Summer Day Camps

Summer Day Camp

Registration Opens February 1

Washington County Parks is excited to be offering Summer Day Camps in 2024 providing a fun, healthy, and safe experience for your child.

Limited Scholarship Available

Scholarships will be available for Summer Day Camps in 2024, through funding provided by the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership. This is a pilot program with a limited funding amount. Scholarships will: 

  • Provide a discount to reduce the cost of enrollment for day camps.
  • Not provide free programs.
  • Be limited to one per child.
  • Be available only while funding remains. 
  • Be awarded to eligible applicants on a first come, first served basis.

If you are interested, please complete the online scholarship application.

Additional Information

Once you complete the online registration including payment, a registration packet will be emailed to you to fill out and return at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of camp. 

Cancellation Policy 

  • 4 weeks’ notice or greater will result in a full refund.
  • 2-4 weeks’ notice will result in a refund of 50%.
  • Less than 2 weeks from the first day of camp will result in no refunds.

Please login or create an account to register.

Contact Parks Coordinator Sara Armstrong with any questions you may have.

  1. Outdoor Skills
  2. Survivor Camp

Join us on a journey of exploring and connecting with the great outdoors.

Escape the digital world and acquire a diverse set of lifelong outdoor skills while developing an appreciation for nature. Activities include building forts and shelters in the woods, fishing, making fires from scratch, scavenger hunts, and playing outdoor games. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to unplug, learn, and have fun in the outdoors.


Children entering grades 1 -3

Monday - Thursday

9 a.m. to noon (half-day camp)

  • June 10 - 13 at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park.
  • June 17 - 20 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
  • July 15 -18 at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park.
  • July 22 - 25 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
  • August 12 -15 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.


$140 (vehicle permit included for drop-off and pick-up)

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