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


Registration for 2024 Overnight Camp is now open.

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


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

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Traditional and Specialty

Traditional Camp

6 days | Grades 2–9 | $925

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 9–14
  • June 16–21
  • July 7–12
  • July 21–26
  • July 28–August 2
  • August 4–9
  • August 18–23
Traditional + Horse Camp

6 days | Grades 2–9 | $925 + $175

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 9–14
  • June 16–21
  • July 7–12
  • July 21–26
  • July 28–August 2
  • August 4–9
  • August 18–23
Traditional + Outdoor Challenge

6 days | Grades 5–9 | $925 + $55

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 9–14
  • June 16–21
  • July 7–12
  • July 21–26
  • July 28–August 2
  • August 4–9
  • August 18–23
Summer Sampler

4 days | Grades 2–7 | $575

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.

  • June 30-July 3
Camp Superkids

6 days | Grades 2–10 | $925

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.

Learn more about this unique experience, including how we keep your kids safe and healthy.

  • June 23–28
Ihduhapi Pride

6 days | Grades 3–12 | $925

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 11–16

Leadership and Wilderness

Counselors In Training

3 weeks | Grade 11 | $2,100

Counselor In Training (CIT) is a three-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 7–26 (Coed)
Explorers (Canoe)

13 days | Grade 7–8 | $1,900

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 14–26 (Coed)
Junior Leaders (Canoe)

13 days | Grade 10 | $1,900

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

  • July 21–August 2 (Coed)
Voyageurs (Canoe)

13 days | Grade 9 | $1,900

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 28–August 9 (Coed)
YMCA Service Leaders

13 days | Grades 8–10 | $1,795

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 28–August 9 (Coed)
Wranglers In Training

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. Wranglers in Training will go home on weekends.

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

11 days | Grades 7–8 | $1,715

  • June 23–July 3 (Coed)

13 days | Grades 9–11 | $2,025

  • July 14–26 (Coed)
Leadership Development

Our Leadership Development Program is a leadership progression for teens. LDP instructors coach on group facilitation and leadership, teach technical outdoor skills, and guide participants to collaboratively make consequential decisions. LDP programs build the whole person through a variety of activities, projects, and team-building exercises. Campers learn leadership skills built upon the YMCA’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Equity. They learn valuable lessons that will last a lifetime. The Leadership Development Program is set up as a progression for teens that includes sessions from two to four weeks.

Ihduhapi Internship

3 Weeks | Grade 12

This program provides sample workshops and skills trainings that our accomplished camp staff experience during their pre-camp staff training. It is designed to provide young leaders with more skills when entering the work force. These skills will be transferable to camp and non-camp jobs. Campers go home each weekend. Meals and housing are provided while at Camp Ihduhapi. Spaces are limited, and volunteer applications must be submitted to the camp director.

Call 763-479-1146 or email Jana Graczyk for more information. Potential paid employment after successful completion of internship program.

  • June 9–28
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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.