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Summer Camps at Collin College

 

Summer Camps for Middle And High Schoolers at Collin College

 

Collin College is offering summer camps in Farmersville and Plano this July. Middle school and high school students can select from photography, crime scene investigation, robotics, and a jazz camp which is also open to adults, music educators, and band directors.  

 

Texas All-Star Jazz Camp – Online
Monday-Friday, July 19-23, 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. 

The annual Texas All-Star Jazz Camp will be offered in a fully online format. This camp is open to all music students ages 13-adult, as well as music educators, and band directors. Daily classes will be offered through Zoom. Events include classes in jazz improvisation, jazz history, instrumental master classes, guest artist master classes, and a live-streamed concert from the camp faculty. Jazz camp faculty include Collin College Jazz Studies professors as well as internationally acclaimed guest artists from across the country. Guest artists include Alex LoRe (saxophone), Kobie Watkins (drums), Kris Johnson (trumpet), Amanda Monaco (guitar), and others. Before June 15, the cost is $75, and after June 15 the cost is $100. Refer a friend for a $25 discount (must be refunded to Collin College if there is a no-show). Need-based scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis. To register, visit https://epay.collin.edu/C20053_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=16&SINGLESTORE=true .  For more information, contact director of Jazz Studies Alex Heitlinger at aheitlinger@collin.edu.  

 

Photography Camp
Monday-Friday, July 26-30, 9 a.m.-Noon
Plano Campus, 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 ages 11-15 will learn to create professional quality student portraits using the college’s photo studio. Students will also take photographs on campus with instructors, learn the basics of photography software, and make their own photographic prints. The cost is $125 and includes all the supplies campers will need, including cameras. Each student will also receive a camp t-shirt. To register, visit https://epay.collin.edu/C20053_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=22&clearPreview=true .For more information, contact Anna Fritzel at 972.516.5028 or email afritzel@collin.edu

 

Crime Scene Investigation Camp
Tuesday-Thursday, July 27-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Farmersville Campus, 501 S. Collin Parkway 

Learn hands-on forensic investigation techniques at the Crime Scene Investigation summer camp. Experts in criminal justice take participants through exercises that apply forensic methods to prepared crime scenes. Participants learn proper search procedures, as well as identification, documentation, preservation and collection of crime scene evidence including fingerprints, DNA, blood, and shoe and tire impressions.Mock crime scene activities and evidence are age appropriate and challenging. Campers entering grades 9-12 are eligible to attend. The cost is $110 per participant and includes supplies, snacks, and lunch. For registration, visit www.collin.edu/campuses/farmersville or call 972.549.6490.  

 

Robotics/STEM Camp
Tuesday-Thursday, July 27-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Farmersville Campus, 501 S. Collin Parkway 

Students in grades 7-10 will stimulate their minds and unleash their creativity in this camp. The camp includes three daily sessions devoted to robotics and other STEM-related subjects like astronomy, biology, engineering, geology, mathematics, and physics. Cost is $90 and includes snacks and lunches for all three days. For financial assistance, complete the financial assistance form. For early drop off (8:30 a.m.) and late pick up (4:30 p.m.), complete the early and late pick up form. For registration and forms, visit www.collin.edu/campuses/farmersville or call 972.549.6490.  

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