The magic continues fall, winter, spring.

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Outdoor adventuring at Tanadoona is year-round!

There’s so much more to discover outdoors beyond the summer months, join us for any or all of our fall, winter and spring programs. You’ll enjoy seasonal camp activities from archery to fort-building to snowshoeing and much more.


2020 Out-of-School Day Camps

Martin Luther King Jr.: January 20, 2020 (at The Arboretum)

Presidents’ Day: February 17, 2020 (at The Arboretum)

Spring Break Day Camp: March 23-27, 2020 (register by the day) (at The Arboretum)

MEA Day Camp: October 15-16, 2020 (register by the day)  (at Tanadoona)

Ages: 6-14

Cost: $60/day

Address for MLK Jr., Presidents’ Day, and Spring Break Day Camps: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Learning Center,  3725 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN 55318

School is out and camp is in session!  Each season of the year offers unique ways to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature. From birding to snowshoeing and much more – join the fun every season!

Due to construction on Tanadoona’s new Community & Dining Center this winter & spring, we’re partnering with The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for our Martin Luther King Jr., Presidents’ Day, and Spring Break camps. We’re excited for you to join us just down the road for a day of fun and adventure. Activities will include snowshoeing, indoor STEM activities, and a lesson led by Arboretum staff.

Dress for the weather. Pack a nut-free lunch and water bottle; a snack will be provided.

Check-in 9:00-9:15am // Check-out 4:00-4:15pm

Drop-off/pick-up directions: Check in and check out at The Landscape Arboretum Learning Center. Reference “Tanadoona” at the Arboretum gate to enter. No admissions fee will be required to drop off or pick up your camper.

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Time Activity
8:00-8:30 Camper Check-in
8:30-10:00 Large Group Welcome & Games
10:15-11:00 Activity #1
11:15-12:00 Activity #2
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:15-2:30 Nature Activity
2:30-3:00 Snack
3:00-4:00 Choice Activity (i.e. crafts, gaga ball, basketball)
4:00-4:30 Small Group Reflection
4:30-5:15 Camper Check-out


December 6 – 7, 2019 (options for overnight or day camps) 

Explore Tanadoona’s winter wonderland while reuniting with and meeting new camp friends. We’ll spend the day learning winter survival skills, creating winter crafts, and having fun outdoors (and indoors to warm up)! Overnight campers will also enjoy an all-time favorite, night hike! Meals provided.

2 Options:

  1. Overnight + Day  — FULL!
    • Ages: 10-16
    • Cost: $100
    • Check-in: Friday, December 6, 6:30-7:00pm; Check-out: Saturday, December 7, 4:30-5:00
    • Overnight campers will stay in our heated Bluebird Cabin. Bathrooms are located a few yards away in Corona Circle, so let your camper know they’ll be bundling up for bathroom visits! The overnight is recommended for campers who are comfortable with overnight camp experiences.
    • Meals provided: Saturday breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack (please eat dinner before arriving on Friday)
  2. Day Camp — FULL!
    • Ages: 6-14
    • Cost: $70
    • Check-in: Saturday, December 8, 9:00-9:30am; Check-out: Saturday, December 7, 4:30-5:00pm
    • Meals provided: Saturday lunch and afternoon snack




Please register for the waitlist if the session is full; we will notify you ASAP if a spot opens up for your camper. Cancellation must be received in writing 30 days prior to camp session to receive a full refund. Cancellations received fewer than 30 days before camp will only be refunded if we are able to fill your camper’s spot through the waitlist. Please notify Camp Fire Minnesota in writing at