School may be out of session, but fun-filled learning experiences are in! Sylvan’s summer camps in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region are a fantastic way to help keep your son or daughter inspired, motivated and engaged in cool new ways. You won’t find any tiresome drills here!

By combining super cool, kid-friendly technology, fun-filled games and hands-on projects (such as building a robot or programming a video game), we transform learning into a truly memorable experience. In addition, your child can register with friends or meet new ones as he or she hones vital competencies in an interactive group environment. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence grow!

Summer has never been this fun! Fill out our online form or call now to register.

Transformative Learning Experiences

Children of all ages love our summer camps because they take important subjects and turn them into hugely engaging experiences. Through fun-filled projects and activities, your son or daughter will master key competencies — like STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills, writing skills and study skills — that can lead to greater success in the classroom and in life. Fire up your child’s imagination this summer: sign up for a Sylvan summer camp in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region today!

Cool Camps that are Big on Fun!

Our summer camps in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region are a great place to make lasting memories — and try something new! This can be attributed to our highly effective combination of proven teaching methods and hands-on projects and games, which motivate your child to develop new skills while having plenty of fun in the process!

From subject-specific courses to technology-focused programs, our summer camps are a fantastic way to get your child primed for the approaching school year. We have a number of scheduling options to choose from, so you won’t be hard pressed to find time for learning this summer.

Don't Miss Our Engaging Academic Summer Camps:

  • Early Reading (PreK-K): Successfully prepare your little learner for elementary school with our Early Reading Edge camp! This program features interactive lessons and fun games to help your child master the fundamentals of reading.
  • Study Skills (Grades 4-12): Our Study Skills program aims to reduce stress and boost confidence. Our expert tutors will help your child build important organization, planning and time management competencies for greater success in the classroom and beyond. 
  • Fit4Algebra (Grades 6-9): We use an engaging combination of activities to help get your child in great shape for tackling tough algebra concepts to come.
  • Writing (Grades 4-9): Your son or daughter will work towards building a diverse portfolio her or she will be proud to share. Your budding writer will experiment with a number of writing styles, including crafting web copy and writing movie reviews.

Our STEM Summer Camps Include:

  • Robotics (Grades 1-6): Your son or daughter will have an amazing time building, programming and animating robots using LEGO® bricks and award-winning software. It’s a super cool way to develop valuable STEM and problem solving skills — and fire up creativity and imagination!
  • Engineering (Grades 1-8): Your child will learn all about the fascinating world of bridge and machine design through our action-packed engineering programs. Kids will get to construct cool creations that are inspired by real-life structures from around the world!
  • Coding (Grades 3-8): Using our amazing Tynker™ technology platform, your child will develop vital 21st century skills, including computer programming, problem solving and logic as he or she programs and designs animated stories and video games that can be shared and played with the whole family! Younger kids will get equipped with the fundamentals of coding, while older kids will dive deeper into Python Coding and JavaScript for more advanced learning.