Winter Break Camp Information

Winter Break Camp registration opens Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.

Camp runs 9am-4pm and supervised play is available at no extra fee from 7:30 – 9:00am and 4:00-5:30 pm.

Parent guide and registration form are available online

Paper copies of registration forms available at:

  • Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. 
  • Mercer Park Aquatic Center, 2701 Bradford Dr. 

Questions? Please contact Recreation Program Supervisor Joyce Carroll at joyce-carroll@iowa-city.org or 319-356-5223.


Activities 

Camps arefor students who have completed Kindergarten and up. 

Monday, Dec. 23 (13729) Explore everything there is to see at The Putnam Museum and Science  Center in Davenport, Iowa.

  • Take part in the Innovations in Engineering Program
  • Make discoveries about History
  • Engage with hilarious inventions
  • Expand your knowledge about Natural Sciences
  • Friday, Dec. 27 (13730) Perform hands-on science experiments
  • Explore salt and ice reactions
  • Design your own spinning wheel of seasons

Friday, Dec. 27 (13730) Perform hands-on science experiments

  • Explore salt and ice reactions
  • Design your own spinning wheel of seasons
  • Be sure to bring a swimsuit and towel for afternoon swimming at Robert A. Lee Recreation Center

Monday, Dec. 30 (13731) Have you ever wondered about the wintery environment that penguins live in? How are those icicle crystals formed?

  • Observe the formation of crystals
  • Make your own winter pet to take home
  • Be sure to bring a swimsuit and towel for afternoon swimming at Robert A. Lee Recreation Center

Thursday, Jan. 2 (13732) After a long day of winter fun, what sounds better than a warm and fizzy bath?

  • Create your own bath bomb to take home
  • Use ice as a magnification device
  • Be sure to bring a swimsuit and towel for afternoon swimming at Robert A. Lee Recreation Center

Friday, Jan. 3 (13733) Let’s have an adventure at Kent Park in Johnson County, Iowa!

  • Track animal signs
  • Find out how animals adapt and survive during the winter
  • Learn about structures and human survival
  • Build your own shelter
  • Be sure to wear warm winter clothing (coat, snow pants, hat, waterproof gloves and boots).

Crochet For Ages 10 years - Adult

  • (13580) Hats and Scarves: F, Sat., M Dec. 27, 28, 30 11:30am - 1pm $10
  • (13581) Crochet Monsters: Th, F, Sat. Jan. 2, 3, 4 11am - 12:30pm $10

Do not use this Winter Break form to enroll in these crochet classes. Enroll online at www.icgov.org/activityregistration or in person at the Robert A. Lee Building on 220 S. Gilbert St.