Specialty Camps

Day Camp Programs for ages 10-13

Your camper might want a new challenge without missing his or her favorite Wabansi traditions.  Specialty camps are made for your child. Our specially trained staff offer adventures and excursions during the week that allow campers to try something new while also being able to spend time at the camp they love so much.  It's the best of both worlds!


Potawatomi State Park Mtn. Biking

Feeling adventurous? Visit the county park to play some disc golf, kayak the shores of the bay, and even spend a day exploring Potawatomi State Park on bikes. On Thursday night, pitch your tents and hang out around your own campfire at camp!

Typical Week Schedule:

Monday We get to meet all of the counselors and campers that will be at Wabansi this week.  We spend this day at camp, getting to know our counselor and making new friends in our group.  Our counselor wants us to have a lot of fun, so we talk about activities that we can do this week.

Tuesday We ride the bus with our counselor to Sugar Creek County Park where we can play disc golf and explore.

Wednesday Another excursion!  Our counselor goes with us to Potowatomi State Park where we ride bikes, explore, and enjoy being outdoors.

Thursday & Friday We don't want to miss out on some of our favorite camp traditions like themed events, family night, and the optional overnight, so we stay at Wabansi at the end of the week.  But our Door County Adventure isn't over yet!  Our group gets extra free time each day so our counselor lets us choose if we want to go swimming, boating, or even fishing.  

2017 Session Date and Prices:

Week 5: July 10 - 14

*You receive a 20% discount for each program you register for after your first.  
This applies to all of Wabansi's programs.*

Y Member 1st Week = $239
Y Member After 1st Week = $191
Non-Member 1st Week = $254
Non-Member After 1st Week= $203

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Survivor Camp

We never vote your child off the island, but they might feel like they are on a special island. Your tribe will be challenged with many outdoor skills including fire-building, basic first-aid, raft-building, and making shelters. They will create some awesome meals over the fire and, if they choose to stay overnight on Thursday, their tribe and counselors will camp out in Wabansi's famous "Yabwe" campsite and experience a special tribal council ceremony.  Don't miss out on this camp tradition - stay overnight!

Do not hesistate to come twice!  Survivor camp changes each session based on our counselors' specialized knowledge and campers' unique interests.  Campers came twice last year because it was totally different and crazy cool.

Typical Week Schedule:

On Monday we meet our tribe and the counselors that will lead us through challenges and adventures all week.  Every day we learn something new!  It feels like we're on our own island because we get to spend a lot of time at Wabansi's "Yabwe" campsite, learning outdoor living skills and doing team-building activities with our tribe members.  At the Thursday overnight we get to camp out and we have a special tiki-lit Tribal Council where we talk about how well our new friends showed the core values of Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Caring throughout the week.  At the end of the week we go home with new skills and new friends.  Everybody wins at this Survivor!

2017 Survivor Camp Session Dates and Prices:

Week 3:  June 26-30
Week 8:  July 31- Aug 4
Week 9:  Aug 7-11

*You receive a 20% discount for each program you register for after your first.  
This applies to all of Wabansi's programs.*


Y Member 1st Week = $239
Y Member After 1st Week = $191
Non-Member 1st Week = $254
Non-Member After 1st Week= $203

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Horse Camp

Horse lovers will spend two days at the ranch learning about good horsemanship and riding techniques. Learn what it takes to care for horses by grooming, saddling, and feeding them. Top off your time at the corral with individual ring lessons in the arena tailored to your ability level.

Typical Week Schedule:

Monday We get to meet all of the counselors and campers that will be at Wabansi this week.  We spend this day at camp, getting to know our counselor and making new friends in our group.  We also try on our riding helmets and talk about ways to be safe when we go to the stables tomorrow, like respecting the horses and wearing the right shoes.

Tuesday After dropping off the traditional campers at Wabansi, we ride the bus with our counselor to the stables where we meet the horse we'll be riding and practice skills like grooming and riding.  We take turns riding horses, so while it's our turn to wait, our counselor shows us fun activities.  We can do a scavenger hunt and even design costumes for our horses!

Wednesday We go back to the stables for a second day and practice the skills we learned on Tuesday.  The instructors are very helpful. They teach us just what to do to be safe and have fun, and when we're ready they give us extra challenges, like going through an obstacle course!

Thursday & Friday At the end of the week, we stay at camp all day to be a part of our favorite camp traditions like theme day, family night, and the optional overnight adventure.

2017 Horse Camp Session Dates and Prices:

Week 2:  June 19 - 23
Week 7:  July 24 - 28

*You receive a 20% discount for each program you register for after your first.  
This applies to all of Wabansi's programs.*


Y Member 1st Week = $351
Y Member After 1st Week = $280
Non-Member 1st Week = $366
Non-Member After 1st Week= $293

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 Zippin' Adventure

Ready to Zip?  Zip Ready!  Zipping?  Zip On!

Wondering what that is all about?  That’s exactly what you’ll hear called out across the beautiful Door County countryside just before you take the jump down the zip line!  We’re taking trips up to Door County Adventures for the thrill of a lifetime.  Your camper will participate in a zip line excursion as well as kayaking and other great camp activities.  All activities are conducted under the supervision of certified zip line operators and adventure guides.

2017 Zippin' Adventure Session Date and Prices:

Week 6:  July 17-21

*You receive a 20% discount for each program you register for after your first.  
This applies to all of Wabansi's programs.*


Y Member 1st Week = $344
Y Member After 1st Week = $275
Non-Member 1st Week = $359
Non-Member After 1st Week= $287

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 Family Night

Thursday night is special at Camp Wabansi because parents, relatives, and friends are invited to join the fun!  Campers and their guests enjoy a grilled hot dog dinner, meet the counselors, take a tour of camp, and laugh the evening away as campers take center stage to perform hilarious skits and songs.  There's bound to be some surprises, too - the staff may put together a skit of their own!

Thursday Overnight Stayover Option

Campers can choose to spend the night at camp on Thursday night after the Family Night program for an additional fee of $30.  After bunking down in one of our rustic cabins, campers enjoy an evening all-camp game, campfire, snack, and witness some of camp's oldest friendly legends come to life!  Parents consistently tell us that spending the night at camp with friends and counselors was a great step of independence to take with their child.

Pick Up / Drop off Locations and Additional Child Care Options

Before & After Care 

$15 per child, per week of camp is all it takes to send your camper to the YMCA's Before and After Care program. It is offered at the West Side YMCA and Langlade School. Care begins at 7:00 AM and concludes at 6:00 PM. You may sign up for this care when you register for camp. 


West Side YMCA

Pick-Up 8:00 AM / Drop-Off 4:40 PM


Langlade School

Pick-Up D7:45 AM / rop-Off 4:40 PM


East Side YMCA

Pick-Up 8:15 AM / Drop-Off 4:15 PM


Camp Drop Off

Pick-Up 9:00 AM / Drop-Off 3:45 PM 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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