News & Events

Self-Guided Nature Walks

posted on Wed, Mar 21 2018 11:25 am by YMCA Camp St. Croix

Breathe some fresh air into your workout routine and give your mind and body all the benefits the great outdoors has to offer. Camp provides a variety of beautiful, serene walking trails unique to its location. Choose from a variety of mapped-out walking paths to enjoy at any skill level.

Camp Locations: Camp St. Croix | Camp Ihduhapi | Day Camp Manitou | Day Camp Streefland

  • Camp Ihduhapi and Camp Streefland are temporarily closed due to excessive snow. Trails will re-open later in April. Check back for availability.
  • Saturdays, 9am - 1pm
  • Bring your membership card 
  • Y Membership required for 1 in 4 participants*
  • No registration required
  • Youth under 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
  • No dogs are allowed on camp property*

*Day Camp Manitou:
Leashed dogs are welcome and the membership ratio requirement does not apply due to being located at Wright County Park. 

Tips & Preparation

  • Maps are provided at each property and includes skill level and distance information for your walking options.
  • Each site is staffed specifically for walkers and hikers.
  • Don't forget to swipe your membership card with the staff. 

Equipment Needed

  • No equipment is required
  • Hiking poles (optional)

Attire & What to Bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes or hiking boots
  • Dress appropriately for weather conditions
  • Water

Outcomes / Benefits

  • Boosts your mood
  • Decreases depression
  • Busts your stress
  • Improves strength and posture
  • Improves balance
  • Burns calories

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Family Paddles

posted on Thu, Mar 15 2018 1:09 pm by YMCA Camp St. Croix

The St. Croix National Scenic River way is right in your backyard! Come paddle with us down a beautiful stretch you and your family will be sure to want to revisit. Transportation and equipment provided. Age requirement: Ages 4 and up.

Register Online

  • June 22 | 5 - 8pm
  • June 23 | 10am - 2pm
  • June 29 | 5 - 8pm
  • June 30 | 10am - 2pm
  • July 20 | 5 - 8pm
  • July 21 | 10am - 2pm
  • August 3 | 5 - 8pm
  • August 4 | 10am - 2pm

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Community Games

posted on Mon, Mar 12 2018 1:53 pm by YMCA Camp St. Croix

Community Game of Energy Choices

Join us Sunday, September 23, 2018.
12:00 - 3:00pm

In this highly active, competitive, STEM focused, all-play, groups strategize and make decisions on energy resource utilization, collection and management. Played over several rounds the game challenges the groups to move their villages towards more renewable energy choices. 

Location: DayCroix / North Property
No registration required.
$5 per person suggested donation.

All money raised benefits our annual sustainability project.

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Calendar of Events

posted on Thu, Nov 16 2017 9:09 am by YMCA Camp St. Croix

Upcoming Events

July

August

September

  • Prairie Burn Music Festival | September 15, noon-10pm
    Our family-friendly music festival with camp games, great food, and excellent tunes.
  • Community Game of Energy Choices | September 23, 12-3pm

December

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