Minnesota Sport Schools

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Minnesota Sport Schools

A variety of choices in the wonderful world of sports are available for you. From adventure sports to traditional choices and lifetime skills, you can try it all here! All camps are introductory level with basic skills and limited competitions, unless otherwise noted. All campers will have the opportunity to learn and participate in an inclusive environment.

Programs

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Advanced Soccer

Get ready to put your soccer skills to the test! High paced and high intensity, you'll spend the week developing the skills you already have as you prepare to take it to the next level. For experienced players only. Please bring shin guards if you have them.

Dates

Ages

Price

July 18 - July 22

11 - 14

$329

 

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Soccer

Fast action and teamwork are the name of the game in this popular, worldwide sport. Learn and improve your skills in dribbling, passing, shooting and ball control in a fun and engaging setting. Please bring shin guards if you have them.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

June 13 - June 17

7 - 8

$329

June 20 - June 24

6 - 8

$329

June 27 - July 1

6 - 8

$329

June 27 - July 1

11 - 13

$329

July 11 - July 15

7 - 9

$329

July 25 - July 29

6 - 8

$329

August 8 - August 12

8 - 10

$329

August 15 - August 19

7 - 9

$329

August 15 - August 19

10 - 12

$329

 

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Tennis

Tennis is for everyone! Have fun learning this lifelong activity under the guidance of an experienced coach with curriculum based on the USTA guidelines. Learn and practice all of the basic skills such as ground strokes, volleys, lobs, and serves. Tennis shoes are required each day. Younger children will use equipment provided. Ages 10 & up may bring a racquet if they have one. 

 

Dates

Ages

Price

June 13 - June 17

11 - 14

$324

June 20 - June 24

8 - 10

$324

August 1 - August 5

7 - 9

$324

August 22 - August 26

6 - 8

$324

 

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Flag Rugby

Calling all rugby rookies - flag rugby is back! Spend the week learning all about running, kicking, passing, space strategy, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Skill development games and plenty of review and practice time will prepare you for a fun scrimmage to test your new skills.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

August 1 - August 5

9 - 11

$334

August 22 - August 26

11 - 14

$334

 

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Tae Kwon Do

Get ready for action as you learn and review the various elements of Tae Kwon Do and how it developed through Korean history and culture. Find out more about self-defense and the choices and consequences involved. Be prepared for physical activity each day including warm up, skills practice, conditioning and cool down all in a safe and fun atmosphere.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

July 18 - July 22

6 - 8

$349

July 18 - July 22

9 - 11

$349

 

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Speed & Agility

This camp will introduce you to the basic sports performance concepts of conditioning for speed, agility, and quickness. Age appropriate drills to develop strength, flexibility, and balance will also be presented. Activities are designed to improve your athleticism, and the experience will offer some athletic assessments while keeping to a skills development emphasis.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

July 11 - July 15

10 - 12

$349

July 25 - July 29

12 - 15

$349

 

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Rock Climbing

Take your YP experience to new heights by learning to rock climb! With an emphasis on safety and fun, this camp will provide opportunities to develop climbing skills in a supportive environment. Campers will learn how to manage the ropes for their climbing buddies, tie basic climbing knots, identify different types of climbing holds, and gain an understanding of basic climbing movement techniques. In addition to fun-filled games and activities, campers will take a field trip to the University of Minnesota Climbing Gym on the Minneapolis Campus.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

June 27 - July 1

9 - 11

$389

July 25 - July 29

9 - 11

$389

August 22 - August 26

9 - 11

$389

 

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Rock Climbing 2

Continue the vertical adventure with Rock 2! This camp will help climbers develop confidence in their skills and encourage progress by learning specific climbing movement techniques. Technical instruction is interspersed with fun-filled activities and games to provide climbing challenges in a fun, constructive environment. As climbers learn new skills, they will also have new climbing opportunities with a field trip to the U of M Climbing Gym on the Minneapolis Campus. For older age groups, previous climbing experience is highly encouraged.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

June 20 - June 24

11 - 14

$389

August 1 - August 5

12 - 15

$389

August 15 - August 19

12 - 15

$389

 

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Recreational Tree Climbing

Join our friends from Youth Engagement in Arboriculture to experience urban trees in a whole new way at a whole new height! Grab your new field guide as you visit the nursery and learn about the tree species around you and their care. Then, get your harness and helmet on as you learn different techniques for getting yourself up into the branches. You'll learn how to climb safely while showing respect and care for the trees.

 

Dates

Ages

Price

June 13 - June 17

9 - 11

$369

July 11 - July 15

12 - 15

$369

August 8 - August 12

11 - 13

$369

 

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Learn To: Climbing Clubs

 

 

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Chipmunks

Chipmunks Club will introduce young climbers to the sport of rock climbing with a focus on social and personal development. Climbers will participate in a wide variety of games, activities, and challenges while climbing, designed to build confidence while stretching their comfort zone. An emphasis on movement and technique will support the development of body awareness. Chipmunks will have the chance to work through fears, develop self confidence, and encourage their peers in a supportive environment. No previous experience required. Clubs meet one day a week for five weeks.

 

Session

Dates

Day

Time

Ages

Price

A - Group A

June 13 - July 22

Tuesdays

4:30 - 6pm

7 - 10

$159

A - Group B

June 13 - July 22

Wednesdays

4:30 - 6pm

7 - 10

$159

B - Group A

July 25 - August 26

Tuesdays

4:30 - 6pm

7 - 10

$159

B - Group B

July 25 - August 26

Wednesdays

4:30 - 6pm

7 - 10

$159

 

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Squirrels

Squirrels Club will help new climbers learn the fundamentals of the sport and support young climbers with prior experience in developing their skill. This club focuses on foundational movement and technique through the use of a wide range of games and activities. We will emphasize that climbing is fun and that everyone can find a personally meaningful way to participate. Additionally, young climbers will learn how to set personal climbing goals and work through challenges to reach them. Through this, participants will develop confidence, competence, and self awareness in a supportive environment. Clubs meet one day a week for five weeks. 

 

Session

Dates

Day

Time

Ages

Price

A - Group A

June 13 - July 22

Tuesdays

6:30 - 8pm

9 - 13

$159

A - Group B

June 13 - July 22

Thursdays

4:30 - 6pm

9 - 13

$159

B - Group A

July 25 - August 26

Tuesdays

6:30 - 8pm

9 - 13

$159

B - Group B

July 25 - August 26

Thursdays

4:30 - 6pm

9 - 13

$159

 

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Koalas

Koalas Club provides the opportunity for older climbers to get introduced to the sport of rock climbing and for climbers with experience to continue to hone their skills in a fun and supportive environment. Climbers in this club are encouraged to take the optional belay lesson offered Week 2 of each session to learn how to take on the additional responsibility of holding the rope for a climbing partner. Climbers will learn and develop foundational movement and technique through lessons and individualized coaching. Clubs meet one day a week for five weeks.

Session

Dates

Day

Time

Ages

Price

A

June 13 - July 22

Wednesdays

6:30 - 8pm

13 - 16

$169

B

July 25 - August 26

Wednesdays

6:30 - 8pm

13 - 16

$169

 

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Belay Basics

This optional session will teach young climbers the fundamentals of belay technique for climbing including knowledge of equipment, tying knots, climbing commands, and safety. This lesson will empower participants to take on more responsibility in their climbing to be able to reach new heights. This session is the perfect opportunity for the young climber who wants to take a deeper dive into the sport. 

 

Session

Date

Day

Time

Ages

Price

A

June 20

Monday

4 - 6pm

9 - 12

$25

A

June 20

Monday

6:30 - 8:30pm

13 - 16

$25

B

August 1

Monday

4 - 6pm

9 - 12

$25

B

August 1

Monday

6:30 - 8:30pm

13 - 16

$25

 

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