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Summer Camps at Collin College

 

Summer Camps for Middle And High Schoolers at Collin College

 

Thank you for your interest in Collin College summer camps. Unfortunately, all 2020 summer camps are cancelled due to the Coronavirus impact and our concern for participant safety. We appreciate your continued support of future summer camps.

 

Cancelled - Crime Scene Investigation Camp
Monday-Thursday, June 1-4; 1-4 p.m.
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), 9700 Wade Blvd

Participants will learn crime scene processing techniques. Campers will participate in various exercises that apply forensic techniques to the identification, documentation, preservation, and collection of various types of crime scene evidence to include: fingerprints, blood evidence, DNA, shoe and tire impressions, and search procedures. Mock crime scene activities and evidence are age appropriate and challenging. Campers entering grades 9-12 are eligible to attend. The cost is $125 per participant and includes snacks and a drink. For more information, call Grace Fox at 972.377.1501 or email gfox@collin.edu.

 

Cancelled - Pastry Camp
Monday-Friday, June 1-5; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Education
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), 9700 Wade Blvd

Are you ready to learn how to make delectable desserts that will impress your friends and family? Students between grades 7-10 will learn techniques from a pastry chef in a commercial kitchen. Cost is $149 and includes a hat, apron, and food. In this hands-on class students will learn various pastry and baking techniques. For more information, call Grace Fox at 972.377.1501 or email gfox@collin.edu.

 

Cancelled - Robotics Camps
Co-ed Camp: Monday-Friday, June 1-5; 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
All Girls Camp: Monday-Friday, June 8-12; 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), 9700 Wade Blvd

Students in grades 7-10 will stimulate their minds and unleash their creativity at the Summer Robotics Camps. These camps are sponsored by the Collin College Robotics Club and the Engineering, Technology, and Computer Sciences Department. Cost is $125 and includes snacks and a drink. For more information, call Nancy Huff at 469.365.1893 or email nhuff@collin.edu

 

Cancelled - Culinary Camp
Monday-Friday, June 8-12; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Education
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), 9700 Wade Blvd

Calling all teenage foodies! In this hands-on class, students in grades 7-10 will learn various culinary techniques from a chef in a commercial kitchen. Get ready for Pizza Monday, Taco Tuesday, Sushi Wednesday, Pasta Thursday, and Soup & Sandwich Friday. The camp fee of $149 will include a hat, apron, and food. For more information, call Grace Fox at 972.377.1501 or email gfox@collin.edu

 

Cancelled - SMASH Camp
Monday-Thursday, June 15-18, 9 a.m.- noon
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), 9700 Wade Blvd

Find out why learning science is fun. Calling all middle school students for an exciting four, half-day summer SMASH camp. Students can explore their potential in science and math-related disciplines and learn about topics in biology, chemistry, physics, geology, and math with fun, hands-on activities. This camp is designed with an interdisciplinary approach to give students a holistic view of how science works. Students entering grades 7-9 are eligible to attend. Cost is $80. For more information, call Dr. Dawn Richardson at 972.377.1725 or email drichardson@collin.edu or Dr. Sukanya Subramanian at 972.377.1583 or email ssubramanian@collin.edu.

 

Cancelled - Photography Camp
6th-8th grade – Monday-Friday, June 15-19, 9 a.m.- noon
9th-12th grade – Monday-Friday, June 22-26, 9 a.m.- noon
Plano Campus (Spring Creek), 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway

Join Collin College’s faculty and staff for a week of immersion into the art of photography. During the camp, students will explore the studio where they will each create professional quality, studio portraits. Students will also be photographing on campus with instructors, learning the basics of photography software, and making their own photographic prints. The cost of the camp is $150 and includes all the supplies campers will need, including a camera. Each student will also receive a camp t-shirt. There will be two separate camp sessions. The first session is open to students entering 6th grade through 8th grade; the second session is open to students entering 9th grade through 12th grade. For more information, please contact Anna Fritzel at 972-516-5028 or email afritzel@collin.edu.

 

Cancelled - Collin Summer Dance Festival 2020
Monday-Friday, July 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Plano Campus (Spring Creek), 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy., Dance Studio AA146

The twentieth annual Collin Summer Dance Festival is for beginning through advanced dancers, 14 years old and up. This festival typically offers classes in Yoga for Dancers, Pilates Mat Work, Body Conditioning, Dance Improvisation, Contemporary, Classical Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Swing, and more. The cost is $125 for early registration paid by May 1 or $150 if paid after May 1. Registration includes five days of classes, a t-shirt, and lunch on Friday. The registration deadline is June 28. Registration received after June 29 is subject to the festival coordinator’s permission and may include limited class selection, limited Friday lunch selection, and limited festival t-shirt sizes.  The late registration fee is $175. Refunds may be given up to two weeks prior to the festival start date. Any requests made after that time will be charged a refund fee of $25.00.  No refunds will be issued once the festival has begun. Visit www.collin.edu/finearts

for more information, email dance@collin.edu or call Tiffanee Arnold, festival coordinator, at 972.881.5830.

 

Cancelled - Animation Technology Camp
Monday-Friday, July 13-17, 9 a.m.- noon
Plano Campus (Spring Creek), 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway

The Department of Communication Design will host an Animation Technology Camp this summer for campers entering grades 7-8. Campers will learn about the 3D Animation Pipeline and learn and apply the 12 Principles of Animation in two 3D animation projects via Bouncing Ball Animation and a Ball Obstacle Course. Participants will also learn and apply the four-step process of 3D animation (planning, blocking, spline, and polish) and learn and apply the 3D software skills to pose 3D character rigs. No previous drawing skills are required. The cost is $150 per camper and includes hands-on instruction from Collin College faculty as well as a camp t-shirt. To register, visit https://epay.collin.edu/C20053_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=21&clearPreview=true&SINGLESTORE=true
Contact Brittany Jones at bnjones@collin.edu for more information.

 

Cancelled - Texas All-Star Jazz Camp
Monday-Friday, July 13-17 (registration/auditions July 12), 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Plano Campus (Spring Creek), 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway

The Texas All-Star Jazz Camp features a flurry of daily workshops and rehearsals as student musicians learn the world of big band and small group jazz. Camp faculty includes top jazz musicians from around the country, who have played with big names such as Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen and Woody Herman. Students must be at least 13 years old with at least one year of study on their instrument. Each summer, the TASJC welcomes a guest artist for a clinic with the students and an evening concert. This year, we are excited to have saxophonist Alex LoRe as the 2020 guest artist. Tuition and t-shirt are $325 with a $50 additional fee for on-campus lunch, if desired. To register, visit https://epay.collin.edu/C20053_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=16&clearPreview=true. For more information, visit www.collin.edu/department/music/jazz/jazzcamp.html, email Dr. Alex Heitlinger at aheitlinger@collin.edu, or call 972.516.5076. 

 

Cancelled - Young Artist Master Camp
Monday-Friday, July 13-17, 1-4 p.m.
Plano Campus (Spring Creek), 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway

The Young Artist Masters Camp will host amazing local artists/educators for a week-long art summer camp. Campers will learn about historical and contemporary master artists while creating their own studies. A variety of techniques, mediums, and compositions will be investigated in media-specific studios to help each student find his or her artistic voice. Each media studio is limited to 15 seats. An exhibition and reception are planned at the end of the week. Students entering 6th grade through 12th grade are welcome to join. The cost is $175 for the week. All supplies are included along with a camp t-shirt. For additional information, email Professor Jennifer Seibert at jseibert@collin.edu, or Erika McIlnay at emcilnay@collin.edu.

 

Cancelled - Cybersecurity Camp (Co-ed)
Wednesday-Friday, July 22-24; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), 9700 Wade Blvd

Want to know how hackers break into computers? Like to play with computers and electronics? Students in grades 8-12 will learn how people hack into computers and how to protect computer systems. This camp is sponsored by the Engineering, Technology and Computer Sciences Department. Cost is $125 and includes lunch. For more information, call Grace Fox at 972.377.1501 or email gfox@collin.edu.

 

Cancelled - Girls Coding Camp
Monday-Friday, July 27-31, 9 a.m.-noon
“Storytelling through Code: The World of Alice”
Plano Campus (Spring Creek), 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway

Come join us on a girls-only journey through the world of Alice. Alice is a graphical programming environment that allows us to create amazing animated stories. Create your own graphic novel using the programming concepts of sequencing, conditional statements, and loops. Campers entering grades 6-8 are eligible to attend. No previous experience is necessary; just bring your creativity. The cost is $125 per participant and includes snacks and a drink. For more information, call Grace Fox at 972.377.1501 or email gfox@collin.edu

 

Cancelled - Girls STEM Quest
Saturday, Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge) Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd.

Inspired by the legacy of pioneers like NASA’s Katherine Johnson, the Girls STEM Quest is a day-long series of workshops and experiential learning opportunities focused on promoting and encouraging middle school-aged girls to enter Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. Participants will listen to an inspiring keynote speaker, experience a variety of interactive lab-based seminars, acquire a focused look of different career fields with a STEM industry expert or educator, and visit the high-tech discovery zone. Girls entering grades 6-8 are eligible to attend. The cost of the event is $25 and includes lunch, a t-shirt and a canvas draw-string bag to collect resources provided throughout the day. For more information, call Grace Fox at 972.377.1501 or email gfox@collin.edu.

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