Special pricing is available based on your family's school lunch status. These fees provide campers with a healthy breakfast (not guaranteed at 4mile drop), lunch, morning and afternoon snack, and funds swim passes and most field trips. 
If your family qualifies for free or reduced lunch status, you must submit a verification letter from the school to the Camp Fire office for the discount to apply to your account.
You will not have a guaranteed spot until Camp Fire has this documentation.

Grades: 1-8

$45/week: ​Qualifying for Free Lunch status
$80/week: Qualifying for Reduced Lunch status

$175/week: Full price

Riverview Community Day Camp is available to youth and families who live on the north and east side of Des Moines.  New in 2013, this day camp exploded in popularity providing youth with our popular field trips and activities as well as our proven literacy program.  These campers will experience a variety of activities and field trips throughout the summer including swimming throughout the week, fun field trips, and many active games and crafts.

Riverview Community Day Camp

2015 Riverview Community Day Camp Schedule

Program Date
                                 Program Description                        
     Field Trip      
June 8-12

Where the Wild Things Are - Campers assemble on the great Iowa prairie lands!

Get ready to explore the natural beauty of Iowa at Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge.

Neal Smith

Wildlife Refuge

June 15-19

Water Explosion - Dive into the water this week as we pack in your favorite

summer water activities. We will top off the week with a trip to Valley View Aquatic

Center!

Valley View

Aquatic Center

June 22-26

All Ball - Sports, sports, & more sports! This week will be full of games and some

friendly competition all leading up to a trip to an Iowa Cubs baseball game.

Iowa Cubs Game
June 29-July 3

Party in the USA - It's a party in the USA as we celebrate America's birth all week!

All activities, games and crafts will be full of that red, white & blue spirit!

TBA
July 6-10

Creaturemania - It's a creature extravaganza! We'll be learning about creatures of

all sorts this week when we head for an awesome adventure to the Blank Park Zoo

Blank Park Zoo
July 13-16

Atlantis - This week will be a mixture of nautical and historical fun! Enjoy a variety

of water activities and games and to top it off we will take a look into the past with

a trip to Living History Farms!

Living History Farms
July 20-24

Ooey Gooey - You'll have a blast this week discovering everything ooey and gooey. This science week is sure to have you on the edge of your seat when you see so many cool

activities and experiments on our way to the Science Center of Iowa!

Science Center
July 27-31

Tropical Paradise - Discover paradise with tons of water centered activities and games

this week! Of course that includes a trip to the beach and to Holiday Aquatic Center!

Holiday Aquatic

Center

August 3-7

Got Gravity - Get ready to go sky high this week! We will head on our annual trip to

Adventureland and learn what it truly means to defy gravity!

Adventureland

(Additional $20 fee)

August 10-14

Anything Goes - Anything could happen this week when we bring back all of your

favorite summer activities! There is no limit to the fun that will occur!

TBA


Camp Fire He​art of Iowa

Drop Sites and Times:

Oak Park Elementary School (3928 6th Ave, Des Moines)                    Drop off: 7:00-8:30am       Pick up: 4:00-6:00pm

Four Mile Community Center (3711 Easton Blvd, Des Moines)           Drop off: 7:00-8:30am       Pick up: 4:30-6:00pm