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Activities

What sorts of things will you do at Fort?

“Remember when we …” The beauty of Fort Wilderness is you can fill in the blank with any number of incredible, memory-making activities that you will love in the moment and cherish in the future. From the waterfront to the snow-covered ground, opportunities abound throughout Fort, anytime of the year. Adventures await you and your family!
  • Summer Activities
  • Winter Activities

Waterfront

Nothing says summertime like fun in (and near) the water!

Nature Center

God’s creation is seen everywhere at Fort, and nowhere more so than at the Nature Center. You’ll not only want to see the adorable animals that call the Nature Center home, but also be sure to sign up for the amazing classes that will teach you more about God’s incredible creation. No matter your age, no matter how many times you’ve been to Fort, there’s always something new at the Nature Center!

Dining Together

Great food prepared for you, shared with your family and camp friends. Full salad bar and no dish duty.

Horsemanship

From experts to first-timers, Fort’s horses and ponies bring joy to riders of all ages and sizes.

Praise & Teaching

Worshipping God in Spirit and Truth as a group is truly…AWESOME! And, since 2022, we gather amongst creation in Fort’s Amphitheater – towering trees, blue skies, and the shimmer of Spider Lake.

Canteen

Look no further than the Canteen for apparel, merchandise, and bumper stickers, as well as snacks, food, candy, and ice cream.

CampGrounds

Our full-service coffee shop offers smoothies, tea, local roasted beans (Eagle River), in a friendly setting.

Woodshop

With instructors there to teach and help, enjoy a hands-on, creative project with power tools.

Stockade 80

Guns, personalized instruction, and bullseyes are all part of this unique experience. Guns are provided (.410 gauge, 28 gauge, 20 gauge, 12 gauge) or you can shoot your own.

Carpetball & Gagaball

Nothing says Fort like a game (or 12!) of carpetball or gaga ball. If those are new to you, they won’t be for long!

Waterslide

Get ready for a 200-foot thrill ride as you race down the slide to the awaiting water (with a lifeguard at the ready).

Family Games

Family Games: A wonderful element of Family Camp, this competition involves the whole family battling other families in a unique set of games you will love!

Archery

Take aim for fun or for competition at the archery area.

Craft Shop

Get your craft on by making unique crafts designed by the staff of the Craft Shop.

Specialty Breakfast

How would you like to have breakfast outdoors, cooked on a griddle over an open fire? It’s an experience! Many argue which is their favorite – Lumberjacks? Wranglers? Mens or Womens?

Tube Float

As part of Family Camp, you can enjoy a relaxing tube ride down the Wisconsin River.

Climbing

Trained instructors will guide you up our 50-foot wall for an unforgettable view of Spider Lake as you celebrate a great accomplishment.

Nature Center

God’s creation is seen everywhere at Fort, and nowhere more so than at the Nature Center. You’ll not only want to see the adorable animals that call the Nature Center home, but also be sure to sign up for the amazing classes that will teach you more about God’s incredible creation. No matter your age, no matter how many times you’ve been to Fort, there’s always something new at the Nature Center!

Dining Together

Great food prepared for you, shared with your family and camp friends. Full salad bar and no dish duty.

Horsemanship

From experts to first-timers, Fort’s horses and ponies bring joy to riders of all ages and sizes.

Praise & Teaching

Gather together to hear God’s Word in the Gathering Place (GP). A comfortable atmosphere, the GP also includes booths for small gatherings & games; and is home of the Hearth Room, the coziest spot at camp.

Canteen

Look no further than the Canteen for apparel, merchandise, and bumper stickers, as well as snacks, food, candy, and ice cream.

Vipukelkka (Spinning Chair)

Oh, sure, some might call a chair spinning a person on ice the “chair of death” … we like to refer to it as “an adventure!”

Cross Country Skiing

Could there be anything more invigorating than skiing across the beauty of God’s creation here at Fort?

Snowshoeing

Strap ‘em on and head out onto the trails for a snowy adventure.

Tubing

There are two tubing runs, one fast and one winding, both depositing you onto the frozen Spider Lake!

Ice Skating

What would wintertime be without ice skating? Whether you’re just learning, an expert, or (likely) in between, you’ll love the skating experience at Fort.

Broomball

We’ve got the brooms, we’ve got the ball, and we’ve got the ice … all we need is you!

CampGrounds

Our full-service coffee shop offers smoothies, tea, local roasted beans (Eagle River), in a friendly setting.

Note: Some activities are weather-dependent. When the weather gets in the way, we move indoors and offer different types of fun! Some activities have an additional charge.

Main Camp

All activities take place at Main Camp!

Discover

Find the camp that’s perfect for you or your family!

Volunteer

You can utilize your talents and time to serve at Fort throughout the year.