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Carter Lake Club

Henry Ogram Carter Lake Club

The Iowa West Ranch encompasses the Henry Ogram Carter Lake Unit and Camp Nakomis. Carter Lake Unit serves more than 600 members each year and has a history rich in tradition and excellence. The Club includes a 21st Century Learning that focuses on academic success of all members throughout the school year. Located on 35 acres of forest land in Carter Lake, IA, the Carter Lake Unit also offers a summer day camp experience to Metro youth each year called Camp Nakomis. At camp, members take part in fishing, archery, canoeing, arts, and outdoor skills education.

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  • Club Hours

    May 28th - August 1st
    Monday - Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    School Year
    Monday: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Tuesday – Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Ages

    Serving boys and girls ages 6 to 18

  • Membership Fees

    $30 per child/per year

    *All memberships expire on December 31.

  • Transportation

    Transportation provided only from Carter Lake Elementary

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Evelyn Taylor
Club Director
Phone: (712) 347-5687







4101 North 17th St.
Carter Lake, IA 51510