Young Pioneers Summer Day Camp
Download and print registration form located on the right column. Complete and mail in to Coordinator. Please register early. Registration is first come, first serve.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Week
- JUNE 9 - JUNE 13, 2014
"Learn what life was like for Laura Ingalls Wilder. Visit Miss Effie’s County Flowers & Garden Stuff near Donahue to see baby chicks, farm animals and farming/gardening in Laura’s time. See weaving on a big loom, learn how to hand sew. Experience how Laura lived with an interpretative presentation by local historian Pat Oster."
- JUNE 16 - JUNE 20, 2014
"Become a “QC Wild Explorer,” by traveling to three QC Wild Places during our field trip, take field notes, photo’s then receive “Explorer” status from a representative of River Action Inc. Make Tie-dye recycled T-shirts."
- JUNE 23 - JUNE 27, 2014
Horses were very important to early settlers. Visit Lost Grove Stables and learn about the care and handling of horses and visit Buffalo Bill Homestead.
- JULY 7 - JULY 11, 2014
Learn about nature from bugs to bird of prey. Visit Wapsi River Environmental Education Center near Dixon IA all day then stay overnight in the bunkhouse with evening meal & breakfast included.
"Rivers, Lakes & Streams Week "
- JULY 14 - JULY 18, 2014
Enjoy a river cruise aboard the Celebration Bell with a presentation about the Mississippi River from the Army Corp of Engineers then swim at West Lake Park. Learn to canoe at Pride Lake.
Wild West Week
- JULY 21 - JULY 25, 2014
"Visit the Pioneer Village cowboy camp with re-enactor, Little John. Travel to “Down by the Creek” animal rescue farm & learn about animals & their care. Pan for gold, make rope & learn about mountain men."
Mark Twain Week
- JULY 28 - AUGUST 1, 2014
Imagine yourself as Huck Finn on an island hunting for treasure. Visit the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center and ride on a 25 person pontoon in the back waters of the Mississippi. Learn how to fish at Pride Lake.
Native American Week
- AUGUST 4 - AUGUST 8, 2014
Explore the caves at Maquoketa Caves State Park. Learn about Native American life in Iowa from local Native American Rudy. Help to build Wiki-ups (Native American huts) at the Village.