Water

Water Activities

 

 
Lake Pokegama is a beautiful 5,000-acre lake that offers natural access to the Mississippi River. It is cool, clean, and sets a beautiful backdrop. The sandy shore and gently sloping beach offer great access to everything the waterfront offers!

Swimming

Swimming

With an emphasis on safety, certified Water Safety Instructors teach Red Cross courses from Beginners to Advanced Swimmer. There are also several supervised free swims everyday.

 

Sailing

Sailing

Certified U.S. Sailing Instructors utilize the fleet of J-Boats, E-scows, 420s, Day Sailors and Barnett 1400s to develop proficiency from beginner to expert.

 

Canoeing

Canoeing

Fundamental canoeing skills are imparted to give campers the confidence to enjoy varied outings from day trips to week-long adventures. Sequential course work allows campers to advance skills in all waterfront areas.

 

Fishing

Fishing

Perch and panfish are plentiful right from Mishawaka’s docks. Mishawaka also has a 21-foot pontoon boat for fishing the secluded coves of Lake Pokegama where northern pike, bass and walleye hang out. (Pictured result not typical, but awesome!)

 

Water skiing

Waterskiing and Wakeboarding

Mishawaka maintains a Ski Nautique boat used exclusively for waterskiing and wakeboarding. Instruction is available to the beginner and advanced skier.

 

Kayaking

Kayaking

Mishawaka has 18 kayaks for paddling the bay or day trips on the lake!

 

And More…

Pokegama Lake covers more than 5000 acres, and the water activities are endless. We can’t get pictures of everything, but here are a few more Camp Mishawaka favorites:

  • Snorkeling
  • Free Swim
  • Boating
  • Sauna

 

Ski Boat
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