The Nation's Premier Environmental Education Program

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Nature’s Classroom Institute in Lake Geneva is just under an hour and a half from downtown Chicago, and less than 1 hour from Milwaukee. Our Lake Geneva site sits on the shores of Geneva Lake with ample woodlands, wetlands and open fields to explore. The property shares its boundary with Big Foot Beach State Park which offers amazing marshes and bogs.

The Lake Geneva facility has modern accommodations mixed with an exciting learning environment. Housing is available for up to 112 students with comfortable sleeping quarters and ample bathroom facilities. The property is fully handicap accessible. Lake Geneva is fully winterized and offers the visiting school teachers their own private room with private bathroom as well as fully contained apartments which are available upon request. Directions to NCI – Lake Geneva (aka Lake Geneva Youth Camp).

Dorm accommodations


The Maples floor plan (PDF)

An historic and wheelchair accessible lodging facility with room for up to 54 guests with semi-private baths.


Birchwood floor plan (PDF)

A duplex style facility offering two wheelchair accessible rooms and capacity for 58 guests. There are 11 spaces with a varying capacity between 4-10 guests per room.