2019 Youth Summer Day Camps

The purpose of Day Camps is to provide youth with an opportunity to learn and grow in a fun, comfortable, and safe environment. Please sign up early, as space is limited! These camps are not limited to 4-H members, so we encourage all youth to sign up! 
 
For full day camps (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM) please bring a sack lunch with your child's name on it. On half-day camps (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM), a snack and drink will be provided. 
 
All day camps are held at the Warren County Extension office, unless otherwise specified. 
200 W 2nd Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
 

Fun With Bots! 

  • Date: Thursday, June 6th
  • Time: 9:00 AM—3:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades K-3
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—FREE, Non-4-H’ers—$4

It’s never too early to learn to code! Youth will be introduced to coding concepts through games, various robots, and coding programs! Youth will problem-solving and creativity skills while having a blast with ROBOTS!
 

Tango with Technology

  • Date: Tuesday, June 11th
  • Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 4-12
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—FREE, Non-4-H’ers—$3

Creativity, innovation, art, engineering, and imagination will all come together as participants explore inventions and learn how to program their own robot! Youth will program new Dash and Dot robots to complete challenges!

 

Kids in the Kitchen

  • Dates:Wednesday, June 12th and June 19th
  • Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 4-12
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—$5, Non-4-H’ers—$10

Held at the Carlisle Family Life Center, participants will learn the basics of cooking and nutrition. Youth will work together to try new recipes, explore the art of cooking, and learn about making healthy life choices!

 

Growing in the Garden

  • Date:Thursday, June 13th
  • Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 4-12
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—$5, Non-4-H’ers—$10

Youth will learn about gardening techniques, harvesting produce, and utilizing their harvest in the kitchen! Participants will make their own lunch with homegrown produce and learn how they can start their own garden!

 

BBQ School

  • Dates: Monday, June 24–Wednesday, June 26
  • Times:9:00 AM-3:00 PM each day
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 4-12
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—$30, Non-4-H’ers—$35

Participants will cook their own lunch each day, take home a rack of ribs, and participate in a BBQ competition with the chance to win some great prizes– including a pit barrel smoker!
 

Exploring Invasive Species

  • Date: Friday, June 28th
  • Times:9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 3-5
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—FREE, Non-4-H’ers—$3

Oh no! A cane toad was accidentally brought from Australia to New Zealand and could hurt the native species. Participants will help
engineer a human trap to catch the toad and save New Zealand!
 

Art Explosion

  • ate: Monday, July 1st
  • Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having complete grades K-3
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—$5, Non-4-H’ers—$10

Explore all areas of art and creativity! All participants will bring home art projects from this day of exploring the elements of design, art principles, and different forms of creativity!

 

Project Prep Day

  • te: Tuesday, July 9th
  • Time: 9:00 AM—3:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 4-12
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—FREE

Entering static exhibits at the Warren County Fair? Communications and clothing events? Have you started a record book or wish to start one? Join Extension staff for a come-and-go day of working on project write-ups and record books!

 

Expand My World

  • Date: Tuesday, July 16th
  • Times: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Ages: Youth having completed grades 4-8
  • Cost: 4-H’ers—FREE, Non-4-H’ers—$5

Travel the world without leaving Warren County. Participants will explore cultures from around the world by sampling tasty cuisines, learning traditional dances, reading cultural folklore
and much more!
 
 
For Registration and Questions: 
Warren County Extension and Outrech
200 W 2nd Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
515-961-6237
 
Logan Kinyon - County Youth Coordinator
lkinyon@iastate.edu 

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