Special Programs
Summer Events

All Special Programs participants are required to have a participant care form on file prior to participation. See Jodi Dabrowski or Member Services for the form.

 

 

SUMMER SPECIAL EVENTS:

 

ALL ACCESS TRIPS:
(Ages 12 & up)

NIGHT FISHING: We’ll cast off to catch the biggest fish on Okauchee Lake!

MILWAUKEE ZOO TRIP:** Spend a day at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

DEER AND LUMBERJACKS: A trip to the Wisconsin Dells Deer Park where you will see lots of deer and see the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack show.

OLD WORLD WISCONSIN: Go back in time and discover how our ancestors lived when they first came to Wisconsin.

GO PACK GO: Enjoy a tour of Lambeau field and then explore the history of the Packers at the Hall of Fame. 

BOWLING: A stop by Brookfield Square Mall food court for lunch then it’s off to AMF Bowlero to enjoy a day of bowling.

KOHL CENTER & CAMP RANDALL: Enjoy a day touring the Wisconsin Badger’s Sports facilities.

LAZER TAG/MINI GOLF: A morning of Lazer Tag and and afternoon filled with mini golf all in beautiful Madison.  ** Warning:  Flashing lights at lazer tag may cause seizures. 

JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR: A day at the Fair, enjoy farm animals and some fun fair rides.

MADISON ZOO TRIP: Spend a day at the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison.

CIRCUS WORLD MUSEUM: Spend a day under the big top in Baraboo, WI.

BREWERS GAME:** Spend the day cheering on the Brewers!

BELOIT SNAPPERS: We’re taking you out to a Minor League Baseball game!

SHALOM NATURE CENTER: A trip to Shalom will include 100 acres of wildlife excitment!

KENOSHA PUBLIC MUSEUM: Explore history and science at the Kenosha museum.  Then in the afternoon discover ancient Dinosaurs at the Dinosaur Museum.

JELLY BELLY/RACINE ZOO: We will get to learn the history and how they make Jelly Bellies during our factory tour. Then we will enjoy the afternoon at Racine Zoo.

EAA: Spend the day at one of the most extensive aviation attractions.

HAY RIDE/ FISHING: A half-day trip to our local Zachariah’s Acres. We will tour their land in a hay wagon and fish from the accessible fishing pier.

TIMBER RATTLERS: Let’s watch the Milwaukee Brewer’s minor league team play ball in the beautiful Fox Cities Stadium.

NATIONAL TRAIN MUSEUM: Experience all different kinds of trains and enjoy a train ride around the museum. 

MARITIME MUSEUM: Discover the Great Lakes maritime history in the Midwest’s largest maritime museum.

BEAR DEN ZOO: Get a chance to see local wildlife, farm favorites, and exotic animals all in one place!

ANNIE: Spend a day at the Fireside Theatre for some fine dining and a great show.

 

ADVENTURE TRIPS: 
(Ages 14 & up)

EXPLORE WI PARKS: Spend the Day at Governor Dodge State Park hiking and enjoying nature.

MOUNT OLYMPUS WATER & THEME PARK: Water slides and coasters. Fun for everyone!

CANOE ADVENTURE: Get ready for a 7-10 mile canoe experience on Mirror Lake, followed by hiking, a picnic lunch and swimming!

WISCONSIN DELLS ADVENTURE: Experience a day in the Dells. Take a horse drawn tour through the canyons of the Dells and an afternoon at the Tommy Bartlett Exploratory. 

NOAH’S ARK: America’s Largest Waterpark!

ACTION TERRITORY: Bumper Cars, Lazer Tag, Bumper Boats, and Mini Golf

Full Day*: $53 Y Member • $68 CP
1/2 Day Trip*:$29 Y Member • $44 CP

Some trips are accessible to all; others require ability to pass a swim test and hike over rough terrain.

*There will be a $5 administrative fee added to each trip for anyone registering using an outside funding source (IRIS, Children’s Long-Term Supper Waiver, etc.)

We will maintain a 4:1 (participant:staff) ratio for all programs. If your participant requires less than a 4:1 ratio, accommodations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the program. We cannot accommodate all 1:1 requests so please request early! Please contact Jodi Dabrowski for any other accommodations necessary for participation.

 

EXPLORER CAMP: 

(Ages 14 & up) Hiking the bluffs, swimming, fishing, campfire songs, stories...and great food! Get ready for THE experience of your summer! Join us to explore Devil’s Lake State Park.

June 26-27, 2019

2 OVERNIGHTS!  $145 Y Member • $155 CP*

  • Hiking
  • Orienteering
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Campfire Songs & Stories
  • Great Food- all prepared over the fire!

Taking place at Devil’s Lake State Park  Explorers Camp provides a rustic, outdoor education experience unlike any other. Campers must pass a swim test, be independent in direct personal care needs and have the ability to hike and explore the park.

*There will be a $5 administrative fee added to each trip for anyone registering using an outside funding source (IRIS, Children’s Long-Term Supper Waiver, etc.)

WHAT TO BRING: comfortable clothes, sleeping bag, pillow and personal items.

Register Online

 

All Special Programs participants are required to have a participant care form on file prior to participation. See Jodi Dabrowski or Member Services desk for this form.

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Summer Events are subsidized by a grant funded from the Stackner Family Foundation.  A special Thank You for all of your support in making our summer spectacular!