Registration for Challenge Saturdays Opens Monday!

This fall you can make a rocket, create an invention, explore and expand your artistic talents, program a LEGO robot, study the craft of improv, join the maker movement, carry out a chemical reaction, program a computer game, or accelerate your math skills all at the Challenge Saturdays Program hosted by the Belin-Blank Center!

The Belin-Blank Center will be offering exciting coursework in both Des Moines and Iowa City for students in grades 2­­–8. Over a series of five Saturdays students will have the opportunity to take a class that is geared to their interest. Whether that might be math, inventing, art, science, performing, or computer programming there is a class for them at Challenge Saturdays!

Iowa City classes will be held in the Blank Honors Center on the University of Iowa campus in downtown Iowa City. Iowa City classes will be held from 9:30-12:30 on September 20, September 27, October 18, October 25 and November 1.

Des Moines classes will be held at the Des Moines Central Academy. Des Moines classes will be held from 8:45–11:45 on September 20, October 4, October 18, November 8, and November 15.

Registration will open August 25th, when you can read each class description to find out which is the best fit for you! Please visit to register!

We hope to see you this fall at Challenge Saturdays!

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