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2022 Summer Picnic — Community-Based Matches Only

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free
Join us at our biggest match event of the year! Our annual Summer Picnic is back in-person at Camp Fire Minnesota to celebrate our matches.

Our Bigs, Littles, and families are invited to our 2022 Summer Picnic, our biggest match event of the year, at Camp Fire Minnesota in Excelsior! Join us to celebrate your match relationship with the whole BBBS family. We’ll provide lunch and many fun activities, including:

  • Canoeing in Lake Minnewashta
  • Making friendship bracelets
  • Tracking birds & their migrational patterns
  • Volleyball
  • Slacklining with Slackline Minnesota
  • Water balloon toss
  • PowerTown STEAM Activity provided by Xcel Energy
  • Toasting smores with Girl Scouts

All those who plan to attend MUST complete this waiver form. Please have P/Gs fill out waiver forms for the Little and their families. Paper copy will not be provided. If you have trouble completing the wavier or have questions, please contact nmcnutt@bigstwincities.org!

DATE & TIME:

Saturday, July 16 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the grounds of Camp Fire Minnesota in Excelsior, next to Lake Minnewashta.

Lunch will be provided by Soul Bowl and served from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Please note any dietary restrictions during registration.

REGISTRATION:

Matches are allowed to invite up to four additional guests. Bigs must register for the entire group, even if the Big is unable to attend this event. Please request the correct amount of tickets for all those who will be in attendance.  All picnic attendees are required to check in at the registration booth upon arrival to receive tickets for lunch. If you have any additional questions please contact Nylisha McNutt at nmcnutt@bigstwincities.org.

Spanish and Hmong registration assistance:

Para registrase, póngase en contacto con Sandy Camacho al 651-789-2422.

Yog xav tuaj koom, cuv npe los sis hu rau Kang Moua at 651-789-2488

PARKING:

Guests can park in the Westwood Community Church Parking Lot. Please look for BBBS Staff in the parking lot to direct you to the campgrounds. For those in need of handicap accessible parking, please indicate that when registering. Specific parking instructions will be sent to you in a separate follow-up email.

BBBS PHOTO & VIDEO DISCLAIMER:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at this event without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. If you are registering a minor for whom you are not the parent/guardian, you agree to provide the parent/guardian with this photo release notification. If any member of your party should not be photographed, please make your wishes known to BBBS staff at event check-in.

Thank you to Camp Fire Minnesota, Soul Bowl, Xcel Energy, Slackline Minnesota, and Girl Scouts River Valleys for their generous sponsorship of the Summer Picnic!

Venue

Campfire Minnesota
3300 Tanadoona Dr
Excelsior, MN 55331 United States

Organizer

Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities