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Fundamentals Summer Camps 2016

Don't Miss the Fun!  Call today and register for one or all of the camps being offered this summer at MCCC:  Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Register early as sessions are limited.

You must complete the registration form and Emergency Waiver/Release form before sending your child to camp.
Registration Form/Emergency Waiver/Release of Liability Form - pdf file

To register call or fax your registration form. Main Campus (734) 384-4127, fax (734) 384-4190
.

Deadline for REGISTRATION is one week prior to the start date.

STEM Camps at MCCC ~ Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
STEM BUILDING Construction Camp FREE

ConstructionFor boys and girls grades 9 – 12
CONM 702-81: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 9 a.m. – Noon
CONM 702-82: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 1 – 4 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, room T 160/T 161

Let’s build something! This camp integrates safety instruction, building design, a hands-on project, and an introduction to all aspects of the trades. Campers are provided with safety equipment and tools as part of an overview to the industry’s
most highly skilled craft workers.

Note: To ensure safety, campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toe shoes. NO SHORTS. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.


STEM Car Camp $24

For boys and girls grades 9 – 12
AUTO 723-81: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 9:30 a.m. – Noon
AUTO 723-82: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, room T 180A/180H

An auto service summer camp is heading to MCCC! The camp will cover a range of topics including shop safety, the installation of automobile accessories such as windshield wipers, tires and rims and career opportunities in the field. We will also discuss and perform simple repairs, problem analysis and parts replacement. Car Camp moves into high gear this
summer at MCCC!

Note: To ensure safety, campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toe shoes. NO SHORTS. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.


STEM CAD Camp $24

For boys and girls grades 8 – 12
DRFTG 732-81: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 15 9:30 a.m. – Noon
DRFTG 732-82: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 15 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, room T 158

This camp will give campers a look into some of the skills and tools used in the mechanical design process. You will learn about 2D drawing, using the Draft Sight software as well as create 3D drawings and animations using SolidWorks. In addition, you will get to see how 3D printers create models.


NEW STEM Metrology Camp FREE

Designed for boys and girls grades 9 – 12
QSTC 774-81: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 15 9:30 a.m. – Noon
QSTC 774-82: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 15 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, room T 159

The Metrology (measurement science) camp will teach you how to design and run measurement calibrations to determine
accuracy, precision, reliability and traceability. Metrology, after all, borrows concepts from physics, math (mostly statistics),
chemistry, all kinds of engineering, and even a little biology and medicine at times. Campers will experience hands-on
activities.


STEM Welding Camp FREE

For boys and girls grades 9 – 12
WELD 725-81: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 9:30 a.m. – Noon
WELD 725-82: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, room T 165/T 169

Explore the exciting field of welding! You will learn the basics of welding technology with an emphasis on shielded metal arc (stick) welding and gas metal arc (MIG) wire welding on low carbon steel. You will gain hands-on experience with welding equipment, including the opportunity to complete a welding art project that you will take home. Previous welding experience is not necessary!

Note: To ensure safety, campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toe shoes. NO SHORTS and no nylon of any sort. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.

Summer Camps
Aspiring Artist Camp $79

For boys and girls grades 3 – 10
ART 756-81: Mon – Thurs, July 11 – 14 1 – 4 p.m.
ART 756-82: Mon – Thurs, July 18 – 21 1 – 4 p.m.
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, room Z 271

Designed to bring the budding artist out of you! Taught by Steve Ryder, professional artist, you’ll learn some basic drawing and art skills such as shading, color and perspectives, as well as some basic painting skills. Creativity is encouraged in this camp, as you’ll be painting a group picture and creating your own free-form images. We’ll end this camp with an art gallery show to display your works of art for your family and friends.

Note: Campers should wear comfortable play clothes that can get messy and are easily cleaned.


Basketball Camp $69

SPORT 724-81: Mon – Thurs, July 25 – 28 9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 2 – 5
SPORT 724-82: Mon – Thurs, July 25 – 28 1 – 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 6 – 8
Meets in the Health Education Building, room H 131

Join former Monroe varsity basketball coach Gretchen Elliott for a camp designed to improve basketball skills in a competitive and fun environment. Campers will receive instruction in shooting, passing, ball handling, rebounding, defense, offensive concepts, leadership and teamwork. Campers will also participate in individual contests. This camp emphasizes concepts to make each athlete a better player and person. Note: Campers should wear appropriate clothing and bring their own bottled water or container to fill using the drinking fountain.


NEW Child and Babysitting Safety Camp $89

For boys and girls grades 6 – 10
CHILD 751-81: Mon – Thurs, July 18 – 21 1 – 3 p.m.
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room Z 272

When you’re watching other people’s children, the most important thing you can do is keep those children safe. It doesn’t matter if they’re members of your family or children from your neighborhood. As a babysitter, they are your responsibility. After successfully completing this camp, your parents and the parents of the children you watch will be pleased with how prepared you are! Topics to be covered include: babysitting as a business; safety and injury prevention; leadership; playtime; basic care giving skills for infants and young children; first aid for bites and stings, bleeding, burns, choking, injuries, poisoning and sudden illness; hands only CPR; and performance and written evaluation. All supplies are included in the cost: ASHI certification, manual, some first aid supplies, CPR practice tool and a tote bag. The camp is taught by Christine Chickeral, an authorized instructor through the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI).


Cooking Camp $99

CSM 710-81: Mon – Fri, June 20 – 24 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 3 – 6
CSM 710-82: Mon – Fri, June 27 – July 1 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 7 – 10
Meets in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building, Kitchen

Calling all junior chefs! Join us for this camp designed to take your cooking skills to the next level! Campers will learn all the basic cooking methods while preparing a different meal daily. Just to keep things tidy, you’ll review kitchen safety and sanitation skills.

Note: Campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toed shoes. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.


Dissection Camp $99

For boys and girls grades 4 – 6
MEDCL 831-81: Mon – Fri, Aug. 15 – 19 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the Health Education Building, room H 165

Terri Langton, MS, a local health educator, will lead this exciting and educational four-day camp! Campers will have an opportunity to dissect heart, lungs, stomach, eyes and chicken legs. Each day will also feature related topics and creative activities to accompany the organ system such as CPR, nutrition and health occupations. Gloves, dissection supplies and materials will be provided. Note: It is recommended that campers wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the hands-on dissection and other physical activities.


Firearm Safety Camp $79

For boys and girls grades 5 – 12
SPORT 746-81: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 15 9 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, room Z 272

Note: Camp meets at a local firing range on the last day of camp. Transportation is not provided by MCCC.

We aim to take the mystery out of guns at an early age and provide skills that will stay with you for a lifetime. While you will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, rifle parts and operation, shooting fundamentals and range rules, the emphasis will always be on safety! Cost includes use of rifle, ear/eye protection and ammunition at the firing range. This class is taught by Wayne Blank, an NRA-certified instructor. Note: Campers must attend all four classroom sessions to be eligible to participate at the firing range and earn your certificate.


AR 15 Rifle Safety Camp $99

For boys and girls grades 5 - 12
SPORT 747-81: Mon – Fri, July 25 – 29 9 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, room Z 272

Note: Camp meets at a local firing range on the last day of camp. Transportation is not provided by MCCC.

Take your firearm knowledge to the next level! Gain the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for safe use of an AR 15 rifle for target shooting. Cost includes use of rifle, ear/eye protection and ammunition at the firing range. This class is taught by Wayne Blank, an NRA-certified instructor. Note: Campers must attend all four classroom sessions to be eligible to participate at the firing range and earn your certificate. Prerequisite: You must provide proof of your certificate earned from an NRA basic rifle class.


Guitar Camp $79

For boys and girls grades 8 – 12
MUSIC 721-81: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 15 9 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, room Z 271

For the aspiring rock and roller! If you ever wanted to learn how to play a guitar, here is your chance! Campers will learn the names of the strings and how to tune a guitar. In addition, you’ll learn basic major and minor chords and basic chord progressions that will enable you to play hundreds of songs. Depending on skill level, campers could learn songs each day while others may need some additional practice at home.

Note: Campers must provide their own electric or acoustic guitar and bring it each day to camp.


Photography Camp $79

For boys and girls grades 8 – 12
PHOTO 720-81: Mon – Fri, Aug. 8 – 12 9 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, room Z 289

Explore the world through a camera lens! Local fine art photographer Kevin Trickey will teach you the different parts of the camera, how to work them, and the basics of ISO, exposure, composition and flash. This camp is designed for all skill levels, including those who want to experiment with advanced photography. You will spend a small amount of time in the computer lab doing some cool stuff to your photos using Photoshop.

Note: Campers will likely be going outside to shoot pictures; please wear or bring appropriate clothing for the weather. Don’t forget to bring your camera.


Theater Camp $89

For boys and girls grades 5 – 12
THEA 701-81: Mon – Fri, July 11 – 22 8 a.m. – Noon
(meets two weeks)
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater

Lights, Camera, Action! Steve Ryder, an actor and magician with over 5,000 performances to his credit, will direct this two-week camp designed to teach the fundamentals of the entire theatrical process. Topics will include auditioning, rehearsal, basic make-up and costuming, basic lighting and set creating. Camp concludes with a short original performance for family and friends. True to real theater, not all kids will have the exact number of lines. However, all campers will have a choice to take a role they’re comfortable with and will be involved in the final production, either on stage or behind the scenes.


Volleyball Camp for Girls $79

SPORT 726-81: Mon – Thurs, July 11 – 14 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For girls grades 4 – 6
SPORT 726-82: Mon – Thurs, July 11 – 14 1 – 3:30 p.m.
For girls grades 7 – 9
Meets in the Health Education Building, room H 131

Join seasoned camp trainer Gary Davis for a fun camp of intense volleyball training. He brings 19 years of experience in directing camps and clinics in the surrounding area. Players will learn techniques in serving, underhand passing and attacking. This camp emphasizes concepts intended to help players succeed both on and off the court.

Note: Campers should wear appropriate clothing (including knee pads) and bring their own bottled water or container to fill using the drinking fountain.


NEW willPower for girlPower® Camp $79

For girls grades 5 – 8
HPE 768-81: Mon – Fri, July 25 – 29 1 – 3 p.m.
This camp meets off campus at Mind Body Balance, 105 East Front Street, Ste. 304, in downtown Monroe

WillPower for girlPower!® is a proven exercise program designed to suit the needs of young girls, ages 11-13. This one-week camp is compromised of five, two-hour sessions with a celebration session on the final day. The goal is to empower young women to find inspiration, strength and confidence in this fusion of movement and philosophy which is derived from willPower & grace®. While open to all young women in this age group, this program is ideal for groups such as brownie and girl scout troops, girl’s clubs and big sister, youth sport leagues, detention centers and cheerleading groups. Please dress in comfortable exercise clothing and be prepared to go barefoot.


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2016 FUNdamentals Summer Camps: Some housekeeping and safety guidelines to ensure that everyone's camp experience at MCCC is a great one!
Before Camp:
  • Each camper must have a signed Release of Liability Waiver on file with the office prior to the first day of camp.
  • It is recommended that you register your child for the grade level they will enter in the fall.
Drop Off:
  • Be sure you have designated on the Emergency Form who will be dropping off/picking up your child from camp each day.
  • Do not drop off your child any earlier than 10 minutes prior to the start of the camp!
  • Upon arrival on the first day of camp, stop at the check-in table to confirm your child's registration and liability form is on file.
  • You must walk your child to and from the classroom each day of camp. Do not drop your child off in the parking lot!
Pick Up:
  • Arrive promptly at the classroom to pick up your child each day of camp. If a parent is consistently late, we reserve the right to prohibit your child from continuing with the camp.
  • Do not wait in the parking lot and ask your child to walk out unescorted.
During Camp
Sessions:
  • Appropriate behavior is expected. Students will be prohibited from continuing with camp for misbehavior.
  • Many camps require campers to wear appropriate clothing and/or bring items from home. Please note camp requirements stated at the end of each camp description.
  • MCCC staff does not dispense medication.
  • Have fun!
Supervised Lunch Hour:
All campers may participate in our daily supervised lunch hour from 12-1:00 p.m. Lunch tickets (for pre-made lunch boxes)are made available for you to purchase or your child may bring his/her own lunch. Please plan ahead as purchasing a lunch the day of will not be an option. Appropriate behavior is expected and students will be prohibited from leaving the designated lunch area until it is time to move on to the next camp location and/or a parent/guardian arrives to pick him/her up.

Refund Policy
You may cancel your registration and receive a refund (less the cost of the T-shirt and lunch tickets purchased) up to the day before the first session meets. No refunds will be issued thereafter.

Registration Deadline
The deadline for all camps is one week prior to the start date.  We must order lunch tickets and t-shirts a week prior.  Last minute registrations may not be accepted and/or a t-shirt may not be available for your child.

Emergency and Liability Waiver
You must also complete Part 1 (emergency information) and Part 2 (liability waiver) on the registration form before your registration will be accepted.


Registration Form/Emergency Waiver/Release of Liability Form - pdf file

To register call or fax your registration/waiver form to: Main Campus (734) 384-4127, fax (734) 384-4190.

Each session must have a minimum number to run, MCCC reserves the right to make changes to this schedule as deemed necessary.