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The Best Summer Camps And Enrichment Programs

A Guide For All Ages

The Best Summer Camps And Enrichment Programs
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CAMP WITH ANIMALS

Zoo Camp 2013 Minnesota Zoo 
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952-431-9320 • www.mnzoo.org

The Minnesota Zoo prides itself on offering one of the most educational and entertaining summer day camp experiences in the Twin Cities. Our trained naturalist educators guide students from toddlers through 12th grade in exploring animals, the natural world and the Minnesota Zoo through engaging activities, games, crafts, animal demonstrations and behind-the-scenes tours. See the website for specific dates, classes, and times.
 

MUSIC AND SINGING

Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs Summer Day Camp
Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 W. Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-563-8572 • www.angelicacantanti.org

Calling all kids in second through fifth grades that love to sing! Join us for a week filled with singing, music games, and arts activities. Boys and girls will explore their vocal potential and increase their confidence in singing. Taught by the professional artistic staff of the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs program. July 22 - 26. 9:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. $89.

MacPhail Center for Music Summer Camps
501 South Second St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401 • 612-321-0100
www.macphail.org/summer-camps

MacPhail offers 55 camps for ages 3 - adult. From Songwriting for Kids to Rock Week to Instrumental Camps to Composing for Video Games, camps at MacPhail provide a fun and unique learning opportunity to explore music in a creative environment. June 10 – August 30. For more information or to register, call 612-321-0100.

Sing Minnesota Day Camp
Concordia University, Buetow Music Center
300 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55104

Sing Minnesota
Landmark Center, 75 W. Fifth St.,
Suite 411 • St. Paul, MN 55102
651-292-3219 • www.boychoir.org

Aug. 5-9, 2013 (St. Paul’s Concordia University), 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sing Minnesota is a week-long day camp for girls and boys, ages 8-12 (completed grades 2-6) sponsored by the Minnesota Boychoir. While focusing on choral singing, campers also participate in other creative arts—drama and movement, visual arts, and outdoor fun and games! $300. Scholarships available. For more information, visit www.boychoir.org or call 651-292-3219.
 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

YMCA Camps,
Day Camps and Summer Programs
612-822-2267 • www.ymcatwincities.org

The YMCA has your summer covered with hundreds of action-filled and enriching summer programs for kids ages 2 to pre-teen and teen including Summer Power and Summer Uproar, Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Teen Wilderness Camp, and Family Camp. See the website for details.
 

PERFORMING ARTS

Triple Threat Training
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St. • St. Paul, MN 55102 • 651-282-3115
(spring audition dates TBD)
www.ordway.org

This one-week intensive in musical theater is designed exclusively for motivated young artists (13-18) to experience professional theater training. Students will work with a team of talented instructors to develop and hone their vocal, stage, and dance techniques, and build their skill set for auditioning, increase their knowledge of musical theater history, and practice character development. July 22-26, 2013.
 

SPORTS AND ATHLETICS

TAGS Gymnastics Camp
Apple Valley, 5880 149th St. W.
Apple Valley, MN 55124 • 952-431-6445

Eden Prairie, 10300 West 70th St.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-920-5342• www.tagsgym.com

Gymnasts will get experience on all gymnastics apparatus and have opportunities to try many gymnastics skills appropriate for age and ability. Students will spend time strengthening basics and safely learning fun, new skills. Our goal is to build confidence while increasing coordination, strength and flexibility in a safe, positive atmosphere!


Comments may be edited for length, clarity, or appropriateness.

Mar 4, 2013 05:23 pm
 Posted by  iD Tech Camps

Great post. To offer additional advice, online summer camp directories and eCamp sites are great resources for locating a summer program in a specific geographic location or one that specializes in a particular activity (sports, technology, etc.). To find a good eCamp site, go to Google and search “summer camps in Minnesota.” The first few results will most likely be eCamp directories that offer additional information. I actually work for iD Tech Camps and iD Teen Academies where we run summer camps in MN(http://www.internaldrive.com/locations/mn-summer-camps-minnesota-computer-camps/) at Macalester, and at other universities across the nation. Students can learn iPhone app development, video game design, website creation and much more. Anyway, I just wanted to pass along the information. Good luck!

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