Owned & Operated by former Executive director of Lazy 'J' Ranch Camp in Malibu
"Crazzy Craig Johnson," originally established in 1933.
We welcome you to our sister camp, "Wasewagan," featuring the same great staff
and programming! Please call us for any questions or come for a tour.
NEW IDEAS - OLD TRADITIONS
In these changing times, it's nice to know how some things never change. We at Wasewagan Camp and Retreat enjoy all our loyal campers as well as invite new campers for a fantastic summer of fun, exciting old traditions and some new ideas.
"CRAZZY" CRAIG & BONNIE JOY JOHNSON - OWNER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
"Crazzy" Craig Johnson has been in the camping and recreation environment for over 40 years. He is the former executive director of Lazy “J” R anch Camp in Malibu established in 1933 and has owned Wasewagan for several years. Crazzy and Bonnie are both graduates of California State University, Northridge . His degree is in Child Development and hers in Liberal Studies and Education. Bonnie Joy has been a teacher/educator for over 30 years and is experienced in recreation as well. Crazzy's past work experience with children include 9 years as vice principal, athletic director, and counselor at Wilshire West School in Santa Monica. He enjoyed 12 years as a manager and coach of Little League Baseball and also worked with children pre school through high school in an academic, emotional and athletic atmosphere.
Our staff members are very well trained and professionally prepared in order to meet the emotional and physical needs of each child as an individual and as a group. Many of our staff members have been Wasewagan campers in the past. Each year we enjoy a huge return of staff which itself adds greater continuity and stability to our program. Our groups are limited to a family-type setting. At Wasewagan Camp and Retreat we help your child enjoy the many available activities and adventures in atmosphere of trust.
Wasewagan Camp and Retreat is an accredited member of the American Camp Association (ACA). We exceed the more than 300 stringent standards in the categories of health, safety, staffing, training, programming, and transportation.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)
To file a complaint of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Under permit from the San Bernardino National Forest.