Teen Specialty Camps

Developing leadership qualities and abilities are important life-long ingredients. Our leadership camps develop the whole person — spirit, mind, and body — through a variety of service projects, hands-on activities, and team building exercises. Our leaders of tomorrow begin with our youth of today!

Teen Quest

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $225/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $250/week

Weeks of June 12 – September 1 (No program July 3 – 4, fee prorated)

Spend a week at camp doing the things you love most. As a group you will decide and plan out many of the camp activities throughout the week. You will have the opportunity to go climbing, boating, camping, do target sports and experience the great outdoors.

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Teen Climbing Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $265/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $290/week

Weeks of June 26, July 17 and August 7

Test your strength, strategy, and skill as you focus on a challenging high element each day. Learn and develop climbing skills, belay techniques, knot tying and climbing safety. Spend a day at Taylors Falls rock-climbing in the bluffs of the St. Croix River.

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Teen Survival Skills Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $240/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $265/week

Weeks June 12 and July 5 (No program July 3 – 4, fee prorated)

Develop your camping skills as you work together to set up camp in the remote campsites at St. Croix. Learn a variety of useful camping skills that including: building a fire, shelters building, knot tying, campfire cooking, navigating maps and more!

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Teen Archery Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $250/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $275/week

Weeks of June 19, July 31 and August 14

Fine tune your archery skills and learn new ones. Archery games will help you discover the science behind drawing and releasing the bow. Learn and practice slingshots and hatchet throwing to develop your target sport skills. Instructors will show you proper grip, stance and aim alignment. Receive a lesson from the pros at A1 Archery in Hudson, WI. Equipment will be provided.

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Teen Canoeing/Kayak Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $255/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $280/week

Week of July 24

Embark on a canoeing/kayaking excursion full of adventure. Develop your paddling skills and learn boating safety as you experience the challenge of navigating the water! The highlight of the week includes preparations for a full day of canoeing on the St. Croix River.

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Teen Water Adventure Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $265/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $290/week

Weeks of June 19 and August 21

Spend a full week enjoying an awesome array of water activities including canoeing, kayaking, swimming, boating and more! One day will be spent at a water park.

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Teen Horse Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $315/session
Non-Member Program Participants: $340/session

Weeks of June 12, June 19, June 26, July 5**, July 24, July 31, August 7, August 14 and August 21 (**No program July 3 – 4, fee prorated)

Build confidence as you develop horsemanship skills. Trained instructors will teach the basics of western horseback riding. You will work on leading, mounting, ring work, grooming, trotting and saddling. By week’s end, groups may have the opportunity to enjoy a scenic trail ride. You will be part of a horse show on Thursday afternoon.

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Teen Sailing Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $250/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $275/week

Weeks of July 10 and July 31

Receive daily ground and water instruction in basic sailing skills and techniques, as well as boat maintenance and care.
Time is spent learning skills such as rigging, jibbing, tacking, knot tying, water safety, and river etiquette. You will operate our fleet of sailboats on Lake St. Croix. Prior sailing experience required.

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Leaders-In Training

Entering grades 9 – 10 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $370
Non-Member Program Participants: $395

Two-week session: Weeks of July 10 – 21 and August 7 – 18

Rise to the challenge in Leaders-in-Training Camp and discover your leadership qualities. You will learn and develop the necessary camp skills needed to lead camper activities, as well as group responsibility through activity planning. You will have opportunities to shadow counselors and assist staff in camp activities. There will be plenty of time to hang out with friends – new and old. Come experience camp from a whole new perspective!

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Camp Leadership Corps

Entering grades 10 – 12 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $300
Non-Member Program Participants: $325

Three-week session: Weeks of June 19 – July 7 and July 17 – August 4

Grow as a leader as you help counselors facilitate camp programs. CLC is designed to build community and provide mentoring and character development. Skills learned are transferrable to camp and non-camp jobs. Preferred qualifications: Completion of Leaders-In-Training or similar leadership program.

Applications are reviewed and interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis beginning February 1, 2017.

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