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REMINDER: There will be NO SCHOOL at Linn-Mar on Friday, March 31 or Monday, April 3. 

Professional Development Days.

Educational Opportunities

Spring Fresh Air After School (April) April 4, 2023
Time 4:15 PM Location Indian Creek Nature Center Cost $200 Members, $220 Nonmembers (partial scholarships available) Enroll By April 3 Organization Indian Creek Nature Center Contact Andria Cossolotto Email Phone (319) 362-0664 Age Range Elementary

Fresh Air After School at Indian Creek Nature Center is a drop-off immersive nature experience. Children will go on learning adventures with experienced ICNC educators. Parents are welcome to work onsite inside the nature center during program hours. April session is 4 weeks (3 days a week).

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Growing Futures Spring 2023 Planting Season April 15, 2023
Time 8:30 AM Enroll By 04/07/2023 Organization Trees Forever Contact Enzo Nagao Email Phone (319) 640-6412 Age Range High School

Help plant, water, and care for trees around the City of Cedar Rapids with the Growing Futures team! Every Saturday from 8:30-4:30, join the Growing Futures team in planting trees on the streets of Cedar Rapids to help the city recover from the 2020 Derecho. Gain valuable hands-on work experience an

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CoderDojo April 15, 2023
Time 1:00 PM Location 415 12th Ave Cedar Rapids Cost $0 Enroll By 4/14/23 Organization NewBoCo K-12 Contact Andy Fiedler Email Phone (319) 551-4912 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

CoderDojo is a K–5 STEAM program that encourages creativity, fosters entrepreneurship, and helps kids learn to code. Students will be able to move between stations to work with mentors on a variety of STEAM stations including drones and microscopes!

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Poetry Power Workshop: 3rd-6th Graders April 29, 2023
Time 10:00 AM Location Cedar Rapids Public Library 450 5th Ave. SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Cost Free Enroll By 04/21/2023 Organization Cedar Rapids Public Library Contact Renee Greenlee Email Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

In celebration of National Poetry Month, 3rd-6th graders are invited to participate in a multi-activity workshop to help grow their love and skills for poetry! Activities will include bubble gum poetry, equity poetry, and more! Registration required at

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The Perry Initiative: Building the Pipeline for Women in Engineering and Medicine May 13, 2023
Time 8:30 AM Location University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Medical Education and Research Facility, 375 Newton Road, Iowa City, Iowa 52246 Cost Free Enroll By April 12th Organization University of Iowa Health Care Contact Hanna Stone Email Phone (319) 335-0215 Age Range High School

Free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it out for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments.

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Summer Camps at the Notre Dame DNA Learning Center June 25, 2023
Location University of Notre Dame campus Organization DNA Learning Center at the University of Notre Dame Contact Kim Poovey/Jennifer Kudzas Email Phone (574) 605-2226 Age Range High School, Middle School

These camps are designed for students from 5th through 10th grade (completed) to have hands-on experience in a college lab with a college professor. Programs are intended for students who have a passion for science, and genetics. Financial Aid may be available to those with demonstrated need.

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Summit Schools Summer Camps July 28, 2023
Location Summit Schools, 1010 Regent St. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Organization Summit Schools Contact Amber Maas Email Phone (319) 294-2036 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

Summit Schools proudly offers a variety of specialized themed camps aimed to keep your child(ren) thinking critically and problem-solving while still having a blast! Summit's camps are known in the community for their high-quality programming and small class sizes, providing optimum learning.

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