Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District will be offering in-person complimentary breakfast and lunch to all children and teens, ages 1-18, in both the Tilford and Shellsburg Elementary school lunchrooms and the Garrison Public Library this summer. Participants do no have to be enrolled in the Vinton-Shellsburg District. No registration or identification is required. Children five and under must be accompanied by an adult. Anyone over the age of 19 may purchase a breakfast meal for $2 and a lunch meal for $3. Plans are also being developed for some activities to coincide with lunch.

Meals will be served weekdays Monday through Thursday, starting June 7 and continuing until July 30. Breakfast will be served from 8-8:30 am with lunch then served from 11:30-12:30 pm. (PLEASE NOTE: A breakfast and lunch meal will be sent home for Friday. No meals will be served on July 1, 2, and 5).

Download the Vinton flyer.

Download the Shellsburg flyer.

Download the Garrison flyer.



Vinton Pick-up Locations:

  • Park Apartments @ 11:35 am (north main entrance along 1st St.)
  • Vinton Public Library @ 11:45 am (north entrance along 5th St.)
  • Riverside Park @ 11:55 am (near Hummel Pavilion)

Vinton Drop Off Locations:

  • Vinton Swimming Pool @ 12:45 pm
  • Vinton Public Library @ 12:50 pm
  • Park Apartments @ 12:55 pm

Adults may ride the bus. Parents will be responsible for transportation from the Vinton Swimming Pool. Watch social media (Facebook or Instagram) or the school’s website at for updates.


Daily Breakfast and Lunch will have a variety of: Fruits, Vegetables, and  Milk to choose from.
Menus are subject to change. 

Download the July Menu.

Questions or concerns should be directed to Karen Ackman, VSCSD Food Service Director, by phone at (319) 436-5848 or by email at Questions related to the Garrison location may be directed to Angela Dague, by phone at (319) 477-5531 or by email at

Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District Equity Statement: The Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District provides equal educational and employment opportunities and will not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District shall take affirmative action in recruitment, appointment, assignment, and advancement of women and men, minorities and disabled. Inquiries regarding compliance with equal educational or employment opportunities and/or affirmative action shall be directed to Becky Lutgen, Equity Coordinator, Vinton-Shellsburg CSD, 1502 C Avenue, Vinton, Iowa 52349. Inquiries may also be addressed in writing to the Director of the Region VII Office of the United States Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, or the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights, United States Department of Education in Chicago