Camps & Outreach

2024 "No-School" Day Programs

For Youth in K-3rd Grade

Spring Around the World

Join us as we explore the way cultures around the world celebrate Spring and the changing of seasons. We’ll take a look at traditions and customs as we play games and make crafts.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
9 a.m. to Noon

Spencer Public Library 
(21 East 3rd Street, Spencer)

Registration Fee: $5

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Conservation Connections

We’re celebrating Earth Day a little early! Think Spring and learn about the ways we can protect our natural resources through STEM activities, games, and more!

Monday, April 15, 2024
9 a.m. to Noon

Spencer Public Library 
(21 East 3rd Street, Spencer)

Registration Fee: $5

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For Youth in 2nd Grade and Up 

Positively Presidential

Celebrate Presidents’ Day with us as we build monuments, study the history of the holiday, play games, and complete STEM activities!

Monday, February 19, 2024
9 a.m. to Noon

Royal Community Center 
(302 Main Street, Royal)

Registration Fee: $5

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March Madness

Jump in on the fun as we explore all things basketball! Complete STEM activities, play games, and learn more about this history of the sport.

Monday, March 11, 2024
9 a.m. to Noon

Sioux Rapids Memorial Library
(215 2nd Street, Sioux Rapids)

Registration Fee: $5

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Clever Clovers: 4-H Discovery Day

Have you ever wondered what 4-H is all about? Join us for a time of discovery and fun activities as we dive into topics like STEM, Food & Nutrition, Visual Arts and more!

Monday, March 18, 2024
9 a.m. to Noon

Clay County Extension Office
(1515 W 18th Street, Spencer)

Registration Fee: $5

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Easter Cookie Decorating (Morning Session)

Learn everything you need to know to start decorating your own sugar cookies. Go home with recipes and a box of cookies you decorated yourself!

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Clay County Extension Office
(1515 W 18th Street, Spencer)

Registration Fee: $10

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Easter Cookie Decorating (Afternoon Session)

Learn everything you need to know to start decorating your own sugar cookies. Go home with recipes and a box of cookies you decorated yourself!

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Clay County Extension Office
(1515 W 18th Street, Spencer)

Registration Fee: $10

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Celebrating Farmers

If ever there was a group that deserves celebrating, it is the farmers that feed and fuel us. Learn more about the ways that farming shapes rural America, complete STEM activities that explore agriculture, and create care packages for the farmers in our area!

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
9 a.m. to Noon

Sioux Rapids Memorial Library
(215 2nd Street, Sioux Rapids)

Registration Fee: $5

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For Youth in 4th Grade and Up

Everybody Kneads Bread

Join us for a day of delicious learning as we explore the science behind baking bread!

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hope Lutheran Church, Everly
(206 North Washington Street, Everly)

Registration Fee: $5

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Babysitting Basics

Join Extension staff and community leaders for this day-long class that covers all-things babysitting. Topics include care of infants, toddlers, and children, basic first aid and CPR, and making playtime fun with developmentally appropriate games for kids of all ages.

Thursday, March 28, 2024
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Clay County Extension Office
(1515 W 18th Street, Spencer)

*Please bring a sack lunch & water bottle*

Registration Fee: Free!

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Questions?

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Jenna Steffen
Youth Outreach Coordinator
 712-262-2264
 keenej@iastate.edu

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