Canwita Outrageous Day Camp (Ames) 

Camp Outrageous offers new experiences and challenges for older campers by making the most of their summer with exciting activities and action packed days. Campers spend time with experienced staff members swimming, climbing, hiking, and completing ropes courses and team building activities. They also get the opportunity to encounter things such as paintballing, orienteering, archery, canoeing, and so much more.  Get "outrageous" with us, and make it a summer to remember!



Grades: 6-10
Drop Off/Pick Up Sites and Times:
Camp Canwita (Ames)​         Drop Off: 7:00-8:30AM    Pick Up: 4:00-6:00PM

$175/week

Financial assistance is available for those families who qualify.  An application can be found under the forms/resources tab.

This form must be submitted to the Camp Fire office with the necessary documentation (found on the application) along with the program registration. Campership assistance is provided on a limited first come, first served basis and is not guaranteed.

Camp Fire He​art of Iowa

2015 Canwita Outrageous Day Camp Schedule


Program Date                                                   Program Description                                                         Field Trip

June 1-5

Into the Wild - Start this summer off right by getting out of the classroom and into

the wild, working on your outdoor and team work skills!

Ledges State Park

Hantesa Low Ropes

June 8-12

Top Shots - Let's see who the best shot is this week as we practice our aim with

archery, riflery, paintball and more! (Optional $30 paintball fee)

ICU Paintball (DSM)

Hantesa Target Sports

June 15-19

H2WOW - It's time to break out the swim gear as we hit the beach with all of your

favorite water related activities; canoeing, slip 'n slides, and water balloons of course!

Holiday Aquatic Center

Canoe Trip

June 22-26

Outragoues Throwdown - It's game time at Canwita Outrageous! Get ready for

an extreme obstacle course, ice blocking, frisbee golf, and an Iowa Cubs Game!

Iowa Cubs Game

Hantesa High Ropes

June 29-July 3

Grossology - Get ready for some messy activities this week as we dive into some

sticky science experiments!

Ledges State Park

Science Center

July 6-10

Bullseye - We'll test our skills once more at archery and riflery to prepare ourselves

for another paintball challenge! (Optional $30 paintball fee)

ICU Paintball (DSM)

Hantesa Target Sports

July 13-17

Climb On - Let the rock climber in you emerge this week as we learn our climbing

commands, how to boulder, and visit Iowa's largest indoor climbing facility;

Climb Iowa!

Climb Iowa

Hantesa Climb Tower

July 20-24

Water Wars - Enjoy a week of water filled challenges and an amazing all-day trip to

Lost Island waterpark in Waterloo! (Additional $15 fee; pick up time 6pm)

Lost Island Waterpark

(Additional $15 fee)

July 27-31

Ultimate Ninja Warriors - Do you have what it takes to be the next Ninja Warrior?

We'll find out this week on the challenge course as we prepare for a trip to Sky Zone!

Sky Zone

Hantesa High Ropes

August 3-7

Wild Rides - Spend the week experiencing the wildest rides around! From ice

blocking at Capitol Hill in Des Moines to the Space Shot at Adventureland; it sure

will be a ride!

Adventureland

(Additional $20 fee)

August 10-14

Summer Rewind - This week we'll rewind the entire summer and pack all our favorite

parts into one final week! Including one final paintball excursion!

ICU Paintball (DSM)

Hantesa Target Sports