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Accreditations

We are proud to be accredited by the ACA. Find out what that means for you, click here.

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Birmingham Magazine 2012/2013 Parent's Choice Awards: Best Overnight Camp. Click here to read!

Open House dates: Come tour camp!

Sunday, April 2nd

Sunday, May 7th

Photo Tour: Take a scenic tour around camp.

FAQ: Some of the most frequent questions about summer camp.

Forms: Need the camper check out form or supplemental food form?

Our Heritage

 Interesting infomation for alumni, parents and campers. Discover Winnataska's 96 year history, and learn how to volunteer. Click here.

Departure

  • Plan to arrive to pick up your camper at 9:30 am on Saturday morning (or 9:30 Wednesday morning for mini-Chico sessions.)  We try to dismiss as close to 9:30 as possible, but campers are responsible for cleaning up huts before leaving, so sometimes we run a little bit behind. We will never dismiss before 9:30 am. Please do not arrive on camp grounds before 9 am.
  • Be sure to bring your photo id to camp on check-out day.  You will be asked to show your photo id to a camp staff member. If there is a change in who is going to pick up your child, please do notify the camp office before departure time. 
  • You will be able to hear the campers signing the camp songs one more time as they are dismissed from the dining hall.  
  • Chico campers will be dismissed directly from the Chico Dining Hall.
  • Mainside campers will be dismissed from the Gyvilion.
  • All campers need to collect their crafts from leader as they check out with their hut leaders.
  • Double-check the luggage pile for all their belongings - often they expand over the week at camp. Also, please ask your camper to look in the luggage area. Many times they will pack differently than you packed, and small bags are frequently left behind (as are pillows, fans, teddy bears, bags of dirty clothes, etc.)
  • Check the lost and found on the Gyvilion stage! Don’t forget your crafts.
  • Medications will be given to the parents in the Gyvilion by the counselors.
  • After you have done all of these things, feel free to visit the canteen one last time with your child and stop by the camp store in Strickland lodge to do any last-minute shopping.