April Break is right around the corner and Mohawk Valley Community College is once again holding a number of camps to keep kids busy. Classes run the week of April 14 at the MVCC Utica campus and Perry Junior High in New Hartford.
Learn to build an air-powered hovercraft, an egg drop car, and a car of your own to take home. Explore the laws of motion, energy, air pressure, friction, lift, speed, and acceleration all while using your creativity. Ages 6-11. All materials included. The camp runs Monday and Tuesday, April 14-15, from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm at Perry Junior High. The cost is $149.
Mystery Rock Workshop
What hidden treasures will you find? In this camp you will excavate valuable gems, fascinating rocks, and ancient fossils. Ages 6-11. All materials included. The camp runs Wednesday and Thursday, April 16-17, from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm at Perry Junior High. The cost is $149.
Lifeguard Training Course
Get the skills and knowledge required to become a lifeguard. Learn to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to aquatic emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Prerequisites: Must be able to swim 500 yards continuously with predetermined strokes before the first class session and be at least 15 years of age by the last class session. Upon completion, participants receive certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR for the lifeguard. The course runs Monday – Friday, April 14-18, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on the MVCC Utica campus; the cost is $299. A pre-test is scheduled for April 11 at 5:00 pm.
Enrollment for these classes is limited and will be taken on a first come basis. For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.