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  • 8th Grade Football Back-to-School Camp

    The Johnston Middle School Football Camp is a three-night introduction to Johnston Football and football conditioning. Athletes will have the opportunity to learn all about offensive and defensive positions and special teams play. Coaches will emphasize the fundamentals of various positions so athletes learn about the game of football and build confidence. The camp will include sport-specific conditioning drills, position-specific fundamentals, and games and competitions. The camp will be coached by the JMS 8th grade football coaching staff. Camp Director: Coach Thomas Griffin
  • 9th - 12th Grade "Fit to Hit" Football Camp

    The Johnston Fit to Hit football camp will focus on athletes learning the terminology used for offense, defense and special teams. They will be coached by the entire football staff to help develop and enhance each player's skill level in order to be successful for the upcoming football season. The camp will also focus on getting the athletes into football shape so once official practice begins on Monday, August 9th, they are able to excel at their very best and reduce their chances for injury by not being in shape. Camp Director: Coach Brian Woodley
  • 9th - 12th Grade Pre-Season Volleyball Camp

    This camp will be a high intensity camp focusing on preparation for competition. Drills will be fast-paced and challenging. Learning to compete and teamwork will be the goal of the camp. Camp Director: Coach Rick Brooks
  • 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
  • Girls Middle School Cross Country Camp

    This camp will focus on teambuilding and making connections, while also running and learning about XC. All are welcome, whether you’ve never run before or are an experienced runner. There is a place for you! Snacks and drinks will be provided each day, and Wednesday will end with a scavenger hunt and ice cream with our High School Sole Sisters. Instructor: Jodi Buchan
  • 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 3-6)

    Work on techniques, cheers, jumps, and basic stunting. Learn teamwork through a variety of team games. An end-of-camp performance will be on 8/10 @ 6pm. Coached by JHS coaches and JHS cheerleaders
  • 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.
  • Little Dragon Soccer

    Little Dragon sports are focused on providing a FUN introductory experience for all. Players will participate in age-appropriate games, activities, and scrimmages designed to teach fundamentals, encourage physical activity, and generate interest in the sport. No experience necessary. *Discounted rate for participants that qualify for Free/Reduced Meals: In order to increase the accessibility of our programs, Johnston Community Education is experimenting with a new financial assistance program this summer (2021) that allows any participant that qualifies for Free/Reduced Meals to automatically qualify for a reduced program registration fee. If your participant qualifies for Free/Reduced Meals, (20-21 or 21-22 school year) please select the "F/R Meals Rate" during the registration process to receive a 25% discount. All participants that select the "F/R Meals Rate" will be verified prior to the start of the program. Anyone that selects the "F/R Meals Rate" but does not actually qualify, will be charged the full registration fee. Instructor: JCE Staff
  • Little Ninjas

    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
  • 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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  • Private Band Lessons-AC

    Participants will receive personalized instruction towards continued growth in band. We will dig deeper into the finer details of performing on your instrument. Students will work out of a lesson book to build up their fundamental playing, or on honor band and all-state audition materials. Each lesson is 30 minutes in length and students will receive 6 total lessons. Instructor: Jason Heeren
  • 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
  • Start Smart with Study Skills (COMBO)

    Get ready to start the school year off right! The biggest hurdle to academic success after elementary school seems to be poor study skills. During these sessions, your child will be introduced to excellent strategies! Topics will include: organization and time management, learning styles, note taking strategies, test taking strategies. Set your child up for success in junior high and high school! Instructor: Sylvan Learning
  • Start Smart with Study Skills (Learning Style & Strategies)

    Get ready to start the school year off right! The biggest hurdle to academic success after elementary school seems to be poor study skills. During these sessions, your child will be introduced to excellent strategies! Topics will include: organization and time management, learning styles, note taking strategies, test taking strategies. Set your child up for success in junior high and high school! Sign up for whichever session your child needs most OR attend all sessions at a discounted rate! COMBO PACK includes all 5 dates: Monday, August 9: Organization & Time Management Tuesday, August 10: Note-Taking Strategies Wednesday, August 11: Test-Taking Strategies Thursday, August 12: Reading & Study Strategies Friday, August 13: Learning Style & Study Habits Instructor: Sylvan Learning
  • Start Smart with Study Skills (Note Taking Strategies)

    Get ready to start the school year off right! The biggest hurdle to academic success after elementary school seems to be poor study skills. During these sessions, your child will be introduced to excellent strategies! Topics will include: organization and time management, learning styles, note taking strategies, test taking strategies. Set your child up for success in junior high and high school! Sign up for whichever session your child needs most OR attend all sessions at a discounted rate! COMBO PACK includes all 5 dates: Monday, August 9: Organization & Time Management Tuesday, August 10: Note-Taking Strategies Wednesday, August 11: Test-Taking Strategies Thursday, August 12: Reading & Study Strategies Friday, August 13: Learning Style & Study Habits Instructor: Sylvan Learning
  • Start Smart with Study Skills (Organization & Time Management)

    Get ready to start the school year off right! The biggest hurdle to academic success after elementary school seems to be poor study skills. During these sessions, your child will be introduced to excellent strategies! Topics will include: organization and time management, learning styles, note taking strategies, test taking strategies. Set your child up for success in junior high and high school! Sign up for whichever session your child needs most OR attend all sessions at a discounted rate! COMBO PACK includes all 5 dates: Monday, August 9: Organization & Time Management Tuesday, August 10: Note-Taking Strategies Wednesday, August 11: Test-Taking Strategies Thursday, August 12: Reading & Study Strategies Friday, August 13: Learning Style & Study Habits Instructor: Sylvan Learning