4-H Summer Camp

4-H Summer Camp banner including an image of a boy being helped attempting to swing on a rope and kids in canoe

Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center is a residential facility operated by the University of Wisconsin Extension and located on the magnificent Wisconsin River and amidst the bluffs of Upper Wisconsin Dells. Since 1941, the center has provided educational programs focused on environmental and leadership education. The property includes exclusive use of Blackhawk Island, a state-of-the-art low ropes challenge course, cabins, dormitory, main lodge, nature center, and multiple learning environments.

Mirror Lake State Park has a 137 acre lake perfect for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and swimming along with over 25 miles of hiking trails, and picnic areas.

Camp Brochure pdf



Base CampGrade 3-6
As of 2017-18 school year
Base campers will enjoy a wide variety of camp activities including archery, arts and crafts, swimming, hiking, canoeing, and nature programs. Evening programs will include traditional campfire fun.

Outpost CampGrades 7-8
As of 2017-18 school year
Outpost campers will enjoy a wide variety of camp activities including wilderness camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, and fun explorations of Mirror Lake State Park. Evening programs will include traditional campfire fun.


Camper registration will begin March 1 and end May 7.


Summer Camp Scholarship

If you are interested in 4-H Summer Camp, but need financial assistance, we have funds available to help. Funding is limited and is not guaranteed to all applicants. Applicants are evaluated without regard to race, religion, natural origin, sex or physical ability. A $50 depososit is requested for all scholarship applications.

To apply, download and complete the application then email or mail by May 7.

Scholarship Application PDF



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