Founded in 1995, Camperships For Nebagamon (CFN) helps send boys to Camp Nebagamon, and girls to Camp WeHaKee, who otherwise would not be able to enjoy a private camping experience. These campers, from a wide range of backgrounds, enjoy life-changing experiences while diversifying and enriching the camp community. A 501(c)(3) charitable organization, CFN seeks to provide its camperships to campers for multiple years, giving them sustained access to a summer community in which to build lifelong friendships and identity.
CFN depends upon ongoing contributions from the extended Camp Nebagamon community: to sustain current campership levels; to keep pace with inflation; and to increase the number of camperships it can provide. Annual costs are funded by both current contributions and by income from the Muggs and Janet Lorber Endowment Fund, named for Nebagamon’s founders.
Today, CFN provides partial tuition for nearly 40 boys attending Camp Nebagamon each year. Since 2002, CFN has also provided partial tuition to girls attending Camp WeHaKee, located in the Chequamegon National Forest of northern Wisconsin.
CFN’s volunteer board conducts an annual evaluation process to monitor its reach and impact on individual campers and the broader camp communities. Its goal is to fund camperships for 15% of each camp’s campers, at which time it will consider identifying other partner camps to broaden further its reach.
Help us sustain and grow Camperships for Nebagamon, extend the gift of camp to youth who would not otherwise have the opportunity, and contribute to the diversity of the Camp Nebagamon and Camp WeHaKee communities.