Kids' Camps

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

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Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs - Ages 12-16

This two-day camp is designed for students age 12-16 that are interested in building things utilizing CAD, machining, welding, electronics, 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 Micro Nano Technology Education Center (NSF DUE#2000281).  Lunch will be provided please let us know if there are any food allergies we need to be aware of.

Jul 6 - Jul 7
21/YR*NON*1458*101
Ottumwa Campus
Tue & Wed, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Advanced Technology Bldg
Rm:111A - $60.00
IHCC Staff

Bubbles, Bubbles & More Bubbles - Grades 1-5

Come find out how to make your own bubbles! In this 2-hour camp we will discover the science behind bubbles, make our own bubbles to take home and have some fun creating different shapes with bubbles. We will also attempt to make a bubble inside of a bubble. Limit of 20

Jul 13 - Jul 13
21/YR*NON*1293*102
Ottumwa Campus
Tue, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Advanced Technology Bldg
Rm:111A - $20.00
C. Howard

Jul 20 - Jul 20
21/YR*NON*1293*107
Keokuk County Service Center
Tue, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sigourney, IA
$20.00
C. Howard

Build to Express - 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 15 campers so sign up today!

Jul 13 - Jul 13
21/YR*NON*1293*103
Ottumwa Campus
Tue, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Advanced Technology Bldg
Rm:111A - $25.00
C. Howard

Jul 20 - Jul 20
21/YR*NON*1293*106
Keokuk County Service Center
Tue, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sigourney, IA
$25.00
C. Howard

Cupcake & Cookie Challenge - Grades 4-8

Cookies and cupcakes are fun to make, and, of course, totally delicious. Kids will spend the afternoon in the IHCC baking lab, baking cupcakes, cutting out sugar cookies and decorating both to bring home and share these yummy treats.  Sign up today as space is limited!

Jul 20 - Jul 20
21/YR*NON*1293*104
Ottumwa Campus
Tue, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Food Service Bldg
Rm: Baking Lab - $30.00
M. Fisher

BLAST Babysitting - 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.  Lunch will be provided please let us know if there are any food allergies we need to be aware of.

Jul 26 - Jul 26
21/YR*NON*1081*101
Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Advanced Technology Bldg
Rm:126 - $50.00
M. Orman

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.

Jul 27 - Jul 27
21/YR*NON*1293*105
Ottumwa Campus
Tue, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Advanced Technology Bldg
Rm:111A - $40.00
C. Howard

 

 hammack_profileGeneral Interest Programs, Youth Camps, & Personal Development Programs:

Amy Hammack, Coordinator

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5216 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5216
Email: Amy.Hammack@indianhills.edu 

Continuing Education Course Refund Policy:

In order to qualify for a refund, you must cancel your registration at least 3 business days prior to course start.  If you have not prepaid for the class, charges will be assessed to your account if you do not cancel within the required timeframe or if you do not show up for the class you will be charged.  Exceptions will be made only in extreme circumstances.  To cancel a registration, call us at 1-800-346-4413.