Camp at Genesis Mills Civic

Mighty Camp is an action-packed, fun-filled Des Moines summer camp experience that your child will never forget! Mighty Camp is designed for children between the ages of 5–12 years.

Location: Genesis Mills Civic Des Moines | 4875 Mills Civic Parkway West

 

(816) 385-5264 Ext: 703

Full week enrollment opens January 9th, 2023!

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2023 Registration Opens:

Full Week: January 9

MWF & T/TH: February 6

Customized: March 6

$50 Family non-refundable registration fee due at the time of enrollment to reserve your spot

2023 Pricing:

Member/Non-Member

Full Week: $210/230

MWF: $147/161

T/TH: $106/116

Customized: $53/58

Price Bracket is determined by the membership status of the child at time of enrollment.

Click the boxes below to see our 2023 weekly field trip location and rotating programming.

Field trip locations are subject to change.

Week 1 (June 5th-9th): Beach Bash Summer Kickoff

Join us for our 2023 Summer Kickoff! It has been a long school year — we are ready to kick back on the Mighty Camp Beach and celebrate all things summer! (No Camp on Memorial Day).

Weekly Field Trip:  Big Creek

Rotating Programming: Fun with Food, Kids Move, Challenge!

Week 2 (June 12th-16th): Blast from the Past

Call Marty McFly because we’re time traveling! Join us on a tour through the decades as we explore what trended before Y2K.

Weekly Field Trip: B&B Theaters

Rotating Programming: Yoga, Create Your Fun, Improv

Week 3 (June 19th-23rd): Moonlight Madness

You’ve heard of Christmas in July… but here at Mighty Camp, we’re trying Halloween in June! Get your spooky and kooky kicks here as we invite costumes and ghouls to the Mighty Camp Mix!

Weekly Field Trip: Tennis at Hickman GHC

Rotating Programming: Fun with Food, Kids Move, Challenge!

Week 4 (June 26th-30th): School House Rock

Hear that bass drum kick? How about those shakers? Got a tune stuck in your head? So do we! All things music this week at Mighty Camp, including music themed challenges and crafts!

Weekly Field Trip: State Historical Museum

Rotating Programming: Yoga, Create Your Fun, Improv

Week 5 (July 3rd, 5th-7th): Fairytales and Mythical Madness

Hear ye, Hear ye! This week at thine Mighty Camp, the village will henceforth enjoy merriment and joy! It’s a regular Renaissance Festival at Mighty Camps… complimentary mythical beast training included. (No Camp July 4th)

Weekly Field Trip: IPTV Tour and Lunch at Terra Park

Rotating Programming: Yoga, Create Your Fun, Improv

Week 6 (July 10th-14th): Wilderness Explorers

Grab your binoculars and badges, it’s time to EXPLORE! We’re going on a nature extravaganza and exploring our hometowns and the creatures that make them.

Weekly Field Trip: Jester Park

Rotating Programming: Fun with Food, Kids Move, Challenge!

Week 7 (July 17th-21st): Space Academy: Shoot for the Stars

We’re blasting off at Mighty Camps this week with programming all themed around space and gravity! Think you have what it takes to become an astronaut?

Weekly Field Trip: Science Center

Rotating Programming: Fun with Food, Kids Move, Challenge!

Week 8 (July 24th-28th): Christmas in July

Celebrating Christmas in July has been a camp tradition for many years! Take your ugly sweater out of storage and come celebrate the holidays!

Weekly Field Trip: Mrs. Claus Visit

Rotating Programming: Yoga, Create Your Fun, Improv

Week 9 (July 31st-August 4th): Shark Week

Deep below sea level, great predators lurk. Mighty Camps is on the case, investigating types of sharks and other nautical beasts.

Weekly Field Trip: Blank Park Zoo

Rotating Programming: Fun with Food, Kids Move, Challenge!

Week 10 (August 7th-11th): World Cup Week

GOAAAALLLLL!!!!! The World Cup and Women’s World Cup are some of THE premier sporting events worldwide! Celebrate the 2022 Men’s World Cup and gear up for the 2023 Women’s World Cup as we tour the nation!

Weekly Field Trip: Waukee Triumph Park

Rotating Programming: Yoga, Create Your Fun, Improv

Week 11: (August 14th-18th): 2023 Camp Olympics

There may be no global olympic challenges to watch this year, but the Mighty Camp Olympics are this year and we don’t want to miss out on the fun! The Camp Olympics make their fourth annual return with friendly competition in camp favorites!

Weekly Field Trip: Sky Zone

Rotating Programming: Fun with Food, Kids Move, Challenge!

Summer Camp

Our family LOVED camp! It was such a great experience. I’ve talked to so many friends about it and told them they have to come in future summers.
Parent Testimonial

BEST summer camp around!! The staff is awesome, the kids are moving all day, and learning so much. My daughter literally talks about camp all year long and can’t wait for the next summer to start. Highly recommended!!
Parent Testimonial