Jefferson Middle School

The SpongeBob Musical Auditions and Crew Sign-Up

May 20 – May 21, 2022
Start Time 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Friday; 9am to 12 noon & 1 pm to 3 pm Saturday
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
Event For Ages 7-18
Cost Free
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
Audition or sign-up to be part of the crew of The Bell Tower Theater's Free Summer Musical Program show, The SpongeBob Musical. Sing, dance, build sets, work in the box office...We have opportunities for kids of all interest and skill levels. Go to belltowertheater.net for all of the details.

Thomas D. Mangelsen – A Life in the Wild

February 5, 2022
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
The wilderness can be a beautiful thing and Thomas D. Mangelsen has dedicated his life to photographing amazing encounters. "A Life in the Wild" is 40 years in the making and can now be seen as a traveling exhibit at the River Museum. The exhibit is included with general admission.

LEGO Challenge

May 21 – August 20, 2022
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 Youth Services
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!

DBQ Scholastic Mountain Bike Team

May 21 – June 19, 2022
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location Proving Grounds Recreation Area, West John Deere Rd.
Event For Grades 6-12
Cost Purchase of a jersey is required and $15 per race
Organization DBQ Scholastic Racing
Contact DBQ Scholastic Racing
Phone (563) 542-5534
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Additional Information
Join our team to train for the Iowa Scholastic Mountain bike series. We will practice one evening a week at Proving Grounds recreation area. Students are encouraged to participate in races but NOT Required.

New-to-You Decor

May 23, 2022
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Lora LoBianco
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Show your creativity as you upcycle a globe for your room. Using Mod Podge, the possibilities are endless.

AYSO Summer Soccer Registration

May 23 – August 5, 2022
RSVP By May 23, 2022
Location Dubuque Soccer Complex
Event For All Ages
Cost Variable depending on Level and League
Organization Dubuque AYSO
Contact Dekker Pfab
Phone (563) 213-5605
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Additional Information
The deadline for early registration has been extended until April 18th. Prices go up $40 after that. Register now!

Teen Advisory Board

May 24 – August 30, 2022
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 13-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a way for teens to have a voice at the library participate with other teens, and help others in the community.

Dubuque Youth and Family Resilience Project

December 13 – May 31, 2022
Location Online Survey
Event For Parents of children in K-12
Cost Free- Parents receive $30 ($60 per family) upon survey completion
Organization Dubuque Youth and Family Resilience Project (Clarke University)
Contact Jaimie O'Gara
Phone (563) 588-6645
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Additional Information
The Dubuque Youth and Family Resilience Project (DYFRP) is an online survey study designed to understand how COVID-19 and other adversities impact families and youth in the Dubuque area. Parents can earn $30 upon survey completion.

Brainfuse Free Online Tutoring

January 3 – May 31, 2022
Location www.carnegiestout.org
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Need help understanding your assignments? Get free online tutoring with your Carnegie Stout Public Library Card. Go to carnegiestout.org and select "Research".

Dubuque Youth and Family Resilience Project

January 26 – May 31, 2022
Location Online survey
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Stipend given ($30)
Organization Dubuque Youth and Family Resilience Project (Clarke University)
Contact Jaimie O'Gara, PhD, LISW
Phone (563) 588-6645
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Additional Information
The Dubuque Youth and Family Resilience Project is looking for parents of children in K -12 to complete a 30-minute survey about experiences with COVID-19 and other stressors, family relationships, and child wellbeing. Each parent will receive a $30 gift card ($60 per family) upon survey completion.

Family Fun Night Ice Skating Event

May 10 – May 31, 2022
Start Time 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
RSVP By May 31, 2022
Location Mystique Community Ice Center 1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $5.00
Organization Mystique Community Ice Center
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
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Additional Information
Join us for an evening dedicated to our skaters and their families! All skating families are welcome to join us as we close out the final days of ice skating season. Join the Mystique Ice Center as we host Family Fun Night on Tuesday evenings.

FASST Summer Track Club 2022

June 1 – June 30, 2022
Start Time 6:00-7:30 p.m.
RSVP By June 1, 2022
Location Douglas J Miller Track - University of Dubuque
Event For All Ages
Cost $100-$150 depending on grade level
Organization FASST Track
Contact Melissa Gunnelson
Phone (563) 580-6066
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Additional Information
FASST Track Club offers a comprehensive and fun approach to developing skills and knowledge in the sport of track & field. Summer club includes a t-shirt, eight practices and entry into two track meets.

Hempstead Girls Basketball Camp Grades 6-8

June 13 – June 23, 2022
Start Time 8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 1, 2022
Location Hempstead High School
Event For Girl Basketball Players in 6th-8th Grade
Cost $50
Organization Hempstead High School Girls Basketball
Contact Ryan Rush
Phone (507) 217-2054
Additional Information
This camp will be lead by Hempstead Women's Basketball Coach Ryan Rush and will focus on the basketball skills essential for success including- dribbling, shooting, passing, pivoting and finishing. The first week will focus on teaching the skills while the second week will focus on using those skill

Iowa Youth Fishing League 2022 Season Registration

March 4 – June 1, 2022
Location Statewide
Event For Ages 7-18
Cost Varies, See Flyer
Organization Iowa Youth Fishing League
Contact Emily Lewis
Phone (515) 468-2025
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Additional Information
The Iowa Youth Fishing League is a nonprofit organization created with the mission of serving Iowa youth anglers and families interested in pursuing their passion for fishing, tournament angling, and conservation efforts.

Perler Bead Drink Covers

June 2, 2022
Start Time 3:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 12-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Transform favorite summer citrus fruits into Perler bead drink covers that double as coasters.

The Salvation Army Music Conservatory

June 6 – June 9, 2022
Start Time 10:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 2, 2022
Location 1099 Iowa Street - Dubuque Salvation Army
Event For All Ages
Cost No cost
Organization The Dubuque Salvation Army
Contact Cindy Kohlmann
Phone (563) 556-1573
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Additional Information
The Music Conservatory is a 4 day music exposure that will introduce students to a variety of musical instruments including guitar, ukulele, brass, keyboard, vocal and music theory and conducting and musical skills. All experience levels are welcome.

Interactive Movie – Encanto

June 4, 2022
Start Time 1-3 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Join us for this fun interactive family movie. We'll provide the snacks and all the props you need to sing, dance, and act along with the characters! Registration Required.

Teen Summer Volunteers

June 7, 2022
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 13-17 (or going into 8th grade)
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
The library is seeking student volunteers to assist with the Children's Summer Reading Program. Those who are interested in volunteering this summer should pick up an application from the Children's Help Desk by June 1st. Volunteer Orientation is June 7th.

Teen Night

September 21 – June 7, 2022
Start Time 5:30-7:30
Location Multicultural Family Center 1157 Central Ave. Dubuque
Event For Grades 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Multicultural Family Center
Contact Tessie Strohm
Phone (563) 582-3681
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Additional Information
Join us Tuesday evenings for dinner and activities! The MFC is the place for teens (13+) to hang out and interact in a safe, fun environment that promotes unity among diversity and empowers youth to reach their potential. FREE program. Pre-registration is NOT required.

Dubuque Police and Fire Youth Camp

June 20 – June 24, 2022
Start Time 8:00 a.m.
Location Dubuque County Emergency Responder Training Facility, 14928 Public Safety Way, Dubuque
Event For Ages 11-18
Cost FREE
Organization Dubuque Police and Fire Departments
Contact Capt. Steve Radloff
Phone (563) 587-3807
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Additional Information
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a police officer or firefighter/paramedic? Join us for a two-day, hands-on camp this summer. Experience teamwork, search and rescue, fire extinguisher skills, wellness and movement, crime scene investigation, and more! Registration opens April 15.

Summer Camp at Camp Wyoming (Eastern Iowa)

June 19 – July 29, 2022
Location 9106 42ND AVE., WYOMING, IA 52362
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Camp prices differ based on age and length of camp. Average cost is $475 for a week.
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 Wyoming, Iowa, just an hour outside of Dubuque. We provide summer camp programs for kids in grades K-12. Activities include archery, kayaking, swimming, caving, challenge course, arts & crafts, sling shots, and more!

Next Level Overnight Adventure – Summer Break Day Camp

July 6 – July 7, 2022
Start Time Begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. the following day
RSVP By June 22, 2022
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Entering Grades 6-8 in Fall
Cost Members: $150, Non-Members: $180
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
There are many conservation-based projects here at NMRMA that reach out into the world. Do you know them all? Meet the people helping re-populate endangered species, get your hands dirty while helping to make the world a better place.

Meme Challenge

June 1 – June 23, 2022
Location 360 West 11th Street
Event For Ages 12-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Memes make the world go around! Create an original meme and earn the chance to win "meme'-tastic prizes. Entry forms are available at the Children and Teen Zone Desks. Winners will be announced on Thursday, June 30th.

Fast Kidz

June 28 – July 14, 2022
Start Time 8:00-9:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 24, 2022
Location Flora park by the upper softball fields on Tuesdays, and Wahlert track on Thursdays.
Event For Grades 5-8
Cost $35/6 sessions; $8 drop in
Organization Fast Kidz
Contact Pam Connolly
Phone (563) 543-7154
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Additional Information
Come learn or further your knowledge about the great sport of running! Focus will be on proper form, agility, mobility, balance, power, and of course the speed needed for running everything from the 100-meter dash to the 5k. ALL ABILITIES WELCOME.

Iowa Volleyball Camps

July 9 – July 10, 2022
Start Time 9:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 30, 2022
Location Field House, Iowa City, IA
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost Varies
Organization University of Iowa Athletics
Contact Julie Tomash
Phone (318) 335-8181
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Additional Information
Instructional volleyball camps for youth.

Hempstead High School Girls Basketball Middle School 3 on 3 Camp

July 11 – July 21, 2022
Start Time 8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
RSVP By July 1, 2022
Location Hempstead High School
Event For Girls, Grades 6-8
Cost $50
Organization Hempstead Girls Basketball
Contact Ryan Rush
Phone (507) 217-2054
Additional Information
Hempstead Women's Basketball is hosting a 3 on 3 basketball tournament for girls in grades 6-8. Sign up your player and they will be put on a 3 on 3 team coached by a Mustang and play in a pool play then tournament style format. We will also go through common game actions in basketball everyday!

Microstory Writing Contest

July 6 – July 20, 2022
Location Virtual
Event For Grades 3-12
Cost Free
Organization University of Iowa Center for Advancement
Contact Kate Sojka
Phone (319) 467-3884
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Additional Information
Provide students (grades 3-12) a creative and fun writing outlet during the summer.

Clarke Summer Basketball Camps

July 27 – July 27, 2022
Start Time 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (girls), 1-5 p.m. (boys)
RSVP By July 22, 2022
Location Clarke University- Kehl Center
Event For Grades 3-8
Cost $50- includes camp t-shirt
Organization Clarke University
Contact Adam Hocking
Phone (815) 821-3674
Additional Information
Clarke Youth Basketball Camps- students entering grades 3rd-8th • Fundamental skill development • Building basketball IQ • Individual Instruction with our coaching staff • Teams drills and contests • Station work with our college players • Shooting contests and games • Team Building

Loras girls basketball skills camp

August 8 – August 11, 2022
Start Time 9:00 a.m.
RSVP By August 1, 2022
Location Loras College Athletic and Wellness Center
Event For Girls, Grades 3-8
Cost $129
Organization Loras College Women's Basketball
Contact Justin Heinzen
Phone (563) 588-7947
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Additional Information
Basketball camp for girls grades 3-8 (fall 2022) Individual skills offensively and defensively, work with ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding and 5 on 5 play

Minecraft Mania

May 25 – August 17, 2022
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 7-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
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.

Pokémon Club

May 4 – August 24, 2022
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
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
Meet up with other TCG, DS, and Pokémon Go trainers.

Family Book Bingo

May 21 – August 20, 2022
Start Time 2 p.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
Grab your family and try your luck at book bingo! We have great hardcover and paperback book prizes for kids.

Crescent Community Health Center

April 1 – December 31, 2022
Start Time 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location 1690 Elm St
Event For All ages
Cost We take most insurances, including Medicaid, and offer a sliding fee discount scale.
Organization Crescent Community Health Center
Contact Brooke Gomez
Phone (563) 690-2873
Website crescentchc.org
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Additional Information
Crescent QuickCare is a walk-in acute care clinic open M-F from 8a-5p. We treat fevers, sore throat, cough, earaches and more! COVID testing and vaccines are available daily.