Youth & Teen
The general Youth and Teen sessions are offered to anyone from age 7-18 throughout the summer, weekends during the fall and spring, and the popular 4-day holiday session that takes place between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Approximately 1.5 million Americans have some form of autism. To help meet the needs of this growing population, Easterseals Wisconsin has created sessions for campers ages 10-25 with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism (HFA) spectrum disorders. These sessions are for campers who have a primary diagnosis of HFA, Tourette Syndrome/OCD, ADD/ADHD, or similar traits.
Campers are divided into age groups and take full advantage of Easterseals Wisconsin’s 400 beautifully-wooded acres as they engage in age-appropriate activities designed to promote positive social interactions. Our well-trained staff members are always on hand to encourage participation in activities, and to assist in fostering relationships between the campers, helping them to form friendships with their peers. They also ensure that each camper’s emotional needs are met.
Transitions Camp weekend sessions are held throughout the school year and summer at Camp Wawbeek for campers ages 15-25 who are ready to learn about setting goals, caring for themselves independently, work, money, how to cook, and how to work together with peers. Activities are intentionally planned to learn something new while also having fun – exactly what camp is all about! Campers who meet the Camp Wawbeek criteria are able to attend the Transitions program.
For any questions you may have regarding our Youth and Teen sessions, please contact our Camp office via e-mail or by phone at 608-237-1979. To view the latest Camp Wawbeek schedule, please visit our calendar. To find out how to register for these sessions, visit our registration page.