Sprouts Camps

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Sprouts day camps are offered in combination with Critters day camps and are available to children ages 3 - entering Kindergarten.
All campers must be bathroom independent before the first day of camp. 
All sessions are $99 for a four-day camp session, unless otherwise noted. 
Sprouts camps are held from 9 a.m. - noon, Monday-Thursday. 

View camp schedule by week for all ages

Registration for 2019 Summer Camps is open. Please log in through the registration system to see which camps have availability.

Register online.

Growing Gardens Galore

June 17 - 20
9 a.m. - noon

A visit to Tamarack’s garden becomes the source of art and food during this week. Press pretty posies and lingering leaves for bookmarks or stationary art. Turn dirt into a unique sculpture. Plant seeds to learn what they need to grow.

Animal Superheroes 

June 24 - 27
9 a.m. - noon

What can cut through trees, breathe underwater and fly through the sky? Your favorite animal superheroes! Explore the world through compound eyes, study creatures up close and master a super-skill obstacle course. Discover your own superpowers to become a Superhero-In-Training.

Animal Superheroes

July 8 - 11
9 a.m. - noon

What can cut through trees, breathe underwater and fly through the sky? Your favorite animal superheroes! Explore the world through compound eyes, study creatures up close and master a super-skill obstacle course. Discover your own superpowers to become a Superhero-In-Training.

Ready, Set….Explore 

July 15 - 18
​9 a.m. - noon 
Grab your backpack and field journal, and get ready for adventure. Lead the way on daily discovery hikes to meet plants and animals that call Tamarack home. Create your own spotting scope, join a sing-along, play games and of course, explore!

Music and Motion 

July 15 - 18
​9 a.m. - 
noon
Boisterous birds, whispering wind and buzzing bees are the sounds of nature’s music. Learn how to become part of a frog chorus and experience a sound hike. Try the rabbit rumba to the chattering of squirrels or the bird boogie to the upbeat rhythm of gurgling water.

Skink Smarts and Newt Knowhow

July 22 - 25
9 a.m. - 
noon
Reptiles and Amphibians abound! Learn what makes them special, while you meet Tamarack’s resident animals. Can you say “Herpetologist?”

Color of Nature 

July 29 - Aug. 1
​9 a.m. - noon 

Nothing can compare to Mother Nature when it comes to color. Search the garden and fields for gorgeous growing rainbows. Turn yellow into green, paint with nature and discover every color under the sun. A creative kaleidoscope of color awaits!

Prehistoric play 

Aug. 5 - 8
​9 a.m. - noon ​

Can you believe that dinosaurs lived in Minnesota? Explore prehistoric times and imagine what Tamarack would have been like with dinosaurs roaming the woods. Can you walk like a dinosaur? Roar like a dinosaur? Eat like a dinosaur?

Garden Greens 

Aug. 12 - 15
​9 a.m. - noon ​

Colorful carrots, tasty tomatoes, gorgeous green beans or plump pumpkins—help us grow our garden! Gather some tasty greens for a healthy treat and pick produce for your very own Farmer’s Market.