TWIN CITIES 2021 SPECIALTY SUMMER CAMPS
Choose from unique summer camps that explore cultures, foreign languages, cooking, horseback riding and other specialties. Please check out our Featured Listings – they make our 2021 Twin Cities Summer Camp Guide possible!
The Kids Cooking School has cooking, art, and science camps where students create memories that last a lifetime. Favorites include our 5th Annual Cake Week and Harry Potter Showdown. Camping Foods, 3D Printing, Crochet/Knit Projects, and Bake Sale Entrepreneurs are new this year. Some classes also available virtually.
Camps run Monday-Thursday, 9 am-4 pm | For Ages 5th grade+, 2 weeks in August 3-5th grade only | Weekly cost $349 thru April 1, 2021, $379 after 4/1 | Contact Chef Tiffany at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.kidscookingschool.org
Camp Pillsbury in Owatonna, Minnesota offers campers endless opportunities to hone their skills in fun and outstanding summer camp programs. Our camp caters to campers from 6-17 years old. Campers design their own unique schedule. Campers pick 3 activities they do everyday and also select 3 activities that can change everyday. The end of the session culminates in a performance day for the camp, parents and community! Camp Pillsbury provides many summer camp activities including: rock band, theatre productions, dance, visual arts, circus, sports, extreme sports, horseback riding, magic, digital arts and multimedia, robotics, watersports and much more. Learn More.
Arts, Active/Sports/Adventure, Cooking/Food, Horse, Music, Science/Tech, Theatre/Performing Arts camps | For ages 6-17 | June 13, 2021 – August 29, 2021 | Day to Sleep Away | up to 11 weeks | $1,000-$10,000 depending on number of weeks.
Tamahay Camp for Girls is beginning its 53rd year of operation. Our philosophy remains the same today as it was when Tamahay was established in the outdoors at an affordable price. Tamahay believes in empowering young girls to be self-sufficient and to earn self-confidence through activity. We offer horseback riding, canoeing, sailing, archery, tennis, fencing as well as cookouts and overnight camping. Our small sessions of 36 campers enable campers to get to know each other, and every counselor to know every girl. Learn More.
Camp for girls | ages 7-16 | June 21, 2021 – July 3, 2021 and July 5, 2021 – July 17, 2021 | Day to Overnight Camp | 2 and 4 week sessions | $1,650 – $2,800.
AHS Camps are known to full quickly. 2021 details TBA soon.
Day & overnight sessions open to AUSM members only (Family membership: $60/year) | adults & children 6+ | 2021 Information TBA.
Day camps offered in a variety of subjects. Prices vary by location and program | ages 5-10 | June through August 2021
Hands on dog obedience and safety for ages 8-13 (or 5-7 with parent). 4-day camps | 2021 Information TBA
Sessions run June through August with 1, 2 or 4 week camp options (virtual and in person in 2021) | ages 6-18 | $395-$4,830 .
German Language Camps | Germanic-American Institute
Spy Camp, Pirate Voyage, Creepy Crawlies, Podcasting for Kids and more during week-long German camps | All levels | Ages 4–13 | June 28-Aug 20, 2021.
Italian Summer Camp | Minneapolis
All language proficiency levels welcome – ages 4-13 | 2021 summer session information TBA.
Minnesota Urban Debate League | Minneapolis
Minnesota Debate & Advocacy Workshop camps. Held at Augsburg University. 5-day camps for middle & high school students | 2021 Camp Information TBA
Nitro-X Camps — Build, Test, Drive, Rosemount
Kids in middle school learn to work on and build remote controlled cars, finishing the week with a race. 2021 Information TBA
One Heartland Camps, Willow River
Overnight camps serving youth affected by HIV/AIDS and LBGTQ+ youth. Sessions June 20th – July 30th | ages 7-17 | Cost is sliding scale, $50-$600 for 6-day sessions or $50-$1100 for 13-day.
Red Balloon Bookshop Book Adventure Camps | St. Paul
2021 summer events and happenings TBA.
University of Minnesota Summer Youth Programs | St Paul campus
2021 information TBA.
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 June 24, 2021 through August 6, 2021 (some are already full) | ages 5-18 | $260-$650.
Golden Ridge Stables | Lakeville
Horse Mania Day Camp in Lakeville offers a wonderful “hands and seat on” day camp. Register soon as each session is limited and fills fast. Pony camp option as well. | 2021 Information TBA February.
The Pony Party Place | Elk River
One-day and five-day camps June through August | various themes throughout the summer | 2021 Information TBA soon.
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: 6/7/21-8/26/21 | ages 6-13 | $350/week
MORE TWIN CITIES COOKING CAMPS
Cooks of Crocus Hill | St Paul or Stillwater
Kids and Teens Cooking Camps at Saint Paul and Stillwater locations. Camps are 3 days each, 2½ hours per day. Several sessions to choose from June 14, 2021-August 16, 2021 | ages 8-17 | $225 per session
THAT Cooking School | Lilydale
Offers camp options from 1-4 days, plus a five-day camp ultimate camp for teens. 2021 Information TBA.
Way Cool Cooking School | Eden Prairie
Summer cooking camps that allow kids to make some of their favorite dishes and treats! Sessions run June 7, 2021 through September 2, 2021| ages 7-15 | $300 sessions.
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.