Dates & Rates



Age 10-18
Session Dates Tuition Availability
8 Weeks 06/11 - 08/05 $10,900 Open

4 Weeks #1 06/11 - 07/08 $5900 Open
4 Weeks #2 07/09 - 08/05 $5900 Open

2 Weeks #1 06/11 - 06/24 $3200 Limited
2 Weeks #2 07/09 - 07/22 $3200 Almost Full


Age 12-18
Session Dates Tuition Availability
Trip #1 06/01 - 06/10 $2300 Open

Given precautions in this COVID-19 pandemic, all campers will likely need to bring a written, negative COVID-19 test result (unless tested positive in last 90 days with no present symptoms) taken within three days of arrival at Voyageur.

We also offer complete Boundary Waters family canoe outfitting!

From May to September, our guides are available to lead your family adventure.

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8 Weeks

June 13 – Aug. 7, 2021


Share the full CV experience while developing friendships in camp and along the trail.

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4 Weeks #1

June 13 – July 10, 2021


Recommended. Our traditional 4 week session combines base camp sports and two progressive wilderness trips.

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4 Weeks #2

July 11 – August 7, 2021


Recommended. Our traditional 4 week session combines base camp sports with two trips into the Boundary Waters wilderness.

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2 Weeks #1

June 27 – July 10, 2021


For returning Voyageurs on a tight summer schedule, includes a wilderness trip, the WELK Radio show, the Olympic Games and parent day.

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2 Weeks #2

July 25 – August 7, 2021


For returning Voyageurs, includes one wilderness trip, the WELK Radio show, the CV Olympics and parent day.

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12 Day Intro #1

June 13 – June 24, 2021


New campers can start summer with an introduction to Camp Voyageur, which includes in camp activities plus a Boundary Waters canoe trip.

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12 Day Intro #2

July 11 – July 22, 2021


This introduction to Voyageur for new campers includes fun and games at base camp and a Boundary Waters canoe trip.

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Girls Trip #1

June 3 – June 12, 2021


Girls spend a few days in camp preparing for a 7 day canoe trip through the Boundary Waters. For girls ages 10-18.

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Girls Trip #2

June 13 – June 22, 2021


Girls spend a few days in camp preparing for a 7 day canoe trip through the Boundary Waters. For girls ages 10-18.

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Session Descriptions

8-Week Session

A Summer Full of Friends and Adventure

The best value in every sense of the word, eight weeks away from home and unplugged rejuvenates the soul. “Catch the Voyageur Spirit,” as physical fitness becomes routine and camping trips dig deeper into the backcountry unleashing self-discovery. In eight weeks at CV, strength and confidence come naturally as boys become more responsibile to their group and seek opportunities to lead friends along the path. Camp’s simple, physical lifestyle whittles one down to the essence of their character. Kids get fit, become comfortable on stage and learn valuable lifelong skills overcoming new challenges. Returning eight-week campers can spend nearly half their time on the trail as wilderness inspires a love of adventure and a lifelong appreciation for nature.

4-Week Sessions

Pick from our two, 4-week sessions

Confidence soars and friendships grow strong over four weeks at Camp Voyageur. Our creative and energetic staff lead favorite activites like the CV’s Gong Show, the cardboard boat regatta, WELK radio show and the CV Olympics (watch videos). Boys get in shape playing sports as they prepare for two, progressively longer trips into the BWCAW and Superior National Forest, hiking Isle Royale, sea kayaking the Apostle Islands and traversing Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park. A four-week session affords campers time to sail, windsurf, kayak or water ski and learn about archery and Ultimate Frisbee. While some boys become Bushwhackers and Big Men, others earn their name on Mess Hall plaques by catching the biggest fish or swimming to nearby islands. Campers enjoy day fishing trips, touring the Soudan Iron Mines and visiting Ely’s International Wolf Center and the North American Bear Center.

2-Week Sessions

First-Time Campers Only

Camp Voyageur offers two-week introductory sessions for young, first-time campers. A two-week session gives boys a taste of camp life, the comradery and adventure found only in these north woods. At base camp, rookie boys learn the routine playing sports and literally “get their feet wet” on a four-day Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) canoe trip. We hope you’ll catch the spirit and return next year for four weeks. Contact us to talk about your son’s first summer at Voyageur.

12 Day Intro Sessions

Short Sessions for First Time Campers

Voyageur offers two, 12 day Intro sessions in 2020 for new campers. These short sessions with limited space are easier to schedule. Twelve days give boys a taste of the fun and adventure of a summer at Voyageur. At base camp boys will enjoying a range of sports before “getting their feet wet” on a three-day Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) canoe trip. Contact us to answer your questions. Our hope is that you like camp so much, you want to stay for four weeks!

Girls Trips (10 Days)

Explore the Northwoods

In June Camp Voyageur offers canoe trips for girls ages 12-18. For novice or experienced campers, girls spend a few days in camp training for their trip and then head out for 7 days on the trail. While the Boundary Waters offer many canoe routes, older veterans may venture into the Quetico or hike Isle Royale National Park. Please contact us to ask Deb about the girls trip schedule.

7 Day Fishing Trip

Basswood Fishing Opener

Test America’s most bountiful waters in the best time of the fishing season. Supported by the Minnesota DNR, this trip is sure to get you hooked! Join our fishing counselor at favorite fishing spots along the Basswood River. The day after this trip ends, the first 4 week session begins, so you can combine the two. Weather can be cool and wet in early June, so come prepared. To learn more, our Trip Director!

10 Day Quetico Trip

Paddle Canada’s Pristine Waters

Most veteran campers over age 14 dream of a Quetico Provincial Park canoe trip. Sign up for this one in the warm days of August, following our 8 week camp season. Starting only 15 miles north of Voyageur, the remote routes of the Quetico have changed little since the French Voyageurs paddled birch bark canoes along these rocky shores . Campers will need a valid US passport and a Remote Area Border Crossing (RABC) Permit to enter Canada. These lakes and rivers team with game fish and will lead to the adventure of a life time. Remove barbs from hooks when fishing in the Quetico. To learn more, our Trip Director!

Pay in Full Discount

Pay in full to SAVE $400 on our 8-week session, $200 on the 4-week sessions or $75 on a 2-week session. Girls trips save $50 by paying in full up front.


Thanks to a few alumni and friends who have given generously, outdoor educational scholarships make camp possible to more youth. Families can apply for Voyageur Foundation scholarships for financial assistance. Contact us to receive a scholarship application.

Refund Policy

A $1,000 deposit is required to save your spot for camp. The remaining tuition is due April 1, 2023 or can be paid in equal installments at the first of each month, beginning on November 1, with a final installment by April 1, 2023.

A full refund is available if a camper reservation is cancelled by April 1, 2023. Cancellations after April 2, 2023 are nonrefundable, or can be applied to the 2023 camp season. Unused camp tuition is nonrefundable and forfeited if not rolled over to the following year.

Tuition does not include travel to camp. Add a spending allowance of $150 per four week session or $75 for for shorter sessions onto the tuition total. We send final statements in early September. If there is a refund due, we send it with the final statement. Any remaining balances are due at that time.