Please note: Wildlings camps are designed for unaccompanied campers to encourage young learners to try new things, explore their independence, and connect with the natural world. Questions? Give our Environmental Education team a ring at 712-242-1189.
Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542
Ages 3 to 5
Wildlings Camp is a great way to introduce your child to the wonders of the outdoors. Why do snakes stick out their tongues? How do snakes move without legs? What other reptiles make Iowa their home? Join us for this hands-on camp and find out! Campers will get to meet a local snake and learn all about reptile adaptations through hands-on activities.
Online pre-registration is required as space is limited.
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.
To cancel your camp registration please call 712-545-3283 extension 1189 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*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%.
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