Kids Activities in the Minneapolis Minnesota Area | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Dates: 
07/04/2018

Organization:

Oliver Kelly Farm

Location:

15788 Kelley Farm Rd.
Elk River, MN, 55330
United States

Phone:

763-441-6896
Time: 
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Farmer's Fourth of July at Oliver Kelly Farm

Celebrate the most important 19th-century holiday, the Fourth of July, with the Kelley Farm staff.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018

Organization:

Oliver Kelly Farm

Location:

15788 Kelley Farm Rd.
Elk River, MN, 55330
United States

Phone:

763-441-6896
Time: 
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dairy Weekend at Oliver Kelly Farm

Discover how farmers cared for their dairy cattle in the mid-19th century versus today and meet the cattle of the 1860s and cows of 2018.
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Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/22/2018
07/24/2018

Organization:

The Jungle Theater

Location:

2951 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
United States

Phone:

(612) 822-7063
Time: 
Varies

Hand to God

After his father’s death, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry. But his complicated relationships are thrown into upheaval when Jason’s puppet, Tyrone, takes on a shocking and dangerously irreverent personality all its own. Hand to God is a comedic exploration of faith, morality and the ties that bind us.
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Dates: 
07/11/2018

Location:

2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
United States

Phone:

(612) 870-3000
Time: 
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Puppetry & Performance (Ages 2-5 with an adult)

Check out a performance in the galleries, get your hands on—or in—some handmade puppets, and create one of your own to take home.
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Dates: 
07/23/2018
07/24/2018
07/25/2018

Location:

2500 County Road E W
Saint Anthony, MN, 55421
United States

Phone:

763-694-7707
Time: 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wild, Wild (Mid)West Camp

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild Midwest? Search for edible plants, build fires, make shelters, try geocaching, and more. Create nature-inspired art projects and a survival kit to use at home. Campers get a great introduction to a variety of art mediums and outdoor skills and recreation. Reservations required.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

Camp Mishawaka

Location:

21525 Mishawaka Rd
Grand Rapids, MN, 55744
United States

Phone:

(218) 326-5011
Time: 
see website for details

Two-Week Sessions at Camp Mishawaka

The 2018 two-week sessions will offer all programs and activities that have been included in previous two-week sessions, and more. These sessions will include the traditions of the Tribes, Tap-Out, Day-Trips, Overnights and regular daily activity schedules. Each session will culminate with a full day of events and festivities, including Tribal Games and mini-Sabotage, an awards campfire and presentation of the shields and feathers. The two-week sessions are for new campers and veteran campers alike.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

Camp Mishawaka

Location:

21525 Mishawaka Rd
Grand Rapids, MN, 55744
United States

Phone:

(218) 326-5011
Time: 
see website for details

Six Week Sessions

By combining a Two and Four-Week Session, campers will have even more opportunities to explore new activities, deepen skills and friendships and soak up all that Mishawaka has to offer. Extended trips will be available for both Six-Week sessions.
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Dates: 
07/01/2018
07/02/2018
07/03/2018

Organization:

Swift Nature Camp

Location:

W7471 E. Swift Rd.
Minong, MN, 54859
United States

Phone:

715-466-5666
Time: 
see website for details

Explorer Camp

This is our traditional program for returning campers or new campers who are comfortable leaving home.
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Dates: 
06/28/2018
06/29/2018
07/12/2018

Location:

3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska
Chaska, MN, 55318
United States

Phone:

952-443-1400
Time: 
9:30 a.m - 11:00 a.m

PeaPods for Preschoolers

Explore the natural world with your preschooler. Together you will discover trees blooming with bursting buds, a rainbow of flowers decorating the gardens, and singing chorus frogs ready to spring into summer! Enjoy this opportunity to experience a free, introductory session of PeaPods for Preschoolers with your young child. The "Spring into Summer" theme will include: planting, art, sensory and science discovery zones, action and music, story time, Green Play Yard adventures, greenhouse exploration and snack. Come play, learn and spring into summer! The Spring into Summer celebration is intended as a free introductory program for first time participants to try the PeaPods for Preschoolers program before purchasing the full Summer 2018 series. The program is designed for 3-5 year olds together with an adult.
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Dates: 
06/25/2018

Organization:

Dodge Nature Center

Location:

365 Marie Ave W
West Saint Paul, MN, 55118
United States

Phone:

(651) 455-4531
Time: 
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Summer Solstice Campfire

Join us in the Dodge amphitheatre for some family campfire time on the longest day of the year.
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Dates: 
06/25/2018
06/26/2018
06/27/2018

Location:

University of St. Thomas · Minnesota 2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN, 55105
United States

Phone:

651-962-5000
Time: 
see website for details

Summer Camps at Johnny Tauer's Basketball Camp

Camps will take place at some of the state’s finest basketball facilities: University of St. Thomas’ new Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex, St. Thomas’ McCarthy Gyms, Cretin-Derham Hall High School and the state of the art Colin Powell Center (Cristo Rey High School). We will also be holding half-day and beginner’s camps at Nativity Grade School. We look forward to seeing you this summer!!
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Horizon - Discover

Discover offers safety, confidence, and the promise of many fun-filled memories to our youngest campers, many of whom may be enjoying camp for the first time. The Discover program provides a nurturing environment in which campers feel comfortable and cared for while participating in a variety of camp activities with a close-knit cabin group that ensures lots of individual attention from counselors.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Discover

Discover offers safety, confidence, and the promise of many fun-filled memories to our youngest campers, many of whom may be enjoying camp for the first time. The Discover program provides a nurturing environment in which campers feel comfortable and cared for while participating in a variety of camp activities with a close-knit cabin group that ensures lots of individual attention from counselors.
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Dates: 
06/25/2018
06/26/2018
06/27/2018

Location:

2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
United States

Phone:

(612) 870-3000
Time: 
9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Water, Colors & Watercolors (Ages 6–7)

Let’s talk about importance of water in our lives by examining artworks that feature water. We’ll also play with water as a medium and explore a variety of watercolor techniques.
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Dates: 
06/25/2018
06/26/2018
06/27/2018

Location:

2500 County Road E W
Saint Anthony, MN, 55421
United States

Phone:

763-694-7707
Time: 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Nature's Protectors Camp

Defend swamps, forests, and lakes while guided by an artist, naturalist and your imagination. Learn how to stilt walk, be a superhero, and defend the earth from evil forces. Uncover the saga at Silverwood with art making and outdoor recreation skills. Reservations required.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

CAMP IHDUHAPI

Location:

3425 Ihduhapi Road
Loretto, MN, 55357
United States

Phone:

763-479-1146
Time: 
Overnight camp

Camp Ihduhapi

Overnight camp for kids 7- 16. Kids who want to try overnight camp will love our Summer Sampler! For 3 or 4 days, campers enjoy life in the great outdoors. Camp will manage the achievement schedule to provide a variety of camp activities; this is a great way for kids to get the feel of overnight camp.
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Dates: 
07/03/2018

Organization:

City of Bloomington

Location:

1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN, 55431-3027
United States

Phone:

+1 952-563-8700
Time: 
5 PM - 11 PM

Summer Fete

Bloomington's annual Independence Day celebration, Summer Fete, is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3.
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Dates: 
06/24/2018
06/25/2018
06/26/2018

Organization:

Camp Fire Minnesota

Location:

4829 Minnetonka Blvd., Suite 202
St. Louis Park, MN, 55416
United States

Phone:

612-235-7284
Time: 
Overnight

Resident Camps at Camp Fire Minnesota

Resident Camp is the heart of Tanadoona. Each week, campers participate in a camp out and a week-long art project. Break away from all the pressure of being a teen and just have fun! Teen week is more relaxed than other weeks of camp. Roll out of your bunk later, and stay up at the campfire longer. Be sure to pack a fun outfit for the Camp Dance too!
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Dates: 
06/29/2018
06/30/2018
07/01/2018

Location:

1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN, 55343
United States

Phone:

(952) 979-1111
Time: 
Varies

Madagascar—A Musical Adventure

Come “Move it, Move it” with us this summer as Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo and, of course, those uproariously plotting penguins enter our stage in the musical adventure of Madagascar. Not content to live in blissful captivity, Marty lets his curiosity takeover as he makes his escape to explore the world. His friends and some unusual penguins will not be left behind as they all embark on an unforgettable voyage.
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Dates: 
07/08/2018
Time: 
4 PM - 6 PM

Location:

Bush Lake Beach
9140 E Bush Lake Rd
Minneapolis, MN, 55438
United States

Phone:

+1 952-563-8700

Live Music at Bush Lake Beach

Bob the Beachcomber will entertain and get you dancing in the water and on the sand!
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Dates: 
07/04/2018
Time: 
7:30 am-11:30 pm

Location:

Round Lake Park
16691 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN, 55346
United States

Phone:

952-949-8333

4th of July Hometown Celebration- Eden Prairie

Enjoy entertainment, food, activities and more throughout the day at Round Lake Park!
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Dates: 
06/30/2018

Location:

4900 Mississippi Court
Minneapolis, MN, 55430
United States

Phone:

612-370-4844
Time: 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Dates: 
06/25/2018
06/26/2018
06/27/2018

Organization:

Warner Nature Center

Location:

15375 Norell Avenue
North Marine on St. Croix, MN, 55047
United States

Phone:

(651) 433-2427 ext. 10
Time: 
WNC camps for 6-14 year olds: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Preschool camps: 9:30-12:00 (a.m.) & 1:00-3:30 (p.m.)

2018 Summer Adventures Camp! at Warner Nature Center

Get ready for some summer fun! Do you enjoy being active? Do you have an interest in animals, nature, or just being outdoors? If yes, come join us for a week of fitness and fun! Campers will track their steps as we explore Warner’s new natureathalon course, learn about animals that are amazing athletes, and motivate each other to stay active.
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Dates: 
07/06/2018

Location:

2649 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
United States

Phone:

+1 612-440-7627
Time: 
9am-12pm

Drone Commander Workshop at Snapology Discovery Center

In Snapology’s Drone Commander workshop, your student will be introduced to the world of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and develop a deep understanding of how to control and manage this exciting technology.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

CAMP WARREN

Location:

3726 Miller Trunk Road
Eveleth, MN, 55734
United States

Phone:

612-822-2267
Time: 
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Summer Camp at Camp Warren

Summer camp is magic. It has the power to transform even the shyest camper into a confident leader. It turns strangers into instant friends. It changes barriers into successes. Through fun activities like canoeing, archery and horseback riding, campers gain confidence as they build skills. By living with other campers, they learn to work together and demonstrate the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. At Y camps, our staff members are enthusiastic and well trained. They guide campers of all backgrounds and abilities through programming that builds character in a safe, encouraging environment.
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Dates: 
06/26/2018

Organization:

Mall of America

Location:

60 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN, 55425
United States

Phone:

952.883.8800
Time: 
10 AM - 12 PM

Toddler Tuesdays: Toddler Round-Up

Grab your cowboy hat + boots + giddy up to Toddler Tuesdays.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

Camp Mishawaka

Location:

21525 Mishawaka Rd
Grand Rapids, MN, 55744
United States

Phone:

(218) 326-5011
Time: 
see website for details

Four-Week Sessions

The quintessential Camp Mishawaka experience, the traditional Four-Week session includes all the elements of the Tribal Competition (Tap-Out, games, swim and track meets and Sabotage).
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Dates: 
07/01/2018
07/02/2018
07/03/2018

Organization:

Swift Nature Camp

Location:

W7471 E. Swift Rd.
Minong, MN, 54859
United States

Phone:

715-466-5666
Time: 
see website for details

Leadership Training-CIT

Our teen (16/17) leadership program is designed for young adults who are to old to be campers and want to be leaders to our campers.
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Dates: 
06/24/2018
06/25/2018
06/26/2018

Organization:

CAMP ICAGHOWAN

Location:

899 A 115th Street
Amery, WI, 54001
United States

Phone:

715-268-8377
Time: 
Overnight camp

Traditional Camps at Camp Icaghowan

Each day is packed with activities, adventure, and opportunities to learn new skills. Campers enjoy a variety of activities including swimming, nature hikes, arts and crafts, boating, climbing, target sports and more. The week includes all-camp games, evening campfires, and outdoor exploration with cabin groups, target sports, drama, field games and more. Each camper will also experience an overnight in one of our treehouses, yurts or platform tents around the island. Campers end their day sharing stories and planning their adventures for tomorrow.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

Swift Nature Camp

Location:

W7471 E. Swift Rd.
Minong, MN, 54859
United States

Phone:

715-466-5666
Time: 
see website for details

Discovery Camp at Swift Nature Camp

Our exclusive beginner camp program for Girls & Boys ages 6-12. It's designed for the "first time" camper who may be a little reluctant to leave home. This program offers additional counselor support and takes no overnight camping trips. Any new adventure you take on requires courage! Going to camp is no different. For this reason, it’s good to be prepared and have a map ahead of you, so you know what to expect! At SNC we will be your guides providing support and encouragement every step of the way.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

Camp Mishawaka

Location:

21525 Mishawaka Rd
Grand Rapids, MN, 55744
United States

Phone:

(218) 326-5011
Time: 
see website for details

Eight-Week Session

The quintessential Camp Mishawaka experience, the traditional Four-Week session includes all the elements of the Tribal Competition (Tap-Out, games, swim and track meets and Sabotage).
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Dates: 
07/02/2018

Location:

2649 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
United States

Phone:

+1 612-440-7627
Time: 
1pm-4pm

Science of Slime Workshop at Snapology Discovery Center

Allow your child to cultivate their love of science through hands-on experimentation with non-toxic chemistry!
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Dates: 
06/23/2018
06/24/2018
06/25/2018

Organization:

CAMP ST. CROIX

Location:

532 County Road F
Hudson, WI, 54016
United States

Phone:

763-479-1146
Time: 
Overnight camp

Overnight Camps at Camp St. Croix

At overnight camp, campers form lifelong friendships, a sense of self and community, an appreciation of nature and new skills through challenging and fun activities. Our one-week, two-week and month-long programs progress in difficulty by age, helping campers reach new levels of achievement, year after year. Younger campers explore a variety of traditional camp activities, and older campers choose a specialty focus. For Campers Entering Grades 2–12
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Dates: 
07/01/2018
07/02/2018
07/03/2018

Organization:

Swift Nature Camp

Location:

W7471 E. Swift Rd.
Minong, MN, 54859
United States

Phone:

715-466-5666
Time: 
see website for details

Adventurer Camp

This program is for campers who wish to accomplish more during the summer and have the time available. Many returning campers select this program. Limited to 20 children.
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Dates: 
06/29/2018

Location:

2649 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
United States

Phone:

+1 612-440-7627
Time: 
9am-8:30pm

Free Build Friday at Snapology Discovery Center

Come on over to our Discovery Center any time on Friday, 6/29 for FREE drop-in creative building time!!
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