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Over 12 Iowa Art Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Fall Art Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Iowa are Starting in October, 2020

Many of our Iowa Art Camps offer Fall Art Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in October, 2020.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Art Camp you're interested in a call to check on Fall dates, times and availability.

Fall 2020-21 Art Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Art Camps will be hosting Fall Reunions for their previous campers, and Fall Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for October, 2020.

Best Iowa Fall Art Day Camps Starting in October, 2020

Looking for a Great Iowa Art Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Iowa Day Art Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Iowa Year-Round
Art Camps, Classes & Art Programs

Many of our Best Iowa Summer Art Camps also offer Year Round Art Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Art Programs, too.

Best Iowa Fall Art Camp Jobs

Searching for Iowa Art Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Art Camps are now listing their 2020-21 Fall Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Fall Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Some of the Best Art Camps in the Midwest are here in Iowa.

Fall 2020 Update, Please Read: Many Art camps may be changing their schedules and plans because of COVID-19. For the most current information, please contact each camp individually.

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Falcon Camp
Carrollton, OH
216.991.2489

Ages: 6 - 16 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Widely recognized throughout the midwest as Ohio's premier summer camp since 1959, Falcon Camp offers a beautiful lakefront setting, a talented experienced staff and a wide variety of activities. Falcon provides an atmosphere that encourages young people to grow in spirit, skills, understanding, relationships, and attitudes. Fun for Now, Skills for Life is not just a catchy logo phrase but truly defines what Falcon is about.

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Camp Courageous
Montciello, IA

Visit Our Camp Courageous Website
319-465-5916
program[AT]campcourageous.org
12007 190th Street
P.O. Box 418
Montciello, IA 52310

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Courageous Video

CAMPER AGES: 3-85

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Weekends and travel programs

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Courageous is an amazing year round recreational and respite care facility for children and adults with varying ability levels. We hope to inspire a world where individuals are able to go beyond their current comfort zones and expand their imaginations.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational and respite care program for children and adults with disabilities. Campers with intellectual & physical disabilities, hearing and visual impairments, autism, brain injuries and other distinct groups are served.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Special Needs.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Courageous is in the beautiful Pictured Rocks area of Jones County, 5 miles southeast of Monticello, IA. The camp lies on 400 acres of wooded land surrounded by thousands of acres of state primitive land and the Maquoketa River.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Courageous has a lodge, nature center, barn, 3 large cabins, gym, office, nursing area, 3 staff dorms, arts and crafts building, 2 indoor pools, a lake, 1 pavilion, 8 staff houses, 200 new acres to be remodeled.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational and respite care program for children and adults with disabilities. Campers with intellectual & physical disabilities, hearing and visual impairments, autism, brain injuries and other distinct groups are served.

Campers choose from traditional camp activities as well as many adventure activities such as high and low ropes courses and caving.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Campership funds are available for those that need assistance.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Winter week long program for adultes. Spring school camping program. Summer week long program for children, youth and adults. Fall weeklong program for adults. 23 Respite care weekends each year. 23 trips both weekend and weeklong each year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer: May 17- August 14, 2020

Respite: First full weekend of every month

Travel: Vary

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Courageous is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides year-round recreational and respite care for individuals with a variety of disabilities/ability levels. Our campers served come from nursing homes, group homes, and independent/single homes, many with mild, moderate, and profound intellectual and physical disabilities. At camp we hope to inspire a world where individuals with special needs are empowered with courage, to look beyond their current capabilities and explore the world with confidence.

As a camp counselor you will be responsible for the care of these individuals, whether it be with personal care, eating, adapting activities to their ability levels, and overall providing them with an exceptional vacation from their usual routines.
Working with children and adults with different ability levels can often come with some challenges but they come with even greater results. Campers may require additional assistance with personal care including feeding, dressing, and bathroom needs, and others may require behavioral redirection. The hours required are long but by the end of the week you have made many best friends. Many campers are unable to acquire these unique experiences except at camp, so even with these additional needs, you are able to experience the special moments in these individual’s lives.

Volunteer, internships, and paid positions are all available. Volunteers and Interns can receive an optional stipend of $50.00/week plus room and board. Paid counselors and activity specialists receive the best employment package around with a base pay of $490/week with possible additions, and room and board being provided, which includes air-conditioned staff dormitories affording the staff separate living quarters from the campers. (Staff do share nightly cabin duty on a rotating basis.) Other benefits include a health insurance plan and one week of paid vacation for year-round staff. Camp provides a bonus for returning seasonal summer staff and a monetary incentive for recruiting additional summer staff. Candidates for year- round positions must have experience working with individuals of varying ability levels. Seasonal positions are for one or more season.

YR-ROUND: Starts the first day of the season requiring a one year commitment.
SUMMER: May 17- August 14, 2020
POSITIONS: Respite Care Weekends Counselors, $/hour. Adventure Specialist/ Recreation Specialist/ Canoeing Specialist/ Outdoor Living Skills/ Music Specialist/ Kitchen Staff/ Health Staff Assistant/ Crafts Specialist/ Seasonal Counselors

For more information:
Program:
Amy Kurth : akurth[AT]campcourageous.org
Nursing: Sharon Roller: sharon[AT]campcourageous.org
Dietary: Julie O'Connor: julie[AT]campcourageous.org
Non-smokers please.

Feel free to apply online by accessing the camp’s Web site at Our Camp Website Link: campcourageous.org

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Iowa Art Camps

Be sure to ask each Iowa Art Camp about the amount of art instruction and the overall intensity of their art program.

Some Top Iowa Art Camps offer rigorous daily art training and lots of intensive art experience. Other great Iowa Camps offer art as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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Camp Hantesa
Boone, Iowa

Visit Our Camp Hantesa Website
515-432-1417
michael[AT]campfireiowa.org
1450 Oriole Rd.
Boone, Iowa 50036

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Camp Fire

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Science, Technology, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Football, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located five miles south of downtown Boone, IA adjacent to Ledges State Park. We have over 140 acres of beautiful wooded land. This is the perfect place to experience natures beauty.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have over 25 cabins. The crown jewel of the cabin is the beautiful Clayton Lodge. Camp Hantesa also features a ropes course and climbing wall, an equestrian program featuring 14 horses, 2 riding arenas, and abundant pasture land. We also have a swimming pool with a zero entry section for those not as comfortable in the water.

We are proud of our multiple hiking trails, our archery and riflery ranges, our arts center, our drama building, our star observation deck, and our two science and nature centers. We also have the capabilities of hosting groups for conferences, team building retreats, overnight stays, and weddings.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are an American Camp Association accredited camp.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a 2 week leadership council program for 9th and 10th graders. We also offer a 4 week apprentice program for 11th and 12th graders.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer need-based scholarships.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have day camps all 12 months of the year, we also have overnight options in October, December, January, and March.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We have several day camp and sleep-away options for youth grades 1-12, including equestrian day and overnight camp options. Please see our website for more information, at Our Camp Website Link: www.hantesa.com

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Art Camps in IA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Iowa Art Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Iowa Art Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp and Retreat Center
Spirit Lake, Iowa

Visit Our Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp and Retreat Center Website
(866) 856-9862
info[AT]okobojicamp.com
21413 154th Street Place
Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp and Retreat Center Video

CAMPER AGES: 4-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. We offer a range of events from day camps to week-long events. Please visit our website, www.okobojicamp.com, for more information.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. United Methodist Camp.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Amusement Park Camp, Go-Kart Camp, Wild Okoboji Water, Dance Camp, Teen Week.

CAMP LOCATION: Just off the shores of West Lake Okoboji lies over 100 beautiful acres of camp, conference and retreat opportunities in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes Vacationland! Since 1915, the ministry at Okoboji has changed hearts and lives! All camping events encourage campers to learn, play, experience God's love in the outdoors, grow in faith in a safe atmosphere, and to reach their personal best! Campers and Guests enjoy wonderful food service, air-conditioned/heated facilities, cutting edge programming, the opportunity to grow in faith & leadership, and warm Christian hospitality from trained staff.

CAMP FACILITIES: Whether it's a large group function, a family reunion, a school or church retreat, a youth group lock-in, or just a quiet get-away to the lakes, we offer comfortable accommodations at affordable rates...year-round!

Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp & Retreat Center can meet all YOUR needs for a stay in the lakes area. If you have any further questions, would like to schedule your retreat, or want to check on availability, please call toll free 1.866.856.9862. or email us.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Okoboji Camp, we are excited to be a place where traditional camp activities like archery, swimming and campfires are blended with exciting adventure activities like go-karts, rock climbing and Rock-A-Boji.

More than just dynamic programs, however, all camping events at Okoboji are designed to create an environment where Christ�s message is shared in word and deed. For many youth and adults, time away at camp is a time where faith can be developed in a safe, comfortable place under the guidance of caring Christian staff.

If you'd like to know more about our summer programs, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.okobojicamp.com.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camping.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year-round activities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more complete information about our summer programs, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.okobojicamp.com

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Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Sports Camps
Iowa Location(s)

Visit Our Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Sports Camps Website
800-804-3509
Over 500 Locations Nationwide
Mead, WA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
CA, CO, CT, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, WI, and WY

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
6311 E. Mt. Spokane Park Dr., Suite B
Mead, WA 99021

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Sports Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 3 thru 12. Not all ages available in all areas.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Hours vary by camp and age level.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, Team Sports, and more. Lacrosse, Mini-Hawk, Multi-Sport, Quickstart, Tiny-Hawk, Track & Field, & Volleyball Too!

CAMP LOCATION: Skyhawks Sports Camps are located in cities throughout the state. Please see our website for exact locations near you at Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com

CAMP FACILITIES: Modern practice fields and facilites with top-notch training and safety equipment.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 1979, Skyhawks sports has led safe, fun and skill-focused sports camps and programs for youth between the ages of 3-12.

We offer many different different sports--and countless ways for your child to grow. The camps range from soccer to baseball to our popular mulit-sport camps where kids sample three different sports (soccer, basketball and baseball) in one camp.

Our camps and programs are offered locally throughout over 500 communities. The format includes traditional week-long summer day camps and year-round after-school programs that range from 45 minutes to 6 hours in duration, per day. Our progression of camps and programs, led by our expert staff, are generated toward youth looking for a sport introduction or those who want to refine and master their sport-specific skills.

For Detailed Information on ALL of our summer sports camps, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com.

Our coaches and site directors make a significant difference to your child's on-field experience. Chosen for their strong personal character, responsibility, and capacity to effectively communicate sports skills to youth, our staff will make the extra effort every time to ensure that your children have the best on-field/court experience, emphasize teamwork, and learn life skills through sports. Our staff are required to complete our extensive certification process.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer financial aid for those families that qualify. Please call 1.800.804.3509 for an application.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer year round programs in select states, please see our website for complete information on all Skyhawks Sport Camps in your area.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Skyhawks Sports Camps are SAFETY FOCUSED!

At Skyhawks we go the extra mile to focus on safety, and we have a long-standing proven safety track record and processes to prove it. For example, all Skyhawks Sports camps start and end with our unique safety process called "Gate System and Parking Lot Duty." This process is where coaches come and greet both parents and campers in the parking lot when parents pull up to drop off their children.

Our staff guide the kids onto the field/court and out of harm's way by funneling them into our gate system. Eye contact is maintained from each one of our staff members until the kids make it onto the field/court where they are grouped by age. This efficient process ensures safety. Additionally, it develops a level of trust between parent, coach, and child that ultimately leads to a fun and skill-focused camp for youth.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Skyhawks Sports Camps are offered throughout the summer, and specific dates and times vary from location to location.

Fees vary depending on age, duration of camp, and location.

You can find a complete list of sessions, times, and fees for ALL the Skyhawks Sports Camps in your area at: Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com.

Or feel free to call us at: 800-804-3509.

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Jewish UnCamp
Iowa Location(s)

Visit Our Jewish UnCamp Website
718.604.0088
teens[AT]jewishuncamp.org
Tahigwa Drive
Dorchester, Iowa 52140

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Morristown, NJ and St Paul, MN

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Bais Chana Women Int'l 383 Kingston Avenue,#248 Brooklyn, NY 11213

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Jewish UnCamp Video

CAMPER AGES: 15-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Welcome to the Jewish UnCamp, for independent-thinking Jewish high school girls. Come for straight talk about the things that matter most with your new best friends from all around the world. Eye-opening Jewish learning. Creative workshops for the non-conformist in you. Outdoor trips for fun-lovers. This isn't your mother's summer camp - it's UnCamp.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: This summer the Jewish Un-Camp will be at Camp Tahigwa in Dorchester, Iowa, on 315 acres of stunning wooded land with rolling hills, native prairies and peaceful waterways. Fly into Minneapolis, meet your counselors and take our chartered bus to the property.

CAMP FACILITIES: Cabin rooms, dining hall, meeting and hang-out space, a pristine creek for water tubing, a frisbee course, zipline, rappeling tower, canoeing and miles of biking trails nearby.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Candid discussion about the things that matter most with your independent-thinking Jewish peers from around the world. Creative workshops for the non-conformist in you. Hiking, biking, water-tubing, kayaking and owl watching. We have thousands of years of Jewish wisdom to tap into so ask any question you want � about true love, Jewish medical ethics, the human psyche, the nature of the soul, what do Jews believe, where does morality come from, why kosher, what do dreams mean, faith, free will, reincarnation, where was G-d during the Holocaust, what�s Shabbat for, what's the key to happiness, what about other religions, why do bad things happen to good people...and anything else on your mind. This isn't someone else's agenda, it's yours.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Generous SCHOLARSHIPS through One Happy Camper, and Bais Chana Women International.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Jewish Un-Camp has weekends during the school year that are mini-versions of the summer program, and reunions for alum.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Jewish UnCamp is your chance to explore Judaism's take on life's big questions. What does it mean to be a Jew today and why should we care? How should we respond to anti-semitism? What does Jewish wisdom contribute to discussions on technology, social issues, interpersonal relationships, world peace? What, if anything, should we do with that information - and how?

Meet girls from all over the world! Generous SCHOLARSHIPS.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 28-July 19, 2017. Email us if you can't attend the full session.

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Computer Kids Club
Online Camp Bear, Delaware

Visit Our Computer Kids Club Website
302-438-1318
computerkidsclub[AT]aol.com
Delaware
P.O. Box 246
Bear, Delaware 19701

CAMPER AGES: Ages 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. M-F 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. OR 12:45-4:00 p.m.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: HALF-DAY Computer Camp in Delaware for Ages 5-12. Students use computer arts to design a POKEMON or UNICORN city and a RUBIK's cube! TYPING, CODING with MINECRAFT, MOANA, STARWARS & More. Engineering & Math activities. Build a Rover & Rocketship and learn the GOOGLE programs.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Needs are welcome.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Math, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camps will be held at All Saints Catholic School, 907 New Road, Wilmington, DE or Newark, Delaware location which is pending.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camps will be held in New Castle County schools in their computer lab.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: This program can also be delivered through our TUTORING service by appointment during the summer.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
$235.00 for Monday-Friday Camp
Choose the A.M. OR P.M. camp for this fee

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Seeking part-time technology coaches to assist with the summer camp hours. 

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YMCA Camp Wapsie
Coggon, Iowa

Visit Our YMCA Camp Wapsie Website
319-435-2577
camp[AT]crmetroymca.org
2174 Wapsie Y Road
Coggon, Iowa 52218

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Wapsie is the place to help young people build the character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. With our deep tradition in camping, We strive to instill these underlying principles into each camper during their time at camp. Here at YMCA Camp Wapsie, we are: For Youth Development, For Healthy Living, and For Social Development. YMCA Camp Wapsie is an Accredited camp of the ACA, (American Camp Association).

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Horses/Equestrian, Adventure, and more. Wapsie Offers Outdoor Skills Programs.

YMCA Camp Wapsie is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Coggon Iowa offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Dance, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. YMCA Camp Wapsie is a top Art Camp for ages: 6-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: A half hour north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Assistance is available to families needing assistance through a short application process.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): WE also offer Family camps on Memorial and Labor Day weekends.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Wapsie is open year round for seasonal camps, Outdoor Environmental Education, Team-building and Retreats.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Check our website Our Camp Website Link: www.campwapsie.org for current infomration.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
YMCA Camp Wapsie hires counselors for our day and overnight summer camps along with specialty staff in the areas of Adventure trips. Equestrian, Food Service, Health Aquatics and Leadership programs.

Please contact the camp for complete jobs information.

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Camp Tanager Day Camp
Mount Vernon, Iowa

Visit Our Camp Tanager Day Camp Website
319-286-4510
319-363-0681

campmail[AT]tanagerplace.org
1614 West Mount Vernon Road
Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2309 C Street SW
Cedar Rapids,  IA. 52314

CAMPER AGES: 6-11

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Tanager offers 9 one-week themed day camp programs for kids 6-11 years! Campers will enjoy traditional camp activities while learning new skills and making new friends. Our highly trained staff put kids first helping them build skills and gain confidence in a safe and nurturing environment. Our 'Free to Choose' Electives program gives kids programming choice throughout the camp week.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Music/Band, Science, Technology, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Team Sports, and more. Gaga Ball, 9 Square

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tanager is located 10 minutes from Cedar Rapids.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Tanager features 8 traditional wooden cabins for overnight campers, a heated outdoor pool, recreation/dining hall, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball field, sand volleyball court, gaga ball pits, wooded trail with creek and an archery range.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Tanager is celebrating it's 90th year. Our goal is to provide the best possible camp experience for our campers. Camp Tanager staff work with our campers to help them gain skill and independence, become better teammates and build on friendships within the cabin group. All staff go through a rigorous 6 day residential training program, are background checked and have completed CPR and First Aid prior to the campers arrival.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Weekly sessions begin June 12, 2017. Cost per camp session is $175/week. Early bird pricing through March 31 - save $15 per week.

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Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center
Montour, IA

Visit Our Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center Website
641.492.6165
contactus[AT]pilgrimheights.org
3005 E Ave
Montour, IA 50173

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center Video

CAMPER AGES: ALL

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Pilgrim Heights Camp and Retreat Center, a non-profit which provides an opportunity for personal growth. Secluded timber setting located on over 120 acres in the bluffs of the Iowa River. We border an 80-acre recreational lake which provides spectacular views and loads of adventure (hiking, canoeing, swimming, Nature Explore Classroom, arts and crafts). ACA accredited. Camps for all ages.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Montour Iowa offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Music/Band, Waterfront/Aquatics and more. Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center is a top Art Camp for ages: ALL.
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CAMP LOCATION: Pilgrim Heights Retreat Center is located in the heart of Iowa, off Highway 30, 12 miles east of Marshalltown, 5 miles west of Toledo. Turn north (E Ave. north is a .5 mile east of E Ave. south), onto E Avenue .5 miles west of the Meskwaki Casino. Pilgrim Heights Retreat Center is at the end of the gravel road.

CAMP FACILITIES: Pilgrim Heights is a space to get away from the fast-paced daily demands of everyday life. A space to reflect and rejuvenate yourself. A space to enjoy and explore your relationship with your family, faith, or business community. Day-use visitors and over-night guests are invited to enjoy the wilderness resort gathering place. Rental of meeting spaces and overnight accommodations from tent camping, to rustic cabins, to retreat suites with private bathrooms are also available. Located on over 120 acres in the bluffs of the Iowa River, Pilgrim Heights borders an 80-acre recreational lake, provides spectacular views and loads of adventure. Within 1 hour's drive of 4 major metropolitan areas and 2 airports, Pilgrim Heights sits 1/2 mile north of Hwy 30 on the outskirts of Montour, IA.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing, hard working people of all ages, to become Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center Volunteers. There are many ways you can give back, be good stewards, and get involved at Pilgrim Heights. Here are just a few ways you can help out and have fun: Summer Camp Volunteer Counselor – age 16 & older (summer only) Work Service Volunteer – all ages (year-round) Pilgrim Heights Program Volunteer – age 16 & older (program specific)

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Whether you are a returning counselor or first-timer, 10th - 12th grade high school students and adults interested in counseling for at least one session this summer... Come to CIT camp this year! We'll spend 24 hours together preparing for campers. Then, campers will join us for 3 days of on-the-job training.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Families come in all kinds of forms and each person is unique. So, we've given you options to fit your family: Sleep in the air-conditioned comfort of Autumn House or in a tent under the stars. Come for a day ($75) or two or the whole week. Join in activities or just relax. Everyone is invited to check out what God is doing at Pilgrim Heights!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are available to host your group throughout the year. Please contact us if you are looking for that perfect place to hold your meeting, team building retreat, family reunion or just need to have some quiet get away.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.pilgrimheights.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please see our website for positions available. 

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Performing Arts Passport Camp
Ames, Iowa

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Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011

CAMPER AGES: 8-12th Grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. June 9-14

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): 4-H

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: For one week we will dive into the art of storytelling through Devised Theater. This is a collaborative style of theater that uses each ensemble member’s unique skills and interests to create a one-of-a-kind performance experience. Participate in hands-on workshops in character creation, playwriting, movement, and more. Bring stories and topics that are important and interesting to you to inspire the theme of our collaborative project that will be performed outside at the end of the week!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We will be working/staying in a few buildings in the west part of Iowa State's campus, and will be performing on the Parks Library Lawn.

CAMP FACILITIES: We will be using Iowa State University's facilities, including dorms, recreation centers, theatre classrooms, and dining centers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This camp will feature daily workshops throughout the week, led by Iowa State University students and alumni, and will culminate to a student-derived showcase performed on the Iowa State library lawn. We hope to teach that theatre can be done anywhere and with any resources, and hope to help campers become confident leaders within their own theater communities.

Immersed in Iowa State University’s campus, you will be staying within walking distance of the black-box theater and design lab workshop spaces. Come join us for a week of collaboration, creation, and exploration through the performing arts!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid can be attained through the Iowa 4-H website under "Funding for 4-H'ers", or can be found here: Our Camp Website Link: www.iowa4hfoundation.org

OTHER CAMP INFO: Final Performance: June 14 at Parks Library, Iowa State University

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.extension.iastate.edu for more information.

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Lakeshore Center at Okoboji
Milford, Iowa

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712-337-3313
info[AT]lakeshorecenteratokoboji.org
1864 Hwy 86
Milford, Iowa 51351

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CAMPER AGES: 3 - adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day/Overnight/Weekend/Week long

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Open to everyone and all demoninations are welcome!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, and more. Adventure, Musical Camps, Water Activites, Challenge Courses, Family Camp, Grands Camp

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Northwest Iowa. Overlooking over 600 feet of beautiful sand beach on the shores of West Lake Okoboji. Giant oak trees provide serenity and nature abounds on 60 acres of property.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 11 seasonal cabins with A/C and bunk beds, 3 cabins that are available year around. Our new Lakeview Lodge provides deluxe hotel style guest rooms for our adults for reunions, retreats, or personal getaways. We also provide excellent food service.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp activities take place in our Rec Hall/Chapel, Canteen/Art & Crafts buildings. We have High and Low Challenge Courses, Archery, Gaga ball, 9 Sq in the Air, Canoeing, Kayaking, Bike trails, and many more activities. The favorite of course is swimming, canoeing, or kayaking in beautiful West Lake Okoboji. Which is considered one of three blue water lakes in the world. Experience God's creation and beauty outdoors, learn more about God's amazing love for us, and meet new friends.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We have scholarships available. Contact by phone, email, or our form is located on our website.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is a great way to get-a-way from the busyness of life and have fun with your family at the lake. We have lots of activities planned just for you. Very affordable and quality family experience.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have year-round activities and retreats. We have scrapbook retreats, quilting retreats, meditation retreats, pastor retreats, women's retreats, family reunions, weddings, business conferences, meetings, church youth events, adult church retreats, and personal getaways. Contact us for your next event.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Lakeshore Center at Okoboji is the perfect place for your next event. We have excellent accommodations and food service for year-round family reunions, school or college retreats, church gatherings or youth lock in, weddings, or just for your personal getaway to the lakes. Contact us by email at info[AT] lakeshorecenteratokoboji.org or phone 712-337-3313 to schedule your next event.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For all our summer camps and year around retreat information, visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.lakeshorecenteratokoboji.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
What a great way to spend your summer is working with children and playing at the lake.  Grow your faith, experience new skills, and meet lots of great people.  Call us at 712-337-3313 or apply online at: Our Camp Website Link: www.lakeshorecenteratokoboji.org.  We invite you to experience the life-changing love of Christ in the beauty of God's creation.

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MNOHS Online Two-Week Video and Soundtrack Immersion Project
Online Camp Minnesota

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info[AT]mnohs.org
Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: Grades 9-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This summer, MNOHS music teacher Erin Winchell and MNOHS media arts teacher Michael Wiechmann are teaming up to lead an exciting, intensive online learning experience. Youth will meet online in real time to develop video projects, show their work, and give and receive feedback. Projects include a 30-second commercial and a 10-minute short film, documentary, or stop action.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, and more. Video & Soundtrack Production

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Youth should plan to be online 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. weekdays, and to work ten additional hours per week on their projects. Most of the scheduled time is for projects but some of it will be for meetings.

Required equipment: A tablet or phone with a front-facing camera. A video camera or DSLR camera will also work.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 16 - June 29

Tuition:
$240 for non-MNOHS students
$180 for MNOHS students--or free for those who qualify

Please see our web site for more information: Our Camp Website Link: www.mnohs.org

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