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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School Year
Monday: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday – Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Serving boys and girls ages 6 to 18

$30 per child/per year

*All memberships expire on December 31.

Transportation provided only from Carter Lake Elementary


Courtney Comfort
Club Director

Phone: (712) 347-5687


4101 North 17th St.
Carter Lake, IA 51510