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Located on a picturesque peninsula in Minocqua Wisconsin, Camp Kawaga is the perfect setting for year round fun! One of America’s premier summer camps for boys ages 7-15, Camp Kawaga transforms into a fall/ winter wonderland.

Just a 4.5 hour drive from the suburbs of Chicago, Kawaga is the only destination paddle camp in the midwest. Once you arrive, your lodging, meals and paddle are all a short walk away in the great outdoors.

Paddle Facility

Built in 2020, Kawaga’s state-of-the-art platform tennis facility includes 4 paddle courts and a beautiful paddle hut nestled in the pines of the Northwoods.

Paddle Hut

Our thoughtfully designed paddle hut contains top amenities which include comfortable and cozy seating, viewing of all 4 courts, outdoor viewing deck, fireplace, 3 TVs, indoor/outdoor speaker system, kitchenette and bathrooms.

Pull up. Unplug. Play.



We have a variety of winterized lodging that can accommodate separate groups, families, couples or your whole team!

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Additional Activites

Along with our brand new, state of the art paddle facility, we offer dozens of additional activities during any season; from paddle boarding, kayaking and sunset pontoon cruises on our pristine Lake Kawaguesaga during the late summer/early fall months to cross country skiing, mountain biking and snowmobiling on the miles of snow-packed forest trails.

Additional Activities at Kawaga Paddle Camp
Meals at Kawaga Paddle Camp


During your all inclusive stay, meals are served family style in our beautiful and newly remodeled mess hall. Our Chicago-based private chef customizes flavorful, healthy and elevated meals using the freshest and highest quality ingredients.