Alta Vista Campus

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Honoree & Honorable Mention Awards

January 17, 2021
Start Time 1:00 p.m.
Location Zoom Video Conference Ceremony
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Branch NAACP
Contact R.R.S. Stewart
Phone (612) 501-9747
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Additional Information
A tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr, for students in the Dubuque public and parochial schools to enter essays, art work, poems, books, songs, displays and powerpoints for recognition. The awards ceremony for area youth will begin at 1pm via zoom. For the link, please email

48-Hour Flash Writing Contest

January 15 – January 17, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Virtual
Event For Grades 3-12
Cost Free
Organization University of Iowa City for Advancement
Contact Kate Sojka
Phone (319) 467-3884
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Additional Information
Mark your calendars for the free, online short story competition. The event begins at 4 p.m. on January 15, when we’ll provide you with a set of writing prompts and 48 hours to write your best story.

Babysitting Clinic, Schools Out Day Camps

April 2, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By March 26, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Be the sitter every parent wants to call! Learn all the responsibilities that go along with babysitting, including safety and first aid. Learn how to plan fun and age appropriate activities for kids, too!

Free Assistive Technology Consultations For Families

January 22 – May 6, 2021
Location Iowa Reading Research Center 340 Blank Honors Center Iowa City, IA 52242 (Or Online)
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Free
Organization Iowa Reading Research Center
Contact Karah Kluck
Phone (319) 384-2268
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Additional Information
We provide free virtual and in-person assistive technology consultation appointments for Iowa families. During the appointment we will be show different devices, apps, and Chromebook extensions aimed at helping children with their reading and writing tasks. Request an appointment today!

Summer Camp at Camp Wyoming (Eastern Iowa)

June 20 – July 30, 2021
Location Wyoming, IA
Event For Grades K-12
Organization Camp Wyoming
Contact Stacie Hoppman
Phone (563) 488-3893
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Additional Information
Camp Wyoming is a Christian summer camp located in Eastern Iowa, just one hour from Dubuque. We have camp programs for kids in grades K-12. This is the perfect opportunity to get your kids away from their phones and active this summer.