Outdoor Sports Camps

Kids have fun in the fresh air learning about equipment and technique.

Updated program information for 2019 will be available in January. Please check back.

Archery/Slingshot Camp

Two amazing and traditional target sports, the bow and arrow and the slingshot, are very popular today. Participants will gain understanding and learn to properly use them both safely. Campers will learn to make and use their own targets, learn about different types of bows, the basics of aiming and target shooting and try our tomahawk range on Adventure Island.

Advanced Archery Camp

Your child will advance their archery skills and build upon skills learned in our archery and slingshot camp. Daily practice and instruction is offered at camp’s three archery ranges and off site at South Forty Archers in Lakeville.

Climbing Camp

Campers embark on a climbing adventure! Campers will gain new skills and self-confidence every day through a variety of climbing activities. Campers test their strength, strategy, and skill while learning safety procedures, belay techniques, knot tying and proper climbing techniques. Wednesdays: Campers will participate in an exciting full day rock climbing experience at Vertical Endeavours.

Extreme Adventure

Kids looking for some radical new experiences this summer can kick it up a notch with a week packed with extreme fun. This camp is designed to build self-confidence and learn valuable skills through challenging activities while enjoying an unforgettable adventure. Campers embark on full- and half-day activities such as skateboarding at the YMCA Tri-City Skate Park. Base Camp climbing adventure, and disc golfing. The remainder of the day will be spent enjoying traditional camp activities.

Fishing Camp

Camp Streefland is working with the MN DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife to utilize the MinnAqua Program’s national award-winning fishing and aquatic education curriculum in our fishing camps. MinnAqua is a statewide education program designed to teach angling recreation and stewardship as well as the ecology and conservation of aquatic habitats.

Kids get hooked on fishing as they learn basic fishing skills. Lakes provide the scene for fishing fun using the catch-and-release method. Campers will learn about safety when fishing, how to tie knots, fish identification, which bait to use and how our actions impact nature. Campers can bring their own pole and tackle, or equipment will be provided.

Mountain Biking Camp at Buck Hill

A step by step guide to beginning mountain bike skills to ease the experience of first-time riders. Students build confidence in tire grip, working on anticipation and focus points. Your child will learn to shift gears and become a strong rider. Campers develop lifelong biking skills and a commitment to an active lifestyles. Guest instructors and speakers from local bike shops, will help teach your child about basic bike care.

Looking to try out Mountain Biking or improve your skills? Check out the Buck Hill Mountain Biking Camp utilizing their Magic Carpet to make the climbs a bit easier!

  • Limited Rentals available, $45 - rental registration will open 2 weeks prior to camp sessions. Please register at BuckHill.com
  • All personal bikes must be inspected prior to camp
  • All personal bikes can be housed at Buck Hill
  • Program at Buck Hill will take place Monday-Friday from 10am-12pm

Ski Camp at Buck Hill

Campers learn to ski or snowboard! Our partnership with Buck Hill will allow campers the opportunity to get the feeling of skiing or riding on synthetic snow. Mondays begin with an orientation and 90-minute lessons will be provided on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The remainder of each day will be spent enjoying traditional camp activities. Equipment rental is included in the cost and covers boots, skis, binding, poles and helmet.

Have you tried snowboarding or skiing and weren't sure about the snow and cold? Well now is your chance to jump in and do it in the sunshine!

  • Rental, $25 - rental registration will open 2 weeks prior to camp. Please register at BuckHill.com
  • Program at Buck Hill will take place Monday-Friday from 10am-12pm