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YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow

Nelsonville, Portage County
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The Stevens Point Area YMCA - Camp Glacier Hollow offers a variety of Resident Camp, Day Camp and Teen Adventure Trip programs. We offer youth a safe environment in which positive values, personal growth, lifelong friendships, environmental awareness, and outrageous fun are key elements. Join us this summer for an experience that lasts a lifetime!

Programs include: week-long(6 or 7 day) Resident Camps - Nature Quest Camps (coed-ages 8-14), Camp Wise Spirits (girls-ages 8-14), Timbertop Camp for Children with Learning Disabilities (coed-ages 9-13), and a three-night Beginning Adventurer Resident Camp (coed ages 7-11); 12 weeks of Traditional Day Camp (coed-ages 7-13); 4 weeks of Backpacking, Canoeing, Sea Kayaking, and Rock Climbing Trips; a Counselors In Training program; and other general summer programs and activities.

Camp is located 14 miles east of Stevens Point on crystal clear spring-fed Lake Elaine. Over 100 acres of mixed forest, glacial ridges and hollows makes it an ideal setting for environmental education teaching and learning. Camp serves up to 100 total campers per week, so campers receive a personalized program. Our Camps offer traditional camp activities with an emphasis on environmental education.
Camp type: Nature Outdoor Environment
Region: Central Wisconsin
Established: 1997
Location and Programs
Location -
YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow is located just 14 miles East of Stevens Point in Nelsonville, WI.
Program -
Resident and day camp. Sessions for - girls only ages 8 to 14, coeds ages 7 to 17.
Season -
Early June to Early September
Sessions -
Six one-week(6 or 7 day) Resident Camps, One three-night Beginning Adventurer Camp Session, Three one-week(6 day) Teen Adventure Trip Sessions, Twelve weeks of Day Camp, Teen Camp and a Leader/Counselor In Training Program.
Special Focus Sessions -
ThemeFrom Date-To DateFee 
the Adventure Nature Quest (ages 9-14)Jul 23 - Jul 29 420
Camp Wise Spirits (girls ages 8-14)Jul 9 - Jul 15 405
Beginning Adventurers (ages 7-10)Jun 16 - Jun 19 265
Campers for LIFE (ages 8-13)Jun 25 - Jul 1 405
Timbertop Camp for Children w/ LD's (ages 8-13)Aug 6 - Aug 12 430
Spash & Sport Nature Quest (ages 8-13)Aug 13 - Aug 19 405
Devil's Lake Rock Climbing & Caving (ages 13-15)Jun 11 - Jun 16 420
Sea Kayaking Adventure (ages 14-17)Jul 30 - Aug 4 530
Porcupine Mtn's Backpacking (ages 13-16)Jul 16 - Jul 21 420
CIT Training Camp (ages 15-17)Jun 18 - Jun 23 425
Flambeau River Paddle (ages 13-16)Jun 11 - Jun 16 420
Registration -
Registration are accepted until enrollment is full. Registration Begins in January
Fees -
Resident Camps: $405 - $545
Beginning Adv's: $265 - $400
Timbertop Camp: $430 - $570
Adventure Trips: $420 - $645
Teen Leadership Camp: $425 - $535
Day Camps: $167 - $178
Activities: Archery, backpacking/camping, basketball, bicycling, canoeing/kayaking, crafts, cultural/ethnic awareness, drama, gardening/farming, horseback riding (Western), leadership training, marksmanship/riflery, nature/environmental studies, outdoor skills, rock climbing, rope course, sailing, soccer, swimming, wilderness tripping
More plus Contact Information
Special programs/facilities/care provided for -
Learning disabilities
Medical Care -
First Responder on site.
Camp Physician available.
Parent Visitation -
Arrangements can be made.
DirectorContact PersonContact Camp
Pete MatthaiPete Matthai, Camp Director
1000 Division Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Tel 715-342-2980 ext. 308
Fax 715-342-2987
Tel 715-824-5267
Owned/Operated by -
Stevens Point Area YMCA
Visit Our Web Site: www.glacierhollow.com
All information supplied by camp management, 02/10/2017. For details visit the camp's Web site using the hyperlink above.

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