Youth Programs

Sioux County Summer Camps and Youth Programs are Open to Everyone!

ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County offers camps and youth programs all year. These activities and events are open to all youth. 4-H membership not required. 

STEAM Fest: February 2024

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Dordt University collaborate to host STEAM Fest each year. 

STEAM Fest is a day of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math interactive hands-on learning for youth in 4th through 8th grade. 4-H membership is not required. 

STEAM Fest 2024
Saturday, February TBD, 2024
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dordt University, Sioux Center

STEAM Fest Flyer & Color Tracks (English)

  • Color Track Descriptions (English)

STEAM Fest Flyer & Color Tracks (Spanish) 

  • Color Track Descriptions (Spanish)


Registration will open in January and close early-February or when maximum capacity has been met. 

STEAM Fest, Junior: March 2024

STEAM Fest, Junior is open to 1st through 3rd graders. Youth are invited to spend the morning learning and having fun while participating in hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities hosted by the ISU Extension and Outreach Northwest Iowa Youth Development Team. 

STEAM Fest, Junior
March TBD, 2024
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location TBD

Registration Fee: $5 per youth

Printer-Friendly 2023 STEAM Fest, Junior [English & Spanish] Flyer

Register for STEAM Fest, Junior

Registration will open in February and close early-March or when maximum number of registrants has been met. 

PLUNGE into 4-H Overnight Camp: April/May 2024

"PLUNGE into 4-H" is a middle school overnight camp where we focus on leadership development, communication and teamwork, trying new things, exploring opportunities, and giving back to others through community service. It is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders. 

Details & Registration Information TBA Spring 2024!

Stay tuned to this webpage for more information!

Summer Camps: June-August 2024

ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County hosts a variety of camps for youth each summer. Camps generally consist of hands-on interactive learning related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Robotics, Cooking, and the Arts.

2023 Summer Camp Book Cover

Summer Camps 2024

  • Summer Camp registration will open April 2024. 
  • The 2024 Summer Camp Book provides a full listing of camps in Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee Counties. The booklet will be released in March 2024. 

Watch this webpage, our Facebook page, and your child's backpack for details.


Need help registering? View our Help Video.

Multi-County 4-H Swim/Skate: December 2023

Join other 4-H youth in grades 4-12 from around the area for a fun day of swimming, skating, food, friends and fun! 

December TBD, 2023
12 noon to 4:00 p.m. (Skating from 12-2:00; Swimming from 1-4:00)
All-Seasons Center, Sioux Center

Printer-Friendly Swim/Skate Flyer

Guidelines for Attendees

$10 cost includes swimming, skating during skating time, games/activities, light lunch and snacks. 

For more information, call Jade at 712-737-4230. 


More Information

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