Upcoming Events

Register for Tanadoona summer camps!

Download the2015 Camp BrochureWe’ve been hard at work in our secret Tanadoona think tank testing new games, fun songs, and wacky skits and now it's all revealed in our 2015 Camp Brochure.

With weekly eclectic, nature-based activities exploring and investigating the Tanadoona ecosystem, you will surely discover your love of nature at Tanadoona's day and resident camps.

 

 

Annual Meeting
June 15, 2015 (5:30pm - 7:00pm)

Location: Allina Health, 2925 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis
Join us as we celebrate accomplishments from 2014 and recognize outstanding individuals who contribute to Camp Fire Minnesota's success in providing high-quality youth programs. Please RSVP by June 5, 2015.

 

Tee It Up for Tanadoona golf event

August 10, 2015

Enjoy a day on the course during our 2nd Annual Tee It Up for Tanadoona golf event at the exclusive Bearpath Golf and Country Club. Register as an individual golfer or with a team by July 31.

 

Tanadoona Summer Picnic
August 21, 2015 (5pm - 6:30pm)

Come back one more time to see your favorite counselors and the friends you made earlier this summer! Celebrate another great summer at Tanadoona with food, games and songs!

 

Tanadoona Volunteer Day
September 26, 2015 (1pm - 4pm)

Help protect the natural beauty of Tanadoona by improving water quality at and around Lake Minnewashta and Tanadoona! Volunteers will help remove buckthorn. Age appropriate projects will be available for those 6-10 years old.

 

Annual Benefit: an evening of performance, whiskey and wine

October 22, 2015

Enjoy an evening of wine and whiskey tastings and support the programs that help Minnesota youth find their spark. More details and registration information will be available in the summer.


Past Events

Meet the Counselors & Tanadoona Tours
June 6, 2015

Thanks to everyone who came out to meet the Tanadoona camp staff!

 

Tanadoona Open House
May 2, 2015

New to Tanadoona? Our open house is the perfect time to try Tanadoona camp activities, plus check out the cabins, swimming beach, and all 103 acres of nature! You’ll meet the Outdoor Programs Manager (and camp director), Anthony “Toots” Teed, and other staff.
Special discounts will be offered to new families registering that week!

 

Earth Day Service Project for Teens

April 25, 2015

In honor of Earth Day, Tanadoona teens spent the afternoon at Tanadoona helping prepare the Tanadoona Garden!

 

October 25, 2014

Tanadoona Volunteer Day

Thank you to the many volunteers who helped remove buckthorn at Tanadoona. This project helped reduce erosion and ultimately improves area water quality thanks to funding provided by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. Watch for Tanadoona Volunteer Day to be announced for next fall! Photos

 

October 23, 2014

Annual Benefit: an evening of performance, whiskey and wine

Nearly 300 guests enjoyed an evening of wine and whiskey tasting and helped Camp Fire Minnesota raise over $122,000! The evening showcased how strong partnerships and dedicated supporters ignite, inspire and help Minnesota youth imagine brighter futures. Thanks to our special guest Beth Dooley and Diamond, this year's youth speaker.

Full details of Camp Fire Minnesota's Annual Benefit.

 

August 11, 2014

Tee it Up for Tanadoona

Bearpath Golf and Country Club

Tee it Up for Tanadoona is a race to play as many holes as possible. Our inaugural year's winning team was the Cargill/Land O'Lakes team. Thanks to all the golfers and guests, more than $100,000 was raised for the Campaign for Tanadoona.

 

May 19, 2014

Camp Fire's 2014 Annual Meeting

Thank you to Piper Jaffray for allowing us to host our Annual meeting at their downtown office. The 2014 Annual Meeting was led by Beth Smits, Camp Fire Board President, and Marnie Wells, Camp Fire CEO, with an inspiring keynote address from John Gunyou, Board Chair, Three Rivers Park District. If you weren't able to attend you can see the 2013 Outstanding Award recipients and Mr. Gunyou's speech on our Annual Meeting page.

 

May 13, 2014

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Tanadoona

Camp Fire Minnesota CEO Marnie Wells, along with Mayor Furlong of Chanhassen and camper Emerson and her dad lead a groundbreaking ceremony for the Campaign for Tanadoona on May 13, 2014. The Great Tana-re-doona is underway. Summer 2014 campers will be welcomed by a new entrance at Tanadoona and see six day camp cabins and three new overnight cabins!

We are still raising funds to complete phase one of the master plan by the end of 2014. Show your support, by contributing to the Campaign for Tanadoona. Donate here.