Sherburne County Camp Goes Another Summer On Hold After 2018 FireA twin cities youth campsite had to go another summer on hold after a fire destroyed it more than a year ago. The Sherburne County Camp in Big Lake was destroyed in a fire in May 2018. Investigators believe it was arson.
'Rec On The Go' Brings Summer Camp To Kids For FreeSome parents don't have the means to take their kids to camp, or simply can't afford it. But a program in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center is bringing summer camp to kids for free.
Summer Campers Embrace Outdoor Activities Despite HeatThe air is thick, but the spirits are high. Building forts, going on short hikes – it sounds easy, but being outside all day this time of year is no walk in the park.
Summer Camp For Burn Survivors Offers Healing Burn survivors met up north to share their stories and find strength. The connections led to newfound courage.
YMCA Offers Summer Camp To Help Curb Screen Time For KidsThe Y's pop-up camps encourage kids to put down their screens and connect with nature.
Tips For Making Summer Camp More AffordableThose of us thinking of shipping the kids off to summer camp know -- it can get expensive.
Bruce Boudreau Brings Goaltender Son To Wild's Summer CampMinnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau has a vested interest in the team's summer camp. His son is there playing goalie.
Summer Camp In The Heart Of MinneapolisThe Loppet Adventure Camp held at Theodore Wirth Park in north Minneapolis brings young people together.
Jerry Kill Stresses Love For Football, Fun At CampsHere is a good question: During the summer months of camp season, can you teach kids to like football if they don't? We paid a visit to Jerry Kill's camp and asked him just that.
Pet Blog: Go Snowshoe With Your Pawed Pals!The Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle is turning ten this Saturday, when it's held again at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton. Organizers couldn't help but notice over the past decade that more and more snowshoers were coming to the event with their dogs in tow.
Kids Work With, Clean Up After Animals At MN Zoo Summer CampMany local summer camps have already started or are just now getting started. This week, we're giving you a look at some with spots still available.
Kids Learn To Cook At Eden Prairie Summer CampSummer camp is not always basket weaving and camp fires, some kids attending camp this summer will learn how to cook. WCCO’s Edward Moody visited Eden Prairie’s Way-Cool Cooking School to learn more about the types of classes offered to students. Way-Cool Cooking School has All Day camps Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Finding A Summer Camp Is Easier Than EverThere's a fresh coat of snow on the ground, but don't let that fool you. Some parents already feel like they're behind on their summer planning. With so many choices for day and overnight camps, and for every possible interest area, sorting through it all can feel like doing your taxes. "It's hard to imagine how early you need to get it all done," said Lindsay Litman, a mother of two from New Hope. "Not only do camps fill up, but you need to save money for them."
Local Camp Combines Fun With LearningScience and Math are usually subjects kids want to run from in the summer. But one local camp is tricking students into learning by doing creative projects. Leonardo's Basement does everything from art projects to lego building and cooking classes.
Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Sits Down With Mike MaxEvery summer, Minnesota becomes a mini-mecca for football. It is where NFL players hone skills and up-and-comers dream of being invited into that fraternity. The mayor of the gridiron town is Larry Fitzgerald Jr. It's his vision that made it and it's his attitude that keeps him coming back.