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
2017 Dates 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 2016 Going Buggy brochure

For more information, contact Center Director Holly Maurer at 563.822.1016.

STEAM Coding Camp - Engineering a Better World
Waukon Center
2017 Dates TBA

Learn about science, technology, engineering, art and math while coding with NASA science and using robotics! This free camp includes classroom instruction, hands-on activities and computer programming to create a game, simulation, or story inspired by the kinds of earth science that NASA and other researchers do every day; no coding experience necessary! Students will be completing projects and entering them into the Imagine Cup Earth contest. There will be a presentation for parents and community members at the conclusion of the camp.

This camp is open to students completing grades 4-5 and is limited to 24 students. For more information, contact Center Director Erica Nosbisch at 563.568.3060.

Gateway to Technology Academy
Manchester Regional Education Partnership
2017 Dates 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.

For more information, contact Center Director Holly Maurer at 563.822.1016.

Gateway Academy Level 2
Manchester Regional Education Partnership
2017 Dates TBA

Don’t let the fun end! Sign your student up for a second week of Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Gateway Academy to continue the creative, challenging and fun journey of exploring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This follow-up camp will extend your student's learning about robotics, engineering and architecture through project-based learning. Students will build communication and team building skills while thinking through next-level challenges designed to be solved using technology and creativity. See how Solar Power can be used to make oven cooked pizza's and s'mores.

For more information, contact Center Director Holly Maurer at 563.822.1016. View the 2016 Gateway Academy II brochure

Ride the Waves
RAMS/Oelwein Center
2017 Dates 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 2016 Ride the Waves brochure

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

Coding for Kids
RAMS/Oelwein Center
2017 Dates 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.

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

Kids on Campus
NICC Peosta Campus
2017 Dates 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.