Our Engineering courses in the Des Moines and Ames region offer an unforgettable experience! Your son or daughter will have a great time tackling a new interactive project each week, including building, testing and rebuilding bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity take flight as he or she builds these complex structures with a partner and participates in fun games and friendly challenges against other teams. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!
An Innovative Education
Our Engineering courses in the Des Moines and Ames region aren’t just big on excitement: they’re also a great way to equip your child with important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts. Through three-dimensional learning, collaborative group activities and creative exercises, your child will also develop vital problem solving skills and critical thinking abilities that can make a big impact in the classroom and beyond!▼
Attention all Aspiring Engineers
From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Our practical, hands-on courses are an amazing way for your budding inventor to understand important science, engineering and architectural concepts while also using his or her imagination and creativity. Parents can join in on the fun too: we send out regular email communication to keep you in the loop every week. In addition, we’ll provide a sneak peek of the next week’s project so the whole family can get excited for the next fun project!
Here’s what you can expect:
- Cool, interactive projects that feature building machines with LEGO® bricks to designing a variety of bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- STEM-based learning that focuses on teaching valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized educational environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per session.
- Regular emails throughout the program to keep parents informed.