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Here for Summer. Home for Life.

For over 100 years, Camp Chi has transformed children’s summers. We unplug campers from their daily lives and connect them to life-changing moments.

And, long after the last s’more has been made, the best of Camp Chi stays with you. Friendships last forever, summer memories become lifelong stories and values learned become part of who you are.

 

New for Summer 2024!

Back to Chi

Campers in 6th-10th grade who are signed up for an earlier  Summer 2024 session can return to camp to keep the summer fun going strong! They’ll experience an exciting mix of field trips combined with the summer’s best activities.

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The Outpost Village

The Outpost Village is an outdoor adventure specialty camp at Camp Chi. Whether forging trails, foraging for plants, or forming connections to the outdoors, the natural world is at the forefront of The Outpost Village.

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Camp Chi + Apachi Combos

Twice the fun! Combine Camp Chi with Apachi Day Camp for one incredible summer experience and save 20% on the cost of Camp Chi.

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Try Chi

First-time campers, in 2nd-6th grade, get a full summer of fun packed into 4 days and 3 nights. They’ll get to try camp favorite activities including ropes course, horseback riding, swimming, arts & crafts, and outdoor cooking.

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Camp Chi Atkins Ultimate Staff Star Award Winners

Recipients of the Atkins Ultimate Staff Star Award are recognized for creating innovative camp programming, representing our camp values of Chesed (Kindness), Kavod (Respect) and Kehilla (Community), and going above and beyond their responsibilities while demonstrating commitment to leadership at camp.

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Send Us Your News

Do you have exciting life updates that you’d like to share with the Chi family? If so, we’d love to feature your milestone event in one of our upcoming editions of The Chi Flame.

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Get the inside scoop on all things Camp Chi, get all your questions answered, and meet the full-time Camp Chi team.

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Give Back & Stay Involved!

Alumni, ensure the vitality of camp and strengthen our community for the next 100 years by giving back to the place you call home or by reconnecting with the Camp Chi family.

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Award Winning

Best Overnight Camp!

For the 8th year in a row, Camp Chi was named Best Overnight Camp in Better Magazine’s Best of Awards! #campchiproud

Meet Camp Chi

Summer Sessions

Spend anywhere from 4 days to 8 weeks at camp or head out on an adventure to the Pacific Northwest.

Grows with You

As kids, tweens and teens mature and change, so do Chi’s programs with options for 3rd-11th grades.

In Wisconsin

Located just 3 hours from Chicago near the Wisconsin Dells.

Winkle's Blog Featured Post

Camp Chi’s Spotify Wrapped

By Camp Chi
Hey Camp Chi, it’s that time of the year again, which means we get a chance to take a look at WCHI’s Spotify wrapped! It’s a chance for us to remember all of the amazing music that we put onto the airwaves this year! While we listened to over 23,000 minutes of music this year, […] Learn More ›

The Fun Never Stops

Where else can you sail a boat, fly down a zip line, dress in a goofy costume, record an original song, jump in a pool, hit an archery bullseye and make s’mores all in one day? We know how to create fun and excitement out of the ordinary and extraordinary.

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Spanning over 600 pristine acres

Imagine a summer surrounded by beauty. A canopy of white pine, oak, maple and ash trees offer shade on sunny days. Wooded trails and a ravine perfect for hiking surround open fields for games and fun. Blass Lake provides a cool breeze during the day and picturesque sunsets each night.

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A Leader in Truly Inclusive Camps

We believe everyone benefits when everyone can play. For over 25 years, we’ve been proud to partner with Keshet, to provide one-on-one support to ensure that campers with intellectual, social and physical disabilities can participate fully at Camp Chi.

Our staff meets with families to understand the camper’s needs and make sure that they are met. This can include anything from how much support they need, if any modifications are required, and which session is best for the child. To learn more about Keshet support, email Polly Cheeseman or call her at 630.566.9391.

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