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  • Indoor Rock Climbing Camps

    Vertical Endeavors Minneapolis ½ Day Rock Climbing Camps offer children ages 6 to 13 the opportunity to explore the sport of rock climbing in a controlled setting that is fun and exciting for kids of all skill levels. No experience is necessary. In addition to our focus on fun, all our camps place a strong emphasis on risk management in the sport of rock climbing. Activities include cooperative games, top rope climbing, and climbing activities. Your child will leave camp with a deeper understanding of rock climbing.Base Camp (ages 6-9) will introduce kids to the sport of climbing by teaching climbing basics. We will cover risk management, knot tying, and an introduction to roped climbing. The campers will improve their climbing skill and confidence through a variety of activities and games.Peak Experience (ages 10-13) will explore more climbing techniques, such as, knot tying, belaying, ascending, and rappelling. The campers will learn to belay one another on the first day, which will allow them to more independently pursue individual climbing projects. They will leave with increased confidence and a greater appreciation for the sport of rock climbing.Camp is located at Vertical Endeavors: 2540 Nicollet Ave Minnespolis. Students must provide their own transportation. Expectations and Supplies Please assure that children bring the following: - Facility Waiver (available online at Waiver)- Comfortable clothing, water bottle, peanut-free lunch/snack
  • Youth Horse Camp

    Come ride and learn about horses! Learn how to groom, tack-up, lead and do in-hand work with horses. Attendees will also enjoy horse-related crafts and activities, like braiding a horse's mane and tail to helping feed, water and care for horses. Proper attire includes sneakers or boots (closed toe and heel), long pants and layers, depending on the weather.Bring bug spray, sunscreen, nut-free snacks, water bottle and nut-free bag lunch. ASTM/SEI certified helmets provided. Signed waivers required. This camp is run in partnership with Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Services.Van will pick up students at 8:00 a.m. inside Door B at Eisenhower Community Center to go to the Boulder Pointe Stables in Anoka.
  • Hopkins Youth Wind Orchestra

    The Hopkins Youth Wind Orchestra is a band for students that play woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. We will be challenged through great music, continue to play our instrument through the summer, and have fun with fantastic instructors. Our summer experience will culminate in public performances around the Hopkins community. Band students in grades 8-12 (as of the 17-18 school year) are encouraged to apply. No audition required. Scholarships are available on a limited basis by contacting Community Education.
  • Kung Fu-Wu Shu Summer

    Learn the martial art of Jackie Chan, Jet Li, and Kung Fu Panda. Learn kicking, punching, self-defense skills and build muscle, power, flexibility and agility. Improve your awareness, self-esteem and confidence.Join a FUN, progressive, full-participation class and learn skill-building exercises that will strengthen the mind and body. Parents: Don’t sit at the sideline.Sign up and participate with your child in class.Come join what thousands have experienced. Learn the life-long benefits of Kung Fu. Optional uniform and certification from White to Black Belt are available. National Treasure Kung Fu, Inc., is directed by Si-Fu Al Lam - International Master, Temple-trained in Mainland China.Si-Fu Al Lam, a Hong Kong champion, has over 35 years of teaching experience with youths & adults. He was the instructor of the University of Minnesota Chinese Kung Fu Club for 13 years and was awarded “Instructor of the Year” by the U of M Recreational Sports Department.
  • Ballet Intensive

    Looking for a more in-depth ballet class without losing creativity and fun? This class is your answer! We will use the Wish Upon a Ballet curriculum but go even further into specific ballet technique. Your children will not only think it is fun but will improve posture, strength and flexibility in a positive and self-esteem building atmosphere. This class is for beginners as well as students with previous dance experience. Ballet shoes required.
  • Summer Field Biology 2019 At Wolf Ridge

    Join us as we head north for another great summer at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center! The 34th year of Summer Field Biology is just around the corner and this year’s theme is “Fire & Ice - The Making of Minnesota’s Geological Landscape.” We will be joined by local experts in the field of geology, with an emphasis on our Minnesota state gemstone, the Lake Superior agate. We will learn how agates formed billions of years ago and how they have traveled all across our state by glaciers. Get ready to search for an agate of your own during our adventures together. Our program is technology-free as we maximize our time in nature and develop long-lasting friendships. Wolf Ridge 2019: July 9 (10:00 am - 7:00pm) West Junior High School Tie-dye your own Summer Field Biology T-Shirt and explore the world of Minnesota’s geology. Get prepared for activities that you will experience up north! This includes selecting Wolf Ridge activities and dorm groups. Attendance on July 9 is essential, as we use this day to prepare for what you will experience at Wolf Ridge. July 15-19: Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning CenterDeparture: Our group will leave from West Junior High School on July 15 at 6:30 am.Wolf Ridge ELC Activities: Adventure: Climb indoor rock walls, traverse tree tops rope courses, paddle canoes, test your compass skills in orienteering, and explore lakes in kayaks (high school students). Cultural Learning: Learn about the Voyageurs and Ojibwe people who have contributed to our Minnesota history. Nature/Animal Life: Learn about the land and creatures with which we share our earth. Hiking: Hike to an elevation of 1,450 feet and watch the sun rise or set over Lake Superior. Conservation: Renew your commitment to sustainable living. Teamwork/Challenge: Work in mixed-age teams to compete in our annual Wolf Ridge Amazing Race. Fun: Sing songs at an outdoor bonfire with s'mores as we laugh and connect with new friends. Return: We will return to West Junior High School shortly after 6:00 pm on July 19.Cost includes transportation, special field trips, lodging, meals and staffing. This is a technology free program; we value this opportunity to unplug as we connect with each other and nature.Multiple Child Discount! $50 off for each additional child enrolled. You must enroll through Hopkins Community Education staff in order to receive the discount 952-988-4070.Financial Assistance- Please contact the registration office if you are seeking financial assistance for your child.Cancellation Policy - 100% if canceled by May 15th, May 16th to May 31st 50%, after May 31st, no refunds. For more information about Wolf Ridge visit www.wolf-ridge.org. Register for this camp through Hopkins Community Education, NOT THROUGH Wolf Ridge.
  • Hopkins Youth Football Camp

    The Hopkins Youth Football camp seeks to promote the growth and development of players in a fun, safe and competitive environment that maximizes participation and improves players' skills while developing sportsmanship, teamwork, and self-confidence. Open to boys & girls entering grades 3rd – 8th in fall 2019.Camp Objectives: Develop important, SAFE techniques and position skills. Build GREAT TEAMMATES and BELIEVE in them. Learn the fundamentals of the position you want to play. Participate in individual, small group and large group team drills. Running form and stretching exercises emphasized daily. Parent information: -Campers must bring a bag lunch each day, a pair or cleats and gym shoes, water bottle, and swimming gear on the last day of camp for our Water Day! -Half day camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and full day camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.-This is a non-contact camp.-Your child does not have to attend Hopkins School District 270 to participate.-For more information, please email Anthony Johnson at anthony@exhibitsports.org
  • Musical Theater Camp: The Greatest Showman

    It’s the Greatest Show! Let’s learn songs and dances from The Greatest Showman and write a story that we will present on the last day of class. Everyone will learn how to put together a professional show from start to finish. Learn how to properly speak your lines, block a scene, develop your character and much more! We will also play fun and creative theater games. No experience necessary. All that is needed are comfortable clothing and lightweight tennis shoes or dance shoes. Please bring a nut-free snack and beverage daily. Friends and family are invited to a special performance beginning the final 30 minutes of the final class.
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  • Musical Theater Camp: Mary Poppins

    What happens when your favorite nanny returns to London? Find out in this fantastic camp! We will learn music and choreography from the new Mary Poppins and put together our own musical! Everyone will learn how to put together a professional show from start to finish. Learn how to properly speak your lines, block a scene, develop your character and much more! We will also play fun and creative theater games. No experience necessary. All that is needed are comfortable clothing and lightweight tennis shoes or dance shoes. Please bring a nut-free snack and beverage daily. Friends and family are invited to a special performance beginning the final 30 minutes of the final class.
  • Summer Chess Camp

    This is an excellent opportunity to develop better chess skills in summer! In addition to playing chess in a relaxed, friendly setting, campers will also get to play a variety of other enjoyable board games, puzzles and sport activities. Expect game plays, lectures, tournaments, bughouse, blitz tournaments and physical recreation. Chess players will be divided by skill level. Students participating in the full day option will need to bring a lunch and beverage. Snacks are provided.10% Sibling Discount- 10% discount for registering more than one child in one family. Choose this discount at registration.
  • Unlimited Dance Camp

    Join us for this fun-filled day camp at Dance Unlimited! We will explore and learn several dance styles, including ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop. Additional activities will include art projects and movie time. Boys and girls of all abilities are welcome. Dress ready to move and bring a water bottle, morning snack and a bag lunch each day. Participants will perform for family and friends at 2:30pm on Thursday. Ballet and tap shoes are required, jazz shoes are optional. Location: Dance Unlimited, 6900 Oxford Street, St. Louis Park
  • Prairie Fire Theater Presents: Robin Hood

    Join us in this new and exciting theatrical opportunity!  Register now and enjoy a week-long theater experience with performances of "Robin Hood" on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon!   All students will attend auditions on Monday, be assigned roles, and receive their Tuesday schedule the same day.  Participant's Schedule:Monday-Thursday, August 19-22: 10am to 2:15pmFriday, August 23: 2:30pm to 7:15pm. Performance at 6pm at Eisenhower Community Center Theater. Saturday, August 24: 1pm-3:30pm. Performance at 2pm at Eisenhower Community Center Theater. Direction, costumes, props and supplies are provided by the renowned Prairie Fire Children's Theater staff.  Students should bring a bag lunch each day. See prairiefirechildrenstheater.org for more information.Note: This class will take place after Camp Royal ends for the summer so there will be no wrap around care provided.
  • School of Fish

    School of Fish is a kids fishing class taught by pro angler and television show host Mike Frisch. Students learn about lakes, finding fish in those lakes, and some great ways to catch them. They also learn to tie a fishing knot and rig and use a slip-bobber setup. Class will end with some dock fishing. All equipment is provided. Participants will receive the following: rod and reel, tackle box with Northland tackle, Cabela's $10 gift card, KLN snack pack, and coloring book.