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Mercer County Community College's Camp College

SUMMER 2020

It is Camp College’s mission to provide the finest camp experience for children ages 6-16 and to build memories that will be remembered for a lifetime.

In keeping with state and nationwide social distancing recommendations, Camp College at Mercer County Community College has announced plans for an extensive slate of virtual summer camps designed to educate, engage, and entertain in a remote environment. This summer, Camp College will offer programs in an array of fields and subjects, including the sciences, arts and technology.

Rest assured that as soon as we are permitted, we will add additional on-site programs.

Visit Camp College’s website at www.mccc.edu/campcollege to learn more about the innovative lineup of programs that’s sure to please any virtual camper!

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Summer Camp Fun at Camp College

Mercer County Community College's Camp College in West Windsor is one of the surest signs that it’s summertime. Camp College takes over the grounds at MCCC with fun and engaging programs for children with varied interests, between the ages of 6 to 16. Looking to give your child a boost through academic summer camps? Camp College has you covered there too. Or what about Sea Camp? Or Golf Camp? Or Visual Arts Camp? Yes, Camp College offers these programs and much more for eight fun weeks, from June 22, 2020 through August 14, 2020. On campus, or through field trips, campers get the most of their summer days.

Camp College programs include:
Summer Camp, Youth Programs, Youth Activities, Youth Camp, Sports Camps, Campus Kids, Specialty Camps, Friday Fun Days, BEFORE-Camp Care, AFTER-Camp Care and more.

OUR CAMPS

'Campus Kids' - (Four-Week Session I, Session II)
Camp College offers your child an enriching alternative to the traditional summer day camp. Campers combine study in a variety of stimulating subject areas that emphasize intellectual growth and skills development with the fun of recreational activities. Choose up to six different "courses" for each four-week session. Most courses meet 55 minutes daily. We have over 90 courses to choose from!

Friday Fun Days
Designed especially for campers who are registered for the 'Campus Kids' Monday through Friday option only. Fridays are planned around fun activities and most programs have time for swimming.

Specialty Camps
Camp College offers over 80 half day Specialty Camp Workshops. Our programs include Arts, Crafts and More, Science and Technology, Computer, and Culinary. Supervised lunch and recess, at no additional cost, if registered for AM and PM classes within the same week. Camp College also offers full-day 1 week courses including: Sea Camp: Marine Biology and Shore Ecology (Ages 10-15), Ecoventure (Ages 10- 16), Adventure Camp (Ages 11-15), Fishing Camp (Ages 10-14), Junior Golf (Ages 9-14), Rock Climbing (Ages 9-14), and more.

Academic Prep for Grades 7-10

ALGEBRA PREP (GRADES 8-9)
Areas of study will include: expressions and equations, solving linear equations and inequalities, as well as, graphing solution sets, analyzing functions by observing patterns in equations, graphs, and tables, and solving systems of equations. Quadratic functions will be studied as well as their real world applications.

CREATIVE WRITING (GRADES 7-8)
This course is designed to provide a variety of creative options for middle school students: poetry, short story, personal narratives, plays, and magazine articles. Learn the steps that will take you through all the phases of the writing process from pre-writing through publishing.

ENGLISH PREP (GRADES 7-8)
Participants will read at least three young adult fiction novels. Study will include analyzing text, vocabulary development, and improving writing skills. Class time will include 30 minutes each session for students to work independently or seek individualized assistance from the instructor.

GEOMETRY PREP (GRADES 8-10)
Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary, logical thinking, and completeness of formal geometric proofs. Students will investigate, make conjectures, and form conclusions. The focus of this enrichment program will include deductive reasoning, line and angle relationships, triangles, and congruency, parallelism, proving polygons congruent and similar, right triangle properties, circles, and area and volume. We will reinforce skills such as how to construct knowledge through logical reasoning, problem solving, and communication.

PRE-ALGEBRA (GRADES 7-8)
The purpose of this course is two-fold: first, assist students who find mathematics to be an obstacle course by developing necessary skills to succeed, and secondly, challenge those students who wish to deepen their analytical and logical abilities. Topics include: evaluating numerical and algebraic expressions, building and solving a variety of equations, solving and applying proportions, applying properties and operations to integers and rational numbers.

BEFORE-Camp Care
If you would like your child to participate in an extended day program, enroll your youngster in MCCC's "Early Bird BEFORE-CAMP,” which begins at 7:15 am. Campers will participate in supervised activities on campus and camp staff will ensure your child's safety by promptly checking them into their regularly scheduled programs.

AFTER-CAMP Care
If you would like your child to remain on campus for additional activities following their regular camp day, you can enroll your child in MCCC's "AFTER-CAMP” program. Children enrolled in this program are escorted to a variety of supervised activities from 4 to 6 p.m., including a recreational swim period from 4 to 5:15 p.m., during the weeks and days listed.

For additional information about Camp College and to learn more about our programs, please visit our website at www.mccc.edu/campcollege

OUR MISSION

Mercer County Community College's Camp College mission is to provide the finest camp experience for children; an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime. Camp College is committed to quality and excellence in everything we do by providing carefully designed programs and activities, a dedicated and experienced staff, and a caring and safe environment with state of the art facilities. Through education with an emphasis on hands-on activities and fun, we offer children the opportunity to achieve, to develop self-esteem and self-confidence, and to grow.

Camp College is proud to serve all the great communities in Mercer County including, Hamilton Township, Trenton, West Windsor, Robbinsville, East Windsor, Cranbury, Bordentown, Yardley, Princeton, Lawrenceville, Hopewell, Cranbury, Monroe, Freehold, Cherry Hill and more.

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