Summer is going to be here before we know it. And here in Northeast Wisconsin there are many unique opportunities to get our kids in summer camps. From music to outdoor exploring, there are endless opportunities.
You may be asking yourself, “Where do I begin?” Well, we’ve got you covered.
Our 2017 Summer Camps Guide is sponsored by our featured listings and we appreciate the support that these programs provide! Green Bay Area Moms Blog is hopeful that this Guide assists you in your summer camp needs.
Green Bay Area
Green Bay YMCA Kamp Kermit
At Green Bay YMCA’s Kamp Kermit your 4 or 5 year old will enjoy a half-day (8:30 am – 12:30 pm) of fun, safe and healthy activities that are geared towards your child’s developmental level. Thursday field trips are included in their fun-filled week! Your family is welcome to join your little camper for an onsite family picnic on Fridays complete with songs, skits and camper recognition. Kamp Kermit offers a variety of activities throughout the week. Your child will participate in group games, arts and crafts, swimming, stories and songs, creative free play and fun fitness activities. We also offer a 2-day camp week option during one week in June and one week in August, schedule of activities deviates from that of a full camp week.
Theme weeks for the summer include: Sports Adventures, Magical Kingdom, Everyday Heroes, Friends on the Farm, Pirate’s Journey, Outdoor Explorers, Growing Gourmets, and Super Power Academy! For more information on theme weeks, please see the 2017 YMCA All Camp Guide on our camping page. Plus, enjoy special field trips to places like Lambeau Field, Heritage Hill, New Zoo, Bay Beach, and more!
Camp Dates: June 12 – August 18
Camp Hours: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Camp fees per FULL week
~General Public $130
Camp fees per 2-day week
~General Public $48
Age of Campers: 4-5
Brewers Baseball Academy
The Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Academy caters to kids at every level of play. Whether a beginner or a budding pro, each player gets a world-class experience on and off the diamond.
The magic of a great camp comes from the right mixture of fun, competition, learning and camaraderie. On Monday when you meet the camp staff, you will see how our knowledge of and passion for the game are evident in how we approach each activity. We know the game but also understand that the program needs to be a blend of competition and fun. Your child WILL be a better player on Friday than he or she was on Monday through a mixed balance of competition, fun, relationship building and baseball instruction.
~Green Bay: June 12-16
~Fond du Lac: June 19-23
~Appleton: July 31 – August 4
Camp Hours: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Camp Cost: $395
Age of Campers: 6-14
Get into nature with games, crafts, and unforgettable adventures at Camp GBBG! Green Bay Botanical Garden is excited to offer one day and week-long camps this summer. These fun, outdoor camps offer kids a wide variety of activities that utilize the unique landscapes at the Garden. Campers will transform themselves into science wizards, discover the art of nature, prepare for a garden tea party or become nature sleuths during a garden investigation. Be ready dig into the dirt and connect with the wonders of the natural world. Each session is an exciting new adventure!
Camp Dates: Camp dates vary. First available camp begins June 19 and the final session of our week long camp begins August 17. Visit www.gbbg.org/campgbbg for details.
~Week-long Camps: 9:30 am- 3:30 pm
~Day Camps:9:30 am-12 pm.
Camp Cost: $30-$85 based on camp selection
Age of Campers: 6-12
YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya
Owned and operated by the Greater Green Bay YMCA, Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya is located near Mountain, Wisconsin about 65 miles north of Green Bay. Nestled in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, camp is situated on 140 wooded acres with three bodies of water, newly renovated facilities, and an abundance of nature.
The goal of YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya is to empower youth with the values of the YMCA through counselor relationships in the midst of exciting outdoor experiences. The values we teach cross all faiths and backgrounds; we empower kids to be caring, accept responsibility, show respect to others, and be honest.
Camp Dates: June 18th – August 18th, 2017
Camp Hours: Overnight Camp
Camp Cost: Varies based on duration – $353 (4 Day) – $1200 (14 Day)
Age of Campers: Different Programs for ages 7-17
YMCA Camp Wabansi
YMCA Camp Wabansi is a nationally accredited summer day camp that is owned and operated by the YMCA of Greater Green Bay. Summer Day Camps through the YMCA are an outstanding way to keep your child active and engaged throughout their summer break from school. Our staff focus on empowering youth with the core values of the YMCA; caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Camp Wabansi is located in Brussels, Wisconsin. It is 26 miles north from Green Bay and every day our busses provide transportation for campers from several drop off locations in Green Bay. That’s just far enough to feel like an adventure every morning.
Camp Dates: June 18th – Aug 18th, 2017
Camp Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm (transportation times vary)
Camp Cost: $210 – $351 based on camp selection
Age of Campers: Different Programs for ages 7-17
Tri-County Summer Camp
At Tri-County Summer Camp, we offer a HUGE variety of camps for both boys and girls ages 4-14. Our camps run from June 12-Sept. 1, 2017, Mondays-Fridays. We also offer early drop off and late pick up options to help cater to busy family schedules! Mix and match between our half day or full day camps for the ultimate summer camp experience! Choose from our popular Ninja Warrior Camp, Gymnastics Camp, Wear My Kid Out Camp, the super fun Lil’ Chef Cooking Camp, Cheer Camp, Picasso’s Arts & Crafts Camp, and Nerf War Camp! Our Summer Camp is a great opportunity for your child to try out new activities and learn new skills, meet new friends and have a blast ALL SUMMER LONG!
Camp Dates: June 12 – September 1, 2017
~Full Day: 8am-4:30pm
~Half Day: 8am-12:00pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm
~One Half Day Camp: $32
~Full Week of Half Day Camp: $120
Age of Campers: 4-14
The Children's Museum of Green Bay
The Children’s Museum of Green Bay has a variety of camps to keep your child’s mind busy all summer long. Whether your child enjoys building on their creativity with Legos, getting inspired through art or stimulating their curiosity through science — the Children’s Museum of Green Bay has a camp for everyone.
Weekly sessions run Monday through Friday. All camps include two hours of activities per day led by a trained instructor, snack and playtime in the museum.
Lego Camps by Bricks 4 Kids
~Space Wars: June 26-30
~Ninja Camp: July 17-21
~Pokemón LeGO: July 31-August 4
~Mining & Crafting: August 14-18
~Yuck-ology: July 10-14
~Extreme STEAM: August 7-11
~Blooming Artists: June 19-23
~Expedition: ART: July 24-28
Camp Hours: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Camp Cost: $100 Full Members/ $120 Non-Members & No Frills Members (per session)
Age of Campers: Ages 6-10
Door County Area
Birch Creek Music Academy
Birch Creek, located in the heart of Wisconsin’s beautiful Door County, is a young musician’s dream. Founded in 1976, this unique summer music school and concert venue provides talented students (typically ages 13 to 19) advanced training as well as the opportunity to perform publicly alongside some of the top music professionals in the country.
Birch Creek offers four two-week summer sessions: Percussion & Steel Band, Symphony, and Jazz (two sessions). The student:faculty ratio averages 2:1, ensuring that students receive attentive, hands-on mentoring from top music educators and professionals.
Camp Dates: June 18 – July 1, July 2 – July 15, July 16 – July 29, July 30 – August 12
Camp Hours: Overnight camp
Camp Cost: $2,100
Door County YMCA Camp Compass
All of our camps share a common mission: to encourage character growth through caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Regardless of which camp you choose, you can rest assured that our camp staff is committed to developing these traits through a variety of camp activities. When you choose Door County YMCA camp, you are investing in a safe, fun and memorable experience for your child.
Camp Dates: June 12, 2017 – September 1, 2017
Camp Hours: 5:30 am – 5:45 pm
March 13 – April 30
~Members 160/Week and 35/Day
~Community Members 180/Week and 43/Day
May 1 – End of Summer
~Members 175/Week and 43/Day
~Community Members 210/Week and 47/Day
Age of Campers: Entering Kindergarten – Entering 6th Grade
YMCA Camp Nan A Bo Sho
YMCA Camp Nan A Bo Sho is a camp filled with wonder, excitement and challenges that will have a life changing impact on any who walk through these woods. Offering all the best activities including canoeing, archery, swimming, arts & crafts, zip line, kayaking, climbing wall, riflery, sailing and so much more, there is something for everyone. A summer at camp teaches children leadership skills, independence and teamwork – skills essential for a successful life.
Camp Dates: June 18-August 11
Camp Hours: Overnight camp – Sunday to Friday
Camp Cost: $484 per week
Age of Campers: 5-17