50 All-Star Family Camps
It's just like traditional summer camp, but adults are allowed. That means meals in a dining hall, campfire sing-alongs and the chance to meet a lot of neat people. Pass the bug juice!
Camp Nebagamon, Lake Nebagamon
Thirty miles southeast of Duluth, in Wisconsin's Northwoods. Canoeing and fishing in 1,000-acre Lake Nebagamon. Target sports, field games; talent show, game-show nights. ACA accredited. LODGING: Twenty-eight cabins with electricity and shared bathhouse sleep 12 on bunks; lodge rooms with shared bathroom. FOOD: Buffet breakfast and lunch; family-style dinner. CONTACT: Aug. 14-21; $1,400; 763/476-7676, campnebagamon.com.
North Star Camp, Hayward
Lots of water sports including sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, and tubing. Bowling, talent show, storytelling in a tepee, zip line, field sports, archery, horseback riding. ACA accredited. LODGING: Wood cabins sleep 12; shared bathhouse. FOOD: Three family-style meals; happy hour daily with beer and wine. CONTACT: Aug. 11-17; $1,700; 715/462-3254 (summer), 520/577-7925 (winter), northstarcamp.com.
YMCA Family Camp Nawakwa, Lac du Flambeau
Fishing, field sports, boat and breakfast, potluck dinners. LODGING: Modern cabins with private bath and kitchen sleep four to eight; cabins with private bath and kitchen sleep six; rustic cabins with kitchen and shared bathhouse sleep four on bunks and futon; tent sites. FOOD: No food service (cookware provided in cabin kitchens; camp store sells some grocery items). CONTACT: June 2-Sept. 1; $600 (15 percent off for camps the first week of June and last week of August); 715/588-7422, nawakwa.com.