Senior High School

Young Parent Support Group

October 19 – May 31, 2024
Location 2005 Asbury Rd- Hillcrest Family Services
Event For Young parents, geared towards high school students
Cost free
Organization Hillcrest Family Services
Contact Amelia Winkelman
Phone (563) 275-3198
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Additional Information
The expectant and parenting program/young parent support group supports youth aged 19-20 and younger through a support group. The group provides a space where young parents are able to meet and discuss areas they need support in or want to learn more about.

Become a host parent of an exchange student.

January 1 – June 1, 2024
Location N/A
Event For High School Parents
Cost free
Organization International Student Exchange
Contact Deb Keller
Phone (815) 262-0064
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Additional Information
This is a flyer for families wanting to get more information on becoming a host family for an exchange student. I am a representative with ISE and have hosted 5 students- two currently enrolled at Hempstead. This is a phenomenal experience.

Maureen Bortscheller’s Summer Tennis Camp

June 4 – June 27, 2024
Start Time 8-9 a.m. Middle School & 9 a.m.-10 a.m. High School, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
RSVP By May 31, 2024
Location Hempstead High school Roos Tennis Courts
Event For Middle and highschool tennis players
Cost $160
Organization Maureen Bortscheller USPTA Certified Tennis Instructor
Contact Maureen Bortscheller
Phone (563) 451-7899
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Additional Information
Summer Tennis Camp for middle and high school tennis players. Players will learn all tennis skills including serve, ground strokes, volleys and overheads, and match play etiquette.

Free Tutoring

October 2 – May 31, 2023
Start Time 3:00-5:00pm
Location 1157 Central Ave, Dubuque IA 52001
Event For Middle and High School Students
Cost FREE
Organization Multicultural Family Cener
Contact Bailey Galle
Phone (563) 582-3681
Website www.mfcdbq.org
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Additional Information
Tutoring in all subjects available to grades 6-12 Middle School- Monday & Wednesday from 3:30-5 High School- Tuesday & Thursday from 3:30-5

Architecture Days Scavenger Hunt

May 1 – May 31, 2024
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
Learn the ABCs of architecture as you find photos of Dubuque landmarks hidden around the children’s department.

Kumihimo Braiding

May 1 – May 31, 2024
Start Time Teen Librarian Hours
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 12-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Drop in to the Teen Zone to create a simple yet elegant braid. Kumihimo is a Japanese artform of making braids and cords out of threads. This activity is available during Teen Librarian hours.

High School Swim Camp

June 3 – July 19, 2024
Start Time 7:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.
Location DCSD Aquatic Center
Event For 8th-12th grade students
Cost $130
Organization DASH
Contact Jesse Huff
Phone (563) 581-2704
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Additional Information
Opportunity for high school swimmers to hone their skills with the high school coaches.

Rising Star Theatre Company Summer Workshops

June 10 – June 28, 2024
RSVP By June 5, 2024
Location TBA
Event For K-12
Cost $100-$175 with scholarships availabe
Organization Rising Star Theatre Company
Contact Megan Elizabeth Schumacher
Phone (563) 231-0110
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Additional Information
Rising Star Theatre Company is offering five summer workshop opportunities for students of all ages. From musical offerings to an audition workshop to improv and even a camp for the little ones, RSTC has something for everyone! Sign up at: https://risingstartheatrecompany.com/education.cfm

Soccer One Summer Fun

June 17 – August 1, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
RSVP By June 10, 2024
Location Dubuque Soccer Complex
Event For Pre-K, Elementary, Middle School, and High School students
Cost $75
Organization Dubuque Soccer Alliance
Contact Jon Denham
Phone (563) 580-5816
Additional Information
Soccer One Summer Fun is a recreational soccer program for players of all ages, skill levels, and experience, at the Dubuque Soccer Complex. Games are on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, beginning June 17. To register, click the link and choose Summer Sessions - SOCCER ONE - 2024.

Kiwanis Kids Day

June 15, 2024
Start Time 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Location Miracle League
Event For Open to all kids and their families of all ages
Cost No cost
Organization Dubuque Kiwanis Club
Contact Nora McCarville
Phone (563) 581-7638
Additional Information
Please join us for a fun day of outdoor activities at the Miracle League Park on Saturday, June 15. There will be games, prizes, piñatas, puppet shows, and bounce houses. All activities are FREE and the first 200 will receive a free ice cream. Food trucks will also be on site during the event.

Galena ChalkFest

June 15, 2024
Start Time 8:00 a.m.
Location Galena Center for the Arts, 971 Gear St., Galena, IL
Event For All Ages
Cost Free to spectate
Organization Galena Center for the Arts
Contact Kathleen Hoeper
Phone (815) 402-3111
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Additional Information
The Galena Center's parking lot will turn into a giant canvas! This family friendly event brings all together for a day of artistic fun. Bring family and friends to chalk or watch the chalkers in action! Register to compete: $20 individual or team up to 4) Prizes awarded in 5 categories.

Summer Diving Camp

June 4 – July 18, 2024
Start Time 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
RSVP By June 18, 2024
Location Hempstead Aquatic Center
Event For 4th-12th graders
Cost $100
Organization HHS Summer Diving Camp
Contact Megan Rush
Phone (563) 581-1189
Additional Information
Athletes 4th grade to 12th grade can come and try diving. We will be going through front and back approaches, new dives and proper water entry.

Math and Data Science Summer program: Strength in Numbers

July 15 – July 17, 2024
Start Time 8:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 30, 2024
Location University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Event For High school students
Cost $315
Organization University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Contact Daniel Wackwitz
Phone (319) 855-8630
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Additional Information
Students will participate in classes and hands-on activities exploring mathematics, data science, and their integration across STEM disciplines. They will have the opportunity to interact with many college students and staff and explore the university in this full college experience.

CRESCENT’S STEPPIN’ IT UP 5K FUN RUN-WALK AND 1 MILE

August 10, 2024
Start Time 8 a.m.-1p.m.
RSVP By July 15, 2024
Location Crescent Community Health Center- 1690 Elm Street Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All ages and families
Cost FREE
Organization Crescent Community Health Center
Contact Sarah Milner
Phone (563) 564-1017
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Additional Information
FREE event! Race entries will receive a t-shirt (guaranteed to all entries prior to July 15). Join us for a day of health, wellness, and community spirit at the Crescent Health and Wellness Expo & 5KWalk/Run! Live DJ, indulge in tasty treats from food trucks, discover community resources, & more.

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!

Clarke University Summer Camps 2024

March 30 – July 26, 2024
Location Clarke University Campus
Event For Varying grades Pre-K through 12th grade
Cost Varies
Organization Clarke University
Contact Gayle Langel
Phone (563) 588-6492
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Additional Information
Clarke University is thrilled to host some of your favorite long-standing summer activities and introduce a few new ones for 2024! Programs cover a wide range of ages and interests, each proudly led by Clarke faculty with the help of area professionals and alumni.

Creativity Club – Get Art Smart

May 14 – August 8, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Tuesdays at the library all summer long will have fun activities and workshops in drawing, painting, sculpting, writing, and more. Registration is required for each program. Participants are eligible to enter for a special art-themed prize pack.

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.

Buttons & Bobbins

June 21 – August 9, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Come learn to sew on a sewing machine! You will create projects perfect for beginners; No previous sewing experience necessary. Registration is required.

Let’s Play Roblox

May 6 – August 12, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 8-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Each month, participants will play a different game with other Roblox enthusiasts and tackle fun challenges together. *If you have never played Roblox before, you will need to have your parent/guardian set up your account before the program. Registration is required.

TAG: Teen Hangout

May 28 – August 27, 2024
Start Time 5:15 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 13-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Games, crafts, and more! Explore a craft or activity while providing feedback on making the library a welcoming place for teens.

Ainsley’s Angels Events

May 4 – November 21, 2024
Location Various locations in Dubuque
Event For Elementary, Middle, High School students and adults
Organization Ainsley’s Angels of Eastern Iowa
Contact Aulanda Krause
Phone (563) 495-1575
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Additional Information
Ainsley’s Angels is actively looking for new: Rider Athletes, Angel Runners, Volunteers and Sponsors. Become an Ainsley’s Angels Rider at no cost and all equipment provided for you. Come join us at any or all of these race opportunities!