Grades 1-4 - College for Kids

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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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766139
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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766724
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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767001
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCode 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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766892
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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758750
Dance for the Stage (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765700
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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758781
Course ClosedDrawing and Painting (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

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

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765306
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
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 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755942
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHangin' 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766787
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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755998
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKid'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 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766832
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
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO 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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755131
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755100
Course ClosedLEGO Party: Everything is Awesome (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$125— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758846
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLittle 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755911
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
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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767094
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMysterious 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • 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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348756093
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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758815
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 FĂȘte! 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
Course ClosedRainbows - Glitter - Unicorns! (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434630
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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767046
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
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSports 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755849
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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765746
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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348760758
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHangin' 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766757
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO 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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755131
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLEGO 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755100
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKid'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 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766832
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMysterious 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755879
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLittle 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755911
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSports 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755849
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCode 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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766892
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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755998
Course ClosedRainbows - Glitter - Unicorns! (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434630
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 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348755942
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 11. 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 12. 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758815
Course ClosedLEGO Party: Everything is Awesome (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$125— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348758846
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 7. 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 8. 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767046
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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348767094
Course ClosedDrawing and Painting (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-22 through  2019-07-26$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765139
Course 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 12. 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 FĂȘte! 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
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 13. 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765700
Fiesta Spanish for Kids (Grades 1-3)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348765834
Course ClosedShelter Building (Grades 1-3)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$89— Face to FaceView Details

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

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

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

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

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766139
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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348766787
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