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Carver County Parks Camp


Free! Maple Syrup Open House at Baylor Park

Experience the maple syruping process from start to fi nish including tapping a tree, tasting the sap and boiling it down to syrup! Free event, no registration required! Event runs from 11am- 2pm at Baylor Regional Park on March 23rd. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks.


After School Archery w/ CCP

Calling all archers! This archery class is an opportunity for students of all ability levels to try something new! Proper techniques for stance, aim and release are taught by trained instructors who utilize experiential learning and creative games to ensure that all archers grow in their abilities—and have fun! Students can go straight to this program after school. All equipment provided. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks. Students from all schools are welcome to attend! In the event of rain a make-up date will be posted.
S-207: Tuesday, May 12
3:00pm-4:30pm
Ages 8-13
Waconia HS East Field #1 (WEST
of WMS) near purple dugout fields.
Fee: $15
Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 8 / Maximum: 20
Register By: May 5


Waconia Adventure Camp with CCP

If your child loves playing outdoors, this camp is for them! Your adventurous camper will get to hone their aim with archery, balance their best on the slackline, learn how to cook outdoors, play a variety of group field games and get out geocaching for s’mores with our fun-loving instructors. This camp is based around experiential learning in the outdoors! Instructors will cover activity basics, safety procedures, history of the activity, tips for future success and more! All equipment will be provided. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks.
S-198: June 1, 2, 3 & 4 9:00am-3:00pm
Ages 8-13
Waconia Regional Park
Fee: $80
Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 10 / Maximum: 60
Register By: May 22

Full Moon Canoe with CCP

Paddle tranquil waters under a silvery full moon in this nocturnal canoeing adventure! Learn water safety and paddling tips from our trained instructors as the sun sets over the lake. Tour the waters listening to the
sounds of nocturnal nature while the stars come out. Backup Location: Lake Parley. (If windy OR construction requires.)
S-201: June 5 8:00pm-9:30pm
S-202: September 2 7:00pm-8:30pm
Ages 8+ (under age 16 must register w/ adult)
Lake Waconia Regional Park
Fee: $10
Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 4 / Maximum: 8
Register By: May 29 / August 26

 


Youth Stand-up Paddle Board Lesson w/ CCP

Paddleboarding is an excellent way to enjoy the summer sun while working on balance and coordination. Instruction starts on land with brief water safety, balance tips, and paddling strokes before giving participants time to explore the lake. All equipment provided. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks. Backup Location: Lake Parley. (If windy OR construction requires.)
S-205: June 26
1:00pm-3:00pm
Ages 8+
Waconia Regional Park
Fee: $20
Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 4 / Maximum: 6
Register By: June 12


Intro to Fishing Day Day Camp w/ CCP

Intended for those looking to experience fishing for the first time or kids that just want to do some fishing with friends! This half-day camp will introduce skills like drop casting, overhead casting practice, hooking bait, setting hooks and removing fish as well as ethical fishing practices. All equipment provided. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks.
S-206: July 1 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages 8+ Cedar Point Park Dock / Lake Waconia
Fee: $20 Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 4 / Maximum: 8 Register By: June 17


Coney Island Kayak w/ CCP

Paddle out to the Coney Island via kayak to explore the beautiful natural and historical location. Guided by Carver County Parks instructors, no paddle experience is needed! Find out the truth about local legends and archeological findings while walking under the shade of beautiful old maple trees. All equipment provided. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks.
S-208: July 13
6:00pm-8:00pm
Ages 8+
Lake Waconia Regional Park
Fee: $12
Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 4 / Maximum: 6
Register By: June 29


Youth Log Rolling with CCP

Youth Log Rolling with CCP Experience Minnesota History firsthand! Hop on a log and get those feet moving for a fun exercise in balance, agility  and core strength. Our Minnesota-made Key Logs are made of plastic, filled with water and have training equipment that help keep the roll-speed appropriate for people of all ages and abilities. Log rolling is sport that is growing in popularity and is great for kids who want to try something new and splash in the water! Come prepared to get wet; water shoes or secure sandals recommended. Offered in partnership with Carver County Parks.
S-200: August 6
5:30pm-7:00pm
Ages 6-14
Waconia Regional Park
Fee: $10
Carver County Parks Staff
Minimum: 4 / Maximum: 8
Register by: July 23rd

Voyageur Camp with CCP

This 3 day camp will take your child around the community of Waconia to experience the outdoors through the lenses of science and history like never before. Inspired by the Voyageurs of the 18th century who traveled northern Minnesota and Canada as part of the fur trade, this camp provides activities and experiences that refl ect the adventurous life style of Minnesota’s past. Embark on a canoe excursion to Coney Island, fish the lake with a genuine bamboo cane pole and shoot arrows like a primitive hunter! Spend the day at the Andrew Peterson Historical Farm learning to churn butter, make homemade ice cream, tap a maple tree, play historical Native American games and cook a snack over an
open flame. Explore the natural world while walking from Bayview Elementary, to the library and historical society! Offered in partnership with the Carver County Parks Department, Historical Society and Libraries. Meet and pick-up in Bayview Commons E-101 on the North side daily.
S-199: August 11, 12 & 13 9:00am-3:00pm
Ages 8-13 Bayview E-101 (North)
Fee: $70 CC Parks Staff
Minimum: 10 / Maximum: 20 Register By: July 28