SUMMER 2022 printable brochure is available here. View a list of our eventsexhibitions and education offerings for.

Students must reach the minimum age requirement before or during the program. Questions may be directed to the Education Coordinator, Angie Hickok, by calling 319.268.5504 or email. To register call 319.273.8641 or go online at Civic Rec.

Wednesdays through May 25 from 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Explore a wide variety of materials through creative and delightfully messy projects. A parent or caregiver must accompany the participating child. Younger siblings are welcome. Fee: $5; Ask for Many Messy Mornings (all 10 sessions) for $45 ($40).

Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Ages: 5–12; Fee: $160 ($144)/week
Campers create a variety of projects, work with visiting artists, and learn about topics relating to the camp theme. Please bring a sack lunch. All camps listed below are full. Call 319.273.8641 to join the waitlist. Before-and-after care available 8:30 a.m. and/or until 5:00 p.m. (additional $8/day)

Learn about layout, light, functionality, and aesthetics in this creative exploration of
architecture! Go through the process of bringing your ideas from paper to reality. Campers design their own blueprint and create a 3D model of their idea throughout the week.

Explore the ancient world through the eyes of an archaeologist on a mission to discover art! Campers create art based on virtual classroom visits to ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Rome, and more.

ART OF SCIENCE | July 11–15
Art is intertwined in all aspects of life, especially science! Observe and research local plants and animals and respond to science with art! Campers explore various fossils and bones, get up close with the micro-world of cells, and delve into the world of botany throughout the week.

SPACE | July 25–29
Go beyond our life on Earth. Campers create art based on the exploration of rockets, engineering, planets, stars, and more!

GET MESSY | August 15–19
Leave the mess for us! Experiment with the messiest of mediums including slime, papier-mâché, papermaking, ceramics, and clay. We paint with our feet, pop paint balloons, launch paint catapults, and much more! Dress for a mess—things get messy!

Join us for free art activities with our Education Crew at each of the festivals listed below. We provide all the materials, you provide the creativity! For more information on Hearst outreach programming, email Angie Hickok here.

College Hill Arts Festival | June 17 & 18 from 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Sturgis Falls Celebration | June 25 & 26 from 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Irish Fest | August 5 & 6 (time TBA)
Pride Fest | August 27 (time TBA)
ARTapalooza | September 10 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.