Our Engineering courses in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region offer an unforgettable experience! Your child will have a blast diving into a new hands-on project each week, like designing, testing and redesigning machines and bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Your child will get those creative juices flowing as he or she teams up with a buddy to build these awesome structures and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. Your child will be solving problems just like an engineer in no time — and developing vital 21st century skills too!

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An Education Designed for the 21st Century

Our Engineering programs in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region don’t just offer big-time excitement: they also help equip your son or daughter with essential STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Through interactive projects, teamwork and creative activities, your child will learn crucial problem solving and critical thinking skills that can make a lasting impact in school and beyond!

Aspiring Engineers Unite!

From designing and building cool structures to tweaking and rebuilding them to test out a different approach, your child will be solving challenges just like a real engineer! Through our interactive programs, your aspiring engineer will learn important science, architectural and engineering concepts while powering up his or her imagination and creativity each and every week. We also keep parents informed by sending out regular communication, including a recap of each week’s project. We’ll also send a sneak peek of next week’s project so your family can get excited for the next activity!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Interactive activities, from constructing machines with LEGO® bricks to designing bridges with K’NEX® pieces.
  • A 21st century curriculum that focuses on equipping students with STEM skills.
  • A supportive educational environment, featuring a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per class.
  • Ongoing email communication to keep parents in the loop throughout the program.