Archive | Associate Camps

Camp Kooch-i-ching

On the shores of Deer Island on Rainy Lake in northern Minnesota sits one of JACF’s newest associate camps—Kooch-i-ching. Just outside of the town of International Falls and very close to the Canadian border, Kooch-i-ching welcomed its first campers in 1925 and offers programming for boys in grades 3-11. Kooch-i-ching has a long history of [...]
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Building Community – The Ogichi Daa ‘Kwe’

RAINY LAKE — It’s early afternoon on the shores of Frank’s Bay, International Falls, MN and a lunch bell starts to ring. From all directions, campers and staff descend upon the dining room in the camp’s impressive main hall. After a morning of rock climbing, canoe building, archery, weaving, sailing, trip preparations and more, energy from the […]

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Why I’m Thankful for Camp Thunderbird

We are very fortunate to partner with some amazing summer camps, offering incredible and life changing experiences for their campers. Every now and again we are able to share these experiences through their eyes. Thunderbird taught me independence, as I learned from a young age how to live away from home without my parents, which […]

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Camp Visit to Sanborn Western Camps

Members of the JACF staff and Board of Trustees recently conducted a visit to Sanborn Western Camps in Florissant, CO and what an experience it was! As a part of our ongoing quality control, we evaluate our associate camps on a regular basis before offering to renew our association. An important part of that process […]

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