Join Us This Summer for…

Our most out of this world adventure yet! Come along with Space Bugs, Andy Anterson and Cornelius Corn-Muffin, as they travel out of this universe and outsmart their stinky cockroach foe, Professor Beetle Juice.

Camp Venture is a high-energy, fast-paced, fun environment for all kids right here at Brooklife Church.

Camp Venture is an all-day program, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm (extended care available from 7:00 am until camp starts and after camp until 5:30 pm), for children entering Kindergarten – 6th grade in the fall.  Each week is special and exciting because you get to choose your own activity.  So register for one, two, or all seven weeks!

What to Expect

Each day gets off to an exciting start as we compete for sno-cone points in our morning game. Kids then break up into activity groups until lunch. After lunch, we have large group time with worship, puppets, and a Bible story. Next, kids break up into small groups to talk about the large group time. We then spend the rest of the afternoon in our activity groups. Be sure to join us every Friday at 3:00pm for our parent program where kids showcase all the fun activities they did throughout the week.

Registration

Camp runs for 7 weeks in the summer.  Your child(ren) can attend any combination of weeks. Cost is $99 per week. Register here.

Trying to create an account or register for camp?  You may encounter issues or experience technical difficulty when using a tablet or mobile device with our new registration system.  We recommend you use a regular computer when registering for camp.

Camp Lunch

Each day, kids will need to bring a nutritiously balanced, bag lunch with a beverage. Water and lemonade will be available. On our famous Hot Dog Thursdays, we provide a special hot dog lunch for all campers!

Cancellation Policy

Our Cancellation and Refund Policies have changed this year. We do not offer partial week refunds. If your child is here for any part of the week, payment must be made for the whole week. Please read the Cancellation and Refund Policy for complete information.

If you have a remaining balance from a previous year of camp reflected on your online account, please pay the remaining balance or contact us before registering for this year. We cannot hold a spot for the current year until the past year’s account has been settled.

Extended Care

Camp Venture has a program that provides a fun, safe environment just for kids with parents who work early or late. ,extended care staff watch your child(ren) from 7:00-10:00 am and 3:30-5:30 pm every day of camp. The cost is $5 per child, per session they attend ($10/day per child if your child attends both morning and afternoon sessions).

You do not need to pre-register for extended care. Our registration system adds the extended care cost to your online camp account when your kids are brought early or picked up late. Online accounts need to be paid at the end of each week.

Questions?

Contact:
Registration questions and issues and changes to registration:
Theresa Schreiber
262-378-4470 ex. 227

Financial and payment questions:
Diana Sadler
262-378-4470 ex. 224

Programming questions, camp staff, SLT, volunteers and all other camp inquires:
Taylor Davis
262-378-4470 ex. 231

Camp Staff

Camp Venture is accepting applications for full-time and part-time staff.  We are looking for camp leaders and extended care staff but are also in need of a camp nurse and facility maintenance staff.  If you have interest in a specific position, please indicate that on your ApplicationApplicants that are re-applying from previous years should contact Taylor Davis for an application.  The application deadline is March 10th.  Training details are listed on the applications.  All applications must be returned to Taylor in paper form or emailed.

Become a Student Leader in Training (SLT)

If you are a student in middle school with a heart to serve who would like to join our Camp Venture SLT program, apply today! The deadline for SLT applications is March 10. Return your application to Taylor Davis.

Volunteer at Camp Venture

We are looking for volunteers to help make Camp Venture a fun and welcoming environment for kids. Volunteers are needed for Hot Dog Day (Thursday), sno-cones (Fridays) and weekly shopping for camp supplies. Please contact Taylor Davis if you are interested. Camp volunteers can fill out the regular Kidlife Volunteer Application and Code of Conduct.  Please indicate on the volunteer application that you are interested in volunteering at Camp Venture.

Weekly Summer Camp Descriptions

Week 1
June 12-16

We Bought a Zoo (K-1)

This summer Camp Venture bought a zoo and you are invited to come see the wildlife! Come Meet the animals, we promise they won’t bite, and get the chance to be your favorite animal at our zoo!

Paints N’ More (1-3)

One of our most loved camps! Get your creative juices flowing and take your artistic abilities to the next level as we build a Camp Venture masterpiece! Paints N’ More is designed so that beginners or the next Picasso will have fun with other artists using multimedia, watercolors, clay, chalk, and much more. Parents, be sure to check out our special art show on Friday afternoon before the parent program!

Adventure (1-3)

Join us as we take a journey like you have never experienced before! Adventure is the perfect camp for the daring explorers out there as we travel around learning the many different skills and overcoming different challenges. You never know what our Camp Venture leaders have up their sleeves for this awesome week of camp! From water day to fun games of all shapes and sizes it’s sure to be a great week.

Beyond the Brush (4-6)

Imagination and creativity are used to design, build, paint, and draw your way through an artistic week. You will spend your day designing, painting, and drawing amazing pieces of art. In this group, we dive even deeper in our artistic side with unique medias! Be ready to invite your family and friends to the Friday afternoon art show before the parent program!

CV Sports Academy NEW (4-6)

Come out and learn from some of Mukwonago’s finest athletes in a week of fun competition! Our CV Sports Academy will cover sports from football, to basketball, to soccer and more! Skills workshops and activities will get you ready for our daily scrimmages and, of course, everyone’s favorite: leaders vs. kids games! Everyone, beginners to experts welcome.

Week 2
June 19-23

Superhero (K-1)

Up, up, and away to the land of Venture where you will soar to discover your inner superhero! Then come on down to Camp Venture and join this camp of wild adventures as we design our very own superhero and take the test to see what kind of superhero we are. This week of super-fun is perfect for all! On water day we will try our superpowers out on the water!

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun NEW (1-3 girls)

Do you like dance, soccer, cheer, gymnastics, basketball, or just wanna have fun? Then this is the group for you! We are excited to get together and work on our sports, dance, and cheer skills and of course have FUN! We will have a special pajama party complete with movies and nail painting and will learn about what it means that we are created in God’s image.

All Star (1-6)

Sports, sports, and more sports! We take your favorite sports and combine them into a sportastic week learning the basics and then taking on our leaders in games. We will take your skills to the next level as we work on improving our skills, all while having fun! The games will get a bit wet on our top-notch water day, so don’t forget your swim suit.

The Last Yard (4-6)

Do you want to be the next Aaron Rodgers or be the MVP in the Super Bowl? If so, then this football camp is for you! We will practice drills, learn plays, scrimmage, and challenge our leaders to a game of flag football. The fun doesn’t stop there! We’ll have a group tailgate and practice our football skills on the TV screen on video game day. Don’t forget your swimsuit for water ball as we combine water day and football into the wettest game you will ever play!

Worldwide Celebration! NEW (4-6)

Fiesta, fete, feier, partytjie, partito, party! This week we are taking Camp Venture all around the world as we explore different cultures and how they celebrate. Join us as we celebrate the Feria de Sevilla from Spain, Cinco de Mayo from Mexico, All Saints Day from Italy, St. Patrick’s Day from Ireland, and Bastille Day from France. We will cook and enjoy food from these different cultures, learn their dances and traditions and of course play plenty of fun games! Don’t forget your passport.

Week 3
June 26-30

Red, White, and Blue (K-1)

Wear your stars and stripes and experience the Fourth of July like never before as we play games with an American twist, make the perfect American ice cream sundae, and take the plunge into the vast blueness of a water balloon fight! You won’t want to miss our special Camp Venture Fourth of July parade. This camp is perfect to prepare you for the numerous joys of the fourth of July!

Slime and Grime NEW (1-3)

Come and join your legendary Camp Venture leaders for a journey into the realm of slime & grime. When you combine one part science and two parts imagination with some household knowledge and a little dirt, the outcome is some excitingly unusual activities, games and experiments that are sure to capture your attention and make you say WOW! Be sure to bring a clean change of clothes and a towel each day for this slimey and grimey week!

Adventure (1-6)

Join us as we take a journey like you have never experienced before! Adventure is the perfect camp for the daring explorers out there as we travel around learning the many different skills and overcoming different challenges. You never know what our Camp Venture leaders have up their sleeves for this awesome week of camp! From water day to fun games of all shapes and sizes it’s sure to be a great week.

Girls, Inc. (4-6)

Calling all ladies! You won’t want to miss our world famous Girls, Inc. activity group! This camp is for all the girlie girls and tough ladies out there! Each morning campers will spend time with leaders in God’s word to learn about the inner makings of Godly women and hear from special guest speakers. The rest of the days will be filled with doing hair, painting nails, walking the runway, designing t-shirts, and eating chocolate. Don’t forget about our famous etiquette lunch and slumber party! We will even have a Camp Venture edition of Project Runway.

Man Camp (4-6)

Get ready for the manliest camp of the summer! This camp is filled with all kinds of activities for boys only, including, nerf gun wars, burping contests, video game tournaments and everything else that men like to do. Man Camp will team up with our men’s ministry to learn awesome manly skills like building things and grilling out! Please pass the bacon at our “Man Breakfast”. Along the way we will learn how to be a man of God’s image and a real gentleman.

Week 4
July 10-14

Under the Sea NEW (K-1)

Kindergarteners and first graders, grab your swimsuits, surfboards, and fishing poles for a week of wet and wild fun! So, add some extra sunscreen, gather the squirters, fill the water balloons and crank up the swimming pools because this week promises to be packed with wet and wild FUN. We will build our own boats and race them in an epic boat race! Make your own designer eye patch and find your inner pirate. You will feel the excitement all the way from your head to your wrinkled toes.

Get a Clue (1-3)

Calling all Get a Clue secret agents! Around this time each summer mysterious and tricky things start happening at camp… we need the help of our awesome Get a Clue secret agents to solve the mystery and bring justice to Camp Venture. Each secret agent will go through our rigorous Get a Clue spy training, including looking for evidence, observing details, fingerprint analysis, speed and agility, and interrogation. We produce the best secret agents Mukwonago has to offer!

Rockin’ Scientist (1-3)

Experiments, explosions, and eruptions….Join our Rockin’ Scientist leaders in exploring the crazy fun side of science. Kids will participate in “hair-raising” experiments that will knock their goggles off (don’t worry moms, we’ll keep them safe)! This camp will be classified as everything science. We will be doing outdoor experiments with water so don’t forget your swimsuit for water day!

Bon Appetit (4-6)

Do you have sudden urges to create culinary masterpieces? Does the thought of making and eating your own creations excite you? Then we have a camp for you with a week of planning, mixing, baking, mincing, dicing, and eating. Come and compete in our TV show style cooking competition! A must attend camp for those who love creating with food!

Child vs. Wild NEW (4-6)

Based in part on the television show, Survivor, tribal alliances are formed and spirit fills the air as teams participate in competitions to gain points throughout the week. Some challenges involve skill and energy while others involve thought and problem solving. Group unity and participation are essential. All eyes are focused on Friday’s closing tribal council where one team will be the victor!

Week 5 
July 17-21

Christmas in July (K-1)

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Take our sunny filled summer and turn it into a winter wonderland complete with cookie decorating, Christmas carols, and the lighting of the Venture Christmas tree. We will be spending our days in the Christmas spirit with holiday themed relay races, locating the gingerbread man, and visiting the frozen tundra. So come ready to sing and be in the Christmas spirit!

What’s Cooking (1-3)

Pizza, cupcakes, and ice cream, oh my! If you love to cook and invent new culinary masterpieces then stop on by for this baking filled week! Under the watchful eye of our Camp Venture Chefs you will create culinary masterpieces. Campers will compete in the Camp Venture culinary show down. If you have good taste you must sign up for this cooking adventure.

Rockets and Rollercoasters NEW (1-3)

This week is filled with the high-flying adventure of model rocketry and loop-de-loop roller coasters. Each child will build and launch a rocket and create a marble roller coaster with enough drops and turns to make you dizzy. Blast off in our high-energy games and activities!

Steps (1-6)

5….6…7…8 Come dance the week away at Camp Venture’s premier dance camp. Girls will learn the basics of dance and cheer routines, make their own costumes, and learn an awesome dance. On Friday we will have a special performance for the other campers and your family! Grab your dancing shoes and get ready for a hip-hoping week for all!

BBFS (4-6)

BASKETBALL! BASEBALL! FOOTBALL! SOCCER! Join us for a week of sports! This week will include a Home Run Derby, basketball drills, scrimmaging, and a dribbling relay race. If you love sports and want to challenge your leaders, then this is the camp for you! Bring your “A” game for our water day competitions!

Week 6 
July 24-28

Crazy Carnival NEW (K-1)

Come one, come all for a week at one of our favorite places…the carnival! Our brand new Camp Venture Carnival includes a plethora of fun games with our parachutes, hula-hoops, and jump ropes. And don’t forget the delicious carnival eats like popcorn and hot dogs! Create our own special act for the viewing pleasure of the other campers. You don’t want to miss this highflying week!

Adventure (1-3)

Join us as we take a journey like you have never experienced before! Adventure is the perfect camp for the daring explorers out there as we travel around learning the many different skills and overcoming different challenges. You never know what our Camp Venture leaders have up their sleeves for this awesome week of camp! From water day to fun games of all shapes and sizes it’s sure to be a great week.

H2O (1-6)

In H20, everyday is water day! Join us for the wettest week of camp as we launch water balloons, design our own water experiments, and take on opposing teams in Camp Venture’s water wars. So stop on by for a week of wacky, wet fun! Make sure you come in your swimsuit everyday and bring a towel and clothes to change into when we are ready to dry off.

Paints N’ More (1-6)

One of our most loved camps! Get your creative juices flowing and take your artistic abilities to the next level as we build a Camp Venture masterpiece! Paints N’ More is designed so that beginners or the next Picasso will have fun with other artists using multimedia, watercolors, clay, chalk, and much more. Parents, be sure to check out our special art show on Friday afternoon before the parent program!

MACH1 NEW (4-6)

Calling all creative thinkers, those who like to tinker, build, and imagine to join an adventure like never before! We are excited to introduce MACH1, Camp Venture’s first ever STEM camp (science, technology, engineering, math). We will build our own robots, learn computer coding, and work on a week-long project that will positively help our community. Special guests this week will include teachers and students from Mukwonago High School’s IT Academy and professional engineers! You won’t want to miss out on this electrifying opportunity.

Week 7
July 31-August 4

When I Grow Up (K-1)

Spend your days imagining what you want to be when you grow up! We will be exploring the world of artists, looking into the kitchen for chefs, and much more. We will have special appearances by people who will teach us about their different jobs. Bring your firefighter gear (swimsuit) on water day as we battle a mega hose. We will end the week on Friday when you come to camp as what you want to be when you grow up!

Go For the Gold (1-3)

The Summer Olympics have hit Camp Venture! Compete against fellow Venture contestants in various Olympic-style games like Pillow Polo. Create your own team name and flag. Compete to win the treasured Golden Flip Flop award. Sign up for this activity and bring home the gold for your country! Also, watch out for water wars on water day!

Game On (1-6)

We take normal games to the extreme for a week full of fantastic and wild gaming fun! Adding a Camp Venture twist is a sure way to create crazy awesomeness. And don’t forget your swimsuit, because on water day games might get a little wet! You’re sure to have a blast playing games you know and love.

Lights, Camera, Action! (1-6)

Does being on the big stage excite you? Have you always felt like you have a story to tell? Then grab your fancy dress or tuxedo and join us for LCA! Walk down the red carpet, learn acting skills, and take a shot at mimicking your leaders. Don’t forget to invite your family and friends to the parent program on Friday as we premiere our very own Camp Venture Video.

Bon Appetit: Around the World (4-6)

During this special week of Bon Appetit we will be traveling around the world and learning to prepare various delicacies like la crème glacée, sushi, and jambalaya! As you learn from our well-seasoned Camp Venture Chefs you will never leave hungry. Put on your chef’s hat and bring your passport!