Summer Enrichment

College for Kids

Hosted by the Grant Wood Area Education Agency, this camp offers advanced academic and fine arts courses in a college setting. In order to be eligible, a student must participate in the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program and have completed grades 6-8. Those attending receive a $50 scholarship from the Foundation toward the cost of registration. Learn more

Jacobson Institute Entrepreneur Camp

Students entering grades 5-8 in the fall can receive a $50 scholarship toward the cost of registration for this entrepreneurship camp in Marion. Students work in teams to develop an innovative product, determine market and pricing, give an elevator pitch and try to sell their product at a community event. Learn more

Marioneers & Marioneers Jr. Robotics Camp

Launched in 2018 with funding provided through the Foundation, staff and students from Marion High School Robotics work with kids in grades 1-8 to introduce basic robotics and principals of engineering through the use of advanced LEGO® kits.

Summer Explorers

This two-week science and literacy camp is for students in grades 4-8 who would benefit from additional educational support. Students dive into a new theme each summer centered on technology and engineering. The Foundation has provided supplemental funding for several years.