All in a Day’s Work – and Play

The learning and adventure begins the moment kids arrive at Camp Whitcomb/Mason for a day filled with fun, educational opportunities, recreational activities and leadership programs.

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Register your child for Overnight and Day Camp. Sessions start June 10 and run through August 16!

Campers spend their days engaged in activities and interactions that foster self-confidence, personal growth and discovery. Belonging to a community, new friendships and memorable experiences are just a few things campers gain while participating in:

Sample day camp schedule

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Drop Off/Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Morning Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Activity 1
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Activity 2
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Activity 3
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Pool or Waterfront
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Activity 4
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Snack
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Activity 5
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Camper Pick Up
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Extended Care

Costs & fees

A one-week session is $220 per camper and includes a daily hot lunch, snack, program activities, supplies, staffing and an annual membership to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.

Deposit: $50 nonrefundable deposit per week

Daily Fee: $65 per camper

Week-long Session: Early Bird $205 before April 1 ($220 per week on and after April 1)

Optional Overnight Fee: $35/night

Extended care (5:30-6:30pm): $10/day

Optional Continental Breakfast: $4/day

Discounts: Discounts for siblings, first-time campers, and bringing a friend. Contact us at Whitcomb@bgcmilwaukee.org for more information.

What to bring for camp

Remember to pack these Day Camp essentials! Download the packing list (PDF)

“Every year I look forward to coming to camp. Some of my favorite things are all the people and all the options. I love to go swimming and going on the raft when it’s hot.”

- Trinity, age 12


Jun 10 - 14
Week 1: Jurassic Camp
Our time machine has broken down in the time of cavemen. Watch out, we might run into a dinosaur or two! We'll have to make do until help arrives with our survival skills like fire building, archery, and fishing.

Jun 17 - 21
Week 2: Mystery Box
Have you ever wanted to plan a week of camp? Campers will add their program ideas into a box and what we pull out is what we'll do! Campfire cooking? Swimming in the lake? A tromp through the swamp? We won't know the program until you do! Senior village Overnight; must be 12 or older to attend

Jun 24 - 28
Week 3: Spy Week
The agents of Camp Whitcomb/Mason have been sent a mission, but first they need the proper training. We’ll be developing a disguise for cover, making harrowing escapes and solving complex mysteries. Field Trip

Jul 1 - 3
Week 4: Olympics
Bring home the gold during Olympics week! Don’t forget your sneakers, memorize trivia facts, and bring a teamwork spirit. The podium is waiting for you.

Jul 8 - 12
Week 5: Under Construction
Get your hard hat ready! Building with various materials, and demolishing our creations are on the agenda this week as we explore the vast messy world of construction. Overnight

Jul 15 - 19
Week 6: Summer-ween
2018 campers took a vote on what theme they'd like to see for the 2019 summer, and a Halloween week was victorious! We'll be making costumes, dueling monsters, and reliving the, (appropriate for all ages) haunting stories of Camp Whitcomb/Mason Field Trip

Jul 22 - 26
Week 7: Zombie Apocalypse
The Zombies have made a comeback and are terrorizing Camp once again. Campers survival skills will be put to the test as they build fires, hone their archery skills, and prepare to defend their brains. Overnight

Jul 29 - Aug 2
Week 8: Grossology
Wear your favorite clothes to get messy in, because there is no way you will be going home clean at the end of the day! We will be making "gross," fun this week.

Aug 5 - 9
Week 9: Wacky Water Week
Lake, Pool, and water games, we've got it all covered this week as we dive underwater! Don't forget your swimsuit! Overnight & Undernighter (pick up at 9pm)

Aug 12 - 16
Week 10: Post Camp
With the final week of Camp upon us we'll be spending this relaxing week with less structure, more free time, and the same exceptional supervision.

* Optional overnight fee: $35/night
306 acres for exploration & learning
Low staff-
to-camper ratio
ensures fun
with safety
Your summer adventure awaits you