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 at no cost to participants and no prior experience is necessary.

Our Programs

Middle School: Spark Innovation
Ages 9-13
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Utilizing curriculum from Meta's Engineer for the Week, we teach middle school students block based coding using Scratch. We welcome learners of all different skill levels. This program is suitable for those new to coding and those with experience

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High School: Inspire Future Leaders
Ages 14-19
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Our high school students are prepared to be future leaders in a digital world. Participants learn Python, the programming language most sought after by employers. Students also learn website development, the Agile methodology, and critical professional skills.

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High School: Work-Based Learning
Ages 16-19
Curriculum:

Work-based learning programs are for our advanced high school students who wish to complete internships and pre-apprenticeship with our community partners. Participants learn on-the-job skills that can be listed on their resumes and college applications.

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Summer Innovation Programs
Ages 14-19
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Our 8-week long summer programs keep students engaged and academically-minded during break. Topics vary from year to year but always include components of team work and hands-on learning.

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Girls Entrepreneurship Summit
Ages 14-22
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The Girls Entrepreneurship Summit occurs every spring and empowers young women to take their business ideas and make them a reality. Students develop their ideas, pitch their businesses, and compete for cash prizes.

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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.

Coding
Product Development
Web Design
Game Design
Robotics
Virtual Reality

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