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Continuing Education & Continuing Health Education

Youth Camps &
Teen Career Exploration

NEW for Summer 2019! Youth Camps and Career Exploration for Grades K-12. The programs will be held at the Iowa Western Council Bluffs Campus in Kinney Hall during the months of June and July.

Iowa Western is the place to stay sharp, keep cool, have fun and re-energize this summer! Youth and teens, make your summer the BEST EVER and don't stay home with nothing to do! 

REGISTRATION PROCESS

Registration for all 2019 Youth and Teen programs must be completed a week prior to the class start date.

Please be aware that your child is not officially registered for the course when the registration is submitted. You will be sent a confirmation email or letter that will include additional information for you to review and return. In order to ensure the best possilbe experience for your child, we ask that you read carefully and adhere to Iowa Western  Community College's Policies and Procedures. 

Classes

Cad, Copters, and Circuits

For Grades 6-8. Come enjoy a day of hands-on activities constructing electrical circuits, experimenting with helicopters together with the utilization of CAD software from the Design Technology Program. Participates will be able to design a souvenir that will be 3D printed. Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*06 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus Th 06/20/2019 8:30AM-4:30PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256
YOUTH 99*08 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus W 06/26/2019 8:30AM-4:30PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

Diesel Mechanics Career Exploration

For Grades 9-12. Diesel mechanics summer campers will learn shop safety, basic diesel engine theory and then head to the shop where they will use hand tools to assemble and adjust a heavy duty diesel engine. When the engine is complete, campers will run their engine to verify the proper assembly and adjustment procedures while admiring their work. Fee $50

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*04 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus MTW 06/17/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
3 sessions Call 712-325-3256

Dinosaurs and Disasters

For Grades K-2. Come join the staff of Iowa Western Community College to learn about Dinosaur and Natural Disasters! What is and is not a dinosaur? Why did the dinosaurs go extinct? What causes earthquakes and hurricanes? Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*02 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus M 06/10/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

Fundamentals of Flight and Aircraft Maintenance

For Grades 6-8. Learn the fundamentals of flight and aircraft maintenance at this fun and informative camp! Learn the basics of sheet metal as well as maintaining and starting fixed wing aircraft. Explore basic electrical circuits, then get behind the yolk and get some flight time on our new RedbirdTM flight simulator. Drive rivets and build a custom aircraft grade aluminum nametag to remember your day at Aviation Maintenance camp! Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*01 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus F 06/07/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256
YOUTH 99*02 - CF19 Council Bluffs Campus F 07/12/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

Greenhouse to Your House

For Grades 6-8. Come join the Culinary and Sustainable Resources Departments for a day of learning about growing your own food, making salads and sandwiches and the proper sanitation techniques that go with this kind of production. The students will be able to design and consume their own salad and sandwich creations while learning about gardening, Aquaponics and cold food production. Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*05 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus T 06/18/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

Robotics and Electronics

For Grades K-2. Do you like playing with electronics and robots? Come learn the basics of electronics and robots. Participants will run robots, play with electronics, and work on solar panels. We will spend time in the robotics lab, which has 7 industrial robots. Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*09 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus Th 06/27/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256
YOUTH 99*01 - CF19 Council Bluffs Campus T 07/09/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

The Incredible Human Body

For Grades 3-5. Calling All Secret Agents! Your help is eagerly needed. Please report to headquarters for urgent training on the organ systems of the body. You will learn everything you need to know to defeat the Villainous Joker. In this training along with learning about the body systems, you will: learn to fingerprint, make lotion, make a working lung model, learn the pathway of blood through the heart while dissecting a real heart, learn how food is digested and see a real digestive system, learn all about the brain during a brain dissection, and so much more! To top it all off you will use the knowledge you learn in training to solve the escape room and capture the Villainous Joker for once and all. Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*03 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus W 06/12/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

The World of Dentistry

For Grade 6-8. Join the Dental Assisting and Hygiene Departments at Iowa Western Community College to learn about the World of Dentistry! We will spend the day discussing the dental office and the different roles that make the office work. We will also look at the different career paths that a person could go into within the dental profession. We will spend time in the Dental Clinic Lab on IWCC campus working with basic dental equipment and materials and learning about the importance of oral hygiene and taking care of your teeth. Students will receive an oral hygiene kit and be making a dental model in the lab with instructors. Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
YOUTH 99*07 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus T 06/25/2019 8:30AM-4:00PM Kinney Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256