Summer Camps

Lifelong memories are made at summer camp! There are camps for kids ages 4-15 on topics including nature exploration, outdoor recreation, golf, fishing, farming, art and Minnesota history. Campers will gain an appreciation for nature while making new friends and memories. Summer camps are available at the Baker Outdoor Learning Center, The Landing, Gale Woods Farm, nature and visitor centers, and golf facilities.

Registration for 2023 summer camps opens February 28 at 7 AM. New this year: a virtual waiting room will be part of the registration process.

View the 2023 summer camp brochure or browse all offerings at the link below.

Registration

How to Register

Registration for 2023 summer camps opens February 28 at 7 AM. New this year: a virtual waiting room will be part of the registration process.

Dates, times and fees vary. Reservations must be received at least two weeks in advance.

To ensure a smooth registration process:

  • Log on to your account to verify that your household information is up-to-date, with a birth date filled out.
  • Have information about your child ready, including food allergies, medications, emergency contact information, health concerns, and any other conditions that may affect participation.
  • Review the program behavior guidelines before registering.

Watch these videos to learn how to create an account, reset your password or update your account information.

Financial Assistance and Accessibility 

Scholarships are available for program fees. Recreation Pass Plus program discounts apply, and financial assistance is also available for qualified groups. Call 763-559-6700 or review our fee assistance information online.

Three Rivers is committed to providing inclusive and accessible opportunities for people of all abilities. We will do our best to adapt programs to fit your needs by offering qualified assistants, sign language interpretations and more. Please indicate any special needs when making reservations, or call 763-559-6700 (voice) or 711 (Relay Service) with questions.

Accessibility

Nearly all of our program offerings can be adapted or modified. Please call 763-559-9000 (for relay services dial 711) or email access@threeriversparks.org to request free modifications and learn about available options. Learn more about accessibility at Three Rivers

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

Cancellations or transfers made at least 30 days in advance are 80 percent refundable. Cancellations or transfers made less than 30 days prior to the start date are not refundable. Programs take place rain or shine. If a program is cancelled by park staff, you will be notified and a full refund or credit will be issued upon request.

Watch a video about Summer Camp

Looking for other activities for your kids this summer? Check out golf lessons and leagues.

Want to spend some time this summer getting paid to do what you love? Whether you're interested in camp counseling, art education, community outreach or something else, Three Rivers has a variety of job opportunities to keep you connected with nature. Check out our latest postings.

Enthusiastic adult and teen volunteers (16 or older) are needed for summer camps.

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