Summer Camp

Summer camp is magic. It has the power to transform even the timid camper into a confident leader. It turns strangers into instant friends. It changes barriers into successes.

Through Menogyn’s trip progression, campers gain confidence as they build skills. By living with other campers, they learn to work together and demonstrate the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

At Y camps, our staff members are enthusiastic and well trained. They guide campers of all backgrounds and abilities through programming that builds character in a safe, encouraging environment.

Camp Menogyn offers programming for teens entering grades 7–12.

Canoe Trips

We offer canoe trips for a variety of skill levels. Our trips progress in difficulty, giving campers new challenges year after year.

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Backpacking Trips

Menogyn offers many backpacking trips throughout the country, progressing all the way to the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in Montana.

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Rock Climbing Trips

Our rock climbing trips take both novice and experienced climbers on a variety of challenging climbs under the supervision of our highly skilled staff.

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Advanced Trips

As a part of The Menogyn Progression, campers who have gone on previous trips are selected by counselors and Camp Menogyn staff to take part of life-changing advanced trips. These trips are by invitation only.

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Camper Work Sessions

Earn money towards camp adventures and develop stewardship skills through service projects, camp chores and planning and participating in “Welcome Home” ceremonies.

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Boys Outdoor Leadership Development/Girls Outdoor Leadership Development is a weeklong session in northern Minnesota that teaches teens leadership skills. Campers need to have completed 6th grade and be between the ages of 12-18.

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Mother/Child Canoe Trip

A special opportunity for mothers and children to share a wilderness canoe trip together.

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