2016 Summer Youth Programs

For more information call 252-451-8216. Space is limited. Preregister & Prepay Early!

REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE HERE or in the Continuing Education Department.

NCC Summer Bridge (2016 Graduates) Camp Number: 38726
July 11-29, 2016, M-F, 8:30am -3:00pm, $35, Building B, Room 2101. Are you a graduating senior in high school AND attending Nash Community College in the Fall 2016? If the answer is YES, the Summer Bridge Program is for you! Attend our 3-week program in which you will earn college credit for ACA 122 (College Success Skills and Strategies) as well as refresh your English and math skills in seminar courses. Start the Fall 2016 semester ahead of your fellow classmates by attending our Summer Bridge Program. Registration begins on April 13, 2016. Students bring a bag lunch Monday- Thursday.  Lunch provided on Fridays. Instructor: Renee Martinez.

Prepare For Your SAT (Rising 9th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38464
July 12 - 22, 2016 T, TH, F  9am-12:00pm $65.00. Continuing Education Building, Room 8253.  Students will receive a comprehensive overview of all math levels, as well as a vocabulary, reading, and writing review. Each is designed to develop strategies to boost the SAT score and will guide students through helpful techniques for successful testing. A textbook is required & may be purchased in the Campus Store. Instructor: Holly Whistler.

LEGO® Robotics Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38635
July 18-21, 2016, M-TH, 9am-3:30pm, $105.00, Science & Technology Building, Room 7104.  Students with little or no experience with robotics or programming will learn how to build and program Lego® Mindstorm robots. This class introduces basic programming concepts while students work in teams to complete a variety of challenges using different motors and sensors. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day. Instructor: Reggie Cobb.

Girls Ecology Camp (Rising 3rd-5th grade) Camp Number: 38664
July 18-21, 2016, M-TH, 9am-3:30pm, $105.00, Science & Technology Building, Room 7210.  In this camp, students will have a unique opportunity to experience ecological science and STEM concepts. Their natural curiosity and enthusiasm for the outdoors will enable them to learn important ecological concepts. Throughout the week students will explore the ecosystem on NCC’s campus to include the pond, stream, nature trail, and general grounds, as well as conduct scientific investigations and experiments and participate in team building activities. Students need to bring a notebook, dress comfortably for outdoors, wear tennis shoes and socks, and bring a bag lunch each day. Instructor: Ailsa White.

Graphic Design Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38675
July 18-21, 2016, M-TH, 9am-12pm, $65.00 or $110 for Graphic Design & Video Gaming. (Camp Number for both Graphic Design and Video Gaming is 38677 and student brings a bag lunch each day). Business & Industry Center, Room 1211 on 2nd Floor.  Have you ever wanted to express yourself but needed more than words? Graphic Design is a visual medium that allows students to express their creativity through art and design. Students will create logos, develop magazine ads, and make an album cover from their favorite artist. Students need to bring a flash drive each day. Instructor: Thema Smith.

Video Gaming Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38676
July 18-21, 2016, M-TH, 12pm-3:30pm, $65.00 or $110 for Video Gaming & Graphic Design. (Camp Number for both Graphic Design and Video Gaming is 38677 and student brings a bag lunch each day).  Business & Industry Center, Room 1215 on 2nd Floor. This camp will teach students how to create and animate characters and add sound, effects and graphics. The technique is simple and the process will be fun. By the end of the camp, students will have designed 2-3 simulation games. Students need to bring a flash drive each day. Instructor: TBA

Intermediate Culinary Camp II (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38708
July 18-21, 2016, M-TH, 9am-12pm, $65.00, Business & Industry Center, Room 1162. Culinary careers are fun and in demand!  In this camp, students will learn set-up and recipe prep. for a variety of fun and delicious dishes to include pasta, pizza, quesadillas, baked and frozen desserts. At the end of each session students will enjoy their culinary creations.  Instructor: Winde Jackson-Davis.

STEM FUN Friday: Aerial Drones & Submersibles in Biology (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38653
July 22, 2016, Friday, 9am-3:30pm, $30.00. Science & Technology Building, Room 7203.  How are scientists using aerial drones to collect research data in biology? With demonstrations and hands-on activities, students will learn the latest methods for using these advanced robots to help scientists in the field. Students need to dress comfortably for outdoors, wear tennis shoes and socks, and bring a bag lunch.  Instructor: Reggie Cobb.

Beginner Environmental Minecraft: Basics & Biomes (Rising 3rd-7th grade) Camp Number: 38645
July 25-28, 2016, M-TH, 9am-3:30pm, $105.00, Science & Technology Building, Room 7104. The basic functions of Minecraft will be examined. Students will learn about the various biomes and how they relate to the real world biomes. They will also learn how to survive in different biomes. At the end of the camp students will participate in a Minecraft competition. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.  Instructor: Reggie Cobb.

Girls Ecology Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38665
July 25-28, 2016, M-TH, 9am-3:30pm, $105.00, Science & Technology Building, Room 7210. In this camp, students will have a unique opportunity to experience ecological science and STEM concepts. Their natural curiosity and enthusiasm for the outdoors will enable them to learn important ecological concepts. Throughout the week students will explore the ecosystem on NCC’s campus to include the pond, stream, nature trail, and general grounds, as well as conduct scientific investigations and experiments and participate in team building activities. Students need to bring a notebook, dress comfortably for outdoors, wear tennis shoes and socks, and bring a bag lunch each day.  Instructor: Ailsa White.

Drama Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade) Camp Number: 38702
July 25-28, 2016, M-TH, 9am-3:30pm, $110, Building D, Room 4007. Throughout the week students will explore techniques for developing their acting skills, character roles, story plot, setting, and dialogue, which will then culminate into a short play. Students will have the opportunity to learn/ memorize a character role for a concluding performance on July 28 at 6 pm at the Continuing Education Building, Room 8123. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Painting The World Fantastic Camp (Rising 3rd-8th grade) Camp Number: 38694
July 25-28, 2016, M-TH, 9am-12pm, $65 or $110 for Painting & Drawing. (Camp Number for both Painting & Drawing is 38696 and student brings a bag lunch each day). Continuing Education Building, Room 8253. This camp will encourage artistic self-expression while cultivating a knowledge of painting techniques in color, palette mixing and application using a variety of medium and styles on acrylic canvas and watercolor papers. On July 28, students will showcase their masterpieces for family and friends to view. A supplies list is available in the Con. Ed. Dept. Appx. supplies cost is $25. Instructor: Darlene Williams.

Drawing Studio Camp (Rising 3rd-8th grade) Camp Number: 38695
July 25-28, 2016, M-TH, 12:30pm-3:30pm, $65 or $110 for Drawing & Painting. (Camp Number for both Drawing & Painting Camps is 38696 and student brings a bag lunch each day).  Continuing Education Building, Room 8253. Students will learn fundamentals and techniques in drawing line, contour, shape, form, light, shadow, proportion and perspective to apply drawing concepts. Students will explore projects in realistic drawing, cartooning, layering, and rendering. On July 28, students will showcase their masterpieces for family and friends to view. A supplies list is available in the Con. Ed. Dept. Appx. supplies cost is $25.  Instructor: Darlene Williams.

Advanced Environmental Minecraft: More Biomes, Redstone, Circuits & More (Rising 3rd-7th grade) 
Camp Number: 38646   August 1 - 4, 2016, M-TH, 9am-3:30pm, $105, Science & Technology Building, Room 7104. Building upon the basics, students will explore additional biomes within Minecraft and learn how they are related to the real world biomes. They will also learn the basic functions of Redstone Circuits and how it can be used in create special objects. At the end of the week students will participate in an Ultimate Creations activity to showcase what they have learned all week. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day. Instructor:  Reggie Cobb.

LEGO® STEM Robot Competitions:(Rising 3rd graders, and up, may register.)  3-5th graders must register with a parent/guardian team member).  August 1 - 4, 2016, M-TH, 6pm-9pm, $10 per individual per night or $8 per team member per night. Team registration forms must be submitted together. Individual registrants will be assigned to a team. Teams of 2-4 may sign up to include family and friends. Science & Technology Building, Room 7104.  One, Two, Three, Four, it’s time for a robot war. Each person/team will have 2 hours to build and program a robot that will try to knock opponents out of the arena (sumo wrestling style competition). During a single elimination tournament a champion will be determined. Although not required, at least one team member should have Lego programming experience. Space is limited to 20 teams per day. Facilitator: Reggie Cobb.

Camp Number: 38654 for Individual on August 1.                   

Camp Number: 38655 for team member on August 1 

Camp Number: 38656 for Individual on August 2.               

Camp Number: 38657 for team member on August 2      

Camp Number: 38658 for Individual on August 3.                      

Camp Number: 38659 for team member on August 3    

Camp Number: 38660 for Individual on August 4.             

Camp Number: 38661 for team member on August 4