June – August 2024 – Summer Camps – Elkader, IA

Clayton County Conservation presents the 2024 summer camp schedule.
New this year is the River Rats Day Camps which are geared towards older youth ages 10-15
years old. Each camp will focus on a different theme for a full day of outdoor exploration and
environmental awareness. Activities will include hiking, beginner paddling, games and more.

Nature Kids Day Camps are full-day outdoor programs for children ages 6-10. Each camp will
focus on a different theme, but all campers will get a chance to search for wildlife, make crafts,
go on hikes, and hone their nature awareness skills while exploring the parks of Clayton County. 

Motor Mill S.T.E.A.M. camps are a fun filled day exploring historic Motor Mill as we discover
the connections between science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and art with nature.
This day camp is open to ages 6-12 years old, by the end of the day they all will be masters of

One more new camp for families was added this year, Family Camping 101.

2024 Season.

Osborne Nature Center
29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043