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KIDSROCK Summer Youth Camp

UMD KIDSROCK 2021 Summer Camp The Spot to Be!

Don't miss out on the fun!

WELCOME TO UMD KIDSROCK SUMMER CAMP 2021!

We are excited to have the opportunity to host you and your campers during Summer 2021. We imagine that camp will be a bit different than usual, but not quite as different as last summer. We learned a lot from last summer, and if needed, we are ready to implement any of the protocols that allowed for such a successful camp last summer.  We're sure many of you will have questions about a number of things. Know that this is a work in progress for us, but we are happy to answer any questions you may have and we can't wait to see you and your camper.

WE HAVE A FEW SPOTS OPEN WEEKS 3, 4 AND 7. REGISTER TODAY!

UMD KIDSROCK summer camp Early Registration begins Monday, March 8 at 9:00am and ends on Tuesday, March 9 at 4:00pm. Registration on these two days will be ONLINE only on RSOP's registration site. The RSOP main office will accept phone calls or emails on Monday and Tuesday, 9:00am – 4:00pm.  We recommend that you visit the RSOP REGISTRATION SITE before-hand to make sure that you can access your online account. If you have utilized RSOP for any past programming, you already have an account. Please follow the directions on the registration site home page to retrieve your username and password. If you are new to RSOP, you may create a new account. All new accounts will be reviewed before approval during main office hours. To set up an online account follow the steps below that pertain to you. In each case, an email will be sent to you with instructions for logging in.

-Current UMD Students, Faculty and Staff, use your UMD email for "Username" and continue with "Forgot Password" to log in.
-Community members who have worked with RSOP before, and have not already created a Registration Site account, use your email associated with us for "Username" and continue with "Forgot Password" to log in.
-All other community members, use any email and password and continue with "Create an Account" to log in.

If you've registered for programs online with RSOP before, you already have an account - sign in using your credentials.

If you are experiencing difficulties, email us at rsop@d.umn.edu, and we will help you create an account.

The UMD KIDSROCK Program

RSOP offers nine weeks of summer camp for children ages 5-14 years old with additional one-week Specialty Camps for kids 8-12 years old. Each week of camp offers a new mix of themed events (Color Week, Zoo Week, Olympic Week, etc.) which include exciting games and activities for kids of all ages! Activities might include indoor rock climbing, bowling, canoeing, swimming, outdoor rock climbing, talent show, nature adventures, arts & crafts, paddle boarding, non-competitive team sports, puzzle games and much more! The registration fee includes all equipment, art supplies, instruction and a camp T-shirt. Transportation to and from camp must be provided for each campers as well as bag lunch/snacks, swimsuit/goggles, towel, hat, tennis shoes, and appropriate indoor/outdoor clothing for daily activities and weather conditions. As part of the Registration Packet you will receive camp information (items to bring, camp rules, directional maps, camp itinerary, etc.) and participant forms to complete for each youth participant (health forms, swim form, etc.).

SUMMER 2021 SCHEDULE

 WEEK 1WEEK 2WEEK 3WEEK 4WEEK 5WEEK 6WEEK 7WEEK 8WEEK 9
June 14-18June 21-25

June 28-
July 2

July 6-9
(4 Days)
July 12-16July 19-23July 26-30August 2-6August 9-13

CLASSIC CAMPS

COLOR
WEEK
ANIMAL
WEEK
CARNIVAL
WEEK
AMERICA
WEEK

DISNEY
WEEK

TALENT
WEEK
MINNESOTA
WEEK
SUPER HERO
WEEK
LUAU
WEEK
CLASSIC CAMP (5-10 YEARS)$200 (FULL)
$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)
$160 (FULL)
$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)
$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)
CLASSIC CAMP PLUS (11-14 YEARS)$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)$160
$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)$200
$200 (FULL)$200 (FULL)

EXPLORATION CAMPS (15 CAMPERS MAXIMUM)

CLIMBING CAMP (8-12 YEARS)$225 (FULL)-$225 (FULL)------
SPANISH CAMP (6-9 YEARS)-$225 (FULL)-------
COSMIC ADVENTURES CAMP (9-12 YEARS)----$225 (FULL)----
BIKING CAMP (9-12 YEARS)----$225 (FULL)--
PHARM CAMP (8-12 YEARS)-----$225 (FULL)--
WATER WONDERS CAMP (9-12 YEARS)-------$225 (FULL)-
GET CREATIVE: EXPLORATIONS IN ART & DESIGN
(8-12 YEARS)
--------$225 (FULL)
POST-CAMP$15$15$15$15$15$15$15$15

$15

POST CAMP PROGRAM

The Post Camp program is for guardians that need to pick up their child later than the scheduled check-out time of 4:45pm. The Post Camp program will be staffed by RSOP youth camp staff and is designed to be a supervised play time for kids to have fun and hangout while waiting for their ride home (until 5:30pm). You may sign your child up for Post Camp when registering for KIDSROCK at a cost of $15.00 per week. Any participant not registered for the Post Camp Weekly Fee that is picked up after 4:45pm will be charged the Post Camp Daily Fee of $5 per occurrence; for more details concerning the Post Camp program, please visit the RSOP website.

DAILY CAMP SCHEDULE

Below is a general outline of the daily camp schedule
Camper 
Check-in: 7:30am to 9:00am
Small
 Group 
Games: 9:00am to 11:45am
Lunch
 Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Outdoor Activities: 1:15pm to 2:45pm
Snack
 Time: 2:45pm to 3:00pm
All 
Camp 
Games: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Camper
 Check-out: 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Post
 Camp: 4:45pm to 5:30pm

WEEKLY CAMPS 2021

kids posing for a photograpgh with a unicornCLASSIC CAMP AGES 5-10
Classic Camps are week-long day camps that provide an exciting environment for children to be active, creative, and learn within small age-appropriate groups. Each week of Classic Camp has a theme with related activities, projects, special events and dress-up days.
group of kids playing the knot gameCLASSIC CAMP PLUS  AGES 11-14
Classic Camp Plus will participate in similar activities as our traditional Classic Camp, but these campers will have more opportunities for age-appropriate activities and exploration!
Climbing CampCLIMBING CAMP AGES 8-12
Climbing Camp is a week-long venture camp that provides campers with firsthand experience and practice climbing indoors and outdoors for beginner to intermediate skilled climbers. Basics of knot tying, harness fit, route finding and climbing skill ranging through 5.8 will be mastered throughout this session. KIDSROCK will provide all necessary climbing equipment, however, campers are encouraged to bring their own climbing gear to camp. All personal climbing gear must be inspected and approved by a camp counselor before a camper is allowed to use it at camp. Campers will utilize the indoor climbing walls at UMD and take climbing trips to Ely’s Peak, Silver Cliff and Whoopee Wall.

Biking CampBIKING CAMP    AGES 9-12
Biking Camp is a week-long venture camp that provides campers with firsthand experience, training, knowledge, skills, and practice in road biking and trail riding for all levels and abilities. KIDSROCK can provide some bike equipment, however campers are asked to bring their own bike helmet, bike (capable of changing gears), and personal cycling gear to camp. All personal gear must be inspected and approved by a camp counselor before a camper is allowed to use it at camp. Campers will ride their bikes around UMD Campus, through Hartley Park trails, Lester Park trails, and the many other local bike trails of Duluth. All campers registered for Biking Camp must be able to ride for 10 minutes without stopping and demonstrate the bike safety skills taught within the first two days of camp before they are allowed to continue to participate in longer distance trail rides and road tour rides.

Lake and River campWATER WONDERS CAMP        AGES 9-12
Water Wonders is a week-long exploration camp that provides campers with hands-on water-based experiences that expand knowledge of our local resources and recreational opportunities. Explore, learn, get wet! This camp will allow participants to learn about water through a variety of hands-on experiences on and off the water. Campers will spend their mornings on or near the UMD Campus, getting first-hand experience in Bagley Nature Area, Chester Park and Hartley Nature Park and their water resources. Specific activities may include canoeing on Rock Pond, sifting for insects in Hartley Pond or learning about water flow by building and racing a boat down Tischer Creek.
kids wearing paper plate masksGET CREATIVE: EXPLORATIONS IN ART & DESIGN   AGES 8-12
“Get Creative” is a week-long camp led by faculty members from UMD’s Department of Art & Design. Not only will campers “get creative” in the UMD studios but they will visit the Tweed Museum of Art to gain inspiration for their own creations. Each day of the week will include a different project that introduces campers to areas of studio art and graphic design. Campers will make and create in the world around them while learning art and design “FUN”damentals. Although the students will spend at least one of the mornings on ipads, they will also be working with other more “traditional” materials in the studio areas.
kids in a planetrium with an alien blow-up dollCOSMIC ADVENTURES CAMP    AGES 9-12
Cosmic Adventures Camp is a week-long exploration camp that provides campers with an experience that is meant for the stars! Campers will explore the cosmos in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium guided by astronomy experts and enthusiasts. Throughout this week, campers will learn about our universe through fun creations and cosmic investigations! Campers will spend the morning in the Planetarium enjoying activities planned by UMD Planetarium Staff.
kid at a lab table mixing chemicalsPHARM CAMP    AGES 8-12
This week-long camp provides campers with fun and interactive hands-on learning about medicine and pharmacy! Campers will identify medicinal plants on a nature hike, learn how to compound their own ointment, solve pharmacy cases, and more! Campers will spend the morning in the Pharmacy School enjoying activities planned by UMD Pharmacy faculty and student staff.
kids holding up a signSPANISH CAMP (AGES 6-9) WEEK 2
This week, campers will gain vocabulary, expand their knowledge of communities and cultures where Spanish is spoken, and become more comfortable in the target language through fun activities led in Spanish indoors and outdoors. Two levels will be offered: beginning (children with little to no experience with Spanish) and intermediate (children who have attended at least one year of immersion school in Spanish language, or comparable experience). Campers will spend the morning in the College of Liberal Arts enjoying activities planned by UMD Spanish Faculty and UMD Spanish Club Students."

REWARDS & DISCOUNTS 2021

UMD Student & Faculty or Staff Discount – 5% off
This discount is valid for all current UMD Students and Faculty or Staff members throughout the summer, for all RSOP Youth Programs.
In order to receive the student, faculty and staff discount, registration must be in-person at the RSOP Main Office, Monday - Friday, 9am-4pm.

Early Registration Discount - 10% off
Receive a 10% discount off your UMD KIDSROCK total bill when you register online between March 8, 9am and March 9, 4pm, 2021.
Other discounts are not valid on these two days, including the 5% student, faculty & staff discount.

A "Liability & Camper Safety Information Google Form" will be sent to parents upon registering for camp. We will no longer be using paper forms for camper information.