Thank you for your interest in Wisconsin Youth Company summer programs in Dane and Waukesha Counties. Dane County registration will open March 2, 2020. Waukesha County registratio will open March 16, 2020.

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Wisconsin Youth Company provides a variety of summer program opportunities for youth ages 5-15. Check out our 2020 offerings below.

Day Camps

Campers enjoy theme-based activities and hands-on projects that encourage them to be active, gain new experiences and build friendships. Each week consists of at least one field trip and aquatic trip. 

Day camps are state licensed, American Camp Association (ACA) accredited and
YoungStar rated. 

Ages: Entering grades K-5
Weekly enrollment

Dane County Locations:
Madison: Camp Bayside  |  Located at Franklin Elementary  |  June 15-August 14
                  Camp of the Lakes  |  Located at Crestwood Elementary  |  June 15-August 14
Waunakee: Camp Castle Creek at Heritage Elementary  |  June 15-August 14
                     Camp Pleasant Valley  |  Located at the Village Center  |  June 15-August 14
Verona: Camp Wildcat  Located at Stoner Prairie Elementary  |  June 15-August 14
Encore! Week: Located at Crestwood Elementary  |  August 17-21

Waukesha County Locations:
Kettle Moraine: Camp Glaicer Creek  |  Location TBD  |  June 22-August 21
Merton: Camp Connection  Location TBD  |  Dates TBD

Weekly Themes:
Icky Sticky, Ooey Gooey  Jurassic Jamboree  |  Under the Sea  |  Explore S'more Outdoors  |  Barnyard Palooza  |  Space is the Place  Goin' Green  |  Artful Antics  Best of the Best

Wander Wisconsin Adventure Trips

Explore southern Wisconsin with daily field trips. Campers learn new outdoor skills with adventure themed activities in a small group setting. Campers have the opportunity to challenge themselves and build self-confidence. 

Ages: Entering grades 3-5
Weekly Enrollment

Programs alternate between Madison & Waunakee  |  June 15-August 21
Madison Base Camp  |  Crestwood Elementary
Waunakee Base Camp  |  Heritage Elementary

Adventure Trips: 
Summer Kick-Off  |  Water Lovers  |  Wisconsin Wonders  |  Up, Down, All Around  |  Summer's End  |  Wander Encore and more! 

Circus Immersion Camps

Campers will immerse themselves into another world as they explore the world of circus performance. From trapeze to stilt-walking, campers will learn a variety of circus skills as they work towards a performance under our very own big top. 

Ages: Entering grades 3-9

Location:  Madison  |  At Wisconsin Youth Company 

One-Week Camp  |  July 27-31
Two-Week Camp  |  July 27-August 7

Theater Immersion Camp

From acting to costuming and everything in between, campers will explore all aspects of theater as they work towards a final performance. This year's production, The Wind in the Willows is a timeless classic that is guaranteed to end with laughter. 

Ages: Entering grade 3-9

Location: Madison  |  Located at Randall Elementary

Dates: Two-Week Camp  |  July 6-17


Middle School U 

Students have an opportunity to explore their interests and passions as they choose from over 100 course offerings. Middle School U provides the ideal environment for youth to develop their independence and build supportive relationships. 

Ages: Students entering grades 6-9
Morning, afternoon and full-day courses available, weekly enrollment

Location: Madison  |  Located at Van Hise Elementary School, Madison

Dates: June 15-August 14

2020 Course Offerings: 
Lego Robotics  |  Painting  |  Field Sports  |  Glass Mosaics  |  Comic Writing  |  Chef's Challenge  |  Fantasy Board Games   Soaps, Lotions & More  UW Science  |  Babysitter Training  |  Rock Climbing  |  Fishing  |  Baking  |  Word Art  |  Stop Motion Film   Cake Decorating  |  Role PLaying Games  |  Jewelry Making  |  Bus Stops Here  |  Archery  |  Art Around Town  |  Aquatic Adventures  |  Chain Reaction Contraptions  |  Cooking Around the World  |  Costume Make-up 7 Design   |  Healthy Cooking   Hands on Science  |  Batik & Tie Dye  |  Dungeon Master Basics, and more!