Kowakan Adventures is your Gateway to the Boundary Waters!

Based out of a rustic 40-acre site near Ely, MN, Kowakan Adventures is a Christian camp committed to giving your group a safe and memorable Boundary Waters Canoe Area wilderness adventure! Whether you want to use KoWaKan as a base camp to stage your trip or would like our trained guides to act as a wilderness outfitters and guide your expedition, you've come to the right place. The BWCA is an untouched wilderness that allows us a rare opportunity to enjoy what God has given us through nature.


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Check out some of the great stuff happening with your camps!

Check out some of the great stuff happening with your United Methodist camps!  Click here to read the Dakotas and Minnesota Area Camp Newsletter!

Keith Shew, Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries, takes the Camp Chill Challenge!

Keith absolutely loves camp, knows the impact of a camping experience on the hearts and lives of campers, and wants anyone and everyone to experience camp ...

United Methodists raise $10,000, Bishop Ough prepares for polar plunge

We did it! Thanks to your amazing generosity, we raised more than $10,000 for camp scholarships—and Bishop Ough is officially jumping into frigid Lake ...

Support camperships -- get Bishop Ough to jump in a frozen lake!

Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, and we need your help in raising $10,000 to get Bishop Ough to jump into frozen Lake Koronis on Feb. 18! At the 2016 ...

New Leaders for Kowakan Adventures

We are excited to welcome Levi and Lara Ziegler as program leaders for Kowakan Adventures, the Boundary Waters Wilderness arm of Camp Minnesota.  Levi and ...
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