2020 Waukesha County Summer Camp Guide
last updated: 5-26-2020
Disclaimer: The Summer Camp Guide is for informational purposes only and contains paid and unpaid listings. The paid listings help Lake Country Family Fun keep the lights on and bring you family fun at no cost to you! Bonus, they are camps that have been recommended by us personally or other fellow Waukesha County/Lake Country parents. Please note that prices and offerings are subject to change. This list originally appeared on LAKECOUNTRYFAMILYFUN.COM and may not be reproduced, duplicated, or republished without permission. Please share by sharing the URL/link. We’d much appreciate that! Lake Country Family Fun is the number one parenting resource in Waukesha County, priding itself on being thoroughly connected to the community, including these summer camps. Thank you!
Summer is coming!!
Summer is just around the corner and Lake Country Family Fun knows how to have fun in the summer! It’s the best time to experience Lake Country and Waukesha County. We might be biased, but it really is!!
Good News Parents: So are Summer Camps!
Our best summer is a mix of summer camps or summer school with a couple weeks of laidback, lazy create-your-own-adventure-type summer days.
Since mid-January it’s been asked, ‘what can my kids do for summer camp?’ and ‘where is the best summer camp?’ Well, Lake Country Family Fun has put their ear to the ground and brought you the annual super resourceful and handy Summer Camp Guide! Below you will find the annual Summer Camp Guide with a variety of summer camps and the information on enrolling in summer school, where you’ll find something for everyone. Sports camps, day camps, overnight camps, STEM camps, and more! We’ve got you covered!
Need some further summer fun inspiration, start HERE!
This year we’ve added a new feature to our guide:
35+ Summer Camps
EACH OF OUR CAMPS HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH THEIR COVID-19 INFORMATION. REFER TO THE AREA, “cOVID-19 uPDATE” FOR THOSE DETAILS WITHIN EACH INDIVDUAL AD. oUT OF ALL OF OUR CAMPS, THERE were ONLY 2 FULL CANCELLATIONs. tHERE WERE MANY MODIFICATIONS IN DATES/TIMES/CAPACITY/ETC.
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Premiere Sponsored Summer Camp – Good times Day Camp
COVID-19 UPDATE: Open, restrictions apply and were emailed. They have 5 pages worth of updated protocol for COVID-19 procedures. Please contact them directly for these procedures, etc.
Good Times…Where happiness and wonderment come to play. Give your child a summer to remember! An alternative to traditional indoor childcare. 15 acres, two heated pools, several athletic fields…just a few reasons 90% of our campers return year after year. Enjoy totally flexible scheduling that let’s you decide when to come. Simply choose the number of days you would like to attend and then come whenever you want. Today doesn’t work? Come tomorrow! You decide! We are so much more than just a sports camp! Onsite high school level coaches, swimming every day, and field trips included! Where challenges are met, goals are accomplished and friendships and memories made last a lifetime! Bussing available to and from Good Times serving locations in Hartland and Brookfield. Call today to schedule a tour 262-521-8100!
ELITE Sponsored Summer Camp –
COVID-19 Update: Summer Days begins June 8! Due to the current situation, Brookfield Academy will take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of all students, faculty, and staff. We have consulted medical and legal professionals to devise safety protocols. Please visit our website for ongoing updates on classes.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Brookfield Academy’s Summer Days program offers a variety of classes and activities for any students ages 3-18. Whether it’s learning or keeping up with math, English, grammar, science, languages, and writing, or making tasty treats, seeking Star Wars adventures, creating unique art, or playing a favorite sport – Summer Days has something for everyone!
Check out some of our newest classes including: 2020 Summer Olympic Camp, Acting, American Girl, Book Club, Coding, Cupcake Boss, Cursive, Cultural Diversity, Day Tripping, Dino Terrariums, Disney Live, International Cooking, LEGO, Pirates, Science, Star Wars, Sewing, STEAM, Strings Band, Volcano: Lava Land, The Wonderful World of Dogs, and more!
Questions? Contact Julie D’Arruda at Julie.d’email@example.com or call 262-783-3200.
OUr TItle Level Summer Camp listings (10)
COVID-19 Update: Aspire Dance Center will be offering both in-studio and virtual classes for all of our scheduled Summer class times. We are a Safer Studio™ and take care in providing a carefully crafted curriculum and a clean and safe learning environment for all of our dancers!
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join Aspire for a fun-filled summer of classes for every age and level! This is the perfect time to give dance a try! Our Summer schedule features exciting themed classes for all ages, beginning at 12 months old!
- Cushing Elementary – Camp Invention: Elevate in Delafield on 8/10 – 8/14
- Valley View Elementary School – Camp Invention: Elevate in Menomonee Falls on 8/3 – 8/7
- Ronald Reagan Elementary – VIRTUAL Camp Invention: Elevate on 7/27 – 7/31
- Rolling Hills Elementary – Camp Invention: Elevate in Mukwonago on 7/20 – 7/24
- Lincoln Elementary STEM – Camp Invention: Elevate in Watertown on 7/20 – 7/24
- St. John’s Lutheran School – VIRTUAL Camp Invention: Elevate on 6/22 – 6/26
- Woodfield Elementary – VIRTUAL Camp Invention: Elevate on 6/16 – 6/19
COVID-19 Update: This summer’s program has been reinvented to include both at-home and in-person options. Format will vary by location. For locations near us see the status under “Location/Dates” about 1/2 are virtual only and the rest are still scheduled to be in person as they occur later in the summer. Read about our in-person program safety precaution guidelines here. For at-home program details, click here.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers will spark their creativity and build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas! Local educators will lead fun, hands-on STEM activities inspiring children to ask questions, overcome obstacles and be confident in their innovative ideas.
Visit invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12).
COVID-19 Update: Going on as planned! Camp sizes are SMALL and OUTDOORS. Stay tuned for any changes.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Kettle Hills Junior Golf Camps are four day camps filled with instruction that will work juniors through their golf bag. Focus is on driving, short game, putting and course management with daily on course play.
Sessions run Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 3 pm with divisions for beginner and intermediate golfers. Juniors are encouraged to sign up for multiple sessions. Instructor Jeff Thompson is a lifetime teacher, high school coach and three season partner with Kettle Hills.
Juniors will take their game to the next level and find their comfort zone on the course learning a lifetime sport!
Mini Musical Camp: The Little Mermaid | ages 5-10 | $175 or $225 for 2 weeks
WEEK 1 – June 22-26 | 11:30am-1:30pm | “Under the Sea” & “She’s In Love” CAMP FULL
WEEK 2 – June 29-July 3 | 9-11am | ”Poor Unfortunate Souls” & “Kiss the Girl” 6 SPOTS AVAILABLE
WEEK 2 – June 29-July 3 |11:30am-1:30pm | ”Poor Unfortunate Souls” & “Kiss the Girl” 1 SPOT AVAILABLE!
Summer Tech Workshop | ages 10+ | $200
June 22-July 2 | Monday-Friday | 2-5pm (NO CAMP Friday, July 3, 2020) 6 SPOTS AVAILABLE
Is the camp you want full? Additional groups may be added to accommodate all of our young performers, so make sure to sign up for our waitlist!
COVID-19 Update: Summer Camps do not start until mid-July. Stay tuned for any updates.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our Summer Camps are our most popular summer program! We offer 4 different week-long camps (Monday – Friday from 9 – 11:30am). Each camp week has a different theme and their day is filled with ballet classes, crafting and more! Our camps are designed for children ages 3 (must be pottery trained) to 10! But, our camps are pretty popular and we have several kids older than 6 who come back every year (and often multiple camps weeks) because it is that fun.
Camps are Monday – Friday from 9 – 11:30am for ages 3+
Week 1: ALICE IN WONDERLAND from July 13 – 17
Week 2: PETER PAN from July 20 – 24
WEEK 3: THE FAIRY DOLL from August 3 – 7
WEEK 4: COPPELIA from August 10 – 14
COVID-19 UPDATES: Given the circumstances with the COVID-19 crisis, Heritage has modified the Summer Blast program so that students can still participate while keeping themselves, faculty and families safe.
- The K-8, 4-week, half-day Academic Summer School will still convene as planned from June 15 through July 10, however all of these courses will be provided online.
- In-person camps will be held at the Glen Park Road campus only during the first 3 weeks of July. An updated list of offerings is available here. More rigorous cleaning protocols will be employed and the size of camps will be limited to maintain safety.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Come join us at Summer Blast! We provide a Christ centered, fun, educational, and safe environment for students from the greater New Berlin community to grow and learn over the summer months. We have everything from academic classes to avoid the summer slide to STEM activities that activate your curiosity and athletic camps that help you take your game to the next level. Come have a blast with us this summer.
COVID-19 Update: The health and safety of campers is our primary focus. Our summer 2020 camps are currently scheduled to proceed as planned. Like you, we are continually monitoring COVID-19 developments. If it is determined that our camps should be canceled, we will implement our refund policies that include a plan for COVID-19. Please refer to each camp for these policies.
As an added safeguard, our event offers Allianz Registration Protection insurance. For an additional fee, this insurance refunds your full registration fee if camp is held but you cannot attend or must leave early due to a covered injury or illness which includes COVID-19. Details can be found here.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: “At UW-Oshkosh, we dedicate our summer to running what we feel is an extension of our program. We want our campers to work hard, be disciplined, learn, connect with others, and have fun! At our camps, you will see our entire coaching staff in the gym ensuring that our participants are getting the best possible instruction. Our staff goes out of their way to get to know each and every camper so that they can get the most out of them. It would be an honor to show you what Oshkosh Volleyball is all about. ” – UW Oshkosh Head Coach Jon Ellman
COVID-19 Update: Camp is going 100% virtual. We are mobilizing key staff to create Virtual Camp that will comprise of camp’s most beloved traditions, like high-energy worship, puppet shows, camp games, and Christ-centered Biblical teaching. Also, we are developing a 40-day challenge that will empower your kids to participate in a different activity each day, generated from our unique list of activity groups provided throughout the entire summer. n addition to all of the Virtual Camp at Home experiences, we are adding a new feature. Though it will require further registration and fees, these opportunities will create safe ways to personally interact, leaders to campers, within safe guidelines. One avenue will allow additional events at Elmbrook such as archery, rocket building, zany zoology, skateboarding, basketball and more. There will be many low cost slots available for kids each week. Be on the lookout for more details soon.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Stay tuned for new updates on structure/format/details.
Follow us on Instagram @camp_zoom and @camp_vertical.
COVID-19 UPDATES: Camp will proceed at Pabst Farms location only. Please see their COVID-19 Parent Resource here.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: YMCA at Pabst Farms Summer Day Camp is the perfect place to fill your summer with excitement! Campers participate in field trips and activities that promote confidence, character and self-esteem. Whether you come to camp for one week or for the entire summer, we’re sure the friendships you make and the experiences you have will last a lifetime.
More Summer Camp Listings
COVID-19 Update: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that we take the health and well-being of our camp participants, as well as that of our coaches and trainers, very seriously, we have decided to reschedule this year’s Soccer Academy. Camps which will replace our 3-day camps will be held from during the day, Monday through Friday during the scheduled week (with no overnight option). Please review the information below and contact us with any questions you may have. We so hope to see you on the field!
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Concordia Soccer Academy (CUWSA) provides an excellent opportunity for players (ages 8-18) to work individually on their soccer skills as well as collectively on their tactical awareness. All camps take place on the beautiful, up-to-date and secure grounds of Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin and are run by experienced and quality coaching staff from the university.
CUWSA offers a variety of camp options. All sessions are packed with skill training and fun social activities.
COVID-19 Update: With campers in smaller groups, a large focus on spacing, hand hygiene and disinfecting Camp Whitcomb/Mason is excited to welcome campers back on June 22nd. Please see our website for the most up to date adjustments to our program.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Engaged in themed activities which change weekly, campers grow confidence, nurture friendships, accept responsibility, feel affinity for nature and solve problems! Located on 300 acres on Lake Keesus, we send campers home with lungs full of fresh air, legs tired from regular activity, needing a bath from outdoor exploring, & a smile!
Day Camp Themes
June 14 Friday-TryDay ($10 for the day)
June 8 -14 Time Warp OR CampTube
June 15-19 Games OR Cuddly Critter
June 22-26 Space OR Cooking
June 29-July 1 Super Hero OR Unicorns, Llamas & Princess
July 6-10 FrogWarts
July 13-17 Holidays
July 20-24 Olympics
July 27-31 Survivor
August 3-7 Water
August 10-17 PostCamp OR SCUBA
COVID-19 Update: Show must go on! Stay tuned for updates as summer camps occur mid-late summer. Class sizes may be limited.
LAST CHANCE to register for Bright Rising’s Beauty & The Beast, Jr. Summer Theater Camp.
Register at https://brightrising.info/summer-camps-for-2020/
This 2 week camp involves students learning lines, music, choreography, and all the logistics of putting those together for an audience. Parts will be given out PRIOR to Day 1 of camp, and all students will be expected to know their lines AND music by Day 1. We will spend the time at camp learning blocking, ensemble singing, choreography and more! A max of 25 students, ages 8 and up, will be part of this show!
Rehearsals (at the Stewart’s Home):
July 27-July 31 from 10 am to 3 pm
Rehearsals & performances (at RiverGlen Christian Church):
August 3 – 5: 10 am to 3 pm
August 6: 10 am to 3 pm, then performance at 7 pm
August 7: 10 am to 3 pm, then performance at 7 pm
COVID-19 Update: Will reopen for summer camp on June 8th. Still working on policies and procedures for safety concerns. Families will be emailed them. If interested, reach out for more information.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Wee Know School’s Camp Lotta-Fun is your place for summer fun! Our expansive backyard offers sand and water play areas, swings, sports, nature discoveries, and plenty of green space for group play or a picnic lunch. Our air conditioned indoors with full gym and individual classrooms is a welcomed break on rainy or exceptionally hot days. Weekly field trips allow school-age classes to explore area attractions. “In house” specials and Enrichment opportunities vary each month. In August we celebrate
the summer with an outdoor “Family Fun Night”! Wee Know is open Monday – Friday 6AM to 6PM. Choose “Morning Camp” or “Extended Care” scheduling to meet your family’s needs.
COVID-19 Update: All June classes will be held virtually. For future classes, keep an eye on our website for the most up to date information.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: WCT Academy is ready for a fun-filled summer of theatre programs. Are you? We offer Acting, Improvisation, Singing, Dancing, Scenic Design, On Camera Acting, a Junior Production, and more! Our highly engaging classes focus on developing listening, communication, and creative
problem-solving skills. Our outstanding staff works to create a safe, fun, and supportive environment for students of all ages and backgrounds to gain more confidence, take creative risks, and have a whole lot of fun doing it! Check out our website to see a full schedule of our summer offerings
COVID-19 Update: Summer Camp and childcare is on! Click here to view safety updates. Availability may be limited due to smaller class sizes, register today!
CAMP DESCRIPTION: DaySpring Summer Camp has a roster that includes cool kids with back-to-back activities for fun and
learning featuring this summer’s theme “Mystery Island”! Flexible scheduling allows you to choose
which days and how many days each week you would like to attend. Our FULL DAY CAMP program is available from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. Our HALF DAY CAMP (4 hours or less) program is available Monday through Friday. Each week as we explore a new theme, your
camper will be enjoying the great outdoors on our 36 acres of beautiful farmland. There will be plenty of time for games, crafts, STEAM projects, and indoor recreational activities in our new facilities! Christian values are a part of everything we do, and great coaches are taking out the suntan lotion, milkshakes, and rolling out the red carpet for a fun summer in the sunshine with YOU! Call today to
schedule a tour 262-404-5092!
COVID-19 UPDATE: To ensure the health and well being of our students, families, and staff, First Stage is shifting 70% of our Summer Academy classes to a virtual platform, with programming starting June 15. These classes will follow the Theater Academy curriculum, with professional theater artists sharing their expertise, skills, and passion for their art with our students, from ages 3-19 years old, teaching acting, musical theater, and more. All virtual class options are weeklong sessions, and students are encouraged to try new classes and sign up for multiple sessions throughout the summer. In addition to virtual programming, a limited number of in-person classes will be held at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center starting July 6. New procedures to ensure secure admittance into our classroom spaces include smaller class sizes, staggered class start and end times, temperature checks for students upon arrival, required face masks for staff and students, taped-out grids on rehearsal room floors to ensure adequate separation, and thorough cleaning and disinfection between classes. All details are online at www.firststage.org/summer
The nation’s leading high-impact theater training program for young people, led by professional theater artists. Students will develop skills in musical theater, scene study, Shakespeare, improvisation, and much more, while simultaneously building life skills, such as confidence, focus, and teamwork. Virtual classes begin June 15, with limited in-person classes starting July 6 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center. Details at FirstStage.org/summer.
COVID-19 Update: Summer Camps are on at First Steps! Read about safety precautions and rules here. Reach out for further information.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: First Steps Summer Camp has been established to offer care for school age children during the summer months. Our goal is to assist families through a Christ-Centered summer program that provides quality care. We offer spiritual, educational, and recreational activities to all that attend.
COVID-19 Update: There will be no Jump Start Clinics June 8-19. Please check our website for more updates.
COVID-19 Update: The in-person camps at Caroll are not starting until mid-July. Those are filling up. See availability here. There will also be a virtual week-long camp option details here. It is only $399 with code TOGETHER as long as social distancing is in effect (you save $100).
CAMP DESCRIPTION: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 450,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Carroll University, Marquette, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games, design Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future. Just 5-10 students per instructor (maximum 10) so students can enjoy personalized learning at their pace.
COVID-19 Update: Summer Camp is on. Please inquire about santitation guidelines and safety precautions they have been implemented and will continue to be implemented.
CAMP DESCRIPTION:We know how important it is for children to have fun and explore during the summer. We also understand the impact of the dreaded summer slide – the equivalent of one month of overall learning and two months of reading skills are lost after summer vacation.
Our philosophy is rooted in the ability to help curb the summer slide as much as possible, while still having fun and exploring the outdoors!
Lake Country Camp runs daily from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wrap Around care is available. Weekly field trips included.
COVID-19 Updates: We will be limiting the numbers of students to allow for social distancing. I will also be requiring people to wear a mask in the studio.
Hand Building and Sculpting with Clay (Ages 5 and up)
- July 6 – 17, Mon. – Fri 2:30p.m. – 4p.m.
- July 27 – August 7, Mon. – Fri. 2:30p.m. – 4p.m.
- $190 per student, for each 2 week camp, all supplies included
Glass Fusing (Ages 8 and up)
- Aug. 17 – 21, 10:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.
- $125.00 all supplies included
Age of Discovery, Silhouette Self Portrait (7yrs. and up)
- $125.00 all supplies included
- August 3 – 7
- 10:30am – 12pm or 2:30pm – 4pm
Sailboat Painting Workshop (7 and up)
- June 29 thru July 2 from 2:30-4
- $100.00 supplies included
Drawing (Ages 6yrs. and up)
- $120.00 all supplies included
- June 15.16,17,18 or July 9,16,23,30
- Mon. – Thur., 1:00p.m. – 2:30p.m.
Watercolor Like The Masters (Ages 6yrs. and up)
- $130 all supplies included
- June 18 and 19, 9am -12:30p.m.
Build a Magical Fairy House
(7yrs. and up, unless accompanied by an adult)
- $30.00, Monday, June 15, or August 17, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Whimsical Wire Sculpture (7 yrs.and up)
- $30.00, Monday, July 20, 1pm – 3pm
Large Portrait Drawings (Adults)
- $130.00 all supplies included
- August 3 – 6 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Firework Painting Workshop (Ages 6 and up.)
- Wednesdays from 1-3
- $30.00, June 24
Beachin’ Painting Workshop (Ages 6 and up.)
- Wednesdays from 1-3
- $30.00 July 29
S’more Painting Workshop, (campfire theme) (Ages 6 and up.)
- Wednesdays from 1-3
- $30.00 August 5
COVID-19 Update: Summer Camps are ON! See their post from mid-May.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Mullett Ice Center is excited to offer a full summer of camp! Join us for full or half days, purchase by the week or individual days. Campers will have multiple ice times a day as well as field games and playground games outside. No prior skating experience needed! Lunch is available for purchase as well! Payment options are available. No camp the week of June 29 and July 6th.
COVID-19 Update: These awesome outdoor summer camps are still on. If you reserve a spot, you pay the first day of camp
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Heidi Haas is running multiple junior golf summer camps at The Practice Station this summer, where juniors ages 8-15 will work on the fundamentals of golf and play fun games and contests. Snacks and drinks included with every lesson.
Brookfield: Sharon Lynne Wilson Center
19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, WI 53045
7/27, 7/28, 7/29, 7/30
Ages 3.5 – 5: 9:00 – 9:45 am
Ages 5 – 10: 9:45 – 10:45 am
8/24, 8/25, 8/26, 8/27
Ages 3.5 – 5: 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Ages 5 – 10: 5:15 – 6:15 pm
COVID-19 Update: Unfortunately we are not holding our in person camps, but we ARE holding some virtual ones.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Come join us for a four-day intro to Trinity Irish Dance! Trinity is an institution that teaches children a balanced approach to life through Irish Dance. This Intro to Irish Dance class will teach children the basics of Irish dance and culture along with introducing important skills such as balance, coordination, and teamwork. Trinity’s tri-fold philosophy of solo dancing, team dancing, and performance sets us apart and creates an atmosphere that sets children up for success as they take their own journey and carve their own path. A t-shirt is included in all spring courses and summer courses. No previous dance experience necessary!
COVID-19 Update: Coming soon!
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join us for this special 5-day camp that focuses on a variety of theatre techniques including voice, speech, movement, stage direction, character study, script reading, theatre games, improvisation,and much, much more!
Throughout the week, the children will be engaged in improv activities that foster teamwork, trust, accepting of others, and positive self-esteem, with an “I CAN” attitude that focuses on learning how to have a Positive Growth Mindset! This is the perfect opportunity for students to grow, learn and showcase their talents!
On the last day of camp, the children will perform a play for their family!
COVID-19 Update: Camps are still on! Reach out with questions or for current families, refer to your emails that were sent.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Includes craft supplies, a snack and a water bottle. DANCE CAMPS are divided by age and you may sign up for them regardless of experience level.
There are summer classes as well as camps.
- The classes are a 7-week session where dancers attend once a week.
- The camps are 1 day for 3 hours.
2020 Camp Themes and Age Breakouts Coming soon
COVID-19 Update: Our two camp programs have been canceled but we are still offering our Academic OPS summer school program for grades 7-12. Please visit www.sjnma.org/camps for more information.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Reach new heights this summer on the beautiful campus of St. John’s Northwestern!
Visit www.sjnma.org/camps for more information!
COVID-19 Update: Summer Camp is on. Parents have received safety and santitation protocol. Please email camp for further information.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Garden provides healthy and wholesome fun interspersed with practical, nourishing activities for children ages 3-7. Campers will enjoy different fun themes every week, cultivating your child’s inherent connection to nature and wonder!
Prairie Hill Waldorf Summer Camp helps your child explore the world around them through different fun themes each week such as a week of Gym games or Outdoor skills!
COVID-19 Update: For summer 2020, June and July camps will be online, August we hope to hold in person.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: UWM at Washington County & Waukesha Summer STEM University camps are designed to meet the needs of highly motivated children between the ages of 8-14. We are eager to provide safe, fun, hands-on learning that will provide a foundation of skills that students will continue to build upon throughout their lives. These main skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity are the 4 C’s that employers are looking for. Our goal is provide students with these key skills needed for success and individual growth. Check our website for more in-depth workshop descriptions and schedules!
Check our website for more in-depth workshop descriptions and schedules!
COVID-19 Update: Camp will go on in August of 2020. Stay tuned for updates and a virtual playdate coming to you on June 4th from Zion getting you excited for their summer theater camp!
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sign up your kids (entering 3K-6th grade) to enjoy music, dance, drama, crafts, snacks, games, and Bible stories during Zion’s Christian Theater Camp! Camp attendees will perform the play, “It’s a Mystery,” on Thursday evening, August 6th at 6:30pm. This performance is FREE and open to the public. All camp attendees will receive a free camp t-shirt!
More SUmmer camps
COVID-19 Update: Sorry for the inconvenience but all ‘Free Try-it’ days have been canceled due to current situations. Our other sailing classes remain as scheduled. However please be flexible as modifications may need to take place.
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nagawicka Lake Sailing School in Delafield, has many opportunities for families both on and off the lake to participate in sailing! We have classes for all ages 4-99. Younger kids sail the Optimist 1 to 2 person boat, teenagers can sail on the X boat or the 420 (which is used in the local high school racing and college). We also offer adult group and individual lessons. Sailing is a great way to enjoy summer and make new friends! *New this year parent-child class and try-it free days.* Membership in the club is optional, but there are many benefits to joining. See our website for more details!
Questions related to classes directed to Jana P 262-565-8711.
Waukesha County Salvation Army Summer Day Camp
COVID-19 Update: CANCELLED. “It is with great regret that we confirm that cancellation —due to the fall out of the COVID 19—of the 2020 Summer Day Camp program. Your continued prayers for and support of those families in need whom we serve, are deeply appreciated and valued”!
CAMP DESCRIPTION: Ours is one of Waukesha County’s least expensive and most rewarding Summer Day Camp programs. Your son or daughter will have loads of fun and make new friends, while continuing to learn and grow all Summer long. Convenient– in downtown Waukesha near the hospital– close to swimming pools, parks, the library, the museum and other interesting, educational field trips, both in and out of Waukesha County. Wrap-around care available. Learn how enjoyable our Summer Day Camp experience can be — at The Waukesha County Salvation Army!
For more information contact Cheri Winchowky at 262-547-7367, ext 238 or email cheri_winchowky@usc.
Other summer camps we love
Arch Camp Pow Wow (For kids and adults with disabilities)
Milwaukee Zoo Camps
Bricks for Kidz
Ninja Camp Hartland at Midwest Twister
Camp Velocity at Momentum
Salto Summer Camps
Mini Strikers and Jr. Strikers Recreational Camp
Equitate Horsemanship Camp Summer Series
Camps by Category
Click on a camp name to be taken to that listing. Currently being updated for 2020.
Wrap Around Care
Field Trips Taken
Camp COunselor Positions Available
Summer 2020 is going to be awesome! Keep your kids busy this summer with awesome camps which not only introduce social skills, but also help them grow and learn!
Please thank our PREMIERE Sponsor:
Good Times Day Camp in Waukesha
Please thank our ELITE Sponsor:
Brookfield Academy Summer Camp
Please thank our 10 TITLE Sponsors:
YMCA at Pabst Farms
Summer Blast at Heritage Christian
Kettle Hills Golf Course Summer Camps
Club at Lac La Belle Golf Camp
Camp Zoom & Camp Vertical Elmbrook
UW Oshkosh Volleyball Camps
Aspire Dance Camps
Lake Country Playhouse
Thank you to ALL of our summer camps for hosting great camps for our kids! This guide is split out by tab. All of the summer camps are in the Summer Camp tab listed in the order of sponsorships and then in alphabetical order thereafter.
Find all things SUMMER here on Lake Country Family Fun’s one-stop Summer Spot Page (lakecountryfamilyfun.com/summer)!!!
SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER
Note: DUE TO COVID-19 MANY SUMMER PROGRAMS HAVE CHANGED, BEEN DELAYED OR CANCELLED. PLEASE VERIFY BY CLICKING THE NAME OF THE DISTRICT BELOW AND VIEWING THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON THEIR WEBSITE
Look below to find your district 2020 Summer School dates. Lake Country Family Fun is not responsible for the accuracy of information please verify with your school district.
Dates are TBD 2020. Classes for students in 4K-2nd grade will be at Hartland North Elementary, 232 Church Street, Hartland.
Classes for students 3-7th grade will be at North Shore Middle School, 800 E. North Shore Drive, Hartland. Online registration begins in March.
Summer School dates are June 22 – July 31, 2020 (6 weeks). There will be no school on July 4. No transportation is provided for summer school and no shuttle bus service is provided between sites. Important Note – we are not offering Summer School for students entering 4K in 2020. Online registration for Summer School 2020 will be held from March 31, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. to April 8, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. (midnight).
To help our families plan, here are tentative dates for Summer School 2020:
- E3: Eagleville Exploring the Environment – June 15-18
- District Summer School – Monday-Thursday, June 22-July 16
Due to the COVID-19 related school closure, summer school registration has been postponed.
Last year there was no summer school. Stay tuned for Summer 2020 plans.
Registration begins March 16 at 8:00 am. Summer brochure link here.
- S1 (Session One) is Monday, June 15 – Thursday, July 2 (no Friday classes)
- S2 (Session Two) is Monday, July 6 – Thursday, July 23 (no Friday classes)
- S3 (Session Three) – TBD
The online registration takes place between 2/24 and 3/12. Class selection takes places 3/21 through 4/25. The Summer Program will have a different feel as Pewaukee embarks on construction. Session A is June 15 – June 26. Session B is June 29 – July 10th.
June 15 – July 23rd Mondays through Thursdays for High schoolers.
Registration for 2020 will begin Monday, Feb. 24. Classes held June 22- July 17.
Registration begins early spring TBD. Session 1 will be June 22- July 3. Session 2 will be July 13 – July 23, 2020. Registration for Falls Summer Academy begins on April 19, 2020!
Summer Semester classes will be held on 6/15/2020 – 7/16/2020. There will be no classes on July 2nd and July 6th, 2020. Summer Semester Registration opens Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at 7 PM.
ARROWHEAD AREA SUMMER SCHOOL COOPERATIVE : LAKE COUNTRY, NORTH LAKE, STONE BANK, RICHMOND & NON DISTRICT STUDENTS
JUNE 22 -JULY 17, 2020 from 8:00 AM-NOON at North Lake School. No classes on July 3. Bus transportation is available to and from North Lake School with pick up and drop off locations at Lake Country, Stone Bank, and Richmond school parking lots. There is no bus transportation for North Lake students. Registration opens April 13, 2020!
Registration will be open beginning March 2nd, 2020! Sessions June 22 – July 23rd, 2020 at Bay Lane Elementary School. Off week of June 29th.
Online registration will begin on Tuesday, February 25 at 6:00 am and close Friday, March 6 at 4:00 pm. Summer School classes will be held on Monday, June 22 – Friday, July 24, 2020. There will be NO Classes on Friday, July 3 or Monday, July 6, 2020. Click on the tabs to view Summer School Course brochures.
Vacation Bible Schools (VBS) are generally 1 week (3-5 day) programs put on by local faith-based churches and schools. There is always a “theme”. Check back often as more VBS camps get added in spring!
We will post on our website drlc.org information on how to pick up craft and activity bags prior to the week of VBS for each participant based on numbers of attendees in the past.
While this expense will be covered by the church, donations are greatly appreciated.
The Theme is Weird Animals!
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or at 262-367-8400.
Lunch Daily | Interactive Music | Bible Stories | Crafts and Activities | Outdoor Games and Fun!
Camp Features: Art, Bible, Outdoor, Discount for Siblings, Theatre/Music, Faith-based, Financial Aid Available, Camp Counselor Positions Avail
Questions? Contact Summer at summer(at)ctkdelafield.org.
Our Saviors Oconomowoc – CANCELLED SUMMER 2020
St. Matthew’s Oconomowoc – CANCELLED SUMMER 2020
Thirst Oconomowoc – August 3-7, 2020
WAUKESHA CORPS –
- Contact: Cheri Winchowky, Youth Ministry Director
262-547-7267, ext. 238
Chosen’s Vacation Bible School at Waukesha Bible Church – June 26 and 27
More Vacation Bible Schools Listings coming! Advertise your VBS for $50 only. Email us via the contact form below.
CONCLUSION: WAUKESHA COUNTY OFFERS AN AMAZING ARRAY OF Summer Camps!
As parents ourselves here at Lake Country Family Fun, we have children that have gone to a number of these summer camps, summer school programs, and vacation Bible Schools, and loved our experiences, each for different reasons. We would love to continue the conversation via the comments below or through our social media channels about your child’s favorite summer camps.