Camp activities will reflect the theme of each week, but rest assured all the great camp activities will be included each week regardless of the theme.
Camp reserves the right to change activities based on sudden changes in guest presenters, weather, and other factors. For safety, Girl Scout Daisies will not participate in archery but in other amazing activities in keeping with the theme of the session.
Sessions below are at Camp Evelyn only
School's out for the summer! It's time to sleep in and soak up the sun. Each day you will go on a new adventure during your vacation journey, but there will still be plenty of time to relax. Give laser tag a try during an off-camp trip to Strand Adventures. Have an indoor slumber party with pillow fights, pizza ordered in, and movies until midnight. Enjoy optional late-night activities with later wake up times. Don't worry, we will still have morning energizers for those who want to wake up with the sun! Dress to impress for our summer kick-off costume party. Schools are out and camp is in. Join us for a week to remember!
Five-Night: June 16-21
Three-Night: June 16-19
If you are a Junior or Cadette, you will earn and receive your robotics, career exploration, musician, and business creator badges during this week of inventing. Get ready to practice problem solving and creativity as you build upon your innovative ideas and learn how STEM interacts with other interests such as music. Therew will be even more exciting hands-on STEM and entrepreneurship activities when you tackle new skills while learning the ins and outs of creating your own amazing business.
This session is for girls entering grades 4-8 and costs $475.
3-night: June 16-21
You have been accepted into Camp Evelyn's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Come get sorted into your chosen house and work together as a team to win the Camp Evelyn House Cup! On day one, you will adventure to Camp Evelyn's Diagon Alley to pick up supplies for your classes and your magical wand. Escape the Muggle world and brush up on your flying skills while playing Quidditch. Be sure to pay attention to your charms, transfiguration, divination, potions, and other classes all while helping in the hunt for the Horcruxes! There will still be plenty of time for a dip in the Black Lake (pool).
5-night: June 23-28
3-night: June 23-26
Have you ever wanted to develop your skills as a fashion designer? At Camp Fashionista, your designs will hit the runway in no time! You will learn sewing basics and how to design outfits on a budget during a trip to Camp Evelyn's very own pop-up thrift store. Of course, there will be an opportunity to show off your fashion creations during an all-camp fashion show.
5-night: July 7-12
3-night: July 7-10
Make waves at Camp Evelyn where you will have a blast with all things water. Enjoy cooling off in the pool, swimming and boating at Crystal Lake, and splashing in the Mullet River. You will be able to participate in the annual Camp Evelyn Boat Regatta. Work as a team to design the boat that will go the furthest distance. Make sure to bring your water shoes for this water-filled week of adventures!
5-night: July 14-19
3-night: July 14-17
Explore all that Wisconsin has to offer during this road trip experience. You will spend your first night atCamp Evelyn where you will prepare your bags and get to know your fellow travelers. The first day of your road trip will start at Door County where you will enjoy a trolley tour and stay at Rustic Timbers campground where there will be the opportunity for swimming and s'mores around a warm campfire. The next day will include a short drive to Sturgeon Bay where you will get to explore the Door County Maritime Museum and Cave Point County Park before heading to Green Bay. In Green Bay, you will visit Bay Beach Wildlife and the amusement park. Appleton will provide the opportunity to visit the Hearthstone Historical Museum and enjoy a segway tour of the city. Your last full day will be spent in Madison where you will visit Cave of the Mounds and have the opportunity to explore State Street.
This session is for girls entering grades 6-12 and costs $750.
5-night: July 15-19
Looking to try new dishes from different parts of the world? Have you ever wanted to be a chef, but are just not sure where to start? During this week of camp, you will use your culinary skills to recreate dishes from around the world. You will learn cooking basics such as stovetop cooking, dicing, and chopping. Your new skills will be put to the test when you prepare and create a meal to share with your fellow campers. Five-night campers will take a field trip away from camp to visit Nourish Farms where they will make a meal with all homegrown ingredients.
5-night: July 21-26, for girls entering grades 2-7, $485
3-night: July 21-24, for girls entering grades 1-7, $340
If you already have basic cooking skills and want to learn some new recipes and advance your skills, you will have the opportunity to cook with confidence during this fun-filled week at camp. We will focus on knife skills, professional cooking techniques, working cleanly and safely, and creativity. Make new and tasty creations such as banana bread muffings, enchiladas with guacamole, and California rolls. Plan, shop for, and cook your very own meal! At the end of the week, you will have a binder of recipes to take home.
This session is for girls entering grades 6-12 and costs $500.
5-night: July 21-26
Calling all horse lovers! During this fun-filled week, your hours of horse time will include a riding lesson in the ring, trail riding, lessons on grooming, saddling, and horse safety. This program is appropriate for experienced and new horseback riders. There will still be plenty of time to enjoy all that Camp Evelyn has to offer. Please bring long pants/jeans and sturdy riding boots/shoes.
This session is for girls entering grades 6-12 and costs $750.
5-night: July 21-26
This introductory canoe trip focuses on building a foundation in backcountry skills and a connection with the wilderness. You will spend your first night at Camp Evelyn preparing for the adventure and getting to know your fellow campers. Stops along the way will include popular tourist attractions in Steven's Point, Eau Claire, and Superior. Upon our arrival in Ely, Minnesota, we will be partnering with the Northern Lakes Canoe Base Alumni Association where we will work with Girl Scout canoe guides who are certified in lifeguarding and Wilderness First Aid. The adventure will include seven days of canoeing through the boundary waters and camping along the rivers.
This session is for girls entering grades 8-12 and costs $1500.
12-night: July 21-August 2
Calling all Pokemon fans! We will divide the group of Pokemon trainers into teams for the week. You will embark on a team scavenger quest where you will discover your team mascot and a cache of Pokemon eggs. Later you will have the opportunity to look all over camp, locate different Pokemon and add them to your personalized pokedex. There will be battles between teams in the form of races, relays, and Pokemon trivia.
5-night: July 28-August 2
3-night: July 28-31
Have you ever wanted to create your own fantasy adventure? In this workshop you will tap into the magic of your imagination and see what adventures are waiting for you. Choose your theme (pirate, dragons, space, gods and goddesses, or the future just to name a few) and off we go! We will teach you how to make your own authentic map of your world. Create your own main character and tell their story. Design clothing and costumes your characters will wear and decide what kind of food they will eat. When you are not busy learning new things, you will get to enjoy all of the classic camp activities with your bunkmates.
This session is for girls entering grades 5-12 and costs $465.
5-night: July 28-August 2
Some of our counselors' best childhood memories are of playing with a dollhouse! Now you can design your own dream dollhouse and turn that design into reality! We'll start with a wooden dollhouse that you will paint. While the paint is drying, we'll get to work on our customized design. You will create a blueprint/floorplan for your house. You'll have fun picking colors, decor, and more. Then, we get to work turning your design dreams into a reality. As the designer, you can even build your own furniture and accessories! The possibilities are endless.
5-night: August 4-9, for girls entering grades 2-12, $500
3-night: Augsut 4-7, for girls entering grades 1-12, $400
Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! We will spend our week enjoying the great outdoors! Try the ropes course and enjoy Crystal Lake at Camp Evelyn. We will leave from camp to hike a segment of the Ice Age Trail. On an off camp adventure you will spend the day exploring Kohler Andrae State Park. Learn outdoor survival skills such as shelter building, water filtration, fire starting, and more! There will also be the opportunity to spend a night in our hammock unit or pitch a tent.
This session is for girls entering grades 3-12 and costs $330.
3-night: August 11-14
Three days of travel and three nights sleeping in a different space each night with pitch tents, hammocks, or your very own shelter. Spend some time preparing for a 2-night stay at one of our local campgrounds where you will learn the camping basics such as animal-proofing food, starting fires, and pitching tents.
This session is for girls entering grades 4-6 and costs $465.
5-night: August 11-16
Our Counselor-in-Training program is a great way for you to evolve your relationship with camp and help deliver the experience you fell in love with to a new generation of girls. You will have the chance to observe staff members and work alongside them while learning and practicing how to teach campers new skills. Spend time at camp learning about behavior management techniques, operational skills, and leadership. When you are not busy learning new things, you will get to enjoy all of the classic camp activities with your bunkmates.
This session is for girls entering grades 8-12 and costs $780.
12-night: June 16-28
Do you think you have what it takes to become a future camp counselor? You will experience what it's like to be a camp counselor under the supervision of one of our lead counselors. Plan and lead all-camp activities, assist with day camp, and learn about the different jobs that make camp possible. Beyond learning skills like communication and organization, you will elevate your thinking about the ways you can bring your unique stengths to the girls, to camp, and to the world at large.
This session is for girls entering grades 9-12 who have completed CIT 1 and costs $780.
12-night: July 7-19
This program is geared at providing you with hands-on experience working in a unit or another area of the camp. You will work right alongside our experienced counselors and be assigned a mentor who will check in with you on a weekly basis. Spots are limited and an application is required. Once you register for the session, an application will be sent to you.. If these dates don't work for you, please let us know. We are flexible about arranging other dates. After successful completion of the CIT 3 program, you may be invited back to volunter and/or apply for a position as a paid junior counselor for the reaminder of the summer.
This session is for girls who have completed both CIT 1 & CIT 2. There is no cost for CIT 3.
12-night: June 9-21
Sessions below are at Camp Manitou only
Let your inner horsewoman shine! Learn basic horseback riding, grooming, and stable management. We will start from the beginning to build your equestrian skills, spending at least two hours a day at the stable. You will have plenty of time to explore Camp Manitou and Serenity Lake. Swim, kayak, stand up paddle board, hike, geocache, and play disc golf. Please bring long pants/jeans and sturdy riding boots/shoes. Earn and receive the Junior Horseback Riding badge.
This session is for girls entering grades 4-5 and costs $480.
3-night: June 25-28