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Enrichment Camps

 Extended Learning Opportunities is sponsoring several FREE enrichment camps for students in K5-grade 12.

  • Camps are held during non-school days, winter, spring, and summer breaks
  • Most camps are FREE of charge for MPS students and City of Milwaukee residents.
  • MPS students receive priority registration. Non-MPS students will be notified if spots become available only if all necessary paperwork is completed.
  • Interactive camps allow students to explore new ideas, develop new abilities, and learn in a safe, nurturing environment.
  • Space is limited, and camps are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis for students with complete paperwork.
  • Some camps require parent drop-off and pick-up as well as a bag lunch.
  • Camp topics range from STEM, arts, music, and coding to outdoor education and much more!
  • In order to reserve a spot, all required paperwork must be completed and submitted to Extended Learning Opportunities by scan to or by mail.
  • PLEASE NOTE: When completing forms, make sure to select the grade based on the criteria listed.

Winter Camp Offerings

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  Grades 1-3

Session: Animals in Winter FULL, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Location: Urban Ecology Center—Menomonee Valley (3700 West Pierce Street, Milwaukee, 53215)
Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Description: School's out! Join us for a whole day of winter fun. We'll learn about different ways animals survive the winter, from building shelters to hiding food. We'll explore the various habits of winter animals, the shelters they use, and perhaps build some of our own. Don't forget to dress for the weather and to bring a bag lunch!


  Grades 3-5

Session: Outdoor Adventure
Location: Urban Ecology Center—Washington Park (1859 North 40th Street, Milwaukee, 53208)
Date: Friday, December 28, 2018
Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Description: Snow or no snow, we'll have a blast enjoying the cold! From cross-country skiing and snowshoeing to completing a scavenger hunt, we'll do it all. We'll warm up midday while eating lunch around a campfire. Don't forget to dress for the weather and to bring a bag lunch!


  Grades 4-6

Session: Survival Challenge
Location: Urban Ecology Center—Riverside Park (1500 East Park Place, Milwaukee, 53211)
Date: Friday, December 21, 2018
Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Description: School's out! Join us for a whole day of winter fun. Would you know how to survive a Wisconsin winter in the wild? Spend the day learning winter survival skills like how to start a fire, build a shelter, and cook a meal over a campfire. Don't forget to dress for the weather and to bring a bag lunch!

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