• Friends and fun!

    Trying new things and making new friends is what camp's all about.

  • Reconnect with nature

    Your boy will plug into the fresh air and water of the Northwoods.

  • Our boys are in the perfect spot

    We are seven hours north of Chicago and located on 33 acres surrounded by state forest land.

  • careful instruction

    Our counselors are trained in safety and fun. They know how to give your boy the encouragement and guidance he needs.

  • Jump into fun

    In a safe environment, young men and boys have the opportunity to try new things every day.

  • Full steam ahead

    Teamwork, friendship and cooperation is what it's all about.

  • Classic Fun

    For more than 112 years, we've had the honor of watching boys grow, learn and persevere.

  • Trip of a Lifetime

    The Highlands tripping program will change your son's life. Self-confidence, independence, courage – guaranteed.

DATES 2016

  • 2016 First term (3 weeks)
    June 19 – July 9
  • 2016 second term (4 weeks)
    July 10 – August 6
  • 2016 FULL TERM (7 WEEKS)
    June 19 – August 6
  • 2016 Family Camp
    August 6 – August 13

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weather at camp

Fair, 72 F

Blog updates

  • 7-31-15

    My kid has been working toward graduating from skiing for three, maybe four years. But what does that mean? And why is it taking such a long time? Here at Highlands we mark our progress through an activity by Achievement Credits (ACs). Each activity has a long list of measurable and >read more

  • 7-21-15

      I just had a parent text me and tell me how sweet our 10-day forecast looked. True story. Our apologies to you folks in Texas, Florida and even Illinois (who are experiencing the weirdest summer weather ever). But the amazing outlook doesn’t just stop at the weather here at >read more

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