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Wild Ones Summer Camp | Hitchcock Nature Center

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This camp is full. You are welcome to add your name to the waitlist to be notified if there is a cancellation.

Tuesday, July 25, 2023 to Thursday, July 27, 2023
8:00am to 1:00pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

Ages
Entering 1st and 2nd Grade

Cost
$75

Students entering 1st & 2nd Grade are invited to explore nature during Wild Ones at Hitchcock Nature Center July 25th - July 27th. Campers will walk on the wild side during this immersive camp experience packed full of fort building, hiking, outdoor games, nature crafts, and more!  

Online pre-registration is required as space is limited.

  • What: Wild Ones camp is designed for unaccompanied campers entering 1st & 2nd grade (students ages 6 to 8).
  • Where: The camp will be held at Hitchcock Nature Center in Honey Creek, IA
  • When: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from Tuesday, July 25th through Thursday, July 27th.
  • Pricing: The cost for this three-day camp is $75.00 per camper and includes park admission, snacks, and camp materials.
  • Camps may be attended by students in the listed grades only. No additional students or parents, please. 
  • Campers will need to provide a sack lunch for each day of camp. We also request campers bring a refillable water bottle, sunblock, and insect repellent.

Friday the 28th will be a backup rain date.

 

About 2023 Summer Nature Camps:

Join us for a summer of fun during Pottawattamie Conservation's 2023 Summer Nature Camps! Camps are offered for youth Pre-K through 9th Grade with a focus on fostering an understanding and appreciation of Iowa's unique environment. Campers will experience traditional summer camp games, outdoor adventures, and skill-building activities during these immersive, hands-on camps. 

2023 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

Pottawattamie Conservation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that processing fees will not be refunded. 

  • 14 Days (or More) Notice - 50% Refund
  • 13 to 8 Days Notice - 25% Refund
  • 7 Days or Less Notice - 0% Refund

To cancel your camp registration please call 712-545-3283 extension 1189 or email environmentaleducation@pottcounty-ia.gov.

*Camps with less than 10 registered campers may be canceled at the discretion of Pottawattamie Conservation. Camps canceled by Pottawattamie Conservation will be refunded 100%, including the processing fee.

Related Events

2024 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie Conservation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to Wild Ones Summer Camp | Hitchcock Nature Center

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