Family HEART Camp is designed to equip families with skills to better resolve conflicts, reach across differences and build lasting, meaningful relationships. 

Come learn with us in a space where everyone’s needs matter!

Family HEART Camp

June 14-20, 2024
House in the Wood
Delavan, WI 

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House in the Wood rests in a beautiful forest setting on lake Delavan, in South Central Wisconsin. We are one hour from both Milwaukee and Madison and approximately 1.5 hrs from Chicago's O'Hare Airport.

Lodging choices include rustic cabins (limited availability) or abundant tent camping. Tent campers provide their own tents and sleeping bags. There is indoor plumbing throughout camp.

The camp will provide canoes and kayaks, and all the equipment we need to climb the towering oaks with the support their trained forestry staff. 

Camp Tuition Per Person*

We understand that sometimes you may need to cancel due to circumstances that changed after you made your original plan to attend camp. We value flexibility, knowing that you are tending to the needs of your family. We want to be responsive to both your needs and those of the organizers of FHC who have made financial commitments in order to hold camp. 

Our cancellation policy is guided by our care for your needs and our need for integrity and financial sustainability. We have made agreements with our venue and our chef, each requiring a final count for camp by a specific date. This final count determines the fee we pay them, regardless of cancellations after that date. 

If we cancel we will return to you 100% of your tuition payment.
If you cancel on, or before May 29, 2024, we will refund your tuition, minus a (10%) cancellation fee.
Cancellations made after May 29, 2024 will not be refunded*

*Covid Considerations: If you must cancel due to a positive covid test, please provide us with a time-stamped photo of your positive covid test and we will refund your tuition, minus a 10%.

Why Family Heart Camp?

HEART stands for Harmony, Ease, Authenticity, Respect, and Trust, important family values that Nonviolent Communication supports us in living, both at camp and in the wider world.

Payment Options: 

Although we accept credit card payments, we are also delighted to receive a payment by check. To make your payment with a check, use the discount code: “PAYBYCHECK” (be sure there are no spaces) Your confirmation email will detail your total and where to send your check.

*Financial Assistance: It is important to us that camp is accessible to every family wanting to learn skills for contributing to peace in the world. If you experience the fee to be a barrier to your families participation, please email our camp host to explore alternative financing.


Help us create a world where children grow up into empowered, caring, and compassionate individuals, imbued with a strong sense of purpose, and equipped with skills to resolve conflicts and build long-lasting meaningful connections with people around them. 


Age 13+
Age 3-12
Age 0-2

Indoor Lodging

No fee

Tent Camping

No fee