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2021 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide - Carver County and Eden Prairie, MN

Day, Outdoor, Sports, Science, VBS and more

By Jamie Schlechter, Macaroni Kid Publisher April 15, 2021

There is something for everyone in the 2021 Summer Camp Guide! Day or week-long camps in Sports, Arts, Academics, Exploring Nature and Outdoors, VBS and much more. When registering for camp, let them know you found them on Macaroni Kid! All the camps are located in Minnesota and have availability for your kids this summer! Register soon for the best rate and availability. 

Click on the camp name to see available camp dates and to learn how to register. 

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2021 FEATURED SUMMER CAMPS

   CODE NINJAS CHANHASSEN


Code Ninjas is a fun and welcoming place where girls and boys ages 7-15 learn to code by building their very own video games. They have a blast while learning coding, robotics, math, logic, and teamwork. Summer Camps are half days in June - August 2021. Click here to learn more and to Register for Summer Camp at Code Ninjas in Chanhassen.

Location: 426 Pond Promenade Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: (952) 381-9956



 RISING STAR DANCE ACADEMY


Rising Star Dance Academy in Waconia, MN has Summer Camps and Classes starting at age 2.5. Mini & Me, Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Boys only, Special Themes and more. No previous experience is needed for these classes. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps and Classes at Rising Star Dance Academy.

Location: 564 Cherry Drive Waconia, MN 55387
Phone: (952) 442-1350



 KIDDYWAMPUS

kiddywampus Chanhassen has a variety of Summer Camps for children ages 3-7 years old. Camps are available from June through August. Themes include Princess, Superheroes, Construction, Slime, Dinosaurs and Many Favorite Characters. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps at kiddywampus.

Location: 860 West 78th Street Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: (952) 818-2458



 CHILDREN OF TOMORROW LEARNING CENTERS

Each summer, Children of Tomorrow converts its programing into one of the most sought-after summer day camps in the area. Members of the summer camp planning team spend months organizing every activity, field trip, game, and community service project in an effort to build memories that will last forever in the minds of our students. Enrollment for our Summer Day Camp is based on availability of space. Summer day camp runs the second week in June through the last week in August. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps at Children of Tomorrow Learning Centers.

Location: 1490 Lake Drive West Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: 952-448-7829

Location: 410 East Tenth Street Waconia, MN 55387
Phone: 952-443-9900

Location: 4745 Dahlgreen Road, Carver, MN 55318
Phone: 952-466-2603

Location: 316 W Hwy 212 Norwood Young America, MN 55368
Phone: 952-467-2610


CAMP INVENTION


For over 30 years, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) has inspired millions of children through its flagship summer program, Camp Invention®. Available in both at-home and in-person formats, the weeklong program is led by certified educators and teaches children in grades K-6 how to cultivate the mindset of an innovator.

Spots are filling up fast, so visit www.invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to learn more and secure your summer camp plans today! Use promo code CIFUN25 to save $25 (expires 5/26). 

Location: Cedar Ridge Elementary School 8905 Braxton Drive Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Program Dates:     7/12/2021 - 7/15/2021

Location: Chaska Middle School East 1600 Park Ridge Drive Chaska, MN 55318
Program Dates:     7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021

Location: St. Joseph Catholic School 41 East First Street Waconia, MN 55387
Program Dates:     7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021



 CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY

Children’s Theatre Company is thrilled to offer Summer 2021 in-person and virtual camps!  In-person summer camps offer full-day programming filled with creative opportunities and artistic engagement for students entering Grades K – 12. CTC's Virtual Academy online programs are available with internet wherever you are and enable collaboration among young people around the country. CTC's expert faculty are excited to explore creative drama, storytelling, performance, writing, dance, music, and more this summer! Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps at Children’s Theatre Company.

Location:2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 872-5100


VBS CAMPS - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Westbrook Community Church
10990 Jonathan Carver Parkway Chaska MN 55318
July 26, 2021 - July 29, 2021
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Children K-5th Grade


Faith Lutheran Church
800 Waconia Pkwy N Waconia, MN 55387
June 7-10, 2021
9:00-Noon on Monday-Thursday
Children 3 years old - 4th Grade
In-person and Online options
A suggested registration fee of $10/per student or a $40/family cap is recommended


DIY SUMMER CAMP AT HOME

Looking for at-home ideas to keep kids busy, happy, and learning? Click on links below for some family-friendly themed activities!

WEEK 2 - COLORS

WEEK 5 - SPACE




Kool Kids Acting Virtual Voiceover Classes 
Ages 7-16

View deal on CertifiKID

Inspire Creativity with Virtual Live & On-Demand Art Classes 
Ages 4+

View deal on CertifiKID


OTHER LOCAL CAMPS

Other businesses to check if they have summer camp spots open.

  • Carver County Parks
  • Carver County Historical Society
  • Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
  • The Works Museum
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
  • 4-H
  • Scouts


Have a summer camp and would like to be listed? Email me: Jamies@macaronikid.com


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