4-H Summer Camp

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Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center is a residential facility operated by the University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) and located on the magnificent Wisconsin River and amidst the bluffs of Upper Wisconsin Dells. Since 1941, the center has provided educational programs focused on environmental and leadership education. The property includes exclusive use of Blackhawk Island complete with state-of-the-art low ropes challenge course, cabins, dormitory, main lodge, nature center, and multiple learning environments. Mirror Lake State Park has a 137 acre lake perfect for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and  swimming along with over 25 miles of hiking trails, and picnic areas. More info can be found on the Summer Camp Brochure.


Grade 3-6
As of 2017-18 school year

$200   4-H members
$250   General Camp Rate
Base campers will enjoy a wide variety of camp activities including archery, arts and crafts, swimming, hiking, canoeing, and nature programs. Evening programs will include traditional campfire fun.
      Grades 7-8
As of 2016718 school year

$200  4-H members
$250   General Camp Rate
Outpost campers will enjoy a wide variety of camp activities including wilderness camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, and fun explorations of Mirror Lake State Park. Evening programs will include traditional campfire fun.

Camper registration will begin March 1 and end May 7.


Camp Registration Forms are now being accepted by mailed or online using the following link. 4H register for summer camp

Summer Camp Scholarship
If you are interested in 4-H Summer Camp, but need financial assistance, we have funds available to help. Funding is limited and is not guaranteed to all applicants. Applicants are evaluated without regard to race, religion, natural origin, sex or physical ability. A $50 deposit is requested for all scholarship applications.

To apply, download and complete the application then email or mail by May 7.


Share your Talents! Adult Staff Applications are still being accepted.

Camp can’t happen without the dedication and support of adult volunteers.  Please consider applying for a volunteer role at camp or share with someone you think would enjoy this exciting and worthwhile experience. Adult volunteers must 21 years or older by the date of camp.



Adult Staff Application