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Jul. 22 | 9:00 am

Summer Theater Workshop: Seussical KIDS

RSVP by: July 21
Location: Story Theater Company (1609 Golden Aspen Dr. #105, Ames)
Event for: Entering Grades 5-8
Cost: $285
Organization: Story Theater Company
Contact: Morgan Reetz
Phone: (515) 205-6760
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This week will provide a fast-paced, fun education in musical theater (singing, dancing, and acting) while we work to stage this 30-minute musical. There are TWO sessions of this camp: -Session 1: July 22-26, Perf. @ Ames Public Library July 27 at 2pm. -Session 2: July 19-Aug 2, Perf. Aug 3
Jul. 23 | (all day)

Slater Public Library Summer Reading Programs

RSVP by: Registration opens May 1
Location: Slater, Iowa
Event for: All ages
Cost: Free
Organization: Slater Public Library
Contact: Jennifer Gogerty
Phone: (515) 228-3558
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The Slater Public Library's summer reading program has a variety of programming for all ages. Story times, book clubs, lego clubs, educational entertainment and prizes for reading.
Jul. 25 | 8:30 am

Environmental Exploration

RSVP by: 7/19/24
Location: Story County Extension and Outreach
Event for: 4-8th graders
Cost: $25 per participant; $15 per 4-H member; $15 per additional sibling.
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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Youth in 4th-8th grade will embark on an eco-adventure to discover the wonders of wind, seeds, and worms through hands-on and STEAM activities. Fee: $25 per participant; $15 per 4-H member; $15 per additional sibling.
Jul. 30 | 10:30 am

On Their Own & OK: A Kids Guide To Staying Home Alone

RSVP by: 7/12/24
Location: Bertha Bartlett Public Library, 503 Broad St., Story City, IA 50248
Event for: Youth 4th-6th grade
Cost: $25 per participate; $25 per 4-H or Clover Kid member' $15 per additional sibling
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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On Their Own & OK: builds skills in youth 4th-6th grade, and incorporates ways for adults in the home to support this step towards independence. Youth can develop their self-care skills to make good decisions while staying home alone.
Aug. 7 | 9:00 am

2024 Tri-County 4-H Camp

RSVP by: 7/20/2024
Location: Y Camp, 1192 166th Dr., Boone IA 50036
Event for: 4th-6th graders
Cost: $25 registration fee, $225 program fee. Financial assistance is available.
Organization: Iowa -H Foundation
Contact: Annette Brown
Phone: (515) 432-3882
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Three fun-filled days of Hawaiian theme-based activities plus outdoor activities including swimming, climbing wall, canoeing, archery, zipline, outdoor cooking, arts and crafts, teambuilding, creek walk, campfire, celebration, and plenty of good food! Family members are invited to the Friday night.
Aug. 16 | (all day)

Wesley Woods Summer Camp

Location: 10896 Nixon Street Indianola, IA 50125
Event for: ages 4 -17
Cost: varies by program
Organization: Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat Center
Contact: Mikaela Dunn
Phone: (515) 961-4523
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Join us for summer camp at Wesley Woods! We're a Methodist church camp located in Indianola, IA with overnight and day camp options available. From horses to archery to campfire cooking and more, we've got something for everyone!
Aug. 31 | (all day)

Join 4-H

Location: Story County
Event for: Grades 4th - 12th
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenships and life skills offered trough a variety of settings: Clubs, schools, day camps, overnight camps, afterschool, and other learning environments. Opportunities to experience life skills and practice them.
Aug. 31 | (all day)

Join 4-H Clover Kids

Location: Story County
Event for: Grades K-3rd
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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Clover Kids is a 4-H program specifically designed for children in kindergarten through 3rd grade. Clover kids foster positive relationships and builds valuable life skills through a variety of hands-on activities.
Sep. 3 | (all day)

CIRL Flag Football

RSVP by: August 19
Location: Centennial Park
Event for: Youth 1st-6th Grade
Cost: $71/Ballard
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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Central Iowa Rec League has games here in Huxley as well as other local communities. Participants get a reversible NFL jersey, mouth guard and flags. Teams are 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th and 5/6th.
Sep. 3 | (all day)

CIRL Youth Volleyball (3rd-6th Grade)

RSVP by: August 4th
Location: Varies
Event for: Youth 3rd-6th Grade
Cost: $65/Ballard
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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CIRL is part of a regional league with games in Huxley and surrounding communities.
Sep. 3 | (all day)

Youth Tennis

RSVP by: September 1
Location: Ballard High School Courts
Event for: Youth 5-13 years
Cost: $60/Ballard
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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This tennis program, led by Matt Fjelland, teaches basic tennis skills.
Sep. 9 | (all day)

Fall Youth Soccer

RSVP by: August 11
Location: Larson Fields
Event for: Youth 3-8 years
Cost: $52/Ballard
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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Recreational League. Age divisions 3/4 years, 5/6 years, 7/8 years
Sep. 14 | (all day)

NFL Flag Football- Kindergarten ONLY

RSVP by: September 1
Location: Centennial Park
Event for: Kindergarten age
Cost: $64/Ballard
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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This program stays in Huxley with games on Saturday mornings at Centennial Park.