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

HUDSON, NC (April 24, 2017)…This summer, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Continuing Education Division 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 are held on the Caldwell Campus from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily. Each Super Summer session covers two topics with students separated into different age groups to allow each program to be customized with age-appropriate activities. Early drop-off times will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Late pick-up times will be from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost per session is $90 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 held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Kids in the Kitchen sessions are $150.

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

Following is the program schedule for each week:

Super Summer Camps

June 19-June 23
Steps Ahead Fitness
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.

June 26- June 30
Power Cheer
Cheerleading/Dance – Learn age appropriate dance, cheer 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.
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Little Robots (Designed for ages 5-8 only)
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.

July 10 – July 14
Destination Science
Mad Science! – Step into a lab full of fun and discover your inner mad scientist! Whether you are a chemist, a physicist or an engineer, during Science Adventures Camp students will have a wild and wacky time exploring different types of science.
Science Adventures – Science is experimental, exploratory and exciting! It’s about the Aha! moments in life – like when you figure out how something works, or realize that science and cooking go hand in hand. Students will get to of creativity and discovery while building and playing with astonishing gadgets and fantastic gizmos.
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Bigger Bots (designed for ages 9 and up only)
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.

July 17 – July 21
Speed Camp
Aerodynamics – Like airplanes? Want to build a helicopter? Come learn how to build and fly different types of model airplanes. Students will learn different ways to achieve top flight speed and time. Each student will have a model to take home with them.
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.

July 24 – July 28
Art Expo
Foam Magic – Like making things with your hands? Come experience the world of foam. Students will have the chance to learn with hands-on experience the art of creating many different projects with foam and sculpting. 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.
Caldwell Campus – Kids in the Kitchen
(Ages 9 and up only. Cost $150)

Baking Magic – June 26 – June 30; 1 p.m. – 4 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 10 – July 14; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Sweets! Sweets! Sweets! Students will learn how chocolates, fruits and assorted candies come together to create awesome treats

Pizza! Pizza! – July 24 – July 28; 1 p.m. – 4 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.

Watauga Campus – Kids in the Kitchen
(Ages 9 and up only. Cost $150)

Pizza! Pizza! – June 19 – June 23; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Also offered July 24 – July 28, 1 p.m. – 4 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.

Baking Magic – June 26 – June 30; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Also offered July 31 – Aug. 4; 1 p.m. – 4 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 10 – July 14; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Sweets! Sweets! Sweets! Students will learn how chocolates, fruits and assorted candies come together to create awesome treats.

Cooking 101 – Teenage Style – July 17 – July 21; 1 p.m. – 4 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.

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CCC&TI serves both Caldwell and Watauga counties in NC. Home to over 16,000 students each year, CCC&TI offers diverse programs, services and opportunities for area residents.