Wisconsin Youth Company
Where kids thrive beyond the school day

We’ve been providing programs for school age children in the Dane County area since 1974 and in the Waukesha area since 1990. Hands-on experiential learning and an emphasis on friendship and community make our programs safe, exciting and fun places where your child can learn and grow.

Programs offered, school year:

Programs offered, summer:

Our programs are:

  • State licensed
  • YoungStar rated
  • City of Madison accredited
  • American Camp Association accredited

Our annual events are:


Vision Statement

Wisconsin Youth Company is a non-profit organization, dedicated to high-quality out-of-school programming that meets the evolving needs of youth & families. We impact children by providing a safe place to nurture social/emotional skills and positive character development. In order to operate sustainably with exceptional quality, we support the talents of staff through professional development and the use of collaborative tools. We earn the trust of families and communities by fostering positive, respectful relationships and delivering consistent programming.


Core Values

We value relationships.

Our staff are dedicated to our children and families and committed to continual improvement and professional development. We value diversity, respect each other and resolve differences in ways that preserve relationships.

Youth are our focus.  

We strive to model the strong character that we want to inspire in the children we serve.

Collaboration is the way that we work together as a team.  

We share knowledge, hold ourselves and each other accountable, and work with integrity and fairness. Through this transparent and ethical model we build trust with each other and the families that we serve.