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MVCC Offers College for Kids and Teens Career Camps Just in Time for Summer Vacation

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Looking for some educational and fun ways to keep your kids busy this summer? Mohawk Valley Community College’s College for Kids and Teens is offering several career camps for all ages and interests. Here are just a few of the offerings:

Fossil Fun, July 21-24, 8:30 a.m. - Noon
MVCC Assistant Professor Nick Gioppo will help students explore paleontology. They will learn about dinosaurs, the science of fossils, prehistoric organisms, and mineral specimens. For kids ages 9-13. The cost is $109.

Digital Animation & Game Art - Level 2, July 21-24, 1-4 p.m.
MVCC Assistant Professor Scot Connor will teach techniques in 3D modeling and texturing, lighting, and animation. For kids 12 and older. The cost is $109.

Cyber Sleuth, July 28-31, 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Students will explore the risks of technology and learn how to protect themselves using interactive games, group activities, and online resources. For kids ages 9-13. The cost is $89.

Fun with Flight, Aug. 4-7, 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Students will explore the many facets of flight through hands-on activities, including balsa gliders, model airplanes, and air-propelled rockets. For kids ages 12 and older. The cost is $129.

Harry Potter Magical Mystery Tour, Aug. 11-14, 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Students will play Quidditch, make an edible wand, experiment with colored magic sand, and brew some magical potions to drink. For ages 6-11. The cost is $149.

Kids can also attend camps on cooking, video game development, theater, STEM, Mandarin Chinese, digital photography, American Red Cross Babysitting, and meteorology. For a complete list, visit www.mvcc.edu/cced. Enrollment is limited and will be taken on a first come basis.  For more information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit www.mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.