|Program Date|| Program Description ||Optional Pony Ride||Optional Overnight|
Welcome Back - School is out and we will start off our summer by exploring all that Hantesa has to offer including water games, sports, arts & crafts, and much more!
Exploration: Space - This week we will explore the nature of planets, stars, and the universe! Join us as we blast off for new adventures on the final frontier!
SPARTS -This week we mix sports and art for a crazy week of fun unlike anything you’ve ever seen before!
Pirates of the Boone River Valley - Yo ho! Grab your eye patches and parrots this week as we learn about pirates and the 7 Seas!
Holiday Bonanza - Celebrate winter in July, wear your Halloween costume, go on an egg hunt, and learn about other holidays from across the globe! *No Camp on July 4th
Around the World (In 5 Days) - Come and learn about cultures from around the world; play games, learn fun facts, eat food, and more!
Legends of the Ancient World - Join us this week as we explore the myths, legends, and cultures of the ancient world!
Jurassic Camp - Watch out for the T-rex!!! Travel back millions of years this week to learn about dinosaurs and other ancient animals!
The Resident Experience - Join us for a week of fun in the sun as we try out resident camp crafts, take a trip to the lake, and enjoy a resident camp party night event during the optional overnight!
Superpowered Fun! - Up, up, and away! This week we don our superhero attire to save Camp Hantesa from the clutches of the evil administrative staff!”
Best of the Best: Take a trip back through the summer and revisit all of our favorite camp activities and themes!
The Last Hurrah - This week, those campers lucky enough to still be celebrating summer, will join our counselors in making the most of our last few days of summer!”
Camp Hantesa is located in Boone, Iowa at the north gates of Ledges State Park. This location provides two day camp opportunities for youth grades 1-12. A morning snack and hot lunch will be provided. Hantesa and Equestrian campers swim each afternoon and also receive swim lessons!
Hantesa Day Camp provides youth with an opportunity to explore the outdoors while participating in the usual camp activities like swimming, games, and crafts.
Equestrian Day Camp offers youth the chance to spend a portion of each day (weather dependent) at our barn learning more about horses and equestrian programming skills.
$265/week : Full Price
Camp Canwita (Ames): 7:00-8:30AM
Camp Fire Service Center (Des Moines): 7:00-8:00AM
Edgewood Park (Madrid): 7:30-8:30AM
McHose Park (Boone): 7:00-8:30AM
Pick Up Times (ALL SITES): 4:30-5:30PM
Please note, additional items are listed on the packing list for this program.
Week 1: June 5-9
Week 2: June 12-16
Week 3: June 19-23
Week 4: June 26-30
Week 5: July 3-7
Week 6: July 10-14
Week 7: July 17-21
Week 8: July 24-28
Week 9: August 7-11
Week 10: August 14-18
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