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Apr. 9 | 5:30 pm

Junior Menace Spring Soccer

RSVP by: 04/08/2020
Location: Larson Fields
Event for: Youth 3 - 9 years
Cost: $50/$100
Organization: Menace/Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Sydney Tatum
Phone: (515) 457-6367
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Fast paced soccer environment designed for skill development at age-appropriate levels. Once session per week includes a mix of practice and scrimmages. All participants receive a Jr. Menace jersey.
Apr. 13 | 5:00 pm

Little Cyclone Gold Clinic

RSVP by: March 23, 2020
Location: Forker Gym -534 Wallace Rd, Ames, IA 50011
Event for: Students in Grades K-5
Cost: $60.00
Organization: Cyclone Volleyball Camps
Contact: Fiona Fonoti
Phone: (515) 509-1978
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This clinic is designed for children in grades K-5th,that want to have fun and develop motor skills through the sport of volleyball! Players will learn the “FUN”damentals of passing, setting, hitting, serving, and defense through age specific drills.
Apr. 13 | 6:00 pm

Spring Cyclone Volleyball Clinic

RSVP by: 2/17/2020
Location: Forker Gym -534 Wallace Rd, Ames, IA 50011
Event for: Secondary Students in Grades 6-12.
Cost: $200.00
Organization: Cyclone Volleyball Camps
Contact: Fiona Fonoti
Phone: (515) 509-1978
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This clinic is designed to work all volleyball skills. Players will be working one skill per day where they will transfer that knowledge through 50 minutes of small group games at the end of each day. This clinic consists of (8) individual sessions which will be held on Monday evenings.
Apr. 18 | 9:00 am

Youth Tennis

RSVP by: 04/12/2020
Location: Ballard Tennis Courts
Event for: 5-13 year olds
Cost: $57/$72
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather K Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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Learn the rules of tennis and gain a better understanding of the sport.
May. 1 | (all day)

Iowa Youth Fishing League – Angler Registration

Location: Central Iowa
Event for: all students ages 7-18
Cost: see website
Organization: Iowa Youth Fishing League
Contact: Justin and Emily Lewis
Phone: (515) 468-2025
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The IYFL is proud to offer two unique pathways to anglers. The mission of the Iowa Youth Fishing League is to support youth fishing among Iowans through educational programs, mentoring and competition, so that Iowa youth develop leadership skills and become stewards of our natural resources.
May. 2 | 8:30 am

Bam-Bam Baseball

RSVP by: 04/19/2020
Location: Nord Kalsem
Event for: 3-4 year olds
Cost: $27/$42
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather K Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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Recreational league emphasizes sportsmanship, education and having fun. Bam-bam uses plastic bats with rubber balls on a tee. No score is kept.
May. 10 | (all day)

Camp Fire Spring Programs

Event for: K - 9th
Organization: Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Phone: (515) 309-1427
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Camp Fire hosts a number of camps on dates during school Spring Breaks! There are camps for a variety of ages from Kindergarten to 9th graders!
May. 21 | 5:30 pm

Junior Menace Soccer

RSVP by: 04/06/2020
Location: Des Moines (Aliber Soccer Complex), Grimes (Menace Practice Fields), Waukee (The Caspe Terrace), Huxley (Larson Family Fields)
Event for: BOYS and GIRLS ages 3 to 9
Cost: $50 for 3-4 year-olds, $100 for 5-9 year-olds
Organization: Des Moines Junior Menace
Contact: Sydeny Tatam
Phone: (515) 457-6367
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Junior Menace is for BOYS and GIRLS, ages 3 to 9 and is designed for all ability levels. We definitely encourage beginners! This is a great program to learn basic soccer skills if your child has never played before.
May. 29 | (all day)

2019-2020 BCSD Fundraising Calendar

Event for: Ballard Community and Families
Organization: Ballard Elementary PTO
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Large-scale fundraising calendar for Ballard School District created by supporting organizations: Ballard Elementary PTO, Ballard Education Foundation, Dollars for Scholars, Athletic Booster Club and Fine Arts Booster Club for use and planning purposes by community and Ballard families.
Jun. 8 | 1:00 pm

ISU Summer Youth Fitness

RSVP by: 06/01/2020
Location: Iowa State University--Forker Building
Event for: K-6
Cost: $500.00
Organization: Iowa State University
Contact: Jenny Smith-Wittrock, M.S.
Phone: (515) 294-1762
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The program consists of four days a week of physical activity, including instruction in aquatics (daily swimming lessons), creative movement, various sports/games, and physical fitness activities. The emphasis for the program is on experiencing many different types of physical activities.
Jun. 15 | 9:00 am

Camp Invention

RSVP by: 6/8/20
Location: Ballard East
Event for: 2019 K-5th students
Cost: $235
Organization: Camp Invention
Contact: Tracy Weber
Phone: (515) 556-3418
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Camp Invention Is a STEM Summer Program That Turns Curious Students Into Innovative Thinkers
Jul. 10 | 8:15 am

SummerSongs Choir Camp

RSVP by: 05/31/2020
Location: Grand View University
Event for: Current 4-8th graders
Cost: $325
Organization: Heartland Youth Choir
Contact: Kim Novy
Phone: (515) 221-3922
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Heartland Youth Choir is registering boys and girls in grades 4-8 for a week of music and fun in SummerSongs! Choir Camp July 6-10, 2020. Please see the flyer for more information and registration.
Jul. 10 | 9:00 am

SummerTunes Choir Camp

RSVP by: 05/31/2020
Location: Grand View University
Event for: Current K-3rd Graders
Cost: $125
Organization: Heartland Youth Choir
Contact: Kim Novy
Phone: (515) 221-3922
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Heartland Youth Choir is registering boys and girls in grades K-3 for a week of music and fun in SummerTunes! Choir Camp July 6-10, 2020. Please see the flyer for more information and registration.