CAMP SHOTOKAN - 35th Annual
Baxter, MN - Camp Vanasek - Whipple Lake
June 18-20, 2014
Camp Information and Registration Downloads:
Kid's Camp 2014 - Make a Memory
Upon arriving, you are sent down the trail to find your cabin. You will
notice a camp fire on the beach sending smoke signals. The big tree
with attachments for a zip line, rope swing, and Jacob's ladder. The
fragrance of the waving pines begin to excite you. Diversion! You
break into a run and start to yell at the first kid you recognize. "Hey
wait up" "Where are you going?"
You head for the docks and see canoes and kayaks inviting you for a
little cruise. A whistle blows and suddenly you are in your gi, punching
and kicking. Kiais attach to the wind and drift across the lake. A whiff
of supper distracts during the Dojo Kuhn. At supper's end you exit the
mess hall. The sun is dropping into the lake and demands your notice.
With the threat of day's end, camp is full throttle! Katas, stilts, tikkes,
basketball...Soon shadows cause gather near the fire. In time someone
points out the big dipper, then a satellite. Laughter is heard from the
cabins. The aroma of buttered popcorn escapes the movie kids. You
see others slowly wonder down the trail, you follow. Soon you are
cozy in your sleeping bag, still hearing the loons signing their love
songs, smelling smoke from the beach as the whisper of roommates
talk you asleep...
What will you remember? CAMP 2014
What to Expect at Camp:
Camp Vanasek is located approximately 4 miles northwest of Brainerd.
It contains 50 acres of private lakeshore prorperty and a large sugar
sand beach. Camp consists of a modern kitchen and mess hall where
all meals are prepared fresh and nutritious by our own staff.
Seven rustic cabins are scattered throughout the camp. Each cabin
will house 4-7 campers plus a counselor for younger children. There
are rest rooms on both sides of camp and a shower house. The majority
of our training and activities are outside. Safety is top of the list,
campers are under constant supervision.
Suggestion of Items to Bring:
Upon receiving your registration, you will be sent a detailed
letter of what to bring and how to pack for camp. You will also
be sent a questionnaire about your child's health, allergies,
medications, or other personal issues that you or they may be
Directions to Camp:
Camp is 72 minutes from Sartell. From Brainerd, go west into Baxter on Highway 210...
- turn right (north) on Memorywood Drive, go one mile
- turn left (west) on Cedar Scenic Drive, go 1/4 of a mile
- turn right (north) on Oakwood Drive, camp is 1/2 mile on left
Camp Vanasek: 218-829-1089
Central Minnesota Karate: 320-255-1171 (forwarded to cell)
Kid's Camp 2014 Daily Schedule:
|Camp Check-In||1:30 p.m.
(Do not come early)
|Camp Meeting||2:30 p.m.|
|Training||3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Team Games||4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Minute to win it
could get wet)
|Talent Show Planning||7:30 p.m.|
|Popcorn & Movie||9:00 p.m.|
|Campfire Stories||9:00 p.m.|
|Lights Out||10:30 p.m.|
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|Morning Alarm||7:15 a.m.|
|Training||7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.|
|Training||10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.|
|Ancient Battle||1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Hammer Fist Demos||2:30 p.m.|
|Kata Training||3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.|
|Talent Rehersal||6:15 p.m.|
|Camp Talent Show||7:30 p.m.|
|Campfire Stories||9:30 p.m.|
|Nap Time||10:30 p.m.|
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|Morning Alarm||8:30 a.m.|
|Training||10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.|
|Free Time||11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.|
|Last Training||1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Free Time||2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Pack It Up||4:00 p.m.|
Check in: Wednesday, June 18th, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Do not come early)
Check out: Friday, June 20th, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Because of camp restructure, we have limited enrollment this year!
Requirements: Campers must be 7 years or older with traditional Shotokan Karate
experience. Campers must also have good manners, be willing to share
and take turns and like to play and work hard.
*** Campers arrange their own transportation to and from camp. ***
Full Camp: $165 per person
Day Camp: $130 per person (Until 5:30 p.m.)
Family Discount: Less $20 each additional camper
Camp tuition includes: 3 days, 2 nights lodging, Camp T-shirt,
nutritious meals, all training sessions, use of all equipment,
miscellaneous entertainment, and a lot of FUN!
Registration: Nonrefundable pre-registration of $50 required by June 7, 2014.
Balance to be paid on the first day of camp or sooner. A detailed
questionaire about your child will be sent to you after you register,
along with more information about camp and how to pack.