Camp Zanika is more than an unusual name, it is a unique camping experience. Owned and operated by North Central Washington Council of Camp Fire, Camp Zanika is nestled on the shores of Lake Wenatchee some 25 miles from Leavenworth in the Washington Cascades. Zanika’s rustic log cabins, lodge and other facilities all serve to provide campers  and rental groups with a memorable and positive experience in this unique outdoor setting.

About Camp Zanika

Established in 1932 by Camp Fire North Central Washington Council on the shores of Lake Wenatchee, Camp Zanika is located 31 miles west of the charming Bavarian theme village of Leavenworth Washington. Located on 13 acres of waterfront property in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National forest, Camp Zanika has been a getaway experience for both youth and adults for over 80 years. – About Camp Zanika

Summer Camp

From the shores of Lake Wenatchee Camp Zanika Lache has been providing fun exciting summers to youth for over 75 years. We have a wide variety of summer programs and activities for youth from ages 6-17.  Our sessions run from July to August. – Summer Camp

Summer Camp Staff

Camp Zanika’s greatest asset is it’s staff. As role models for youth, they create a healthy and safe community in which campers group, learn and explore. Staff are selected for their friendly personality, passion for working with children and youth developmental skills.  – Camp Staff

Group Rental

Looking for a place for your group to meet? Camp Zanika is available to group rentals of all sizes, at all times of the year, when not in use for Camp Fire Programs. –  Group Rentals

Environmental Education

Looking for a different type of field trip this year? Camp Zanika offers a unique experience that gives youth gifrst hand knowledge and understanding of our natural resources in a National Forest. Our program supports the classroom curriculum through hands-on, outdoor activities –Environmental Education

Japanese Student Exchange – Utrek

Utrek and a Japanese Exchange program worth together with Camp Fire USA North Central WAshington Council to host students from Japan to learn aout our country and traditions and primarily what it’s like to be an American Family. We are in search of families who are interested in hosting a Utrek student for a week. If this sounds like something you may be interested in please contact the Camp Fire office. – Utrek

Zanika Alumni

Are you a former camper or staff member? Interested in reconnecting with Camp Zanika? – Alumni

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To find out more about Camp Zanika and the programs we offer!

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