Summer Camps available through ISU Extension

The Iowa State Extension has shared details about its 2019 Summer Camp Offerings. This year, camp categories include STEM, Robotics, Cooking and the Arts, and county-specific campsView the full 2019 Summer Camp booklet (ENGLISH) (SPANISH). 
 
Also, here is a help sheet for registering for 2019 camps as they are using a new registration system this year. If you have questions after reviewing the help sheet, please call or stop into the Osceola County ISU Extension and Outreach county office
 
Remember, camps are limited to a certain number of participants, so register early to guarantee your child's spot(s). All camps must be registered and paid for online. If you are unable to register online, stop into your local ISU Extension and Outreach office to register. 
 
Please note that refunds will not be given unless a camp is cancelled. 
Register here.
 
Osceola County specific camps:
 
The Wild West
Howdy Partner! Welcome to the Wild West! Saddle up for a trail ride and refresh with homemade root beer after we investigate and catch the bandit in this Honky Tonk Takedown. Keep your eyes out for nuggets of gold!
 
Completed 3rd through 8th grade
June 4 : 9:00-3:00 p.m. 
Camp Foster - YMCA, Spirit Lake
Cost: $25
 
Global Garden
Grow, produce and experience global plants! This camp will grow curious minds and healthy bodies by connecting youth to food, the land and each other. Join us as we sprout a lifelong love of nature that grows beyond the classroom and instills passion in science, personal and community health and nutrition. 
 
Completed Kindergarten through 4th grade
Fridays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 12, 26, August 2
9:00-11:30 a.m.
Community Garden Site, Sibley
Cost: FREE!
 
Nomad-A-What
Experience life like nomads from the Plains of Minnesota. Camp out overnight in a teepee. Hike the Plains, take a trip through the buffalo range, create your own petroglyphs, and engineer your own teepee. 
 
Completed 4th grade and older
June 20-21 : Noon (20th)-Noon (21st)
Blue Mounds State Park, Luverne, MN
Cost: $25
 
Photography Rocks!
Take your photography skills to a higher altitude as we climb through Palisades State Park and camp overnight. Practice new photography trends with hands-on rock exploration, create your own rock frame and participate in fireside fun!
 
Completed 4th grade and older
August 8-9: Noon (8th)-Noon (9th)
Palisades State Park, Garretson, SD
Cost: $25