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Fundamentals Summer Camps 2018

Don't Miss the Fun!  Call today and register for one or all of the camps being offered this summer at MCCC:  Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Register early as sessions are limited.

You must complete the registration form and Emergency Waiver/Release form before sending your child to camp.
Registration Form/Emergency Waiver/Release of Liability Form - pdf file

To register call or fax your registration form. Main Campus (734) 384-4127, fax (734) 687-6049
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Deadline for REGISTRATION is one week prior to the start date.

Summer Camps

Child and Babysitting Safety Camp - $89

For boys and girls grades 6 – 10
CHILD 751-81: Mon – Thurs, June 25 - 28, 9 - 11 a.m.
CHILD 751-82: Mon – Thurs, June 25 – 28, 1 – 3 p.m.
Meets in the Health Education Building, room H 164

When you’re watching other people’s children, the most important thing you can do is keep those children safe. After successfully completing this camp, your parents and the parents of the children you watch will be pleased with how prepared you are. Topics to be covered include: babysitting as a business; safety and injury prevention; leadership; playtime; basic caregiving skills for infants and young children; first aid for bites and stings, bleeding, burns, choking, injuries, poisoning and sudden illness; hands only CPR; and performance and written evaluation. All supplies are included in the cost: ASHI certification, manual, some first aid supplies, CPR practice tool and a tote bag. The camp is taught by Christine Chickeral, an authorized instructor through the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI).


Agriculture Awareness Camp - $24

AGRI 709-81: Mon – Fri, July 9 – 13, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 3 – 5
AGRI 709-82: Mon – Fri, July 16 - 20, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grade 6 – 8
Meets in the Career Technology Center, room T 157

Agriculture is behind every piece of food you eat, clothes you put on, and even the crayons you color with. Too many young people are going through primary and secondary education without acquiring any knowledge about agriculture and its connection with everyday life. This camp will provide that introduction to agriculture, and allow campers to explore the connection and importance of topics including pollinators, the use of pesticides, precision agriculture equipment, insect identification, and much more! Plan to get your hands dirty with daily hands-on activities in the field! Note: Please dress appropriate to the weather. Bring your sunscreen and we recommend a hat.


Cooking Camp - $99Cooking Camp

CSM 710-81: Mon – Fri, June 18 – 22, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 3 – 6
CSM 710-82: Mon – Fri, June 25 – 29, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 7 – 10
Meets in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building, Cafeteria

Calling all junior chefs! Join us for this camp designed to take your cooking skills to the next level! Campers will learn all the basic cooking methods while preparing a different meal daily. Just to keep things tidy, you’ll review kitchen safety and sanitation skills. Note: Campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toed shoes. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.


Aspiring Artist Camp - $99Artist Camp

For boys and girls grades 3 – 10
ART 756-81: Mon – Fri, June 25 - 29 9 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the East Technology Building, Room 105

Designed to bring the budding artist out of you! Taught by Jamie Copley Sansom, an art instructor with 18 years of teaching experience from Bedford Public Schools and the Toledo Museum of Art. Art camp provides students with an introduction to several forms of visual art including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Creativity is encouraged in this camp! Note: Campers should wear comfortable play clothes that can get messy and are easily cleaned.


Guitar Camp - $79Guitar

For boys and girls grades 8 – 12
MUSIC 721-81: Mon – Fri, July 9 – 13 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room Z 203

For the aspiring rock and roller! If you ever wanted to learn how to play a guitar, here is your chance! Campers will learn the names of the strings and how to tune a guitar. In addition, you’ll learn basic major and minor chords and basic chord progressions that will enable you to play hundreds of songs. Depending on skill level, campers could learn songs each day while others may need some additional practice at home. Note: Campers must provide their own electric or acoustic guitar and bring it each day to camp.


PPhotography Camphotography Camp - $79

For boys and girls grades 5 – 12
PHOTO 720-81: Mon – Fri, July 16 – 20 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T152

Explore the world through a camera lens! Local fine art photographer Kevin Trickey will teach you the different parts of the camera, how to work them, and the basics of ISO, exposure, composition and flash. This camp is designed for all skill levels, including those who want to experiment with advanced photography. You will spend time in the computer lab doing some cool stuff to your photos using Photoshop. Note: Campers will likely be going outside to shoot pictures; please wear or bring appropriate clothing for the weather. Don’t forget to bring your camera.


Basketball Camp - $69

SPORT 724-81: Mon – Thurs, July 23 – 26 9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 2 – 5
SPORT 724-82: Mon – Thurs, July 23 – 26 1 – 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 6 – 8

Meets in the Health Education Building, Room H 131
Join basketball coach Gretchen Elliott for a camp designed to improve basketball skills in a competitive and fun environment. Campers will receive instruction in shooting, passing, ball handling, rebounding, defense, offensive concepts, leadership and teamwork. Campers will also participate in individual contests. This camp emphasizes concepts to make each athlete a better player and person. Note: Campers should wear appropriate clothing and bring their own bottled water or container to fill using the drinking fountain.


Volleyball Camp for Girls - $79

SPORT 726-81: Mon – Thurs, July 9 – 12 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For girls grades 4 – 6
SPORT 726-82: Mon – Thurs, July 9 – 12 1 – 3:30 p.m.
For girls grades 7 – 9
Meets in the Health Education Building, Room H 131

Join seasoned camp trainer Gary Davis for a fun camp of intense volleyball training. He brings 20+ years of experience in directing camps and clinics in the surrounding area. Players will learn techniques in serving, underhand passing and attacking. This camp emphasizes concepts intended to help players succeed both on and off the court. Note: Campers should wear appropriate clothing (including knee pads) and bring their own bottled water or container to fill using the drinking fountain.


Self Defense Camp - $89

For boys and girls grades K – 5
SPORT 733-81: Mon – Fri, July 9 - 13 9 - 11 a.m.
Meets in the Health Education Building, Room H 139

This camp will create an environment where kids can learn some of life’s most valuable lessons, including street safety, anti-bullying skills, and practical self-defense. Campers will learn to recognize threatening situations, how to respond to them and how to mentally and emotionally gather the confidence needed to survive. Learn unarmed techniques to defend yourself. Let’s have some fun while working on confidence, fitness and critical life skills. Taught by Master Mark Bergmooser, 5th-dgegree black belt. Note: Please wear comfortable gym clothes.


Firearm Safety Camp - $79Firearm Safety Camp

For boys and girls grades 5 – 12
SPORT 746-81: Mon – Fri, June 25 – 29 9 a.m. – Noon
Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room Z 203
Note: Camp meets at a local firing range on the last day. Transportation is not provided by MCCC.

We aim to take the mystery out of guns at an early age and provide skills that will stay with you for a lifetime. While you will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, rifle parts and operation, shooting fundamentals and range rules, the emphasis will always be on safety! Cost includes use of rifle, ear/eye protection and ammunition at the firing range. This class is taught by Wayne Blank, an NRA-certified instructor. Note: Campers must attend all four classroom sessions to be eligible to participate at the firing range and earn your certificate.


VEX IQ Beginner Robotics Camp - $69

ELEC 729-81: Mon – Thurs, July 9 – 12 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 3 – 6
ELEC 729-82: Mon – Thurs, July 16 – 19 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 6 – 8
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 160

This camp will give you a general robotics introduction using the VEX IQ robotics platform. You will construct at least two robots to be used to perform various functions, including autonomous driving, lifting objects, driving on a course and avoiding obstacles. Campers will also learn graphical programming and use of sensors as a component in robotics movement. In addition, you’ll receive an introduction to industry norms and receive tele-operated (remote control) robotics driving time in addition to autonomous operation. Please bring a lunch each day of camp.


VEX IQ Advanced Robotics Camp $69

For boys and girls grades 3 – 8, who have already attended a beginner camp
ELEC 730-81: Mon – Thurs, July 23 – 26 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 160

Advanced VEX IQ campers should have some robotics background on either the VEX IQ or LEGO platform. It will be designed around the 2017-2018 VEX IQ game, which is scheduled for release in late April. In addtion, it will prepare you to compete in VEX IQ at an advanced level. Included are all the concepts of the VEX introduction course and adds Engineering Notebook keeping and advanced planning and project management. Campers should have designed and recorded a viable competition robot by the end of the week. Please bring a lunch each day of camp.


STEM Camps at MCCC ~ Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Automotive Camp - $24

For boys and girls grades 9 – 12
AUTO 723-81: Mon – Fri, June 18 – 22 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T178

An automotive summer camp is heading to MCCC! With a partnership with Roush® and Roush Performance Racing®, the camp will cover a range of topics including shop safety, draining fluids and removing shields as well as an engine swap with fluid checks and Roush’s® very own Performance trailer. We will also discuss and perform simple repairs, problem analysis and career opportunities in the field.

Note: To ensure safety, campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toe shoes. NO SHORTS. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home. This is an all day camp. Please bring lunch with you daily to camp.


Building Construction Camp - FREEConstruction Camp

For boys and girls grades 9 – 12
CONM 702-81: Mon – Fri, June 18 – 22 9 a.m. – Noon
CONM 702-82: Mon – Fri, June 18 – 22 1 – 4 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T154

Let’s build something! This camp integrates safety instruction, building design, a hands-on project, and an introduction to all aspects of the trades. Campers are provided with safety equipment and tools as part of an overview to the industry’s most highly skilled craft workers. Note: To ensure safety, campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toe shoes. NO SHORTS. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.


CADdesign Camp - $24

For boys and girls grades 8 – 12
DRFTG 732-81: Mon – Fri, July 9 – 13 9:30 a.m. – Noon
DRFTG 732-82: Mon – Fri, July 9 – 13 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T158

This camp will give campers a look into some of the skills and tools used in the mechanical design process. You will learn about 2D drawing, using the DraftSight software as well as create 3D drawings and animations using SolidWorks. In addition, you will get to see how 3D printers create models.


Metrology (Science of Measurement) Camp - FREEMetrology Camp

For boys and girls grades 8 – 12
QSTC 774-81: Mon – Fri, June 25 - 29 9 a.m. – Noon
QSTC 774-82: Mon – Fri, June 25 - 29 1 – 4 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T159

The Metrology (measurement science) camp will teach you how to design and run measurement calibrations to determine accuracy, precision, reliability and traceability. Metrology, after all, borrows concepts from physics, math (mostly statistics), chemistry, all kinds of engineering, and even a little biology and medicine at times. Campers will experience hands-on activities.


Welding Camp - FREE

For boys and girls grades 9 – 12
WELD 725-81: Mon – Fri, June 18 - 22 9 – 11:30 a.m.
WELD 725-82: Mon – Fri, June 18 - 22 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T165

Explore the exciting field of welding! You will learn the basics of welding technology with an emphasis on shielded metal arc (stick) welding and gas metal arc (MIG) wire welding on low carbon steel. You will gain hands-on experience with welding equipment, including the opportunity to complete a welding art project that you will take home. Previous welding experience is not necessary! Note: To ensure safety, campers must wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and closed-toe shoes. NO SHORTS and no nylon of any sort. Due to safety concerns, campers who are not dressed appropriately will not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day and/or will be sent home.


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2018 FUNdamentals Summer Camps: Some housekeeping and safety guidelines to ensure that everyone's camp experience at MCCC is a great one!
Before Camp:
  • Each camper must have a signed Release of Liability Waiver on file with the office prior to the first day of camp.
  • It is recommended that you register your child for the grade level they will enter in the fall.
Drop Off:
  • Be sure you have designated on the Emergency Form who will be dropping off/picking up your child from camp each day.
  • Do not drop off your child any earlier than 10 minutes prior to the start of the camp!
  • Upon arrival on the first day of camp, stop at the check-in table to confirm your child's registration and liability form is on file.
  • You must walk your child to and from the classroom each day of camp. Do not drop your child off in the parking lot!
Pick Up:
  • Arrive promptly at the classroom to pick up your child each day of camp. If a parent is consistently late, we reserve the right to prohibit your child from continuing with the camp.
  • Do not wait in the parking lot and ask your child to walk out unescorted.
During Camp
Sessions:
  • Appropriate behavior is expected. Students will be prohibited from continuing with camp for misbehavior.
  • Many camps require campers to wear appropriate clothing and/or bring items from home. Please note camp requirements stated at the end of each camp description.
  • MCCC staff does not dispense medication.
  • Have fun!

Refund Policy
You may cancel your registration and receive a refund (less the cost of the t-shirt purchased) up to the day before the first session meets. No refunds will be issued thereafter.

Registration Deadline
The deadline for all camps is one week prior to the start date.  We must order t-shirts a week prior.  Last minute registrations may not be accepted and/or a t-shirt may not be available for your child.

Emergency and Liability Waiver
You must also complete Part 1 (emergency information) and Part 2 (liability waiver) on the registration form before your registration will be accepted.


Registration Form/Emergency Waiver/Release of Liability Form - pdf file

To register call or fax your registration/waiver form to: Main Campus (734) 384-4127, fax (734) 687-6049.

Each session must have a minimum number to run, MCCC reserves the right to make changes to this schedule as deemed necessary.