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Camp Icaghowan

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Registration for summer 2024 is now open!


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Founded in 1908, Camp Icaghowan sits on 164 acres, including a beautiful 44-acre island. Lake Wapogasset provides the perfect backdrop to adventure on the island. Icaghowan features tree houses, target sports, water activities, horses, and more.

Camp Icaghowan offers programs for ages seven and up, starting with our Summer Sampler and Traditional Camps, Horse Camp, Two-Week Camp, teen programs, canoe tripping, and teen leadership. There is even fun for families during our winter, spring, and fall Family Camp weekends.

At Icaghowan, we ground everything in the 5-core values of Y of the North – Caring, Honesty, Equity, Respect, and Responsibility. These values are present in our everyday camp culture and Community Commitment.

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We provide a structured sleepaway experience, encouraging kids to try new things and build confidence in a safe space.


Summer Camp

What to Expect

Learn more about the overnight camp experience including health and safety, transportation, packing list, camp store, and more.

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See what's available at our location, including rates, dates, and program descriptions.

Summer Options

Download the camp handbook to answer many of your questions as you prepare for camp.

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News and Events

Latest Posts

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Our supporters fuel our mission through our various camp annual fund designations.
This is the time of year to get excited about the powerful impact of our programs and to celebrate the 110 years of accomplishments of our campers, staff and community participants.
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Mark and Cathy Dobbelmann found the daughter they never knew. Laura Bestler found the parents who had given her in love to another family at birth. And they all discovered an entirely unexpected, mutual love of YMCA Camp Icaghowan.

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On June 15, 2024, more than 125 alumni and friends celebrated YMCA Camp Icaghowan gathered to celebrate its 116th anniversary, and the joy was palpable.

Upcoming Events

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Fall, Winter, and Spring

We are a year-round destination for various activities, including outdoor learning and nature retreats.

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Seasonal Adventures


Book your own getaway


Hands-on outdoor education


Personal, professional, and educational


Improving group dynamics


The natural way to say "I do!"

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Our Team

As leaders and friends, our team embodies the YMCA values of equity, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

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Our Camp Story

We are part of a family. And like any family member, our camp has a unique personality and some distinct characteristics.

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Giving Opportunities

Creating welcoming, inclusive, and supportive spaces takes a village. We would love for you to support and be part of ours.

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Making adventure more accessible

Everyone deserves access to programs and services that help them reach their full potential. That's why we offer need-based financial assistance to help people participate in our programs regardless of their income.

Here to Help

Have a question or need assistance?

Our customer service team is always happy to help.

For location-specific questions, we encourage you to contact your camp directly.

Camp Icaghowan emergency contact Georgia Ellingson

Camp Icaghowan
emergency contact

Georgia Ellingson
Executive Director