· Adventure Challenge
· Campus Scholastic
· Day Activities
· Horseback Riding
· Nature Outdoor
· Performing Creative
· Religious Spiritual
· Special Needs
· Sports Programs
· Traditional Camps
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Wisconsin Summer Camps and Youth Programs
Program Index by Camp Type
- Adventure and Personal Challenge
- Residential or tripping programs that emphasize team building, skill development, problem solving and personal growth in response to physical and psychological challenges.
- Campus-Based/Scholastic Skills
- Learning opportunities, often on a college campus, in which young people can take classes, sample campus life, or develop their study skills.
- Day Camps and Activities
- A wide variety of non-residential opportunities, including many day or part-day camps and activity programs offered by traditional camps, colleges and sports programs. Some activity programs are intended for young children as theme-focused daycare, while others constitute non-residential options for older campers pursuing special interests.
- Horseback Riding and Horse Care
- This category is for camps whose primary interest or activities centers around horses. Normally resident camps, day camps are not excluded from this camp type.
- Nature Study/Outdoor Skills
- Programs with an emphasis on nature, conservation, wildlife, environmental study, camping and outdoor skill development.
- Performing/Creative Arts
- Drama, dance, painting, writing and similar programs sponsored by colleges, museums and local performance companies.
- Religious/Spiritual Development
- Usually residential programs which may offer a variety of activities and which feature an emphasis on religious instruction or spiritual development.
- Special Needs
- Programs for young people with health issues or physical or developmental disabilities. A variety of activities are available in a setting with adapted facilities or specially-trained staff.
- Sports Programs
- Residential and day programs with a specific sports emphasis, for all ages and ability levels.
- Traditional Camps
- Residential programs from one to eight weeks with a variety of activities available to campers during each session. Some camps also offer special sessions that focus on one particular activity. Included are camps sponsored by religious institutions that follow the traditional camp model without an emphasis on religious instruction.