Camp Connection 2019

Camp Connection is located at Merton Intermediate  |  N68 W28320 Sussex Road, Merton

Each week includes:

  • A new and exciting theme
  • A fun and engaging field trip experience
  • An aquatic trip to a local pool, splash pad or beach
  • Staff led hands-on projects and activities
  • An opportunity to build friendships and memories with other similar-aged campers

Camp Connection offers weekly enrollment from June 10-28, July 8-26 and August 5-16. Theme-based programming runs from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday, if applicable. Campers may be picked up between 4:30-6 p.m. Before summer school activities are available from 6:30-8:30 a.m. During these times campers will pursue supervised self-directed activities, play outside and enjoy fun games with friends.

Wisconsin Youth Company day camps are state licensed, YoungStar rated and follow American Camp Association standards.

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Located at Merton Intermediate School | N68 W28320 Sussex Road, Merton

Administrative Office
262-547-8770 ext. 0

24-Hour Attendance Message Line

Camp Hours  |  Fees  |  Dates

Camp Connection offers weekly enrollment from June 10-28, July 8-26 and August 5-16.  

  • June 10-28 & July 8-26  |  $125 per camper, per week  |  Monday-Thursday  |  Camp is open 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • June 10-28 & July 8-26  |  $175 per camper, per week  Monday-Friday  |  Camp is open 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday
  • August 5-16  |  $155 per camper, per week  |  Monday-Friday  Camp is open 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Summer school is held in the Primary School.  Campers will meet staff in the cafeteria and walk, as a group, to program rooms at the Intermediate School

Before Summer School Activities

  • June 10-28 & July 8-26  |  $40 per camper, per week  Monday-Thursday
  • August 5-16  $48 per camper, per week  |  Monday-Friday
  • Before summer school activitites are open 6:30-8:30 a.m.

Registration Deadline

You may register or add weeks any time until the end of the business day on Friday (5 p.m.) six business days prior to the week being requested, provided space is available.

Age Groups

Campers must be five years old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Age groups are based on the grade your child will be entering in the fall. 


Let’s have a splashtastic week at camp! We’ll dive right in with water-based games and fun science experiments. There will be sponge races, water balloon tosses and water relays. We’ll be able to take a dip at the pool for our weekly swimming trip. Don’t forget your towel!

Camp Water Day
Swimming Trip | Buchner Pool

Summer Superheroes

Superheroes unite! We will have many interactive games for the campers to get to know each other. Jester Fun Entertainment will be presenting magic tricks to the campers. Save your energy for a week of endless excitement!

Presenter | Jester Fun Entertainment
Swimming Trip | Buchner Pool

Dig, Plant, Grow!

Join us for our Dig, Plant, Grow week! Campers will be able to create grass heads using soil and clay pots. At the end of the week, campers can take their grass heads home and continue to watch the grass grow! We will also visit a local farm to play games and pick strawberries!

Field Trip/Presenter | Jellis Market
Swimming Trip | Foxbrook Park and Beach

A Fine Mess

It’s time to bring out our messy sides! We’ll be getting our hands dirty with sticky art projects, sticky treats and sticky slime. Mad Science will be coming to our camp for some engaging experiments to bring out our imagination in science.

Presenter | Mad Science
Swimming Trip | Foxbrook Park and Beach

Down on the Farm

Join us for a fun week learning about farm life. Campers will take part in creating animal art, animal games and animal themed treats. Campers will take a field trip to the Waukesha County Fair to see award-winning animals and shows.

Field Trip | Waukesha County Fair
Swimming Trip | Buchner Park and Pool

Up, Up & Away

Ready for a fun week filled with interactive games and STEM challenges. Campers will take an adventure to Horwitz Planetarium to learn about the wonders of space. They will also be able to participate in STEM and building activities throughout the week. This week is going to be out of this world with fun projects and activities!

Field Trip | Horwitz Planetarium
Swimming Trip | Park

Rock On!

Ready to turn the music up as we get closer to the end of summer? Campers will be able to explore different styles of music through thrilling games, bust-a-move dance movements and engaging activities. The children will have the opportunity to tour Waukesha County Historical Museum where they will be able to learn about the musical impact on Waukesha County.

Field Trip | Waukesha County Historical Museum
Swimming Trip | Buchner Park and Pool

Summer Safari

Join us for last fun week of camp before the school year begins. We will be playing our favorite games, creating our favorite snacks and enjoying spending time with friends made at camp. There will be a final field trip to Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm where children will be able to see unique animals. They will even be able to pet them. Don’t miss out!

Field Trip | Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm
Swimming Trip | Buchner Park and Pool

Weekly Schedule Descriptions

Snack and Lunch  |  Morning and afternoon snacks are served daily during full-day camp weeks. Afternoon snack will be served during half-day camp weeks. Campers must bring a bag lunch not requiring refrigeration or microwaving each day of program. Milk is served daily and available at lunch when campers are on site. Parents are responsible for supplying a beverage when kids are off site at lunchtime.

Camp  |  All camp participants will receive a program shirt which must be worn on all field trips and swimming activities. Additional program shirts can be purchased for $12 each.

Field Trips  |  Campers will take field trips to fun, educational destinations related to the weekly theme. Field trips are taken via charter school bus. Notice of all field trips are posted the Friday prior to the start of the week.

Swimming   Campers will visit an area public beach or swimming pool each week, weather permitting. Campers swim only where lifeguards are present and only in areas designated as safe by the city and county health departments. Campers are assigned to a swim level based on the swim and aquatic activity permission form and are supervised by lifeguards and camp staff. Swimming and playing at the beach is a highlight for campers and is a long-time tradition.

2019 Summer Payment Schedule

Program Week Payment Due Date
June 10-14 June 3
June 17-21 June 10
June 24-29 June 1​7
July 8-12 July 1
July 15-19 July 8
July 22-26 July 17
August 5-9 July 29
August 12-16 August 5

Weekly Deposits   Deposits are applied toward weekly fees and are non-refundable and non-transferable.

$25 per child, per week