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Youth Programs

 
Open House !
for 2015 Summer Youth Camps
Sunday, Jan. 25 (snow date Feb. 1) 12 to 3 p.m.
MCCC West Windsor campus Student Center (SC)

additional CAMP COLLEGE Info Sessions
12 to 2 p.m. at MCCC's West Windsor campus
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Camp College

Ages: 6-16
When: mid-June to mid-August
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/campcollege
Contact: e-mail campcollege@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3311

Benefit: offers children an enriching alternative to the traditional summer day camp

  • Camp College provides the widest range range of flexible scheduling options.
  • 'Campus Kids' four-week traditional camp sessions offer more than 60 program selections including swim instruction, camp newspaper, creative writing, soccer, and juggling to mention a few in addition to dozens more academic and recreational programs for children ages 6-12.
  • One-week, individually priced full and half-day accelerated study, academic, and recreational programs offer unique opportunities not ordinarily found in elementary and middle school curriculums for children, ages 6-16. Programs include the popular Kids in the Kitchen series, Sea Camp Marine Biology at Sandy Hook, robotics, computers, fishing, rock climbing and adventure camp.
  • Friday Fun Days for children, ages 6-13, can extend the camp week or introduce children to the camp experience for just one day per week.

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Sports Camps

Ages: 6-15
When: June, July, August
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/community_youth_sports
Contact: e-mail zegarskr@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3779

Benefit: nine different camps full of variety and fun open the college's athletic and recreational resources to sports-minded youth

* Baseball Camp  (coed)
* Basketball Camps  (coed and girls only)
* Field Hockey Camp  (coed)
* Golf Camp  (coed)
* Mountain Biking Camp  (coed)
* Soccer Camps  (coed and girls only)
* Softball Camp  (girls only)
* Speed, Agility, & Quickness  (coed)
* Tennis Camp  (coed)

Click here for brochure with detailed information (pdf)

Most camps are held five days a week from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Physical Education building on the MCCC West Windsor campus. Optional swimming is available from 3 to 3:30 p.m. daily.

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Tomato Patch Visual and Performing Arts Workshops

Grades: 5-12
Click here
for sample videos of classes offered.
When: June, July, August
Website / More Info: http://www.kelseyatmccc.org/tomato_patch
Contact: e-mail projects@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3566

Benefit: Theater - Dance - Vocal Music - Visual Arts
The longest running, most successful, multidisciplinary summer arts program in central New Jersey.

SUMMER SESSIONS

SESSION I -- June 24 to July 18, 2013
for students entering grades 8-12 in the fall.
Classes meet Mondays through Thursdays, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.;
concludes with a Festival of The Arts on Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 7 p.m.

SESSION II -- July 22 to August 8, 2013
for students entering grades 5-7 in the fall.
Classes meet Mondays through Thursdays, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.;
concludes with a Festival of The Arts on Wednesday, August 7 and Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 7 p.m.

MASTER CLASS -- July 22 to August 9, 2013
for students entering grades 8-12 in the fall.
Classes meet Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
concludes with a Final Performance on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 7 p.m.

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Kelsey Kids Playshops

Grades: K-5
When: Jan. to March; Sept. to Nov.
Website / More Info: www.kelseyatmccc.org/playshops
Contact: e-mail projects@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3566

Saturday morning creative theatre workshops, presented in conjunction with Youth Stages under the direction of Jean Prall Rosolino.

  • "PLAYtime," for students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade, meets on Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m.
  • "PLAYing Around With Theatre," for students in 3rd through 5th grade, meets from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.

    Fall Session: Sept. 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20; Dec. 4, 2010
    Winter Session: Jan. 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011

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    Educational Talent Search

    Grades: 6-12
    When: yearlong
    Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/talentsearch
    Contact: e-mail brownp@mccc.edu phone 609-436-2781

    Benefit: academic, career, and personal counseling

    Educational Talent Search provides individual and group counseling sessions, academic advisement and technical assistance to Trenton youth (grades 6-12) and adults, high school drop-outs, and college stop-outs in the areas of career exploration, educational planning, college entrance examination preparation, admission and financial aid procedures and tutoring, on a limited basis, for the purpose of encouraging and assisting in their enrollment in college. All services are free!

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    S.M.I.L.E. / GEAR UP

    Grades: 7-12
    When: 12 months
    Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/smile/
    Contact: e-mail murrayw@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3158

    S.M.I.L.E.: Science and Math -- Interesting and Learned Easily
    GEAR UP: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

    S.M.I.L.E. / GEAR UP, and Community of Learners are open to students who attend targeted secondary schools in the Trenton Public School District, for grades 7 through 12, to prepare them for success in high school and college. Students make a 12-month commitment to the program by participating in after-school tutoring, Saturday instruction and a 6-week academic enrichment program during the summer.
    Educationally enriching activities and field trips are integral components of each program. All services are free!

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    Upward Bound

    Grades: high school
    When: school year
    Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/upwardbound/
    Contact: e-mail davisd@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3155

    Benefit: supports educationally and economically disadvantaged Trenton students who have the desire and potential to succeed in college

    During the school year, students receive academic instruction in college preparation and college level courses, after-school tutoring, and preparation for the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). By participating in career, academic and personal counseling sessions, students learn to make difficult decisions about which colleges to attend. College visits and educational field trips are included. All services are free!

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    Urban Academic Academy

    Grades: 11-12
    When: school year
    Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/uaa/
    Contact: e-mail doved@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3164

    Benefit: increase in high school graduates and those who apply for, are accepted into, and ultimately attend college

    Funded through the Mercer County One-Stop Career Center, provides college preparation, guidance, and support for low-income 11th and 12th graders who reside in Mercer County. Enrichment sessions held on Saturdays and after school emphasize reading, language arts, and math skills.

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