Youth Camps

Build A Better World Through S.T.E.M. (K-3rd grade camp)- Examine S.T.E.M. careers and learn how these jobs play a role in building a better world. Explore, build, create and design through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Camp will be held at the Guttenberg Library on July 17 from 9am-3pm.

Fizz, Bubble, & Goo (K-3rd grade camp) - Come and explore the wonders of science by creating amazing chemistry experiments with everyday materials to watch them fizz, bubble and goo! Camps will be held 9:00 am– 3:00 pm at the Guttenberg City Park on June 19 and at the Elkader City Park on July 10.

Dig Those Dinosaurs (K-3rd grade camp) -Campers will learn about how dinosaurs lived long ago, compare themselves to the size of a dinosaur, go digging for fossils, hunt for dinosaur eggs, and make their own dinosaur craft. This camp is being offered at the Guttenberg City Park on June 29. All camps will run 9:00 am -3 pm.

Gizmos & Gadgets (K-3rd grade camp) - Become an engineer while creating gizmos that spin, fly, and zoom and gadgets that whirl, pop, and wobble. Spend the day creating fun toys and games with friends. Camp will be held at the Elkader City Park on June 19. All camps will be 9:00 am -3:00 pm.

How Does Your Garden Grow? (K-3rd grade camp) -Put on your chef’s apron and gardening gloves, it’s time to explore (and taste) the world around you while learning to go from the garden to your plate. Camps will be held at the Central School Garden on June 27, July 11, & July 25 from 8:00am-2:00pm. 

Discover Clayton County (4th-6th grade camp)- Explore the hidden treasures of Clayton County as we investigate and learn about the history of our area while touring the countryside. The adventure will start at the Founders Park in Elkader at 9 am and conclude back in Elkader by 3 pm on July 13.

Power Up (4th-6th grade camp)- Learn how the power of the sun is transforming the future. Try your hand at harnessing the suns resources and probe deeper into solar energy. Camp will be 9 am – 3pm at the Elkader City Park on July 10.

Air Voyage (4th-6th grade camp)-“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a...drone?” Examine the world of flight and the science behind aviation. Build a rocket and fly a drone! Camp will be 9 am – 3pm at the Elkader City Park on July 20.

Righteous River (4th-6th grade camp)- Fish and float the Turkey River with your homemade fishing pole and lure while learning to kayak. Take a nature hike and explore the riverbanks. Camp will be 9 am – 3pm at the Elkader City Park on July 24.

Super Awesome Adventure (4th-6th grade camp)- Each week campers will embark on a cultural journey that includes the exploration of music, foreign languages, art, exercise, science, and history. This year’s cultures of focus include China, Brazil, Mexico, and Middle-Eastern Countries. Through hands on learning and cultural emersion you will explore the adventures of humanity. (Lunch provided with registration). Camp will be 10 am – 1 pm at the Elkader City Park on July 6, 13, 20 & 27.

Build A Better World Through S.T.E.M. (4th-6th grade camp)- Examine S.T.E.M. careers and learn how these jobs play a role in building a better world. Explore, build, create and design through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Camp will be held from 3-5 pm at the Garnavillo Library on July 5, 12, & 19.

For more summer day camp information visit the Clayton County Extension website at www.extension.iastate.edu/clayton or call 563-245-1451.
Register online with the following link:   www.tinyurl.com/clayton-camp.



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