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Best Minnesota Summer Camps 2020 Directory

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Over 93 Minnesota Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Best 2020 Summer Camps in Minnesota

Many of our Minnesota Camps are still adding to their info on their 2020 Summer Camps, Programs, Activities & Classes.

You can contact each camp you are interested in to get the latest info on all their 2020 Summer Programs for Teens and Kids.

Early Summer 2020 Update, Please Read: Many camps may be changing their summer plans because of COVID-19. For the most current information, please contact each camp individually.

Early-Bird & Multiple Camper Discounts at Minnesota Camps for Summer 2020

Some of the Best 2020 Camps in Minnesota offer "Early Bird" and/or Multiple Camper Discounts if you enroll in camp before a certain date, or if you are enrolling more than one camper -- check each camp's listing & website for more info, and for info on any available Camp Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Early Summer Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Minnesota are Starting in May, 2020

Many of our Minnesota Camps offer Early Summer Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in May, 2020.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Camp you're interested in a call to check on Early Summer dates, times and availability.

Early Summer 2020 Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Camps will be hosting Early Summer Reunions for their previous campers, and Early Summer Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for May, 2020.

Looking for Minnesota Special Interest Camps or Programs?

Like Sleepaway Camps, Soccer Camps, or Tech Camps? There is a complete list of our current Special Interest Camp Directories a little farther down this page, and in the black bar at the very bottom of this page.

Best Minnesota Early Summer Day Camps Starting in May, 2020

Looking for a Great Minnesota Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Minnesota Day Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Minnesota Year-Round
Camps, Classes & Programs

Many of our Best Minnesota Summer Camps also offer Year Round Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Programs, too.

Best Minnesota Early Summer Camp Jobs

Searching for Minnesota Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Camps are now listing their 2020 Early Summer Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Early Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Some of the Best Camps in the Midwest are here in Minnesota.

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18
Locations: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI
888-709-8324

Ages: 6 - 18 . Coed Campers. All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp. Half-Day & Full-Day Options.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future. 

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 14th to August 23rd. Enroll now at CampPillsbury.com.

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Pillsbury Website
507-214-2200
Info[AT]CampPillsbury.com
315 S. Grove Avenue
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060

Find the Best Summer Camp in Owatonna, Minnesota

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 14th to August 23rd. Enroll now at Our Camp Website Link: www.CampPillsbury.com.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Circus Arts.

Camp Pillsbury is a Top Summer Camp located in Owatonna Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Technology, Academics, Golf and more. Camp Pillsbury is a top camp for ages: 6-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located 45 minutes south of Minneapolis Minnesota on 18 beautiful acres. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3 modern dormatories, dining hall, indoor baskeball court, indoor volleyball court, indoor spring board, outdoor soccer field, theater/stage, and lots of green space on campus for our outdoor flying trapeze.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Pillsbury, named "Coolest Summer Camp in Minnesota", is a unique sleep over camp in Owatonna that allows its campers to select their favorite activities and try new ones. Every activity is open to all age groups and all skill levels. We meet each child's individual needs and respect their individuality. No matter what their interests are, they are certain to find activities that not only fascinate them, but help build their character, self-esteem and confidence.

Camp Pillsbury offers its campers the chance to fly on the trapeze, participate in musical theater, sports (such as basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, cheer, gymnastics), extreme sports, learn magic tricks, go horseback riding, tumble, dance, and play in a rock band or play a musical instrument, learn to code or learn to water ski - all in the same day! With so many activities to choose from, Camp Pillsbury campers biggest problem is how to fit it all in!

Camp Pillsbury is a great place for children to develop their passions, learn new skills and make new friends. Camp Pillsbury is a place that is designed to create happy memories, and encourage kids to try new things that they can't do in everyday life.

Our fully elective program allows campers to select all of their favorite activities and to also try new ones within our established daily schedule. Campers have the opportunity to develop existing skills and explore new interests. Every program and activity is open to all age groups and all skill levels where we meet each child's individual needs and respect their individuality.

Our day is comprised of 6 one hour periods; three Majors and three Minors. Majors are taken at the same time each day with the same staff and campers and is an activity that each camper has chosen to learn more about, get better at and be in the end of session show or exhibition. Campers choose three Minors each day that they can try once or repeat as often as they like. This allows campers plenty of opportunity to try new activities they have never been exposed to before.

Campers thrive, building on existing interests and developing new ones. They flourish and excel in the areas they become passionate about and self-confidence soars. They become better singers, dancers, actors, athletes, artists, and musicians.

Campers sleep in dorms and are provided great food, fun and friends throughout the summer. It is a fantastic overnight or day camp for boys and girls ages 6-17. The campus is located just south of Minneapolis, in Owatonna MN. Give your kids a summer they will never forget!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.CampPillsbury.com for session dates and rates.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Director and Counsellors needed immediately for year round or summer only minicamp, boarding school and summer camp in Owatonna, MN. 

Camp Pillsbury provides unique activities to campers including circus arts, sports, dance, music, theatre, equestrian, magic, role playing games, technology, and tutoring services, as shown at Our Camp Website Link: www.CampPillsbury.com

We are seeking energetic, personable, talented and experienced team members to join our camp family year round. Camp Director will need to have a strong desire and ability to recruit and perform standard Camp Director operations.  They will serve as the primary staff person on site and must possess a strong work ethic and recruiting skills and knowledge. 

Counsellors will be responsible for assisting in the direction, supervision, of campers and students, as well as leading and assisting with the teaching of activities after school, weekends, and school breaks.  Prior camp experience and/or teaching experience needed.   Room, board and meals are provided.  

Looking for people that are able to assist with multiple campus duties and teach multiple activities.

If interested, please provide us with information regarding your experience, your areas of expertise and your contact information.  Immediate openings are available. Please contact us at staff[AT]CampPillsbury.com.

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Minnesota Summer Camps

Please note that our list of 2020 Minnesota Summer Camps also includes information on Minnesota Summer Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

Visit Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Website
1-888-709-8324
info[AT]iDTech.com
Held at 150+ prestigious campuses nationwide

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Half-Day & Full-Day, Overnight, and Weekend programs available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Summer Camp located in  Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Math, Science, Computers and more. iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a top camp for ages: 6 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camps are located at prestigious campuses nationwide. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.idtech.com to find a location near you.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps are held on university and school campuses. Most overnight campers stay in dorms and get the "college experience".

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU.

Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

Just 5-10 students per instructor (maximum 10) so students can e¬njoy personalized learning at their pace.

The top universities on the planet—Stanford, NYU, Caltech—have trusted and hosted our programs for over 15 years, inspiring students to dream BIG.

Want to learn from an energetic Stanford computer science major? A virtual reality guru from NYU? A game developer who wants to share her lifelong passion? We’ve bet our reputation on recruiting the top instructors in the country. Our 8:1 student-to-instructor guarantee ensures customized learning with the smallest class sizes, leading to “a-ha moments” and awesome outcomes. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style.

Today, every career—from art to engineering to social work—requires a strong foundation in tech. With a focus on skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration, our courses pave the way for bright futures in any field. Whether your child dreams of working at Facebook or Google, launching their own startup, or founding a nonprofit, their long-term skill development pathway starts here.

iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform.

Get started today at Our Camp Website Link: www.iDTech.com or call (888) 709-8324 and join iD Tech as they inspire the makers of tomorrow.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.iDTech.com for the most up to date information on sessions, dates, and fees.

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Minnesota Day Camps
Offer Extended Day Options

Some Minnesota Summer Camps offer Extended Hours, for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick-Up. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours of any Extended Camp Day Options.

If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Youth Interdisciplinary Camp
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Youth Interdisciplinary Camp Website
612-338-1101
info[AT]zenondance.org
528 Hennepin Avenue
#400
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Morning/Afternoon

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the corner or 6th street and Hennepin Avenue. We are located within the Cowles Center.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This camp introduces students to four different styles of dance: Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, and Ballet! Each day of camp will include 2 different technique classes and a choreography class where participants work together to create a dance that will be performed on the last day of camp. Students grow both technically and creatively. Beginners welcomed!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 28-Aug 1
Ages 6-10 | 9:00am-12:30pm | $195
Ages 10-14 | 1:00pm-4:30pm | $195

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Drama Kids - Edina
Edina, Minnesota

Visit Our Drama Kids - Edina Website
612-276-3839
dramakids.hennepin[AT]me.com
Edina Community Center
5701 Normandale Road
Edina, Minnesota 55424

CAMPER AGES: Entering 1st - 5th Grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 18-21, 2014, Mon - Fri 9:00am-noon

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We take storytelling to a whole new level when we mix up our fairy tales to create a funny show in just one week. We will use our imaginations to create strange new endings to fairy tales you know and love - and add some strange characters as well. We create the scripts, scenery, costumes, music and more to make our show come to life - then perform for parents on Friday. Whether you want to perform onstage or stay behind the scenes, you'll be comfortable working with our fun team to make a show in just one week. All materials included

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

Drama Kids - Edina is a Top Summer Camp located in Edina Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Theater and more. Drama Kids - Edina is a top camp for ages: Entering 1st - 5th Grades.
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CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Join our one week Theater and Drama Camp in Edina, Minnesota for elementary school children!

We take storytelling to a whole new level when we mix up our fairy tales to create a funny show in just one week. We will use our imaginations to create strange new endings to fairy tales you know and love - and add some strange characters as well. We create the scripts, scenery, costumes, music and more to make our show come to life - then perform for parents on Friday. Whether you want to perform onstage or stay behind the scenes, you'll be comfortable working with our fun team to make a show in just one week. All materials included

OTHER CAMP INFO: Session taught by Jacob Miller - a Master Teacher in the Drama Kids International program with hundreds of hours of teaching experience. His approach to children teaches children to channel acting energy into performances they are proud of!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 18-21
Monday - Fri
9am-noon

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Roman Soldier
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Roman Soldier Website
612-719-1954
camp[AT]oakeshott.org
1035 SE 14th Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

CAMPER AGES: 7-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Learn how to use the sling and javelin, make your own armor, use a catapult and make your own scale model working catapult. Each day has active time, hands-on projects and educational components. 50% of camp fees are tax deductible.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. History.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 15- 19, 2015
$320

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Northern Clay Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Northern Clay Center Website
612-339-8007
education[AT]northernclaycenter.org
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Ave E
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406

CAMPER AGES: 6+

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: NCC offers Summer Clay Camps for kids ages 6+ for half days or full days. Camps include a variety of fun themes and opportunities to work with sculpture, tiles, or wheel-thrown pottery. NCC offers teen pottery classes each Saturday all year round.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

Northern Clay Center is a Top Summer Camp located in Minneapolis Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Northern Clay Center is a top camp for ages: 6+.
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CAMP LOCATION: Northern Clay Center is located one block south of the 25th and Riverside exit off of Interstate Highway 94.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 4 education studio spaces, galleries where ceramic art is exhibited, and studio artist spaces for rent.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Half-day camps meet for three hours each day (from 9 am – 12 pm or 1 – 4 pm) and include a short break for snacks provided by parents and caregivers. Half-day camps do not include lunch. Full-day camps meet for 7 hours each day (from 9 am – 4 pm unless otherwise noted) and include an hour-long supervised break for lunch and non-clay activities. Parents should provide snacks and lunches for full-day campers. Each camp is led by a teaching artist; on average, one additional teaching assistant is present for each camp.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Northern Clay Center offers needs-based scholarships. For more information and to request a scholarship form, email education[AT]northernclaycenter.org

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Northern Clay Center offers family clay classes throughout the year. For more information, visit: Our Camp Website Link: store.northernclaycenter.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Northern Clay Center offers teen pottery classes each Saturday year-round. For more information, visit: Our Camp Website Link: store.northernclaycenter.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Learn more: Our Camp Website Link: store.northernclaycenter.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Northern Clay Center seeks college students and recent graduates, ages 18 and up, for our summer camp positions. Each summer, we provide opportunities for over 15 assistants to help run our camp programs and to gain classroom experience.

The Clay Camp Assistants will work closely with the education program head and clay camp teachers to provide classroom support for weekly summer clay camps at NCC.

Learn more: Our Camp Website Link: www.northernclaycenter.org

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Camp Wego
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Wego Website
352-445-2044
352-249-6783

info[AT]campwego.com
Florida Locations

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Florida, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

CAMPER AGES: 14-65

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Travel Tours Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Wego offers high-quality tours for teen and adults with special needs year around. Our travel programs are unforgettable adventures. We are not your ordinary travel Camp! On our exciting, supervised educational travel programs, individuals learn new skills, make lifelong friends and explore extraordinary cultures in United States and abroad.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Wego is a Travel camp serving teens and adult with special needs ages 14-65. We are a small travel special needs camp that travel in the United States and abroad. We are able to provide low staffing ratios, 1 to 4. (1:1 if needed) We have highly credentialed and experienced staff so each individuals needs are met. We add new and innovative travel and activities each year.

Our travel is designed to enhance social, friendship, culture, and other vital life skills that promote independence. Camp Wego helps travelers make new friends while traveling in a safe, fun and educational environment.

We offer high-quality supervised tours for teens and adults with special needs year around. Our travel programs are specialized for individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Autism, Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Asperger's syndrome.

Individuals must be ambulatory and be able to take care of personal hygiene needs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, and more. Travel, Travel Abroad, Cruises, Camping, Sightseeing, Theme Parks, Culture

CAMP LOCATION: Our year-round office is located in Florida. Our trips depart and operate from many of domestic and international locations. Our staff training is held every year in Florida.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Wego is fully committed to developing life and social skills for individuals with special needs ages 14 and up. We believe that our travel trips are a great way to experience independence, improve social skills, and increase self-esteem in a secure, safe and also an exciting environment. Our primary goals are to help travelers build self-esteem, develop better social skills and self-expression, make and maintain friendships, improve fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and sensory integration.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Wego travels year around.

OTHER CAMP INFO: No Financial aid offered.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Most trips cost $1000 and up

For complete info visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campwego.com

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Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge Website
435-901-2734
ivy.portwood[AT]gmail.com
info[AT]brainchase.com
Online Summer Program
Texas

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Brain Chase is an online camp available to students in grades 2-8 across the US. Participants in the following states are eligible to win the buried treasure grand prize: AL, AK, AR, CA, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY.

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge Video

CAMPER AGES: Grades 2-8

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Brain Chase is online - the participant that guesses the coordinates of the buried treasure first will be flown with one parent to dig up the treasure.

CAMP FACILITIES: NA - Camp is online

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 2014 by Austin parents Allan and Heather Staker, Brain Chase is the product of his filmmaking/tech background and her online education expertise. They are both Harvard-educated and their 5 children were the inspiration behind the creation of this revolutionary new summer program

Brain Chase is a 6-week summer learning challenge disguised as a massive global treasure hunt for 2nd−8th graders. A golden globe has been buried somewhere on earth – and it contains the key to a safe deposit box holding a $10,000 college scholarship fund. Participants who complete an hour of online summer learning activities each day will unlock secret animated webisodes that hold the clues to the globe’s whereabouts. Guess the treasure’s location first, and you’ll be the one on a plane to dig it up.

Enrollment is limited to the first 5,000 entrants.
Kickoff is June 30. Last registration July 18.

- See more at: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Additional children from same household are half off for each registration.

OTHER CAMP INFO: You spend 10 months of every year in school, but much of that hard work likely vanishes during summer break. Who wants to do boring worksheets when school’s out? Brain Chase is a summer enrichment program that’s FUN. Action-packed animations, mysterious packages in the mail, and the hunt for buried treasure turn learning into an adventure. It’s FLEXIBLE. You’ll do the challenge when you want, where you want, and at your own pace. And it’s CUSTOMIZED. You get to work at your own level. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info please visit: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

Registration: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

Kickoff is June 30, 2014.

Last chance to register is July 18, 2014.

$199 for first child, $100 for each additional child from the same household.

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Camp TEKO
Long Lake, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp TEKO Website
Winter Office: 612-374-0321
Summer Office: 952-471-8216

645 Tonkawa Road
Long Lake, Minnesota 55356

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2324 Emerson Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405

CAMPER AGES: 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. two, 1-week overnight options

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Temple Israel in Minneapolis, Minnesota

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp TEKO is located on more than 18 acres of beautiful shoreline property on the North Arm Bay of Lake Minnetonka. For over 50 years, we have provided a safe, educational, and fun Jewish camping experience for children. Camp TEKO is ACA accredited and offers day camp programs for children at least 5 years old and entering kindergarten through sixth grade as well as overnight camp programs for children entering third through sixth grade.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp TEKO is welcoming of children with special needs.

Camp TEKO is a place to have a fulfilling experience bonding with friends, developing new skills, exploring your Jewish identity, and engaging in outdoor camp activities. Our facilities include a swimming beach, boating area, cabins for overnights, a sport court, a pavilion, indoor program spaces and plenty of grassy areas. Nurturing counselors and skilled specialists create a safe, engaging, and fun atmosphere for children to make memories that will no doubt last a lifetime. Prior to the summer, we work with families to create a plan for a meaningful camp experience. We partner with families to provide an environment where every child will thrive. Please contact us prior to camp to discuss the needs of your camper.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Israeli Culture, Fishing, Swim Lessons.

CAMP LOCATION: Temple Israel’s Camp TEKO is located on more than 18 acres of beautiful shoreline property on the North Arm bay of Lake Minnetonka, just 25 minutes West of Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 4 small cabins, one large cabin, and two beautiful indoor spaces. Many of our activities take place outside in nature.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are an ACA accredited camp. Camp TEKO is a place to have a fulfilling experience bonding with friends, developing new skills, exploring your Jewish identity, and engaging in outdoor camp activities. Our facilities include a swimming beach, boating area, cabins for overnights, a sport court, a pavilion, indoor program spaces and plenty of grassy areas. Nurturing counselors and skilled specialists create a safe,
engaging, and fun atmosphere for children to make memories that will no doubt last a lifetime.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Avodah program is a unique volunteer program for entering 9th and 10th graders. Our newly constructed program is intended to begin teaching about leadership and responsibility of being a counselor. Avodah participants will enjoy various leadership workshops with guest speakers and experienced TEKO counselors and staff members. Avodah participants will continue to assist in daily tasks to maintain our beautiful campgrounds. The Avodah build their own community and create lasting friendships while working to improve the camp experience for all. Avodah participants will have numerous opportunities to enjoy favorite camp activities such as tubing, kayaking, archery, art, and more. Avodah members are selected through an application and interview process. There is no cost to participate in this program, but the benefits are tremendous.

Students entering 11th grade are eligible to participate in Camp TEKO’s counselor-in-training program. Machon participate in extensive training in leadership skills, communication and camp programming, creating lifelong friendships in the process. Participants spend their mornings learning from educational speakers, guests, counselors and each other. Machon spend every afternoon gaining hands-on experience by observing and assisting in camper groups. Machon participants are selected through an application and interview process. Machon participants will receive a $400 stipend at the completion of the eight-week program or a $200 stipend at the completion of four weeks of the program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please check out our website to learn more about scholarships at: Our Camp Website Link: www.templeisrael.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S):
Camp TEKO Shabbat Picnics:
Picnic 1: June 20, 2015
Picnic 2: July 22, 2015

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
TZOFIM AND GIBORIM DAY CAMP
SESSION ALEPH
Day Camp: Monday, June 20 - Friday, July 1
Giborim One-Night Overnight: June 30 - July 1

MACCABI MADNESS
Day Camp: Monday, July 5 – Thursday, July 8

SESSION BET
Day Camp: Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 22
Giborim One-Night Overnight: July 14 - July 15

SESSION GIMMEL
Day Camp: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, August 12
Giborim One-Night Overnight: August 4 - August 5

CHALUTZIM OVERNIGHT
CHALUTZIM BET
Day Camp: Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14
Overnight Camp: Friday, July 15 – Friday, July 22

CHALUTZIM GIMMEL
Day Camp: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, August 4
Overnight Camp: Friday, August 5 – Friday, August 12

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff applications can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.teko.org.

Interested in working at Camp TEKO? Contact Avi Baron at avi[AT]templeisrael.com or 612-374-0321.

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Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 7-10
Anoka, Minnesota

Visit Our Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 7-10 Website
Education Director Cassandra Proball: 763-233-0804
Box Office: 763-433-1838

420 East Main Street
Anoka, Minnesota 55303

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
420 East Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303

CAMPER AGES: Grades 7-10

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri, 1/2 day AM and PM sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Lyric Arts Theater is located at 420 East Main Street in downtown Anoka, MN, about 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: In addition to a 228 seat bowl-style theater, our building houses a dance studio, full scene shop, and rehearsal hall.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Kidz Bop Kabaret
Love to pop, rock and bop? Join us as we move and groove through the wildly popular Kidz Bop albums and create a clever cabaret full of kid-friendly versions of current Top 40 hits. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 9 – 13 AM
June 23 – 27 AM

Young Amelia Bedelia
Meet Young Amelia Bedelia – an adventurous girl who takes everything literally. Though this can lead to hilarious misunderstandings, Amelia faces her problems with a positive, can-do attitude. We’ll rehearse memorable moments from this wildly popular chapter book series. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
July 21 – 25 Full Day

Hard Knock Life
Love the spotlight? Target your “triple threat” skills – singing, dancing, and acting – while rehearsing a musical medley of two great tough-it-out musical numbers for girls and boys: “Hard Knock Life” from Annie and “Seize the Day” from Newsies. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of each workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 9 – 13 – ALMOST FULL! PM
July 14 – 18 – FULL! PM


American Girl
Courage, honesty and strength surround every American Girl character. No matter what era she comes from, each girl exudes a positive energy. Bring your favorite character to life in an original presentation using song, dance, acting and narration. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 23 – 27: FULL! PM

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: At Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, we are committed to providing high-quality learning and performing opportunities to students of all ages. Our popular workshops offer students the opportunity to develop performing skills and build self-confidence through exercises in song, stage movement, voice projection, acting technique, improvisation, and more. In addition to Spring Break day camps, we offer three full seasons of educational programming in Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: Monday – Friday, March 10 – 14
Times: 1pm – 5pm
Instructor: Cassandra Proball
Cost: $135 - 1/2 day, $250 full day

Visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.lyricarts.org for complete registration information and more workshop offerings.

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St. Olaf Summer Folk School
Northfield, Minnesota

Visit Our Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 7-10 Website
507-786-3031
1520 St. Olaf Ave
Northfield, Minnesota 55057

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Now in its 4th year, this week-long comprehensive, residential camp explores the traditional handwork practices of the Nordic countries and the ideas behind the educational sloyd.Throughout the week, the focus will be on process, object making, skill building, and true experiential learning. A variety of evening demonstrations and activities will help campers cultivate community and friendship.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Activities will also take place in the Flaten Art Barn, a timber-framed structure built at North House Folk School by members of St. Olaf staff and faculty in honor of the original art building on campus. Located near the St. Olaf natural lands, Flaten Art Barn is an excellent site for the Folk School Camp — close to the heart of campus, but far enough away to feel like a retreat.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 8-13, 2018

Fee: $665

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Adaptive Inclusionary Super Hero Theater Camps
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Adaptive Inclusionary Super Hero Theater Camps Website
952-736-3644 or 952-220-1676
drama.interaction[AT]yahoo.com
Burnsville - Victoria
MN 55318

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Camp locations in Bloomington and Victoria, Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Thursday 12:30pm-3:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Drama Interaction is offering exciting Camps that include the creation of comic book design, script writing and then presentation. This is sure to be a hit with all of our Super Hero’s out there!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All abilities welcome, Adaptive theater camps offered at our location in Bloomington June 22-25 & July 13-16

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Inclusionary/Adaptive Theater Camps.

Adaptive Inclusionary Super Hero Theater Camps  is a Top Summer Camp located in  Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Theater, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Adaptive Inclusionary Super Hero Theater Camps  is a top camp for ages: 8-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: Adaptive Performing Arts for children and adults, Senior Theater, Intergenerational programs, Theater for Memory Care and more.

Autism Education Professional on Staff

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Drama Interaction welcomes all ages and abilities into our programs. camps are designed to meet the needs of those students enrolled.

ratio: 2:10
if your child requires additional support we welcome family members, paras, etc.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Students who have waivers, community support grants, etc. are able to have camp billed to their organization.

Partial scholarships are available, inquire

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year around programs in the Performing Arts for all ages and all abilities are held at various organizations Including, schools, senior facilities, recreation centers, etc.

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Burn4Him Camp
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Burn4Him Camp Website
952-545-2326 x 12
tfinley[AT]burn4himcamp.org
Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center
Waxahachie, Texas 55426

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 26533
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

CAMPER AGES: 8-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Burn4Him Camp believes in giving children the best week of their life. What can you expect? Plenty of fun in the sun as we enjoy the excellent ameneties of Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center, but you can also expect children to have and encounter with God that will forever mark them as world changers! Space is limited, so register early!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our camp utilizes Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center in Waxahachie, Texas. It is centrally located between Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and Waco, just a few miles off I-35.

CAMP FACILITIES: Burn4Him Camp enjoys the many wonderful ameneties of Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center. Camp facilites include a lake for waterfront activities, a waterpark, climbing walls, gymnasium, dormitory style cabins, and dining hall. Please visit lakeviewcamp.net for a full listing.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This is our 7th year to offer parents an excellent summer camp option for their children. Our desire is to partner with parents in calling out the destiny of their children. We hold to the philosophy that children do not have a junior Holy Spirit and can receive the Spirit's outpouring in their lives. We believe children can hear God's voice, heal the sick, prophecy, and operate in the gifts of the Spirit. We feel privileged to minister to this Chosen Generation!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Youth Ages 14-17 are welcome to attend camp as a CIT but must have pastoral recommendation and attend camp with a qualified counselor from an attending church.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 9-12, 2016 ; please go to our website for complete information.

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Idylwood Equestrian Center
Stillwater, Minnesota

Visit Our Idylwood Equestrian Center Website
(612) 385 - 9131
idylwoodmn[AT]gmail.com
11490 Julianne Avenue North
Stillwater, Minnesota 55082

CAMPER AGES: All Ages

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Idylwood Equestrian Camp's mission is to turn horse lovers into educated riders. With lessons taught by professional qualified instructors, each camper will learn about horse care and horsemanship in addition to time spent riding. Space is limited, so call today for more information.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 20 miles Northeast of Saint Paul, MN in the beautiful town of Stillwater. Please visit our website for photos.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a 50 stall barn, outdoor and indoor riding rings, and multiple paddocks to house our many lesson horses.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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The Naming Project
Deerwood, Minnesota

Visit Our The Naming Project Website
staff[AT]thenamingproject.org
16257 Brighton Point Road
Deerwood, Minnesota 56444

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
5717 S 19th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55417

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. LGBTQ

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Naming Project Summer Camp is for 14-18 year-olds or those who have completed 8th-12th grades who are of any sexual orientation or gender identity or expression who are interested in discussing and understanding sexuality and gender in terms of their own spiritual journey and are excited to spend time with other teen campers and staff while canoeing, swimming, hiking, singing, doing arts and crafts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more. Drag
LGBTQ Bible Study

The Naming Project is a Top Summer Camp located in Deerwood Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Dance and more. The Naming Project is a top camp for ages: 14-18.
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CAMP LOCATION: A beautiful island on Bay Lake, in the lake region of central Minnesota. Cars park on a landing and take a pontoon over to the camp site.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp is located on an island. We stay in a weatherized lodge with heat and AC, with attached bathrooms in each room. Dining is held in a dining hall, with camp facilities spread over several acres.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers will experience large and small group conversation, personal quiet time as well as campfires, crafts, swimming, games, and summer camp fun in the beauty of God’s creation!

A typical camp day looks like this:
First Word & Breakfast
Large Group Bible Study & Small Groups
Lunch
Arts & Crafts
Free Time/Swimming/Activities
Worship
Dinner
Reflection Time
Camp Game
Campfire

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available to any youth who requests it. Email staff[AT]thenamingproject.org with scholarship requests.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Support for youth on issues of coming out, families, Christianity, and general support.

Communications with parents, pastors and church staff about ministry with LGBTQ youth Advice for LGBTQ youth organizations facing issues of religion

OTHER CAMP INFO: This camp is designed for campers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or allies. Our focus is on building spirituality and identity through faithful community.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See: Our Camp Website Link: www.thenamingproject.org

July 30-August 4, 2017
Registration fee: $300

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Camp Koronis
Paynesville, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Koronis Website
320-243-4544
koronisministries[AT]campminnesota.org
15752 Lake Ave
Paynesville, Minnesota 56362

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Weekly: Sunday-Friday, 2-3 Day Mini-Camps offered

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. United Methodist Church

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Koronis gives campers the classic cabin-camp experience with a beautiful wood-land site on the shores of Lake Koronis. Campers will enjoy an exciting week of swimming, canoeing, hiking, campfires, fishing, long summer evenings, good food, group games, and tons of special activities!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Koronis participates in Camps Without Barriers and seeks to be open and accommodating regardless of a camper's abilities. Camp Koronis employs a special Integration Specialist counselor to provide the extra support needed for campers with special needs. This comes at no extra cost to the camper. Or, if your child/youth has an assistant at school to help read, write and communicate, they can still go to a camp of their choosing, again at no extra cost, because we train and support our summer staff so they can learn how/why to integrate everyone into the camping program.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Waterskiing/Wakeboarding, Fishing, Archery

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Koronis is located in Central Minnesota, 100 miles south-west of Minneapolis/St.Paul on a 185 acre site on the shores of Lake Koronis, one of the largest lakes in central-Minnesota. We enjoy a wide diversity of eco-systems, from lakefront to pine and deciduous forests, and wet-lands.
Visit our website and Facebook page for photos and more information!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 5 cabins with 14 bunks apiece; a beautiful, rustic lodge; playing field; softball diamond; recreation center with a full gym, climbing wall, and game room; dining hall; waterfront area for swimming and boating; low ropes challenge course; archery range; and 4 miles of hiking/biking trails.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Koronis is part of Camp Minnesota, a non-profit organization through the United Methodist Church with camps and outdoor ministry opportunities around the state.
Since 1954, Camp Koronis has been dedicated to bringing joy to camper's lives and building their connection with Christ, Community and Creation. We are accredited through the American Camping Association (ACA) and are members of the Christian Camp & Conference Center Association (CCCA).

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Camp Koronis' Staff-in-Training (SIT) program is a leadership development experience for teens who love camp and want to grow spiritually and in their ability to serve in a camp setting. the SIT program includes a weekend of specialized training at our Lake Koronis site, followed by two weeks at Camp Koronis, living in the cabins and helping out with three different camp sessions. SITs are mentored and directed by our SIT leader. Successful SITs will be given preference in hiring for future camp summer staff positions.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp Koronis through Camp Minnesota is committed to allowing anyone who wants to attend camp to do so- no camper will be turned away because they can't afford to pay. We provide funds, or “camperships”, to campers who need them most, based on individual and family needs. Our hope is that the individual’s local church, personal funds, and other sources of support will combine with campership support to cover the registration cost for one Camp Minnesota event of the camper’s choice. Please allow enough time for this application to be reviewed prior to your camp experience.
Campership Applications are available on our website and through Our Camp Website Link: www.CampMinnesota.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp Koronis offers a number of family camps through Lake Koronis Retreat Center, the conference center side of our operation. Sessions include week-long family camps, weekend family retreats, a Grand Camp and adult sessions.
Visit our website for more information on our family camp sessions.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Koronis through Lake Koronis Retreat Center at Koronis Ministries, offers year-round facilities for retreats and conferences from 3-300 participants. Our retreat center offers a range a lodging options along with a full-service dining experience and year-round activities.
Visit our website for more information on our retreat and conference facilities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Koronis offers week-long and half-week camp sessions from mid-June through Mid-August.
Sessions include Pathway Camps, Horse Camps, Teen-Specialty Camp and Teddy Bear and Trailblazer Mini-Camps.
Visit our website for complete information and up-to-date schedules.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Every Summer, Camp Koronis builds a team of energetic, dedicated staff to provide an unforgettable experience for our campers. Summer staff work as counselors, life-guards, food service, maintenance, support staff, and more!
Come work as part of a close-knit team and spend 6-8 weeks enjoying a beautiful camp surrounded by nature, and making a difference in the lives of campers.  
Applications available at Our Camp Website Link: www.koronisministries.org
For more information visit our website, or give us a call at 320-243-4544

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Vocal Artist Program
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Vocal Artist Program Website
andrews[AT]mnopera.org
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2106 4th St S
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: For talented high school singers from around the country together for an inspiring week of singing and performing. Singers develop the individual voice by focusing on arias and chorus pieces, with daily vocal coaching sessions and movement.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Vocal Artist Program is held on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers are housed in the school's dorms with classes and activities taking place throughout campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Immerse yourself in opera! Vocal Artist Program brings talented high school singers from around the country together for an inspiring week of singing and performing. Singers develop the individual voice by focusing on arias and chorus pieces, with daily vocal coaching sessions and movement. Participants gain valuable experience working in a professional and nurturing environment preparing and performing incredible repertoire with other advanced musicians. Staff includes Minnesota Opera staff, Univ of MN Voice Faculty, and other local professional artists. The camp is led by Matt Abernathy, Minnesota Opera's Project Opera Music Director and Children's Chorus Master.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Needs-based scholarships are available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 8-14, $950/student - this includes room and board. See website for more details.

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The Fort Tennis Camp (FTC)
St. Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our The Fort Tennis Camp (FTC) Website
612.252.8367
100 Federal Drive
St. Paul, Minnesota 55111

CAMPER AGES: 9-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays 10am - 3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Fort Tennis Camp is high energy, high quality professional tennis instruction that will get your child's game to the next level, regardless of their tennis experience. Geared for ages 9-14 players will be divided into playing ability levels at a 6:1 coach to camper ratio. On court drills, games, and match play, as well as off court tennis based activities to build mental toughness, sportsmanship, integrity, and a love for the game of tennis!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, Tennis, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We're located in the heart of Fort Snelling. It can be a tad tricky to find us--if it helps, we're 1 mile north of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, 1/2 mile southeast of the Veterans’ Administration Hospital, and right across the street from the Bishop Whipple Federal Building.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our state-of-the-art facility is one of the finest in the state. We've got nine premier asphalt tennis courts. In the air conditioned building we have a sparkling fitness center, beautiful locker rooms, a video projector room, two classrooms, ping pong tables, and a large open lobby area where campers can catch a quick break from the summer sun.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Bigger, Better, Faster Stronger! This is The Fort's new and improved Summer Camp experience! High quality tennis instruction from some of the best coaches in the state will get your game to the next level. Each day will involve 4 hours of intense, focused court time. Throughout camp, we also focus on building life skills to help our campers succeed on and off the court. Our mission at The Fort is to engage our tennis community to inspire our youth to thrive on court, in the classroom and in the community.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center offers year-round classes and competitive tennis opportunities for players of all ages and abilities, run by some of the best instructors in Minnesota!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Learn more on our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.fwtec.org

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Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America Website
218.365.4811
davey.warner[AT]scouting.org
info[AT]ntier.org
14790 Moose Lake Road
Ely, Minnesota 55731

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Atikokan Ontario, Bissett Manitoba

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 509
Ely, MN 55731

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America Video

CAMPER AGES: Summer - 14+. Winter - 9+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Expedition Canoeing in the summer and autumn. Extreme-temperature winter camping December 27 through the first weekend of March.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Boy Scouts of America

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Wilderness Camp

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Northern Tier launched an adaptive back-country canoeing program in 2013. Information is available at Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoe Expedition
Fishing
Kayak Expedition
Cold-Weather Camping
Dog Sledding
Snowshoeing
Cross-Country Skiing

CAMP LOCATION: Northern Tier's flagship base is located 22 miles east of Ely, MN on Moose Lake - right at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.fs.usda.gov.

CAMP FACILITIES: Northern Tier has rustic cabins for the first and last night of a group's stay. The rest of the time is spent in the wilderness of North America's Canoe Country.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Our Campership program allows participants to apply for up to 50% of their share of their group's fees. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Northern Tier offers back country programming year-round.
Additionally, Northern Tier has state-of-the-art conference facilities available in the fall and spring.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Go to Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org for full information on Northern Tier's program offerings.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
The canoe trip leader is the main program person working with the youth and adults in the crew. He/she serves as a Scouting role model for trail crews. Is a specialist and resource person to the trail crew on all aspects of the canoe trip. This includes, but is not limited to: packing and preparation for trip, food handling, navigation, safety, history, fishing, and ecology. *Note: You must be able to pass a swim test.

Camp staff positions include Outfitting, Trading Post, Dining Hall, Maintenance, and Living History.

Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org for more information.

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True Friends - Camp Courage
Maple Lake, Minnesota

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Courage Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Courage
8046 83rd St NW
Maple Lake, Minnesota 55358

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Courage Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services.

Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Courage has 305 acres along scenic lakeshore, woods and fields near Maple Lake, Minn. on beautiful Cedar Lake.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Courage offers multiple meeting facilities and has two campuses: Lakeside and Woodland, both with year-round lodging.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org.

Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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True Friends - Camp Friendship
Annandale, Minnesota

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Friendship Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, Minnesota 55302

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office
10509 108th St NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Friendship Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope.

Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services. Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Friendship is located on 115 acres of scenic woodlands and is on Clearwater Lake just 60 miles northwest of the Twin Cities near Annandale, Minn.

CAMP FACILITIES: The fully accessible camp offers modern cabins and facilities, dining hall, arts and crafts building, recreational hall, nature building, gymnasium, indoor pool, climbing wall, ropes course and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Acreddited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org.

Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of job positions at camp.

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St. Olaf Summer Diving Camp and Learn-to-Dive Camp
Northfield, Minnesota

Visit Our St. Olaf Summer Diving Camp and Learn-to-Dive Camp Website
507.786.3031
summer[AT]stolaf.edu
behr1[AT]stolaf.edu
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, Minnesota 55057

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: St. Olaf Diving Camp is designed for boys and girls ages 13-17 who have been diving competitively in an association or school program for at least one season. The camp’s comprehensive approach utilizes pool time, dry-land and weight training, dry-board practice, video review and classroom sessions to improve all aspects of your diving. Training activities are balanced with recreational activities and are supervised by camp coaches and counselors.

St. Olaf Learn-to-Dive Camp is designed to teach the basics of springboard diving in a fun, supportive, and SAFE environment. Especially, for those interested in joining their local middle or high school teams.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Olaf College is located in historic Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of the Twin Cities metro area. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and further information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: *Professional, individualized coaching
*Instruction on one-meter boards
*Low athlete-to-coach ratio
*Training on required and optional dives
*Daily pool sessions
*Develop an understanding of dive mechanics and meet preparation through classroom discussion
*Dry-board and trampoline training
*Supervised recreational activities
*Final dive exhibition

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Diving Camps:
Session 1: July 19-23, 2020
Session 2: July 26-30, 2020

Learn-to-Dive Camp:
July 26-30, 2020

Ran in conjunction with the St. Olaf Dive CampFor further information please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: wp.stolaf.edu

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St. Olaf Summer OleChess Camp
Northfield, Minnesota

Visit Our St. Olaf Summer OleChess Camp Website
507.786.3031
summer[AT]stolaf.edu
behr1[AT]stolaf.edu
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, Minnesota 55057

CAMPER AGES: all ages

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: OleChess offers a week of quality instruction and chess-related activities featuring some of the world’s premier players and teachers. Chess players of all ages, abilities, and experience levels will enjoy a week filled with classes, demonstrations, lectures, tournaments, and games, games, and more games with fellow chess enthusiasts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Team Sports, Academics, and more. Chess.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Olaf College is located in historic Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of the Twin Cities metro area. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and further information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Chess Exploration:
For players of all ages and strengths. Campers are divided into classes of like ability and age. Campers 9 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult escort.

Intensive Study: “All Intensive Study Options automatically include the evening lecture series”

Advanced Youth: Under 18 with 1500+ rating – for strong students. The option includes greater classroom rigor and the evening lecture series after which students join evening camp activities including separate sections of the blitz and bughouse tournaments.

Advanced Adult: 18 and over OR rating of 1700+. This option is intended for serious adult students and includes the evening lecture series, and greater classroom rigor. This session will admit serious, mature-acting youth students who meet the requirements and have camp director approval.

Fundamental Adult: 18 and over. For the novice to moderate strength adult interested in strengthening their chess knowledge for themselves or for the additional purpose of teaching others. This option includes take-away materials, and for those interested in coaching, a letter of recommendation for the USCF Certified Chess Coach Program. Stronger players should consider Intensive Study-Advanced Adult.

Intensive Study – Master Class:
For serious players (including mature-acting youth) rated over 2000. This option includes the evening lecture series, instruction by GMs only, electronic ChessBase format class materials will be provided, and the tournament section will be limited to the strongest players only (allowances for camp size).

Chesscorts:
For parents/guardians escorting their child to camp. This daily class is Chess 101 lite for escorts. Escorts will learn the basics of chess, chess notation, and chess tournaments so that they can better share in their child’s chess experience. It will also include a “mini-tournament” among class members only; parents can share in a tournament experience and learn from their own play. The class and tournament will be in the mornings-only and Chesscorts will be free the rest of the day.

Rated Blitz Tournament:
Sunday, July 24 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Open to campers and their families during check-in. Register on site.

How to Be a Good Chess Parent:
Sunday Seminar 2:30–4:00
A brief program discussing the important role of chess parent, based on Kevin Bachler’s article that has been republished around the internet. Key chess basics will be covered: how to select a chess coach, what books to study, what kind of tournaments to attend, and what kind of chess player do I have?

Chess Basics Class:
Sunday afternoon chess class covering the basics of chess moves and chess notation for anyone who needs a refresher in the topics.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: The Minnesota Office of Higher Education has accepted the St. Olaf OleChess Camp as part of their 2016 Summer Academic Enrichment Program. The Summer Academic Enrichment Program will provide stipends on a first-come, first-serve basis, to cover the direct cost for Minnesota students to attend OleChess Camp during the summer of 2018. Students MUST BE RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. See website for further information.

OTHER CAMP INFO: OleChess Summer Tournament:
July 19-24, 2020
For campers and non-campers.

Boy Scout chess merit badge counselor on staff. Fulfill your requirements at camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 19-24, 2020
Chess Exploration: $695
Intensive Study: $855 - Advanced Youth, Advanced Adult, & Fundamental Adult
Intensive Study – Master Class: $995
Escort Fee: $275
Rated Blitz Tournament: $5
How to Be a Good Chess Parent: FREE
Chess Basics Class: FREE

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Swift Nature Camp
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Swift Nature Camp Website
630-654-8036
swiftcamp[AT]aol.com
W7471 Ernie Swift Rd
Minong, WI 54859

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
25 Baybrook, Oak Brook, Il. 60523

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Non-denominational... believing in a higher power.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our small size allows us to give individual attention to each and every child.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Science, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Nature, Science, Outdoors.

Discovery Camp Is Our -Special 1st Time Camper Program That Is Only For 1st Time For All 50 Campers. We Meet The Special Need Of The Younger & New To Camping Children. See How On Our Website. Money Back Guarantee.

Swift Nature Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Minong Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Science, Academics, Swimming and more. Swift Nature Camp is a top camp for ages: 6 - 17.
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CAMP LOCATION: Swift Nature Camp is located deep in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Our 80 acres are contiguous with a county forest. Our 1200 acre lake is perfect for swimming, skiing, knee-boarding, fishing, sailing and much more

CAMP FACILITIES: We are a small camp with nearly 1/2 mile of lake frontage. Our 10 cabins are neat and clean they have electricity and heat for those cool summer nights. See more pictures and video on our website Our Camp Website Link: snc.camp

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

Our special Discovery Camp is a nurturing program for first-time overnight campers, offering additional staff to provide support and encouragement to overcome homesickness and build confidence. The program welcomes no more than 50 first-time campers, and the special attention that this intimate group receives is the reason that more than 92% of them wish to return.

Swift Nature Camp offers traditional summer camp activities along with an environmental focus. Campers enjoy an active Nature Center, Pet Zoo, and Department of Natural Resources sponsored programs, plus recreational activities that include canoe and backpack trips, horseback riding, swimming, arts & crafts, team courses, archery, sailing, water skiing, tubing and sports.

In addition to these traditional activities, Swift Nature Camp is so much more. We are a child-centered program located away from technology, celebrity culture and academic pressures. Through fun activities and positive staff role models, we help children develop lifelong skills such as confidence, teamwork, leadership, compassion and communication. Our small size allows us to promote each child's personal development by providing fun, friendship and leadership in a supportive and noncompetitive environment. While away from home, children will have the opportunity to act on their own, become self-reliant, and try things for themselves.

Many of our kids return year after year saying that "Swift allows me to be my real self with real people." And we feel that's a good thing!

All of this happens in the fun and sun of the north woods of Wisconsin. For staff and campers alike, Swift Nature Camp is more than just a place to be: it is their summer home. So why not have your child join our summer camp family this summer?

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Yes we have a leadership program for those who are 16 & 17 years old.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: YES, scholarships are available. Please, see our website.
Our Camp Website Link: swiftnaturecamp.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: We are most excited by 1st Time Camper Program that is only for children that have never been to summer camp before. This program has only 5 children in a cabin with 2 counselors. Allowing us to give every child loads of attention for their first time away from home.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our programs begin mid June and go till mid August

DISCOVERY CAMP (2 WEEKS), June 14-June 26
Boys & Girls 6-12, Cost $1299

EXPLORER CAMP (3 WEEKS), June 28-July 17
Boys & Girls 7-15, Cost $1999

EXPLORER CAMP (3 WEEKS), July 19-August 7
Boys & Girls 7-15, Cost $1999

ADVENTURER CAMP (6 WEEKS), June 28-August 7
Boys & Girls 7-15
Cost $3699

CANADIAN CANOE TRIP (5 days), August 10-14
Boys & Girls 14-17, Cost $499

See our Dates & Rates for more Information
Our Camp Website Link: swiftnaturecamp.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Swift Nature Camp is looking for great young people to be Camp Counselors and activity specialist. So if you want to spend your summer outside, being a role model to kids be sure to see our website.

Also we need a camp nurse and Outdoor Education Director. Interested, please see our website.

You can change a child's life this summer and in turn change yours.

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Avid4 Adventure
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Avid4 Adventure Website
800.977.9873
info[AT]avid4.com
2805 Wilderness Place
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
We have multiple day camp locations throughout the Front Range of Colorado (12); Bay area of California (9), Minneapolis, Minnesota; Portland and Bend Oregon; and Seattle, Washington.

Our overnight camps are located in Orinda, California; Bailey, Evergreen and Boulder, Colorado.

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2805 Wilderness Place #100
Boulder, CO 80302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Avid4 Adventure Video

CAMPER AGES: Day Camps: Pre-K- 5th grade; Overnight Camps: 1st - 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day Camps: Monday - Friday, 9-3pm *Extended Care Available. Overnight camps: 4 day to 2 week sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure this summer! Avid4 Adventure summer camps teach pre-K – 12th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. With help from our time-tested curriculum and experienced instructors, we give campers solid outdoors skills and character-shaping confidence they can use at camp and beyond, launching them into a lifetime of empowering adventure.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Backpacking, Hiking & So Much More!

CAMP LOCATION: Avid4 Adventure offers multi-sport day camps along the front range in Colorado and the Bay Area in California, as well as overnight camps and Teen Leadership Programs in Bailey & Evergreen, Colorado.

CAMP FACILITIES: Overnight camp locations at Windy Peak & Mt. Evans are in gorgeous locations in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

Our facilities have the look and feel of the quintessential sleep-away camp, complete with great and healthy food, comfortable lodging and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure. Camper loging are all single-sex and staff supervised. Our Head Chef has an advanced culinary degree and a passion for healthy eating, oversees a professional staff that cooks up delicious meals and accommodates food allergies and other dietary requests (such as vegan and gluten-free).

We also have teen travel Expedition programs for 5th-12th graders where campers sleep in tents every night and adventure every day with drop off locations in Boulder, Colorado and Orinda, California.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Avid4 Adventure offers multi-sport day camps along the front range in Colorado and the Bay Area in California, as well as overnight camps and Teen Leadership Programs in Bailey & Evergreen, Colorado. Camps are fun and inspiring with activities that include Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Canoeing & much more!

Overnight camps also include Whitewater Rafting, Fly Fishing, Whitewater Rafting, Archery, Tree Climbing, Horseback Riding and Backpacking Expeditions. Day Camps for grades Pre-K-5th grade, Overnight Camp for grades 1st-8th and Teen Leadership Training for grades 9-12th. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com for more information.

American Camp Association Accredited.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Staff-in-Training programs

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Avid4 Adventure is accepting application to our Financial Assistance program: Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com to see specific details regarding dates and times.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are seeking applicants that have a passion for kids and interests & experience in some or all of the following activities: hiking, biking, rock climbing, SUPing, canoeing, kayaking, overnight expeditions and outdoor education.

We were voted to the Outside Magazine Bests Place to Work for four years in a row!

Working with Avid4 Adventure, you will help inspire budding outdoor enthusiasts and become part of an incredible team of adventurers. Each summer, we hire Instructors, Camp Leadership, Facilities and Kitchen staff. 

Check out all available positions at our Avid4 Adventure Jobs page, and click through to our Online Application at Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com.

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The Play's the Thing Productions Summer Musical Drama Camp
Savage, MN

Visit Our The Play's the Thing Productions Summer Musical Drama Camp Website
952-484-3296
Dnacsr[AT]aol.com
Eagle Ridge Junior High School
13955 Glendale Road
Savage, MN 55378

CAMPER AGES: 12- 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 11am-5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. The Play's The Thing Productions Summer MusicalDrama Camps

Grease For Ages 12-18

Aladdin Jr. For Ages 6-12

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at Eagle Ridge Junior High school on Glendale Road off of County Road 42 in Savage Mn. Rehearsals for our show(s) are in the school in the vocal room, theatre and the cafeteria, main area.

CAMP FACILITIES: Performances for our summer musical camp shows,
"Aladdin Jr." and "Grease" will be at the Ames Center (formerly known as the Burnsville Performing Arts Center). The Ames Center is located at 12600 Nicollet Ave in the Heart of the City. This new complex opened in January, 2009. The center has two theatres, a 1014 seat Proscenium Stage and an intimate 150 seat Black Box. The lobby is two stories tall, all glass, with a sweeping view of Nicollet Commons Park, the Minnesota River Valley, and the Minneapolis skyline.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Play's the Thing Productions proudly presents "Disney's Aladdin Jr". and "Grease" our Seventh Summer Musical Drama Camp performing in repetory on the main stage of the Ames Center.

About the Camp: Students of all performance levels and experience work daily with talented, professional theatrical artists to create a complete summer musical theatre production. Onstage training includes acting, singing and dancing in a fun and creative environment. Your child will have a summer experience they'll cherish forever while learning all the performance techniques necessary for a successful and exciting musical theatre production.

About the shows:
The Genie is out of the lamp in this Broadway-style Musical based on the classic animated Disney film. In this musical comedy, Aladdin is the street-rat of Agrabah who becomes the unlikely owner of a wish-granting Genie. When Aladdin meets the rebellious Princess Jasmine, he falls in love with her, but first he must out-wit Jafar, the evil Wizard.

For Ages 6-12, Aladdin rehearses 10-2pm, 7/7-7/31 at Eagle Ridge Junior High school, Tech rehearsals at the Bpac 8/4-8/6 with performances on the main stage of the Bpac 8/7-8/9. All who sign up are in the show. Auditions are on the first day of the camp.

Get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks and take a trip to a simpler time with the original high school musical, Grease!

Danny is the hunky "bad boy" and Sandy is the "girl next door". They meet and fall in love, but will their different worlds keep them apart? This new production features all of the hit songs from the movie, including "You're The One That I Want", "Grease Is The Word", "Summer Nights", "Hopelessly Devoted To You", and "Greased Lightin'", plus many more.

Auditions are the first day, July 8, rehearsals run 7/9-8/1, 6-10pm at Eagle Ridge Junior High School, Tech rehearsals are 8/4-8/7 at the Bpac, with performances 8/8-8/10 on the main stage of the Burnsville Performing Arts Center. All who sign up are in the show, so get ready to hand-jive the night away with Grease, the most electrifyin' musical extravaganza on stage. Be there or be square!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: 25% off of fees by contacting Dnacsr[AT]aol.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: For more information go to Our Camp Website Link: www.childrenstheatretptt.com, to sign up go to Our Camp Website Link: www.communityed191.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please go to Our Camp Website Link: www.childrenstheatretptt.com for more information including pictures from our past productions.

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Hip Hop and Breakin' Camp - Suburbs Style!
Minneapolis, MN

Visit Our Hip Hop and Breakin' Camp - Suburbs Style! Website
612-338-1101
info[AT]zenondance.org
Balance Pointe Studios in St. Louis Park
5810 West 36th Street
Minneapolis, MN

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2020 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Morning/Afternoon

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at Balance Pointe Studios in St. Louis Park. Our Camp Website Link: www.balancepointestudios.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Covers popping, top rocking and break dancing. Aug 5-9 at Balance Pointe Studios in St. Louis Park. Participants will learn multiple form of Hip Hop while learning of its history in the process. Beginners welcome!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
August 5-9

Ages 6-10 from 9:00am-12:00pm, $175
Ages 10-14 from 12:30pm-4:00pm, $205

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Google's Maker Camp
Available Online

Visit Our Google's Maker Camp Website
Online Camp
Available Online

CAMPER AGES: 13-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Google Makers Camp is entirely online.

The following participating locations are providing internet access for free as well:

Rhode island
Warwick Public Library

New Hampshire
Keene Public Library
Boys & Girls Club of Nashua

Massachusetts
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston: Jordan Boys and Girls Club
Boston Museum of Science
Duxbury Free Library
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica
Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A FREE summer camp for building, tinkering and exploring. Online and in your neighborhood!

Register here at Our Camp Website Link: www.makercamp.com

Each weekday morning, Maker will post a new project or activity on their Google+ page—30 things to make over six weeks. Each weekday afternoon at 2 PM, tune in to a live Google+ Hangout On Air to meet expert makers who create amazing things.

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St. Olaf Summer Dance Workshop
Northfield, Minnesota

Visit Our St. Olaf Summer Dance Workshop Website
507-786-3031
1520 St. Olaf Ave
Northfield, Minnesota 55057

CAMPER AGES: 13-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: St. Olaf dance workshop is designed to experience the breadth and depth of the St. Olaf College Dance Department where a range of classes are offered. Studio time and other educational sessions are balanced with supervised recreational activities. The workshop provides a complete experience on the beautiful St. Olaf campus in historic Northfield, Minnesota.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Olaf College is located 40 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul on a beautiful, limestone campus. We are surrounded by acres of preserved, natural landscape.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 21-25, 2020

Fee: $575

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Audubon Center of the North Woods
Sandstone, Minnesota

Visit Our Audubon Center of the North Woods Website
888-404-7743
320-245-2648

info[AT]audubon-center.org
54165 Audubon Dr
Sandstone, Minnesota 55072

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9-14 years

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) offers a variety of youth camps – something for everyone! Our camps have a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Experience the great outdoors and make memories that last a lifetime!

All of our camps are overnight, residential camps with indoor lodging. ACNW provides great accommodations, wonderful scratch-based meal service, and a top-notch staff and activities to provide the best outdoor camp experience around.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Science, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Rock Climbing, High Ropes, Zipline, Canoeing, Whitewater Rafting, Archery, Wildlife, Animal Care, Animal Tracking, Swimming, Hiking, Fishing, Outdoor Survival Skills, Zoology, Ecology, Etc.

Audubon Center of the North Woods is a Top Summer Camp located in Sandstone Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Swimming, Wilderness/Nature, Academics and more. Audubon Center of the North Woods is a top camp for ages: 9-14 years.
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CAMP LOCATION: Centrally located about 90 miles north of the Twin Cities, on the east side of Grindstone Lake near Sandstone, MN. Please visit our website for location, driving directions, photos and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: For our onsite camps, we have 3 lodging buildings, including our modern Crosby Lodge with 14 dorm-style rooms with private bathrooms, our Lowry Lodge with 5 dorm-style rooms with shared bathrooms, lounge and woodstove; and our historic Schwyzer Lodge, complete with living room, fireplace and kitchen. Lodging is based on type of camp and numbers of attendees. Room assignments are gender-based.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 residential environmental learning center. We are a proud leader in environmental education and renewable energy and are committed to providing lifelong learning experiences to people of all ages. ACNW has been providing environmental and outdoor education programs since 1971. We ‘walk the walk’ in demonstrating environmental stewardship and have implemented a wide variety of renewable energy sources and energy conservation measures. Our focus is on developing an understanding, ethics and responsibility regarding the environment and the role of humans through formal and informal experiences that link nature and humans.

We believe that a healthy environment starts with and is perpetuated by a personal connection to it, and ACNW is and has been committed to that goal for over 40 years. We offer a great variety of environmental learning experiences for people of all ages, with programming in natural history and science, team-building, adventure programming, wildlife, energy, outdoor skills and human history.

Our highly trained staff are all certified in CPR and Advanced First Aid - some are certified as Wilderness First Responders.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial need-based scholarships are available for all our youth camps. Visit our summer camp page to download a scholarship request form.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Winter Family Weekend - every President's Day Weekend:

Wonder, adventure and discovery for all at our winter family camp!

Embrace winter over the long President’s Day Weekend. Treat your family to 3 nights/4 days of discovery, learning and fun. This exciting, all-inclusive family program offers age-specific and all-family program options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for snow activities, skiing/snowshoeing, nature learning or quality family time, we have something for the whole family.

Activities you can enjoy during your stay at the Center include:

Indoor climbing wall
High ropes course
Ice climbing
Sleigh rides
Cross-country skiing
Snowshoeing
Archery
Wildlife programs
Cultural activities
Kicksledding
Arts & crafts
Astronomy
Campfires
and much, much more!

Why not spend some quality time with your family in the north woods this winter, making memories that last a lifetime!

Your accommodations will include a private room for each family and you'll find your lodging is perfect for a weekend of adventure, relaxation and retreat. Each spacious room in either Crosby or Lowry Lodge has bunk style beds and sleep up to 6 or 8 people. Our meals have a reputation of their own and have become known as the best in the area. Delicious, healthy, wholesome meals, each carefully prepared with creativity and taste, are served in our large dining room with beautiful stone fireplace and wonderful views of the woods and lake.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer a great variety of year-round environmental, outdoor and challenge learning experiences for people of all ages, with programming in natural history and science, team-building, adventure/challenge, and outdoor/ environmental education. Our specialty is multi-day (overnight) K12 field trips.

Whether a day program, multi-day immersion visit, weekend retreat, or college course, ACNW provides the best environmental, team-building, challenge and outdoor skills educational programs for youth, college students, adults, and families. Our high quality programs, along with our optimal location, make us not only the best choice for educational reasons, but for lower travel time and cost as well… something we all can appreciate!

Come enjoy the learning adventures the North Woods has to offer!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Learn more about all of our summer camps, including dates and cost, on our camp page at Our Camp Website Link: www.audubon-center.org.

2019 YOUTH CAMPS (early bird discount ends 3/1/19)...

Outdoor Explorers - June 23-28, 2019; entering grades 5-7 ($468 early bird; $520 after March 1)

Wild About Animals - July 7-12, 2019; entering grades 4-6 ($495 early bird; $550 after March 1)

Rocks, Ropes & Rafts - July 21-26, 2019; entering grades 6-8 ($580 early bird; $645 after March 1)


Need-based scholarships are available!

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Art of Sciences
Northfield, Minnesota

Visit Our Art of Sciences Website
contact[AT]rmc-academy.org
1520 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, Minnesota 55057

CAMPER AGES: 6th grade and above

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The 2019 “Art of Science” Summer Camp will be organized by RMC Academy LLC. Our goal is to inspire students to pursue various STEM fields, including math, physics, chemistry, computer science, and analytic writing, and to further promote Olympiad competitions in these fields. Students will participate in a one-week residential camp at St. Olaf College.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Olaf College is located 40 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area in historic Northfield, Minnesota. The first choice of traveling to the campus from out of state is fly to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and then take shuttle bus to Northfield.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp opens on July 27, Saturday afternoon and close on August 3, Sunday morning. Camp fees ($1000 per student) include double-occupancy lodging, meals (July 27, Saturday dinner – August 3, Saturday breakfast), instructional sessions, special activities, and a T-shirt. Campers are housed in comfortable, secure students residence halls. Bedding and bath towel are provided. Coaches and counselors live in the residence halls and provide 24-hour supervision. St. Olaf employs a professional security staff that is on duty 24/7.

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Camp Birchwood for Boys
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Birchwood for Boys Website
218.388.4402
dan[AT]birchwoodforboys.com
info[AT]birchwoodforboys.com
12586 Gunflint Trail
Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604

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Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
4700 Portland Avenue

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Because of our location, bordering the Boundary Waters, our adventure trips are the biggest draw. Hiking, Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking and Rock-Climbing provide kids a chance to explore the wilderness their way. Between trips, kids choose a variety of in-camp activities such as Archery, Rifelry, Arts & Crafts and Sailing.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently hiring wilderness trip leaders for the upcoming summer.  If you have experience in the wilderness and are interested in guiding groups of campers through some of the coolest places on earth then visit our website to read more.

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North Central Camp Cherith
Frazee, MN

Visit Our North Central Camp Cherith Website
218-334-8454 (summer) 612-615-5842 (year-round)
info[AT]camp-cherith.com
32884 Camp Cherith Road
Frazee, MN 56544

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
12554 Carow Circle
Frazee, MN 56544
612-615-5842

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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight camp with separate weeks for girls and boys.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: North Central Camp Cherith has been in existence since 1947. This is an interdenominational Christian camp affiliated with Pioneer Clubs. Our aim is two-fold: to introduce campers to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and to help them apply Christian principles to daily living.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

North Central Camp Cherith is a Top Summer Camp located in Frazee Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics and more. North Central Camp Cherith is a top camp for ages: 7 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Cherith resides about 15 minutes from Detroit Lakes, MN on 280 stunning acres of lakes, woodlands, and rolling hills. Our activities promote interaction with nature, so Cherith campers spend a lot of time outdoors surrounded by the splendor of God's creation. Beautiful Lake Six provides a clean and safe environment for our waterfront activities, and Schram's Lake offers a majestic backdrop for morning devotions, outdoor chapel services, canoeing, and hanging out with friends. Our horsemanship program makes use of miles of wooded trails and our many scenic campfire sites make outdoor cookouts one of the week's highlights.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Cherith has a variety of cabins including both stand-alone and dormitory types. In addition, we have a recreation/dining hall, outdoor basketball courts, beautiful chapel area, many wooded paths, and a pristine lake for swimming.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Cherith's Christ-centered community creates an environment where many life-long friendships have gotten their start. Campers learn about God in an interdenominational setting through daily Bible exploration, dynamic campfire messages, and cabin devotions. And everyone participates in Morning Watch, a quiet time spent alone with God reading His Word and praying. All campers experience the thrill of success through skill-building classes. Each camper chooses two activities for the week, which they participate in daily. Our goal is to help each camper either learn a new skill or improve an existing one.

Camp Cherith's multi-age format allows same-gender siblings to attend camp together. (Parents can also come to camp as valued volunteers.) Campers are placed in divisions based on grade level and are assigned to cabins within their division. They spend about half of each day with this group, but campers of different ages do interact during meal times, free time, and various camp activities. Our younger campers look up to the bigger kids and as a result bring out a kind, nurturing spirit in the older boys and girls.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Camp Cherith’s own staff development programs – CILT for girls and BUILT for boys – are two-year programs for campers who’ve completed tenth grade and want to develop leadership skills with an emphasis on spiritual growth. It is an intensive commitment, including the planning and implementation of various camp activities, reading and teaching assignments, and finally a week of actual counseling experience on site. It gives participants the tools necessary to serve as an effective staff member at any of the nation’s Camp Cherith locations.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial Scholarships available - No one is turned away due to financial need.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Mother/Daughter Weekend Each September.

Family Work Weekends Each May

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please check out our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.camp-cherith.com for additional information. You can also find us on Facebook at Our Camp Website Link: www.facebook.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2020 Camp Weeks: (Camp runs from Sundays – Fridays)
Boys Week 1 June 21-26

Girls Week 1 –June 28-July 3 “Here We Go Again”

Girls Week 2 – July 5-10 “My Fair Lady”

Girls Week 3 – July 12-17 “See It Here First!”

Girls Week 4 – July 19-24 “Hey Diddle Diddle”

Girls Week 5 – July 26-31: “Yee Haw” Overnight and day camp

Boys Week 2 – August 2-7: Overnight and day camp

Mother – Daughter Weekend– September 18-20

Weekly Fees:
$390 for overnight camp ($365 if registered before March 1)
$250 for day camp ($225 if registered before March 1)

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Mentorship is at the heart of our approach to camp counseling. We are looking for staff members who can not only talk about how important it is to live a Christ-centered life, but are able to model attributes like love, joy, patience, kindness, and faithfulness.

We strive to pay in the upper range of Minnesota Christian residential camps. Adults who volunteer a week of service to camp are eligible to receive a discount for one camper. All staff members, both paid and volunteer, are required to attend an all day training session late Spring. All summer staff attend a week of paid staff training prior to camp sessions. Staff members are expected to arrive on-site the Saturday before their week of work. North Central Camp Cherith is in compliance with the USDA policy which prohibits discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, or national origin.

For more summer job info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: camp-cherith.com

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CREO Summer Dance Education
Wayzata, Minnesota

Visit Our CREO Summer Dance Education Website
612-636-6893
creodance.director[AT]gmail.com
tdwcreo[AT]gmail.com
1250 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, Minnesota 55391

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
952-465-0018

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our CREO Summer Dance Education Video

CAMPER AGES: 3-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. While CREO offers many classes with no specific religious affiliation, our ethics are based on Judeo Christian ideals.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: CREO is offering 8 exciting weeks of dance this summer: Frozen Ballet Camp, God's Little Prince and Princess, Pony Power Dance Camp, Dance Composition jazz, lyrical, hip-hop and ballet. We also offer intensive instruction in the CREO Dance Blitz. Choose a week of intensive ballet or intensive jazz styles. Our ballet Blitz offers ballet With Anna Roher of Saint Paul Ballet, Natalie Carr of Black Label Movement and Ukraininan instructor Allyson Perchyshyn. Our Jazz Blitz features instruction by CREO director Christa Anderson, Black Label Movement's Natalie Carr, and Tap with Kalenna Miller of Rhythmic Circus.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Gymnastics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: CREO is located just off of HWY 394 in beautiful Wayzata Mn. We are located in Wayzata Home Center Just across the street from Lunds.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our space is equipped with a dressing room, office, dance store, and three beautiful full sized studios. Each studio is equipped with ample air conditioning, sprung floors, and viewing windows.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $15 Off your tuition if paid for by April 15

For complete information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.creoartsconservatory.com

ALL AGES AND STAGES: Recreational dancers love to dance, but are often involved in multiple other activities. Recreational classes provide students with a taste of dance while affording them time for other activities.

Ages 18 mo. -36 mo.
Mommy and Me (18 mo.)W July 8-29 4-4:30 pm $35

AGES 3-4 DANCE CAMPS
God’s Little Prince/Princess M-W June 29-July 1 9-10am $40
God’s Little Prince/Princess M-F Aug. 3-7 9-10am $63
Hip Hop/Tumbling M-F Aug. 10-14 9-10am $63
Ages 3-4 Once-A-Week Class
Frozen ballet W July 8-29 4:30-5:30pm $50

AGES 5-6 DANCE CAMPS
Ballet M-F June 15-19 9-10am $63
Tap M-F June 15-19 10-10:30am $40
Jazz M-F June 22-26 9-10am $63 God’s Little Prince/Princess M-F Aug. 3-7 9-10am $63


AGES 5-6 ONCE-A-WEEK DANCE CLASS Ballet M July 6-27 9-10am $50 
Jazz/Hip Hop W July 8-29 9-10am $50 Tumbling M July 6-27 10-10:30am $45


AGES 5-7 DANCE CAMPS Tumbling M-F June 22-26 10-10:30 $50 Faith Based Dance M-W June 29-July1 9-11am $60 Hip Hop/Tumbling M-F Aug. 10-14 9-10am $63

AGES 5-7 ONCE-A-WEEK DANCE CLASS
Frozen ballet W July 8-29 4:30-5:30pm $50

AGES 7-8 DANCE CAMPS
Ballet M-F June 15-19 9-10am $63
Tap M-F June 15-19 10-10:30am $40
 Tumbling M-F Aug. 3-7 10-10:30am $50
Hip Hop M-F Aug. 3-7 9-10am $63

AGES 7-8 ONCE-A-WEEK DANCE CLASS Jazz/Hip Hop M July 6-27 9-10am $50
Ballet T July 7-28 9-10am $50
 Tumbling T July 7-28 10-10:30am $45


AGES 8-11 DANCE CAMPS
Tumbling M-F June 22-26 10-10:30am $50
Jazz M-F June 22-26 9-10am $63
Faith-Based Dance M-W June 29-July1 9-11am $60

AGES 9-12+ DANCE COMPOSITION
Composition (9-12) M-Th June 15-18 12:45-2:45pm $80
Composition (12+) M-Th June 15-18 12:45-2:45pm $80
Ages 9-12+ Once-A-Week Classes
 Tumbling (9-11) W July 8-29 10-10:30am $50 Ballet (ages 9-11) W July 8-29 9-10am $50 Jazz/Hip Hop (9-11) T July 7-28 9-10am $50 Ballet (12+) M July 6-27 9-10:30am $56 Leaps/Turns (12+) W July 8-29 9-10:30am $56

THE CREO DANCE BLITZ Our most comprehensive camp. Each day begins with a ballet class. Throughout the rest of each day dancers have a chance to choose between jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, or dance composition. Dancers will also learn a little about dance history, nutrition, and kinesiology.
INTERMEDIATE BLITZ FOR LEVELS 1-3, Aug. 3-6 Monday -Thursday 

Level 1 10-Noon $90

Level 2 10-1:30pm $160

Level 3 10-1:30pm $160
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED BLITZ FOR LEVELS 4-6 
 Aug. 10-13 Monday -Thursday 

Level 4-6 10-4:30pm $300 

(dancers will dance with their appropriate levels)

TECHNIQUE TRAINING
LEVEL 1 & 2

1 WEEK $42

2 WEEKS $79

LEVEL 3-6 
BALLET/CONTEMPORARY
1 WEEEK- $40

2 WEEKS- $80

3 WEEKS- $115

4 WEEKS- $145 

5 WEEKS- $175

ADD PRE-POINTE: $7 PER WEEK
 ADD POINTE: $10 PER WEEK

DANCE COMPOSITION LEVEL 3-6
 $80

LEVEL 3-6 

JAZZ & BALLET/CONTEMPORARY PACKAGE
 1 WEEK- $60

2 WEEKS-$120

3 WEEKS-$175
4 WEEKS- $225

5 WEEKS- $275

ADD PRE-POINTE: $7 PER WEEK

ADD POINTE: $10 PER SESSION

ONE WK~$80 TWO WKS~$150 THREE WKS~$230
M/T/W/TH 10:30-12
Ballet/Contemporary/Jazz/Tumbling Lvl 3-6
Wk 1 June 16-19
Wk 2 June 23-26
Wk 3 July 7-10

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our school provides mentorship training for young dancers who are aspiring to be dance instructors.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: CREO provides a full service school year dance program. We train our dancers to be artists rather than competitors. Dancers enjoy an education in ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, dance composition and dance arts fusion. All of our classes include activities which fuse other genres of art and dance.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Host housing is provided for an extra fee if needed.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.creoartsconservatory.com

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Collegiate Soccer Experience at the University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Collegiate Soccer Experience at the University of Minnesota Website
1-800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
123 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Collegiate Soccer Experience at the University of Minnesota Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are please to bring Virginia Tech's Head Soccer Coach, Mike Brizendine, to host Collegiate Soccer Experience at the UMN campus recreation facilities!

With overnight and day camp options, field players and goalkeepers alike will find training for their individual needs. Featuring a professional coaching staff, beautiful facilities and top athletic training staff, each player receives both individual and team training to help accelerate his soccer development. After the end of the week all overnight campers receive a detailed evaluation of their performance. Players will leave camp having improved their skills and excited to bring what they've learned to their home teams!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: campus at University of Minnesota

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: After serving 10 years as a college assistant soccer coach, including five at Virginia Tech, Camp Director Mike Brizendine finally got his opportunity to be a head coach when former AD Jim Weaver promoted him to the head coach of the Tech men’s soccer program on June 11, 2009.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert
Lake Hubert, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert Website
800-242-1909
rachel[AT]lincoln-lakehubert.com
23416 Camp Lincoln Road
Lake Hubert, Minnesota 56459

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert
7460 Market Place Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert have a 100-year plus history of creating fun and adventure in Minnesota’s lake country. As brother-sister camps, they are located across the lake from each other, with separate facilities and activities, but under the same ownership and long-standing mission and purpose. We offer more than 40 different land and water activities as well as a lifetime of memories.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located about 2.5 hours north of Minneapolis in the pristine northwoods of Minnesota. Camp Lincoln for Boys and Camp Lake Hubert for Girls are located about 1.5 miles apart on the shores of Lake Hubert. Combined, both camps have over 750 acres of birch and pine forests for hiking, mountain biking, and exploring. Please visit this link for more information, at Our Camp Website Link: www.lincoln-lakehubert.com.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert are separated by about 1.5 miles of the water of Lake Hubert, but are just about equal in facilities at each camp. Both camps have two-story, log-style cabins for about 18-21 campers with indoor bathrooms and hot water. Dining halls are large communal buildings centrally located on the camp. Camp Lincoln offers an extremely large athletic field for various events and sporting activities/games, as well as a sand volleyball court, multiple tetherball courts, two basketball courts, 4 laykold tennis courts, and an indoor building for rainy-day activities and skit nights. Camp Lake Hubert offers two smaller athletic fields, two basketball courts, a sand volleyball pit, tetherball courts, four tennis courts, and a smaller, private lake for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. As both camps are located right on the shores of Lake Hubert, they both offer fully-equipped waterfronts for swimming, sailing, windsurfing, fishing, water games, etc.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert have a 100-year plus history of creating fun and adventure in Minnesota’s lake country. As brother-sister camps, they are located across the lake from each other, with separate facilities and activities, but under the same ownership and long-standing mission and purpose. Alumni from all across the USA and around the world talk with pride about their wonderful memories and the great times at Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert.

But camp is more than fun. It is about meeting new friends, expanding ones interests, learning new skills, and developing important life skills. Whether you participate in one of our two or four week traditional camp sessions or in one of our specialty camps, we are confident that you will also discover more about yourself in the process.

Our commitment to five Core Values helps create an environment that is caring, nurturing and positive. With more than 30 land and water activities, plus special adventure trips, you will have plenty of opportunity to develop new interests and skills, and to explore nature’s wonderland.

You will learn some amazing things. And you will find out that you are pretty amazing, too! We hope that you will join us in this adventure.

Please visit this link for a complete list of our land, water, adventure, and wilderness activities: Our Camp Website Link: www.lincoln-lakehubert.com.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert Leadership Training (LT) Program is a two-year leadership development program open to young men and women currently in 10th and 11th grade. Those that are highly motivated, willing to work hard and have a strong desire to develop skills that can be used in camp as well as in their home communities should apply to this program. The LT Experience is divided into Level 1 and Level 2 with each level having its own set of requirements.

At the program’s core is the goal of teaching life skills that translate into preparing young men and women for life outside of camp, i.e., jobs, extracurricular activities, community service work, entrance into college, etc.).

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For camp scholarship and financial aid info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.lincoln-lakehubert.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp Lake Hubert’s Family Camp is a five-day all inclusive camp where families enjoy over 20 land and water activities, three yummy meals each day, campfires, skit nights, BBQs. and relaxing afternoons at the dock. Families have the option of a stay full of adventure, relaxation or a little bit of both!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Our camp grounds and facilities are open to rental groups (i.e. business retreats, weddings, family reunions, etc.) during our off-season. Please call or email Rachel Brawley (rachel[AT]lincoln-lakehubert.com or 800-242-1909) for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For camp dates and fees please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.lincoln-lakehubert.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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True Friends
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our True Friends Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, Minnesota 55302

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services. Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We have four gorgeous MN locations.

CAMP FACILITIES: The accessible location offers campers modern lodging and the chance to enjoy water activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program. During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org. Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 12+ and 14+
Anoka, Minnesota

Visit Our Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 12+ and 14+ Website
Education Director Cassandra Proball: 763-233-0804
Box Office: 763-433-1838

adrian[AT]lyricarts.org
420 East Main Street
Anoka, Minnesota 55303

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
420 East Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303

CAMPER AGES: Ages 12+

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri, Sessions vary, 1/2 and full day options

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Lyric Arts Theater is located at 420 East Main Street in downtown Anoka, MN, about 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: In addition to a 228 seat bowl-style theater, our building houses a dance studio, full rehearsal hall, and scene shop.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Flash Mob Shakespeare
Ever imagine Hamlet’s famous soliloquies delivered on the downtown train? Or, “Too Darn Hot” from Kiss Me Kate sung at a swimming pool? The sky’s the limit when you create your own original flash mob versions of the Bard’s best. We’ll spend the first week creating, rehearsing and building a following. During the second week, invite your friends and family to watch and play with us offsite. Drop off and pick up locations will vary during the second week.

Monday – Friday
June 16 – 27; 9am to Noon; $250

Improv & Sketch Comedy
Wouldn’t it be great to NEVER be wrong? In this week-long intensive, learn the art of improv and comedy sketch writing. Practice improv techniques and collaborate with fellow students to create your own comedic sketches. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
July 28 – Aug. 1; 9am to 4pm;; $250

Actor’s Toolbox
We’ve assembled talented theater professionals to share their knowledge with you. Dig deep into key theater topics, both on stage and behind the scenes. Come for just one session or attend all four days, it’s up to you! No final presentation.

Monday – Thursday
July 7 – 10 9am to 4pm $195

Acting – July 7 ($50/day)
Learn how to create an original character, develop scene work with a partner, and learn differences between acting on stage and acting on film.

Musical Theater – July 8 ($50/day)
Explore the basics of singing and dancing, with a focus on performance quality and musicality. A great musical theater overview…you’ll leave begging for more.

Stage Combat – July 9 ($50/day)
Physical and fun! Learn how to stage fight, prat fall and sword fight without harming a hair on anyone’s head.

Backstage Experience – July 10 ($50/day)
Students will get a tour of Lyric Arts and go behind the scenes to learn what it takes to put on a show. Topics include stage lighting design and sound, set construction, costume design, and stage makeup.

Teens – (Ages 14+)
Audition Boot Camp
This camp is all about you! Prepare for upcoming fall high school or college entrance auditions with experienced theater professionals. Instructors will individualize the camp based on students’ specific needs. This intensive week is a must for anyone who is serious about the performing arts.
A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
Aug. 4 – 8; 9am to 4pm; $250

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: At Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, we are committed to providing high-quality learning and performing opportunities to students of all ages. Our popular workshops offer students the opportunity to develop performing skills and build self-confidence through exercises in song, stage movement, voice projection, acting technique, improvisation, and more. We offer three full seasons - Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring - of workshop classes for all ages, as well as week-long Spring Break day camps.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: Varies
Times: Full Day - 9am – 4pm AM - 9am-12pm PM - 1pm-4pm

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.lyricarts.org for complete registration information and more camps.

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Roselawn Stables Summer Horse Camp
Saint Francis, Minnesota

Visit Our Roselawn Stables Summer Horse Camp Website
763-753-5517
p_karpe[AT]msn.com
24069 Rum River Blvd.
Saint Francis, Minnesota 55070

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Since 1989. For the ultimate in horseback riding camps. Located 30 miles north of the twin cities. A wide range of quality horses and programs that are designed to please. Family owned and operated. When your here your riding skills will greatly improve. Looking forward to meeting the needs of your child.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 30 miles north of the twin cities.

CAMP FACILITIES: 5 outdoor arenas, Large indoor barn, heated club house. 40 head of horses.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our staff is our family. We have been offering camps since 1989.
We are committed to setting the industry's standard of quality horsemanship. We also offer Equestrian teams throughout the summer.

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Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs Summer Day Camps
Bloomington, Minnesota

Visit Our Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs Summer Day Camps Website
952-563-8572
angelicayouthchoirs[AT]gmail.com
Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

CAMPER AGES: 2nd - 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Choir Day Camp for kids in grades 2 - 12 that love to sing! Join us for a week filled with singing, music games, and making friends. Boys & girls will explore their vocal potential and increase their confidence in singing. No audition required.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Bloomington off of 35th W and 98th Street

CAMP FACILITIES: Bloomington Center for the Arts

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This program is taught by the artistic staff of the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choir program. Celebrating 35 years, the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs is committed to promoting excellence in choral music and dedicated to enriching the lives of youth by instilling a life-long love of music through performance and education.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp for grades 2 - 5 is July 18 - 22, 9am - 12pm $99
Camp for grades 6 - 8 is July 25 - 29, 9am - 12pm $99

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True Friends - Camp Eden Wood
Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Eden Wood Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Eden Wood
6350 Indian Chief Road
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55346

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Eden Wood Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services.

Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Eden Wood is a fully accessible camp tucked in the woods on Birch Island Lake just west of where I-494 meets Highway 62 in Eden Prairie, Minn.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers enjoy the modern cabins, waterfront, hiking trails, basketball court, ropes course, dining hall and numerous other activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org. Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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Camp Voyageur
Ely, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Voyageur Website
218-365-6042 or 800-950-7291
cvspirit[AT]campvoyageur.com
PO Box 420
Ely, Minnesota 55731

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Voyageur offers and in camp and wilderness trip program in Northeastern MN. Campers experience in camp program of land and water sports plus wilderness trips canoeing, hiking and/or sea kayaking.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Since We Lead Wilderness Trips Canoeing, Hiking & Sea Kayaking We Train & Prepare All Campers For Those Activities. We Begin By Basic Instruction & Teach While On Trips...therefore Our Approach Is Experiential.

In Addition We Also Do Archery Instruction & Have A Progressive Program.

We Also Offer Sailing Instruction & A Program That Is Progressive.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Northeastern Minnesota on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We take advantage of our location and lead wilderness canoe trips.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have rustic cabins which house our campers in bunk beds. We promote people being outdoors and enjoying our surroundings. We have an outdoor basketball court, soccer field, and archery range. In addition we also swim, canoe, sail and water ski on our lake which is next to the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Voyageur is a small private camp started in 1951 by Charles P. Erdmann. Since 1984 his son John and daughter Deb have run the camp program. Steeped in tradition, CV offers a full in camp program of land and water sports plus wilderness trips. The emphasis is on participation of all activities. One well trained staff per four campers. All staff, in order to lead wilderness trips, has CPR, Wilderness First Aid and Lifeguard Training in addition to our two week staff training.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer canoe outfitting and guided trips June 1-August 31.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Boys Sessions:
June 12-July 9 $3600
June July 10-August 6 19 $3600
June 12-25 $2000
July 10-23 $2000

Girls Sessions:
June 12-21 $1350
June 22-July 1 $1350

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselor positions available.

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Be a Star - Musical Theater Camp
Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Voyageur Website
952-220-1676
drama.interaction[AT]yahoo.com
St. Louis Park - Academy of Whole Learning
Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: Ages 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. daily 12:30-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our "Be a Star" programs have been very popular with all ages and abilities. Camps and year around classes include acting, music, movement and more. Great for building social skills, communication, team building, etc.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Professional Teaching Artists with experience in working with students with Autism and other cognitive and or physical challenges. Austin Specialist on Staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, and more. Social Skills - Drama Interaction

CAMP LOCATION: Year around classes held in Richfield, Burnsville and Maple Grove Minnesota. Camps are held in St. Louis Park

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp is located in the Academy of Whole Learning

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: If a student has a consumer support grant or waiver they may use for classes or camps. We can process for you.

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Big Sandy Camp & Retreat Center
McGregor, MN

Visit Our Big Sandy Camp & Retreat Center Website
218 426-3389
info[AT]bigsandycamp.com
52511 185th Pl
McGregor, MN 55760

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 2nd grade-12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Monday thru Saturday.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 2 1/2 hours north of Minneapolis on the NE shore of Big Sandy Lake. Please check out our website for details and photos.

CAMP FACILITIES: Dorm style housing, dining hall. Actvities include Mountain Scooters, Sandy Swimming beach, water slide, skiing, boating, field games, laser tag, sling shot range, Gym, climbing wall, indoor & outdoor basketball, volley ball, crafts, wooded trails, petting farm & more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Big Sandy Camp is affiliated with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. We take our mission of "touching hearts and changing lives through innovative, Christ centered activities events and programs" very seriously. We have a carefully selected, screened and trained summer staff, and chapel sessions that are fun and age relavent for each camp session. Please see our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.bigsandycamp.com for details.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS:

We do offer two sessions of our Leaders in Training (LIT) program. Each session is two weeks in length and the student will spend one week co-counseling a cabin, and will spend the second week working program areas, helping with dishes, serving, meals, and getting to know the "behind the scenes" events and set-up/tear-down of camp activities. Apply online, additional information available at Our Camp Website Link: www.bigsandycamp.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S):

We offer two sessions of Family Camps, one over the Fourth of July and the second over the Labor Day weekend. These weekends are geared towards families being able to be together, play, learn and grown spiritually together.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to our website for camp session dates and rates. Click summer camps on the right side tool bar and click registration.

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Camp Foley
Pine River, MN

Visit Our Camp Foley Website
218-543-6161
fun[AT]campfoley.com
9303 Father Foley Drive
Pine River, MN 56474

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join us for our 96th Summer in 2020!

Grow Grit. Investigate Independence. At Camp Foley, kids from all over the world put aside their phones and computers to work on face to face social skills all the while trying new activities and taking risks in a safe, kid focused environment. Just a few of our MANY great activities: Wakesurfing, Wakeboarding, Leadership, Sports and Performing Arts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Weightloss, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Paintball, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing, Riflery, Archery, Trap Shooting, Climbing, Slingshots, Wood Working & Shop, Windsurfing, Canoeing

Camp Foley is a Top Summer Camp located in Pine River Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Adventure, Fine Arts/Crafts, Tennis and more. Camp Foley is a top camp for ages: 8 - 16.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located three hours north of Minneapolis/St. Paul in North-Central Minnesota. Foley is 211 acres and sits on the 1,000 feet of shoreline on Whitefish Lake - 4,000 acres of fresh, clear water!

CAMP FACILITIES: Foley has two docks at our waterfront - The Swimdock is used for Swimming, Diving, and Snorkeling. A separate dock, the Marina, is where all of our boating takes place such as Sailing, Waterskiing, and Canoeing. Foley includes a Soccer Field, two Tennis Courts, a 38-foot Climbing Tower, a Basketball Court, a Roofed Sport Court, an Archery and Riflery Range, two Paintball Courses and separate buildings for Fitness, Crafts, Nature, Music and Woodworking/Shop. There are nine boys' cabins on one side of camp and nine girls' cabins on the other. Foley also has two treehouses for overnights. Our large Dining Hall was constructed in 2000 and comfortably seats all of our campers and staff.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Foley is committed to being a positive, fun, youth-centered summer camp that has a caring, family atmosphere. Campers thrive on new friendships and experiences. With quality instruction in over 30 activities, such as Sailing, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Paintball, Riflery and Climbing, our campers can take healthy, safe risks, which help develop physical and emotional skills. Foley strives to partner with parents to help our campers become productive, responsible, respectful young people. Foley is an ACA Accredited Camp.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a very strong leadership program at Camp Foley. Campers that are going into 9th, 10th or 11th grade can participate as an LIT. 11th graders staying for four weeks can participate in as a CIT.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available. Email fun[AT]campfoley.com for inquiry.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2020 Dates and Early Bird Rates (through Oct 15th)!

4-Week Sessions: $5390
June 23 - July 20
July 22 - August 18

3-Week Session: $4330
June 30 - July 20

2-Week Sessions: $2880
June 23 - July 6
July 7 - July 20
July 22 - August 4
August 5 - August 18

1-Week Session: $1575
June 23 - June 29
June 30 - July 6

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Bethel University Summer Camps
St Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our Bethel University Summer Camps Website
651-638-6397
conference-event[AT]bethel.edu
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St Paul, Minnesota 55112

CAMPER AGES: 3-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Bethel University St. Paul offers numerous youth camps in a variety of sports. Under the direction of the Bethel University coaching staff, and with the help of high school coaches and current Bethel players, campers are taught the skills, hard work, and competitive attitude that is necessary to help them improve and show respect for the game. Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, and Cross Country.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more. Volleyball, Cross Country.

CAMP LOCATION: The main campus of Bethel University is located on beautiful Lake Valentine in suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, just 20 minutes from the downtowns of both Minneapolis and St. Paul. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.bethel.edu

CAMP FACILITIES: The campus has an air-conditioned gymnasium with two full-sized basketball courts, a 50,000 square foot fieldhouse with four full courts, a training room, locker room with shower facilities, weight room, and air-conditioned classrooms.

Campers are housed in air-conditioned residence halls with two or three campers per room, and are provided plenty of nutritious food at the Bethel University Dining Center.

Each room has the following for each student:Loftable bed, extra long twin
Dresser
Desk and chair
Closet or wardrobe
Wireless internet (ethernet computer ports are also available)

Amenities:
TV (with cable) in lounges
Full kitchen
Laundry room (free of charge)
Public computers: 2 networked computers and printer
Large lounge and study room
Pop machine
Wireless internet
Shared bathrooms

Dining Services at Bethel is a partnership between Sodexo, a leader in the food-service industry, and the University. Our team is proud to serve the community on the St. Paul campus by offering a full range of dining options, including traditional buffet-style meals, grab-and-go items, and customized catering selections. From the Royal Grounds coffee shop to the full-service Monson Dining Center, our locations give the Bethel community a variety of dining settings and options.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Bethel University offers numerous youth camps in a variety of sports. Camps are held during the summer months. Check the website often as schedules and brochures for the camps will be posted when they become available.

Bethel University Christian Sports Camps help athletes develop and build confidence in their skills. We provide both challenge and encouragement, allowing campers to develop a positive attitude.

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Cross Country, Volleyball.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camps run from June 12 through August 3rd.

bethel.edu/camps for complete information

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Academy of Russian Ballet American Girl Doll Camp
Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Visit Our Academy of Russian Ballet American Girl Doll Camp Website
612 501 9208
academyofrussianballetusa[AT]gmail.com
14675 MARTIN Drive Ste 400
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344

CAMPER AGES: 3-9

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Th 9AM-11PM (Age 3-6) 11AM-1:00PM(6-9)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Dance Camp with American Girl Dolls June 9-12 American Girl Doll Dance Camp
Bring your favorite American Girl Doll (or another favorite doll) and enjoy a summer camp that is perfect for doll-loving girls! Camp day will be filled with crafts, games, a tea party and a Dance Lesson. All, of course, centered around their American Girl Doll! This may be favorite Day of the summer!
Please label your child’s doll and accessories.
What to bring: American Girl Doll, (or other favorite doll).

Nutcracker Dance Camp July 7-10
Nutcracker Summer Dance CampIn Nutcracker camp dancers will learn the story and dances from classical ballet Nutcracker performed by ARB students and guest artists in December 2012. As well as do arts and crafts, make up activities, where the students will participate in fun and educational art projects related to the ballet “Nutcracker”.

Carnival of the Animals Dance Camp August 11-14Academy of Russian Ballet Carnival of the Animals
This camp all about your child favorite animal. The animals are having a Carnival, there’s the majestic lion, the braying mules, the dancing elephants, and the bouncy kangaroos, even the fossils join in with a fast and rattling dance. Dancers will move and portray animals through ARB’s own choreographed “Carnival of the Animals” ballet and Camille Saint-Saens famous music.

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Laketrails Base Camp
Oak Island, MN

Visit Our Laketrails Base Camp Website
218-223-8281
800-450-6460

info[AT]laketrails.org
Pier 25
Oak Island, MN 56741

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Laketrails Base Camp
P.O. Box 810
Warroad, MN  56763

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 13-18 and middle school youth having completed grade 6

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 9-day sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Laketrails specializes in wilderness canoeing and camping adventures for teens and middle school youth. Our 9-day sessions include time in Base Camp before and after a 5-6-day canoe trip into the Canadian waters and islands of Lake of the Woods. Key activities include canoeing, swimming, fishing, and campfires. Bus transportation is included along with meals and camping equipment. No canoeing or camping experience is necessary. Register today!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoeing & Wilderness Camping
Environment/Nature Awareness & Conservation

Laketrails Base Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Oak Island Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics and more. Laketrails Base Camp is a top camp for ages: 13-18 and middle school youth having completed grade 6.
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CAMP LOCATION: Laketrails is located on Oak Island in Lake of the Woods, about 6 miles from the mainland in the extreme northern area of Minnesota. We are found in the very unique Northwest Angle region of MN approximately 65 miles from the nearest U.S. towns of Roseau and Warroad, MN. The Base Camp location encompasses 17 wooded acres with rustic cabins, and it lies adjacent to our 250+ acres of wooded wilderness on the main part of Oak Island. Check out our website and this link to the Laketrails Photo Gallery: Our Camp Website Link: laketrails.org.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers sleep in tents while on their 5-6 day canoe trips. Base Camp accommodations include 7 rustic camper cabins with bunks, our main Lodge where meals are served, the Chart House, or program building; a sauna, a large campfire area, and the Wilderness Building for trip food and equipment. Walking paths connect the facilities with an open yard for games and gatherings near the Lodge. All areas provide beautiful views of Lake of the Woods.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: "Unconditional acceptance" has been the hallmark of Laketrails since 1952. We believe every teen should be accepted for who they are, and we seek to develop empowered youth by teaching a healthy appreciation of nature, community living, and the gift of themselves. Teens gain a true sense of confidence and competence while paddling their way into the Canadian wilderness.

Nearly all activities at Laketrails involve the water! Swimming, beach games, fishing, Fun-yaks, canoeing, and campfires are all popular pastimes. A 5-6 day canoe trip through the island wilderness of Ontario is at the heart of our 9-day program.

Laketrails staff is certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR, and well-trained in safety protocols, wilderness travel, and communication. To best serve our campers, a 1:5 ratio is maintained between staff and campers. We are proudly accredited by the American Camp Association. Please visit our website, Our Camp Website Link: www.laketrails.org, for more information.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Developing leadership skills is an inherent by-product of the Laketrails program. Youth are actively involved in planning their canoe trips, and by the end of their trail experience have developed an important sense of leadership and competence by contributing to the success of their group. Returning campers are eligible to apply for our Camper-Worker program which is a leadership position for campers.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: At Laketrails we believe no one should be deprived of the opportunity to experience a wilderness adventure because of a lack of finances. Therefore, we are pleased to be able to offer financial aid for campers in need. Campers who qualify for free/reduced school lunch automatically qualify for our financial aid. Please complete our "campership" application: Our Camp Website Link: laketrails.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): In addition to our regular youth camping program, Laketrails offers a women's canoe trip. Dates this year are July 19-27, 2020.

Laketrails is also hosting the Lake of the Woods Artists' Retreat to be held Sept. 10-13, 2018.

Call our camp office at 800-450-6460 or visit Our Camp Website Link: www.laketrails.org for more information on either program.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Laketrails sessions accommodate anywhere from 30-60 campers and focus on a unique combination of personal growth and a wilderness experience. We constantly seek to develop each camper's appreciation for themselves, their natural environment, and their sense of community. Transportation to our remote location is provided by a bus route originating near Minneapolis, MN. Please feel welcome to call 800-450-6460 with questions, or visit our website, Our Camp Website Link: www.laketrails.org, to learn more. Laketrails--it's a wilderness adventure you'll never forget!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1--full
Session 2--June 30-July 8 ($570)
Session 2F--June 30-July 8 ($570--fishing emphasis)
Session 3--July 10-18 ($780)
Session 4--full
Women's canoe trip--July 19-27 ($500)
Session 5--July 29-Aug. 6 (Middle school) ($780)
Session 6--Aug. 9-17 ($780)

Lake of the Woods Artists' Retreat--Sept. 10-13 ($300)

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.laketrails.org or call 800-450-6460 for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Laketrails is currently hiring individuals who love working with teens in the outdoors for our "Guide" positions.  Job responsibilities include guiding wilderness canoe trips, supervision of campers in Base Camp and on trail, and assisting with general maintenance in Base Camp. 

We are also hiring for the positions of Camp Cook and Wilderness Food Manager.  Both positions involve ordering food on a weekly basis, proper storage of foods, and working with teens.  Enjoy our relaxed, beautiful, and fun work environment!

Visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.laketrails.org, or link directly to Our Camp Website Link: laketrails.org.  Call Sue at 800-450-6460 with any questions.

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Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic
St. Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic Website
651-688-3448
dancenmagic[AT]gmail.com
913 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

CAMPER AGES: 7-16 yrs

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full Day Only: 9am-4pm, Free before and after camp care 7:30am-6:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Does your child love to Dance or want to learn? This camp is for you! Featuring Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theater, Contemporary, Yoga, and More!!! Friday Performance Day to show off everything we learn! All levels welcome, we will split groups based on level/age. Spaces fill up fast, Register Today!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: For special needs children, we practice inclusion. For teens and young adults, we partner with the Highland Friendship Club.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Our Camps Include Dance Instruction A Variety Of Dance Styles: Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Theater, Yoga, Tumbling, Modern, & More!

Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic is a Top Summer Camp located in St. Paul Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Musical Theater, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic is a top camp for ages: 7-16 yrs.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of St. Paul on Selby & Milton. Our Dance Camps are in fully air conditioned sprung floor studios. We also have an attached private playground for outside time too.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Dance-N-Magic we are using dance and music to inspire hearts, engage minds, create self worth, enjoy activity, and build character for our amazing students. We do this in our family friendly and welcoming atmosphere; using our excellent and engaging curriculum taught by professional educators who have a passion for dance and a passion for teaching. We are learning Dance to build confidence, skills, have Fun, and create Magic!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a family friendly Dance and Music studio in St. Paul with classes for ages 1.5-100 in Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Acro, Dancercise Kids, Music Funtime, Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Flute, and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: July 17-21, 2017
Session 2: July 31- Aug. 4, 2017
Session 3: Aug. 21-25, 2017

Fees: $359/week includes 30+ dance classes, free before and after camp care, and guest instructors!
10% off when you register before May 1st

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always collecting resumes at dancenmagic[AT]gmail.com

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St. Olaf Summer Piano/Keyboard Track within the Music Academy
Northfield, Minnesota

Visit Our St. Olaf Summer Piano/Keyboard Track within the Music Academy Website
507.786.3031
summer[AT]stolaf.edu
behr1[AT]stolaf.edu
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, Minnesota 55057

CAMPER AGES: 13-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The St. Olaf Summer Piano Academy offers high school-aged pianists an opportunity to work closely with professional piano faculty from the renowned St. Olaf College music department. This lively week enables young artists to develop and refine their abilities in a stimulating and supportive musical environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, and more. Piano.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Olaf College is located in historic Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of the Twin Cities metro area. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and further information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The program includes:
*Master classes
*Music theory
*Piano literature classes
*Private lessons
*Piano chamber ensembles
*Instrumental ensembles as available
*Evening recitals
*Performance opportunities
*Social activities

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: The Minnesota Office of Higher Education has accepted the St. Olaf Summer Piano Academy as part of their 2016 Summer Academic Enrichment Program. The Summer Academic Enrichment Program will provide stipends on a first-come, first-serve basis, to cover the direct cost for Minnesota students to attend the Music Camp during the summer of 2018. STUDENTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. See website for further information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 21-27, 2020
Comprehensive Fee: $675
Additional Lessons (Two additional half hour lessons): $70

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Minnetonka Center for the Arts Summer Arts Camp
Wayzata, Minnesota

Visit Our Minnetonka Center for the Arts Summer Arts Camp Website
952-473-7361
registration[AT]minnetonkaarts.org
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, Minnesota 55391

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri, Morning (9-noon) and Afternoon (1-4) sessions, Full or Half day

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: With more than 65 years providing quality arts education, and more than 20 years offering summer arts programming, The Minnetonka Center for the Arts Summer Arts Camp offers the most robust summer arts camp program in the Twin Cities. Young artists work in professional art studios with quality art materials. Projects are thoughtfully fine-tuned to four age tracks, to engage and challenge, as well as to create success and build confidence. Classes are limited to 16 campers or less.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please let the Registrar know two weeks prior to class. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. A Broad Spectrum Of Disciplines & Art Forms Are Offered Through Our Summer Camp Program: Watercolor / Acrylics / Tempera Paints / Mixed-media / Papier-mache / Mosaic / Printmaking / Stone Carving / Book Arts / Fiber Arts / Jewelry Making / Photography / Clay Handbuilding / Potter's Wheel / Sculpture / Drawing / Comic Arts / Glass Fusing / & More!

Minnetonka Center for the Arts Summer Arts Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Wayzata Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Minnetonka Center for the Arts Summer Arts Camp is a top camp for ages: 5-15.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located just 20 minutes from downtown Minneapolis near the shores of Lake Minnetonka in Wayzata. Please visit our website for photos and videos from the Art Center and the Summer Arts Camp program.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have professional studios for specific media, such as the ceramics, sculpture, multi-media and painting studios.

We have a museum-quality gallery, where students may tour and gain inspiration.

Our building is filled with artwork and natural sunlight, and we have great outdoor spaces for classes to use as needed.

We offer an on-site cafe (open 9-1:30), where parents and students can enjoy snacks, coffee, and lunch. (Free Wi-Fi)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: All camps are taught by working artists and all have quality teaching experience. You can view details about each of our Artist-Instructors on our website (About Us). Every class has an assigned instructor and many have assistants. Class sizes are limited to ensure personal attention and encouragement.

We believe that the visual arts are indispensable to a healthy community.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Summer camp internship opportunities will be posted on our website.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships based on financial need are available for campers. Funds are limited, so please apply at least 14 days prior to the class start date. Ask the Registrar for information or download an application from from our website.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Throughout the year, we provide opportunities for families to take classes together through our family and multigenerational workshops. We also have ongoing programming for all ages, interests and abilities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer Arts Camp 2020 runs June 8 through August 21. Visit our website for a full listing of classes and fees. At an average cost of $15/hour for members, including most materials, campers receive quality arts instruction for roughly the cost of childcare.

Sampler (1/2) day classes typically cost $47 for non-members.

1/2 Day Mon-Fri sessions (morning or afternoon) average $235 for five days of camp.

Membership starts at just $60/year.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
If you are an artist interested in teaching at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts, please send a letter of interest, current resume/CV and digital images of your work (or link to your website/webpage) to:

Children and Youth Program Director
Nicole Buchholz
nbuchholz[AT]minnetonkaarts.org
(952) 473-7361, ext. 190

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Farm Camp Minnesota
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Farm Camp Minnesota Website
507-351-9348
Farmcampmn[AT]outlook.com
7367 360th Avenue
Waseca, Minnesota 56093

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Also have a camp on July 26 near St Cloud MN and one August 16 near Northfield MN

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Grades 3, 4, 5, 6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 26, August 8, August 9 or August 16 9 am - 3 pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Farm Camp Minnesota is a day camp for children in grades 3-6. It is a fun, educational way for children to learn about modern agriculture and how and where their food is produced. Learn about pigs, dairy, beef, corn, soybeans, poultry and farm equipment. Get a ride in a tractor! Free t-shirt, lunch, snacks and a fun bag to take home. Register early--space is limited!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Academics, and more. Rotations For Pork, Dairy, Beef, Poultry, Corn, Soybeans & Tractor/equipment & Pollinators.

Each Rotation Has An Instructional Component Followed By Hands On Activities For Each Subject Area. See Livestock & Crops Up Close & Personal. At The Waseca & Dundas Sites, Every Child Has The Opportunity To Ride A Tractor. At The Rice Site, The Children Get To Learn About Vegetable Gardens Also.

CAMP LOCATION: Farm Camp Minnesota is held at three locations: the Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center (Farmamerica). It is located 4 miles west of Waseca, Minnesota. Schmitt Dairy by Rice, Minnesota and Wolf Creek Dairy by Dundas, Minnesota. Please visit our website to see camp photos.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Farm Camp Minnesota is a day camp, offered on two days with each day having the same program. This gives more children the opportunity to attend!

Farm Camp Minnesota is organized and sponsored by farmers and agribusiness people to provide a fun, interactive, educational experience for the campers to learn about modern agriculture and to understand how and where their food is produced.

The camp is staffed by volunteers which include farmers, agribusiness people, ambassadors from the commodity groups and others that believe in the importance of telling our consumers about modern agriculture.

Farm Camp Minnesota is in its fifth year and growing. The first year it was a one day camp and since then has grown to four days because of demand!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Tuesday, July 26 at Rice, Monday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 9 from 9 am-3 pm at Farmamerica , or Tuesday, August 16 at Dundas

Early Bird Registration fees are $10 by June 10, 2016 and $20 after that until Friday July 22, 2015 for Farmamerica and Dundas. Friday, July 8 for Rice. Register online!

Space is limited so register early.

For more information please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.farmcampminnesota.org.

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Global Reach Arts and Culture Camp
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our Global Reach Arts and Culture Camp Website
+651-225-4179
info[AT]soundsofhope.org
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
882 Stryker Avenue
Suite 1
West Saint Paul, MN  55118

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The United States is famous for the richness of its cultures. Want to sample a wide range of them by becoming part of a camp that explores an amazing array of U.S. arts and cultural activities? Global Reach™ Arts & Culture Camp is a special, two-week, residential camp that puts you in a live-in community on a beautiful university campus..

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, and more. English Immersion

Global Reach Arts and Culture Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Saint Paul Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Music/Band, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Global Reach Arts and Culture Camp is a top camp for ages: 13-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: A beautiful urban university campus.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our program participants and staff are the only residents of a very nice dormitory on a beautiful urban university campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Global Reach™ Arts & Culture Camp is specially designed for participants aged 13-17 from countries around the world. The camp's unique mix of activities and travel excursions around the large, twin metropolis of St. Paul and Minneapolis will give you a hands-on set of enriching arts and cultural experiences like no other camp anywhere in the world.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website

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iSG Camps
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our iSG Camps Website
866.875.9091
info[AT]isgcamps.com
Many US & Canada Locations

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, California, Florida, Michigan, Washington DC, Kentucky, Minnesota, Utah, Arizona, Oregon, Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Kansas, Louisiana, Canada

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
4449 Easton Way Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43219

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: What Makes iSG Camps Unique? Our holistic commitment to age-specific drills and activities provides each camper with a unique set of tools that are not traditionally taught in the typical basketball camp. In addition to athletic skills, campers receive valuable nutrition and life lesson tips to help them achieve success in every area of their lives.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Please visit our website Our Camp Website Link: isgcamps.com for upcoming dates & locations near you.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: OUR PHILOSOPHY
• Every camper has the ability to reach his/her full potential.
• Sportsmanship is an integral part of competition.
• Each person is unique and should be treated with respect and kindness.
• Counselors and instructors serve as role models for campers. Positive relationships between counselors and campers build confidence and self-esteem.

Camp should be fun and engaging!

OUR GOALS
• To build each camper’s self-esteem, sportsmanship, leadership skills, and athletic abilities.
• To promote a healthy, wholesome lifestyle.
• To create a positive and safe environment for campers to learn.

OTHER CAMP INFO: iSG Camps is a division of the International Sporting Group based in Columbus, Ohio. The management of iSG Camps has been operating youth sports camps for over 19 years with a high rate of customer satisfaction. Camps are well organized and designed so that the designated professional athlete can easily come in and interact with youth participants.

We recognize the benefits of sports participation for youth. We work with athletes of all levels. Our priority is to get children involved in physical activity and to help alleviate the ‘couch potato’ mentality that many young people are faced with. For more athletic students, our goal is to help elevate them to the next level. Being involved in our program gives children a sense of belonging, achievement and success that they can then take with them and use in their everyday lives.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
MORE INFO: Our Camp Website Link: isgcamps.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
To be considered for a coaching position at our events please complete the form at: Our Camp Website Link: isgcamps.com.

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MYS Summer String Chamber Orchestra
St. Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our MYS Summer String Chamber Orchestra Website
651-699-5811
mys[AT]mnyouthsymphonies.org
1631 Ford Parkway
St. Paul, Minnesota 55116

CAMPER AGES: 9-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Minnesota Youth Symphonies

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: In this full-day program, students will participate in orchestra rehearsal, led by MYS conductor Patricia Kelly. During this session students will play a wide variety of repertoire and gain a large amount of experience in a short amount of time. This fun and intensive environment with Maestra Kelly will give students a new skill set that will stay with them long after the camp is finished!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, and more.

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True Friends - Camp Courage North
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Courage North Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Courage North
37569 North Courage Drive
Lake George, Minnesota 56458

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services. Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Courage North is located in the beautiful Paul Bunyan State Forest area near Itasca State Park. Situated on Lake George, this fully accessible camp adds that “up north” feeling to everything you do there – and if you like the outdoors, there’s a lot you can do!

CAMP FACILITIES: 6, fully-accessible, modern cabins with access to a:
Swimming Beach
Hiking Trails
Picnic Areas
Gymnasium
Sports and Recreation Field
Campfire Rings

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org.

We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org. Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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Culture Camp
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Culture Camp Website
612-215-2520
info[AT]zenondance.org
Various Locations
Minneapolis, Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 11

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Spend one whole day immersed in the world of each of Culture Camp's five arts organizations: Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA), the Children's Theatre Company (CTC), In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT), Highpoint Center for Printmaking, and Zenon Dance School.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: If you like to bring your imagination to life -- creating characters, inventing new worlds -- then Culture Camp is your kind of place! Working with teaching artists, you will create a play, dance to your heart's content and give shape to your wonder. Spend one whole day immersed in the world of each of Culture Camp's five arts organizations: Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA), the Children's Theatre Company (CTC), In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT), Highpoint Center for Printmaking, and Zenon Dance School. Work with artist-instructors at each site to create hands-on projects, performances, and more! Friends and family are invited to a presentation at each location each day at 2:45. Participants must provide their own transportation to each institution and bring a bag lunch each day.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited scholarships available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Monday-Friday, August 11-15; 9am–3pm each day
For ages 6-11
$275 ($250 for current members of any of the participating organizations)

Register online (below) or by calling MCBA at 612-215-2520.

Summer 2014 Themes:
Ages 6-7: "Mythical Pets and Their Friends"
Ages 8-9: "You Can Change The World"
Ages 10-11: "All Over The Map"

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Summer Adventure Camp
Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Visit Our Summer Adventure Camp Website
952-918-1813
952-918-1800

jdibley[AT]ism-sabis.net
6385 Beach Rd
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344

CAMPER AGES: Students entering Preschool through Grade 9

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekdays 7am to 6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: ISM’s Summer Adventure Camp offers children the opportunity to learn, explore, and engage in a variety of activities. Students can enjoy spending their days on ISM's beautiful 55-acre campus in Eden Prairie that is adjacent to the Three Rivers Park District's Bryant Lake Park and beach.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Basketball, Computers, Science, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Academics: Language (French & Spanish)

Summer Adventure Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Eden Prairie Minnesota offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Basketball, Wilderness/Nature, Musical Theater and more. Summer Adventure Camp is a top camp for ages: Students entering Preschool through Grade 9.
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CAMP LOCATION: ISM’s beautiful 55-acre campus is a short distance to many of Minnesota’s beautiful lakes and beaches for warm weather enjoyment.

CAMP FACILITIES:

Creative indoor activities will take place in the school's learning facility, performing arts center, gym and swimming pool. Outdoor adventures will play out on the school's nature trails, playgrounds, soccer field and neighboring park and lake.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Counselors in Training camp for students entering grades 7-9

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Full Week Program - $300
Partial Week Program (your choice of three full days or five half day mornings) - $200
Afternoon Adventures (in addition to full day) - $40
Afternoon Adventures only (1-4pm only) - $200

June 18 - August 17 (no camp July 2 - 6)

Afternoon Adventure details:

June 18-22: Gardening Camp
June 25-29: Kevin Lynch Basketball Camp
July 9-13: Explore MN Biology
July 16-20: ISM Coding Camp
July 23 -27: Music and Theater Workshop 1
July 30-August 3: Science Explorers- Electrical Engineering
August 6-10: Science Explorers- Simple Machines
August 13-17: Music and Theater Workshop 2

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Gustavus Adolphus College and Guthrie Theater Audition Boot Camp
Saint Peter, MN

Visit Our Gustavus Adolphus College and Guthrie Theater Audition Boot Camp Website
507.933.7486
pvoight[AT]gac.edu
800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2020 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: Grades 9-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residental Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 60 miles South of Minneapolis, MN.

CAMP FACILITIES: Gustavus is a residential college campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This Intensive audition workshop aims to bridge the gap between high school and college for students who are serious about pursuing a career in theater performance.

The Audition Boot Camp participants will have the opportunity to work on audition techniques and monologues with master teachers and artists. This intensive weeklong training program takes advantage of its unique location in the Midwest, at the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College and our close proximity to one of the most thriving theater cities in the nation, Minneapolis, home to the world renowned Guthrie Theater.

Classes and individual coachings are led by artists and teachers from the Guthrie Theater and Gustavus� Department of Theatre and Dance. All sessions are conducted in a variety of state-of-the-art facilities which include: a 280 seat trust stage, a black box, two dance studios, and several classrooms. Students will also have access to Gustavus� Folke Bernadotte Library, and its extensive play collection, as well as computer labs throughout the campus.

The highlight of the program is our day at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, where students will have the opportunity to work with various Guthrie artists, tour the facilities and learn about the workings of a major theater organization.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 7-13, 2013

Tentative Tuition Cost (Payment plans are available)
Registration Deadline
June 1, 2013 $975
June 15, 2013 $1,200

A $100 deposit is due when registering by June 1st or 15th. The remaining tuition balance is due July 7th.

The Institute Includes...
Three meals a day prepared by our nationally recognized dining services
Housing at Gustavus Adolphus College
Photocopying, camp mementos, t-shirt and fun evening activities
Day at the Guthrie

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St. Olaf Summer Ole Pride Volleyball Camp
Northfield, MN

Visit Our St. Olaf Summer Ole Pride Volleyball Camp Website
507.786.3031
summer[AT]stolaf.edu
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, MN 55057

CAMPER AGES: 4th - 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: St. Olaf volleyball camps are designed for players who have been playing competitively in associations or school programs and have yet to complete their senior year of high school. Volleyball training and other activities are balanced with recreational activities that are supervised by camp coaches and counselors.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Volleyball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Olaf College is located 40 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area in historic Northfield, Minnesota.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
Session 1: June 29 – July 1, 2020 (girls entering 7th-10th grade)
This camp session is targeted at experienced volleyball players who are ready to learn technical skill development, gain playing experience and prepare them for the upcoming high school seasons! It is a chance to learn about volleyball, meet new people and make a connection with college athletes.

Session 2: July 27 – 29, 2020 (girls entering 4th-7th grade)

This camp session is designed for volleyball players looking to grow in their abilities, love for the sport, and prepare them for their future, competitive, volleyball career.

Session 3: July 31 – August 2, 2020 (girls entering 8th-12th grade)

This camp session is targeted at experienced volleyball players who are ready to learn technical skill development, gain playing experience and prepare them for the upcoming high school seasons! It is a chance to learn about volleyball, meet new people and make a connection with college athletes.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Session 1: June 29 – July 1, 2020 $320
Session 2: July 27 – 29, 2020 $320
Session 3: July 31 – August 2, 2020 $320

For further information please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: wp.stolaf.edu

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Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 9-12
Anoka, Minnesota

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Education Director Cassandra Proball: 763-233-0804
Box Office: 763-433-1838

420 East Main Street
Anoka, Minnesota 55303

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
420 East Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303

CAMPER AGES: Ages 9-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri, Full and 1/2 day sessions offered June & July

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Lyric Arts Theater is located at 420 East Main Street in downtown Anoka, MN, about 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: In addition to a 228 seat bowl-style theater, our building houses a dance studio, full rehearsal hall, and scene shop.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Spy Stories
Dive into sensational stories of spies and secret agents. Bring your favorite undercover characters and we’ll create and perform a marvelous mash-up inspired by the clandestine adventures of Spy Kids, Ben Ripley of “Spy School”, Harriet the Spy, and more. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
July 14 – 18 Full Day

Hard Knock Life
Love the spotlight? Target your “triple threat” skills – singing, dancing, and acting – while rehearsing a musical medley of two great tough-it-out musical numbers for girls and boys: “Hard Knock Life” from Annie and “Seize the Day” from Newsies. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of each workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 16 – 20 AM
July 21 – 25 PM


American Girl
Courage, honesty and strength surround every American Girl character. No matter what era she comes from, each girl exudes a positive energy. Bring your favorite character to life in an original presentation using song, dance, acting and narration. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 16 – 20 PM

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: At Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, we are committed to providing high-quality learning and performing opportunities to students of all ages. Our popular workshops offer students the opportunity to develop performing skills and build self-confidence through exercises in song, stage movement, voice projection, acting technique, improvisation, and more. We offer three full seasons - Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring - of workshop classes for all ages, as well as week-long Spring Break day camps.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: Monday – Friday, Sessions vary
Times: AM - 9am-12pm, PM - 1pm-4pm, Full Day - 9am-12pm
Cost: 1/2 day - $135, Full Day $250

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.lyricarts.org for complete registration information and more workshops.

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Tamarack Nature Center Summer Day Camps
White Bear Township, Minnesota

Visit Our Tamarack Nature Center Summer Day Camps Website
651-407-5350
5287 Otter Lake Road
White Bear Township, Minnesota 55110

CAMPER AGES: 3-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Tamarack Nature Center Summer Day Camps offer a busy summer filled with nature, adventure and discovery. Camp topics include animal tracking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, gardening, orienteering and more. Weekly camps run M-Th with Friday mini-camps and flexible preschool camps available.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Tamarack Nature Center is a beautiful 320-acre preserve north of Saint Paul, Minn. More than four miles of turf trails, paved trails and boardwalks provide year-round access to forests, prairies, ponds and the Discovery Hollow and Garden natural play area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Naturalist-led camps bring kids into the outdoors for wilderness adventures. Tamarack's mission, "Helping people discover the value of nature through play, exploration, service and inquiry," is at the core of every summer day camp offered.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are avialable, please contact 651-407-5350 for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp descriptions, schedules and registration is available at Our Camp Website Link: www.TamarackNatureCenter.org

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US Sports/Nike Camps
Minnesota Location(s)

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1-800-NIKE-CAMP
800-645-3226 (Nike Camps)
800-433-6060 (All other camps)
800-406-3926 (NBC Camps)
877-308-7325 (Peak Performance Swim Camps)
888-780-2267 (Vogelsinger Soccer Academy)

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Over 700 Camp Locations Across the US & Canada

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, CANADA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
US Sports Camps, Inc.
1010 B Street, Suite 450
San Rafael, CA 94901

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our US Sports/Nike Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: Most junior camps accept participants between the ages of 10-18, however some of our day camps will accept those as young as 5. Adult programs offered, too. See our camp specific web pages to find out exact ages for each program.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekend programs available in some areas. International campers welcome.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Now celebrating over 40 years of camp! We offer camps across a variety of sports which run for one, two or three consecutive sessions across the US and Canada. USSC partners with the country's best coaches to direct our camps at top-rated, professionally-equipped training facilities. International programs offered, too.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more. Other Camps: Crew, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, MultiSport, Rugby, Running, Ultimate, Waterpolo, Gymnastics, Hockey, & Yoga.

CAMP LOCATION: Over 700 Locations throughout the US and Canada. International locations, too. Please visit our website for a complete list of camps offered near you, at Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps are offered at top-rated, professionally equipped sports training facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Sports are FUN, but they are more fun when you get better! Our professional, passionate, and positive coaches will help your child become a better player and a more inspired athlete. Camp provides the perfect opportunity to improve skills, make new friends, laugh hard, and smile a lot. Our Mission is to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement while consistently exceeding the expectations of our customers!

During the summer of 2014 more than 70,000 US and international campers attended a US Sports Camps program. US Sports Camps currently offers 24 programs in 15 different sports.

Our summer sports camps include: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Multi-Sport, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Softball, Swim, Tennis, Ultimate, Volleyball, Waterpolo, and Yoga. We also offer several International sports camps around the world. Our sports camps continue to grow thanks to an outstanding community of Camp Directors and the dedication of the entire USSC staff. We expect 2015, our 41st year in business, to be our best year ever. We look forward to seeing you at camp!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Many of our sports camps offer sessions and special weekend clinics year-round. Please contact us for details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information regarding summer camp sessions and fees, please visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Each camp director is responsible for hiring their own staff and typically hire in late winter and early spring. If you are interested in applying for a position, please email the appropriate sport mailbox at Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com and we will forward on your information to any director looking for additional staff.

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Collegiate Soccer Experience at The University Of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Collegiate Soccer Experience at The University Of Minnesota Website
1-800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
123 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1010 B St #450, San Rafael, CA 94901

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Collegiate Soccer Experience at The University Of Minnesota Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Featuring a professional coaching staff, beautiful facilities and top athletic training staff, each player receives both individual and team training to help accelerate his soccer development. After the end of the week all overnight campers receive a detailed evaluation of their performance. Players will leave camp having improved their skills and excited to bring what they've learned to their home teams!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: UMN campus recreation facilities

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: After serving 10 years as a college assistant soccer coach, including five at Virginia Tech, Mike Brizendine finally got his opportunity to be a head coach when former AD Jim Weaver promoted him to the head coach of the Tech men’s soccer program on June 11, 2009.

Having directed Nike Soccer Camps for years at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, Coach Briz is excited to share his expertise with campers in Minneapolis!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
August 2-5, 2017

Extended Day (9am-9pm): $465
Overnight: $565

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Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 4-6
Anoka, Minnesota

Visit Our Lyric Arts Summer Day Camps - Ages 4-6 Website
Education Director Cassandra Proball: 763.233.0804
Box Office: 763.433.1838

420 East Main Street
Anoka, Minnesota 55303

CAMPER AGES: Ages 4-6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Week Long Daily Camps, M-F 1/2 Day

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Lyric Arts Theater is located in downtown Anoka, Minnesota at 420 East Main Street, about 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: In addition to a 228 seat bowl-style theater, the Lyric Arts building houses a full dance studio, scene shop, and rehearsal hall.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Superhero Central

Calling all supers! It’s time to stand together and Superhero Central needs all the help it can get. Choose your favorite superpower and we’ll bring all our champions together to fight for justice and save the day. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of each workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 9 – 13 - AM
July 7 – 11 - PM
July 28 – Aug. 1 - PM

Tinker Bell Tales

Long before Peter Pan soared over the skies of NeverLand, the fairies and sparrow-men of Pixie Hollow had exploits all their own. Choose your favorite character or create your own to act out an amazing adventure! A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of each workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 9 – 13 - PM
July 7 – 11 - AM
Aug. 4 – 8 - PM


Kidz Bop Kabaret

Love to pop, rock and bop? Join us as we move and groove through the wildly popular Kidz Bop albums and create a clever cabaret full of kid-friendly versions of current Top 40 hits. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of each workshop series.

Monday – Friday
June 23 – 27 - PM
July 14 – 18 - AM
July 21 – 25 - AM


Fancy Nancy
Bonjour! Welcome to a world where boring is bedazzled and the everyday becomes extraordinary. While Fancy Nancy gets caught up with glitz and glamour, we’ll act out a story that explores the beauty in us all. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of each workshop series.

Monday – Friday
July 28 – Aug. 1 - AM
Aug. 4 – 8 - AM

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: At Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, we are committed to providing high-quality learning and performing opportunities to students of all ages. Our popular workshops offer students the opportunity to develop performing skills and build self-confidence through exercises in song, stage movement, voice projection, acting technique, improvisation, and more. We offer three full seasons of workshops - Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring, in addition to our Spring Break programming.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: Monday – Friday, various sessions
Times: AM sessions - 9am – 12pm PM sessions - 1pm-4pm


Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.lyricarts.org for registration details.

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ChanDT Musical Theatre Camp
Chanhassen, Minnesota

Visit Our ChanDT Musical Theatre Camp Website
952-934-1525 or 800-362-3515
tickets[AT]chanhassendt.com
501 West 78th Street
Chanhassen, Minnesota 55317

CAMPER AGES: 5-18 years old

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full day and half day camps available

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summertime theatre camps for kids/teens (ages 5 – 18). Discover the magic of theatre in a week of 1/2 and full-day sessions focusing on musical theatre fundamentals taught by Chanhassen professionals all summer. Special week-long, full-day teen intensive offering and full-day build-your-own-musical camp, please inquire.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 20 miles west of Minneapolis, MN.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 1990, more than 13,000 kids and teens have learned about the magic of musical theatre as only Chanhassen can do it. Each session is taught by a CDT/Twin Cities professional actor. Students are given opportunities to explore a wide spectrum of musical theatre components including voice, movement, costumes, scenery, stage combat and more!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships and Financial Aid are provided to those in need. Parents/Guardians are to call the Camp Administrator at 952.934.1554 to discuss accessible options.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sessions run June 8 - August 7
Prices vary from $175-$450

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The Minnesota Debate & Advocacy Workshop
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our ChanDT Musical Theatre Camp Website
612-330-1730
mnudl[AT]augsburg.edu
Augsburg University
2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

CAMPER AGES: 10-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: MDAW is a collaborative effort between The Minnesota Urban Debate League (a program of Augsburg University) and The University of Minnesota Debate Team. Our goal is to increase access to debate for schools, coaches, and students entering 6th – 12th grade by providing a high quality summer speech & debate camp experience to students in the Twin Cities Metro and the Upper Midwest region.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Academics, and more. Policy Debate, Congressional Debate, & Speech

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on Augsburg University's campus in the heart of Minneapolis. Please visit our website for more information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: MDAW’s Format Encourages Skill-Building.
MDAW offers instructional workshops tailored to specific age groups. We work with area educators to provide a comprehensive curriculum that readies students at every level with evidence and skills for the next debate season.

MDAW Students Get TONS of Practice.
We offer practice debates and skill-building drills nearly every day of camp. Middle school students find friendly competition in a full length debate at the end of their weekly sessions – so students can get a feel for the tournament experience. For high school students each session offers a number of full-length debates throughout their camp stay. In addition to this, staff facilitate re-dos, provide feedback, and create concrete steps for the student to continue improvement while at camp, carrying those skills into the competitive season.

MDAW Faculty Work Hard.
We have incredibly experienced, talented folks working with students on a day-to-day basis. We make sure that students are exposed to a variety of styles while ensuring they can focus on skills and strategies they’ll use throughout the year. Our goal is to attract the best talent to our workshop so that students who attend MDAW will be prepared to have a successful season and build community.

MDAW is Budget Conscious.
Our workshop operates on a not-for-profit basis. We run MDAW out of a desire to increase local opportunities for excellent debate instruction, not to make money. Tuition and room/board expenses are pegged to cost of running the workshop and providing fair salaries for staff. Scholarships are available, so don’t hesitate to contact us even though financial constraints may be a problem. We are committed to making sure no student is prevented from attending due to challenging economic circumstances, to the extent possible.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Full and partial scholarships are available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
MIDDLE SCHOOL POLICY DEBATE CAMP

Is your student curious about how laws are made? Are they passionate about current affairs? Come to middle school policy debate camp and they can build their advocacy and leadership skills, while learning about the upcoming debate topic for the 2020-2021 school year. Middle school students entering 6th – 8th grade learn how to research and develop effective arguments, and have lots of practice debates and skill sessions. Students will build skills, work as a team, and make new friends!

Runs: Monday June 22, 2020 – Friday June 26, 2020
Fees: $300

MIDDLE SCHOOL SPEECH CAMP

Your student will become an effective and confident public speaker after attending middle school speech camp. Each day, students will learn leadership strategies while mastering specific skills to help them craft and deliver persuasive, informative, and entertaining speeches to audiences of all ages. Students who attend will excel in all academic courses and activities in which they have to present to diverse groups of people.

Your student will be instructed by a Nationally Board Certified Teacher who has also been Accredited by the National Speech and Debate Association as an Advanced Professional Speech and Debate Educator.

Runs: Monday July 6, 2020 – Friday July 10, 2020
Fees: $300

MIDDLE SCHOOL CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE CAMP

Your student will learn to successfully debate with civility in an academic setting and gain the soft skills necessary to build consensus among people with diverse opinions after attending middle school congressional debate camp. Students will gain research, writing, and presentation skills that build from what they learned in Middle School Speech Camp (attending speech camp is helpful, but not a prerequisite). Each day students will learn strategies and best practices to help them grow as empathic listeners who can adapt messages to meet the needs of diverse audiences. Students will also learn how to respond to and successfully refute opposing arguments. After attending MDAW’s middle school congressional debate camp, students will be prepared to excel in academic courses in which they need to research, write, present, and defend positions.

Your student will be instructed by a Nationally Board Certified Teacher who has also been Accredited by the National Speech and Debate Association as an Advanced Professional Speech and Debate Educator.

Runs: Monday July 13, 2020 – Friday July 17, 2020
Fees: $300

HIGH SCHOOL CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE CAMP

MDAW’s Congressional Debate Camp is designed to help congressional debate students gain competitive success at the local and national level. Students will grow as leaders while they learn strategies and techniques to help them develop the hard skills of congressional debate (research, writing, delivery, and round strategy). Students also learn the soft skills of congressional debate (being empathic listeners, promoting dockets, gaining consensus among peers, and learning to read judges).

Debaters will also learn advanced research techniques as well as how to craft legislation that debaters will vote onto the docket. Campers will work directly with Ross Eichele of Eagan High School, who has coached state champions; as well as finalists at NSDA nationals, Harvard, Glenbrooks, Berkely, MinneApple, and the Blake tournament. He is accredited by the National Speech and Debate Association as an Advanced Professional Speech and Debate Educator and Coach, and is also a Nationally Board Certified Teacher. A camp tournament and awards ceremony will be held on the last day.

Runs: Sunday June 28, 2020 – Friday July 3, 2020

Costs:

Residential – $675 includes 3 meals, 2 person occupancy in dorm, and MDAW t-shirt
Commuter – $475 – includes 2 meals (lunch and dinner) and MDAW t-shirt

HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL TOPIC POLICY DEBATE

Minnesota Debate and Advocacy Workshop (MDAW) has provided high school national topic policy debate summer camp for 17 years. MDAW is a partnership between the Minnesota Urban Debate League (a program of Augsburg University) and the University of Minnesota Debate Team. What sets the MDAW apart from other policy debate camps? Community. MDAW believes strongly in the importance of developing positive relationships between staff and students – along with growing our own leadership. The vast majority of our staff were participants themselves in MDAW.

The other core principle of the MDAW experience is that debate is learned by doing. Students will have a practice debate almost every day at camp. MDAW is where we learn new arguments, research new topics, and try-on new ideas. Camp experience also includes a camp tournament and awards ceremony.

Policy Debate Camp Option #1

EXTENDED (for advanced students):

Advanced instruction on the NSDA topic, including leadership training, argument preparation, and speaking skills, focused on national-level competition. Students will develop their leadership skills and become leaders in camp and be prepared to take on leadership experiences with their school team.

We encourage beginning students to consider the ‘Core’ session to start.

Runs: Saturday June 27, 2020 – Friday July 3, 2020

Cost for Extended session only:

Residential – $900 – includes 3 meals, 2 person occupancy in dorm, and MDAW t-shirt
Commuter $775 – includes 2 meals (lunch and dinner) and MDAW t-shirt.

Policy Debate Camp Option #2

CORE (for beginning and intermediate students):

Preparation for competition on the NSDA national topic, including research, skills development, strategy, and critiqued practice speeches & debates. Daily schedule includes topic lectures by licensed teachers, university instructors, and mentorship by college students. Students bolster their research skills in computer labs and research groups and have daily speeches and skill building development.

Advanced students may join this session as camp leaders.

Runs: Sunday July 5, 2020 – Wednesday July 15, 2020

Costs for Core Session Only:

Residential – $1625 – includes 3 meals, 2 person occupancy in dorm, and MDAW t-shirt
Commuter $1350 – includes 2 meals (lunch and dinner) and MDAW t-shirt.

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Camp Butwin
Eagan, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Butwin Website
Director: 651-255-4768 June-August: 651-423-1485
bens[AT]stpauljcc.org
945 Butwin Road
Eagan, Minnesota 55123

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
St. Paul Jewish Community Center
1375 St. Paul Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55116

CAMPER AGES: Children entering 1st-8th grades. We also have a Counselor-In-Training program for young leaders entering 9th and 10th grades.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F 8:30am-4:30pm. Overnights for campers starting in 3rd grade, frequency of overnights depends on their age.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Camp Butwin is powered by the St. Paul JCC.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Butwin welcomes, supports and includes children and teens with disabilities in all of our programs. Please indicate on your registration if your child has a disability or special need. We will contact you to set up an individualized support system. You are welcome to contact Leah Wing, Inclusion & Accessibility Services Coordinator at 651-255-4772 or leahw[AT]stpauljcc.org for more details.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, and more. See Specialty Camps Below.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Butwin is located on Lake O'Brien on 88 wooded acres and surrounded by Lebanon Hills County Park in Eagan, Minnesota.

CAMP FACILITIES:
Camp Butwin has a Heated pool:
Our large-capacity pool features Aqua Walls, slides and splash zones! A great place to cool off, learn swim skills and hang out with friends.

Camp Butwin has a 10,000-square-foot lodge facility: When the weather is not cooperating, our campers are safe and comfortable in our air-conditioned lodge.

Camp Butwin has horseback riding:
One of the only camp horseback riding programs in the Twin Cities! Campers increase confidence, self-esteem and love for nature with every ride.

Lake O’Brien:
Swim, canoe, kayak and paddleboat in the lake – there’s no better way to enjoy the great outdoors!

Covered Villages:
Each camp group has a home base – a covered shelter that’s the place for lunch, group activities and community-building.

Challenge and ropes course:
Feel like the king or queen of the mountain when you climb our 45-foot tower, glide along our 100-foot zip line or explore our low level challenge course.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Camp Butwin, children play in a safe, stimulating setting and use a heated outdoor swimming pool, a lake with a boating area and a sandy beach, a ropes course and climbing tower, horses and riding trails, softball and soccer fields, an archery range, and areas for crafts, nature, and theater.

Campers are entering 1st-8th grades. As children get older, we introduce extended nights, over-nights and week-long off-site trips. We have an exciting Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program for young leaders who want to learn valuable leadership skills, entering 9th-10th grades. We also offer specialty camps for theater, sports and horses for 3rd-6th graders.

Along with traditional Butwin where campers explore all areas of camp, this year we are offering specialty camps for those campers who want to spend more time in specific areas of camp.

Camp Butwin 2014 Specialty Camps:
For children entering 3rd- 6th grades

Butwin in the Spot Light –
A six-week theater experience working with director Nancy Michael to stage the show Wonderland.
Details: June 30-August 8th.

Butwin Sports Sampler –
For the camper who loves a variety of sports, and wants a more active day at Butwin
Details: June 16th-June 27th

Butwin All Stars –
Focus on specific sports, like basketball and soccer, with skilled coaches and professionals
Details: Two sessions, June 30th- July 18th and/or July 21st-August 8th.

Butwin Buckaroos – Horse-loving campers will fill their Butwin mornings with horse care and longer trail rides to enhance their riding skills.
Details: Five options available to fit into your busy summer schedule! Mix and match sessions, or attend all eight weeks!
Session 1: June 16-27 (two weeks)
Session 2: June 30-July 18th (three weeks)
Session 3: July 21-August 8th (three weeks)
June 30-August 8th (six weeks)
June 16th-August 8th (all eight weeks)

Traditional Camp Butwin:
SESSION 1 June 16 - June 27 (2 Weeks)
SESSION 2 June 30 - July 18 (3 Weeks)
SESSION 3 July 21 - August 8 (3 Weeks)

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Teens: make the most of your summer months as a Counselor in Training (CIT) at Camp Butwin! If you’re entering 9th or 10th grade, then this program is for YOU! Gain valuable leadership and employment skills, earn money and have a lot of fun all summer long.

As a CIT, you’ll be a role model for younger campers, develop your skills as a counselor, bond with other teens and make new friends. CITs are mentored by senior Camp Butwin staff and have field trips, evening activities and overnights throughout the summer.

CITs learn:
• How to plan and lead camp activities
• The basics of child development
• Basic safety and First Aid
• Conflict resolution
• Positive techniques to deal with behavior and disciplinary issues

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available for families who find the full cost of membership and/or camp difficult to manage. To arrange for a confidential interview, please check the fee adjustment box on your online registration form and you will be contacted for an appointment. All applicants must provide proof of income (2013 taxes, W-2 forms) at the time of the appointment to be considered for camp scholarships. Request for fee adjustments are due by April 15 and are available for JCC members only.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp Butwin Family Nights:
July 8th 2014, 5-8pm
August 5th 2014, 5-8pm

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please visit our Camp Butwin website for more information on specific programs, dates, and fees.
Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.campbutwin.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information, please refer to our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campbutwin.org