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Twin Cities Summer Camps: Science & Tech Camps

TWIN CITIES SCIENCE & TECH CAMPS

Twin Cities Summer Camps: Science & Tech Camps

 *This guide is brought to you by summer camp partners.


 

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Snapology Summer Camps
With camps happening at our Discovery Center in Uptown every week of the summer, as well as at some of our favorite schools and educational partners around the Twin Cities, we’ve got you covered for kiddos as young as 3 and as old as 14 – Robotics, Coding, Science, Technology, Drones, Pre-K, Engineering, Architecture and more!

Snapology STEM Summer Camps
Snapology camps provide a perfect mixture of STEAM learning and fun! We incorporate the education, social skills and STEAM concepts into the creating, inventing, games and fun. Our approach is based on proven research; that children’s best learning experiences come from actively designing, creating, interacting and inventing. Snapology activities encourage social skills and teamwork, while teaching science, technology, engineering, art, math and literacy concepts.

Located: Snapology Discovery Center, 2649 Lyndale Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55408 | Ph: 612-440-7627
5 Day Camps each week of summer | ages 5-14 | $150 for half day AM or PM full week camp, $300 for full day/full week camp

Snapology Camps at kiddywampus
Snapology camps at kiddywampus are a great way for 5-8 year olds to experience STEAM concepts in action through Superhero, Lego® City, robotics and Star Wars camps!

Located: kiddywampus 1023 Mainstreet Hopkins, MN 55343 | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | ages 5-8 | $99 for a 3 day half day camps or $198 for a 3 day full day camp 

Snapology Camps at Blake School
Snapology camps at the Blake Wayzata Campus have something for kids 4-14 years old. Engineering for students going into Kindergarten, Robotics and Coding for Elementary and Middle School students, Video Game Design and Alternative Energy camps are happing at Blake throughout the summer!

Located: The Blake School – 301, Peavey Ln, Wayzata, MN 55391 | 3 to 4 day half day camps | ages 4-14 | $155 – $215 per week

Snapology Camps at Minnehaha Academy
Snapology camps at Minnehaha Academy are a great way to spend a week learning about STEAM concepts while inventing, creating, playing and designing! We’ll have camps for Elementary and Middle School students around Minecraft, Craft Design, Escape Rooms and more!

Located: Minnehaha Academy Lower Campus, 4200 W. River Pkwy, Minneapolis MN 55406 | 5 day half day camps | ages 6-14 | $210 for half day full week camps

Snapology Camps at New Life Academy
Come explore STEM with Snapology at New Life Academy this summer. We’ll be creating Amusement Parks, building robotic pets, exploring the Nether of Minecraft and more!

Located: Hale Elementary, 5330 13th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417 | Mon-Thurs Half Day Camps AM or PM sessions | ages 5-10 | $149 – 4 day half day camps


Summer CampThe Works Museum | Bloomington
Full or half-day Engineering & Design Camps and new STEAM camps are offered 6/10/19-8/29/19 | ages 5-13 | $79-$330


iDTech | St Paul
Sleep Away, Weeklong sessions run 6/17/19-8/9/19 | ages 7-17 | $949+

At iD Tech, kids and teens of all skill levels discover coding, AI, machine learning, film, robotics, and game design, developing the in-demand skills needed to compete in the Twin Cities’ booming startup scene. US News & World Report has ranked Macalester one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges. For over 20 years, we’ve guaranteed small class sizes, the best tech-savvy staff, and forward-thinking curriculum, producing stunning results. When you want the best, it’s iD Tech or nothing.


Nitro-X Day Camp — Build, Test, Drive | Various Locations
Nitro-X is a Summer Camp for middle school campers learning about transportation careers by working on RC cars. Campers learn how vehicles work, build confidence with technical skills, work in teams to develop life and employability skills, gain exposure to industry through tours of local businesses and have fun showing off their skills at the end of the week with a race. Summer Camp locations include: Anoka, Hibbing, Rosemount, and White Bear Lake. See website for dates, times, & fees. Scholarships are available. 


The Bakken Museum | Minneapolis
Science day camps are week-long programs where students design and build.
Sessions: June-August, half or full day options | grades 2-9 | $200-$380

The Bell Museum | St. Paul
Camps include hands-on activities, planetarium visits, games, creative projects, field trips around the University.
Sessions run 6/10/19-8/30/19 | grades K-8 | $225-$245 per week

Camp Invention | 19 metro locations
This camp program from The National Inventors Halls of Fame offers kids challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Sessions run 6/10/19-8/2/19 | grades K-6 | $225-$245 per week

Code Ninjas | Edina, Richfield, Minneapolis, Prior Lake, Savage & Shakopee
Summer Kids Coding, Robotics, APP Development & STEM Camps. Sessions run weekly; June 10 – August 30 | ages 7-14 | $180-$500

Engineering for Kids | Various metro locations
Day camps exploring science, technology and engineering are offered in partnership with local community ed programs. Sessions, length and price are varied per location and type of camp | ages 4-14

Junior Achievement | Maplewood
STEM Camp Session runs in June | grades 4-8 | $190
JA Young Entrepreners Camp Session runs July | grades 5-8 | $190

REM5 VR Summer Camp | St. Louis Park
Learn about the world of Virtual Reality, June 24-27 | for ages 8-13 | $150 

Science Museum of Minnesota | St Paul
Camps offered at the Science Museum run 6/10/19-8/30/19 | ages 3-16 | $65-$367/week

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Robotics, Engineering, STEM Summer Camps

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Twin Cities Summer Camps: Art Camps

TWIN CITIES SUMMER ART CAMPS

Twin Cities Summer Camps: Art Camps

 *This guide is brought to you by summer camp partners.

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Camp Pillsbury | 315 S. Grove Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060
For ages 6-17 | Sleep Away Camp | up to 10 weeks | $850/week

Camp Pillsbury provides the chance to fly on a trapeze, participate in musical theater, sports, learn magic tricks, go horseback riding, tumble, dance, banana boat, and play instruments – all in the same day!
Camp Pillsbury is a fun, safe, unique summer camp that provides over 100 activities to campers ages 6-17. Our staff is made up of experienced professionals that have been hand selected for their particular expertise. Campers choose their activities daily and only participate in what interests them. Dormitory sleeping quarters provide safe and comfortable accommodations and our professional chef at our onsite dining hall provides healthy, tasty meals.


 
Adventures in Cardboard | 9 metro locations (parks)This program seeks to re-inspire creative outdoor play with city-bound youth in uniquely play-focused arts workshops. Sessions run 6/10/19-8/23/19 | ages 8-15 | $379/week.

Articulture | Minneapolis
Full & half-day options plus extended care. Sessions run 6/10/19-8/30/19 | grades pre-K-6 | $285-$295

ARTrageous Adventures | Minneapolis
Preschool and school age programs | ages 4-18 | $125-$250

BanfillLocke Center for the Arts | Fridley
Kids Art Camp offers week long sessions | ages 8-14 | $165-$195

Bruentrup Heritage Farm | Maplewood
Campers discover their artistic side and let imaginations soar. Camp runs one week in July, 9am-4pm | grades 5-8 | $150/session

Courageous heARTS | Minneapolis
Four-day camps running June-August | ages 10-18 | $75/session with discounts for multiple weeks.

Edina Art Center | Edina
Art camp classes usually run Tues-Thurs throughout the summer | students in grades 2-12 | $95 non-members/$84 members – $10 for supervised lunch

FOCI Center for Glass Arts | Minneapolis
Kids Glass Camp sessions run 6/17/19-7/29/19 | ages 9-13 & 13-18 | $325-$425

Great River Summer Camp | St. Paul
Summer camps offered as weekly sessions, Mon-Thurs, run June 17-August 5 | ages 4-16 | $175-$350 

Heartfelt | Minneapolis
Summer Craft Camps | grades K+ | $120-$165/session | register by phone or in person

Highpoint Center for Printmaking | Minneapolis
Summer camps offered in June and July | Ages 8-11 and 9+ | $300-$315/session | See the website for classes and registration instructions.

Kidcreate Studio | Eden Prairie & Woodbury
Full, half-day or one-day mini-camp options and extended lunch hour sessions run 5/29/19-8/29/18 | ages 3-12 | $75-$155/session

kiddywampus | Hopkins
Full of creating and playing | ages 4-9 | $99-$160

Leonardo’s Basement | Minneapolis
A variety of half-day workshops with extended care option sessions | ages 6-17 | $200/session

Loft Literary Center | Minneapolis
The Loft Young Writers’ Program hosts sessions that run in week-long blocks July & Aug, full and half-day options | ages 6-17 | $262-$525/session

Minnesota Center for Book Arts | Minneapolis
Courses for ages six through teen June-August | $165 + material fees/session

Potekglass Studio | Minneapolis
Kids Glass & Art Summer Camp sessions offered in July 2019 | camps for ages 9-11 & 12-14 | $375

Rumriver Art Center | Anoka
Morning and afternoon one-week art camps throughout the summer. Sessions run 6/10/19-8/29/19 | ages 5-17 | $110-$125/session.

Simply Jane | Minneapolis
Full and half-day summer art camp options with after care available. Sessions run 6/10/19-8/30/19 | ages 5+ | $150-$300/session plus supply fee, discount before April 1.

Studio Seven Art Camp | Minneapolis
Full-day painting and drawing classes | ages 7-17 | $580/session

Textile Center | Minneapolis
Full and half-day textile arts camps run 7/8/19-8/23/19 | ages 6-16 | $158-$375/session

The Phipps Summer Art Camp | Hudson, WI
Partial-day and full-day classes offered weekly in drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, art & nature, and more, as well as theater productions and dance | ages 4-teen | Registration is open until class is filled.

Urban Arts Academy Summer Programs | Minneapolis
Urban Arts believes everyone is an artist. Sessions run 6/17/19-8/15/19, Mon-Thurs with AM session: 9am-12:30pm, PM session: 12:30 – 4:30pm or 1:00 – 4:30pm. Full-day option: 9am – 4:30pm | ages 3-14 | $99/half day-$198/wk

 Is your camp missing? We would love to include it in our Summer Camp Guide. Inclusion is FREE. Click this link to sign up to learn how to be included.


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Twin Cities Summer Camps: Specialty Camps

TWIN CITIES SPECIALTY CAMPS

Twin Cities Summer Camps: Specialty Camps

 *This guide is brought to you by summer camp partners.


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Summer CampMoore Than Dance | Fridley

Uniquely Unicorns and Magical Mermaids
Dive under the sea and over the rainbow! Campers will have a magical time learning about these mythical creatures. With crafts, dancing, singing and games, campers will be transformed into a magical world where anything is possible!

Session: June 24-27 | ages 3-10 | $150.00

Perfectly Poppins
Trip the light fantastic and enjoy a jolly holiday with the one and only Mary Poppins! Learn and perform songs and dances from both Mary Poppins movies. Select scenes from the play will also be performed.

Session: July 8-11, 9am-12pm | ages 4-12 | $150

The Greatest Show!
Always wanted to run off to the circus? Then join us for this fantastic class where we will “re-write the stars!” Learn songs and dances from the popular movie, try your hand at juggling, and other circus arts. Campers will create and design their very own circus for friends and family on the last day!

Session: July 15-18, 9am-12pm | ages 4-15 | $150

Candyland Craze!
Each day is a new surprise as we travel around our gigantic game board! Bring your sweet tooth and enjoy music, dance, crafts and of course, candy!

Session: July 8-11, 1-4pm | ages 3-12 | $150


Camp Pillsbury | 315 S. Grove Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060 
For ages 6-17 | Sleep Away Camp | up to 10 weeks | $850/week

Camp Pillsbury provides the chance to fly on a trapeze, participate in musical theater, sports, learn magic tricks, go horseback riding, tumble, dance, banana boat, and play instruments – all in the same day!
Camp Pillsbury is a fun, safe, unique summer camp that provides over 100 activities to campers ages 6-17. Our staff is made up of experienced professionals that have been hand selected for their particular expertise. Campers choose their activities daily and only participate in what interests them. Dormitory sleeping quarters provide safe and comfortable accommodations and our professional chef at our onsite dining hall provides healthy, tasty meals.


German Language Camps |  301 Summit Avenue, St. Paul

Weekly, June 17–August 23 | ages 5-13 | $150 ($130 GAI members)
Kids explore themes including the environment, STEM, science & nature, cooking & baking, and arts & crafts, while learning some German. Several weeks of “Intro to German” are also offered. For ages 5 to 13. Half-day, full-day, and extended care are available.

  • Secret Identity Summer Camp | June 17–21, 9am–12pm | Rising 1-3 Graders  | $145
    Are you a prince or princess (or goat boy)? Do you have a monster-fighting secret identity? Are you a big fan of the Princess in Black, the Goat-Avenger, the Princess in Blankets, or all three? Join us for Secret Identity Summer Camp and learn to manage your own secret identity! Balancing royal life and monster-fighting can be hard, but here we’ll practice our dramatic catchphrases, come up with the best victory dances, design our secret alter-egos, and practice our monster-battling skills and ninja moves. Learn how to keep your kingdom safe without giving away your secret identity!
  • Hogwarts Preparatory Summer Camp | June 24–28 or August 5-9, 1–4pm | Rising 4-6 Graders | $145
    You can’t get your official Hogwarts letter until you turn eleven, but young witches and wizards can join us for Hogwarts Preparatory Summer Camp this summer! We’ll get ready for Hogwarts by being pre-sorted into our houses, practicing our Quidditch moves, and attending classes like Defense Against the Dark Arts, Potions, Transfiguration, Muggle Studies, Care of Magical Creatures, and more! At the end of the week, all students will take their I.M.P. (Introductory Magical Preparedness) exams to show their readiness for starting Hogwarts. Please note–it is important that all attending students have read at least the first book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, to fully experience the camp.
  • We Are in a Camp! | July 22–26, 9am–12pm | Rising 1-3 Graders |$145
    Calling all friends of Gerald and Piggie! Come hang out with other Elephant & Piggie fans to be silly and make each other laugh! In this camp we will learn how to fly like Piggie, trumpet like Elephant, play in the mud like worms, and surprise our friends like the squirrels do. At the end of the week, we’ll act out one of Mo Willems’s stories for our families and friends, using our voices and the movements of our bodies to bring the book to life. A little bit theatre, a lot Elephant & Piggie, and a ton of fun!

Kids Cooking School | Oak Hill Montessori, Shoreview 
Camps are 4 days each.  Several sessions to choose from in June, July and August | 1st-8th grade | $349 early bird pricing- $379

Are you interested in baking or kitchen science?  Do you like Harry Potter?  Want to try to make dishes from around the world? Kids Cooking School is opening camps at Oak Hills Montessori in Shoreview throughout the summer. Camp days run from 9 am-4 pm with a non-cooking break in the afternoon for the youngest chefs and bakers.


Nitro-X Camps — Build, Test, Drive | Various Locations around Minnesota

Nitro-X is a Summer Camp for middle school campers learning about transportation careers by working on RC cars. Campers learn how vehicles work, build confidence with technical skills, work in teams to develop life and employability skills, gain exposure to industry through tours of local businesses and have fun showing off their skills at the end of the week with a race. Summer Camp locations include: Anoka, Hibbing, Rosemount, St. Cloud, White Bear Lake and Willmar. See website for dates, times, & fees. Scholarships are available. 


Autism Society Summer Camps | Eagan, Lake George, Crosslake
Day & overnight sessions run Aug only, $75-$165 | adults & children 6+ | $725-$1540, scholarships available
Camp Discovery | New Horizons locations throughout metro
Sessions run throughout the length of the summer | for ages 5-10
Canine Coach – Dog Camp for Kids | West St. Paul
Sessions run June – August and run Monday-Thursday. $225.00 | Hands on dog obedience and safety for ages 8-13 (or 5-7 with parent).
Concordia Language Villages | Bemidji
Sessions run 6/10/19-8/24/19 w/ 1, 2 or 4 week or day camp options | ages 6-18 | $245-$4,000+
Fresh Films Twin Cities | Best Buy Teen Tech Center at Keystone Community Services, St. Paul
This filmmaking experience is FREE to all who want to join. Experience runs August 5-13 | ages 13-19 | FREE
Idea Academy | James J Hill Center, St Paul
A camp for young entrepreneurs. Session runs June 17th-21, 2019 | grades 6-8 | $300
Italian Summer Camp | Minneapolis
One session 6/17/19-6/21/19  | ages 4-13 | $265 – All language proficiency levels welcome.
Minnesota Urban Debate League | Minneapolis
Held at Augsburg University. Camp sessions run 6/17/19-7/13/19 | ages 13-19 | $275 & up | Register by June 8.

Minnesota Writing Project | U of M Minneapolis Campus
Taught by experienced, licensed teachers | 2 sessions in June | entering grades 5-8 | $200/session

Streetcar Camp | Minnesota Streetcar Museum
Learn about track, motors, and controls and how the crew does their jobs. Each child will have the chance to climb into the Motorman’s seat and run the car down the line. Limited space.
August 2019; 9am-1pm | Ages 6-11 | $49

University of Minnesota Summer Youth Programs | St Paul campus
Week-long themed summer day camp sessions run 6/10/19-8/23/19 | ages 5-15 | $234-$380 per week

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center | Finland, MN
Sessions: 3 days – 3 weeks | grades K-12 | $650 & up/typical week-long session

TWIN CITIES HORSE CAMPS

Bunker Park Stable | Andover
Comprehensive horse riding camps; with lots of riding time. 2-day to 5-day camps available during sessions 6/10/19-8/29/19 | ages 5-18 | $230-$575

Golden Ridge Stables | Lakeville
Horse Mania in Lakeville offers a wonderful “hands and seat on” day camp. Register soon as each session is limited to 8 participants & fills fast. Pony camp option as well. | Sessions run 6/11/19-8/22/19 | ages 6-12 | $225-$425

The Pony Party Place | Elk River
one-day and five-day camps| various themes throughout the summer | ages 3-12

Sunnyside Stables | Rosemount
Each day includes riding — rain or shine. Campers will learn the basics of grooming, saddling, body language, posture, contact and balance to develop independent riding skills. Sessions: 6/10/19-8/29/19 | ages 6-13 | $325/week

TWIN CITIES COOKING CAMPS

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Cooks of Crocus Hill | Minneapolis, St Paul or Stillwater
Camps are 3 days each. Several sessions to choose from in June, July and August | ages 8-16 | $225 per session

Sur La Table | Woodbury
Camps are 3-5 days and run June – August. | ages 8-17 | $150-$249

THAT Cooking School | Lilydale
Offers camp options from 1-4 days, plus a five-day camp ultimate camp for teens | ages 5+ | $60-$250

Way Cool Cooking School | Eden Prairie
Summer cooking camps that allow kids to make some of their favorite dishes and treats! Extended care available. Sessions run 6/10/19-8/29/19 | ages 7-15 | $250-$560 per session

 Is your camp missing? We would love to include it in our Summer Camp Guide. Inclusion is FREE. Click this link to sign up to learn how to be included.


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