Camp Finland is Almost Here!
June 4, 2019
Dear Camp Finland Parents/Guardians,
Camp Finland will be here before we know it! We’re so glad your child(ren) can attend!
Following is important information regarding camp:
Light breakfast and hearty lunch provided every day, as well as dinner and snacks for the overnight.
What to Bring every day: backpack with a water bottle; sandals or flip flops and closed-toe shoes; weather-appropriate outdoor clothing;; sun hat; sunscreen; change of clothing. NOTE: We will provide insect repellant and be responsible for helping children put it on. IMPORTANT! One of our campers has a severe peanut and shellfish allergy! PLEASE, NO SNACKS FROM HOME! We will have plenty of snacks on hand.
MONDAY, June 17th: First day of camp! Our Camp day starts at 9 am and ends at 4 pm.
Arrowhead Transit Bus will be picking up Silver Bay kids at 8:30 am Mary MacDonald Center, Dilly Dally Door. The bus will be stopping at the intersection of Hwy 61 and MN 1 (by Whispering Pines Motel) at 8:40 and Finland Co-op at 8:55 am for Finland Kids who want to ride the bus.
On the way home the bus will drop kids at Finland Co-op at 4:05 pm, Whispering Pines at 4:15 pm, and Mary Mac at 4:30 pm. ** Please note these times are approximate.
TUESDAY, June 18th: same bus schedule
WEDNESDAY, June 19th: same bus schedule
THURSDAY, June 20th Field Trip to Flathorn Lake, Isabella AND Overnight Camp-out at Clair Nelson Center!!! Kids will have the same morning pick-up but there will be no afternoon bus service. Spending the night is optional. What to Bring for Field Trip and Overnight: same as every day plus: Swimsuit and towel, WARM sleeping bag and/or blankets; Air mattress or closed cell pad; pillow; toiletries. NOTE: We will be providing headlamps for kids to use and, once again, we will provide insect repellant. Kids who aren’t spending the night need to be picked up no later than 9 pm and brought back to the center 9 am the following morning.
FRIDAY, June 21st: No am bus service. Same pm bus service. Family Members are invited to Talent Show/Award Ceremony 3:00 to 4 pm. Children may take the bus home or go home with a family member(s) after the program.
Looking forward to a fun and rewarding Camp Finland 2019!
Camp Finland Director/Coordinators: Amy Gardner 218-353-7536 and Cindy Hanson Clair Nelson Community Center 218-353-0300
Lead Counselors: Kenny Albrecht and Rebecca Larson.
Counselors-In-Training: Alexa Harrison, MacKenzie Krech, Marlee Lehtinen, and Madison Sundvick
Special Needs Counselor: Katherine Nelson