Camps at The Iowa Children’s Museum
Get the most out of no-school days with Camps at The Iowa Children’s Museum! Whether it’s a one-day camp during the school year or a week-long camp during the summer, campers participate in exciting educational activities, explore the museum’s exceptional exhibits, and experience just how fun active learning can be!
Register early for these unique educational experiences led by skilled museum PLAYologist Educators.
Each camp is designed to appeal to kids of diverse skill levels and a wide range of ages. Choose between the AM Session, PM Session or all-day option, as well as extended care opportunities.
Summer Camps (blue boxes) are for children that have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Kinder Camps (green boxes) are for children ages 4 – 5.
Day Camps (purple boxes) are for children that are currently in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
AM Session: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
PM Session: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Full-Day: 9:00 AM – 4:00PM
Extended Care hours are available for $7/hour per child
Extended care consists of supervised play experiences for the children scheduled to stay before or after regular camp hours and is available from 8-9 AM, and 4-5:30 PM. Our staff to child ratio will be the same as in camp: 1 adult for every 6 children. In order to ensure extended care for your child, pre-registration is required two weeks prior to the start of camp. Typically, we cannot accept same-day registration for extended care.
12-1 PM extended care is available upon request. Please email Aimee at email@example.com to schedule.
$25 per Session (AM or PM)
$50 per Full-Day Camp
$105 per Session Summer Camp (week long)
$210 per Full Summer Camp (week long)
$7/hour per child for Extended Care
– Fee includes supplies and snack.
Members of The Iowa Children’s Museum receive a 10% discount on camp fees.
Campers are asked to bring a sack lunch each day. The Museum will provide an afternoon snack.
Maximum of 24 students.
Our ratio of adults to children is one adult per six children.
Registration is closed when camp capacity is reached or 3 days prior to the start of camp. We will maintain waiting lists for all camps at capacity.
A scholarship program is coordinated through the United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties and the Community Foundation of Johnson County.
The 2016 Summership Program applications are available for summer camps, programs and activities. K-12 students from Johnson and Washington County who are eligible for Free & Reduced Lunch can apply for the 84 available scholarships. Click here to access an application.
Register online by scrolling over the products below. Click on the arrow to select options and add the camp to your cart. Registrations are processed on a first come, first serve basis in the order they are received. If you have additional questions, contact Aimee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 319.625.6255 x216.