Registration for summer 2024 will open at the following times:

  • Camp of the Lakes, Camp Bayside & Camp Wildcat | March 6 at 4 p.m.
  • Wander Wisconsin & Theater Immersion Camp | March 6 at 4 p.m.
  • Camp Pleasant Valley, Camp Castle Creek, Camp Connection & Camp Glacier Creek | March 7 at 4 p.m.
  • Middle School U  | March 12 at 4 p.m.

Wisconsin Youth Company puts the health and safety of campers and staff first. Day camps are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families and YoungStar rated. Certain day camps are also ACA (American Camp Association) accredited. Please visit specific day camp pages for more information. 

Every child deserves opportunity. That is why for the past 10 years, Wisconsin Youth Company has provided a scholarship for every child who needs one. 

Wisconsin Youth Company offers translation services. Please email info@wisconsinyouthcompany.org if you prefer a language other than English.

Find a Summer Camp

Camp Bayside
Madison

Camp Bayside

Camp Bayside is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active, and make the most of their summer. 

Camp Bayside is located at Franklin Elementary School in Madison 

Camp hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday.  

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly  field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 12-14
Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 8-12
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 5-9
Aug 12-16

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

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.

Camp Castle Creek
Waunakee

Camp Castle Creek

Camp Castle Creek is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active and make the most of their summer. 

Camp Castle Creek is located at Prairie Elementary

During the weeks of June 24 – August 9, only half-day camp registration is available for students attending Waunakee Summer School. For full-day registration during these weeks, please enroll at Camp Pleasant Valley.

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 12-14
Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 8-12
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 5-9

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

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.

Camp Connection
Merton

Camp Connection

Camp Connection is located at Merton Intermediate School.

Camp Connection is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active, and make the most of their summer.  

Weekly camp schedules are established based on the summer school schedule. Half-day camp hours are 11:55 a.m. – 6 p.m. and full-day camp hours are 8 a.m. – 6 p.m Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday. 

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 10-14
Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 8-12
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

Camp Glacier Creek
Wales

Camp Glacier Creek

Camp Glacier Creek is located at Kettle Moraine High School June 17 – July 26 and Brandybrook Community Center July 29 – August 16.

Camp Glacier Creek is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active, and make the most of their summer.   

Weekly camp schedules are established based on the summer school schedule. Half-day camp hours are 12:35 a.m. – 6 p.m. and full-day camp hours are 8 a.m. – 6 p.m Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday. 

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 8-12
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 12-16

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

Camp Pleasant Valley
Waunakee

Camp Pleasant Valley

Camp Pleasant Valley is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active, and make the most of their summer. 

Camp Pleasant Valley is located at the Waunakee Village Center

Camp hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday.  

Half-day camp for summer school students is not available at Camp Pleasant Valley. If your child will be attending summer school, please enroll at Camp Castle Creek.

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 12-14
Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 5-9
Aug 12-16

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

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.

Camp Wildcat
Verona

Camp Wildcat

Camp Wildcat is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active and make the most of their summer. 

Camp Wildcat is located at Verona Area International School.

Camp hours are from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday.  

Half-day camp registration is available for students attending summer school in Verona.

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 12-14
Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 8-12
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 5-9
Aug 12-16

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

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.

Camp of the Lakes
Madison

Camp of the Lakes

Camp of the Lakes is the perfect place for your camper to build friendships, be active and make the most of their summer. 

Camp of the Lakes is located at Crestwood Elementary School in Madison.

Camp hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday.  

Each week offers a different theme and hands-on activities to match. Campers also participate in a weekly  field trip or on-site presentation, as well as an off-site swim trip.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Weekly Themes

Jun 12-14
Jun 17-21
Jun 24-28
Jul 1-3
Jul 8-12
Jul 15-19
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 12-16

Camper Groups

Campers must be five years-old to attend camp. All campers are grouped by age. Camp groups will remain as consistent as possible throughout summer.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis throughout the summer. Multi week or full summer registration is strongly encouraged to keep camp groups consistent.

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.

Middle School U

Middle School U

Middle School U (MSU) is the perfect place for middle school students to explore new interests, learn new skills, and make new friends!  

MSU operates 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Each week offers a different array of full- and/or half-day courses. The majority of courses will be held on-site, but some take place at off-site locations. Transportation is provided by Wisconsin Youth Company trained drivers, or contracted bussing partners. 

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Student Groups

Students must be entering grades 6-9

Registration

Registration is available on a course-by-course basis with half-day and full-day options.

You may register or add courses 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. 

Theater Immersion Camp
Madison

Theater Immersion Camp

Theater Immersion Camp is the perfect place for your camper(s) to refine their interest in all aspects of a theater performance. From preparation to the performance itself, youth will be involved in every step along the way. Theater camp is a great place for campers to learn and explore the theater arts in a comfortable, inclusive, and encouraging environment.  

Camp hours are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 

Campers will work together over the two-week course to put on a performance for family and friends at the end of the second week.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Camper Age Group

For campers entering grades 3-9.

Registration

Registration for Theater Immersion Camp is two weeks. Single week registrations are not available.

You may register any time until the end of the business day on Friday (5 p.m.) six business days prior to the 2-weeks being requested, provided space is available. 

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Wander Wisconsin
7 Programs

Wander Wisconsin

Wander Wisconsin offers daily field trips and adventure-themed activities for campers entering grades 3-5 (must be at least 8 years old) during select weeks over the summer months. Small group sizes and engaging staff provide the perfect environment for campers to challenge themselves, feel included, and build self-confidence. 

Wander Wisconsin locations vary throughout summer, with base camps in Madison, Waunakee, and Verona. Program takes place 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Drop-off is 8-8:30 a.m. and pick-up is 4:30-5 p.m. daily.

Tuition assistance is available to families for all programs.

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Location and Dates

Jun 12-14
Jun 17-21
Jul 22-26
Jul 29-Aug 2
Aug 12-16

Camper Groups

Wander Wisconsin is for campers entering grades 3-5.

Adventure style programming for older, middle school students is available through Middle School U.

Registration

Registration is available on a week-by-week basis. Campers may register for one or more weeks of Wander Wisconsin. 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.