Camp Fire He​art of Iowa

2017 Hantesa Outrageous Schedule

Program Dates
Program Themes & Descriptions
Optional Pony Ride
Optional Overnight
June 5-9
Hantesa Discoveries - School is out but Hantesa Outrageous is now in session! Learn all about Hantesa and Ledges State Park this week as we explore nature and ecology!

June 12-16
Rocks & Ropes - Reach new heights this week as we climb on the rock wall, challenge ourselves on the high ropes course, and learn about rock cutting!

June 19-23
Camp: The Final Frontier - Learn how to make a fire, tie knots, create a shelter, and cook meals over a fire this week! Sign up for our optional overnight this week to spend a night camping out under the stars at Hantesa

July 31 - Aug 4
Water Wars - This week we make for the water with canoe games, swimming, water balloons, and a trip down the Des Moines River!

Aug 7-11
Ready, Aim, Fire! - This week we explore the world of target sports with archery, riflery, slingshots, and more!”

Aug 14-18
Explore Iowa - Join us this week as we finish off the summer by exploring the parks, trails, and natural beauty of Iowa!


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: 5-10
Drop Off/Pick Up Sites and Times:

Camp Canwita (Ames): 7:00-8:30AM
McHose Park (Boone): 7:00-8:30AM
Edgewood Park (Madrid): 7:00-8:30AM
Camp Fire Service Center (Des Moines): 7:00-8:00AM

Pick Up Times (ALL SITES): 4:30-5:30PM

Hantesa Outrageous Day Camp