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.
Please note, additional items are listed on the packing list for this program.
Camp Canwita (Ames): 7:00-8:30AM
Camp Fire Service Center (Des Moines): 6:45-8:00AM
Edgewood Park (Madrid): 7:30-8:30AM
McHose Park (Boone): 7:00-8:30AM
Pick Up Times (ALL SITES): 4:30-6:00PM
|Program Date|| Program Description ||Optional Pony Ride||Optional Overnight|
Celebrating Summer - School is out and we are ready for a
summer of fun. Spend time outdoors, swim, learn about camp,
and soak in the sunshine!
Time Capsule - Join us as Hantesa travels back in time to a new
era every day. Attend a 50's sock hop, experience pioneer
living, show off your best hippie costume, and more!
SPARTS! What could be better than sports and arts? SPARTS!
play sports and make crafts, maybe even at the same time!
Invent new sports, games, and crafts!
Water, Water Everywhere! Escape the heat with slip 'n slides,
water relays, water balloon games, watercolor painting, and
much more during this fun week!
|June 29-July 3|
Happy Holidays - Celebrate winter in July, show off your
Halloween costume, go on an egg hunt, find four leaf clovers,
make fire work art and even invent a new Hantesa holiday!
Hunger Games - Complete obstacle courses, face fun
challenges, and work as a team. Learn how to be a Hantesa
Across the Globe - Come and learn about cultures from
around the world. We will play games, eat food, and learn fun
facts from all points on the map.
Wild Wild Hantesa - Explore nature, cook snack at a campfire,
take a trip to the lake, hike through Ledges; it's going to be a
Ooey, Gooey, Fun! - Conduct experiments, go creek stomping,
finger pain, have a shaving cream figh, and lots more ooey,
UP! - Reach new heights this week; challenge yourself on our
climbing wall, learn about space and astronomy, go hiking,
and much more!
Express Yourself - Each camper will have the opportunity to
pick the fun they will have every day. Sign up for activities each
day based on your interest and hobbies!
Best of the Best - Take a trip back through the summer and
revisit all of our favorite camp activities and themes. Let us
surprise you with a favorite memory each day.
Last Hurrah - Last two days of camp for the season and
campers will run the show! As a final goodbye, the agenda for
the two days will be set by the campers, with the guidance of
the staff of course!
Week 1: June 1-5
Week 2: June 8-12
Week 3: June 15-19
Week 4: June 22-26
Week 5: June 29-July 3
Week 6: August 3-7
Week 7: August 10-14
Week 8: August 17-21
$250/week : Full Price
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