Welcome to K-1!

Get ready for an action packed 2 or 4-Week term full of laughter, adventure, sports, and friendships! Every minute at K-1 is intentionally used to grow Kampers in their faith, confidence, and character. Kampers return home with a biblical foundation, fun memories, and new life-long friendships.


With over 70 sports and activities to choose from, K-1 Kampers have the time of their life while growing in confidence and character.

  • Football
  • Zip-Line
  • Party Barn
  • Tarzan Land
  • Basketball
  • Water Slides
  • Wiffleball


We are a discipleship Kamp! Everything we do at Kanakuk is designed to build strong disciples who will impact their world for Christ. This devotion is integrated into each day’s activities, equipping Kampers of all ages to represent Christ in all they do.

Favorite K-1 Faith Activities
  • Daily Cabin Devos
  • Cross Talk
  • I'm Third Groups
  • Year-Long Age Specific Devotional

Premium Facilities

Built on the grounds of the original Kanakuk Kamp started in 1926, the 42 acres of K-1 now facilitates the tradition and legacy of the original Kamp with state of the art facilities.

New Facilities
  • Lodges
  • Pool
  • Water Slides
  • Dining Hall
  • Indoor Church
  • Indoor Gymnasium

We Love K-1

  • K-1 was awesome! There was more to do than I could ever imagine. And my counselors were awesome too! I can't wait to come back next summer!

    — Ralph • Kamper

  • K-1 has helped me grow closer to Christ in an amazing and fun environment!

    — Amy • Kamper

  • I love K-1 because the spiritual direction they provide my children is everlasting. The staff's commitment to adolescents and their families and dedication to God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit are extremely refreshing!

    — Robyn • Parent

K-1 Directors & Contact

Matt Houston

K-1 Director

Melissa Houston

K-1 Women's Director

Reid Towns

K-1 Assistant Director

Beth Ann Lampley

K-1 Assistant Women's Director

Connor Wilkins

K-1 Assistant Director



Saturday - Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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