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Adoption Day Camp

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March 2, 2024

A Program for Adopted Youth to Connect & Celebrate Their Identity

Open to Adoptees in 1st through 8th Grade

Our Adoption Day Camp is a four-part in-person series designed for adopted youth who have a finalized adoption. Participants will have the opportunity to get to know other adoptees through exciting hands-on activities and age-appropriate discussions about family, identity, and more.

Day 1: Puppets & Play

Saturday, January 6, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Drop off and pick up
: Children’s Home Main Office – 1605 Eustis Street, St. Paul, MN

At our first camp event, we will be joined by performers from In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater, a world-renowned theater recognized for large-scale puppets and performances that ignite the imagination and spark creativity. Following the performance, kids will have the opportunity to express their creativity through hands-on activities, like creating their own puppet or mask. Registration Deadline: Friday, December 29, 2023.

  • Parent Social Hour: Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Day 2: Explore, Discover, Create

Saturday, February 3, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Drop off and pick up: Children’s Home Main Office – 1605 Eustis Street, St. Paul, MN
Field trip to: Snapology Discovery Center, Minneapolis, MN
Transportation to field trip: bus will depart from the Children’s Home Main Office at 9:45 a.m.

Children are meant to learn through play. When children are actively engaged in hands-on, interactive learning activities, their creativity flourishes and they show a greater interest in school. At our second camp event, kids will spend time at Snapology Discovery Center and have the chance to tinker, build, and create through hands-on activities, like using Lego bricks to share ideas for building a better world. Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2024.

  • Parent Social Hour: Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Day 3: Let’s Get Cooking!

Saturday, March 2, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Drop off and pick up: Children’s Home Main Office – 1605 Eustis Street, St. Paul, MN
Field trip to: The Way Cool Cooking School
, Eden Prairie, MN
Transportation to field trip
: bus will depart from the Children’s Home Main Office at 9:30 a.m.

The Way Cool Cooking School specializes in teaching and entertaining through food. Their goal is to create a learning environment that is fun-filled, friendly, and inviting with a focus on healthy cooking skills and habits. Kids will participate in a guided cooking lesson and get to enjoy the meal they made for lunch. Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2024.

  • Parent Social Hour: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Day 4: Adventures in Wonderland

Saturday, April 6, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Drop off and pick up: Children’s Home Main Office – 1605 Eustis Street, St. Paul, MN
Field trip to: Can Can Wonderland, St. Paul, MN
Transportation to field trip: bus will depart from the Children’s Home Main Office at 9:45 a.m.

Can Can Wonderland is a whimsical destination of amusements and entertainment for all ages. At our final day camp event, kids will have the chance to kick back and play mini golf and arcade games. Registration Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2024.

  • Parent Social Hour: Saturday, April 6, 2024, from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Additional Information and Registration

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Date:
March 2, 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Children’s Home – St. Paul Office
1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Phone
651.646.7771