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The YMCA of the Fox Cities is honored to be listed on Go Valley Kids list of 50 Summer Camps & Programs to Keep Kiddos Busy!

Camp Shioc, Shiocton (YMCA of the Fox Cities) – The Appleton YMCA maintains 10 beautiful acres 20 miles northwest of Appleton where kids can enjoy fishing, paddle boating, kayaking, and canoeing on our stocked fishing pond. They also have the opportunity to try our archery range (must be 7-years-old to participate in archery), sports field, and playground areas, along with an outdoor amphitheater for skits and plays. Camp Shioc is a fully enclosed campus, including a complete infrastructure of eating facilities and lavatories for kids ages 5-12 (must have completed 5K).

  • Reader Recommendations: 
    • “My daughter goes to Camp Shoic through the YMCA and loves it. They go on field trips every week, have fishing, archery, arts and crafts, sports, an awesome playground, and go swimming at the Appleton YMCA twice a week.”
    • “YMCA camp Shioc is the best! Archery, canoe, kayak, pedal boat, fishing, sports, and arts n crafts. Swim at Y twice a week, field trip every Wednesday!”
    • “My 9-year-old loves Camp Shioc through the YMCA. This will be her fourth year going.”

YMCA of the Fox Cities, various locations – The YMCA of the Fox Cities is proud to offer multiple amazing summer camp programs where every child can build confidence and make new friends in a safe and nurturing environment. Whether it’s learning a new skill or game, working on a project with new-found friends, or just enjoying some playtime, our camps provide room to grow and help kids build resilience and confidence.

Camp Nan A Bo Sho, Lakewood – Founded in 1964, Camp Nan A Bo Sho offers programs to develop self-esteem, a healthy mind, body, and spirit, acceptance of all people, and appreciation of our environment. Our fun-filled activities teach the benefits of teamwork, cooperation, conservation of resources along with the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Campers are involved with activities and programs from early morning until the campfire at sunset.

  • Reader Recommendations: 
    • “YMCA Camp Shioc day camp is great!”
    • “We love Appleton YMCA Camp Nan a Bo Sho. Our son started a two night after kindergarten, and now that he is 8, can go for a week.”

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Locations: Appleton YMCA
Category: Youth Development