Best Summer Camps in Fargo & Beyond!
We know how time-consuming it can be to find all the right summer camps and activities to enroll our kids in each year, which is why Fargo Mom created the Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Fargo! We hope this can be your go-to resource for finding all the summer activities for your family, from sports and tech to overnight camps. We hope you find what fits your needs!
For a comprehensive list of activities and summer camps in Fargo PLUS a free printable summer planner, please scroll down.
From field trips, crafts and rock climbing to campfires, swimming, and horseback riding – kids will have the BEST SUMMER EVER in YMCA Summer Camps!
Mini Camp: Little campers can have tons of fun with crafts, songs and games, outdoor play and more with Mini Camp, a half-day camp designed just for preschoolers!
Camp Koda: Camp Koda is a day camp packed with activities to keep minds sharp and bodies moving – including swimming, science experiments, crafts, sports, and more! Kids will stay active, unplug from technology, and have a blast.
Camp Cormorant: Nestled on the shores of Big Cormorant Lake, Camp Cormorant offers a classic camp experience with cozy cabins, campfires, swimming, horseback riding, time in nature, songs and games, new friends, and tons of summer fun! Overnight camp and day camp options available.
Weekly sessions run June through August. Learn more and register online.
Dance is fun all year long at Red River Dance! Join us this summer for one or more of our Dance Craze Camps – a three-day camp for children ages 3-8! At camp, dancers get to learn new dance skills and technique while being creative. Each day campers not only dance but also make an art project, enjoy a snack, participate in creative movement songs and games, and learn a short dance routine that fits to the theme of the camp! Family and friends are invited to watch a mini performance held the last day of class to show you all that they learned! Cost of our three-day Dance Craze Camp is $115 per dancer OR sign up for two camps for $200 – price includes materials for all projects, snacks, and dance class!
- June 21 – June 23: Paw Patrol
- June 28 – June 30: Ice Cream Crazy
- July 12 – July 14: Under The Sea
- July 26 – July 28: Royalty at RRD
- August 9 – August 11: Space Adventure
- August 16 – August 18: Encanto
Ages 6-8 // 12:15pm-3:15pm
Summer camps are AWESOME at Conquer Ninja Gym in Fargo! For ages 6-13, our summer camps are perfect for the kiddos in your family to come and play on actual ninja warrior obstacles, while learning technique and staying active. Camps run 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday, starting June 6th, and run every week through the end of August 2022. Cost is $160/week per person, with discounts available for Conquer Ninja members, families with more than one child attending, or signing up for subsequent weeks.
Knee, hip, or foot pain OR just growing pains? Headaches OR possible concussion? If you’re not sure whether your child needs treatment, let the staff at Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness Center help. Our Doctors of Physical Therapy are highly trained experts in treating youth sports-related injuries, assisting in concussion management, and maximizing sports performance through muscle balance and proper movements. We customize a plan to meet the needs of your child both on and off the field. Whether your child is looking to further their competitive career or keep up with their peers at recess, trust the team at Apex to keep your kids at play!
Intro to Cheer: Learn your very first cheer routine!
- April 24th, 26th, 28th, 30th *5:30-6:30 p.m.
Tumbling Clinic: Perfect your tumbling skills!
- Back-walkovers: May 1st, 3rd, 5th *5:30-6:30 p.m.
- Back-handspring: May 1st, 3rd, 5th *6:30-7:30 p.m.
May Cheer Camp: Tryouts included for full season teams!
- Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays in May *5:30-7:00 p.m.
Fundamentals Cheer Camp: Join a cheer team for the summer!
- June & July (7 weeks/ Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m.)
- August & September (7 weeks/ Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m.)
Camp Cherith is an interdenominational Christian summer camp located near Detroit Lakes, MN. Our program includes five weeks of girls camp, two weeks of boys camp, and a family weekend and a mother-daughter weekend. We focus on helping campers grow on four areas: their relationship with Jesus, their own skills and abilities, their relationships with others, and in nature appreciation. Campers who have finished grades 1-12 all attend camp at the same time and are divided into four age groups within the camp. Camp Cherith offers many skill-building activities such as horsemanship, waterskiing, archery, woodworking, and much more. Parents and grandparents are invited to apply to volunteer at camp when their campers are attending.
Family Wellness offers week long camps from May 30th – August 19th for children ages 6-11. From cooking and crafts to sports and outdoor time, our summer camps offer a unique experience for your campers! Kiddos will get pool time in our indoor pools, a special field trip each week and enough play time to keep everyone active. Summer Camps are Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 4:00 P.M. with before and after care for those that need it. Financial assistance is available.
College for Kids & Teens is an engaging and educational summer camp program for K-12 students. Expert instructors teach classes that encourage exploration, adventure and creativity while cultivating young people’s understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics.
Classes will be held from 8:30 a.m.-Noon, 12:30-4 p.m., or all day 8:30-4 p.m. Courses will be held on campus in-person with possible virtual course opportunities. Please see course descriptions for more information. Child care before and after class times is available.
2022 Program Dates:
Farmers Union Camp is for city and farm kids in grades 3-6 and 7-12. The program highlights the individuality in all youth. Kids gain leadership and teamwork skills in a fun camp setting that includes theme nights, sports, a campfire, co-op store, water games, and camp project. Camps are held near Elgin and Jamestown in June, July and August. Transportation is provided. Register by May 15 to get early bird discount. Financial scholarships available. To learn more, go to ndfu.org or look up North Dakota Farmers Union on Facebook.
Code Ninjas camps offer an immersive environment for kids age 5-14 to explore and develop problem solving skills, gain confidence, and have fun with friends. From coding and game building, to STEM and robotics – it’s an unforgettable experience! Summer camps run from June 5th to August 20th and include full week options such as; Minecraft, Roblox, 3D Printing, Becoming a YouTuber, robotics and more!
Fahocha Bible Camp offers a quality Christian camping program at an affordable price with lasting impact. Our mission is to communicate the life-changing message of Jesus Christ to every camper, to encourage spiritual growth, and to love each individual and care for their needs. When this is packaged in a fun-filled family atmosphere it makes for a very memorable week of camp.
This ministry is a non-denominational faith mission supported by the people and churches that are impacted through the ministry outreach. Our strengths at Fahocha Bible Camp are that we are small enough to offer a Family-like atmosphere; home cooked Food, Focus on Faith in a God who loves us; crazy, Fun games and skits; aFFordable rates, and opportunities to make life long Friendships.
Gasper’s School of Dance celebrates over 44 years of dance training in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo community. Beyond our season classes, each summer we offer a variety of dance class styles for ages 3 – Adult and all levels. In addition to classes, we often have dance camps for younger dancers; these themed camps are a great introduction to dance.
We have two locations, Downtown Fargo and Veterans Blvd (across from Liberty Middle School). Registration opens April 2022.
The Fargo-Moorhead Ballet is Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo’s professional dance company. This summer we have two great opportunities to dance and train with our company. June 2022, we are holding a 3-week Summer Youth Performance Intensive for ages 6 – 18. Dancers will learn choreography, create props and costume pieces for the production of “Carnival of the Animals” in which they will perform at the end of the intensive. In July, the FMBallet offers a 3-week summer dance intensive for intermediate – pre-professional dancers. Master instructors from across the USA come to Fargo to provide training to the dancers in the program. Visit our website for information on these programs and audition dates.
FULL LIST OF ACTIVITIES & SUMMER CAMPS IN FARGO
Vineyard 2nd Generation (Sign Language)
West Fargo Fusion (Softball)
Camp Good News (Bethel Church)
Fargo Safety Town (for kids entering kindergarten 2021)
Fargo Public Schools (Grades 2-5)
Vineyard 2nd Generation (Day Camp)