Programs 2023-09-21T14:34:52+00:00

Architecture & Architectural Engineering

  • Experience hands-on projects demonstrating architecture design principles and practices.
  • Learn about general architecture, phases of building design, sustainable design, and engineering systems in building design.
  • Discover what education and training is needed to be successful in the architecture field.

Next program starts spring 2024!

Architecture, Engineering & Land Survey

  • Design the floorplan and exterior of your own building
  • Test retaining walls
  • Virtually test bridge designs
  • Design a water tower
  • Imagine your ideal street layout
  • Tour a site through VR
  • Learn to use surveying equipment

Next program starts spring 2024!

Conservation & Wildlife Management

  • Complete hands-on activities related to science, wildlife, and outdoor education & conservation –
  • Meet with professionals in careers such as park rangers, naturalists and biologists
  • Previous activities included: water tests, kayaking, habitat field work, and bird banding

Next program begins fall 2023!

Diesel Technician

  • Inspect a semi-truck up close – inside and out
  • Remove engine components and learn the functionality and operation
  • Compete in a “Top Tech” competition!
  • Build your own light or horn circuit, understanding electronics.

To Participate:

Engineering & Technology

  • Get introduced to a wide array of engineering disciplines and some of the engineers that work in those disciplines.
  • Learn about engineering concepts including Product Design & Testing, Manufacturing, Virtual Reality, and Engineering Mathematics.
  • Participate in hands-on activities demonstrating engineering principles.
  • Discover what steps you can take to be on the engineering career path.

To Participate:

Law Enforcement

    • Experience law enforcement by participating in activities like crime scene investigation, fingerprinting, and traffic stops.
    • Ride along with a law enforcement officer
    • Discover what types of careers exist in law enforcement

To Participate:

18-20 Year Old Participants

Exploring participants in the 18-20 age range, must fill out an adult application (found at,  submit to a criminal background check, and successfully complete Youth Protection Training (found at

Contact Melissa at 563.556.4343 [email protected].