Each year, hundreds of children and families in Minnesota and North Dakota get an experience to remember at The Salvation Army’s Northwoods Camp on beautiful Elbow Lake. Days at camp are packed with activities like swimming, hiking, fishing, camping, archery, boating, arts and crafts, music and the ropes course (read story). You can donate to send a kid to camp or cover the cost of meals during their stay.
Northwoods Camp combines up-to-date facilities with rustic barns and cabins, originally built in 1901. Campers sleep in three modern, 56-bed bunkhouses and eat in a large dining hall. (View photos.)
Click the links below to learn more about Northwoods Camp:
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Send Your Kid to Camp – Registration Open
The Salvation Army’s Northwoods Camp on Elbow Lake is now open to the public, providing kids (who have completed first grade through 17 years old), with a chance to enjoy activities from swimming, boating and fishing, to a high ropes course, archery and sports.
With meals, snacks, campfires and classes like music education, team building, art and nature study available, it’s an affordable opportunity for children to escape the city, enjoy fellowship and learn about God, too.
Registration is now open for the following camps:
- June 24 – July 1: Music Camp (ages 9 – 17)
- July 5-8: Kids Camp (grades 1 – 4)
- July 10-14: Teen Camp (grade 8 – age 17)
- July 17-21: Sports Camp (ages 9 – 17)
- July 21-23: Twin Cities Family Camp (mothers & children ages 0-12)
- July 24-28 – Tween Camp (grades 5 – 7)
For more information about how to send your child to camp, enter your ZIP code below and contact your local Salvation Army.