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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…

FREE Things to Do with Your Kids Over Winter Break in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Kids love getting out of school over Winter Break, but it can take a toll on us parents who might be running low on entertainment ideas or cash after all that holiday shopping. Don’t sweat it, we’re here to help! We’ve rounded up 20 FREE things you can do with your kids over winter break in Des Moines.  Continue Reading…

2017 Winter Break Camps & Activities in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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December means tons of holiday fun, but it also means altered school schedules for students. When kids are on winter break it’s important to keep them busy and out of trouble. Luckily, Des Moines features an assortment of winter break activities and mini camps to keep them occupied. Take your pick from any of these activities based on the current interests of your child, or let them choose a brand-new hobby! Continue Reading…

2017 Spring Break Camps 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Yikes! Spring break is right around the corner.  No need to panic. We’ve rounded up 10 spring break camps and classes for kids in Des Moines. From day camps to week-long camps, this comprehensive guide to camps being offered in and around Des Moines can help your child make the most of Spring Break—and have fun doing it! Continue Reading…

2016 Arts-Based Summer Camps & Classes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Last, but not least in our summer camp series, we’re discussing fine art camps for kids in Des Moines. Our City is brimming with special summer camps and classes that give kids the chance to explore budding interests in art, music, acting and more. While there are too many interesting options to list, we’ve pulled together seventeen favorite camps that will let their creativity shine. Continue Reading…