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Senior High Retreat

The Senior High Retreat is an opportunity for graduating seniors to spend time learning what to expect on their post high school journey, and how to navigate new challenges and...
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New Junior Counselor Position!

This year, Camp Tanako has created the new position of Junior Counselor for rising 11th and 12th graders to replace the former CIT camp. Introducing Jr. Counselors will give those individuals who want the opportunity to work at camp, but are not yet old enough to be...
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High ropes course at Camp Tanako by summer

The summer of 2016 will bring exciting changes and new programmatic elements to Camp Tanako. We are so excited to start construction on a high ropes course with four elements, a climbing tower, and zip line. A high ropes course is a combination of both vertical and...
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Why an ACA Accredited Camp

Why an ACA-Accredited Camp? ACA Accreditation means that your child’s camp cares enough to undergo an extensive review of its operations — from staff qualifications and training to emergency management. American Camp Association collaborates with experts from the...
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2016 Summer Curriculum

Fearless Faith: Finding Courage in Community All Christians across the planet, all Christians who have come before and all who are to come, are members of the Church. We call this the community of Christ, and our common faith in Jesus, the Son of God, forms an...
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Camp Tanako, located near Hot Springs on beautiful Lake Catherine, has been a tradition of the United Methodist Church in Arkansas since 1948, and we hope for the opportunity to serve you.  Our mission here at Camp Tanako is to welcome children, youth, and adults to a place set apart where they can grow in their faith by experiencing God through nature and time spent in community and respond to the call of the Holy Spirit.  Christian camps are uniquely capable of impacting lives for Christ.  Whether you come as a guest on a retreat or come for a session of summer camp, we want this to be a place where you can release your burdens, find Christ’s peace, and rest.

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