• 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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Blog updates

  • 8-3-15

    Today marks the beginning of the end of the term (excuse me while I dry my eyes!). Here is what you need to know about this week. Tuesday: Our final Division Day. The boys hang out as a division, cook out and our cooks enjoy a night off. Wednesday: The evening brings us >read more

  • 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

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