Camp Fire Heart of Iowa

Camp Outrageous Canwita (Ames) 

New this year, Camp Canwita is offering an age exclusive option for our 6th-10th grade campers! Spend your summer paintballing, exploring high ropes, rock climbing, and going on adventures. This camp is entirely focused on creating exciting explorations for older youth who still love coming to camp! 


​Camp scholarships are available specific to this program. Follow the button below to the "Canwita Campership Application" on the Forms/Resources page.

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

$175/week

2014 Canwita Outrageous Day Camp Schedule
Program Date Program Description Field Trip Additional Options
June 9-13 Let's Get Rolling: Start off the summer at our brand new camp with a roller skating trip and an introduction to Camp Canwita Outrageous! Roller Skating  
June 16-20 Down & Dirty: We'll do some messy activities this week, perfect for older campers and clean off at the aquatic center in Ankeny! Cascade Falls Aquatic Center  
June 23-27 Academy of Outrageous Spies: Ever wanted to learn spy skills? This is the place to be as we take to the challenge courses at Hantesa! Iowa Cubs Game Opt. Overnight: $10
June 30-July 3* Right on Target: We'll test our skills at archery and riflery all week working from beginner to advanced marksman skills. There will be an Outrageous ONLY overnight W-Th. Hantesa Target Sports *No camp on July 4th
July 7-11 Ocean's 2014: Imagine we're at the ocean during our trip to the aquatic center to cool off as well as slip and slide our way down a mega hill. Furman Aquatic Center  
July 14-18 Brave & Wild: Take on some brave and wild activities as we take a trip to play paintball after practicing some of our target skills. Paintball/Target Sports  
July 21-25 Up & Away: Sail up and away on our trip to Adventureland and complete some amazing work during an all camper planned service project. Adventureland Additional $15 ticket fee Opt. Overnight: $10
July 28-August 1 Campers Unite: Band together as a team this week as we take on some teambuilding and leadership activities as well as plan a service project. Service Project, Rockwall & Bouldering  
August 4-8 Defying Gravity: Fly through the air during our visit to Sky Zone! Sky Zone Opt. Overnight: $10
August 11-15 Knights of the Painted Table: Hold your ground and save your team as we prepare all week for an epic paintball battle! Paintball  

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 before MAY 16, 2014. Forms received after this date are not guaranteed financial assistance.