CCC&TI to Offer Extreme Super Summer Camp and Kids in the Kitchen Camps

HUDSON, NC (April 10, 2018)…This summer, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will once again offer “Extreme Super Summer Camp” for kids ages 5 and up and “Kids in the Kitchen” camps for kids ages 9 and up. The programs will feature week-long courses and daily activities Monday through Friday.

Super Summer Camp sessions cover two topics with students separated into different age groups to allow each program to be customized with age-appropriate activities. Except where noted, cost for each session is $95 and includes early drop-off, late pick-up, two programs and a snack between programs.  Kids in the Kitchen camps are offered on both the Caldwell and Watauga campuses and are $160.

Registration for Extreme Super Summer Camp is ongoing and space is limited. To register or for more information, call 828-726-2242.

Following is information on each program:

Super Summer Camps

Power Cheer
June 18 – June 22; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cheerleading/Dance – Learn age appropriate dances, cheers and chants.  The class will work on tumbling and stunting.  Students also will do several team building/cheerleading activities, which will work to build self-confidence. Cheerleaders need to dress in gym shorts or pants, t-shirt and tennis shoes.  Hair needs to be put up off their shoulders.  No jewelry is allowed.  Students need to bring a bottle of water with their name on it. 

Gymnastics/Dance – Students will learn to express themselves through movement.  They will learn different dance styles within the classroom and will have time to share ideas and be creative in coming up with their own dance routine. Students will need to wear comfortable clothing that allows easy movement.  They will also need tennis shoes and socks. Students should bring a water bottle with their name on it.

Steps Ahead Fitness
June 25 – June 29; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Basketball Camp – Love Basketball? Want to learn more? Come and have fun this summer learning basketball fundamentals such as ball handling skills, passing, dribbling, shooting and team play. Bring your friends and make it a group effort. Students need to bring gym clothes, tennis shoes and a water bottle with their name on it.

Kickin’ Martial Arts – This course will introduce students to the basic movements within martial arts.  Several styles and techniques will be covered to help students get an idea of the many different disciplines that are taught.  Students will need to dress in casual gym clothes and have socks available. Students will need to bring a water bottle with their name on it.

For the Win
July 9 – July 13; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Indoor Soccer Camp – Students will learn the  basics of soccer in a fun and enjoyable environment.  Small games and easy drills will help teach the kids how to kick and trap and the essential “no-hand” soccer maneuvers. Students will need to wear gym clothes and tennis shoes.  Students will need to bring a water bottle with their name on it.

Pinewood Derby – Want to race a car? Want to build that car with your own hands? This course is designed to allow students to build their own pinewood derby car and to prepare for a race on the final day. Each student will take their car home with them.

Super Hero Adventure
July 16 – July 20; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Super Hero in the Making – Students will discover what makes a hero truly a hero, including their traits and how they treat others. Students will create superhero capes and masks while exploring their own heroic talents through roleplay and teamwork. Students will work to earn a superhero badge presented on the last day. The week will end with a birthday party for Superman.

ComiCon Camp – Students will meet local superheroes and learn how they save our world. They may meet fire fighters, police officers, doctors, military personnel and more. Students can dress as their favorite superhero or villain and enjoy a week of reading stories and make-believe battles all while learning about the people who are local superheroes!

Little Robots (Designed for ages 5-8 only)
July 23 – July 27; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Building Robots – Students will be involved in interactive, hands-on activities that include creating, designing and constructing eco jewelry, robots and cars.  Through this process, members will learn how to create and maintain an engineering notebook while learning about the engineering design process. 

Robots Everywhere! – Robots surround us everywhere. Students will discover how they interact with robots on a daily basis and how they can work to make their own creations.

Bigger Bots (designed for ages 9 and up only)
July 30 – Aug. 3; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Building Robots – Students will be involved in interactive, hands-on activities that include creating, designing and constructing eco jewelry, robots and cars.  Through this process, members will learn how to create and maintain an engineering notebook while learning about the engineering design process. 

Robots Everywhere! – Robots surround us everywhere. Students will discover how they interact with robots on a daily basis and how they can work to make their own creations.

Art Expo
Aug. 6 – Aug. 10; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Pottery – Students will experience the world of pottery and have the chance to learn with hands-on experience the art of creating many different types of pottery. All of the pieces that are created within the classroom will be displayed at a gallery opening at the college on the last day.  Students will be able to take their projects home at the end of the week.

Art: A Little Bit of Everything – Want to create something? Like to use your imagination? Come and allow your imagination to soar. This course will introduce students to many different types of art and allow many great hands-on projects.  Students will be able to showcase their projects in an open gallery at the college on the last day of class.

Kids in the Kitchen – Caldwell Campus

(Ages 9 and up only. Cost $160)

Baking Magic – June 25 – June 29; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Learn the science behind the magic of baking and pastries. Students will prepare and enjoy such items as cupcakes, puff-pastry desserts, tarts and finish the week off with their own “specialty” cake.

Chocolates and Candies – July 9 – July 13; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sweets! Sweets! Sweets! Students will learn how chocolates, fruits and assorted candies come together to create awesome treats

Pizza! Pizza! –  July 23 – July 27; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Learn to make a different pizza every day including calzones, gourmet and dessert pizzas. Topping the week off will be a dough-tossing contest.

Kids in the Kitchen – Watauga Campus

(Ages 9 and up only; Ages 13-17 for Teen Camp. Cost $150)

Baking Magic – June 25 – June 29; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Learn the science behind the magic of baking and pastries. Students will prepare and enjoy such items as cupcakes, puff-pastry desserts, tarts and finish the week off with their own “specialty” cake.

Cooking 101 for Teens (ages 13-17):  July 9   July 13; 9 a.m.   12 p.m.

For the teen who loves to cook or wants to learn more. Students in this course will create different types of bread, discuss and practice some basic cooking techniques, and make sauces and homemade pasta.

Pizza! Pizza! – July 16   July 20; 9 a.m.   12 p.m.

Also offered July 30   Aug. 3; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Learn to make a different pizza every day including calzones, gourmet and dessert pizzas. Topping the week off will be a dough-tossing contest.

Chocolates and Candies – July 23 – July 27; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sweets! Sweets! Sweets! Students will learn how chocolates, fruits and assorted candies come together to create awesome treats.

New Camps for 2018

Archery
(Ages 9 and up only. Cost: $80)
July 9 – 13, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
July 23 – 27, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Learn the basics of archery with local coaches through the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP). The class will be held off-campus at Hudson Elementary and is designed to teach students about technique, equipment, rules and regulations and safety guidelines set forth by the NASP.  This camp is held at the HUB Gymnasium in Hudson. Parents are required to walk students in and come inside for pick-up. No student will be allowed to leave the gym on their own.

Camp Jam – Ultimate Music Camp
(Ages 8 and up only. Cost: $95)
Aug. 20 – 24, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Offered in partnership with the Caldwell Arts Council’s JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) Program, this camp will focus on traditional Appalachian music with instruction on a variety of instruments. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in the Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention in September.  Instruments are provided.

Exploring Health Careers
(Rising 9th Grade students and up only. Cost: $50)
July 16 – 20, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Students will explore a wide variety of health-related career fields with hands-on activities facilitated by CCC&TI Health Science and Health Service Program instructors. The week will conclude with an open panel discussion with healthcare professionals and will give students a glimpse into what its like to work in the fast-paced world of healthcare.

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