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Free Summer Meals 2022

The Ames Community School District is pleased to offer a free breakfast and lunch each day to every child in our community through the summer recess. The USDA has issued nationwide waivers which allow school districts and community organizations to extend the operation of the Summer Food Service Program into the current school year through the summer of 2022.  All children ages 1 -18 are eligible to receive free meals.

The Ames School District has established the sites for the summer program.  FREE meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows: 

June 6, 2022 – June 30, 2022

  • Sawyer Elementary School – 4316 Ontario Ames, IA 50014
  • On-site – Breakfast Monday through Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.  Lunch Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
  • Grab and Go – Lunch and Breakfast Monday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. (Three days of meals Monday.  Four days of meals on Thursday.)  On Monday June 27 Monday through Thursday meals with no service on Thursday, June 30.
  • Students and young children do not need to be present when parents and/or guardians pick up grab and go meals, and student IDs are not required. Families may pick up meals at Sawyer Elementary.  The Grab and Go Meal program ends June 30, 2022.

July 5, 2022 – July 21, 2022

  • Sawyer Elementary School – 4316 Ontario, Ames
  • On-Site – Breakfast Monday through Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.  Lunch Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a. m

June 6, 2022 – August 12, 2022

  • Boys and Girls Club – 210 South 5th, Ames
  • On-Site – Breakfast Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Lunch Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

June 6, 2022 – August 19, 2022

  • Camp Canwita – 2807 Duff Avenue, Ames
  • On-Site – Breakfast Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Lunch Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Key Contacts

Eric Smidt

Director - Communications

515-268-6651

Steve Flynn

Principal