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Wild Wanderers Summer Camp | Botna Bend

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 to Thursday, July 25, 2024
8:00am to 1:00pm Add to Calendar

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, Iowa 51536

Ages
Entering 5th and 6th Grade

Cost
$75

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*Registration for this camp opens February 1st*

Students entering 5th & 6th Grade will embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of the wild, learning about the untamed wonders of the great outdoors while honing their skills in archery, primitive fire building, orienteering, whittling, and more during Wild Wanderers at Botna Bend Park, July 23rd - July 25th

Online pre-registration is required as space is limited.

  • What: Wild Wanderers camp is designed for unaccompanied campers entering 5th & 6th grade (students ages 10 to 11).
  • Where: The camp will be held at Botna Bend Park in Hancock, IA
  • When: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from Tuesday, July 23rd through Thursday, July 25th.
  • 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 26th will be a backup rain date.

This camp is a collaboration between Pottawattamie Conservation and the East & West Pottawattamie Soil & Water Conservation District. Early member registration is not available.

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About 2024 Summer Nature Camps:

Join us in the great outdoors during Pottawattamie Conservation's 2024 Summer Nature Camps! Camps are offered for youth Pre-K through 9th Grade and are designed to get kids outside exploring, building new skills, and having fun all while cultivating a healthy connection to the natural world.

2024 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.

Registration confirmation and event details, including important updates in the event of weather or other circumstances, will be sent to the email address entered when registering. Make sure to check junk/spam folders. Pottawattamie Conservation is not responsible for missed emails.

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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 Wanderers Summer Camp | Hitchcock Nature Center

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