Relax, leave your tensions behind you,
come to your home away from home at
Camp Delton Club (for a day, a week, or
all summer). Conveniently located just
off I-90/94, the Club is located on
Mirror Lake in Lake Delton, Wisconsin,
just a short distance from all the
man-made attractions of the Wisconsin
Dells, the water park capital.
Other attractions within a 10-mile radius
- Baraboo’s Circus Museum
- Devil’s Lake State Park
- Mirror Lake State Park
- Christmas Mountain
- Ho Chunk Casino.
If you don’t feel like cooking, the Dells
area has a tasty variety of restaurants to choose
from. Whatever preference you have for the many
types of recreational vehicles, we have a site In
Camp Delton Club for you.
For a list of current sites for sale Click here
Board of Directors
The club operates under direction of a Board of
Directors, who are elected members from the camp.
The Board of Directors determines the annual Club
Dues, as recommended by a budget committee. For
2015 the dues are $1060.00 including tax, which
pays for: the pool, security, city water, sewer,
office operations, and maintenance of the common
facilities such as roads, and lawns. Metered
electric usage is billed annually to the site.
Personal property tax is billed annually by the
Village of Lake Delton to the site.
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What is Camp Delton Club?
Camp Delton Inc. is a membership-owned and family
oriented vacation park. Situated on 93 acres
consisting of four distinct areas (villages)
totaling 341 park-like sites, including 9 guest
sites available for the members guests.
The property stretches from the shores
of Mirror Lake to the top of Mirror
Mountain, a local landmark situated
entirely on Camp Delton property.
Lookout Point on Mirror Mountain sits
1120 feet above sea level, commanding
a spectacular view of the lake and
surrounding country side. Each member has
use of a selected camp site giving you
the exclusive right to use your campsite
and the right to use the recreational
facilities of the club.
The Camp is staffed all year-round. To view
the camp map click
Additional Outdoor Activities
During the warm days of summer, you can take a
refreshing dip in the Camp’s pool, enjoy
one of the nature walks, play some horseshoes, or
do a little fishing. Boat and canoe storage is
available on the grounds. In the evening, you
might decide to join new and old friends around a
campfire. If you are a snow bunny, a simple call
in advance will assure access through a plowed
road to your site.
History of Camp Delton Club
Camp Delton Club was originally farmland. The
club is partially built on the former location of
the Ringling Brothers Country Club Resort and
eighteen hole golf course. In fact, the first and
eighteenth holes were located where the freeway
In 1968, Willard and Virginia Murphy bought the
land. In 1970, they opened Dells Camp Delton
Incorporated. It was operated as a public rental
camping facility. The campground was located in
the current Overlook Village area.
However, the Murphy’s saw a chance to
expand. On March 20, 1975, Bill Murphy signed the
Articles of Incorporation and Camp Delton Club
became not-for-profit corporation. It became the
first successful camper-owned campground in the
An article in the Wisconsin Dells Events, May 6,
1976 stated that Camp Delton was the first of the
"deluxe" total facility camping resorts
in the Illinois-Wisconsin area. It carried the
highest ratings available to a campground -
Woodall 5W and Rand McNally 4 Star - and was one
of the most successful camping resorts in the
Just east of the Camp Delton Club was the hotel
and other facilities. The hotel burned to the
ground in the 40’s and was never rebuilt.
Many of the old stone structures which surrounded
the Grand Old Hotel, are still standing. In 1969
the campground was known as Dells Camp Delton
Mirror Lake, on whose shores the camp is
built, winds it way over 4 miles through
high cliffs and valleys and covers 139
acres. Famed architect Frank Lloyd
Wright, who designed one of the few homes
on the lake, considered Mirror lake one
of his favorite spots, and often referred
to it as "the birth place of
It is fed by a trout stream, Dell Creek,
and empties into Lake Delton after
passing over the historic Timme Mill Dam.
Fish include pan fish, large mouth bass,
northern pike, and walleye. The lake
reaches depths up to 19 feet.