Local & Affordable Summer Camps

Come be a part of the CLUB! Bricker-Price Block has created some local and affordable summer camps FULL of fun and games along with some snacks and even a little education. From the popular Kids in the Kitchen class to How to Break a World Record, you won’t want your kiddos to miss out on this exceptional summer experience… or should we say #EarlhamExperience!


July 11 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM

Grades: 3-6 // $30

Using Newton’s Three Laws, kids will design, construct, and race cars powered by the force of a mousetrap spring. Through trial and error, campers will engineer cars to travel at various speeds and distances. We feel the need… the need for SPEED!


JULY 12 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM

Grades: 3-6 // $30

Learn all about buoyancy and water displacement as you design and build your VERY OWN cardboard watercraft…that you will ride in, of course! Learn and build in the morning. Take your creation and “set sail” in an afternoon at the Earlham City Pool. This will be an exciting day that you won’t want to miss!



Grades 4-8 // July 15th // 9 AM – 3:30 PM // $30

Grades 3-6 // July 16th // 9 AM – 3:30 PM // $30

Grades K-2 // July 17th // 9 AM – 3:30 PM // $30

Join the folks with the Des Moines Art Center to create art with various mediums. The themes of the artwork will be different #EarlhamExperiences like RAGBRAI, the Earlham Cardinals and the Levitt AMP Earlham Music Series. 


July 19 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM

Grades: 5-8 // $30

Do you have what it takes to be a strong leader? OF COURSE YOU DO! Girls with Ideas become Women with Vision! Come, be creative, hang out with girls your age, discover your unique leadership abilities, gain confidence, and put your skills into action through project based learning that will benefit our very own Earlham community! We have a jammed packed day of fun and activities planned…you won’t want to miss out!


July 23 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM

Grades: 3-8 // $30

Do you have a sweet tooth? This is the camp for you! Learn what it takes to make, package, price and sell all sorts of candy. Fudge… taffy… and suckers. OH MY!


Grades 2-5 // July 24 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM // $30

Grades 6-8 // July 25 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM // $30

Do you love doing Breakouts during school?  Come breakout at Bricker-Price, and design an original game of your own to challenge your friends! What’s Breakout Creation all about?  Imagine an “Escape Room” like scenario where you are using clues to solve puzzles with your friends in order to unlock multiple locks and ultimately open a box that may (or may not) have a “prize” in it. 


August 2 // 9 AM – 3:30 PM

Grades: K-2 // $30

In this STEM camp students will investigate different cars, weights, and ramps to determine which is the best toy design for a new crash and bash car and ramp set. They will get to race different cars, see if they can knock different objects down, and finally design their own car and ramp set. Buckle Up! This camp will be a wild ride!