Snowy Owl Camp | Recreational Services
University of Iowa

Snowy Owl Winter Camps

For students attending 1st - 6th grades Academic Year 2019 - 2020.  The theme for Snowy Owl Campus is Winter Woodlands!

  • Offering 1: December 26th - December 27th, 2019
  • Offering 2: December 30th - December 31st, 2019
  • Offering 3: January 2nd - January 3rd, 2020

Snowy Owl Camp - Offering 1

December 26th - December 27th, 2019

Activities and topics will include:

  • Raptor (owls specifically) research
  • Winter Songbird banding
  • Winter Woodlands games and discussions
  • Recreational tree climbing at Macbride Nature Recreation Area (on second day of offering)
  • Explore Macbride Nature Recreation Area and the outside spaces around the Hawkeye Recreation Fields and the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex.

Fee: $105*

Snowy Owl Camp - Offering 2

December 30th - December 31st, 2019

Activities and topics include:

  • Raptor (owls specifically) research
  • Winter Woodlands games and discussions
  • Snowflake and ice study
  • Rock climbing at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (on second day of offering)
  • Explore Macbride Nature Recreation Area and the outside spaces around the Hawkeye Recreation Fields and the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex

Fee: $105*

Snowy Owl Camp - Offering 3

January 2nd - January 3rd, 2020

Activities and topics will include:

  • Raptor (owls specifically) research
  • Winter Woodlands games and discussions
  • Hiking, tracking, scavenger hunts
  • Swimming at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (on second day of offering)
  • Explore Macbirde Nature Recreation Area and the outside spaces around the Hawkeye Recreation Fields and the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex

Fee: $105*

Registration

Registration opens Monday, November 4th, 2019.

Already registered? See our Family Letter with all the information you need to know before your camper attends camp.

Registration is online only! Internet Explorer does NOT work with our registration portal. Please use Chrome or Firefox. You must have an online account with us to register. If you do not have an account, we recommend setting up an account PRIOR to registration opening.  Here's what you need to know:

  • You can sign up for an account at any time. Learn how to set up an account and how to register here. If you have questions please call 319-335-9293 or stop by the CRWC or Field House Member Services desk. 
  • If you are familiar with our online registration process, click the "Register" button below:

*Prices are $105 per offering.

Register for Snowy Owl 1

Register for Snowy Owl 2

Register for Snowy Owl 3

Location

  • The majority of time will be spent at the Macbride Nature Recreation Area. Some field trips may be taken to other local natural areas.
  • We reserve the right to relocate camps as needed.
  • Depending on the activity and the weather, we will use the following locations:

Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex

Macbride Nature Recreation Area

Campus Recreation & Wellness Center

  • Unless otherwise noted, drop off is between 7:45 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. The buses leave  at 8:30 a.m.
  • Pick up is between 4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. at the same location.
  • The Late Stay Program will not be provided for this camp.

Refunds

  • All refunded registrations are charged an administrative processing fee ($45.00).
  • A refund will be issued if canceling 4 weeks prior to the start of the offering you're attending.
  • Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.
  • If you need to cancel, please call Jeanette Luke at 319-335-9294 and complete the online refund request form.
  • The director reserves the right to dismiss any camper whose choices or conduct becomes detrimental to the program, other participants, or themselves. No refunds will be made for dismissed campers.

We understand that a medical issue or unplanned emergency may cause a camper the inability to attend camp. 

Questions?

For registration questions, call Jeanette Luke at 319-335-9294 or email her at jeanette-luke@uiowa.edu.
For questions about camp activities, email Meredith Caskey at meredith-caskey@uiowa.edu.
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