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Joshua's Camp

The realization of a wish made by Joshua Holm before he lost his battle with cancer in 2008. A place for families with children going through cancer treatment. A respite where everyone can smile, laugh, have fun, and enjoy themselves. Also…


Eau Claire

 joshuascamp.org
 (715) 514-1485 or 239-246-7530

Kamp Kenwood

Built on the shores of Lake Wissota through volunteer labor by members of Wisconsin Farmers Union over 50 years ago, Kamp Kenwood's educational mission has flourished in the time since its dedication by offering a place for people of all ages…

19161 79th Ave.
Chippewa Falls

 kampkenwood.com
 (715) 723-5561, 715-214-7244

L.E. Phillips Scout Reservation

Camp Phillips offers a wide array of programs in association with the Boy Scouts of America. Their programs include climbing & ropes course, sharpshooting, aquatics, outdoor skills, ecology & conservation, first year orientation camping,…

Museum Explorers & Time Travelers

The Chippewa Valley Museum hosts two sets of summer programs. Museum Explorers is for ages 3-5 and features activities for a younger crowd. Time Travelers is for ages 6-12 where kids can learn about trees, the history of bicycles, farms,…

1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

 cvmuseum.com
 (715) 834-7871

Northern Star Scouting Tomahawk Reservation

Activities at Tomahawk include archery, boating, sharpshooting, atv riding, axe throwing, blacksmithing, robotics, blow darts, bog walk, camp cooking, canoeing, sailing, conservation, climbing tower, horseback riding, fishing, ropes course,…

Shell Lake Arts Center Camps

The Shell Lake Arts center offers overnight camps for children to hone their artistic talent. Their camp offerings include drum, guitar & bass, trombone, music production & editing, jazz ensemble & improvisation, concert band, rock band,…

Summer Programs at Beaver Creek Reserve

Summer Camps available for youth. This year will feature birding, fly fishing, reptiles, butterflies and more. Explore the rivers like a 17th century voyageur fur-trapper: kayak, eat lunch on riverbank, and glide under eagles nests. Details…

S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

 beavercreekreserve.org
 (715) 877-2212

Swift Nature Camp

Swift Nature Camp offers experiences for youth ages 8-15 a camp to get out into nature even if they're a little cautious in the woods. Activities include archery, canoeing, arts & crafts, lifeguarding, fire safety, astronomy, fishing, bird…