Are you ready for summer? Because the Dickinson County Nature Center is. Summer camp registration opens Sunday, March 1, here for camps for preschool- through eighth-grade students. “It’s a really good way to get kids outdoors, to explore, to get them away from their screens for a little while,” said naturalist Ashley Hansen. “We have…

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Event Phone: 712-336-6352


  • No School Day camp
    March 18, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

On a day when your child doesn’t have school, send him or her to the Dickinson County Nature Center for fun with our naturalists! Pre-register elementary-aged students beginning Jan. 14.

Camps will be held 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 1 and 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 18. Registration is separate for each day camp and costs $20 per student, per camp. There is a maximum of 20 students per session, so make sure to sign up early!

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Event Phone: 712-336-6352


  • No School Day camp
    March 1, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

On a day when your child doesn’t have school, send him or her to the Dickinson County Nature Center for fun with our naturalists! Pre-register elementary-aged students beginning Jan. 14.

Camps will be held 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 1 and 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 18. Registration is separate for each day camp and costs $20 per student, per camp. There is a maximum of 20 students per session, so make sure to sign up early!

Find more details here.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • August 14, 2018 - August 15, 2018
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • August 15, 2018
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This two-day camp will allow students to participate in outdoor activities and build skills they can use throughout their lives. Try out camping skills; learn how to identify birds; play disc golf and much more.

Registration fees are $50 for Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County members or $60 for non-members and include a free T-shirt and snack each day. Please bring a sack lunch.

*Maximum of 15 campers

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  • July 31, 2018
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • August 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

In this two-day camp for ages 6-7, students will dig deeper into the world of rocks, dinosaurs and early Iowa history. Learn through hands-on activities and observations, plus, spend plenty of time outdoors!

Registration fees are $50 for Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County members or $60 for non-members and include a free T-shirt and snack each day. Please bring a sack lunch.

*Maximum of 15 campers

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  • July 17, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 18, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this two-day camp, kids ages 4-5 will learn about different habitat types and the animals that live in them through active play and adventure. Plus, they will be introduced to some of the live animal ambassadors that live at the Dickinson County Nature Center.

Registration fees are $40 for Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County members or $50 for non-members and include a free T-shirt and a snack each day.

*Maximum of 15 campers

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