Camps & Scouts

Family Camp

Apr 28 (all day)
Location:
Camp Hantesa 1450 Oriole Road Boone, IA 50036
Event For:
All ages!
Cost:
$100/person
Organization:
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact:
Katie Lakatosh
Email:
katie@campfireiowa.org
Phone:
(515) 432-1417
Experience the joy of camping as a family without any of the work! Join our staff for scheduled activities or skip out and do your own thing. This weekend is all about family bonding!

Camp Sunnyside 2024

Jun 9 (all day)
Location:
401 NE 66th Ave. Des Moines, IA 50313
Event For:
Ages 5+
Organization:
Easterseals Iowa
Contact:
Celie Kohls
Email:
campandrespite@eastersealsia.org
Phone:
(515) 309-2375
Easterseals Supported Day Camp sessions provide an integrated setting where children through young adults with and without disabilities learn and grow together

Y Camp Summer 2024

Jun 10 (all day)
Location:
1192 166th Drive Boone IA 50036
Event For:
7-17
Cost:
Varies by Program
Organization:
Des Moines Y Camp
Contact:
Melanie Mellinger
Email:
melanie.mellinger@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 432-7558
For 100 years, the Des Moines Y Camp has been filled with songs, laughter, adventures and friendship. Summer Camp is the foundation on which Y Camp is built. Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Family Camp and our amazing Partner Camps all work to bring the impact and value of camp to all who enter the Valley

JA Biztown in a Day

Jun 18, 8:30 am
Location:
6100 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA
Event For:
students going into 5th through 8th grade
Cost:
$100
Organization:
junior achievement
Contact:
Rachael Haaland
Email:
rachael@jacentraliowa.org
Phone:
(515) 279-9602
Discover what it takes to be a business tycoon or a future CEO, CFO or even Mayor! Join us for a one-day experience that develops future leaders, business professionals and entrepreneurs. Your student will experience all facets of running a business in a fun and interactive way.

Business Horizons: The Best Week of Summer!

Jul 19 (all day)
Location:
Drake University
Event For:
high school students (9-12)
Audience Location:
Des Moines, IA
Organization:
Iowa ABI Foundation
Contact:
Kendall Antle
Email:
kantle@iowaabi.org
Phone:
(515) 235-0564
Do you enjoy taking the lead to find creative solutions? Do you like working with a team or competing on real-world challenges? If so, this session will provide insight into a five-day opportunity this summer that you won’t want to miss! Business Horizons hosts 65+ students (grades 9-12) from across