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Summer Camp 2019

Your child will love exploring nature with us!

Help them foster a deep connection to nature through hands-on adventures and healthy outdoor fun! Look under logs, hike in the woods, climb trees, build forts, create art, find letterboxes, take pictures and much more!

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Online registrations receive priority enrollment. Please note: you will need an email address and your child’s current health information. Camps are filling fast! Register today!

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How to Register


  • Online registrations receive priority enrollment.
  • You will need an email address and your child’s current health information to complete registration.
  • If a camp session is full, you can add your child to the waiting list or choose a different session.
  • Any reference to your child’s grade is referring to the grade completed by June 2019.
  • You will be asked to create an account during the registration process through ActiveNetwork. This user account allows you to save registration receipts, check out faster and save time when signing up for multiple camp sessions.

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Link to pdf of Summer Camp 2019 booklet

By mail or in person

To register by mail or in person, please click the book icon to the left and download a copy of our Summer Camp Guide (PDF file) and return it to: Urban Ecology Center, 1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211. Camps fill quickly. If your choice of camp/session is full, we will notify you with options (including alternate sessions and waiting lists).

Important Registration Information

Camp spots are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis after the registration form is completed and payment or scholarship information is received.

Urban Ecology Center members receive a discount on Summer Camp fees! Contact Brittany Peters, Membership and Development Systems Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to find out your membership status. You can join or renew your membership as you register for summer camp.


Camp sessions are available weekdays between June 17 and August 23. Click here for a weekly schedule. Multi-week camps are available for select sessions.


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 sessions to determine the location of each camp. Click the addresses below to find directions to that branch.

Scholarships and Wisconsin Shares

UEC Scholarships

Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to offer need-based scholarships for children to attend camp. Scholarships are on a sliding-fee scale, based on family income and number of children in the household. They include a one-year family membership.

For more information call Lynn Anders at (414) 964- 8505, x125. Scholarship priority is given to students attending our 2018-2019 Neighborhood Environmental Education Project partner schools (see our scholarship application for a list).

Click here to learn more and apply

Wisconsin Shares Child Care Assistance

Urban Ecology Center offers Summer Camps that are licensed by the Department of Children and families and accepts Wisconsin Shares Child Care Assistance for children under 13 years.

Contact your Wisconsin Shares office for approval as you must have authorization before we can register your child for Summer Camps.

Milwaukee, Waukesha and Ozaukee County contact: 1-888-947-6583

Urban Ecology Center Provider Number: 8000589498

Location Numbers:

  • Menomonee Valley: 001
  • Washington Park: 002
  • Riverside Park: 003


¿Está interesado/a en inscribir a su(s) hijo(s) en el Campamento de Verano del Urban Ecology Center? ¿Le gustaría ayuda al inscribirse? Tenemos muchos campamentos maravillosos en todos nuestras localidades, y tenemos becas disponsibles que podrían bajar el costo a cada campamento. Los empleados de nuestra localidad de Menomonee Valley hablan español y podrían ayudarle en inscribir a su(s) hijo(s) para el Campamento de Verano. Por favor, llame al (414) 431-2940.

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