Welcome to Kiwanis Camp Wa-Ri-Ki
Outdoor Education, Retreat and Conference Center
1956-2021 | Celebrating 65 years of continuous service and 45 years of Kiwanis stewardship
We are seeking outdoor education instructors that are able to volunteer their time. If this opportunity interests you, please complete our survey. On the form, please tell us about your expertise and interests in leading outdoor education and personal growth programs. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at Camp!
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Camp Wa-Ri-Ki to Partner with
NASA’s GLOBE Program
Val Schaffroth, President, Board of Directors has announced Camp Wa-Ri-Ki will be partnering with NASA sponsored GLOBE program. GLOBE, the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment program, is a worldwide program that brings together students, teachers, scientists and citizens to promote science and learning about the environment. Through a hands-on approach to inquiry, participants are encouraged to engage in local investigations that cover five core fields: atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, soil (pedosphere), and Earth as a system.
“Partnering with the GLOBE program is a natural fit for us,” said Schaffroth. “GLOBE’s five core fields addresses our goal of offering more STEM and STEAM outdoor education opportunities. Additionally, blending our four core programs areas: Nature-based Learning; Leadership and Personal Development; Fun, Exploration and Adventure and Outdoor Skills with the GLOBE program ensures children, youth, adults and families will all find a way to engage in the outdoors at Camp Wa-Ri-Ki.” You can read Camp Wa-Ri-Ki’s press statement here.
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Latest Camp News and Events
Get excited, because Camp Wa-Ri-Ki has some incredible camp goals for 2020! Of course, we will continue to enhance our Camp so that it positively impacts our community. And currently, we are gearing up to upgrade more of our facilities. Want to hear about some of our...
Participating in team sports at the camp is an excellent way for children and groups to come together and bond in nature. Did you know that Camp Wa-Ri-Ki has a large gym and outside open field? Both are perfect for activity team sports, and best of all, groups are...
Kiwanis Camp Wa-Ri-Ki is an outdoor learning resource providing a robust camping experience and educational events for thousands of kids each year. Learn more about the community impact we’re having and ways you can help today.