Camps

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.

*Check back for 2017 program information

Aviation Discovery

Monday, August 8th, 8:30-11:30am

Owatonna Regional Airport

Cost: $8.00

This half day aviation experience is for those that have completed 1st-3rd grade. This camp will give 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

Tuesday-Thursday, August 9th-11th, 8:30-11:30am             

Owatonna Regional Airport

Cost: $25

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.  Also, Big Adventures for those 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.  Tadpoles are those ready to have adventures away from Mom and Dad.  An email will be sent out two weeks prior to your camp with more information on events and locations.  Class size is limited to 12.

Cost: $42.00

Location: Mineral Springs Park

Program Dates & Times:

Session 1:      June 13-16 (rain date June 17)             Ages 3-5          9:00am-12:00pm

Session 2:      June 27-30 (rain date July 1)                Ages 3-5          9:00am-12:00pm 

Session 3:      July 11-14 (rain date July 15)               Ages 3-5          1:00pm-4:00pm

Session 4:      August 1-4 (rain date August 5)            Ages 3-5          1:00pm-4:00pm

Session 5:      July 18-21 (rain date July 22)               Ages 6-8          1:00pm-4:00 pm        

Session 6:      August 8-11 (rain date August 12)       Ages 6-8          9:00am-12:00pm

Session 7:      July 25-28 (rain date July 29)               Ages 6-8          9:00am-12:00pm

Little Tykes Sports Camps

Little Tykes provide a healthy and safe camp environment and centers around building a love for sports, age-appropriate skill instruction, teamwork and sportsmanship.  Experienced staff provides just the right mix of instruction and encouragement.  All the sports promote hand-eye coordination, motor skills, group participation and communication skills.  Tennis shoes and socks must be worn to class and snacks will be served.  Children must be toilet trained to attend. Little Tykes Sports Camps are geared to ages 3-5 who have not attended Kindergarten

Little Tykes Sports- T-ball, Soccer, Kickball, Track events and other sports.  Adult participation with their child is welcomed during evening sessions!  Staff ratio is 1:4, class size limited to 12.

Cost:  $20.00

Location: Dartts Park

Program Dates, Times & Days:

            Session 1         5:30-6:20pm          Mon./Wed        ages 3 & 4       June 6, 8, 13, 15

            Session 2         5:30-6:20pm          Tues/Thurs       ages 3 & 4       June 7, 9, 14, 16

            Session 3        6:30-7:20pm           Mon/Wed         ages 4 & 5       June 6, 8, 13, 15

            Session 4         6:30-7:20pm          Tues/Thurs       ages 4 & 5       June 7, 9, 14, 16

            Session 5         5:30-6:20pm          Mon/Wed         ages 3 & 4       June 20, 22, 27, 29

            Session 6         5:30-6:20pm          Tues/Thurs       ages 3 & 4       June 21, 23, 28, 30

            Session 7         6:30-7:20pm          Mon/Wed         ages 4 & 5       June 20, 22, 27, 29

            Session 8         6:30-7:20pm          Tues/Thurs       ages 3 & 4       June 21, 23, 28, 30

            Session 9         5:30-6:20pm          Mon-Thurs       ages 3 & 4       July 25, 26, 27, 28

            Session 10       6:30-7:20pm          Mon-Thurs       ages 4 & 5       July 25, 26, 27, 28

 

Olympic Sport Camp–  Come join us for the 2016 park and Recreation OlympicCamp!!  We welcome all youth ages 3-5 who have not entered Kindergarten and are looking for more depth in-depth introduction to Olympic sports, games, crafts and activities.  New this year session 2 are those ages 6-8.  We will meet our Olympians each day at the large pavilion “Olympic Stadium.”  Tennis shoes and socks must be worn daily.  Make-up days will be Fridays of the same week.  Class size is limited to 12.  An email will be sent out 2 weeks prior to camp with more detailed information.

Cost:  $42.00

Location:  Mineral Springs Park – meet at the Pavilion

Program Dates, Times & Days:

            Session 1:        June 20-23            9:00am-12:00pm  

            Session 2:        July 11-14             9:00am-12:00pm  (ages 6-8)       

            Session 3:        July 18-21             9:00am-12:00pm      

            Session 5:        August 1-4            9:00pm-12:00pm    

            Session 6;        August 8-11          1:00pm-4:00pm