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Information about childcare for kids in Des Moines, IA

2019: Summer Arts Camps 4 Des Moines Kids – dsm4kids.com

If you have an arty kid, keep their creative juices flowing by enrolling them in a summer art camp. There are visual arts camps, dance and theater camps, and music camps offered throughout the Des Moines metro. If your child is ready to dive into a summer of artistic expression, read on to find the perfect summer camp. If you need more ideas, check out our Summer Camp Guide for dozens more great camps. Continue Reading…

2019: Summer STEM & Entrepreneurial Camps 4 Des Moines Kids – dsm4kids.com

When you think “summer camp,” you might picture canoeing on a lake, playing capture the flag, and eating s’mores by a campfire. But camp can also be about coding, building with Legos. learning how to run a business and giving back to your community. We’ve rounded up camps that promise a summer of fun for budding scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Find more Des Moines summer camps in our Summer Camp Guide. Continue Reading…

2019: Summer Outdoor Recreational Camps 4 Des Moines Kids – dsm4kids.com

Looking to get your kids outside and immersed in nature this summer? Does your daughter want to learn more about animals? Is your son wanting to know about early farm life? All these activities are available in the Des Moines area and the guide below will help you narrow your choices for outdoor and nature oriented summer camps.   Continue Reading…

2019: Summer Sports Camps 4 Des Moines Kids – dsm4kids.com

There are plenty of summer camp options in Des Moines and choosing among them might be dizzying. But if you have a budding athlete on your hands or one who is trying to improve his or her skills, you might want to consider a sports camp. We’ve rounded up a few for you. In addition to the camps listed below, check out your local YMCA, School District, Youth Sports Program or Parks and Recreation office for programs offered at reasonable prices. And be sure to check out our Summer Camp Guide for more camps in the area. Continue Reading…

2019: Summer Overnight Camps 4 Des Moines Kids – dsm4kids.com

Des Moines is blessed with a whole bunch of summer camps! Even overnight camps that are all about good old-fashioned swing-on-a-rope, splash-in-a-pool type of fun. Sometimes what our kids really need is to spend a couple of weeks in the fresh air doing things that won’t necessarily fill a college application, but sure will fill a memory book. For those types of summers, we offer 9+ great summer overnight camps. Continue Reading…

2019: Summer Day Camps 4 Des Moines Kids – dsm4kids.com

If you would give just about anything to dodge the dreaded “what are we doing today?” question from bored kiddos this summer, you’ve come to the right place. And lucky for you, the Des Moines area offers so many different day camp options that there’s sure to be a program that’ll keep your tots and teens blissfully occupied until school starts back up again.
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2019: Spring Break Camps & Classes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

School holidays seem to pile up this time of the year. You’ve just gotten back into your routine and its already time to plan for spring break, which runs from March 18-22, 2019 for public school kids in the Des Moines area.

So, whether you’re entertaining a budding scientist, an aspiring artist, or a sports enthusiast, there’s a camp or class to satisfy seemingly every interest. For more spring break ideas, be sure to check out our Calendar and our round up of spring break activities. Continue Reading…

2018 Summer Sports & Outdoor Recreation Camps & Classes 4 Des Moines Kids - dsm4kids.com

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Kids can enjoy a summer filled with athletic activities and outdoor adventures. Des Moines offers many opportunities for kids to learn team sports and to try tennis and golf, learn about nature, furry friends and more.  Below you’ll find a roundup of summer sport and outdoor recreation camps for kids in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

2018 Summer Academic & Arts-Based Camps & Classes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Des Moines is brimming with special summer camps and classes that give your kids the chance to explore budding interests in art, science, acting, technology and more. With a little planning, your kiddos can take advantage of some awesome educational and creative camps in the Des Moines-area. Check out our picks for academic and arts-based summer camps and classes in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

2018 Summer Day Camps & Sleepaway Camps 4 Des Moines Kids - dsm4kids.com

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While it might be hard to imagine, with the winter we’ve been experiencing, summer is on its way (yay!) and now is the time many parents are considering summer camp options for their offspring. With so many choices, it may be daunting to find one that works for your family. To help you out we’ve rounded up this list of day camps and sleepaway camps being offered in and around the Des Moines area.  Continue Reading…

2018 Spring Break Camp Guide 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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It’s that time of year, time to plan for spring break, which runs from Friday, March 9 through Friday, March 16 for most Des Moines area public school kids in 2018. Whether your kid wants to spend his or her break performing center stage or honing sports skills, is obsessed with all things STEM, or all of the above, Des Moines has a camp for almost every interest. Continue Reading…

2017 Arts-Based Summer Camps & Classes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Instead of the same old camp routine this year, why not let your budding creatives nurture their inner artiste, musician, actor or dancer? With a little planning, your kiddos can take advantage of some awesome arts-based camps in the Des Moines-area. Channel those creative instincts productively with one of these artistic summer camps around the City. Continue Reading…

2017 Nature and Animal Based Summer Camps & Classes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Today we’re focusing on camps and classes for kids that love the outdoors, nature and animals in Des Moines. Whether they’re looking for an outdoor adventure or some up close and personal time with furry friends there’s a summer camp for them. We’ve rounded up 11 awesome summer camp suggestions for little nature and animal enthusiasts. What are you waiting for?  Sign up, before the camps fill up! Continue Reading…

2017 Summer Day Camp & Overnight Camps 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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In the middle of February, it seems like summer is far away. However, many summer camps and classes have already opened registration and many of the popular camps fill up quickly. You can also be rewarded for your prompt registration with an early bird discount. There are a slew of summer camps to choose from in the Des Moines area! All of our articles for the next five days will focus on helping you find the right camp for your kiddos this summer. Continue Reading…