Ages 5+

Bring the whole family to explore the outdoors, connect with other families and try something new. Our programs are designed to fit your needs as a homeschool household.

Registration deadline is one week prior to the program date. Space is limited. 

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Program Schedule, 2021-2022

November 19, 2021: Lumberjack Days

Logging has been a vital part of Minnesota and Wisconsin history. Go back in time to learn how these men lived and helped to shape the natural landscape.

December 10, 2021: How Animals Survive the Winter

What happens to the animals in the winter?  Discover how different animals survive using unique adaptations that allow them to withstand such conditions as extreme temperatures and scarce food.

January 21, 2022: Winter Exploration

Glide across the snow on cross country skis, or traverse atop the snow base on snow shoes. Experience the joy and beauty of winter outdoors while learning a sport that is rich in history, easy, safe, good exercise, and fun.

February 18, 2022: Sustainability Challenge 

Learn a lesson from “The Lorax,” then put it into action as you and a group of students compete against other students to establish the most energy efficient village in our new game, “Energy choices.” Put your engineering or physics mind to work, through creative thinking, or physical skill work alongside your teammates to win the sustainability challenge. 

March 18, 2022: The History of Maple Syrup 

Maple syrup was a traditional food product of the early Native Americans that everyone now enjoys. We will provide you the chance to take part in the process of making syrup from the sap that’s collected from our maple trees. Learn how this process has evolved over time.  

April 15, 2022: Spring Restoration

Explore the different ways the ecosystems and camp prepares for the upcoming spring. Compare and contrast the differences in the various habitats emerge from the blanket of winter and what man-made and natural tools we use to promote the overall health of Camp St. Croix’s prairie. 

May 20, 2022: Wet and Wild

Walk the banks of the St. Croix River while discussing water’s role in our ecosystem, study aquatic life, and discover the effects humans have on our water quality and supply.

Customized programs

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We can tailor a program to your needs and goals. Prices and scheduling depend on programming requests. Choose from any of our environmental science classes, outdoor recreation activities, ropes courses and rock climbing elements. Minimum group size is 12 kids.

Contact Sovatha Oum for more information.

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