SUMMER IS COMING!

BOOK YOUR ACTIVITIES, ENTERTAINMENT & FIELD TRIPS AT THE 2023 SUMMER RESOURCE FAIR!

GET READY TO ENGAGE WITH 100+ OF MN’S BEST ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 10th!

• Grab your free coffee, tea or hot chocolate and travel the exhibitor isles!
• Talk IN-PERSON & FACE-TO-FACE – Get to know the providers & their programs before you book.
• Sign up for drawings at many exhibits for free field trips and discounted activities or services.

These professional providers work year ’round serving groups of all ages, and are Minnesota’s BEST!

Whether it’s end-of-school year school events, or summer activities, camps, field trips or tours for youth or adults… the SRF is always a very productive “one-stop-shopping” event for summer activity planners! In addition to talking with many experienced providers, take time for a tour of Northern Star Scouting’s hugely popular Base Camp.

This year there will also be exhibitors offering new & unique FUNDRAISING Programs! From foods to flowers to services, there will be product and service opportunities that make sense (and healthy revenue) for your groups!

THE SUMMER RESOURCE FAIR IS A ONE-STOP SHOPPING EVENT DESIGNED TO HELP PLANNERS LIKE YOU GET READY FOR YOUR SUMMER ACTIVITIES!

100+ Exhibitors – Grab your FREE coffee, tea or hot chocolate and engage with the exhibitors!
Talk IN-PERSON & FACE-TO-FACE – Get to know the exhibitors & what they offer!
Exhibitor Drawings – Sign up for drawings at the exhibits for free field trips and/or discounted activities or services.
Earn CEU Credits – Take home a CEU certficate – earn clocktime at no charge because you interviewed the exhibitors!
MN Field Trip Guides – Take FREE Guides home with you & your organization. Great for your planning meetings!

• As producers of this popular event, the MN Field Trip & Activity Library is NOT a booking agency. You can work directly with the planners you meet.

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GET READY TO MEET DOZENS OF TALENTED ENTERTAINERS, PROVIDERS & FIELD TRIP DESTINATIONS!

Where: Base Camp (adjacent to Fort Snelling (see the map below)
When: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Time: 10am – 3pm
Free to Attend: Please RSVP to let us know you’re coming…
Free Parking & Shuttle Service: Scroll down for the map
Free Refreshments:
 Coffee, Tea & Hot Chocolate

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WITH ALL THESE EXHIBITORS, YOUR PLANNING JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT EASIER!

– Field Trips – recreational to educational
– Entertainers for your Events!
– Providers & Presenters for your Camps & Classes
– Onsite Programs & Classes for your Camps
– Tours and Daytrips
– Fundraising Programs

Discover Summer Field Trips, Providers & Presenters, Camps, Entertainment, Tours & Fundraising Programs! You’ll find lots of “NEW” & “FUN” at every exhibit booth! New providers, new programs… and more… at the 2023 Summer Resource Fair on Tuesday, January 10, 2023!

The 2023 Summer Resource Fair is free to attend, and open to all activity & event planners like YOU!

Park & Recreation Staff – youth and adult activity planners
– Community Education Staff  – youth and adult activity planners
Childcare Providers – throughout MN
County Fair Planners – For county fairs throughout MN
Library Staff – throughout MN
– Senior Center, Retirement & Senior Group Leaders
– throughout MN

Youth Organizations – YMCA, YWCA, 4-H, Boys & Girls Clubs, etc
Scout Leaders – boy & girl scout leaders
Church Groups – Youth and adult activity planners
 Leaders of Booster Clubs, PTA’s & Athletic Staff
Educators – For Spring & Fall Field Trips, and School Events
Homeschool Groups
Tour & Travel Planners

Your fellow staff, peers and colleagues are welcome to attend with you, too!

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

10a-3p • Exhibits Open (free refreshments as you talk with exhibitors)

9a-4p • Continuous free (and warm!)  Shuttle Service from and to Fort Snelling Parking Lot

3p • End of 2023 Summer Resource Fair

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Free to Attend: Please RSVP to let us know you’re coming…
Free Parking & Shuttle Service: Scroll down for the map

Plan great summer activities with the 100+ exhibitors at Base Camp!

Base Camp NSA • Adjacent to Fort Snelling
6202 Bloomington Road
Fort Snelling, MN 55111
612-261-2301

Scroll down for directions and parking map…

LOCATION: Base Camp BSA (by Fort Snelling adjacent to Fort Snelling) • Base Camp is owned & operated by Northern Star Council BSA.

PARKING DETAILS:
There are 3 FREE parking lots to use during your visit to the Summer Resource Fair at Base Camp…
1. The Base Camp Parking Lot (has been made larger to accommodate more cars)
2. Parking Lot 2 (just across the street from Base Camp)
3. The Fort Snelling Parking Lot (About 3 blocks – a shuttle will be running between this lot and Base camp from 9a-4p)

RSVP TO ATTEND

Click the red button & then attend FREE on Tuesday, January 10!

Exhibitors from
Past SRFs

America’s Fun Science
Base Camp BSA
Bell Museum
Big Fun Show!
Bowlero
Boys and Girls Clubs of the TC
Brian Richards, Magician
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Circus Juventas
Commemorative Air Force MN Wing
Conquer Ninja Gyms
Crayola Experience
Have Fun Biking
Elite Gymnastics Academy
Feed My Starving Children
Game Show Battle Rooms
Gertens Fundraising
Grand Slam
Great Wolf Lodge & Water Park
Halls of Entertainment
High Touch High Tech Science Programs
Historic Eidem Farm
Historical Experiences with Arn Kind
Hoċokata Ti Cultural Center
InnerActive Playground
International Wolf Center
Inver Grove Heights CVB
Kevin Hall, The Magic Maniac
KidsDance! Interactive DJs!
Landmark Center
Learning Jet
Mall of America
Maple Grove Community Center
Minneapolis Bouldering Project
MN Children’s Museum
MN Landscape Arboretum
MN Lynx
MN Opera
MN Renaissance Festival
MN State Fair
MN Streetcar Museum
MN Timberwolves
MN Zoo
National Eagle Center
Nickelodeon Universe® at MOA
Northern Star Camping BSA
Occasions with Character
Old Log Theatre
Open Eye Theatre
Orbit Earth Expo
Owatonna Area Tourism
Paradise Cruises & Minneapolis Queen
Pavek Museum
Pinehaven Farm
Pollinate Minnesota
Quicksteps Base Ball Club of MN
Raptor Center
Richfield Historical Society
Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park
Schubert Museum
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
SeaQuest
Shoreview Community Center
Sidekick Theatre
Skyrock Farm and Carousel
Snapology of Minneapolis
Stages Theatre Company
SteppingStone Theatre
Taylors Falls Recreation & Boat Tours
The Jolly Pops
Triple Shift Entertainment
Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area
Tropics Indoor Water Park
Urban Air Adventure Park Plymouth
Urban Air Coon Rapids
USA Inflatables
Voyageur Environmental Center
Wheel Fun Rentals
WhirlyBall Twin Cities
White Bear Lake Historical Society
Wilderness Inquiry
Wings of the North Air Museum
Works Museum