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More Summer Camps for Middle, High School Students at Collin College

March 28, 2016 – There is a little something for everyone this summer at Collin College. Middle and high school students interested in nursing, robotics, music, dance or college prep have a lot of options on campus as summer camps heat up. 

  • SAT Math Review
    Two sections available:
    1. Saturdays, June 4-July 16, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
      Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Boulevard in Plano OR
    2. Wednesdays, June 8-July 13, 9 - 11 a.m.
      Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney

Students will learn test-taking strategies for the SAT. Sample problems and practice tests are included. Open to students 14 years and up. Cost is $69. Contact 972.985.3750 or CEadvisor@collin.edu for more information. More at http://www.collin.edu/ce/teens/ . 

  • SAT Verbal Review
    Two sections available:
    1. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7-July 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
      Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Boulevard in Plano OR
    2. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 21-July 21, 9 - 11 a.m.
      Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney

Students will learn effective test-taking strategies for the verbal portion of the re-designed SAT exam including sentence completions, critical reading, essay writing and improving sentences and paragraphs. Identifying sentence errors will be emphasized.  Open to students 14 years and up. Cost is $99. Contact 972.985.3750 or CEadvisor@collin.edu for more information. More at http://bit.ly/SAT-Review .

  • Nurse Camp
    Monday-Wednesday, June 13-15, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney

    For students interested in getting an inside look at the nursing profession, Collin College is hosting its free Nurse Camp. Open to students between 8th -12th grades, participants will observe demonstrations and participate in simulations. Space is limited. Registration open through April 29 or until spots are filled. Call Beth Kasprisin, clinical coordinator of nursing, at 972.548.6605 or email mkasprisin@collin.edu for more information.

  • Teen Entrepreneurial Academy
    Monday-Friday, June 13-June 17, 9 a.m.-noon
    Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney

    Students will learn how to turn their idea(s) into a business, determine if they can make money with their idea, learn to price their product or service for their target market and plan social media and other marketing options to get the word out. Students will also enjoy guest speakers, breakout sessions and networking opportunities. Open to teens ages 14 and up. Cost is $149. Contact 972.985.3750 or CEadvisor@collin.edu for more information. More at http://bit.ly/TeenEntrepreneur .
  • College Knowledge 101
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 14 - Aug. 4, 7 - 9:30 p.m.
    Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney

    Searching, selecting and securing the college that is the best fit can seem overwhelming and a difficult process to navigate. This course will provide students with an action plan, resources and the confidence to succeed not only in getting admitted to their top choice college or university, but also in college life, inside and outside of the classroom. Open to ages 14 and up. Cost is $99. Contact Jennifer Blalock at 972.985.3717 or jblalock@collin.edu for more information. More at http://bit.ly/CollegeKnowledge101 .
  • Summer Robotics Camp
    Tuesday-Thursday, June 21-23, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Spring Creek Campus, Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano

    Students between 7th – 10th grades will stimulate their minds and unleash creativity at the Summer Robotics Camp. Cost is $89 and includes three lunches. This camp is sponsored by the Collin College Robotics Club and the Engineering Department. Spots are limited and registration fills quickly. Early registration is recommended. Call Nancy Huff at 972.377.1501 or email engtechevent@collin.edu for more information.

  • Collin Summer Dance Festival
    Monday-Friday, July 11-15, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Spring Creek Campus, Dance Studio AA146, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano

    The sixth annual Collin Summer Dance Festival features workshops in modern, ballet, jazz, Pilates, musical theatre and hip-hop. Cost is $125. The Summer Dance Festival is for beginners or advanced dancers, 14 years old and up. Space is limited. Online registration is available at www.collin.edu/department/dance/summerdance.html Call Tiffanee Arnold, festival coordinator, at 972.881.5830 or email dance@collin.edu for more information. 
  • All Girls Summer Robotics Camp
    Tuesday-Thursday, July 19-21, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Preston Ridge Campus, Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd in Frisco

    Girls between 7th – 10th grades get to design and build their own technological creation at the All Girls Summer Robotics Camp. Cost is $89 and includes three lunches. This camp is sponsored by the Collin College Robotics Club and the Engineering Department. Spots are limited and registration fills quickly. Early registration is recommended. Call Nancy Huff at 972.377.1501 or email engtechevent@collin.edu for more information.

  • Texas All-Star Jazz Camp
    Monday-Friday, July 18-22; 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano

    The Texas All-Star Jazz Camp features a flurry of daily workshops and rehearsals as musicians learn the world of big band jazz. Camp faculty includes top jazz musicians from around the country who have played with big names such as Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen, the Metroplexity Big Band and Woody Herman. This year’s special guest is NYC jazz and rock trombonist Tom "Bones" Malone.  Students must be at least 13 years old with at least one year of study on their instrument. Cost is $265 or $310 with lunch. Registration open through July 17 or until spots are filled. For information and a PDF application, call Kris Berg, professor of jazz studies, at 972.881.5108 or email kberg@collin.edu .

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.

 

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