Eisenhower Elementary School

Esports and Cybersecurity Camp – 2 Day Camp over Spring Break

March 13 – March 14, 2024
Start Time 1 p.m.
RSVP By March 8, 2024
Location Dubuque Esports League, 3220 Dodge Street, Suite 109, Dubuque, IA 52003
Event For 4th-7th Grades
Cost $60.00
Organization Dubuque Esports League Inc
Contact Shelby Wartick
Phone (563) 241-5690
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Additional Information
Join the Esports and Cybersecurity Camp led by industry experts Tom Wartick and Don Quinn. The camp includes Esports tournaments, cybersecurity activities, technology career exploration, hands-on activities, and the use of high-powered gaming PCs. Dates: March 13-14, 1 PM-4:30 PM.

Kids Take the Stage Theater Classes

March 25 – May 2, 2024
RSVP By March 13, 2024
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
Event For Kindergarten through 6th grades
Cost $75-$95 per child
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
Kids Take the Stage offers creative dramatics and theater classes for kids of all skills levels. A variety of classes are offered with one or more classes available to each grade level from Kindergarten thru 6th. Classes meet once a week for six weeks. Financial assistance is available.

Summer Softball Registration

January 15 – March 15, 2024
Location www.dgilsoftball.com
Event For PreK - 8th grade girls
Organization DGIL
Contact Jenni Ruffridge or Tim Kelly
Phone (563) 599-7317
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Additional Information
DGIL - Summer Softball Registration

Kids Take the Stage Spring Break Classes

March 11 – March 15, 2024
RSVP By March 1, 2024
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
Event For 3rd through 8th grades
Cost $65
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
The Bell Tower Theater will offer 2 brand new theater classes for the week of Spring Break. Classes will meet for 1 hour per day Monday through Friday. Financial assistance is available.

Clarke University Cheer and Dance Kids Day Camp

March 30, 2024
Start Time Registration 9:30 a.m. Camp starts 10:00 a.m.
RSVP By March 18, 2024
Location Robert and Ruth Kehl Center on the campus of Clarke University 1550 Clarke Dr
Event For PreK - 8th Grade
Cost $45.00
Organization Clarke Cheer and Dance Team
Contact Terri Mayberry
Phone (563) 543-3063
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Additional Information
2nd Annual Clarke University Cheer and Dance Kids Day Camp will consist of learning cheers, dances, cheer jumps and for the older kids stunting with Clarke Cheerleaders

Dubuque PONY League Baseball Registration

January 22 – March 18, 2024
Location Register online at dbqpony.org. Baseball games are in Dubuque.
Event For All children ages 4 through 14
Cost $70-$130 (based on age division)
Organization Dubuque PONY League Baseball
Contact Dan Stinemates
Phone (563) 663-3959
Website dbqpony.org
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Additional Information
Registration for the 2024 baseball season is now open at dbqpony.org! Registration closes on February 26 for 14U division and March 18 for all lower divisions. All kids in the tri-state area ages 4-14 are eligible to participate. Baseball season will be April through end of June.

School’s Out Day Camp – What’s in your Watershed?

March 29, 2024
Start Time 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
RSVP By March 22, 2024
Location NMRMA 350 East 3rd St., Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For K-5th Students
Cost $60 ($50 for members) FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Kaelyn Howe
Phone (563) 557-9545
Additional Information
What is that species? Where does that stream flow? Learn about what is living in your neighborhood, plus how you and others can impact locations miles away. Come find out what's in your watershed.

Toddler + Me Yoga Classes (4wk series)

March 30 – April 20, 2024
Start Time 10-10:45 a.m.
RSVP By March 27, 2024
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For preschool students
Cost $40
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
Additional Information
This fun & creative class introduces toddlers to the world of yoga through animated poses, books, music, crafts, and games. Little yogis will enhance fine motor skills, develop coordination, and practice self-calming techniques through breathing exercises. Connect with your child in a memorable way.

4th/5th Grade After School Track Program

April 8 – May 6, 2024
Start Time This program will meet for 90 minutes immediately following school dismissal.
RSVP By March 29, 2024
Location Practices will be held at each elementary school.
Event For 4th & 5th grade students
Cost $32 or Free if income qualified
Organization Leisure Services
Contact Brian Feldott
Phone (563) 589-4316
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Additional Information
After School Sports 4th and 5th Grade Track is an intramural program that places an emphasis on learning track fundamentals, team concepts, sportsmanship, participation, improved health/fitness, and fun! Note: canceled practices will not be rescheduled.

Rainbow Rabbits Scavenger Hunt

March 1 – March 31, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Colorful rabbits are hiding throughout the children’s section of the library! If you find all 10, you may earn a small prize.

Puppets!

February 21 – April 3, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Lora LoBianco
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Come to the library to make puppets on February 21st. On March 27th we will learn how to use puppets to put on a puppet show. Then, April 3, practice your puppet show for the first half, then you parents join us during the 2nd half to be the audience. You may attend one, two, or all three programs.

Pokémon Club

January 3 – April 3, 2024
Start Time 5:30
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 6-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Hang out with other trainers and Read, Trade, Learn, Create, and Play all things Pokémon.

Movin’ Groovin’ Mornings

January 27 – April 6, 2024
Start Time 10:30 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 2-6
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig-Gehrke
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Grab your kiddos and head to the library for a morning of moving and grooving! We will listen to songs and stories, play with scarves and shakers, and have so much silly fun together. Best for ages 2 through 6, though all are welcome to attend. No registration required.

Dubuque Youth Lacrosse

March 20 – June 10, 2024
Start Time 6:00 p.m.
RSVP By April 8, 2024
Location Practices are at Port of Dubuque in the open field next to Diamond Jo and McGraw Hill on E 6th St.
Event For Youth ages 8-18
Cost $150 goes toward field rental, uniforms, tournament fees, officiating costs
Organization Dubuque Bulldog Lacrosse
Contact Tami Gudenkauf
Phone (563) 581-7149
Additional Information
Youth lacrosse for all ages, come join the fastest growing sport in the Midwest! Learn to play the exciting game learning skills and coordination to play the game and have fun with your friends. We have youth girls teams and youth boys teams and a high school team.

Beginning Chapters Book Club

January 3 – April 10, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 7-9
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Lora LoBianco
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Do you like Magic Tree House, Junie B. Jones and Nate the Great books? If so, this book club is for you. We will talk about the book and then participate in an enjoyable activity or craft. Register at the Children's Help Desk and pick up your copy of the book.

Minecraft Mania

January 10 – April 10, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 7-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact IT
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Whether or not you’re a Minecraft whiz, sign up for this game-playing night to test your skills and build away!

Reading With Rover

January 13 – April 13, 2024
Start Time 10:30 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read or listen to a story with some furry friends in the first-floor program room. Do not bring your own pet; we provide kid-friendly dogs each month. Registration not required.

L&MOP Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers

January 13 – April 13, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Preschoolers and their families
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
The L.&M.O.P. concert series is for preschool children and their families. Children will leave each concert with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop to enjoy! The Northeast Iowa School of Music sponsors this series. An adult must accompany children. No registration required.

TCG – Trading Card Game League

January 17 – April 17, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
TCG League is a way for more advanced trading card game players to get together and have some fun. Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Digimon, Magic, or whatever TCG you play – bring your cards, learn game basics, and get the feel for competitive play. Registration preferred but not required.

Creative Drama Games

January 25 – April 18, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
In this fun, high-energy workshop, participants will play a series of drama-based games designed to inspire creativity, confidence, and collaboration. No theatre experience needed, just bring yourself and be ready to play!

LEGO Challenge

January 20 – April 20, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 4-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Calling all LEGO fans! Come to the library to build, create, and have fun. The library provides the LEGO and you provide the know-how! Donations of LEGO are appreciated.

Family Book Bingo

January 20 – April 20, 2024
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Families
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Grab your family and try your luck at book bingo! We have great hardcover and paperback book prizes for kids.

Toddler + Me Yoga Classes (4wk series)

April 27 – May 18, 2024
Start Time 10-10:45 a.m.
RSVP By April 24, 2024
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Preschool Students
Cost $40
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
Additional Information
This fun & creative class introduces toddlers to the world of yoga through animated poses, books, music, crafts, and games. Little yogis will enhance fine motor skills, develop coordination, and practice self-calming techniques through breathing exercises. Connect with your child in a memorable way.

Spring YogArt

April 26, 2024
Start Time 5:30-7:30 p.m.
RSVP By April 24, 2024
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Elementary Students
Cost $30
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
Additional Information
Join us as we host a Hop Into Spring: Kids Yoga Workshop with Miss Krissy! In this two-hour offering, yogis will explore the practices of yoga + mindfulness + arts/crafts + enjoy a snack + more Spring themed activities! We hope to see you there!

Beyond the Book Club

January 18 – April 25, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read a new title each month and meet up for discussion and a activity related to the book. Register and pick up books at the Children’s Help Desk.

Kids Yoga Classes (4wk series)

May 1 – May 22, 2024
Start Time 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP By April 29, 2024
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For elementary students
Cost $40
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
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Additional Information
During this weekly class we explore the practices of yoga + mindfulness! Classes provide preventative social and emotional skills benefiting the mind, body, and emotional state. Your child will learn to connect their body and mind through stillness, movement, breath practices, games, & creativity.

Dubuque Judo Club Registration

September 28 – May 1, 2024
Location University of Dubuque Stoltz Sport Center - 1050 McCormick Street
Event For All students K-12
Cost 1st three classes are free then $50 semester
Organization Dubuque Judo Club
Contact Jeff Lang
Phone (563) 599-8389
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Additional Information
Dubuque Judo Club Registration

Grab and Go Kits

January 1 – April 30, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For PreK and elementary students
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Stop in every month for a fun, crafty activity for all ages! Grab & Go bags are ready for pick up on the first of every month at the Children's Help Desk. Available while supplies last.

Be a Junior Achievement Classroom Volunteer

February 1 – May 15, 2024
Start Time 5 lessons for 45 minutes each; you pick time with classroom teacher
Location Dubuque Elementary Schools
Event For Parents of K-5 students
Cost Free
Organization Junior Achievement of the Heartland
Contact Monica Telschow
Phone (309) 277-3916
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Additional Information
Junior Achievement offers fun and engaging lessons for students in grades K-5 to develop life skills focused on financial literacy and work readiness. Volunteers are needed to lead the JA lessons in classrooms throughout Dubuque's elementary schools. See our flier to learn more.

Kids + JR Yoga Teachers (4wk series)

May 2 – May 23, 2024
Start Time 5:15-6:00 p.m.
RSVP By May 21, 2024
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For elementary students
Cost $40
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
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Additional Information
During this weekly class we explore the practices of yoga + mindfulness! Classes provide preventative social and emotional skills benefiting the mind, body, and emotional state. Your child will learn to connect their body and mind through stillness, movement, breath practices, games, & creativity.

UD for Kids 2024

June 17 – July 12, 2024
Start Time 12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
RSVP By May 27, 2024
Location University of Dubuque Campus, Dubuque, IA
Event For Grades 1-7
Cost $160.00 per child per week
Organization University of Dubuque
Contact Peggy Driscoll
Phone (563) 542-1455
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Additional Information
Three weeks of courses are offered to students in grades 1-7 in the areas of science, math, technology, engineering, visual and performing arts, aviation, and culinary arts.

Summer Camp at Camp Bear Creek

June 16 – July 26, 2024
Location Camp Bear Creek, 9106 42nd Ave., Wyoming, IA 52362
Event For Elementary, Middle, and High School Students
Cost Pricing is based on program & tier selected
Organization Camp Bear Creek
Contact Stacie Hoppman
Phone (563) 488-3893
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Additional Information
Camp Bear Creek is a Christian Summer Camp located in Wyoming, Iowa, just 45 minutes from Marion! We offer partial and week-long sleep away camps for kids in grades K-12. Join us for general camp programs or choose a specialty camp like Music, Arts, & Drama, Sports, Water Adventures, and more!

Camp Ewalu

June 9 – August 9, 2024
Location 37776 Alpha Ave., Strawberry Point, IA 52076
Event For Elementary, middle school and high school students
Cost Most programs range from $150 to $525. Camp scholarships available if cost is an obstacle!
Organization Camp Ewalu
Contact Steph Boeding
Phone (515) 205-2853
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Additional Information
REGISTER NOW for summer camp at Ewalu Camp & Retreat Center! Programs for grades 1-12 & special needs As an accredited Lutheran-Christian outdoor ministry, Ewalu offers a variety of programs all summer for youth, guided by trained counselors. No child is turned away for reasons of financial need.