Learning and having fun will go hand in hand this summer at St. Charles Community College’s College for All Kids camps. The College for All Kids summer camps are now enrolling for more than 70 day camps and programs held June 3-Aug. 9, for children, ages 4-16.
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“College for All Kids camps are educationally based and give students a chance to experience life on a college campus,” said Amy Fitzwilliam, SCC project coordinator. “They are designed to stimulate curiosity and motivate kids to achieve their highest potential. Half- and full-day camps are available, along with before- and after-care programs.”
SCC employee Wendy Brown has had her daughter Skylar enrolled in camps for the past six years. “Skylar especially loved Project Runway and thought it was so cool to come to college,” said Brown. “It’s a great way for kids to experience new interests and learn something new while thinking about college, too.”
Young children, ages 4-5, will act and dance in Shining Stars Theater Camp or learn to make flubber in Kinder Science Camp. Other camps include Princess Ballet and Tap, Spanish for Tots, Lions, Tigers and Bears Animal Camp and Circus Fun.
Kids, ages 5-6, will design and create art projects in Young Artists Camp at the St. Charles Arts Council, and act and dance in Shining Stars Theater Camp. Other camps include Clowning Around, Kinder Science, Ballet and Jazz Dance Pizazz and SCC Soccer Kicks for 5-14 year olds.
Students, ages 7-12, may want to program robots in Lego Robotics or learn all about Harry Potter, the Hogwarts way by making magical wands, secret potions and learn proper care for magical creatures. Students may also join the CSI SCC team to sniff out forgeries and find missing clues. This year students will experience a mock trial and find out what it takes to deliver the verdict. In the new Bogey, Birdie and Par Camp participants may become the next golf star or win the cupcake challenge in Cupcake Wars. Other camps include are American Girl, Blast Off Into Outer Space, Hip Hop Dance, Search and Rescue Lego Robotics, Design Girls, Theater Skills, Computer Animation, Percy Jackson, Painting Art Academy, Kids in the Kitchen, Extreme Lego Robotics, Superhero Camp, Junior Detectives Reading Adventures, Physics, Flight and Vehicles, Grossology, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes and Wacky Stories, Creative Chemistry, Cakepop and Cupcake Challenge and Mad Inventors Camp.
New this summer are Masterchef for ages 7-12, Stop Motion/Movie Trailer Filmmaking (ages 10-14), Let’s Go Flying Aviation including a field trip to a local airport (middle school), Journey to Middle Earth (ages 11-16), Collage and Mixed Media Art Camp (ages 9-12), Making Movie Magic (ages 10-14), Popstar Dance (ages 9-12), Minute to Win It Gym Games (middle school) and Around the World in Five Days (ages 5-12).
Middle and high school students (up to age 16) can experience the fun in musical theater in Broadway Musical Theater Revue or design their own video games in Computer Game Design. Campers will design and construct their own fashions in Project Runway and Fashion Design and show off their style during a runway show. Other camps include boys and girls Basketball, Making Movie Magic, Journey to Middle Earth, Drama Camp and Theater Skills. Many of the theater camps will host performances for friends and family on the last day of camp.
The camps will be held Monday-Friday, and the costs range in price from $39-$225. To register or see the camp schedule and pricing, visit www.stchas.edu/learnforlife. For more information, contact SCC’s Continuing Education registration office at 636-922-8233.
St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.
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