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Collin College Offers Summer Camps for Middle and High School Students

March 15, 2017 – There is a little something for everyone this summer at Collin College. Middle and high school students interested in nursing, robotics, music, dance, SAT/ACT preparation and so much more have a lot of options on camps. Here are some of the camps offered by Collin College. For more summer camps, visit http://www.collin.edu/ce/teens/.

  • SAT Math Review
    Saturdays, June 3-July 8, Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Boulevard in Plano   OR
    Wednesdays, June 21-July 26, Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney
    The redesigned SAT Math components feature problems with applications in science, social science, career scenarios and other real-life contexts. This six session course focuses on helping students develop the knowledge and skills measured by the SAT Math components. Open to students 14 years and up. Cost is $109. Contact 972.985.3750 or CKA@collin.edu for more information. More at http://bit.ly/SAT-Review.

  • SAT Verbal Review
    Tuesdays/Thursdays, June 6-July 11, Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Boulevard in Plano  OR
    Tuesdays/Thursdays, June 20-July 25, Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney
    The redesigned SAT Verbal components include a reading test, writing and language test, and one optional essay question. This 10 session course focuses on helping students develop the knowledge and skills measured by the SAT Verbal components. Open to students 14 years and up. Cost is $129. Contact 972.985.3750 or CKA@collin.edu for more information. More at http://bit.ly/SAT-Review.

  • Nurse Camp
    Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7
    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 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Space is limited. Call Cathleen Rangel at 972.548.6583 or email crangel@collin.edu for more information.

  • Crime Scene Investigation Camp
    Monday-Thursday, June 19-22
    Preston Ridge Campus, Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco
    Participants will be introduced to the forensic science behind crime scene investigation. Sessions cover topics including fingerprints, blood evidence, DNA, shoe and tire impressions, search procedures, interviewing and many others. Crime Scene/Mystery Sessions will be devoted to sample crime scenes where students will collect evidence and solve the mock crimes. Each session and sample scene is age appropriate and challenging. The camp is open to incoming 9th -12th grade students. The cost is $100 per participant. Contact Dr. Stephanie James at sjames@collin.edu for more information.

  • Cyber Security Camp
    Tuesday-Thursday, June 20-22
    Spring Creek Campus, Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano
    If you are a 7th – 10th grade student who wants to learn how to defend against malicious attacks, then this camp is for you. In this Cyber Security Camp you will learn how computer systems work, how unsecure computer systems are breached and what you can do to protect computer systems from attackers. From 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. daily, cost is $89 and includes lunches. This camp is sponsored by State Farmthe Collin College Cyber Security and Engineering Departments. Spots are limited and registration fills quickly. Registration opens April 17. Call Nancy Huff at 972.377.1501 or email nhuff@collin.edu for more information.

  • Collin Summer Dance Festival
    Monday-Friday, July 10-14, 2017
    Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano
    The seventh annual Collin Summer Dance Festival features workshops in modern, ballet, jazz, pilates, musical theatre, hip hop, and contemporary. Daily classes are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 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.

  • ACT Preparation
    Tuesdays/Thursdays, July 11-Aug. 9
    Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano
    Review the English & writing, reading, math and science portions of the ACT Exam. Learn test taking strategies and subject study skills necessary to achieve the ACT score you're aiming for! Open to teens ages 14 and up. Cost is $129. Contact 972.985.3750 or CKA@collin.edu for more information. More at http://www.collin.edu/ce/teens/.

  • All Girls Summer Robotics Camp
    Monday-Friday, July 17-21
    Preston Ridge Campus, Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd in Frisco
    From 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., girls between 7th – 10th grades get to design and build their own technological creation at the All Girls Summer Robotics Camp. Cost is $89. This camp is sponsored by State Farm, the Collin College Robotics Club and the Engineering Department. Spots are limited and registration fills quickly. Registration opens April 17th. Call Nancy Huff at 972.377.1501 or email nhuff@collin.edu for more information.

  • Texas All-Star Jazz Camp
    Monday-Friday, July 17-21 (registration/auditions July 16)
    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. The TASJC welcomes, eleven-time Grammy winner and saxophonist Chris Vadala.  Students must be at least 13 years old with at least one year of study on their instrument. Cost is $285 or $335 with lunch. For information and a PDF application, call Dr. Garry Evans, Associate Dean, at 972.881.5636 or email gevans@collin.edu .

  • Robotics Camp
    Monday-Friday, July 24-28
    Preston Ridge Campus, Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco
    From 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., students between 7th – 10th grades will stimulate their minds and unleash creativity at the Robotics Camp. Cost is $89. This camp is sponsored by State Farm, the Collin College Robotics Club and the Engineering Department. Spots are limited and registration fills quickly. Registration opens April 17. Call Nancy Huff at 972.377.1501 or email nhuff@collin.edu for more information.

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