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Summer Camp 2023
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Eligibility

As you get ready for registration, please make sure your child meets our Participant Requirements.

Registration

Unless otherwise indicated, use the following button to start the registration process for:

 

Camp Ihduhapi 2023

Options and prices are listed below. Unless noted otherwise, each timeframe has options for boys and girls.

Assistance

If you need help with registration, please get in touch with Customer Service.

If you would like paper-based registration documents, please visit Paperwork.

Traditional and Specialty

Traditional Camp

6 days | Grades 2–9 | $825

Traditional campers spend the mornings and afternoons in some of our tried and true “achievements,” such as — swimming, archery, arts and crafts, nature, and boating. After dinner, everyone will join in for some all-camp games; and round out their day with a traditional Ihduhapi campfire.
 

  • June 11–16
  • June 18–23
  • July 9–14
  • July 23–28
  • July 30–August 4
  • August 6–11
Traditional + Horse Camp

6 days | Grades 2–9 | $825 + $170

Specialty campers spend their day participating in their chosen activity. The other half is spent participating in the Traditional Camp experience.

The Horse Camp specialty teaches kids to groom, bridle, saddle, and ride horses. Whether beginner or advanced, campers will spend time improving their western riding technique and learning about horse safety. Campers spend two hours each day at the barn.
 

  • June 11–16
  • June 18–23
  • July 9–14
  • July 23–28
  • July 30–August 4
  • August 6–11
Traditional + Outdoor Challenge

6 days | Grades 5–9 | $825 + $50

Specialty campers spend their day participating in their chosen activity. The other half is spent participating in the Traditional Camp experience.

The Outdoor Challenge specialty combines High Ropes Challenges and Group Initiatives with excellent facilitators to create an opportunity for campers to strengthen their character and learn group cohesion skills.

 

  • June 11–16
  • June 18–23
  • July 9–14
  • July 23–28
  • July 30–August 4
  • August 6–11
Summer Sampler

4 days | Grades 2–7 | $555

Not quite ready for a full 6-day session? Try our 3-night/4-day Summer Sampler! It’s a great way to introduce the overnight experience to our new Ihduhapi campers. Similar to a traditional camp session, we will provide a variety of activities to give campers a taste of what a full week feels like. There are no specialty add-ons for sampler sessions.

 

  • August 20–23
Camp Superkids

6 days | Grades 2–10 | $825

Operating as a Camp Ihduhapi Program, Camp Superkids is a weeklong, overnight summer camp for kids with asthma. Campers enjoy the fun of an outdoor summer camp in a medically safe environment. This program provides experiences that foster independence, inspire confidence, and build self-esteem in kids with asthma, educating them and their families on managing their disease better.

 

  • June 25–30
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Ihduhapi Pride

6 days | Grades 2–10 | $825

Although Camp Ihduhapi strives to be a safe space for all kids to be themselves every week, Ihduhapi Pride week celebrates differences and identities in our camper community! This 6-day traditional camp program is open to LGBTQ+ youth and youth who love and support the LGBTQ+ community. Ihduhapi Pride will provide a fun, safe, and supportive camp experience for all gender identities and expressions. Campers will build confidence in themselves and their abilities with camp activities, identity affinity groups, and a supportive and welcoming staff.

 

  • August 13–18

Leadership and Wilderness

BOLD & GOLD

BOLD (Male and Non-Binary)

6 days | Grades 6–7 | $825

Experiential learning in a wilderness setting with a focus on diversity and belonging.
 

  • June 25–30 (Backpack)
  • July 16–21 (Canoe)
  • July 30–Aug 4 (Canoe)
  • August 6–11 (Backpack)
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BOLD & GOLD

BOLD (Male and Non-Binary)

6 days | Grades 8–9 | $825

Experiential learning in a wilderness setting with a focus on diversity and belonging.
 

  • June 18–23 (Canoe)
  • July 9–14 (Canoe)
  • July 23–28 (Backpack)
  • August 13–18 (Backpack)
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BOLD & GOLD

GOLD (Female and Non-Binary)

6 days | Grades 6–7 | $825

Experiential learning in a wilderness setting with a focus on diversity and belonging.
 

  • July 16–21 (Backpack)
  • August 6–11 (Backpack)
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BOLD & GOLD

GOLD (Female and Non-Binary)

6 days | Grades 6–7 | $825

Experiential learning in a wilderness setting with a focus on diversity and belonging.
 

  • June 18–23 (Backpack)
  • July 9–14 (Canoe)
  • July 23–28 (Backpack)
  • Aug 13–18 (Canoe)
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BOLD & GOLD

BOLD/GOLD (All-Gendered)

6 days | Grades 8–9 | $825

Experiential learning in a wilderness setting with a focus on diversity and belonging.
 

  • July 9–14 (Backpack)
  • July 23–28 (Canoe)
  • July 30–August 4 (Backpack)
  • August 13–18 (Canoe)
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Counselors In Training (Canoe)

27 days | Grades 11–12 | $1,995

Counselor In Training (CIT) is a four-week session for teens that want to develop mentoring and leadership opportunities as Camp Counselors. CITs build counseling skills by working together on team-building and leadership skills necessary in guiding younger campers. For the last weeks of their experience, CITs will apply their new skills by shadowing experienced counselors in a cabin of younger campers and leading all camp activities.
 

  • July 9–August 4 (Coed)
Explorers (Canoe)

11 days | Grade 7–8 | $1,795

Explorers is a two-week session that introduces campers to the wonderful adventure of a canoe trip! The program starts with campers getting to know each other and practicing canoeing skills in camp. The next few days are spent on a short canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) or a similar wilderness area.
 

  • July 16–28 (Coed)
Junior Leaders (Canoe)

13 days | Grade 10 | $1,795

Junior Leaders is a two-week session that sends campers on a pinnacle 10-day canoe trip in the BWCAW.
 

  • July 16–28 (Coed)
Voyageurs (Canoe)

13 days | Grade 9 | $1,795

Voyageurs is a two-week session that expands on canoeing and leadership skills. Before and after the 5-day canoe trip in the BWCAW, campers enjoy preparations and traditional camp activities at Camp Ihduhapi.
 

  • July 30–August 11 (Coed)
YMCA Service Leaders

13 days | Grades 7–8 | $1,710

YMCA Service Leaders is a two-week session for teens who want to develop leadership skills through service and outreach. This program will emphasize communication, cooperation, and servant leadership. Together our campers will plan and implement service projects around camp and off-site, in the community.
 

  • July 30–August 1 (Coed)
YMCA Service Leaders

13 days | Grades 9–10 | $1,710

YMCA Service Leaders is a two-week session for teens who want to develop leadership skills through service and outreach. This program will emphasize communication, cooperation, and servant leadership. Together our campers will plan and implement service projects around camp and off-site, in the community.
 

  • June 18–30 (Coed)
Wranglers In Training

13 days | Grades 8–10 | $1,995

This two-week overnight horse camp will provide a barn leadership experience. Wranglers in Training will continue to develop more advanced riding skills, have the opportunity to help and lead younger campers, and participate in leadership and teambuilding activities.

Intermediate/advanced riding experience is required (e.g., Ihduhapi Circle Y Day Camps)
 

  • June 18–30
  • July 30–August 11
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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.

Seasonal Adventures
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Winter BOLD/GOLD Retreat

event February 11 – 12, 2023
Saturday-Sunday
schedule 9:00am-9:30am
place YMCA Camp Ihduhapi
Loretto, MN