We create chances for success

A place for every student

We serve the greater Des Moines metro community and welcome students of all identities and backgrounds. All programs are delivered free of cost and no prior experience is necessary.

Our Programs

Middle School: Spark Innovation

Utilizing curriculum from Meta's Engineer for the Week, we teach middle school students coding and video game design. Learners of all different skill levels are welcome. Each fall and spring we work with different middle schools within DMPS.

Our Fall 2023 programs will be hosted at Brody middle school. If your student is currently enrolled at one of these schools, click the button below to learn more.

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Tech Mentorship Program

Over the course of 6 months, students learn critical technology and workforce readiness skills that equip them to compete in an increasingly digital world.

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Leadership Academy

The Pi515 Leadership Academy releases untapped potential in the next generation of leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Participants work alongside Pi515 staff to execute a number of projects, including facilitating a program from start to finish, running social media, and working behind the scenes.

Click the link below to apply for the Spring 2023 cohort by February 3rd.

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SMART Money Summer Program

Are you ready to learn how to make your money work for you? Register today for Pi515's SMART Money Summer Innovation Program!

This 3-week program provides students aged 14-22  an introduction to personal finance and money management. The program will begin in early June. Class meets three times a week in the afternoon. Transportation will be provided if needed. There is no cost, and no prior knowledge or experience is necessary.

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Girls' Entrepreneurship Summit

Created in response to the lack of support for female entrepreneurs in the state of Iowa, the Girls’ Entrepreneurship Summit unleashes untapped potential in future female innovators and entrepreneurs. Young women and girls gather and learn the skills and resources they need to launch their own businesses.

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We teach real-life skills

The future of work is rapidly changing and future employees must be prepared to meet its demands. Our programs teach students the technical and professional skills they need to compete in the workforce.

Product Development
Web Design
Game Design
Virtual Reality

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