Registration is open for 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Day Camps! Through hands-on workshops, team activities and more, youth of all ages will get a first-hand glimpse of how the Fair works and the people who make it all possible. All Fair Day Camp sessions will take place during the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular®, Aug. 3 – 13.
Registration fees include fair admission, a t-shirt, backpack, camp supplies, snacks and lunch (except where noted). Campers can choose one of several sessions to attend this year (see below). Applications will be accepted until June 30 or until all programs are full, whichever comes first.
Wisconsin State Fair can offer these great State Fair experiences for an incredible value as a result of generous support from camp sponsors, including the Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and Wisconsin Women for Agriculture.
Individual Day Camp – Friday, Aug. 4, or Saturday, Aug. 5, 8 am – 3:30 pm
All incoming second, third, fourth and fifth grade students are invited to attend this fun and affordable educational opportunity. Campers will participate in many activities during their excursion to the Fair, including a visit to Exploratory Park, farm animal care demonstrations and exploration, Discovery Barnyard, Giant Slide, taste of Wisconsin agricultural products, a craft, songs and hands-on educational activities! Registration is $15.
Fair Performer Fantasy Camp – Monday, Aug. 7, 8 am – 4 pm
All incoming sixth, seventh and eighth grade students are invited to learn more about the performing and entertainment industry. Students will enjoy interactive instruction in dance and voice with Kids from Wisconsin mentors, career exploration with entertainment industry professionals, Q&A session with a Fair performer, and perform live on a Fair stage. Registration is $30.
Animal Career Day Camp – Tuesday, Aug. 8, 8 am – 4:30 pm
All incoming ninth, tenth and eleventh grade students are invited to explore career opportunities in animal care by participating in hands-on experiences in animal handling and behavior. Students will also have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, including veterinarians and cattlemen. Registration is $30.
Group Day Camp – Friday, Aug. 11, 9 am – 3:30 pm
All ages are invited to join in this visit to the State Fair. Grab your group and enjoy a self-guided day of the many educational exhibits and activities happening at the Fair. Registration is $8 (does not include lunch).
Day Camp Counselor Application – Due no later than June 30
Youth entering grades 9-13 are invited to apply for a leadership role on the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Day Camp Counselor Team! Explore the fascinating fun and fast-paced inner workings of State Fair while developing and demonstrating leadership, organizational, communication and mentoring skills.