About Camp Akita

Camp Akita is a summer camp, group activity center, and cabin rental facility located 45 miles southeast of Columbus in the rolling hills of Hocking County, Ohio. The facility includes 1,200 acres of land, 15 miles of marked hiking trails, a nature sanctuary, a basketball court, a ropes challenge course, and a 7-acre lake for fishing, swimming, and canoeing.

What We Do

Summer Camp

Camp Akita's summer camp is a co-ed, residential camp experience for youth in 1st through 12th grades. As a camper, you will experience crazy fun and excitement, thoughtful times of reflection and conversation, and a loving community that values you unconditionally for who you are right now. Learn more

Group Programs

Our group programs are great for schools, companies, sports teams, scout groups, and more. These year-round programs help your group learn, grow, and laugh together through team-building activities, outdoor education, and our exciting high ropes and challenge course. We can house your group overnight and provide meal service for a multi-day experience. Learn more

Facility Rentals

Rent one of our cabins in the woods and bring your family for a relaxing weekend getaway in a beautiful setting. Larger groups can reserve several cabins together or stay in our main lodge. We can even accomodate the ceremony, reception, and overnight lodging for your wedding. Learn more

Who We Are

Camp Akita is a place of fun and reflection where all who enter are encouraged to strengthen their relationship with God, self, others, and nature. Founded in 1949 by Dr. Roy Burkhart on land donated by the Galbreath family, Camp Akita is accredited by the American Camp Association and is a mission of First Community Church in Columbus, Ohio.

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Directions to Akita

We are located at 29746 Logan-Hornsmill Road in Logan, Ohio. For more information, please contact Executive Director Scot Nicoll at snicoll@campakita.org.