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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 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766139
Actor's Workshop (Grades 7-10)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-4 p.m., Scholars Hall Theater Rm. 217. Have you imagined yourself on stage or do you want to further develop your acting and theatrical skills? Hone your creative abilities as you work with others to write, produce and act in a play--that YOU create! Learn the art of acting, playwriting and directing through exercises in dialogues, conflict and confrontations, and improvisation. Demonstration and guided practice help develop creativity, confidence and practical skills like literacy and public speaking. Participate in a final performance for family and friends on the last day. All levels welcome. Offered in partnership with Drama Kids of Northern Michigan.

  • Seats available: Approximately 26. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864491
Advanced Cybersecurity (Grades 9-12)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$449— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Prerequisite: Cybersecurity Level I. Thwart the digital thieves as you refine the skills learned in the Cybersecurity Level I course. Use your knowledge of how the bad guys think and apply your understanding to protect systems from various attacks. During this week-long camp, you will work in teams to apply security concepts and devise ways to safeguard computers, networks and system data. The Air Force Association (AFA) CyberPatriot program emphasizes fun, hands-on relevant learning of cybersecurity principles that are applicable to everyday life and cybersecurity career pathways. Bring a sack lunch each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865711
Advanced Rocket Science (Grades 5-8)— 2019-08-12 through  2019-08-16$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Prerequisite: our Rocket Science class or basic model construction skills. Space travel was once only a dream, but now, from Space X to Voyager and New Horizons, space travel is alive and well. Build and launch a model rocket while exploring the differences between rockets and spacecraft in this week of hands-on fun. What will the spaceship of tomorrow look like? What can it do? What fuels it? Discover how real physics concepts were used to design fictional spacecraft and have fun exploring the design and function of these ships. Price includes rocket kit and launch day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780422
Course ClosedAll 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
All 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: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776371
America's Boating Course (Grades 7-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 9 a.m.-noon, Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. In a boating emergency, quick thinking is vital to survival. Become a safe and confident boater with this fundamental Americas Boating Club course. Successful completion qualifies you for personal watercraft operator certification in Michigan. Learn boat terminology, safe watercraft operation, rules and regs; boat navigation; and communication. Discuss how to deal with a boat in adverse conditions and how to operate a boat trailer and a personal water craft (PWC). You will also learn how to tie knots that are essential to boating. Cost includes textbook and certification test. Must attend each day to achieve certification.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434608
Archery (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: Approximately -1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776304
Art - 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753384
Awesome 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753271
Beginning 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780452
Beginning 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865100
Course ClosedBonkers Over Bugs (Ages 3-4)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Bugs, bugs, bugs, oh my! Busy bees, silly spiders, quick crickets and beautiful butterflies come to visit as we listen to bug stories, sing songs and buggy down to creative movement activities. Go on a nature walk in search of bugs, then get creative making totally buggin art projects like a spider mask and your very own insect collage. Learn fun facts through lots of hands-on projects, create your own bug rock, observe insects and have lots of buggy fun.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753236
Build Your Own Windows Desktop PC (Grades 8-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$799— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Mon. and Fri., June 24 and 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. The three course options differ by the equipment used: choose the $699 course to build an Office/Internet/Basic Gaming Computer; choose the $799 course to build an Entry-Level Gaming Computer; choose the $999 course to build a Gamer Computer. Many computer industry professionals began their career by building their own computer. Now you can too! Choose a computer kit from the options/price points below and build yourself a real computer of your own. Instructor Michael George helps you put it all together, from mother board to power supply to operation and everything in between. Windows operating system software is included. Learn to adjust settings, trouble-shoot, load software and do some programming. Tools are supplied for use in class. This experiential course helps you build a solid understanding of how computers work and much more. Bring a sack lunch both days.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864931
Build Your Own Windows Desktop PC (Grades 8-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$999— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Mon. and Fri., June 24 and 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. The three course options differ by the equipment used: choose the $699 course to build an Office/Internet/Basic Gaming Computer; choose the $799 course to build an Entry-Level Gaming Computer; choose the $999 course to build a Gamer Computer. Many computer industry professionals began their career by building their own computer. Now you can too! Choose a computer kit from the options/price points below and build yourself a real computer of your own. Instructor Michael George helps you put it all together, from mother board to power supply to operation and everything in between. Windows operating system software is included. Learn to adjust settings, trouble-shoot, load software and do some programming. Tools are supplied for use in class. This experiential course helps you build a solid understanding of how computers work and much more. Bring a sack lunch both days.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864947
Build Your Own Windows Desktop PC (Grades 8-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$699— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Mon. and Fri., June 24 and 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. The three course options differ by the equipment used: choose the $699 course to build an Office/Internet/Basic Gaming Computer; choose the $799 course to build an Entry-Level Gaming Computer; choose the $999 course to build a Gamer Computer. Many computer industry professionals began their career by building their own computer. Now you can too! Choose a computer kit from the options/price points below and build yourself a real computer of your own. Instructor Michael George helps you put it all together, from mother board to power supply to operation and everything in between. Windows operating system software is included. Learn to adjust settings, trouble-shoot, load software and do some programming. Tools are supplied for use in class. This experiential course helps you build a solid understanding of how computers work and much more. Bring a sack lunch both days.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434618
Calling all SuperHeroes (Ages 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Put on your super gear and get ready for an exciting week of heroic fun! Explore with your Spidey senses, rescue Batman and Robin from a frozen state, save our world from villains, collect kryptonite and experience what Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mutagen feels like. Make your own superhero costume to continue your adventures at home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753334
Camp 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: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434613
Course ClosedCharter Fishing Experience (Grades 4-8 with Parent)— 2019-06-16 through  2019-06-16$259— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Sun., June 16, Noon-4 p.m., Meet at Far-Fetched Fishing Charter in Leland Harbor by Fishtown. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent. Catch big fish on the big lake! You and a parent will experience deep-water fishing off the shores of Leland aboard the Farfetched. Join Captain Scott Anderson for a fun afternoon of charter fishing for salmon and steelhead. Learn about the equipment used to fish in deep water. When on-shore weather is warm, the lake is still cold, so dress appropriately. Bring sun screen, hat and sunglasses, and a catch a big fish attitude. Scholarships are not available.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778557
Checkmate! (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 7. 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 14. 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775295
Course ClosedChef School (Grades 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$159— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 9 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition and cost with a mid-week walking field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. 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 = 348776229
Course ClosedChef School (Grades 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$159— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition and cost with a mid-week walking field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. 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 = 348776255
Chess 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767001
Clay Sculpture (Grades 4-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Pottery Studio Rm. 135. You will love this fun exploration with clay that combines the pinch, slab and coil methods of hand-building. Make useful items like bowls and candleholders; and decoratives like mobiles, gargoyles and animal sculptures. Get inspired as you experience the flow of creativity from working with clay and glazes. Dress for an artsy mess. Items will be fired at the end of the week; time for pick-up of finished pieces will be arranged.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778633
Clay 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770493
Code 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864353
Code Explorers (Grades 2-4)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. For curious young minds who want to take the first steps into the world of programming. Use your creativity to solve a series of web-based coding challenges. Each lesson builds fluency in essential digital skills needed for the future. Develop teamwork while working in pairs or teams for most of the program. At the end, you will receive access to the interactive learning platform to continue your coding journey at home!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766892
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 11. 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753329
Crazy 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758750
Curiouser and Curiouser: Math with Alice in Wonderland (Grades 7-10)— 2019-08-12 through  2019-08-16$69— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16, 1-2:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 116. Go down the rabbit hole with Alice and use math to puzzle your way back out! You will use graphs, tables, exponential expressions, and formal proofs to illustrate your discoveries. Work together as a group on a different question every day. Did you know author Lewis Carrol was also a mathematician and puzzle lover? Explore a world of stories that may be familiar to you, and look at Alice in Wonderland adventures through your new mathematical lens. Calculators are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you have one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864557
Cybersecurity Level I (Grades 9-12)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$399— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Individuals and industry alike depend on a safe cyberspace and individual cybersecurity skills to effectively function. Threats to this space are on the rise. Get the knowledge and skills to address these threats. The Air Force Association (AFA) CyberPatriot program emphasizes fun, hands-on learning of cybersecurity principles that are relevant and applicable to everyday life as well as new career pathways. Get an overview of cyberspace, review how computers work, define cyber threats and defenses, and discuss cyber ethics and online safety. Participate in hands-on high-tech activities each day, building up to the exciting team competition on the last day, simulating real cyber security situations faced by industry professionals. Bring a sack lunch each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865137
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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765700
Dancing 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753312
Dazzling 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758781
Discover 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: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753276
Discover 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753282
Course ClosedDIY 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780244
Drawing 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765139
Drawing 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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765306
Course ClosedDrawing 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
Electronic Music Making (Grades 6-9)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 12. Learn how to make music with computers in the NMC Audio Technology Studio. Discover how to use software applications like Logic Pro to quickly and easily write your own music. Learn how to program drums and craft unique synthesizer sounds, and get songwriting and production tips that take your musical ideas and turn them into complete songs! No previous music experience necessary.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861393
Engineering 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863737
Equestrian Camp (Grades 7-12)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-29$139— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., July 15, 22, and 29, 1-4 p.m., All Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC) Do you love horses? Get to know the horses in this three-day camp where you will be paired with your own horse. As a beginner, find out how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle and bridle your horse at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf. Learn the basics of western riding, from corral to pasture, to a trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring a snack and water bottle. 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: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864597
Exploring Visual Communications (Grades 10-12)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-18$119— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 15-18, 1-4 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Mac Lab Rm. 204. Interested in Graphic Design? Digital Illustration? Animation? Film? Get a glimpse into the projects and software used in the NMC Visual Communications Program and the professional graphics/film industry. Join NMC Faculty Instructor Alex Smith, and learn how to create vector illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, edit photos using Adobe Photoshop, and create 2D animations using Adobe Animate. Then learn to edit film using Apple Final Cut Pro with Apple Certified NMC Faculty Instructor Caroline Schaefer-Hills. Finish the week by saving your projects on a flash drive to take home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865752
Fairy 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753249
Fairytopia (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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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
Film Week with Final Cut Pro (Grades 10-12)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$129— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 12:30-4 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Mac Lab Rm. 204. Explore the craft of filmmaking and professional film editing with Final Cut Pro suite from Apple and NMCs entire lab of Pro Cameras, from GoPros and Black Magics to Nikon 7100 DSLRs. Apple Certified Instructor, Caroline Schaefer-Hills, from the NMC Visual Communications Faculty, leads you in writing, producing, directing and editing a film short. Each day is a new experience with practical filmmaking knowledge in a fun, fast-paced professional Mac Lab environment. Take home your own Extreme SD Card with your work!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865805
Fishy Matters (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Brook trout, salmon, steelhead, whitefish, lake trout, bass, perch and walleye are all favorite sport fish of the North. But what about catfish, carp, suckers and bowfin? This interdisciplinary class blends science and art to explore freshwater fish from different parts of the country, examining how they are different, yet similar. Dig in the mud, find bugs, and examine rocks and plants in our quest to understand fish, where they live and what they eat. Learn how fish have adapted to the environment as you learn about body shapes, fins, mouths, tails and sensory organs. Then design and build a fish of your own!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778542
Fun Play the Ukulele Way (Grades 3-5)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 9:30-10:30 a.m., NMC Main Campus, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. Ukulele may be hard to spell and say, but it is sure fun to play. You will be playing on your first day as you learn basic chords and strums. By the end of the week, you will know how to tune and maintain your instrument and play lots of fun songs at home. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey (approx. $15) which is available online or at the local guitar store.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769722
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
Geo 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755942
Glass Fusion (Grades 6-9)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-20$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 17-20, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. The exciting medium of glass fusion lets you create one-of-a-kind pieces of art. You will cut glass, create your own designs, and melt the glass in the kiln. The result is an attention-grabbing 3-dimensional image that makes a unique piece of art. Small pieces of glass can be assembled to create a magical focal bead which will be baked to use for a necklace or smaller sun catcher. Then make a candle votive, a sun catcher, and a surprise to take home. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859456
Hangin' with Horses (Grades 1-4 with an adult)— 2019-06-14 through  2019-06-14$49— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., June 14, 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766757
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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766787
Hip-Hop Dance (Grades 5-8)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-20$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 17-20, 4-5:30 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Dance Rm. 120. This high-energy dance style is perfect for anyone with a passion to move! Learn to dance to upbeat music and the latest hits. Discover how to develop rhythm, flexibility and precision in your muscle memory. This awesome dance week will keep you hip-hopping! Wear clean gym shoes. Beginners welcome. Perform for your family on the last day!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779557
Imagineering 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: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753736
Insects 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: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753482
Inventor'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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755998
Junior Counselor: Leaders in Training (Ages 12-15)— 2019-06-19 through  2019-06-21$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed.-Fri., June 19-21, 1-4 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 220. Take your leadership skills to a new level! In this valuable training, you will learn basic first aid, emergency response, classroom management, and leadership skills that prepare you for potential volunteer positions with College for Kids. Fill out an application, conduct a video interview and build confidence for future volunteer activities and employment. NOTE: Qualifying junior counselors will have an opportunity to assist an instructor in a College for Kids class this summer. Parents, plan to join us the last half hour of class Friday to receive important information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859021
Kid's Choir Camp (Grades 1-4)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$150— Face to FaceView Details

Mon-Fri., June 17-21, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus,Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. Do you love to sing? Come join the NMC Childrens Choir staff for a great week of music on campus! Whether you are an experienced singer or brand new to it, you will get a chance to sing and learn with others in a fun workshop setting. Each day is a new encounter with music, singing and movement. The finale of the week is a concert featuring all the Kids Choir Camp singers. <br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 27. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766832
Kid's Cuisine (Grades 3-5)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 9 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Grab your passport and travel the world through your taste buds! Each day focuses on a different part of the globe in this whirlwind culinary adventure. Learn a little about a new country and then take on the role of chef as you prepare some of their famous foods--fresh salsa from Mexico, biscotti from Italy, sushi from Japan, and more. Learn important cooking terms and techniques in this hands-on kitchen experience. 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: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769595
Kid's Cuisine (Grades 3-5)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Grab your passport and travel the world through your taste buds! Each day focuses on a different part of the globe in this whirlwind culinary adventure. Learn a little about a new country and then take on the role of chef as you prepare some of their famous foods--fresh salsa from Mexico, biscotti from Italy, sushi from Japan, and more. Learn important cooking terms and techniques in this hands-on kitchen experience. 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: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769689
Course ClosedKids 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
Course ClosedKids 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
Kids 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777853
Course ClosedKid 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
Leadership: Change Your Future; Change Your World (Grades 10-12)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-25$109— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 22-25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. You are close to graduating high school, and the good news is, you do not have to know exactly what you want to do when you grow up--everyone with strong leadership skills is going to make a positive IMPACT on the people and world around them. Learn how to lead yourself through planning and mapping your own future goals and action plans. Understand the relationship between HAPPINESS and SUCCESS and see how important this relationship is in college and adulthood. Find out about personality types and how to bring people who think differently together for a common goal. Practice applying a positive mindset in a LEADERSHIP role and communicating with all types of personalities.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865779
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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348754962
LEGO Mania (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Do you love LEGOS? Come and build with Traverse Citys own brick artist! Build a city, a car, a bridge. Have fun putting pieces together to create a city like the one Emmet, from the LEGO movie, might live in. Learn to make patterns and explore fun new ways to play with your LEGO bricks. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO bricks so you can create at home. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755131
LEGO 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777714
LEGO Minecraft (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Do you like to mine? Enjoy a week with Traverse Citys own brick artist and explore how to create a Minecraft world in LEGO bricks! Explore creepers, tools, buildings and different settings in this hands-on class. Work within groups all week so we can build the best brickverse ever. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO bricks to take home and enjoy. LEGO and Minecraft are registered trademarks.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755100
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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778503
LEGO 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758846
Little Chemists (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Solids and liquids and gases, oh MY! Little Chemists will froth up freaky foams and grow curious crystals. Use chemistry to create an art piece and move an object across the table with no hands. Mix ingredients and brew concoctions to create chemical reactions you can eat! See you at College for Kids, Little Chemists!

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755911
Lunch 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776197
Course ClosedMagician'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
Make Believe Rhyme Time (Ages 3-4)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Come sing and rhyme your way through the land of make believe! Make your own new books. You will paint, color, cut and paste together each story, and then follow along while we read and rhyme together! You will also have a chance to get moving and make a literacy-themed craft: take a Thumbelina nature walk, go on a Cinderella scavenger hunt, climb the beanstalk with Jack, build your little piggy a house and play in Snow Whites summer snow.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753242
Making Music on Your iPad (Grades 5-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 12. If you have an iPad and are interested in learning how to use it to create your own music, this is for you! Explore apps for songwriting, instruments, synthesizing, mixing, sequencing and mastering--and see what they all mean! Gain experience connecting your devices so they work with your computer and/or other mobile devices for sharing audio files. The iPad has so much to offer for anyone interested in creating music. Bring your iPad and learn how to unlock your musical potential!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779587
Mazes - 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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767094
Meet Me at the Ranch A.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-06-18 through  2019-06-20$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, June 18-20, 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775938
Meet 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: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776013
Meet Me at the Ranch P.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-06-18 through  2019-06-20$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, June 18-20, 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775992
Meet 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 4. 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755067
Musical 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777822
Course ClosedMy 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
Mysterious Magic and Super Slimy Science (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Ladies and gentlemen! What is that sliding across the table? Amazing oobleck! Green slime! Welcome to SUPER SLIMY SCIENCE! You will create flubber, explode a volcano, make flowers change colors, and more. Bring your curiosity! Magic wand prop included!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755879
Nature 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756093
Nature Painting (Ages 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Get ready for nature adventures! Create your own masterpieces each day. Paint a designer pot to plant beautiful flowers, paint your favorite type of sky on a canvas to hang in your room, create your own stencils, and learn a technique for painting a birch forest! Every day includes a nature story to inspire our creative art activities.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753347
Nature 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 9. 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865898
Parlons Francais! Let's Speak French! (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri. July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Ooh la la! A French Fête! Explore the language and culture of France with activities aplenty! From songs and games to stories and crafts, learn French words and phrases for greetings, numbers, colors, parts of your body and of course, food! Make your own Monet-style painting with tissue paper, a Madeleine puppet, and so much more. Finish the week with a French-themed snack.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760920
Pet 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769791
Photography 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864524
PLAYschool (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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753254
Princess Party (Ages 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. It is a party and you are invited! Join Elsa, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and more in a week full of princess fun. Make a crown and sash, a beaded necklace and other princess accessories. Cut and paste, sing and count as you explore the world of princesses. Mix, measure and decorate your treats for the party on the last day when you can come dressed-up in all your princess glamour!

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753343
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 10. 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770533
Rainbows - 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434630
Rainforest 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753305
ROBLOX 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863476
Rocket Science (Grades 5-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Build and launch your own rockets as you explore aerospace. What does it take to put a rocket into orbit? What keeps planes from flying into space? You will construct rockets, fly remote control helicopters and see remote flight demos from the NMC Aviation Department. Explore space survival and examine food samples that flew during the Apollo missions (your instructor worked at NASA). The finale is a launch day field trip. Cost includes two rockets. Note: Meets requirements for the Boy Scout Space Exploration merit badge.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779622
Course ClosedSaddle 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
Saddle 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434638
Course ClosedSay 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
Say 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 14. 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
Course ClosedSharpie 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
Speed - Strength - Stamina (Grades 8-12)— 2019-07-11 through  2019-07-11$49— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Thurs., July 11, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 212. Attention Athletes! Put together a solid off-season training program under the guidance of our instructors who are experts in human movement and biomechanics. Gain experience and understanding of important and proper workout techniques designed to improve your balance, strength, endurance, muscle control and speed. Learn to avoid injury and compete at the highest level all season. High School athletics are tough, so play smarter this season!

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865085
Sports and Games (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 10 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Fun in the campus sun--and in the gym! Explore new cooperative games each day that include team building fun using soccer balls, basketballs, kickballs and more! Every day is packed with fun and games as you learn the basics from Coach Katie, athletic trainer and physical education teacher. Get tips on making your favorite sports even more FUN. You will practice new skills, play games, and meet new friends. We will be outdoors weather permitting, or in the gym. Bring a water bottle, tennis shoes, and plenty of energy!

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755849
Sports 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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769761
STEM 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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765746
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTae Kwon Do (Ages 7-16) Advanced— 2019-05-16 through  2019-07-25$125— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., May 16-July 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (no class July 4), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Reinforce basic techniques while learning new forms and skills appropriate to the rank of each student. This class is meant for students holding the rank of 8th gup (Yellow Belt) or higher; rank earned in other clubs is honored. Tae Kwon Do dobak (uniform) is available for purchase, as necessary, from the instructor.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335726
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 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777885
Course ClosedThe Art of Tree Climbing (Grades 3-7 with a parent)— 2019-06-28 through  2019-06-28$129— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., June 28, 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 = 348776065
The 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: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776079
The 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: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776095
The 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 17. 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 18. 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755031
Ukulele University (Grades 6-9)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 11 a.m.-noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. Ukuleles are more popular than ever. They are inexpensive, easy to learn, portable and so fun to play! Learn to play new songs each day and get hands-on instruction on basic chords and strums. Discover how to tune and maintain your instrument. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey (approx. $15) which is available online or at the local Guitar store.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859487
Unplug and Rewind to the Year 1900 (Grades 1-5)— 2019-06-21 through  2019-06-21$89— Face to FaceView Details

Fri., June 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Meet at Drake School in Benzie County, corner of Fowler Rd. (Co. Rd. 610) and Valley Rd. (Co. Rd. 677). Wish you could travel back in time to see what things were like 100 years ago? With our modern technology and transportation, large schools with hundreds of students, and fast-paced lives, it is hard to imagine what life was like way back in 1900, in a one-room schoolhouse. The Benzie Area Historical Society invites you to spend a day at a REAL one-room school--Drake School in Benzie, which operated 1891-1943! Find out how they played and learned without computers, buses, cars and big playground structures. What were the locals like back then--and who were they? Walk on stilts, play fun games, make crafts, and much more! An authentic pail lunch and snacks are included. Feel free to dress the part if you like! In addition to our usual scholarships, three scholarships for Benzie County residents will be underwritten by the Benzie County Community Chest.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766847
VEX IQ Robotics (Grades 2-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$199— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 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: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767156
VEX 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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769209
Course ClosedVideo Game Creation with Scratch (Grades 3-7)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Produce your own video games, interactive stories, music, animation, and art with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language created at MIT that makes it easy to generate your own digital creations and even share them on the Web. Create and share Scratch projects and learn important mathematical and computation ideas at the same time. Learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776164
What'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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753286
Course ClosedWhat'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
Wheel 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434657
Working 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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
Yoga 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760758
You 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779392
Young Peacebuilders Summer Project (Grades 5-8)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Be the change that you wish to see in the world, said Mahatma Gandhi. Are you drawn to helping others? Do you see unfairness or suffering around you and want to help? Discover what it means to be a Young Peacebuilder - exploration, inspiration and transformation! In this one-week intensive, we accelerate the process used by Young Peacebuilders (YP) clubs around the world, and complete a community service project designed by YOU. We will explore what it means to build peace, get inspired by a service project idea, and by the end of the week we will have transformed something in our community through our service project--and evaluated the process! YP is an active member of the Global Partnership for Children and Youth in Peacebuilding, and the UN Interagency Working Group on Youth Participation in Peacebuilding.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780390
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYouth Tae Kwon Do - Basics (Ages 7-16)— 2019-05-16 through  2019-07-25$125— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., May 16-July 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (no class July 4), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym Kick off your shoes and socks and join us in the do-jang (gym, or workout space)! Tae Kwon Do, literally translated as the art of the feet and the hands, is the Korean art of weaponless self-defense. Learn basic stances, punches, kicks and self-defense techniques while building fitness, mental discipline, and self-confidence. Rank earned in other clubs through prior training is honored. New students may wear workout attire or purchase a uniform.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335720
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 registerYouth Tae Kwon Do - Basics (Ages 7-16)— 2019-05-16 through  2019-07-25$125— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., May 16-July 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (no class July 4), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym Kick off your shoes and socks and join us in the do-jang (gym, or workout space)! Tae Kwon Do, literally translated as the art of the feet and the hands, is the Korean art of weaponless self-defense. Learn basic stances, punches, kicks and self-defense techniques while building fitness, mental discipline, and self-confidence. Rank earned in other clubs through prior training is honored. New students may wear workout attire or purchase a uniform.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335720
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTae Kwon Do (Ages 7-16) Advanced— 2019-05-16 through  2019-07-25$125— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., May 16-July 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (no class July 4), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Reinforce basic techniques while learning new forms and skills appropriate to the rank of each student. This class is meant for students holding the rank of 8th gup (Yellow Belt) or higher; rank earned in other clubs is honored. Tae Kwon Do dobak (uniform) is available for purchase, as necessary, from the instructor.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335726
Hangin' with Horses (Grades 1-4 with an adult)— 2019-06-14 through  2019-06-14$49— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., June 14, 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766757
Course ClosedCharter Fishing Experience (Grades 4-8 with Parent)— 2019-06-16 through  2019-06-16$259— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Sun., June 16, Noon-4 p.m., Meet at Far-Fetched Fishing Charter in Leland Harbor by Fishtown. Register the child only; cost includes one child and one parent. Catch big fish on the big lake! You and a parent will experience deep-water fishing off the shores of Leland aboard the Farfetched. Join Captain Scott Anderson for a fun afternoon of charter fishing for salmon and steelhead. Learn about the equipment used to fish in deep water. When on-shore weather is warm, the lake is still cold, so dress appropriately. Bring sun screen, hat and sunglasses, and a catch a big fish attitude. Scholarships are not available.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778557
Course ClosedBonkers Over Bugs (Ages 3-4)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Bugs, bugs, bugs, oh my! Busy bees, silly spiders, quick crickets and beautiful butterflies come to visit as we listen to bug stories, sing songs and buggy down to creative movement activities. Go on a nature walk in search of bugs, then get creative making totally buggin art projects like a spider mask and your very own insect collage. Learn fun facts through lots of hands-on projects, create your own bug rock, observe insects and have lots of buggy fun.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753236
LEGO Mania (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Do you love LEGOS? Come and build with Traverse Citys own brick artist! Build a city, a car, a bridge. Have fun putting pieces together to create a city like the one Emmet, from the LEGO movie, might live in. Learn to make patterns and explore fun new ways to play with your LEGO bricks. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO bricks so you can create at home. LEGO is a registered trademark.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755131
LEGO Minecraft (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Do you like to mine? Enjoy a week with Traverse Citys own brick artist and explore how to create a Minecraft world in LEGO bricks! Explore creepers, tools, buildings and different settings in this hands-on class. Work within groups all week so we can build the best brickverse ever. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO bricks to take home and enjoy. LEGO and Minecraft are registered trademarks.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755100
Kid's Choir Camp (Grades 1-4)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$150— Face to FaceView Details

Mon-Fri., June 17-21, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus,Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. Do you love to sing? Come join the NMC Childrens Choir staff for a great week of music on campus! Whether you are an experienced singer or brand new to it, you will get a chance to sing and learn with others in a fun workshop setting. Each day is a new encounter with music, singing and movement. The finale of the week is a concert featuring all the Kids Choir Camp singers. <br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 27. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766832
Kid's Cuisine (Grades 3-5)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 9 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Grab your passport and travel the world through your taste buds! Each day focuses on a different part of the globe in this whirlwind culinary adventure. Learn a little about a new country and then take on the role of chef as you prepare some of their famous foods--fresh salsa from Mexico, biscotti from Italy, sushi from Japan, and more. Learn important cooking terms and techniques in this hands-on kitchen experience. 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: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769595
Kid's Cuisine (Grades 3-5)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-21$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Grab your passport and travel the world through your taste buds! Each day focuses on a different part of the globe in this whirlwind culinary adventure. Learn a little about a new country and then take on the role of chef as you prepare some of their famous foods--fresh salsa from Mexico, biscotti from Italy, sushi from Japan, and more. Learn important cooking terms and techniques in this hands-on kitchen experience. 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: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769689
Hip-Hop Dance (Grades 5-8)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-20$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 17-20, 4-5:30 p.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Dance Rm. 120. This high-energy dance style is perfect for anyone with a passion to move! Learn to dance to upbeat music and the latest hits. Discover how to develop rhythm, flexibility and precision in your muscle memory. This awesome dance week will keep you hip-hopping! Wear clean gym shoes. Beginners welcome. Perform for your family on the last day!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779557
Glass Fusion (Grades 6-9)— 2019-06-17 through  2019-06-20$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 17-20, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. The exciting medium of glass fusion lets you create one-of-a-kind pieces of art. You will cut glass, create your own designs, and melt the glass in the kiln. The result is an attention-grabbing 3-dimensional image that makes a unique piece of art. Small pieces of glass can be assembled to create a magical focal bead which will be baked to use for a necklace or smaller sun catcher. Then make a candle votive, a sun catcher, and a surprise to take home. You will be notified when the finished pieces are ready to pick up.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859456
Meet Me at the Ranch A.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-06-18 through  2019-06-20$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, June 18-20, 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775938
Meet Me at the Ranch P.M. (Grades 3-6)— 2019-06-18 through  2019-06-20$139— Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Wed/Thurs, June 18-20, 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775992
Junior Counselor: Leaders in Training (Ages 12-15)— 2019-06-19 through  2019-06-21$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed.-Fri., June 19-21, 1-4 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 220. Take your leadership skills to a new level! In this valuable training, you will learn basic first aid, emergency response, classroom management, and leadership skills that prepare you for potential volunteer positions with College for Kids. Fill out an application, conduct a video interview and build confidence for future volunteer activities and employment. NOTE: Qualifying junior counselors will have an opportunity to assist an instructor in a College for Kids class this summer. Parents, plan to join us the last half hour of class Friday to receive important information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859021
Unplug and Rewind to the Year 1900 (Grades 1-5)— 2019-06-21 through  2019-06-21$89— Face to FaceView Details

Fri., June 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Meet at Drake School in Benzie County, corner of Fowler Rd. (Co. Rd. 610) and Valley Rd. (Co. Rd. 677). Wish you could travel back in time to see what things were like 100 years ago? With our modern technology and transportation, large schools with hundreds of students, and fast-paced lives, it is hard to imagine what life was like way back in 1900, in a one-room schoolhouse. The Benzie Area Historical Society invites you to spend a day at a REAL one-room school--Drake School in Benzie, which operated 1891-1943! Find out how they played and learned without computers, buses, cars and big playground structures. What were the locals like back then--and who were they? Walk on stilts, play fun games, make crafts, and much more! An authentic pail lunch and snacks are included. Feel free to dress the part if you like! In addition to our usual scholarships, three scholarships for Benzie County residents will be underwritten by the Benzie County Community Chest.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766847
Calling all SuperHeroes (Ages 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. Put on your super gear and get ready for an exciting week of heroic fun! Explore with your Spidey senses, rescue Batman and Robin from a frozen state, save our world from villains, collect kryptonite and experience what Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mutagen feels like. Make your own superhero costume to continue your adventures at home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753334
Princess Party (Ages 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 102. It is a party and you are invited! Join Elsa, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and more in a week full of princess fun. Make a crown and sash, a beaded necklace and other princess accessories. Cut and paste, sing and count as you explore the world of princesses. Mix, measure and decorate your treats for the party on the last day when you can come dressed-up in all your princess glamour!

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753343
Make Believe Rhyme Time (Ages 3-4)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Come sing and rhyme your way through the land of make believe! Make your own new books. You will paint, color, cut and paste together each story, and then follow along while we read and rhyme together! You will also have a chance to get moving and make a literacy-themed craft: take a Thumbelina nature walk, go on a Cinderella scavenger hunt, climb the beanstalk with Jack, build your little piggy a house and play in Snow Whites summer snow.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753242
Nature Painting (Ages 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 101. Get ready for nature adventures! Create your own masterpieces each day. Paint a designer pot to plant beautiful flowers, paint your favorite type of sky on a canvas to hang in your room, create your own stencils, and learn a technique for painting a birch forest! Every day includes a nature story to inspire our creative art activities.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753347
Mysterious Magic and Super Slimy Science (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Ladies and gentlemen! What is that sliding across the table? Amazing oobleck! Green slime! Welcome to SUPER SLIMY SCIENCE! You will create flubber, explode a volcano, make flowers change colors, and more. Bring your curiosity! Magic wand prop included!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755879
Little Chemists (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 111. Solids and liquids and gases, oh MY! Little Chemists will froth up freaky foams and grow curious crystals. Use chemistry to create an art piece and move an object across the table with no hands. Mix ingredients and brew concoctions to create chemical reactions you can eat! See you at College for Kids, Little Chemists!

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755911
Sports and Games (Grades 1-3)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 10 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Fun in the campus sun--and in the gym! Explore new cooperative games each day that include team building fun using soccer balls, basketballs, kickballs and more! Every day is packed with fun and games as you learn the basics from Coach Katie, athletic trainer and physical education teacher. Get tips on making your favorite sports even more FUN. You will practice new skills, play games, and meet new friends. We will be outdoors weather permitting, or in the gym. Bring a water bottle, tennis shoes, and plenty of energy!

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755849
Code Explorers (Grades 2-4)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$155— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. For curious young minds who want to take the first steps into the world of programming. Use your creativity to solve a series of web-based coding challenges. Each lesson builds fluency in essential digital skills needed for the future. Develop teamwork while working in pairs or teams for most of the program. At the end, you will receive access to the interactive learning platform to continue your coding journey at home!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766892
Course ClosedVideo Game Creation with Scratch (Grades 3-7)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Produce your own video games, interactive stories, music, animation, and art with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language created at MIT that makes it easy to generate your own digital creations and even share them on the Web. Create and share Scratch projects and learn important mathematical and computation ideas at the same time. Learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776164
Course ClosedChef School (Grades 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$159— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 9 a.m.-Noon, New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition and cost with a mid-week walking field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. 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 = 348776229
Course ClosedChef School (Grades 4-6)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$159— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 1-4 p.m., New location: Great Lakes Campus Kitchens; meet in east wing hallway on 2nd floor by Lobdells Restaurant. Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition and cost with a mid-week walking field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. 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 = 348776255
Clay Sculpture (Grades 4-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Pottery Studio Rm. 135. You will love this fun exploration with clay that combines the pinch, slab and coil methods of hand-building. Make useful items like bowls and candleholders; and decoratives like mobiles, gargoyles and animal sculptures. Get inspired as you experience the flow of creativity from working with clay and glazes. Dress for an artsy mess. Items will be fired at the end of the week; time for pick-up of finished pieces will be arranged.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778633
VEX IQ Robotics (Grades 2-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$199— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 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: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767156
Fun Play the Ukulele Way (Grades 3-5)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 9:30-10:30 a.m., NMC Main Campus, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. Ukulele may be hard to spell and say, but it is sure fun to play. You will be playing on your first day as you learn basic chords and strums. By the end of the week, you will know how to tune and maintain your instrument and play lots of fun songs at home. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey (approx. $15) which is available online or at the local guitar store.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769722
Build Your Own Windows Desktop PC (Grades 8-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$799— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Mon. and Fri., June 24 and 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. The three course options differ by the equipment used: choose the $699 course to build an Office/Internet/Basic Gaming Computer; choose the $799 course to build an Entry-Level Gaming Computer; choose the $999 course to build a Gamer Computer. Many computer industry professionals began their career by building their own computer. Now you can too! Choose a computer kit from the options/price points below and build yourself a real computer of your own. Instructor Michael George helps you put it all together, from mother board to power supply to operation and everything in between. Windows operating system software is included. Learn to adjust settings, trouble-shoot, load software and do some programming. Tools are supplied for use in class. This experiential course helps you build a solid understanding of how computers work and much more. Bring a sack lunch both days.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864931
Build Your Own Windows Desktop PC (Grades 8-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$999— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Mon. and Fri., June 24 and 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. The three course options differ by the equipment used: choose the $699 course to build an Office/Internet/Basic Gaming Computer; choose the $799 course to build an Entry-Level Gaming Computer; choose the $999 course to build a Gamer Computer. Many computer industry professionals began their career by building their own computer. Now you can too! Choose a computer kit from the options/price points below and build yourself a real computer of your own. Instructor Michael George helps you put it all together, from mother board to power supply to operation and everything in between. Windows operating system software is included. Learn to adjust settings, trouble-shoot, load software and do some programming. Tools are supplied for use in class. This experiential course helps you build a solid understanding of how computers work and much more. Bring a sack lunch both days.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864947
Build Your Own Windows Desktop PC (Grades 8-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$699— Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Mon. and Fri., June 24 and 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. The three course options differ by the equipment used: choose the $699 course to build an Office/Internet/Basic Gaming Computer; choose the $799 course to build an Entry-Level Gaming Computer; choose the $999 course to build a Gamer Computer. Many computer industry professionals began their career by building their own computer. Now you can too! Choose a computer kit from the options/price points below and build yourself a real computer of your own. Instructor Michael George helps you put it all together, from mother board to power supply to operation and everything in between. Windows operating system software is included. Learn to adjust settings, trouble-shoot, load software and do some programming. Tools are supplied for use in class. This experiential course helps you build a solid understanding of how computers work and much more. Bring a sack lunch both days.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434618
Actor's Workshop (Grades 7-10)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-4 p.m., Scholars Hall Theater Rm. 217. Have you imagined yourself on stage or do you want to further develop your acting and theatrical skills? Hone your creative abilities as you work with others to write, produce and act in a play--that YOU create! Learn the art of acting, playwriting and directing through exercises in dialogues, conflict and confrontations, and improvisation. Demonstration and guided practice help develop creativity, confidence and practical skills like literacy and public speaking. Participate in a final performance for family and friends on the last day. All levels welcome. Offered in partnership with Drama Kids of Northern Michigan.

  • Seats available: Approximately 26. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864491
Rocket Science (Grades 5-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Build and launch your own rockets as you explore aerospace. What does it take to put a rocket into orbit? What keeps planes from flying into space? You will construct rockets, fly remote control helicopters and see remote flight demos from the NMC Aviation Department. Explore space survival and examine food samples that flew during the Apollo missions (your instructor worked at NASA). The finale is a launch day field trip. Cost includes two rockets. Note: Meets requirements for the Boy Scout Space Exploration merit badge.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779622
Ukulele University (Grades 6-9)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 11 a.m.-noon, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. Ukuleles are more popular than ever. They are inexpensive, easy to learn, portable and so fun to play! Learn to play new songs each day and get hands-on instruction on basic chords and strums. Discover how to tune and maintain your instrument. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey (approx. $15) which is available online or at the local Guitar store.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859487
America's Boating Course (Grades 7-12)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-27$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 24-27, 9 a.m.-noon, Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. In a boating emergency, quick thinking is vital to survival. Become a safe and confident boater with this fundamental Americas Boating Club course. Successful completion qualifies you for personal watercraft operator certification in Michigan. Learn boat terminology, safe watercraft operation, rules and regs; boat navigation; and communication. Discuss how to deal with a boat in adverse conditions and how to operate a boat trailer and a personal water craft (PWC). You will also learn how to tie knots that are essential to boating. Cost includes textbook and certification test. Must attend each day to achieve certification.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434608
Making Music on Your iPad (Grades 5-8)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 12. If you have an iPad and are interested in learning how to use it to create your own music, this is for you! Explore apps for songwriting, instruments, synthesizing, mixing, sequencing and mastering--and see what they all mean! Gain experience connecting your devices so they work with your computer and/or other mobile devices for sharing audio files. The iPad has so much to offer for anyone interested in creating music. Bring your iPad and learn how to unlock your musical potential!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779587
Electronic Music Making (Grades 6-9)— 2019-06-24 through  2019-06-28$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 24-28, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 12. Learn how to make music with computers in the NMC Audio Technology Studio. Discover how to use software applications like Logic Pro to quickly and easily write your own music. Learn how to program drums and craft unique synthesizer sounds, and get songwriting and production tips that take your musical ideas and turn them into complete songs! No previous music experience necessary.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861393
Course ClosedThe Art of Tree Climbing (Grades 3-7 with a parent)— 2019-06-28 through  2019-06-28$129— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Fri., June 28, 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 = 348776065
Dancing 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753312
Discover 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: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753276
What'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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753286
Rainforest 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753305
Fairy 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753249
Course ClosedKids 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
Inventor'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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755998
Rainbows - 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434630
Geo 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755942
Course ClosedAll 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
All 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: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776371
Course ClosedSay 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
Sports 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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769761
Archery (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: Approximately -1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776304
Wheel 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434657
Photography 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864524
Working 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861441
Beginning 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780452
ROBLOX 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863476
Meet 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: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776013
Meet 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776047
Beginning 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865100
Speed - Strength - Stamina (Grades 8-12)— 2019-07-11 through  2019-07-11$49— Face to FaceView Details

One day, Thurs., July 11, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 212. Attention Athletes! Put together a solid off-season training program under the guidance of our instructors who are experts in human movement and biomechanics. Gain experience and understanding of important and proper workout techniques designed to improve your balance, strength, endurance, muscle control and speed. Learn to avoid injury and compete at the highest level all season. High School athletics are tough, so play smarter this season!

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865085
Discover 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753282
Art - 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753384
Course ClosedMagician'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
Dazzling 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758781
Crazy 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758750
Nature 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758815
LEGO 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: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758846
Nature 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756093
Chess 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767001
Say 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767046
Course ClosedDrawing 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
Lunch 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776197
Course ClosedKid 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
Pet 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348769791
STEM 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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348775328
LEGO 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777714
Course ClosedSharpie 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
Equestrian Camp (Grades 7-12)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-29$139— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., July 15, 22, and 29, 1-4 p.m., All Meet at Circle H Stables (7200 Brown Bridge Rd., TC) Do you love horses? Get to know the horses in this three-day camp where you will be paired with your own horse. As a beginner, find out how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle and bridle your horse at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf. Learn the basics of western riding, from corral to pasture, to a trail ride on the last day. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring a snack and water bottle. 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: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864597
Exploring Visual Communications (Grades 10-12)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-18$119— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 15-18, 1-4 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Mac Lab Rm. 204. Interested in Graphic Design? Digital Illustration? Animation? Film? Get a glimpse into the projects and software used in the NMC Visual Communications Program and the professional graphics/film industry. Join NMC Faculty Instructor Alex Smith, and learn how to create vector illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, edit photos using Adobe Photoshop, and create 2D animations using Adobe Animate. Then learn to edit film using Apple Final Cut Pro with Apple Certified NMC Faculty Instructor Caroline Schaefer-Hills. Finish the week by saving your projects on a flash drive to take home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865752
The 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 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780302
Cybersecurity Level I (Grades 9-12)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$399— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 15-19, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Individuals and industry alike depend on a safe cyberspace and individual cybersecurity skills to effectively function. Threats to this space are on the rise. Get the knowledge and skills to address these threats. The Air Force Association (AFA) CyberPatriot program emphasizes fun, hands-on learning of cybersecurity principles that are relevant and applicable to everyday life as well as new career pathways. Get an overview of cyberspace, review how computers work, define cyber threats and defenses, and discuss cyber ethics and online safety. Participate in hands-on high-tech activities each day, building up to the exciting team competition on the last day, simulating real cyber security situations faced by industry professionals. Bring a sack lunch each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865137
Course ClosedSaddle 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
Saddle 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434638
The 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: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776079
Course ClosedWhat'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
Fairytopia (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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753490
Course ClosedMy 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
PLAYschool (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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348753254
Mazes - 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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767094
Drawing 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765139
Course ClosedKids 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
Yoga 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760758
Parlons Francais! Let's Speak French! (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri. July 22-26, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Ooh la la! A French Fête! Explore the language and culture of France with activities aplenty! From songs and games to stories and crafts, learn French words and phrases for greetings, numbers, colors, parts of your body and of course, food! Make your own Monet-style painting with tissue paper, a Madeleine puppet, and so much more. Finish the week with a French-themed snack.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760920
Checkmate! (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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779362
Clay 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348770493
Kids 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777853
Course ClosedDIY 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
Musical 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348777822
You 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779392
Code 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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864353
Engineering 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863737
Advanced Cybersecurity (Grades 9-12)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$449— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 22-26, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Prerequisite: Cybersecurity Level I. Thwart the digital thieves as you refine the skills learned in the Cybersecurity Level I course. Use your knowledge of how the bad guys think and apply your understanding to protect systems from various attacks. During this week-long camp, you will work in teams to apply security concepts and devise ways to safeguard computers, networks and system data. The Air Force Association (AFA) CyberPatriot program emphasizes fun, hands-on relevant learning of cybersecurity principles that are applicable to everyday life and cybersecurity career pathways. Bring a sack lunch each day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865711
Leadership: Change Your Future; Change Your World (Grades 10-12)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-25$109— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 22-25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. You are close to graduating high school, and the good news is, you do not have to know exactly what you want to do when you grow up--everyone with strong leadership skills is going to make a positive IMPACT on the people and world around them. Learn how to lead yourself through planning and mapping your own future goals and action plans. Understand the relationship between HAPPINESS and SUCCESS and see how important this relationship is in college and adulthood. Find out about personality types and how to bring people who think differently together for a common goal. Practice applying a positive mindset in a LEADERSHIP role and communicating with all types of personalities.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865779
Imagineering 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: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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
Insects 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: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 15. 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 13. 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
VEX 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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 8. 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780345
Awesome 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755031
Camp 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: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 8. 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 14. 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
Drawing 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: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 14. 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 19. 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 16. 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 20. 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 16. 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778503
Fishy Matters (Grades 4-6)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Brook trout, salmon, steelhead, whitefish, lake trout, bass, perch and walleye are all favorite sport fish of the North. But what about catfish, carp, suckers and bowfin? This interdisciplinary class blends science and art to explore freshwater fish from different parts of the country, examining how they are different, yet similar. Dig in the mud, find bugs, and examine rocks and plants in our quest to understand fish, where they live and what they eat. Learn how fish have adapted to the environment as you learn about body shapes, fins, mouths, tails and sensory organs. Then design and build a fish of your own!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348778542
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
Film Week with Final Cut Pro (Grades 10-12)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$129— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 5-8, 12:30-4 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Mac Lab Rm. 204. Explore the craft of filmmaking and professional film editing with Final Cut Pro suite from Apple and NMCs entire lab of Pro Cameras, from GoPros and Black Magics to Nikon 7100 DSLRs. Apple Certified Instructor, Caroline Schaefer-Hills, from the NMC Visual Communications Faculty, leads you in writing, producing, directing and editing a film short. Each day is a new experience with practical filmmaking knowledge in a fun, fast-paced professional Mac Lab environment. Take home your own Extreme SD Card with your work!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865805
Young Peacebuilders Summer Project (Grades 5-8)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Be the change that you wish to see in the world, said Mahatma Gandhi. Are you drawn to helping others? Do you see unfairness or suffering around you and want to help? Discover what it means to be a Young Peacebuilder - exploration, inspiration and transformation! In this one-week intensive, we accelerate the process used by Young Peacebuilders (YP) clubs around the world, and complete a community service project designed by YOU. We will explore what it means to build peace, get inspired by a service project idea, and by the end of the week we will have transformed something in our community through our service project--and evaluated the process! YP is an active member of the Global Partnership for Children and Youth in Peacebuilding, and the UN Interagency Working Group on Youth Participation in Peacebuilding.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780390
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 10. 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 18. 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 5. 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 11. 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 7. 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755067
Advanced Rocket Science (Grades 5-8)— 2019-08-12 through  2019-08-16$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16, 1-3 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Prerequisite: our Rocket Science class or basic model construction skills. Space travel was once only a dream, but now, from Space X to Voyager and New Horizons, space travel is alive and well. Build and launch a model rocket while exploring the differences between rockets and spacecraft in this week of hands-on fun. What will the spaceship of tomorrow look like? What can it do? What fuels it? Discover how real physics concepts were used to design fictional spacecraft and have fun exploring the design and function of these ships. Price includes rocket kit and launch day.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780422
Curiouser and Curiouser: Math with Alice in Wonderland (Grades 7-10)— 2019-08-12 through  2019-08-16$69— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16, 1-2:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 116. Go down the rabbit hole with Alice and use math to puzzle your way back out! You will use graphs, tables, exponential expressions, and formal proofs to illustrate your discoveries. Work together as a group on a different question every day. Did you know author Lewis Carrol was also a mathematician and puzzle lover? Explore a world of stories that may be familiar to you, and look at Alice in Wonderland adventures through your new mathematical lens. Calculators are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you have one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864557
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 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: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348776095
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