Be set up before 7pm service Friday, leave at your own pace after service on Monday
Camp Wilderness, Waupaca
A Fully-emersive Experience
Who Can Attend?
All campers have to be approved by their pastor and adults need a background check on file with their home church. This camp is intended for FCF members that with to show their families what FCF is all about. Each member family may invite one additional guest family with a boy interested in joining FCF.
What will we do at camp?
A devotional service is offered every morning and evening during camp. We all sit around a roaring council fire as our camp speaker brings the Word. We like to sing a few worship songs so please bring an instrument if you play.
Days are packed with competitions in black powder rifle shooting, tomahawk and knife throwing; and other Frontiersmen skills. You are welcome to try your hand at blacksmithing, bring items for trading or practice your frontiersman craft during camp. Be ready to teach someone a new skill.
What's for dinner?
That's entirely up to you. No meals are provided, so members are expected to coordinate food with their guests. We suggest you keep meals simple, allowing more free time to enjoy frontier activities or camp crafts. Try to keep with the frontier theme when doing your meal plan.
What's primitive camping?
We camp as if it's the 1800's in period correct canvas tents, using equipment available only in that time period. To maximise this experience for everyone, we ask that you try your very best to dress the part, and use the gear FCF members have available to you. But don't let that stop you from attending. Many families will use modern camping equipment, but they do so subtly with the least possible impact on the frontier experience – no electricity, no flashlights and we all hide modern conveniences very well.
Don't forget the missions auction
Every year members donate quality items like cookware, clothes and handmade trade items FCF'ers need to build their kits and outfits. These items are then individually auctioned off and all proceeds go to support missions. Please remember to bring cash or your checkbook to support this great cause.