Jackson County Conservation 2018 Summer Day Camps

Posted:3/26/2018 Jackson

 

Registration Form and Flyer at the bottom of the page

 

Adventure Camp
June 19, 20, 21 (Tues, Wed, Thurs) from 9:00 – 3:00
At the Hurstville Interpretive Center
Cost: $35
For youth entering 5th–8th grade next fall. Learn outdoor recreation skills such as paddling, archery and more!

Ranger Camp
July 10, 11, 12 (Tues, Wed, Thurs) from 9:00 – 2:00
At the Hurstville Interpretive Center
Cost: $35
For youth entering 2nd–4th grade next fall. Have fun outdoors while learning about Iowa’s natural resources!

Explorer Camp
July 17, 18, 19 (Tues, Wed, Thurs) from 9:00 – 2:00
At the Hurstville Interpretive Center
Cost: $35
For youth entering Kdg-1st grade next fall. Have fun while learning about nature and wildlife!

Yellow River Backpacking Trip
August 8, 9, 10
At Yellow River State Forest in NE Iowa
Cost: $50
For youth ages 11-17. Join naturalists and youth from Clinton, Dubuque and Jackson Counties on a 3-day, 2-night backpacking trip to Yellow River. We’ll hike, camp, cook outdoors and learn other outdoor skills. Youth will be required to attend a pre-trip meeting (date TBD) to prepare for the trip. Food, gear and transportation are included in cost.

 

Thanks to donations, scholarships are available; please contact us for information on financial assistance.

 

  • Registration and payment is due by Friday before camp starts. No late registrations will be taken.
  • Max number is 20 kids per day camp. Max is 12 for backpacking trip. First come, first served.
  • We provide lunch, snacks, transportation (backpacking trip and Adventure Camp) and equipment for camps.
  • The Maquoketa Art Experience will provide 1 hour of art instruction each day during the Explorer and Ranger camps.
  • Camp will be cancelled in the event of severe weather, a decision will be made 45 minutes prior to the start of camp.
  • Youth should bring a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, bug spray and a complete change of clothes, shoes and socks in a backpack (kids love to get in the water!). Leave all electronics at home.
  • Youth should wear clothing and shoes appropriate for the weather and outdoors. We will be outside the majority of the time. No flip flops or other shoes/sandals that would fall off easily.