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Hayward, Wisconsin, USA

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The Basics

Camp Type: Traditional, All-boys, privately owned.

Genders Served: All Boys

Number of Campers Per Session: 185

Number of International Campers: 7-10

Accredited By: American Camp Association

Camp Affiliation: American Camp Association

Camp Focus

Camp Mission & Philosophy:

North Star exists to create and promote a safe, fun environment in which the community ensures the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual growth of its members

What factors set this camp apart from other camps?

The care that we take of each individual child. There is no method or formula that works for every boy, and it is important that we get to know each one for who they are and help them grow from where they are.

What is unique about the experience campers receive: 

Confidence, relationships, grit

Sessions & Ratios

Length of Sessions: Half Summer & Full Summer


Session 1: June 22- July 19
Session 2: July 19- August 14
Full Summer: June 22- August 14

Overall Ratio of Staff to Campers: 1:2

Bunk/Cabin Group Ratio of Staff to Campers in: 3:10


Campers Sleep In: Cabins

# Campers in Cabin: 8-10

# Counselors in Cabin: 3 or 4

Amenities Included: Cabins have electricity, bunk beds and cubbies for each camper. There are separate quarters for the wash house and showers.

Additional Details: North Star is a peninsula surrounded by 2.5 miles of shoreline

Dining Facilities

At Camp, Meals are Served: Family Style

Additional Meal Options: We have vegetarian option and accommodate food allergies whenever a camper has a special dietary need.

Medical Facilities

Number of Medical Staff Living On-site: Rotating Doctors and 2 nurses

Distance to Hospital: 12 minutes

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