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February 2019

Coderdojo

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - December 7 @ 3:00 pm
NewBoCo, 415 12th Ave Southeast
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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Free

CoderDojo is a free K-5 STEAM program by NewBoCo K-12 Education that encourages creativity, fosters entrepreneurship, and helps kids learn to code. Attendees are welcomed at 1 pm and everyone is given the details on what stations are available that day. This is an opportunity…

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June 2019

Kirkwood KICK Camp: Rocket Camp

June 13 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm
Kirkwood Center For Lifelong Learning, Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$75

Three, two, one, blast off! Learn the fundamentals associated with rocketry while gaining and understanding of the principles of aerodynamic stability, rocket propulsion, and recovery. Design and build your own straw rocket and enter your design in our KICK straw rocket competition. Take your rocket…

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Iowa Young Writers Studio Summer Residential Program

June 16 - June 29
University of Iowa
$2400

Every summer, 144 high school-aged writers come together to share their work, practice craft, and improve their writing in Iowa City, Iowa, home of the University of Iowa. If you’re accepted to the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio’s summer residential program, you will choose a single…

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July 2019

Kirkwood KICK Camp: Chemical Reactions: The Basics (And the Acids!)

July 8 @ 8:30 am - July 9 @ 12:00 pm
Kirkwood Center For Lifelong Learning, Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$75

Explore acid and base chemistry using hands-on and interactive activities. Identify different acids/ bases, understand their reactions, and apply this to the environment. Create your own baking soda and vinegar volcano while learning about the chemistry behind the awesome reaction. On the second day of…

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Kirkwood KICK Camp: Welding Metal Creations

July 8 @ 8:30 am - July 11 @ 12:00 pm
Kirkwood Center For Lifelong Learning, Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$110

Make sparks fly this summer. Learn to cut and weld steel using an arc welder and wire welder, just like the pros. Take your project home and show your friends and parents. No prior experience is necessary. Just come ready to create and make sparks…

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Kirkwood KICK Camp: Nanoscience at Your Fingertips!

July 8 @ 12:30 pm - July 9 @ 4:00 pm
Kirkwood Center For Lifelong Learning, Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$75

Explore the eld of nanoscience, a collection of unique chemical properties of materials at the nanoscale — very, very small! Activities will familiarize students with the nanometer as a unit of measurement and expose them to some of the most cutting-edge discoveries in nanotechnology, like…

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Kirkwood Kick Camp:Adventures in HealthCare

July 15 - July 18
Linn Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$169.00

Does your child think they might have a future in healthcare? At this camp, students will explore careers in many areas of healthcare such as dental, medical, diagnostic and therapeutic services, emergency care, dietary and vision services. They will go on a field trip to…

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Kirkwood KICK Camp: Advanced Welding Metal Creations

July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Linn County Regional Center, 1770 Boyson Road
Hiawatha, IA 52233 United States
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$115

You’ve already learned the basics, now let’s take your welding skills to the next level! In this class you’ll learn advanced MIG welding and fabrication techniques. Use those new skills to create an original project to take home to your friends and family. Projects will…

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Kirkwood KICK Camp Sphero Robotics

July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm
Kirkwood Center For Lifelong Learning, Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$145

Have you seen the new robotic toy, Sphero? With this little robotic ball of fun, you’re able to fuse together skills like: programming physical robotic toys, digital apps, and entertainment experiences! Become a real-life engineer in this interactive camp! Ages 11-14. Sessions: July 15-18, 8:30-12pm…

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Kirkwood KICK Camp: Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game

July 15 @ 8:30 am - July 18 @ 12:00 pm
Kirkwood Center For Lifelong Learning, Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$179

Fans of Fortnite — we need YOU! Instead of just playing the game, design your own. Using professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student- created games…

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