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Camp Ihduhapi

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Registration for summer 2024 is now open!


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Founded in 1929, Camp Ihduhapi provides enriching overnight, day camp, and retreat experiences. Situated on 175 acres of vibrant maple forest along the shores of Lake Independence, its close proximity to the Twin Cities makes Ihduhapi the perfect place for youth and adults to learn new skills, build confidence, and create lifelong memories.

And just like all YMCA of the North adventure centers, we strive to build upon the Y's core values as part of our Camp Culture and Community Commitment.

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We provide a structured sleepaway experience, encouraging kids to try new things and build confidence in a safe space.


Summer Camp

What to Expect

Learn more about the overnight camp experience, from camp basics to health and safety details.

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See what's available at our location, including rates, dates, and program descriptions.

Summer Options

Download the definitive source of truth for preparing to attend our location.

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News and Events

Latest Posts

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Our supporters fuel our mission through our various camp annual fund designations.
Have you been missing our famous Ihduhapi goulash? Have no fear! You can make it right at home when you are missing camp!
Did you know that Camp Ihduhapi has over 20 varieties of trees on our property? This fall we wanted to highlight our beautiful sugar maples. 

Upcoming Events

Camp Ihduhapi visitors

Outdoor Learning

Explore our different locations where you can engage in team building, environmental education, agricultural education, and much more!

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Seasonal Adventures


Book your own getaway


We plan; you participate


Hands-on outdoor education


Personal, professional, and educational


Improving group dynamics


The natural way to say "I do!"

Camp Insider

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Our Team

As leaders and friends, our team embodies the YMCA values of equity, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

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Our Camp Story

We are part of a family. And like any family member, our camp has a unique personality and some distinct characteristics.

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Giving Opportunities

Creating welcoming, inclusive, and supportive spaces takes a village. We would love for you to support and be part of ours.

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Making adventure more accessible

Everyone deserves access to programs and services that help them reach their full potential. That's why we offer need-based financial assistance to help people participate in our programs regardless of their income.

Here to Help

Have a question or need assistance?

Our customer service team is always happy to help.

For location-specific questions, we encourage you to contact your camp directly.

Camp Ihduhapi emergency contact Jana Graczyk

Camp Ihduhapi
emergency contact

Jana Graczyk
Executive Director