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Campership Opportunities

Campership Opportunities

Anokijig offers several opportunities for full and partial camperships (camper scholarships). Read below for information on general campership applications as well as several other scholarship opportunities!

General Camperships (Financial Assistance) - OPEN

Each year, many of Anokijig's supporters choose to support Camperships through donations for the Scholarship Fund.  These funds are used to help send as many children as possible to a week at summer resident camp.  Anyone can apply for financial support through Anokijig's Scholarship Fund.  Both full and partial camperships may be awarded based on financial need.
Applicant Requirements
  • Ages 7-16
  • Awarded based on immediate financial need
  • Fill out application form provided by Anokijig main office

For more details and application information, call 1-800-741-6931, email, or write/mail the Anokijig office at: Campership, Camp Anokijig, W5639 Anokijig Lane, Plymouth, WI 53073.


Other Campership Opportunities

Curtis D. Neal Foundation, Essay Contest (Milwaukee area) - Open in 2024

The Curtis Neal Foundation, in memory of an Anokijig alumnus who worked to bring groups of children to Anokijig, offers several camperships each summer based on an essay contest. 

Applicant Requirements
  • Applicants must be going into grades 2-10 in the Fall
  • Live in and/or go to school in Milwaukee County
  • Submit essay based on one of the provided prompts
Download flyer with essay prompts HERE.  Questions?  Reach out to the foundation at    
ESS Cares (BIPOC Youth) - Open in 2024

The ESS Summer Camp Scholarship Program was specifically designed to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) youth ages 13-16.  The program is available for 10 summer camps across the country, including Camp Anokijig.  Includes a full week of summer camp.

Applicant Requirements

  • Applicants must be 13-16 years old
  • Race falls under the BIPOC umbrella
  • No restrictions on location
  • Fill out online application form, including a short essay answer to the question "Why do you want to go to camp?"
To apply, fill out the online application form on the ESS website.  Make sure to select "Camp Anokijig" when it asks which camp you want to attend!  If selected, ESS will cover the cost for a full week of summer camp.  


Phil Binks Camperships (SouthEast Wisconsin) - Open in 2024

In memory of Phil Binks, a longtime Anokijig supporter and alumnus, the Binks family chooses several children to receive full week scholarships, and $100 in the campers' Trading Post account. 

Applicant Requirements
For questions, email       
Knighthood Essay Contest (Racine area) - Open in 2024

Annually, the Camp Anokijig Knighthood Campership Fund supports an essay contest to send between 8-10 children to Camp.  The essay prompts and deadline change yearly, but submissions are usually due in early February. 

Applicant Requirements
  • Must live in and/or go to school in Racine County
  • Ages 7-16
  • Submit an essay based on one of the provided prompts

Details and prompts available HERE


Zack Baun/Johnsonville Camper Program (Wisconsin) - Open in 2024

Zack Baun, NFL linebacker for the New Orleans Saints and Anokijig alumnus, along with Johnsonville fund 10 children from Wisconsin to come to Anokijig on full week scholarships, including $50 in each campers' Trading Post and a package of all camping essentials. 

At this point in time, there is no open application process for these camperships.