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We are happy to host face to face classes again this summer! Each of the classes below meets on NMC's Main Campus in June, July or August.

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  • If the class you want is already closed, you may email ees@nmc.edu to be placed on a waiting list (include phone number).
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Actor's Workshop (Grades 7-10)— 2021-08-16 through  2021-08-20$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 16-20, 9 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520743
America's Boating Course (Grades 7-12)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-06-24$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 21-24, 9 a.m.-noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall, Rm. 104. Become a safe and confident boater with this fundamental U.S. Power Squadron course. Learn boat terminology, safe watercraft operation, rules and regulations, boat navigation, and communication. We'll discuss how to deal with a boat in adverse conditions and how to operate a boat trailer and a personal watercraft (PWC). You will also learn how to tie knots that are essential to boating. Cost includes the textbook. You must attend each day and take an exam to earn the U.S. Power Squadron course completion certificate and card. This course is partially underwritten by the America's Boating Club americasboatingclub.org.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520998
Course ClosedBeginning Guitar (Grades 5-10)— 2021-08-02 through  2021-08-06$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 2-6, 1-2 p.m., NMC Main Campus, 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. In this small group lesson of no more than six students you'll receive lots of individualized instruction. Before you know it, you will be playing a few songs. Bring your own guitar and purchase Progressive Guitar Methods Book 1, which is available at local bookstores, Traverse City Guitar Company, or online.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520804
Computer Keyboarding Wizards (Grades 5-8)— 2021-08-09 through  2021-08-13$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 9-13, 1-3 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 206. You're always using the computer--but are you still using that one-finger search-and-strike method to type? Want to type more quickly and accurately? Improve your efficiency and discover how to find the letters without looking at the keyboard. Games and drills make it engaging and exciting. You'll be amazed at how quickly you pick up speed and comfort.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520773
Electrical Circuits - Controls - Automation: Introduction to Robots (Grades 6-8)— 2021-08-09 through  2021-08-13$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 9-13, 10 a.m.-Noon, NMC Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 107 (2600 Aero-Park Dr., Traverse City). Learn about electrical circuits and the wires within a house, a car and inside machines. Connect switches and lights and learn how switches work to turn on bulbs, motors and sirens and run a motor. Discuss safety around electricity and in what ways automation and robots work for all parts of our lives. Did you know that robots make just about everything we wear and eat? Learn how robots keep workers safe using automation. Take home your own customized electronics kit at the end of the course! This course is held at NMC's Aero-Park Campus, 2600 Aero-Park Dr.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520753
Great Tween/Teen Writers' Machine (Grades 5-8)— 2021-06-28 through  2021-07-02$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 28-July 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 102. Expand your mind and discover 'limitless writing'. Starting with unique prompts each day, you'll create new worlds, tell the stories of original characters and get some of your existing ideas down on paper. Get more comfortable as a writer while you learn different strategies for successful story development. There will be plenty of opportunities to share your writing with others who love to write as much as you. Bring a notebook and pencil/pen and get ready to write! Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520838
Hip-Hop Dance (Grades 5-8)— 2021-06-28 through  2021-06-30$65— Face to FaceView Details

3 days, Mon.-Wed., June 28-30, 4-5:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 412263838
Course ClosedItalian Mosaic Tile Art Level 1 (Grades 6-8)— 2021-08-02 through  2021-08-05$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 2-5, 1-3 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Learn the groutless Italian method of mosaic tile art. Leelanau artist Adam Phillip Begeley trained in Italy and teaches workshops throughout the area for artists of all ages! This class teaches the specific method of placing ceramic tiles close together to create an image. Take home your image after this 4-day class. Bring basic safety goggles. All other supplies provided but you are welcome to bring any extra ceramic tiles you may have from past home improvement projects!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520797
Italian Mosaic Tile Art Level 2 (Grades 6-8)— 2021-08-09 through  2021-08-16$149— Face to FaceView Details

5 days, Mon.-Thurs. Aug. 9-12 and Mon. Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Material art started with mosaics in the ancient world. Join Leelanau artist Adam Phillip Begeley and get an introduction to creating your own mosaic fish or bird design. Working with ceramic tile you will cut, arrange, glue and grout your first finished piece to bring home and hang on a wall. Moreover, you will leave with the tools and knowledge of how to create more works of art. Bring rags or cotton towels plus basic safety goggles. All other supplies provided but you are welcome to bring any extra ceramic tiles you may have from past home improvement projects! This class meets Mon.-Thurs. Aug. 9-12 plus the following Mon., Aug. 16, for grouting. No prerequisites.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520766
Jumpstart to College Planning- helpful & easy guide for your teen! (Grades 9-11)— 2021-08-16 through  2021-08-19$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 16-19, 1-2:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 218. Looking for help with college planning and scholarships for your teen but don't know how to motivate them to start? Do you know scholarships can be applied for as early as middle school and some are super easy! Help your teen with this 4-session course on career interests, introductory resume writing and finding and submitting scholarships--knowing where to find them is half the battle. Students will leave this interactive course with an important jump start including a resume and several scholarship entries. Your teen will be empowered knowing college planning can be fun and not frightening!

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520747
Sewing Basics & More! Make a Crossbody or Shoulder Bag (Grades 6-8)— 2021-07-12 through  2021-07-15$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 12-15, 9 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 104. Are you ready to learn a lifelong skill to develop into a craft, hobby or career? Jessica Crawford, fabric artist and interior design retail business owner, will help you select a project that matches your personal taste and functional style! Create the project of your choice--either a shoulder bag or cross-body bag. Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine, plus other tools of the trade. Gain basic knowledge of hand stitching, cutting and figuring a pattern, inserting a zipper or button, plus how to repair or personalize your own garments! Jessica will oversee your custom projects with extreme care and supervise the entire process with a creative eye and attention to detail. For more sewing instruction and a chance to make a second project, register for the afternoon class, 'Make a Phone Clutch or Duffle Bag'. Classes can be taken as stand alones or as companion classes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520834
Sewing Basics & More! Make a Phone Clutch or Duffle Bag (Grades 6-8)— 2021-07-12 through  2021-07-15$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 12-15, 1-4 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 104. Are you ready to learn a lifelong skill to develop into a craft, hobby or career? Jessica Crawford, fabric artist and interior design retail business owner, will help you select a project that matches your personal taste and functional style! Create the project of your choice--either a phone clutch or a dufflebag. Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine, plus other tools of the trade. Gain basic knowledge of hand stitching, cutting and figuring a pattern, inserting a zipper or button, plus how to repair or personalize your own garments! Jessica will oversee your custom projects with extreme care and supervise the entire process with a creative eye and attention to detail. For more sewing instruction and a chance to make a second project, register for the morning class, 'Make a Crossbody or Shoulder Bag'. Classes can be taken as stand alones or as companion classes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520828
Ukulele University (Grades 6-9)— 2021-08-02 through  2021-08-06$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 2-6, 11 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, 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. In this small group lesson of no more than six students you'll receive lots of individualized instruction. 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 at local bookstores, Traverse City Guitar Company, or online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520780
Course ClosedWheel and Hand-built Pottery (Grades 6-12)— 2021-07-26 through  2021-08-03$169— Face to FaceView Details

6 days, Mon.-Fri., July 26-30 and Tues., Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, 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 potter's 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. This class meets Mon.-Fri. July 26-30 plus the following Tues., Aug. 3 for glazing.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520812
Writing and Publishing: Finding Your Voice (Grades 5-8)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-06-24$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 21-24, 1-3:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 102. Don't 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520976
Yoga Camp (Grades 6-8)— 2021-07-19 through  2021-07-23$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 19-23, 1-3:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 105. Whether you are continuing your yoga practice, or have never tried it before, spend a week at yoga camp with instructors Kay Epple and Cathy Fitzgerald of Just Bee Yoga to learn about poses and the proper way to do them. Practice mindfulness and meditation to help with stress and anxiety. Discuss the benefits of each pose, open those shoulders that have been hunched over your devices, and learn breathing techniques for stressful times. Each day revolves around a different theme and will include a welcome activity, 45-minute yoga class, yoga and mindfulness games and breathing activities, and a daily craft. Each day ends with some quiet time, mindful relaxation or guided meditation in story form. Beginners welcome! No experience is necessary. Bring a yoga mat if you own one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520819
America's Boating Course (Grades 7-12)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-06-24$89— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 21-24, 9 a.m.-noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall, Rm. 104. Become a safe and confident boater with this fundamental U.S. Power Squadron course. Learn boat terminology, safe watercraft operation, rules and regulations, boat navigation, and communication. We'll discuss how to deal with a boat in adverse conditions and how to operate a boat trailer and a personal watercraft (PWC). You will also learn how to tie knots that are essential to boating. Cost includes the textbook. You must attend each day and take an exam to earn the U.S. Power Squadron course completion certificate and card. This course is partially underwritten by the America's Boating Club americasboatingclub.org.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520998
Writing and Publishing: Finding Your Voice (Grades 5-8)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-06-24$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., June 21-24, 1-3:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 102. Don't 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: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520976
Hip-Hop Dance (Grades 5-8)— 2021-06-28 through  2021-06-30$65— Face to FaceView Details

3 days, Mon.-Wed., June 28-30, 4-5:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 412263838
Great Tween/Teen Writers' Machine (Grades 5-8)— 2021-06-28 through  2021-07-02$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., June 28-July 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 102. Expand your mind and discover 'limitless writing'. Starting with unique prompts each day, you'll create new worlds, tell the stories of original characters and get some of your existing ideas down on paper. Get more comfortable as a writer while you learn different strategies for successful story development. There will be plenty of opportunities to share your writing with others who love to write as much as you. Bring a notebook and pencil/pen and get ready to write! Class offered through a partnership with the National Writers Series.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520838
Sewing Basics & More! Make a Crossbody or Shoulder Bag (Grades 6-8)— 2021-07-12 through  2021-07-15$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 12-15, 9 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 104. Are you ready to learn a lifelong skill to develop into a craft, hobby or career? Jessica Crawford, fabric artist and interior design retail business owner, will help you select a project that matches your personal taste and functional style! Create the project of your choice--either a shoulder bag or cross-body bag. Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine, plus other tools of the trade. Gain basic knowledge of hand stitching, cutting and figuring a pattern, inserting a zipper or button, plus how to repair or personalize your own garments! Jessica will oversee your custom projects with extreme care and supervise the entire process with a creative eye and attention to detail. For more sewing instruction and a chance to make a second project, register for the afternoon class, 'Make a Phone Clutch or Duffle Bag'. Classes can be taken as stand alones or as companion classes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520834
Sewing Basics & More! Make a Phone Clutch or Duffle Bag (Grades 6-8)— 2021-07-12 through  2021-07-15$149— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., July 12-15, 1-4 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 104. Are you ready to learn a lifelong skill to develop into a craft, hobby or career? Jessica Crawford, fabric artist and interior design retail business owner, will help you select a project that matches your personal taste and functional style! Create the project of your choice--either a phone clutch or a dufflebag. Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine, plus other tools of the trade. Gain basic knowledge of hand stitching, cutting and figuring a pattern, inserting a zipper or button, plus how to repair or personalize your own garments! Jessica will oversee your custom projects with extreme care and supervise the entire process with a creative eye and attention to detail. For more sewing instruction and a chance to make a second project, register for the morning class, 'Make a Crossbody or Shoulder Bag'. Classes can be taken as stand alones or as companion classes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520828
Yoga Camp (Grades 6-8)— 2021-07-19 through  2021-07-23$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., July 19-23, 1-3:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 105. Whether you are continuing your yoga practice, or have never tried it before, spend a week at yoga camp with instructors Kay Epple and Cathy Fitzgerald of Just Bee Yoga to learn about poses and the proper way to do them. Practice mindfulness and meditation to help with stress and anxiety. Discuss the benefits of each pose, open those shoulders that have been hunched over your devices, and learn breathing techniques for stressful times. Each day revolves around a different theme and will include a welcome activity, 45-minute yoga class, yoga and mindfulness games and breathing activities, and a daily craft. Each day ends with some quiet time, mindful relaxation or guided meditation in story form. Beginners welcome! No experience is necessary. Bring a yoga mat if you own one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520819
Course ClosedWheel and Hand-built Pottery (Grades 6-12)— 2021-07-26 through  2021-08-03$169— Face to FaceView Details

6 days, Mon.-Fri., July 26-30 and Tues., Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, 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 potter's 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. This class meets Mon.-Fri. July 26-30 plus the following Tues., Aug. 3 for glazing.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520812
Ukulele University (Grades 6-9)— 2021-08-02 through  2021-08-06$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 2-6, 11 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, 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. In this small group lesson of no more than six students you'll receive lots of individualized instruction. 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 at local bookstores, Traverse City Guitar Company, or online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520780
Course ClosedBeginning Guitar (Grades 5-10)— 2021-08-02 through  2021-08-06$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 2-6, 1-2 p.m., NMC Main Campus, 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. In this small group lesson of no more than six students you'll receive lots of individualized instruction. Before you know it, you will be playing a few songs. Bring your own guitar and purchase Progressive Guitar Methods Book 1, which is available at local bookstores, Traverse City Guitar Company, or online.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520804
Course ClosedItalian Mosaic Tile Art Level 1 (Grades 6-8)— 2021-08-02 through  2021-08-05$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 2-5, 1-3 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Learn the groutless Italian method of mosaic tile art. Leelanau artist Adam Phillip Begeley trained in Italy and teaches workshops throughout the area for artists of all ages! This class teaches the specific method of placing ceramic tiles close together to create an image. Take home your image after this 4-day class. Bring basic safety goggles. All other supplies provided but you are welcome to bring any extra ceramic tiles you may have from past home improvement projects!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520797
Computer Keyboarding Wizards (Grades 5-8)— 2021-08-09 through  2021-08-13$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 9-13, 1-3 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 206. You're always using the computer--but are you still using that one-finger search-and-strike method to type? Want to type more quickly and accurately? Improve your efficiency and discover how to find the letters without looking at the keyboard. Games and drills make it engaging and exciting. You'll be amazed at how quickly you pick up speed and comfort.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520773
Italian Mosaic Tile Art Level 2 (Grades 6-8)— 2021-08-09 through  2021-08-16$149— Face to FaceView Details

5 days, Mon.-Thurs. Aug. 9-12 and Mon. Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Material art started with mosaics in the ancient world. Join Leelanau artist Adam Phillip Begeley and get an introduction to creating your own mosaic fish or bird design. Working with ceramic tile you will cut, arrange, glue and grout your first finished piece to bring home and hang on a wall. Moreover, you will leave with the tools and knowledge of how to create more works of art. Bring rags or cotton towels plus basic safety goggles. All other supplies provided but you are welcome to bring any extra ceramic tiles you may have from past home improvement projects! This class meets Mon.-Thurs. Aug. 9-12 plus the following Mon., Aug. 16, for grouting. No prerequisites.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520766
Electrical Circuits - Controls - Automation: Introduction to Robots (Grades 6-8)— 2021-08-09 through  2021-08-13$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 9-13, 10 a.m.-Noon, NMC Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 107 (2600 Aero-Park Dr., Traverse City). Learn about electrical circuits and the wires within a house, a car and inside machines. Connect switches and lights and learn how switches work to turn on bulbs, motors and sirens and run a motor. Discuss safety around electricity and in what ways automation and robots work for all parts of our lives. Did you know that robots make just about everything we wear and eat? Learn how robots keep workers safe using automation. Take home your own customized electronics kit at the end of the course! This course is held at NMC's Aero-Park Campus, 2600 Aero-Park Dr.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520753
Actor's Workshop (Grades 7-10)— 2021-08-16 through  2021-08-20$125— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 16-20, 9 a.m.-Noon, NMC Main Campus, 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520743
Jumpstart to College Planning- helpful & easy guide for your teen! (Grades 9-11)— 2021-08-16 through  2021-08-19$59— Face to FaceView Details

Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 16-19, 1-2:30 p.m., NMC Main Campus, Scholars Hall Rm. 218. Looking for help with college planning and scholarships for your teen but don't know how to motivate them to start? Do you know scholarships can be applied for as early as middle school and some are super easy! Help your teen with this 4-session course on career interests, introductory resume writing and finding and submitting scholarships--knowing where to find them is half the battle. Students will leave this interactive course with an important jump start including a resume and several scholarship entries. Your teen will be empowered knowing college planning can be fun and not frightening!

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 411520747