For youth working to achieve a healthy lifestyle
Camp 5210 2016 will be held on June 12-16. 2016 registration is now open.
Camp 5210 is for kids ages 7-17 who are working to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
Participants will receive health education courses - excercise and meal planning, social support and hands-on cooking - as well as opportunities to engage in tradtional camp activities such as fishing, swimming, climbing tower and drama. There are also programs every evening and early-bird activities each morning.
"5210" refers to simple ways to live healthier: FIVE: eat five or more fruits or veggies a day. TWO: Limit TV and computer time to two or less hours a day. ONE: Get one or more hours of physical activity each day. ZERO: Cut back to zero sugary beverages.
Camp 5210 is held at the One Heartland Center and is located 90 minutes north of the Twin Cities. Campers stay in cabins with electricity; three bathhouses provide individual showers and flush toilets. Set on 93-acres of beautiful wilderness, the property also includes three lakes, hiking trails, a swimming pool, 30-foot climbing wall, baseball diamond, high ropes course and much more.
Please consider making a donation to defray the cost of camp for low-income families.