Grades 5-12 - College for Kids

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Call (231) 995-1700 to registerActor'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 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864491
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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780422
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAmerica'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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434608
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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865100
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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864353
College Application Essay Boot Camp (Grades 10-12)— 2019-08-06 through  2019-08-08$79— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865828
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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780244
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerElectronic 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 12. 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 7. 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
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
Course ClosedFuture Chefs (Grades 5-7)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-01$139— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes-Maritime  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779531
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGlass 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859456
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHip-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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779557
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerJunior 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859021
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
Mermaid Experience (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-30 through  2019-08-01$49— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780345
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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865898
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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864524
Programming with Python (Grades 6-9)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-09$155— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864429
Course ClosedROBLOX Makers (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$155— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863476
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRocket 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779622
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 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 Sport of Cricket (Grades 5-8)— 2019-07-15 through  2019-07-19$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

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

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434644
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUkulele 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859487
Course ClosedWheel and Hand-built Pottery (Grades 6-12)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-16$169— Face to FaceView Details

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

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

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

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

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780271
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 registerHip-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 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779557
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGlass 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859456
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerJunior 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859021
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerActor'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 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864491
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRocket 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348779622
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUkulele 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348859487
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAmerica'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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434608
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerElectronic 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 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861393
Course ClosedWheel and Hand-built Pottery (Grades 6-12)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-16$169— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 349434657
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 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864524
Course ClosedWorking with Glass - Fusion and Mosiac (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-11$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348861441
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
Course ClosedROBLOX Makers (Grades 6-9)— 2019-07-08 through  2019-07-12$155— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348863476
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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865100
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 7. 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780302
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 7. 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
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
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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780244
Course ClosedFuture Chefs (Grades 5-7)— 2019-07-29 through  2019-08-01$139— Face to FaceView Details

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

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

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780345
Course 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348864429
The World Needs You! Step Up to Leadership (Grades 6-9)— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-08$109— Face to FaceView Details

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

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

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

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

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865898
College Application Essay Boot Camp (Grades 10-12)— 2019-08-06 through  2019-08-08$79— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348865828
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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 348780422
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
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