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Youth and Family Programs

The American Swedish Institute's Youth and Family Programming is extensive, varied, fun and welcoming to kids of all skill levels and backgrounds (and their grown-ups). ASI's eclectic range of creative activities and offerings includes: the Turnblad Mansion's Third Floor Family Gallery with rotating installations and an interactive play area; our regular Family Days and Kids at the Castle events; Youth Slöjd (Craft) Workshops; and our extended school year class sessions such as Svenska Skolan, which mixes Swedish language with music and games for kids ages 4 to 13, and På Gång, a Sunday afternoon Swedish class/social club for teens.

Events

  • Viking Day Camp

    Viking Day Camp

    • Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
    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.  Summer Day Camps are tailored for young minds entering grades 1-5. Through story-telling, cooking, art and imaginative play, children will have fun exploring Minneapolis’ only castle and learning about Nordic history and culture.  Campers are asked to bring their own lunch and wear clothes suitable for outdoor play.
    Cost: $50 ASI member child / $60 non-member child. Registration required one week before camp date.
    or For information, call 612-871-4907
  • Nordic Cooking Day Camp

    Nordic Cooking and Culture Day Camp

    • Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
    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!  Nordic Cooking and Culture Camp also held on:
    Cost: $50 ASI member child / $60 non-member child. Registration required one week before camp date.
    or For information, call 612-871-4907
  • Pippi Day Camp

    Pippi Day Camp

    • Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Pippi Day Camp The world’s favorite red-headed heroine is the inspiration for this day of adventure! Participants are encouraged to dress like Pippi or her friends. Pippi Day Camp also held on: Thursday, July 19, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Summer Day Camps are tailored for young minds entering grades 1-5. Through story-telling, cooking, art and imaginative play, children will have fun exploring Minneapolis’ only castle and learning about Nordic history and culture. 
    Cost: $50 ASI member child / $60 non-member child. Registration required one week before camp date.
    or For information, call 612-871-4907

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