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UMD KIDSROCK 2109 Summer Camp. Express Yourself!

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2019 REGISTRATION PACKET/FORM

The UMD KIDSROCK program offers nine weeks of summer camp for children ages 5-15 years old with additional one-week Specialty Camps for kids 8-12 years old, and a Junior Counselor Program for teenagers 15-18 years old. Each week of camp offers a new mix of themed events (Color Week, Zoo Week, Olympic Week, etc.) which include exciting games and activities for kids of all ages! Activities might include indoor rock climbing, bowling, canoeing, swimming, outdoor rock climbing, talent show, nature adventures, arts & crafts, paddle boarding, non-competitive team sports, puzzle games and much more! The registration fee includes all equipment, art supplies, instruction and a camp T-shirt. Transportation to and from camp must be provided for each campers as well as bag lunch/snacks, swimsuit/goggles, towel, hat, tennis shoes, and appropriate indoor/outdoor clothing for daily activities and weather conditions. As part of the Registration Packet you will receive camp information (items to bring, camp rules, directional maps, camp itinerary, etc.) and participant forms to complete for each youth participant (health forms, swim form, etc.).

SUMMER 2019 SCHEDULE

 WEEK 1WEEK 2WEEK 3WEEK 4WEEK 5WEEK 6WEEK 7WEEK 8WEEK 9
June 10-14June 17-21June 24-28July 1-3July 8-12July 15-19July 22-26July 29-Aug 2August 5-9
CLASSIC CAMP (5-12 YEARS)$180$180FULL$110$180FULL$180FULLFULL
CLIMBING CAMP (8-12 YEARS)$220$220FULL-$220$220$220--
VENTURE CAMP (12-15 YEARS)----$220---$220
BIKING CAMP (8-12 YEARS)-FULLFULL-----
RIVER CAMP (8-12 YEARS)-------FULLFULL 
CAMP COSMOS (8-12 YEARS)-----FULL---
PHARM CAMP (8-12 YEARS)------FULL-
SPANISH CAMP (6-9 YEARS)-------$200-
POST-CAMP$15$15$15$15$15$15$15$15$15

POST CAMP PROGRAM

The Post Camp program is for guardians that need to pick up their child later than the scheduled check-out time of 4:45pm. The Post Camp program will be staffed by RSOP youth camp staff and is designed to be a supervised play time for kids to have fun and hangout while waiting for their ride home (until 5:30pm). You may sign your child up for Post Camp when registering for KIDSROCK at a cost of $15.00 per week. Any participant not registered for the Post Camp Weekly Fee that is picked up after 4:45pm will be charged the Post Camp Daily Fee of $5 per occurrence; for more details concerning the Post Camp program, please visit the RSOP website.

WEEKLY CAMPS 2019

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CLASSIC CAMP (5-12yo) $180/Week (Weeks 1-9)

These week long camps provide an exciting environment for children to be active, creative, and learn within small age-appropriate groups. Weekly themes include carnival days, animals, talent show, Minnesota days, and many more (limit 50 campers/week).
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VENTURE CAMP (12-15yo) $220/Week (Week 5, 9)

Venture Camp is a weeklong camp that provides a stimulating social and active environment with age appropriate weekly programming for young teenagers that include leadership, outdoor exploration, and health and wellness. We are offering two week-long Venture Camps this summer focus on the outdoor experience and both offer overnight camping during the week. General camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, etc.) is provided, however if a camper has their own gear they are welcome to use it in Venture Camp. Venture Campers must provide their own personal camping gear (clothes, shoes, etc.) during the overnight camping. 

Gooseberry Falls Venture (Week 5: July 8-12) is a week-long specialty camp that provides campers with a hiking and overnight camping experience at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Campers will be trained in outdoor skills, on-campus, within the Bagley Nature Area preparing them for a two-day exploration of Gooseberry Falls.
Boulder Lake Venture (Week 9: Aug. 5-9) is a week-long specialty camp that provides campers with a canoeing, hiking and overnight camping experience at the beautiful Boulder Lake Nature Area. Campers will be trained in outdoor skills, on-campus, within the Bagley Nature Area preparing them for a two-day exploration of Bolder Lake Nature Area.

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CLIMBING CAMP (8-12yo) $220/Week (Weeks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

These week long camps provide campers firsthand experience, training, knowledge, skills, and practice in climbing indoor and outdoor for all levels and abilities (limit 14 campers/week). Camper will utilize the two indoor climbing walls at UMD and take climbing trips to Ely's Peak, Silver Cliff, and Whoopee Wall.
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BIKING CAMP (8-12yo) $220/Week (Weeks 2, 3)

These week long camps provide campers firsthand experience, training, knowledge, skills, and practice in road biking and trail riding for all levels and abilities (limit 14 campers/week). Campers will ride their bikes around UMD Campus, through Hartley Park and Lester Park trails and the many other local bike trails.PDF iconumd_kidsrock_biking_camp_-_schedule.pdf
kids wading in a river

RIVER CAMP (8-12yo) $220/Week (Weeks 8, 9)

These week long camps provide campers firsthand experience, training, knowledge, skills, and practice in paddle sports and river activities for all levels and abilities (limit 14 campers/week). Campers will explore and learn about the local rivers and Lake Superior while canoeing, paddle boarding and enjoy other paddle sports.
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COSMOS CAMP (8-12yo) $200/Week (Weeks 6)

Cosmos Camp is a week-long specialty camp that provides campers with an experience that is out of this world. Campers will explore the cosmos in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium guided by astronomy experts and enthusiasts. Throughout the week, campers will learn how to navigate the night sky and then hop in our space ship and journey from Earth through the Solar System and beyond! Campers will spend the morning in the Planetarium enjoying activities planned by UMD Planetarium Staff..

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PHARM CAMP (8-12yo) $200/Week (Weeks 7)

This week long camp provides campers with fun and interactive hands-on learning about medicine and pharmacy! Campers will identify medicinal plants on a nature hike, learn how to compound their own lip balm, attempt to solve a pharmacy-themed escape room, and more! Campers will spend the morning in the Pharmacy School enjoying activities planned by UMD Pharmacy Professionals.
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SPANISH CAMP (6-9yo) $200/Week (Weeks 8)

This week, campers will gain vocabulary, expand their knowledge of communities and cultures where Spanish is spoken, and become more comfortable in the target language through fun activities led in Spanish indoors and outdoors. Open to all levels of Spanish learners. Beginning concepts will be explored and will be modified to suit the level of all Spanish learner campers. Campers will spend the morning in the College of Liberal Arts enjoying activities planned by UMD Spanish Faculty.

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JUNIOR COUNSELOR PROGRAM (14-17yo)

The Junior Counselor (JC) Program offers 14-17 year olds an opportunity to experience the responsibilities of camp operations in a fun learning environment. For detailed information go to our JUNIOR COUNSELOR PAGE.

REWARDS & DISCOUNTS 2019

Discounts valid through June 10, 2019
Registration Day Discount - 10% off camp registration purchases made on March 2, 2019.
*UMD Faculty/Staff Discount – 5% off final cost for all current UMD Faculty & Staff members.