Norwoodville Summer Day Camp

The Summer Day Camp program takes place at the Norwoodville Community Center located at 3077 NE 46th Ave in Des Moines.   


Any child between the age of 5-13.  Children who are five years old, must have completed kindergarten.  Youth who have completed 8th grade are not eligible.  If needed, ten (10) spots will be reserved for youth ages 11-13.

The program provides supervised recreational and educational activities for youth ages 5 through 13.  Children who are Five years old must have completed kindergarten.  Youth that have completed 8th grade are not eligible.

Day camp is different from day care.  Day camp is for those children who enjoy the outdoors, like to stay busy playing organized games, doing crafts and who are able to function independently yet are able to follow instructions from day camp staff. 


Call for more information 515-266-5794

Items Needed for Registration

  • Physician's name and telephone number
  • Emergency contact information
  • Medication information (dosage and prescription information)
  • First week's payment CHECK ONLY- NO CASH ACCEPTED

The camp has a capacity of 60 children.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis. 


Contact the Norwoodville Site Supervisor, Dan Sauser, by calling 515-266-5794 or e-mailing.  

Polk County Senior Centers will be closed Friday, 1/15/21 due to inclement weather.