Camp St. Croix sits on the bluffs above the St. Croix River in Hudson, WI. From I-94, turn south at exit 2 Carmichael Road/County Road F. Follow Carmichael Road south for 1.5 miles to find Camp St. Croix on the right side shortly after Coulee Road.

Camp has North Entrance and a Main Entrance. Turn in at the North Entrance to get to DayCroix and come in through the Main Entrance to access Overnight Camp.

Overnight Camp

There is no bus transportation to and from overnight camp, all campers are dropped off and picked up by parents or guardians. Nearly all sessions begin on Sundays and end on Fridays, with half-week Summer Sampler Sessions being the only exception.

Camp Opening and Closing schedule.

  • Sunday Drop-Off: Between 1pm and 3pm.
  • Tuesday Pick-Up (for half-week Summer Samplers): Between 4:30pm and 5:30pm.
  • Wednesday Drop off (for half-week Summer Samplers): Between 10:30am and 11:30am.
  • Friday Pick-Up: Between 1pm and 3pm.

A valid identification card is required for pick-up; we will not release a child to an adult without valid identification.

Transportation Changes (Overnight Camp)

Contact Us - to make changes to your transportation.

  • Transportation change requests received one month or earlier prior to the session start date will be made with no additional change fee. 
  • Transportation change requests received up to one week prior to the session start date will be made and assessed a $10 change fee.  
  • Requests must be made at least one week prior to the session start date. 



Please bring your child directly to Camp St. Croix unless your child is registered for DayCroix bus transportation.

  • Check-in: 9:00 a.m.
  • Check-out: 4:00 p.m.

When you drop off your child at camp or the bus stop, please check in at the registration table. 

At pick-up, campers will be asked to remain on the bus or a designated place at camp. A lead staff person will match campers to parents.

You will be asked to present a photo ID. If someone else will be picking up your child, be sure to let us know in advance.

If an adult does not come to pick up a camper, we will try to locate the identified emergency contact. If no one is available after 30 minutes, we will call the police. YMCA staff members are not allowed to transport campers at the end of a session. 

Taking the Bus to DayCroix

Bus transportation is available for an additional. To sign up, check the appropriate space on the DayCroix registration form.

Bus transportation is not available on Thursday afternoons to Stillwater, Bayport, Woodbury and Lakeland, due to the Family Night Program. St. Paul buses run on Thursday afternoons.

Bus Stop Locations

Fox Bus

June 13 – September 2

St. Paul Eastside YMCA  
875 Arcade Street
Pick-Up: 8:40 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:30 p.m.

ECLC Midway YMCA  
547 North Wheeler Street
Pick-Up: 8:00 a.m. | Drop-Off: 5:00 p.m.

Owl Bus

June 13 – August 26

St. Paul Academy and Summit School
1712 Randolph Avenue (Hartford/Wheeler Intersection - South side of school)
Pick-Up: 8:00 a.m. | Drop-Off: 5:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill Magnet School
560 Concordia Avenue (Upper west lot)
Pick-Up: 8:25 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:40 p.m.

Sunfish Bus

June 13 – August 26

Rutherford Elementary
115 Rutherford Road
Pick-Up: 8:15 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:45 p.m.

Stillwater Area High School
5701 Stillwater Boulevard North, Oak Park Heights (Northwest corner of parking lot)
Pick-Up: 8:25 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:35 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Stillwater
6201 Osgood Avenue
Pick-Up: 8:30 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:30 p.m.

St. Croix Preparatory Academy
4260 Stagecoach Tr.N
Pick-Up: 8:40 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:20 p.m.

Wolf Bus

June 13 – August 26

East Ridge High School
4200 Pioneer Drive
Pick-Up: 8:30 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:40 p.m.

8400 Hudson Road (West parking lot)
Pick-Up: 8:40 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:30 p.m.

Gander Mountain
10470 Hudson Road
Pick-Up: 8:50 a.m. | Drop-Off: 4:20 p.m.

Please note: Bus transportation will NOT be available on Thursday afternoons to Stillwater (Sunfish Bus) and Woodbury (Wolf Bus) due to the Family Night Program. The St. Paul buses will run on Thursday afternoons. Pick up and drop off times available in parent handbook on our Forms & Publications page.