Camp Fire He​art of Iowa

2016 Canwita Outrageous Day Camp Schedule

Program Date                                                   Program Description                                                         Field Trip

June 6-10

Start with a BANG - Start this summer by practicing your aim with archery, riflery,

paintballing, and more! (Optional $30 Paintball fee)

ICU Paintball (DSM)
Hantesa Target Sports

June 13-17

TriWizard Tournament - Calling all muggles! Channel your inner wizard as we discover

chemical reactions in potions, design catapults in Defense Against the Dark Arts,

construct a tower to watch Quidditch, and more!

Science Center

Ledges State Park

June 20-24

Game On! - It's game time at Outrageous! Get ready for extreme obstacle courses, ice

blocking, frisbee golf, and a trip to an Iowa Cubs Game!

Iowa Cubs Game

Hantesa Low Ropes

June 27-July1

Super Splash Beach Bash - Hit the beach with all your favorite water activities; canoe,

swim, and a grill out! Don't forget the water balloons and slip-and-slide!

Aquatic Center

Canoe Trip

July 5-8

Outdoor Odyssey - We'll be going back to basics this week as we work on our

outdoor skills; orienteering, geocaching, fire building and more!

Hantesa Outdoor Skills

July 11-15

Zombieland - Join us for survival training in preparation for the zombie apocalypse

as we learn the vital skills needed to survive in this brave new world of the undead

(Optional $30 paintball fee)

ICU Paintball (DSM)
Hantesa Target Sports
July 18-22

H2Ohhh Yeah! - Enjoy a week of water filled fun and an amazing all-day trip to Lost

Island Waterpark in Waterloo! (Addional $15 fee)

Lost Island Waterpark


July 25-29

Rocks and Ropes - Let the rock climber in you emerge this week as we learn our

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

facility; Climb Iowa!

Climb Iowa

Hantesa Tower

August 1-5

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!


(Additional $20 fee)

August 8-12

High Fliying Adventure - Take a "leap of faith" on the high ropes course and join us

for high flying adventures as we head to Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park!

Sky Zone

Hantesa High Ropes

August 15-19

Epic Summer Finale - This week we'll take the best of the best and pack all of our

favorite summer activities into one final epic week! Including one last paintball

excursion! (Optional $30 paintball fee)

ICU Paintball (DSM)

Hantesa Target Sports

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.


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
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!

Canwita Outrageous Day Camp (Ames)