Summer Activities
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:55 AM

Washburn Running Club

Is your soon-to-be 7th or 8th grader interested in running cross country at Washburn HS this fall?

Sign up for the Washburn Summer Running Club!

A few details:

  • Running club is for those entering grades 7 or higher in the fall
  • New runners are welcome — runs are geared to your experience level
  • It’s a great way to meet team members and have fun
  • We run Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 AM and Saturdays at 8:30 AM (meet at Washburn High school parking lot off 49th Street by the garbage dumpsters)
  • First run is June 18; last run is August 10
  • Runs are supervised by coaches and parents
  • Optional tax-deductible donation of $75 (to pay our coaches!)
  • The club is sponsored by the Washburn Running Club, a non-profit group established by Washburn High School cross country running families
  • Join our Facebook group (Washburn Running Club Summer Program 2019!!)

You can register and pay online here.

Questions? Email Deirdre at headrickdeirdre@yahoo.com (763.913.0582) or Cathy at washburnxc@gmail.com (612.408.4843).

Summer High School Gymnastics Camp

If your student is considering joining the Washburn High School Girls Gymnastics Team as a 7th, 8th, or 9th grader next year, or would just like to join a great group of girls for an intense summer workout, this is the camp for you!

High School Girls Gymnastics Camp runs from June 10 through July 31, Monday through Thursday, from 9 AM to 1 PM (no camp the week of July 4). Come for one day, or come every day! Camp is $10 per day, and is held at North Star Elementary School, 2410 Girard Ave N. Every day, we will warm up, stretch, do lines, and hit all 4 events: vault, bars, beam, and floor. Plus, conditioning, games, and fun!!

Registration information can be found here.

Questions? Email Cassie Guzmán Meyering at batman11guzman@hotmail.com for class information or Kelly Taschler at ktaschler@gmail.com to set up carpools.

Washburn Football Summer Workouts

Attention 8th grade students interested in football! Washburn 2019 Summer Football Workouts start Monday, June 10 at the Washburn High School Weight Room. Workouts will be Monday through Thursday, from 2 PM to 4 PM.

Please wear athletic shorts, shirts, and cleats or tennis shoes. 

Questions? Contact coach Ryan Galindo (Ryan.Galindo@mps.k12.mn.us) with any questions. Summer football is a great way to meet students before the school year starts!

Wilderness Survival Camp

Camp Youthline is offering a week-long, free wilderness survival summer camp at MLK Park for middle school students June 17-20 from 1-5 PM. Activities include geocaching, rock climbing, fire building, shelter making, and leave no trace games. Free lunch and snacks are provided.

For more information or to sign up, contact Youthline Mentor KJ Krzyzanowski at 612.297.6211 or kkrzyzanowski@minneapolisparks.org.