Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.
Most people think of this as a summer time activity, but at Polar Cubs we prove that it is just as much (maybe more) fun in the winter!
Check out the nearby Cannon Valley Trail.
Learn from life long skiers and professional snow boarders how to be the best, all while working towards earning Snow Sports merit badge.
Map and compass is a key skill if you plan to do any backpacking
This game is just as it sounds, soccer with 4 goals instead of 2! Lion and Tiger Scouts can look forward to playing this game at Polar Cubs.
Head out to camp for some classic winter fun.
If you like playing Angry Birds, you will love playing Knock-It-Off at Polar Cubs! Scouts will build a structure using wood blocks and hope it can stand up to attacks from opposing teams.
Bouldering provides challenging horizontal routes for climbers that like the unique challenge of going sideways instead of up and down.
Try your hand at this timeless challenge
Webelos Scouts can look forward to playing this high energy and truly unique game.
Use one of our knot/lashing kits to learn the basics of this Scouting skill.
Our camps are the the perfect setting for cross country skiing.
A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.
Spend time together and build learning skills.
Try something new at Polar Cubs! Kick Sleds are a traditional Scandinavian activity that is similar to kick pushing a scooter, except you are on skis!
Learning to cross ice safely is a crucial part to any fun winter adventure. Come to Winter Camp and we'll teach you how to test ice for safe crossing.
Harness the power of the wind with kites ranging from 2-3 meters in area. Controlled with a trapeze style bar they fly where you direct them to.
Tossing around a flying disc isn't just for picnics or lazy days at the beach.
Hit the trails this on a Fat Tire Bike and explore the trails in a new way
Boating can enrich an experience at camp whether it's just something you do for an hour or if it is the center of your outing.
Learn to cook filling and tasty food in the arctic
After trying climbing walls, you might be ready to try climbing on nearby real rock!
Who doesn't want a cup of cocoa at camp?
We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages
Fishing is a great way to connect with nature, relieve some stress, learn how our ancestors used to acquire food, and more!
Enjoy the outdoors and hanging with your unit while doing new team building games each season.
There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!
Get ready for your High Adventure trip by visiting one of our camps.
It's another activity you can do at our Archery Ranges
Our sled chutes are designed for the impossible to predict Minnesota weather
Webelos scouts will have a chance to take home a leather round with a Fleur de Lis branded on it to remember their time at Polar Cubs.
Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun
Take some time to warm up while at Polar Cubs and build a Lego car!
Snowshoeing is an age-old activity essential to travelling in deep snow.
Indoors or outdoors, camp can be the environment to try something new.
Get to feel what it's like to kick a crampon and stick an ice pick into our ice walls this winter.
The familiar old trail that you've hiked dozens of times is suddenly new.
Day or night, our nature trails make your hike even more exciting.
Enter the Octagon with your friends and try and be the last to survive the round!
Dog Sledding is very unique activity available through the Snow Base Winter Camping Program. Dogs lead the way as riders are pulled behind.
Can you toss a frisbee? If the answer is yes than you can try out
this cool activity.
Before the 1900's logging was done completely with the use of horses and oxen at the hands of lumberjacks. Join the Draft Horse Logging program and experience it first hand.
This game is a Polar Cubs original and it is a great way to warm up on those cold winter days! Lion - Bear Scouts can look forward to playing this activity at Polar Cubs.
Stay warm while playing a real life size version of Foosball at Winter Camp
A sport that almost everyone has played at least once, now play it with your new camp friends.
Can you hit the clay pigeon?
Get a chance to see some
pretty cool animals in the wild
Hiking at camp is a fantastic way to enjoy the environment.
This wintery twist on a classic game of tag will both keep you warm and be a ton of fun! Lion and Tiger Scouts can look forward to this game at Polar Cubs!
We can provide you with the canoes, a trailer to haul them, life jackets and paddles.
After we review the safety rules of Scout Ranges, take aim with a rock
Get a group together and play an active game.
Gather around a warm fire and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate at this Polar Cubs activity station. Share riddles, tell stories and enjoy the warmth before heading out to your next activity!
Learn from professional rescuers through winter based Search and Rescue challenges all while staying warm in North Wind gear.
A unique winter sport that anyone can play.
Check out these nearby ski hills while you're at our camps.
It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.
Experience the winter with power while riding on a snowmobile. Snowmobiling is an activity only for Scouts registered in the Venturing Program.
is an orienteering course using hand-held GPS units.
Can you hit the bullseye?
Come build winter shelters like Quinzees, Igloos, parachutes, or other wilderness survival like structures at our overnight winter programs.
Crafty things to do at our camps
All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!
Find the perfect spot at camp for that Kodak moment.
Learn to ice fish with Minnesota's finest, utilizing modern equipment to feed your patrol.
Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.
Take up a bow and fire a few arrows toward the bullseye
Our mind challenging and heart pounding elements give you a chance to test your ability to conquer fear and build self-confidence.
Start and stop a fire the right way.
Our Low Ropes courses consist of real and imaginary challenges
activities can be anything that gets your unit thinking scientifically
about a project.
Base Camp: 612-767-0042
Registration Questions: 612-261-2303
This Year's Dates
6/24 - 6/28
7/15 - 7/19
8/19 - 8/23
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