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August 06, 2013

  • Campfire Day Camp
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at 7:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Four Mile Community Center and Pioneer Columbus Community Center

  • What:

    Campers experience a week long day camp full of games, crafts, hikes, swimming, sports, nature activities, special events and lots of FUN! Other possible activities include field trips and special guest speakers. A portion of each week will also include fun, interactive literacy based activities. Campers are encouraged to help plan some of the activities with the counselors.

  • Contact:

    Barb Baker

  • Urban Design Review Board
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at 7:30:00 AM

  • Where:

    City Council Chambers, Des Moines City Hall

  • Contact:

    Erin Olson-Douglas 515-283-4019
    Glory Parks 515-283-4036

  • Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) Course
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at 8:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Birdland Swimming Pool

  • What:

    This American Red Cross course will train potential instructors to teach basic-level Lifeguarding and Lifeguard Management, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Administering Emergency Oxygen, Blood borne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission and Basic Water Rescue courses.

  • Contact:

    Robin Leaper

  • Sailing Youth/Teen Camp
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at 9:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake

  • What:

    Youth/Teen Camps are available for various age groups and include age-appropriate activities designed to teach terminology and sailing skills. Classes cover topics ranging from rigging a boat, knot tying, stopping and starting a boat, leaving and returning to the beach or dock, tacking and jibing, capsize and overboard recovery. All classes are taught by a certified US Sailing Instructor and a Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of this class, which enables a student to rent a small boat and feel confident to sail on their own. Cost is $225 which includes workbook, boat rental and lifejacket. Registration deadline for each session is 1 week prior to start date. After registering, students will be directed to complete additional medical and emergency forms by visiting the Sailing School's website at: Youth/Teen classes will be grouped according to age and ability.

  • Contact:

    Tim Smith

  • Imagination Playground at the Library
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at 10:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Des Moines Public Library - 1000 Grand Avenue

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