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Set on the bank of a large lake, a perfectly idyllic Wisconsin setting. Close to a  State Park, full of hiking trails and wilderness, all just a short walk away from modern cabins and a spacious dining room.

Camp Lake

Glacial Plains with Lots of Trails

Nature’s Classroom Institute in Camp Lake Wisconsin is just under an hour and a fifteen from downtown Chicago, and less than 1 hour from Milwaukee. Our Camp Lake site sits on the shores of Center Lake with ample woodlands, wetlands and open fields to explore. The property is approximately 200 acres of wonderful woods and the Lake to explore as well as amazing marshes and bogs.

The Camp Lake facility has modern accommodations mixed with an exciting learning environment. Housing is available for up to 112 students with comfortable sleeping quarters and ample bathroom facilities. The property is fully handicapped accessible. Camp Lake is fully winterized and offers the visiting schoolteachers their own private room as well as fully contained apartments which are available upon request

Speak to the Team

Discuss your potential field trip with out Outreach Director of this region, find out availability, prices and different options. Then speak with the Education Director to build your tailor made schedule.

Explore More

The links below will give you more information and help you make decisions when planning your trip.

Bullet Journal

Send us your information and we will start the process of booking your trip.

Clothes suitcase

Once you have started the process this is where you can find packing lists and more.


Download our brochure to read a little more about what the site has to offer.

Using Laptop at Home

Register your students on our portal, you will have access to see your students info.


Take a look at the blueprint of our dorms to help with your cabin assignments.


Get to know the staff that will be facilitating your trip and working with your group.

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