Directions

 

Camp Ton-A-Wandah is located near the National Forests of Western North Carolina in the United States of America. The closest airport is Asheville Regional Airport (AVL).

 

FROM INTERSTATE 26
If traveling on I-26 East or West, take Exit 53 (Upward Road). Follow the signs to the Carl Sandburg Estate and Flat Rock Playhouse. You will pass through one traffic light through Highway 176. At this juncture, Upward Road becomes Highland Lake Road at this point. Stay on Highland Lake Road until it dead-ends at Highway 25/Greenville Highway. Turn left onto Highway 25 and proceed for eight-tenths of a mile to Little River Road. Turn right onto Little River Road and continue two and two-tenths miles to Lake Falls Road. Turn left here and proceed four-tenths of a mile to the camp. You will see the entrance on the right.

 

FROM HIGHWAY 25
Leave Hendersonville via the Greenville Highway/Highway 25. Proceed south to the Flat Rock Post Office and Flat Rock Playhouse. At this intersection, turn right onto Little River Road. Proceed two and two-tenths miles to Lake Falls Road. Turn left here and proceed four-tenths of a mile to the camp. You will see the entrance on the right.

 

Airports

 

ARRIVAL

For campers who are flying, we provide a shuttle service to and from the Asheville, NC airport (AVL) and the Greenville/Spartanburg, SC airport (GSP). We cannot accommodate travel from other airports. In making your daughter’s plane reservations, allow the flight arrival time to be between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Please consult the camp office at (828) 393-6972 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are having difficulty finding a time that meets our criteria.

 

Your camper will be met at the airport as they depart their plane by camp personnel wearing Camp Ton-A-Wandah Staff apparel and then escorted to the camp vehicle. If your airline requires a name of an individual picking your camper up for the unaccompanied minor form, please use “Camp Ton-A-Wandah” as this name. If the airline does not accept this, you may call our camp office to ask for a specific individual. Your camper should carry a list of phone numbers, including Camp Ton-A-Wandah’s number. We will telephone you when your camper arrives.

 

DEPARTURE

On closing day, all campers check out of camp between the hours of 9:00am and 11:00am. Please schedule your departure flight between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm. Again, for campers who are flying, we provide a shuttle service to and from the Asheville, NC airport (AVL) and the Greenville/Spartanburg, SC airport (GSP). We cannot accommodate travel from other airports. Our camp staff will go through security with your camper and stay with them until the plane actually takes off.

 

For departure flights, please have any baggage fees paid for prior to arriving for camp. Campers ages 7-15 must travel with an Unaccompanied Minor Form purchased at the time reservations are made. Please prepay for this service as well. Any fees not paid in advance will be covered by Camp Ton-A-Wandah. These fees will then be charged automatically to your credit card on file and a service charge of $20 will be added to your account.

 

Arrival and Departure information must be sent to us one week prior to camp starting. Please send the following information to camp:

 

  • *  Airline Tickets
  • *  Proof of Baggage Payment
  • *  Unaccompanied Minor Form
  • *  Name, Phone Number, and Address of the individual who will be picking them up from the airport
  • *  Extra cash if needed

Round trip tickets, passports, money, and Unaccompanied Minor forms will be collected and placed in the camp safe until departure.

 

Shipping of Trunks/Luggage

 

 

If you are planning on shipping your camper's luggage to or from camp, we have a great working relationship with our local UPS store.  You have the option to send your luggage/trunks to camp through them or send them on your own.  We use UPS to ship your luggage back to you. Below is the form you need to complete in order for your trunk to be sent back home. This form is REQUIRED if you are planning on Camp handling your shipping needs.  We ship your trunks back to you within 3 days of the session end date. If you would like to ship round trip, you may complete this same form. We will make sure it gets to the UPS Store and they will be in touch with you prior to camp starting. Once this form is completed, you may upload it to our Camp-In-Touch system to your camper account.  Click here to take you to our Camp-In-Touch system.  This form can be uploaded to your account under "Forms and Documents", emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or mailed to the address below.

 

We ask that you ship your trunk no sooner than a week prior to your session beginning to:

 

 

Camp Ton-A-Wandah

Your Camper's Name

300 West Ton-A-Wandah Road

Hendersonville, NC  28739.

 

Shipping_Form.pdf

 

Places to Stay

 

As you drop off/pick up your daughter at camp, you may want to spend some time in dowtown Hendersonville.  Hendersonville, North Carolina is a charming, 2,200-foot elevation mountain community steeped in history and cradled by the Blue Ridge Mountains. With a population of 13,000, it is a quarter the size of Asheville, its "uptown" neighbor to the north. The area offers a healthy economic base and attracts visitors to its plentiful outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, golf, fishing and horseback riding. Its history has been preserved through its many museums and historic properties, and the area is also host to numerous cultural events, an active arts scene, and more. With so many unique features, it's easy to see why Hendersonville in a popular choice for those looking to retire or relocate in the Southeast.

 

Click here for a list of hotels in the Hendersonville, NC area.