Oshkosh Summer Camps & Programs to Keep Kids Busy!

It’s hard to believe that it is time to start planning our summer schedules! Have you started making your plans already to keep your kids busy and engaged this summer? Looking for things to do for kids in the summer can be stressful, but we did some of the footwork for you! If you are looking for a summer camp or summer program in Oshkosh for kids, we’ve got you covered. There’s something for everyone from fun watery mornings at Pollock Pool to STEM camps to sports camps, there is something for everyone this summer.

Looking for other options? Visit the Go Valley Kids Summer Camp Guide for options in the Fox Valley.

Kids Camps at Pollock Community Water Park

Bring an energetic attitude and enjoy a week at the pool! Activities include Simple old-school games like hopscotch, hula hoop contests, four square, jump rope, sandcastle building, summer safety, scavenger hunts, pool time, crafts, snacks, and more!

  • Registration Opens: May 1, 2022
  • Under the Sea
    • Dates: June 20-24, 2022: 10 am – 12 pm
    • Ages: 3 – 6 with an adult at the facility
  • Fun in the Sun
    • Dates: July 19-22, 2022: 10 am – 12 pm
    • Ages: 7 – 9
  • Go for the Gold
    • Dates: August 15 – 19, 2022: 10 am – 12 pm
    • Ages: 10 – 12
  • Cost: $50 per week, per participant
  • Where: Pollock Community Water Park
  • More Information

Oshkosh YMCA

Summer Day Camps at the YMCA are full of excitement and fun. Kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social, and educational activities. YMCA programs promote confidence, character, and self-esteem. Each program offers age-appropriate activities, a learning environment, fun weekly field trips, and more!

Registration is based on the week, so you can choose what works best for your children and family. You can attend one week of camp, two weeks, three weeks (and so on…), or for the whole summer. Scholarships are also available. 

  • Preschool Camp – Preschool Camp is a fun and exciting program for preschoolers. Play-based, age-appropriate activities based on educational themes include swimming, weekly field trips, arts & crafts, fun interest centers, outdoor play and more. A great way to meet new friends and try new things.
    • Ages: 4 – 5
    • Dates: June 6 – August 26, 2022
    • Location: 20th Ave YMCA
    • Cost: $240 / week for members, $275 / week for non-members
  • Summer Fun Club – Summer Fun Club is a School-Age Department of Children and Families (DCF) licensed program offered at the 20th Ave Y. Activities to include weekly field trips, swimming, games, arts and crafts, science and nature, specialty clubs, and much more. 
    • Ages: 5 – 12
    • Dates: June 6 – August 26, 2022
    • Location: 20th Ave YMCA
  • Camp-Winni-Y-Co – Camp Winni-Y-Co offers campers the traditional outdoor summer Day Camp experience. Located just 3 miles from the 20th Ave Y, our Day Camp is 24 acres of beautiful, wooded land. The property includes two miles of hiking trails, an archery range, a volleyball court, a gaga pit, basketball hoops, two lodges, and a fire pit. Campers participate weekly in activities including environmental education, STEAM, weekly field trips, team building, archery, mountain biking, songs, skits, and so much more.
    • Ages: 5 – 12
    • Dates: June 6 – August 26, 2022 
    • Location: Camp Winni-Y-Co
  • More Information including Camp Brochure

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

The Club offers a dynamic learning environment that includes fun and impactful age-appropriate programs, mentoring by caring adult professionals, free, healthy meals, and outstanding facilities. Youth enjoy coming to the Club in the summer and making lifelong friendships, all while learning the appropriate skills to become responsible young adults! Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are served to all Club members daily during the summer. 

  • Registration Opens: March 1, 2022
  • Dates: June 7 – August 20, 2022: 6:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Ages: 5-18 (*Children who will be 5 years old have already completed kindergarten are able to participate in Club programming during the summertime).
  • Cost: Membership Fee of $25 and Summer Weekly Fees $80 ($60 for any additional children)
  • Where: 
    • Downtown Radford Center, 501 E. Parkway Ave, Oshkosh (ages 5 – 18)
    • Peace Lutheran Center, 240 W 9th Ave, Oshkosh (ages 6 – 12)
  • More Information: Call (920) 233-1414 or visit bgcosh.org/programs/summer-program

UW Oshkosh Sports Camps

Since the early 1980s, UW-Oshkosh has offered camps and clinics for young athletes. Today, UW-Oshkosh hosts nearly 40 camps and clinics annually, with more than 3,000 youth in attendance.

UW-Oshkosh offers camps and clinics in the sports of baseball, basketball, football, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. Each session offers instruction to all skill levels, from introductory to advanced.

UW-Oshkosh is committed to providing a safe, fun, and skill-focused experience. All camps and clinics are held on the beautiful UW-Oshkosh campus. Overnight participants reside in one of the on-campus dormitories and take meals in the school’s dining facilities. Each camp and clinic is directed by one of the UW-Oshkosh head coaches, with assistance from current and former UW-Oshkosh players and area high school coaches.

  • More Information: 
    • Matt Lewis, Sports Camp Director: (504) 390-5597
    • Main Sports Camp Office: (920) 424-1034
    • UW-Oshkosh, 132 Kolf Sports Center, Oshkosh

Basketball Summer Camps

Football Summer Camps

  • High School Camp
    • Date: June 16, 2022: 8 am check-in, 3 practices
    • Grades: 9 – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $150 per player
  • Titan Showcase 
    • Dates: 
      • June 21, 2022: 5 – 8 pm
      • June 22, 2022: 5 – 8 pm
    • Grades: 9 – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $100 per player
  • 7 on 7 Tournament
    • Date: June 26, 2022
    • Grades: 9 – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $200 per team

Gymnastics Summer Camps

  • Girls Gymnastics Camp
    • Dates: 
      • June 15 – 18, 2022
      • June 19 – 22, 2022
    • Grades: 1st – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $380 commuter, $460 resident

Soccer Summer Camps

Swimming Summer Camps

  • Freestyle Clinic
    • Date: June 6 – 9, 2022: 2 – 3:30 pm
    • Grades: 9 – 16 (Club or High School swimming experience required)
    • Cost: $100
  • Breaststroke Clinic
    • Date: June 13 – 16, 2022: 2 – 3:30 pm
    • Grades: 9 – 16 (Club or High School swimming experience required)
    • Cost: $100
  • Butterfly Clinic
    • Date: June 20 – 23, 2022: 2 – 3:30 pm
    • Grades: 9 – 16 (Club or High School swimming experience required)
    • Cost: $100
  • Backstroke Clinic
    • Date: June 27 – 30, 2022: 2 – 3:30 pm
    • Grades: 9 – 16 (Club or High School swimming experience required)
    • Cost: $100

Volleyball Summer Camps

  • Girls All Skills Camps
    • Dates:
      • June 8 – 10, 2022
      • July 6 – 8, 2022
    • Grades: 4th – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $275 commuter, $350 resident
  • Girls Competition Camp
    • Dates: June 13 – 15, 2022
    • Grades: 6th – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $275 commuter, $350 resident
  • Girls Elite Position / ID Camp
    • Dates: June 29 – July 1, 2022
    • Grades: 7 – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $275 commuter, $350 resident
  • Boys Individual & Team Camp
    • Dates: August 1 – 3, 2022
    • Grades: 6th – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $275 commuter, $350 resident
  • Girls Individual & Team Camp
    • Dates: August 10 – 13, 2022 (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Grades: 6th – 12th (grades as of Fall 2022)
    • Cost: $315 commuter, $395 resident

Oshkosh Summer School

The OASD Summer School program offers more than 70 classes for students entering kindergarten through high school, including athletic camps, music camps, and science camps.

  • Registration Opens: March 7, 2022
  • Dates: 
    • Elementary Summer School (students currently in grades 4K – 5th)
      • Locations: Jefferson Elementary, Oaklawn Elementary, Carl Traeger Elementary/Middle
      • Dates: June 13 – July 7, Monday through Thursday. (No School on July 4th)
        • 8:30 – 10 am and 10 – 11:30 am
    • Middle School (students currently in grades 6-8)
      • Location: Perry Tippler Middle School
      • Dates: June 13 – July 7, Monday through Thursday. No School on July 4th
        • 8:30 – 10 am and 10 – 11:30 am
    • High School: 
      • Session 1: June 6 – June 24, 2022: 8 am – 12:30 pm (No School on July 4th)
      • Session 2: June 27 – July 18, 2022: 8 am – 12:30 pm (No School on July 4th)
    • High School eAcademy: 
      • June 6 – July 15, 2022: 8 am – 12:30 pm (No School on July 4th)
  • Grades: K – 12
  • Cost: Classes are free, unless a class fee is listed (Example: Class Fee – $5.00)
  • More Information

Camp Invention

Give your young innovator an unforgettable adventure! All-new, hands-on activities will launch their imagination and get their confidence soaring as they explore STEM fun from the oceans to outer space. Read more about what your camper will do each day at camp:

  • Registration Opens: March 7, 2022
  • Dates: June 6 – 10, 2022: 9 am – 3 pm
  • Grades: K – 5th
  • Cost: $45 to cover supplies
  • Where: Tippler Middle School, 325 South Eagle Street, Oshkosh
  • More Information

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