Skipping Stones, FSMN’s summer camping trips for our middle schoolers, turns ten years old this year! Each summer since 2006, groups of FSMN students have gone camping in one of Minnesota’s state parks for five days and four nights. Trips include outdoor adventures such as inner-tubing down the Root River through Lanesboro, exploring caves in southeastern Minnesota, hiking to the top of Barn Bluff in Red Wing, cycling through the pine forests surrounding.. Read More
Parents interested in summer arts programming for their children sometimes wonder if spending time indoors during our short summer season is a reasonable tradeoff for the skills their children gain. Friends School of Minnesota science teacher Steve Moe, and kindergarten teacher Marshall Anderson have found a way to ease that concern through their summer class for lower school children—Nature, Art, and the City! Students joining this camp spend their days at.. Read More
Friends School of Minnesota’s summer program Create Something Great! is delighted to welcome back writer Susan Marie Swanson. Susan will be teaching two creative writing classes for students ages 7-11 (entering 2nd-entering 6th grades), Hooray for Pippi and Charlotte’s Web. Susan Marie Swanson is a St. Paul writer and poet whose children’s books include (among others), Letter to the Lake, To Be Like the Sun, and 2009’s Caldecott award-winning The House in.. Read More
Friends School of Minnesota’s summer program is an adventure every day with a total of 184 students, most from the greater community, doing all kinds of interesting things. It’s fun to have such a big and diverse group with us!
Four-year-olds dancing, painting, playing musical instruments, and inventing their own puppet show? Imagine that! and only in Imagine That, FSMN’s one-of-a-kind summer program, which offers a whole-arts immersion experience for early childhood (pre-school through entering third grade).
We’re ready to Create Something Great in the summer of 2013! Summer is a time for creativity, growth, relaxation and fun and we offer all four at Friends School of Minnesota.
Last week, I went camping at Whitewater State Park as part of the Friends School of Minnesota’s summer camping program “Skipping Stones.”
Grif’s Perfect Puppets class spent the week constructing puppets and performing at Friends School of Minnesota Summer Camp.