The Assistant Director is integral to Wanakee’s year round operations, providing support in all aspects of camp management, with particular focus on retreats, office administration, summer program development, and volunteer management. As a member of a small team, the duties of the Assistant Director are varied. The position requires someoneRead more
Last Wednesday, the 2017 summer staff gathered on the front lawn of the farmhouse, lingering for more than an hour to share memories and notes of gratitude before huddling together, leaning in, and lifting a foot for the final heartfelt Grace and Peace of summer 2017.
The first few staffRead more
The last week has been a special one in the Wanakee world, and I wanted to take a moment away from the whirlwind of summer to share a bit of it with you. For the sake of time, let’s do bullet points.
- During week 5, we welcomed 70 campers, as Read more
The 2017 camping season is off to an incredible start! During our first week, over 70 campers have experienced this community of radical acceptance. It has been an honor and a joy to watch them laugh, connect, learn, grow, sing, struggle, and achieve.
In preparation for summer 2017, one ofRead more
Wanakee has long been the beneficiary of donated time and talent, and we continue to need gifts of skill and passion. Cabins, landscaping, trails, picnic tables, docks, and more need you! I hope you’ll attend one (or both) of our work days on May 6 and June 3 to help prepare ourRead more
Back in October, the Wanakee Board of Directors spent a weekend visioning and problem solving, including a few hours of discussion of Wanakee’s impact on different portions of our community. In the months ahead, I’d like to share a bit about those conversations, and with your help, take the conversationRead more