Fundamentals Summer Camps 2014

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) 384-4190
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REGISTRATION begins May 1, 2014.

Deadline for REGISTRATION is one week prior to the start date.


Firearm Safety Camp
$89

SPORT 746-81: June 23-27
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 5-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 271
Note: Meets at a local firing range on the last day of camp. 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 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.


Basic Pistol Safety Camp
$89

SPORT 751-81: July 7-11
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 5-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 271
Note: Meets at a local firing range on the last day of camp. Transportation is not provided by MCCC.

Gain the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for operating a pistol safely. You'll learn the NRA's rules for safe gun handling, pistol parts and operation, shooting fundamentals and range rules as well as how to shoot revolvers and semiautomatic pistols from the bench rest position and two-handed standing positions. Cost includes use of pistol 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. Prerequisite: You must provide proof of your certificate earned from an NRA basic rifle class. A parent or legal guardian must accompany the child when at the shooting range on Friday; otherwise, the child will not be able to participate at the range.


AR 15 Rifle Safety Camp
$99

SPORT-747-81: July 14-18
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 5-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 271
Note: Meets at a local firing range on the last day of camp. Transportation is not provided by MCCC.

Take your firearm knowledge to the next level! Gain the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for sage use of an AR 15 rifle for target shooting. 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.


Basic Black Powder Rifle Safety Camp
$99

SPORT 750-81: July 21-25
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 5-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 271
Note: Meets at a local firing range on the last day of camp. Transportation is not provided by MCCC.

This camp is designed to teach you the essentials of safe and efficient use of a muzzleloading rifle. Focus is on NRA's three rules for safe gun handling; parts; loading; shooting; cleaning; shooting from a standing position and shooting from a crossed stick position. 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. Prerequisite: You must provide proof of your certificate earned from a NRA basic rifle class.


Calling all Junior Chefs!
Cooking Camp

$94

CSM 710-81: August 4-8
9 -11 a.m.
For boys and girls grades 3-6

CSM 710-82: August 4-7
12 - 2:30 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 7-10

Meets in the Warrick Student Services/Administration building, Kitchen

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
$79

ART 756-81: July 7-10
1 - 5 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 3-10

ART 756-82: July 14-17
1 - 5 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 3-10

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 275

Designed to bring the budding artist out of you! Taught by Steve Ryder, professional artist, you'll learn some basic drawing and art skills such as shading, color and perspectives, as well as some basic painting skills. Creativity is encouraged in this camp, as you'll be painting a group picture and creating your own free form images. We'll end this camp with an art gallery show to display your works of art for your family and friends.
Note: Campers should wear comfortable play clothes that can get messy and are easily cleaned.


Lights, Camera, Action!
Theater Camp

$79

THEA 701-81: July 7-18
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (ends at Noon both Fridays)
For boys and girls grades 5-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater

Steve Ryder, an actor and magician with over 5,000 performances to his credit, will direct this two-week camp designed to teach the fundamentals of the entire theatrical process. Topics will include auditioning, rehearsal, basic make-up and costuming, basic lighting and set creating. Camp concludes with a short original performance for family and friends. True to real theater, not all kids will have the exact number of lines. However, all campers will have a choice to take a role they're comfortable with and will be involved in the final production, either on stage or behind the scenes.


Live and Unplugged
Guitar Camp

$79

MUSIC 721-81: July 21-25
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 8-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 203

For the aspiring rock and roller! If you ever wanted to learn how to play a guitar, here is you chance! If you ever wanted to learn how to play a guitar, here is your chance! Campers will learn the names of 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.


Life Through a Camera Lens!
Photography Camp
$79

PHOTO 720-81: July 14-18
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 8-12

Meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room 289

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 a small amount of 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!


Welding Camp
$37

Note: Qualified minorities and females may qualify for free tuition for our Welding Camp through a STEM grant. Please inquire at the time of registration.

WELD 725-81: June 23-26*, 9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 9-12

WELD 725-82: June 23-26*, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9-12

WELD 725-83: July 7-11**, 9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 9-12

WELD 725-84: July 7-11**, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9-12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room 169

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.

The discounted price of this camp is made possible with sponsorship from Baker's Gas and Ace Hardware, National Galvanizing, Ventower Industries, RoMan Manufacturing, Inc. and the Carl D. Perkins Grant.

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Miller ElectricRoman Manufacturing

*The June Welding camp will include the Miller Electric© mobile welding trailer.
**The July Welding camps include a combined field trip on Friday to a local business for a tour of facilities. Transportation is included and provided by MCCC.

 


Dribble, Pass, Shoot - Basketball Camp
$69

SPORT 724-81: July 21-24
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls entering grades 2-5

SPORT 724-82: July 21-24
1 - 4 p.m.
For boys and girls entering grades 6-8

Meets in the Health Education Building, Room 131

Join Monroe varsity basketball coach Gretchen Elliot 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.


Serve it up - Volleyball Camp for Girls
$79

SPORT 726-81: July 14-18, 9-11:30 a.m.
For girls entering grades 5 and 6

SPORT 726-82: July 14-17, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
For girls entering grades 7 and 8

Meets in the Health Education Building, Room 131

Join seasoned camp trainer Gary Davis for a fun camp of intense volleyball training. He brings 18 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.


NEW! Dissection Camp
$79

MEDCL 831-81: July 14-17
9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 4-6

Meets in the Health Education Building, Room 165

Terri Langton, a local health educator, will lead this exciting and education four-day camp. Campers will have an opportunity to dissect a heart, lungs, stomach, eyes and chick legs. Each day will also feature related topics and creative activities to accompany the organ system such as CPR, nutrition and health occupations. Gloves, dissection supplies and materials will be provided.
Note: It is recommended that campers wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the hands-on dissection and other physical activities.

 

2014 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!
Camp Evaluation:
On the last day of camp, we will be sending home an evaluation with your children and we ask that you take a moment to complete it. We value your feedback and continuously look for ways to improve our programs. Parents are encouraged to visit any or all classrooms to observe the activities and instructors in the summer camp programs at MCCC. Questions or concerns should be directed to the Office of Lifelong Learning at 734.384.4127.
Special Notes:
Many of our camps require campers to wear appropriate clothing and/or bring items from home. In some cases, the specified clothing is required due to safety concerns and if your child is not dressed as required, they will unfortunately not be permitted to participate in camp activities that day. Please take time to look at camp requirements that are noted at the end of each camp description in this brochure. If you have questions or concerns, please call the Office of Lifelong Learning.

 

Registration Information
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

REGISTRATION begins May 1, 2014.

To register call or fax your registration/waiver form to: Main Campus (734) 384-4127, fax (734) 384-4190.

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