Summer Camps

We are excited you have chosen to explore summer camp options at Northeast Iowa Community College!

Going Buggy Camp
Manchester Regional Education Partnership
TBA

Crawl into the fascinating world of insects on a bug exploration adventure. Your child will watch bugs, explore trails for bugs, act like bugs and eat bugs…or maybe something that looks like a bug! The ISU Extension Service, Northeast Iowa Community College, Manchester Regional Education Partnership (MREP), the City of Manchester and Delaware County Conservation are partnering to offer this fun camp that shows you how all sorts of creepy critters live.

The camp is open to students ages 6-9 and will take place at Bailey's Ford Park in Manchester. View the 2015 brochure.

For more information, contact Center Director Debra Kintzle at 563.822.1016.

Robotics Olympics: Leap Into the Future
Waukon Center
TBA

Learn about science, technology, engineering and math while using robotics! This camp includes classroom instruction, hands-on robotics, a field trip to the Iowa’s Dairy Center to see robotics in action and a presentation for parents and community members at the conclusion of the camp. This camp is open to students completing grades 4-6 and is limited to 30 students.

For more information, contact Center Director Erica Nosbisch at 563.568.3060

Gateway to Technology Academy
Manchester Regional Education Partnership
TBA

Engage your middle school student’s natural curiosity and imagination in this one-week Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program. The Gateway Academy is an engaging, hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) summer experience designed to inspire creativity and develop self-confidence in young students through activity, project and problem-based learning. Your student will use industry-leading technology to solve problems, learn how things work and gain skills in communication, collaboration, critical-thinking and creativity.

The camp is open to students entering grades 5-8 in the fall and will take place at the Manchester Regional Education Partnership at 1200 1/2 W. Main Street. View the 2015 brochure.

For more information, contact Center Director Debra Kintzle at 563.822.1016.

Ride the Waves
RAMS/Oelwein Center
TBA

Ride the Waves provides a fun, hands-on learning environment for students to explore the physical science principles of fluid flow and waves. Sessions include brand new, interactive classroom and laboratory experiments! On the last day of camp, students will enjoy experiencing the concepts they have learned during the week at Lost Island Waterpark in Waterloo. The camp is open to students entering grades 5-6 in the fall and is limited to 24 students. View the 2015 brochure.

For more information, contact Oelwein Center Director Terri Rubner at 319.283.3010.

Coding for Kids
RAMS/Oelwein Center
TBA

In our Coding for Kids camp, your child will learn the basics to creating their own video games and animations. This camp is a cool way to introduce your child to 21st century skills, such as programming, problem solving and logic. Using animations with characters from the movie "Frozen" or games like "Flappy Bird," this camp will offer a fun learning experience for both boys and girls in grades 3 and 4. View the 2015 brochure.

For more information, contact Oelwein Center Director Terri Rubner at 319.283.3010.

Kids on Campus
NICC Peosta Campus
TBA

Your kids won't stop talking about the fun classes and crazy experiments they will participate in during this week-long camp. Classes introduce kids to new ideas and concepts in a fun and interactive way. Kids on Campus provides a positive, creative learning environment everyone will enjoy! Lunch and snacks are included.

For more information, call 563.557.8271, ext. 380. View the 2015 brochure.

TriMark Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Camps
Cresco Center
TBA

Learn about the exciting field of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining. This one-day, hands-on camp will teach students how to operate CNC machining equipment
and create a project to take home. Careers within CNC Machining are expected to grow by 28 percent through 2020. Students will get a head start on learning what this fascinating field entails! Camp is free and open to students completing grades 10-11.

For more information, contact New Hampton Community Career Specialist Diane Diiro at 641.229.0931.