2022 Summer Camps | In + Around Milwaukee, WI

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Welcome to the 2022 Milwaukee Area Summer Camp Guide!

We know you’re probably already exploring Summer Camp options for your kids and we’re here to guide you through the Milwaukee area camp scene!

We’re organized by category and age (see below!).

As you review the camps in each category, you’ll find age appropriateness, descriptions and a direct link to the camp website.

There are so many awesome, unique summer programs for your kids in the Milwaukee area, whether they’re into sports, cooking, drama, STEM activities, nature, or anything else!

Here’s to SUMMER!

*If you are a camp interested in being featured, please contact betsy@milwaukeemom.com.

Milwaukee Montessori School Summer Program

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MMS takes our mission to educate youngsters to become an informed, committed, and difference-making generation very seriously; not only in the school year but in the summer as well.

Our Summer Program offers camps that will give your camper the skills they need, whether that’s getting ahead for the next school year or learning to make their own breakfast!

With so many different camps available for all ages, MMS is the place to be this summer!

345 N. 95th Street
Milwaukee, WI

(414) 259-0370

Girl Scout Summer Camp

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Girl Scout Summer Camps are a great way for girls to discover a whole new world of activities – swimming freely in lakes, working together to steer a canoe, practicing the perfect archery, exploring nature on a hike, cooking over a fire, climbing a rock wall, and cheering on friends as they challenge themselves and try new things.

Girls strengthen their skills, explore new interests, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. At Girl Scout Summer Camp, she will grow in self-confidence and know that her voice counts, support others and be supported, make new friends and be a part of the Girl Scout sisterhood, and have fun!

Whether for a few days, a week or longer, there’s a place and opportunity for every girl to experience the outdoors and build their own adventure in a supportive, girl-led environment.

Girl Scouts has an exciting variety of Summer Camp sessions conveniently located throughout our service area. Girl Scout Summer Camps are open to all girls; girls who are not Girl Scouts pay an additional fee and can then participate in future Girl Scout activities. Register by April 13 and enjoy a $25 early registration discount. Financial assistance is available.

Waukesha, East Troy, Oconomowoc, West Bend and Kenosha

(800) 565-4475

Mad Science

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Our camps are the perfect way to keep kids learning throughout summer! We offer kids a camp experience that is sure to entertain and delight! They will be wowed by green glowing liquid, messages written in secret code, autonomous robots, and mystery substances that change from solid to liquid in seconds.

Join us, there’s something for everyone! Our multiple camp locations offer one-day, half-day and full-day options to keep kids learning and entertained summer long.

Various locations in the Milwaukee and Waukesha Area

(262) 330-5029

University School of Milwaukee Summer IDEAS

If you parent a curious, enthusiastic, and active learner, Summer IDEAS is the camp for them! Opportunities to build-your-own summer and a daily schedule can include robotics, theatre, art, athletics, academics, leadership, cooking and more!

River Hills (between Brown Deer and County Line Roads, just off I-43))

(414) 540-3350

First Stage Theater Academy

First Stage Theater Academy is the nation’s largest high-impact theater training program for young people! Led by professional theater artists, students entering grades K4-12 this fall will learn new skills in Acting, Voice & Movement, Musical Theater, and Improvisation while building life skills in leadership, confidence, and teamwork.

325 W. Walnut Street – Milwaukee, WI

(414) 267-2970

Breakthrough Basketball

What will players get out of the camp?

  • You will learn the techniques and skill needed to become a great shooter.
  • You will learn the essential skills to becoming a great ball handler… no fluff
  • You will learn how to make more lay ups.
  • You will learn how to become a defensive stopper and rebounding machine.
  • You will learn the critical components of basketball IQ required to become a great offensive player from an individual and team aspect.

We will teach you all of the critical skills and concepts that coaches love and help players excel.

Milwaukee, WI

(866) 846-7892 x 1

Danceworks Summer Creative Arts Camps

Exploration, creativity, and play are needed now more than ever, and Danceworks’ Summer Creative Arts Camps are here to deliver! Our team of professional arts educators has provided high-quality arts programming for over 25 years, and are dedicated to helping students see the world through their own imagination. Your child will have a fun-filled week dancing, creating and making new friends at any and all of our exciting week-long camps this summer!
• Week-long half or full day options for ages 3-11
• Sibling discounts & scholarships available
• Camps take place at our Water St. studio & the JCC

Don’t miss our Summer Dance Intensives—for serious dancers ages 8-11 and 13-19 who are looking to take their dance skills to a new level!

1661 N. Water Street – Milwaukee, WI

(414) 277-8480

Summer EXPLORE!

Summer EXPLORE! programs provide learning and social opportunities for boys entering grades 3-8 in fall 2022 as well as accepted MUHS 9th graders.

Classes are offered in STEM, finance, history, German, movie making, multi-discipline (academics/arts/athletics) and sport camps. Programs are taught by faculty, staff and coaches with the same excellence that is the hallmark of a Marquette High education.

3401 W. Wisconsin Avenue – Milwaukee, WI

(414) 933-7220

OSRUI - A URJ Camp

OSRUI is the Reform Movement’s camp in Wisconsin, combines creative and innovative Jewish experiences with all the fun of summer camp! OSRUI provides supportive and nurturing environment. A summer with us promotes independence, personal growth, and lifelong friendships. Sessions options include 4-days, 2, 3, 4, or 7 weeks in cabins or tents. Call us to set up a tour!

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

(847) 509-0990

SCAMP at Elite Sports Clubs

SCAMP days are packed with activities! Whether it’s games or sports, outside or indoors, every child has an opportunity to participate in their favorite activities, as well as explore new ones. Theme days and field trips are scheduled throughout the summer. SCAMPers (5K-3rd Grade) and Senior SCAMPers (4th-8th Grade) will be exposed to music, tennis, fitness, STEAM activities, swimming lessons, and participate in age-appropriate activities that promote basic fundamentals.

Petite Elite SCAMP, our preschool-aged (Ages 3-5) summer camp, includes weekly themes, pool time, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play, and organized games and activities.

NEW THIS SUMMER! Super SCAMP (4th-8th Grade) is our one-week specialty camp that emphasizes a particular theme. All activities are designed to get kids more excited about a special skill in a really fun way while engaging and socializing with others who have similar interests.

We also have a Junior Counselor program (6th-9th Grade). Junior Counselors will learn quality leadership skills by shadowing the counselor and observing the way they lead, talk to, and play with the kids. JC’s will learn responsibility by having small tasks throughout the day and organizing small activities for the groups.

Brookfield: 13825 W Burleigh Rd, Brookfield, WI 

Mequon: 11616 N Port Washington Rd, Mequon, WI 

River Glen: 2001 W Good Hope Rd, Milwaukee, WI 

(414) 434-2321

HAWS Summer Camp

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Ages: 7-14 years
Category: STEM; Nature + Animals; Day Camp
Location: Waukesha, WI
Phone: 262-542-8851

Camp Vertical

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Ages: 7 years – 8th grade
Category: Sports & Rec; Day Camp
Location: Brookfield, WI & Delafield, WI
Phone: 262-780-1843

Swift Nature Camp

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Ages: 6-15 years
Category: STEM; Nature + Animals; Overnight Camp
Location: W7471 East Swift Road – Minong, WI
Phone: 715-466-5666

Camp Gray

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Ages: Grades 2-12
Category: Multi
Location: E10213 Shady Lane Road – Reedsburg, WI
Phone: 608-356-8200

Summer Blast 2022

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Ages: 5-18 years
Category: STEM; Nature + Animals; Sports & Rec; Theater/Arts; Day Camp
Location: 3500 South Glen Park Road – New Berlin, WI
Phone: 262-432-0333

Camp Woodbrooke

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Ages: 7-15 years
Category: Nature; Overnight Camp
Location: 30002 Shedivy Lane – Richland Center, WI
Phone: 608-509-7061

Jazz Camp

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Ages: Grades 6-12
Category: Theater/Arts; Day Camp
Location: 1584 N. Prospect Avenue – Milwaukee, WI
Phone: 414-276-5760

Chamber Music Camp

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Ages: Grades 4-12
Category: Theater/Arts
Location: 1584 N. Prospect Avenue – Milwaukee, WI
Phone: 414-276-5760

Chef Pam's Kitchen - Waukesha

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Ages: 8-17 years
Category: Cooking; Theater/Arts; Day Camp
Location: 280 West Main Street – Waukesha, WI
Phone: 262-366-3356

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Dance Camps

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Ages: 5-9 years
Category: Nature + Animals; Day Camp
Location: Milwaukee, WI; Fox Point, WI; Brookfield, WI
Phone: 414-902-2100

Farm Camp at Angelic Organics Learning Center

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Ages: 8-15 years
Category: Animals; Day Camp; Overnight Camp; Nature
Location: 1545 Rockton Road – Caledonia, IL 
Phone: 815-389-8455

Camps by Category + Ages

Milwaukee Montessori School Summer Program

University School of Milwaukee Summer IDEAS

Danceworks Summer Creative Arts Camps

Milwaukee Montessori School Summer Program

Girl Scout Summer Camp

University School of Milwaukee Summer IDEAS

HAWS Summer Camp

First Stage Theater Academy

Camp Vertical

Summer EXPLORE!

Swift Nature Camp

Mad Science

Summer Blast 2022

SCAMP at Elite Sports Clubs

Chef Pam’s Kitchen – Waukesha

OSRUI – A URJ Camp

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Dance Camps

Danceworks Summer Creative Arts Camps

Milwaukee Montessori School Summer Program

Girl Scout Summer Camp

University School of Milwaukee Summer IDEAS

HAWS Summer Camp

First Stage Theater Academy

Breakthrough Basketball

Camp Vertical

Summer EXPLORE!

Swift Nature Camp

Mad Science

Summer Blast 2022

SCAMP at Elite Sports Clubs

Chef Pam’s Kitchen – Waukesha

OSRUI – A URJ Camp

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Dance Camps

Jazz Camp

Chamber Music Camp

Danceworks Summer Creative Arts Camps

Milwaukee Montessori School Summer Program

Girl Scout Summer Camp

University School of Milwaukee Summer IDEAS

HAWS Summer Camp

First Stage Theater Academy

Breakthrough Basketball

Summer EXPLORE!

Swift Nature Camp

Mad Science

Summer Blast 2022

SCAMP at Elite Sports Clubs

Chef Pam’s Kitchen – Waukesha

OSRUI – A URJ Camp

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Dance Camps

Jazz Camp

Chamber Music Camp

Danceworks Summer Creative Arts Camps

Comprehensive List of Milwaukee Area Summer Camps

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