Our Facilites

Horace C. Cabe Tanako Life Center

This facility provides over seventeen thousand square feet of educational, recreational and administrative space. The Big Room has seven thousand square feet and can be set up for conference style meetings, theater style seating or recreational use. There are numerous meeting rooms throughout the building varying in size that will accommodate groups ranging in size from twenty to several hundred.There is also a kitchenette that is used for coffee service, snacks and meal service.


Lodging is available in 6 duplex style cabins. Our beautiful cabins have six bunks on each side which allows for 24 persons in each facility. Separating the two bunk areas is a spacious, modern bathroom area with four sinks, three ceramic tiled showers, three toilet stalls, and ample vanity space and mirrors. All cabins have central heat and air systems and are allocated to groups for maximum utilization.

Dining Facilities

There are both summer and winter dining facilities located adjacent to the Camp Kitchen. Campers and other groups use our historic screened-in dining hall during the warm spring and summer months. This large building can easily accommodates 150-175 people. The back porch of the dining hall is a traditional gathering spot for fellowship before meals. During colder weather, meals are served in Milner Hall adjacent to the dining hall. This room is heated and cooled with bathroom facilities.

J. Gordon Wilson Conference Center

For small groups that prefer to do their own food preparation, this facility has a kitchenette that is equipped with basic meal preparation and serving items. A fireplace located at the far end of the large room provides for a cozy setting on chilly nights. This facility will accommodate approximately forty participants.

Camp Fire Area

There is a new open camp fire ring built by our NOMADS this fall. The fire ring is located right outside the TLC and provides easily accessible rustic seating for a group gathering. Groups of all ages enjoy the warmth and fun of a campfire and s’mores! The camp provides necessary firewood and assistance with fire building when requested.

Fawcett Chapel

Our beautiful open-air chapel sits on a bluff overlooking Lake Catherine. This chapel is named in honor of Roy Fawcett, whose wisdom and leadership, helped to established Camp Tanako in 1946. Campers will find this setting perfect for worship, prayer, or just a moment of quiet reflection. Fawcett Chapel is an beautiful setting for outdoor weddings.

Everitt Lodge

Opened and dedicated in 2012, Everitt Lodge is a building with special meaning to many people. It fulfilled the vision of long-time Camp Tanako Director, Terry Everitt. In his 34 years of service at Tanako, Terry dreamed of lodging for the summer staff that serves at Tanako. This lodge provides living quarters for the summer staff with a large central hall for fellowship. Additionally, Everitt Lodge is available to smaller adult groups during the spring, fall, and winter The lodge is available for use by smaller groups of adults who would like to stay overnight. It has 5 bedrooms

“Tanako is my home away from home.  It’s the place where I knew I belonged, and where I could be myself without feeling judged.  Most importantly, it’s the place where I fist experienced God’s love.”
Erin M.

lifelong Tanako camper and former staff


4301 State Hwy 290
Hot Springs, AR 71913





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