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Dickinson County Nature Center offers summer camps

OKOBOJI, Iowa -- Registration for summer camps at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji is now open online. Youths ages 4-18 have the opportunity to get outside with a variety of summer camps offered this year.

OKOBOJI, Iowa - Registration for summer camps at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji is now open online. Youths ages 4-18 have the opportunity to get outside with a variety of summer camps offered this year.

  • Kayaking Adventures will kick off the season with two sessions, 9-11 a.m. June 20-21 for ages 10-12; and 9 a.m. to noon June 27-28 for ages 13-18. Join our naturalists and certified instructor for lessons on safety and paddling techniques and put your new-found knowledge to use on the water. Campers may use their own kayak and life preserver or may borrow one from the center.
  • July will feature the Outdoor Discoveries camp, with one session 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 18 for ages 4-5; and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 for ages 6-7. Kids will spend a day with naturalists meeting animal ambassadors, hiking outside, playing games and making crafts to take home.
  • The final camp of the summer will be Science Quest, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 for ages 8-9. Youths will get to explore the world through experiments and scientific endeavors.

To register, visit dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com/event-registration. Sign up early, as spots fill quickly.
In addition to summer camps, the Dickinson County Nature Center also offers free kids programs each week of the summer. To learn more, call (712) 336-6352 or visit dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.

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