CampHERO Camps

CampHERO – Daisy

You and your adult buddy will get to spend time with police officers, firefighters and EMTs while they lead you through activity stations. You’ll do fun things like fingerprinting, bandaging and splinting, fighting “fire” and learning about what happens when you dial 911. This program is designed for a girl to attend with a parent/guardian or other trusted adult.
Note: Adult partner attends free. Sorry no tag-a-longs.

Grades K-1
Dates July 25 (8 am to 11:30 am)
Cost $25
Location Fire Service Training Grounds (MACT), Madison

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CampHERO - Brownie

Brownies spend a full day getting to know real firefighters, police officers and EMTs. Girls will make new friends with their “crew” members as they are led by CampHERO volunteers. The day is packed with fun activities including learning about the loops and whorls of fingerprinting, searching for someone who is lost, giving first-aid to someone who is sick and putting out a fire. You’ll get to check out fire trucks, ambulances and police cars. It’s a special day to remember!

Grades 2-3
Dates July 18 (8 am to 5 pm)
Cost $35
Location Fire Service Training Grounds (MATC), Madison

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CampHERO – Junior

Explore the excitement and challenges that police officers, firefighters and EMTs face every day. By day you train with professionals all around Madison and learn about fingerprinting, police tactics, search & rescue, first aid, ropes and knots, bandages and splinting, and much more. Come night time you’ll enjoy a meal with your crew and bunk at the ‘station’ (Camp Brandenburg) for a night, just like real firefighters!

Grades 4-5
Dates July 23 (7am) – July 24 (5pm)
Cost $110
Location Fire Service Training Grounds (MATC), Madison

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CampHERO – Cadette

Spend four days living and training with your crew just like real firefighters, police officers and EMTs. The CampHERO experience takes you in-depth into topics like pursuing a criminal in a foot chase, lifting and examining fingerprints, searching for a fire victim, attacking a fire, immobilizing an injured person, CPR and more. Overnights are spent just as you would in a fire station. Perform your station duties while hanging out with CampHERO Crew Leaders and bunking at ‘the station’ (Camp Brandenburg). Spend the days training at the Fire Service Training Grounds at MATC in Madison.

Grades 6-8
Dates July 19 (2pm) – July 22 (6pm)
Cost $250
Location Camp Brandenburg, Dane

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CampHERO – Senior/Ambassador
(This is also a Girl Scout Destinations trip! Meet girls from around the country at CampHERO.)

Wow. This is it - an opportunity like no other. Be prepared for a real-life experience designed specifically just for you. Spend a week living and training just like professional firefighters, EMTs and police officers. You’ll bunk at ‘the station’ (Camp Brandenburg) with your crew and train at various facilities around Madison, including the Fire Service Training Grounds at MATC. The week is packed with activities from all three career categories. You’ll learn how to use the jaws of life to extricate a crash victim, chase down and handcuff a suspect, conduct a patient assessment, care for an ill or injured person, rappel down the side of a building, communicate using radios and so much more (hint: there’s usually a helicopter landing involved!).

Grades 9-12
Dates July 12 (2pm) – July 17 (7pm)
Cost $395
Location Camp Brandenburg, Dane

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CampHERO Registration

Registration Deadline: June 2

It’s Easy!
Register for CampHERO on E-Biz or use the paper registration form in the camp book. Once your registration is received you will receive an automated e-confirmation. Within a week, look for an email from to complete your camp paperwork. To complete your registration, you must log into CampDoc and complete all information by June 15. IMPORTANT: CampHERO registrations with incomplete CampDoc profiles by June 15 will be waitlisted if the session is full.

Campership Grant forms can be downloaded at or a hard copy can be mailed by contacting or 800.236.2710 x1170.

If you have any questions about CampHERO:
Eliza Zimmerman at, 608.362.8922 x3030 or
Jen Román, CampHERO Chair at




About CampHERO

Be a Real-Life Hero

CampHERO is THE place for girls who want to find out what it’s like to be a firefighter, police officer or EMT!

Real-world heroes in our community work side-by-side with you and teach you what it’s like to work daily to save lives and help people. CampHERO helps girls find courage, gain confidence and build character while learning skills and exploring careers. The program is safe, hands-on and age appropriate.

Come create memories for a lifetime…you may even discover your future career. Oh, and you’ll receive an exciting CampHERO t-shirt!

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