Retreat Options

We're ready to welcome you to Wanakee. Our "First-Class Rustic Site" with a variety of facilities and activities gives you both adventure and relaxing possibilities. Wanakee's facility is available year-round to church, civic and nonprofit groups.

Retreat availability:

  • Spring and Fall: 120 guests maximum
  • Winter: 21 guests maximum
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Upcoming Events

Wanakee Wilderness 5K

August 19, 2017

Registration is OPEN

Join us for the annual Wanakee Wilderness 5K (WW5K) cross country race & walk as it wanders through the wooded hiking trails of Wanakee!

Race Day Registration & Check-in: 7:30-9:00am

Race Start: 9:15am

The course takes you from lake level on a winding climb up 300 feet in elevation to...Read more

Wanakee BBQ


campers and staff tending the BBQ grill
Wanakee Staff
August 19, 2017

Registration is OPEN

Join us for the annual Homecoming BBQ!

Celebrate with the Wanakee Wilderness 5K runners, visit with friends, walk around camp, go for a swim, and bring your own container for blueberry picking.

Consider staying for Homecoming Weekend....Read more

Homecoming Weekend


Wanakee Staff
August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017

Registration is OPEN

Spend time reminiscing and enjoy Wanakee’s beautiful site.

Enjoy meals from the Saturday BBQ to Sunday lunch. Swim, sail, hike the trails, warm up by the campfire. Children and youth (age 17 and under) must be accompanied by an adult.

Book a cabin on the hill or a room...Read more

Senior High Fall Retreat

September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017

Registration is OPEN

Senior high fall retreat. Details TBA.Read more