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place 9089 Highway 21 N
Babbitt, MN 55706

Founded in 2019, YMCA Camp Northern Lights is a family destination. Located on Bear Lake near the edge of the Superior National Forest, Northern Lights is a premier fishing destination with 130 acres of trails and woods to explore. With year-round programming and a wide range of lodging options – from RV and tent sites to gorgeous cabins with full kitchens and bathrooms – Camp Northern Lights is the perfect destination for seasoned adventurers or as a first-time camping experience. 

Nature Retreats

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Fall Service Work Weekend

event October 14 – 16, 2022
Friday-Sunday
schedule 2:00pm-12:00pm
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place YMCA Camp Northern Lights
9089 Highway 21 N
55706

MEA Family Camp Weekend

event October 20 – 23, 2022
Thursday-Sunday
schedule 2:00pm-12:00pm
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place YMCA Camp Northern Lights
9089 Highway 21 N
55706

Northern Frights

event October 28 – 30, 2022
Friday-Sunday
schedule 2:00pm-12:00pm
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place YMCA Camp Northern Lights
9089 Highway 21 N
55706

NYE Celebration

event December 30, 2022 – January 2, 2023
Friday-Monday
schedule 2:00pm-12:00pm
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place YMCA Camp Northern Lights
9089 Highway 21 N
55706

Upcoming Seasonal Adventures

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A natural way to say "I do!"

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Making adventure more accessible

The YMCA offers need-based financial assistance to help people access the programs that are important to them.

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