Shes an active member of Northpoint Church and a resident of Grimes. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at (515) 274-1501 or email email@example.com and we would be happy to assist you. Campers are sure to discover everything that makes these creatures toadally cool! This is a supervised free leisure time and not an extension of the camp experience. To keep our guests, volunteers and staff healthy, we are implementing the following COVID-19 precautions: Please note these precautions are subject to change. Come sing with us! Five days of explorations in naturewhat could be better than that!?! Half-day AM camp hours are 9 a.m.-noon. Your registration will not be finalized until you submit this information. This week the campers will team up to take down the counselors in games and competitions. All camps are designed for first-through fifth-graders unless otherwise noted. Find out about the wonderful places our international counselors are from or be transported to outer space as you learn about the universe! Mastodons, mammoths, and prehistoric sharksoh my! Pick a side and dive into this fun filled week as we do all of our favorite water activities. Its a great way to prepare them for the routines and behaviors of kindergarteners. Campers will play games, make crafts and go on adventures based on daily themes. !, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2897. In the afternoon section we will offer a beverage and small snack (ex. Join us for a week of adventure and mystery as we explore different myths. This program also features a literacy and STEM program to help reduce summer learning loss. Climb Iowa is Iowas largest climbing and training center. Kid-friendly versions of our most popular adult classes: LifeBarre, SHRED, Yoga SOL, Ringside and Warrior Sculpt. During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Outwit, outplay, outperform to be dubbed the Hantesa Survivor Champion. Read our Refund and Cancellation Policy here. Registration is available by membership level.
Did you know that Iowa was once covered by an ocean? Anything goes this week at camp! Learn more about becoming an SCI member. Gardens are home to more than just plants! Summer Safari camps are week-long day camps that run throughout the Des Moines Public Schools summer break for children ages 3-12. Come spend the last week of camp with us as we celebrate another incredible summer at Camp Hantesa! Advantages and benefits to cross-grade learning: Encourages youth of all ages to learn together, Younger children look for guidance from the older students, Older students organically develop leadership skills, Allows older children to revisit and fully understand complex concepts while the younger students are being introduced to the idea, Educators have the capability to work with children individually or in a group with similar abilities and understanding regardless of age, Parents Tell us What They Love About our Summer Camp, I loved how excited my son was about everything he was doing. From aquatic plants that filter water in wetlands to tiny holes in leaves that release excess water, we will take a closer look at the vital connection between plants and water. Refrigeration is notprovided. Share this page on your favorite Social network, Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission, Greater Des Moines Sister Cities Commission, Community Policing and Code Enforcement Policy and Practice Review Committee (PPRC), Stormwater Infrastructure Advisory Committee, Seasonal Recreation Specialist Summer Camp, Seasonal Recreation Specialist II Summer Camp, WE REALLY WANT YOU -- CLICK HERE FOR JOB OPENINGS. Lions, tigers, and bearsnope, we dont have any of those, but we do have two and a half days of adventures for students aged 12-16 looking for a unique summer experience. If you forget your magic wand, dont worry we will make one during this exciting week of camp. Then, top the week off with a trip to Lost Island! All it takes is one act of kindness. Curious how we are adapting our camps during the COVID-19 pandemic? We want to connect our readers with your business and help them engage their children in summer camps in the Des Moines area. Spend your school break at the Zoo exploring the world of animals and nature. Things are heating up this season as we say hello to a week full of competitions and adventures based off of our favorite reality show! How are you with heights? Age groups are divided up based on the grade children are entering in the fall of the camp year. This week were putting it all in the mixer to create something new! The activities for this week will be TOP SECRET! This summer they are offering the following classes and camps: Fairytale Ball, Encanto Enchantment, Storybook Camp, Iowa State Fair Camp, Tumbling, Classical Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Strength and Stretch, and Baton. We just have to find it! Put on your khaki shorts and safari hat as we begin a quest into the great unknown! *Amenities and services vary by location.. Theres a whole world out there that we have yet to explore! 2022 Blank Park Zoo. Using the gardens as unique classrooms, our summer day camps inspire youth to create and explore with hands-on experiments, plantings, games and crafts. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Get outrageous with us and make it a summer to remember! This week we will be learning about ourselves and our impact. Under the guidance of a highly trained instructor, kids will learn the fundamentals of rockwall climbing. We use mini-games, worksheets, and activities to teach fundamentals as well as allow students time to play full games. Campers will be supervised by a staff member and will have access to books and board games. Whether swinging their racquet on the court or splashing around in the pool, campers can enjoy two of their favorite activities in one fun-filled camp. Thrown your own pottery? They cant wait to dance with you! Registration for day camp is not considered complete until you submitthis form. They were excited to go each day, which means a lot!, The staff seemed knowledgeable and the size of the camp/counselor ratio was comforting., I liked that the enrollment was small and there werent lots of kids in other camps simultaneously. I spy with my little eye something. Join us as we roll, move, and spin our way through the week. School is out and its TIME FOR CAMP. Well focus on safety, harnessing, knot tying, top rope climbing and fun climbing activities. We make it easy to plan the perfect summer adventure for every camper, from pre-K to tween. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. They offer classes for many ages, styles, and levels. Compete against fellow campers, the counselors, and even other camps to see who will be crowned the champion. Youth will learn to create art from nature in fun new ways, including sun prints, painting, sculpture and flower arranging. Let the games begin! Devine Dancers offers classes for all ages and ability levels. They are recognized as one of the most elite dance schools in Iowa. One-of-a kind camps for one-of-a-kind kids. Let us introduce you to a whole new world of fun! Then, well come together as a team to celebrate our Iowa Cubs! Register your child for hands-on crafting experience. From chemistry toastronomy and from invention to dissection, SCI Summer Camps provide week-long experiences for students in grades Pre-K through 8th grade. Developed by Hill Productions & Media Group. Youth will discover the vast array of plants and animals that inhabit Earths many ecosystems. Look beyond the horizon what can you see? For kids 5+. Trellis Caf Open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed: The Premiere Family creates an environment where dancers can develop themselves individually, physically, and artistically. You may also check our website for the most up-to-date information. They also may get the opportunity to encounter things such as paintballing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, and so much more. All camps are capped at 12 participants.
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Try foods from around the globe, maybe even a few recipes from our staff themselves! Phone: (515) 393-4283 Developed by. Youth will channel their inner wizard to create potions and elixirs, learn about the medicinal qualities of plants, and much more. Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Get outrageous with us and make it a summer to remember! Des Moines, IA 50310 Add even more excitement to your childs summer with Specialty Camps. Preschoolers can work on their socialization and school skills in a fun and creative environment. Who knows what well find as we explore the natural world! This week is all about the water! Hes done a couple of other campsand sometimes there are just too many kids there for us., Excellent small group sizes, activities and topics for learning. Workouts are as important for the mind as they are for the body. 2022 Summer Camps registration will begin in early January. All camps run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and are designed for first- through fifth-graders unless otherwise noted. This camp is designed for youth entering third, fourth, or fifth grade in fall 2022. Do you hear that? I think it was a really special week for him. You have entered an incorrect email address! Forget what you thought you knew about camp! Inspiring Dance is a premier dance studio located in Grimes, Iowa. Every time I encountered the campers and staff the environment was calm., That my kids loved it! Who will show up and host this seasons hottest show? Can you solve the mystery? Website:DesMoinesArtCenter.org, Code Ninjas Summer Camp All equipment, ammo, targets, ear and eye protection provided. We'll learn the basics of archery, air rifle and even throw Atlatls. Join us this week and find out what makes our planet wild and wonderful! Refrigeration is. The 2022 Summer Camp Guide is sponsored by our featured programs, but it is a comprehensive guide to all summer camps in Des Moines. From insects to birds to mammals and more, this camp will explore the many critters that burrow under, live in and visit gardens. Camps run Monday-Friday unless otherwise noted in camp descriptions. You are welcome to send your own snack. Behavioral Health & Disability Services Home, Polk County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Emergency Health Profiles - RapidSOS Ready, Meeting location: Jester Park, Shelter #5, Meeting location: Jester Park Nature Center, Registration deadline is June 9 and July 14, Registration deadline is May 31 and July 12, Registration deadline is June 15 and July 20, Registration deadline is June 6 and July 1, Registration deadline is May 31 and June 28, Day 1 Meeting location: Jester Park Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center, Day 2 Meeting location: Chichaqua Bottom Greenbelt, Longhouse, Day 2 Meeting location: Olofson Shooting Range, Polk City, Registration deadline is June 2 and July 21. Youth should bring a sack lunch to enjoy. Phone: (515) 277-4405 Weather in a jar? Lets end the summer with a bang! Youll be in charge of choosing your activities, games, and more this week. Join us as we experience some of the oldest camp crafts, make friends with The Hantesa Good Fairy, and maybe learn some new tricks from a few Hantesa alumni! SCI members receive priority registration as well as discounts on all camps 20% on average! Program fees cover the remaining cost of providing campers with a healthy breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, swim passes, and most field trips. Registration for Winter Safari Camp opens in November. With two locations in the Des Moines metro, everyone can find the right fit for them. Click below to view our protocols. This week we are going to experience the fun of video games IRL! Boys and girls, ages 3-14, are invited to join the Des Moines Menace this spring and summer to develop and grow their soccer skills. Advantages and benefits to cross-grade learning: New Years Eve (3 p.m.), New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. All camps run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and are designed for first- through fifth-graders unless otherwise noted. Youth should bring a sack lunch to enjoy. Tiered pricing is available based on your familys eligibility. Calling all parents!
Get ready for the competition of a lifetime as we dive into the world of H20! Electives are chosen at registration, so sign up early to lock them in. Making food, going on a night hike, and having a campfire are all highlights of this new program. Whether were racing through a water filled obstacle course, splashing at the pool, or creek stomping through Ledges State Park, were sure to be drenched with fun! Each week includes transportation from one of our drop sites, a hot lunch, a morning and afternoon snack, and weekly swim lessons. Each week follows a fun, specific theme which you can find listed below. Then, well take a trip to Principal Park to cheer on our favorite team, the I-Cubs! Compete against fellow campers, the counselors, and even other camps to see who will be crowned the champion. Enroll your child based on what grade they will enter in fall of 2022. Kids will gain confidence and comfort in being outdoors, while have a great time and staying active. This week were jumping into our challenge zones as we put ourselves to the test. Des Moines Mom is excited to present our 2022 ultimate guide to Des Moines summer camps along with various summer programs and activities for kids! The desert? Whether you like creek stomping, bugs, or sports, weve got a summer of fun waiting for you! 515.432.1417. (Des Moines, IA Metro Area) 15920 Hickman Road, Clive, IA 50325 Click here for more details and to register for Summer Safari Camp. Were taking it to the trees as we let nature run wild this week! Campers get the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that best fit that weeks theme with experienced staff members. This program also features free breakfast and lunch, STEM-based activities, and a literacy program funded by the United Way of Central Iowa that has been proven to help youth retain reading skills throughout the summer. Join them in the dance studio to develop your childs self-confidence, social skills, and creativity this summer! Experience the magic of the garden through science experiments and imagination. Join us for fun-packed day camps that consist of hands-on lessons, games, art, zoo explorations and live animal encounters! lessons, community connections, warrior challenges, skill development and more. When theyre not learning safe techniques for indoor rockwall climbing, theyll be having a blast in the pool. Join us for a week of fun as you try to become the ultimate Survivor. They also may get the opportunity to encounter things such as paintballing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, and so much more. No late pick-up for AM camps. The options are endless in this wonderous, mysterious, magical week of camp! Click on any of the tabs below to view detailed information about each of our day camp programs including location, pricing, dates, and themes. You dont need to be a wizard to learn about the care of creatures, both magical and real, as we learn about animals of all sorts and take a field trip to Blank Park Zoo! Due to safety concerns, glass containers are prohibited. 6 a.m.-10p.m. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Join us this week as we learn about the world and about each other. Check out this years list of themes below! Well done! Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Calling all Top Secret Spies! Each registration includes a t-shirt and a ticket to a Des Moines Menace home game. 2022 Life Time, Inc. All rights reserved. Looking for exciting and active summer fun? Led by top trainers, this action-packed basketball camp features fun skills drills and friendly competitive games. Open Daily, 9a.m. - 5p.m. From deserts to tropical rain forests to the prairies of Iowa, discover the biodiversity and the adaptations found within these habitats. Thats the sound of us exploring nature and its many sounds! Take a leaf identification class, use your artistic talents to paint a landscape, find creepy crawlies on a hike, or create a nature inspired dish! There are billions of interesting things to discover underground, lets explore the world of soil and learn how important it is! With exciting activities like creating your own spinning tops, scavenger hunts, water day adventures, and participating in engineering challenges, your child will be immersed in action-packed learning and fun all summer long. This week we will discover what it truly means to be a secret agent. A spender by nature, but thrifty by necessity, Kara is always in hunt of a bargain. Kara enjoys yoga, reading, gardening, cooking, sewing in straight lines and singing along to musicals. Were going to do our best to make a mess! Day camps are available for young scientists in Pre-K through 8th grade. In this camp, we will investigate how plants and water interact using experiments, games, and crafts. We will explore the world of reptiles and amphibians while hiking the trails, playing games, making crafts and meeting special guests. Participate in service learning projects, practice some citizen science, explore nature and learn more about how to work together to help the planet! This is a unique opportunity for campers to learn new, specialized skills from experienced instructors.
This secluded day camp provides a wonderful natural setting for youth going into 1st grade through 5th grade. Proof may include a letter from your childs school verifying lunch status, proof of SNAP benefits, verification of Medicaid, or a letter from the nutrition department. All leading up to our annual International Food Festival during lunch on Friday. Possible activities include swimming, climbing, hiking, completing ropes courses, and performing team-building activities. Campers attend their chosen activities in the mornings and swim every afternoon! In this hands-on class, kids are introduced to the world of coding by learning basic programming and problem-solving strategies. Camp Canwita is located on North Duff in Ames, Iowa. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Bring your nature detective skills for two days of discovery. Website:www.CodeNinjas.com. Kara became a boy-mom in June of 2011 to Lucan and a girl-mom to Gracelyn in December of 2014. Program fees cover the remaining cost of providing campers with an afternoon snack, swim passes, and most field trips. Multi-Age Classrooms Play ball and more! Create your own wizarding wand, use your spy skills to solve a few puzzles, and possibly catch a sighting of Hantesas very own cryptid, Tallulah! Prepackaged snacks will be provided. Can a lizard really regrow its tail? Each week is specifically designed to engage, challenge, and excite with a variety of outdoor-focused activities. Schedule: July 20 - 9am-3:30, July 21 - 9am to overnight through July 22 to 11am. Camps will be led by naturalists. Vote your biggest competition off Hantesa Island. Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden summer camps in Des Moines allow youth to explore the natural world through the lens of their favorite activities. Des Moines Outrageous offers new experiences and challenges for older campers by making the most of their summer with exciting activities and action-packed days. Our staff will review your application and will contact you on the status of your campership. Whatever we do this week its sure to be the ULTIMATE camp experience! This week we will be revisiting the past with our favorite summer games and activities to see who can conquer Canwita. Campers get the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that best fit that weeks theme. Dont forget to bring your broom license as we FLY into the world of magic!
Our top priority has been and will continue to be the health and well-being of the public and the staff. Please submit proof of free/reduced lunch status upon registering for this program email@example.com. Consider adding a small tax-deductible donation to your registration. AR Workshop Ankeny has the perfect summer boredom buster. Premiere Dance offers a variety of summer camps and classes to fit your childs interests.
We so appreciate the support of the community and the opportunity to present our readers with valuable resources. Tie dyed using Kool-Aid? From whales to reefs, to trilobites these three days we will explore oceans both in todays world and from long ago. Each week follows a fun, specific theme. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hantesa day campers (10-13) choose their own activities every week from a set of options aligned with the weeks themewhether they are interested in art, sports, or other outdoor pursuits we have something for everyone! Then try out your new skills on an adventurous river trip. Whether you are interested in dragons and unicorns, or more common beasts like dogs and cats, this week is for you! This camp will introduce participants to the lifelong sport of target shooting. Or small spaces? Our goal is to help you plan a fun and stress-free summer for the kids. Contact: Jill Featherstone This is Bring a sack lunch, filled water bottle, towel, sturdy water shoes and dress to get wet each day. Come and dig for fossils, hike the trails that once were home to giant sloths, and swoop into a variety of games, crafts, and activities that will bring these ancient creatures to life. The grass is green, the weather is fine, and new friends are waiting for you at Camp Hantesa! You can contribute to SCI's Accessibility Fund and help send a child in need to camp! Are you team shark or team lifeguard?! Join us for a week of service-learning fun in our community! Copyright 2022 Living History Farms. Additional fees apply. 5 Minute Morning Routine to Help You Feel Great (and Lose Weight). School-age kids will enjoy themed dress-up days and choose their favorite daily activities while learning and growing through S.T.E.A.M. Science camps help children form friendships and develop a love for science early on. Its the last week of camp, which means well be spending it doing all our favorite summer activities and competing in the annual All Camp Olympics! Wearing the hat of wife, mommy, employee, chef, ribbon tie-er and family calendar organizer, Kara knows a bit about juggling life and work. Join us for a week as we take a look at adulting and how we can combine that with a little camp fun. Little campers will play and learn through fun games, zany theme days and daily activities, including S.T.E.A.M. Half-day PM camp hours are 1 p.m.-4 p.m. No early drop-offs for PM camps. your current location. Groups are determined by age and skill level. Additional Field Trip Fee: $30 (Optional).
Dinner, and breakfast provided. Backwards Day?! From plants that eat insects to those that smell like rotting flesh, we will explore all the mysterious plants that you just have to see to believe. Campers get the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that best fit that weeks theme with experienced staff members. Teens will also participate in all of the most anticipated summer activities and field trips make a difference in your community, earn volunteer hours, and have a blast the whole time! This is a camper takeover! Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule. After a decade of living in central Iowa, Kara is still figuring out which way is north. Kids must be active on Junior Membership to participate in Summer Camp. Chess is a game where problem-solving through creative solutions is at the heart. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Camp Fire Heart of Iowa offers a wide variety of day camp programs throughout central Iowa. Please complete a Campership Application and submit the form to email@example.com to receive the Campership Price. Dont forget to bring your broom license as we FLY into the world of magic! We offer unique, hands-on activities and demonstrations specially designed for budding engineers. They are welcome to bring their own entertainment. A world of discovery awaits school-age children enrolled in New Horizon Academys Camp Discovery program. lessons and skill development. This week we will immerse ourselves in different camp activities that are sure to stir our 5 senses to the unimaginable. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Activities range from plant identification, animal tracking study, and survival skills like fire and shelter building. Possible activities include trips to the local pool, playing group games, creating craft projects, and going on exciting field trips. Use this menu to go to the club homepage or change locations. All rights reserved. They are passionate about dance education, instilling confidence, and empowering students to achieve their goals. SummerTunes (mornings only) is for singers in grades K 3; SummerSongs (grades 4 8) includes afternoon field trips. We cannot be held responsible for any left, broken, or lost items. Each week follows a fun, specific theme. Call 515-986-0007 or email, Planting Event with Canoyer Garden Center May 17, Bloom: A Virtual Event for New and Expecting Moms Recap, What to Expect at the Downtown Farmers Market. All 2022 Summer Camps are full, but spots sometimes open up, so if you didnt get into a full camp, add your name to the waitlist to ensure you are notified if a spot opens. Her vision for life includes doing the best we can with what God gives us.. Maybe under the sea? COPYRIGHT 2022 CITY OF DES MOINES, IOWA Privacy & Security Policy and Disclaimer Accessibility Website Feedback. Let the games begin! Copy and paste this code into your website. Now included in full-day camp registration. These day camps are designed to encourage hands-on learning through outdoor explorations, activities, games, crafts, and more. All rights reserved. Lets get technical. Come learn about different cultures and possibly even worlds as we travel this week! For three days learn about the creatures that roamed the water, land, and skies of Iowa millions of years ago. Children will learn about trust, teamwork, and problem solving while developing their rock-climbing skills through our interactive activities. Each week follows a fun, specific theme which you can find listed below. From what we saw come home and from what the kids told us each day it couldnt have been more positive., I like that they were busy all day[my daughter] was proud of what she did andyou create an environment where the child is empowered to make things at home and thats awesome., My experience of some camps at other institutions is chaotic, exhausting for the campers. Most days you can find her mixing up metaphors and oversharing lifes moments via social media. $16 adults, $10 children. Robert D. Ray Asian Garden Hours Can you let a bug crawl in your hands? Use this menu to go to the club homepage or change locations. Campers are asked to bring a water bottle and sack lunch for day long camps. A rocket out of soda?