West Windsor, N.J. – For families looking for a fun summer activity for the kids, Mercer County Community College (MCCC) has openings in several summer camp programs, including Camp College, Sports Camps and Tomato Patch Visual and Performing Arts Workshops.
Offered for young people ages 6 to 18, camp schedule options range from 8 weeks to 4 weeks to one-week, one-day and even half-day sessions.
All camp programs are based at Mercer’s West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road, and run through Aug. 16. Campers have access to the college’s full-service cafeteria, Olympic size pool, athletic fields, theater, tennis courts, air-conditioned classrooms and gymnasium. Before- and after-camp care is available.
Camp College’s Campus Kids is offered Monday through Thursday for children ages 6 to 13. In the second four-week session, which runs July 22-Aug. 15, campers can choose from more than 70 options to create an individualized schedule of daily activities.
On Friday Fun Days, campers can either extend their camp week or just come for a single day of recreational activities to destinations such as Ice Land Skating Center, and the Metedeconk River, where campers can take a pirate journey aboard the “Sea Gypsy.”
Popular Specialty Camps include Computer Camp, Science Camp, and Kids in the Kitchen, as well as Passion for Fashion, Advanced Chess and Eco Animal Adventure. The cost for Camp College is $990 for the 4-week session. For more information or to register, call (609) 570-3311, or click here.
MCCC Sports Camps are offered by the college’s Athletics Department and staffed by college and high school coaches. They are designed to help youngsters build their skills in specific sports while enjoying friendly competition.
Nine different sports will be offered in one-week sessions through August 16 for youngsters ages 6-15, including baseball, basketball, field hockey, mountain biking, soccer, softball, tennis, and Speed, Agility & Quickness . Tuition is $250 per week. To register, call (609) 570-3779.