WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Summer Camps

YESTERDAY'S PAST IS TODAY'S ADVENTURE!

Enjoy exploring Madison with the Wisconsin Historical Museum’s Summer Camps. These camps will be adventure-filled, educational, and will spark campers’ interest in their city and state. The museum offers camps from June through August with programming for kids entering first through fifth grades.

WISCONSIN WILD THINGS

June 29 – July 3 (grades 1-3)
9 AM – 3 PM
Take a walk on the wild side! Explore Madison’s natural wonders and visit some of the amazing animals and plants who call Wisconsin home. We’ll meet fuzzy creatures and creepy crawlies too.

Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)

WISCONSIN & THE WORLD

July 27-31 (grades 1-3)
9 AM – 3 PM
Take a trip around the world without leaving Wisconsin! Campers will explore the many cultures that make up Wisconsin. We’ll meet new friends and discover sites in Madison that are windows to the world. Come join us on our journey as we share traditional stories, make instruments, play games, and more!

Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)

THE WISCONSIN IDEA CAMP

Aug. 24-28 (grades 3-5)
9 AM – 3 PM
Are you a young inventor with lots of big ideas? Spend a week with us as we explore revolutionary inventions and technologies created by people right here in Wisconsin! We will explore through scientific experimentation, investigate the architecture around us, create a geodesic dome, and more!

Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)

WONDERFUL WISCONSIN ANIMALS

July 13-17 (grades 3-5)
9 AM – 3 PM
Badgers, butterflies, and bugs, oh my! Travel with us to some wild sites in Madison to discover the animals that call Wisconsin home. From gardens to the fish hatchery, we will encounter new animals each day.

Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)

WITTY WISCONSIN IDEAS

Aug. 10-14  (grades 1-3)
9 AM – 3 PM
Learn about the wonderful inventions that were created here in Wisconsin and make some of your own! We will explore technology in Wisconsin through investigating the architecture around us, creating our own buildings, testing how ships float, and more!

Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Advance registration required for all camps. Registration closes two weeks prior to the start of each camp. Extended care is available until 5 p.m. for $10/day. Camps are not included with general admission.

MEMBERS RECEIVE DISCOUNTS ON CAMPS
Wisconsin Historical Society members receive a 10% discount on all camps! Not a member? You should be! Memberships start at $55 and include free entry into 12 historic sites and museums, free guest passes, discounts on special events and merchandise, and subscriptions to special publications.
BECOME A MEMBER

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Call us to register: 608-264-6557

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