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Iowa State University is the flagship university of the Iowa public system. It is a large institution with an enrollment of approximately 34,000 students. It is a land and space grant institution. It offers over 100 undergraduate degrees, 112 master’s and 83 doctoral programs. It has well regarded programs in aerospace, chemical, civil and materials engineering and journalism.
The Office of Pre-collegiate Programs for Talented and Gifted offers two summer camps. Adventures is a one-week day camp for students entering grades 3–7 and offers challenging activities in math, art, literature and engineering. Explorations is for older students and is offered on a residential or commuter basis. Sample courses:
The George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship offers research experience for undergraduates and high school students. Each intern is assigned a faculty member. Research programs range from STEM fields to food science to sociology. Housing and meals are included and participants receive a stipend. This competitive program is open to all students irrespective of ethnicity.
The College of Design offers a series of workshops to inform students about undergraduate study in design. It also offers a residential camp, Design Dimensions, with topics in digital media and design and design for interiors, architectures, landscapes and products.
|Adventurers, grades 7-8
|Adventures, grades 3-6
|Adventures, grades 3-6
|Cyclone Athletic Training
(Sports Medicine)Ames, IA
|G.W. Carver Summer Reseach Internship
|Boys Basketball Ames, IA||Varies||N/A|
|Boys Basketball Shooting Camp Ames, IA||Varies||N/A|
|Cyclone Swimming Ames, IA||Varies||$315||$385|
|Cyclone Women's Basketball Elite Ames, IA||Varies||N/A|
|Junior Cyclone Volleyball, grades 1-8 Ames, IA||Varies||$80||N/A|
|Volleyball Clinics/Camp, grades 8+ Ames, IA||Varies||$225||$310|
|Women's Basketball Clinics Ames, IA||Varies||N/A|
|Women's Basketball Day Camp Ames, IA||Varies||N/A|