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

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