ART POTPOURRI for ages 8 - 10
Come explore a variety of visual arts materials in this summer session of Art Potpourri. Students will study materials including drawing, acrylic paint, watercolor and printmaking to not only learn new skills but also to deepen abilities they may already have and build upon previous knowledge.
YTH 712 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $299
CODING FOR KIDS for ages 8 - 12
Learning how to build simple websites and games helps children with problem solving, design and logic. Using free software that your child can then use at home, we will explore various sites designed to introduce kids to the world of coding.
YTH 691 30 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. BEDFORD $159
STOP MOTION/IMOVIE for ages 8 - 12
Create sets, design backgrounds, develop characters and create your own stop motion movies. Using imovie, we will add sound effects and voiceovers, music and titles. Kids should bring their own iphones, ipads or ipods with Lego Movie Maker and Google Drive installed (these are free apps). In addition, please install iMovie for $4.99 and bring a cable. This will ensure the kids can complete projects at home after camp has ended. We will also be using iMovie on campus in our MAC lab.
YTH 692 30 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. BEDFORD $159
For kids that wish to take both Coding for Kids and Stop Action movie programs, there will be childcare available in between the two offerings from 12pm – 1pm
ACE: AVIATION AND SIMULATION for ages 10 - 15
Co-sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, Middlesex Community College is celebrating its 17th 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." 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 $349
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
WEB DESIGN FOR BEGINNERS for ages 10 - 15
Web Design Camp introduces you to Adobe Photoshop & Dreamweaver through step-by-step tutorials and interactive exercises. Adobe Photoshop basics are taught using the drawing, paintbrush and selection tools as well as a variety of graphic file formats. Hands-on experience with Dreamweaver will provide you with the basic toolset to add content and design elements such as colors, text, images, image rollovers and tables to your personal web pages. This camp is for beginners although students should have experience with computers to be successful. It runs in a PC lab on campus. YTH 628 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $299
GROUP SURVIVAL for ages 10 - 15
Imagine you are lost in the mountains or the woods. No food or cell service. What would you do? How do you stay warm? Where is the water? Do you know first aid if you get hurt? Come join us to learn ways to survive. Topics may include: Foraging for food, setting traps, making a shelter, crossing waterways, orienteering, self-rescue and more. YTH 706 30 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BEDFORD $299
LEGOMINDSTORMS EV3 for ages 8 - 12
See prior description for details about this camp.
YTH 621 80 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOWELL $269
FASHION DESIGN for ages 10 - 15
Are you interested in the texture, style and design of clothing? 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. Lowell, a city rich with textile history and tradition, is an ideal setting for this camp. The 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. A fashion show on the final day of camp will display our creations.
YTH 614 80 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOWELL $319
EXPERIENCE WRITING for ages 10 - 15
See prior description for details about this camp. All trips included in this program will be in the Downtown Lowell area.
YTH 634 80 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOWELL $269