Winter Camp

Embrace the North

There are 2 ways to embrace the north with us this winter!

Winter Experience, Ages 8-11

Spend a weekend exploring Camp Icaghowan’s winter landscape. Play outside during the day, and sleep in a warm, cozy cabin at night.

Activities include:

  • Snowshoeing
  • Broomball
  • S’mores
  • Building snow forts
  • Winter & ice safety training
  • Campfires
  • Sledding
  • Snow painting
  • Star gazing
2020 dates and information will be available soon.

Winter Adventures, Ages 12–17

Go on a winter campout. Campers spend Friday night indoors, learning camping skills and preparing equipment. Saturday, they trek out with trained winter camp staff and build their own sleeping shelters.

Transportation

Location: Shoreview YMCA
Transportation Fee: $50

12:30 – Camper Bus Drop off at Shoreview YMCA. Please make sure that your camper has eaten lunch before catching the bus.

3:30 - Camper Bus Pick-Up at Shoreview YMCA. Please remember your ID for camper pick-up.

Call 612-822-2267 or email us with questions. 

Packing List - Winter Experience

  • Sleeping Bag, Pillow
  • Waterproof Hats, Mittens, Gloves, Scarf
  • Winter Coat
  • Snow Pants/Snowsuit
  • 2 sets of Long Underwear
  • 5-6 pairs of Socks
  • Chapstick
  • Warm Sleeping Attire
  • Sweatshirts
  • Water Bottle
  • Flashlight & Batteries
  • Toiletries & Towel
  • Medication in original container

What Not to Bring

  • Electronic devices
  • Skis/Snowboards

Packing List - Winter Adventure

  • Non Cotton Long Underwear
  • 2-3 Non Cotton Upper Body Layers
  • Plastic Bowl
  • Plastic Spoon
  • Insulated Mug
  • Regular Clothes
  • Winter Jacket (with hood if possible)
  • Chap Stick
  • Sunscreen
  • Flashlight or Headlamp
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Toiletries 
  • Personal Medical Supplies in original container with name and dosage

Optional

  • Ski Gloves
  • Head Band
  • Rain Suit (good for carving out snow shelters and as a wind layer)
  • Small Garbage Bags

Dietary Needs

If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Jennifer Weinzirl when you register.