TWIN CITIES NATURE & OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMPS
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Audubon Center of the Northwoods | Sandstone
The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) has been committed to providing environmental and outdoor education experiences since 1971. Our programs connect people to nature with a focus on developing environmental understanding, ethics and responsibility through experiences that link nature and humans. Experience the great outdoors and make memories that last a lifetime!
Sessions: 6/23/19-7/26/19, camps run in 5-day sessions | ages 9-14 | $468-$645 | Early Bird discount ends March 1
Tamarack Nature Center | White Bear Lake
Bruentrup Heritage Farm | Maplewood
Farm-to-Table camp: curriculum-based day camp that connects elementary aged children to agricultural history and contemporary agriculture. Camp session runs August | grades 2-5 | Price $150 | Register by July
Zip line at the epic Kerfoot Canopy Tour, and learn what it takes to be an adventure guide! Sessions: June ; July . 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
Discovery Day Camp’s high energy activities are offered 9am-4pm M-F, June-August | Ages 5-15 | $165
Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center | Hastings
Full or half-day camps offered in July | ages 6-15 | $179
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory | St Paul
Be a part of Camp Como. Sessions: Full or half-day options available with extended care offered before and after. Dates run 6/10/19-8/30/19 | pre-K thru grade 8 | $135-$155 per session
Girl Scout River Valleys Summer Camps | Zimmerman & Marine-on-St-Croix
Offers resident, troop and day camps throughout the summer. You need not be a Girl Scout to attend | Sessions run 6/16/19-8/16/19 | grades 1 & up | $90-$680 per session
Loppet Foundation | Minneapolis
Adventure Camp is held at Theodore Wirth Park. Sessions run Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm | ages 9-13 | $200/week
Minnesota Zoo | Apple Valley
Minnesota Zoo offers dozens of summer camps for animal-lovers of all ages. Sessions fun 5/28/19-8/30/19, 2.5 hour classes to 5 days per week | ages 3.5-12th grade | $27-$325 per session
Raptor Center | University of Minnesota, St Paul Campus
Summer sessions are run by the University of Minnesota’s Rec & Wellness Camps and specialty camps are also offered in partnership with a variety of other organizations | August 2019 | ages 6-14 depending on the session | $130 & up
Springbrook Nature Center | Fridley
Springbrook Nature Camps run weekly sessions 6/10/19-8/23/19 | ages 5-12 | $145-$155/week
Three Rivers Parks Summer Camps
Full lineup of outdoor adventure camps at 15 locations throughout the western half of the Twin Cities | ages 4-18 | $80 & up
Wargo Nature Center | Lino Lakes
Camps vary in length from three to five days, and children as young as four are invited to participate. Sessions run June-Aug | Preschool-grade 8 | $95 to $200/session | One-day Grandparent Camp is $15/pp.
Wildlife Science Center | Columbus/Forest Lake
At Wolves & Wildlife Day Camps, each session is filled with wildlife activities, games and more. Week-long sessions run June-Aug | ages 8-15 | $265/week
Wood Lake Nature Center | Richfield
Most camps are 3 days, with a couple week-long sessions for older grade school kids. July-August | ages 3-11 | $48-$98
YMCA Day Camps: Camp Icaghowan (Amery, WI), Camp Ihduhapi (Loretto), Camp St Croix (Hudson) offer programming for kids ages 5-17.
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