Year after year Kenyon ranks among the nation's finest and most beautiful higher education institutions. Kenyon's pristine 1,000-acre campus is located in Gambier, Ohio - 45 miles from the state capital, Columbus. During their stay campers live in campus residence halls, eat in the college's magnificently renovated Pierce Dining Hall, and train in its award-wining facilities. Academic campers will also have the benefit of experiencing first-hand learning in Kenyon's classrooms, science labs and while conducting research in the college's 382-acre nature preserve on campus.
The Kenyon Athletic Center (KAC)
In addition to its rankings as one of the nation's best and most beautiful colleges, The Princeton Review also ranked Kenyon's athletic facilities as #1 in the country in 2013! Spacious, architecturally stunning, and equipped with best-in-class facilities, the center includes:
- The Kenyon Aquatic Center - home to Kenyon's national championship swim teams. The center features the college's 985,000 gallon pool. The pool accommodates 20 lanes (25 yards), or nine long-course lanes, ample deck space, plus one-and-three-meter diving boards. It also includes a wet classroom, a meet manager's office, a whirlpool, on-deck access to locker rooms, a digital scoreboard, and second-tier stands that seat approximately 350 fans.
- Kenyon's award-winning Barett A. Toan Track that occupies the north end of the Kenyon Athletic Center. The field space inside the track is used for dry-land training during camp.
- The 120-seat Beulah Kahler Theater for is used for camp meetings and lectures.