Click the button below to sign your child up for the Hoofer Youth Program online. Children must be 10-18 years old to sign up.

How to Register

Paper registration for Hoofer Youth Program sessions is coordinated through Outdoor UW. After printing your registration form and choosing the sessions you would like to sign up for you may:

  • Drop off your registration form in person
  • Mail your registration to 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706

You will also need to fill out a health form.

Registration can also be completed online, or over the phone by calling our office at 608-262-1630.

Costs and Fees

The cost for all sessions is $275. Payment can be made over the phone at 608-262-1630, in person in our office at the Memorial Union or via checks made out to “Wisconsin Union”.

Union Membership: If you are not a current UW-Madison student or faculty, you can participate by joining the Wisconsin Union.


Union Membership

If you are currently not a UW-Madison student/faculty or Union member, you can participate simply by joining the Wisconsin Union. Union membership is open to the public.

Annual Union membership is $50 per year and may be obtained by completing the Application for Wisconsin Union Membership form (see Registration Forms at left) or by simply registering on line at

Please direct all membership questions to the Wisconsin Union Membership Office at 608-262-2263.

Donations Appreciated

Those wishing to donate to the Hoofer Youth Scholarship program may make a tax-deductible donation through the UW Foundation. Donations are possible via the UW Foundation website (choose “Wisconsin Union” as the designation and indicate “Hoofer Youth Program” in the space provided).