July 6 - 9
ACE: AVIATION AND SIMULATION for ages 10 - 15
Co-sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, Middlesex Community College is celebrating its 16th year hosting Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camps for middle school students. In ACE Camp: 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." In the second half of the camp, you will learn the tactics needed to succeed in a flight simulator. You will also learn advanced simulation techniques and basic flight maneuvers that will allow you to fly various challenges in advanced flight simulators. For an additional, optional fee of approximately $60 your child will have the option to take an instructional flight; weather dependent. Details the first day of camp.
YTH 610 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $339
VETERINARY EARLY TRAINING for ages 8- 12
Do you love animals and want to learn about veterinary medicine? VET camp will expose you to the various career fields available in veterinary medicine. We'll investigate how animals benefit our society, how to care for large and small animals as well as animal rights. This camp is intended for the student with a love of animals and an interest in pursuing veterinary training. All field trips and transportation included in the cost of the camp.
YTH 618 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $339
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY for ages 10 - 15
Explore the amazing world of digital photography. Campers will learn about photo composition, lighting, editing and digital photography software. Some picture-taking experience is helpful, but not necessary. There will be photo assignments, a field trip and time spent in the computer lab enhancing your images. Campers must bring their own digital camera with available memory each day and a portable memory stick. All field trips costs are included in the cost of the camp.
YTH 623 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $299
PROJECT FASHIONfor ages 10 - 15
Do you love to watch Project Runway? Are you interested in the way the designers create? If so, then this camp is for you! This camp will explore fashion tools and techniques to help you develop your own style and express your individual creativity. At the start of camp, the basics of sewing will be taught - how to fasten a button, how to use a sewing machine, how to embellish jeans and more. Some items will be restructured clothing, and some will be created from scratch. A fashion show on the final day of camp will display your creations. This camp is perfect for new designers, or for returning students as the projects and designs have changed. All materials are included in the cost of the camp.
YTH 673 30 8:30am – 4:30pm BEDFORD $339
FILM PRODUCTION for ages 10 - 15
In this one-week session, students will collaborate to produce a complete short film. Using professional, broadcast- quality equipment, as well as individual flip cameras campers will conceptualize, produce, direct, and act in a light-hearted thriller. Over the course of a week, students will learn hands-on how a film is made from story to screen. In addition, a small amount of time will be spent viewing classic movies and discussing/critiquing.
YTH 650 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $299
EXPERIENCE WRITING for ages 8 – 12
From pavement to paper, this camp will approach the writing process via daily adventurous road trips and experiences. This odyssey will entail surveying several forms of writing and producing a portfolio as a memento of your daily field trips and activities. Campers will gain a stronger grasp of grammar concepts, creative writing techniques, and essay format. Confident and emerging writers with a sense of adventure and a love of learning new things are encouraged to attend. All activities included in the cost of the camp.
YTH 634 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $299