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Camp Nakanawa, a summer camp for girls since 1920, is dedicated tohelping young ladies gain confidence and reach their potential in a positive and fun-filled environment. During the last 89 years, quite a bit of lore and legend has been established. Our Trivia page will help those new to Camp Nakanawa learn interesting facts about the Camp. Check back often for new questions! Place your mouse over the icon to the right of each question to see the answer.

Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Our Camp’s name - Nakanawa - is said to be a Cherokee Indian word which translated means what?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Camp Nakanawa's lake covers 150 acres. What is the lake’s name?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Camp Nakanawa is situated in two locations: Junior Camp and Senior Camp. These camps are on opposite sides of the lake. On which side will you find Intermediate Camp?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Who founded Camp Nakanawa, and in what year did Nakanawa have its first campers?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Nakanawa has had three owner-directors. Who was camp’s second owner-director?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Who are the current owners and directors of Camp Nakanawa?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question In what color do campers and counselors dress on Sundays?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Which Camp Nakanawa building is named "Eygpt?"
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Nakanawa girls practice good sportsmanship throughout the summer. We have two teams, the Amazons and the Valkyries. Which team is associated with black horses?
Camp Nakanawa Trivia Question Which team’s colors are red and white?
 
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Nakanawa recruits young women who enjoy camping, have a skill to teach, like the out-of-doors, and, most importantly, give of themselves to the girls.

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