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Tiger Tough Strength and Conditioning Camp—Summer 2019

Date
June 17 - 10:00 a.m.
Location
Valley High School
Event For
Grades 7-8
Cost
$60
Organization
Indian Hills and Stilwell junior highs
Contact
Zac Sinram
Phone
515-633-4703
Information
Tiger Tough Strength and Conditioning Summer Camp for lasts June 17-July 25. The camp is offering two sessions—Mondays and Wednesdays and Tuesdays and Thursdays—and meets 10-11 a.m. in Valley High School's weight room and Tiger Field. This strength and conditioning camp focuses on age-appropriate exercises.

Young Writers’ Workshop

Date
June 14 - 9:00 a.m.
Location
State Historical Museum of Iowa, 600 E. Locust St., Des Moines
Event For
grades 7-12
Cost
$150
Organization
State Historical Museum of Iowa
Contact
Jennifer Cooley
Phone
515-281-5111
Information
Join award-winning author Stephanie Hemphill of Chicago for the Young Writers' Workshop. You'll take a tour of the museum's archives, discover the story behind an artifact in the Visible Vault exhibition, and weave the past into fiction that reflects you as a writer.

Valley Key Club Carnival and Movie Night

Date
April 19 - 6:00 p.m.
Location
Valley High School Gym
Event For
PK-12
Cost
Free
Organization
Valley Key Club
Contact
Haley Moehlis
Phone
515-633-4065
Information
Valley Key Club is hosting a carnival and movie night at Valley High School in the gym. The event is free (suggested donation of $1/guest is encouraged and canned food item). Carnival games, service projects, food, & the movie "UP." Carnival from 6-7 p.m.; movie at 7 p.m. Bring pillows/blankets for the movie!

Tom Karpan Relays

Date
May 16 - 5:00 p.m.
Location
Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave.
Event For
ages 5-14
Cost
Free
Organization
West Des Moines Parks and Recreation
Contact
Kevin Fitzgerald
Phone
515-222-3444
Information
Free track meet! Participants can qualify for State Track and Field Meet in Marshalltown.

YESS Duck Derby

Date
May 4 - 12:00 p.m.
Location
Jordan Creek Town Center Lake
Event For
all ages
Cost
Free
Organization
YESS
Contact
Kristin Huinker
Phone
515-282-9377
Information
Join the Flock and enjoy free kids' and family activities including live performances, food samples, a hands-on look at construction trucks and emergency vehicles, activity booths, and handouts from event partners, and inflatables, games, crafts, and other outdoor activities.

Camp Fire Summer Camps!

Date
August 17 (all day)
Organization
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact
Marilyn Bagley
Phone
515-274-1501
Information
Camp Fire offers day camps, overnight camps, environmental education, and short-term outdoor programs that include day trips. At camp, youth from different backgrounds develop important skills, such as self-reliance and problem-solving, while interacting with friends and nature.

Des Moines Community Playhouse Summer Theatre Camps

Date
August 16 (all day)
Location
Des Moines Community Playhouse, 831 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312
Event For
grades K-12 (fall 2019)
Organization
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Contact
Robin Heldt Spahr
Phone
515-974-5365
Information
The Playhouse offers a full schedule of camps, offering a wide variety of theatre experiences for students entering grades K-12. Whether it's creative drama, devised theatre, or Performance Academy, we have something for students of all levels of experience.

Menace Camps

Date
June 3 (all day)
Location
Menace Practice Fields - West end of SE 11th St, Grimes
Event For
ages 3-14
Cost
$49-150
Organization
Des Moines Menace
Contact
Evan Janssen
Phone
515-457-6367
Information
This is a fun, fast-paced environment for kids who are interested in learning how to play soccer in a safe environment.

2019 Valley Volleyball Summer Camps

Date
June 17 (all day)
Location
Valley Fieldhouse
Event For
Grades 3-12
Cost
$90-$150
Organization
Valley Volleyball
Contact
Brad Rose
Information
A series of skills and competition camps hosted by the Valley High School volleyball program.

Courage League Sports 2019 Summer Camp

Date
August 9 (all day)
Location
JC Park Shelter, West Des Moines
Cost
$30 per session
Organization
Courage League Sports
Contact
Porshia Perkins
Phone
515-421-4022
Information
Over the course of the summer, CLS will offer a wide variety of summer camp opportunities for kids of all ages!