Polliwogs: Dirt, Plants, Rocks, & Water

McFarland Park, Story County

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Children experience nature using dirt, rocks, plants, and water and get wet and dirty in the process! 

This camp is only for children that will be starting kindergarten in the fall of 2019. Children must be 5 years of age by August 1, 2019 in order to attend.

This camp runs Tuesday July 16 - ​Friday, July 19. Camp will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. daily. Parents are not allowed to stay with children (we require background checks on each person that is around children).

Registration begins on Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m. Adding your child to the waiting list prior to April 13 will not hold a place for them.  Please wait until April 13 when online registration opens.

IMPORTANT: Mandatory health forms will be sent via email to those registered along with camp details. Health forms must be returned to SCC at least one week prior to camp in order for your child to participate. To cancel a registration, please call (515) 232-2516. Refunds will only be issued for cancellations received at least five business days prior to the camp.

Nature camp t-shirts: Nature camp t-shirts are available on a pre-paid basis only; we will not be ordering extras. To order your t-shirt, please look for the event titles "Nature Camp T-Shirts 2019" (available to order now), or click "Continue Shopping" to add it to your cart after registering for camp.If you have any questions or issues with registration on April 13, please call Erica at (515) 598-4761. 

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Polliwogs: Dirt, Plants, Rocks, & Water


Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - Friday, July 19, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Story County Conservation Center
56461 180th Street
Ames, IA 50010

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Children - $35.00


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