Teens and Leadership Camps

Young people build self-confidence and leadership skills through new adventures and experiences.

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

Teen Climbing Camp

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 unforgettable adventure. Spend a day at Camp Streefland’s high ropes course.

Wednesdays campers will participate in an exciting full day rock climbing experience at Taylor’s Falls! Campers will return to Camp Streefland at 5:30 p.m. and can be picked up from camp between 5:30 and 6 p.m.

Teen Outdoor Adventure Camp (NEW!)

Strike out on a bold adventure of climbing and canoeing as you test your strength, strategy and skill through a week of your favorite outdoor activities. This exciting camp allows you to create and implement a fun outing through the exploration of your favorite outdoor activities. Previous experience climbing and canoeing is beneficial.

Leaders-In-Training Camp

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

Teen Service Learning Camp

Grow their leadership and teambuilding skills, while bolstering self-confidence through giving back to the community. Earn volunteer hours and improve your skill set while actively participating in traditional camp activities like swimming, canoeing and kayaking, and high ropes course. Service projects take place at camp and in a National Park. You will receive a certificate with the number of service hours completed. It’s a win-win for you and the community!

Teen Quest Camp

Adventure Quest is an exciting day camp program geared toward teens that want total outdoor fun! This program develops valuable life skills such as effective communication, team building, cooperation, and conflict resolution. You will participate in a variety of activities including swimming, canoeing and kayaking, high ropes course, environmental education, bowling, a service project, an all-day field trip, and more!

Water Adventure Camp

The hottest way for kids to cool off this summer! Campers spend the full week enjoying an awesome array of water activities including canoeing, kayaking, swimming and other water activities.

Forkhorn II Camp

This advanced archery camp takes students beyond basic archery skills and offers training in bow hunting, map and compass skills, marksmanship training, tree stand safety and setup. Students will be certified in the MN Bowhunter Education Program MBEP as part of the camp. Not currently offering Forkhorn I or III camp, no pre-requisite to Forkhorn II.

Junior Counselor Program

Ages 14 – 17

Volunteer Program

Do you love working with kids in a camp setting? Here’s your chance to take a leadership role! Junior Counselors are assigned to a group and assist the Senior Counselors in leading and carrying out a variety of Day Camp programs. Junior Counselors help campers acquire feelings of high self-esteem, self-worth and competence in an outdoor setting. Previous experience in the LIT program or working with children is required. Candidates will be selected through an application and interview process. This is a volunteer position.