WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Summer Camps


MAKE THIS SUMMER GO DOWN IN HISTORY!

Give your child the experience of downtown 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.

HOMEGROWN & HANDMADE

June 24-28 (grades 3-5)
9 am – 3 pm

Celebrate the wonderful arts of Wisconsin and get creative with the Wisconsin Historical Museum! We will tune up our acting skills at the Overture, sing songs written in Wisconsin, and channel Wisconsin artists to create our own masterpieces. Each day will we will create, move, and get inspired by our great state!

WISCONSIN WILD THINGS

July 8-12 (grades 1-3)
9 am – 3 pm

Take a walk on the wild side! We will 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. You will be wowed by all the wildlife here in Wisconsin!

WONDERFUL WISCONSIN ANIMALS

July 22-26 (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 beehives to fish hatcheries, we encounter new animals each day. Prepare to be wildly impressed by Wisconsin’s critters, big and small!

WISCONSIN & THE WORLD

August 5-9 (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, learn international songs, games, and more!

THE WISCONSIN IDEA CAMP

August 19-23 (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 even engineer a Remote Operated Vehicle!

  • RATES

    $250 per camper

  • MEMBER DISCOUNT

    10% off for Wisconsin Historical Society members.

  • MORE INFO

    Extended care lasts until 4:30 and is $10 per day.

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