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ASI Summer Day Camps

"The Coolest Summer Camps for the Kiddos" Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
"Best Educational Summer Activities For Kids In Minnesota" — WCCO 

Join us for the Summer Day Camp program at the American Swedish Institute! Through story-telling, cooking, art and imaginative play, children will have fun exploring Minneapolis’ only castle while learning about Nordic history and culture. Camps are tailored for young minds entering grades 1-5. Campers should bring a water bottle and lunch each day, and wear clothes suitable for outdoor play.

Cost: $50 ASI member child per session / $60 non-member child per session

Location: Inside and on the Mansion grounds of the American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, 55407.  

Registration: Registration opens on March 1 for ASI’s 2019 Summer Day Camps       

2019 Summer Day Camps

Nordic Cooking and Culture Day Camp

Don your aprons and get ready to explore Nordic cooking and culture as we roll out tasty new treats! 

Pippi Day Camp

The world’s favorite red-headed heroine is the inspiration for this day of adventure! Campers are encouraged to dress like Pippi or her friends.

Viking Day Camp

Sail away to the world of the Vikings. Build Viking ships, learn the geography of the Nordic region and discover the mystery of runestones – all while having fun. 

Multi-Date Camps

ASI offers two camps for ages 7-13 that meet over four consecutive days: Sommar På Slottet and Youth Handcraft Camp. The Viking Voyagers Preschool Camp, for ages 3-5, meets over 4 Wednesdays, with either a morning or afternoon session. 

  • Summer Day Camp