Wisconsin Badger Camp is located on 680 acres of rolling land overlooking the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers ten miles south of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Badger Camp is located one hour south of La Crosse, one hour north of Platteville, and two hours west of Madison.

Wisconsin Badger Camp's staff are as important to the campers as the activities or the natural surroundings. Staff members are carefully selected for their understanding, patience, experience and personal commitment to the campers as individuals. Over 70 paid staff, including nurses, dietitians, activity directors and counselors are hired each summer. Staff attend a week long training prior to camper arrival.

The majority of summer staff employees reside on camp throughout their 11 week commitment. The typical workweek starts at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday. The 2018 summer employment dates are from June 1 - August 18, 2018.


  • Salary PLUS room and board
  • College credit possible
  • Possible paid training for additional certifications
  • Form friendships that last a lifetime
  • A summer that you will never forget

How to Apply

Use the following link to be redirected to our online staff application system. Online Staff Application The following forms will need to be completed and uploaded back into the staff portal: Applicants for all positions at Wisconsin Badger Camp are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientaion, veteran status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability.

Please see our staff application to view available summer staff positions and their descriptions.