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Camp Nicolet is the best choice for summer fun, awesome activities, great friendships, and learning new outdoor skills!  Registration for Summer 2021 opens October 15th, 2020.  Take advantage of the Early Bird discount through December 1st, 2020.  Read on for more!

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It’s Included

Tuition includes room & board, activity instruction (including optional Horseback Riding three times weekly), laundry service, special programming for Counselors In Training, and most Northpoint Adventures experiences.  Bus transportation and airport shuttles to and from Camp Nicolet remain an additional charge.


2021 Sessions

Session I (3.5 weeks) – Monday, June 21st through Tuesday, July 13th [23 days] – $5,095

Session II (3.5 weeks) – Thursday, July 15th through Friday, August 6th [23 days] – $5,095

Full Summer (7 weeks) – Monday, June 21st through Friday, August 6th [47 days] – $10,400

Six Week Program – Monday, June 28th through Friday, August 6th [40 days] – $8,850
*only return bus transportation is available at the conclusion of the Six Week Program

Download: Camp Nicolet – 2021 Program Calendar PDF

The PDF above is Nicolet’s Program Calendar for 2021.  Please use as a helpful guide when selecting your camp sessions and wilderness trips!  Don’t miss a moment of excitement this summer!

To our valued families expecting refunds for summer 2020; please accept our sincere apologies for any delay & inconvenience.  We anticipate having funds returned to 2020 camp families by September 14th.  Camp is in the final approval phase of securing a Commercial Loan so that funds are returned to 2020 families who did not attend due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  If questions, please contact owners Georgi or Jeremy Starz at or by calling 608.469.3091.  Thank you for your continued support of Camp Nicolet and Northpoint Adventures during these challenging financial times.


Wakeboard & Water SKI Camp

Expert instruction by USA Water Ski Level 1 & 2 coaches is offered at the beginning of the camp season, concurrent with Session I.  Campers enjoy wakeboarding, wakesurfing, slalom skiing a regulation course, trick skiing, barefooting, and more.  Recommended for intermediate and advanced skiers, however there is no minimum age requirement.  Special camp and group activities are included in the on-water focused program.  Program enrollment is limited to 16 campers.

Northpoint Wakeboard & Water Ski Camp (7 days) – Monday, June 21st through Sunday, June 27th – $1,550


Northpoint Adventures Trips

Northpoint Adventures is Camp Nicolet’s wilderness tripping program.  Unless noted, trip costs are included in tuition.  Trips are filled on a first-come, first-served basis; please choose your trip in Additional Options when completing the online Camper Application.  Campers may elect to participate in a wilderness trip separate from attending a camp session – please contact Jeremy Starz, Director of Operations, at or for more information.

Peshtigo River Whitewater Rafting – Beginner trip – Wed, June 23rd [1 day] – Session I – ages 14+ – $45 fee
*fee includes picnic lunch & professional rafting guides

Isle Royale Backpacking – Advanced trip – Sat, June 26th through Fri, July 2nd [7 days] – Session I – ages 14+ – included

Super Porkies Backpacking – Intermediate trip – Tues, July 6th through Fri, July 9th [4 days] – Session I – ages 13+ – included

Porcupine Mtns Backpacking – Beginner trip – Tues, July 13 through Thurs, July 15th [3 days] – ages 12+ – included
*trip offered primarily to campers staying through the midsummer changeover between Sessions I & II

Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe – Advanced trip – Wed, July 14th through Tues, July 20th [7 days] – ages 16+ – included
*trip offered primarily to campers staying through the midsummer changeover between Sessions I & II

Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking – Intermediate trip – Mon, July 12th through Fri, July 16th [5 days] – ages 13+ – $200 fee
*trip offered contingent on interest in Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe – fee covers professional kayak guides
*trip offered primarily to campers staying through the midsummer changeover between Sessions I & II

Sylvania Wilderness Canoe – Beginner trip – Tues, July 27th through Thurs, July 29th [3 days] – Session II – ages 11+ – included

Rocky Mountain Backpacking – Expert trip – Tues, Aug 10th through Tues, Aug 17th [8 days] – Postseason – ages 17+ – $1,750 fee
*trip offered to campers who have completed Isle Royale Backpacking and/or Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe
*fee includes airfare to/from Colorado from Camp Nicolet and meals/lodging at camp before & after trip


double up!

Double Riding and/or Water Skiing – $150/week

Optional Horseback Riding and Water Skiing lessons three times weekly are included in base tuition for all sessions.  Choose “Double” in Additional Options on the Camper Application if desiring an additional three lessons, for a total of six lessons per week, in either or both of these activities.  Available weeks 2 & 3 of Session I, and weeks 5 & 6 of Session II.

Competitive Ski and/or Wakeboarding – $250/week

Three semi-private lessons; competitive skiers are able to consistently do a slalom deep water start.  Available weeks 2 & 3 of Session I, and weeks 5 & 6 of Session II.

*These programs are non-refundable due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances


the camp bus

From/To Chicago – $175 each way
From/To Milwaukee – $160 each way

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Sister Discount

Discounts are available for sisters attending camp at the same time.

Session I – $75 discount per sister
Session II – $75 discount per sister
Full Summer – $175 discount per sister
Six Week Program – $150 discount per sister
Northpoint Wakeboard & Water Ski Camp – $25 discount per sister


Early Bird Discount

Register before December 1st, 2020 and receive a discount on 2021 tuition!  Combinable with the Sister Discount above.

Session I – $75 total discount
Session II – $75 total discount
Full Summer – $175 total discount
Six Week Program – $150 total discount
Northpoint Wakeboard & Water Ski Camp – $25 total discount


Updated 9.10.2020

“Cannot begin to thank you enough for giving my daughter a chance to have the most amazing summer of her young life. she thoroughly enjoyed her time at camp, made so many nice friends, and had so many wonderful experiences (including the backpacking trip along Lake Superior) that she can’t stop talking about it.”

– Parent of a Camper

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