Youth Summer Programs

Browse through everything you need to know about the summer programs we're offering for the kid in your life!

All youth programs are pre-register, prepay and a waiver/consent form will need to be signed by a parent.

Found the class you want to take? Great! Click on the register button below to sign up, or browse through this term's available courses to find more classes you may be interested in taking!

 

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Check out the links below for resources specifically for Indian Hills Youth Summer Camps.

Kids Camps Tabloid    Consent Form

 

Kids’ Camps

Chef for a Day – Grades 4-8

Become a Chef for the day! Come spend the morning with Chef Mark Fisher, preparing a lunch for you and your classmates to enjoy. After lunch you will spend the afternoon baking goodies. Space is limited so sign up early! 

June 6 – June 6
18/YR*NON*1293*101
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: Studio

$40.00
Instructor:  Fisher

June 27 – June 27
18/YR*NON*1293*102
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: Studio

$40.00
Instructor:  Fisher

 

Clinical Lab Sciences – Grades 1-4

If you love science classes Clinical Lab Science is the place for you. CLS offers the following three programs Medical Lab Tech (associate’s degree), Clinical Lab Assistant (diploma), and Phlebotomy technician (certificate). During our session we will looking under the microscope to see what surprises live amongst us every day. We will be making some zombie and human blood so watch out those zombies may find you!!! Plus, the fake arm will be out letting kids draw blood from it. Please come join us in the Lab!!

June 7 - June 7
18/YR*NON*1293*122
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Rural Health Education Center
Rm: 16

$10.00
Instructor:  Anderson

 

Planet Health – Jr. Health Camp Grades 5-8

This camp is designed to give youth in 5th – 8th grades a chance to have hands on fun exploring health career at Indian Hills. From big challenges such as competing against one another to put life-size skeletons together, to microscopic scavenger hunts, attendees will spend 4 days learning just how fun health careers can be. Attendees will spend their time as Clinical Lab Scientists, Junior Dental Processionals, Nutrition Explorers and much more as they interact with health sciences faculty and students. Students can sign up for the whole month or pick individual days of interest.

June 7 – June 28
18/YR*NON*1293*117
Jun 7 – Jun 28
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:00AM - Noon
Rural Health Education Center
Rm: 108

$60.00
IHCC Volunteers

 

Junior Dental Professionals/Clinical Lab Scientist Grades 5-8

Upon arrival, students will gown up and become Junior Dental Professionals in the IHCC Dental Clinic, getting hands on experience with the latest dental technology. After fueling up with a healthy snack, attendees will become Clinical Lab Scientists, using microscopes to see what surprises live amongst us every day.

June 7 – June 7
18/YR*NON*1293*118
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:00AM - Noon
Rural Health Education Center
Rm: 108

$20.00
IHCC Volunteer

  

Radiology Technology/Health Information Technology Grades 5-8

Students will compete against one another putting skeletons together, use x-ray simulation in the lab and play “Name That Bone” with Radiology Technology faculty upon arrival. After a quick snack, attendees will shift gears and put on their thinking camps as they go on a Health Information Scavenger Hunt with the Health Informatics program.

June 14 – June 14
18/YR*NON*1293*119
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:00AM - Noon
Rural Health Education Center
Rm: 108

$20.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Healthcare Simulation and Physical Therapy Assistant Grades 5-8

Have you ever seen a mannequin that can talk? In our Health Sciences Simulation Lab, students will see just that, as they learn basic nursing principles using ‘Ned,’ our breathing, talking (and sometimes crying!) training mannequin. After refueling with a quick snack, students will then take a look at how to help patients restore, maintain and promote health through our Physical Therapy Assistant Program.

June 21 – June 21
18/YR*NON*1293*120
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:00AM - Noon
Rural Health Education Center
Rm: 108

$20.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Early Childhood Education/Emergency Medical Services Grades 5-8

If you asked a classroom of preschoolers where milk comes from, what do you think they would say? Join Early Childhood Education students to learn how teachers may help teach their students to answer this question. Once campers have mastered teaching preschoolers, they will head to the Emergency Medical Services Department and learn just how fun a day in life of a Paramedic is.

June 28 – June 28
18/YR*NON*1293*121
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:00AM - Noon
Rural Health Education Ctr

Rm: 108

$20.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Build to Express – Lego Camp Grades 3-5

Want to build something cool and unique using Legos and your own ideas? Build to Express provides the chance for grades 3 through 5 to use their creativity and building skills and create solutions to a given problem. Come have fun creating, building, and sharing during this summer camp. Space is limited to the first 10 campers so sign up today!

June 09 – June 09
18/YR*NON*1293*126
Ottumwa Campus
Sat, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$25.00
Instructor:  Flick 

 

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Camp – Ages 12-16

This four-day camp is designed for students age 12-16 that are interested in building things utilizing CAD, machining, robotics, and lasers. Campers will be exposed to multiple advanced manufacturing areas. Campers design, manufacture and build things to take home. This camp is co-sponsored by the Foundation of the Fabricators and Manufacturer’s Association and the Midwest Photonics Education Center (National Science Foundation DUE#1400561). Lunch is provided. Registration is $60 and need based scholarships are available by contacting Shannon Stevens at 641-683-5312 or shannon.stevens@indianhills.edu.

June 11 – June 14
18/YR*NON*1458*101
Ottumwa Campus
Mon - Thurs, 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: TBD

$60.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Manes & Tails – Ages 8 & Up

Participants will learn the basic parts of the horse and the major body systems along with how to care for these big, beautiful animals. Basic feeding and care will be covered and they will get hands on experience in grooming and performing basic horse chores.

June 11 - June 11
18/YR*NON*1293*114
Ottumwa, IA
Mon, 10:00AM - Noon
Victory Ranch
15603 Copperhead Rd

$20.00
Victory Ranch

June 25 - June 25
18/YR*NON*1293*115
Ottumwa, IA
Mon, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Victory Ranch
15603 Copperhead Rd

$20.00
Victory Ranch

 

Advanced Manufacturing Tech Camp – Grade 4-8

Campers will explore several programs that IHCC has to offer with hands on activities throughout the say, information provided about these programs and lunch will be provided. We will visit Electronics Engineering, Lasers& Optics, Robotics/Automation, Electrical & Renewable Energy, Machine Technology and Welding.

June 12 – June 12
18/YR*NON*1293*128
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111B

$40.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Build –A- Bot Grade 5th-8th

During this camp each camper will build a two wheeled robot with a microcontroller (Arduino). They will learn the basics of an autonomous robot and will learn how create their own programs to accomplish simple task with the robot. The final task will be programming their robot to complete a maze competing against the other campers.

June 13 - June 13
18/YR*NON*1293*105
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 9:00AM - 11:300AM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: TBD

$25.00
Instructor:  Henderson

Aug 07 – Aug 07
18/YR*NON*1293*106
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 9:00AM - 11:300AM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: TBD

$25.00
Instructor:  Henderson

 

BLAST Babysitting Class - Ages 11-14             

The BLAST (Babysitting Lessons & Safety Training) Program is an exciting and interactive course that teaches participants how to set up and run their own babysitting business, how to handle the basics of childcare, how to react responsibly to medical emergencies and injuries, how to preform first aid for common childhood injuries and illnesses and how to entertain children with a variety of activities. Participants will complete Heartsaver Family and Friends CPR and receive a CPR course participation card. During the course students will also make first aid kits and baby sitter busy bags filled with activities and games to use while babysitting. This class is open to student's age 11-14 years of age. Enrollment is limited. Participants should bring a 12-16" doll or teddy bear and a flash drive with them to class. Lunch will be provided.

June 15 – June 15
18/YR*NON*1081*104
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 9:00AM – 3:30PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$50.00
Instructor:  Koll

Aug 10 – Aug 10 
18/YR*NON*1081*105
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 9:00AM – 3:30PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$50.00
Instructor:  Koll

 

Processing the Possibilities – Grade 4-8

Students entering the 4th-8th grades are invited to participate in a day full of STEM related activities, revolving around the production of bio-products. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the Iowa Bioprocess Training Center in Eddyville, Iowa, meet with members of the local industry, and perform hands-on biotech based activities.

June 26 – June 26
18/YR*NON*1293*129
Eddyville, IA
Tues, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Bioprocessing Training Center
Rm: Conference

$40.00
Instructor:  Dreaden

 

CSI Summer Camp – Grades 5 - 7

Students will explore various techniques for gathering evidence to investigate crimes. Be ready to get a little dirty. T-shirts will be provided to all campers, after registering please email shirt size to cews@indianhills.edu.   Sign up today as space is limited!

June 18 – June 21
18/YR*NON*1293*125
Ottumwa Campus
Mon-Thurs, 8:00AM – 11:30AM
Arts & Sciences Center
Rm: 209

$50.00
Instructor:  King

 

Aging Witches and Zombies! Grades 4-8

Learn special effects make up with theatre professionals and take home your own make-up kit! Make-up kit is included in the course fee.

June 19 – June 19
18/YR*NON*1293*113
Jun 19 – Jun 19
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Arts & Sciences Center
Rm: St. John’s Auditorium

$39.00
Instructor:  Boyenga

 

Cookie and Canvas – Grades 3-5

Our instructor will guide participants in step-by-step instruction to create your very own acrylic painting! We provide you with all the supplies you need to create your very own masterpiece! Each canvas is specially prepared and sketched out before each class, so each participant will go home with a quality painting. Colors are customizable! Each participant will receive a cookie and glass of milk or juice during the class.

June 23 – June 23
18/YR*NON*1293*127
Ottumwa Campus
Sat, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$25.00
Instructor:  Flick

 

Transportation Technology Camp – Grades 4-8

Campers will explore several programs that IHCC has to offer with hands on activities throughout the day, information provided about these programs and lunch will be provided. We will visit Diesel Technology, Auto Technology, Automotive Collision and Aviation Technology.

July 10– July 10
18/YR*NON*1293*103
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$40.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Entrepreneurship Camp: Let’s get Slimed! – Ages 10-13

Come have the slime of your life at Entrepreneurship Camp! In this one-day camp, we will go through the steps necessary to start your own slime business. From naming the company and creating a logo and marketing plan to mixing up some slime and packaging and selling it, we will take you through it all.
Entrepreneurship Camp is open to kids ages 10-13 years old. Lunch will be provided, and we will end the day by setting up shop and selling our slime! Campers will be transported to the main campus to set up shop and can be picked up in the Advanced Technology Center Room 111A at the end of the day.

July 11 – July 11
18/YR*NON*1293*116
North Campus
Wed, 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training

$30.00
Instructor:  Ziegler & S. Stevens

 

Photoshop Effects Ages 8-17

Learn some quick Photoshop tips and tricks which creative artists use daily including neat black & white effects as well as create interesting filters. This is a basic course designed for students ages 8-17 with no prior Photoshop experience.

July 11 – July 11
18/YR*NON*1293*107
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 205

$20.00
Instructor:  Goerdt

 

Weird Science – Grades 4-6

Amazing! Awesome! Cool! Come see how excited you can be about science. Do hands on experiments to see things erupt, fizz and pop!   Work with gooey things, slimy things, fizzy things and just amazing things! This camp is for students entering 4th, 5th or 6th grade in the fall. Lunch will be provided please let us know if there are any food allergies we need to be aware of.

July 12 – July 12
18/YR*NON*1293*110
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:30AM – 3:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 111A

$40.00
Instructor:  Osborn

July 26 – July 26
18/YR*NON*1293*111
Ottumwa Campus
Thurs, 8:30AM – 3:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 111A

$40.00
Instructor:  Osborn

 

Latino Photonics Camp – Ages 12-16

This two-day camp is designed for Latino students age 12-16 that are interested in lasers and optics. Campers will learn about light, light energy, polarization, absorption, and other light based phenomena through hands on activities. Campers will build their own telescope and pop balloons with a laser. Lunch and transportation is provided. Sponsored by the Midwest Photonics Education Center (National Science Foundation DUE#1400561). Registration is $40 and need based scholarships are available by contacting Shannon Stevens at 641-683-5312 or shannon.stevens@indianhills.edu.

July 16 – July 17
18/YR*NON*1458*102
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Tues, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: TBD

$40.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

Information Technology Camp – Grades 4-8

Campers will explore several programs that IHCC has to offer with hands on activities throughout the day, information provided about these programs and lunch will be provided. We will visit Computer Accounting, Administrative Assistant, Computer Networking, Computer Programming and Interactive Media.

July 17 – July 17
18/YR*NON*1293*104
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 111A

$40.00
IHCC Volunteer

 

HTML Basics – Ages 8-17

Learn the basics of HTML development every website developer needs. This course is designed for students ages 8-17 with no prior development experience. In this course we will build a basic html page that includes picture, text and even add video.

July 18 – July 18
18/YR*NON*1293*108
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 205

$20.00
Instructor:  Goerdt

 

Intro to Programming – Ages 8-17

Learn fundamental techniques used by programmers to create today’s dynamic websites and apps. In this course we will leverage Code.org’s ‘Hour of Code’ resources and use building blocks to lead characters on an adventure through a Minecraft world.   This course is designed for students ages 8-17. Please bring a set of headphones. 

July 25 – July 25
18/YR*NON*1293*109
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 205

$20.00
Instructor:  Goerdt

 

Car Facts – Ages 12 & Up

This course is designed to inform new drivers about automotive care and general knowledge. When automobiles quit running it’s obvious you can’t drive them, it may be harder to recognize when you should not drive an automobile due to a noise. We will discuss and practice identifying abnormal and normal noises. The students in this course will also learn about basic automotive maintenance. We will discuss and practice checking all fluids, tire pressures, air filters and lights. We will demonstrate the proper method of changing a tire. The students will also learn how cars operate differently in the various seasons in Iowa. This is a hands on course that will take place in our automotive lab. Students may get dirty so please dress appropriately.

July 31 – July 31
18/YR*NON*1293*112
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 9:00AM - Noon
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 157

$20.00
Instructor:  Summers

 

Centerville Campus – Kids’ Camps

Dinosaur Camp – Grades K-2

Dinosaur camp is filled with activities for grades k-2. Kids will get to “hunt” for dinosaurs and crack open dinosaur eggs. They will learn basic dinosaur facts and explore how dinosaurs roamed the Earth.

June 09 – June 09
18/YR*NON*1293*124
Centerville Campus
Sat, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Building 10
Rm: Success Center

$20.00
Instructor:  Conley & P. Babbitt

Build to Express – Lego Camp Grades 3-5

Want to build something cool and unique using Legos and your own ideas? Build to Express provides the chance for grades 3 through 5 to use their creativity and building skills and create solutions to a given problem. Come have fun creating, building, and sharing during this summer camp. Space is limited to the first 10 campers so sign up today!

June 22 – June 22
18/YR*NON*1293*123
Centerville Campus
Fri, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Building 10
Rm: Success Center

$25.00
Conley & P. Babbitt