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Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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Summer STEM Camps Inspire Tomorrow’s Innovators

Two KICK Camp participants look over their work Early introduction an approach to meeting workforce demands Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 29, 2016)—Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) is expanding offerings in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to children ages 9 – 15 this summer in an effort to meet future workforce demands. According to […]

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Kids Explore Careers through Kirkwood Summer Camps

A KICK camp participant Area kids, ages 9 – 15, can spend weeks this summer having fun, while exploring careers through Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids (K.I.C.K.). The camps run June through August and are designed to fit into busy family schedules. This year Kirkwood is offering 109 classes. Courses run the gamut of topics, […]

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Culinary Kitchen Grand Opening with Kid-friendly Cooking

New courses coming to Kirkwood Culinary Kitchen at NewBo City Market When the doors of the NewBo City Market open at the end of October, Kirkwood Community College will unveil its newest facility, with new offerings for a much younger crowd. The first class at Kirkwood Culinary Kitchen at NewBo City Market will be Young […]

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“KICK”ing Kids into Gear All Summer

Future pastry chefs Kirkwood Offers Variety of Summer Camp Opportunities for Area Youth Camps are filling fast for what’s become the areas preeminent summer camp for middle-school aged students. Although registrations are filling almost twice as fast as last year, there are still many opportunities for youth to enroll in Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids […]

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Kids Camps Spotlight “Green Energy ” Careers

Summer sessions blend fun, insights and ideas for future jobs in KICK programs With oil spills, rising costs and supply crises filling today’s headlines, many are calling for America to look to new, better solutions. A series of learning experiences from Kirkwood Community College offers ways to get the next generation thinking and doing more […]

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