2023 Summer Day Camps The Muscatine County Extension Office is excited to announce our 2023 Summer Day Camp Programs! Registration is now open for all youth in grades 1st through 6th grade. Grade is determined by the grade that the youth will be going into this coming fall. Each day will have a morning session (8:00 am to 11:30 am) or an afternoon session (1:00 pm to 4:30 pm) to choose from. Growing in the Garden June 20th for 1st to 3rd Graders June 21st for 4th to 6th Graders Campers will learn about how seeds grow into plants that produce the food they eat while getting their hands dirty. They will learn about gardening and will be able to take home a plant or two! Snack Provided: A variety of vegetables to taste test & fruit kabob Cool Computers & Coding July 12th for 1st to 3rd Graders July 11th for 4th to 6th Graders Campers are introduced to basic computer coding concepts through games, robots and block-based coding programs. They will be introduced to our resident robots: Mike, Simon, Cue and a few more! Snack Provided: Black bean salsa. Animals of Iowa June 26th for 1st to 3rd Graders June 27th for 4th to 6th Graders Come and learn more about the different species of mammals, birds, fish, insects and more that call Iowa home. We will be visiting Weed Park to try and find as many animals as we can in their habitats! Snack Provided: Goat cheese toast with strawberries and balsamic glaze. Astro Camp July 24th for 1st to 3rd Graders July 25th for 4th to 6th Graders Campers attending will have the opportunity to learn about the astronauts, planets, and more space fun! Join us to learn all things outer space! Snack Provided: Ham or turkey finger sandwiches Forces of Nature June 28th for 1st to 3rd Graders June 29th for 4th to 6th Graders Campers will explore earthquakes, floods, fire and extreme weather while exploring different parts of the Earth! Snack Provided: Graham cracker smackers with banana & sunflower butter. Kids in the Kitchen July 31st for 1st to 3rd Graders August 1st for 4th to 6th Graders Campers will learn how to make a well-balanced plate when eating. We will use vegetables from our own garden planted in June to make these yummy snacks! Snack Provided: DIY pizza Creepy Crawlies July 6th for 1st to 3rd Graders July 7th for 4th to 6th Graders The Bugs! We’ll take a closer look at the insects, spiders and more creepy crawlies that are all around us through exploration and experimentation. Snack Provided: Dirt cups with gummy worms. Ooey Gooey Science July 26th & 27th for 1st to 3rd Graders August 2nd & 3rd for 4th to 6th Graders Campers will explore slimy, gooey, gross science while conducting all kinds of icky, sticky experiments! Get ready to be playing in some slimy, yucky science fun in this camp! Snack Provided: Pumpkin cheesecake dip with cinnamon graham crackers. How to Register Registration is on a first come-first serve basis. Once all of the spots have been filled we will also have a waitlist in place. Please fill out registration form below & mail or drop it off at our office with registration fee to secure a spot. Alternatively, you can register online and mail or drop off your payment at the Extension Office. If you would like to pay by credit card, please indicate so on the registration and you will have an invoice emailed to you. Please note, if you choose to pay by credit card there is a convenience fee equal to 3%. All camps cost $15/youth. For additional questions please call the office at 563-263-5701. 2023 Day Camp Flyer & Registration 1st to 3rd 2023 Day Camp Flyer & Registration 4th to 6th Register Online The fees for service will be used to offset direct expenses and to support the 4-H Youth Development County Extension Program.