Lincoln Elementary School

Smarts And Survival – School’s Out Day Camp

October 29, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By October 15, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Campers will leave modern technology behind and learn how to live off the land! Using household items and the outdoors, we’ll prep for survival and build fires, craft hunting tools, go fishing, and create food storage. Techniques are inspired by Native Americans and early settlers.

The Tale of Halloweeen – School’s Out Day Camp

October 30, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By October 23, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
From black cats to goblins, the icons of Halloween have rich stories and strong traditions. Campers will explore these traditions as we decorate pumpkins, tell stories, and meet animals commonly associated with this witch-cackling day! Costumes welcome!

Write Now: Hawkeye Haiku Contest

October 21 – November 18, 2020
Location Virtual: https://www.foriowa.org/write-now/
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
Autumn is in the air, which means Hawkeye football, fall foliage, pumpkin spice, and so much more. Now is the time for you to channel your creativity during the University of Iowa Alumni and Friends Hawkeye Haiku Contest, which is open to students in grades 3-12.

Ice Skating Classes

November 3 – December 8, 2020
Start Time 6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
RSVP By November 2, 2020
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $80.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
Website dbqskating.org
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Additional Information
Learn something new. Join us at the Mystique Ice Center for ice skating classes. All skaters ages 3 and up are welcome to register as we glide into fall.

Ice Skating Classes

November 7 – December 19, 2020
Start Time 8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
RSVP By November 6, 2020
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $95.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
Website dbqskating.org
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Additional Information
“Fall seven times, stand up eight” with the Theisen’s Learn to Skate fall ice skating session. Skaters ages 3 and up are eligible to participate in group class instruction as we glide into fall at the Mystique Ice Center.

Schools Out Day Camps

October 2 – December 18, 2020
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For All Ages
Cost $15
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
These "Camps in a Box" will give your kids a great learning experience while keeping them safe and healthy when they are off on Fridays. Whether your child would like to experience camp in person or at home, we have options for you!

Schools Out Day Camps-Camp in A Box

October 4 – December 18, 2020
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For All Ages
Cost $15
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Join Dubuque County Extension educators at the Dubuque County Extension office to enjoy hands on learning. We created camp in a box called "Clover Crates." Whether your child would like to experience camp in person for a full day, half day, or at home, we have options for you!

Supervised Study Hall

November 2 – December 22, 2020
Location Comiskey Building and the Multicultural Family Center
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $50 or free for qualified families
Organization City of Dubuque Leisure Services
Contact Janna Beau
Phone (563) 589-4315
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Additional Information
A safe place for students that allows for supervised study during the at-home school days.

Animal Confusion – School’s Out Day Camp

January 18, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 11, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Alligator vs. crocodile, lizards vs. salamanders, frogs vs. toads – they are all different, but how can you tell? In this program, campers will use investigative skills to compare the animal world through hands-on activities and animal encounters.

Crafting The Mississippi – School’s Out Day Camp

February 5, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 29, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Campers will gear up for a day of creation, innovation, and collaboration! We’ll explore the River Museum’s newest addition, the Belt-Driven Machine Shop, which was used to craft boat engines. This tour will serve as inspiration as we learn about machines and build boats!

Pajama Jam – School’s Out Day Camp

February 25, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By February 18, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Campers are invited to bring their pajamas for a day of nocturnal fun! Together, we’ll use our imagination to explore life at night. We will meet a handful of nocturnal creatures and animals and use those observations to create our own nighttime animal models.

Museum Builders – School’s Out Day Camp

February 26, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By February 19, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
It’s a camper-led museum! Campers will become curators for the day and explore how experts design exhibits featuring animals, history, and science. This hands-on program will challenge campers to use problem solving, creativity, and imagination to create a new exhibit!

Wild & Crazy Weather – School’s Out Day Camp

April 2, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By March 26, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Blizzards, hurricanes, floods, and more, animals live through all weather. In this program, campers will discover the crazy variations of weather around the world, and how animals adapt to changing conditions. Together, we will build structures strong enough to withstand natural disasters.

MOPS Dubuque (Mothers Of Preschoolers)

September 8 – May 5, 2021
Location Hope Church; 11893 John F. Kennedy Road, Dubuque
Event For Mothers with children 0-6 years old
Cost $50 membership fee (scholarships available) and first meeting is FREE to come check out before registering.
Organization Hope Church
Contact Laurie Weinschenk
Phone (563) 556-7724
Additional Information
Bi-Weekly meetings including engaging speakers, crafts, mentorship and mostly a chance to connect with other moms. There are three meeting opportunities for MOPS (in person & virtual options - see website); childcare is available during in person meetings through the Hope Church childcare program.