Summer Camp in Minnesota/Activities

Summer Camp in Minnesota is a great choice. Summer has a unique vibrancy in the northern states and this unique energy makes our campus in Owatonna, Minnesota the natural choice for kids ready to have some fun. Minnesota’s natural beauty is unmatched and combined with the activities and curriculum that your child is passionate about; you have a recipe for the best summer camp ever!

Located off of US35, Owatonna and Camp Pillsbury is just an hour south of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Not only is Camp Pillsbury centrally located for Minnesota residents, it is also a great choice for summer campers from all states and for international campers from around the world.


Musical Theater

Learn acting, dancing and singing and be a part of a Broadway style musical theater show.

Theater Summer Camp

Be on stage in a Broadway style musical, take an acting, directing or improv class, or be a part of the crew as a stage manager, lighting, sound, sets, costumes or props.

Music Summer Camp

Hone your vocal skills or learn to play an instrument taught by Camp Pillsbury’s expert instructors!

Dance Summer Camp

Get fit with Zumba or enhance your ballet, hip-hop, tap, jazz and contemporary dance skills.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy an hour+ horseback ride.

Digital Media Summer Camp

Welcome to the digital world of Film making, podcasting, coding, photography and graphic design.

Extreme Sports Summer Camp

Participate in extreme sports like skateboarding, mountain biking and rock climbing. See you on the half-pipe!

Circus Summer Camp

Learn to fly on the trapeze, juggle, unicycle, master lyra silks taught by master teachers.

Rock and Pop Band Summer Camp

Perform in a band, beginner, novice or expert, Guitar, Bass, Keyboard, Vocals and Drums are all available for you to become a rock star!

Role Playing Games Summer Camp

Imagination is key to taking a journey to a magical world here. Gather your team and head to the realm for some live action role-playing. Hold your own convention, even make your own costume!

Water Sports Summer Camp

Learn to water ski, tube, ride a banana boat, paddle board, kayak or canoe.

Sports Summer Camp

Be a team player with sports like Basketball, Soccer, archery and more!

Gymnastic Summer Camp

Work on your skill development on vault, uneven bars, balance beam, floor and trampoline. Campers will work on fundamental skills and body shapes important to tumbling and gymnastics.

Visual and Fine Arts Summer Camp

Let your artistic side shine while making cool projects.

Magic Summer Camp

Impress your friends and family by learning the secret of magic tricks and how to perform them.

Culinary Arts Summer Camp

Learn to make tempting dishes from around the world while learning about safety and nutrition.

Woodworking Summer Camp

Build your own skateboard, birdhouse or whatever your imagination can conceive.

Tennis and Golf Summer Camp

Improve your individual skill level in golf and tennis.

Fashion Design Summer Camp

Are you a Fashionista who loves to create looks and outfits?  Then this is the program for you.

Counselor in Training Leadership Program

Transition from camper to counselor while learning what it takes to be a strong and effective leader.

Advanced Education

Stem and science, summer school classes, school credit, ESO, students needing extra help.


It's not just us

We have always thought Camp Pillsbury is the coolest summer camp in the world but are proud to be named by The Philadelphia Inquirer and the coolest summer camp in Minnesota! So if you are ready to learn more about Camp Pillsbury, just follow the two links below for rates and registration.