Teen Specialty Camps

Developing leadership qualities and abilities are important life-long ingredients. Our Teen 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 (NEW!)

Entering grades 6 – 8 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

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

Teen Quest is an exciting day camp program geared toward teens that want total outdoor fun! As a group quest, you will decide and plan out many of the camp activities and events throughout the week. This program develops valuable life skills such as open communication, team building, cooperation and conflict resolution.

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Teen Fishing Camp

Entering grades 6 – 8 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 12 and August 21

Get hooked on fishing as you learn basic fishing skills. Lakes provide the scene for fishing fun using the catch-and-release method. You are encouraged to bring your own pole and tackle if you wish but equipment is available for use as well. This camp features a special trip on a voyageur canoe guided by the Wargo Nature Center.

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Teen Canoeing Camp

Entering grades 6 – 8 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of July 10 and August 7

Embark on a canoeing excursion full of adventure and challenges! Learn and master the skills of navigating along the St. Croix River. The highlight of the week includes an overnight canoeing trip on the St. Croix River.

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Teen Archery Camp

Entering grades 6 – 8 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 12, July 17, July 31 and August 14

Fine tune your archery skills while learning new ones as well. Archery games and a friendly competition will be highlighted throughout the week. Instructors teach proper grip, stance and aim alignment. This camp will feature a field trip to Average Joe’s Archery. Equipment is provided.

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Teen Water Adventure (NEW!)

Entering grades 6 – 8 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Weeks of June 26 and July 31

It’s the hottest way to cool off this summer! Spend a full week enjoying an awesome array of water activities including canoeing, kayaking, swimming and more! One day will be spent at a water park.

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Teen Climbing Camp

Entering grades 6 – 8 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Weeks of June 19, July 24 and August 7

Test your strategy and skill through new fun challenges! Each day focuses on a new element or challenge including knot tying, safety and team work. This camp is designed to build self-confidence and teach valuable skills while enjoying an unforgettable adventure. This camp will feature two field trips. Spend one day at Camp St. Croix’s high teams challenge course and the highlight being a day trip at Taylors Falls climbing the bluffs on the river.

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Leaders In Training Camp

Entering grades 9 – 10 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $265/session
Non-Member Program Participants: $290/session
*Includes overnight at Camp Heritage

Two-Week Sessions: Weeks of June 19 – 30 and July 31 – August 11

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 (NEW!)

Entering grades 10 – 12 in fall, 2017

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

Three-week sessions: Weeks of July 10 – 28 and August 7 – 25

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.

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