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: 7123366352


  • Bee Camp
    July 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 1

Step back into history during this partner camp with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach.

Two snacks provided. Details will be sent out to registered campers prior to camp date.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • Bee Camp
    July 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 7

Learn all about bees during this partner camp with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach.

Two snacks provided. Details will be sent out to registered campers prior to camp date.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • The Lorax Camp
    July 13, 2020 - July 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 13-14

Learn how you can make a difference by advocating for nature.

Snacks and free T-shirt included in registration fee. More details will be sent out to registered participants prior to the camp dates.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • Oh Say, Can You Say Di-no-saur? Camp
    June 29, 2020 - June 30, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29-30

Explore a prehistoric world of giants.

Snacks and free T-shirt included in registration fee. More details will be sent out to registered participants prior to the camp dates.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • Fine Feathered Friends Camp
    June 22, 2020 - June 23, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

9 a.m.-noon June 22-23

Learn all about birds during this youth camp.

Snacks and free T-shirt included in registration fee. More details will be sent out to registered participants prior to the camp dates.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • My Oh My - a Butterfly! Camp
    June 15, 2020 - June 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

9 a.m.-noon June 15-16

Explore the world of pollinators at the Dickinson County Nature Center.

Snacks and free T-shirt included in registration fee. More details will be sent out to registered participants prior to the camp dates.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • Kayaking Adventures
    June 17, 2020 - June 18, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This is for the AFTERNOON SESSION 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 17-18.

Learn the basics of kayaking from a certified instructor. Morning or afternoon session available.

Snacks and free T-shirt included in registration fee. More details will be sent out to registered participants prior to the camp dates.

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Event Phone: 7123366352


  • Kayaking Adventures
    June 17, 2020 - June 18, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

This is for the MORNING SESSION 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 17-18.

Learn the basics of kayaking from a certified instructor. Morning or afternoon session available.

Snacks and free T-shirt included in registration fee. More details will be sent out to registered participants prior to the camp dates.

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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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