2021 Twin Cities Summer Camps: Culture & History Camps


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German Language Camps | Germanic-American Institute

Kids will have the run of the GAI Haus and grounds this summer, exploring interactive themes while learning German. Beginners to bilingual campers are welcome at GAI’s half-day summer camps, with before- and after-care available. Themes include Spy Camp, Pirate Voyage, Kitchen Science, Creepy Crawlies, Podcasting for Kids, and more!  | All levels | Ages 4–13 | June 28-Aug 20, 2021.

Camps will be held outdoors as much as possible and COVID safety precautions will be followed. Register at gaimn.org/camps

More Culture & History Camps
American Swedish Institute | Minneapolis

Day Camps for Ages 6-10 and multi-day camps for a variety of ages with topics such as Vikings, Pippi Longstocking and Swedish cooking | June 15, 22 & 29; August 4-5.  | $125

Dakota City Youth Camps | Farmington
Dakota City offers Master Apprentice Teen Camps (ages 13+), Junior Apprentice Camp (ages 6-12) and a one-day Try It Camp| June 14-July 15, 2021. $35-$150.
Dakota Language Camps | Pond Dakota Mission Park, Bloomington
For kids and adults of all ages (under 7 to be accompanied by adult) | Tuesday-Thursday, July 13-15, 2021; 10am-3pm. $50/pp. Bloomington Parks Activity #160-A.
Gammelgarden Museum | Scandia
Dalapalooza Parent-Child Camp | July 22, 10 – 2; July 24, 10 – 2; August 11, 10 – 2 | $50/pair
Gibbs Farm Summer Day Camps | Falcon Heights, MN 55113
Pioneer history, Dakota seasonal life, nature, games, and tea party camps | July 6-August 25 | $22-$165.
Homestead, Tea and Manners & Pastimes of Time Past | Historic Cahill School and Minnehaha Grange Hall, Edina
Learn how to live like a Pioneer child circa 1888! One room schoolhouse lessons, fun outdoor games and chores, create and serve tea and treats and crafts. Mondays-Thursdays. | June 12-August 19, 2021 | $195/week | Ages 6-12.
Lake Minnetonka History Camp | Excelsior Elementary
Mid-1800s immersion camp | ages 6-14 | 2021 details TBA.
Minnesota Historical Society | Twin Cities metro-area

The MHS traditionally offers summer camp programming at the following historic sites: Alexander Ramsey House, Fort Snelling, and Mill City Museum |  2021 details TBA.

White Bear Lake Historical Society 

Campers investigate the people, places, and events that make the White Bear Lake area unique. | June 14-July 29 | Grades 3-6 | $175.00.

Is your summer camp missing? We would love to include it in our 2021 Ultimate Summer Camp Guide. Basic inclusion is FREE and upgraded entries are very affordable. Click this link to sign up to learn how to be included.

This article contains paid and free submitted entries of summer camps. These camps have been collected as a convenience to parents seeking summer camp options and are for informational purposes only. Inclusion does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Family Fun Twin Cities.

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