Digital Backpack

Welcome to the Digital Backpack!

Dubuque is lucky to have a wide variety of events that support the education, health, wellness, quality of life, and enrichment of our students and the entire community. The district's Digital Backpack is a central, paperless way to share non-profit and educational information with families.


Ram Charger Wrestling Camp

July 8 – July 11, 2019
Start Time 9-11:30 a.m.
RSVP By June 28, 2019
Location Senior High School Lower Gym/ Wrestling Room
Event For Grades PreK-12
Cost $60
Organization Senior Wrestling
Contact Joe Connolly
Phone (563) 543-7110
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Additional Information
This camp is designed to provide technical help in all aspects of wrestling:

Aviation Night

June 3, 2019
Start Time 6 p.m.
Location Loras College - Hennessy Hall 250
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $5
Organization Northeast Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America
Contact Melissa Neuhaus
Phone (563) 556-4343
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Additional Information
Take part in exciting activities with an aviation theme! Large Scale Model Plane / Drone Demonstrations, Paper Airplane Experiments, Balloon Powered Boat, Plastic Bottle Rockets

ChamberFestDBQ Workshop

June 5 – June 5, 2019
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
RSVP By June 4, 2019
Location Jansen Music Hall, Clarke University
Event For Grades 6-12, and adults
Cost Free
Organization Northeast Iowa School of Music
Contact Rebecca Lansing
Phone (563) 690-0151
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Additional Information
ChamberFestDBQ Guest Artists will offer FREE workshops in Composition, Piano, Cello, Guitar, Viola and Violin! A part of ChamberFestDBQ, the Student Workshop offers local musicians the rare opportunity to learn from our exceptional ChamberFestDBQ guest artists.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Color of Music Art Contest

May 16 – June 5, 2019
RSVP By June 5, 2019
Location 2728 Asbury Rd, Lower Level Atrium Building
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
Contact Kathleen Hoeper
Phone (563) 557-1677
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Additional Information
Entrants are invited to create an original piece of art inspired by a visit to the symphony or a favorite piece of classical music. Winning art will be featured in the DSO/DSYE’s 2019/20 season calendar, and winning artists will receive a pair of tickets to a DSO concert at Five Flags

2019 Senior Youth Football Camp and Middle School Academy

July 22 – July 24, 2019
Start Time 8 a.m.
RSVP By July 19, 2019
Location Dalzell Field
Event For Grades K-8
Cost $50
Organization Senior Football
Contact Dale Ploessl
Phone (563) 552-5750
Additional Information
Youth football camp and middle school football camp.

Loras Girls Basketball Skills Camp

July 29 – August 1, 2019
Start Time 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
RSVP By July 26, 2019
Location Loras College Athletic and Wellness Center
Event For Girls grades 3-8
Cost $130
Organization Loras College
Contact Justin Heinzen
Phone (563) 588-7947
Additional Information
Camp focuses on team building and the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each camper will have the opportunity to improve on her individual skills, both offensively and defensively, work with ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and 5-on-5 game play. Lunch provided as well as a t-shirt.

Fast Kidz

June 11 – July 18, 2019
Start Time 8-9 a.m.
Location Flora Park and Wahlert Track
Event For Incoming students in grades 4-8
Cost $30 for 1st session; $25 for 2nd session
Organization Fast Kidz
Contact Tracy Demerath
Phone (563) 231-1842
Additional Information
Offering two session: 1st session June 11-27 $30.00 2nd session July 2-18 $25. No class on July 4th

Senior Track Camp

July 29 – August 1, 2019
Start Time 8-9:30 a.m.
RSVP By July 26, 2019
Location Dalzell Field
Event For Students entering grades 4-8
Cost $30
Organization Dubuque Senior Track and Field
Contact Tracy Demerath
Phone (563) 231-1842
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Additional Information
The following areas will be covered during camp: *shot put *discus *long jump *high jump *hurdles *sprints (100-400m) *distance (800 m and above)

NICC Kids on Campus

July 15 – July 19, 2019
Start Time 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
RSVP By July 5, 2019
Location NICC Peosta Campus
Event For Grades 1-6
Cost $225
Organization Northeast Iowa Community College
Contact Krista Weitz
Phone (563) 557-8271
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Additional Information
Your kids won't stop talking about the fun classes and crazy experiments they will participate in during this week-long camp. Classes introduce kids to new ideas and concepts in a fun and interactive way.

Train Like A Ninja

June 11 – June 13, 2019
Start Time 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By June 3, 2019
Location Prescott Elementary - Neighborhood Resource Center
Event For Girls, grades 5-7
Cost $42/Dubuque Residents, $50/non-Dubuque residents (Financial Assistance available)
Organization Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois
Contact Robin Summers
Phone (319) 504-5349
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Additional Information
Girls will tackle challenges, solve problems, and work together to become ninja warriors! They will spend time learning how to prep their bodies for extreme sports through healthy eating habits and yoga before creating their own ninja course. Includes personalized attire to take home!