Old Fashioned Picnic at the Albert the Bull Park - Friday evening of T-Bone

Our old Fashioned Picnic at the albert the bull park is now a family tradition.

We hope to see you next year.


Grab 8 friends, form a team, and head to the Audubon High School Gym by 11:30AM February 25th.

Registration can be downloaded  here.

  • Early bird registration due by February 23rd for discount.  After that, it is an additional $5 per person.
  • Drop off registration to the Children's Nest 6AM-6PM or snail mail to:     PO Box 102, Audubon, IA 50025.
  • Email questions to audubonchildren@gmail.com

Sponsorship forms can be downloaded  here.

  • Sponsorship information can be viewed here. 


  • The teams are made up of 8 players
  • The teams must be co-ed (must have at least 1 male and 1 female)
  • There must be a team name
  • Teams with inappropriate names or uniforms will be disqualified
  • There must be a team captain so they can be contacted, if necessary
  • Costumes encouraged but not required
  • Closed toe, rubber soled shoes must be worn

How much to play?

  • Jr. Youth-3rd-6th grade, $10/player
  • Sr. Youth-7th-12th grade, $10/player
  • Adult - $20/player

           *Add $5/player after Friday, Feb 23

2018 Sponsors:

A special thank you goes to:

contact The Children's Nest

If you are interested in enrolling a child, please include the child's age, parents names and contact info and when you wanted your child to start. 


contact us

2017 Sponsors:


Landmands National Bank

My Way Designs    

T-Bone Committee

Audubon Family Chiropractic

Remsburg Service, INC

Robinson & Ruhnke CPAs           


Casey's General Store            

Fridley Theater

Herbers Seed and Consulting 

ACECO Annual Dodgeball Tournament- February 25, 2018

The Children's Nest

(712) 563-3641

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 102 Audubon, IA 50025 

714 N Division St

Located in The Friendship Home


memorial giving & the giving tree

Are you interested in a memorial donation?  Maybe you want to honor a loved one by donating a crib, bench or piece of equipment?  We are happy to discuss all options with you!

Our Giving Tree will be located within the entrance of The Children's Nest and recognize all donors contributing over $100.  Donors will be recognized on individual leaves.  Donors contributing over $25,000 will be recognized on a bird within the tree.  We hope this is a beautiful reminder of the generosity of so many in making The Children's Nest a reality.  

If you are interested in either of these options, please contact us at audubonchildren@gmail.com


Community support has been critical to the success of ACECO and The Children's Nest.  We are greatly appreciative of all our donors!  If you are interested in helping support early childhood programs in audubon county, please send your tax deductible donation to:

Audubon county early childhood organization

po box 102 

audubon, ia 50025

The Audubon County Early Childhood Organization is a 501c3 non profit organization seeking to support early childhood care in Audubon County.  Based on census data and information from Childcare Resource and Referral, Audubon County continually has a deficit of available childcare slots to support working families.  ACECO was formed as a result of concerned families, businesses and organizations recognizing the need for childcare options in the county.  While seeking to support in home providers, ACECO is currently overseeing the opening of a licensed non-profit childcare center in Audubon.  

audubon COunty Early Childhood Organization