, Camp Carnival, End of Session Dance

  • And More!


Structured Free Time

Twice every day, campers get 75 minutes to do what they enjoy most. They can choose from lots of fun places around the camp like the Main Lodge, the porch by the lake, the parade field, the WA WA ball pit, and spots for swimming, boating, and fishing. If they like arts and crafts, there's a special lodge for that too. Campers can switch between activities as they like, and our friendly staff will be around to help and join in the fun.

What to Expect

  • Waterfront: Boating, fishing, and swimming

  • Sports: Such as volleyball, tetherball, WA WA ball, four square, ping pong, basketball, etc.

  • Games: Board games, puzzles, card games, Magic: the Gathering 

  • Art: Drawing, friendship bracelets, and more!

  • Other activities: Sit on the lodge porch and relax with a book! Practice dance moves with friends!

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