Camp Hantesa Open House

Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road, Boone, IA

**Due to weather, this event has been moved to Sunday, May 1st from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. See you there! New to camp or want to meet some of the professional staff? Come visit us during the open house to get your questions answered, tour the property, and enjoy some camp snacks! No need […]

Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy Hour

We are responsive. This is one of our values. June 3 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Camp Fire National Headquarters will be hosting an hour on Instagram Live inviting anyone who wants to join to take action together. They will be sharing scripts and email templates provided by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense […]

ISU Freshman Honors Volunteer Dinner Service

Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road, Boone, IA

Help us serve dinner to 500 ISU students hosting their freshman welcome event at Camp Hantesa! Dinner will be provided for volunteers. Volunteers will prep and serve dinner (walking tacos) and then clean up the kitchen/dining room. Dress for the weather and a warm kitchen, comfortable shoes recommended.   Please sign up here:¬†https://events.pointapp.org/21730

Camp Hantesa Fall Volunteer Day

Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road, Boone, IA

Join us to prepare and beautify camp ahead of our Haunted Hantesa event! Everyone ages 12 and up are welcome to attend! Lunch will be provided. Volunteers will help us complete basic maintenance, clean up program spaces, and other set up tasks! Dress for the weather, comfortable shoes recommended. Projects may include, but are not […]

Haunted Hantesa

Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road, Boone, IA

Bring your family to Camp Fire's free haunted forest! Brave the haunted trail for some family-friendly scariness and then enjoy a bonfire and treats. Bring your trick or treat bag for some free candy, make some s'mores on the fire, or purchase snacks and cider for the road! This event is free for all to […]

Haunted Hantesa

Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road, Boone, IA

Bring your family to Camp Fire's free haunted forest! Brave the haunted trail for some family-friendly scariness and then enjoy a bonfire and treats. Bring your trick or treat bag for some free candy, make some s'mores on the fire, or purchase snacks and cider for the road! This event is free for all to […]

Santa’s Rock N’ Lights – FREE HOT CHOCOLATE NIGHT!

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA

Santa's Rock N' Lights is a drive-thru light show, featuring almost a full mile of nearly 1,000 programmable elements and over 100,000 animated lights dancing to Christmas music. Tune in to 90.7 FM as you drive for the lights and music to be synced, creating the full Holiday Spirit experience! This Animated Christmas Drive Thru […]

$30

Des Moines Parent Summer Camp Fair

Valley Community Center 4444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines, IA

Come see Camp Fire Heart of Iowa at the Des Moines Parent Summer Camp Fair! The Des Moines Parent Summer Camp Fair is a 1-day event that brings all of these options under one roof. Families will attend, learn about their options, register, have fun, and more. This year we are hosting it a bit […]

Winter Volunteer Day at Camp Hantesa

Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road, Boone, IA

Join us to advance our facilities that serve our programs all year round! Help us complete basic maintenance, clean up program spaces, and other set-up tasks. Possible projects include: Indoor projects including moving furniture, organizing, painting, and deep cleaning; minor repairs in Clayton, VC, Cyrus, OV, Hermans, and Miles. Everyone ages 12 and up are […]

Annual Meeting

Camp Fire Heart of Iowa 5615 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA

Learn more about Camp Fire Heart of Iowa's 2023 plans, reflect on our past fiscal year, and get the first look at our Annual Report. To attend, guests will pay the annual membership fee of $10. RSVP by February 22nd to Lacey at campfire@campfireiowa.org.