Specialty Camps

Lessons for a Lifetime.

For campers wanting to grow beyond the standard resident camp offerings, Camp Pepin presents specialty camps. Through these sessions, campers can interact with others that share the same desire to better their skills in specific interest areas.

Adventure Sail 2019
(Grades 6-9)

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By land or by sea, this camp is jam packed with adventure! Along side traditional camp activities, campers will learn to sail a variety of small boats, with an opportunity to crew as a team on a larger sailboat. Students will learn how to set up boats, tie knots, points of sail and boating safety.

Session 4: July 7-12

Rates – YMCA Members $674; Non Members $699

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Fintastic Fishing 2019
(Grades 5-9)

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What kind of fish are in Lake Pepin? This camp will help your child answer that question as well as what kind of habitats different types of fish need. Our focus will be bobber fishing with bait that will include lakeside and pontoon boat fishing opportunities. We will also explore Pine Creek to learn about the local watershed and the trout habitat improvements there. All of this will be provided alongside the traditional camp experiences.

Session 1: June 16-21

Session 9: August 11-16

Rates – YMCA Members $599; Non Members $624

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Farm to Table 2019
(Grades 2-9)

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New to YMCA Camp Pepin for 2019! Through hands on activities, farm fields and more, the Farm to Table camp aims to better connect youth to the food system we rely on and our natural world. They will have the opportunity to learn about the care and feeding of chickens and livestock. We will also provide some time to prepare a yummy snack from the garden. All of this will be provided alongside the traditional camp experience.

Session 2: Kickapoo age (grades 2-4)  June 23-28

Session 5: Traditional age (grade 4-9) July 14-19

Rates – YMCA Members $599; Non Members $624

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Photography 2019
(Grades 5-9)

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New to YMCA Camp Pepin for 2019! In addition to traditional camp activities students will create a black and white photo from the ground up. From start to finish students will build a camera, make a negative, and make a print from that negative to take home and hang on the wall.

Session 8: August 11-16 

Rates – YMCA Members $674  Non Members $699

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