Summer Camps

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.

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 mblair@iowacounty.iowa.gov  The form can be found on the registration website page.

Once all material are received, you will receive a confirmation email with additional information and details about camp.

 

2024 Summer Day Camps
Storytime (3-5 yrs old with an adult)
Topic Date Time Location
Forest Explorers June 18th 9-10a Lake Iowa Park
Pond Explorers June 20th 9-10a Gateway Park
Nestling Camp (6-9 yrs old)
Topic Date Time Location
Animal Signs July 9th 9-11a Lake Iowa Park
Animal Signs July 11th 9-11a Gateway Park
Jr Naturalist Survival Series (10-13 yrs old)
Topic Date Time Location
Survival Series #1 July 23rd 9a-Noon Lake Iowa Park
Survival Series #2 July 25th 9a-Noon Lake Iowa Park
Kid’s Garden Camp (6 yrs and older)
Topic Date  Time Location
Seeds Seeds Everywhere! June 4th 9-11a Lake Iowa Park
Planting and Caring        for the Garden June 6th 9-11a Lake Iowa Park

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 15 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 mblair@iowacounty.iowa.gov with any questions.

 

Summer Camp Take Home Kits
(All kits will be picked up from the Dale Noyes shelter in Lake Iowa Park)
Topic and Age Group Pick Up Date and Time
Gardening (all ages) June 10th from 9a-Noon
Nature Explorers (3-5 yr olds) June 24thth from 9a-Noon
Animal Signs (6-9 yr olds) July 1st from 9a-Noon
Survival Series (10-13 yr olds) July 15th from 9a-Noon

 

 

 

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