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  • Destination Mars: Rocketry

    Launch and watch your very own rocket speed 300 feet into the air! Then it is yours to take home! Students will make and take home multiple rockets of varying difficulty throughout this session. We will use these rockets and airplanes to investigate basic aeronautical concepts including: propulsion, thrust, lift, drag and more. We will also hypothesize about travel in outer space, how to get a United States astronaut to Mars and life on Mars. Do you have the right stuff? Please visit YouthEnrichmentLeague.com for more information. NOTE: Parents will be asked to contribute two, 2 liter soda bottles (empty) for 2 different experiments. Fee includes $18 materials fee. Instructor: Youth Enrichment League
  • FIRST LEGO League: Cargo Connect

    Transportation drives us forward – impacting economies, bridging cultures, and making us all more globally interconnected. In 2021-2022 FIRST LEGO League’s CARGO CONNECT, participants will learn how cargo is transported, sorted, and delivered to its destinations. We’re driving FIRST FORWARD: Full Speed Ahead! In FIRST LEGO League, you’ll be challenged to design and program a EV3 LEGO robot to compete in an exciting two and half minute robot match. More importantly, you’ll practice awesome skills like problem-solving, collaboration, creativity, and innovation while working with your team to perfect your core values and create real-world solutions to a well researched shipping-related problem. The season will culminate in a FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifier where your team will compete with other FLL teams from across the state. There are various locations and dates for the FLL Regional Qualifiers, but we strongly recommended all Johnston Community Education FIRST LEGO League teams attend the Johnston FLL Regional Qualifier at Summit Middle School. FLL team sizes must be between 6 and 8 students. JCE will do our best to field FLL teams with students from the same school, but in the case of small teams, students from different schools will be combined. Practice duration, dates, and times will be determined by the team’s coach and will then be communicated to the rest of the team. Most teams will practice 2 times per week. Practices begin as early as the week of September 7.All teams will practice at the Johnston District Office at 6510 NW 62nd Ave. Registration Deadline: Sunday, August 29 (A late registration fee of $20 will be added to all registrations AFTER 8/29) This program relies on volunteer parent coaches! No LEGO or robotics experience necessary. We will provide you with all of the tools and support you need to be successful. Up to TWO Head Coaches per team will have 50% of their registration fee refunded to them at the successful completion of the season.
  • Fair Fun

    Join us for a fun state-fair inspired STEM camp! We will be making agriculture inspired crafts, learning about technology in modern farming, competing in building challenges and playing fair inspired games! Please wear clothes appropriate for hands-on activities and outdoor games! Instructor: TigerLily STEM
  • Junior Coding & Video Games with Scratch

    STEM Video Game Enrichment for the 21st Century learner. Each {YEL!} Coding class follows four basic components: Teach It! Students learn different video game and storytelling design techniques (movement blocks, control blocks, basic animation, adding scores, etc.) Code It! Students use Scratch® to code their own story and video games. Explore It! Students can write their own story and video game code, experiment with it and test new options. Our collaborative learning environment encourages students to learn from each other. Keep It! Students keep their stories and video games online with Scratch® and can access it and expand upon it at anytime. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}. Scratch® is an MIT created and monitored, kid-safe web interface. It uses a drag and drop programming interface to teach students of all levels coding practices. Your child will receive a Scratch user name and password so they can access their projects from any computer at anytime. Instructor: Youth Enrichment League
  • Little Dragon Cheer Camp - (Ages 7-12)

    Work on techniques, cheers, jumps, and basic stunting. Learn teamwork through a variety of team games. An end-of-camp performance will be on 8/12 @ 6pm. Coached by JHS coaches and JHS cheerleaders.
  • Magicamp

    Magicamp is for anyone who likes to have fun. You’ll learn how to entertain & amaze your friends, family, and classmates with magic that you can do anywhere, at any time and for the rest of your life. Join professional magician Lee Cole for two days of fun. All magic materials provided. Instructor: Lee Cole
  • Mini Dance Team Camp - Wallace

    Come move and groove with the Johnston Varsity Dance Team! Students will learn a fun, upbeat dance that will be performed at the halftime of the 10th grade football game on Friday August 27th. Camp will take place in the student’s school gymnasium after school on Thursday August 26th from 4-6pm. All students need to be picked up by 6 PM each day. Registration includes a camp t-shirt and snack. End of camp performance will take place on Friday August 27th – approximately 5:30 PM. Parents who want to watch the performance will be required to pay the admission fee to get inside the stadium.
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  • Mini Team Dance Camp - Beaver Creek

    Come move and groove with the Johnston Varsity Dance Team! Students will learn a fun, upbeat dance that will be performed at the halftime of the 10th grade football game on Friday August 27th. Camp will take place in the student’s school gymnasium after school on Thursday August 26th from 4-6pm. All students need to be picked up by 6 PM each day. Registration includes a camp t-shirt and snack. End of camp performance will take place on Friday August 27th – approximately 5:30 PM. Parents who want to watch the performance will be required to pay the admission fee to get inside the stadium.
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  • Mini Team Dance Camp - Horizon

    Come move and groove with the Johnston Varsity Dance Team! Students will learn a fun, upbeat dance that will be performed at the halftime of the 10th grade football game on Friday August 27th. Camp will take place in the student’s school gymnasium after school on Thursday August 26th from 4-6pm. All students need to be picked up by 6 PM each day. Registration includes a camp t-shirt and snack. End of camp performance will take place on Friday August 27th – approximately 5:30 PM. Parents who want to watch the performance will be required to pay the admission fee to get inside the stadium.
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  • Mini Team Dance Camp - Lawson

    Come move and groove with the Johnston Varsity Dance Team! Students will learn a fun, upbeat dance that will be performed at the halftime of the 10th grade football game on Friday August 27th. Camp will take place in the student’s school gymnasium after school on Thursday August 26th from 4-6pm. All students need to be picked up by 6 PM each day. Registration includes a camp t-shirt and snack. End of camp performance will take place on Friday August 27th – approximately 5:30 PM. Parents who want to watch the performance will be required to pay the admission fee to get inside the stadium.
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  • Mini Team Dance Camp - Timber Ridge

    Come move and groove with the Johnston Varsity Dance Team! Students will learn a fun, upbeat dance that will be performed at the halftime of the 10th grade football game on Friday August 27th. Camp will take place in the student’s school gymnasium after school on Thursday August 26th from 4-6pm. All students need to be picked up by 6 PM each day. Registration includes a camp t-shirt and snack. End of camp performance will take place on Friday August 27th – approximately 5:30 PM. Parents who want to watch the performance will be required to pay the admission fee to get inside the stadium.
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  • Run Away with the Circus!

    “Run Away With The Circus!” Taught by real-life circus performers, students will learn juggling, hula-hooping, face painting, floor acrobatics, aerial arts, and even have the opportunity to roll around in a human-sized hamster ball! Students will also have the opportunity to share the skills they've learned with family and friends at the end of the week. Instructor: Iowa Circus Arts
  • Tae Kwon Do

    Learn this Korean art of self-defense and improve health, balance, agility and poise. Develop mental alertness and moral ethics to enhance your life. Instructor: Phil Dickey