I Can! - outdoor skills programs for beginners

I Can! - Outdoor Skills Programs for Beginners

Programs will return in summer 2021

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Minnesota State Parks and Trails I Can! programs take you and the kids from "I've never done that" to "Wow, that was a blast!"

  • Designed for families to try any or all for the first time.
  • Hands-on instruction from experienced and friendly crews.
  • Gear provided.
  • Free to unbelievably affordable.
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I Can Camp!

These one- or two-night overnight programs are your chance to introduce your kids to the fun of camping—no experience necessary.
I Can Camp! »

I Can Paddle! logo

I Can Paddle!

Your kids will discover the kind of amazing views only seen from the water during one of these programs designed especially for first-time paddlers.
I Can Paddle! »

I Can Mountain Bike! logo

I Can Mountain Bike!

Remember your kids' joy and triumph when they first learned to bike? Take that joy off-road with this exhilarating program.
I Can Mountain Bike! »

I Can Fish! logo

I Can Fish!

Share the fun of casting into the water and the excitement when there's a tug on the line. This program is all about the anticipation and thrill of your kids learning to catch fish.
I Can Fish! »

Archery in the Parks! logo

Archery in the Parks!

Be your own action heroes and go beyond video games! This program lets you share the exact moment when your child first aims for a goal and hits it.
Archery in the Parks! »


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This program is made possible by funds from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.