Camps

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Summer Camps

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.

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 the airplane and how they fly.

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.

Little Adventurers - Tadpoles

For youth ages 3-5 who have not attended Kindergarten.  Enjoy an adventurous week of games, songs, crafts and outdoor fun! Meet at the Large Pavilion at the entrance of the park. Make up days are the Fridays of the same week. Tadpoles are those ready to have adventures away from Mom and Dad.  An email will be sent two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events.  Class size is limited to 12.    

Big Adventurers - Tadpoles 

For youth ages 6-8.  Enjoy an adventurous week of games, songs, crafts and outdoor fun! Meet at the Large Pavilion at the entrance of the park. 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.

Little Tykes Sports Camps

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 NEW this year, 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.   

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

Games Galore Camp - NEW! 

Come join us for a brand new summer park and recreation summer camp! This camp includes a large variety of carnival games and crafts, field day events and Minute to Win It activities.

We welcome all youth ages 3-5 who have not entered kindergarten and are ready to have fun without mom and dad.  Separate sessions geared for ages 6-8 are also available.

Meet at the large pavilion at the entrance of Mineral Springs Park.   Make up days are Fridays of the same week. An e-mail will be sent out two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events and locations.  Class sizes are limited to 12.