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Fire and Life Safety Camp June 17, 2019
Location Cedar Rapids Fire Department Cost $100 Organization Cedar Rapids Fire Department Contact Nicky Stansell Email n.stansell@cedar-rapids.org Phone (319) 286-5268 Age Range Elementary

Fire and Life Safety Camp is for 6-8 year olds. The camp is an opportunity to learn about the career of firefighting and about ways to stay safe.

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Future CEO Camps June 17, 2019
Time 8:30 AM Location Hills Banka and Trust Company Cost $250 Enroll By May 24, 2019 Organization Jacobson Institute Contact Jacobson Institute Email jacobson-institute@uiowa.edu Phone (319) 335-2204 Age Range Elementary, Middle School

Jacobson Institute annual summer camps are back! This camp is for students going into 5 - 8 grade. They will spend the week learning all about business while creating their own business. Campers will sell at NewBo City Market and have a chance to win seed capital.

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Raise Your Voice June 21, 2019
Time 6:00 PM Location Loras College Cost $105 Enroll By May 29,2019 Organization Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Contact Aimee Williams Email aimeew@girlscoutstoday.org Phone (319) 363-8335 Age Range High School, Middle School

This Leadership Conference includes sessions on on environmental topics such as clean water and air, noise pollution, global warming and agriculture. Learn and use your leadership skills to become an advocate for the planet and make a difference in the world.

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ExploreU’19 STEM summer school June 24, 2019
Location Mount Mercy University Cost $60, free for low income Enroll By 6/15/2019 Organization Mount Mercy University Contact Elizabeth Kleiman Email ekleiman@mtmercy.edu Phone (515) 231-7133 Age Range Middle School

ExploreU is an annual one week STEM summer program for middle school girls completing 6th, 7th and 8th grade. The program is designed to help young girls learn math and computer science skills while having fun.

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Heroes’ Safety Camp June 24, 2019
Location Cedar Rapids Fire Department Cost $100 Organization Safe Kids Linn County Contact Nicky Stansell Email n.stansell@cedar-rapids.org Phone (319) 286-5268 Age Range Elementary

Heroes' Safety Camp is sponsored by both CRPD and CRFD. Participants will get to tour both the fire department and the police department. It is a fun filled week learning about ways to stay safe. Play games, guest speakers, and much more.

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FBI Teen Academy 2019 July 1, 2019
Location West Des Moines/Omaha Enroll By May 24, 2019 Organization FBI Contact Katherine Downey Email kdowney@fbi.gov Age Range High School

The Teen/Youth Academy allows high school students an opportunity to get a comprehensive look into today's FBI during a six-to-eight-hour block of instruction and demonstrations at the field office. Students are provided with several presentations on topics, including terrorism, cyber, public corruption, polygraph exams, evidence response, SWAT, and the day-to-day operations of a typical FBI office. The FBI's Omaha Field Office is holding two Teen Academies in 2019: West Des Moines, Iowa - July 1, 2019 and Omaha, Nebraska - July 24-25, 2019 -- If you are a high school student entering your junior or senior year in fall 2019 with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and live in Iowa you are welcome to apply to one of these Teen Academies. Space is limited and acceptance is not guaranteed. The deadline to apply is May 24, 2019. Students must submit an essay indicating why they want to be a part of the program and how the experience will serve their school and community. (Additional details can be found in the attached FAQ document).

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – WeDo (1st-3rd grade) July 22, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School Cost $100/ 5-day camp Enroll By 07/22/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range Elementary, Middle School

Build Robots * Solve Problems * Connect with Others * Have Fun LM Robotics camp for students entering gr. 1-3. Camp focuses on building teamwork and communication. Students are given technical challenges around a science theme and develop and present solutions to the different challenges.

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – Intro to 3-D Printing (7th-12th grade) July 22, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School (enter via Door 3) Cost $150 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/22/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range High School, Middle School

New 3-D Printing Camp for students entering gr. 7-12. Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tools and learn about the 3-D printing process.  The camp includes a design challenge where students design and print solutions to accomplish the objectives.

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – VEX (7th-9th grade) July 22, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School (enter via Door 3) Cost $150 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/22/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range High School, Middle School

VEX Camp (entering 7th-9th gr.) teaches campers how to build, program, and drive VEX robots. The robots then play a unique game challenge. Students practice working as a team and communicating their solutions to others.

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – LEGO Mindstorms (4th-6th grade) July 22, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School Cost $100 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/22/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range Elementary, Middle School

LM Robotics LEGO League camp for students entering gr. 4-6. Campers solve technical challenges and develop creative solutions as part of a team using Lego Mindstorm Kits. Teams practice soft skills such as communication and teamwork. No prior knowledge required.

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – Intro to 3-D Printing (7th-12th grade) July 29, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School (enter via Door 3) Cost $150 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/29/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range High School, Middle School

New 3-D Printing Camp for students entering gr. 7-12. Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tools and learn about the 3-D printing process.  The camp includes a design challenge where students design and print solutions to accomplish the objectives.  

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – LEGO Mindstorms (4th-6th grade) July 29, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School Cost $100 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/29/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range Elementary, Middle School

LM Robotics LEGO League camp for students entering gr. 4-6. Campers solve technical challenges and develop creative solutions as part of a team using Lego Mindstorm Kits. Teams practice soft skills such as communication and teamwork. No prior knowledge required.

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – VEX (7th-9th grade) July 29, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School (enter via Door 3) Cost $150 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/29/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range High School, Middle School

VEX Camp (7th-9th gr.) teaches campers how to build, program, and drive VEX robots. The robots then play a unique game challenge. Students practice working as a team and communicating their solutions to others.

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LM Robotics Summer Camp – WeDo (1st-3rd grade) July 29, 2019
Time 8:00 AM Location Linn-Mar High School Cost $100 / 5-day camp Enroll By 07/29/2019 Organization Linn-Mar Robotics Contact Dan Niemitalo Email dniemitalo@linnmar.k12.ia.us Phone (319) 730-1627 Age Range Elementary

Build Robots * Solve Problems * Connect with Others * Have Fun LM Robotics camp for students entering gr. 1-3. Camp focuses on building teamwork and communication. Students are given technical challenges around a science theme and develop and present solutions to the different challenges.

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