Transforming Lives at Camp

While surrounded by 306 acres of rolling hills, forests and wetlands, and the shores of Lake Keesus, campers learn about nature and outdoor recreation while developing leadership skills, self-worth and respect for themselves and others.

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COVID-19’s Impact on Camp Operations

Camp Status: Summer Camp registration is open and we’re accepting Campers in smaller groups with a strong commitment to spacing, hand hygiene and disinfecting.

While we are excited to accept Day Campers, after careful review of CDC guidelines and information relating to the impact of COVID-19, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee has decided to cancel Overnight Camp for the 2020 season.

We want to assure you during these uncertain times that we continue to keep you and all of our campers at the heart of every decision we make. Rest assured, we are still providing campers with full days of fun, exploration, and social-emotional development, but all of our programs, activities, and hygiene standards have been updated to reflect COVID-19 safety protocols. We have also discontinued field trips, overnight stays, and specialty camps.

We are monitoring the evolving situation closely and following guidelines issued by the CDC, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and Waukesha County Public Health Department. We will continue to operate Camp as long as these agencies deem it safe to do so. As always, the safety of our campers and staff is our highest priority.

There’s still time to join us! Check out the weekly schedule below to see what’s ahead.

Since 1911, thousands of young people have come to Camp Whitcomb/Mason for outdoor adventures, comradeship and the chance to learn in a fun and safe environment. A visit to Camp can be life-changing as our campers learn to become more independent and self-reliant. They embrace new challenges and forge new relationships with other youth and adults. Fears are faced and conquered at this unique year-round camp and conference center.

While at Camp, participants experience a wide variety of outdoor and cooperative activities such as canoeing, swimming, star-gazing, nature hikes and activities, arts & crafts, a nutrition challenge and high ropes course and much more.

Want to work at Camp Whitcomb/Mason? Apply for a position through our Careers page!

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Our campers get the chance to make new friends, discover an appreciation for nature and develop independence in a serene setting:

Adventure based learning creates opportunities for campers to learn how to push themselves and take risks in a positive, encouraging way. The Challenge Course’s exercises promote leadership, team-building and problem-solving.

The Environmental Education curriculum promotes increased understanding of the natural world. Members learn animal and plant life, aquatics, outdoor survival and water conservation and sustainability skills.

The Nature Center lets campers and visitors learn about and get an up-close look at animals that live in the wild.

Camp Whitcomb/Mason is accredited by the American Camp Association, which sets industry standards for health care, safety, administration, food service and facilities.

Have more questions about Camp?

Give us a call!

Camp Whitcomb/Mason

W294 N8436 Camp Whitcomb Rd.

Hartland, WI

Phone: (262) 538-1190

Email: Whitcomb.Mason@bgcmilwaukee.org

James Lodge

W287 N8677 Center Oak Rd.

Hartland, WI

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