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2022 Summer Camps - Carver County and Eden Prairie, MN

Day, Outdoor, Sports, Science, VBS and more

By Jamie Schlechter, Macaroni Kid Publisher March 16, 2022

There is something for everyone in the 2022 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. 

2022 FEATURED SUMMER CAMPS

 KIDDYWAMPUS



kiddywampus Chanhassen has a variety of Summer Camps for children ages 3-10 years old. 2022 Camps are available from June through August. Themes include Princess, Superheroes, Unicorns, Construction, Slime, Art 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


 LOWBERT RANCH

Lowbert Ranch offers many day camp experiences to develop safe and solid equine skills on and off the horse/pony. While horses/ponies are the focus of the ranch, our camps also include crafts, hanging out with the other animals on the ranch, and a variety of ranch activities. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps at Lowbert Ranch.

Location: 12900 62nd Street Mayer, MN 55360
Phone: (612) 670-1858


 RISING STAR DANCE ACADEMY


Rising Star Dance Academy in Waconia, MN has Summer 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



 STEM BUILDERS OF EDEN PRAIRIE

STEM Builders in Eden Prairie, MN has full day and half day summer camps for ages 6-15 years. Spark your child's imagination by giving un-forgettable experience. Build your favorite toys and make them come to life using robotics, engineering, science, and coding. Students get the opportunity to work on designing, programming, documenting, and exploring and practicing science and math. Students not only develop critical thinking and problem solving but also learn to collaborate. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps at STEM Builders.

Location: 8877 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Phone: (952) 207-2176


 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


 CHAN DT MUSICAL THEATRE CAMPS

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) offers one of the finest summer musical theatre camp experiences for kids ages 5 - 18 with a variety of sessions offered from June 20 - August 5, 2022. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps and Classes at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

Location: 501 W. 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: (952) 934-1525


CARVER COUNTY PARKS

Carver County Parks partners with City Parks and Recreation Departments, Community Education and School Districts to provide outstanding Day Camp opportunities.  If your child is interested in Archery, Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Geocaching, Survival Skills, or just enjoys being outdoors then one of our day camps will be the perfect summer adventure! A variety of camps for children ages 7-15. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps and Classes at Carver County Parks.

Phone: (952) 466-5250

Location: Lake Minnewashta Regional Park, 6900 Hazeltine Blvd., Chanhassen, MN 55331

Location: Lake Ann Park 1456 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317

Location: Veteran’s Park 619 Creek Road Chaska, MN 55318

Location: Waconia Regional Park 8170 Paradise Lane, Waconia, MN 55387

Location: Bayview Elementary 24 S Walnut St, Waconia, MN 55387

Location: Cedar Point Park 130 Cedar St N, Waconia, MN 55387

Location: Baylor Regional Park 10775 County Rd. 33, Norwood Young America, MN 55397

Location: Wassermann Preserve 9175 Church Lake Boulevard
Victoria, MN 55386


 CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY


Children’s Theatre Company summer camps are open for registration. They have different themes every week with a full summer of exploration ahead! Camps begin on June 6th with offerings every week for grades K-12. 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


THE WORKS MUSEUM

At The Works Museum, kids are the designers, creators, and problem solvers – the engineers! Our camps for kids ages 5-12 include topics like robotics, architecture, coding, LEGO engineering, woodworking, and more. With half-day, whole-day, 1-day, and 4-day options, there's a summer camp that will fit your family's schedule. Click here to learn more and to register for Summer Camps and Classes at The Works Museum.

Location: 9740 Grand Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420
Phone: (952) 888-4262


The Featured Camps listed have accepted our invitation to be featured and have available space as of the publication date. Have a summer camp and would like to be listed? Email me: Jamies@macaronikid.com

VBS CAMPS - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Weird Animals: VBS Program
Prairie Community Church
Eden Prairie, MN
June 19, 2022 - June 23, 2022
FREE


Spark Studios VBS 
Peace Lutheran Church
Watertown, MN
June 27, 2022 - July 1, 2022
$35

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



OUT OF STATE CAMPS AND DEALS

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Camp Chateaugay Sleepaway Camp 
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Camp Netimus 2 or 3-Week Sleepaway Camp + FREE Transportation 
Girls, Ages 7-16

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Kutsher's Sports Academy Sleepaway Camp in The Berkshires 
Ages 7-17

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$20 for $40 Worth of Personalized Laminated Camp Labels 

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