Summer Camps and Activities Surrounding Duluth, MN

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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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Duluth Parks & Recreation

Various camps offered between June 12 – September 1.

Duluth Parks & Recreation Day Camps offer a wide range of activities for youth to have fun, make friends, and enjoy time outside this summer. Offerings include full weeks of Day Camp (M-F 7:30am-5pm; ages 6-10) to start and end the summer, with other weeks providing a variety of exciting options for ages 8-14 such as Wizards & Warlocks Camp, Archery Camp,
Fishing Camp, and more!

Camp details will be released by February 10.
Registration opens March 1 at 9:00 a.m. (Create an Account in
advance to save time during registration)

Sam Werle

[email protected]
411 W. 1 st St – Ground Floor

**Fee Assistance is available to families that qualify; contact Parks &
Recreation for Fee Assistance details.

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Marshall School

Marshall Outdoor Summer Camp

June 5 – August 11

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-6; 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.
Registration is now open until filled!
1215 Rice Lake Road, Duluth, MN 55811
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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!

  • Day Camp (entering grades 1-3) July 5,6,7
  • Mini Camp (entering grades 2-4) July 5-7
  • Trailblazer (entering grades 4-6) July 9-13
  • Junior High (entering grades 7-9) June 18-23
  • Senior High (entering grades 10-Grad) July 16-21
  • Adventure Camp 1 (entering grades 7-Grad) July 31-Aug 3
  • Adventure Camp 2 (entering grades 4-6) Aug 7-9
  • Getaway Weekend/Open House (all ages/for the whole family) June 23-25
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Montessori School of Duluth

Montessori School of Duluth offers 11 weeks of summer camps from June 12-August 25, 2023. Join us for part or all of the summer! We have spots open in our Children’s House and Nature Preschool (ages 4-6) and our Elementary Room (completed Grades 1-6).

Duluth Montessori School is located at:
313 Mygatt Ave
Duluth, MN 55803

**Summer camp enrollment closes April 30, 2023
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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 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 and North Star Academy.

The program runs from June 19 – August 25, 2023 (Closed July 3rd and 4th).

Registration opens on February 1 Registration will close once it is full.

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K.E.Y. Zone

K.E.Y. Zone is a collaborative program of the Duluth YMCA and Duluth Public Schools. The program serves youth who have completed K- 5th grade. The summer program is located at select school sites. Come join us for fun, safe, and high-quality programming, which includes weekly field trips and themed activities.

The program runs from June 20 – August 25, 2023 (Closed July 3rd and 4th) 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The daily rate is $45/child.

Registration opens on March 6, 2023 at 7:00 a.m. at. Registration will close once the location is full.

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Duluth Playhouse

Duluth Playhouse offers week-long theatre camps for ages 5 – 18! In our acting camps students will work on physical and vocal expression, creating a character, working with text, and improvisation. In our musical theatre classes, students will be building ways to explore narrative and character within text, music/sound, and movement/dance. All theatre classes focus on teamwork, empathy, and building confidence. Each class will culminate in an informal final showing allowing family/friends of students a sneak peek into where the classes are in their process and study. Sing, dance, and act with us all summer long!


Registration is open through the start of each camp.

Summer Camps: June 12-July 28. (No classes July 3rd-7th.)

Newsies Jr Intensive: Rehearsals start May 8 and are 6-9pm Monday-Friday. Performances June 23-25.

Addams Family Teen Intensive: Rehearsals start June 26 and are 9am-3pm Monday-Friday. Performances are August 11-13.

Questions? Contact Director of Education, Courtney Laine Self


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Arrowhead Youth Soccer

AYSA hosts several camps and programming for ages 3-19! There is a soccer option for every kid that wants to play in a fun and safe atmosphere! Please visit our website to learn more and to register.
Here is a short list of our most popular programming for 2023 with registration opening in February:
Summer Little NetBusters (ages 3-5), Soccer Frenzy Camp (ages 6-14), Summer Recreational League (ages 8-19), Fall Recreational League (ages 4-13 – registration opens in April)
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Duluth Art Institute

Check back soon! More information to come.
Email with questions or inquiries.
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Minnesota Ballet Academy

Minnesota Ballet Academy’s summer camps provide seriously fun training in ballet and other dance disciplines to children ages 3+. This summer, we’re offering two sessions: Cinderella and Snow White. Each 3-week session offers themed activities and choreography, culminating in a mini-performance in Studio Four Theater.

Camp Session One: Cinderella June 12 – June 30 (enrollment deadline June 9)
Camp Session Two: Snow White July 17 – August 4 (enrollment deadline July 14)

Questions? Contact Minnesota Ballet at 218-733-7570 or [email protected]


More Awesome Summer Activity Opportunities!

FREE Summer Planner PDF Printables!

How to download and/or print:

Click on the image (June, July, and August will show)

Either download to your device or print. (Tip: Print one set for each child you are coordinating summer plans for 😊)

Make sure your printer settings are set to “landscape”

You can choose to print in black and white if you do not want color.

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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