No Experience Required

Participants in the BOLD & GOLD program do not need to have any prior experience in camping or canoeing. All that is needed is a desire to participate and an interest in trying something new.

Summer 2017 Schedule

All trips are run by either Camp Menogyn, Camp Widjiwagan or Camp St. Croix. 

Tier 1 - ages 12-14

6-day Canoe Session - $600

July 2 - 7 | Camp St. Croix
July 23 - 28 | Camp St. Croix
August 6 - 11 | Camp St. Croix

6-day Climb Session - $600

July 2 - 7 | Camp St. Croix
July 30 - August 4 | Camp St. Croix
August 6 - 11 | Camp St. Croix

Register for Tier 1

Tier 2 - ages 12-15

8-day Canoe Session - $800

June 30 - July 7 | Menogyn
July 13 - 20 | Menogyn
July 30 - August 6 | Menogyn
August 8 - 15 | Menogyn
August 17 - 24 | Menogyn

10-day Canoe Session - $1,000

August 17 - 26 | Menogyn

11-day Canoe Session - $1,100

June 19 - 29 | Widjiwagan
June 30 - July 10 | Menogyn
July 8 - 18 | Widjiwagan
July 20 - 30 | Widjiwagan
July 24 - August 3 | Menogyn
August 19 - 28 | Widjiwagan

13-day Canoe & Climb Session  - $1,300

July 9 - 21 | Camp St. Croix

Register for Tier 2

Tier 3 - ages 14-17

13-day Canoe & Climb Session  - $1,300

July 9 - 21 | Camp St. Croix

14-day Canoe Session - $1,400

June 24 - July 7 | Menogyn
July 24 - August 6 | Menogyn
August 8 - 21 | Menogyn

16-day Canoe Session - $1,600

July 13 - 28 | Menogyn
August 2 - 17 | Widjiwagan

17-day Canoe Session - $1,700

June 19 - July 5 | Widjiwagan

Register for Tier 3

Registration

Register Online or download the Registration form .

Transportation and Necessary Paperwork

Transportation to and from Camp is included in the cost of your registration. BOLD and GOLD trips are run by Camp Widjiwagan (based in Ely, MN), Camp Menogyn (based on the Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais, MN) or Camp St. Croix (based in Hudson, WI). Contact Kurt Simer with questions.

Please look at the dates for which you have registered. They will say which Camp is running your BOLD or GOLD trip.

The bus will take your BOLD or GOLD participant to Camp on the first day of your session and return your participant to the Twin Cities on the last day of your session.

Paperwork

Camp St. Croix

Camp Menogyn

Widjiwagan

Financial Assistance

Our Groups

Our average group size is six to seven total people – 4 or 5 campers and 2 counselors. All groups are single-gender and are based upon camper age.

Participants are encouraged to try the experience by themselves, but sometimes coming with a friend makes trying something new a little easier. If they would like to come with a friend, be sure that both participants request each other during the registration process.

King Scholars

Successful completion of three years of summer BOLD or GOLD sessions, plus involvement in at least four weekend activities during the non-summer months will earn a participant the title of "King Scholar". The title "King Scholar" honors the commitment of the Peter J. King Foundation, whose commitment makes BOLD & GOLD possible. 

For more information about the King Scholars program, please contact Kurt Simer.

Financial Assistance

We believe every child should experience our programs, regardless of family income. Thanks to the generous support of donors in our annual Y Partners campaign, we are able to offer scholarships to campers who need a little extra help. 

Scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply, please download and complete the form. If you have any questions, please contact Kurt Simer.

Scholarship Application