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2023 Twin Cities Guide to Summer Camps

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Welcome to the 2023 Twin Cities Area Summer Camps Guide!

This is one of our most-read posts each year and thanks you for once again making us a top Google Search Result for Twin Cities Summer Camps!

We know you’re probably already exploring Summer Camps options for your kids and we’re here to guide you through the Twin Cities area summer camps scene!

There are so many awesome, unique summer programs for your kids in the Twin Cities area, whether they’re into sports, cooking, drama, STEM activities, nature, or anything else!

*If you are a camp interested in being featured in the Twin Cities Guide to Summer Camps, please fill out the form below or email betsy@twincitiesmom.com.

YMCA of the North

Make the most of your child’s summer with YMCA summer programs and camps! Summer programs at the Y enable kids to realize their potential and provide lifelong skills. Kids will connect with nature through meaningful outdoor experiences and families get the chance to have fun together! Find out what summer at the Y provides, plan your child’s summer, and learn the impact a summer at the Y can have on your child. Membership is not required. Financial assistance is available.

Avid4 Adventure

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Grades: K-7th
Location: Edina, MN
Phone: (720) 249-2412

The Country Experience

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Ages: 7-17 years
Location: Elizabeth, IL
Phone: (312) 852-7400


Ages: 7-17 years
Location: St. Paul, MN
Phone: 888-709-8324

Children's Theater Company

Grades: K-12
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 612-874-0400

Camp Northern Star | Discovery Day Camp

Discovery Day Camp is a week long program (5 days) that is open to all youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Each day will be filled with activities such as swimming, hiking, climbing, archery, STEM activities, outdoor skills, crafts, and more! All of the activities will be age appropriate and guided by our well trained and enthusiastic staff. With multiple sessions offered at a variety of locations you are sure to find something that will fit your busy schedule!

Ashland Productions

Ashland Productions offers a full slate of musical theater summer camps for students from second through twelfth grades: A TYA camp for high schoolers, a two-week production camp of Legally Blonde Jr for middle schoolers, and six one-week camps are available.

Cooks of Crocus Hill

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Ages: 8-17 years
Location: St. Paul, MN
Phone: 651-228-1333

Franconia Sculpture Park

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Ages: 8-13 years
Location: Shafer, MN
Phone: 651-257-6668

Eagle Eye Farm

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Ages: 3 years-Adult
Location: River Falls, WI
Phone: 715-441-0374

MacPhail Center for Music

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Ages: All ages
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 612-321-0100

Camp Pillsbury

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Ages: 6-17 years
Location: Owatonna, MN
Phone: 507-214-2200

Young Writers' Program

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Grades: 1-12
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 612-215-2575

Tennis in the Parks

Ages: 6-17 years
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 612-825-6844

Tamahay Camp for Girls

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Ages: 7-16 years
Location: Akeley, MN
Phone: 218-652-3033

Flying Colors Trapeze

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Ages: 6-18 years
Location: Marine on St Croix, MN
Phone: 651-433-2307

Saint Paul Urban Tennis

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Ages: 5-18 years
Location: St. Paul, MN
Phone: 651-222-2879

Washington County Parks & Rec

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Grades: 1-6
Location: Washington County, MN
Phone: 651-430-4325


summer camps

Ages: 8-18 years
Location: Oconomowoc, WI
Phone: 847-509-0990

Summer Choir Camps

summer camps

Grades: 1-12
Location: Bloomington, MN
Phone: 952-563-8572

The Works Museum

summer camps

Ages: Pre K-12
Location: Bloomington, MN
Phone: 952-888-4262

Shell Lake Arts Center

summer camps

Grades: 6-12
Location: Shell Lake, WI
Phone: 715-468-7733

Camp Fire Minnesota

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Ages: 5-17 years
Location: Excelsior, MN
Phone: 612-235-7284

Lyric Arts Education

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Grades: K-12
Location: Anoka, MN
Phone: 763-233-0804

Discovery Kids Camp

Ages: 3-12 years + Counselors in Training
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Phone: 952-918-1800

Youth Performance Company

Ages: 5-18 years
Location: St. Paul, MN
Phone: 612-623-9180

University of Minnesota Youth Programs

Ages: 6-15 years
Location: St. Paul, MN
Phone: 612-625-2242

My Voice Matters Camp

Ages: 4-15 years
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 763-290-4226

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Other Twin Cities Area Summer Camps

Bell Museum Youth Camps | St. Paul

Breck Summer Programs | Golden Valley

Concordia Language Villages | Bemidji

Discovery Kids Summer Camp | Eden Prairie

Germanic-American Institute | St. Paul

iD Tech Camps | Macalester College, St. Paul

MetaCoders | Minneapolis

Minnesota Writing Project Summer Camp | University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

New Horizon Academy | Multiple Locations

Nitro-X Day Camp | Multiple metro locations

Science Museum of Minnesota Summer Camps|St. Paul

Snapology Camps | Multiple metro locations

Totino Grace Summer Camps

43 Hoops |  Hopkins

All Sports Camp | Multiple metro locations

Active Kids Association Sports Camps | Blaine

After School at The Cellar Gym Camp | Minneapolis

Center for Blade Arts Camp | Minneapolis

John Tauer Basketball Camps | University of St. Thomas, St. Paul

I Got Skills Soccer and Futsal Training | Burnsville, MN

Fusion Martial Arts Camp | Eagan

Lake Minnetonka Sailing Camp | Excelsior

Legacy Gymnastics Camp | Eden Prairie  

Midwest Ballet Summer Programs | Edina and Eden Prairie

Minneapolis Rowing Club ‘Learn to Row’ Camp | Minneapolis

Minnesota Twins Training Camp | Multiple metro locations

Nike Basketball Camp | Minneapolis

PGA Junior Golf Camps | Multiple metro locations

Ramsey County Junior Golf Programs | Multiple metro locations

Tags Gymnastics Summer Camps | Multiple metro locations

Topgolf Summer Academy | Brooklyn Center

Articulture Camps | Minneapolis

MCAD Summer Classes Camps | Minneapolis

Kidcreate Studio Summer Art Camps | Multiple metro locations

KidzArt | Minneapolis

MacPhail Summer Music Camps | Multiple metro locations

Northern Clay Center | Minneapolis

Perpich Arts High School Summer Camp 2022 | Golden Valley

School of Rock Camp | Eden Prairie

Sewing Camp | St. Paul

Shell Lake Arts Center | Shell Lake, WI

Simply Jane Summer Art Camps | Minneapolis

Spark School of Music Camps | Spring Lake Park

Carver County Day Camps | Multiple metro locations

Historic Cahill School Day Camps | Edina

Lifetime Fitness Kids Camps | Multiple metro locations

Tamarack Nature Center Day Camps | White Bear Township

YMCA Day Camps | Multiple metro locations

Camp Lake Hubert | Lake Hubert

Family Campout | Lakeville

North Star Camp | Brainerd

Trout Lake Family Camp | Pine River

YMCA Family Camps | Multiple Minnesota locations

Birchwood Wilderness Camp | Boundary Waters

Catholic Youth Camp | McGregor

Camp Cherith | Detroit Lakes

Camp Lake Hubert for Girls | Lake Hubert

Camp Lincoln for Boys | Lake Hubert

Camp Pillsbury Performing Arts Camp | Owatonna

Camp Fire Minnesota: Tanadoona | Lake Minnewashta

Camp Shamineau | Motley

Girl Scouts River Valleys | Multiple MN & WI locations

North Star Camp | Brainerd

Swift Nature Camp | Minong, WI

YMCA Overnight Camps | Multiple Minnesota locations

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