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Little Acorns - A New Kid-Centric Non-Profit! | GRADES 1-8

October 1

Event ForK-12 Students
OrganizationLittle Acorns
ContactElise Pederson and Marlaina Lightkeeper
Email[email protected]
Phone6124322394
A new Pella based non-profit organization, Little Acorns, has been created. This kid-centric group will encourage and recruit young people in the area to participate in service projects and activities to better our community. Lead by 8th grader, Marlaina Lightkeeper.

Lake Red Rock's Summer Program Schedule | ALL AGES

September 21

LocationLake Red Rock
Event ForFamily audiences - some day camps are for specific ages - see program details in booklet
Costfree
OrganizationUS Army Corps of Engineers
ContactTracy Spry
Email[email protected]
Phone641-828-7522
Looking for something to do this summer? Lake Red Rock's 2024 Summer Program Guide is now available! There are lots of great activities planned for the family!

Pella Football Camp | ENTERING GRADES 1-2

August 17, 9:30 am

LocationPella High Football Stadium
Event ForStudents entering Grades 1 & 2 next fall
Cost$10.00
OrganizationPella Football Camp
ContactJay McKinstrey
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-4402
This football camp is for students entering grades 1 and 2 and runs from 9:30-10:30 am. The camp is designed to teach some basic football skills while creating an excitement for football. This camp will be held on the Pella High Game Field.

Pella Football Camp-Students entering Grades 3 & 4

August 17, 9:30 am

LocationPella High Football Stadium
Event ForStudents entering Grades 3 & 4 next fall
Cost$10.00
OrganizationPella Football Camp
ContactJay McKinstrey
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-4402
This football camp is for students entering grades 3 and 4. The camp is from 9:30-11:00 am. Fundamental football skills will be taught. This camp will be held on the Pella High Game Field.

Wesley Woods Summer Camps | AGES 4-17

August 16

Location10896 Nixon Street Indianola, IA 50125
Event Forages 4 to 17
Costvaries by program
OrganizationWesley Woods Camp and Retreat Center
ContactMikaela Dunn
Email[email protected]
Phone(515)961-4523
Join us for summer camp at Wesley Woods! We're a Methodist church camp located in Indianola, IA with overnight and day camp options available. From horses to archery to campfire cooking and more, we've got something for everyone!

Community Services Program for Summer 2024 | ALL AGES

August 1

Location712 Union St, Pella, IA
Event ForAll ages
OrganizationCity of Pella, Community Services
ContactBrenda Ross
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-4571

Central College Mens Basketball Summer Camps | GRADES K-4

July 25

LocationCentral College
Event ForK-4th grade
Cost$100 (includes T-shirt)
OrganizationCentral Mens Basketball
ContactJoe Steinkamp
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-5619
The Central College men's basketball team is having their annual summer basketball camps for K-4th graders on July 24th-26.

Pella Football Camp | ENTERING GRADES 7-8

July 22, 10:30 am

LocationPella High Football Stadium
Event ForStudents entering Grades 7 & 8 next fall
Cost$25.00
OrganizationPella Football Camp
ContactJay McKinstrey
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-4402
This football camp is a 4 day camp for students entering grades 7 and 8 and runs from July 22-25. The camp is from 10:30-12:00 noon. Fundamental football skills will be taught. This camp will be held on the Pella High Game Field. More details can be found on the brochure.

Art and Books with Miss Katie and Miss Leah | TODDLERS - SCHOOL AGE

July 22, 10:00 am

LocationWest Market Park South Shelter
Event ForAll are welcome, geared toward toddlers and school-age children
Costno cost
OrganizationPella Public Library
ContactKatie Dreyer
Email[email protected]
Phone6146284268
Join Miss Katie and Miss Leah on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for an outdoor story time and simple craft! All ages are come. Please note, we are moving back to the south shelter this year!

Pella Football Camp | ENTERING GRADES 5-6

July 22, 8:30 am

LocationPella High Football Stadium
Event ForStudents entering Grades 5 & 6 next fall
Cost$25.00
OrganizationPella Football Camp
ContactJay McKinstrey
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-4402
This football camp is a 4 day camp for students entering grades 5 and 6 and runs from July 22-25. The camp is from 8:30-10:00 am. Fundamental football skills will be taught. This camp will be held on the Pella High Game Field.

Central College Mens Basketball Summer Camps | MALES GRADES 5-12

July 22

LocationCentral College
Event For5th-12th grade
CostOvernight cost- $300, Commuter cost- $260.
OrganizationCentral Mens Basketball
ContactJoe Steinkamp
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-5619
The Central College men's basketball team is having their annual summer basketball camps for ages 5th-12th graders on July 22 to 24. Includes a T-shirt. Dinner the first night, all meals the 2nd day, and breakfast the last day.

Friday Flicks | ALL AGES

July 19, 11:30 am

LocationLibrary Meeting Room
Event ForAll are welcome, movies are rated PG
Costno cost
OrganizationPella Public Library
ContactKatie Dreyer
Email[email protected]
Phone6146284268
Bring a sack lunch and stay for the movie! The room will open at 11:30 a.m. for those to enjoy their sack lunch, and then the movie will start at noon. Please see the list posted on the bulletin board in the lobby or at Miss Katie's Desk for a list of movies.

Pella Dutch Tennis Week Camp | INCOMING GRADES K-9

July 15, 8:30 am

LocationPella High School Tennis Courts
Event ForGrades K-9 Fall '24
Cost$25
OrganizationPella Tennis
ContactLindsy Brandt
Email[email protected]
Phone6412049031
Future Pella Dutch Tennis Camp

Marion County Extension Summer Day Camps | GRADES K-8

July 1, 9:00 am

Event ForK-8th
Cost10
OrganizationMarion County Extension & 4-H
ContactAshtin Wells
Email[email protected]
Phone641-842-2014
Summer Camps offered in both Pella and Knoxville. Open to youth in grades K-8th. Camps are only $10 a youth except Babysitting Basics.

Pella PTO Fundraising Drive | GRADES PS-6

June 30

Event ForParents and Guardians of Jefferson Intermediate, Lincoln Elementary, and Madison Elementary
OrganizationPella PTO
ContactAmy Pothoven (on behalf of Pella PTO)
Email[email protected]
Pella PTO has paused fundraising over the last few years, but we need to kickstart giving now as funds are low. Your support is critical and appreciated as our district manages budget cuts.

Please visit https://pellapto.betterworld.org, learn more, and donate today.

Federated Fellowship Church VBS | 4 YEARS OLD - 5TH GRADE

June 25, 9:00 am

Location309 Roosevelt Road, Pella
Event ForAll children ages 4 (fully potty-trained) - going into 5th grade
OrganizationFederated Fellowship Church
ContactJosie Jeffries
Email[email protected]
Summer VBS at FFC
Celebrate the Good News

Union Vacation Bible School | 4 YEARS OLD - 6th GRADE

June 24

Event ForFor those entering 4 year old preschool through 6th grade in the fall of 2024.
OrganizationUnion Vacation Bible School
ContactLiz Evans
Email[email protected]
Union Vacation Bible School will be held June 24th through 28th for those entering 4 year old preschool through 6th grade in the fall of 2024. Please refer to our website, www.vbspella.org, for registration and locations.

Otley Church VBS | PS - 6th GRADE

June 23, 6:15 pm

LocationOtley Church 700 Johnston St, Otley
Event ForPre- 6th grades
CostFREE
OrganizationOtley Church
ContactChris Van Kooten
Email[email protected]
Phone6416275021
Join us at Otley Scuba VBS on June 23-26 from 6:15-8:15PM. VBS is open to all kids entering Pre-6th. We'll be digging into God's word, learning how to make our faith sticky and of course awesome music, yummy snacks and game time. Otley VBS is always free!

Bugs Make The World Go Round | TODDLER - SCHOOL AGE

June 19, 10:00 am

LocationLibrary Meeting Room
Event ForAll are welcome, geared toward toddlers and school-age children
Costno cost
OrganizationPella Public Library
ContactKatie Dreyer
Email[email protected]
Phone6146284268
Join the Iowa State University Insect Zoo as we showcase over 100 living arthropods. From beetles to roaches, tarantulas, and scorpions, come get up close and personal with some very important animals! It will be Bugtastic morning!

JA Biztown in a Day | 5th-8th Grade

June 18

Location6100 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA
Event Forstudents entering 5th through 8th grade
Cost$100
OrganizationJunior Achievement of Central Iowa
ContactRachael Haaland
Email[email protected]
Phone515-279-9602
Discover what it takes to be a business tycoon or a future CEO, CFO or even Mayor! Join us for a one-day experience that develops future leaders, business professionals and entrepreneurs. Your student will experience all facets of running a business in a fun and interactive way.

Dino O'Dell, Children's Concert | TODDLERS - SCHOOL AGE

June 17, 10:00 am

LocationJKF Auditorium, Community Center
Event ForAll are welcome, geared toward toddlers and school-age children
Costno cost
OrganizationPella Public Library
ContactKatie Dreyer
Email[email protected]
Phone641-628-4268

Summer 2024 Pella Tennis Association Clinics | AGES 5-18

June 10, 8:30 am

LocationPella High School Tennis Courts
Event ForAges 5-18
CostVaries
OrganizationPella Tennis Association
ContactLindsy Brandt
Email[email protected]
Phone6412049031
Pella Tennis Association Clinics June 10-June 28.

Pella GBB Camp | FEMALES GRADES 3-8

June 10, 8:00 am

LocationPella HS Gym
Event ForGirls Grades 3-8
Cost40
OrganizationPella GBB
ContactBlaine Forsythe
Email[email protected]
Phone6417808391
June 10-12

Grades Based on 24-25 School Year
Grades 3-4 (Low Hoops) 8:00am-9:00am • $40 • Pella HS Main Gym
Cost after May 24th will increase by $10 per player.
Questions: Contact Blaine Forsythe ([email protected])

Pella Boys Basketball Camp | MALES INCOMING 3RD-8TH GRADES

June 10

LocationPella High School
Cost$50
OrganizationPella Boys Basketball Camp
ContactDerek Schulte
Email[email protected]
Phone6417804520
Pella Boys Basketball Camp
June 10-12 at Pella High School
Session 1: 9-10:30am (3-5 grade next year)
Session 2: 10:30am-12pm (6-8 grade next year)
Questions: Contact Derek Schulte ([email protected])
Cost: $50 or $90 Family Rate (2 or more kids)

William Penn University Youth Football Camp | 1-8th GRADES

June 6, 9:00 am

LocationPenn Activity Center (Indoor)
Event For1-8th Grades
Cost$75/session
OrganizationWilliam Penn University
ContactGrant Garth
Email[email protected]

Families First Newsletter | ALL AGES

June 6

Event ForAll PCSD families
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Email[email protected]
Phone16417805741
The Families First newsletter provides information about Families First events, local family-friendly events, and parenting topics.

Hoop School Summer Camp | GRADES K-8

June 4, 10:00 am

LocationPCD Fitness in Pella
Event ForBoys and Girls. Grades K-8
Cost$110
OrganizationShoot-It
ContactDoug Diers
Email[email protected]
Phone5154507302
Hoop School is designed to promote the fundamentals of basketball starting with shooting. We will concentrate on form, footwork, balance, ball placement, technique and advance each week. Ball handling, passing and offensive skills will be stressed along with games of 3v3, 2v2 and 1v1.

PTO Volunteer Form | PRESCHOOL-6TH GRADE

May 31

OrganizationPella PTO
ContactShonelle Sutton
Email[email protected]
Hello parents! We are looking for volunteers to help the PTO for kids in preschool to 6th grade. If you are interested in being in our email list please fill out this form. Anytime your availability matches a request we have from a school we will contact you to see if you are available. Thank you!

EPI School Supplies for 2024-2025 School Year | PRESCHOOL-6TH GRADE

May 31

LocationOnline
Event ForParents of Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison and Early Learning
OrganizationPella PTO working with EPI School Supplies
ContactBobbi Slagter
Email[email protected]
Phone6417809534
SHOP NOW for your 2024-25 school supplies. Avoid the stores and get all your school supply shopping done online. EPI school supply packs contain all the items and brands our teachers require. Not only is this convenient for you, but it is a fundraiser to help our school. Order now with our School ID

Big Nicks Early Bird Football Camp | CURRENT GRADES 1-5

May 25

LocationPella High School Football Field
Event ForCurrent grades 1-5
Cost30.00
OrganizationNick DeJong& Pella Athletic Boosters
ContactJason Anderson
Email[email protected]
Come spend the morning with current Iowa Hawkeye Nick DeJong, What will the camp offer? The early bird skills camp will offer different football stations where students will be able to rotate passing, catching, kicking and develop their football skills.