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Educational & Community Activities

Materials are posted for informational purposes only. This does not imply Bettendorf Community School District’s endorsement of them.

Virtual Backpack creates an opportunity for non-profit community organizations to share information electronically about events for families. Posting are shared on this webpage as well as in the Bett District Update and on the Virtual Backpack Facebook page. Submit e-flyers for consideration to:

Celeste Miller

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Communications Director
(563) 359-3681, ext. 3005
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Coach Camps & Opportunities

Boys Basketball

Basketball Boys - Summer Campus

Improve your basketball skills! The camps are open to 3rd - 12th grade (24-25) boys. 3rd - 8th | 9th | 10th - 12th | MS Offensive Skills

Girls Basketball

Basketball Skills Academy - Girls

June 24-27 & July 8-11
Improve your basketball skills! The camp is open to 3rd - 12th grade (24-25) girls. Download brochure

Girls Basketball

Basketball Camp - Girls

July 3-7
Learn team concepts and play team games. The camp is open to 3rd - 12th grade (24-25) girls. Download brochure

Bowling Camp

Bowling Camp

Bettendorf Bowling Camp for students in 5th - 12th grade is coming up June 18-20. Send an email to Coach Shane at dkgoldglove08@yahoo.com to register. Check out flyer

Spring Madness

Cheer Camp - Registration Deadline May 31

This Open Gym/ Cheer Camp is for all 7th and 8th Graders who are wanting to learn/ advance their cheerleading in hopes to be a Bettendorf High School Cheerleader.

See flyer

Learn more /register

Cross Country Camp

Cross Country Summer Camp - 6-12 Grade

Open to all students entering grades 6-12 for the 2024-2025 school year. June 3 - July 25

Download Form

Little Bulldog Show Choir on District Camp Schedule

Little Bulldog Show Choir

Registration is officially open for the 2024 Little Bulldog Show Choir Camp!!! Registration link https://bit.ly/24ShowChoirCamp. All payments must be turned in to the activities office. You can find more information at https://www.bettmusicdepartment.com/

RoboDogs

RoboDogs Summer Camp - June 10-13

RoboDogs Summer Camp

2024-25 5th - 8th grade students are invited to RoboDog Summer Camp - program robots, learn and implement a research project, work as a unified team. Learn more

Soccer Camp

Soccer Camp

Developing the complete player while being immersed in a fun-filled environment. Boys and girls - 2nd - 8th grade. HS girls. More info

BHS Summer Fitness

Summer Fitness - BHS

Weight training, speed training & agility on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings June 5 - July 26. Download Form

Summer Fitness Camp

Summer Fitness Camp - BMS

Check out 2024 Summer Fitness Opportunities for 2024-25 6-8th grade students June 18 - July 30.

Sumo Camp

Sumo Camp 3rd-8th Grade

Students from 3rd thru 8th grade for the 2024/25 school year are invited to sign up for Sumo Robotics Camp - June 10-12.

Volleyball Summer camp

Volleyball Summer Camp

July 15- 19
Develop skills in the fundamentals of volleyball while enjoying the game of volleyball. The camp is open to 4th - 12th grade (24-25) boys and girls. Link to flyer

Community Opportunities

BPV Baseball

BPV Baseball

BPV seniors division is for teenagers, ages 15-20, to continue playing competitive baseball on a regulation diamond. The program runs from May - early August. Learn more

Bulldog Youth Football

Bulldog Youth Football - Summer Camp

Fun and exciting football camp designed for K-8th grade players! Led by experienced coaches, our camp focuses on developing fundamentals in passing, catching, running and defense in an engaging way! Don't miss this chance to boost your skills and make new friends! Only $25 includes a Camp Shirt. Spots are limited.  Details and registration link... 
https://www.eventcreate.com/e/bettendorffootballcamp

Bulldog Youth Football

Bulldog Youth Football - Fall Registration

Register NOW for Bettendorf Youth Fall Football! 
Opportunity for young athletes to join a strong tradition with the best coaching staff in the area!  Register by the end of June to avoid a late fee!  

  • Entering grade 1rst and 2nd grade in the Fall for Flag League

  • Grades 3rd through 8th in the Fall register for Tackle league

Click on the following YSF link…or contact Bettendorf Youth Football

https://youthsportsfoundation.org/community/bettendorf/

BSA Summer Camp

SBA Try Outs & Summer Camp

BSA Soccer - 24-25 Open Try Outs Begin May 28 https://www.bsasoccer.org/tryouts | Summer Camps Begin June 17 https://www.bsasoccer.org/camps

Bettendorf Aquatics

Bettendorf Aquatics - Spring Youth Swim Lessons

Group swim lessons for children ages 4 and older will be held in April and May beginning April 29. Our student-to-instructor ratio is no more than 5:1. Lessons will last 45 mins. Session 2: April 29-May 2 and May 6-9 from 6:15-7:00 pm Learn more

Scuba Day Camp

Christ's Family Church - Kids Day Camp

Christ's Family Church - Scuba Kids Day Camp June 24-28. Register at https://vbspro.events/p/christsfamilychurch

Camp Figge

Figge - Art for Kids Camp

Immerse yourself in art and get creative through a wide range of summer class offerings from kids and teens to adults. Learn more

Figge Art Museum

Check out summer art camp adventures at the Figge Art Museum - https://figgeartmuseum.org/classes/classes

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts - PK-5th Grade Girl Invitation to Join

Extended Year membership is now open, and Pre-k through 5th grade girls are invited to join Girl Scouts! Membership is $35 and valid now through 9/30/25, and financial assistance is available to support membership cost if needed! Fill out this form to find a Girl Scout troop near you: https://www.girlscoutstoday.org/en/get-involved/join.html. Let this year be her year of friendship, creativity, and discovery!

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Hand in Hand - Camp Volunteers Needed

Camp volunteers are needed for Hand in Hand QC summer camp July 15-19 & July 22-26 at Scott County Park. Learn more at handinhandqc.org/volunteer

Law Enforcement Camp

Law Enforcements Camp - July 8-12

The Iowa Quad City Law Enforcement Camp is hosted each summer by the Davenport and Bettendorf Police Departments and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. The camp is a one week, 27 hour, glimpse of what law enforcement is all about. This camp is intended for high school and college individuals who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Learn more

Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn Multilingual Education Conference and Family Concert - May 18

On Saturday, May 18th, WQPT PBS will host the Ready to Learn Multilingual Education Conference in partnership with WIU-QC, The Grad Center, the Early Childhood Coalition of the Quad Cities, and StarNet Regions I & III. Learn more

River Action - Explore the River Series

River Action - Explore the River Series

The Explore the River Series teaches participants first-hand about the wildlife, history, culture, and geography of the Mississippi River and the Quad Cities. These exciting and informative in person sessions are given on the Channel Cat Water Taxi or during a guided tour at varying river locations nearby. Join us in learning about the unique nature, history, and culture of the Quad Cities May 28th through August 31st. Learn more

River Action

River Action - Explore and Seek

River Action's 5th Annual Explore & Seek Scavenger Hunt (formerly Ride & Seek) is an event for families and explorers of all ages. During the entire month of June, participants will seek the answers to environmental, conservation, and historical clues. Learn more

SAU Camps

SAU - Camps

NEW for 2024: Summer Theatre Camp for students entering grades 2-8 in the fall.  

July 22-26, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Designed for students at all levels of theatre experience, campers will audition, rehearse, and perform a musical alongside 3 professional teaching artists...in one week! Camp fees are $195 and include a camp t-shirt and 2 tickets to the final performance. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.

Register at SAU.edu/camps.

Health Careers Camp

SAU - Health Careers Adventure Camp - July 15-19

Check out St. Ambrose University Health Careers Adventure Camp for students entering 7th & 8th Grade next year - July 15-19. https://www.sau.edu/health-careers-adventure-camp

Jr Viking Camp

SAU - Jr Vikings Basketball Summer Camp

Y Camp

YMCA Summer Camps

From resident camps to day camps we have a program for you! Have an adventurous summer and register for multiple weeks! Learn more