Cascade boys camp — Cascade will host boys camps July 16-19 at the high school gym. Area players entering grades 2-5 will play from 8:30-10:30 a.m.; players in grades 6-9 play from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and the high school open gym begins at 2 p.m. Cost is $45, with a $15 discount for each additional camper in a family. For more information, contact coach Jacob Brindle at 563-599-7832 or

Senior girls camp — The Dubuque Senior girls basketball program is running youth camps July 29-July 31. The camps are open to all 3-8 graders and will focus on developing skills for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. The 3-5 grade camp will run from 9-11 a.m. and the 6-8 grade camp will follow from 3-5 p.m. The cost of the camp is $38. You can find more camp information and sign up at Contact Jared Deutsch at or 563-542-0145 for more information.

Hempstead boys development program — The Hempstead Summer Skills Development Program is for any player going into grades 8-12 and runs throughout the summer on Mondays (8:45-9:45 a.m.), Wednesdays (7:30-8:30 a.m.) and Fridays (8:45-9:45 a.m.) starting on June 10 at Moody Gym. There is no cost for the program.

To register, visit

Clarke Developmental Camp — The Clarke Developmental Camp for girls in grades 3-8 will take place July 22-24 from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $40 per camper. For more information, email


Hempstead Youth Camp — The Hempstead High School Youth Football Camp will run July 22-25 from 6-8 p.m. at Timmerman Field. It is open for all incoming 1st-8th graders. Cost of the camp is $45. Register at Contact Head Coach Mike Hoskins at with any questions.

Hempstead High School Camp — The Hempstead High School “We Are One” Football Camp will run July 29-Aug. 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Timmerman Field. It is open for all incoming 9th-12th graders. Cost of the camp is $55. Register at Contact Head Coach Mike Hoskins at with any questions.

Clarke Camps — Clarke University’s football program will host a pair of camps this summer at the R.C. Wahlert Sports Complex on the college campus for 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 high school graduates. An O-Line/D-Line Pride Camp will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on July 26. An Offense/Defense Skill Pride Camp is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. on July 27.

The cost for each camp is $25. Registration forms are available at For more information, contact Clarke coach Miguel Regalado at

Dubuque Senior camps — The Dubuque Senior Youth Football Camp and Middle School Academy will be July 22-24 from 8-10 a.m. at Dalzell Field. Cost is $50.

The Dubuque Senior High School Football Camp, for incoming freshmen through seniors, will be Aug. 1-3 from 8 a.m.-noon at Dalzell Field. Cost is $50.

Sign up for camps at or contact Coach Ploessl at or 563-552-5750 with any questions.


Rock Classic — The 45th Rock Golf Classic will tee off on Saturday, July 20, at Bunker Hill Golf Course. The field of 138 is led by returning champion Matt Houselog.


Moser classes — Moser School of Dance is taking registrations for its third Summer Clinic Gymnastic classes to be held in Dyersville on July 18, July 23, Aug. 1 and Aug. 6. The classes will be held mornings and all ages and skill levels are invited.

For more information or to register, email or call 563-875-2846.


Hunter Education class — Northeast Iowa Community College will host a hands-on class teaching safe gun handling, marksmanship, bow hunting and hunter ethics. There is no charge. The class meets at NICC in Peosta on Aug. 8 and 12 and at the Izaak Walton league shooting range Aug. 10. Register at Participants must be 11 years of age or attend with parent. For more information go to and its Hunter Education page.

Dubuque County Conservation Summer Camps — Dubuque County Conservation has opened registration for the 2019 summer camp series. Conservation staff offers summer camps for individuals aged 3-18 years old. For a brochure on the programs, email Call the conservation board at 563-556-6745 for additional information.


Mantastic event — The annual Mantastic event will take place Aug. 3-4 at various sites throughout Dubuque. It’s a two-day, four-sport event featuring two-person teams. Saturday is the Home Run Derby and Saturday night is the bean bag (cornhole) tourney — both at Dubuque Sports Complex. Sunday is the two-person best shot golf at The Meadows, and bowling at Creslanes concludes the event later in the day. For more information, visit


John Penning 5K — The Dubuque Hempstead girls cross country team is hosting the fourth annual John Penning 5K cross country race at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 20 at the Dubuque Soccer Complex. It will also include a 1-mile fun run for kids 12-and-under. Cost is $10 in advance and $20 the day of the race. Visit for more info or to register.


Golden Eagles Camps — The Golden Eagles Camps, directed by former Wahlert coach Jim Fuerstenberg, will continue in July at the Bernie O’Connor Tennis Facility. The Little Eagles/Fundamentals Camp is for boys and girls in grades K-4 and has four options for sessions. The Eagles/Refine Technique Camp is for players in grades 5-8 and also has four options for sessions. Cost is $50 per session. Contact Jim Fuerstenberg at 563-581-4644 or for details.


FASST Club — The FASST Track Club will be hosting a summer program in the Dubuque area for all age levels this summer. The youth club is for athletes ages 12-and-under, the high school club is for athletes ages 13-17 and the college/open club is for high school graduates and those 18-and-over. The summer program includes eight practice sessions, three USATF-sanctioned meets and two group sessions at Building Better Athletes. The club meets at the University of Dubuque track. Cost is $75 for youths, $150 for high school and $50 for college/open. Register online at or email for more information.


Dubuque Volleyball Club — The Dubuque Volleyball Club will be holding tryouts in July at Western Dubuque High School in Epworth, Iowa. The 16U tryouts will take place from 6-8 p.m. on July 14 and from 6-8 p.m. on July 17. Cost is $35 with pre-registration and $65 at the door.

The club will have two teams this season. One will compete in 6-8 area tournaments as well as Iowa regionals, and the other will participate in 8-10 tournaments as well as national qualifying events.

For more information on each team or a registration form, contact Julie Kieffer at 563-580-9347 or


Hempstead camps — The Hempstead summer camp began Monday, June 10 and will run until Wednesday, Aug. 14 on Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 6 p.m. All high school and junior high students are welcome. Sign up online at

Hempstead will also host a Youth Wrestling Camp from Aug. 6-8, starting at 6 p.m. This camp is designed for all wrestlers entering kindergarten through 8th grade. Sign up online at

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