Upham Woods will bring exploration, discovery, and fun to your summer. We partner with 4-H county programs for summer camp and we offer unique outdoor learning experiences through grants and our other partnerships.
4-H Summer Camps
Upham Woods supports 4-H summer camp for dozens of counties. See if yours comes to Upham!
Camp Counselor Training
Upham Woods supports young people taking on leadership roles at summer camp. During the school year, we host multiple camp counselor training weekends to prepare our young people to be summer camp leaders.
Too young or too old to come to camp alone? Come with the whole family for one of our Family Camp weekends. Participate in all of our summer camp programming alongside your siblings, grandparents, aunties, and whoever else makes up your family unit.
Adventure Camping: Outpost
We offer the opportunity to tent camp at Upham Woods and nearby state parks. This is a great option for an older camper looking to refine their outdoor skills.
List of Upham Woods Summer Camp Programming:
- Canoeing and kayaking
- Circle Dance
- Water ecology exploration utilizing stereoscopes
- Raptor programs with a red-tailed hawk and barred owl
- Live amphibian and reptile programs
- Conservation service learning
- Interpretive geology and history hikes on Blackhawk Island and North Shore
Outdoor & Team Building Skills
- Outpost camping
- Living history with a French Voyageur or an 1850’s Wisconsin lumberjack
- Team building challenge course and group initiatives
- Orienteering courses
- Outdoor survival