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Ribbon Cutting - Stowe Heights Challenge Course | Community Youth Concepts

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Name: Ribbon Cutting - Stowe Heights Challenge Course | Community Youth Concepts
Date: June 9, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Event Description:

Help us celebrate the newly opened Stowe Heights Challenge Course, a program of Community Youth Concepts! High and low challenge courses are known to increase participant’s self-efficacy or the belief in their ability to accomplish new tasks. People who have higher self-efficacy are more apt to be successful when taking on new situations, such as transitioning from educational institutions or jobs. Every year, Stowe Heights will aim to serve over 2,500 participants from the Greater Des Moines metro by promoting teamwork, communication, and leadership. They exist to help prepare the next generation of community-inspired leaders in our city and the world at large.

Register with Community Youth Concepts.


Face coverings are required for the duration of the event.

Location:
Stowe Heights Challenge Course
3516 Dubuque Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50317


LOCATION: Stowe Heights Challenge Course.  
*Please use Stowe Elementary's address for directions: 
1411 E 33rd St, Des Moines, IA 50317.
 
PARKING: Limited parking is available at Stowe Elementary. The closest lot to the course is tucked up behind (northeast corner) the school building.  Volunteers will be assisting to direct traffic and guide guests towards the course.  
 
School is dismissed for summer, however, there will be a summer program running and staff will be using the lower parking lot. 
 
AGENDA: The ceremony will begin at 4:30 and will include recognition of our sponsors and a highlight of youth volunteers. The ceremony is estimated to run 20 minutes. Guests are welcome to stay after for additional questions and/or tour of the low and high course grounds.  
 
WEATHER & APPAREL
The weather is expected to be in the upper 80's - lower 90's Wednesday.  We will have some shade cover with the tree canopy, but please dress comfortably for the hot weather.  We will make sure water is available. 
 
The course is located in the woods and the path to the course from the parking lot is a grassy hill and dirt/mulched trails. Please wear shoes that are comfortable for walking and standing outdoors on uneven ground. 
 

 
Date/Time Information:
Ribbon Cutting at 4:15 pm
Contact Information:
Tiffany Menke
Fees/Admission:
Registrations required to ensure social distancing. Register here.
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