every adventure begins with you

summer heroes camp

2023 THEME: EVERY ADVENTURE BEGINS WITH YOU


BE FIRST TO HEAR ABOUT SUMMER HEROES CAMP 2023!

If you'd be interested in joining St. Mark for Summer in 2023, please complete this survey to be added to our email list for next summer ahead of the public registration date.

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"A fun way to make new friends and strengthen academic skills"

Join us for an energetic program centered on building better learners, readers, kids and heroes. Program includes field trips in conjunction with literacy, STEAM and various Social-Emotional quality learning curriculums.

Dubuque and Western Dubuque

Open to students entering Kindergarten-5th grade. Expect your child to work heavily on their reading and math skills, while learning how to be a great kid. Field trips will round out their enrichment, exploring the community and the surrounding areas, meeting new heroes and growing to be their own. 

Full-day options may be available in Dubuque through our community partners, the Boys & Girls Club & Leisure Services. These services are subject to change based on provider availability.

Summer Showcase

At the end of 2022, students in all classes showcased some of their favorite highlights from the summer. Check out last year's highlights from Summer Showcase.


Themed Classes for Dubuque 3-5th Graders

Choose your path. Open to 3rd through 5th grade students in Dubuque.

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This class with have a stronger focus on food, cooking, and the science behind it.

Nature Navigators

This class with have a stronger focus on nature and exploration.

Project STEAM

This class will have a stronger focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math and will have a specialized curriculum and enrichment to dive deeper into the 5 components of STEAM. 

To apply for any of these tracks, select that your preference in the registration form. St. Mark will then follow up with you regarding next steps!


Themed Classes for Western Dubuque
Project STEAM

Eligibility: Open to Western Dubuque Students entering 2nd-3rd grade

This class will have a stronger focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math and will have a specialized curriculum and enrichment to dive deeper into the 5 components of STEAM. 

Nature Navigators

Eligibility: Open to Western Dubuque students entering the 4-5th grade.

This class with have a stronger focus on nature and exploration.

 
    2023 SUMMER PUBLIC REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 23

    How to Register

    To register you will be required to pay a non-refundable registration fee of $25 per family. This is different from the tuition fee, which is income based. All families must pay the non-refundable registration fee when they complete their registration form.

    Program Fees

    • $25 registration fee (per family)
    • $500 for full-pay tuition (with scholarships available)
    • $30 fee if choosing Boys & Girls Club aftercare (eligible to Dubuque campers going into grades 1-5)

    After the registration fee is received and the online form is completed, you will be contacted by the St. Mark staff regarding the status of your application. Although you may be approved for registration, a mandatory parent information session is still required before your child can begin attending the program.


    How to Make a Payment - Tuition or Registration Fees

    We are so grateful to help you in setting your child up for success in every area of life. You make the work we do meaningful. Thank you for entrusting us with your amazing child! There are three ways to pay: online, mail, or by dropping off. Please select the option that's most convenient for you.

    NOTE ABOUT PAYING ONLINE
    The option to pay with a credit/debit card is available through PayPal. Please choose "Online" on this page and follow the on-screen steps.

    If the PayPal form doesn't load on this page visit our program payments page.

    1. Online Payment

    Select Program
    Student Name, Site, Invoice #

    2. Mail in Payment

    Payments can be mailed to our office address:
    St. Mark Youth Enrichment
    1201 Locust St.
    Dubuque, IA 52001

    3. Drop Off Payment

    St. Mark Youth Enrichment Office: Typically, our hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
    A locked drop box is also located at our office (on the door facing 12th Street) where payments can be dropped off.

    St. Mark Youth Enrichment
    1201 Locust St.
    Dubuque, IA 52001


    For More Information

    Program questions: Amelia Foley at 563.582.6211 x110 or afoley@stmarkyouthenrichment.org.

    For all billing questions please contact 563.582.6211 ext. 101 or by email office@stmarkyouthenrichment.org.

     
     

    Thank you to our many supporters including the Dept. of Education, Downtown Neighborhood Association, DuTrac Community Credit Union, Wahlert Foundation, Prudential, Masonic Temple, Dubuque Museum of Art, MidWest One,  Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, St John’s Episcopal Church, Project Rooted, St Luke’s Methodist Church and so many more! Also thank you to all of our enrichment providers, volunteers and guest readers!

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