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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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.Mason@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 8 - 12
Week 1: Time Warp
The time machine is on the fritz again! Who knows if we’ll be making fires in prehistoric times, or building futuristic water rockets for blastoff! No matter what we’re sure to have a groovy time.
  • Week 1 Specialty Camp: CampTube Legends
    $220 Ages: 10+. First TikTok and Musical.ly, next the big screen! Campers will plan, design, record and release a Camp movie!

Jun 12
Friday - Try Day, $10
Not sure if CWM is the program for you? New campers can come to Camp Friday June 10 for only $10.

Jun 15 - 19
Week 2: Games Games Games
Board, card, life-sized, and mini games - we have them all and we’re packing in as many as possible!
  • Week 2 Specialty Camp: Cute Cuddly Critters
    Being a kid is hard! During this specialty camp, campers will participate in programming devoted to pamper themselves. They will do their hair and nails, make beautiful jewelry, and participate in complex art projects. It will be a relaxing and self-focused week!

Jun 15 - 19
Counselor in Training Introduction Week
The CIT Program is designed shape youth ages 14-17 into respectful, responsible and caring professionals who possess the qualities and talents we look for in a camp counselor.
  • More Information
    $220 introduction week, $75 Subsequent Weeks. Ages 14-17. Campers must attend Camp June 15-19 for an introduction week. Upon completion of this week, CITs are encouraged to register for camp as their schedule allows. Campers who are 17 years old should contact the Camp office at (262) 538-1190 before registering.

Jun 22 - 26
Week 3: Space Week
Come join our space exploration as we battle aliens, explore new planets, and eat like an astronaut Optional Overnight
  • Week 3 Specialty Camp: Cooking Camp
    $220. In the oven or over the fire, we will be cooking up a storm with ingredients familiar and unknown.

Jun 29 - Jul 1
Week 4: Super Hero
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s your wildest imagination! Invisibility, teleportation or reading minds? Pick your superhero power wisely as we work to save CWM from destruction. (3 day week)
  • Week 4 Specialty Camp: Unicorns, Llamas and Princesses
    $220. Glitter, bows and fluffy things. We’ll be treating ourselves like princesses and visiting fairy lands. Field trip included.

Jul 6 - 10
Week 5: FrogWarts
Wizards will be set aside from the Muggles this week with wand making, spell casting, and Qidditch playing. Field trip included.

Jul 13 - 17
Week 6: Holiday Festivities
Haunted Hay rides, Easter Egg hunts, and a New (years) Day celebration! We’re going to whip around the calendar celebrating everything we can. Optional overnight.

Jul 20 - 24
Week 7: Olympics
Jump the highest, run the fastest, and throw the furthest! We’re celebrating the return on the summer Olympics. Field trip included.

Jul 27 - 31
Week 8: Survivor
Survival skills will be put to the test while shooting archery and building shelters as we try to survive the elements. Optional Overnight & Undernight

Aug 3 - 7
Week 9: Wacky Water Week
Lake, pool & water games, we’ve got it all covered this week as we dive underwater!

Aug 10 - 14
Week 10: Post Camp
This week we have less structure, more free time, and the same exceptional supervision!

Aug 10 - 14
Week 10: SCUBA Camp
Ages 10-17, $525. Through a partnership with Stillwater Diving LLC, CWM Campers can get SCUBA certified!
  • More Information
    Campers will work with Stillwater Diving’s experienced instructors to obtain their open water SCUBA certification, all while under CWM superior supervision. Campers will join typical camp programming for lunch, and camp games when not blowing bubbles under the water.

    Registration for SCUBA camp does not guarantee certification. Campers must complete about 10 hours of book work prior to the start of class. Campers must demonstrate a clear health history, be able to swim 200 meters without stopping, tread water for 10 minutes and demonstrate SCUBA related competency taught in the class. Students must provide their own swim suit, towel. A mask, snorkel and fins must be purchased from Stillwater Diving LLC prior to the start of class, Stillwater Diving will provide all other necessary equipment. Camper parents will need to complete multiple health histories for the business purposes of Camp Whitcomb/Mason and Stillwater Diving

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