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Camp Will-A-Way

NEW! Camp Will-A-Way is now operated by Camp Twin Lakes.

Located inside Fort Yargo State Park, Camp Will-A-Way is an accessible 250-capacity group camp that serves children facing serious illnesses and life challenges. In late 2008, the Department of Natural Resources joined forces with Camp Twin Lakes, a leader in therapeutic and recreational camping programs. Camp Twin Lakes will operate all programs and invest $4 million to revitalize facilities. With its network of partners, Camp Twin Lakes collaborates to create customized programs that teach campers to overcome obstacles and grow in their confidence and capabilities.

Will-A-Way is for special-needs groups only and must be reserved through Camp Twin Lakes.  Fort Yargo State Park does not accept reservations for Will-A-Way.

For more information and reservations:


    • Camper cabins sleep 14 and can be subdivided into three smaller sections. Camper cabins have heat/AC and three bathrooms with hot and cold water.
    • Staff cabins sleep 6 to 8 and have heat, 2 bathrooms with hot and cold water, and office space.
    • A Health Lodge contains a stove, 2 refrigerators, treatment area, medicine cabinets and 9 sleeping areas.
    • The Dining Hall has a large institutional kitchen, seating for 250, a large program area, small canteen and heat/AC.
    • Food service is available from the park, or groups may provide their own catering.
    • Program areas include an arts/crafts cabin, pavilion, amphitheater, play field and boating/fishing docks.
    • Canoes, pedal boats and pontoon boats are available for exclusive use by the group camp.
    • The swimming pool is accessible with ramps and handrails.
    • Tennis, basketball and volleyball courts and a Nature Center are in close proximity to the camp.
    • Laundry facilities are provided.

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