Classic outdoor adventures, tech-y enrichment, performing arts opportunities and cultural explorations are just a sampling of what you’ll find in our 2018 Guide to Twin Cities Summer Camps. From day camps for your preschoolers to sleepaways for the teens, these local camps offer something for everyone.
This post is brought to you by participating summer camps.
A Big Thank You to our Title Sponsor Shell Lake Arts Center.
Shell Lake Arts Center | Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Located in beautiful northwestern Wisconsin, the Shell Lake Arts Center in Shell Lake provides master teachers and a premium learning experience in music, theatre, and visual arts for all students.
Our programs and staff are well-respected nationally with some of the longest-running programs of their kind in the United States. With over 50 years of experience, the Center gives its students a positive, safe and secure summer camp learning environment to further develop and explore their talents.
Join us at the lake this summer, and visit our website for a schedule of camps and workshop offered for 2018! Sessions run 6/10/18-8/10/18 |$595 if by March 1st, $625 after March 1st (some camps have additional course fees). Register by 6/10/2018.
802 1st St, Shell Lake, Wisconsin
firstname.lastname@example.org • 715-468-2414
From musical theatre to film making. From Jazz Band to string instruments. From nature-inspired art to show choir. Shell Lake Arts Center offers art camps of ALL shapes and sizes.
iD Tech is a technology education company that teaches over 50,000 kids and teens each season. We have tons of summer tech camps at universities all over the country, from Macalester College to MIT to Stanford, with courses covering everything from coding to VR game design to 3D printing. We create a unique environment where students develop new skills, get excited about the latest tech, make new friends, and discover their passions. iD Tech helps prepare students for college, bright futures in STEM, and beyond.
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6) 6/18-6/21/18: Send your princess to camp at Moore Than Dance
Princess Promenade Summer Camp – Morning | Moore Than Dance, 1220 E. Moore Lake Dr., Fridley, MN | 10:00am-12:00pm | $120 | Princesses know their power comes not from their beauty, but from the virtues and qualities they possess. Dance, sing, make crafts and learn how you can be a princess too! Ages 4-8
6/18-6/21/18: Princess Promenade Summer Camp -Afternoon | Moore Than Dance, 1220 E. Moore Lake Dr., Fridley, MN | 5:00-7:00pm | $120 | Princesses know their power comes not from their beauty, but from the virtues and qualities they possess. Dance, sing, make crafts and learn how you can be a princess too! Ages 4-8
Kids Glass Camp: This is a wonderful opportunity to explore the diverse process in glassmaking. Student will have a chance to work with glass from its cold state to blowing glass in its liquid and malleable form. Students will learn the science and art of this unique and exceptional medium.
Sessions run 6/18/18-8/3/18 | ages 9-13, 13-18 | $375 | Registration open
At Urban Arts we believe everyone is an artist. Write and record your own song, create a board game, dance around the world, and build sculptures out of clay!
Sessions run 6/18/18-8/16/18 | ages 3-14 | AM session: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM, PM session: 12:30 – 4:30 PM or 1:00 – 4:30 PM, Full-day classes: 9:00 AM – 4:30 | Register by 5/31/18
Bruentrup Heritage Farm | Maplewood
Art Camp – Campers discover their artistic side and let imaginations soar. Campers get to work on a variety of fun projects and participate in the joys of making art with friends; experimenting with painting, drawing, cartooning, mixed-media, weaving, and much more!
Camp runs 7/16/18-7/19/18 , 9am-4pm | grades 5-8 | $150/session | register by 7/1/18
Loft Literary Center | Minneapolis
The Loft Young Writers’ Program: We have something for everyone—from the youngster just learning to put pen to paper to the seasoned high school senior with a novel already under her belt. We believe strongly that each youth should have the opportunity to explore, dream, and create, all while exploring their voice and creative talents. The Loft’s Young Writers’ Program is here to meet you on your writing journey and cheer you on to the next stop! We’ve got a pencil and notebook with your name on it, and they’re waiting to take you anywhere your imagination can carry you.
Sessions run in week-long blocks July & Aug, full and half-day options | ages 6-17 | $262-$525/session
We’ll begin our day by setting up a crime scene and discovering the clues to how the best, most suspenseful mystery stories are written! We’ll will use props, games, and read stories to inspire our own writing. We’ll learn the vocabulary of mysteries while exploring writing craft, from character to plot.
After a short lunch and play break, we’ll delve into the world of comics while writing and drawing our own comic books! By the end of the week, students will have their own mystery—from scary to fantastical to funny—and their own comic to take home and enjoy for the rest of the summer!
Camp runs from 7/16/2018-7/20/2018 | Ages 9-11 years | $575 regular rate; $517.50 Loft member rate; $402.50 low income discount.
The Phipps Summer Art Camp | 109 Locust St., Hudson, WI 54016
Partial-day and full-day classes offered weekly in drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, art & nature, and more, as well as theater productions and dance.
Sessions run 6/18-8/10/2018 | ages 4-teen | Registration is open until class if filled.
Adventures in Cardboard | 9 metro locations (parks) Articulture | Minneapolis ARTrageous Adventures | Minneapolis Banfill–Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley Courageous heARTS | Minneapolis Edina Art Center | Edina Glass Art Summer Camp | Potekglass, Minneapolis Heartfelt | Minneapolis Highpoint Center for Printmaking | Minneapolis Kidcreate Studio | Eden Prairie & Woodbury kiddywampus | Hopkins Leonardo’s Basement | Minneapolis Simply Jane | Minneapolis Studio Seven Art Camp | Minneapolis Textile Center | Minneapolis
This program seeks to re-inspire creative outdoor play with city-bound youth in uniquely play-focused arts workshops. Sessions run 6/11/18-8/24/18 | ages 8-15 | $369/week.
Full & half-day options plus extended care. Sessions run 6/11/18-8/31/18 | ages 4-18 | $132-$285
Preschool and school age programs. | ages 4-18 | $125-$250.
Kids Art Camp offers week long sessions. Register by 6/8/18 | ages 8-14 | $165-$195
Four-day camps running June 25-August 16 | ages 10-18 | $75/session with discounts for multiple weeks.
Art camp classes usually run Tues-Thurs throughout the summer | students in grades 2-12 | $95 non-members/$84 members – $10 for supervised lunch
Half-day classes running July 9 – July 13 | Grades 3-9 | $375
Summer Craft Camps | grades K+ | $120-$165/session | register by phone or in person
Summer camps offered in June and July | Ages 8-11 and 9+ | $300-$315/session | See the website for classes and registration instructions.
Full, half-day or one-day mini-camp options and extended lunch hour sessions run 5/30/18-8/30/18 | ages 3-12 | $75-$150/session
Details are still being worked out for these 3-day camps, but you can be sure they will be full of creating and playing | ages 4-9 | $99-$160 | Register by March 1, 2018
A variety of half-day workshops with extended care option sessions | ages 6-17 | $200/session
Full and half-day summer art camp options with after care available. Sessions run 6/11/18-8/24/18 | ages 5+ | $130-$150/session plus supply fee
Full-day painting and drawing classes run 6/25/18-8/3/18 | ages 7-17 | $580/session
Full and half-day textile arts camp options | ages 6-16 | $175-$375/session. Some of these are beginning to sell out.
Adventures in Cardboard | 9 metro locations (parks)
Articulture | Minneapolis
ARTrageous Adventures | Minneapolis
Banfill–Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley
Courageous heARTS | Minneapolis
Edina Art Center | Edina
Glass Art Summer Camp | Potekglass, Minneapolis
Heartfelt | Minneapolis
Highpoint Center for Printmaking | Minneapolis
Kidcreate Studio | Eden Prairie & Woodbury
kiddywampus | Hopkins
Leonardo’s Basement | Minneapolis
Simply Jane | Minneapolis
Studio Seven Art Camp | Minneapolis
Textile Center | Minneapolis
NATURE/FARM & OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMPS
Tamarack Nature Center | White Bear Lake
Summer Day Camps at Tamarack offer kids 3-13 a chance to dig into nature play! Animal encounters, hiking, swimming, animal tracking, pioneer play, pond-dipping, mud-mucking and gardening adventures await. Four-day camp weeks are perfect for busy families, and one-day mini camps and half-day camps are also available. All camps guarantee plenty of nature play, adventure and fun. Register online at tamaracknaturecenter.org.
Camp sessions are 4-day camps and one-day mini camps | ages 3-13 | Price $25-$195 | Registration is on-going
Bruentrup Heritage Farm | Maplewood
Farm-to-Table camp: curriculum-based day camp that connects elementary aged children to agricultural history and contemporary agriculture. This opportunity at the Bruentrup Heritage Farm fully immerses students in the science, history, and fun of agriculture and provides the perfect set of activities for kids to enjoy during the summer. This four-day camp will teach students about the science of butter and ice cream, give them the opportunity to play old-time games like townball, and have fun with arts and crafts.
Camp session runs August 6-9 | grades 2-5 | Price $150 | Register by July 23
Green Earth Children’s Academy | Minneapolis
We provide the magical space for your children to enjoy summer with a group of children creating their own spectacular visions of play ideas and learning from the myriads of art, nature, and environmental science projects. Green Earth summer camp has the freedom to have a diverse and authentic summer experience being a house-based summer camp program with a smaller group of fourteen children with two teachers.
Sessions: 9am-1pm M-F (two sessions available) | ages 3-10 | $75-$165 | register by 7/23/18
Zip line at the epic Kerfoot Canopy Tour, and learn what it takes to be an adventure guide! Campers learn about leadership, cooperation, trust, self-confidence, personal responsibility & individual growth. Enjoy new friendships and learn new skills while experiencing Minnesota’s great outdoors. Sessions: June 18-20; July 16-18. M-W, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm | ages 11-15 | $200 per camper | Register 2 days prior to first day of camp
Base Camp | Blooomington Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center | Hastings Como Park Zoo & Conservatory | St Paul Girl Scout River Valleys Summer Camps | Zimmerman & Marine-on-St-Croix International School of MN | Eden Prairie Loppet Foundation | Minneapolis Minnesota Zoo | Apple Valley Raptor Center | University of Minnesota, St Paul Campus Springbrook Nature Center | Fridley Tamarack Nature Center | White Bear Lake Three Rivers Parks Summer Camps Wargo Nature Center | Lino Lakes Wildlife Science Center | Columbus/Forest Lake YMCA Day Camps: Camp Icaghowan (Amery, WI), Camp Ihduhapi (Loretto), Camp St Croix (Hudson) offer programming for kids ages 5-17
Discovery Day Camp’s high energy activities are offered 9am-4pm M-F, June-August | Ages 5-15 | $165
Full or half-day camps offered in July | ages 6-15 | $179/participant OR $169 for “Friends of CNC”
Be a part of Camp Como! Sessions: Full or half-day options available with extended care offered before and after. Dates run 6/11/18-8/31/18 | pre-K thru grade 8 |$135-$155 per session
Offers resident, troop and day camps throughout the summer. You need not be a Girl Scout to attend! | grades 1 & up | $90-$680 per session
Summer Adventure Camp full and half-day sessions | ages 3.5-15 | $200-$300/week
Adventure Camp is held at Theodore Wirth Park. Sessions run Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm | ages 9-13 | $200/week
Minnesota Zoo offers dozens of summer camps for animal-lovers of all ages. Sessions fun 5/29/18-8/31/18, 2.5 hour classes to 5 days per week | ages 4+ | $27-$325 per session
Summer sessions, run by the University of Minnesota’s Rec & Wellness Camps, run 6/11/18-8/10/18 | ages 6-15 depending on the session | $299 | Raptor specialty camps are also offered in partnership with a variety of other organizations.
Springbrook Nature Camps run weekly sessions 6/11/18-8/24/18 | ages 5-12 | $145-$155/week. One-day Family Camps are $35/pp.
Calling all nature adventurers! Sessions: Weekly camps held 6/18/18 – 8/16/18 | ages 3-14 | $25/one day camps, $95/half-day preschool camps, $195/full day camps
Camps vary in length from three to five days, and children as young as four are invited to participate. Sessions run 6/25/18-8/23/18 | Preschool-grade 8 | $95 to $200/session | One-day Grandparent Camp is $15/pp.
At Wolves & Wildlife Day Camps, each session is filled with wildlife activities, games and more. Week-long sessions run 6/25/18-8/10/18 | ages 8-15 | $265/week
Base Camp | Blooomington
Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center | Hastings
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory | St Paul
Girl Scout River Valleys Summer Camps | Zimmerman & Marine-on-St-Croix
International School of MN | Eden Prairie
Loppet Foundation | Minneapolis
Minnesota Zoo | Apple Valley
Raptor Center | University of Minnesota, St Paul Campus
Springbrook Nature Center | Fridley
Tamarack Nature Center | White Bear Lake
Three Rivers Parks Summer Camps
Wargo Nature Center | Lino Lakes
Wildlife Science Center | Columbus/Forest Lake
YMCA Day Camps: Camp Icaghowan (Amery, WI), Camp Ihduhapi (Loretto), Camp St Croix (Hudson) offer programming for kids ages 5-17
American Swedish Institute | Minneapolis
For family fun at the American Swedish Institute, don’t miss our Thursday summer day camps (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) chose from Pippi Longstocking, Vikings and Nordic Cooking and Culture themes; PLUS a new 4-day Youth Handcraft Camp on June 25-28 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) with hands-on creative activities where kids (ages 7-13) will work with wood, fiber, glass, ceramics and metal to create fun and useful objects to take home. For more information visit ASImn.org or 2600 Park Ave., Mpls.
Sessions: 1 day / 9am – 3pm, $50 member / $60 non-member
Gibbs Farm | Falcon Heights
Digging History: In 1995, Gibbs Farm located the original “Soddy” site and participated in an archaeological dig with the University of Minnesota. Whether learning about pioneer life in 1849 through this dig or searching for the Dakota trail that crossed the Gibbs farm, archaeology has played an important role at the Gibbs historic site for years. Campers will learn about archaeology, participate in hands-on digs at the site and much more. Boys and girls will discover how archaeology helps determine how people lived long ago by the objects they used. One of six great day camps!
Digging History Camp runs Tuesday-Thursday, 7/17/18-7/19/18 9 am- 1 pm | ages 11-15 | $99 | Register by 7/13/2018
Gibbs Farm’s other day camps are offered 6/20-8/31 | $99/week | Pioneer Peewees: $19.00 per week.
Gammelgarden Museum | Scandia Minnesota Historical Society | Twin Cities metro-area
Dakota City offers a Master Apprentice Teen Camp ages 12 and up (6/11/18-6/14/18) $135 or Junior Apprentice Camp ages 6-12 (7/16/18-7/19/18), Mon – Thurs, 9am – 3pm | $55-$135 depending on session
Session: 7/24/18-7/26/8 |10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | For youth and adults of ALL AGES! (Children under age 7 must be accompanied) | $50
Little Green Frog Day Camp offers half or full-day options | grades K-5 | $60 per session
The MHS offers summer camp programming at the following historic sites: Alexander Ramsey House, Fort Snelling, and Mill City Museum | ages $45-$235 per session
Gammelgarden Museum | Scandia
Minnesota Historical Society | Twin Cities metro-area
Kids Cooking School | Lino Lakes
Kids and teens will have a blast learning cooking fundamentals, participate in challenges, and learn about the science of cooking – all in a nonprofit, hands-on cooking school where young chefs work independently in teams of two at their own mini cooking station with full-size equipment just like they have at home. Each camp includes an apron to keep and access to a private website where we share class materials and bonus videos to use after camp is over. We limit each camp to 14 children so we can interact closely with each child, so camps fill up quickly. If your kid loves to cook – or even if they are a novice and want to learn more – this camp is a great way for children to have a culinary experience that they will remember for a lifetime.
Sessions: 6/11/18-8/31/18 with half/full day options and Friday-only camps | ages 6 & up | $179-$400 |
Cooks of Crocus Hill | Grand Ave, St Paul or Main Street Stillwater THAT Cooking School | Lilydale Way Cool Cooking School | Eden Prairie
Camps are 3 days each. Several sessions to choose from in June, July and August | ages 8-12 | $225 per session
Offers camp options from 1-4 days, plus a five-day camp ultimate camp for teens | ages 5+ | $60-$250
Summer cooking camps that allow kids to make some of their favorite dishes and treats! Extended care available. Sessions run 6/4/18-8/30/18 | ages 7-15 | $240 per session
Cooks of Crocus Hill | Grand Ave, St Paul or Main Street Stillwater
THAT Cooking School | Lilydale
Way Cool Cooking School | Eden Prairie
Snapology | Minneapolis
Snapology camps provide a perfect mixture of STEAM learning and fun! With camps happening at our new 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!
Sessions: Half day to full day options | ages 4-14 | $150 per 15 hour camp half day
Junior Achievement | Maplewood
Students in grades 4-8 will learn how to run a successful business through a variety of fun, interactive activities. Held at JA BizTown, our unique kid-sized city in Maplewood, MN. June session explores STEM careers; July session will appeal to the young entrepreneur. Learn more here.
STEM Camp Session runs 6/18/18-6/21/18 | grades 4-8 | $190
JA Young Entrepreners Camp Session runs 7/23/18-7/26/18 | grades 5-8 | $190
The Bakken Museum | Minneapolis
Science Day Camps at the Bakken Museum are seasonal week-long programs where students design and build their own inventions, practice creative thinking skills, make magic tricks, and play games. Camps take place in the spring, summer and winter, and are directed by the skilled education staff at the Bakken Museum.
Sessions: June-August | grades 2-9 | $200-$345 | register by 6/15/18
Camp Invention | 22 metro locations Computer Explorers of MN | various metro locations Engineering for Kids | various metro locations Science Museum of Minnesota | St Paul Works Museum | Bloomington
This camp program from The National Inventors Halls of Fame offers kids challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Sessions run 6/11/18-8/16/18 | grades K-6 |$225-$245 per week
Technology & science day camps include Minecraft, Video Game Design, Programming, Engineering, Robotics, Computers, Filmmaking and more. Sessions run 6/11/18-8/17/18 | ages 4-15 | $235/session
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
Camps offered at the Science Museum run 6/11/18-8/31/18 | ages 3-16 | $68-$367/week
Full or half-day Engineering & Design Camps are offered 6/11/18-8/30/18 | ages 5-14 | $77-$185
Camp Invention | 22 metro locations
Computer Explorers of MN | various metro locations
Engineering for Kids | various metro locations
Science Museum of Minnesota | St Paul
Works Museum | Bloomington
Children’s Theatre Company | Minneapolis
Join Children’s Theatre Company June 11 – August 17 and give your star the opportunity to explore acting, musical theatre, improv, and more! With nearly 100 one-week summer camps for Ages 4-18, you’re sure to find the perfect fit. Extended Care and Scholarships are available.
Sessions: 6/11/18-8/17/18 | ages 4-18 | $140 & up per session | Register soon. Space is limited.
SteppingStone Theater | St Paul
Dream. Discover. Do! Spend your summer at Stepping Stone Theatre. Youth ages 3-18 participate in a variety of programs to spark creativity and confidence while developing theatre skills. Week-long camps, day-long workshops and extended programming to fit your schedule. Have fun this summer! Join us at SteppingStone Theatre. Check out our website for registration information.
Sessions: 6/11/18-8/24/18 | ages 3-18 | $75-$425 per session | register by 6/11/18 and throughout the summer
Brave New Workshop Student Union | Minneapolis Chanhassen Dinner Theaters | Chanhassen O’Shea Irish Dance | St Paul Stages Theatre Company | Hopkins Youth Performance Company | St Paul
Youth and Teen Improve Comedy Camp sessions begin June 2018 | for ages 9-17 | $220
Musical Theatre Camp sessions run 6/11/18-8/10/18 | ages 5-18 | $160 – $450
Irish Beginner Dance Camp is Irish Step Dance instruction for fun, fitness and friends. Sessions: Currently TBD, 1 to 2 hours per sessions | $60 – $80
Offers acting workshops running 6/18/18-8/17/18 | ages 4-17 | $120-$505/workshop
Offers week-long acting classes 6/11/18-8/24/18 | grades K-12 | $130-$260
Brave New Workshop Student Union | Minneapolis
Chanhassen Dinner Theaters | Chanhassen
O’Shea Irish Dance | St Paul
Stages Theatre Company | Hopkins
Youth Performance Company | St Paul
University of Northwestern | Roseville
Brio Music Camp: Join other children (ages 4–8) for a week of Music and Movement including listening to a variety of music, playing classroom instruments, and drawing to music. Students will be exploring the connection between music and movement, incorporating nature walks, storytelling, concert listening, singing, and much more!(Brio Music Camp is offered through the Academy of Music in partnership with Fusion Arts – fusionartsmn.org) Brio means brillance, vitality, with energy.
Camp runs June 11-15, 2018. 9:30am-12:00pm or 1pm-3:30p| ages 4-8 | $115 | Register by June 5
Show Choir Camp: Calling all 9–16 year olds who love to sing, dance, and act to join the Show Choir Camp! Musical rehearsals, vocal coaching, and choreography combine to prepare for a final exciting performance on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Camp runs July 9-13, 2018 10am-4pm| ages 9-16 | $215 | Register by June 26
Piano Camp: The goal of the Piano Institute is to provide a concentrated week of stimulating musical activities within a Christian environment which will motivate and encourage students in their piano studies. The Institute is open to serious piano students ages 10–18 (intermediate to advanced levels). Students will be grouped according to age and ability.
Camp runs June 25-29, 2018| ages 10-18 | $395 & up | Register by June 15
Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) Summer Programs |Minneapolis, St. Paul Kindermusik of the Valley | Burnsville & Lakeville MacPhail Center for Music | 5 metro locations Sing Minnesota | St Paul Sarah Jane’s Music School | Minneapolis
Two engaging summer programs in Minneapolis and St. Paul provide fun and challenging orchestral experiences for string, woodwind, brass, and percussion students of all abilities, ages 8-18. No auditions required. Need-based scholarships available
Classes are for children newborn – 5 years. Sing and play all the way through the summer!
Sessions: Early June thru early August in 45-90 minute classes | ages newborn-5 yrs | $75-150
Summer camps for absolute beginners to advanced players in early childhood music, chamber music, piano, voice, composition, jazz and rock. Sessions run mid-June through late August | ages 3-adult | $175-$1299
Summer session at Concordia University St Paul: 8/6/18-8/10/18, 8:30 am-4:30 pm | ages 8-12 | $350 |
One-week classes for different levels and ages | ages 7-18| $240 |
Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) Summer Programs |Minneapolis, St. Paul
Kindermusik of the Valley | Burnsville & Lakeville
MacPhail Center for Music | 5 metro locations
Sing Minnesota | St Paul
Sarah Jane’s Music School | Minneapolis
Bunker Park Stable | Andover
Comprehensive horse riding camps; with lots of riding time. 1-day to 5-day camps still available during sessions 6/4/18-8/31/18 | ages 5-18 | $95-$475
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! | ages 8-13 | $425
Regent Arabians: Horsemanship Mentoring Day Camp | Rogers
Have fun with horses! | ages 8 – 18 | $160/day, $600/week, $2,400/month
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: 6/11/18-8/23/18 | ages 6-13 | $325/week
Camp Discovery | Multiple Locations
The summer child care program at New Horizon Academy, Camp Discovery, is your child’s passport to a summer of fun, friends, and field trips. Summer at New Horizon Academy provides your child a safe environment to learn, play, and explore during those happy summer days. The summer child care program at New Horizon Academy, Camp Discovery, is your child’s passport to a summer of fun, friends, and field trips. Summer at New Horizon Academy provides your child a safe environment to learn, play, and explore during those happy summer days.
Session runs June-August | ages 5 years old through 4th grade | Register anytime!
3rd Lair Skatepark | Golden Valley Circus Juventas | St. Paul InnerCity Tennis | Summer Tennis in the Parks, Minneapolis Joy of the People Soccer Center | St Paul, Minneapolis, Edina Lake Calhoun Sailing School | Minneapolis Little Gym of Edina | Edina Kid Yoga Minnesota | Minneapolis Minneapolis Bouldering Project | Minneapolis PLA-it, Revolutionary Sports | Minneapolis Sanneh Foundation Soccer Camps | Various locations St Paul Urban Tennis | St Paul TAGS Gymnastics Camp | Eden Prairie & Apple Valley Vertical Endeavors | Bloomington & St Paul
Skateboard Camp sessions run Mon-Fri, 9am-noon 6/11/18-8/24/18 | ages 6-16 | $200/week
Circus sessions run 9am-3:35pm 6/11/18-7/13/18 | ages 6-15 | $85/day & $405/week
Sessions run 6/18/18-7/27/18 | ages 6-17 | $100, scholarships available
Full and half-day option sessions run 6/11/18-8/31/18 | ages 5-15 | $115-$139/week | Endless Summer options run from $599-$699.
Two week sessions run 6/11/18-8/16/18 | ages 7-15 | $270-$485
Half-day sessions | ages 3-12 | $25/day
Themed yoga camps with extended day options. Sessions run mid-June-early August, 9 am-3 pm | ages 5-10 | $75/day or $355/week
Weekly camps June through August | ages 5–12. | $250
Offered every day of summer. Register for one-day, one-week, or multiple day sports camps | ages 4-14 | Daily price ranges from $65-$75, week-long camps $235-$265
For ages 5-12. Free soccer camps at parks throughout the Twin Cities.
Sessions run mid-June-late July, 2018. Weeklong sampler camps are $45/pp
Gymnastic Camp for girls and boys. Half & full day options available | ages 3-17 | $119-$399
Climbing camp half and full day sessions run 6/18/18-8/24/18 | ages 6-13 | $250
3rd Lair Skatepark | Golden Valley
Circus Juventas | St. Paul
InnerCity Tennis | Summer Tennis in the Parks, Minneapolis
Joy of the People Soccer Center | St Paul, Minneapolis, Edina
Lake Calhoun Sailing School | Minneapolis
Little Gym of Edina | Edina
Kid Yoga Minnesota | Minneapolis
Minneapolis Bouldering Project | Minneapolis
PLA-it, Revolutionary Sports | Minneapolis
Sanneh Foundation Soccer Camps | Various locations
St Paul Urban Tennis | St Paul
TAGS Gymnastics Camp | Eden Prairie & Apple Valley
Vertical Endeavors | Bloomington & St Paul
Camp Pillsbury | Owatonna
Camp Pillsbury provides the chance to fly on a trapeze, participate in musical theater, sports, learn magic tricks, go horseback riding, tumble, dance, 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.
Sessions: 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10-week sessions | ages 6 – 17 | $799 per week | register by 6/1/18
Audubon Center of the Northwoods | Sandstone
Audubon Center of the North Woods camps have a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Experience the great outdoors and make memories that last a lifetime! All 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. ACNW has been providing environmental and outdoor education programs since 1971. 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.
Sessions: 6/28/18-7/27/18 | entering grades 4-7 | $468-$645 | register by 5/1/18
Autism Society Summer Camps | Eagan, Lake George, Crosslake Campo Estivo | Italian Cultural Center, Minneapolis Concordia Language Villages | Bemidji Minnesota Writing Project | U of M Minneapolis Campus University of Minnesota Summer Youth Programs | St Paul campus Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center | Finland, MN
Day and overnight sessions run 8/6/18-8/16/18, $75-$165 | adults and children 6+| $725-$1540, scholarships are available
Language Immersion Summer Camp 6/17/18-8/17/18 | 4-12; divided into two age groups (4-6) and (7-12)| $295 non-members (lunch and snacks are included)
Sessions: 1, 2 or 4 weeks | ages 6-18 | $245-$4,510
Taught by experienced, licensed teachers | June 18-22 or 25-29 | grades 5-8 | $200/session | Limited space.
Sessions: Hogwarts Preparatory Summer Camp | July 9–13, 1–4pm & August 6–10, 1–4pm | Rising 3-5 Graders | $135
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. | August 9; 9am-1pm | Ages 6-11| $49 | Limited space.
Week-long summer day camp sessions run 6/11/18-8/24/18 | ages 5-15 | $224-$389 per week
Sessions: 3 days – 3 weeks | grades K-12 | $597/typical week-long session | register by 6/22/18
Autism Society Summer Camps | Eagan, Lake George, Crosslake
Campo Estivo | Italian Cultural Center, Minneapolis
Concordia Language Villages | Bemidji
Minnesota Writing Project | U of M Minneapolis Campus
University of Minnesota Summer Youth Programs | St Paul campus
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center | Finland, MN
Join us at the lake this summer, and visit our website for a schedule of camps and workshop offered for 2018!
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