Your kids want to play. They want to express themselves through movement and action and performance. That’s where we come in. DMSC strives to create affordable, inventive programming to keep your little ones entertained all summer long

Play in a Day
Wednesdays: June 26, July 31 and August 7 from 9:00am-4:00pm
Des Moines Social Club, 400 Walnut St., Des Moines
$75 per workshop, 200 for three workshops (scholarships available)
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Play in a Day is an exciting, performance-based workshop for 5 – 9 year olds, based on myths, legends and fairytales from around the world. A culture ambassador from CultureAll will share stories, geography, and history from around the world. Contact Julie at or 515-288-3672 to register.

Voices of Culture
July 8-12 from 9am-3pm
Windsor Heights Events Center, 6900 School St., Windsor Heights
$175 tuition, $150 for Windsor Heights residents

Want to send your child to an unusual and fun Summer Camp? Try Voices of Culture through CULTUREALL. Voices of Culture is a musical culture camp for kids in grades 5-8. Together, we will design rehearse and perform and original, multi-cultural musical production, conducted by artistic director Renae Angeroth. Each day, you’ll enjoy real cuttural discovery when you dance, sing and create the traditional arts of Cultural Ambassadors from Japan, West Aftica, the Middle East and Latin American.

For more information or to register go to or call Chelsea at 273-8569 or e-mail

Dance Baby Dance
Saturday, July 13 at 10am-12pm
Des Moines Social Club, 400 Walnut St., Des Moines
$5/person or $12/family, Children under 1 are FREE!
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You come, you dance, you play, you laugh. Participate in group activities or do your own thing. Go to the lobby and take a breather from the action, maybe read some books. Come back in, dance it out.

Girls Rock! Des Moines
July 9-18
Hubbell Elementary School, 800 42nd St., Des Moines
$425, partial and full scholarships are available
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Girls Rock! Des Moines is a two-week summer day camp for girls to receive instrumental instruction, form bands, and write songs to be performed at the GR!DSM showcase. Register, donate and learn more at


More great DMSC Kids events available via DMSC Kids Facebook!