Weekly enrollment is available. Registration for each week closes at the end of the business day on Friday (5 p.m.) six business days prior to the start of the camp week. A $35 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration for each week of camp. When capacities have been reached, wait-list registration will be available.
Please note that all field trips and presenters listed below are subject to change. Any changes to field trips and presenters will be shared with registered families via email by the Friday prior to the start of each camp week. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt which must be worn on off-site swim and field trips.
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. The last day of camp at Castle Creek is Friday, August 9. Registration is available for the week of August 12 – 16 at Camp Pleasant Valley
School’s out and the sun is hot; time to get ready for another amazing summer! The first week of camp will give everyone a chance to get warmed up for all the summer fun to come. Campers will spend time getting to know staff, and new friends as well. Groups will take a walking trip to a local park.
Camp is open Wednesday-Friday this week. Due to the short week, there will be no swim trip.
Field Trip: Local Park
This week is all about celebrating the community we live in and all the great things it has to offer right in our own backyards! We will learn history and heritage of the area, and share our favorite spots. Campers will also embark on a walking trip to a local park or activity and take a tour of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Field Trip: Wisconsin State Capitol
Get ready to blast off during this fun–filled outer space week! Even though this week will be a little late for 2024’s solar eclipse, campers will still participate in games and activities focused on the solar system and beyond. Camps will also have a guest presenter from the UW Space Place during this cosmic week.
Guest Presenter at Camp: UW Space Place
Campers will dive into a splashtastic week! There will be many water activities to get campers moving and splashing around, such as drip drip drop, sponge tag, and water relays! Camps will take a trip to a local swimming pool, too. Don’t forget to bring a towel!
Camp is open Monday-Wednesday this week. Due to the short week, there will be no additional field trip.
With so much diverse nature in our state, there is sure to be a landscape for everyone to enjoy. Natural Wonders week is all about appreciating the great outdoors. Campers will search for natural wonders around camp and have a guest presenter from an outdoor education outreach program during the week.
Guest Presenter at Camp: Nature Presentation
A true summer classic, the county fair! Join us this week as campers create their own carnival games, and participate in contests in the spirit of the county fair. Campers will finish the week with a trip to the fair to see animals, arts, presentations, and so much more!
Field Trip: Dane County Fair
What’s better than making a mess while having fun? Nothing! This week of camp is all about getting creative and exploring different types of art, both large and small. Groups will create projects individually, as well as work together for larger art creations. Each camp will also be visited by a guest presenter to add to the creative fun.
Guest Presenter at Camp: Art Activity
On your mark, get set, GO! This week is all about the spirit of competition as we celebrate the kick-off of the summer Olympics. Campers will learn about and participate in classic Olympic activities and about the different countries competing in this summer’s games. This week will also include a field trip to an area dream park.
Field Trip: Dream Park