Outdoor Sports Camps

Kids have fun in the fresh air learning about equipment and technique.

Climbing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall

Program cancelled summer 2020

Campers embark on a climbing adventure! Campers will gain new skills and self-confidence every day through a variety of climbing activities. Campers test their strength, strategy, and skill while learning safety procedures, belay techniques, knot tying and proper climbing techniques. Campers will get a chance to test their skills during a one day-trip to Vertical Endeavors.

Fishing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall

Program cancelled summer 2020

Kids get hooked on fishing as they learn basic fishing skills. Lakes provide the scene for fishing fun using the catch-and release method. Campers can bring their own pole and tackle, or equipment will be provided.

Outdoor Games Camp (NEW!)

Entering grades 1 – 3 in fall

Weeks of June 15, July 6, July 20 and August 3

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall

Weeks of June 22, July 13, July 27 and August 10

Member Participants: $250/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $275/week

It’s all fun and games as campers learn to play a variety of outdoor games with a “camp style”. Campers learn to play Gaga, 9-square in the air, flag football, and other field games. This camp is designed to build self-esteem and teamwork through fun, engaging activities.

Day Camp Extreme Adventure

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall

Program cancelled summer 2020

Kids looking for some radical new experiences this summer can kick it up a notch with a week packed with fun team building experiences. This camp is designed to build self-confidence and teach valuable skills through challenging activities while enjoying an unforgettable adventure. The remainder of the day will be spent enjoying traditional camp activities. Campers will spend three days traveling outside of camp to the Southdale YMCA Skate Park, Taylors Falls and Camp Streefland High Ropes Course. The remaining two days will be spent at camp enjoying traditional camp activities. The day of Taylors Falls, campers will return to the Southdale YMCA at 5 p.m.