Enrollment is now open for the Kid’s College, developed and presented by Community Education at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), with summer classes being offered June 1 through July 30, 2015.
Now in its fifteenth year, this successful summer tradition offers educational short courses for kids ages 4-18, Most courses are one week, Monday through Thursday, except for the music courses, which are 6 weeks.
Sixty courses are being offered, with prices starting at $35, and an average cost of $120. Each year, EMCC adds new courses to keep content current and interesting to the kids, while keeping the favorites that are popular with kids and their parents. A wide variety of topics include art, computers, culinary, engineering, gaming, math, music, science, theatre, and more.
A few examples of course titles include Babysitting, Fire Academy, Mad Science, Jedi Engineering with LEGO™, Minecraft Modders, Black Rocket computer gaming classes, APP Adventures, Cheer Camp, Dr. Dog, Summer Reading, Kritters for Kinders, Cake Decorating, Mystery Basket Cooking, Beginning Guitar, Super Singing.
Two new courses offered this summer, Stage Combat and Broadway Bootcamp, will be the first classes and students to use the new EMCC Performing Arts Center.
“The main motivation of Kid’s College is to instill the kids with an excitement for learning, plus having the experience of attending a college campus,” said Marcia Ford, EMCC Coordinator of Community Education.
All classes are held on the campus of EMCC, located at 3000 North Dysart Road in Avondale. Enrollment will be open until classes reach their maximum capacity.