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Guide To Summer Camps

CAMP BIRCHWOOD

CAMP BIRCHWOOD

What we're all about...

Located on a perfect lake in Minnesota, Camp Birchwood offers campers ages 7 to 17 a tremendous variety of water sports activities and all kinds fun things to do 'on land.' Every day, girls choose four activities they want to do the next day. These include: sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, tubing, knee-boarding, wake-boarding, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, tennis, horseback riding (Western, English & trail riding), archery, riflery, arts & crafts, pottery, drama, dance, fitness sports, and the opportunity to go on a variety of out-of-camp wilderness adventure trips (via kayaks, canoes, and bikes). With caring, dedicated, and insightful college-age women as instructors, girls have the amazing opportunity to not just 'do' activities, but to become very accomplished in many different areas. Girls go home with lots of confidence and an 'I can do it!' attitude. The friends they share their days with, space with, and memories with, are friends to last a lifetime. And without boys around, girls enjoy a much-needed break from the image-based pressures and competition they face in today's society. A passion for providing girls with a genuinely kind, welcoming, and accepting place has been the focus of Birchwood since our founding in 1958. We invite you to check us out at www.campbirchwood.com.

CAMP BIRCHWOOD
CAMP BIRCHWOOD
CAMP BIRCHWOOD
CAMP BIRCHWOOD
CAMP BIRCHWOOD

Contact us

Camp Birchwood

Terry Bredemus

(800) 451-5270

(785) 865-1557

Fax:

Our camp address

CAMP BIRCHWOOD

6983 N. Steamboat Lake Dr. NW

Laporte

MN

56461

Founded:

Type:

Overnight

Age Range:

Campers:

Girls

Lodging:

Cabins with electricity and plumbing

Capacity:

152

Accreditation

ACA

What we offer...

Activities

Acting, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Basketball, Bicycle Trips, Canoe Trips, Canoeing, Ceramics/Pottery, Dance, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Skills, Rappelling/Climbing, Riflery, Soccer, Swim Instruction, Swim Recreation, Tennis, Theater, Tripping, Waterski, Wilderness Camping, Windsurfing,

Cost & Sessions

Contact us for rates & dates.

Camp Q&A

How do we screen staff?

Ratio of campers to staff?

What are our safety & security policies?

How do we handle disciplinary issues?

What medical resources are available?

What's our typical daily schedule?

How do we help campers with homesickness?

What percentage of campers return to camp?

What kind of food is served?

Can parents visit camp?

How do campers communicate with parents?

Are references available?

What's our policy regarding phones and digital devices?

Is tuition assistance available?