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Specialty Camps
Horse Camp (ages 7-13)
Back by popular demand! This camp is a great introduction to the sport of horseback riding. Learn to groom, feed, saddle and control at a trot and rising trot. Skills are progressive. Fee includes transportation between Veterans Memorial Community Center and HHH Ranch (located in Hastings, MN), professional instruction (three hours per day), snack and safety equipment. Please wear denim pants and shoes with a heel - no sandals. 

Monday-Friday, June 19-23
Session 1: 8:30 am-12:30 pm
Session 2: 12:30-4:30 pm
$210
Register by Monday, June 12.

eXtreme MOBILE electroniX (grades 1-5)
Create a mobile juggernaut equipped with disc shooter, sirens, flashing lights and voice recorder. Make and take home your very own electric vehicle. In this Youth Enrichment League (YEL) electronics class, students will build 20-30 projects over the course of the session and use those projects to explore basic aspects of electricity, including measuring ohms, amps, voltage, open and closed circuits and more. Safety is our first rule. We will only use DC current (batteries). No AC current (electric outlets) will be used. We put the AMP into summer camp! Offered in cooperation with Youth Enrichment League. 

Monday-Thursday, June 19-22
9 am-12 pm
$113
Register by Monday, June 12
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Destination Mars: Rocketry Course (grades 2-5)
Launch and watch your very own rocket speed 300 feet in to the air! Then it is yours to take home! Students will make and take home multiple rockets of varying difficulty throughout this session. We will use these rockets and airplanes to investigate basic aeronautical concepts including: propulsion, thrust, lift, drag and more. We will also hypothesize about travel in outer space, how to get a United States astronaut to Mars and life on Mars. Do you have the right stuff? Offered in cooperation with Youth Enrichment League. Note: Parents will be asked to contribute two, 2-liter soda bottles (empty) for two different experiments. 

Monday-Thursday, June 26-29
9 am-12 pm
$115
Register by Monday, June 19.
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Skateboard Camp (ages 4-8)
Looking to learn how to skateboard or improve your skills? Instruction is based on ability level and staff will cater to individual needs. All skill levels are welcome. Professional instruction is provided by 3rd Lair. 

Wednesday, June 28   9 am-12 pm
Wednesday, July 26    9 am-12 pm
$50
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Half-Pint Safety Camp (ages 4-6)
It’s not just for the big kids! Your young one will spend a morning learning from safety professionals about police, fire, stranger danger, personal safety and other basic safety topics. Fee includes a snack. Offered in cooperation with the Inver Grove Heights Public Safety and Fire Departments. 

Thursday, July 13
9 am-12 pm
$20
Register by Monday, July 3.
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Junior Vet Camp (ages 6-12)
Do you have a pet dog, cat or hamster? Come learn some basics of pet care and safety through fun demonstrations and activities. Staff from Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital will provide you with a morning of fun and knowledge about your pets! Fee includes a snack. 

Tuesday, July 25    9-11 am
$15
Register by Tuesday, July 18
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Safety Camp (ages 6-10)
This is camp you do not want to miss! Learn how to keep your cool with all types of safety issues: fire, water, bike, health and more great new topics! Educational sessions will be taught through interactive games and "hands on" experiences. You'll receive a camp itinerary one week prior to camp. Fee includes certificate of completion, medallion, T-shirt, lunch, snacks and goodie bag. Register by Thursday, July 27.

Thursday, Aug. 3     7 am-5 pm
VMCC                    Fee: $15
Program #SC-S112

"Moana" Musical Theater Camp (ages 3-8)
The ocean is calling! We will dance and sing to the music from Moana and put together our own musical! Everyone will learn how to put together a professional show from start to finish. Learn how to properly speak lines, block a scene, develop a character and much more! You just need comfortable clothing and lightweight tennis shoes or dance shoes. Please bring a nut free snack and beverage daily. Friends and family may observe the show the final 30 minutes of the final class.

Monday-Friday, Aug. 7-11
9 am-12 pm
$124
Register by Monday, July 31.
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"Beauty and the Beast" Musical Theater Camp (ages 4-12)
Tale as old as time! Learn songs and dances from Beauty and the Beast and put on a show! Learn how to properly speak lines, block a scene, develop a character and much more! All that is needed are comfortable clothing and lightweight tennis shoes or dance shoes. Please bring a nut free snack and beverage daily. Friends and family may observe the show the final 30 minutes of the final class.

Monday-Friday, Aug. 7-11
1-4 pm
$124
Register by Monday, July 31. 
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