July 6-9

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Fashion Design (Ages 10-15)

Are you interested in the texture, style and design of clothing? If so, then this is for you! We will explore fashion tools and techniques to help you develop your own style and express your individual creativity. Lowell, a city rich with textile history and tradition, is an ideal setting. Students will lunch at a local restaurant one day (there will be an additional fee of approximately $12 for lunch.) Each student will receive an original gown donated by a local bridal shop to transform. We will display our creations at a fashion show on the final day.

YTH 614 80                 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                                    LOWELL                                $345

Medical Laboratory Science (Ages 12-17)

What is Medical Laboratory Science? This program will inspire, prepare and motivate a diverse community of learners to think about entering the field of Laboratory Medicine with the tools and knowledge to contribute positively to the healthcare field. Students will learn entry level medical laboratory techniques and perform routine lab testing in a hands-on environment and through various activities. If you love to do experiments and can see yourself working in a lab setting then this program is for you. A walking field trip to a local hospital is planned to see what a true lab setting looks like and to see the action, up close.

YTH 726 80                 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                                   LOWELL                                $355

Creative Writing (Ages 10-15)

Calling all writers!  Creative writing is for anyone looking to have fun and be creative with their writing.  Whether you enjoy writing stories, poems, scripts, or screenplays, Creative Writing will help you develop your skills as an up and coming writer.  Students will learn how to develop characters, use descriptive language, improve figurative language and generate ideas while writing, editing and self-publishing their work. 

YTH 755 30                8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                    BEDFORD                              $325

*NEW*Creative Sculpture (Ages 8-12)

In this new course, young artists will combine engineering with art to create imaginative sculptures with recycled materials.  Along with individual art pieces, an outdoor collaborative group work sculpture will also be designed and constructed.

YTH 749 30                8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                    BEDFORD                              $325

Cartooning (Ages 10-15)

Join us for an adventure in cartooning! Explore the fundamental skills involved in creating cartoons. We will discuss illustration styles and tips and tricks used by professionals in the industry. Facial expressions, figure drawing, composition, perspective and background will also be covered.

YTH 647 30                 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                   BEDFORD                              $325

ACE: Aviation & Simulation (Ages 10-15)

Co-sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, Middlesex Community College is celebrating its 20th year hosting Aviation Career Education (ACE). In Aviation and Simulation, you will explore many of the possible aviation careers and meet experts from those fields. Learn the fundamentals of flight by designing, building, and testing your own model aircraft and rockets. On field trips, you will witness airport operations first-hand and learn more about what it takes to have “the right stuff.” For an additional, fee of approximately $60 your child will have the option to take an instructional flight; weather dependent. Details provided the first day of class.

YTH 610 30                 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                  BEDFORD                              $375

*NEW*Black & White Dark Room Photography (Ages 12-16)

In a world of digital cameras and photo software programs, today’s photographers have access to technical and creative tools.  At the same time, a new appreciation has sprung up for the techniques used by the masters of 20th-century photography.  This course provides a thorough introduction to the basics of photo darkroom techniques. Learn how to use your camera, compose a photograph, develop film, and make a print.  Discover, too, how black-and-white film and darkroom skills can enhance the work you create digitally.  Students need to bring a film camera that will take 35 mm film.  If you have questions about the type of camera to bring please email collegeforkids@middlesex.mass.edu

YTH 779 30                8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                    BEDFORD                              $325

*NEW*Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 12-16)

Dungeons and Dragons is a social tabletop roleplaying game that encourages creativity and problem solving. Kids will get to play this game with each other along with creating their own fantasy characters and world. Writing, mathematical and acting skills will be heavily utilized throughout the program.

YTH 775 30                8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                    BEDFORD                              $325


****PLEASE NOTE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW ARE HALF DAY****

*NEW*Jr. Farmer Program (Ages 8-12)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a farmer in Massachusetts? How do farmers care for their animals and the land? What goes into making farming sustainable for generations to come?  This summer, the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Great Brook Farm State Park in Carlisle, Massachusetts is partnering with Middlesex Community College’s College for Kids Program to provide an interactive, immersive, and FUN Junior Farmer program!  Through story, arts & crafts, and direct experiential learning, youth will come away with a better understanding of animal care, the role of pollinators, planting and harvesting, the role of a farm veterinarian, and so much more!  Drop off and pick up for this program is directly at Great Brook Farm, 165 North Rd., Carlisle, MA with designated College for Kids staff. 

YTH 777 30                8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                                   GREAT BROOK FARM          $175

Cakes & Cupcakes (Ages 10-15)

Tap into your creative side! Learn cake and cupcake decorating tips in this exciting class! Each day you will go home with new techniques and ideas for all types of special occasions or just everyday fun! Due to the nature of this program, we are not able to accommodate students with food allergies. Each family is responsible for a $35 supply fee payable directly to the instructor on the first day of the program. 

YTH 677 30                 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                                BEDFORD                              $205

*NEW*DIY Crafts (Ages 10-15)

Calling all crafters!  Do you like to paint, draw, sculpt or create?  If so, this course is for you!  Students will use their “Do it yourself” attitude to create one of a kind crafts for their rooms.  From pom-pom rugs to pictures frame secret hide-a-ways you will create pieces that will fit into any room.  $30 materials fee for supplies (cash or check) due to instructor on the first day of the program. 

YTH 758 30                1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                   BEDFORD                              $175

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