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Camp Helen Brachman

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COA Youth & Family Centers’ Camp Helen Brachman offers a safe and supportive environment for youth to experience the great outdoors and positive development activities during overnight sessions in northern Wisconsin.

During camp sessions, campers participate in structured educational, social, and physical development activities designed to promote healthy living, reading enjoyment, water safety, outdoor education, cultural exchange, and life skills development. Youth enjoy swimming, boating, archery, art, nature, sports, dancing and drama, and more.

Camp Informational Website

Camp Provider: COA Youth & Family Centers

Number of Years in Service: 116 Years (Accredited by the American Camp Association for over 33 years)

Location: Almond, Wis. (2 hours from Milwaukee, 150 miles)

Camp Session Dates:

  • June 24-30 (for youth ages 8-15)
  • July 5-14 (for youth ages 8-15)
  • July 28 - Aug. 2 (for youth ages 8-15)
  • July 18-24 (for youth entering grades 6-12)

Registration Deadline: 5 weeks prior to first date of attendance.

Only students from these MPS schools are eligible to participate. Each MPS student may only participate in one camp session this summer.

Interest Form

Please complete the Overnight Camp Interest Form to express interest in having your child attend overnight camp this summer. This form is step one of a two-step registration process and does not commit you to sending your child to camp, nor does it guarantee a space at camp. Once you complete your form, a representative from the camp you are interested in will reach out to you within two weeks to complete the registration process if space is available.


Leah Whatley

MPS Overnight Camp Project Coordinator
Email: whatlely [at]

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