Holiday Home Camp
Holiday Home Camp is an overnight children's camp located on Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. It is a non-profit organization which provides an outdoor experience for low-income youth from the surrounding areas, including Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. The program consists of eighth day sessions for children grades 2 through 8. There is also a year-round leadership program, called the ELITE Teens, that is for teens ages thirteen through eighteen. Holiday Home Camp has been accredited by the American Camp Association.
Holiday Home Camp is one of the oldest camps in the United States. It was founded in 1887 by the Lake Geneva Fresh Air Association and first began operation in the summer of 1888. In the summer of 1947, Holiday Home Camp did not operate as the residence was condemned.
- Ottertooth.com U.S. Oldest Camps
- Steele, L. (June 5, 2004). Program helps kids get next to nature. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Retrieved February 27, 2008 from http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=234722