College For Kids Summer Programs

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College for Kids is a summer program that exposes participants between 11 and 16 to learning opportunities available in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Some of the available programs focus on arts and sports.

College for Kids will give tweens and teens the chance to have fun learning about public speaking, basketball and physics, acting, coding, and more.

Programs

Basketball & Physics

Dates: July 19 - July 23
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 - 14
Cost: $189

Children will learn the skills they need to be a better all-around player on the court. They will participate in small group instruction on fundamentals, and skill development. Instruction will be focused on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball by teaching read and reaction drills. The sport specific staff of 413 Skills and Drills will focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility in regard to developing the whole child on and off the court. The week will be planned and designed for drills in passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding. Each child will walk away from this camp with drills and skill development routines to progress their individual basketball skills. This session will also include 3.5 hours of instructions relative to the physics of basketball and exercise. 

JUS10H University

Dates: July 26 - July 30
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 13 - 16
Cost: $189

A class educating fashion on a new and unique level. Pulling Fashion 101 out of the box, creating, developing and teaching fashion and style basics. This class will also teach basic fundamentals in sewing, modeling, and styling. Last but not least...educating on how to build a long lasting career in the fashion industry.

It’s Your Turn, Take the Mic

Dates: July 26 - July 30
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 - 14, girls
Cost: $189

A workshop in public speaking that seeks to empower girls to have more confidence and self-esteem and develop the poise and communication skills needed to engage in effective public speaking.  The program includes a series of three two-hour workshops that focus on topics that shape girls’ sense of self and presence and includes instruction on dressing for success, body language, and the mechanics of public speaking.  After the second session the participants will be assigned a speaking topic and asked to prepare a three to five minute speech to be represented at the final session.  Presentations will be evaluated not only for preparation and presentation, but the participant’s personal presence during the speech.

And Action!!! (Theater Workshop)

Dates: Aug. 2 - Aug. 6
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 - 14,
Cost: $189

Participants will learn about the fundamentals of performance and expression through games and collaborative exercises. Bring your imagination and creative spirit as fun is sure to be had by all! A showcase of the weeks work will take place at the conclusion of the camp. (Possible Field Trip to Boston)

Entrepreneurship 101

Dates: Aug. 9 - Aug. 13
Times: 9:30 a.m. - noon
Ages: 13 - 16
Cost: $129

Spend a week learning how to start your own business, the entrepreneurship mindset, innovative ideas, customer discovery, knowing your numbers, pitching your idea to others. The class will cover a broad list of topics that entrepreneurs and business owners need to assist in their success. Come ready to explore and try new things.

Coding

Dates: Aug. 16 - Aug. 20
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 - 14,
Cost: $189

The course is an introduction to coding using the P5 JavaScript framework. Mini-projects. The learning is structuring around basic projects, one or two per day. Projects will include building up basic characters, artful shapes, or everyday objects using the geometries we're learning. And then, ultimately, animating them. Collaboration is encouraged, where students that pick up the material quicker are asked to help others if they are stuck.

Online Registration

Please note the registration process includes completing both the Online Registration form and the Emergency Contact form.

  1. Open the Online Registration with a Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox internet browser.
  2. Click Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes. The Search page appears.
  3. Enter "kids" into the "Course Code Number" field.
  4. Click the Submit button. A list of College For Kids classes appear.
  5. Check the all desired programs.
  6. Click the Submit button.
  7. Complete all fields and prompts.
  8. Once registration is complete please return to this window and complete the required Emergency Contact form.

Please note, payment information is required if a program with a cost is selected. Please see the program details above for a list of prices.

Lunch

Lunch will not be provided. Parents are responsible for providing lunch and students should come prepared with a packed lunch. Peanut products are not allowed.

Questions?

Please contact Lidya Rivera-Early, Director of Community Engagement at (413) 755-4787 or lmearly@stcc.edu.