Educational Camps, Clubs & Events

Summer Strings / Summer Sing

July 9 – July 25, 2019
Start Time 9:30 a.m.- 10:20 a.m. (Sing), 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Strings)
RSVP By June 21, 2019
Location Christ Church in Fountain Park, 2728 Asbury Rd
Event For Grades 6-8
Cost $35-$40
Organization Northeast Iowa School of Music
Contact Jill Scheirer
Phone (563) 690-0151
Website nisom.com
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Join us for Summer Strings or Summer Sing as we create music together this summer! You'll sing or play with an ensemble, keeping your vocal or instrumental skills fresh and making friends on the way!

Mythical Creatures Summer Camp – National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

July 8 – July 12, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By June 28, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Entering Grades 1-5 Fall of 2019
Cost Half Day $100 (Members)/$125 (Non-Members) - Full Day $180 (Members)/$225 (Non-Members)
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
What’s your favorite mythical creature? We’ll uncover the stories behind these popular beings and make connections between them and their real-world inspirations. Last day of this camp will take place at Mines of Spain! Full or half-day sessions available.

Ham Site & Point Experience Summer Camp – National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

July 15 – July 19, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By July 1, 2019
Location Mathias Ham Historic Site
Event For Entering Grades 1-5 Fall of 2019
Cost Half Day $100 (Members)/$125 (Non-Members) - Full Day $180 (Members)/$225 (Non-Members)
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Return to the days of yore at the Mathias Ham Historic Site! We’ll bring history to life as we experience what Dubuque was like for the people who settled here many years ago. Plus, enjoy excursions to other destinations in the Eagle Point Neighborhood. Full or half-day sessions available.

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.

Two by Two Character Camp

July 8 – July 12, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon
Location Two by Two Character Development; 470 W 4th Street, Dubuque
Event For Ages 6-10
Cost $85/child (includes daily snacks, stuffed eagle with carrier, character book, and Two by Two tote)
Organization Two by Two Character Developme
Contact Chelsea Pell
Phone (563) 513-0059
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Additional Information
Join Two by Two this summer for an exciting week of activities, field trips, and friendship building! Campers will receive a stuffed eagle with carrier, keepsake character book, and Two by Two tote, plus experience literature, art, and outdoor activities.

Inside Out Summer Camp – National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

July 22 – July 26, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By July 8, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Entering Grades 1-5 Fall of 2019
Cost Half Day $100 (Members)/$125 (Non-Members) - Full Day $180 (Members)/$225 (Non-Members)
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
Additional Information
Turn the world inside out! We’ll investigate the inner workings of plants, animals, boats, and more with hands-on activities and exploration. Third through fifth graders will get to participate in dissecting their own plants and a fish. Last day of this camp will take place at Mines of Spain!

Mission: Robotics Summer Camp – National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

July 29 – August 2, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By July 15, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Entering Grades 3-5 in Fall of 2019
Cost Half Day $100 (Members)/$125 (Non-Members) - Full Day $180 (Members)/$225 (Non-Members)
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Tackle a variety of exciting “mission briefs” in this camp that’s all about robotics! After learning how to design, build, and program LEGO® robots, we’ll work in teams to solve increasingly complex problems throughout the week. Last day of this camp at Mines of Spain! Full or half day sessions.

Once Upon a Time (Session 2) Summer Camp – National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

July 29 – August 2, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By July 15, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Entering Grades 1-2 Fall of 2019
Cost Half Day $100 (Members)/$125 (Non-Members) - Full Day $180 (Members)/$225 (Non-Members)
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Join us for a week of magic as we explore the world of fairy tales! We’ll learn about our favorite fairy tales, bring our favorite characters to life, and create our own stories. Last day of this camp will take place at Mines of Spain! Full or half-day sessions available.

Vet Shadow Day

July 23, 2019
Start Time 1-5 p.m.
Location Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Event For Grades 7-12 (this school year)
Cost $50; Full and Partial Scholarships available
Organization Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Contact Outreach Coordinator
Phone (563) 583-3314
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Additional Information
If you have interest in a career working with animals, then the Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS) Vet Shadow Day is for you.

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)

Capri Camp

August 5 – August 9, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By July 29, 2019
Location Capri College, 395 Main Street
Event For Grades 3-7
Cost $160
Organization Capri College
Contact Meggan Dobson
Phone (563) 588-2379
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Additional Information
This camp encourages self esteem, self recognition, and promotes personal growth. This camp provides education on exercise, skin care, hair care, fashion, and communication, Students will learn about nail care, personal hygiene, facials, and so much more!

Carnegie-Stout Library Bike Peddler

June 18 – August 13, 2019
Start Time Noon
Location Irving School; 2520 Pennsylvania Ave,
Event For All ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Deb Stephenson
Phone (563) 589-4243
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Additional Information
The Carnegie-Stout Bike Library and Bike Peddler will be at Irving School on Tuesdays from Noon - 2:00 pm. The Bike Peddler will issue library cards and checkout materials to those with library cards.