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Summer Camps at SportsIowa

Ames Parks and Recreation is partnering with SportsIowa. This new Summer Camp program is 7 weeks long, with each week being a different theme. Choose one week that sounds like fun, or pick them all! Children entering grades K – 6 will participate in age appropriate games, activities, and arts and crafts. The camp meets Monday – Thursday from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM at SportsIowa, located off of Highway 30 in the Clear Creek Commons. The facility is climate controlled, so no matter the weather campers will be able to have fun all morning long!

  • Little Adventurers: Entering grades K – 1
  • Creative Campers: Entering grades 2 – 4
  • Mighty Campers: Entering grades 5 – 6
  • Location: SportsIowa, 2176 232nd Lane Ames, Iowa 50014

We have a different theme every week:

  • Session 1: Fun and Fitness – Campers will enjoy sports games, obstacle courses, and fun games
  • Session 2: Minute to Win It – Based on the popular game show. Campers will participate in challenges, and create their own challenges
  • Session 3: Road Trip USA– “Visit” different states throughout the week. Play popular games from each state, create a flag
  • Session 4: Olympics – Daily competitions and games, create new Olympic games, create medals, create flags for new countries
  • Session 5: SuperHero week – Campers will create their own name, powers, origin story and design a costume. Fitness games will incoporate each superhero.  Dress like a Superhero day.
  • Session 6: Amazing Race – Campers with travel from "country to country" and participate in individual and group games, challenges and crafts throughout the week.
  • Session 7: Adventureland – Unique adventures such as treasure hunts, trivia, team adventures, and sports skills