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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.

Our Mission

"Christian camping at its best."

We endeavor, through Christian camping,

to further the physical and mental welfare of children and adults;

to promote a love for nature and the benefits of outdoor living;

to encourage the acquiring and sharing of individual skills through personal and group effort;

to instill values, responsibility, sportsmanship, and patriotic citizenship;

to develop character;

to provide campers exciting and meaningful experiences which will help them excel in years to come.

Camp Winnataska was operated after its founding in 1918 by the Birmingham Sunday School Council. The camp has alwaysbeen run as an interdenominational camp. The Birmingham Sunday School Council was composed of Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Methodists, and Baptists. The camp, and its leadership, has always included Catholics, Lutherans, and other Christian denominations. The camp is open to anyone who wishes to attend. Because Winnataska is interdenominational, we are careful not to compel campers to agree to any religious or denominational doctrine.

 

The intent is fulfilled in the following ways at Camp Winnataska's six summer sessions: Sunday morning church (for leaders and staff), morning Bible study, Hillside inspirational vespers & hymns, evening hut Bible devotions, and singing Christian songs.