|Elks Youth Camp|
Frequently Asked Questions
|1. How do the kids get to camp?|
Free transportation is provided from the lodge up to the camp near Brainerd and home again. Campers need only get to the lodge on the morning of departure.
|2. What's the deadline for applications?|
May 1st, 2008
|3. Where can I obtain an application form?|
Forms are available or at the bar.
|4. What will the kids do at camp?|
A wide variety of activities are available such as Archery
Arts and Crafts,
Stories and Skits,
|5. How many kids can I refer?|
You can refer as many as you want. All applications will be reviewed and the campers selected based on need. Typically, a few more campers than the 31 slots will be selected as there are generally a few that drop out before the camp begins.
|6. Is the child required to live in Hopkins?|
No, the child can reside in a surrounding community. What's most important is finding a child at risk and providing him/her with a positive experience.
|7. What medical facilities are provided by the camp?|
In the unlikely event of personal injury, the camp has its own "Health House" and first aid equipment.
Hospital facilities and a camp assigned physician are just twenty minutes away in Brainerd, Minnesota. Any special medical needs should be noted on the camp physical form.
|8. Where is the camp located?|
The camp is located twelve miles north of Brainerd on the south shore of Pelican lake. The camp setting includes about
270 acres of land on Pelican and Markee Lakes. The north woods atmosphere is
prevalent with evergreen trees, fresh air, sunshine, wildlife and a large sandy
|9. How do I contact someone at the camp?|
Minnesota Elks Youth Camp
10860 County Rd. 118
Nisswa, MN 56468