Outdoor Sports Specialty Camps

Develop a greater passion for the things you love, or try out something new at one of our specialty camps! At each of our specialty camps, day campers spend approximately two hours each day in their specialized activity. the remainder of the day is spent enjoying traditional camp activities.

Sports Spectacular Camp

Entering grades 1 – 3 in fall, 2017*

Game on! This camp is designed to teach general skills in the following sports: soccer, basketball, volleyball, climbing, swimming, and other field games. Sports Camp is a safe, fun, non-competitive program designed to build teamwork, leadership skills, and self-esteem. Campers will also enjoy the outdoors while participating in traditional camp activities.

Climbing Camp

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017*

Campers learn the skills to scale the highest mountains! Each day focuses on a challenging element such as the giant swing, the leap of faith, the bouldering wall, and the climbing wall. Age appropriate challenges are designed for younger campers. This camp is designed to build self-confidence and learn valuable skills while enjoying an unforgettable adventure. Campers in grades 4-6 will get a chance to test their skills for an exciting, full day rock-climbing session at Taylors Falls.

Water Adventure Camp

Entering grades 2 – 6 in fall, 2017

The hottest way for kids to cool off this summer! Campers spend the full week enjoying an awesome array of water activities including canoeing, kayaking, pontoon ride and swimming. Campers in grades 4 – 6 will do sailing. The highlight of the week will be a field trip to a water park.

Archery/Slingshot Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Take aim at target sports. Learn proper techniques and practices to have the potential for a bull’s-eye every time. Campers will learn the fundamentals of archery, slingshots, and hatchet throwing. Campers will also receive a lesson from the pros on their field trip to A1 Archery in Hudson, WI. Instructors teach proper grip, stance and aim alignment. Campers will discover their ‘eye dominance,’ the first step in becoming a skilled target sport athlete. Equipment is provided.

Sailing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Campers set sail for excitement and adventure in our premier sailing program as they enjoy our fantastic fleet of boats! Each day young sailors learn the basics of sailing and safety with camp instructors. Participants are grouped according to age and ability, and will have ample opportunity to operate our Opti sailboats.

Canoeing/Kayak Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Campers learn paddling skills and canoe/kayak safety as they experience the challenge of navigating river waters! Kids learn to identify the parts of the canoe/kayak and learn about the importance of weight distribution and center of gravity. The highlight of the week includes preparations for a full day of canoeing on the St. Croix River.

Log Rolling Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Kids learn about the life of a lumberjack and their importance in building our first cities. Campers discover how the sport of log rolling or “birling” developed out of maneuvering logs down rivers to the old saw mills. Skills learned are great for improving balance and coordination! Log rolling instruction will take place at our camp beach with a trained instructor.

*Additional camp paperwork will be required for campers ages 4 – 6. The state of Wisconsin requires the Health History and Emergency Care Plan form and immunization record at camp. Forms found on our Forms & Publications page.