Camps & Scouts

Camp Fire Winter Programs!

Mar 3 (all day)
Location:
Drop off location: 5615 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50310
Event For:
Grades K-12
Cost:
$37/day for School Day Off programs (other prices vary)
Organization:
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact:
Arika Graybill
Email:
campfire@campfireiowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-1501
Join us for "Out of School" Days this fall! Drop your child off at one of our convenient drop locations and let them experience a day of excitement and learning at Camp Hantesa! Under the supervision of our trained staff, campers make new friends and interact with old ones through engaging programs!

Spring Break Camp

Mar 16, 9:00 am
Location:
Living History Farms
Event For:
2nd-5th grade
Audience Location:
Open to the public
Cost:
varies depending on length of camp
Organization:
Living History Farms
Contact:
Amy Day
Email:
amyday@lhf.org
Phone:
(515) 278-5286
Enjoy a special Spring Break right in your own backyard! Sign your child up for a 1-day or 5-day camp full of hands-on, interactive activities, or sign the whole family up for a 1-day experience at the 1900 Farm.

Des Moines Community Playhouse Winter & Spring Classes & Camps

May 16 (all day)
Location:
Des Moines Community Playhouse, 831 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312
Event For:
Preschool, elementary, and middle school students
Cost:
Variable
Organization:
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Contact:
Robin Heldt Spahr
Email:
rspahr@dmplayhouse.com
Phone:
(515) 974-5365
The Des Moines Community Playhouse offers weekly classes and camps during breaks during the winter and spring months.

Camp Kesem of University of Iowa

Jun 13 (all day)
Location:
Boone, IA
Event For:
6-18
Audience Location:
Any location
Cost:
Free
Organization:
Camp Kesem at the University of Iowa
Contact:
Cole Moore
Email:
iowa.outreach@campkesem.org
Phone:
(712) 790-8712
Camp Kesem is a free week long camp children who have been affected by a parent's cancer. This is a week to have fun and make memories and friends that will be with you the rest of your life. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Living History Farms Summer Day Camp

Aug 14 (all day)
Location:
Living History Farms
Event For:
K-8th Grade
Audience Location:
Open to the public
Organization:
Living History Farms
Contact:
Amy Day
Email:
amyday@lhf.org
Phone:
(515) 278-5286
Located on 500 acres of rolling prairie filled with bubbling streams and nature paths begging to be explored, Living History Farms’ outdoor day camp setting provides a fun and unique way for children to experience day-to-day farm and town life as it was in the past.