Our Summer Camps are a terrific way for your child to:
Foster a deep connection to nature through fun, hands-on adventures
Explore the secrets of nature by looking under logs, hiking in the woods, climbing trees, building forts, creating art projects, taking pictures, and much more
Build science and engineering skills to be better prepared for the school year
Wade in or paddle along waterways, fish and enjoy the beaches of Lake Michigan
Enjoy low-key, healthy outdoor fun with kids from all over the city
We have an energetic, professional environmental educators who teach students throughout the school year. These educators are ready to engage your kids in topics and activities that will encourage curiosity and discovery, developing skills for school and life.
How to Register
Online registrations receive priority enrollment. Browse our camps to sign your kids up!
While registering you’ll be given an option to create a user account. Creating a user account allows you to enter your information which will then be used every time you sign up for our programs. This is a great time saver if you are signing up for more than one session of camp.
By mail or in person
To register by mail or in person, please complete the forms linked here and return it to: Urban Ecology Center, 1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211.
Click here to view the Summer Camp Brochure as a PDF (2.19 MB)
Important Registration Information
- Your child’s spot will be reserved on a first come, first served basis once the registration and payment or scholarship information are received.
- Each camper must turn in a completed health history form by June 1st. Find the health form here.
- Camps fill quickly. If your choice of camp/session is full, we will notify you. You can choose a different session or we can put your name on our waiting list.
- Members receive a discount on Urban Ecology Center Summer Camp fees! If you recieved a summer camp brochure in the mail, check the mailing label to see if your membership is current through August 2015. If it isn’t, sign up as you register for camp.
We have camps at all three branches. Choose a camp that’s closest to home or work, or explore another side of town! Check the session names to determine the location of each camp.
Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to offer need-based scholarships for children to attend camp. Scholarships include a one-year family membership.
To qualify, families must complete the necessary information on the registration form. Click the button below to apply or complete the registration form found in one of our Summer Camp brochures. For more information call Shameka Tyler at (414) 344-5460 ext. 211.
Haga clic aquí para ver el Campamento de Verano folleto en formato PDF
¿Está interesada en inscribir a su(s) hijo(s) en el Campamento de Verano en El Urban Ecology Center? ¿Le gustaría ayuda con inscribirse? Tenemos muchos campamentos maravillosos en todos nuestros sitios, y tenemos becas disponsibles que podrían bajar el costo a $25 cada campamento. Todos nuestros empleados en nuestro centro en Menomonee Valley hablan español y podrían ayudarle en inscribir a su(s) hijo(s) para el Campamento de Verano. Por favor, llame 414-431-2940.