January

  • Candle-light Hike & Ski—head out for an evening of hiking on illuminated trails, campfire and treats at Camp St. Croix.
  • Women’s retreat at Camp du Nord—enjoy the beauty of the North Woods while relaxing and participating in activities.
  • Youth in Government Model Assembly—kids in grades 8-12 can make lasting friendships and have powerful conversations.

February

March

April

  • Healthy Kids Day—celebrate Healthy Kids Day with a variety of events at select locations—ask about planned activities.
  • Y Run—choose to run or walk a one-mile, 5K or 10K race at Lake Calhoun.

May

  • Camp Open House—come and see what overnight and day camps have to offer.
  • Family Camp Weekend—get a jump on camp season at Camp St. Croix.
  • Family Camp Memorial Weekend—celebrate the long weekend with family fun at Camp Warren.
  • Garage Sale—donate items to, or shop the sale at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. All proceeds help send kids to camp.
  • Healthy Aging Day—join the Y in celebrating healthy and active seniors. Check with your local Y for activities.
  • Spring Fling—gather your family for a weekend of fun activities at Camp du Nord.
  • Track & Field Clinic—kids can explore a new sport at this free skills clinic.

June

July

August

September

  • Active Aging Week—celebrate active living and aging with themed activities and parties. Ask your local Y for a schedule of events.
  • Labor Day weekend activities—find family fun at Y camps to celebrate the holiday weekend.
  • Prairie Burn Music Festival—enjoy bluegrass music and family fun at Camp St. Croix.
  • Women’s retreat—enjoy the beauty of the North Woods at Camp du Nord or Camp Widjiwagan while relaxing and participating in activities.

October

  • Basketball Clinic—kids can explore a new sport at this free skills clinic.
  • Garage Sale—donate items to, or shop the sale at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. All proceeds help send kids to camp.
  • Harvest parties—Stop by a local Y to enjoy fun for the whole family, including bonfires, bounce houses, crafts, costumes, face painting, games, haunted houses, treats and youth fitness classes. Parties are free and open to the public.
  • MEA weekend activities—keep kids entertained over break with activities, field trips, camps and more.
  • The Gathering—join 1,000 active older adults from the Twin Cities metro area for a day of fun activities.

November

  • du Thanks—gather your family for a Thanksgiving weekend of fun activities at Camp du Nord.
  • Y Give Week—kick off the giving season with activities at your local Y to celebrate Give Week. Your membership fees keep the doors open and the lights on—when you donate, you help us invite everyone inside.

December

  • Basketball Clinic—kids can explore a new sport at this free skills clinic.
  • Christmas tree lots—help send a child to camp when you buy trees and wreaths from Y tree lots.
  • Holiday break activities—keep kids entertained over break with activities, field trips, camps and more.
  • Holiday parties—for families and older adults.

Ongoing

  • Member challenges—three times a year, you can win prizes by participating in challenges that involve you visiting the Y, tracking your activities and more. Ask your Y for details.
  • Mobile app challenges—each month, the app features a challenge or two where you can compete against fellow members for bragging rights.
  • Parent’s Night Out—bring your kids to the Y on select dates throughout the year for fun activities and you can enjoy an evening out.
  • Volunteer events—give back by volunteering at special events at US Bank Stadium and more.