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Kids' College Starts July 9 and Runs through August 2

Kids’ College at Jefferson Community College (JCC) is July 9 through August 2, 2018. Youth who attend Kids' College get hands-on experiential learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEaM) and a fun experience! This summer, themes include environmental science, agricultural engineering, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, rockets, nature, art, dance and more. Kids' College workshops run Monday through Thursday. Workshop times vary from full-day to half-day to hourly.

To register, print the registration form available online and mail with payment to JCC Continuing Education Division, 1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or call JCC Continuing Education Division at 315-786-2233 to register by phone. Workshops with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled five (5) business days before the workshop start date.

A full listing of JCC Kids’ College workshops is available online.

Kids’ College is made possible through partnerships between Jefferson Community College Workforce Development and Business and EDGE on Science, Black Rocket, American Dining Creations, Car Freshner, Bernier Carr & Associates, and Purcell Construction Corporation.

Kids’ College Featured Workshops

Agricultural Engineering: Farming, Food and the Future! (Grades 1-4)

This week the focus is on food - where different foods comes from and  how to prepare different kinds of food for taste and nutrition.  The week will end with a cook-off using foods from local farms.
Monday-Thursday, July 16 – 19
9:00 am to 4:00 pm / Cost: $225 / CED 867 701

Musical Theater/Broadway Dance

You'll be ready for center stage after warming up to your favorite musical numbers. You're the star of your favorite musical during this weeklong dance camp! We will learn dances straight from the stages of Wicked, Hairspray!, A Chorus Line, and Disney’s Frozen

Monday – Thursday, July 16 – 19 (Ages 7 - 12)
9:00 am to 11:00 am / Cost: $70 / CED 816 701
Monday – Thursday, July 23 – 26 (Ages 13+)
9:00 am to 11:00 am / Cost: $70 / CED 808 701

Hydraulics Makerspace (Ages 9-14)

Your child will learn about simple machines and how a hydraulic system works. Then, they will experiment with the makerspace build components to see how they connect together. Everyone has a build buddy! The real fun begins when engineering objectives are given and everyone gets to design their own machine. There is no end to what your child will come up with!

Monday-Friday, August 6 -10
8:00 am to 12:00 pm / Cost: $280 / CED 934 701