Donate to Camp

Adopt a Project

Can you, your small group, your youth group or your whole church adopt one of these needed projects?

  • Gordon Hall Porch Roof & Deck—Goal: $50,000; To Date: $25,320.34

  • The Barn—Goal: $50,000; To Date: $1,570

  • Camper Scholarship Fund—Goal: $10,000; To Date: $13,075.46

Please consider a gift of your time, talent, or money towards one of these projects.

Funds to Donate to:

  • General Fund: Funds the monthly operating costs of running Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya.

  • Building Fund: Funds the current and future building projects at Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya.

  • The Levi Francis Camper Scholarship Fund: Helps campers with financial needs get the money they need to attend summer camp.

  • Missionary Support Funds: Each of our missionary families are individually supported through churches and individuals who regularly give toward their ministry here at Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya.

    • The Deens: Executive Director & Food Service

    • The Lloyds: Guest Services Manager

    • The Hopkins: Facility Manager

    • Troy Holstad: Program Manager

How to Donate to Camp

Thank you for choosing to partner with us in providing a Christ Centered camping experience for boys, girls, men, and women. As an all-volunteer organization, we depend on partners to help by giving as God has led to meet the financial needs of the Camp. You can give using your credit card with the link below or to send your donation via regular mail:

Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya

8401 W. Thomas Pike

Shelby, MI 49455


Would you consider adding camp to your estate planning and/or will?

Cash, Bequest in your will, Beneficiary Designations: Retirement Plans, IRAs, Life Insurance Policies & Insurance Annuities, IRA Charitable Rollover, Charitable Gift Annuities and Trusts, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Real Estate or Retained Real Estate

You can also partner with the National Christian Fund NCF/ Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya Account #327772

Simply provide your planner(s) with a statement like the following: "I/we give and bequeath to Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya, Tax ID #38-2909694, a charitable organization located at 8401 W. Thomas Pike, MI 49455, ($_________, or ____% of my estate, or my residual estate.)"

Your planning and gifts will help to reach boys, girls, men, & women with the Gospel of Christ for generations to come. Thank you.

Donate to Camp

If you have any questions, call 231-861-2466 or email