Roll & Sole-A-Thon

May 4 – May 4, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m. group, 11 a.m. bike & walk
RSVP By April 20, 2019
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For All ages
Cost $20/adult, $10/children 12 and under
Organization ARK Advocates
Contact ARK Advocates
Phone (563) 556-1785
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Additional Information
You are the one who can help unlock the doors to reaching more individuals with disabilities in the Dubuque community. Walk or ride a bike and build a team to support ARK Advocates.

Loras College Skills Camp

August 5 – August 8, 2019
Start Time 11:30 a.m.
Location Loras College
Event For Boys and Girls, Grades K-2
Cost $109
Organization Loras College Men's Basketball
Contact Chris Martin
Phone (563) 588-7738
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Additional Information
SEPARATE SKILL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF CERTIFIED TEACHERS COMPETITION & AWARDS EVERY DAY! FREE CAMP T-SHIRT

Girl Scout Ice Cream Social

May 9 – May 9, 2019
Start Time 4-7 p.m.
Location 2644 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dubuque
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Free
Organization Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
Contact Barb Smith
Phone (800) 798-0833
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Additional Information
Ice Cream Social, Thursday, May 9, 4-7p.m., at the Dubuque Girl Scout Leadership Center, 2644 Pennsylvania Avenue. Whether you are a current member or interested in getting started with the biggest girl-led organization in the world, you are welcome to attend.

Rising Star Theatre Company Auditions for Newsies and Godspell

April 26 – April 27, 2019
Start Time 4-6 p.m.; 9 a.m.-noon; and 1-4 p.m.
Location Washington Middle School
Event For Grades 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Rising Star Theatre Company
Contact Nick Halder
Phone (563) 231-0110
Additional Information
RSTC is holding auditions for Newsies and Godspell. High school and older students and one middle school boy approx. 5th-8th grade for Newsies. Please prepare a song selection of your choice. An accompanist will be provided. Callbacks if needed will be on Sunday, April 28 at a time that is TBA.

Clarke University Summer Camps

June 17, 2019
Location Clarke University, 1550 Clarke Drive, Dubuque
Event For Grades 6-12
Cost $135-$325
Organization Clarke University
Contact Amy Errthum
Phone (563) 588-6683
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Additional Information
Clarke University will again host summer academies and camps for middle school and high school aged students. The academies and camps will be hosted on the Clarke campus and will be directed by Clarke University faculty, staff, and skilled professionals.

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!

Free Summer Musical Program: Auditions for the Wind in the Willows

May 17 – May 18, 2019
Start Time 3-7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. 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
Auditions and grew sign up for The Wind in the Willows. Program begins May 29 and shows are July 11 to 21. Kids ages 7 to 16 Can audition to be part of the cast and kids ages 7 to 18 can sign up to be part of a crew. Go to belltowertheater.net for more details.

ARK Advocates Award Banquet

May 21 – May 21, 2019
Start Time 6 p.m.
RSVP By May 18, 2019
Location 3342 John Wesley Drive, Dubuque
Event For Everyone is welcome!
Cost $9 per plate
Organization ARK Advocates
Contact ARK Advocates
Phone (563) 556-1785
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Additional Information
ARK Advocates "Come See Our Shining Stars" dinner and award banquet. Do you know someone what has made a difference in the life of someone who has a disability? If so nominate them today on the website or see attached nomination form.

Dubuque Youth Football and Cheer Registration

April 11 – May 21, 2019
Location Green Acres Storage
Event For Grades 1-8
Organization Dubuque Youth Football and Cheer
Contact Dave Ellis
Phone (563) 663-0019
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Additional Information
Registration will be held on: Thursday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m.; Thursday, May 9, from 5-7 p.m.; Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-noon; and Tuesday, May 21, from 5-7 p.m.

Summer Wildlife Camps

June 10 – June 14, 2019
Location Mines of Spain State Park
Event For Grades 3-7
Cost $150
Organization University of Iowa
Contact Megan McHale
Phone (630) 386-3377
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Additional Information
Camps are designed to engage campers in five days of learning about state park and its natural environments. Our goals for campers include: Awareness of the natural world and wildlife in our state parks, nurturing an appreciation for wildlife and natural ecosystems, and inspiring action for land

American Girl Doll Camp

June 1 – June 1, 2019
Start Time 8:45 a.m.
RSVP By May 15, 2019
Location Camp Little Cloud
Event For Grades 1-4
Cost $45
Organization Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
Contact Michelle Theisen
Phone (563) 876-3272
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Additional Information
American Girl Doll Camp at Camp Little Cloud, June 1, 2019. This camp is perfect for the doll loving girl. It is open to all girls, you don’t have to be in Girl Scouts to come. Space is limited, so register early.

Ram Shooter Golf Outing

May 4, 2019
Start Time Noon
Location Bunker Hill Golf Course
Event For Senior HS students/parents
Cost $70 - $240
Organization Rams Booster Club
Contact Jared Deutsch
Phone (563) 552-5643
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Additional Information
22nd Annual Dubuque Senior High School Rams Booster Club Ram Shooter Golf Outing, noon shotgun start at Bunker Hill Golf Course. Contact Jared Deutsch at jdeutsch@dbqschools.org, or you can sign up and pay at: http://www.bidpal.net/ramsgolf

Safety Rules Bike Rodeo

May 18 – May 18, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.
Location Dubuque County Fire Training Center, 14928 Public Safety Way, Dubuque
Event For Grade 1
Cost Free
Organization Finley Hospital, The Bike Shack, Dubuque Police and Fire Department
Contact Karen Vaassen
Phone (563) 589-2570
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Additional Information
Free bike safety inspection and fun bike safety education through a safety riding course. The Dubuque Police and Fire Department will also be there to meet with the kids.

2019 Boys’ Summer Basketball Camp and Summer League

June 11 – June 14, 2019
Start Time 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
Location Roosevelt Middle School
Event For Grades 3-9 (2019-20)
Cost Camp $60, League $50
Organization Dubuque Senior Boys Basketball
Contact Wendell Eimers
Phone (563) 690-0329
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Additional Information
Dubuque Senior Summer Camp Grades 3-7 (2019-20) 9:00-11:00. Grades 8-9 (2019-20) 1:00-3:00 Dubuque Senior Summer League Grades 3-9 (2019-20) 8:45-10:45

City of Asbury Summer Youth Programs

June 10 – July 19, 2019
Start Time 9:30 AM
RSVP By June 7, 2019
Location Asbury Park - 5499 Asbury Road
Event For Ages 5-12
Cost $30-98
Organization City of Asbury
Contact Kayla Morrison
Phone (563) 556-7106
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Additional Information
Our most popular summer program focuses on a wide range of activities for children ages 5-12. Kids will be grouped based on age. Activities include games, crafts, sports, field trips, days of learning at the library, and lots of fun! We will meet at Asbury Park from 9:30 am-12:00 pm on M/W/F.

Clarke University Summer Scholarly Projects

June 12, 2019
RSVP By May 1, 2019
Location Clarke University, 1550 Clarke Drive, Dubuque
Event For Grades 11-12
Cost Free
Organization Clarke University
Contact Susan Burns
Phone (563) 588-6540
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Additional Information
EXPLORE A TOPIC WITH AN EXPERT THIS SUMMER! Clarke University’s Summer Scholarly Projects (CUSSP) invite high school juniors and seniors to apply to work in a special one-on-one engagement with faculty in specific areas of expertise.

12th Annual Rams Cheerleading Day Camp

May 18, 2019
Start Time 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
RSVP By May 1, 2019
Location Dubuque Senior High School
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $40
Organization Dubuque Senior Cheerleading Team
Contact Terri Mayberry
Phone (563) 543-3063
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Additional Information
Come and join the Dubuque Senior Cheer team for a day full of cheering, jumping, dance, stunting, eating and have fun with friends. All information is on the flier that is included.

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.

Two by Two Character Camp

June 17 – June 21, 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 Development
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.

RiverWorks Discovery® Who Works the Rivers Career Fair

April 24 – April 24, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.
RSVP By March 15, 2019
Location The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades 11-12
Cost Free (including lunch)
Organization RiverWorks Discovery
Contact Jim McDonald
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
RiverWorks Discovery® is a national educational outreach program of the National Rivers Hall of Fame, located at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. "Who Works the Rivers" is a Career Fair event providing insight to career opportunities in the maritime industry.

Make a Difference 5K

April 27, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.
Location Heritage Pond
Event For All Ages
Cost $30
Organization Unified Therapy
Contact Doug Frank
Phone (563) 583-4004
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Additional Information
The Make a Difference 5K is now entering its 10th year of raising money to benefit those in our community. Last year over $10,000 was raised and we had over 300 participants! To celebrate a decade of making a difference we are looking to make this our biggest year ever.

Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir Vocal Interviews

May 18 – May 18, 2019
Start Time 9:15 AM
RSVP By May 4, 2019
Location Multicultural Family Center; 1157 Central Ave; Dubuque
Event For Grades 2-5
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Chorale Children's Choir
Contact Mary Beth Ferring
Phone (563) 580-6229
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Additional Information
Voice placement interviews will be 5-7 minutes in length; no preparation necessary. Children should be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Host an AFS exchange student

August 8 – June 23, 2020
Location Dubuque, Iowa
Event For Families with any age student
Cost Free
Organization AFS USA
Contact Gwen Rudy
Phone (646) 381-3376
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Additional Information
Hosting an exchange student forms real, lasting relationships with a student from abroad. You and your family will learn about a new culture while sharing all about yours.

Adventure Pass

January 1 – December 31, 2019
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For City of Dubuque Residents
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Michael May
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Adult Dubuque city resident library cardholders may reserve one free family pass per year to each of these destinations: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque Figge Art Museum, Davenport Putnam Museum, Davenport Niabi Zoo, Rock Island Quad City Botanical Center, Rock Island

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.

Vet Camp

June 11 – August 13, 2019
Start Time 1-5 p.m.
Location Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Event For Grades 5-7 (this school year)
Cost $50; Full and Partial Scholarships available
Organization Dubuque Regional Humane Soc.
Contact Outreach Coordinator
Phone (563) 583-3314
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Additional Information
If you have interest in a career working with animals, choose to attend one of our Vet Camps offered this summer! Vet Camp is an exciting, hands-on learning program aimed towards middle school students interested in digging into the down and dirty of veterinary medicine.

Kids & Critters Camp

June 12 – August 9, 2019
Start Time Varies
Location Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Event For Grades K-5 (this school year)
Cost Weeklong Camp= $150, Day Camp= $35; Full and Partial Scholarships available
Organization Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Contact Kelsey Schmidt
Phone (563) 583-3314
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Additional Information
The Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS) offers both day and week-long Kids & Critters camps that provide a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about positive animal interactions and participate in character building activities during their summer break.

Friday Nighter

September 28 – May 3, 2019
Start Time Fridays between 7-8:30 p.m.
Location Fulton Elementary School Gym
Event For Students in grades 1-5
Cost Free
Organization Arbor Oaks Bible Chapel
Contact Dale Twesten
Phone (563) 581-8534
Additional Information
Kids club with games, song, puppets, lessons, pizza small groups and lots of fun!