Mystery, machines and more offered at Kankakee college summer camps
Middle school students who wants to be crime busters, legal eagles or welding wunderkinds can take their first steps at Kankakee Community College (KCC) this summer with hands-on training at its Riverfront Campus, according to a press release.
Girls entering sixth through eighth grades can sign up for any of the following one-day GirlSTEAM courses for $55 each (discounts are offered for four or more classes): “The Cookie Jar Mystery” on June 5, “Automata Art” on June 6, “Out of the Box” on June 7, “Fun with Color" on June 8, “Mind Your Own Business!” on June 12, “Mandala-Making” on June 13, “Eggs-Traordinary Physics Camp” on June 14, “The Science of Energy” on June 15, It All Takes Fuel!” on June 19, “STEM Through the Ages” on June 20, “Really Rad Robotics” on June 21 and “STEAM Means Sewing" on June 22.
Boys and girls are eligible for the Healthcare and Business and Technology camps. Healthcare Camp meets from 8:30 a.m. until noon from June 19 through 22, at a cost of $110. Participants will learn about six health care fields and receive CPR instruction and certification, plus a scrub shirt.
Business and Technology camps meet one day each from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and are $30 per day. On offer are “Law Enforcement Crime Busters” on June 19, “Legal Eagles Study Government” on June 20, “Everything About Teaching” and “Agri-Hort Experiences" on June 21, and “Basics of Welding" on June 22 (held at KCC’s Manufacturing building). All participants receive a career camp drawstring bag.
Drop off and pickup is at the Workforce Development Center, Room D121, except for Welding, where the rendezvous point is the Manufacturing Center Building at 2580 S. Route 45/52. Drivers can find the campus at either 100 College Drive or 817 River Road. For registration and additional information, contact Erica Billington, firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-802-8206.
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