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With 300 acres and 454 beds on Lake Keesus in Hartland, WI, Camp Whitcomb/Mason has so much
to offer. Camp brings the classroom to life year-round with exceptional outdoor educational programming, adventure programming, or simply a space to get away.

Come for the day or stay for a week! Camp Whitcomb/Mason caters retreats for all ages from kindergarteners to corporate groups.

Design a retreat to best fit your needs with flexible arrival and departure times and countless opportunities for fun through camp’s rolling hills, forest, prairie, lakefront and sports fields.

For inquiries and reservations, contact our office at:

Camp Whitcomb/Mason
W294 N8436 Camp Whitcomb Rd.
Hartland, WI
(262) 538-1190
Whitcomb.Mason@bgcmilwaukee.org

School Groups

With 300 acres of rolling hills, forests and wetlands plus the shores of Lake Keesus, Camp Whitcomb/Mason is the perfect destination for the day or a few nights. We offer a variety of programs that fit with school curriculum and can accommodate groups as large as 180 people on just one side of camp.

To learn more about our programs for school groups, call our office (262) 538-1190 or email Jackie Folak at jaclyn.folak@bgcmilwaukee.org.

Take a break from the fast pace and distractions of city life. Located in Hartland, Wisconsin approximately 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee, Camp Whitcomb/Mason offers group accommodations within 300 acres of natural features such as hills, fields, wetlands and forests.

Camp can accommodate many different types of retreats from entire school wide educational field trips, memorable family reunions, and romantic weddings. Community Partners are responsible for supervision of their group members at all times. Youth based groups are expected to bring chaperones to observe the required ratios. Camp Food Service is required with overnight accommodations at Meinerz Friendship Lodge and James Lodge.


Meinerz Friendship Lodge

In our more rustic option, participants will stay in cabins located a short walk to the dining hall, which is the location of the restrooms and meeting space. Meinerz Friendship Lodge dining hall can hold up to 240 people. The corresponding cabins sleep 162 people during cold months in 9 cabins or 234 people in 13 cabins during warmer months.

Additional amenities include:

  • A community/dining hall with a fireplace, classroom, restroom and shower facilities
  • Two apartments, each with two bunk beds and a private bathroom
  • Fireplace and main room
  • Counselor room with private door – sleeps two

James Lodge

With meeting spaces, dining hall, bunk rooms and restrooms all under one roof, James Lodge is a great option for those who want to reconnect with nature comfortably. The facility consists of:

  • A community room with a fireplace and comfortable seating
  • Two conference/breakout rooms
  • Dining hall with a fireplace
  • Conveniently attached dorms and apartments with both restroom and shower facilities

Overnight accommodations are for 120 people and include:

  • Eight dorms. Each sleeps 12 in bunk beds and includes an attached room with one bunk bed. Each dorm level has two bathrooms with showers.
  • Four private apartments. Apartments are located on the upper level, each with a private bathroom and two single beds.

Stiemke Lodge

Stiemke is a great space for a cozy retreat. This self-contained lodge is equipped with heating and located on the east side of Camp. Food service is not provided, so make plans to utilize the kitchen. This lodge offers:

  • Community room with fire place and three season porch
  • Classroom/dining room and game room in basement
  • Kitchen with one refrigerator, two ovens, two stoves, a microwave and a prepping island
  • Sleeps up to 40 people in 3 rooms