Skip to content
Menu

Educational Opportunities

Growing Words Project May 24, 2021
Location Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Cost None (we pay the participants) Organization Growing Words Project Contact Jamie Klein-Packard Email growing-words@uiowa.edu Phone (866) 384-5827 Age Range Elementary

The Growing Words Project is a language development research lab with locations in both Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Participants are paid $15/hour for taking part in our studies!

View Flyer
Summit Summer Camps June 7, 2021
Time 8:30 AM Location Summit Schools Cost Various Enroll By Various Organization Summit Schools Contact Emily Fleming Email summercamps@summitschools.org Phone (319) 294-2036 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

Summit Schools offers 8 weeks of academic, themed and recreational summer camps for Kindergarten-6th grade students June 7-July 30. Summit's weekly themed camps will be S.T.R.E.A.M.-based (Science, Technology, Reading/Writing, Engineering, Arts, and Math) and groups will be divided by age/grade.

View Flyer
Summer Day Camps Linn County 2021 June 10, 2021
Location Linn County - various locations Cost $20 per day camp *financial assistance available Enroll By 2 weeks before day camp date Organization Linn County Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Contact Amy Schmitt D'Amico Email amyschmi@iastate.edu Phone (319) 377-9839 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

Iowa State Extension and Outreach Linn County 4-H is offering quality summer day camps in our community. The day-long camps are educational, interactive, and sure to keep your child's attention! Find the registration details here: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/linn/content/4h-day-camps

View Flyer
Playtime Poppy’s Summer Theatre Adventure 2021 Auditions June 13, 2021
Time 1:00 PM Location National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library Cost Free Enroll By 6/13/2021 Organization Playtime Poppy Children's Theatre Contact Lynn Jensen Email playtimepoppy@playtimepoppy.org Phone (319) 360-8228 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School, Middle School

June 13 auditions will be held for cast and crew for the Children's Theatre production The Golem of Prague: A Story of Danger, Bravery, and a Little Magic: Stand Up for Those You Love Cast and crew will attend morning rehearsal sessions at National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library July 12-

View Flyer
Summer Camps at Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio June 14, 2021
Location Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio Cost $24--$140 Organization Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio Contact 329 10th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids Iowa 52401 Email info@iowaceramicscenter.org Phone (319) 365-9644 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

Celebrating our 13th year of Summer Camps! Drop off the kids for our multi-day Summer Camps or single-day Workshops this Summer. Face coverings are required for all campers and camp staff. Check online for Summer Camp dates and to register at www.IowaCeramicsCenter.org.

View Flyer
Kid Innovator Entrepreneurial Summer Camp June 21, 2021
Location Online Cost Iowa Students: $100 before April 9th, $125 after April 9th Enroll By 06/11/2021 Organization University of Iowa Jacobson Institute's Kid Innovator Camp Contact Jennifer Jacobson Email jennifer-jacobson@uiowa.edu Phone (319) 335-2204 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate, Middle Schools

June 21 - June 25, 9am-12pm June 28 - July 2, 1pm-4pm Iowa campers pay $100 when registered and paid in full by April 9th. (Cost increases to $125 after April 9th)

View Flyer
Summer Art Camp June 21, 2021
Time 8:30 AM Location Lowe Park Cost $80.00 Enroll By 05/28/2021 Organization Marion Parks and Recreation Contact Michael Brandt Phone (319) 447-3590 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School, Middle School

Art Camps for students in 2nd through 8th grade

View Flyer
Write Now: 175 Word Micro Story Contest July 12, 2021
Time 9:00 AM Location Virtual Cost Free Organization University of Iowa Center for Advancement Contact Kate Sojka Email kate.sojka@foriowa.org Phone (319) 467-3884 Age Range Elementary, High School, Intermediate School, Middle School

Keep your creative juices flowing this summer by entering a micro story contest. Your task will be to write a story using 175 words or less around a provided theme that will be announced on Monday, July 12. No cost to enter. Open to students in Grades 3rd-12th. Website: foriowa.org/write-now

View Flyer