Weekend Guide
June 15-17, 2018

CAMPS (AGES 6-8)

Find a camp for kids ages 6-8 below. If you would like to see your camp added to this list, please email hello@mkewithkids.com.

Arts Camp: The Art of Nature

Brookfield, WI

Get ready to paint, move, play, and explore! With two sessions offered each summer, Arts Camp: The Art of Nature is a week-long immersive summer day camp that will bring out the science- and nature-loving artist in your child.
Designed for students entering grades 1-6 in the fall of 2020, this uniquely comprehensive arts camp allows students to experience dance, theatre, and visual art through an environmental scope. Registration will open February 10.

Ages

Grades 1-6

Dates

Updated Dates: Week 1: July 20-24, 2020
Week 2: August 10-14, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Ballet Camp

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy

Delve into childhood favorites through ballet, scenic and costume design, craft-making, music study and choreography.  A special visit from a Milwaukee Ballet dancer and musician are the star-studded highlights of the week!  Students share their accomplishments in a mini-performance on the last day and bring home their creations.

Ages

5-9 years

Dates

June-August

Special Offer

10% off registrations received by April 20 with code SUMMER10

Brookfield Academy Summer Days

Brookfield Academy

Join the fun! Brookfield Academy's Summer Days program runs June 8-July 31 and offers nearly 200 classes in a variety of subjects for any students ages 3-18. Whether it’s making tasty treats, creating with code, or playing a favorite sport – Summer Days has something for everyone! Please visit our website to register and for ongoing updates.

Ages

3-18 years

Dates

June 8 - July 31, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Camp Anokijig

Plymouth, WI

New friends, positive values, personal growth, great adventures, and outrageous fun are the foundations of the Anokijig experience. Campers choose from a HUGE variety of activities to customize their adventure, including Horses! Built upon the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, Anokijig provides a safe and enriching overnight, summer camp experience.

Ages

7-16 years

Dates

Weekly Sessions (Sunday - Saturday). June 14 - August 15, 2020

Special Offer

Early Bird Discount now through Feb. 29th, 2020. Prices increase March 1, 2020. Register Today!

Camp Kindred

Campbellsports, WI

At Camp Kindred we focus on building friendships across lines of racial and economic difference, and we have tons of fun along the way! Under the guidance of some of the best role models in Milwaukee, at a 1:4 ratio, campers will choose between countless activities like rock climbing, crafts, canoeing, swimming, archery, drama, and more, all the while building self-esteem, empathy, and meaningful and enduring friendships.

Ages

8-13 years

Dates

June 28-July 3, Session 2: July 5 - July 10

Special Offer

NA

Camp M

Milestones Programs for Children

The Premier Day Camp of the Northshore! Two field trip per week plus weekly Specials. Incomparable Child/Staff ratios. Full day camp offered Monday- Friday 7AM-6PM. Camp M is the perfect experience for building lifelong memories for your child.

Ages

K4-7th grade

Dates

June 13-August 21

Special Offer

NA

Camp Odayin

Virtual Summer Camp

Camp Odayin provides medically safe and emotionally supportive camp experiences for young people with heart disease. Children benefit from connecting with other young people who may share similar health, emotional, and social concerns. Our 2020 summer camp will be online and we are providing technology assistance to families if needed. All campers will receive a “camp in a box” which includes a camp t-shirt, fun goodies, themed costume accessories and more! The deadline to register is June 3.

Ages

Grades 1-11

Dates

July 27-31, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Camp Vertical & Camp Zoom

Elmbrook Church 777 S. Barker Rd Brookfield, WI 53045

Camp Vertical & Camp Zoom are faith based day camps offered at Elmbrook Church campuses. Kids from age 4 to those entering 6th grade in the fall will experience a high-energy, fast paced, fun environment. Cost for camp is $129 weekly with extended care offered at an additional cost.

Ages

Age 4 through rising 6th graders

Dates

June 15 - August 14 2020

Special Offer

NA

Camp at the Hills

Glen Hills Middle School(Tentative)

The Nicolet Recreation Department has cancelled their summer program.

Ages

K4-6th Grade

Dates

Mid June to Late July (Dates TBD at the moment)

Special Offer

NA

Celtic Kids Camp

CelticMKE

Celtic Kids Camp has been cancelled this year.

Ages

7-12 years

Dates

August 11, 12, & 13, 2020

Special Offer

Celtic Kids Camp registration will go live in April, so visit the website to stay tuned or sign up for their email updates.

DSHA Summer Cool

DSHA High School, 4257 N. 100th St., Milwaukee, WI 53222

The DSHA Summer Cool program has been canceled. Updated can be found at dsha.info/summer.

Ages

Rising grades 1 -9

Dates

June 15 - July 31, 2020

Special Offer

Register by March 15th to receive 20% off camps!

Danceworks Summer Creative Arts Camps

Danceworks: 1661 N. Water Street, Milwaukee

Danceworks has planned an abbreviated version of our popular summer creative arts camps beginning mid-July. Although we will be offering fewer camps, our team of professional arts educators will deliver the same high-quality arts programming we have been offering for over 25 years. Exploration, creativity, and play are needed now more than ever! Danceworks is dedicated to helping students see the world through their own imagination. We hope you will join us this summer!
Please note: Danceworks faculty has extensive experience in addressing a wide range of skills and abilities within a classroom. Our revised schedule will also consolidate ages and each camp will be appropriate for ages 5-11, with the exception of one camp ages 3-4.

Ages

3-11 years

Dates

July - August, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Ebenezer's STEAM-N Summer Camp

At our Oak Creek, Southside Milwaukee, Downtown Milwaukee, and West Allis/Wauwatosa Centers

Ebenezer's STEAM-N Summer Program is all about inspiring our next generation of inventors, innovators and leaders to:
Question things like a scientist;
Design like a technologist;
Build like an engineer;
Create like an artist;
Deduce like a mathematician; and
Play like a kid.

Ages

Children up to 12 years of age

Dates

June 8 - August 26, 2020

Special Offer

NA

First Stage Theater Academy

Milwaukee & Brookfield

First Stage Theater Academy, the nation’s leading high-impact theater training program for young people, is offering some of its Summer Academy programs virtually this summer, with classes beginning Monday, June 15, 2020. Limited in-person classes will also be offered at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center beginning July 6, 2020. Both virtual and in-person classes will follow First Stage’s curriculum of Acting, Musical Theater, Improvisation and more led by professional theater artists, fostering life skills through stage skills. Classes are available for students entering grades K3 – 12 this fall.

Ages

Entering grades K4-12

Dates

June 15 - August 21, 2020

Special Offer

NA

In the Garden: Summer Art + Nature Workshops at Lynden

Lynden Sculpture Garden 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd. Milwaukee, WI 53217

Lynden’s summer art and nature workshops integrate our collection of monumental outdoor sculpture and temporary installations with the natural ecology of our hidden landscapes and unique habitats. Led by Lynden education staff, these standalone outdoor workshops are built around biweekly themes that suggest imaginative possibilities and promote intimate discoveries in art and nature through collaborative (but well-distanced) inquiry and hands-on artmaking. Lynden is committed to making its programs available to all. Need-based tuition waivers are available.

Ages

Ages 1+

Dates

July & August

Special Offer

NA

Infinite Gymnastics Themed Summer Camps

8989 N. 55th St. Brown Deer, WI 53223

Choose from Ninja Camp, Gymnastics/Dance Camp, Gymnastics & Sports Camp,
and Gymnastics & Arts & Crafts Camp, and more!

Ages

Ages 5-12

Dates

June 22-26, July 6-10, July 20-24, August 10-14

Special Offer

When enrolling, let us know in the COMMENTS section that you heard about us on MKEwithkids.com, and you will ALSO get a gift a $25 gift certificate that can be used towards tuition on any class!

Jump Start Clinics

Goldfish Swim School Brookfield

Jump Start Clinics are five consecutive 30-minute lessons at the same time with the same instructor. They are a quick and easy way to get children swim ready or progressing toward their next swim level...all while learning how to be safer in and around the water.

Ages

3-12 years

Dates

Please call for start date.

Special Offer

Mention MKE with Kids and we will waive your registration fee.

Lakefield Farm Horsemanship Week

Lakefield Farm Grafton, WI 53024

Horsemanship Week is more than a summer camp, it’s an experience your child will treasure for a lifetime! Weeklong sessions offer up-close, hands-on time in the company of horses. Your child will learn basics of riding, horse care, feeding and grooming.

Ages

6-12 years

Dates

June 15-19 June 22-26 July 13-17 July 20-24

Special Offer

NA

Little Sprouts Pop Up Camps

Your Backyard (We come to you!!)

All the fun of Little Sprouts, but popping up in YOUR backyard. Partnering with Olive You Nanny, we're bringing instructor-led camp right to you!

We've pulled together our favorite themes (Galaxy, Fairies, Sensory, and more) to bring your kids a wonderful summer experience. Perfect for friends to share. Let’s celebrate summer.

Ages

0-8

Dates

July 1 - August 31, 2020

Special Offer

Use Code MKESUMMER for $10 off

MKE Wave Camp

Over 20 SE WI Camp Locations

Our camps offer personalized instruction from Professional Milwaukee Wave players, coaches and other highly qualified instructors that sets us apart from the rest. Whatever your soccer needs might be, rest assured that the Milwaukee Wave’s Summer Camps are right for you! Choose from dozens of camps in many locations throughout southeast Wisconsin and come play with the Pros this summer!

Ages

4-18 years

Dates

June - August, 2020

Special Offer

NA

MSOE K-12 Summer Programs

Milwaukee School of Engineering Campus

MSOE offers a number of programs for K - 12 students to explore everything from artificial intelligence and robots through nursing. High school residential programs (https://www.msoe.edu/academics/high-school-programs/summer-programs-at-msoe/) along with K-12 day camp options are available (https://www.msoe.edu/academics/stem-community-programs/middle-school-programs/). Visit us or contact stem@msoe.edu for more information!

Ages

K - 12

Dates

Various Dates from June 15th - August 7th

Special Offer

NA

MSOE Sports Camps

MSOE Campus (Downtown Milwaukee)

College coaches, local professional coaches and student athletes ensure that MSOE sports camps provide a myriad of perspectives and experiences for young athletes to embrace the joy of sport. Camps include soccer, hockey, basketball, volleyball, and more.

Ages

7-17 years

Dates

June - August, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Mathnasium: The Math Learning Center

7 Greater Milwaukee Locations

Mathnasium will transform your child’s summer with a balance of constructive learning and fun. We help kids avoid the academic “summer slide” and give them an edge for the next school year…and beyond! Early Bird Pricing is available before May 31. Power up your child in math this summer!

Ages

6-18 years

Dates

June 8 - August 28, 2020

Special Offer

Early Bird Special: Enroll by May 31, 2020 for $100 OFF your child's Mathnasium membership!

Milestones Camp M and Summer M Day Camps

Various Locations

The Premier Day Camps of the Northshore! Full day camp offered Monday- Friday 7AM-6PM at convenient locations in Shorewood Whitefish Bay and Fox Point. Two field trip per week plus weekly Specials. Incomparable Child/Staff ratios. Exciting programming with a Steam emphasis integrated that is also developmentally appropriate and most of all fun. Please check our different field trips that vary by age that range from the Zoo to Noah’s Ark, Bay Beach Amusement Park to Mt. Olympus, Green Meadows Farm to Overnight Campouts!

Ages

4-13 years

Dates

June 13 - August 21, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Academy

Milwaukee Area

Official baseball/softball camps of the Brewers in locations throughout the Milwaukee area and beyond. 8th year of these terrific week-long camps that combine 30 hours of pro-grade instruction with unforgettable Brewers experience. Full uniform, 4 tickets, VIP trip to Miller Park AND meet a current player and coach. Nothing else like it. Camps will sell out. Register soon!

Ages

6-14 years

Dates

June 8 - August 21, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Milwaukee Bucks Summer Camps

Southeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley

Milwaukee Bucks Summer Camps presented by the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network provide a fun and team-oriented environment for boys and girls ages 7 to 15. Each participant will receive a basketball, performance tee a ticket to a 2020-21 Bucks home game and much more!

Ages

7-15 years

Dates

June - August

Special Offer

NA

Milwaukee Milkmen Summer Youth Baseball Camps

Milwaukee Milkmen Stadium 7035 S Ballpark Drive Franklin 53132

Milkmen coaches and players invite you to experience the fun and excitement of Milkmen Baseball this summer. Boys & girls will learn the fundamentals through one-on-one and group instruction led by Milkmen Manager Anthony Barone. Plus, practice and play at our award-winning ballpark, Milkmen Stadium and The Rock Sports Complex!

Ages

6-13 years

Dates

Camp 1: June 30 & July 1 | Camp 2: July 13 & 14 | Camp 3: August 11 & 12

Special Offer

NA

Milwaukee Montessori School Summer Camp

Milwaukee Montessori School

Open for Summer 2020! Milwaukee Montessori School offers summer camps for kids who are interested in Robotics, Game Design, Fine Arts, Culinary Arts, Sports, Field trips and more. Half or full-day camps feature a wide range of activities to ensure that campers are busy and happy! Specialty Camps, Montessori Camps, Virtual Camps, and full-day childcare options available.

Ages

3 to 17 years

Dates

June 22 to August 7, 2020

Special Offer

Early Bird pricing available until March 20th at noon.

Milwaukee Recreation Summer Day Camps

Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Recreation offers full-day summer camps at over 75 sites across the city, including summer-long camps from June - August, as well as specialized week-long outdoor camps at Hawthorn Glen.

Ages

3-18 years

Dates

June - August 2020

Special Offer

NA

Milwaukee Yacht Club Junior Sailing School

1700 North Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202

At MYC we teach students to learn to sail in a fun and safe environment. We offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced sailing instruction. On-the-water time is supplemented with classroom learning and team-building activities on land. For your child's safety and comfort, they must know how to swim. We offer seven one-week sessions. Students may register for multiple weeks.

Ages

Ages 8 - 17

Dates

Seven One-Week Sessions Beginning June 15 - August 10

Special Offer

NA

Nature's Farm Camp at Angelic Organics Learning Center

Angelic Organics Learning Center, 1936 Rockton Road, Caledonia, IL 61011

Kids help run the farm for a week - engaged with animals, great food and outdoor adventure. At Farm Camp, kids immerse themselves in the rhythms of life on a working farm, forming deeper connections to the land, animals, food, and each other.

Ages

8-16 years

Dates

6/21-26, 6/28-7/3, 7/12-17, 7/19-24, 7/26-31, 8/2-7

Special Offer

NA

STEAM with LEGO Education

TOSA Block Party & STEAM Academy

All of the classes and camps are limited to 8 children.

Ages

3-11 years

Dates

Programs start July 6th

Special Offer

Register before May 1st and save $$$

St. John's Northwestern Summer Leadership Academy (Canceled)

St. John's Northwestern Academies

Canceled - Check back next year!

Ages

Grades 1-12

Dates

July 5 - August 1

Special Offer

NA

Summer EXPLORE!

Marquette University High School

Summer EXPLORE! provides learning and social opportunities for boys from all schools. Camps are available in STEM, History, Finance, German, Visual Arts, Drums, Multi-discipline (Academics/Arts/Athletics) and Sports. Programs are taught by current faculty, staff and coaches with the same excellence that is the hallmark of a Marquette High education. Come experience the Marquette High community!

Ages

Boys entering grades 3-9 (ages 8-15)

Dates

June 15 - August 7, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Summer I.D.E.A.S. at University School of Milwaukee

River Hills, WI

Families in greater Milwaukee choose Summer I.D.E.A.S. at USM for the enrichment, academic, and athletic opportunities we offer children age 3 through grade 12. Children develop new skills and friendships while enjoying the fun and excitement summer brings. We provide a diversity of classes with flexible scheduling. Learn more today!

Ages

3–18 years

Dates

June 15–August 14, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Summer I.D.E.A.S. at University School of Milwaukee

River Hills, WI

In lieu of in-person camps, this summer, we are offering online courses for students in first through twelfth grade. Our programs will provide students from the Milwaukee area the opportunity to engage with our USM and Summer I.D.E.A.S. faculty in weekly synchronous lessons focused on math, literacy and enrichment experiences. Additionally, our Summer Institute for Academic Advancement courses will enable students to take University School of Milwaukee courses for-credit in condensed two- or three-week sessions. If you have any questions about our programs, please contact the Summer Programs office at ideas@usmk12.org or 414.540.3350.

Ages

Grades 1-12

Dates

June 15–August 7, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Summer Music Camps | Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

Milwaukee, WI

Kids will have a blast singing & playing at three exciting music camps, taught by the Conservatory’s award-winning faculty: Jazz Camp (6/22 – 6/26), Chamber Music Camp (7/6 – 7/10), & Summer Music Institute (6-22 – 7/2 | Only $45 for City of Milwaukee residents). Beginning & advanced students welcome!

Ages

Grades 3 - 12

Dates

June 22 - July 10, 2020

Special Offer

NA

Summer on the Prairie

The Prairie School: 4050 Lighthouse Drive, Wind Point, WI 53402

Open to students in Pre-K through 12th Grade, Summer on the Prairie offers unmatched opportunities to create, discover, and grow — all on our beautiful campus along the shores of Lake Michigan. Taught by Prairie’s expert faculty, our camps and workshops provide hands-on activities in a creative, enriching environment.

Ages

Pre-K to 12th Grade

Dates

June 8 - August 14, 2020

Special Offer

10% any camp or workshop with code MKEKIDS

Superior Cooking & Baking Camps

SCC 4550 S Brust Ave St Francis WI 53235

Camps have been cancelled for this year.

Ages

5-16 years

Dates

Check back for 2021 Dates

Special Offer

NA

Swift Nature Camp

Minong, Wi

Camp is still on! Swift Nature Camp, Boys & Girls 6-17
Campers are bright, curious and creative children with a passion for nature and the outdoors. Exciting adventures promote confidence and independence. Our #1st Time Camper Program is a nurturing program for first-time, offering additional staff to that overcome homesickness and build confidence.

Ages

6-17 years

Dates

June 14-June 26, June 28-July 17, July 19- Aug 7

Special Offer

Save $339 off of Discovery Camp
Our special Discovery Camp is a nurturing program for first-time overnight campers, offering additional staff to provide support and encouragement to overcome homesickness and build confidence. The program welcomes no more than 50 first-time campers, and the special attention that this intimate group receives is the reason that more than 92% of them wish to return.

URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute

Oconomowoc, WI

Camp has been cancelled this year. Check back for more information about Summer 2021!

Ages

Entering 2nd - 12th grades

Dates

June 15 - Aug 9, 2020

Special Offer

$100 off tuition fee for any MKEwithKids.com reader.

Urban Ecology Center

Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park – 1500 E Park Pl. Milwaukee, WI 53211 Urban Ecology Center Washington Park – 1859 N 40th St. Milwaukee, WI 53208 Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley – 3700 W Pierce St. Milwaukee, WI 53215

Camp is on, with some changes. Visit this page for the most recent updates: https://urbanecologycenter.org/item/1326-summer-camp-2020-update.html

Ages

3-13 years

Dates

June 15 to August 21

Special Offer

NA

Voice Camp, Rock Band Camp, Songwriting & Recording Camp, Rock Soloing 101

Wauwatosa School of Music

Voice Camp (Ages 8 - 12), June 15 - 19
Rock Band Camp, June 22 - 26
Rock Band Camp, July 13 - 17
Songwriting & Recording Camp, July 20 - 23
Voice Camp (Ages 13 and older), July 27 - 31
Rock Soloing 101 Camp, August 3 - 7

Ages

Ages 8 and older

Dates

Various: June 15 - August 7

Special Offer

Mention MKEwithkids.com for 10% off of any camp price! (Must register before 2/29 to receive discount)

Wisconsin Humane Society Summer Camps

Wisconsin Humane Society

The Wisconsin Humane Society offers interactive camps for kids who are wild about animals! We offer a variety of camps for different age levels and topics at both our Milwaukee and Ozaukee Campuses. Camp activities feature dog training, cat socializing, wildlife rehabilitation, veterinarian science, and more. Of course, meeting animals is the highlight of each day!

Ages

Grades 1 - 8

Dates

June 15 - August 14, 2019

Special Offer

NA

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