Camps & Scouts

Valley High School Dance Team 2018-19 Tryouts

Date
Mar. 2 - 4:30 pm
Location
Valley High School Field House
Event For
Grades 9-12 (2018-19 school year)
Organization
Valley Dance Team
Contact
Coach Paige Meredith
Information
Interested in joining Valley Dance Team for the 2018-19 school year? Attend the information meeting Feb. 25, the mandatory clinic March 1, and tryouts March 2. The clinic will include a warm-up, pom/jazz routine, and review of required technical skills. Tryout Attire: solid black tank, black shorts, hair in bun, and jazz shoes.

Valley Tiger Baseball Clinic for Ages 5-9

Date
Mar. 3 - 1:15 pm
Location
Valley Southwoods Freshman High School Gymnasium, 625 S. 35th St., West Des Moines, IA
Event For
ages 5-9
Cost
$40
Organization
Valley Tiger Baseball
Contact
Ryan Cooley
Phone
515-633-4106
Information
This clinic will support young West Des Moines Community Schools players who want to learn and improve their fundamental baseball skills necessary to become better players.

Des Moines Community Playhouse Winter and Spring Classes

Date
Mar. 26
Location
Des Moines Community Playhouse, 831 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312
Event For
Preschool, elementary, and middle school students
Organization
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Contact
Robin Spahr
Phone
515-974-5365
Information
Theatre classes for preschool through middle school at the Des Moines Playhouse.

Camp Fire Spring Programs

Date
May. 15
Location
5615 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
Event For
Grades K-12
Cost
$37/day for school day off programs (other prices vary)
Organization
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact
Marilyn Bagley
Phone
515-274-1501
Information
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa is a local youth development organization. Camp Fire runs programs for kids any time that school is not in session, including days off and all breaks. At Camp Fire, kids discover who they are, lift their voice, and find their spark.

SummerSongs! Summer Camp

Date
Jul. 13
Location
West Des Moines United Methodist Church
Event For
Grades 4-8
Cost
$300
Organization
Heartland Youth Choir
Contact
Kim Novy
Phone
515-221-3922
Information
Come spend a week with Heartland Youth Choir and experience full choir rehearsals, musicianship training, musical theater, movement activities, and daily excursions. See flyer for more information!

SummerTunes! Choir Camp

Date
Jul. 13
Location
West Des Moines United Methodist Church
Event For
Grades K-3
Cost
$110
Organization
Heartland Youth Choir
Contact
Kim Novy
Phone
515-221-3922
Information
Join Heartland Youth Choir for a week of fun experiencing full choir rehearsal, musicianship training, folk games, and movement activities. See flyer for more information!

Future CEO Camps

Date
Jul. 13 - 8:30 am
Location
Iowa Center for Higher Education
Event For
Grades 5-9
Cost
$250
Organization
Jacobson Institute
Contact
Jacobson Institute
Phone
319-335-2204
Information
Upper elementary and middle school students are invited to participate in the Jacobson Institute's entrepreneurship day camps, held each summer in Iowa. Register by March 21, 2018, for the early bird discount.

Living History Farms Day Camps

Date
Aug. 10
Location
Living History Farms
Event For
Grades K-8
Cost
varies by camp
Organization
Living History Farms
Contact
Christa Kirsh-Paulson
Phone
515-278-5286
Information
Living History Farms, offering summer day camps for children focusing on history, science, outdoors, and fun; allowing campers to fill their days with hands-on activities, a creek walk, and visits to Living History Farms’ historic sites.

YMCA Summer Day Camps and Sports Clinics

Date
Aug. 17
Location
West Des Moines Christian Church, 4501 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Event For
Grades PK-6
Organization
Walnut Creek Family YMCA
Contact
Joanna Gilmore
Phone
515-224-1888
Information
Registration has begun for 2018 summer day camp, specialty camps, and sports clinics. For more information, go online to view our complete camp guide.

Valley Tigers Boys Summer Soccer Camp

Date
Jul. 9 - 9:00 am
Location
Valley Stadium
Event For
Grades 1-12
Cost
$90/session
Organization
Valley Tiger Boys' Soccer
Contact
Aziz Haffar
Phone
515-975-2727
Information
This camp will focus on the basics and foundations of the game. The camp experience will benefit both beginning and seasoned players. Coaches will touch on the physical, technical, tactical and physiologi- cal aspects of the game. Campers will have a balance of games, drills, and fun.