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, this is a place where you can release your burdens, find Christ’s peace, and rest.
When we get caught up in the day-to-day grind, it's easy to forget to take a breath and rest. Come join us for Family Camp: a low-key camp experience at Camp Tanako. Enjoy all that Camp Tanako has to offer. Sleep in cabins, sit around a camp fire and make s'mores,...Read More
A new high ropes challenge course was constructed at Camp Tanako in the beginning of the 2016 summer camping season. Many of our campers climbed, rappelled, traversed the challenging elements, and zip lined. Some campers approached this new challenge with keenness,...Read More
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...Read More