Summer at Camp Fire Heart of Iowa

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Camp Fire Heart of Iowa.

Spend your summer at Camp Fire Heart of Iowa.

What is Camp Fire? It’s a way of life. For more than 100 years, Camp Fire has been providing a nurturing, constructive and fun environment for young people to light their fires within – to discover who they are, become strong leaders and contribute to their community. In collaboration with highly trained, caring adults, Camp Fire’s programs also connect young people with nature. Camp Fire offers day camps, overnight camps, environmental education and short-term outdoor programs that include day trips. At camp, youth from different backgrounds develop important skills, such as self-reliance and problem solving, while interacting with natural surroundings and enjoying fun activities, such as swimming, archery, hiking, and so much more!

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Camp Fire Heart of Iowa offers several different options for families. Take a look at all the options below.

Day Camps

Hantesa Day Camp – Grades 1st – 8th, drop off/pick up locations in Des Moines, Ames, Madrid and Boone

Equestrian Day Camp – Grades 4th – 10th, drop off/pick up locations in Des Moines, Ames, Madrid and Boone

Hantesa Outrageous Day Camp – Grades 5th – 10th, drop off/pick up locations in Des Moines, Ames, Madrid, and Boone

Canwita Day Camp – Grades 1st – 6th, drop off/pickup in Ames

Canwita Outrageous Day Camp – Grades 6th – 10th, drop off/pickup in Ames

Camp Discovery – Grades 1st – 6th, drop off/pickup in Des Moines

Camp Outrageous – Grades 6th – 10th, drop off/pick up in Des Moines

Each day camp offers a fun theme that could potentially include themes like Campers vs. Counselors, Myths & Legends, Under the Sea, A Bug’s Life, Dirt Detectives and much more. Take a look at specific dates, descriptions and register here. A full week of day camp prices vary, please check the website for specific details.  Summer, Summer Camp, Camp Fire Heart of Iowa

Overnight Camps

Hantesa Resident Traditional Camp – Grades 1st – 12th, drop off/pick up at Camp Hantesa

Hantesa Resident Minicamp – Grades 1st – 4th, drop off/pick up at Camp Hantesa

Herman’s Ranch Camp (Equestrian) – Grades 4th -12th, drop off/pick up at Camp Hantesa

Outpost Camp, Grades 7th – 12th, drop off/pick up at Camp Hantesa, offering multiple options including a Equestrian Outpost Trip and a Canoe Outpost Trip in Minnesota.

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Teen Leadership Camp:

  1. Leadership Challenge (LC) and Buckaroo, Grades 9th and 10th, pickup/drop off at Camp Hantesa
  2. Apprentice and Wrangler – Grades 11th and 12th, pick up/ drop off at Camp Hantesa

Overnight Camp is loaded with fun activities and tailored to age group. Take a look at specific dates, itineraries and register here. Prices vary.

Special Discount: Mention Des Moines Parent and you will receive $10 off your first week of camp!

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