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  • Experience The Great Outdoors

    Put down the video games this summer and come enjoy the Great Outdoors! This Two-day camp offers youth the opportunity to experience a variety of outdoor activities including digital photography, animal tracks & signs, wilderness survival, water quality and fishing within the Minnesota River. Participants will build self-confidence, learn how to work as a team, develop critical thinking skills and gain a sense of respect for the environment. All activities will be taught by Minneopa State Park Naturalist Scott Kudelka , along with CER staff. Don't miss your chance to experience the Great Outdoors! Class will meet in the park shelter nearest the Minnesota River and baseball diamonds.
  • Geocaching

    Come find your inner explorer! Back again, by popular demand, students will be given the opportunity to participate in one of the most up-and-coming outdoor recreation activities! Geocaching is the modern-day version of a treasure hunt that can be done in groups of all sizes and encourages team building and togetherness! The two-day camp will focus on the basics of geocaching using GPS units and the internet to find caches with the assistance of Scott Kudelka, Minneopa State Park Naturalist. Students will travel around the Lincoln Community Center neighborhoods to find caches, as well as create their own caches for others to find! Please wear tennis shoes, as there will be a lot of walking as we search for treasure!
  • Learn To Snowboard

    Winter is here, and the perfect opportunity to consider the sport of snowboarding. The Learn to Snowboard program is for beginners or those who have never tried this activity before! The knowledgeable staff at Mount Kato are ready to teach children aged 8-12 the skills necessary to participate in theis activity safely for maximum enjoyement. Cost is $85 per student, and includes three 2-hour lessons, 2-hour lift tickets for use during each lesson period, and equipment rental. All classes are held at the Mount Kato Ski Area. Students wishing to continue their time on the slop can extend their 2-hour lift ticket time for only $12 per child. For more information about Learn to Snowboard program, call Mount Kato Snowsports Learning Center at (507) 625-3363. Course #: 8500-3W $85
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  • MNSU Rock Climbing Camp

    MNSU Adventure Education Program Staff 4 Sessions - Entering Grades 5-9 Reach new heights at rock climbing camp this summer at MNSU! This skills camp is a great introduction to the sport of rock climbing! Learn the basics of top-rope rock climbing on MNSU’s state-of-the-art outdoor climbing pinnacle and indoor climbing wall. You will be led and instructed by the MNSU Maverick Adventures staff on basic climbing movement, general equipment, climbing commands, basic climbing knots and play some climbing games. This session is a great way to learn and get involved in a challenging, active and rewarding sport! All equipment is provided.
  • MNSU Summer Climbing Club- Mankato; Experienced Climbers or Age 12+

    MNSU Adventure Education Program Staff Ages 7 & Up Want some climb time at MNSU’s Climbing Facilities this summer with people your own age? Join Climbing Club to Enjoy exclusive access to our indoor and outdoor climbing facilities with just 12 other peers, plus individualized climbing instruction from our experienced staff! What is the difference between ‘Club’ and ‘Camp’? Summer climbing club meets every week across the summer (with the exceptions of some holidays), Camp meets for 4 days in a row and is more focused on basic skills introduction. It is allowed to be registered for both club and camp, just know that your climber will likely be learning some things in repetition. All climbers receive instruction from our staff. There are three Clubs that meet once per week throughout summer, weather permitting. Clubs will meet on the assigned day 3:30-5 pm, with access to Open Climb directly after Club. Club membership includes a 4-month climbing pass + gear rental at our climbing facilities during public hours! Climbers who have completed a summer Climbing Camp with us in the past, but have not climbed since would be suitable for registering for the Mavericks Climbing Club on Wednesdays due to experience.
  • MNSU Summer Climbing Club- Mavericks; Some Experience Climbers or Age 10-11

    MNSU Adventure Education Program Staff Ages 7 & Up Want some climb time at MNSU’s Climbing Facilities this summer with people your own age? Join Climbing Club to Enjoy exclusive access to our indoor and outdoor climbing facilities with just 12 other peers, plus individualized climbing instruction from our experienced staff! What is the difference between ‘Club’ and ‘Camp’? Summer climbing club meets every week across the summer (with the exceptions of some holidays), Camp meets for 4 days in a row and is more focused on basic skills introduction. It is allowed to be registered for both club and camp, just know that your climber will likely be learning some things in repetition. All climbers receive instruction from our staff. There are three Clubs that meet once per week throughout summer, weather permitting. Clubs will meet on the assigned day 3:30-5 pm, with access to Open Climb directly after Club. Club membership includes a 4-month climbing pass + gear rental at our climbing facilities during public hours! Climbers who have completed a summer Climbing Camp with us in the past, but have not climbed since would be suitable for registering for the Mavericks Climbing Club on Wednesdays due to experience.
  • MNSU Summer Climbing Club- Stompers; New Climbers or Age 7-9

    MNSU Adventure Education Program Staff Ages 7 & Up Want some climb time at MNSU’s Climbing Facilities this summer with people your own age? Join Climbing Club to Enjoy exclusive access to our indoor and outdoor climbing facilities with just 12 other peers, plus individualized climbing instruction from our experienced staff! What is the difference between ‘Club’ and ‘Camp’? Summer climbing club meets every week across the summer (with the exceptions of some holidays), Camp meets for 4 days in a row and is more focused on basic skills introduction. It is allowed to be registered for both club and camp, just know that your climber will likely be learning some things in repetition. All climbers receive instruction from our staff. There are three Clubs that meet once per week throughout summer, weather permitting. Clubs will meet on the assigned day 3:30-5 pm, with access to Open Climb directly after Club. Club membership includes a 4-month climbing pass + gear rental at our climbing facilities during public hours! Climbers who have completed a summer Climbing Camp with us in the past, but have not climbed since would be suitable for registering for the Mavericks Climbing Club on Wednesdays due to experience.
  • Mankato East Football Speed and Strength Training

    This program welcomes male participants from ANY sport going into grades 8-12 in the fall of 2020 and is designed to improve the overall strength, speed, and coordination of all participants. Half of each session will be spent outdoors doing speed/agility training and the other half of the session will be spent in the weight room working on overall strength. Emphasis will be placed on proper technique for all movements. Students participating in this program will need indoor/outdoor shoes and athletic wear. Each participant will receive a T-shirt.
  • Minnesota River Paddle

    Entering Grades 6-8 Here is a perfect chance to learn how to paddle a canoe and learn about some of the history, culture and natural world of the Minnesota River. We provide the canoes along with paddles, life jackets and an experienced guide. This is an ideal program for students who want to learn about water quality and the natural resources of the river.
  • Tennis in The Parks- Quickstart

    Quickstart Tennis (Entering pre-k-1): Exciting new way for players to be introduced to the game of tennis through interactive games with modified court and equipment.
  • Tennis in the Parks- Grades 5-7

    Players will work on topspin, ground strokes, volleys, and continental serves, gaining the capacity for rally tennis and games. (For players looking for match play and advanced skills, visit 12 & Under Junior Team Tennis online at www.tennisinmankato.com.)
  • Youth Introduction To Golf

    This is a great opportunity for boys and girls to learn about and try the game of golf. This introduction to golf will cover many of the basic essential tools to play the game. We will provide all the equipment needed. Included in the fee is access to the driving range, putting/chipping green, range balls and rental clubs.
  • Youth Pickleball

    Come try out one of the fastest growing paddle sports in the U.S! Pickleball is a cross between badminton, tennis, and ping-pong. This is a great opportunity to get outside and to keep physically active and have fun this summer! Rules and basic fundamentals will be covered in a kid-friendly environment. Players will get the chance to work with Adult Pickleball enthusiasts and play other kids in various games throughout the session! No previous experience is needed and all equipment will be provided.
  • Youth Track & Field

    It's back by popular demand-the summer track & field program! Coach Scott Carlson and a host of other track coaches from East and West High School programs are gearing up to offer your child a FUN and CHALLENGING summer track & field experience! We will distribute many ribbons at the citywide meet. Each participant will also receive a track program T-shirt. You simply cannot miss your chance to begin building your track skills... or better yet, just to have fun outdoors! Register early- only the first 115 athletes accepted at each site. Rain or threatening weather conditions cancel track.