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Minnesota state parks are offering families 24 “I Can Camp!” programs to learn how to camp or brush up on your camping skills. MN DNR

State parks offer first-time camping experience for families

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People who have never pitched a tent or cooked over a fire — or who have forgotten how — can practice these and other outdoor skills when they sign up for one of the 24 “I Can Camp!” programs offered this summer at state parks and recreation areas.


The first programs take place Saturday, June 7, at Nerstrand Big Woods and Wild River state parks, both within an hour of the Twin Cities.

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