2022 Summer Day Camp and Summer Camp Take Home Kit registration now OPEN!

Summer Day Camps

In the summer we offer nature day camps for different age groups. Day campers spend their days exploring the habitats of Iowa County, trying out exciting outdoor activities, discovering nature, and having fun!  Each week we will have different topics for the following age groups: Storytime (3-5 years old), Nestling (6-9 years old) and Jr. Naturalist (10-13 years old). See a list of this summers offerings below.

Summer day camps are limited to 10 campers, and all COVID-19 health and safety measures will be in place.

Pre-registration for summer day camp will open on April 1st on the follow website. https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Iowa/Events.aspx

To complete registration a ICCB Summer Camp Health Emergency Form must be completed and turned in to mbulger@co.iowa.ia.us  The form can be found on the registration website page.

Once all materials and payment is received, you will receive a confirmation email with additional information and details about camp.

Email mbulger@co.iowa.ia.us with any questions.

2022 Summer Day Camps
Storytime 3-5 yrs old (with an adult)
Topic Date Time Location
  Bees June 14th 9-10a Lake Iowa Park
    Butterflies June 16th 9-10a Gateway Park
    Nature Art July 26th 9-10a Lake Iowa Park
    Nature Journaling July 28th 9-10a Gateway Park
Nestling Camp (6-9 yrs old)
Topic Date Time Location
Pollinators June 21st 9-11a Gunderson Wildlife Area
Pollinators June 23rd 9-11a Gateway Park
Nature Journaling July 19th 9-11a Gunderson Wildlife Area
Nature Art July 21st 9-11a Lake Iowa Park
Jr Naturalist Survival Series (10-13 yrs old)
Topic Date Time Location
Survival Basics Intro June 28th 9a-Noon Lake Iowa Park
Fire Basics and Primitive Fire Starting Techniques June 30th 9a-Noon Lake Iowa Park
Survival Shelters July 12th 9a-Noon Lake Iowa Park
Wild Edibles July 14th 9a-Noon Lake Iowa Park

Summer Camp Take Home Kits

Iowa County Conservation will be offering Summer Camp Take Home Kits this summer. All kits will be FREE, and made possible by the Friends of Iowa County Conservation Foundation!

We have put together some fun activities with take home kits so you can learn about and explore nature at home! Each week we will have different topics for the following age groups: Storytime (3-5 years old), Nestling (6-9 years old) and Jr. Naturalist (10-13 years old).

Kits will be distributed at Lake Iowa Park on Monday from 9a to Noon each day. Virtual resources and videos will also be sent by email for the topics as part of the summer camp kits.

Summer Camp take home kits are limited to 20 campers, and Pre-registration is Required. Pre-registration for summer camp take home kits will open on April 1st on this website. https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Iowa/Events.aspx

You will receive a confirmation email if the kits are still available with additional information about the kit pick up times and location. Email mbulger@co.iowa.ia.us with any questions.

2022 Summer Camp Take Home Kit Pick-up
(All kits will be picked up from the Dale Noyes shelter in Lake Iowa Park)
Topic and Age Group Pick Up Date and Time
Pollinators (3-5 yr olds) June 13th from 9a-Noon
Pollinators (6-9 yr olds) June 20th from 9a-Noon
Survival Series (10-13 yr olds) June 27th from 9a-Noon
Survival Series (10-13 yr olds) July 11th from 9a-Noon
Nature Art & Journaling (6-9 yr olds) July 18th from 9a-Noon
Nature Art & Journaling (3-5 yr olds) July 25th from 9a-Noon