Kids Camp

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

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.

 
2 boys face each other on the grass. 1 throws a ball using a Y-shaped stick.
Campers play double ball at Kids' Camp.

NPS Photo / Mitchell

Activities in the past included: canoeing, fishing, building a mini-earthlodge, hiking, exploring ethno botany 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. 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.

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

Last updated: August 19, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9
Stanton, ND 58571

Phone:

(701) 745-3300

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