Summer Camps and Activities Surrounding Duluth, MN

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kids of all ages and races enjoying summer camp activities such as swimming, cannoeing, soccer and biking.
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Moms know how important both rhythms and socialization are for our kiddos’ mental health and happiness. We need to keep them learning — even if we sneak it in by utilizing structured and fun summer camps!

Bookmark this page in your phone or browser so you can refer back to it often, as new camps and updated details will be added. Also, don’t forget to utilize our planning printable/download we have included!

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Spirit Mountain

Spirit Mountain Summer Camps are the place for adventure for your child this summer!  Both mountain biking and non-biking camp are available for children ages 3 – 14 years old. All camps are staffed by trained counselors and coaches and safety is always the top priority. Camp at Spirit ROCKS!!

Grand Avenue Chalet
8551 Grand Ave.
Duluth MN 55810

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Duluth Parks & Recreation

Duluth Parks & Recreation Day Camps offer a wide range of activities for youth to have fun, make friends, and enjoy time outside this summer. Unique topics will be offered again this year including Wizards & Warlocks, Archery, Fishing, Pickleball and more! Fee Assistance is available to families that qualify; contact Parks & Recreation for Fee Assistance details.

Contact: Sam Werle [email protected]

Camp details will be released by February 9. Registration opens Tuesday March 5 at 8:00 a.m. at duluthmn.gov/parks/register

(Create an Account in advance to save time during registration)

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Lake Superior Youth Chorus | Duluth Summer Camps

Lake Superior Youth Chorus

Summer Sing is LSYC’s annual summer camp with options for singers entering grades K-10 in the fall. Grade levels vary among camps, so please read the descriptions carefully. Any student who loves to sing is invited to participate in one of these fun-filled weeks of singing, music fundamentals, movement, and other activities.

Camp Dates: June 24-27; July 8-11; July 15-19; July 22-25; July 29-August 1

EMAIL: [email protected]

ADDRESS: 1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811

Young children running outdoors at the Marshall School Outdoor Summer Camp in Duluth MN
Marshall School

Marshall Outdoor Summer Camp

Marshall Outdoor Summer Camp 2024
June 10 – August 9

Join us for an exciting summer of enriched learning, outdoor exploration, and supported discovery utilizing Marshall School’s 40+ acres of campus nature. Marshall’s Outdoor Summer Camp is a weekly day camp for learners entering grades K-5; each unique week builds around a different central theme and introduces nature-based educational learning experiences through age-appropriate activities, lessons, crafts, and play, while engaging our central mission: inspiring lifelong learners to embrace challenge and create positive change.
Watch the Camp Reel on Instagram Here.

 

Registration begins February 1st and ends when at capacity.

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Duluth YMCA Day Camps

Get ready for a summer packed with fun and time in the great outdoors at the YMCA Day Camp in the Duluth and Hermantown area. The YMCA provides safe, engaging, high-quality programming that ensures this will be another summer to remember at the YMCA at the Essentia Wellness Center, North Star Academy, and Concordia Lutheran Church.

The program runs from June 17 – August 23, 2024 (Closed July 4th and 5th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Registration opens on February 1, 2024.  Registration will close once the week is filled.

 

Week 1 June 17-21: Harry Potter

Week 2 June 24-28: All About Art

Week 3 July 1-3: Cool Chemistry (3 days ONLY, reduced rate)

Week 4 July 8-12: Summer Survival

Week 5 July 15-19: Super Circus

Week 6 July 22-26: Amazing Animals

Week 7 July 29- Aug 2: Water Week

Week 8 August 5-9: Around the World in 5 Days

Week 9 August 12-16: Olympic Week

Week 10 August 19-23: Camp is Out of This World

 

Key Zone | Duluth Mom summer camp

K.E.Y. Zone

Calling all students who’ve completed Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Join us at Congdon, Homecroft, and Laura MacArthur for a summer filled with fun, learning, and memories to last a lifetime!

Program Dates: June 17th – August 16th 2024 (No programming June 19th or July 4th & 5th)

Daily Rate: $47 (minimum of 18 days)

Registration Fee: $35 (non-refundable)

*Child Care Assistance is accepted and financial assistance is available for qualifying families.

Click HERE to register.

Arrowhead Youth Soccer | Duluth Mom

Arrowhead Youth Soccer

AYSA hosts several camps and programming for ages 3-19. There is a soccer option for every kid who wants to play and learn in a fun and safe atmosphere! Please visit our website to learn more and to register. All skill and experience levels welcome!
 
Here are our most popular programs with registration opening in February:
Summer Little NetBusters (ages 3-5)
Soccer Frenzy Camp (ages 6-14)
Summer League (ages 8-19)
Fall League (ages 4-13 – registration opens in April)
Duluth Bible Camp

Covenant Park Bible Camp

Covenant Park offers summer youth camps for kids and teens entering 1st grade through recent grads, as well as getaway weekends for the whole family to enjoy a camp experience together.

Each experience is packed with fun activities like swimming, climbing wall and zipline, games, kayaking, tubing, trips to the canteen, night games, campfires, interactive teaching on daily lessons, songs and skits, all in an environment centered on friendships old and new and growing closer to Jesus. Covenant Park is committed to creating a safe and Christ-centered experience, and building relationships and memories that will last a lifetime!

Contact info

[email protected]

3402 Covenant Park Rd Mahtowa MN 55707

Early Bird Discount Deadline is April 1, save $25 off full-week camps and $10 off partial-week camps.

Registration deadline is 4 days prior to the start of each camp week. Some camps do fill up sooner, so don’t wait!

Duluth Art Institute | Duluth Mom Summer Camps

Duluth Art Institute

Creative camps for creative kids! These weeklong day camps at the Duluth Art Institute explore all kinds of arts, from storytelling, to fiber art, to DIY decor and more.

June 10th-14th Mystical Magical Me with Mx. Rose (Ages 6-11)

June 10th-14th Wild at Art with Serenity Keenan (Ages 9–13)
July 8th-12th DIY Room Decor with Tiffany Fenner (Ages 9-13)
July 8th-12th Drawing Manga (Ages 9-16)
August 5th-9th DIY Room Decor with Tiffany Fenner (Ages 9-13)
August 5th-9th Drawing Manga (Ages 9-16)
August 5th-9th Fantastic Fibers with Lauren Faherty (Ages 11–14)

August 19th-23rd Soft Sculptures with Lauren Faherty (Ages 12–17)

Click HERE to register.

Email Education Coordinator Jesse Switters, jswitters@duluthartinstitute.org with questions or inquiries.

Duluth Children's Museum Summer Camp | Duluth Mom

Duluth Children's Museum

Experience a summer of fun and learning at the Duluth Children’s Museum with themed camps, interactive exhibits, and active play all summer long! We believe in the power of play as the primary driver of learning and offer engaging educational experiences led by qualified educators. Join us for a wide variety of themed camps designed to maximize skill development through hands-on activities and play-based learning.
Camp Dates/Info:
Green Thumb Gardening Camp | June 17-20
Mad Scientist Camp | June 24-27
Art Exploration Camp | July 8-11
Magic & Illusions Camp | July 15-18
DCM Olympics Camp | August 5-8
Spectacular Space Camp | August 12-15
STEM Storytime Camp | August 19-22
Camps run from 9am-12pm Monday-Thursday. Registration closes 1 week prior to camp start (or when all spots are filled)!
Address: 2125 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55806
Many Rivers Montessori | Duluth Mom

Many Rivers Montessori

Join us for weeks of summer fun as we grow and learn together in Many Rivers’ fun-filled Summer Camps!

Many Rivers’ 2024 Elementary Summer Day Camp is a NINE-week celebration of art, science and nature for children who have completed Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Each week follows a different theme rooted in art, science or nature. Each day provides children the opportunity to explore, learn new skills, and have fun. The Montessori values of peace, meaningful learning, and positive community help campers develop a strong self-image, sense of self-esteem, and a feeling of belonging.

Open to all students, regardless of Montessori background. Registrations are processed on a rolling, first-come, first-served basis.

Week 1: LEGO ROBOTICS (6/17-6/21) No camp on Juneteenth (6/19)

Week 1 BONUS OPTION GRADES 4-8: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) CAMP (6/17-6/21) No camp on Juneteenth (6/19)

Week 2: COLOR YOUR WORLD (6/24-6/28)

Week 3: CAMP’S GOT TALENT (7/1-7/3)

Week 4: INVENTOR’S WORKSHOP (7/8-7/12)

Week 5: MYTHS & LEGENDS (7/15-7/19)

Week 6: ELEMENTS (7/22-7/26)

Week 7: WILD CHILD (7/29-8/2)

Week 8: FOOD FRENZY/MASTER CHEF (8/5-8/9)

Week 9: TIME TRAVEL SUMMER (8/12-8/16)

Address: 110 W. Redwing St. | Duluth, MN

To register for camp click HERE.

Many Rivers Montessori | Duluth Mom

Summer STEM Garden Camp {for current grades 3-7}

Many Rivers’ 2024 STEM Summer Day Camp is an opportunity for 10 lucky makers to explore, learn new skills, and have fun. The Montessori values of collaboration, purposeful creativity, and skill-building help participants develop a sense of competence, self-esteem, and belonging.

MRM’s STEM Camp meets for 4 days June 17th – June 21 (no camp on 6/19) from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

Open to all students, regardless of Montessori background. Registrations are processed on a rolling, first-come, first-served basis.

Address: 110 W. Redwing St. | Duluth, MN

Register HERE.

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Montessori School of Duluth Summer Programming

Music Program {Ages 6-10}

Begin to understand the foundations of music, develop our abilities to read rhythms, music notation, compose, and perform our own musical compositions

Dates: June 10th-July 12th (Monday-Friday)

Nature Program {Ages 6-10}

Daily nature outings, arts and crafts, games, and field trips

Dates: July 15th-August 23rd (Monday-Friday)

Address: 313 Mygatt Ave | Duluth, MN

In the Media: Featured on The Lift!

Andrea had the opportunity to chat with Baihly Warfield on The Lift about this very Summer Camp Guide! Watch the replay here.


Andrea is wearing a magenta shirt sitting in front of a screen showing a yellow summer camp graphic.

FREE Summer Planner PDF Printables!

How to download and/or print:

Click on the title of the image and a PDF printable version will pop up.

Either download to your device or print. (Tip: Print one set for each child you are coordinating summer plans for, there is a spot for each name at the top of the month 😊)

Summer Bucket List

A Summer Family Bucket List Printable for planning your summer

 

2024 Summer Planner (June, July, August)The calendar month of June 2024 calendar image printable for planning summer camps for your family

Make sure you leave room in the summer schedule for family time, the Fourth of July, and school supply shopping 🙂 Have a great summer!

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