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Fundamentals Summer Camps 2019

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
.

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

Summer Camps

Weather Camp $59
MET 701-81: Mon – Thurs, June 24 – 27, 1 – 3 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 6 – 8
MET 701-82: Mon – Thurs, July 8 – 11, 1 – 3 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9 – 11

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 154

Learn how to take official weather observations, understand Doppler radar, and make simple weather forecasts. We’ll study severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and flash floods. There will be outdoor activities that include taking weather measurements such as temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure and wind followed by group work analyzing what the weather data tells us.
You’ll make your own weather maps and learn how to make a simple forecast. Learn how thunderstorms and tornadoes form and how to stay safe vere weather hits.


Agriculture Awareness Camp $25
AGRI 709-81: Mon – Fri, July 15 – 19, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 5 – 7

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 165

Agriculture is behind every piece of food you eat, clothes you put on, and even the crayons you color with. This camp will provide an introduction to agriculture and allow campers to explore the connection and importance of topics including pollinators, soil and nutrients, precision agriculture equipment, plant and insect identification and much more! Plan to get your hands dirty with daily hands-on activities in the field!


Aspiring Artist Camp $99
ART 756-81: Mon – Fri, July 8 - 12, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 3 – 6
ART 756-82: Mon – Thurs, July 8 - 11, 1 – 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 7 – 10

Meets in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building, Room A 165

Designed to bring the budding artist out of you! Taught by Jamie Copley Sansom, an art instructor with 18+ years of teaching experience. This camp provides students with an introduction to several forms of visual art including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Creativity is encouraged! A section for older campers has been added this year to allow for more advanced art projects.


Cooking Camp I $99
CSM 710-81: Mon – Fri, June 17 – 21, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 3 – 6

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.


Cooking Camp II $99
CSM 710-82: Mon – Fri, June 24 – 28, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 7 – 10

Meets in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building, Cafeteria

This year we are changing it up for our older campers! In addition to learning all the basic cooking methods, this camp will run like a progressive cooking class, with more hands-on and ending the week with a mini chopped competition!


Advanced Cooking Camp for Teens $134
CSM 732 – 81: Mon – Fri, July 15 – 19, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 7 – 12

Meets in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building, A 149

An all new advanced cooking camp for teens! Campers will experience more advanced hands-on techniques including sauces, soups, braising, sautéing, deep-frying and one day of baking. We’ll finish off the week with a mini chopped competition! Prerequisite: You must have completed a cooking camp with Chef Linda.


Basketball Camp $69
SPORT 724-81: Mon – Thurs, July 22 – 25, 9 a.m. - Noon
For boys and girls grades 2 – 5
SPORT 724-82: Mon – Thurs, July 22 – 25, 1 – 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 6 – 9

Meets in the Health Education Building, Room H 131

Join 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.


Basketball Offensive Skills Camp $69
SPORT 753-81: Mon – Thurs, July 15 – 18, 9 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 4 – 9

Meets in the Health Education Building, Room H 131

Learn how to become a pure shooter and perfect your offensive moves. The focus of this camp will be correct shooting form, cutting, screening, moving without the ball, finishing techniques, ball handling, and footwork drills. In addition, athletes will develop a mindset of confidence, mental toughness, hard work and other intangibles to create great shooters and ball handlers. Athletes will also participate in competitions and games. This camp is for the player who is serious about improving their offensive skill set and have had live game experience.


Guitar Camp $79
MUSIC 721-81: Mon – Fri, July 8 – 12, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 8 – 12

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.


Photography Camp $79
PHOTO 720-81: Mon – Fri, July 15 – 19, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For boys and girls grades 5 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 152

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 as well as venture outdoors.


Self Defense Camp $89
SPORT 733-81: Mon – Thurs, June 17 - 20, 1 - 3 p.m.
For boys and girls grades K – 5

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 while having some fun working on
confidence, fitness and critical life skills. Taught by Master Mark Bergmooser, ree black belt.


Firearm Safety Camp $79
SPORT 746-81: Mon – Fri, June 17 – 21, 9 a.m. – Noon
Section 81 meets in the La-Z-Boy Center, Room Z 203.
SPORT 746-82: Mon – Fri, July 15 – 19, 9 a.m. – Noon
Section 82 meets in the Life Science Bldg., Room L 141
For boys and girls grades 5 – 12

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.


Volleyball Camp for Girls $84
SPORT 726-81: Mon – Thurs, July 8 – 11, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
For girls grades 4 – 6
SPORT 726-82: Mon – Thurs, July 8 – 11, 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.

 
STEM Camps

Automotive Camp FREE*
AUTO 723-81: Mon – Fri, July 15 – 19, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 178

Through 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.

*Sponsored by Roush Industries.


Building Construction Camp FREE*
CONM 702-81: Mon – Fri, June 17 – 21, 9 a.m. – Noon
CONM 702-82: Mon – Fri, June 17 – 21, 1 – 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 154

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.

*sponsored by: Bricklayers & Allied Craft Workers Local 2, Heat & Frost Insulators Local 45, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 8, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades DC 6, Ironworkers Local 55, Laborers International Union of North America Local 499, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons Local 886, Roofers Local 134, SheetMetal Workers Local 33, UA Plumbers/Pipefitters Local 671.


3D CAD Camp $25
DRFTG 732-81: Mon – Fri, July 8 – 12, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
DRFTG 732-82: Mon – Fri, July 8 – 12, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 158

Campers will get to design and manufacture a project from start to finish utilizing cutting-edge software. With the use of Mastercam 2019 software, you’ll draw wireframes, create toolpaths and machine a part, operating a CNC machine. A tour of a plant to explore career paths may be included.


Metrology (Science of Measurement) Camp FREE*
QSTC 774-81: Mon – Fri, June 17 - 21, 9 a.m. – Noon
QSTC 774-82: Mon – Fri, June 17 - 21, 1 – 4 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 8 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 159

This camp focuses on the science of measurement (metrology and quality) Campers will enjoy a hands-on experience in technology-based projects that teach you how to design, discover, build and test safely!

*Sponsored by DTE Energy and Consumers Energy.


Welding Camp FREE*
WELD 725-81: Mon – Fri, June 17 - 21, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
WELD 725-82: Mon – Fri, June 17 - 21, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 165

Explore the exciting field of welding! You will learn the basics of welding technology through
hands-on experience with welding equipment. You’ll complete a welding art project to take home.

*Sponsored by Baker’s Gas and Welding Supplies and Miller Electric.


Manufacturing Camp $25
MANUF 754-81: Mon – Fri, June 17 – 21, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
MANUF 754-82: Mon – Fri, June 17 – 21, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 9 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 175

Campers will get to design and build a fidget spinner from start to finish utilizing cutting-edge software. You’ll also tour a plant to explore and learn more about career opportunities in manufacturing.



VEX IQ Beginner Robotics Camp $100
ELEC 729-81: Mon – Thurs, July 8 – 11, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 3 – 6
ELEC 729-82: Mon – Thurs, July 15 – 18, 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. You’ll learn graphical programming and use of sensors, and receive tele-operated (remote control) robotics driving time in addition to autonomous operation.


Apollo 11 Celebration Drones Camp FREE
ELEC 733-81: Mon – Thurs, June 24 – 27, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
For boys and girls grades 4 – 12

Meets in the Career Technology Center, Room T 160

American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon 50 years ago. The event still inspires the imagination! NASA, LEGO® and the University of Washington are sponsoring summer camps and a contest in honor of this historic achievement. You’ll learn to fly drones in an effort to land a “Lunar Module” on a mockup of the lunar surface, and learn to work with LEGO® EV3
controlled “Lunar Rovers” to complete various missions. After completing the camp, you will have an opportunity to compete on July 20, 2019, at MCCC for the grand prize, a trip to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Join us as in the celebration of one of the greatest events in our shared human history!

 
 
2019 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 (near the entrance of the building or classroom of the camp session) to confirm your child’s Registration, Emergency Information and Release of Liability Waiver forms are 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.