CFCC’s Kids College Offers Summer Learning and Fun

Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce the 2010 Kids’ College course program, sponsored by the CFCC Continuing Education Department. 

The summer program features classes just for kids as young as 6 to learn about art, science, social studies, technology, and physical education can be tapped for a summer of educational recreation that is fun and informative. Classes begin the week of June 14, and classes are scheduled intermittently throughout the summer.

For morning courses, students may be signed-in on campus as early as 8:30 a.m.  Pick-ups should be no later than 12:30 p.m. Students registered for afternoon courses may be signed in as early as 1 p.m. Pick-ups for afternoon or day long students should be no later than 5:30 p.m. A minimum of ten students per class is necessary to prevent cancellation of these offerings.

For more information or to register, call (910) 362-7199 or email bsmalls@cfcc.edu.

 The classes include:

 Bones and Remains  $65,  Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 10 to 12; June 14 to 18; 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon

Ages   7 to 9; June 21 to 25; 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon

Examine human bones and remains as well as other flora and fauna of the lower Cape Fear Region. Hands-on activities include skele-torso, and forensics explorations. The pig’s head and lungs will also offer three-dimensional multi-sensory learning. Students who have interests in science-related  or medical careers will be fascinated. No boring stuff here.

CFCC instructors Sandi Littleton, and Dr. Dave Covington will provide a realistic approach to college classroom and lab learning.

 

Solar Car & Panel Builders  $130, Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 10 to 12; June 14 to 18; 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Ages   7 to 9 ; June 21  to 25; 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Shawn Russell and other CFCC instructors introduce youngsters to solar system and green energy production, as well as  bio-fuel development processes that are taught  in North and Main Campus classroom areas. Solar Car and Panel Building kits assure extra hands-on fun.  Real learning rules as kids learn how to “Go Green.” The teachers will provide expert knowledge in formats appropriate for youngsters’  comprehensive and cognitive levels.

 

Sidewalk ‘Artnicks’  $65, ,  Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 6 to 8; June 14 to 18; 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Ages  9 to 11; June 21 to 25; 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Ages 12 to 14; June 28 to July 2; 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Students will make the chalk for uses in colorful sidewalk mosaics, streetscapes, movies scenes and portraits. Pastel Number designs on paper, and the creation of three dimensional art objects from buttons, pasta, shells, etc…keep the creative juices flowing.

Future artists can be cultivated.

 

Computer Tech Kids  $65,   Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 6 to 8; June 14 to 18; 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Ages 9 to 11; June 21 to 25; 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Ages 12 to 14; June 28 to July 2; 1:30 to 5 p.m.

ACFCC Center for Business industry and Government Computer Lab becomes the training camp for “funsters” and potential computer geeks. Art exercises, and Social Studies Gullah tales, music, and drumming complement traditional technological skill learning. Data entry speed games, and creating end of camp certificates are some of the lesson plan ideas.

 

Indian Lands Keepers  $65,   Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 7 to 9; July 5 to 9;  9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Ages 10 to 12; July 12 to 16;  9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Participants use CFCC classrooms and local natural settings to study and compare the lifestyles of Woodland Indians and other tribes in N.C. and the USA. Food, clothing, and shelter, customs and beliefs will be discussed through hands-on lesson plans. An emphasis on Indians as land keepers will complement discussions about current day “Go Green,” and “Earth Day” trends.

 

CMC Artistes (Cake/Muffin/Cookie Decorators) $65,  Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 7 to 9; July 5 to 9; 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Ages 10 to 12; July 12 to 16; 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Tasty art focuses this fun and creative course. Students will learn to use simple decorating tools and safe kitchen utensils to learn techniques for designing  goodies they love most. Kids with interests in art, baking, or  basic party theme planning will enjoy these lesson plans. Boys and girls can develop  decorative styles linked to personal interests ranging from dolls to trucks,  aliens to flowers. Sample take home treats might be a bonus for the family. A local baker will provide baked items to be decorated.

Etiquette For Teens  $65, Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 13 and Up;  June 14 to 18, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OR June 21 to 25, 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Essential etiquette and manners for teens are emphasized in this hands-on course that includes role modeling of appropriate behaviors. The lesson plans focus on basic civility expectations, good table manners, appropriate dress, language, mannerisms, carriage  and more. Christine Parker instructs.

 

‘Just Say Cheese’ Short-Film Making $65, Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 10 to 12

Fridays, June 18 and 25, July 2 and 9; 1 to 5 p.m 

Create and make movies. Young minds can be tapped for a possible movie-making hobby or future career. The short film –making class provides introductory steps for planning and developing a little movie. Youths will learn the appropriate uses of camera and technological equipment. Tim Vandenberg, CFCC Television Studio Manager will instruct the course. If possible, students should bring a Digital Mini DV Camera.

‘Your Shot’ Teen Film-Makers $65, ,  Pre-register ,  (910) 362-7199 or Email bsmalls@cfcc.edu

Ages 13 and Above

Fridays, July 16 and 23; Saturdays. July 17 and 24; 1-5 p.m.

Study film production – start to finish. Individual and small group production planning and completions offer hands-on fun. Learn basic and advanced filming techniques. A more advanced instructional plan gives details necessary for lighting, sound, physical positioning, and action-packed movie-making. Tim Vandenberg, the CFCC Television Studio Manager will instruct the course. If possible, students should bring a digital mini DVD Camera. Other cameras can also be used.

Project Team Work: Evening Basketball

Ages 6 to 8        $50

CFCC instructor Sandi Littleton helps tiny female and male players learn the basics of teamwork. The sport of basketball playing is introduced. Youngsters will learn to dribble, pass the ball, and the basic techniques for shooting the ball. Fun is emphasized. Parents or guardians may watch, and enjoy spending quality summer evening hours downtown with the kids. (Call for details about possible evenings and hours).

Ages 9 to 11      $50

Basketball team positions, and the fundamentals of play are emphasized by CFCC instructor, Sandi Littleton for boys and girls. The focuses on lay ups, passing, dribbling, and free throw techniques will keep participants occupied in constructive ways. Really learning the game is the plan. (Call for details about possible evenings and hours).

Ages 12 to 15    $65

CFCC Summer Coach Sandi Littleton separates the guys from the girls for serious attempts at studying and perfecting basketball shooting techniques. Lessons on jump shots, lay-ups, free throws, and three pointers extend PE’s reach. (Call for details about possible evenings and hours).

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