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Summer Camps A to Z

Whether it be Art, The Bible, or Camping in the great outdoors, the A, B, Cs of summer enrichment programs for children are filled with endless opportunities.  In this post, I attempt to round up as many summer camps and resources as I can, but it is not as comprehensive as I would hope. I encourage readers to let us all know of other summer programs by using the comment section.  I will also include additional resources as I stumble upon them in my weekly “F is for Free and Frugal Family Fun” blog.

Mark your calendars!  The Minnesota Parent Camp Fair, Saturday, February 25, 10 AM – 2 PM, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, this event is FREE! Now is the best time to get a head start on planning for summer camps. Meet camp representatives from day and overnight, music, science, computer, art, performance programs and more!

Before registering for any of these programs, read the Alphabet Adventures Disclaimer.


Alliance Francaise
Chess Day Camp
Concordia Language Village
Groves Academy
Academy of Holy Angels
St. Thomas Reading Skills and Speed Reading Program

Aldrich Arts Collaboration
Alleyway Arts

The Art Academy in St. Paul
Bloomington Art Center
Camp Shakespeare - in Bloomington
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Musical Theatre Camp
Children’s Theatre Company
Dance Endeavors
Edina Art Center

Guthrie Theatre
Harmony Theatre Company and School
Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre
Lundstrom Center
MacPhail Center for Music
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Richfield Evangelical Lutheran Church drama camp
StageCoach Schools
Stages Theatre in Hopkins
Shell Lake Art Center


Edina Community Education
Minneapolis Community Education
Richfield Bloomington Community Education
Richfield Recreation

Bead Monkey
Joann Fabric
KidCreate Studio
The Linden Tree
Mish Mash


Circle R Ranch
in Long Prairie
The Grand Equestrian

Skyrock Farm - Medina
 Sunnyside Stables - Rosemount


Children’s Country Day School in Mendota Heights for ages 2-7 years
Como Zoo and Conservatory
Fish Lake Regional Park - Maple Grove
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Minnesota Zoo Toddler Camp

Minnesota Zoo
Swift Nature Camp

Three Rivers Park
Wilderness Inquiry
Woodlake Nature Center

Berry Patch School Camp Sizzle Berry

Knowledge Beginnings


Bell Museum of Natural History
Camp Invention
Mad Sceince
Science Museum of Minnesota
Wise Swim School Science Camps


Clutch Hitters
Elite Gymnastics
Footholde Soccer
High Power Soccer Camp
Living Hope Lutheran Church Volley Ball Camp - Shakopee
St. Paul Saints

Wise Swim School


Boy Scouts of America
Girl Scouts


Autism Society
Struggling Teens

St. Paul Jewish Community Center


Christ Prespyterian  Church VBS in Edina
Grace Church - Eden Prairie, FREE!

Oak Grove Lutheran VBS in Richfield
St. Richard’s Catholic Church VBS in Richfield
Richfield ELCA VBS


The Blake School - Hopkins
Camp Butin


  1. Here are a couple of great resources for your list. First, VBS at Grace Church in Eden Prairie is FREE and OUTSTANDING. Jun 18-23, 2012

    And another fun sports opportunity is the High Power Soccer Camp in Eden Prairie. Jun 11-15, 2012

  2. Hey! Thank you for sharing your thoughts about summer camps in your area. I am glad to stop by your site and know more about summer camps. Keep it up! This is a good read. I will be looking forward to visit your page again and for your other posts as well.
    I would also like to share that in Cyprus, summer camps are widely used for children. They usually are situated in the Troodos Mountains area and more specific around Platres. The church, government and organised groups provide funds for many children so that they can join a summer camps for free.
    Support your child’s continued learning by enrolling them in one of our Mathnasium summer camp programs today.

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