Summer Day Camps
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2020
CCCB HOSTS SUMMER CAMPS
The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) is hosting six summer camps this year. Offered annually, these camps include an Adventure Camp, 2 Summer Day Camps, Hunter Safety Camp, and (NEW!) Jr. Naturalist Camp. Also, the CCCB will be partnering with the Plymouth County Conservation Board and Clay County Conservation Board to offer a canoeing and overnight event called River Ramblers.
Please note that there is a possibility that camps may be cancelled if certain Covid-19 restrictions are not lifted. Those who register for camp will be contacted the week before camp begins if it needs to be cancelled.
Jr. Naturalist Camp is geared towards 3-5 year olds and their guardian. This camp involves stories and hands-on activities like games and crafts. It runs June 16-18 from 9:00am-11:00am at Spring Lake Park. Registration is required by June 10th.
Adventure Camp will be offered June 23-25 and focuses on outdoor survival, recreational activities, and citizen science projects for those who have completed 5th and 6th grades. Registration is due by June 17th. Camp will run from 9:00am-11:30am and participants will meet at the CCCB office each day before traveling to a county park.
River Ramblers runs from July 14-16 and is for those who have completed 6th-12th grades. Participants will spend a two days canoeing the Little Sioux River with an overnight stay at Martins Access. This event is a partnership with Plymouth County and Clay County and has a $30 fee to cover food and some materials. Registration is required by July 8th.
“Things with Wings” is the theme of the Cherokee County Conservation Board’s Summer Day Camp this year. Participants will learn a little bit about animals and insects that fly, their special adaptations, and habitat. Camp will be offered July 21-23 for those who have completed grades K-1st this last school year and July 28-30 for those who have completed 2nd-4th grades. Registration is due by July 15th and 22nd Camp will run from 9:00am-11:30am and take place at Spring Lake Park.
Hunter Safety Camp runs from 8:30am-noon on August 4-6 and covers topics needed to complete a classroom course of hunter safety. Participants must be 11 yrs old or older and pick-up a workbook prior to attending camp. Registration is required by July 29th. Participants must attend all three days to complete the course.
Camps are offered free of charge, with the exception of River Ramblers, which has a $30 fee. Each camp has limited space.
For more information, contact Laura at the Cherokee County Conservation Board by calling 712-225-6709 or e-mailing email@example.com. Also, visit us on Facebook for more up-to-date information. Our office is located at 629 River Rd in Cherokee.
Click here to read the camp informational letter (PDF)
Click here to print off a registration form (PDF)
Click here to register online
Cherokee County Conservation Board
629 River Rd
Cherokee, IA 51012
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