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2019 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide

Kids can learn how to program robots, play chess, speak Chinese or dance hip-hop style, among other enrichment options.

Found 229 camps.

43 Hoops Basketball and Girls Volleyball Camps

Full- and half-day, four-day camps for all skill levels.

AKA All Sports Camp

Five-day to 10-week, extended-day sessions to experience a new sport and field trip each week. Locations in Blaine, Circle Pines, Hopkins and Ramsey.

All Sports Camp

Full-day, four-day multisport experience to equip young people with the tools to become better athletes and people.

Alliance Francaise French Camps

Half-day, five-day French language camps for beginners and experienced students. Shorter sessions available for ages 3-4.

American Indian Camp

Four-day resident camp for American Indian students featuring indigenous language classes, activities and college prep workshops.

American Swedish Institute Camps

Four-day, full-day sessions for youth handcraft or Swedish immersion with Sommar På Slottet (summer at the castle).

Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs Camp

Five-day, half-day choir camp with no audition required.

Animal Humane Society Camps

Five-day, full-day animal-themed sessions at four metro area locations.

Anoka County Parks and Recreation Camps

Four-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions to explore our world with hands-on activities in Anoka County's ecologically diverse habitats.

  • Website: tinyurl.com/anoka2019
  • Categories: Day camps, Metro area, Sports/athletics, Wilderness/outdoor adventures
  • Price: $100 - $200
  • Dates: Jun 17 - Aug 22
  • Phone: 763-324-3350
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: Entering grades K - 9
  • Location: Wargo Nature Center, Lino Lakes, MN

Anoka Technical College Camps

Three-day, full-day sessions for health care or learning about technical careers.

ArtiCulture Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions to explore a variety of media and emphasize personal creativity.

  • Website: articulture.org
  • Categories: Arts, General arts
  • Price: $132 - $295
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 612-729-5151
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: Entering grades PreK - 12
  • Location: ArtiCulture, Minneapolis, MN

Artistry Art Camps

Five-day, half-day sessions for pottery, fused glass, theater, drawing, painting, crafting and more.

Audubon Center of the North Woods Camps

Six-day resident camps to experience the environment with a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Located in Sandstone, Minn.

Augsburg Elite Distance Academy

Five-day, extended-day or resident camp designed for developing stronger runners, leaders and community stewards.

Autism Society of Minnesota Camps

Five- to six-day, full-day or resident camp in Eagan, Crosslake and Lake George, Minn., for individuals with autism.

  • Website: ausm.org
  • Categories: Special needs
  • Price: $725 - $1,585
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Aug 16
  • Phone: 651-647-1083
  • Types: Full day, Overnight
  • Ages: 6 - adult
  • Location: Camp Butwin, Eagan, MN

Bakken Museum Camps

Half- or full-day, five-day sessions to learn the invention process by designing and building projects using tools.

Ballet Intensive

Five-day, half-day session includes ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz and more.

Beginner Fencing Camp

Five-day, half-day introductory class suitable for beginners and novice fencers.

Bemidji State University Camps

Three- to seven-day resident camps for music, science, health care, starting a business, scuba diving and football kicker and long snapper training.

Bethel University Camps

Three- to seven-day, half-, full-day or resident camps in St. Paul for sports camps, Bethel Business Academy and Living the Questions.

  • Website: bethel.edu/camps
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $95 - $375
  • Dates: Jun 11 - Aug 2
  • Phone: 651-638-6090/651-638-6117
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 1 - completed 12
  • Location: Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN

Big Sandy Camp

Six-day Christian-based resident bible camp in McGregor, Minn., with laser tag, knockerball, archery, field games and more.

Brave New Workshop Camps

Half- or full-day, one- to two-week sessions for improv or sketch comedy.

Bridge the Gap Camp

Five-day to three-week, half- and full-day academic and recreational programs for students with autism and related learning differences.

Bunker Park Stable Horse Camp

Three- to five-day, half-day horse camp with a modern facility and attentive instructors.

CAAM Chinese Camp

Five-day, extended-day sessions combining Chinese dance, art and music using Chinese cultural themes. Locations in Edina and St. Paul.

Cahill School Camps

Four-day, half-day sessions to experience Minnesota life in the late 1800s with homesteading, games, chores, cooking, crafts, tea and manners.

Camp Ajawah

Separate 13-day resident sessions for boys and girls in Wyoming, Minn., with swimming, canoeing, crafts and more.

  • Website: ajawah.org
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $550
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Aug 9
  • Phone: 612-332-3421, ext. 237
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 2 - 10
  • Location: Camp Ajawah, Wyoming, MN

Camp Alpha

Four-day, full-day or resident camp in Morris, Minn., with the goal of providing meaningful, hands-on experiences in the space sciences.

Camp Angel

Three-day, full-day or resident camp for children and teens with a parent who has, or has had, cancer.

Camp Birchwood

Two- to four-week, separate boys and girls resident camps near Grand Marais and Laporte, Minn., respectively, offering in-camp activities and wilderness adventures.

  • Website: campbirchwood.com
  • Categories: Out state, Resident camps
  • Price: $3,325 - $5,350
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 5
  • Phone: 1-218-388-4402
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: 7 - 17
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Camp Bovey

Five- or 10-day nature-centered residential camp in Gordon, Wis. with free transportation and a sliding fee.

Camp Cherith

Six-day resident interdenominational Christian camp near Detroit Lakes, Minn., with single gender sessions, horses, waterfront activities, archery and more.

  • Website: camp-cherith.com
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $365 - $390
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Aug 2
  • Phone: 612-991-3124
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 2 - completed 12
  • Location: Camp Cherith, Frazee, MN

Camp Chippewa for Boys

Two- to eight-week resident camp in Cass Lake, Minn., with in-camp activities and out-of-camp canoe trips in Minnesota and Canada to develop character through adventures.

  • Website: campchippewa.com
  • Categories: Sports/athletics, Wilderness/outdoor adventures
  • Price: $3,600 - $10,100
  • Dates: Jun 18 - Aug 11
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 3 - 12
  • Specifically for: Boys
  • Location: Camp Chippewa, Cass Lake, MN

Camp Como

Five-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions designed to enhance your child's appreciation for the natural world.

  • Website: tinyurl.com/comokids
  • Categories: Day camps, Metro area
  • Price: $135 - $330
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 651-487-8272
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: Entering grades PreK - 8
  • Location: Como Park Zoo, St. Paul, MN

Camp Esquagama

Three- to five-day, full-day to two-week residential camp near Eveleth, Minn., with activities to build self-confidence and learn new skills.

Camp Fire Minnesota Camps

Four- to six-day, full-, extended-day and resident sessions in Excelsior and Grand Rapids, Minn., to unplug for nature-based activities.

Camp Girls on the Run

Five-day, half-day sessions at seven Minnesota locations for girls to learn how to identify and process emotions as they build, create, write, discuss and connect.

  • Website: gotrtwincities.org/camp-gotr
  • Categories: Day camps, Metro area
  • Price: $100
  • Dates: Jul 22 - Jul 26
  • Phone: 612-656-9032
  • Types: Half day
  • Ages: Entering grades 3 - 5
  • Specifically for: Girls
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Camp Kooch-i-ching & Ogichi Daa Kwe

Ten-day to eight-week resident camps near International Falls, Minn., offering separate wilderness canoe and backpack trips as well as in-camp programming for boys and girls.

Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert

Five-day to eight-week traditional resident sessions featuring brother-sister camps near Brainerd, Minn., across the lake from each other.

Camp Nathanael

Four- to seven-day Christian resident boys camp in Hinckley, Minn., with canoeing, swimming, rappelling, archery, riflery, biking and more.

  • Website: campnathanael.com
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $175 - $365
  • Dates: Jun 23 - Aug 7
  • Phone: 1-888-869-4334
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades K - 12
  • Specifically for: Boys
  • Location: Camp Nathanael, Hinckley, MN

Camp Oasis

Six-day traditional resident camp in Maple Lake, Minn., for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Camp Odayin

Five-day resident camp in Crosslake, Minn., or five-day, full-day camp in West St. Paul for children with heart disease.

Camp Olami at Sabes Jewish Community Center

One- to four-week, half-, full- or extended-day sessions with traditional or specialty camps.

Camp Olson YMCA

Five-day to four-week, full-day or resident camp in Longville, Minn., offering traditional camps and specialty programs in sailing, horseback riding, mountain biking and leadership.

Camp Omega

Three- to six-day traditional resident camp in Waterville, Minn., for experiences in nature with a Christian focus. Camps for adults with developmental disabilities available.

  • Website: campomega.org
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual, Special needs
  • Price: $140 - $365
  • Dates: Jun 9 - Aug 17
  • Phone: 1-507-685-4266
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: 6 - adult
  • Location: Camp Omega, Waterville, MN

Camp Oz

Six-day traditional resident camp in Hudson, Wis., for youth with epilepsy.

Camp Pillsbury

Two-week, half-, full-day and resident camps in Owatonna, Minn., with more than 100 activities, such as trapeze, theater, dance, music and water sports.

Camp Quest North

Five- to seven-day, full-day or resident camp with a focus on ethics, open discussion and critical thinking with traditional camp activities.

Camp Royal, Hopkins Community Education

Four-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions for arts, sports, STEM, cooking, academic enrichment and more.

Camp Shamineau

Three- to six-day Christian resident camp in Motley, Minn., with skills classes and chapel meetings.

  • Website: shamineau.org
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $150 - $509
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Aug 16
  • Phone: 1-800-305-8118
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 2 - completed 12
  • Location: Camp Shamineau, Motley, MN

Camp Superkids

Six-day resident camp for children with asthma to learn how to better manage their disease.

Camp Voyageur

12-day to eight-week resident camp near Ely, Minn., with an in-camp program and wilderness trips.

  • Website: campvoyageur.com
  • Categories: Sports/athletics, Wilderness/outdoor adventures
  • Price: $2,350 - $9,500
  • Dates: Jun 7 - Aug 10
  • Phone: 1-218-365-6042
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: 9 - 18
  • Specifically for: Boys
  • Location: Camp Voyageur, Ely, MN

Camp Wilderness

Four-day resident camps for Cub Scouts and seven-day camps for Scouts BSA. Near Park Rapids, Minn.

  • Website: nlcbsa.org
  • Categories: Sports/athletics, Wilderness/outdoor adventures
  • Price: $165 - $310
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Jul 27
  • Phone: 1-877-293-5011
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 1 - 12
  • Location: Camp Wilderness, Park Rapids, MN

Camp of Champs

Five-day to two-week hands-on, interactive and customized resident camp near Park Rapids, Minn., for high functioning kids with special needs.

Camps at Boulder Pointe Equestrian and Event Center

Five-day, full-day or resident sessions to learn about horses, including riding and care.

Carleton College Academic Programs

Three-week resident camps in Northfield, Minn., for writing, college research, computer science and humanities.

Carver County Parks Camps

Three- to four-day, half- and full-day outdoor recreation based camps in the regional parks of Carver County.

Casa de Corazon

Three- to five-day, full- or extended-day sessions with intercultural Spanish immersion curriculum, organic meals and snacks, field trips, sports and more.

Cast Your Summer in Glass Camp

Five-day, half-day session using problem solving skills to create glass art.

Central Lakes College Camps

Five-day, full-day technology camps with "Nitro-X Camp" in Brainerd, Minn., or "SEaM Camp" in Staples, Minn.

Chan DT Musical Theatre Camp

Five-day, half- and full-day sessions with themes taught by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres staff. Shorter sessions available for ages 5-7.

Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center Camps

Four-day, half-day sessions to learn the basics of blacksmithing, welding, metal casting or glass bead making.

Circus Juventas Camps

Five-day, full-day camps to experience traditional and contemporary circus arts under one big top.

Clearwater Forest

Four- to seven-day resident Christian camps near Deerwood, Minn., with a variety of activities including kayaking, high ropes, engaging worship and connection building.

Code Ninjas Camps

Half-, full- or extended-day, five-day sessions in coding, robotics, drones, Roblox, Minecraft and other STEM camps.

  • Website: codeninjas.com
  • Categories: Academic, Science, technology, engineering and math
  • Price: $179 - $549
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 612-324-7836
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: 7 - 14
  • Location: Southdale Square, Edina, MN

Codezilla Coding STEM Camps

Four- to five-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions for STEM and coding camps.

  • Website: codezilla.com
  • Categories: Academic, Science, technology, engineering and math
  • Price: $125 - $180
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 15
  • Phone: 612-442-2287
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: 6 - 12
  • Location: Codezilla Coding Center, Medina, MN

Concordia Academy Camps

Five-day, half-day camps for girls or boys basketball with shorter camps available for STEM, arts, American sign language and sports.

Continental Ballet Company Pointe Workshop

Three-day, half-day sessions for four-weeks to focus on classical technique, preparation for pointe and pointe work.

Cooking Camp

Four-day, half- and full-day hands-on cooking camps for kids to create, learn, laugh and build skills.

Cooks of Crocus Hill Camps

Three-day, half-day sessions to learn culinary tips, techniques and taste new recipe creations while building kitchen skills. Locations in St. Paul, Stillwater and Minneapolis.

Crossings' Art Camps

Five-day, half- and full-day sessions in Zumbrota, Minn., for youth to expand their fine arts skills and stretch their creative muscles.

Czech and Slovak Cultural Camp

Full-day, five-day session with ethnic activities such as folk art, crafts, language, cooking, games and more.

  • Website: sokolmn.org
  • Categories: Academic, Language and culture
  • Price: $140 - $215
  • Dates: Jun 17 - Jun 21
  • Phone: 651-452-6240
  • Types: Full day
  • Ages: 6 - 14
  • Location: C.S.P.S. Hall, St. Paul, MN

Dakota City Apprentice Camp

Four-day, full-day sessions to live life through a 1900s child by learning in a one room school, doing chores in the family home, dress in old-fashioned clothes and more.

Deep Portage Camps

Four- and six-day resident camps near Hackensack, Minn., with sessions for hunting, fishing and outdoor adventure to learn about and grow in appreciation of the outdoors.

Duluth Folk School Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions in Duluth for kids to work with their hands and create a variety of woodworking, sewing and other skill projects.

Dunwoody College of Technology Camps

Four- and five-day, full-day camps for STEM or learn the basics of computing through arts and crafts.

EBS Camps

Four-day, half-day sessions for writing, basketball or Minecraft.

Eagan Television Video Production Camp

Four-day, full-day session to learn about video production by working with a team to create a movie.

Eagle Bluff Camps

Four- to eight-day themed resident camps in Lanesboro, Minn., which include survival, wildlife encounters, hunter's safety and more.

Enchanted Forest Children's Theater Camp

Five-day, full-day sessions to create a play with costumes, scripts, characters and sets with a performance.

Engineering & Design Camps at the Works Museum

Four-day, half- and full-day sessions to explore coding, Lego engineering, robotics, architecture, woodworking, sewing and more.

  • Website: theworks.org
  • Categories: Academic, Science, technology, engineering and math
  • Price: $165 - $330
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 29
  • Phone: 952-888-4262, ext. 212
  • Types: Half day, Full day
  • Ages: 5 - 13
  • Location: The Works, Bloomington, MN

Environmental, Food & Agricultural Sciences at Inver Hills

Five-day, full-day sessions to create your own plantings for pollinator health, learn small animal care and more.

Essence of Equus

Four-day, full-day session to learn safety, horse communication, riding, team building activities, play games and create art projects.

Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society Camps

Four-day, half- or full-day sessions for making preparations for a tea party or experiencing 1800s life in Minnesota.

Exploring Interests in Technology and Engineering Camp

Full-day, five days over two-weeks camp for middle-school girls with disabilities to learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

Fashion Sewing 101

Five-day, half-day session to learn sewing skills, draw silhouettes and work with a designer.

FilmNorth Media Camps

Five-day, half-day camps to nurture creativity through visual storytelling using professional equipment and editing software.

First Step Summer Institute

Four-day resident college immersion experience at St. Catherine University for females of color.

Fishing for Life Camps

Five-day, half-, full-day or resident faith-based camps with 12 locations providing guided fishing experiences, leadership and environmental education and Bible studies.

  • Website: fishingforlife.org
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $270 - $500
  • Dates: Jun 9 - Aug 16
  • Phone: 763-308-5434
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Overnight
  • Ages: 11 - 17
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Flourish Camp

Eight-day, resident camp near Wykoff, Minn., with a combination of art and agriculture.

Flying Colors Trapeze Circus Arts Camp

Three- to five-day, half-day sessions to experience the thrill and empowerment of circus arts while developing courage, confidence and strength.

Fort Tennis Camp

Five-day, full-day tennis camps for players of all experience levels.

Fox Sport Horses Camp

Five-day, full- or extended-day sessions with riding lessons, farm life experiences and arts and crafts.

GenCyber Camp at Inver Hills

Five-day, full-day session to increase interest in cybersecurity careers and learn safe online behavior.

German Language Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions to explore subjects including the environment, STEM, cooking and baking, while learning some German.

Gibbs Farm Camps

Three-day, half- or full-day sessions to experience hands-on activities while learning pioneer, Dakota and Victorian lifeways and crafts in the 1800s.

Gifted & Talented Institute

Four-day, half- or full-day sessions to challenge students using their mind, body and imagination.

Girl Scout Camps

Four- to 20-day resident camps at four locations for girls to explore adventure, leadership, horses, STEM, water sports and more in an all-girl environment.

  • Website: camp.girlscoutsrv.org
  • Categories: Agencies
  • Price: $295 - $1,025
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Aug 18
  • Phone: 1-800-845-0787
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 2 - 12
  • Specifically for: Girls
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Girls Rock 'n' Roll Retreat

Five-day, full-day sessions in St. Paul or Minneapolis to learn an instrument, write original songs, take social justice workshops and perform. Sliding fee.

Great River School Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day specialty camps that focus on robotics, arts and crafts, sports and more.

Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies String Orchestra Camp

Five-day, full-day program for violin, viola, cello or bass students who have approximately two-years of playing and reading experience.

Green Lake Lutheran Ministries Camps

Three- to six-day resident camps in Spicer, New London and Brimson, Minn., with worships, campfires, devotions and bible study.

Grindstone Lake Bible Camp

Three- to six-day, extended-day or resident camp near Sandstone, Minn., with traditional, sports and wilderness sessions.

Groves Academy Program

Two- to four-week, half- or full-day academic and enrichment classes for students with learning disabilities.

Guthrie Camps and Intensives

Three-day to two-week, full- or extended-day sessions to work alongside professionals at the Guthrie and expand your skills as a theater artist.

Hamline University Camps

Four- to seven-day, full-day or resident sessions to gain experience in writing, mock trials, renewable energy, innovation or finance.

Homegrown Lacrosse Camp

Four-day, full-day or resident camp to develop and challenge lacrosse players physically and mentally.

Hope Shores Bible Camp

Six-day resident camp in Eden Valley, Minn., to learn about faith in God through counselors, talks, activities and worship.

Horse Mania at Golden Ridge Stables

Four-day, half-day sessions with daily riding lessons and learning activities taking place rain or shine in an indoor arena.

House of Music Camps

Four-day, half-day rock and funk band camps for beginners to advanced musicians on all horn and wind instruments, vocalists, keyboard, drums, bass and guitar.

IGM Camp

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions with games, crafts, trampolines, foam pit and mats.

ISLA Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day camps for Spanish immersion students and students fluent in Spanish.

Idea Academy at the James. J. Hill Center

Five-day, full-day session to discover solutions, build concepts and pitch creative solutions to real-life problems.

Inspiration Point Christian Camp

Three- to five-day resident camps held near Fergus Falls, Minn., with an adventure course, climbing tower, campfires and more.

International Music Camp

Seven-day resident camp in Dunseith, N.D. with more than 40 programs to choose from in the arts.

Johnny Tauer's Championship Basketball Camp

Five-day, half-, full-day or resident sessions focus on skill development, motivation and teamwork. Locations in St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Jugheads Juggling Camp

Three- to five-day, half- or full-day camps for kids to challenge their mind and body, build self-confidence, hand-eye coordination and focus.

Junior Achievement Camps

Four-day, full-day sessions to learn about careers and running a business through a variety of interactive activities.

Junior Golf Camps

Half- and full-day, five-day sessions to focus on all aspects of the game.

Karvonen-Montgomery Basketball Camp

Three- and four-day, full-day basketball camps for individual skill development located in Oakdale and Lino Lakes.

Kid's Haven Programs

Five-day, extended-day classes with weekly field trips and track and field.

  • Website: kidshaven.net
  • Categories: Academic, General academic
  • Price: $165
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 763-682-3072
  • Types: Extended day
  • Ages: 5 - 12
  • Location: Kid's Haven, Buffalo, MN

Kidcreate Studio Camps

Three- and four-day, half- or full-day camps designed to inspire and educate young artists. Locations in Eden Prairie, Woodbury and Savage.

Lake Harriet Dance Center Camp

Four-day, half-day camps exploring ballet, tap and jazz along with choreographing your own dance.

Lake Minnetonka Sailing School

Three-day to two-week, half- or full-day camps designed to provide a quality sailing experience for students who have little or no experience.

Laketrails Base Camp

Nine-day resident camp with wilderness canoeing and camping adventures to explore Lake of the Woods in Ontario.

Legionville School Safety Patrol Camp

Six-day resident camp in Brainerd, Minn., for training school crossing guards with additional classes and activities.

Leonardo's Basement Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day camps to design and build engineering, art and technology projects. Sliding fee.

Lundstrum Musical Intensives

Full-day, three- and four-week musical theater camps.

Luther Crest Camps

Three- to six-day, full-day or resident camp in Alexandria, Minn., with traditional, specialized and special needs sessions.

  • Website: luthercrest.org
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual, Special needs
  • Price: $155 - $875
  • Dates: Jun 16 - Aug 16
  • Phone: 1-320-846-2431
  • Types: Full day, Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 1 - completed 12
  • Location: Luther Crest, Alexandria, MN

Lutheran Island Camp

Three- to six-day, full-day or resident Christian camps near Henning, Minn., with sessions for traditional, paintball, science, fishing and more.

Lynch Athletic Camps

Half- and full-day, five-day skills and fundamentals based basketball and tennis camps at various locations in the metro area.

  • Website: lynchcamps.com
  • Categories: Basketball, Sports/athletics
  • Price: $115 - $229
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 23
  • Phone: 952-426-2506
  • Types: Half day, Full day
  • Ages: 7 - 14
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

MBP Bouldering Camp

Five-day, half-day sessions with climbing, games, snacks, projects and more.

MCAD Youth Camps

Five-day, half- and full-day sessions features innovative, hands-on and immersive studio arts camps and classes.

MICC Program

Two-week resident camp in Richfield for students with learning differences and autism spectrum disorders to explore careers and practice independent living skills.

MacPhail Camps

Half- and full-day, four- to nine-day sessions provide learning opportunities to explore music and develop skills. Locations in Minneapolis, Apple Valley and Chanhassen.

Mathematics Institute Camp

Six-day resident camp in Minneapolis covering mathematical topics not typically taught in the classroom.

Midwest 3 on 3

Four-day, full-day camps in Maple Grove or Coon Rapids for youth to improve by focusing on individual skill development.

Midwest Karate Camp

Five-day, full-day sessions with traditional karate, self-defense and physical fitness.

Minneapolis Community Education Camps

Four-day to eight-week, half- or full-day sessions with STEM, sports, fine arts, cooking, field trips and more.

  • Website: youth.mpls.k12.mn.us/summer
  • Categories: Day camps, Metro area
  • Price: $65 - $395
  • Dates: Jun 17 - Aug 9
  • Phone: 612-668-3939
  • Types: Half day, Full day
  • Ages: Entering grades K - 12
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Minneapolis Sailing Center

One- to two-week, half- and full-day sessions (Mon.-Thu.) for all levels of sailors to instill STEM concepts through sailing and outdoor games.

Minnesota 4-H Camps

Three- to five-day resident camps with seven Minnesota locations for outdoor learning and traditional camp experiences like water recreation, hiking, crafts, archery and campfires.

  • Website: z.umn.edu/4h-camp
  • Categories: Sports/athletics, Wilderness/outdoor adventures
  • Price: $75 - $475
  • Dates: May 30 - Aug 9
  • Phone: 1-218-726-6467
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 4 - completed 12
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Minnesota Aviation Career Education Camp (ACE)

Seven-day resident camp with hands-on and interactive experiences for students to learn about all aspects of aviation careers.

  • Website: mnacecamp.org
  • Categories: Academic, Business and careers
  • Price: $650 - $850
  • Dates: Jun 9 - Jul 20
  • Phone: 612-708-6840
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 10 - 12
  • Location: Airport, Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota Business Venture

Six-day residential sessions at St. John's University or University of St. Thomas to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills.

Minnesota Debate and Advocacy Workshop

Five-day to three-week, full-, extended-day or resident camps geared toward helping students hone their debate skills.

Minnesota Farmers Union Camp

Five-day resident camps open to all children, regardless of their current or past connection to farming. Camps at Lake Sarah in Erskine, Minn., and Sibley State Park in New London, Minn.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Camps

Four-day, half- or full-day sessions for nature-themed experiences and discovering the wonders of the natural world.

Minnesota State University Moorhead Camps

Three- to seven-day, half-, full-day or resident sessions including "College for Kids & Teens," "Scrubs Camp" and athletics camps that encourage exploration, adventure and creativity.

Minnesota Twins Camps

Five-day, full-day baseball and softball camps with a VIP trip to Target Field. Locations in the metro area and Rochester.

  • Website: twinsbaseball.com/training
  • Categories: Baseball, Sports/athletics
  • Price: $395
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 23
  • Phone: 612-249-9100
  • Types: Full day
  • Ages: 6 - 14
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Minnesota Zoo Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions to learn about the diversity of life through activities, animals and tours that explore ecosystems, care and conservation, STEM or Minnesota’s natural heritage.

N.E.R.D. Camp

Five-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions focused on hands-on experiences in a variety of STEM fields.

National Summer Transportation Institute

Full-day, two-week session to introduce students to transportation careers through field trips, lab activities and industry experts.

New Hope Safety Camp

Three-day, full-day session to learn about fire safety, water safety, electrical safety, personal safety and more.

Next Level Camps at National Sports Center

Five-day, full-day sessions with sport specific training and off-site field trips.

Ney Nature Center Camps

Three- to four-day, full-day sessions offering nature and adventure themed camps.

Nike Basketball Camps

Five-day, full-day sessions to improve your shooting and all-around game.

North Mississippi Nature Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions to spend outside, discovering neighborhood nature.

Northern Breezes Sailing Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions to learn basic sailing on a dinghy or sail a 20-foot keelboat on Medicine Lake.

One Heartland Camps

Five-day traditional resident camps in Willow River, Minn., for youth affected by bullying, HIV/AIDS, housing instability or identifying as LGBTQ+.

Orono Community Education Camps

Four-day, half- and full-day sessions for sports, science, technology, environment, art, academics, theater and more.

Panther Basketball Camp

Four-day, half-day camp instructed by Mounds Park Academy varsity players and coaches with skill building and game play for all abilities.

Phipps Art Camp

Three-day to two-week, half-, full- and extended-day classes in visual art, pottery, art and nature, theater and dance. Based in Hudson, Wis.

Pinwheel Arts and Movement Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions featuring stilts, fairy gardens, cardboard pinball, puppets, mosaics and more.

Prairie River Camp

Three- to four-day, resident Christian sessions with traditional, horse and paintball camps. Located between Albert Lea and Blue Earth, Minn.

RevSports Camps

Half-, full- and extended-day, four- to five-day camps to teach a sports and play the game. Locations in the metro area.

SAI: Summer Algebra Institute for Kids

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions using algebra to get kids turned on to math. Locations in Lakeville, Bloomington and Roseville.

  • Website: algebraforkids.com
  • Categories: Academic, Science, technology, engineering and math
  • Price: $175 - $375
  • Dates: Jul 8 - Aug 9
  • Phone: 651-645-4432
  • Types: Half day, Full day
  • Ages: Entering grades 3 - 7
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

SPCM Music Camps

Full-day, two-week sessions with classes, creative play and presentations by professional musicians.

School Chess Association Camp

Four-day, half- or full-day sessions with chess instruction tailored to individual needs and a wide variety optional activities.

Science Museum of Minnesota Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day camps with hands on activities that explore subjects such as engineering, chemistry, robotics, carpentry, coding and more.

Scrubs Camp

Three-day, half-day session in St. Cloud or resident session in Cloquet, Minn., focusing on career exploration in health sciences.

Sewing Camps

Half-day, five-day camps to learn machine sewing or complete a project using a commercial pattern.

Shell Lake Arts Center Camps

Six-day resident camps in Shell Lake, Wis. to study music, visual arts or theater.

Simply ArtAble Camps

Five-day, half- and full-day camps in a variety of media, including: manga, painting, clay, art wearables and more.

Sir Boxing Club Camps

Four-day, half-day sessions to learn the basics of boxing, intermediate techniques and focus on overall fitness.

Skyhawks Sports Camps

Four- to five-day, half- and full-day sessions with more than 600 youth sports camps at various locations in the metro area and Rochester.

  • Website: skyhawks.com/minnesota
  • Categories: General sports, Sports/athletics
  • Price: $119 - $250
  • Dates: Jun 3 - Aug 23
  • Phone: 651-998-0418
  • Types: Half day, Full day
  • Ages: 4 - 14
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Snapology Camps

Five-day, full-day STEM-based camps focused around robotics, coding, engineering and technology.

Songs of Hope

Six-week resident camp at University of St. Thomas to learn and perform songs from many countries.

Southwest Youth Soccer Camp

Half-day, four-day camp with soccer drills and games instructed by Southwest High captains and coaches.

Spanish Immersion Camp

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions to learn Spanish and cultural traditions through songs, games and crafts.

Speak2Compete Speech Intensive

Four- and eight-day, full-, extended-day or resident camp in St. Paul or Moorhead, Minn., for students interested in competing in middle school or high school speech.

Spirit Gymnastics Camp at Hamline

Five-day, full-, extended-day and resident camp for gymnasts of all levels.

St. Cloud State University Pipeline Camps

Five-day to three-week resident camps in St. Cloud revolved around math, science and computers. Preference given to members of groups underrepresented in science fields. Sliding fee.

St. Croix Montessori School Camp

Five-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions with weekly topics and a nature pavilion.

St. Croix Sailing School

Five-day, full-day sessions for beginners, intermediate and advanced sailors or half-day, four-week sessions for racing. Located on the bay by downtown Hudson, Wis.

St. Paul College Camps

Three- to four-day, half- or full-day sessions for health care, manufacturing, cosmetology, video game design and more.

St. Thomas Academy Camps

Five-day, half- or full-day sessions for athletics, Lego robotics, drone racing, ceramics, survival skills and more.

Stages Theatre Company Workshops

Half-, full- or extended-day, five-day to three-week sessions to get creative and theatrical. Locations in Hopkins and Plymouth.

SteppingStone Theatre Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions focusing on play creation and performing arts skills.

Summer Arts Camp

Three- to five-day, half- and full-day sessions with a wide variety of visual arts programming.

Summer at Blake

Three-day to six-week, half-, full- and extended-day camps with sessions for arts, academics, sports and Acoma day camps. Locations in Minneapolis, Hopkins and Wayzata.

Summertime Players

Eight-day, full-day musical theater camp with activities and field trips.

TAGS Gymnastics Camps

Four-day, half- and full-day gymnastics and tumbling camps in Apple Valley or Eden Prairie to develop skills, strength, flexibility and coordination.

  • Website: tagsgym.com
  • Categories: Gymnastics, Sports/athletics
  • Price: $239 - $409
  • Dates: Jun 24 - Aug 22
  • Phone: 952-431-6445/952-920-5342
  • Types: Half day, Full day
  • Ages: 5 - 17
  • Location: TAGS Gymnastics, Apple Valley, MN

TGA Golf Camps

Half- or full-day, four- to five-day sessions to advance skills, knowledge and passion through athletic skill development and on-course play time.

Tamahay Camp for Girls

Two- to four-week resident camps near Akeley, Minn., to enjoy nature and learn new skills in a technology free environment.

  • Website: tamahay.com
  • Categories: Out state, Resident camps
  • Price: $1,400 - $2,540
  • Dates: Jun 24 - Jul 20
  • Phone: 1-218-652-3033
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: 7 - 16
  • Specifically for: Girls
  • Location: Tamahay Camp for Girls, Akeley, MN

Tamarack Nature Center Camps

Four-day, half- or full-day sessions with animal tracking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, animal encounters, pond-dipping, gardening and more.

Textile Center Camps

Five-day, half- and full-day sessions to weave, dye, sew, felt, print and more for all skill levels.

The Loft's Young Writers' Program

Five-day, full- or half-day creative writing classes for the youngster just learning to put pen to paper to the seasoned high schooler with a novel or two already.

Three Rivers Camps

Three- to five-day, half-, full-, extended-day and resident sessions on topics including nature exploration, outdoor recreation, golf, fishing, farming, art and history.

ThreeSixty Journalism Camps

Two-week, full-day camps to learn about opportunities in media, hear from journalists and write a story.

Totino-Grace Camps

Three- to five-day, half-day camps with a variety of academic, performing arts and athletic sessions.

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

Five-day, half-day sessions to learn improv, theory, jazz history and play a show at jazz club.

Twin Cities Theater Camp

Five-week, full-day session to rehearse and perform in a full-length musical.

Twin Cities Trapeze Camp

Five-day, half-day sessions to learn flying trapeze and other circus activities.

Twin City Tennis Camps

Five-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions for developing tennis skills. Locations in St. Paul, Plymouth, Hopkins and Golden Valley.

  • Website: twincitytenniscamps.com
  • Categories: Sports/athletics, Tennis
  • Price: $149 - $299
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 612-600-2460
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: 4 - 18
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

Twin Town Guitars Band Camps

One- to two-week, half-day rock band, ukulele or "Girl Powered Rock" camps focus on music skills, stage presence and teamwork.

University of Minnesota Youth Central

Three-day to two-week, half-, full-, extended-day and resident camps including science, agriculture, arts and more through hands-on exploration. Locations in the Twin Cities, Duluth, Morris, Crookston and Marshall.

  • Website: youthcentral.umn.edu
  • Categories: Agencies
  • Price: $0 - $500
  • Dates: Jun 1 - Aug 31
  • Types: Half day, Full day, Extended day, Overnight
  • Ages: 5 - 15
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

University of Northwestern Academy Camps

Five-day, full-day or resident camps in Roseville for piano, show choir and chamber winds.

University of Northwestern Athletic Camps

Three- to four-day, half- or full-day sessions for baseball, basketball, football, tennis, soccer and volleyball.

Upper Midwest String Camp

Six-day resident camp in St. Joseph, Minn., for violin, viola, cello and bass players.

Urban Arts Academy Camps

Four-day, half-, full- or extended-day sessions for working with fiber arts, sculpture, music, moviemaking and more.

Velocity Dance and Theater

Three- to five-day, half-day sessions for storytelling in theater, audition techniques, dance intensive and more.

Vocal Artist Program

Seven-day resident classical voice intensive camp in Minneapolis with daily vocal coaching, acting and movement sessions. Recorded audition required.

Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry Camps

Three- to seven-day resident camps to learn skills and explore faith questions. Locations in Deer River and Cook, Minn.

  • Website: vlmcamps.org
  • Categories: Religious/spiritual
  • Price: $215 - $665
  • Dates: Jun 9 - Aug 9
  • Phone: 1-218-666-5465
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: Entering grades 3 - completed 12
  • Location: Camp Hiawatha, Deer River, MN

WMLC Camp Connections

Four-day, half-, full- and extended-day sessions for children on the autism spectrum or with other social, emotional and behavioral needs.

Walker West Music Academy Camp

Three-week, half-day camp to learn fundamentals and simple tunes on five instruments followed by a performance.

Wayzata Community Education Camps

Five-day, half- and full-day sessions for arts, science, technology, dance, theater and more.

Wayzata Community Sailing

Five-day, full-day sailing sessions focused on sailing, STEM and aquatic adventure.

Winona State University Camps

Five- to nine-day, half-, full-, extended-day and resident camps to support interests and hobbies.

Wirth Center's Young Artist World Piano Festival

Nine-day resident camp in St. Paul offering pianists master classes, recitals, private lessons and more.

Wolf Ridge Camps

Four-day to three-week resident camps near Finland, Minn., with a variety of nature and personal growth focused camps and wilderness trips.

Woodbury Figure Skating Camp

Half-day, three-day session to enhance on ice skills while improving power and speed.

World Without Genocide Camp

Extended-day, three-day camp to learn about genocide and human rights.

YES And Improv Camp

Five-day, half-day sessions for students with cognitive or physical delays.

YMCA Camp Pepin

Four-day to two-week traditional resident camp near Lake Pepin with paddling, sailing, high ropes and zipline course, arts and crafts, singing and more.

YMCA Day Camps

Five-day, full- or extended-day sessions with 10 metro locations featuring traditional and specialty camps such as horses, paddle boarding and more. Bus transportation available.

  • Website: ymcamn.org/summer
  • Categories: Agencies, Day camps, Metro area
  • Price: $195 - $390
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 612-822-2267
  • Types: Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: 4 - 14
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

YMCA Overnight Camps

Three-day to three-week resident camps with traditional, specialty or teen wilderness camps to build character, develop self-confidence and learn lifelong skills. Six locations throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

  • Website: ymcamn.org/summer
  • Categories: Agencies
  • Price: $335 - $2,800
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 23
  • Phone: 612-822-2267
  • Types: Overnight
  • Ages: 7 - 18
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

YMCA Sports Camps

Five-day, full- and-extended day sessions provide opportunities for kids to build athletic skills and explore a variety of sports. Seven locations throughout the metro, Rochester Area and western Wisconsin.

  • Website: ymcamn.org/summer
  • Categories: General sports, Sports/athletics
  • Price: $200 - $225
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 612-230-9622
  • Types: Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: Entering grades 1 - 6
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

YMCA Summer Power and Uproar

Three- to five-day, full- and extended day sessions with weekly themes. Staff guide small age-appropriate groups. Fifty metro locations.

  • Website: ymcamn.org/summer
  • Categories: Agencies, Day camps, Metro area
  • Price: $115 - $221
  • Dates: Jun 10 - Aug 30
  • Phone: 612-230-9622
  • Types: Full day, Extended day
  • Ages: Entering grades K - 8
  • Location: This camp has various locations.

YWCA Minneapolis Camps

Three- to five-day, full-day sessions with three Minneapolis locations featuring fitness, swimming, sports, Triathlon training, STEM, poetry, dinosaurs and more.

Youth Performance Company Camps

Five-day, half-, full-day or resident camps for beginning and advanced students featuring acting, musical theater, improv and more.