What we do

Creative Adventure Lab is a game-changing nonprofit organization that fosters creativity and innovation to create value in our community. We were founded in 2008 right here in Dubuque, IA and we continue to work hard every day to make our community better.

Why we do it

Because creativity and innovation are some of the best tools available to improve quality of life and move the world forward. And it’s fun. Just look at these pictures of satisfied visitors if you don’t believe us…

How we do it

We operate four core program areas that foster creativity and innovation among different audiences, in different ways.

Discovery Lab

Hands-on play experiences that help youth and families become more creative and innovative.

More here: discoverylabdbq.org

Innovation Lab

Helping entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations generate & launch new ideas. 

More here: innovationlabdbq.org

Art Lab

Hands-on art classes, offered by knowledgeable instructors in a welcoming environment.

More here: artlabdbq.org

Mobile Lab

Bringing signature learning experiences to schools, camps, and community events.

More here: mobilelabdbq.org

How you can help

We’re (almost) always looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, and fun people to join our team. Check out the available positions below, then use the button to apply.


MAKE A PITCH - We’re not actively hiring right now, but feel free to make a pitch about who you are and the skills you could bring to help Creative Adventure Lab grow. We’ll add it to our files and, in rare instances, if a pitch hits us just right we may even create an opportunity for you.