Camps, Clinics, and Clubs

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Camps, Clinics, and Clubs

Norwalk Parks and Recreation offers a variety of camps, clinics, and clubs throughout the year.  Programs offered include Arts and Crafts, Babysitting Clinic, Bike Safety, Chess, and more.

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Craft Club

Get out your glue gun and imaginations for this program.  Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elementary are invited to join.  They meet once a month after school on early out Wednesdays to make special art and craft projects.  Located at Norwalk Lakewood Elementary Art room.

Registration times: October 5 - March 7
Program days/times:  Early Out Wednesday
Oct 21, Nov 18 (cancelled), Dec 9, Jan 13, Feb 10 and Mar 10
1:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Cost:  $15.00 resident / $17.25 non-resident
 Online Registration

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Art in the Park

Come join us in the park to make special art and craft projects. The kids meet once a month and make a different project each month. This program is for students who have completed Kindergarten through 6th grade. Located at Windflower Park.

If parents choose to stay and sit with their child they must follow all CDC guidelines and we will not allow siblings not registered in the program to stay or participate. Everyone will have their own equipment and their own picnic table, no sharing of equipment will be allowed. Masks are strongly encouraged. Physical distance will be required.

If your child is sick or has a fever have them stay home from Art in the Park! If they have any symptoms or have been around anyone recently that has tested positive for COVID-19 have them stay home.

Registration times: 
Program days/times:  Friday
June 26, July 17, and August 7
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Cost:  $15.00 resident / $17.25 non-resident
Online Registration

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Babysitting Clinic

This class is open for all youth (boys & girls) 5th grade and up.  Babysitting is an important job and the Babysitting Clinic will teach you to become a first-rate babysitter.  This class is held during Norwalk School's Spring Break.  Located at the Norwalk Lakewood Elementary building and instructed by ISU Extension Warren County.

Registration times: March 1 - March 14
Program days/times: Monday
March 15
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost:  $27.00 resident / $31.05 non-resident

For information on more programs offered by Norwalk Parks and Recreation see our Playbook.


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Junior Police Academy

This program is a partnership between the Parks and Recreation department and the Norwalk Police department and is opportunity for the police officers to build a positive bridge with the youth of the community.  Cadets will take part in fingerprinting, investigating a crime scene, taking photos, casting footprints, and running an obstacle course.  Each student will receive a t-shirt.  Located at the Norwalk Public Safety building.

Registration times: June
Program days/times:  July
Tuesday - Friday
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cost:  $23.00 resident / $26.50 non-resident

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Chess Summer Camp

Brent Walker, retired Norwalk HS teacher, will provide fun, informative, and challenging chess lessons to students from the surrounding area.  This program is open to children 1st - 12th grade (just completed). Chess is a fun game with lots of moves to improve student's logic, concentration, and critical-thinking skills along with the important life concepts such as the ability to win graciously and accept defeat with dignity and sportsmanship.  At the end of camp, the student will receive a t-shirt and participate in a mini-chess tournament with a trophy to the winner.  Located at the Norwalk Public Safety building.

Registration times: TBD
Program days/times:  June 15 - June 19
Monday - Friday
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cost:  $15.00 resident / $17.25 non-resident