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Acting Up (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Scholars Hall Theater Rm. 217. Do you like to pretend? Pretending is just like acting. Discover the world of theatre in this action-packed week. Each day begins with fun drama games and activities to warm up your creativity. Learn acting skills while developing public speaking skills and gaining confidence. All of this while having a FUN pretend adventure. Put together entertaining skits based on new stories and old favorites. On the last day, we will put on a show for your family and friends! Offered in partnership with Drama Kids of Northern Michigan.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766139
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAll Aboard the Hogwarts Express (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Do not be late! Once you cross platform 9 and 3 quarters, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you will be sorted into houses and whisked away to a week of fun--Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games and practice Quidditch. All week, you will earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776338
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAll Aboard the Hogwarts Express (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Do not be late! Once you cross platform 9 and 3 quarters, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you will be sorted into houses and whisked away to a week of fun--Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games and practice Quidditch. All week, you will earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776371
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerArchery (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. E/F/G/H (open bay area) Build a bow and learn the sport of archery. Using an innovative design with readily available materials, you will build a bow that is perfect for the beginning archer. Learn about bow designs, construction and decoration. Then receive lessons on archery safety, range set up, shooting etiquette, bow stringing, and shooting techniques. Cost includes materials to make your bow.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776304
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerArt - Art and More Art (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 204. Unleash your imagination as you explore all kinds of fun and messy art in this week of hands-on discovery. Create a masterpiece each day with ideas from popular picture books. Paint with marbles and shaving cream, design your own Rainbow Fish, shape with clay, create a colorful collage, and much more. Venture outside for a nature walk to find materials for your Leaf Man. Parents, this week of art exploration develops fine motor skills and encourages creativity to flourish.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753384
Course ClosedAwesome Ocean Creatures (Ages 3-4)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Dive into a week of ocean life as you discover seahorses, sharks, crabs and brightly colored fish. Have a splashy time playing lively games like Sharks and Barracudas, making music, and creating something special every day while learning about the ocean. Add finger plays, great stories, and a little science for extra fun. Bring an empty 2-liter bottle to make your own ocean in a bottle.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753271
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Guitar (Grades 5-10)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. Guitar--give it a go! Start working on basic chords (learn what a chord is) and strum patterns, with a light amount of music reading mixed in. Before you know it, you will be playing a few songs. Bring your own guitar and Progressive Guitar Methods Book 1, which is available at local bookstores, Traverse City Guitar Company, or online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780452
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Scuba Experience (Grades 8-12)— 2019-07-10 through  2019-07-10$99— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Wed., July 10, 1-4 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. Experience the world of scuba diving! Through classroom work and a confined water experience with scuba gear, learn about the basic equipment and safety practices, and get an overview of the sport of scuba diving. Students must be able to swim efficiently and be comfortable in the water. Some medical restrictions apply and should be discussed before registering; includes asthma, ear problems, insulin-controlled diabetes and heart trouble; email ees@nmc.edu for the instructors phone number to discuss. Students need to bring personal equipment: scuba mask, fins, snorkel, bathing suit and towel. This course is highly recommended prior to taking the scuba certification course.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865100
Course ClosedCamp Adventures (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Calling all happy campers! Experience the great outdoors as you go on nature hikes, have scavenger hunts, and create cool crafts out of the wonderful things you find. Learn about fossils, discover Michigan birds, and make a take-home bird feeder. Stir up some yummy camping snacks like armpit fudge and smores on a stick. Hang out around the camp fire as we sing songs, tell stories, eat and play.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434613
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCheckmate! (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 101. Join the world of Rooks, Knights, Bishops, Pawns, Kings and Queens. This class is designed for those who already know game essentials and to challenge intermediate students. Stretch your skills with higher level strategies and tactics for opening, capturing, and winning--checkmate! Lessons crafted by some of the best chess minds are explained and practiced. Chess sets are provided for in-class use, but feel free to bring your own.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779362
Cheerleading Camp (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. We have spirit--yes we do! We have spirit--how about you? Get ready for a week of fun where you start the day by warming up your muscles with flexibility and strengthening exercises. Learn the FUNdamentals of cheerleading with beginning tumbling skills, basic motions, stunting and jumps. You will practice each day and show your team spirit on the last day, complete with your own set of pom-poms. Wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle every day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766724
Cheer Squad (Grades 3-5)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Give me an F, give me a U, give me an N…What does it spell? FUN! Dance, prance and cheer with spirit! Begin each day warming up your muscles with flexibility and strengthening exercises. Learn the FUNdamentals of cheerleading with basic motions, stunting, jumps and dance routines. Practice each day and be ready to show your team spirit on the last day complete with your own set of pom-poms. Wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle every day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775295
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChess 101 (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Do you love the strategy of games like chess? Join the world of Rooks, Knights, Bishops, Pawns, Kings and Queens. This class is designed for those who are drawn to learning something new, enjoy pondering and sitting for periods of time, and appreciate focusing on the game at hand. Stretch your skills with strategies and tactics for opening, capturing and winning--checkmate! Chess sets are provided for in-class use, but feel free to bring your own.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767001
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerClay Works for Kids (Grades 3-5)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-30$115— Face to FaceView Details

Meets 6 days, Mon.-Fri. July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon and Tues., July 30, 10 a.m.-Noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Pottery Studio Rm. 135. Explore the fabulous feel of clay while making useful and unique objects. Use pinch, slab, and coil methods to create original items and glaze them. Make a clay relief sculpture that is also a bowl, an animal that whistles or rattles, or a vase with a face! Items will be fired at the end of the first week and be ready for glazing the following Tuesday. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up. Dress for an artsy mess. Class meets July 22 through 26, plus July 30, 2019.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770493
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCode Breakers (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in his/her bedroom, get the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the week.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864353
College Application Essay Boot Camp (Grades 10-12)— 2019-08-06 through  2019-08-08$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, Aug. 6-8, 1-3:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Have you been putting off writing your college application essay? Want help getting started? Spend time with Molly Korroch, local journalist, and review a few secret ingredients of successful essays, and then get plenty of practice writing your own essay. Learn how to hook the reader, highlight your accomplishments, express your personality and polish your prose. Finish the week with a strong, revised draft of an essay and begin the school year feeling confident about applying to college! Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865828
Colors in Nature (Ages 3-4)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Yellow, green, blue and pink--the world is full of amazing colors. Find colors in nature as you hike outside each day. Use colorful paints and items from your nature walks to create beautiful masterpieces. Stories, games, music and take-home art guide this week of adventure with characters like a white rabbit and a silly brown bear. Do the Rainbow Pokey, make a fly-catching frog and so much more. Dress to be outside and get messy.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753329
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCrazy Critters (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 216. What animal made that track? What sound was that? Who has been eating here? Spend most of your time outside as you explore these questions and discover the animals of Northern Michigan. There is a new adventure every day as you examine animal tracks, how animals hunt, and the protective adaptations that keep them safe. Try your hand at making a nest, design camouflage, build a feeder and more in this fun active week. Dress to be outside; sunscreen and bug spray recommended.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758750
Dance for the Stage (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 217. Move, shake and laugh as you learn simple choreography to some of your favorite songs from famous movies and plays! Play theater games and practice exercises each day to warm up. Use your creativity to create props and help you become the characters in your routines. Wear comfy clothes and closed-toe shoes each day and be ready to dance. Entertain your parents with a performance on the last day. No dance experience required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765700
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDancing Feet Creative Movement (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 2:30-4 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Dance Rm. 120. Spin, stretch, walk, slide--your body wants to move! Let your feet tell stories as you explore jazz, ballet and modern dance. Learn to stretch like a dancer and balance your body as you leap and twirl. Move to different kinds of music and create your own dances. No dance experience is needed. Wear comfortable clothes for moving (no jeans please), and dance shoes (bare feet are fine too).

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753312
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDazzling Designers (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 214. Does your wardrobe need some dazzle? Does your backpack need some sparkle? Design your own silly pens and other fun accessories. Learn ways to make jewelry and hair decorations specific to your style using beads, rhinestones, fabric, ribbons and more! Design a variety of items that nobody will believe you made yourself!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758781
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDiscover Dinosaurs (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Brontosaurus, Triceratops--even dinosaur names are big and mysterious! Learn fun facts about dinosaurs everyday through hands-on projects. Go on a fossil hunt, make fossil prints, and create a dinosaur skeleton. You will even make up a new kind of dinosaur just discovered in this class! There will be art, crafts, music and lots of dinosaur play.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753276
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDiscover Dinosaurs (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Brontosaurus, Triceratops--even dinosaur names are big and mysterious! Learn fun facts about dinosaurs everyday through hands-on projects. Go on a fossil hunt, make fossil prints, and create a dinosaur skeleton. You will even make up a new kind of dinosaur just discovered in this class! There will be art, crafts, music and lots of dinosaur play.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753282
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDIY Bedroom Projects (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 224. Get ready for fun-filled days of project mania. Define your style as you create one-of-a-kind accessories for your bedroom. Use these projects to create a gallery wall that celebrates your unique style. Learn new techniques as you create inspirational quote art, a pom pom garland, an individualized paper mache bowl and more. After this week, your bedroom will scream YOU!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779329
Doctors and Vets: Dissection (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Put on your lab coat and gloves and get ready to explore the inside structures of several specimens. Each day you will dissect a different subject and have the opportunity to look below the surface of an insect, crustacean and fish. Identify the organs and learn to use dissection equipment safely whether you are curious about anatomy, animals or simply a budding scientist.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780244
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDrawing and Painting (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. Watercolors, tempera, pastels, brushes, sponges, charcoal, graphite--even the words sound inviting and creative. Be an artist for a week of exploration into the world of color, shape, line, form, and space. From landscapes to portraits to favorite animals, you will capture on paper images around you and in your imagination. Bring a paint shirt.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765139
Course ClosedDrawing and Painting (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. Watercolors, tempera, pastels, brushes, sponges, charcoal, graphite--even the words sound inviting and creative. Be an artist for a week of exploration into the world of color, shape, line, form, and space. From landscapes to portraits to favorite animals, you will capture on paper images around you and in your imagination. Bring a paint shirt.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765306
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDrawing and Sketching (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 212. Are you always drawing? Want to sharpen your skills? Guided by an artist and teacher, you will practice lots of drawing and sketching techniques as you draw favorite toys, landscapes and portraits (yours or others). Make still life drawings and sketch from photos--animals, trees and who knows what else! Experiment with art pencils, chalk pastels and other art media as you learn to draw from visual observations and your imagination. Bring a sketch pad (8.5 x 11-inch or larger, not newsprint) and your creativity!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777744
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEngineering an Escape (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Challenge your detective and engineering skills in this innovative experience. Using the Design Thinking Process, you will problem-solve scenarios using collaborative thinking and critical thinking skills, which are an essential part of engineering. You and your team will get to escape a set of Breakout EDU challenges, and even design your own escape room for another team!

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863737
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFairy Gardening (Ages 3-4)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Do you believe in fairies? We do! Transport yourself to a magical space where you will build a fairy house, learn which type of fairy you are and adopt a fairy pet friend! Each day we read a story and create something special for your fairy world! Take home a fairy garden oasis, complete with your own potted plant starter kit and accessories to make your fairy feel at home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753249
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFairytopia (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Spend a week exploring the secret life of fairies! Create your own fairy garden with a perfect little home for your very own fairy. Venture outside to search for fairies. Build a dream catcher for fairy-inspired dreams. Construct a fairy chime to hear fairies at your own home and more! Each day, you will make accessories for your fairy wardrobe to enjoy at our fabulous fairy tea party on the last day.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753490
Fiesta Spanish for Kids (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Hola! Como estas? Come learn how to say basic words and phrases to introduce yourself in Spanish. By the end of the week, you will be able to discuss activities you enjoy, your favorite colors, and basic introductory phrases. Be prepared to play games and move around as you learn Spanish! The week ends with a Spanish fiesta to celebrate what you have learned.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765834
Course ClosedFuture Chefs (Grades 5-7)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-01$139— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 29-Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-Noon, new location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Boost your culinary creativity! Practice your knife skills, learn yummy flavor combinations and food presentation, and enjoy learning how to cook vegetarian fare from breakfast to dessert and everything in-between. Discover the importance of balancing flavors like salt, fat, acid, heat and sweetness. Gain the confidence to make up your own recipes and go on to become a MasterChef Junior! Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes-Maritime  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779531
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGeo Kids (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Geo Kids learn all about rocks and minerals! Bring in your favorite rock specimen and see if you can identify its properties with your goggles on and your geology tools! Make rock candy, build a glacier and explore forces strong enough to rip rocks into tiny pieces! Take a rock recess each day, mini-touring the campus with a magnifying glass to explore the rocks we find! Rock on, Geo Kids!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755942
Hangin' with Horses (Grades 1-4 with an adult)— 2019-08-09 through  2019-08-09$49— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Kids, partner up with your favorite adult for a unique afternoon learning about the beauty and grace of horses. Find out how to safely approach, handle and work around horses. Learn about basic grooming and even get to braid horse tails just for fun! You will be paired with a horse and quickly see for yourself how being in a barn is not only good for the soul, but is also a great confidence booster. No prior horse experience needed, but closed-toe shoes are required. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one adult. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766787
Course ClosedImagineering Your World (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Attention Imagineers! What do London Bridge and a bird have in common? Why is it that tall buildings do not fall down in a wind storm? Explore these amazing engineering feats. Create your own city using marshmallows, launch a race car across a desert, and make someones hair stand straight up. Using art, math, movement and humor, explore your own amazing engineering abilities. Immerse yourself in a week of multi-sensory scientific discovery! Dress to get messy and move. Bring an empty shoe box the first day.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753736
Course ClosedInsects Don't Bug Me (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Are you buggy for bugs? Explore the fascinating world of critters that fly and crawl. Go on daily hunts to locate, observe, count and collect exciting critters like butterflies, dragonflies, ants, spiders and worms. You will learn to catch them with nets to add to your homemade habitat. Construct different insects, weave a web and more. Each day we focus on a specific type of bug as you become an expert entomologist!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753482
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerInventor's Workshop (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$115— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Inventors wanted! Bring your curiosity and creativity to build the way inventors do! Engineer a car with simple machines, construct the fastest marble run, and compete in the air with aerodynamic paper airplanes of your own design. Take home a souvenir of invention history each day to keep your inventions going after class! Bring an invention to our Contraption Carnival on the last day. You might need a patent when this week is through!

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755998
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKids in the Kitchen (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Stir, blend, measure, mix and bake--be a chef for a week of kitchen discovery. Make main dishes like chicken enchiladas and lasagna, and for snack day, made-from-scratch granola bars and other tasty treats. Try your hand at homemade bread. You will be amazed at how much math you use to be a chef. On the last day, you can bring a guest to a special family dinner prepared by you and your new chef friends. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756030
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKids in the Kitchen (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Stir, blend, measure, mix and bake--be a chef for a week of kitchen discovery. Make main dishes like chicken enchiladas and lasagna, and for snack day, made-from-scratch granola bars and other tasty treats. Try your hand at homemade bread. You will be amazed at how much math you use to be a chef. On the last day, you can bring a guest to a special family dinner prepared by you and your new chef friends. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349442004
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKids with Cameras (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. There is beauty everywhere; take lots of pictures! Whether you have been taking photos for a while, or are just picking up a digital camera for the first time--we want you! Start by learning photography basics and how to make your photographs tell the story you see. Then try new techniques and get creative. Go on photo shoots every day and fill your world with amazing new experiences! Utilize computers to edit your own photos! Bring a digital camera (no cell phone cameras) to class each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777853
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKid Writers Club (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Why do we love writing, reading and listening to stories? We love to imagine what is out there waiting for us and our favorite characters. We will write to discover! Write a thrilling new story from your imagination, inspired by your own curiosity. We will talk about how to develop the setting, breathe life into your characters and their points of view, and shape the narrative arc of your story. There will be lots of chances to share your stories and build on the ideas of others. Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777776
LEGO Art Play (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Go beyond pre-made LEGO kits and explore shapes, colors, designs and forms using your imagination. Get creative with local brick artist, Christina Collins. Challenge yourself to make artful patterns, colorful structures, imaginary critters and more. Each day, bring your minds hidden creations to life while exploring interesting building techniques used by experienced LEGO builders. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO bricks so you can create at home. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348754962
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO Mania Advanced (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 218. Discover new ways to build with LEGO bricks as you create and collaborate with fellow builders. Learn specific building tricks--secrets from the masters! Practice scaling building plans, building spheres, and participating in daily building challenges. On the last day, you and your new-found team will be contestants in a secret building challenge--only one TEAM can win! Everyone leaves with a LEGO set at the end of the week. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777714
LEGO Party: Apocalypseburg (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Love LEGO bricks? Love building? Explore a variety of projects using LEGO bricks and your own creativity. This class expands on basic building knowledge, but beginning builders will have fun too! Spend the week building your own epic Bricksburg with blueprints, cityscapes, a bridge and more! Learn ways to quickly sketch building plans and make adjustments just like the pros! Help Emmet, Lucy and their friends save their town. Each builder receives their own sketching kit to use throughout the week and takes home a set of LEGO at the end of the week along with their sketching kit. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778503
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO Party: Everything is Awesome (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Love LEGO bricks? Love building? Then this is for you! Explore a variety of projects using LEGO bricks and building techniques. Help Emmet, Lucy and their friends save Bricksburg from DUPLO invaders by using your own creativity! Build ships and empires and get battle-ready with Christina, a professional brick artist! Everyone leaves with a LEGO set at the end of the week, and can participate in a minifigure trade! LEGO is a registered trademark. <br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758846
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLunch Break - Kids on Campus Week (Ages 4-15)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$29— Face to FaceView Details

Pre-registration is required. Bring your lunch each day--juice packs (and water) are provided. Mon-Fri., July 15-19, Noon-1 p.m., University Center lower level. If you enroll in a morning and afternoon class the week of July 15-19, you are invited to join the Lunch Break hour that meets in the University Center (2200 Dendrinos Drive). This optional kick-back-and-relax supervised hour from Noon to 1 p.m. includes time to eat, relax inside or outdoors, and recreational options for students ages 4-15. Junior counselors and staff will help you get to the lunch area and your afternoon class. Classes meet at University Center Campus (2200 Dendrinos Drive). Financial assistance is not available for Lunch Break.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776197
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMagician's Workshop (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 213. YOU can do magic! Learn and practice magical skills necessary to amaze, mystify and delight your friends and family. In the magicians workshop, you will find out how to levitate small objects, control decks of cards, instantaneously freeze water, bend spoons and keys, and so much more. Make your own magic trunk and fill it with your tools of the trade.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766956
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMazes - Coding - Art (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 215. Discover the power of coding! Learn to solve problems and think creatively using computer technology. Start building your coding skills through games like Robo Turtles and Gravity Maze. Then learn some coding basics together through the Code.org CS Fundamentals Course. By the end, you will get an opportunity to use Scratch to create stories on the computer, and design your own games.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767094
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeet Me at the Ranch A.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-07-09 through  2019-07-11$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 9-11, 9 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf, you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding--from corral, to pasture, to the trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776013
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeet Me at the Ranch P.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-07-09 through  2019-07-11$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 9-11, 1-4 p.m. All Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf, you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding--from corral, to pasture, to the trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776047
Mermaid Experience (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-30 through  2019-08-01$49— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Tues and Thurs., July 30 and Aug. 1, 2-3:30 p.m., at the Civic Center Easling Pool (1213 W. Civic Center Dr.) Transform from your human form into a mermaid! Learn how to swim safely in a mermaid tail and use mermaid maneuvers to explore new depths with USA and YMCA certified swim coach, Whitney Miller. Getting new legs can be tricky, so this course is designed to teach children to Swim Smart and Swim Safe. Imagination time, guided games and team building games enhance the experience (gills not included!). Prerequisite: must be able to swim 15 yards, float 10 seconds and tread 20 seconds all in deep water and without assistance. Mermaid tails provided for use at class; bring your swim suit, towel and goggles.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780345
Michigan Art (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-12 through  2019-08-16$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. We love summer in PURE Michigan! Explore the natural resources that surround us--from the white sand beaches to amazing apples, to the water in the Great Lakes--and use these natural supplies in fun, interactive art projects. What does it feel like to be a drop of water going through the water cycle? Experience the growth of a tall white pine tree and travel like a tiny grain of sand on the dunes. Daily themes incorporate creative movement and take-home art projects.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755067
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMusical Theater Dance Choreography (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 217. Actors have been using dance to help tell stories since the days of the ancient Greeks! Learn various styles of stage dance from pantomime and synchronized movements, to high energy routines inspired by contemporary shows. Wear comfy clothes and closed-toe shoes each day and be ready to dance. Entertain your parents with a performance on the last day. Beginners welcome; no dance experience required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777822
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMy Grand and Me (Ages 4-6 with an Adult)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Grandparents make everything better! Make projects focused on family, creativity, imagination and celebration. You and your favorite adult will create mementos to capture this special time together including paintings, a sun catcher, a magic jar, and much more! Team up to build, explore and find adventure! Let laughter rule as you and your Grand compete together in the Grandparent Olympics (low impact games of course!). Enjoy a Grand celebration of family and fun on the last day. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one adult.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753422
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNature in Michigan: From Shores to Trees (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 209. Do you love summer in Pure Michigan as much as we do? Celebrate our beautiful state through indoor and outdoor experiential activities. With days dedicated to lakes and rivers, animal adaptations, tree identification, the properties of snow and ice, rock polishing, and fossils you will discover what makes Michigan so unique and fun. Take home your book of nature lessons from each day!

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756093
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNature Painting and Drawing (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Colors, colors and more colors! How many colors do you see? Skinny lines, thick lines, squiggly lines, and more. How many lines can there be? Become inspired as we take nature walks to observe the natural environment. Learn to draw and paint all things in nature from sunsets to leaf prints, and landscapes to beach rocks. Use pencils, charcoal, crayons, watercolors, tempera and more to create the colorful images you see all around you.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758815
PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Certification (Grades 8-12)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$499— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. Experience the world of scuba diving! Through classroom work, confined water training and open water experience, you will learn about the basic equipment, physics, physiology, environment and safety practices of the sport of scuba diving. Students must be able to swim efficiently and be comfortable in the water. Upon completion, you will become a certified diver. Minimum age is 12. Some medical restrictions apply and should be discussed before registering; includes asthma, ear problems, insulin-controlled diabetes and heart trouble; email ees@nmc.edu for the instructors phone number to discuss. Parent should plan to attend a 10-minute meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday. Students need to bring personal equipment: scuba mask, fins, snorkel, bathing suit and towel. Bring a sack lunch each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865898
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPet Lovers (Grades 3-5)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 208. How can you tell if your pet dog, cat, bird or reptile is happy or sad? What do they like and dislike? Join a former zookeeper and current animal trainer to explore the biology of many different kinds of animals and all their peculiar behaviors and adaptations. Through games, you will explore the unique ways that pets see, hear, smell and touch. Research fascinating (and weird!) facts about these friendly pals. Expect some four-legged visitors!

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769791
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPhotography Workshop (Grades 7-10)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$115— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Attention aspiring photographers! Learn to use your camera as an imaginative tool to create exciting photographs. Gain experience shooting portraits, landscapes, close-ups, indoor scenes and more! Get professional tips on lighting, composing your pictures, points of view, framing and important camera settings. After taking lots of photos, use Photoshop and Lightroom to edit and enhance your images, bringing them to a whole new level. Bring your camera, memory card, camera manual, card reader (or camera cord) and imagination.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864524
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPlay School (Ages 3-4)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Are you excited to go to school? Make friends, make believe and get your hands messy--you are invited to come play school! Come enjoy show and tell, circle time, crafts and games, free play and the opportunity to start school early! You will visit the creation station, imagination station, motor-vation station and sensory station. Jump start your schooling with an introduction to a preschool class! Ideal for children who will be starting school in the fall.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753254
Programming with Python (Grades 6-9)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205, Want to learn the fastest growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, YouTube and the CIA? Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Advance step-by-step on a programming path that lets you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864429
Python Programmers (Grades 3-5)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 205. Learn to code engaging apps and games using a programming language called Python. It is the fastest growing programming language and favored by Google, NASA, YouTube and the CIA. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770533
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRainbows - Glitter - Unicorns! (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Unlock your imagination and ride a magical wave of rainbows and unicorns! Discover plenty of color, sparkle and excitement in this creative and enchanting class. Create magical art including a sun catcher, sand art, tie dye and much more! Each day you will paint and construct a variety of creations to share. On Friday, sample a rainbow of food--including unicorn inspired treats! <br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434630
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRainforest Adventure (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Jump into a week of hands-on fun! Journey to the amazing rainforest filled with exploding color and exciting adventures. Each day you will make new discoveries about the plants, animals and foods of the rainforest while exploring art, music, games, stories and movement. Make cool animal projects like a fabulous frog and a snake that moves. Build your own rainforest in a jar, create a rainforest recipe book, and try new foods. Every day is a play day--in the rainforest!

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753305
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerROBLOX Makers (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Unlock the power of ROBLOX Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863476
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSaddle Up (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-16 through  2019-07-18$149— Face to FaceView Details

3 days, Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 16-18, 1-4 p.m., Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Prerequisite: You must have completed the Meet Me at the Ranch class this summer or in a previous summer. Add to the riding skills you learned in the previous class. Gain more confidence and knowledge in and around the barn when you are paired with a horse at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf. Review barn safety and etiquette, grooming, tacking and basic steering and control of your horse. Then focus on getting more experience in the saddle in both an obstacle area and on a trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring a snack and water bottle each day. Helmets are provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778733
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSaddle Up (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-16 through  2019-07-18$149— Face to FaceView Details

3 days, Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 16-18, 9 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Prerequisite: You must have completed the Meet Me at the Ranch class this summer or in a previous summer. Add to the riding skills you learned in the previous class. Gain more confidence and knowledge in and around the barn when you are paired with a horse at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf. Review barn safety and etiquette, grooming, tacking and basic steering and control of your horse. Then focus on getting more experience in the saddle in both an obstacle area and on a trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring a snack and water bottle each day. Helmets are provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434638
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSay It in Japanese (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Discover Japan, Land of the Rising Sun! Learn Japanese words and phrases as you explore the fascinating art and culture of this exotic island country. Learn the art of origami (paper folding), try your hand at shodo (Japanese calligraphy), enjoy Japanese tea and snacks, while practicing using chopsticks. Discover how kids in Japan spend their days. Nihongo O hanashimashoo--speak Japanese!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778661
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSay It with Sign Language (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Learn how to communicate using only your hands! You will learn words and phrases so you can make conversation with each other and with friends who are deaf. You will get lots of practice with group games and fun activities. Taught by a certified American Sign Language teacher, you will learn how to finger spell and be able to tell your new friends about yourself, your family, and all the things you like to do. You will have a special visitor on the final day to practice with!

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767046
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSelf-Paced SAT Test Preparation (Online) (for High School Sophomores-Juniors)— 2019-05-11 through  2019-08-23$295— OnlineView Details

Begin this course anytime. This program, in partnership with Cambridge Education Services, allows students to prep for this high-stakes exam over a 5-month period. Study at your own pace and when your schedule allows -- all lessons, quizzes, tests, and strategies are online. The course focuses on ALL SAT subject areas (English, math, reading, and science). You will take practice tests and have an opportunity to go into all sections of the test to learn tips and hints, take quizzes for practice, and have a plan to successfully raise scores on the SAT. Call 231-995-1700 to enroll.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335783
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSharpie Marker Art (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Grab a Sharpie and make some bold art! Sharpie markers are a versatile art media which can be used on a variety of surfaces. Learn art techniques that will take your art to the next level while exploring work by todays leading Sharpie artists. Create one-of-a kind art on paper, plastic, rocks and more. Bring your own white t-shirt for one of your project designs.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779654
Course ClosedShelter Building (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Meet at the VASA Trail Head Parking Lot at Bunker Hill and Bartlett Roads (4450 Bartlett Rd., Williamsburg). While hiking together, your friend sprains an ankle&hellip;and a storm is coming! You need shelter, but none can be found. Explore the wonders of the natural world as we learn to construct different types of shelters from materials available to us in nature. Along the way, you will catch critters like frogs in wetlands and bugs in creeks, learn about birds, and track some animals, while building awesome shelters. Work together to build a shelter large enough for the whole group! Bring a water bottle, bug spray and sunscreen recommended.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766108
Course ClosedSkills for the Backcountry (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Meet at the VASA Trail Head Parking Lot, Bunker Hill and Bartlett Roads (4450 Bartlett Rd, Williamsburg - ask for directions when registering. Experience your own week of Survivor! Gain an understanding of the natural world around us and use that knowledge and your own wits to build useful backcountry hiking and survival skills. Learn to plan and pack for a camping trip, store food, pitch a tent and cook on a camp stove. Learn wilderness safety, map and compass reading, tracking and emergency shelter-building. Wear closed-toe walking shoes (no flip flops). Bring a backpack with a water bottle and snack.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777915
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSports Camp (Grades 3-5)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 1-3 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Practice makes perfect! Improve your skills in sports such as basketball, track, volleyball, soccer and more! Have fun playing outdoors, as weather permits, or in the gym. Every day is packed with fun and games as you learn the basics and beyond from an athletic trainer and physical education teacher. Learn the importance of teamwork, gain skills to become a better athlete, and get tips for making each sport more FUN. All levels of fitness and sports backgrounds are welcome. Wear tennis shoes, bring a water bottle and plenty of energy!

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769761
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSTEM Week (Grades 3-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 215/217. STEM Week is a mind bending, problem solving approach to real problems that surround us everywhere! Working with the experts from Quarkmine, tap into your creativity and dive into activities that include Potato Power, Save the Egg, Ping Pong Ball Launchers, Air Powered Darts, and more. You will work with electricity, citrus, airplanes, bridges and many other things that will Fizz and Pop! Each day brings exciting new discoveries and even more questions to explore. STEM Week is a playground for your curiosity!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775328
Super Science Sleuths (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Super science sleuths wanted! Ever wondered why bears sleep all winter? Why leaves change color in the fall? Or why birds and squirrels are so busy in the spring? Come along on a journey through the seasons of Northern Michigan. Using art, engineering, math and scientific discovery, you will explore how each season is uniquely scientific. Track the wildest animals, create a blizzard in summer, grow plants and so much more in this week of multi-sensory science fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765746
Course ClosedTeen Chefs (Grades 7-12)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$139— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 10 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdell’s Restaurant. Do you dream of cooking in your own restaurant or having your own food truck? Master the chef essentials: pick up savvy knife skills, learn to combine flavors and invent your own recipes. Your creativity will shine as you learn how to put together a dish using a black box of mystery ingredients. Explore exciting spices and trendy cuisines. Become more knowledgeable about healthy eating, and be a fresh pro in the kitchen. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864769
Course ClosedTeen Chefs (Grades 7-12)— 2019-08-13 through  2019-08-16$139— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Tues.-Fri., Aug. 13-16, 10 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdell&rsquo;s Restaurant. Do you dream of cooking in your own restaurant or having your own food truck? Master the chef essentials: pick up savvy knife skills, learn to combine flavors and invent your own recipes. Your creativity will shine as you learn how to put together a dish using a black box of mystery ingredients. Explore exciting spices and trendy cuisines. Become more knowledgeable about healthy eating, and be a fresh pro in the kitchen. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348867263
The Actor in You (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall Theater Rm. 217. Show off your creativity by creating a script, inventing characters, designing a set and performing a play all in front of a live audience. Work on practical skills like acting, literacy and public speaking. Gain independence and self-esteem as you work with your team to create your own play. Story, art, stage and acting come together to make this theatre experience come alive! Family and friends are invited to the performance on the last day! Offered in partnership with Drama Kids of Northern Michigan.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777885
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Art of Tree Climbing (Grades 3-7 with a parent)— 2019-07-18 through  2019-07-18$129— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., Thurs., July 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Meet at Cedar Lake boat launch (4299 Cedar Lake Rd. - take Cedar Run Rd. 7.4 miles west of TC to Cedar Lake Rd.). Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent. Climbing trees is fun, but did you know it is also a sport? Using arborists ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You will even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776079
Course ClosedThe Art of Tree Climbing (Grades 3-7 with a parent)— 2019-08-15 through  2019-08-15$129— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Thurs., Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Meet at Cedar Lake boat launch (4299 Cedar Lake Rd. - take Cedar Run Rd. 7.4 miles west of TC to Cedar Lake Rd.). Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent. Climbing trees is fun, but did you know it is also a sport? Using arborists ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You will even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776095
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Sport of Cricket (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Join the fun as you learn a new (to T.C) sport. Cricket is loved all over the world and now you can learn to play it here. Cricket combines the skill of baseball with the sprinting of track and the quickness of a game of tag. Combine this with strategy and team work for a fun and challenging sport. Learn about batsman, bowlers, overs, wides, wickets and runs. Wear tennis shoes and be ready to move! All fitness abilities welcome. Instructor Gavin Richmond is an avid player and coach of both Cricket and Soccer, and an Elementary Teacher at Glen Lake Community Schools.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780302
The World Needs You! Step Up to Leadership (Grades 6-9)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$109— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 219. Are you already, or do you want to be, a leader whom others love to follow? More and more young people are making an IMPACT in their communities and beyond through their leadership, courage and willingness to explore their own and others potential. Whether you are looking to be in student government, captain of your sports team, or a leader in the classroom and beyond, discover how to reach YOUR POTENTIAL by developing critical leadership and interpersonal skills, and planning for your FUTURE through mapping. Learn about personality types and how to bring people who think differently together for a common goal. You have always been drawn to leading others; now expand your knowledge and understanding so you can step up and lead!

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434644
Treasure Hunters-A Pirate Adventure (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Yo ho ho, pirates! Come along on a pirate-y adventure full of stories, art and fun! Our adventure takes place on our own island where we will create a pirate ship and pirate maps to lead us to lost treasures. Design a pirate hat and sword, create a treasure chest to hold your loot, and a boat that floats. Exploration awaits you each day, so climb aboard for a great voyage and learning fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755031
Course ClosedVEX IQ Robotics (Grades 2-8)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$199— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg., Rm. 110 A/B. Join the exciting world of robotics as you work in teams to design, build, program and test your own custom-built robots. Under the close guidance of World Champion mentors Philip Leete and John Gilligan, each team will use a Vex IQ Robotic kit containing hundreds of structural parts along with motors, gears, axles, sensors, batteries and a computer brain. Challenge your skills as you learn how to build or modify your robot to complete a variety of tasks. Your final robot will then compete in the Ultimate Team Challenge--a fast-paced, head-to-head robot rumble that parents are invited to attend. This workshop is designed so all levels beginner to advanced can participate and grow their skills.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769209
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWhat's Cookin'? (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri. July 8-12, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Banana dippers, breakfast nachos, fruit smoothies and more! Learn to make fun foods in this hands-on week in the big shiny kitchen. You will stir, blend, measure, mix, bake and taste your way through good food you can fix at home. Every day has a theme which includes a story and hands-on prep. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWhat's Cookin'? (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri. July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Banana dippers, breakfast nachos, fruit smoothies and more! Learn to make fun foods in this hands-on week in the big shiny kitchen. You will stir, blend, measure, mix, bake and taste your way through good food you can fix at home. Every day has a theme which includes a story and hands-on prep. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753294
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWheel and Hand-built Pottery (Grades 6-12)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-16$169— Face to FaceView Details

6 days, 9 a.m.-Noon, Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, and Tues., July 16, 9 a.m.-Noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Pottery Studio, Rm. 135, Discover the art of clay and the fun of shaping it with your hands. Learn to use the potters wheel and hand-building techniques through demonstration, instruction and lots of hands-on experience. In the NMC pottery lab, create interesting and useful objects using the wheel, coil, slab and mold methods. Items are fired at the end of the first week and ready for glazing the following Tuesday. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up. Dress to get joyously messy. Class meets July 8 through 12, plus July 16, 2019.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434657
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWorking with Glass - Fusion and Mosiac (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Spend the week exploring glass in all its beauty. Experiment with glass fusion as you cut glass, create your own designs and melt (fuse) the glass in the kiln. Make a 3-dimensional bug, a sun catcher and a small bowl. Then switch gears and take a step back into ancient Greece where mosaic art began. Use glass, tile, repurposed dishes or even your own finds and treasures to make a unique mosaic design. Glue the pieces into a frame and apply grout to complete your colorful and imaginative mosaic art. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861441
Course ClosedWriting and Publishing: Finding Your Voice (Grades 5-8)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 1-3:30 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 224. Do not wait until you grow up to become a real writer! Learn how to write stories that readers cannot put down. See which magazines publish writing by young people and how to successfully submit your work. As a group, we will make our own magazine featuring the stories written in class--so you will get the chance to see your story IN PRINT! The magazine will be sent out for printing, then mailed to you later in the summer. Bring a notebook and pencil/pen and get ready to write! Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780271
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga Adventurers (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Go on an adventure exploring the practice of yoga during this fun week of crafts, group challenges, activities and stories. New themes each day keep your body moving and your mind alert. Find out how you can balance like a tree, be a superhero, and explore your five senses through games and energizing activities. Make a mindfulness jar, lavender eye pillow, and bead mandala to aid in your home yoga and mindfulness practice! Bring a yoga mat if you own one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760758
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYou Golf Girl (Grades 4-9)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-25$129— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 22-25, 1:30-3 p.m., (Mon-Wed: Meet at Traverse City Golf Center - 6270 Secor Rd., TC. Thurs: Meet at Interlochen Golf Course - 10586 US-31, Interlochen). Experience the great game of golf! Whether you are new to golf, or already play regularly, this course builds on what you already know--and someday you will be able to beat your elders at their own game! Join Coach Karl Gagnon, head coach for girls golf at TC West Senior High, for a team-building and small group instruction using fun drills for putting, chipping and driving. Learn the rules and etiquette along with the basics of a fun game you can play the rest of your life! Golf is a game for all women, all over the world, of all ages and sizes. Game on!

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779392
Yummy Art (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Eat your art out and grab your spoon, paintbrush and Kool-Aid--we are creating art! From cupcake design to Kool-Aid finger painting, learn all about the wonderful and wacky world of food art. Build spaghetti sculptures, play foodie games and make your own incredible edibles. Explore ways to take everyday food items and create exciting art projects. Get ready to play with your food!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753686
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSelf-Paced SAT Test Preparation (Online) (for High School Sophomores-Juniors)— 2019-05-11 through  2019-08-23$295— OnlineView Details

Begin this course anytime. This program, in partnership with Cambridge Education Services, allows students to prep for this high-stakes exam over a 5-month period. Study at your own pace and when your schedule allows -- all lessons, quizzes, tests, and strategies are online. The course focuses on ALL SAT subject areas (English, math, reading, and science). You will take practice tests and have an opportunity to go into all sections of the test to learn tips and hints, take quizzes for practice, and have a plan to successfully raise scores on the SAT. Call 231-995-1700 to enroll.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335783
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDancing Feet Creative Movement (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 2:30-4 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Dance Rm. 120. Spin, stretch, walk, slide--your body wants to move! Let your feet tell stories as you explore jazz, ballet and modern dance. Learn to stretch like a dancer and balance your body as you leap and twirl. Move to different kinds of music and create your own dances. No dance experience is needed. Wear comfortable clothes for moving (no jeans please), and dance shoes (bare feet are fine too).

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753312
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDiscover Dinosaurs (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Brontosaurus, Triceratops--even dinosaur names are big and mysterious! Learn fun facts about dinosaurs everyday through hands-on projects. Go on a fossil hunt, make fossil prints, and create a dinosaur skeleton. You will even make up a new kind of dinosaur just discovered in this class! There will be art, crafts, music and lots of dinosaur play.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753276
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWhat's Cookin'? (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri. July 8-12, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Banana dippers, breakfast nachos, fruit smoothies and more! Learn to make fun foods in this hands-on week in the big shiny kitchen. You will stir, blend, measure, mix, bake and taste your way through good food you can fix at home. Every day has a theme which includes a story and hands-on prep. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRainforest Adventure (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Jump into a week of hands-on fun! Journey to the amazing rainforest filled with exploding color and exciting adventures. Each day you will make new discoveries about the plants, animals and foods of the rainforest while exploring art, music, games, stories and movement. Make cool animal projects like a fabulous frog and a snake that moves. Build your own rainforest in a jar, create a rainforest recipe book, and try new foods. Every day is a play day--in the rainforest!

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753305
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFairy Gardening (Ages 3-4)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Do you believe in fairies? We do! Transport yourself to a magical space where you will build a fairy house, learn which type of fairy you are and adopt a fairy pet friend! Each day we read a story and create something special for your fairy world! Take home a fairy garden oasis, complete with your own potted plant starter kit and accessories to make your fairy feel at home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753249
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKids in the Kitchen (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Stir, blend, measure, mix and bake--be a chef for a week of kitchen discovery. Make main dishes like chicken enchiladas and lasagna, and for snack day, made-from-scratch granola bars and other tasty treats. Try your hand at homemade bread. You will be amazed at how much math you use to be a chef. On the last day, you can bring a guest to a special family dinner prepared by you and your new chef friends. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756030
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerInventor's Workshop (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$115— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Inventors wanted! Bring your curiosity and creativity to build the way inventors do! Engineer a car with simple machines, construct the fastest marble run, and compete in the air with aerodynamic paper airplanes of your own design. Take home a souvenir of invention history each day to keep your inventions going after class! Bring an invention to our Contraption Carnival on the last day. You might need a patent when this week is through!

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755998
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRainbows - Glitter - Unicorns! (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Unlock your imagination and ride a magical wave of rainbows and unicorns! Discover plenty of color, sparkle and excitement in this creative and enchanting class. Create magical art including a sun catcher, sand art, tie dye and much more! Each day you will paint and construct a variety of creations to share. On Friday, sample a rainbow of food--including unicorn inspired treats! <br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434630
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGeo Kids (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Geo Kids learn all about rocks and minerals! Bring in your favorite rock specimen and see if you can identify its properties with your goggles on and your geology tools! Make rock candy, build a glacier and explore forces strong enough to rip rocks into tiny pieces! Take a rock recess each day, mini-touring the campus with a magnifying glass to explore the rocks we find! Rock on, Geo Kids!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755942
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAll Aboard the Hogwarts Express (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Do not be late! Once you cross platform 9 and 3 quarters, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you will be sorted into houses and whisked away to a week of fun--Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games and practice Quidditch. All week, you will earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776338
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAll Aboard the Hogwarts Express (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Do not be late! Once you cross platform 9 and 3 quarters, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you will be sorted into houses and whisked away to a week of fun--Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games and practice Quidditch. All week, you will earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776371
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSay It in Japanese (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Discover Japan, Land of the Rising Sun! Learn Japanese words and phrases as you explore the fascinating art and culture of this exotic island country. Learn the art of origami (paper folding), try your hand at shodo (Japanese calligraphy), enjoy Japanese tea and snacks, while practicing using chopsticks. Discover how kids in Japan spend their days. Nihongo O hanashimashoo--speak Japanese!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778661
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSports Camp (Grades 3-5)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 1-3 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Practice makes perfect! Improve your skills in sports such as basketball, track, volleyball, soccer and more! Have fun playing outdoors, as weather permits, or in the gym. Every day is packed with fun and games as you learn the basics and beyond from an athletic trainer and physical education teacher. Learn the importance of teamwork, gain skills to become a better athlete, and get tips for making each sport more FUN. All levels of fitness and sports backgrounds are welcome. Wear tennis shoes, bring a water bottle and plenty of energy!

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769761
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerArchery (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. E/F/G/H (open bay area) Build a bow and learn the sport of archery. Using an innovative design with readily available materials, you will build a bow that is perfect for the beginning archer. Learn about bow designs, construction and decoration. Then receive lessons on archery safety, range set up, shooting etiquette, bow stringing, and shooting techniques. Cost includes materials to make your bow.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776304
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWheel and Hand-built Pottery (Grades 6-12)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-16$169— Face to FaceView Details

6 days, 9 a.m.-Noon, Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, and Tues., July 16, 9 a.m.-Noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Pottery Studio, Rm. 135, Discover the art of clay and the fun of shaping it with your hands. Learn to use the potters wheel and hand-building techniques through demonstration, instruction and lots of hands-on experience. In the NMC pottery lab, create interesting and useful objects using the wheel, coil, slab and mold methods. Items are fired at the end of the first week and ready for glazing the following Tuesday. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up. Dress to get joyously messy. Class meets July 8 through 12, plus July 16, 2019.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434657
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPhotography Workshop (Grades 7-10)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$115— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-3:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Attention aspiring photographers! Learn to use your camera as an imaginative tool to create exciting photographs. Gain experience shooting portraits, landscapes, close-ups, indoor scenes and more! Get professional tips on lighting, composing your pictures, points of view, framing and important camera settings. After taking lots of photos, use Photoshop and Lightroom to edit and enhance your images, bringing them to a whole new level. Bring your camera, memory card, camera manual, card reader (or camera cord) and imagination.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864524
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWorking with Glass - Fusion and Mosiac (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 8-11, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Spend the week exploring glass in all its beauty. Experiment with glass fusion as you cut glass, create your own designs and melt (fuse) the glass in the kiln. Make a 3-dimensional bug, a sun catcher and a small bowl. Then switch gears and take a step back into ancient Greece where mosaic art began. Use glass, tile, repurposed dishes or even your own finds and treasures to make a unique mosaic design. Glue the pieces into a frame and apply grout to complete your colorful and imaginative mosaic art. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861441
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Guitar (Grades 5-10)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. Guitar--give it a go! Start working on basic chords (learn what a chord is) and strum patterns, with a light amount of music reading mixed in. Before you know it, you will be playing a few songs. Bring your own guitar and Progressive Guitar Methods Book 1, which is available at local bookstores, Traverse City Guitar Company, or online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780452
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerROBLOX Makers (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 8-12, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Unlock the power of ROBLOX Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863476
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeet Me at the Ranch A.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-07-09 through  2019-07-11$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 9-11, 9 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf, you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding--from corral, to pasture, to the trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776013
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeet Me at the Ranch P.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-07-09 through  2019-07-11$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 9-11, 1-4 p.m. All Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf, you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding--from corral, to pasture, to the trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776047
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Scuba Experience (Grades 8-12)— 2019-07-10 through  2019-07-10$99— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Wed., July 10, 1-4 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. Experience the world of scuba diving! Through classroom work and a confined water experience with scuba gear, learn about the basic equipment and safety practices, and get an overview of the sport of scuba diving. Students must be able to swim efficiently and be comfortable in the water. Some medical restrictions apply and should be discussed before registering; includes asthma, ear problems, insulin-controlled diabetes and heart trouble; email ees@nmc.edu for the instructors phone number to discuss. Students need to bring personal equipment: scuba mask, fins, snorkel, bathing suit and towel. This course is highly recommended prior to taking the scuba certification course.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865100
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDiscover Dinosaurs (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Brontosaurus, Triceratops--even dinosaur names are big and mysterious! Learn fun facts about dinosaurs everyday through hands-on projects. Go on a fossil hunt, make fossil prints, and create a dinosaur skeleton. You will even make up a new kind of dinosaur just discovered in this class! There will be art, crafts, music and lots of dinosaur play.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753282
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerArt - Art and More Art (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 204. Unleash your imagination as you explore all kinds of fun and messy art in this week of hands-on discovery. Create a masterpiece each day with ideas from popular picture books. Paint with marbles and shaving cream, design your own Rainbow Fish, shape with clay, create a colorful collage, and much more. Venture outside for a nature walk to find materials for your Leaf Man. Parents, this week of art exploration develops fine motor skills and encourages creativity to flourish.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753384
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMagician's Workshop (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 213. YOU can do magic! Learn and practice magical skills necessary to amaze, mystify and delight your friends and family. In the magicians workshop, you will find out how to levitate small objects, control decks of cards, instantaneously freeze water, bend spoons and keys, and so much more. Make your own magic trunk and fill it with your tools of the trade.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766956
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDazzling Designers (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 214. Does your wardrobe need some dazzle? Does your backpack need some sparkle? Design your own silly pens and other fun accessories. Learn ways to make jewelry and hair decorations specific to your style using beads, rhinestones, fabric, ribbons and more! Design a variety of items that nobody will believe you made yourself!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758781
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCrazy Critters (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 216. What animal made that track? What sound was that? Who has been eating here? Spend most of your time outside as you explore these questions and discover the animals of Northern Michigan. There is a new adventure every day as you examine animal tracks, how animals hunt, and the protective adaptations that keep them safe. Try your hand at making a nest, design camouflage, build a feeder and more in this fun active week. Dress to be outside; sunscreen and bug spray recommended.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758750
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNature Painting and Drawing (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Colors, colors and more colors! How many colors do you see? Skinny lines, thick lines, squiggly lines, and more. How many lines can there be? Become inspired as we take nature walks to observe the natural environment. Learn to draw and paint all things in nature from sunsets to leaf prints, and landscapes to beach rocks. Use pencils, charcoal, crayons, watercolors, tempera and more to create the colorful images you see all around you.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758815
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO Party: Everything is Awesome (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Love LEGO bricks? Love building? Then this is for you! Explore a variety of projects using LEGO bricks and building techniques. Help Emmet, Lucy and their friends save Bricksburg from DUPLO invaders by using your own creativity! Build ships and empires and get battle-ready with Christina, a professional brick artist! Everyone leaves with a LEGO set at the end of the week, and can participate in a minifigure trade! LEGO is a registered trademark. <br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758846
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNature in Michigan: From Shores to Trees (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 209. Do you love summer in Pure Michigan as much as we do? Celebrate our beautiful state through indoor and outdoor experiential activities. With days dedicated to lakes and rivers, animal adaptations, tree identification, the properties of snow and ice, rock polishing, and fossils you will discover what makes Michigan so unique and fun. Take home your book of nature lessons from each day!

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756093
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChess 101 (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Do you love the strategy of games like chess? Join the world of Rooks, Knights, Bishops, Pawns, Kings and Queens. This class is designed for those who are drawn to learning something new, enjoy pondering and sitting for periods of time, and appreciate focusing on the game at hand. Stretch your skills with strategies and tactics for opening, capturing and winning--checkmate! Chess sets are provided for in-class use, but feel free to bring your own.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767001
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSay It with Sign Language (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Learn how to communicate using only your hands! You will learn words and phrases so you can make conversation with each other and with friends who are deaf. You will get lots of practice with group games and fun activities. Taught by a certified American Sign Language teacher, you will learn how to finger spell and be able to tell your new friends about yourself, your family, and all the things you like to do. You will have a special visitor on the final day to practice with!

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767046
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDrawing and Sketching (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 212. Are you always drawing? Want to sharpen your skills? Guided by an artist and teacher, you will practice lots of drawing and sketching techniques as you draw favorite toys, landscapes and portraits (yours or others). Make still life drawings and sketch from photos--animals, trees and who knows what else! Experiment with art pencils, chalk pastels and other art media as you learn to draw from visual observations and your imagination. Bring a sketch pad (8.5 x 11-inch or larger, not newsprint) and your creativity!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777744
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLunch Break - Kids on Campus Week (Ages 4-15)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$29— Face to FaceView Details

Pre-registration is required. Bring your lunch each day--juice packs (and water) are provided. Mon-Fri., July 15-19, Noon-1 p.m., University Center lower level. If you enroll in a morning and afternoon class the week of July 15-19, you are invited to join the Lunch Break hour that meets in the University Center (2200 Dendrinos Drive). This optional kick-back-and-relax supervised hour from Noon to 1 p.m. includes time to eat, relax inside or outdoors, and recreational options for students ages 4-15. Junior counselors and staff will help you get to the lunch area and your afternoon class. Classes meet at University Center Campus (2200 Dendrinos Drive). Financial assistance is not available for Lunch Break.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776197
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKid Writers Club (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Why do we love writing, reading and listening to stories? We love to imagine what is out there waiting for us and our favorite characters. We will write to discover! Write a thrilling new story from your imagination, inspired by your own curiosity. We will talk about how to develop the setting, breathe life into your characters and their points of view, and shape the narrative arc of your story. There will be lots of chances to share your stories and build on the ideas of others. Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777776
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPet Lovers (Grades 3-5)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 208. How can you tell if your pet dog, cat, bird or reptile is happy or sad? What do they like and dislike? Join a former zookeeper and current animal trainer to explore the biology of many different kinds of animals and all their peculiar behaviors and adaptations. Through games, you will explore the unique ways that pets see, hear, smell and touch. Research fascinating (and weird!) facts about these friendly pals. Expect some four-legged visitors!

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769791
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSTEM Week (Grades 3-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 215/217. STEM Week is a mind bending, problem solving approach to real problems that surround us everywhere! Working with the experts from Quarkmine, tap into your creativity and dive into activities that include Potato Power, Save the Egg, Ping Pong Ball Launchers, Air Powered Darts, and more. You will work with electricity, citrus, airplanes, bridges and many other things that will Fizz and Pop! Each day brings exciting new discoveries and even more questions to explore. STEM Week is a playground for your curiosity!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775328
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO Mania Advanced (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 218. Discover new ways to build with LEGO bricks as you create and collaborate with fellow builders. Learn specific building tricks--secrets from the masters! Practice scaling building plans, building spheres, and participating in daily building challenges. On the last day, you and your new-found team will be contestants in a secret building challenge--only one TEAM can win! Everyone leaves with a LEGO set at the end of the week. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777714
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSharpie Marker Art (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Grab a Sharpie and make some bold art! Sharpie markers are a versatile art media which can be used on a variety of surfaces. Learn art techniques that will take your art to the next level while exploring work by todays leading Sharpie artists. Create one-of-a kind art on paper, plastic, rocks and more. Bring your own white t-shirt for one of your project designs.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779654
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Sport of Cricket (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 10 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Join the fun as you learn a new (to T.C) sport. Cricket is loved all over the world and now you can learn to play it here. Cricket combines the skill of baseball with the sprinting of track and the quickness of a game of tag. Combine this with strategy and team work for a fun and challenging sport. Learn about batsman, bowlers, overs, wides, wickets and runs. Wear tennis shoes and be ready to move! All fitness abilities welcome. Instructor Gavin Richmond is an avid player and coach of both Cricket and Soccer, and an Elementary Teacher at Glen Lake Community Schools.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780302
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSaddle Up (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-16 through  2019-07-18$149— Face to FaceView Details

3 days, Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 16-18, 1-4 p.m., Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Prerequisite: You must have completed the Meet Me at the Ranch class this summer or in a previous summer. Add to the riding skills you learned in the previous class. Gain more confidence and knowledge in and around the barn when you are paired with a horse at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf. Review barn safety and etiquette, grooming, tacking and basic steering and control of your horse. Then focus on getting more experience in the saddle in both an obstacle area and on a trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring a snack and water bottle each day. Helmets are provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778733
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSaddle Up (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-16 through  2019-07-18$149— Face to FaceView Details

3 days, Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 16-18, 9 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Prerequisite: You must have completed the Meet Me at the Ranch class this summer or in a previous summer. Add to the riding skills you learned in the previous class. Gain more confidence and knowledge in and around the barn when you are paired with a horse at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf. Review barn safety and etiquette, grooming, tacking and basic steering and control of your horse. Then focus on getting more experience in the saddle in both an obstacle area and on a trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring a snack and water bottle each day. Helmets are provided. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434638
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Art of Tree Climbing (Grades 3-7 with a parent)— 2019-07-18 through  2019-07-18$129— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., Thurs., July 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Meet at Cedar Lake boat launch (4299 Cedar Lake Rd. - take Cedar Run Rd. 7.4 miles west of TC to Cedar Lake Rd.). Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent. Climbing trees is fun, but did you know it is also a sport? Using arborists ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You will even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776079
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWhat's Cookin'? (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri. July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Banana dippers, breakfast nachos, fruit smoothies and more! Learn to make fun foods in this hands-on week in the big shiny kitchen. You will stir, blend, measure, mix, bake and taste your way through good food you can fix at home. Every day has a theme which includes a story and hands-on prep. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753294
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFairytopia (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Spend a week exploring the secret life of fairies! Create your own fairy garden with a perfect little home for your very own fairy. Venture outside to search for fairies. Build a dream catcher for fairy-inspired dreams. Construct a fairy chime to hear fairies at your own home and more! Each day, you will make accessories for your fairy wardrobe to enjoy at our fabulous fairy tea party on the last day.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753490
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMy Grand and Me (Ages 4-6 with an Adult)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Grandparents make everything better! Make projects focused on family, creativity, imagination and celebration. You and your favorite adult will create mementos to capture this special time together including paintings, a sun catcher, a magic jar, and much more! Team up to build, explore and find adventure! Let laughter rule as you and your Grand compete together in the Grandparent Olympics (low impact games of course!). Enjoy a Grand celebration of family and fun on the last day. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one adult.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753422
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPlay School (Ages 3-4)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Are you excited to go to school? Make friends, make believe and get your hands messy--you are invited to come play school! Come enjoy show and tell, circle time, crafts and games, free play and the opportunity to start school early! You will visit the creation station, imagination station, motor-vation station and sensory station. Jump start your schooling with an introduction to a preschool class! Ideal for children who will be starting school in the fall.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753254
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMazes - Coding - Art (Grades 2-4)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 215. Discover the power of coding! Learn to solve problems and think creatively using computer technology. Start building your coding skills through games like Robo Turtles and Gravity Maze. Then learn some coding basics together through the Code.org CS Fundamentals Course. By the end, you will get an opportunity to use Scratch to create stories on the computer, and design your own games.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767094
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDrawing and Painting (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. Watercolors, tempera, pastels, brushes, sponges, charcoal, graphite--even the words sound inviting and creative. Be an artist for a week of exploration into the world of color, shape, line, form, and space. From landscapes to portraits to favorite animals, you will capture on paper images around you and in your imagination. Bring a paint shirt.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765139
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKids in the Kitchen (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Stir, blend, measure, mix and bake--be a chef for a week of kitchen discovery. Make main dishes like chicken enchiladas and lasagna, and for snack day, made-from-scratch granola bars and other tasty treats. Try your hand at homemade bread. You will be amazed at how much math you use to be a chef. On the last day, you can bring a guest to a special family dinner prepared by you and your new chef friends. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349442004
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga Adventurers (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Go on an adventure exploring the practice of yoga during this fun week of crafts, group challenges, activities and stories. New themes each day keep your body moving and your mind alert. Find out how you can balance like a tree, be a superhero, and explore your five senses through games and energizing activities. Make a mindfulness jar, lavender eye pillow, and bead mandala to aid in your home yoga and mindfulness practice! Bring a yoga mat if you own one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760758
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCheckmate! (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 101. Join the world of Rooks, Knights, Bishops, Pawns, Kings and Queens. This class is designed for those who already know game essentials and to challenge intermediate students. Stretch your skills with higher level strategies and tactics for opening, capturing, and winning--checkmate! Lessons crafted by some of the best chess minds are explained and practiced. Chess sets are provided for in-class use, but feel free to bring your own.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779362
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerClay Works for Kids (Grades 3-5)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-30$115— Face to FaceView Details

Meets 6 days, Mon.-Fri. July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon and Tues., July 30, 10 a.m.-Noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Pottery Studio Rm. 135. Explore the fabulous feel of clay while making useful and unique objects. Use pinch, slab, and coil methods to create original items and glaze them. Make a clay relief sculpture that is also a bowl, an animal that whistles or rattles, or a vase with a face! Items will be fired at the end of the first week and be ready for glazing the following Tuesday. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up. Dress for an artsy mess. Class meets July 22 through 26, plus July 30, 2019.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770493
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKids with Cameras (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. There is beauty everywhere; take lots of pictures! Whether you have been taking photos for a while, or are just picking up a digital camera for the first time--we want you! Start by learning photography basics and how to make your photographs tell the story you see. Then try new techniques and get creative. Go on photo shoots every day and fill your world with amazing new experiences! Utilize computers to edit your own photos! Bring a digital camera (no cell phone cameras) to class each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777853
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDIY Bedroom Projects (Grades 4-8)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 224. Get ready for fun-filled days of project mania. Define your style as you create one-of-a-kind accessories for your bedroom. Use these projects to create a gallery wall that celebrates your unique style. Learn new techniques as you create inspirational quote art, a pom pom garland, an individualized paper mache bowl and more. After this week, your bedroom will scream YOU!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779329
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMusical Theater Dance Choreography (Grades 4-6)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 217. Actors have been using dance to help tell stories since the days of the ancient Greeks! Learn various styles of stage dance from pantomime and synchronized movements, to high energy routines inspired by contemporary shows. Wear comfy clothes and closed-toe shoes each day and be ready to dance. Entertain your parents with a performance on the last day. Beginners welcome; no dance experience required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777822
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYou Golf Girl (Grades 4-9)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-25$129— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 22-25, 1:30-3 p.m., (Mon-Wed: Meet at Traverse City Golf Center - 6270 Secor Rd., TC. Thurs: Meet at Interlochen Golf Course - 10586 US-31, Interlochen). Experience the great game of golf! Whether you are new to golf, or already play regularly, this course builds on what you already know--and someday you will be able to beat your elders at their own game! Join Coach Karl Gagnon, head coach for girls golf at TC West Senior High, for a team-building and small group instruction using fun drills for putting, chipping and driving. Learn the rules and etiquette along with the basics of a fun game you can play the rest of your life! Golf is a game for all women, all over the world, of all ages and sizes. Game on!

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779392
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCode Breakers (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in his/her bedroom, get the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the week.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864353
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEngineering an Escape (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Challenge your detective and engineering skills in this innovative experience. Using the Design Thinking Process, you will problem-solve scenarios using collaborative thinking and critical thinking skills, which are an essential part of engineering. You and your team will get to escape a set of Breakout EDU challenges, and even design your own escape room for another team!

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863737
Course ClosedImagineering Your World (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Attention Imagineers! What do London Bridge and a bird have in common? Why is it that tall buildings do not fall down in a wind storm? Explore these amazing engineering feats. Create your own city using marshmallows, launch a race car across a desert, and make someones hair stand straight up. Using art, math, movement and humor, explore your own amazing engineering abilities. Immerse yourself in a week of multi-sensory scientific discovery! Dress to get messy and move. Bring an empty shoe box the first day.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753736
Yummy Art (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Eat your art out and grab your spoon, paintbrush and Kool-Aid--we are creating art! From cupcake design to Kool-Aid finger painting, learn all about the wonderful and wacky world of food art. Build spaghetti sculptures, play foodie games and make your own incredible edibles. Explore ways to take everyday food items and create exciting art projects. Get ready to play with your food!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753686
Course ClosedInsects Don't Bug Me (Ages 4-6)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Are you buggy for bugs? Explore the fascinating world of critters that fly and crawl. Go on daily hunts to locate, observe, count and collect exciting critters like butterflies, dragonflies, ants, spiders and worms. You will learn to catch them with nets to add to your homemade habitat. Construct different insects, weave a web and more. Each day we focus on a specific type of bug as you become an expert entomologist!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753482
Super Science Sleuths (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Super science sleuths wanted! Ever wondered why bears sleep all winter? Why leaves change color in the fall? Or why birds and squirrels are so busy in the spring? Come along on a journey through the seasons of Northern Michigan. Using art, engineering, math and scientific discovery, you will explore how each season is uniquely scientific. Track the wildest animals, create a blizzard in summer, grow plants and so much more in this week of multi-sensory science fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765746
Dance for the Stage (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 217. Move, shake and laugh as you learn simple choreography to some of your favorite songs from famous movies and plays! Play theater games and practice exercises each day to warm up. Use your creativity to create props and help you become the characters in your routines. Wear comfy clothes and closed-toe shoes each day and be ready to dance. Entertain your parents with a performance on the last day. No dance experience required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765700
Fiesta Spanish for Kids (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Hola! Como estas? Come learn how to say basic words and phrases to introduce yourself in Spanish. By the end of the week, you will be able to discuss activities you enjoy, your favorite colors, and basic introductory phrases. Be prepared to play games and move around as you learn Spanish! The week ends with a Spanish fiesta to celebrate what you have learned.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765834
Course ClosedVEX IQ Robotics (Grades 2-8)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$199— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg., Rm. 110 A/B. Join the exciting world of robotics as you work in teams to design, build, program and test your own custom-built robots. Under the close guidance of World Champion mentors Philip Leete and John Gilligan, each team will use a Vex IQ Robotic kit containing hundreds of structural parts along with motors, gears, axles, sensors, batteries and a computer brain. Challenge your skills as you learn how to build or modify your robot to complete a variety of tasks. Your final robot will then compete in the Ultimate Team Challenge--a fast-paced, head-to-head robot rumble that parents are invited to attend. This workshop is designed so all levels beginner to advanced can participate and grow their skills.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769209
Doctors and Vets: Dissection (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 29-Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Put on your lab coat and gloves and get ready to explore the inside structures of several specimens. Each day you will dissect a different subject and have the opportunity to look below the surface of an insect, crustacean and fish. Identify the organs and learn to use dissection equipment safely whether you are curious about anatomy, animals or simply a budding scientist.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780244
Course ClosedFuture Chefs (Grades 5-7)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-01$139— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 29-Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-Noon, new location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Boost your culinary creativity! Practice your knife skills, learn yummy flavor combinations and food presentation, and enjoy learning how to cook vegetarian fare from breakfast to dessert and everything in-between. Discover the importance of balancing flavors like salt, fat, acid, heat and sweetness. Gain the confidence to make up your own recipes and go on to become a MasterChef Junior! Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes-Maritime  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779531
Mermaid Experience (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-30 through  2019-08-01$49— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Tues and Thurs., July 30 and Aug. 1, 2-3:30 p.m., at the Civic Center Easling Pool (1213 W. Civic Center Dr.) Transform from your human form into a mermaid! Learn how to swim safely in a mermaid tail and use mermaid maneuvers to explore new depths with USA and YMCA certified swim coach, Whitney Miller. Getting new legs can be tricky, so this course is designed to teach children to Swim Smart and Swim Safe. Imagination time, guided games and team building games enhance the experience (gills not included!). Prerequisite: must be able to swim 15 yards, float 10 seconds and tread 20 seconds all in deep water and without assistance. Mermaid tails provided for use at class; bring your swim suit, towel and goggles.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780345
Course ClosedAwesome Ocean Creatures (Ages 3-4)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Dive into a week of ocean life as you discover seahorses, sharks, crabs and brightly colored fish. Have a splashy time playing lively games like Sharks and Barracudas, making music, and creating something special every day while learning about the ocean. Add finger plays, great stories, and a little science for extra fun. Bring an empty 2-liter bottle to make your own ocean in a bottle.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753271
Treasure Hunters-A Pirate Adventure (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Yo ho ho, pirates! Come along on a pirate-y adventure full of stories, art and fun! Our adventure takes place on our own island where we will create a pirate ship and pirate maps to lead us to lost treasures. Design a pirate hat and sword, create a treasure chest to hold your loot, and a boat that floats. Exploration awaits you each day, so climb aboard for a great voyage and learning fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755031
Course ClosedCamp Adventures (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Calling all happy campers! Experience the great outdoors as you go on nature hikes, have scavenger hunts, and create cool crafts out of the wonderful things you find. Learn about fossils, discover Michigan birds, and make a take-home bird feeder. Stir up some yummy camping snacks like armpit fudge and smores on a stick. Hang out around the camp fire as we sing songs, tell stories, eat and play.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434613
Colors in Nature (Ages 3-4)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Yellow, green, blue and pink--the world is full of amazing colors. Find colors in nature as you hike outside each day. Use colorful paints and items from your nature walks to create beautiful masterpieces. Stories, games, music and take-home art guide this week of adventure with characters like a white rabbit and a silly brown bear. Do the Rainbow Pokey, make a fly-catching frog and so much more. Dress to be outside and get messy.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753329
LEGO Art Play (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Go beyond pre-made LEGO kits and explore shapes, colors, designs and forms using your imagination. Get creative with local brick artist, Christina Collins. Challenge yourself to make artful patterns, colorful structures, imaginary critters and more. Each day, bring your minds hidden creations to life while exploring interesting building techniques used by experienced LEGO builders. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO bricks so you can create at home. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348754962
Course ClosedShelter Building (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Meet at the VASA Trail Head Parking Lot at Bunker Hill and Bartlett Roads (4450 Bartlett Rd., Williamsburg). While hiking together, your friend sprains an ankle&hellip;and a storm is coming! You need shelter, but none can be found. Explore the wonders of the natural world as we learn to construct different types of shelters from materials available to us in nature. Along the way, you will catch critters like frogs in wetlands and bugs in creeks, learn about birds, and track some animals, while building awesome shelters. Work together to build a shelter large enough for the whole group! Bring a water bottle, bug spray and sunscreen recommended.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766108
Course ClosedDrawing and Painting (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. Watercolors, tempera, pastels, brushes, sponges, charcoal, graphite--even the words sound inviting and creative. Be an artist for a week of exploration into the world of color, shape, line, form, and space. From landscapes to portraits to favorite animals, you will capture on paper images around you and in your imagination. Bring a paint shirt.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765306
Cheerleading Camp (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. We have spirit--yes we do! We have spirit--how about you? Get ready for a week of fun where you start the day by warming up your muscles with flexibility and strengthening exercises. Learn the FUNdamentals of cheerleading with beginning tumbling skills, basic motions, stunting and jumps. You will practice each day and show your team spirit on the last day, complete with your own set of pom-poms. Wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle every day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766724
Acting Up (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Scholars Hall Theater Rm. 217. Do you like to pretend? Pretending is just like acting. Discover the world of theatre in this action-packed week. Each day begins with fun drama games and activities to warm up your creativity. Learn acting skills while developing public speaking skills and gaining confidence. All of this while having a FUN pretend adventure. Put together entertaining skits based on new stories and old favorites. On the last day, we will put on a show for your family and friends! Offered in partnership with Drama Kids of Northern Michigan.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766139
Course ClosedSkills for the Backcountry (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Meet at the VASA Trail Head Parking Lot, Bunker Hill and Bartlett Roads (4450 Bartlett Rd, Williamsburg - ask for directions when registering. Experience your own week of Survivor! Gain an understanding of the natural world around us and use that knowledge and your own wits to build useful backcountry hiking and survival skills. Learn to plan and pack for a camping trip, store food, pitch a tent and cook on a camp stove. Learn wilderness safety, map and compass reading, tracking and emergency shelter-building. Wear closed-toe walking shoes (no flip flops). Bring a backpack with a water bottle and snack.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777915
Cheer Squad (Grades 3-5)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Give me an F, give me a U, give me an N…What does it spell? FUN! Dance, prance and cheer with spirit! Begin each day warming up your muscles with flexibility and strengthening exercises. Learn the FUNdamentals of cheerleading with basic motions, stunting, jumps and dance routines. Practice each day and be ready to show your team spirit on the last day complete with your own set of pom-poms. Wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle every day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775295
The Actor in You (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall Theater Rm. 217. Show off your creativity by creating a script, inventing characters, designing a set and performing a play all in front of a live audience. Work on practical skills like acting, literacy and public speaking. Gain independence and self-esteem as you work with your team to create your own play. Story, art, stage and acting come together to make this theatre experience come alive! Family and friends are invited to the performance on the last day! Offered in partnership with Drama Kids of Northern Michigan.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777885
Python Programmers (Grades 3-5)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 205. Learn to code engaging apps and games using a programming language called Python. It is the fastest growing programming language and favored by Google, NASA, YouTube and the CIA. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770533
LEGO Party: Apocalypseburg (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Love LEGO bricks? Love building? Explore a variety of projects using LEGO bricks and your own creativity. This class expands on basic building knowledge, but beginning builders will have fun too! Spend the week building your own epic Bricksburg with blueprints, cityscapes, a bridge and more! Learn ways to quickly sketch building plans and make adjustments just like the pros! Help Emmet, Lucy and their friends save their town. Each builder receives their own sketching kit to use throughout the week and takes home a set of LEGO at the end of the week along with their sketching kit. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778503
Course ClosedWriting and Publishing: Finding Your Voice (Grades 5-8)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 1-3:30 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 224. Do not wait until you grow up to become a real writer! Learn how to write stories that readers cannot put down. See which magazines publish writing by young people and how to successfully submit your work. As a group, we will make our own magazine featuring the stories written in class--so you will get the chance to see your story IN PRINT! The magazine will be sent out for printing, then mailed to you later in the summer. Bring a notebook and pencil/pen and get ready to write! Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780271
Programming with Python (Grades 6-9)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205, Want to learn the fastest growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, YouTube and the CIA? Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Advance step-by-step on a programming path that lets you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864429
The World Needs You! Step Up to Leadership (Grades 6-9)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$109— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 219. Are you already, or do you want to be, a leader whom others love to follow? More and more young people are making an IMPACT in their communities and beyond through their leadership, courage and willingness to explore their own and others potential. Whether you are looking to be in student government, captain of your sports team, or a leader in the classroom and beyond, discover how to reach YOUR POTENTIAL by developing critical leadership and interpersonal skills, and planning for your FUTURE through mapping. Learn about personality types and how to bring people who think differently together for a common goal. You have always been drawn to leading others; now expand your knowledge and understanding so you can step up and lead!

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434644
Course ClosedTeen Chefs (Grades 7-12)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$139— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 10 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdell’s Restaurant. Do you dream of cooking in your own restaurant or having your own food truck? Master the chef essentials: pick up savvy knife skills, learn to combine flavors and invent your own recipes. Your creativity will shine as you learn how to put together a dish using a black box of mystery ingredients. Explore exciting spices and trendy cuisines. Become more knowledgeable about healthy eating, and be a fresh pro in the kitchen. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864769
PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Certification (Grades 8-12)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$499— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. Experience the world of scuba diving! Through classroom work, confined water training and open water experience, you will learn about the basic equipment, physics, physiology, environment and safety practices of the sport of scuba diving. Students must be able to swim efficiently and be comfortable in the water. Upon completion, you will become a certified diver. Minimum age is 12. Some medical restrictions apply and should be discussed before registering; includes asthma, ear problems, insulin-controlled diabetes and heart trouble; email ees@nmc.edu for the instructors phone number to discuss. Parent should plan to attend a 10-minute meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday. Students need to bring personal equipment: scuba mask, fins, snorkel, bathing suit and towel. Bring a sack lunch each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865898
College Application Essay Boot Camp (Grades 10-12)— 2019-08-06 through  2019-08-08$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, Aug. 6-8, 1-3:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Have you been putting off writing your college application essay? Want help getting started? Spend time with Molly Korroch, local journalist, and review a few secret ingredients of successful essays, and then get plenty of practice writing your own essay. Learn how to hook the reader, highlight your accomplishments, express your personality and polish your prose. Finish the week with a strong, revised draft of an essay and begin the school year feeling confident about applying to college! Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865828
Hangin' with Horses (Grades 1-4 with an adult)— 2019-08-09 through  2019-08-09$49— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC). Kids, partner up with your favorite adult for a unique afternoon learning about the beauty and grace of horses. Find out how to safely approach, handle and work around horses. Learn about basic grooming and even get to braid horse tails just for fun! You will be paired with a horse and quickly see for yourself how being in a barn is not only good for the soul, but is also a great confidence booster. No prior horse experience needed, but closed-toe shoes are required. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one adult. Parents: A Liability Form will be mailed out one week before the start of class. This form MUST be signed by you or a legal guardian and brought to the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766787
Michigan Art (Ages 4-6)— 2019-08-12 through  2019-08-16$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. We love summer in PURE Michigan! Explore the natural resources that surround us--from the white sand beaches to amazing apples, to the water in the Great Lakes--and use these natural supplies in fun, interactive art projects. What does it feel like to be a drop of water going through the water cycle? Experience the growth of a tall white pine tree and travel like a tiny grain of sand on the dunes. Daily themes incorporate creative movement and take-home art projects.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755067
Course ClosedTeen Chefs (Grades 7-12)— 2019-08-13 through  2019-08-16$139— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Tues.-Fri., Aug. 13-16, 10 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdell&rsquo;s Restaurant. Do you dream of cooking in your own restaurant or having your own food truck? Master the chef essentials: pick up savvy knife skills, learn to combine flavors and invent your own recipes. Your creativity will shine as you learn how to put together a dish using a black box of mystery ingredients. Explore exciting spices and trendy cuisines. Become more knowledgeable about healthy eating, and be a fresh pro in the kitchen. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens. Please wear closed-toe shoes.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348867263
Course ClosedThe Art of Tree Climbing (Grades 3-7 with a parent)— 2019-08-15 through  2019-08-15$129— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Thurs., Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Meet at Cedar Lake boat launch (4299 Cedar Lake Rd. - take Cedar Run Rd. 7.4 miles west of TC to Cedar Lake Rd.). Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent. Climbing trees is fun, but did you know it is also a sport? Using arborists ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You will even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776095
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