Summer Day Camp

Camp Fire Heart of Iowa offers a wide variety of day camp programs throughout central Iowa. Whether you like creek stomping, bugs, or sports, we’ve got a summer of fun waiting for you! Click on any of the tabs below to view detailed information about each of our day camp programs including location, pricing, dates, and themes.



  • Canwita Day Camp (Ames) – Ages 5-9
  • Canwita Outrageous (Ames) – Ages 10-13
  • Hantesa Day Camp (Ames, Boone, & DSM) – Ages 5-9
  • Hantesa Day Camp (Ames, Boone, & DSM) – Ages 10-13
  • Southwoods Day Camp (South & East DSM) – Ages 5-9
  • Des Moines Outrageous (DSM) – Ages 10-13
  • Skate Camp (DSM) – Ages 7-13
  • Youth Service Coalition (Ames, Boone, & DSM) – Ages 14-17

CANWITA DAY CAMP


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 5-9
(As of Sept. 2021)

PRICING

$230 per week

LOCATION

Camp Canwita
2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

DETAILS

Lunch: Not included
Swimming: Weekly
Field Trips: Weekly

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Camp Canwita is located on North Duff in Ames, Iowa.  This secluded day camp provides a wonderful natural setting for youth going into 1st grade through 5th grade, offering exciting field trips and active team games throughout the week as well as trips to the local pool. This program also features a literacy and STEM program to help reduce summer learning loss. Check out this year’s list of field trips below!


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Canwita

2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Drop-Off

7:00-8:30 AM

Pick-Up

4:00-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES & THEMES

June 6-10

Passport to Fun

Let us introduce you to a whole new world of fun! Join us this week as we learn about the world and about each other.

June 13-17

Mysteries and Riddles

Join us for a week to debunk, uncover and problem solve the inexplicable and baffling mysteries and riddles that camp has to offer.

June 20-24

Optional Friday Overnight: $40

A Drop of Kindness

All it takes is one act of kindness. Join us this week as we engage in various community service projects throughout the week and spread kindness along the way.

June 27-July 1

Corn Fed

Join us for a week of fun and learning as we connect with local programs and information about crops and livestock.

July 5-8

*No camp July 4

Forbidden Island

Get ready to explore all the mysteries surrounding the forbidden island with a packed week of our favorite water activities.

July 11-15

Beyond the Board

From Clue to Candyland, this week is all about life-size board games! Join us as we roll, move, and spin our way through the week.

July 18-22

Symphony of the Senses

This week we will immerse ourselves in different camp activities that are sure to stir our 5 senses to the unimaginable.

July 25-29

Optional Friday Overnight: $40

Wacky and Wonderful

Forget what you thought you knew about camp as this week will be flip flopped and turned upside down as we have a wacky and wonderful time at camp!

August 1-5

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30

Greek Greatness

Let the games begin! This week we will be revisiting the past with our favorite summer games and activities to see who can conquer Canwita.

August 8-12

Beyond the Sea

Look beyond the horizon… what can you see? This week we will be looking at all things water and beyond as we get closer to the end of summer.

August 15-19

End of Summer Bash

Let’s end the summer with a bang! This week will be filled with our favorite summer activities and our all-time favorite, All Camp Olympics!

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CANWITA OUTRAGEOUS DAY CAMP


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 10-13

PRICING

$240 per week

LOCATION

Camp Canwita
2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

DETAILS

Lunch: Not included
Swimming: Weekly
Field Trips: Weekly

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Canwita 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!


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Canwita

2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Drop-Off

7:00-8:30 AM

Pick-Up

4:00-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES & THEMES

June 6-10

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30 (Optional)

Spy Academy

Calling all Top Secret Spies! This week we will discover what it truly means to be a secret agent. We’ll band together to gather evidence, decode messages, and organize clues to solve a top-secret mystery.

June 13-17

Game Changers

This will be a week-long frenzy of challenges, competition, and camaraderie! Compete against fellow campers, the counselors, and even other camps to see who will be crowned the champion. Then, we’ll come together as a team to celebrate our Iowa Cubs!

June 20-24

Additional Field Trip Fee: $10
Optional Friday Overnight: $40

Ready Player Fun

This week we are going to experience the fun of video games IRL! Try to become the top scorer as we compete in the unplugged version of all our favorite arcade games. Then, end the week with a trip to Perfect Games for laser tag!

July 27-July 1

Community Heroes

We’re giving back! Join us at camp this week to give back to the community by volunteering with different partnerships throughout the community.

July 5-8

*No camp July 4

Water Rides and Waterslides

This week is all about the water! Join us as we visit a different water park EVERY DAY!

July 11-15

Legends of the Ancient World

Join us for a week of adventure and mystery as we explore different myths

July 18-22

Additional Field Trip Fee: $25

Sharks Versus Lifeguards

Are you team shark or team lifeguard?! Pick a side and dive into this fun filled week as we do all of our favorite water activities. Then, top the week off with a trip to Lost Island!

July 25-29

Optional Friday Overnight: $40

BIG (Adulting 101)

What’s something that you wish you knew before you had to do it? Join us for a week as we take a look at “adulting” and how we can combine that with a little camp fun.

August 1-5

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30

Choose Your Challenge

This is a camper takeover! You’ll be in charge of choosing your activities, games, and more this week.

August 8-12

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30 (Optional)

Outwit-Outplay-Outrageous

Join us for a week of fun as you try to become the ultimate Survivor. Lead your tribe to victory as you compete in puzzles, obstacles, and challenges. Find out if you have what it takes to survive on the island as we take a trip to ICU Paintball!

August 15-19

Summer Send Off

It’s the last week of camp, which means we’ll be spending it doing all our favorite summer activities and competing in the annual All Camp Olympics!

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HANTESA DAY CAMP (5-9)


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 5-9
(As of Sept. 2021)

PRICING

$250 per week

LOCATION

Camp Hantesa
1450 Oriole Road
Boone, IA 50036

DETAILS

Lunch: Provided
Swimming: Daily
Field Trips: NA

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Hantesa Day Camp offers new, unique experiences for kids of all ages. Our younger campers spend the week in a tight-knit group led by a dedicated counselor that helps them explore new activities and skills centered around a weekly theme. Each week is specifically designed to engage, challenge, and excite with a variety of outdoor-focused activities. Transportation from one of our drop sites, lunch, and a morning and afternoon snack are included in the price of registration.


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Canwita

2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

Camp Fire Service Center

5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

Camp Hantesa

1450 Oriole Road
Boone, IA 50036

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES & THEMES


June 6-10

Summer Celebration

School is out and it’s TIME FOR CAMP. The grass is green, the weather is fine, and new friends are waiting for you at Camp Hantesa! We’re rolling out all our traditional camp fun this week as we say hello to Summer!

June 13-17

Hydrolymics

Get ready for the competition of a lifetime as we dive into the world of H20! Whether we’re racing through a water filled obstacle course, splashing at the pool, or creek stomping through Ledges State Park, we’re sure to be drenched with fun!

June 20-24

Magic & Mystery

Don’t forget to bring your broom license as we FLY into the world of magic! Create your own wizarding wand, use your spy skills to solve a few puzzles, and possibly catch a sighting of Hantesa’s very own cryptid, Tallulah! The options are endless in this wonderous, mysterious, magical week of camp!

June 27-July 1

Xtreme Sports

We’re taking things to the EXTREME in this totally radical week of camp! You might see a new twist on an old favorite, soar to new heights, or race to the speed of lightning. Whatever we do this week it’s sure to be the ULTIMATE camp experience!

July 5-8

*No camp July 4

Mash Up

This week we’re putting it all in the mixer to create something new! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to paint during a game of tag? Play hide and seek using nature to disguise your hiding spot? Who knows what will happen as we mix and mash our favorite camp activities!

July 11-15

Mad Science

Put on your lab coats and get ready for some messy, maniacal, marvelous science! What can we create in our super secret lab? A sticky slime that glows in the dark? A rocket out of soda? Weather in a jar? Put your mad scientist skills to the test as we experiment this week.

July 18-22

Around the World

Come learn about different cultures and possibly even worlds as we travel this week! Find out about the wonderful places our international counselors are from or be transported to outer space as you learn about the universe! All leading up to our annual International Food Festival during lunch on Friday. Try foods from around the globe, maybe even a few recipes from our staff themselves!

July 25-29

Nature Unleashed

We’re taking it to the trees as we let nature run wild this week! Take a leaf identification class, use your artistic talents to paint a landscape, find creepy crawlies on a hike, or create a nature inspired dish! Who knows what we’ll find as we explore the natural world!

August 1-5

Adventure Awaits

Adventure is out there! We just have to find it! This week we’re jumping into our challenge zones as we put ourselves to the test. How are you with heights? Or small spaces? Can you let a bug crawl in your hands? Let’s expand our comfort zones together as we try new and exciting things!

August 8-12

Wild & Wonderful

Put on your khaki shorts and safari hat as we begin a quest into the great unknown! There’s a whole world out there that we have yet to explore! Where will our travels take us this summer? The jungle? The desert? Maybe under the sea? Join us this week and find out what makes our planet wild and wonderful!

August 15-19

Best of the Best

We’re rolling out all of our tried and true BEST camp activities this week as we celebrate our big summer blowout! Come spend the last week of camp with us as we celebrate another incredible summer at Camp Hantesa!

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HANTESA DAY CAMP (10-13)


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 10-13

PRICING

$250 per week

LOCATION

Camp Hantesa
1450 Oriole Road
Boone, IA 50036

DETAILS

Lunch: Provided
Swimming: Daily
Field Trips: NA

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

At Camp Hantesa, our older campers have the opportunity to create their own unique summer experience! Hantesa day campers (10-13) choose their own activities every week from a set of options aligned with the week’s theme—whether they are interested in art, sports, or other outdoor pursuits – we have something for everyone! Campers attend their chosen activities in the mornings and swim every afternoon! Each week includes transportation from one of our drop sites, a hot lunch, a morning and afternoon snack, and weekly swim lessons. Give your child the opportunity to find their spark, make their own schedule, and make new friends along the way!


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Canwita

2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

Camp Fire Service Center

5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

Camp Hantesa

1450 Oriole Road
Boone, IA 50036

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES & THEMES


June 6-10

Summer Celebration

School is out and it’s TIME FOR CAMP. The grass is green, the weather is fine, and new friends are waiting for you at Camp Hantesa! We’re rolling out all our traditional camp fun this week as we say hello to Summer!

June 13-17

Magic & Mayhem

Don’t forget to bring your broom license as we FLY into the world of magic! Create your own wizarding wand, battle it out with your fellow campers on who can cast the best spell, and possibly catch a sighting of Hantesa’s very own cryptid, Tallulah! The options are endless in this wonderous, mysterious, magical week of camp!

June 20-24

H2Overboard

Get ready for the competition of a lifetime as we dive into the world of H20! Whether we’re racing through a water filled obstacle course, splashing at the pool, or creek stomping through Ledges State Park, we’re sure to be drenched with fun!

June 27-July 1

Mash Up

This week we’re putting it all in the mixer to create something new! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to paint during a game of tag? Play hide and seek using nature to disguise your hiding spot? Who knows what will happen as we mix and mash our favorite camp activities!

July 5-8

*No camp July 4

Xtreme Sports

We’re taking things to the EXTREME in this totally radical week of camp! You might see a new twist on an old favorite, soar to new heights, or race to the speed of lightning. Whatever we do this week it’s sure to be the ULTIMATE camp experience!

July 11-15

Mud Madness

Dress to UNimpress this week as we get muddy, get dirty, and mess around! Have you ever made your own mud mask? Tie dyed using Kool-Aid? Thrown your own pottery? We’re going to do our best to make a mess!

July 18-22

Around the World

Come learn about different cultures and possibly even worlds as we travel this week! Find out about the wonderful places our international counselors are from or be transported to outer space as you learn about the universe! All leading up to our annual International Food Festival during lunch on Friday. Try foods from around the globe, maybe even a few recipes from our staff themselves!

July 25-29

High Adventure

Adventure is out there! We just have to find it! This week we’re jumping into our challenge zones as we put ourselves to the test. How are you with heights? Or small spaces? Can you let a bug crawl in your hands? Let’s expand our comfort zones together as we try new and exciting things!

August 1-5

Hantesa Lore

With over 100 years of history, stories, and traditions, Camp Hantesa is a source of fun and wonder. Join us as we experience some of the oldest camp crafts, make friends with The Hantesa Good Fairy, and maybe learn some new tricks from a few Hantesa alumni!

August 8-12

Survivor Challenge

Things are heating up this season as we say hello to a week full of competitions and adventures based off of our favorite reality show! Go head to head with your fellow campers as you race to win the immunity token. Vote your biggest competition off Hantesa Island. Outwit, outplay, outperform to be dubbed the Hantesa Survivor Champion. Who will show up and host this seasons hottest show? Tune in this summer!

August 15-19

End of Summer Jam

We’re rolling out all of our tried and true BEST camp activities this week as we celebrate our big summer blowout! Come spend the last week of camp with us as we celebrate another incredible summer at Camp Hantesa!

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SOUTHWOODS DAY CAMP


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 5-9
(As of Sept. 2021)

PRICING

Tiered Pricing – see details below

LOCATION

Pioneer Columbus Community Center
2100 SE 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315

DETAILS

Lunch: Provided
Swimming: Weekly
Field Trips: Weekly

TIERED PRICING

Tiered pricing is available based on your family’s eligibility. Program fees cover the remaining cost of providing campers with a healthy breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, swim passes, and most field trips.

  • Qualifying for free lunch: $80/week
  • Qualifying for reduced-price lunch: $110/week
  • Full price: $220/week

Please submit proof of free/reduced lunch status upon registering for this program to campfire@campfireiowa.org. Proof may include a letter from your child’s school verifying lunch status, proof of SNAP benefits, verification of Medicaid, or a letter from the nutrition department. Your registration will not be finalized until you submit this information.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at (515) 274-1501 or email campfire@campfireiowa.org and we would be happy to assist you.


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Southwoods Day Camp is available to youth and families on the south side of Des Moines. This day camp provides a positive and engaging environment for younger youth. Campers get the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including; trips to the local pool, playing group games, creating craft projects, and going on exciting field trips. This program also features free breakfast and lunch, STEM-based activities, and a literacy program funded by the United Way of Central Iowa that has been proven to help youth retain reading skills throughout the summer.


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Pioneer Columbus Community Center

2100 SE 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315

Drop-Off

7:00-8:30 AM

Pick-Up

4:00-5:30 PM

Eastview Community Center

4101 E 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50317

Drop-Off

7:00-8:30 AM

Pick-Up

4:00-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES & THEMES


June 6-10

Passport to Fun

Let us introduce you to a whole new world of fun! Join us this week as we learn about the world and about each other.

June 13-17

Campers VS Counselors

Do you have what it takes to defeat the counselors?! This week the campers will team up to take down the counselors in games and competitions. Then, we’ll take a trip to Principal Park to cheer on our favorite team, the I-Cubs!

June 20-24

CSI: Camp Scene Investigation

Can you solve the mystery? Collect clues this week as we solve puzzles and problems like real detectives. Then, use your new investigation skills at the Science Center of Iowa!

June 27-July 1

Pay It Forward

This week we will be learning about ourselves and our impact. Join us for a week of service-learning fun in our community!

July 5-8

*No camp July 4

Anything Goes

Crazy hair? Pajamas? Backwards Day?! Anything goes this week at camp!

July 11-15

Beyond the Board

From Clue to Candyland, this week is all about life-size board games! Join us as we roll, move, and spin our way through the week.

July 18-22

Fantastic Beasts

Whether you are interested in dragons and unicorns, or more common beasts like dogs and cats, this week is for you! You don’t need to be a wizard to learn about the care of creatures, both magical and real, as we learn about animals of all sorts and take a field trip to Blank Park Zoo!

July 25-29

Downside Up

Forget what you thought you knew about camp! This week will be flip flopped and turned upside down as we experience some of our favorite camp activities in a new way.

August 1-5

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30

Challenge Accepted

Compete against fellow campers, the counselors, and even other camps to see who will be crowned the champion. Then, challenge yourself and face your fears as we take on the rides at Adventureland!

August 8-12

I-Spy

I spy with my little eye something…. fun! The activities for this week will be TOP SECRET!

August 15-19

Greek Games

Let the games begin! This week we will be revisiting the past with our favorite summer games and activities, and then competing against other camps in the annual All Camp Olympics!

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DES MOINES OUTRAGEOUS DAY CAMP


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 10-13

PRICING

Tiered Pricing – see details below

LOCATION

Camp Fire Service Center
5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

DETAILS

Lunch: Not included
Swimming: Weekly
Field Trips: Weekly

TIERED PRICING

Tiered pricing is available based on your family’s eligibility. Program fees cover the remaining cost of providing campers with a healthy breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, swim passes, and most field trips

  • Full price: $240/week
  • Campership price: $80/week

Please complete a Campership Application and submit the form to campfire@campfireiowa.org to receive the Campership Price. Our staff will review your application and will contact you on the status of your campership. We are only able to offer a select amount of registrations at this greatly reduced rate, so please complete your application as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at (515) 274-1501 or email campfire@campfireiowa.org and we would be happy to assist you.


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Des Moines 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!


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Fire Service Center

5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES & THEMES

June 6-10

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30 (Optional)

Spy Academy

Calling all Top Secret Spies! This week we will discover what it truly means to be a secret agent. We’ll band together to gather evidence, decode messages, and organize clues to solve a top-secret mystery.

June 13-17

Game Changers

This will be a week-long frenzy of challenges, competition, and camaraderie! Compete against fellow campers, the counselors, and even other camps to see who will be crowned the champion. Then, we’ll come together as a team to celebrate our Iowa Cubs!

June 20-24

Additional Field Trip Fee: $10

Ready Player Fun

This week we are going to experience the fun of video games IRL! Try to become the top scorer as we compete in the unplugged version of all our favorite arcade games. Then, end the week with a trip to Perfect Games for laser tag!

June 27-July 1

Community Heroes

We’re giving back! Join us at camp this week to give back to the community by volunteering with different partnerships throughout the community.

July 5-8

*No camp July 4

Water Rides and Waterslides

This week is all about the water! Join us as we visit a different water park EVERY DAY!

July 11-15

Legends of the Ancient World

Join us for a week of adventure and mystery as we explore different myths

July 18-22

Additional Field Trip Fee: $25

Sharks Versus Lifeguards

Are you team shark or team lifeguard?! Pick a side and dive into this fun filled week as we do all of our favorite water activities. Then, top the week off with a trip to Lost Island!

July 25-29

BIG (Adulting 101)

What’s something that you wish you knew before you had to do it? Join us for a week as we take a look at “adulting” and how we can combine that with a little camp fun.

August 1-5

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30

Choose Your Challenge

This is a camper takeover! You’ll be in charge of choosing your activities, games, and more this week.

August 8-12

Additional Field Trip Fee: $30 (Optional)

Outwit-Outplay-Outrageous

Join us for a week of fun as you try to become the ultimate Survivor. Lead your tribe to victory as you compete in puzzles, obstacles, and challenges. Find out if you have what it takes to survive on the island as we take a trip to ICU Paintball!

August 15-19

Summer Send Off

It’s the last week of camp, which means we’ll be spending it doing all our favorite summer activities and competing in the annual All Camp Olympics!

REGISTER NOW

SKATE CAMP


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 7-13

PRICING

$300 per week

LOCATION

Camp Fire Service Center
5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

DETAILS

Lunch: Provided
Swimming: Varies
Field Trips: Varies

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

If it is your first time stepping on a skateboard, Beginner Skate Camp is the perfect place to practice kicking, pushing, and even locking your first ollie. Campers will receive skating tips and instruction from our awesome coaches, and then show off their skills at world-class Lauridsen Skatepark. When they aren’t skating, campers will participate in all the fun activities that camp has to offer, including sports and games, crafts, swimming, and field trips.
If you have already perfected your ollie and are hoping to learn some more advanced tricks, Intermediate Skate Camp is a great way to improve your skate skills. Campers will skate with their peers and practice with coaches to challenge themselves safely and progress their skills. Come roll with us!

DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Fire Service Center

5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

Drop-Off

7:00-8:30 AM

Pick-Up

4:00-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES


June 6-10

Beginners, ages 7-9

June 13-17

Beginners, ages 7-9

June 20-24

Beginners, ages 7-9

June 27-July 1

Beginners, ages 7-9


July 5-8

*No camp July 5-8

July 11-15

Beginners, ages 10-13

July 18-22

Beginners, ages 10-13

July 25-29

Beginners, ages 10-13


August 1-5

Beginners, ages 10-13

August 8-12

Intermediate, ages 7-13

August 15-19

Intermediate, ages 7-13



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YOUTH SERVICE COALITION


COVID-19 STATEMENT

During this unprecedented time, Camp Fire is taking the necessary steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 at all of our programs. Learn more about our new safety precautions and changes to our regular summer program schedule.




AGES

Ages 14-17

PRICING

$215 per week

LOCATION

Camp Hantesa
1450 Oriole Road
Boone, IA 50036

DETAILS

Lunch: Provided
Swimming: Varies
Field Trips: Varies

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Calling all Camp Fire teens – be a part of our inaugural Youth Service Coalition! In this brand new, youth-led program, Camp Fire teens explore community issues such as homelessness, food insecurity, conservation and climate change, mental health, and much more. Guided by our trained staff, teens will learn about the issues and work together to advocate for change, complete service projects, and improve our community – for everyone! Teens will also participate in all of the most anticipated summer activities and field trips – make a difference in your community, earn volunteer hours, and have a blast the whole time!


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP


Camp Canwita

2807 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

Camp Fire Service Center

5615 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

Camp Hantesa

1450 Oriole Road
Boone, IA 50036

Drop-Off

7:00-8:00 AM

Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 PM

RESOURCES & FORMS



2022 DATES


June 6-10


June 13-17


June 20-24


June 27-July 1



July 5-8

*No camp July 4

July 11-15


July 18-22


July 25-29



August 1-5


August 8-12


August 15-19




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