3300 Bay Rd, Delavan, WI 53115
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Category: News

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Time to sign up for summer camp. Go to https://houseinthewood.org/summer-camp/our-programs/

Recreational Tree CLIMBS

OPEN Climb Dates-2020 Join us for a 2 hours climbing experience. Ages 7 to 70. $30.00/person CANCELLED-Saturday, April 11, 1-3pm Sunday, May 17, 1-3pm Sunday, June 21, 1-3pm Saturday, July 11, 1-3pm Sunday, August 16, 1-3pm Our trained and certified staff will provide a thorough and comprehensive tutorial of how to use the equipment and…
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CANCELLED-SPEAK for the Trees

Family Event Sunday, April 19 from 2-4 pm Celebrate of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Come celebrate the TREES! Learn how to plant a tree and go on a Spring Nature Walk. Finish by watching The Lorax movie and nibbling on snacks. Good for all ages and families. Tickets HERE

Summer Jobs

Join our staff this summer.... “Thanks for the opportunity. It is really awesome what you guys try to do and actually pull it off.”--Ryan, first year staff House in the Wood is a coed resident camp for inner city children from Chicago. Located in Delavan in rural Southeastern Wisconsin, we have a comfortable wooded campus…
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Camp Store NOW Online

Our new CAMP STORE will be open on the last full day of camp for campers to purchase logo wear--tee shirts, sweatshirts, pencils, string bags, toothbrushes and other things with be for sale. Items will cost from $1 to $20. Use CAMP CASH or bring money to camp--no more than $20 please. We will collect…
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New Logo for House In the Wood

Northwestern Settlement has changed their logo to reflect the entire breath of programs and services they offer to the Chicago community. All programs and services of the Settlement fall within one of the THREE mission words--Nurture, Educate or Inspire. Each Settlement mission word has its own color. And each program has a small logo to…
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We Are In A National Magazine!

Camping Magazine for July/August features House In The Wood...Take a Look!

Outdoor Ed Program Assessments

We have started doing pre and post assessments of our lessons to see if we are doing what we SAY we are doing. We also do post assessments on social emotional learning (SEL) topics like teamwork, responsibility and independence. The academic assessment results below come from a Chicago Middle School (7th grade) who did one…
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House In The Wood Honored for Program Excellence by American Camp Association

House In The Wood is proud to announce that its Summer Camp program has been selected for the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. Our Summer Camp program has recently been recognized at the state and regional levels, but this national award from the American Camp Association is an especially high honor. From ACA:…
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House In The Wood is ACA Accredited!

House In The Wood has been accredited by the American Camp Association for many years. But those familiar with the ACA's accreditation process know that this mark of accountability does not last a lifetime; camps must work to keep it! ACA accredited camps are visited during programming once every three years and assessed on an…
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