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Think Camps and Tutoring in Iowa City

Learning Adventures with a Downtown Twist!

Our summer camps and tutoring opportunities help kids explore new things, gain confidence, and have fun! Experienced professional teachers lead camps using creative activities to gain real life skills, .

Check out our exciting learning experiences in downtown Iowa City, from Time Travel Improv to Eras Tour Geography, and fun activities with local businesses like Yotopia and Beadology. Join us this summer and watch your child thrive while having a blast!

 

The GoldCap Buzz!

We've had a fun summer kicking off our camps and having our campers and programming featured in the news. Check out the stories here!
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All courses are led by licensed (and amazing) educators. 6:1 staff to student ratio.

Ages for summer courses are the students grade for the following year (Fall '24). 

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Yotopia Leadership Lab

-- Aug 9th - 9:00am - 3:30pm - 5th - 7th Graders -- Join us for an exciting day of adventure at the Yotopia Leadership Lab! Begin your day with a hands-on experience at Yotopia, Iowa City’s favorite froyo shop. We will work and learn about the skills and tasks that make Yotopia a hit! The afternoon includes activities to enhance teamwork and problem-solving skills, including a PedMall Scavenger Hunt!

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Beadology Beaded Bugs & Eco-Art

- August 15 - 9:00am - 3:30pm - 4th - 7th Graders - Ready for a day of creative fun and adventure? Join us with Beadology IC for an exciting day of crafting and design. Dive into the magical world of 3-D glass bead design and become a master beadologist! The adventure continues with some Eco-Art! Using recycled materials, students will stretch their creative muscle with an eco-friendly vibe, designing shoes, clothing, and accessories!

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World Geography: The Eras Tour Edition

- July 22-26 - 9:00am-3:30pm - 4th - 8th Graders - We've got a Blank Space, so come write your name! Join us for a week-longe adventure as we journey across the globe, following Taylor Swift's iconic Era's tour. From exploring landmarks while diving into the geography, learning about local cuisine, culture, and language, this camp promises to ignite your passion for future travels.

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History Unscripted: Improv Time-Travel

- July 29-31 - 9:00am-3:30pm - 5th - 8th Graders - Welcome to History Unscripted, where the past comes alive through the power of improvisational theater! In this unique and immersive camp experience, participants will embark on an exciting journey through history, exploring key events, figures, and eras through the art of improv.

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Seismic Solutions: Earthquake Engineers

- August 2nd - 9:00am-3:30pm - 5th-7th Graders - Embark on a seismic journey in earthquake engineering, where students explore the art of crafting resilient structures through hands-on experimentation! Students will design, build, and test structures on a shake table simulating an earthquake!

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Legends League – Strategy Game Club

-- Begins in Aug - Tue or Wed - 6-7:30pm -- This club emphasizes teamwork, communication, and social development, ensuring that while kids are having fun, they’re also learning how to collaborate effectively and building meaningful connections with peers Each session is a blend of thrilling gameplay, strategic challenges, and interactive activities that promote social growth. Whether they're a seasoned board game enthusiast or a curious newcomer, the Logic League welcomes all students eager to engage their minds have fun...

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