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” Summer camp called off, but Tanadoona has other offerings”play_arrow

August 14, 2020 Audrey Kennedy, SW newsmedia … for the first time in its 96-year history, nonprofit Camp Fire Minnesota, which runs Tanadoona, a 103-acre camp on Lake Minnewashta in Chanhassen, canceled its entire summer camp season. Read the full article here

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“Camp Fire: Over a century of bringing kids of all backgrounds into the great outdoors to discover their true natures”play_arrow

May 29, 2019 Isabelle Wattenberg, The Growlers Catching a frog is something of a rite of passage at Camp Fire Minnesota. The wetlands at Tanadoona—the primary camp and nature-based learning property… Read the full article here

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“Tanadoona!”play_arrow

March 1, 2019 Abby Doeden, MN Parent Magazine Friendship, environmental stewardship and tradition combine at this historic summer camp near Excelsior. Featuring Talia Salinas, camper and Counselor in Training, and Rachael Chapman, former camper and current Day Camp Coordinator. Read the full article here

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“Forget hot dogs, these Twin Cities kid camps’ signature dishes defy cliches”play_arrow

March 1, 2019 Imani Cruzen of Star Tribune  Camps’ signature dishes defy cliches about hot dogs and beans. Read about the generations-old Tonka Toaster that campers look forward to at Tanadoona each summer. Read the full article here

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“Seniors reconnect with nature at Tanadoona”play_arrow

September 30, 2018 Paige Kieffer of Sun Sailor  On Sept. 13, than 20 seniors from Shorewood Landing Senior Living, Highlands of St. Paul Senior Living and White Bear Heights Senior Living traveled to Camp Fire Minnesota’s Tanadoona in Excelsior for a morning of fishing, archery, nature walks, outdoor games and a bonfire with s’mores. Read … Continued

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“Bees and butterflies at Tanadoona”play_arrow

June 14, 2018 Unsie Zuege of Chanhassen Villager It will only take two years for a new garden full of prairie flowers and grasses to fully bloom at Tanadoona in Chanhassen. The garden was recently planted to attract pollinators like bees, butterflies and even bats. Read the full article here

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“Rotary clubs help spruce up Tanadoona”play_arrow

September 7, 2016 Unsie Zuege of Chanhassen Villager When four local Rotary Clubs – Excelsior, Chaska, Lake Minnetonka Excelsior and Chanhassen – collaborated to raise $45,000 for Camp Fire Minnesota’s Camp Tanadoona, it was a continuation of the special relationship that Rotary has had with Camp Tanadoona since the 1920s. Read the full article here

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“Camp Tanadoona exceeds capital campaign goal”play_arrow

​February 14, 2015 Stephanie Helseth of Sun Sailor Camp Fire Minnesota’s Camp Tanadoona has exceeded its $1.5 million goal for Phase One of its capital campaign and has received an additional $300,000 in in-kind gifts and services. Read the full article here

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“Camp Tanadoona seeking $500,000 grant”play_arrow

June 24, 2014 Stephanie Gunyou of Sun Sailor Camp Fire Minnesota, the parent organization of Camp Tanadoona, is one of seven finalists for the first-ever $500,000 Twins’ All-Star Fans Choose grant program. Read the full article here

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