Northwest iowa Summer Camps

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Clover Crates: For Youth Who Have Completed 1st-3rd Grade

Reminders:

  • Clover Crates are take-home activity options for those who cannot
    or choose not to attend camp in-person. When registering, select a
    Clover Crate if you’d like to pick up a crate to complete at home.
  • The cost for each Clover Crate is $5. This is non-refundable.
  • All Clover Crates will be available for pickup from your local ISU
    Extension and Outreach office starting June 7.
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel Northwest Iowa Summer Camps
    to view an educational video that correlates with each Clover Crate.

Hands-On Art

Do you like to get your hands a little messy? Explore the world of color and
texture as we create all kinds of art!

Paper Picasso

Do you love scrapbooking and card making? Want to become an Origami
pro? Unleash your inner artist and join us as we try paper crafts of all kinds.

Doggy Discovery

Take a trip to the virtual vet where participants will use circuitry to perform
surgery on their own 3D pet. After the operation, chat with a local vet about
all things canine. Bring your pet to Zoom with other pets for a dog-gone
good time!

Pit Crew

Drive, drag, ramp and race your ride. Customize your track to pull your sled,
ramp your truck, and fight drag to achieve top speed.

Racing Bots: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Want to build your vey own robot from scratch? Bristlebots are fun-to-build
robots that, once completed, buzz along the top of a table like bugs. You are
challenged to make your Bristlebot go faster and see who wins the race.

ArtBot

Do you like drawing or painting? What if you could build a robot that
creates its own art? Well, then it is time to create an ArtBot! Customize this
robot with your own creativity, and change how it draws.

Clover Crates: For Youth Who Have Completed 4th Grade and Up

Reminders:

  • Clover Crates are take-home activity options for those who cannot
    or choose not to attend camp in-person. When registering, select a
    Clover Crate if you’d like to pick up a crate to complete at home.
  • The cost for each Clover Crate is $5. This is non-refundable.
  • All Clover Crates will be available for pickup from your local ISU
    Extension and Outreach office starting June 7.
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel Northwest Iowa Summer Camps
    to view an educational video that correlates with each Clover Crate.

Sew Fun

Explore the basics of stitching and try your hand at some hand-sewing projects.
Hey Moms, now your child will also be able to sew on those pesky loose buttons!

Don’t Break Your Battle Bus – Inspired by Fortnite

Design and build your own Battle Bus and create a path to exit and land on Spawn
Island. Once you build your battle bus, celebrate your accomplishment with Turk’s dance and then gear up to build your Rube Goldberg path around Spawn Island.

ROBO Fun!

Create two different robots! The first robot teaches the mechanics and build
process, and the second robot helps you find your creative side. While the robots are each different, you are sure to have fun building each one!

Power of Produce (PoP) Club

PoP Club empowers youth to make healthful food choices as they participate in fun educational activities; taste fruits, veggies, herbs and more; and receive a $2 token to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables at the market.
Sign-up online at https://tinyurl.com/3f7dxmgr or in-person at the market.
Cost: FREE! Ages: 4-12 years old

Dates: Saturdays in June, July, August and September

Time: 10:00-1:00 p.m. (Please note, this is a come-and-go style program.)

Location: Orange City Farmers’ Market

Summer Camps: For Youth Who Have Completed 1st-3rd Grade

Reminders:

  • Register for summer camps if you plan to attend the camp in person.
  • If you would like to attend an in-person camp, but the listed date
    does not work for you or the camp is already full, you can check the
    additional date options happening in nearby counties online at
    www.extension.iastate.edu/sioux or during registration.

Escape from Davy Jones’s Locker

Not all treasure is silver and gold! Sail the seven seas or abandon ship as we
explore ship structure, buoyancy and gold doubloons. You won’t be a land lubber
when you get off this ship!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: June 2
Location: Public Library, Hull
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Dash & Dot Visit the County Fair

Dash and Dot the robots go to the county fair! Get ready to corral the cattle, groove on the grandstand, maneuver through Midway mania and have fun at the fair.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: June 4
Location: Community Building, Hospers
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

WeDo Lego®: Speed Across the Finish Line

How fast can your robot go? We’ll investigate the best ways to increase speed and make your ‘car’ go faster. Buckle up… Let’s zoom across the finish line!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: June 11
Location: Public Library, Hawarden
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Outdoor Skills Day

Join us for an adventure-filled day in the great outdoors! Register online at https://form.jotform.com/4Hregion1/2021-skills-day. Youth under age 8 must bring an adult.

Cost: Free!
Age: All Ages
Date: June 10
Location: Sandy Hollow Recreation Area, Sioux Center
Time: 8:30-4:00 p.m.

First Steps Vet Science

Just like people, pets need to be loved and cared for, too. We will discuss pet
safety, as well as proper care, food, exercise, grooming and First Aid.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed Kindergarten through 3rd grade
Date: June 14
Location: Multipurpose Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m. OR 1:00-3:30 p.m.

AstroCamp®

Launch into a week of out-of-this-world learning! Explore space
adventures in the areas of science, technology, engineering,
math, robotics, cooking and art. Experience a statewide rocket
launch and chat with astronauts at the International Space Station.
Participate in a half-day camp and receive a take-home crate of supplies with
additional activities.

AstroCamp® Clover Crates will be available to pick up at our office on June 14.

Cost: $10
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: June 18
Location: Multipurpose Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Microwave Magic

Cake in the microwave? You bet! Explore kitchen safety and try your hand at
measuring and mixing as we unlock the power of the microwave to create some
tasty treats!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: June 22
Location: ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Hands-On Art

Do you like to get your hands a little messy? Explore the world of color and texture as we create all kinds of art!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Location: Southside Shelter House, Hospers
Date: June 29 Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Wise Wizards

Are you a math prodigy or muggle? In this live-action take on the game Prodigy™,
wizards in training will battle alongside each other to defeat math.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: July 7
Location: Public Library, Alton
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Hoofwart Academy

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hoofwart Academy,
the school of veterinary medicine and animal husbandry.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Location: Multipurpose Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Date: July 21 Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Paper Picasso

Do you love scrapbooking and card making? Want to become an Origami pro?
Unleash your inner artist and join us as we try paper crafts of all kinds.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Location: Public Library, Hull
Date: July 22 Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Bot Builders

The Waddle-Bot that runs in circles… The Rodeo-Bot that bucks like a bull…
Explore how to harness the power of STEM to make robots move, sense and adapt
to their surroundings.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 1st through 3rd grade
Date: July 20
Location: Public Library, Alton
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Summer Camps: For Youth Who Have Completed 4th Grade and Up

Reminders:

  • Register for summer camps if you plan to attend the camp in person.
  • If you would like to attend an in-person camp, but the listed date
    does not work for you or the camp is already full, you can check the
    additional date options happening in nearby counties online at
    www.extension.iastate.edu/sioux or during registration.

Lights, Camera, Snacks!

What’s the recipe for fun in the kitchen? Combine equal parts food prep, kitchen
safety, presentation skills, scriptwriting and filming to make your own cooking show!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: June 8
Location: ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Wild Frontier

You don’t need to have been raised in the woods to know every tree… Grab your
coonskin hat and come learn with me! We’ll trap and trade our way through the
backcountry exploring nature and wildlife.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: June 9
Location: Rivers Bend Campground, Rock Valley
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Outdoor Skills Day

Join us for an adventure-filled day in the great outdoors! Register online at https://form.jotform.com/4Hregion1/2021-skills-day. Youth under age 8 must bring an adult.

Cost: Free!
Age: All Ages
Date: June 10
Location: Sandy Hollow Recreation Area, Sioux Center
Time: 8:30-4:00 p.m.

Next Step Vet Science

Explore animal health and behavior, and learn what it takes to be a veterinarian.

Cost: $10
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: June 15
Location: Multipurpose Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Time: 9:00-3:30 p.m.

AstroCamp®

Launch into a week of out-of-this-world learning! Explore space
adventures in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math,
robotics, cooking and art. Experience a statewide rocket launch
and chat with astronauts at the International Space Station. Participate in a half-day camp and receive a take-home crate of supplies with additional activities.

AstroCamp® Clover Crates will be available to pick up at our office on June 14.

Cost: $10
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: June 18
Location: Multipurpose Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Sumo Robotics Challenge

The Robot Sumo Challenge, inspired by the Japanese wrestling style, pits two
robots against each other in a sumo ring to see which robot can push, pull, grapple or flip their opponent.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: June 25
Location: Public Library, Hawarden
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

I Sunk Your Battleship

A5? Miss! Welcome aboard, new recruit. Your design must be elite, and you must
strategize to protect your fleet. In the Navy, you can sail the seven seas and learn science and technology.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: June 23
Location: Eastside Shelter House at Main City Park, Rock Valley
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Shooting Sports Camp

Want to hit the target? Sharpen your skills with us while experiencing a variety of shooting activities, including air rifle and archery. We’ll also learn about wildlife and the outdoors.

Cost: $10
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Location: Sandy Hollow Recreation Area, Sioux Center
Date: July 6 Time: 9:00-3:30 p.m.

Candy Creations

Have a sweet tooth? We’ve got you covered! Join us as we concoct delicious
candy treats in the microwave.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: July 6
Location: ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Cue Goes to the Olympics

Welcome to our Summer 2021 Olympics! You’ll use your robot competitor, Cue, to
compete in archery, the 100-yard dash and more!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: July 29
Location: Community Building, Hospers
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Sew Fun

Put your creativity to use as we explore the basics of stitching and try our hand at some fun fabric and hand-sewing projects. Hey Moms, now your child will also be able to sew on those pesky loose buttons!

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Location: ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City
Date: July 28 Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Hooves, Do You Know?

Prime, Choice, Select – Do you know the difference? Get your boots in the barn and discover how meat gets to market. (Boots optional. Not required.)

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: July 27
Location: Multipurpose Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Drones: Ready, Set, Code!

Take to the skies and master computer science skills and drone programming!
We’ll use mini drones and web-based programming to compete in challenges that
test our coding and collaboration skills.

Cost: $5
Age: Completed 4th Grade and Up
Date: July 9
Location: 4-H Building, Sioux County Fairgrounds, Sioux Center
Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Join 4-H!

Youth can join a 4-H club from
4th-12th grade. In 4-H, you can
do all kinds of fun activities like
build a rocket, design clothes, learn
about computers and technology, help save the
environment and more!

Many of our camp and crate topics stem from 4-H
project areas. You name it, you can do it in 4-H,
and better yet, you can get help from adult
volunteers — mentors who teach you and help
you learn.
To learn more, contact Jenna Keene, Sioux
County Youth Coordinator, at 712-737-4230 or
keenej@iastate.edu.

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