Longview Non-Credit

How to Get Started
Office Location

MCC-Longview
Business Building, Room 101
500 SW Longview Rd.
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

Call to enroll.
Phone: 816.604.2030

Office Hours


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These noncredit online classes offer flexibility and convenience. Classes run for six weeks, and consist of 12 lessons.

 
 

College for Kids

Our summer College For Kids program provides half-day and full-day classes that run from mid-June through July (with no classes the week of July 4th).

These classes are designed to offer fun learning opportunities to children between the ages of four and 15. College for Kids 2015 will run June 8-July 31.

Check back soon for our summer brochure!

For more information, call 816.604.2030.

Enrollment Information

2015 College For Kids enrollment will be open soon. Please call 816.604.2030 with any questions or to enroll by phone.  To enroll by mail please fill out the registration (download pdf) and mail to the address on the form.

Student I.D. Number

Our accounting system requires a student I.D. number. The last four digits of your Social Security number are used for this purpose. Please have this information available when you enroll. If you are enrolling for a child, you must have their information to enroll.

2015 College for Kids class schedule:

Week of June 8-12:

Eureka! The Inventor's Camp
Ages 7-12


Creative Contraption Warning! This is a camp designed by you—the Inventor! Each day you'll be given a series of challenges which must be overcome using basic materials, simple machines, tips from world famous inventors and the most important thing of all—your mind. With a little bit of ingenuity you'll construct catapults and forts and then lay siege, fabricate a winning Egg Drop design, construct a dancing robot and assemble a working light saber to take home. While Thomas Edison said invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration, this camp is 100% fun! Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $259, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 8-12


Creative and Digital Photography for Kids
Ages 11-15


Do you want to be a shutterbug? Or just be a better shutterbug? Learn the ins and outs of taking fantastic digital photos. You’ll learn basics like how to hold and aim a camera as well as how to frame the subject. Get creative and experiment to get interesting photos. You’ll learn to find a focal point, make sure your background is not distracting from the subject and learn what those symbols mean on your camera’s dial. Bring your own digital camera and your let your imagination run wild!

Fee - $109, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 8-12


Photoshop
Ages 11-15


Learn to use the powerful tools and capabilities of Photoshop Elements. Create cool effects including skin smoothing, eye color changes and filter effects (think Instagram) and overall make your snapshots look professional! Prepare pictures for Facebook and blogs, make collages, add text and more. Basics like black and white, sepia and spot color will also be discussed. Everything you need to know to take a picture from “just okay” to “fantastic!”

Fee - $109, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 8-12


Fairy Tale Cooking
Ages 5-9


Get inspired by your favorite fairy tales and have fun with hands-on cooking experiences, reading recipes, measuring ingredients, putting together a cookbook and, best of all, eating your own creations.

Fee - $109, Victoria Hartswick
Section A:
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 8-12
Section B:
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 8-12


Game On
Ages 8-12


What do Heads Up 7 Up, Hang-man, Old Maid, Freeze Tag, LRC and marbles have in common? They are games! And that’s what this week is all about—nonstop games! Some will be new to you, others will be familiar. We’ll spend our time learning card, dice, board, paper, individual, group, partner, outside and rainy-day games. And to challenge your creativity, we will plan and create a game to play with friends and family on Friday.

Fee - $109, Andria Duello
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 8-12

Design Your Own Room
Ages 7-10


If you could design your dream bedroom, what would it look like? This week, you’ll make that vision come to life in a shoebox diorama. Activities will include using scrapbook paper to make art pictures, making a tile coaster and creating other items for your bedroom. Let your room reflect your personality! Please bring a shoebox to the first day of class.

Fee - $109, Andria Duello
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 8-12

Edible Science
Ages 5-7


Come explore the fun, edible world of science. In this class students will create edible science experiments to illustrate the phases of the moon, or pudding and cookie crumbs to demonstrate the earth’s crust and much more!

Fee - $115, Jennifer Driskell
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 8-12

Let’s Go Fly a Kite
Ages 8-12


Have you heard about the Flights of Fancy kite festival at MCC-Longview? This year we are offering a fun-filled class where students can make their own kites. We will create kite designs and also spend time flying them outside on the lawn. Come fly a kite with us!

Fee - $115, Jennifer Driskell
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 8-12

Open Sewing Studio
Ages 11-16


Intended for students with prior simple sewing experience, the class caters to students who want to choose their next sewing project. Whether clothing, quilting, bags or stuffed animals, students will get to sew projects they choose. The week will be full of individualized instruction for guidance in completion of chosen projects. A supply list will be sent upon enrollment. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $159, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Fri.,
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
June 8-12

Week of June 15-19

 

The Sound of Music
Ages 4-7


The “halls” will be alive with the sound of music—the instrumental music made with everyday items. All sound starts with a vibration. We’ll investigate the sound differences between fast vibrations and slow vibrations. These and related early science concepts will be explored and experienced through making and playing instruments of different sizes such as guitars, maracas, tambourines and Bonkos (used in Africa and South America). We’ll put on our dancing shoes and move to the music we make!

Fee - $109, Seeing Yourself in Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9-11 a.m.
June 15-19


Rockin Robot PLUS!!!
Ages 7-12


Does your kid love robots so much that a half day of them isn’t enough? Due to overwhelming interest and demand, Mad Science is excited to announce we have created a full-day version of Rockin’ Robots! We have added hours of new hands-on activities: robot mazes, alternative energy sources (solar, wind and hydrogen), additional take homes (including a circuit maze game students will design and build themselves) and lots more hands-on time with robots. As in our half-day version, we will explore several different types of robots that do a variety of jobs. We will learn about the history of robot design, how sensors work, simple programing and participate in robot relays. Students will build a working robot to take home at the end of the week. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $279, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
June 15-19


Let's Get Acquainted: An Introductory Review of the American Girl® Series
Ages 5-8


New activities plus old favorites! Meet the characters in a special introduction to the fascinating world as told in this series. We will explore different eras in our country’s history through cooking, crafts and activities. Whether you’re just beginning your journey or if you simply want to enjoy an exciting experience, join us! Returning students are welcome.

Fee - $109, Stefanie Rentie
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 15-19


American Girl®is a registered trademark of American Girl Brands, LLC and is used here only in a descriptive sense. These camps are neither associated with, sponsored by nor endorsed by American Girl Brands, LLC.


A Study of the American Girl® Series
Ages 8-12


Join the gang in a special study of our country’s past. Embark on an exciting journey as we explore history, writing, theater, cooking and crafts through fun and challenging activities. Whether beginning or continuing your experience with this series, don’t miss this class.

Fee - $109, Stefanie Rentie
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 15-19

American Girl
®is a registered trademark of American Girl Brands, LLC and is used here only in a descriptive sense. These camps are neither associated with, sponsored by nor endorsed by American Girl Brands, LLC.

 

Mixed Media Painting/Collage
Ages 8-10


Mixed Media is fun! Join us as we learn artistic ways of combining paint, art papers, scraps, stamps and so much more to create magnificent and unique works of art. Bring your imagination and creativity to life! You will learn how to build your painting background and use various mediums such as acrylics, watercolor, art pens, papers and found objects. Each student will leave with his or her own handmade original mixed-media paintings!

Fee - $115, Tina Amaro
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 15-19


Cooking Around the World
Ages 8-12


Take a journey around the globe and explore the tastes of different cultures. Through this course you will learn about the lives of people who live half-a-world away from you while experiencing what it is like to cook and eat the foods they make in their everyday lives. You will learn to cook exotic foods and create your own cookbook in this delicious class!

Fee - $109, Victoria Hartswick
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 15-19


Where Art & Science Collide
Ages 5-7


Are you an artist or, are you a scientist? You don’t have to choose one or the other! Exercise both sides of your brain as you combine art and science in this fascinating experience. We will be conducting various experiments each day that we will turn into awesome works of art: fizzing sidewalk chalk, galaxy play dough and much more.

Fee - $115, Jennifer Driskell
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 15-19


Sculpture in the Round
Ages 7-10


Would you like to explore the wild world of three-dimensional art? This is the place! We’ll have fun exploring basic sculpture techniques and processes. You will be creating extraordinary faux glass sculptures, air-dry clay creatures and much more!

Fee - $115, Jennifer Driskell
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 15-19


Archaeological Adventure!
Ages 9-11


Investigate the shelter of Pawnee Indians and explore their culture using observations, inferences and math skills. We will have an astronomy lesson and make a star finder, create a necklace with a pendant and woven cord, paint rock art symbols, play Native American games, grind corn, carve an arrowhead and more! The highlight of the camp will be a field trip to an actual archaeological site and a visit with an archaeologist.

Fee - $109, Gail Lundeen
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 15-19

 

June 22-26

Basic Horsemanship
Ages 8-16

Join us for the most fun camp ever! We want to create memories for the aspiring equestrians, build skills for the current riders and instill a love and respect of animals. Riders will learn to be responsible for the horse they ride during each of their lessons. They will learn to properly groom, tack and feed. We offer demonstrations and discussions on horse health as well as anatomy, nutrition, conformation and the responsibilities of horse ownership. Riders should wear long pants and closed-toe boots with heels.

Fee - $249, Staff at R&R Stables
                 Location: 11420 Milton Thompson Rd., Lee’s Summit
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 22-26


Bash’em Bots using LEGO!
Ages 8-12

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a massive motorized LEGO machine? Our Play-Well Engineering instructors guide students in this advanced Play-Well engineering camp as they re-engineer standard LEGO vehicles into mechanized machines that can traverse challenging obstacles, battle against fellow bots and take on Play-Well Instructors’ colossal creations.

Fee - $179, Play-Well TEKnologies Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 22-26


Mad Science: Secret Agent Lab
Ages 7-12

Delve into the science of sleuthing and forensics in a way that’s fun and hands-on. Take a walk on the wild side in this crazy week of sleuth science! Investigate a pretend crime scene and decode secret messages. Crack a security system designed by your classmates, and learn how some cool technology is used in the spy world.

Fee - $159, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 22-26


Be a Superhero!
Ages 6-8

Join us in this fun and exciting class as we find out what it means to be “Super!” We’ll explore the superhero (his or her powers and characteristics), where they live, what they like or don't like, weaknesses and secret identities. We’ll make a cape, a mask, decide our superpowers, make super snacks and much more!

Fee - $109, Stefanie Rentie
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 22-26


The Art of Debate: An Introduction
Ages 12-15

This is a unique opportunity for you to acquire all of the basic knowledge and skills to begin competitive debate. Learn to analyze arguments, develop positions for and against an issue, and understand how issues clash. Develop both affirmative and negative positions and participate in a debate at the end of the week. This is an energetic and fun experience in developing critical thinking and performance skills. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $159, Kyle Dennis
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
June 22-26


Art Journaling
Ages 8-10

Making an art journal is a place for you to create free expression with color, painting, drawings, collage and much more! It’s not so much the end result, but the whole process! The art journal can be a notebook, diary, sketchbook, scrapbook or anything that has blank pages in which to create, but in this class we will actually make our own art journals. Various types of art journaling techniques will be learned in order to craft a beautiful journal that is uniquely yours!

Fee - $109, Tina Amaro
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 22-26


Dumbledore’s Army
Ages 9-12

Experience the wizarding world for yourself! Receive your very own admission letter from Hogwarts and enjoy the treasured adventures of a first-year student. Come enjoy butterbeer, learn to cast spells and much, much more.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 22-26


Cartoon Creations
Ages 9-15

Are you an artist with a story to tell? Or maybe someone who is just learning to draw? This fun class will help you express your cartoon creations! Join us and watch your creations come alive. We will look at different cartoon artists and their techniques and try those techniques in our own creations.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 22-26


Babysitter Training
Ages 11-15

The best babysitters are those who are well trained. This course, offered in partnership with the American Red Cross, focuses on safety: general guidelines, safe play, basic care, first aid and infant/child CPR. It also teaches leadership and professionalism to help you make good decisions. Whether you have experience as a babysitter or just want to be trained for this important job, you will receive valuable information and hands-on training in this workshop. A book and CD-ROM are included.

Fee - $109, Joe Gilman
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
June 22-26


Kids in the Kitchen
Ages 8-12

Learning how to cook is one of the most essential life skills we can offer our children. In this fun class your child will learn about nutrition, cooking, baking and making nutritional and creative snacks. The students will enjoy an interactive environment where they will work with other students and use their creativity in the kitchen. The class will conclude with a showcase of some of the things we learned throughout the week. Parents are welcome to attend!

Fee - $129, Ellen Small
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
June 22-26

July 6-10

Rockin’ Robots
Ages 7-12

Movin’, groovin’ robots will be front and center! Learn about the history of robot design and how robots sense and carry out tasks. You’ll program a robot to do a series of maneuvers, participate in robot relays and (best of all!) build a working robot to take home.

Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 6-10


The Power of Public Speaking
Ages 12-15

Does the idea of speaking in front of a group make you shake in your boots? Learn fundamentals of public speaking to help conquer the fear! We will focus on the art of delivery so you will be prepared for required high school speech classes. Students will practice speaking exercises with limited preparation as well one artfully prepared speech. Learn to communicate effectively while thinking on your feet!

Fee - $109, Kyle Dennis
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 6-10


Creative Writing
Ages 11-15

“Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” - Anton Chekhov. If there is a tale inside you just waiting to be told, this is your chance. We will learn the basic framework of short fiction to write a story. Using an online publishing program, students will create a fully edited, ready to “publish” complete short story. Parents will have the option to purchase the book through the website, if desired.

Fee - $109, Angela Corbin-Blevin
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 6-10


Calling All Demigods
Ages 10-13

Percy Jackson has Camp Half-Blood, we have College for Kids! Greeks and Romans learned about the world through mythology passed down from generation to generation. Follow the adventures of those same gods and goddesses and experience the wonder of the world through their eyes.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 6-10


Discovering Alaska
Ages 9-15

Long before Alaska joined the United States as the 49th state, it was populated by native peoples who had time-honored stories and traditions. Explore what makes this distant land so special. We’ll make crafts and read stories from the people who have always loved the land to the north. Create totem poles, masks, native tools and models of the different types of homes in which native Alaskans live.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 6-10

July 13-17

I Like to Move it, Move it!
Ages 8-12

You'll like moving it while you're involved in activities such as candy conveyor systems to learn how things are manufactured and make their way to you. We’ll make packaging for an item that will actually be shipped. Upon its return, the packaging will be tested on how well the contents are protected. A manufacturing engineer will teach you the process and answer your questions. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $249, Seeing Yourself in Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 13-17


Super Summer Science Lab
Ages 7-12

Do you love to build, design and fix things? Put on your engineer's hat to see how science is used to build skyscrapers, bridges and tunnels. Use simple machines to help lift weights. Spend a day being a true Mad Scientist as you learn about chemical reactions that you might encounter in your daily life. Ever wonder how a camera works? See how cameras capture light to store images and how movie makers make images move and create 3-D effects during "Shutterbugs" day. Finally, take a walk on the wild side as you explore the nature of birds, beasts and bugs. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $259, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 13-17


Creative & Digital Photography
Ages 11-15

Do you want to be a shutterbug? Or just be a better shutterbug? Learn the ins and outs of taking fantastic digital photos. You’ll learn basics like how to hold and aim a camera as well as how to frame the subject. Get creative and experiment to get interesting photos. You’ll learn to find a focal point, make sure your background is not distracting from the subject and learn what those symbols mean on your camera’s dial. Bring your own digital camera and your let your imagination run wild!

Fee - $109, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 13-17


Photoshop
Ages 11-15

Learn to use the powerful tools and capabilities of Photoshop Elements. Create cool effects including skin smoothing, eye color changes and filter effects (think Instagram) and, overall, make your snapshots look professional! Prepare pictures for Facebook and blogs, make collages, add text and more. Basics like black and white, sepia and spot color will also be discussed. Everything you need to know to take a picture from “just okay” to “fantastic!”

Fee - $109, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 13-17


Clues, Crimes & Culprits
Ages 5-7

The Case of the Missing Monkey - Oh No! The Mad Science monkey is missing! Will you help us figure out where the monkey is? How he got out? And, what he is up to? Join the Mad Science crew as we gather the evidence from the crime scene, and take it back to the lab to analyze it. As the week goes on we will use chemistry, forensics, physics and biology to solve the crime. Blood typing, DNA examination and pH testing are only a few of the scientific tests our young sleuths will get to participate in. Each Jr. Mad Scientist will receive a lab coat, magnifying glass and a case notebook to keep at the end of the week.

Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
on.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 13-17


Mixed Media Painting/Collage
Ages 10-12

Mixed Media is fun! Join us as we learn artistic ways of combining paint, art papers, scraps, stamps and so much more to create magnificent and unique works of art. Bring your imagination and creativity to life! You will learn how to build your painting background and use various mediums such as acrylics, watercolor, art pens, papers and found objects. Each student will leave with his or her own handmade original mixed-media paintings!

Fee - $109, Tina Amaro
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 13-17


Beginning Sewing
Ages 10-16

If the thought of making your own clothes or room decorations intrigues you, this is the class for you. Learn the basics of a sewing machine and how to read a pattern. Students will make one garment (choice of a skirt or pajama pants) and a pillowcase. After learning these basics, your only limitation is your imagination! A supply list will be sent after enrollment.

Fee - $124, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 13-17


Pinterest Creations
Ages 10-15

Do you have creativity running through your veins? Are you obsessed with “pinning”? Join us for five fun-filled, creative days of projects all inspired by Pinterest. Projects will include a vase of glitter, a releaf canvas painting, a fleece sleeping bag and some new snack recipes. We will take a day to explore Pinterest and pick a project to do as a class. A supply list will be sent upon enrollment.

Fee - $124, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 13-17


Discover Drawing
Ages 6-8

Turn your doodles into art! Just because you don’t know how to draw doesn’t mean you can’t. On each day of this exciting class we will learn to draw a different subject: animals, people, buildings, food, cartoon characters or vehicles. Pick up that pencil and create with us!

Fee - $109, Angela Corbin-Blevins
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 13-17


Diving Into the Deep End of Music
Ages 12-15

Your tunes are telling a story. Listen to and explore your favorite music. By breaking down our favorite songs we’ll discover how the writers feel and what meanings they are trying to convey to us. We will look at the irony of some and the beauty of others.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 13-17


Dumbledore’s Army
Ages 9-12

Experience the wizarding world for yourself! Receive your very own admission letter from Hogwarts and enjoy the treasured adventures of a first-year student. Come enjoy butterbeer, learn to cast spells and much, much more.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 13-17


Pet First Aid/Pet Care
Ages 9-12

Your pet can be your best friend and relies on you for care, but would you know what to do if you needed to provide more than just food, water and playtime? Learn how to handle a pet emergency in this American Red Cross course. We’ll learn about symptoms and care for animal sickness and emergencies, instructions for creating a pet first-aid kit and tips to keep your pet healthy. You will receive a book with DVD and a student first-aid kit for use in class, practice on dog or cat mannequins (specify dog or cat when enrolling) and receive practical pet health tips and lifetime American Red Cross certification.

Fee - $109, Joe Gilman
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 13-17

July 20-24

Engineering Challenge with LEGO
Ages 7-12

Create a massive machine in the style of a Rube-Goldberg invention! Learn how to build a variety of motorized devices such as an air compressor, scissor lift invention and a marble moving crankshaft in this advanced engineering camp. Then, collaborate in small groups with other engineers to accomplish large-scale missions! Creativity and collaboration are the name of the game in this camp designed for the hardcore LEGO® enthusiast.

Fee - $179, Play-Well TEKnologies Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 20-24


3, 2, 1 Blastoff!!!
Ages 7-12

This action-packed week will focus solely on rockets and the physics of rocket flight. After learning the model rocket safety code, campers will build ten different types of rockets and participate in the launching of six different rockets during the weeklong program. Children will be divided into three groups: altitude trackers, launch preparation and launchers for all rocket launches, and will get the opportunity to try all three roles. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $259, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 20-24


Art Journaling
Ages 10-12

Art Journaling is becoming a popular, fun and exciting way for you to express yourself. It’s a place to create free expression with color, painting, drawings, collage and much more! It’s not so much the end result, but the process! The art journal can be a notebook, diary, sketchbook, scrapbook or anything that has blank pages in which to create, but in this class we will actually be making our own art journals. Various types of art journaling techniques will be reviewed in order to craft a beautiful journal that is uniquely yours!

Fee - $109, Tina Amaro
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 20-24


Creative Quilting
Ages 10-16

If you have basic knowledge of a sewing machine and can sew a straight line, you can make your own quilt! Upon enrolling in this class, you will receive a supply list with the option to choose ONE of three different quilt designs. From “Lots of Love” to “Picnic Squares” to “Words Galore,” we’re sure to have creative minds unite! A personal sewing machine is not required for this class, but if you have one you would like to use during the class, please inform us when enrolling. A supply list will be sent after registration. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $159, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
July 20-24


It’s Raining Cats and Dogs
Ages 6-8

Our two favorite pets are front and center during this fun week! We will learn all about them through books, music and the Internet. Using drawing, painting, collage and printmaking, we will create original artwork of cats and dogs to enjoy and display.

Fee - $109, Angela Corbin-Blevins
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 20-24


Discovering Alaska
Ages 9-15

Long before Alaska joined the United States as the 49th state, it was populated by native peoples who had long-standing stories and traditions. Explore what makes this distant land so special. We’ll make crafts and read stories from the people who have always loved the land to the north. Create totem poles, masks, native tools and models of the different types of homes in which native Alaskans live.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 20-24


Diving Into the Deep End of Music
Ages 12-15

Your tunes are telling a story. Listen to and explore your favorite music. By breaking down our favorite songs we’ll discover how the writers feel and what meanings they are trying to convey to us. We will look at the irony of some and the beauty of others.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 20-24

 
BAT: Basic Aid Training
Ages 9-12

The Basic Aid Training (BAT) program teaches accident prevention and beginning first aid skills to boys and girls. The BAT class is made up of 12 modules, each demonstrating a first aid, accident prevention or safety skill. Training focuses on what to do in cases of choking, minor wound and burn care, basic fire and water safety, bicycle safety and avoiding dangerous situations.

Fee - $109, Joe Gilman
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 20-24


Kids in the Kitchen
Ages 8-12

Learning how to cook is one of the most essential life skills we can offer our children. In this fun class your child will learn about nutrition, cooking, baking and making nutritional and creative snacks. The students will enjoy an interactive environment where they will work with other students and use their creativity in the kitchen. The class will conclude with a showcase of some of the things we learned throughout the week. Parents are welcome to attend!

Fee - $129, Ellen Small
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 20-24

July 27-31

When the Machines Take Over
Ages 8-12

Don’t be scared! Big Wheels, gumball machines, rubber band cars and robot arms won’t hurt you. These are just some examples of the machines that are part of this hands-on learning experience. We’ll also talk about how machines allow us to have fun and make “work” easier. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $246, Seeing Yourself in Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 27-31


Claws, Codes & Chemical Counting
Ages 7-12

Spend five days with Mad Science exploring the "awesomeness" that is science! Discover how to send secret messages to your friends using special codes. Learn about your surrounding environment and how science will help us protect our planet. Explore how Newton's laws are at work in your favorite sport. Become a young astronaut for a day while exploring the mysteries of the solar system. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $259, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 27-31


My First Science Lab
Ages 4-6

What do worms eat? Why do some things float, while others sink? How do our senses work and what's inside our bodies?  Young scientists will have fun exploring the lights, color, sound and music of the natural world.  Hands-on sessions will teach senses, bodies, animals, insects and simple chemistry.  Camp includes a daily take home activity as well as a lab coat and goggles.  Please provide a healthy snack for your child each day (no peanut products, please).

Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Fri., 9-11:30 a.m.
July 27-31


Pinterest Creations
Ages 10-15

Do you have creativity running through your veins? Are you obsessed with “pinning”? Join us for five fun-filled, creative days of projects all inspired by Pinterest. Projects will include a vase of glitter, a releaf canvas painting, fabric flowers, wrap bracelets and some new snack recipes. One of the days, we will explore Pinterest and pick a project to do as a class. A supply list will be sent upon enrollment.

Fee - $124, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 27-31


Calling All Demigods
Ages 10-13

Percy Jackson has Camp Half-Blood, we have College for Kids! Greeks and Romans learned about the world through mythology passed down from generation to generation. Follow the adventures of those same gods and goddesses and experience the wonder of the world through their eyes.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 27-31


Cartoon Creations
Ages 9-15

Are you an artist with a story to tell? Or maybe someone who is just learning to draw? This fun class will help you express your cartoon creations! Join us and watch your creations come alive. We will look at different cartoon artists and their techniques and try those techniques in our own creations.

Fee - $109, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
July 27-31


Video Game Making
Ages 10-13

Design and modify your own exciting arcade-style video games! You’ll learn how to control characters, objects and outcomes in your game and then increase the difficulty level and add more features. Learn basic programming skills to create your own version of PacMan and several other games. Please bring a 1g flash drive and headset to class.

Fee - $109, Joe Gilman
Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.
July 27-31

Last Modified: 2/9/15