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Sunnyside Elementary

Events

  • ISU Extension and Outreach Summer Camps

    Location
    Across Siouxland
    Audience
    Kids in grades K-12
    Cost
    Varies
    Organization
    Iowa State University

    Information

    Check out the fun and educational camps provided by Woodbury County Extension! Your children will be able to expand their horizons and have a great time at any of our summer camps.

  • Microstory Writing Contest

    Location
    Virtual
    Audience
    Grades 3-12
    Cost
    Free
    Contact
    Kate Sojka

    Information

    Keep your creative juices flowing this summer by entering a microstory contest. Your task will be to write a story using 100 words or less around a choice of two provided prompts that will be announced on Wednesday, July 6. Prizes will be awarded for each age group.

  • ARC Summer Camp

    Location
    Siouxland Christian School 6000 Gordan Ave. Sioux City, IA
    Audience
    All families with an IEP
    Cost
    $200.00
    RSVP
    May 01, 2022
    Contact
    Beth Armstrong

    Information

    ARC Summer Camp is s summer program that is geared for Special Ed (moderate to severe and profound) kids from 3-21.

    Please email icewoman79@msn.com to enroll your child.

  • Champions’ Challenge

    Location
    2201 W 19th Street
    Audience
    Children ages 5-12
    Cost
    FREE
    RSVP
    July 25, 2022
    Contact
    Pastor Tony or Pastor Gene

    Information

    Heartland Community Baptist Church will be hosting our annual VBS, Champions’ Challenge. Our event will be July 25-29th every evening starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 8:30 p.m. All children, ages 5-12, are welcome to join and admission is FREE! We will be doing different sport camps each night AND an option for arts and crafts if your child(ren) does not wish to participate in the nightly sport. Snacks will be given nightly to each child. Each child will have a chance to win a gift from our nightly prize drawings too!

    Thursday night is our water camp and obstacle course night, so make sure to bring your swimsuit, towel and dry clothes!!

    Friday night is our Family Fun Night where all family members are welcome! Friday will have a FREE dinner for all that attend with their child(ren) and we will be giving away grand prizes Friday night as well- 1 grand prize per age group and our Lisa Belk Award to the child that blew us away all week long by showing amazing sportsmanship, friendliness, kindness, and being respectful to everyone around them.

    So please, come join us this July!

    See you soon,
    Heartland Community Baptist Church

  • Club Genesis

    Location
    Cornerstone World Outreach, 1603 Glen Ellen Rd, Sioux City, IA 51106
    Audience
    Children ages 5-12
    Cost
    Free
    Contact
    Ciana Luna

    Information

    We are a children’s ministry in Sioux City that offers fun and adventure! During our service, kids assist the crew to triumph in the battle of good vs. evil! We meet Wednesdays at 7pm. Our location is 1603 Glen Ellen Rd., Sioux City, IA.

  • Volunteer with the LaunchPAD Children’s Museum!

    Contact
    Krimson Verdin

    Information

    LaunchPAD welcomes friendly volunteers, age 10 and older, who appreciate the power of play and enjoy interacting with children and families. LaunchPAD currently has both ongoing and special volunteer opportunities available. LaunchPAD is also a fun place for groups or organizations to volunteer together. Hours are available Monday-Sunday during museum hours.

    Launchpad offers a volunteer incentive program! Volunteer 100 hours in a calendar year and get a free membership to LaunchPAD for yourself or to give to someone!

  • Sioux City Art Center Art Camp

    Location
    Sioux City Art Center 225 Nebraska Street
    Audience
    ages 7-12
    Cost
    130-160
    RSVP
    June 05, 2022
    Contact
    Debra Marqusee

    Information

    Art Camp is for 7-12 year old children who are looking for a unique experience this summer. Art camp offers two-week sessions (Tues,, Wed., Thurs., 6 days), during which students will work with a variety of materials to create exciting projects.