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Coding for Kids

For more information on the classes listed below, call the Oelwein Center at 319-283-3010. You can register online by going to

In our coding for Kids camp, your child will learn thebasics of computer science and will create their own art, stories, and games. This camp is a fun and interactive

way to introduce your child to 21st Century skills such as programming, problem solving, and logic. They will create programs with sequencing , loops, and events. Your child will investigate different problem-solving techniques and learn how to respond to cyberbullying. They will even get to program a robot! This is a great camp for both boys and girls entering grades 3-4 in the fall.

July 15-17 / 8:30am-noon Cost: $25.00

Ride the Waves

Ride the Waves provides a fun, hands-on learning environment for students to explore the physical science principles of fluid flow and wave. 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. This camp is designed for students entering grades 5-6 in the fall.

NICC Program Spotlight

The John Deere TECH program is designed to upgrade the technical competence and professional level of the incoming John Deere dealership technician. It is July 15-19 / 8:30am-noon Cost: $35.00 supported by John Deere Company and operated by Learn! Create! Innovate!: Northeast Iowa Community College.

You will receive An Introduction to Manufacturing classroom lecture and real life laboratory experiences.

This camp is for students who are interested in exploring manufacturing, John Deere products at the Calmar campus and what manufacturing is and learning about careers in a unique opportunity to work at a John Deere dealership.

Students will get hands-on experience working with basic manufacturing equipment, see different types of manufacturing, and tour a local manufacturer. Finally, students will get to work on small manufacturing products that they will be able to take home with them to wow their parents and friends!

Each specialized subject is studied in the classroom and laboratory on campus, followed by related work experience at the dealership. Classroom instruction covers the basics as well as the latest developments in all John Deere agricultural and consumer products.

The camp is open to any student entering grades 7-9 in the fall.

July 15-17 / 8:30am-noon Cost: $29.00

Seats are limited, so register early to reserve your child’s spot! Call us at 319.283.3010.