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Seeds of Faith 2018-19 Preschool Enrollment

Date
May. 31
Location
10395 University Ave., Clive, IA
Event For
Families with children ages 2-5
Cost
$70-100 (registration fee, secures a spot in a class)
Organization
Seeds of Faith Early Learning Center
Contact
Heidi LaBounty
Phone
(515) 689-8334
Information
Seeds of Faith is a quality half-day preschool program for children ages 2-5. We invite families to register for the 2018-19 preschool classes.

Des Moines Social Club Summer Camps

Date
Jun. 1
Location
Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Event For
all students
Cost
Varies per camp
Organization
Des Moines Social Club
Contact
Monica De Melo Dreasher
Phone
515-369-3672
Information
Ensure a fun summer! Des Moines Social Club is offering a variety of arts-related summer camps, including: Cooking for Kids, Baking for Kids, Young Writers, Teen Theatre Intensive, Cirque du Social Club, Build a Band, Young Artists Studio, and Intro. to Theatre.

Fishing Basics

Date
Jun. 1 - 9:00 am
Location
Fort Des Moines Park, shelter #1, 7200 SE 5th St., Des Moines
Event For
all ages
Cost
Free
Organization
Polk County Conservation
Contact
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Phone
515-323-5359
Information
Learn about the different kinds of fish in Iowa, fishing safety, casting, and how to tie a hook. It is Free Fishing Weekend in Iowa, so no license is needed. Bait and poles will be provided. Feel free to bring a chair to sit in. No registration required.

Youth Sailing Summer Camp

Date
Jun. 1 - 11:30 am
Location
Gray's Lake
Event For
ages 8-15
Organization
Saylorville Yacht Club Sailing School
Contact
Mary Jean Annexstad
Phone
515-480-3314
Information
Learn to sail in a fun and safe environment with certified U.S. Sailing Instructors.

Dragons in Polk County

Date
Jun. 1 - 6:30 pm
Location
Jester Park, meet at Shelter #5 11407 NW Jester Park Drive, Granger
Event For
all ages
Cost
Free
Organization
Polk County Conservation
Contact
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Phone
515-323-5359
Information
We have dragons living in Polk County; dragonflies and damselflies that is. Come learn about these amazing aerialists! We’ll even try to catch some! No registration required.

Pond Study

Date
Jun. 2 - 10:00 am
Location
Yellow Banks Park, 6801 SE 32nd Ave., Pleasant Hill
Event For
all ages
Cost
Free
Organization
Polk County Conservation
Contact
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Phone
515-323-5359
Information
Come discover what creatures live in and around a pond. All sampling equipment will be provided. No registration required.

Covenant Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School

Date
Jun. 3 - 6:00 pm
Location
1025 28th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266
Event For
elementary students
Cost
Free
Organization
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Contact
Laura Schieber
Phone
515-865-7419
Information
Vacation Bible School at Covenant Presbyterian Church

Des Moines Art Center 2018 Summer Programming

Date
Jun. 6
Location
4700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
Event For
ages 5-15
Organization
Des Moines Art Center
Information
Students will get creative in a collaborative, fun environment. Museum visits are incorporated into the curriculum to ensure a comprehensive educational experience.

Simpson College Youth Football Camp

Date
Jun. 7 - 8:00 am
Location
Simpson College
Event For
Grades 2-8 (fall 2018)
Cost
$100
Organization
Simpson College
Contact
James Hoffman
Phone
515-961-1345
Information
Non-Padded Youth Football Camp designed to teach fundamentals of football in fun safe environment.

Vacation Bible School at Faith Lutheran Church

Date
Jun. 10 - 5:30 pm
Location
10395 University Avenue, Clive
Event For
grades PK-5 (in fall 2018)
Cost
Free
Organization
Faith Lutheran Church - Children & Family Ministry
Contact
Andrea Stone
Phone
515-225-8334
Information
Vacation Bible School at Faith Lutheran Church will be held Sunday, June 10, through Thursday June 14, from 5:30-8 p.m. each evening. VBS is open to all children in our community entering preschool (age 4) through fifth grade in the fall. Learn more at bit.ly/FaithVBS2018.