Camps

Summer Camps

Summer FUN!  Owatonna Parks & Recreation is committed to encourage learning and still give kids a chance to be kids!  Campers will make new friends, experience new things, learn new skills and enjoy what we hope is the best week of their summer. 

**NEW THEMES THIS SUMMER!**

Aviation Discovery

This half-day aviation experience is for those that have completed 1st-3rd grade. This camp gives your child an introduction to the wonders of flight. They will have an opportunity to learn about model building through the construction of a simple Styrofoam airplane. Other hands-on activities will include learning about the parts of real airplanes and how they fly. 

Cost:  $8.00

Location:  Owatonna Airport

Date & Time: August 6, 9am to 12:00pm

Aviation Exploration

This exciting and educational aviation experience is for those that have completed 4th-7th grades.  Aviation Exploration Camp will introduce your child to wonders of flight through a variety of hands on activities.  Your child will learn about various types of aviation, aircraft, and flight and will have the opportunity to build and fly a balsa wood model airplane.

Cost:  $25.00

Location:  Owatonna Airport

Date & Time: August 7-9, 9am to 12:00pm

Little Outdoor Adventurers

For youth ages 3-5 who have not attended Kindergarten.  Little Adventurers are those ready to have new experiences away from mom and dad and are potty trained. NEW this year: we will be geared toward animal, camping and nature games, stories, and crafts! We meet at the large pavilion at the entrance of Mineral Springs Park, Monday-Thursday, and any make up days are the Fridays of the same week. An email will be sent two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events.  Class size is limited to 12.

Cost: $42.00

Program Dates & Times:

Session 1:        June 11-14                  9:00am-12:00pm

Session 2:        June 25-28                  9:00am-12:00pm 

Session 3:        July 9-12                     1:00pm-4:00pm

Session 4:       July 30-August 2          1:00pm- 4:00pm   

Big Outdoor Adventurers  

For youth ages 6-8.  This NEW camp will be geared for the older kids which will include an adventurous week of animal, camping and nature games, crafts and outdoor fun! We meet at the large pavilion at the entrance of Mineral Springs Park, Monday-Thursday, and any make up days are the Fridays of the same week. An email will be sent two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events.  Class size is limited to 12.

Cost: $42.00

Session 1:      June 25-28                    1:00pm- 4:00pm

Session 2:      July 16-19                     1:00pm- 4:00 pm       

Session 3:      August 6-9                    1:00pm- 4:00pm

Games Galore Camp I

We welcome all youth ages 3-5 who have not entered kindergarten, are potty trained and are ready to have fun without mom and dad. Join us for camp which will include a large variety of crafts, carnival type games, field day events and Minute to Win It races! We meet at the large pavilion at the entrance of Mineral Springs Park, Monday-Thursday, and any make up days are the Fridays of the same week. An email will be sent two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events.  Class size is limited to 12.

Cost: $42.00

Ages 3-5

Session 1:                    July 16-18             9:00am-12:00pm  

Session 2:                    July 30-August 2   9:00pm-12:00pm        

Games Galore Camp II

We welcome all youth ages 6-8 to join us for camp which will include a large variety of crafts, carnival type games, field day events and Minute to Win It races! This was a big hit last year and we have more exciting activities prepared! We meet at the large pavilion at the entrance of Mineral Springs Park, Monday-Thursday, and any make up days are the Fridays of the same week. An email will be sent two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events.  Class size is limited to 12.

Cost: $42.00

Ages 6-8

Session 1:                    June 18-21            9:00am-12:00pm

Session 2:                    July 9-12               9:00am-12:00pm

Session 3:                    July 23-26             1:00pm-4:00pm

Little Tykes Sports Camp

Little Tykes Sports provides a healthy and safe camp environment and centers around building a love for sports: such as t-ball, soccer, track and basketball!  This camp provides just the right mix of instruction and encouragement with age-appropriate skill instruction. All of the sports promote hand-eye coordination, motor skills, group participation and communication skills.  Tennis shoes and socks must be worn to class.  Children must be toilet trained to attend. Little Tykes Sports Camps are geared to ages 3-5 who have not attended Kindergarten.   

Each week of camp is Monday-Thursday for 50 minutes at Dartts Park small field.

Adult participation with their child is welcomed during these evening sessions!  Staff ratio is 1:5, and class size limited to 15.

Cost: $20

Location: Dartt's Park Small Field

Program Dates, Times & Days:

Session 1     5:30-6:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 3 & 4      June 4-7

Session 2     6:30-7:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 4 & 5      June 4-7

Session 3     5:30-6:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 3 & 4      June 11-14

Session 4     6:30-7:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 3 & 4      June 11-14

Session 5     5:30-6:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 3 & 4      June 18-21

Session 6     6:30-7:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 4 & 5      June 18-21 

Session 7     5:30-6:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 3 & 4      July 23-26

Session 8     6:30-7:20pm     Mon-Thurs      ages 4 & 5      July 23-26