Tenting (2 nights) ….. $55 per family
RV (2 nights) ….. $70 per family
Lakeview Dorm Room (2 nights) ….. $140 per room
Sunrise Inn (2 nights) ….. $220 per room
Cabins (2 nights) …..$320 per cabin
For everyone ages 3 and up ….. $22 per person
Cafeteria Meal Plan: Optional (In addition to Program Fee) ….. $27 per person
Includes 3 meals: Sat: breakfast and lunch/Sun breakfast
Not spending the night? Want to come for Saturday only?
Fee includes Ethiopian dinner and Camp Koronis activity facilities, i.e. swimming, ga-ga pit, etc.
Saturday Day Camper Fee ….. $22 per person
Late arrivals should arrange alternate check in by emailing Laura Tripiciano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday dinner is not included in the meal plan. Paynesville has a DQ, Subway and A&W—please plan accordingly.
16 tent sites are equipped with water and electricity. Additional tent sites will be on the sports field with no water or electricity. Choose high ground if rain is expected.
Site selection is first come, first served on Friday. Very limited space for large campers.
Shower House with warm water
Large Gym (with additional showers)
Gym is available for EKC use when not already reserved by another group
Hiking/mountain biking trails
These hotel-like accommodations are located across the street from the camping area. Double queen rooms. 1 King room is available to the first person to email us.
2 queen beds
in room bathroom
all linen’s provided
game room for gathering
no kitchen facilities
Cabin 64: 1 double bed, full bath, kitchenette with small fridge and microwave, living area.
1 Queen bed
2 Bunk beds
Included in program fee. Dinner served Saturday night at 6:30. Wear your Ethiopian traditional clothes.
EKC Family Camp was created to connect families who love Ethiopia. We will enjoy Ethiopian food, but the weekend will not be highly structured. There are many options for fun and engagement. Families are welcome to plan for or simply spontaneously lead something like: a scavenger hunt, parent/child soccer game, coffee ceremony over campfire, Sunday morning chapel service, nature hike, craft, Ethiopian games.
7:00 Crowd Mixer
10:00 Field Games (located near the Tenting/Gym area)
Afternoon swimming beach is open
6:30 Ethiopian Dinner
8:00 Possible Group Event - Organizer and ideas needed
10:30 Tween/Teen and Brave Adults Night Games
If you purchase a meal plan from the camp cafeteria, meal times are:
Breakfast: 8:00am Lunch: 12:00pm
*Campfires - There are many designated fire pits. Kids and Campfires – No unattended children are allowed at campfire pits. PLEASE watch the kids. We are a village and you have permission to ask kids to be careful or “don’t swing that flaming poker stick in the air.” Please instruct your kids on campfire do’s and don’t's to help ensure all are safe at campfires. Campfire pits do not have grilling grates. You will need to bring your camp stove to cook.
Canoeing (no personal boats, please)
Biking Trails – bring your bikes!
Only well behaved pets
All camping equipment
Swim suit and water shoes, towel
Balls and other toys for kids
Marshmallows, graham crackers, chocolate
Corn to roast on the fire Ethiopian style
Ethiopian Traditional Clothes
Can you help? Please sign up today!
Planner for Friday Night Mixer
Planner for Saturday morning field activity
Photographer/organizer for group photo
Climbing wall supervisors (Saturday)
Meal coordinator (do not need to pick up food)
Planner for clothing/hair care exchange
Planner for Saturday Game Night (after dinner)
Don’t forget to bring items for the exchange table at the Saturday evening meal!
(Ethiopian clothing, books, hair care products, etc)
We love getting together to hear about others traveling back to visit our home country! Small group get-togethers occur at homes. Contact us if you are interested in hosting or joining in on the conversation.
We spent the day at Feed My Starving Children and packed several hundred meals in one day!
MN United Game Day
It’s no surprise what our favorite sport is—soccer! MN United partnered with EKC for a special game day discount on tickets. Our group packed the stands, great seats too!