Summer Programs

Summer Day Camps Registration Information:

Make this summer one to remember with our interactive day camps brought to you by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Black Hawk County 4-H! Created for kids who’ve completed grades K-5, these camps are all about learning, exploring, and having a blast.

  • Camps are open to all youth who’ve completed grades K-5

  • 4-H membership isn’t required to enroll

  • Camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Registration fee: $15.00 per one-day camp, per child

  • Campers are required to bring a sack lunch and water bottle

  • Snacks and all activity supplies are provided

  • Youth aren’t considered registered until payment is received

Our dedicated educators use research-based practices to ensure every camp day is filled with fun and educational experiences. Plus, we believe that cost shouldn’t be a barrier to participation. That’s why we offer financial assistance to those in need!

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity for your child to learn, grow, and make memories that last a lifetime. Contact us today for more information!

Register Online

Register through Form - Paper registrations can be emailed to Angela Johnson.

Please mail or stop by the office to submit your payment. We can accept cash or checks. Checks can be made out to Black Hawk County Extension & Outreach. Mail to or stop by 3420 University Avenue, Suite B, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

 

Camp Locations: 

George Washington Carver Greenhouse - 1505 Logan Ave, Waterloo

Cedar Valley Arboretum - 1927 E. Orange Road, Waterloo

First Baptist Church - 434 Baltimore Street, Waterloo

 

If you have questions, reach out to Angela Johnson or call (319)234-6811!

2024 Summer Day Camp Dates and Locations

Grade Completed Date & Time Camp Description Location

3rd - 5th

June 11th

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Zombie Survival—Delve into survival basics, handle zombie encounters, and tackle natural disasters with teamwork. Join us and unleash your inner survivalist!

George Washington Carver Greenhouse 1505 Logan Av. Waterloo

K—2nd

June 18th

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dig Those Dinos—Embark on a dinosaur expedition, dig for fossils, and delve into the world of these ancient creatures and their habitats!

Cedar Valley Arboretum 1927 E. Orange Rd. Waterloo

3rd - 5th

July 9th

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wizarding World Of— Delve into the art of crafting magical treats, weaving enchanting crafts, and concocting bewitching potions. Embark on a mystical journey and unlock the secrets of sorcery!

First Baptist Church

434 Baltimore St. Waterloo

K—2nd

July 11th

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fizz, Bubble, Goo—Explore the world of matter, craft slime, and witness captivating chemical and physical changes firsthand!

First Baptist Church

434 Baltimore St. Waterloo

3rd - 5th

July 23rd

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Candy Company— Satisfy your sweet tooth while mastering candy crafting! Plus, delve into entrepreneurial skills such as marketing, packaging, slogans, logos, pricing, and profit.

First Baptist Church

434 Baltimore St. Waterloo

K—2nd

July 25th

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Chef for a Day - Enhance your culinary skills while exploring the origins of food and mastering the preparation and cooking of a diverse range of tasty meals!

First Baptist Church

434 Baltimore St. Waterloo

3rd - 5th

August 1st

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Art Around the World—Fuse science and art to enrich your worldview. Explore various art techniques and styles while delving into ecosystems like rainforests, taiga, deserts, tundra, grasslands, and oceans.

First Baptist Church

434 Baltimore St. Waterloo

K—2nd

August 8th

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Art Explosion—Immerse yourself in art and creativity! Craft your own original masterpieces while exploring design elements, artistic principles, and various creative expressions!

First Baptist Church

434 Baltimore St. Waterloo

 

 

The fees for service will be used to offset direct expenses and to support the 4-H Youth Development County Extension Program. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.