Sageville Elementary School

48-Hour Flash Writing Contest

January 15 – January 17, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Virtual
Event For Grades 3-12
Cost Free
Organization University of Iowa City for Advancement
Contact Kate Sojka
Phone (319) 467-3884
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Additional Information
Mark your calendars for the free, online short story competition. The event begins at 4 p.m. on January 15, when we’ll provide you with a set of writing prompts and 48 hours to write your best story. https://www.foriowa.org/write-now/

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.

Fizz Bubble Goo-School’s Out Day Camp

February 5, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By January 29, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Come and explore the wonders of science by creating amazing chemistry experiments with everyday materials to watch them fizz, bubble, and goo. Youth will learn about matter and its three states, make slime, and observe chemical and physical changes before their very eyes!

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!

Ice Skating Classes

January 2 – February 16, 2020
RSVP By December 31, 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
Winter Ice Skating Classes

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.

Magician’s Laboratory- School’s Out Day Camps

February 26, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By February 19, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Write with invisible ink, learn the secret behind the famous table cloth trick, and discover many fantastic magic tricks and famous magicians.

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!

Dubuque Winter League Extravaganza

January 16, 2021
Start Time 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
RSVP By January 9, 2021
Location Roosevelt Middle School
Event For Grades 3-8
Cost $500 per team
Organization DC Basketball Academy LLC
Contact Haris Takes
Phone (563) 581-0305
Additional Information
Teams are guaranteed 12 games (if you are registered for all 6 weeks) throughout a month and a half of competition from 3rd to 8th grade boys and girls. We allow teams to do "drop-in" play and play the weeks they are available - you must register to a minimum of 3 weeks (6 games).

Building Blocks to Engineering-School’s Out Day Camps

March 12, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By March 5, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Explore with our NEW, LEGO WeDo 2.0 Robots! Youth will be introduced to basic coding concepts through games, and block-based coding programs. This camp builds problem-solving and creativity skills while having a blast with LEGOS! Each child will be provided with their own Legos and IPAD.

Under the Sea- School’s Out Day Camp

March 19, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By March 12, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Do you ever wonder why the ocean is blue or why the ocean is salty? We will learn about the three groups of marine animals that live in the ocean! We will be making a salt creature that you can take home with you!

Babysitting Clinic, Schools Out Day Camps

April 2, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By March 26, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Be the sitter every parent wants to call! Learn all the responsibilities that go along with babysitting, including safety and first aid. Learn how to plan fun and age appropriate activities for kids, too!

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.

Free Assistive Technology Consultations For Families

January 22 – May 6, 2021
Location Iowa Reading Research Center 340 Blank Honors Center Iowa City, IA 52242 (Or Online)
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Free
Organization Iowa Reading Research Center
Contact Karah Kluck
Phone (319) 384-2268
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Additional Information
We provide free virtual and in-person assistive technology consultation appointments for Iowa families. During the appointment we will be show different devices, apps, and Chromebook extensions aimed at helping children with their reading and writing tasks. Request an appointment today!

Summer Camp at Camp Wyoming (Eastern Iowa)

June 20 – July 30, 2021
Location Wyoming, IA
Event For Grades K-12
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 Eastern Iowa, just one hour from Dubuque. We have camp programs for kids in grades K-12. This is the perfect opportunity to get your kids away from their phones and active this summer.