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School's Out Ed-Ventures

School's Out Ed-Ventures

School's Out Ed-Ventures provide children in Kindergarten – 5th grade with engaging, interactive, and educational programs on select dates when the Dubuque Community School District is not in session. 

Half day and full day options are available. Participants must bring a sack lunch for full day camps or register for a combo meal at an additional cost. Sessions are divided by grade level with Kindergarten - 2nd grade students in one section and 3rd - 5th grade students in another.

Wrap-Around Hours begin at 7:45 a.m. (Must request at time of registration.)
AM sessions run from 9 a.m. – noon.
AM session pick up from noon - 1 p.m.
Lunch runs from noon - 1 p.m. (May purchase combo meal in lieu of bringing a sack lunch from home. Information below.)
PM session drop off from noon - 1 p.m.
PM sessions
run from 1 - 4 p.m.
Wrap-Around Hours end at 4:45 p.m. (Must request at time of registration.)

Cost

Members - $30 half day/student  |  $50 full day/student
Non-Members - $35 half day/student  |  $60 full day/student

Members must register and create a log in password to receive the member discount. This can be done after selecting a camp by clicking on the links in the upper right-hand corner of the page. The membership discount will be applied when you go click "Add to Cart."

Upcoming Ed-Ventures

Upcycling Trash to Treasure 
October 4  |  2019

We’re taking recycling to another level and exploring how to upcycle! Campers will take old household items and repurpose them into useful items. In this camp, we’ll truly take a person’s trash and make it into another person’s treasure!
Registration closes September 27, 2019.


K-2nd - AM Session 
K-2nd - PM Session 
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

OCT 4 - COMBO MEAL

Monsters Among Us
October 31  |  2019

Compare fictional monsters with the REAL monsters living in our world. What is really out in the world waiting for us – Alligators? Jellyfish? Godzilla? The Loch Ness Monster? Or maybe even a Megalodon? Let’s see what we can find!
Registration closes October 25, 2019.

K-2nd - AM Session
K-2nd - PM Session
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

OCT 31 - COMBO MEAL

RouteMasters Expedition
November 1  |  2019

Come on a journey exploring different ways to transport ourselves! We’ll take a trip to the world’s shortest, steepest, scenic railway – the Fenelon Elevator (weather permitting) and hop aboard the William M. Black dredgeboat! Find out what a “RouteMaster” is and make one to take home. Explore how transportation has changed the world and what’s in store for the future.
Registration closes October 25, 2019.

K-2nd - AM Session
K-2nd - PM Session
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

NOV 1 - COMBO MEAL

Superpower Dogs (During Day 3 of Ice Fest!)
January 20  |  2020

We all know that dogs are great companions, but some dogs go a bit farther – they save lives! Based on our newest film, Superpower Dogs, we’ll explore how dogs and other animals work with their surroundings to assist us in our daily lives. Make sure to sign up for the AM session if you would like to see the Superpower Dogs movie!
Registration closes January 13, 2019.

K-2nd - AM Session
K-2nd - PM Session
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

JAN 20 - COMBO MEAL

Sub-Zero Survivors
February 7  |  2020

It’s cold outside and the water is 
frozen – where do all the fish go? Do fish freeze in the water? Can a shark live in Antarctica? We’ll explore what aquatic creatures do to survive the cold winters. Campers will get to experience our LIVE sharks in our Shark Touch Tank!
Registration closes January 31, 2019.

K-2nd - AM Session
K-2nd - PM Session
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

FEB 7 - COMBO MEAL

Super Science
February 20  |  2020
Explore the STEM world of the Museum & Aquarium! Be prepared to get messy with experiments. The day will be full of crackling, sizzling, and bubbling fun! Younger kids will explore our newest children’s exhibit while the older kids will concoct advanced experiments. 
Registration closes February 14, 2019.

K-2nd - AM Session
K-2nd - PM Session
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

FEB 20 - COMBO MEAL

Magic at the Museum
February 21  |  2020

The Museum & Aquarium is full of magic, and during this session, you’ll turn into a magician! You’ll learn some new magic tricks and experience how animals are magicians too. There will be live animal encounters and you’ll create a magic trick box to take home!
Registration closes February 14, 2019.

K-2nd - AM Session 
K-2nd - PM Session 
K-2nd - Full Day

3rd-5th - AM Session
3rd-5th - PM Session
3rd-5th - Full Day

FEB 21 - COMBO MEAL

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