Summer 2022

Chippewa Summer Camps is a registered week long summer camp program for children 5-13! We focus on nature-based activities and outdoor skill building while on the shores of Lake Superior. Each week is themed and days are packed with arts & crafts, sports & games, camp skills, swimming and so much more!

Check us out in the Key for more information on weekly themes and how to register!

For your child's safety, we require a completed Participant Information Form (provided at registration) to be submitted by email to no later that 4:30pm on the Wednesday of the week prior to camp.

Chipmunks (Ages 5-8)

July 4-8  Where the Wild Things are

Let’s explore the traditional lands of Chippewa Park through basic outdoors skills, nature and animals! Become rulers of the forest at Chippewa through scavenger hunts, games, and wilderness activities. Campers will learn and explore the natural setting and interesting critters which surround them. Don’t forget to use your imagination!

July 11-15  Talented Tykes

Get ready to show off all of your talents! This fun-filled camp will help your camper discover their inner talents in arts & crafts, games, music, and nature appreciation. Let’s see you little tykes shine!

July 18-22  Barnyard Palooza!

Old MacDonald had a farm! E-I-E-I-O! This a-moosing week will get your camper cattle-ing with laughter. We don’t want to milk things, but we have some baa-rilliant farm-themed games and activities that will make this week one to remember. Get your straw hat and cowboy boots partner!

July 25-29  Ninja Warrior
Become a Ninja Warrior at Chippewa Summer Camps! You will have a blast in this high energy camp as you complete numerous challenges and games that are sure to bring out your hidden ninja skills. Get your stealth on, it’s time to become a Ninja Warrior.
August 2-5  Imaginarium

Let your imagination go wild! This camp will require campers to think and play outside of the box. Activities will be for the curious kid that always wants to know how and why. Make sure to bring your thinking caps to Chippewa because the sky is the limit this week. Imagination is key for this creative camp!

August 8-12  Disney Week

A whole new world to see here at Chippewa park! In the jungle or under the sea, Chippewa is the place to be. This camp will dazzle your camper with games, crafts, and activities that are a Disney-lovers’ dream. Oh, we just can’t wait to begin.

August 15-19  Treasure Island

Uh oh! Evil pirates have invaded Chippewa Park, or should we say Treasure Island, and we need your help to retrieve the missing treasure. Come along on an adventurous week as we explore the lands of Chippewa, and bring out our inner pirates through games, crafts and activities. Aye matey, we need you on our island!

August 22-26  Summer Send-Off

It is time to say good-bye to summer 2022 and what better way to do that then by celebrating with all of the best that Chippewa has to offer. Your camper can participate in fire-building, swimming, team-oriented games, and a whole lot of fun. We promise you won’t want to miss this exciting week as we send off summer 2022 with a bang!

Bears (Ages 9-13)

July 4-8  Wilderness 101

Bringing it back to basics – Wilderness 101 is an outdoor skills focused camp that will introduce campers to a variety of outdoor activities and exploring. Campers will spend their time shelter building, cooking outdoors, learning survival techniques, canoeing, and much more!

July 11-15  Chippewa Summer Games

Calling all challengers; it’s more than just sports! Get ready for some friendly competition. Campers work with a team while they compete in a variety of games and sports. Participants in this camp will get to learn the basics in a fun and supportive environment. No experience needed!

July 18-22  Aquatic Adventures

Join Chippewa Summer Camps as we take an Aqua Adventure! Your camper will have the opportunity to discover more about the natural waters of Lake Superior. Campers will learn paddling skills that will assist them on a canoeing adventure. We can’t wait for you to join us on the water!

July 25-29  Ultimate Survivor

In this outdoor-skills based camp castaways will have to work together as a team to show off their outdoor abilities. As a unit, the castaways must survive the elements, construct shelter, build fire, look for water, and successfully cook. Teams will face off in challenges everyday that will earn them points. On Thursday night the challenge will come to a close as the team participate in closing ceremonies at a sleep-out at                Chippewa Park. Pick-up will be at noon on Friday.

August 2-5  Outer Space Week

3-2-1 blast off! Campers will learn about the wonders of the galaxy during this hands-on outer space themed week. Design and launch your own rocket, create space art, and determine whether you have what it takes to be an astronaut at Chippewa Summer Camps! You do not want to miss the launching of this week

August 8-12  Around the World

Calling all world adventurers! We have such a beautifully diverse world, so we are off to explore countries around the globe. While staying within the comfort of Chippewa Park, campers will immerse themselves in games, sports, activities, and even foods of different countries and cultures from around the world. Pack your bags and let’s explore.

August 15-19  Amazing Race

In this high-energy camp, teams will have to work together to make it to the pit-stop at the end of each day. The racers will follow clues as they travel across the park, and complete challenges to see which team can work together the most successfully. But be careful, there are detours, road blocks, and even U-turns which may trip up even the quickest team! The camp will culminate in a sleepover at the park on Thursday night where teams will be challenged throughout the evening. Pick-up will be at noon on Friday.

August 22-26  Summer Send-Off

It is time to say good-bye to summer 2022 and what better way to do that then by celebrating with all of the best that Chippewa has to offer. Your camper can participate in fire-building, swimming, team-oriented games, and a whole lot of fun. We promise you won’t want to miss this exciting week as we send off summer 2022 with a bang!

Drop off and Pick Up Information

Bus transportation will be provided for campers with safe protocols in place. Families can select either Volunteer Pool or Churchill Pool as designated Pick up/Drop off locations. 

Drop off at Churchill Pool or Volunteer Pool: Between 8:00am - 8:45am (buses leave at 9am SHARP)

Pick up at Churchill Pool or Volunteer Pool: Between 4:30 pm - 5 pm


Things to know

  • Pre-registration is required – call 625-8463 to register today!
  • Chippewa is nut safe – any food sent from home must be nut safe.
  • Please pack plenty of water, food, athletic footwear and a hat, as well as a bathing suit & towel!
  • Ensure your child is wearing sunscreen.
  • A Participant Information Form is needed before the start of camp.
  • If your child has a disability, we welcome them to come with a PSW or support may be provided through Junior Inclusion Services.


Staff and volunteers

All staff is trained in First Aid and HIGH FIVE. HIGH FIVE supports the healthy development of children in recreation and sport.
To volunteer with Chippewa Summer Camps, email Volunteer Program Coordinator:



 Where are camps located?
Camps are based at Chippewa Park on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior
 Camp Environment
  • Campers are placed in cohorts of up to 16 children, pending Covid-19 restrictions.
  • Maximum Camper to Leader ratio is 10 to 1.
  •  Drop off and pick up is at Volunteer Pool or Churchill Pool (identify which location during registration). Bus transportation to Chippewa Park is provided by an accredited bus company for campers and staff.  
  • Weather dependent, there is also lifeguard supervised swimming at Sandy Beach near Chippewa Park a couple times throughout the week and twice a week at the pools at the end of the day from 3:30-4:30pm

Contact us

During Summer Hours: Email us at  or call (807) 626-6749.

Off-season, please email 

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