April 8th - Dads Day (Grades Pre-K & Above)

Spend the morning building rockets, taking aim at our archery or riflery targets, and making it to the top of Hantesa's climbing tower! Be sure to register for your spot!

*Activities start at 10am until 2pm


Cost: $7.00/person

Location: Camp Hantesa, 1450 Oriole Rd, Boone, IA 50036


During the school year, Camp fire offers a variety of exciting Camp Fire Events for youth in grades K-12. Please browse our options below.

December 31 - January 1 - New Years Overnight (Grades K-9)

Parents aren't the only ones who can have fun on NYE! We will be ringing in the New Year in style at Camp Hantesa with games, dancing & prizes! Transportation, meals & snacks are provided.


Cost: $70.00

Drop Off/Pick Up Times:

Camp Canwita (Ames): 4:00-5:00PM / 10:30AM

McHose Park (Boone): 4:00-5:00PM / 10:15AM

Des Moines Service Center: 4:00-5:00 / 10:00AM

February 4th - Super Ski Saturday (Grades 6-12)

Tired of hanging around the house and in need of something to do? Join us for a day trip up to Seven Oaks Recreation for Super Ski Saturday! Price includes transportation, rental fees, lunch & afternoon snack. *Can bring additional money to spend at concessions. Cost does not include helmet rental.


Cost: $65.00

Drop Off/Pick Up Times:

Camp Canwita (Ames): 10:30AM / 5:00PM

McHose Park (Boone): 10:45AM / 4:45PM

Des Moines Service Center: 9:30-10AM / 5:30PM

2017 Camp Fire Special School Year Events

Camp Fire He​art of Iowa

Special School Year Events