Learn how to use a compass! A versatile piece of equipment, it's reliable when GPS and electronic systems fail. An essential item to have in your pack, and a lifesaving skill to have in your wheelhouse! Suitable for grades 5-8. Organization:Wilderness Inquiry Registration deadline: None
From tying your shoelaces to complicated surgical procedures, knots are a vital technology in our everyday lives. Check out this hands-on activity to learn more about the history of knot tying, and practice tying some of your own! Suitable for grades 6-12. Organization:Wilderness Inquiry Registration deadline: None
Learn about the critical components of fire building. From collecting kindling to building a log cabin structure, this hands-on activity dives into the importance of fire as a wilderness tool. Organization:Wilderness Inquiry Registration deadline: None
High School. Learn about a career in IT! We are offering 2 camps online via Webex (July 13-16 and August 10-13). This is an intro course into the different jobs that are available in the field. There will also be a Web Design Camp offered (July 13 - 16 and July 27 - 30).
To register: Email Ruben at Rcortes@neighb.org with your name and age for registration!
Organization: Neighborhood House Registration deadline: Ongoing
Join us for an integrated reading program for 6th to 8th graders. It is designed to encourage scholars of all different backgrounds to not only value literacy but to love it! We are excited for you to participate in this 6-week journey with us.
Organization: Freedom School, Saint Paul Public Schools Registration deadline: No registration required
Middle School. Summer Spark encourages kids to have fun, stay active, and keep learning all summer long, and this year, we're bringing it to you! Organization: Saint Paul Public Library Registration deadline: No registration required
Wilderness Inquiry's Plant ID Activity will teach you about identifying the plants growing in your community, while highlighting MN species. Use our Twin Cities Plant Discovery worksheet to apply your new plant identification skills and describe the plants of your neighborhood. Suitable for grades 6-12. Organization:Wilderness Inquiry Registration deadline: None
This activity dives into the world of birding, while focusing on Minnesota species. It outlines the birding process, citizen science, and the range and depth of online resources. Our Bird ID Bingo will use your newly discovered birding skills to identify the birds of your neighborhood. Suitable for grades 6-12. Organization: Wilderness Inquiry Registration deadline: None
FilmNorth's week-long film, photography, and animation camps provide a fun and interactive experience for youth ages 10-17 looking for exciting and creative programs, all from home. Organization: FilmNorth Registration deadline: Ongoing
A limited number of 100% scholarships are available to cover camp tuition for students from low-income households that qualify for free and reduced-price lunch under the National School Lunch Program. For more information, contact our Youth Programs Manager at email@example.com
For Middle School. CMC offers 5 virtual programs that will teach all youth, regardless of background, skills for success through music, service and community building. Organization: ComMUSICation Registration deadline: Ongoing
Learn about the history of the fur trade and the way of life for the American Indians, explorers and voyageurs. To round out your understanding, experience portaging in your own backyard or local park! Organization:Wilderness Inquiry Registration deadline: None
Middle School. Online activities and challenges all summer long, designed to keep kids and tweens connected and joyfully learning this summer. Organization: Saint Paul Public Library Registration deadline: No registration required
Middle and High School. Online programs and activities designed to keep teens socially connected and engaged this summer. Go to our website, or follow us @createchsppl on Instagram and TikTok. Organization: Saint Paul Public Library Registration deadline: No registration required
Middle School. Freedom Schools Connect is a virtual adaptation of the national Children's Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools, is implemented through the SPPS Office of Digital and Alternative Education in partnership with diverse community organizations to connect K-8 African American and other multicultural young people and families to culturally relevant lessons and books that affirm their cultural heritages and identities; connect with scholars daily to meet social-emotional and developmental needs; connect scholars to protective factors and positive, and diverse role models who experienced disparities, challenges, and injustices yet overcame them and achieved success; and connect their families to beneficial community and District resources and services too. Organization: Saint Paul Public Schools Registration deadline: None