2023 Camp Registration is OPEN

Our theme this summer is EMPOWER We are tying the theme to our Annual Gathering this year of Next Generation Ministries. Our youth are important as they step in to leadership and take on more of that responsibility. God empowered David and God empowers us with discernment and hope. As Psalm 78:72 says “With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.”

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Camp is hiring and looking for volunteers in 2023!

We have several openings we are looking to hire for as well as many volunteer opportunities coming up this camping season. Summer staff information: Camps will be running from Sunday afternoon until Thursday evening with a few exceptions as we navigate holidays and there would be opportunity to support various rental groups. With this updated schedule, staff will have off all day Friday and Saturday. Each staff member will have their own room in the Basile Retreat Center for the season and all boarding/meals are taken care of.  The programming season starts June 11th with staff arriving the week prior…

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Come Camp With Us!

Last weekend was the Winter Youth Retreat with the theme of “Legacy” using the story of Abraham and Sarah in Genesis plus Psalm 78. One of the activities was to create a commercial I can share on our website, on social media and with our churches. What could have taken 15 minutes, turned in to an all day activity. I love how seriously everyone took this and collaborated to make this video happen. Thank you to the campers: Evan, Ethan, Kody, Daniel and Alex Thank you to the leaders: Jess, Emma, Alyssa, Sam, Taniesha and Lara Thank you to the…

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Registration Open for 2023 Winter Youth Retreat

We will be gathering Friday February 3rd to Sun Feb 5th for the 2023 Winter Youth Retreat. The Winter Youth Retreat is a time for campers currently in grades 7-12 to come to camp, enjoy worship, time in nature, and have fellowship with one another. The theme this year is “Legacy”. We will be using the story of Abraham and Psalm 78 to explore this idea and what it means for us in different times of our lives. Registration is open and you can find it HERE If you have any questions, please reach out to Carolyn at carolyn.dugan@abcofwi.org or…

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Lara Jean Munger hired as Facilities Manager

Congratulations to Lara Jean Munger – Camp Tamarack’s new Facilities Manager starting Jan 1st, 2023! Lara is a part of a multigeneration Camp Tamarack family who has supported camp as campers, leaders and sponsoring property updates. Most recently, Lara has been part of the leadership team that led our Sr. High Camps as well as our Winter Youth Retreats. She has shared many different talents and skills such as leading us through yoga sessions and supporting Linda in the kitchen this past summer with her culinary and dishwashing expertise. Lara will be responsible for making and adhering to a regular…

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Caring for Your Soul: Clergy Retreat

All Region Clergy are invited to some time away at Camp Tamarack from Sunday, January 29th, in the evening, through Tuesday, January 31st, 2pm The purpose of our time together is to provide space for clergy post-holidays to relax, rest, and seek spiritual direction or coaching should they desire it. Our retreat leaders are Rev. Dr. John Walton, Jr., pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Milwaukee, Rev. Dr. Thomas Aldworth, retired from Chicago, and Rev. Jacki Belile, of Living Well Ministries and pastor of Eden United Church of Christ. Registration is open until Jan 15th, 2023 Tentative Schedule: Sunday, January 29th:…

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