Kids Camp

Kids, teachers, and rangers walk toward archeology site.
Walking to an archeology site for kids camp.
August 9, 2022

Kids Camp is the answer for your summer time activities. Come and explore Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site through a variety of stories, crafts, and activities. Park Rangers change the activities each year.
1 girl jumps high outside as 2 other girls throw their sticks towards a rolling hoop.
Campers play hoop and stick game while at Kids' Camp.

NPS Photo / Mitchell


Activities in the past included: canoeing, fishing, building a mini-earthlodge, hiking, exploring ethnobotany of the Hidatsa tribe, playing Native games, going on a scavenger hunt, and making crafts.

Come see what this summer has in store for the campers!

6 kids sit at tables inside working on craft. 2 rangers stand and support them. Large bull boat in foreground.
Campers make small bull boats to match a replica bull boat used by the Hidatsa tribe.

NPS Photo / Mitchell


Youth ages 6-12 are welcome to come to this FREE event. Children must bring their own lunch.

Parents can call (701) 745-3300 or email the park to find out more information.

Kids must be registered for this event.

7 kids stand on grass within an orange square boundary. 2 rangers stand behind a Native Prairie Tag Rules poster.
Campers prepare for prairie tag during Kid's Camp.

NPS Photo / Mitchell

We hope you can join us for this unique experience in YOUR national historic site.

Last updated: June 7, 2022

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P.O. Box 9
Stanton, ND 58571


701 745-3300

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