Trekkers Camps

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Trekkers day camps are offered to children entering 5th or 6th grade, unless otherwise noted.
Trekkers camps are held Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ​
​All sessions are $199 for a four-day camp session.

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

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Adventures Afoot! 

June 17 - 20
Extended ages camp
Your Join us on the Ultimate Day Camp Adventure as we explore a different park each day! Complete an orienteering course, search for hidden geocaches and learn how to work together. Swimming at Lake Johanna, canoeing at Otter Lake and fishing at Bald Eagle Lake round out this camp to create the ultimate adventure. Drop-off and pick-up will be at Tony Schmidt Regional Park on Wednesday, June 19.

Garden Grab Bag 

July 8 - 11 
Extended ages camp

Experience everything there is to love about the Tamarack garden. Perform science experiments, create garden art, dig in the dirt and cook like a gourmet with produce you harvest yourself! Limited only by our imaginations, this week will include a little something for everyone.

Raptor Replay

July 15 - 18
Extended ages camp

Back by popular demand- Tamarack and the Raptor Center partner to offer an up-close raptor experience! Meet a variety of raptors and learn how they and humans have impacted each other throughout history. A special trip to the Raptor Center will help you discover the ways people can help birds of prey survive 21st century challenges. 

Lumberjack Challenge

July 22 - 25
Calling all Lumber Jacks and Jills! Team up with fellow campmates to learn new lumber skills. Learn about this part of MN history. Then test yourself in the Lumberjack games- Yo-Ho! Field trip to Waterworks. Transportation provided.

Eye of Salamander, Toe of Newt

July 29 - Aug. 1
Learn to create tinctures, teas and concoctions from nature. First, it is off to class on the care and keeping of Tamaracks magical creatures. Learn to care for turtles, frogs, newts, snakes and owls, and be prepared the next time you happen upon a sorcerer

Drama in the Wild

Aug. 5 - 8​ 
Extended ages camp

Drama occurs in nature every day—come join in the fun! Draw inspiration from the natural world as we explore Tamarack trails and set the stage. Learn key theater skills to write a script, create costumes and perform your play! Have fun during this unique pairing of drama and the wild.

Create-Your-Own Adventure Quest

Aug. 5 - 8​ 
Extended ages camp

Work together as a team to figure out the best way to spend your summer day! Is it cardboard creation? Survival scenarios? Cooking fresh treats from our garden? Tamarack will plan some of our favorite adventures- and the rest is up to you!

Best of Trekkers and Adventurers 

Aug. 12 - 15​ 
Extended ages camp

Celebrate the end of summer with a grab bag of camp fun. We’ll keep track of the best, most popular activities and recreate the magic of summer. You never know what’ll make the list, so stay tuned! Drop-off and pick-up will be at Tony Schmidt Regional Park on Wednesday, Aug. 14.​