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Check out our Kidtek U Camps are filled with a variety of career exploration; curriculum 4 - 6 or advanced 7 - 9.   There are camps offered in the months of June and July in Ft. Madison, Keokuk, Mount Pleasant and West Burlington. 

2018 Kidtek U Catalog

Grades 4 - 6

Edward Stone Middle School

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Course Date
Science of Cooking 6/25/2018

Ft. Madison Middle School

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Drones 101 6/11/2018
Science of Cooking 6/18/2018
Virtual Reality:The Future is Now 6/11/2018

Mt. Pleasant High School

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Course Date
Drones 101 6/18/2018
ROBLOX Makers-Coders- Entrepreneurs! 6/18/2018

Mt. Pleasant Middle School

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Course Date
App Attack 6/11/2018
Code Breakers 6/11/2018
Game Designer with Tynker 6/4/2018
Science of Cooking 6/4/2018
Virtual Reality:The Future is Now 6/4/2018

SCC Keokuk

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Course Date
App Attack 6/18/2018
Drones 101 6/25/2018
Game Designer with Tynker 7/9/2018
Junior Detectives 6/18/2018
Minecraft Modders 6/4/2018
Virtual Reality:The Future is Now 6/25/2018

SCC Mt. Pleasant

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Lego Engineering 7/9/2018
ROBO-Tek 6/25/2018

SCC WB

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Animation Station 7/16/2018
App Attack 6/4/2018
Code Breakers 6/25/2018
Drones 101 7/16/2018
Fungineering 6/18/2018
Game Designer with Tynker 6/11/2018
Heavy Metals 6/4/2018
History's Mysteries 7/16/2018
Japanese Language and Culture 6/11/2018
Lego Engineering 6/4/2018
Lights, Camera, Action! 6/25/2018
Musical Theatre 6/11/2018
ROBLOX Makers-Coders- Entrepreneurs! 7/9/2018
ROBO-Tek 6/18/2018

Grades 7 - 9

Des Moines County Historical Society

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Museum Magic 6/4/2018

IronWorkers Local 577

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Heavy Metals (7th - 9th) 6/11/2018

SCC Keokuk

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Game Design Studio 6/18/2018
Japanese Language and Culture (7th - 9th) 7/9/2018
Youtuber University (7th - 9th) 6/4/2018

SCC Mt. Pleasant

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Put the Show in Show Choir 7/9/2018

SCC WB

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Advanced FUNgineering (7th - 9th) 6/18/2018
Adventures in Health Careers 6/11/2018
Adventures in Health Careers 6/11/2018
Animation Station (7th - 9th) 7/16/2018
Game Design Studio 6/11/2018
Gearhead Mechanics 101 6/4/2018
Heavy Metals (7th - 9th) 6/18/2018
Masters of Machining (7th - 9th) 6/25/2018
Photoshop 101 (7th - 9th) 7/16/2018
Put the Show in Show Choir 7/16/2018
ROBO Tek (7th - 9th) 6/4/2018
Youtuber University (7th - 9th) 6/25/2018

Grades 4 - 6

Animation Station
Wonder how they make animated movies like LEGO Batman or Frozen? Come learn the magic! Watch great animated works and learn principles & technologies from an industry pro. Create your own computer animation in SCC's state-of-the-art computer animation lab. New skills for repeat attendees!

#64064 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,502 Tyler Horn
  Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

App Attack
Make your own App! Use special app & game development software and explore the world of web-based mobile apps. Learn the basics of mobile app design and game development, and how they publish them for people to download. Build your app on a private site and then play it on your own device or computer. No experience is necessary and you don't even need a smartphone or tablet to take the class.

#64105 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,502 Madison Stearns
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64106 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant Middle School,112 Madison Stearns
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64104 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,404 Shannon Tackes
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Code Breakers
Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of web coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. Tackle a new web or design challenge each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star!

#64108 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant Middle School,112 Heather Smith
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#64107 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Heather Smith
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Drones 101
Work with your team to program and control a real drone! Learn the basics of how to program and fly remote control drones! Learn to navigate drones through obstacle courses and perform fantastic aerial stunts and maneuvers.

#64159 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Ft. Madison Middle School,Media Center Braxton Williams
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#64158 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant High School,239 Madison Stearns
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64160 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,IT110 Braxton Williams
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64157 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Madison Stearns
  Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Fungineering
Flex your design engineering muscle! Learn engineering basics using the latest computer-aided design software and design your very own projects to take home. Participants should have a basic understanding of computers. New skills for repeat attendees!

#64099 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Taylor Fountain
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Game Designer with Tynker
You got game? Become a junior programmer and build your very own computer game, then share it with family and friends. Build worlds and characters, and add special effects all using the TYNKER program. Camp participants should have a basic understanding of computers.

#64103 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant Middle School Stewart Jack
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#64101 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Stewart Jack
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64102 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,IT110 Curtis Clark
  Mon - Fri, Jul 9 - 13 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Heavy Metals
Are you strong as steel? Learn basic welding and get real hands-on experience using ARC and MIG welding machines. Build a cool project you can take home.

#64100 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,Welding Lab Tracy Thompson
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

History's Mysteries
Is history your thing? Do you like to solve mysteries? Then we need your help solving a historical mystery! Spend the week tracking down clues to get to the bottom of it all and uncover the truth! Includes a trip to the Heritage Center Museum in Burlington.

#64144 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,607 Lindsey Schier
  Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Japanese Language and Culture
Learn about the Land of the Rising Sun! Activities include basic Japanese vocabulary and learning to write kanji and kana; paper origami; tea ceremonies and Japanese food; and Eisa, the traditional Okinawan dance with drum. Even better, learn from actual Japanese students. When you leave, you'll even get your own Japanese pen pal.

#64145 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,607 Chantel Hawkins
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Junior Detectives
Get your detective on and solve a crime scene. Learn how to take fingerprints, spot clues, and discover how crime scene sketches, DNA, bones and blood all help criminal investigators catch the bad guys. This fun-filled class has you learning about forensic science and criminal justice careers.

#64098 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,505 Shannon Tackes
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Lego Engineering
Become a LEGO Engineer! Learn the history of LEGO and tackle lots of building challenges! Use LEGO principles to solve real-world problems LEGO-style! Learn about simple machines and problem-solving skills to tackle challenges on the last day of class. Geared towards younger grades.

#64147 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,524 Julie Dameron
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64148 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant Julie Dameron
  Mon - Fri, Jul 9 - 13 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Lights, Camera, Action!
Want a career in movies or TV? See how the pros do it. Get hands-on experience with camera operation, lighting design, directing, and editing. Work with your team to produce your very own short narrative video.

#64149 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,502 Avery Horton
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Minecraft Modders
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access your project at home you must have a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console versions of minecraft are not compatible.

#64141 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,404 Curtis Clark
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Musical Theatre
Were you born to be on stage? Great! Come experience fundamentals of drama, storytelling, collaboration, and personal expression. Get tips on performing solos and group performances. Learn basic vocal technique, song analysis, rehearsing, and musical staging. Welcome grades 4 to 8!

#64150 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,Little Theater Chantel Hawkins
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

ROBLOX Makers-Coders- Entrepreneurs!
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This new class combines game design concepts, coding, and FUN! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate Roblox's fast growing marketplace to publish their games. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.

#64110 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant High School,239 Braxton Williams
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#64109 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Braxton Williams
  Mon - Fri, Jul 9 - 13 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

ROBO-Tek
Robots can do almost anything. See for yourself. Work with a team to design, build and program your specialized VEX robot to tackle different challenges.

#64143 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,607 Tracy Thompson
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64142 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant,102 Joe Garvy
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Science of Cooking
Did you know there’s a high-tech laboratory in your house? It’s called the kitchen! You can make stuff very hot or very cold, you’ve got water, tools to mix materials, and more. Cooking is actually chemistry. Through hands-on lessons and recipes, learn how different foods react together and change!

#64151 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant Middle School,106 Stephanie Heckart
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64152 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Ft. Madison Middle School,214 Becky Morey
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64153 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Edward Stone Middle School,2118 Stephanie Heckart
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Virtual Reality:The Future is Now
Embark on an epic adventure in virtual reality! Learn 3D fundamentals and create your own virtual worlds, explore simulated environments, and craft cool 3D experiences. Take your cardboard VR headset home to show your world to friends and family. Students do not need special equipment to take the class, but the VR headset requires an Android or Apple mobile device.

#64154 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Mt. Pleasant Middle School,112 Heather Smith
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64156 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Ft. Madison Middle School,media Center Curtis Clark
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64155 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,IT110 Braxton Williams
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Grades 7 - 9

Advanced FUNgineering (7th - 9th)
Turn your designs into a prototype! Experienced FUNgineers will build on previous FUNgineering classes to learn a new software system, and first-time attendees will have fun learning it from scratch. Participants should have a basic understanding of computers. New skills for repeat attendees!

#64059 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Taylor Fountain
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Adventures in Health Careers
Is helping people your thing? Think you’re fast on your feet in emergencies? Spend the week getting an up close look at popular health careers like nursing, respiratory care, paramedic, and home health. Take field trips to the area medical facilities and learn health skills in SCC’s brand new high-tech patient care simulation lab.

#64041 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,HP124 Shelly Breuer
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64043 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,HP124 Shelly Breuer
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Animation Station (7th - 9th)
Ever wonder how they make animated movies like Frozen or Despicable Me? Come learn the magic! Watch great animated works and learn principles & technologies from an industry pro. Create your own computer animation in SCC's state-of-the-art computer animation lab. New skills for repeat attendees!

#64028 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,502 Tyler Horn
  Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Game Design Studio
You got game? Learn to play and design a variety of game types. Build 2D platforms, top-down RPGs, slide scrollers and physics-based games. Learn how to create motion and add special effects with the TYNKER program. Camp participants should have a basic understanding of computers. Build more skills for repeat attendees.

#64062 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,125 Stewart Jack
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#64063 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,404 Curtis Clark
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

New Gearhead Mechanics 101
Do you have a love for cars or just want to learn the basics? Join us and get your hands dirty learning how to change tires, do oil changes, and general mechanical tasks. Learn from the ground up just like some of the popular tv shows.

#64050 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,509 Wesley Carpenter
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Heavy Metals (7th - 9th)
Shape steel like a pro. Learn basic welding and get real hands-on experience using ARC and MIG welding machines. Build a cool project you can take home. New skills for repeat attendees.

#64054 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  IronWorkers Local 577 Katie Geltz
  Mon - Fri, Jun 11 - 15 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64060 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,Welding Lab/ Tracy Thompson
  Mon - Fri, Jun 18 - 22 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Japanese Language and Culture (7th - 9th)
Learn about the Land of the Rising Sun! Activities include basic Japanese vocabulary and learning to write kanji and kana; paper origami; tea ceremonies and Japanese food; and Eisa, the traditional Okinawan dance with drum. Even better, learn from actual Japanese students. When you leave, you'll even get your own Japanese pen pal.

#64066 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,IT114 Chantel Hawkins
  Mon - Fri, Jul 9 - 13 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Masters of Machining (7th - 9th)
Flex your tech muscle and learn the secrets behind precision machining. Use SOLIDWORKS to design a project.Then bring it to life as you cut, drill and polish it using the same machines found in today's high-tech facilities. Must be at least 13 years of age.

#64052 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,143 Bradley Junker
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

New Museum Magic
Get a behind-the-scenes look at working in a museum. Develop, research and make your own display to be on exhibit at the Heritage Center.

#64163 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  Des Moines County Historical Society Lindsey Schier
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Photoshop 101 (7th - 9th)
Create and edit your photos like a pro. Learn how to get your photos out of the camera and onto your computer to crop, resize, and straighten images, remove red-eye, and much more using Adobe Photoshop.

#64162 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,526 Sarah Peters
  Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Put the Show in Show Choir
Command the stage! Sing, dance, perform, and have fun while learning new music and choreography. Learn tips and tricks to build your performance and musicianship skills.

#64068 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant,102 Emily Folker
  Mon - Fri, Jul 9 - 13 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64067 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,331 Emily Folker
  Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

ROBO Tek (7th - 9th)
Robots can do almost anything. See for yourself. Work as a team to design, build and program a specialized VEX robot to tackle different challenges.

#64065 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,603 Tracy Thompson
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Youtuber University (7th - 9th)
Can’t live without your daily dose of Smoosh or Good Mythical Morning? Then this class is for you! Create cool videos and launch your own youtube channel. Learn video production basic along with tips to keep it safe. Must be 13 years of age to register for this camp.

#64069 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC Keokuk,404 Emily Folker
  Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - 8 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#64070 15 Hours, 5 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB,502 Emily Folker
  Mon - Fri, Jun 25 - 29 9:00 AM - Noon