Join us for week-long adventures all summer! Each week we will focus on a different topic. We will do group activities, have free exploration time, and go on at least one off-site adventure each week. We will be outdoors the majority of the time. Activities will be geared towards 3-8 year-olds so older siblings can attend too!
Children must be at least 3 years old by June 1, 2022 and self-sufficient in the restroom to enroll.
Hours and Tuition
Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm $86/week
Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm $160/week
* Registration must be completed at least 2 weeks prior to each week of attendance.
* Complete paperwork and current immunization record must be on file for each child in order to attend.
Tuition must be paid prior to each week of attendance or Monday morning each week of attendance.
Food and Food Fees
Morning and afternoon snacks will be served each day, as well as lunch for those students staying until 3:00 pm.
* Students attending at least 2 weeks during the summer will be enrolled in the CACFP food program and no food fee will be charged.
* Students who attend only 1 week during the summer will be charged a $5 food fee for the half day program and $10 food fee for the whole day program.
June 6-10 What's in the Woods? We will discover the woods are more than a bunch of trees! We will explore everything from the dirt up to the tree tops.
June 13-17 Large Woodland Friends: Deer, fox, raccoons, whistle pigs…wait, what’s a whistle pig? We will learn to identify the larger animals that live in the woods, learn their behaviors, look for their tracks, and more!
June 20-24 Small Woodland Friends: Who lives beneath a log? Who lives in the dirt? Who lives on a tree? What do they eat? When do they sleep? We will find out as we study small woodland friends. FULL
July 11-15 Ponds and Streams: Prepare to get wet and dirty as we explore the flora and fauna of our local ponds and streams. FULL
July 18-22 Frogs and Toads: Did you know most frogs don’t say “ribbit”? We will become familiar with the common frogs and toads found in Iowa, their life cycles and habitats, and of course go tadpole and frog catching! FULL
July 25-29 Turtles: Heroes in a half shell…TURTLE POWER! We will investigate what makes these shelled critters so awesome! FULL
August 1-5 Wildflowers: Our local woodlands and prairies are packed with beautiful wildflowers! We will spend time among the wildflowers examining, identifying, smelling, and observing. FULL
August 8-12 Butterflies: There are about 120 species of butterflies in Iowa. We may not see all 120 species, but we will identify the common species in our area and learn which plants attract certain species.
August 15-19 Bees: Did you know male bees cannot sting? Did you know wasps are not bees? We will spend our last week of summer adventures delving in to the world of bees. FULL
Complete registration includes the health form signed by a physician and current immunization record.