Who says you can only enjoy the fun of camp during the summer time?  Our overnights offer a night off for the parents and the kids K-8th grade year round.  Take a break from school and other obligations for an exciting program with old friends, or new, at Camp Hantesa!

Overnight Camps

2015 Overnight Programs


Outrageous Overnight

Inviting all 5th-8th grade boys and girls. Leave the parents at home and join us for a night of intense fun at Camp Hantesa! Join us for a spooky night of activities as we visit a haunted house at Sleepy Hallow followed by our very own Hanuted Hantesa event.  Price includes dinner, breakfast, & recreational fees; may bring additional money to spend at concessions.


Cost: $55/person

Drop off: October 30, 6:00PM

Pick up: October 31st; Boone - 10:15am; Ames - 10:30am; DSM - 11:00am

Drop Site: Camp Canwita (Ames), Camp Fire Service Center (Des Moines), Camp Hantesa (Boone)


Winter Overnight Camp

Come spend a week packed frull of activities at Camp Hantesa! Anything might happen from midnight sledding, swimming, glow-in-the-dark dance parties, and hikes. Staying in heated cabins with fantastic counselors, you will make new friends while experiencing Hantesa at its winter best!


Cost: TBD

Drop off: December 28, 7:00-8:00am

Pick up: January 31; Boone - 10:15AM, Ames - 10:30AM, DSM - 11:00AM

Drop Site: Camp Canwita (Ames), Camp Fire Service Center (Des Moines), Camp Hantesa (Boone)


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