is a 6.5 acre island located on the Chain O' Lakes near Waupaca, Wisconsin. Since 1908, the Brigade has offered camps at Onaway Island as an extension of the Building Leaders program at our building in Neenah. Today, camps are available June-August for boys and girls who have completed grades 4-12 the previous school year.
Departure and Return Travel Times: Girls Anchor Camp: August 17-19 and Boys Anchor Camp: August 24-27
Anchor Camp Departure: Busses depart at 9:30 am sharp from the Brigade Building (109 W Columbian Ave.) on the Saturday camp begins. Arrive at the Brigade between 9:00-9:15 to check in and transfer camp gear.
Anchor Camp Return: Busses return to Neenah around 5:00 pm on the following days -
Girls Anchor Camp returns Monday, August 19 at 5:00 pm
Boys Anchor Camp returns Tuesday, August 27 at 5:00 pm
Departure and Return Travel Times: Onaway Adventure Camp (OAC) - August 17-24, 2019
OAC Departure: Bus departs at 9:30 am sharp from the Brigade Warehouse (715 Fairwood Dr, Neenah). Arrive at the warehouse between 8:00 - 9:00 am on Saturday, August 17. (Allow one hour for check-in if your child is on medications).
OAC Return: Bus returns to the Brigade Warehouse (715 Fairwood Dr, Neenah) at around noon or 12:15.
Thank you for calling to ask questions. We are glad to do our part in helping this to be a special experience for each camper! We encourage all campers to ride the bus for the full camp experience, but we understand that alternative travel arrangements may need to be made. If your child is not riding the bus please notify the Brigade office at least one week prior to camp.
Registration and Fees:
Scroll down to see the remaining 2019 camp options; Onaway Adventure Camp, and Anchor Camps still have room!
Signing up is easy! Sign up online by clicking the registration link in the each section below. Payments will be made through this process to either include the $40 registration pledge per camper, or to make a payment in full. Send remaining pledge balances to the Boys' & Girls' Brigade, PO Box 665, Neenah, WI 54957-0665. Camp registration closes when each camp reaches capacity OR one week before each camp departs.
Week-long Camps: Depending on available funding, scholarships for week-long camps listed above may be available to those with financial need.
2019 Brigader Camp Fee (8 days, 7 nights) - $320 (Camper must currently be an active member in the Building Leaders 2018-2019 Program-Neenah)
2019 Non-Brigader Camp Fee (8 days, 7 nights) - $420 (Camper who is not currently active in the Building Leaders 2018-2019 Program-Neenah)
Week-end Anchor Camps: Depending on available funding, scholarships for week-long camps listed above may be available to those with financial need.
2019 Girls' Anchor Camp (3 days, 2 nights) - $85
2019 Boys' Anchor Camp (4 days, 3 nights) - $100
More Information to come for the following 2019 Onaway Camps;
2019 Day Camps (for 4th & 5th graders) - Click here for details
2019 Funday Sunday (ages 9-14 with parent or guardian) - See details below 2019 Summer Onaway Retreat - Family and Friends (see link below for more information and to download registration form)
Registration cannot be completed over the phone. *(non-refundable $40 credit card deposit required for each camp registration)
Contact the Brigade office if you want to get on the wait list for a full camp at 920-725-3983.