Lake Pokegama is a beautiful 5,000 acre lake that offers natural access to the Mississippi River. It is cool, clean, and the sandy shore and gently sloping beach offer great access to everything the waterfront offers! The lake is perfect setting for campers to develop a respect for the beauty of our planet.
With an emphasis on safety, certified Water Safety Instructors teach Red Cross courses from Beginner to Advanced Swimmers. There are also several supervised free swims everyday.
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.
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.
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.
Mishawaka maintains 2 Ski Nautique boats used exclusively for waterskiing and wakeboarding. Instruction is available to the beginner and advanced skier.
Mishawaka has 18 kayaks for paddling the bay or day trips on the lake!
Cruise the waters of Pokegama on one of our stand up paddleboards!
Campers have a blast seeing just how long they can stay up on the log. Simple fun at its best!
The water activities on Pokegama Lake are endless — in addition to everything above, campers enjoy snorkeling, free swim, and even our very own sauna!