All Classes

Here are all the noncredit classes for adults and children coming up in the next few months, listed in course number order. Click on a title to expand details. Use the Browse by Category directory at left to choose courses by topic. Children's classes are listed near the bottom by grade level.

EART 121 -- Drawing I -- Jun. 13 to Aug. 3

This academic course is also open to noncredit students as a joint offering. Learn the fundamentals of drawing along with perspective, texture, line, shading, objects in space, and composition; using pencil, ink, and charcoal. For this course you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). May also be taken for academic credit.

Registration Code = CRN 1977
Meeting dates = Jun. 13 to Aug. 3
Meeting days = Monday, Wednesday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:50PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #130
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $407
EART 151 -- Ceramics I -- Jun. 14 to Aug. 4

This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels, and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. For this course you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). May also be taken for academic credit.

Registration Code = CRN 1978
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Aug. 4
Meeting days = Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #135
Instructor = Michael Torre
Cost = $437
EEAC 628 -- Essential Skills for Photograp -- Jun. 15 to Jun. 15

Do you want to take more professional looking photographs? Practice your skills by learning the essential relationship between shutter speed, f-stop (aperture), and ISO. Learn what the numbers mean and how to set your exposure in a variety of camera modes. Study the concept of exposure and learn how to use it on a digital camera. Begin to see like a photographer by using composition and visualization. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your digital camera.

Registration Code = CRN 2215
Meeting dates = Jun. 15 to Jun. 15
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #101
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $49
EEAC 736 -- Discover Watercolor Painting -- Jun. 28 to Jun. 29

Expand your artistic ability as you explore the wonderful world of watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice discover how to create dynamic artwork using the unique aspects of watercolor. Learn the use of a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift and wipe paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2204
Meeting dates = Jun. 28 to Jun. 29
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #112
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEAC 757 -- Photography: a Field Experience -- Jul. 20 to Jul. 20

Are you looking for a hands-on photography experience? Gain confidence and learn to take better photographs while working side-by-side with award-winning photographer, Adam Van Houten. Begin in the classroom with a quick review of exposure basics, composition, and the various shooting modes on your camera. Then take your skills outside for practice, personal instruction, and instant feedback. End the afternoon with an opportunity to review what worked and how to improve what didn’t work. Bring your digital camera with memory card, fully charged battery, and all your questions. This is not a beginning class. You should have a solid understanding of your camera and its setting modes.

Registration Code = CRN 2224
Meeting dates = Jul. 20 to Jul. 20
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #112
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $49
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEAC 780 -- The Summer Sketch Book -- Jun. 21 to Jun. 23

Join well-known illustrator/artist, Glenn Wolff, for three quiet mornings on the banks of the Boardman River. Designed for the artist, or would-be-artist, of any skill level who desires to untether digitally and reclaim the contemplative act of sketching and drawing. Explore a variety of drawing and illustration materials and techniques while sketching in-class from still lifes, artifacts, and in-the-field assignments. The goal: Sketchbook as your new PAD (Personal Analog Device) that will itself become a work of art/journal for the summer of 2016.

Registration Code = CRN 2328
Meeting dates = Jun. 21 to Jun. 23
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = NMC Boardman River Cabin, Room #CABIN
Instructor = Glenn Wolff
Cost = $149
EEAC 823 -- Drops of Light Photography -- Jun. 22 to Jun. 22

Discover a very specialized type of macro photography that uses drops of water like nature’s lens. This amazing technique lets you capture a view of flowers inside of a drop of water. Each droplet becomes a tiny magnifying lens! Many people mistake this for a digitally manipulated image, but it’s done entirely with photography. Come make your own Drops of Light images in the classroom. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod.

Registration Code = CRN 2221
Meeting dates = Jun. 22 to Jun. 22
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #209
Instructor = Charles St. Charles
Cost = $49
EEAC 824 -- White and Bright Floral Photography -- Jun. 29 to Jun. 29

Discover how to overcome your camera’s limitations to create elegant and richly colored floral images with a clean white “High Key” background. You’ll first learn what makes this technique possible and then as a group, we’ll create a floral arrangement that we’ll photograph together. Next, you’ll get a chance to make creative decisions about what characteristics and colors of the flowers to emphasize as the images are processed. You’ll see the colors come to life like the artistry of a painting. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod.

Registration Code = CRN 2222
Meeting dates = Jun. 29 to Jun. 29
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #209
Instructor = Charles St. Charles
Cost = $49
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEAC 825 -- Instant Film Photo Prints -- Jul. 14 to Jul. 14

You can create beautiful, tangible works of art using the photos trapped in your smartphone! Through this hands-on class, you’ll learn how to create the “impossible” by learning a fun and easy alternative photographic process called “emulsion lift.” An emulsion lift (or emulsion transfer) is when the emulsion layer is removed from a sheet of instant film and then transferred to a different surface. We will be using Impossible Project brand hardware and films. Cost includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2223
Meeting dates = Jul. 14 to Jul. 14
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #209
Instructor = Melissa Bernazzani
Cost = $59
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEAC 826 -- Glass Mosaics -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 23

You’ve seen them at art fairs and on Pinterest. Now create your own colorful framed glass mosaic. Bring an 8x10 idea that can be transferred onto clear glass. Great images can be found in coloring books, clip art or even stained glass patterns. You’ll use broken pieces of colored glass and glue or grout to create your unique mosaic. Bring your image and be prepared to jump right into this two-week class. Cost includes frame and all glass pieces. Class meets at the instructor's studio, 441 E. Front St., TC.

Registration Code = CRN 2208
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 23
Meeting days = Monday, Thursday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-08:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Debra Coburn
Cost = $79
EEAC 829 -- Metal Shop: Welding Basics I -- Jul. 20 to Aug. 10

Designed for students in grades 10–12. In our state-of-the-art lab, gain important safety skills along with an introduction to the tools and equipment used for wire and stick welding. Through presentations and in-lab demos, you’ll gain understanding of the industry, types of welding and their uses, and important career information. Each student will have opportunities to work with equipment on a small project. Personal protective equipment and welding materials provided. Wear work boots, jeans, and a long-sleeved cotton shirt.

Registration Code = CRN 2229
Meeting dates = Jul. 20 to Aug. 10
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #A
Instructor = Devan DePauw
Cost = $159
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBC 168 -- Intro to QuickBooks/QuickBooks Pro -- Jun. 17 to Jul. 8

Learn how to set up your company on QuickBooks for your small business accounting. You’ll learn to create invoices, receipts, and statements, track your payables, inventory, and receivables, create estimates, and generate reports. Bring your questions about QuickBooks. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Windows and basic keyboarding skills.

Registration Code = CRN 2201
Meeting dates = Jun. 17 to Jul. 8
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = James Beckett Building (JB), Room #202
Instructor = Holly Rudolph
Cost = $175
EEBC 219 -- Managing and Organizing Your Digital Photos -- Jul. 7 to Jul. 7

If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve, and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep them organized and pick up tips for basic photo editing in this hands-on workshop. Work with file management, naming conventions, digital camera memory, transferring photos, and basic functions of photo editing.

Registration Code = CRN 2203
Meeting dates = Jul. 7 to Jul. 7
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #205
Instructor = Stephen Stanton
Cost = $45
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBC 302 -- Getting the Most out of Your iPad -- Jun. 14 to Jun. 14

The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information, and family. In this hands-on session, you’ll discover what it can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and 3G, and how they improve your access to information, music, videos, and the world. Bring your iPad to class for hands-on experience.

Registration Code = CRN 2187
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Jun. 14
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #209
Instructor = Stephen Stanton
Cost = $39
EEBC 328 -- 10 Things You Should Know about Facebook -- Jun. 16 to Jun. 16

Having trouble keeping up with the changes on Facebook? Review the top ten aspects every user needs to know about settings and use. Learn how to change your settings and optimize your account so it works for you. Discover security and operation settings that can impact your privacy and advanced features that allow you to connect to the world or to just your friends. For current Facebook users. Participants need to have a Facebook account; bring your login and password to class.

Registration Code = CRN 2211
Meeting dates = Jun. 16 to Jun. 16
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #08
Instructor = Tina Fields
Cost = $39
EEBC 329 -- Get the Most from Your Android Smartphone -- Jul. 20 to Jul. 20

Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Explore the ins and outs of Android technology for tablets and smart phones. Learn important navigation and operational tricks to use your device efficiently. You’ll discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your device to class for hands-on experience.

Registration Code = CRN 2184
Meeting dates = Jul. 20 to Jul. 20
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #209
Instructor = Scott Johnson
Cost = $39
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBC 336 -- Excel 2013: Formatting Worksheets, Charts, Graphics -- Aug. 18 to Aug. 18

Are you bored with sleepy spreadsheets that all look the same? Tired of not getting your information across? Learn the ABC’s of using charts, graphs, fonts, borders, shading, and more to produce spreadsheets that communicate better and really get attention. Discover five formatting guidelines that apply to any worksheet. Leave with a pack of professional tips for brilliant, distinctive output every time, on every worksheet. Basic Excel skills required.

Registration Code = CRN 2198
Meeting dates = Aug. 18 to Aug. 18
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #205
Instructor = Tina Fields
Cost = $39
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 979 -- Intermediate Data Analysis -- Jul. 5 to Jul. 29

Many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. For example, would men and women prefer different product features? In addition, you may look at relationships between variables. Does product recognition relate to subsequent product purchase? This Intermediate Data Analysis course will introduce you to the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. In addition, you’ll learn how to work with ratings, graphs and user-friendly reports of statistical results.

Registration Code = CRN 2188
Meeting dates = Jul. 5 to Jul. 29
Meeting days =
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Location = Other; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC)
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $195
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 980 -- Advanced Data Analysis -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 26

After taking this advanced course in Data Analysis, you will be able to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skills necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Whether your business is large or small, this will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

Registration Code = CRN 2190
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 26
Meeting days =
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Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $195
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 982 -- Intro to Final Cut Pro X - Apple Certification -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. In this hands-on course, you’ll learn to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface, then work all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features. You’ll work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. Designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X. The last day consists of a testing review and the Apple FCPx End User Exam for you to become Apple Certified as a Pro. Includes the Official Apple Training Course Book. Details at nmc.edu/apple. Students should have knowledge of Mac OS X, and basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended. Class breaks for lunch on your own.

Registration Code = CRN 2384
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-05:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = James Beckett Building (JB), Room #204
Instructor = Caroline Schaefer-Hills
Cost = $1395
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 982 -- Intro to Final Cut Pro X - Apple Certification -- Jul. 22 to Jul. 26

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. In this hands-on course, you’ll learn to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface, then work all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features. You’ll work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. Designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X. The last day consists of a testing review and the Apple FCPx End User Exam for you to become Apple Certified as a Pro. Includes the Official Apple Training Course Book. Details at nmc.edu/apple. Students should have knowledge of Mac OS X, and basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended. Class breaks for lunch on your own.

Registration Code = CRN 2383
Meeting dates = Jul. 22 to Jul. 26
Meeting days = Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-05:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = James Beckett Building (JB), Room #204
Instructor = Caroline Schaefer-Hills
Cost = $1395
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 992 -- Cyber Security for Managers -- Jul. 5 to Jul. 29

Cyber security issues affect nearly every part of our work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the workplace, you’ll learn about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recovery planning, intrusion detection/prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. By the end, you will have the knowledge needed to safeguard your business and work information. Average time online is 16 hours.

Registration Code = CRN 2181
Meeting dates = Jul. 5 to Jul. 29
Meeting days =
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Location = Other; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC)
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $195
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 993 -- Spanish for Medical Professionals -- Jul. 5 to Jul. 29

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. Average time online is 16 hours.

Registration Code = CRN 2172
Meeting dates = Jul. 5 to Jul. 29
Meeting days =
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Location = Other; Building & Room = NMC Boardman River Cabin
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $145
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEBU 994 -- Facebook, Twitter, and Google for Business -- Jun. 27 to Jun. 27

Have you been dabbling in social media for a while now and understand the opportunity but have yet to truly leverage it? Are you ready to take it up a notch? Take a deeper dive into Facebook, Twitter and Google—to help grow your business and your brand. Learn how to create quality content and leverage advertising to get that message in front of your best audience. Make sure you’re taking advantage of Google Reviews. Leave with actionable takeaways to help your business thrive!

Registration Code = CRN 2175
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jun. 27
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #211
Instructor = John Petrovich
Cost = $49
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 391 -- Rubs, Marinades, and Sauces -- Jun. 15 to Jun. 15

Break out the grill – it’s that time of the year when warm weather and longer days inspire us to cook outdoors. Intensify the taste of your grilled dishes this summer with a combination of herbs, spices, vinegars, and oils. Whether you prefer the tenderizing quality of a marinade or the zip of a rub, poultry, meat, fish, and vegetables all benefit from time spent in these sauces and dry mixes. From a Greek Shish-ka-bob marinade to a zesty horseradish sauce and an Indonesian satay marinade, you’ll add excitement to your flame-kissed meals with these grill-friendly recipes.

Registration Code = CRN 2317
Meeting dates = Jun. 15 to Jun. 15
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Nikki Lennox
Cost = $59
EEFO 393 -- Endless Summer: Canning, Freezing, Preserving -- Aug. 24 to Aug. 24

Would you like to enjoy the fruits of your labor longer? Find out how to preserve vegetables and fruits from your garden or the local market in this basic canning and freezing class. Learn the safe method of canning in the step-by-step process of basic water bath canning. You’ll get hands on with a pickling project and prepare jams to take home. Discover how to blanch and make simple, yet delicious syrups while you pick up tips and other techniques to stretch out the bounty of summer. Includes a canning book to take home.

Registration Code = CRN 2327
Meeting dates = Aug. 24 to Aug. 24
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Nikki Lennox
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 395 -- Sweet Inspirations: Cupcake Decorating (for adult and child age 9+) -- Jun. 16 to Jun. 16

Kick off summer with a sweet treat! You and your child (age 9+) will have a blast decorating cupcakes with colorful and seasonal designs. Learn the tips and tricks the pros use for making little cakes into whimsical works of art. You’ll have hands-on practice using pastry bags with a variety of tips. Bring a dozen cupcakes in a take-home container and your appetite. Everything else is provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2319
Meeting dates = Jun. 16 to Jun. 16
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Julia Slack
Cost = $59
EEFO 537 -- Sausage Making Workshop -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 20

Get your hands dirty and see how sausage gets made with butcher Adam McMarlin. Know what cuts of meat are ideal for sausage making and learn the basic ratios and techniques used to make delicious and unique sausages at home. Become familiar with using a meat grinder properly and discover how to stuff sausages into natural casing using a hand crank stuffer. Acquaint yourself with proper handling, storage, and cooking methods. Rediscover this lost art and take home handmade sausage to enjoy with family and friends.

Registration Code = CRN 2320
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 20
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Nicholas McMarlin
Cost = $75
EEFO 547 -- Cooking with Kids (for adult & child age 8-14) -- Jul. 21 to Jul. 21

Spend an evening with your favorite child (age 8-14) cooking up a storm. Chef Stephanie Wiitala, Pastry Chef for Black Star Farms and mother of three, leads an evening of fun and seasonal food. Learn fundamental culinary skills and nutrition education while building self-esteem and exploring creativity. Team up to make delicious fresh from the garden veggie salsa while “sharpening” your knife skills, add hummus and homemade pita chips. What’s summer without flat bread pizzas – you choose the toppings! Finish the evening with a summer berry cobbler and super quick food processor ice cream. Cost includes one adult and one child.

Registration Code = CRN 2296
Meeting dates = Jul. 21 to Jul. 21
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 05:30PM-08:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Stephanie Wiitala
Cost = $85
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 558 -- Just for the Halibut: Advanced Seafood Cookery -- Jul. 13 to Jul. 13

Take your understanding of seafood cookery up a notch. Learn how to sauté, grill, and poach one of the finer fishes in the sea, halibut. Explore the concept and advanced methods of cooking, “Sous Vide” (cooking under vacuum) at home without buying expensive equipment. Pick up techniques for keeping it from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done every time. Discover recipes to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends with your knowledge of this wonderful fish!

Registration Code = CRN 2323
Meeting dates = Jul. 13 to Jul. 13
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Chris Courtright
Cost = $75
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 583 -- Tastes of the Caribbean -- Aug. 31 to Aug. 31

Enjoy a culinary cruise and tales of the Caribbean from Kylie Simpson, a seasoned and well-traveled chef. Explore Caribbean flavors and influences as you prepare some traditional and some not so traditional dishes, using ingredients that are available to you in your own neighborhood. Recipes include Seafood and Avocado Parfait, Bahamian Bread, West Indian Chicken, and for dessert, Mango Soufflé with Coconut Lime Crème Anglaise. Get great tips on menu creation and international ingredient substitutions.

Registration Code = CRN 2318
Meeting dates = Aug. 31 to Aug. 31
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Kylie Simpson
Cost = $75
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 584 -- A Taste of Italy: Primi -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 18

Primi is the Italian name for first course. It includes pasta, risotto, and gnocchi. Chef Janene Silverman returns to Traverse City to share more of her culinary experiences from living in Italy. Under her guidance, learn how to make a variety of authentic pastas, pizzoccheri from Valtellina, and spaghetti alla chitarra from Abruzzo. Try your hand at several kinds of gnocchi made from potato, ricotta, semolina and more. Discover the secrets to making a creamy risotto using the king of Italian rice, carnarole. Come prepared to cook, learn, and of course, Mangia! Ci Vediamo li!

Registration Code = CRN 2324
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 18
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Janene Silverman
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 585 -- Pizza, Focaccia & Savory Tarts -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 11

Who doesn’t like pizza? So let’s make pizza as Napoletanos do—flour, water, olive oil, kneading, rising, twirling the dough in the air! Join in on the fun with Chef Janene Silverman, who lives in Italy but summers in Traverse City. We’ll focus on making authentic dough for three different types of traditional Italian specialties: pizza from Naples, focaccia from Liguria, and regional savory tarts with ingredients from the sea to the mountains. End the evening tasting the fruits of your labor!

Registration Code = CRN 2322
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 11
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Janene Silverman
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 586 -- Thai Cooking at Home -- Jul. 26 to Jul. 26

Experience the tantalizing culinary world of Thailand from Australian chef Kylie Simpson. Kylie traveled to northern Thailand to study the regional and local cuisine for six weeks, and stayed six months. Learn how to balance the delicate flavors of ingredients in recipes that include Thai spring rolls, shrimp wonton soup, Thai basil chicken with jasmine rice and Thai coconut crème caramel. Hear stories of Asian history and traditions while you savor the flavors of Thailand.

Registration Code = CRN 2325
Meeting dates = Jul. 26 to Jul. 26
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Kylie Simpson
Cost = $75
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEFO 587 -- Farm-Fresh Cooking -- Aug. 9 to Aug. 9

Bring the farm-to-table concept home to your kitchen with Chef Ali Lopez and Taste the Local Difference. Discover what to do with the wide variety of produce and other products available at this summer’s local farms and farmers markets. Learn to prepare creatively delicious and versatile dishes that bring out the best in farm-fresh ingredients. Great cooking isn’t always about the recipes—it’s about experimenting with new flavors and textures. You’ll get savvy shopping tips, best places to find local foods, and strategies to extend the harvest.

Registration Code = CRN 2326
Meeting dates = Aug. 9 to Aug. 9
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Alison Lopez
Cost = $75
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEOT 124 -- Legal Secretary Certificate Course -- Jun. 27 to Aug. 12

Whether you are preparing for work in a law office or have experience, you will gain essential skills to be efficient and effective. Topics include: legal terminology, legal process, jurisdiction, ethics, filing procedures, billing, accounting, records management, legal research, written communication, and much more. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. Required textbooks are listed and available through CLS, $89, (www.legalstudies.com). Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements.

Registration Code = CRN 2192
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Aug. 12
Meeting days =
Meeting time =
Location = Other; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH)
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $645
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or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 152 -- Weight Strengthening -- Jun. 27 to Aug. 12

Optimum physical well-being is achieved through an exercise program that includes cross-training. Aerobic forms of exercise are not enough to keep the body well-conditioned; research shows the need for the addition of weight strengthening to our weekly exercise. This program focuses on all major muscle groups resulting in increased strength, better posture, greater mobility, improved metabolism, and a slowing of the development of osteoporosis. Workout is 50 minutes.

Registration Code = CRN 2267
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Meeting time = 04:45AM-05:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #206
Instructor = Margaret Quinn
Cost = $119
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 152 -- Weight Strengthening -- Jun. 29 to Aug. 12

Optimum physical well-being is achieved through an exercise program that includes cross-training. Aerobic forms of exercise are not enough to keep the body well-conditioned; research shows the need for the addition of weight strengthening to our weekly exercise. This program focuses on all major muscle groups resulting in increased strength, better posture, greater mobility, improved metabolism, and a slowing of the development of osteoporosis. Workout is 50 minutes.

Registration Code = CRN 2268
Meeting dates = Jun. 29 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Wednesday, Friday
Meeting time = 07:45AM-08:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #206
Instructor = Margaret Quinn
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 154 -- NMC Health & Fitness Center -- Jun. 17 to Jun. 17

Get your fitness program on track with a membership to the air-conditioned NMC Fitness Center. There’s always a fitness specialist available to assist you. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. You can also receive an orientation to circuit training. Locker rooms with showers are available. Begin a membership anytime. After enrolling, call the Fitness Center at 995-1379 to schedule your personalized orientation appointment (required) prior to your first workout session. NMC student rates and monthly rates are available.

Registration Code = CRN 2388
Meeting dates = Jun. 17 to Jun. 17
Meeting days =
Meeting time =
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #206
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $100
EEPA 169 -- Yoga Beginning and Beyond -- Jun. 25 to Aug. 20

Yoga works through awareness of the body, teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental, and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket.

Registration Code = CRN 2256
Meeting dates = Jun. 25 to Aug. 20
Meeting days = Saturday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-10:30AM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Michael Robold
Cost = $139
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 169 -- Yoga Beginning and Beyond -- Jun. 21 to Aug. 16

Yoga works through awareness of the body, teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental, and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket.

Registration Code = CRN 2254
Meeting dates = Jun. 21 to Aug. 16
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 05:15PM-06:30PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Michael Robold
Cost = $119
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 169 -- Yoga Beginning and Beyond -- Jun. 24 to Aug. 19

Yoga works through awareness of the body, teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental, and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket.

Registration Code = CRN 2255
Meeting dates = Jun. 24 to Aug. 19
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 05:15PM-06:45PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Elizabeth Robold
Cost = $139
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 217 -- Aerobic Dance -- Jun. 14 to Aug. 11

So you want to dance! Jackie Sorensen’s Aerobic Dance is the longest running aerobic program in the country. It’s choreographed for the non-dancer, although you will feel like a dancer while strengthening your core and cardiovascular system and firming your body. Combines Latin, ballroom, and jazz using contemporary music and is taught low and high impact. Bring a fitness mat.

Registration Code = CRN 2269
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 08:45AM-09:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Terry Tarnow
Cost = $89
EEPA 233 -- Beginning Yoga -- Jun. 20 to Aug. 22

This course provides a great overview of yoga—a holistic experience benefiting the body, mind, and spirit. The focus of the practice is to bring balance in all aspects of life. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket.

Registration Code = CRN 2250
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Aug. 22
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 05:30PM-06:30PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Michael Robold
Cost = $99
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 233 -- Beginning Yoga -- Jun. 22 to Aug. 17

This course provides a great overview of yoga—a holistic experience benefiting the body, mind, and spirit. The focus of the practice is to bring balance in all aspects of life. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket.

Registration Code = CRN 2252
Meeting dates = Jun. 22 to Aug. 17
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-11:00AM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Michael Robold
Cost = $99
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 233 -- Beginning Yoga -- Jun. 23 to Aug. 18

This course provides a great overview of yoga—a holistic experience benefiting the body, mind, and spirit. The focus of the practice is to bring balance in all aspects of life. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket.

Registration Code = CRN 2253
Meeting dates = Jun. 23 to Aug. 18
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 05:45PM-06:45PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Michael Robold
Cost = $99
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 234 -- Yoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies -- Jun. 24 to Aug. 19

Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. In this session, arthritis will be looked at from the perspective of balancing the “energy body.” Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Wear comfortable clothing. For beginning students and those who have taken yoga before.

Registration Code = CRN 2259
Meeting dates = Jun. 24 to Aug. 19
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-02:30PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Elizabeth Robold
Cost = $185
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 251 -- Meditation: Beginning & Advancing -- Jul. 6 to Aug. 24

An important and widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle—even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Class includes seated meditation techniques, breath exercise and discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. Class is taught seated in a chair and beginning students are welcome!

Registration Code = CRN 2260
Meeting dates = Jul. 6 to Aug. 24
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 12:00PM-12:45PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Epiphany Salon East (in Acme), Room #EPIPH
Instructor = Margaret Bennett
Cost = $69
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 270 -- Sunrise Flow Yoga -- Jun. 21 to Aug. 16

An energetic “wake me, shake me” flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily builds in intensity, creating strength and flexibility while quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals.

Registration Code = CRN 2257
Meeting dates = Jun. 21 to Aug. 16
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 07:30PM-08:30PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Elizabeth Robold
Cost = $99
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 312 -- Kundalini Yoga Fire Series -- Jun. 23 to Aug. 18

Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition.

Registration Code = CRN 2258
Meeting dates = Jun. 23 to Aug. 18
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 06:45PM-08:15PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Grand Traverse Commons, Room #YOGA
Instructor = Elizabeth Robold
Cost = $139
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPA 339 -- Partner Dancing Made Easy -- Jun. 19 to Jun. 19

Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you’ll learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery soled shoes. Note: couple discount is not available if registering online.

Registration Code = CRN 2246
Meeting dates = Jun. 19 to Jun. 19
Meeting days = Sunday
Meeting time = 05:00PM-08:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Michael Werth
Cost = $25
EEPA 339 -- Partner Dancing Made Easy -- Aug. 3 to Aug. 3

Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you’ll learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery soled shoes. Note: couple discount is not available if registering online.

Registration Code = CRN 2247
Meeting dates = Aug. 3 to Aug. 3
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:30PM-09:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Michael Werth
Cost = $25
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 385 -- Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch & Cook -- Aug. 28 to Aug. 28

Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson’s Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

Registration Code = CRN 2345
Meeting dates = Aug. 28 to Aug. 28
Meeting days = Sunday
Meeting time = 12:30PM-07:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Scott Anderson
Cost = $165
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 385 -- Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch & Cook -- Aug. 27 to Aug. 27

Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson’s Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

Registration Code = CRN 2299
Meeting dates = Aug. 27 to Aug. 27
Meeting days = Saturday
Meeting time = 12:30PM-07:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Scott Anderson
Cost = $165
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 385 -- Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch & Cook -- Aug. 21 to Aug. 21

Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson’s Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

Registration Code = CRN 2386
Meeting dates = Aug. 21 to Aug. 21
Meeting days = Sunday
Meeting time = 12:30PM-07:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Scott Anderson
Cost = $165
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 456 -- Noon HIIT - Interval Training -- Jul. 5 to Aug. 11

Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a specialized form of interval training that involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity exercise. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone offers several advantages over traditional steady-state exercise: increases calorie burn during and after each session; and increases fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Summer sessions sometimes take place outside in the fresh air, weather dependent. Bring water, fitness mat, and a towel.

Registration Code = CRN 2277
Meeting dates = Jul. 5 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 12:10PM-12:45PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Katie Tomczyk
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 469 -- Total Barre -- Jun. 27 to Aug. 11

Get fit and stay active with Total Barre™, a high-energy program that focuses on strength, flexibility, stamina, and dynamic stability. It combines elements from Pilates, dance, cardio, and strength training—and it’s fun! You’ll use the ballet barre and small equipment. Bring a mat to class.

Registration Code = CRN 2266
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 07:45AM-08:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Margaret Quinn
Cost = $119
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 471 -- Cycling (Spinning) -- Jun. 29 to Jul. 27

This indoor cycling class provides a fun and challenging cardiovascular workout for all fitness levels. Cycling will enhance your speed, strength and stamina, improve your overall physical health, and increase your caloric burn. Cardiovascular training such as cycling can reduce symptoms of stress, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. We’ll cycle to energizing and inspiring music. Appropriate for beginners to advanced cyclists.

Registration Code = CRN 2286
Meeting dates = Jun. 29 to Jul. 27
Meeting days = Wednesday
Meeting time = 05:30PM-06:30PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Wes Sovis
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 475 -- TRX - Suspension Training -- Jun. 30 to Jul. 28

All core, all the time! This is a high-intensity interval and cardio training class. Have fun and challenge your heart rate with a dynamic blend of cardio exercises, then move to the TRX straps for a round of intense strength work. Suspension training gives participants an edge over conventional strength training. TRX leverages gravity and body weight, allowing for the participant to control the intensity of each exercise. Additionally, this training allows for the development of truly functional strength and improved flexibility, balance, endurance, and core stability all at once. All levels welcome; modifications always provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2282
Meeting dates = Jun. 30 to Jul. 28
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 05:15PM-06:15PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Stacy Jago
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 475 -- TRX - Suspension Training -- Jun. 28 to Jul. 26

All core, all the time! This is a high-intensity interval and cardio training class. Have fun and challenge your heart rate with a dynamic blend of cardio exercises, then move to the TRX straps for a round of intense strength work. Suspension training gives participants an edge over conventional strength training. TRX leverages gravity and body weight, allowing for the participant to control the intensity of each exercise. Additionally, this training allows for the development of truly functional strength and improved flexibility, balance, endurance, and core stability all at once. All levels welcome; modifications always provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2281
Meeting dates = Jun. 28 to Jul. 26
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 05:15PM-06:15PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Stacy Jago
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 477 -- Sailing -- Jul. 11 to Aug. 22

Discover sailing this summer on beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. Novice and experienced sailors will enjoy learning the comprehensive essentials of sailing. Classroom learning and on-the-water sessions each week provide sailing experience and a chance to apply concepts learned. Topics include: nomenclature, boat designs, rigging, safety, and sail types and processes. The course also covers helmsmanship, essential knots and lines, handling emergencies, navigation rules, and discusses boat management in heavy weather. On-the-water sessions will be arranged with the instructor. A USPS course.

Registration Code = CRN 2311
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Aug. 22
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #101
Instructor = David Terrell
Cost = $175
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPA 526 -- Core and More -- Jul. 12 to Aug. 25

Make the most of your lunchtime with a great workout. Pilates and yoga-style exercises build major core strength. Exercises target all major muscle groups with a concentration on glutes, hips, back, and abdominals. Yoga-style stretching helps improve range of motion in the body. The stronger the core, the more fluid the motion. Bring light weights and a mat.

Registration Code = CRN 2291
Meeting dates = Jul. 12 to Aug. 25
Meeting days = Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:45PM-02:35PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #216
Instructor = Christine Campbell
Cost = $125
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEPH 242 -- Twelve O'Clock Toner -- Jun. 24 to Aug. 19

Join Kim Stevens, exercise guru, for a lunchtime workout to tone and strengthen. Designed for beginners and regular exercisers (work at your own level) who want to improve strength, boost that metabolism, increase bone density, and increase endurance. Exercises target all the major muscle groups. Feel better, look better, and get motivated to continue using the skills you develop. Bring light weights and a mat. No class July 1, 2016.

Registration Code = CRN 2351
Meeting dates = Jun. 24 to Aug. 19
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 12:00PM-12:50PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #213
Instructor = Kimberley Stevens
Cost = $79
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EEPH 301 -- Reflexology for Life -- Aug. 25 to Aug. 25

Are your feet trying to tell you something? Learn how your feet can help you improve your overall health as you explore the basics of reflexology. Discover techniques that will improve blood flow, reduce stress and pain, and rejuvenate tired hands and feet. Try your hand at reflexology after you have an opportunity to observe the techniques. It has been accepted as an important adjunct for healthcare. Because practice is an integral part of this learning experience, you may want to register with a friend. Wear loose fitting clothes and bring a pillow, small towel, and talcum powder.

Registration Code = CRN 2298
Meeting dates = Aug. 25 to Aug. 25
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-08:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #106
Instructor = Leslie Friend
Cost = $35
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EESA 105 -- Gentle Yoga -- Jul. 5 to Aug. 23

Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture, and balance, and provides a sense of physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing for movement. The last 2 classes (Aug. 16 & 23, 2016) meet at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio in Acme.

Registration Code = CRN 2288
Meeting dates = Jul. 5 to Aug. 23
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 10:15AM-11:30AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Margaret Bennett
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EESA 332 -- Forever Fit -- Jun. 14 to Aug. 12

For all ages and fitness levels. Choose the early start date (June 14) or the later start date (June 27). The cost is the same for either one, so by beginning June 14, you receive 2 weeks free. Or you may sign up for a specific class and those specific dates and times; individual classes are listed on next page. Continue to improve your fitness this summer with these flexible times and fitness options! For less than $5 an hour (best price around), we’ll help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core, and flexibility activities—and our classes offer that! Forever Fit’s guided classes offer lots of options to fit your interests and schedule. Pick and choose classes from the choices shown to suit your busy life by selecting what works best for you on a given day. Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate in class, and then attend the days and times your schedule allows. The more you participate, the more you benefit. Class days/times subject to change as enrollment fluctuates. The Forever Fit package has 121 hours of available exercise classes for you! Summer Session: 7 or 9 weeks, Start June 14 or June 27 through Aug. 12 1-2 hours a week: $89 ($76 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2261 3-4 hours a week: $119 ($100 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2262 5-6 hours a week: $149 ($124 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2263 Weekly Schedule Starting June 14, 2016 Tuesday: 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Wednesday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Thursday: 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Friday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Weekly Schedule Starting June 27, 2016 Monday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) Tuesday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Gentle Pilates (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Wednesday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Thursday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Gentle Pilates (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Friday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym)

Registration Code = CRN 2262
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Aug. 12
Meeting days =
Meeting time =
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #ARR
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $119
EESA 332 -- Forever Fit -- Jun. 14 to Aug. 12

For all ages and fitness levels. Choose the early start date (June 14) or the later start date (June 27). The cost is the same for either one, so by beginning June 14, you receive 2 weeks free. Or you may sign up for a specific class and those specific dates and times; individual classes are listed on next page. Continue to improve your fitness this summer with these flexible times and fitness options! For less than $5 an hour (best price around), we’ll help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core, and flexibility activities—and our classes offer that! Forever Fit’s guided classes offer lots of options to fit your interests and schedule. Pick and choose classes from the choices shown to suit your busy life by selecting what works best for you on a given day. Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate in class, and then attend the days and times your schedule allows. The more you participate, the more you benefit. Class days/times subject to change as enrollment fluctuates. The Forever Fit package has 121 hours of available exercise classes for you! Summer Session: 7 or 9 weeks, Start June 14 or June 27 through Aug. 12 1-2 hours a week: $89 ($76 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2261 3-4 hours a week: $119 ($100 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2262 5-6 hours a week: $149 ($124 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2263 Weekly Schedule Starting June 14, 2016 Tuesday: 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Wednesday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Thursday: 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Friday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Weekly Schedule Starting June 27, 2016 Monday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) Tuesday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Gentle Pilates (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Wednesday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Thursday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Gentle Pilates (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Friday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym)

Registration Code = CRN 2263
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Aug. 12
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Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P)
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Cost = $149
EESA 332 -- Forever Fit -- Jun. 14 to Aug. 12

For all ages and fitness levels. Choose the early start date (June 14) or the later start date (June 27). The cost is the same for either one, so by beginning June 14, you receive 2 weeks free. Or you may sign up for a specific class and those specific dates and times; individual classes are listed on next page. Continue to improve your fitness this summer with these flexible times and fitness options! For less than $5 an hour (best price around), we’ll help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core, and flexibility activities—and our classes offer that! Forever Fit’s guided classes offer lots of options to fit your interests and schedule. Pick and choose classes from the choices shown to suit your busy life by selecting what works best for you on a given day. Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate in class, and then attend the days and times your schedule allows. The more you participate, the more you benefit. Class days/times subject to change as enrollment fluctuates. The Forever Fit package has 121 hours of available exercise classes for you! Summer Session: 7 or 9 weeks, Start June 14 or June 27 through Aug. 12 1-2 hours a week: $89 ($76 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2261 3-4 hours a week: $119 ($100 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2262 5-6 hours a week: $149 ($124 with LIFE Discount) Code: 2263 Weekly Schedule Starting June 14, 2016 Tuesday: 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Wednesday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Thursday: 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Friday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Weekly Schedule Starting June 27, 2016 Monday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) Tuesday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Gentle Pilates (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Wednesday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym) Thursday: 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Total Barre (PE120) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Gentle Pilates (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Aerobic Dance (PE120) Friday: 4:45 a.m.-5:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Weight Strengthening (PE206) 7:45 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Fitness Ball (Gym) 8:45 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Yoga for 50+ (Gym)

Registration Code = CRN 2261
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Aug. 12
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Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #ARR
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $89
EESA 463 -- The Savvy Film Viewer -- Jul. 19 to Jul. 20

The TC Film Festival is July 26-31, 2016. Maximize your film festival experience by exploring the art of cinema before you view the movies. Dr. Mark Howell, NMC communications professor, introduces you to a new level of motion picture awareness and appreciation. What makes a film exceptional? Explore aspects of cinematography, cultural mythology, narrative structure, and their interplay, as stories take the creative journey from page to screen. Your “homework” will be to watch two films by a featured writer/director prior to class so you are ready to make new discoveries through discussions, presentations, and reviewing clips. Leave with distinctive insights that will enhance your cinematic experience for years to come. Movie titles will be emailed to students prior to class.

Registration Code = CRN 2287
Meeting dates = Jul. 19 to Jul. 20
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday
Meeting time = 06:30PM-09:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #217
Instructor = Mark Howell
Cost = $45
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EESA 569 -- Gentle Pilates -- Jun. 28 to Aug. 11

Exercises are designed to restore the natural curves of the spine and rebalance the muscles around the joint. This involves placing more emphasis on pelvic and scapular stabilization and integration of all the parts of the body into one. STOTT Pilates incorporates modern exercise principles, and applies proven and accepted practices in biomechanics, rehabilitation and athletic performance enhancement. Results include improved flexibility, mobility, core strength, and overall well-being. Bring a mat.

Registration Code = CRN 2273
Meeting dates = Jun. 28 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 08:45AM-09:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #100
Instructor = Margaret Quinn
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EESA 619 -- Northern Michigan Geology -- Jul. 13 to Jul. 14

Explore the formation of the northern Michigan landscape through a classroom, lab, and field trip experience. Guided by NMC Geology Professor, Robb Houston, learn about the Paleozoic rock layers, their fossils, and the relationship of rock layers to more recent geologic processes. A half-day in the lab provides core information for a full day of discovery visiting geologic sites. The field trip involves walking up to a mile in wooded terrain. Transportation and picnic box lunch included. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

Registration Code = CRN 2243
Meeting dates = Jul. 13 to Jul. 14
Meeting days = Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 08:30AM-12:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #213
Instructor = Robb Houston
Cost = $125
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EESA 680 -- Native Trees and Shrubs -- Jun. 16 to Jun. 16

Experience a leisurely 3-hour guided walk, on level ground, in the woods with ISA certified arborist, Bo Burke. Become familiar with the majestic and varied trees and shrubs of Northern Michigan. Learn their unique physical characteristics, their habitat, and growing conditions. With your newfound knowledge, you’ll be ready to practice tree identification and skills on future nature walks. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Dress to walk outdoors. Class meets at Cedar Run Creek Natural Area (4300 Cedar Lake Rd., TC).

Registration Code = CRN 2239
Meeting dates = Jun. 16 to Jun. 16
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Andrew Burke
Cost = $39
EESA 701 -- Field Botany for the Naturalist -- Jun. 20 to Jul. 11

Have you ever wondered about the plants you see as you walk through the woods or your own yard? Learn basic tenets of botany—including terminology and plant families—identifying common plants by sight, and how to “key” plants. This will be an adventure as you gain a new perspective on the world around you! Each class session meets at a different site—beautiful bogs, forests, fields, and marshes—around Traverse City or Leelanau County. Be prepared for uneven and wet terrain, variable weather, mosquitos, and lots of walking. Bring a notebook, water bottle, a magnifier for looking at small plant parts, and your questions! This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. First class meets at Hatlem Creek Preserve, on Plowman Rd. near Empire (directions at LeelanauConservancy.org).

Registration Code = CRN 2241
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jul. 11
Meeting days = Monday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-01:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Liana May
Cost = $85
Call (231) 995-1700 to register
EESA 750 -- Fitness Ball -- Jun. 15 to Aug. 12

Are you noticing that your balance is challenged? Integrating the principles of pilates while using a large fitness ball is a perfect way to increase your body’s awareness in space while working in three dimensions. Increase your balance strength, stabilization, and endurance. Bring a fitness mat.

Registration Code = CRN 2264
Meeting dates = Jun. 15 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Wednesday, Friday
Meeting time = 07:45AM-08:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #100
Instructor = Dorothy Eisenstein
Cost = $89
EESA 852 -- What's In the World: What Future for Syria? IAF Prep -- Jun. 14 to Jun. 14

Let Jack bring you up to date on Syria and prep you for the Thursday, June 19 IAF event “What Future for Syria” with Robert S. Ford, former US Ambassador to Syria. Join Jack for a lively discussion of the Syrian civil war, the efforts to confront ISIS in both Iraq and Syria; and the role of Arab and western states in addressing the threat posed by Islamist extremism. Jack Segal is the former National Security Council Director for Non-Proliferation, and former First Secretary at the US Embassy in Israel.

Registration Code = CRN 2294
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Jun. 14
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #07
Instructor = Jack Segal
Cost = $39
EESA 853 -- What's In the World: A Presidential Preview -- Jun. 21 to Jun. 21

What a wild ride for the 2016 presidential nominee race! Now that the dust has cleared and the last primaries have been hosted, this is a good time to look at the likely foreign policies of the leading candidates for President. We’ll see which foreign policy experts are advising the candidates and analyze some of the candidate’s position statements. Join Jack Segal, a veteran of the Clinton White House, for a fun discussion.

Registration Code = CRN 2295
Meeting dates = Jun. 21 to Jun. 21
Meeting days = Tuesday
Meeting time = 06:00PM-09:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #07
Instructor = Jack Segal
Cost = $39
EESA 854 -- Yoga for 50+ -- Jun. 15 to Aug. 12

You’ll love these exercises that are designed specifically for those age 50+. Yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, and provides a sense of physical and spiritual wellness. Yoga for 50+ is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful and mild approach, while getting positive physical and mental changes. Wear comfortable clothing for movement.

Registration Code = CRN 2265
Meeting dates = Jun. 15 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Wednesday, Friday
Meeting time = 08:45AM-09:35AM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #100
Instructor = Dorothy Eisenstein
Cost = $89
EEYA 104 (Ages 4-6) -- Princess Party -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

It’s a party and you’re invited! Join Elsa, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and more in a week full of princess fun. Make a crown and sash, a beaded necklace and other princess accessories. Cut and paste, sing and count as you explore the world of princesses. Mix, measure, and decorate your treats for the party on the last day when you can come dressed-up in all your princess glamour!

Registration Code = CRN 1996
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Elizabeth Dornbos
Cost = $79
EEYA 106 (Ages 4-6) -- Rainforest Adventure -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Jump into a week of hands-on fun as you journey to the amazing rainforest filled with exploding color and exciting adventures. Each day you will make new discoveries about the plants, animals, and foods of the rainforest while exploring art, music, games, stories, and movement. Make cool animal projects like a fabulous frog and a “moving” snake. Build your own rainforest in a jar, create a rainforest recipe book, and try new foods. Every day is a play day—in the rainforest!

Registration Code = CRN 1999
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Kimberley Peltier
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 108 (Ages 4-6) -- Treasure Hunters - A Pirate Adventure -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Yo ho ho, pirates! Come along on a pirate-y adventure full of stories, art, and fun! Our adventure takes place on our own ‘island’ where we’ll create a pirate ship and pirate maps to lead us to lost treasures. Design a pirate hat and sword, create a treasure chest to hold your loot, and a boat that floats. Exploration awaits you each day, so climb aboard for a great voyage and learning fun.

Registration Code = CRN 2001
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Patricia Ramoie
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 109 (Ages 4-6) -- Welcome to Pixie Hollow -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Fly to Pixie Hollow and experience the wonder and magic of Tinkerbell’s hidden world through art and stories. Create your own fairy garden with a perfect little home for your very own fairy. Search for fairy magic outside, and build a dream catcher for fairy-inspired dreams. Each day, you’ll make sparkly accessories for your fairy wardrobe and be ready to celebrate our last day together with a fabulous tea party.

Registration Code = CRN 2005
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Jaclyn Stremlow
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 110 (Ages 4-6) -- Mighty Michigan! -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Did you know that sand dunes move? Or that sailors sent messages with flags? Set out on a weeklong adventure as you learn to identify Michigan birds, flowers, trees, and fish. Read legendary stories and use your Mighty Michigan powers to make a bird feeder. Get down and dirty while exploring a nature square, then clean up to enjoy Michigan apple and cherry treats. Earn a badge and become a real Junior Ranger. Through activities, games, and puzzles, you’ll learn how to help protect Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and our cultural heritage.

Registration Code = CRN 2013
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Tiffany Webb
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 113 (Ages 4-6) -- Discover Dinosaurs -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Brontosaurus, Triceratops—even dinosaur names are big and mysterious! Learn fun facts about dinosaurs everyday through hands-on projects. Go on a fossil hunt, make fossil prints, and create a dinosaur skeleton. You will even make up a new kind of dinosaur just discovered in this class! There will be art, crafts, music, and lots of dinosaur play. Come join the Dino fun.

Registration Code = CRN 2006
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Jennifer Hoffman
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 114 (Ages 4-6) -- What's Cookin'? -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Banana dippers, fresh veggie pizza, and waffle sandwiches…learn to make these fun foods and lots more in this hands-on week in a big shiny kitchen. You’ll stir, blend, measure, mix, bake and taste your way through good food you can fix at home. Every day has a theme and includes a story and hands-on prep. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 1994
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Margaret Steele
Cost = $115
EEYA 114 (Ages 4-6) -- What's Cookin'? -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Banana dippers, fresh veggie pizza, and waffle sandwiches…learn to make these fun foods and lots more in this hands-on week in a big shiny kitchen. You’ll stir, blend, measure, mix, bake and taste your way through good food you can fix at home. Every day has a theme and includes a story and hands-on prep. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 1995
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Margaret Steele
Cost = $115
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 119 (Ages 4-6) -- Art, Art, and More Art -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Unleash your imagination as you explore all kinds of fun and messy art in this week of hands-on discovery. Each day, you’ll create your masterpieces with ideas from popular picture books. Paint with marbles and shaving cream, design your own Rainbow Fish, shape with clay, create a colorful collage, and much more. Venture outside for a nature walk to find materials for your “Leaf Man.” Parents, this week of art exploration develops fine motor skills and encourages creativity to flourish.

Registration Code = CRN 2014
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Jaclyn Stremlow
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 123 (Ages 4-6) -- Dancing Feet Creative Movement -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Spin, stretch, walk, slide—your body wants to move! Let your feet tell stories as you explore jazz, ballet, and modern dance. You’ll learn to stretch like a dancer and balance your body as you leap and twirl. As we move our bodies to different kinds of music, you’ll create your own dances. No dance experience is needed. Wear comfortable clothes for moving (no jeans, please), and dance shoes (bare feet are fine, too).

Registration Code = CRN 2016
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Anne Froehlich
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 125 (Ages 4-6) -- 3,2,1,Blastoff! -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

All systems are go for discovery and wonder as you find out what it’s like to be an astronaut! Spend the week exploring spaceships, stars, and planets. View the stars in our own classroom planetarium, launch rockets, make your own astronaut helmet, and even sample astronaut ice cream. Pack your bags for an out-of-this-world space adventure!

Registration Code = CRN 2003
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Shanna Girrbach
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 126 (Ages 4-6) -- The Science Kid -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Discover the magic of science! Sid, the Science Kid, asks the big questions like what happens in the dark? What is a germ? How do magnets work? How can I make ice cream? You’ll get the answers when you experiment with real scientific principles to satisfy your natural curiosity of the world around you. Go on a nature walk, experiment with magnets, turn off the lights and make shadow puppets. You’re becoming a scientist!

Registration Code = CRN 2002
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Janet Steinhoff
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 133 (Ages 4-6) -- Messy Masterpieces -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Through the imagination of children’s literature and imagery, you will be inspired to draw, paint, print, sculpt and get messy! Using textured patterns, bright colors and fun materials, you’ll create a colorful seahorse, sculpt a fanciful fish, and paint a favorite animal or pet. You’ll even create a story about your favorite masterpiece.

Registration Code = CRN 2012
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Nicole Mullin
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 135 (Ages 4-6) -- Camp Adventures -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Calling all happy campers! Experience the great outdoors as you go on nature hikes and scavenger hunts, then create cool crafts out of the wonderful things you find. Learn about fossils and create one using a hammer. Discover Michigan birds and make a take-home bird feeder. We’ll stir up some yummy camping snacks like armpit fudge and s’mores on a stick. Hang out around the camp “fire” as we sing songs, tell stories, eat and play.

Registration Code = CRN 2004
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Olivia Meyer
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 136 (Ages 4-6) -- Music for Little Mozarts -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

All kids love to make music! Enjoy a week of musical magic as you sing, move, listen, and create. Discover how to use your singing voice, feel the beat in fun ways, learn simple folk dances from around the world, and move to all types of music. You’ll also explore and play many different rhythm instruments. You’ll even make your own instrument to perform in a “class band” and take home at the end of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2015
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #105
Instructor = Stephanie Schall-Brazee
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 140 (Ages 4-6) -- Yummy Art! -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Eat your art out and grab your spoon, paintbrush, and Kool-Aid—we’re creating art! From cupcake design to Kool-Aid finger painting, learn all about the wonderful and wacky world of food art. Build spaghetti sculptures, play foodie games, and make your own incredible edibles. Each day, you will explore ways to take normal food items and create exciting art projects. Get ready for a week of fun “playing with your food.”

Registration Code = CRN 2007
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Jennifer Hoffman
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 143 (Ages 4-6) -- Calling All SuperHeroes -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Put on your super gear and get ready for an exciting week of heroic fun! Explore with your Spidey senses, rescue Batman and Robin from a frozen state, save our world from villains, collect kryptonite and experience what Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mutagen feels like—but don’t worry, it’s not Shredder’s formula. Make your own superhero costume to continue your adventures at home.

Registration Code = CRN 1998
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Jaclyn Stremlow
Cost = $79
EEYA 144 (Ages 4-6) -- Imagineering Your World -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Attention Imagineers! Have you ever wondered what London Bridge and a bird have in common? Why the world’s tallest buildings don’t fall down in a wind storm? Each day you’ll discover amazing engineering feats. Create your own city using marshmallows, launch a race car across a desert, and make someone’s hair stand straight up. Using art, math, movement and humor, explore your own amazing engineering abilities. Prepare for a week full of multi-sensory scientific discovery. Dress to get messy and move. Please bring one empty shoe box Monday.

Registration Code = CRN 2008
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Anne Froehlich
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 146 (Ages 4-6) -- Disney on Parade -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Are you a Disney lover? Join your favorite characters in a wonderful week of Disney magic. Spend each day with a different set of Disney favorites. Make slime from Finding Nemo’s tank, build Elsa her own castle, and run relay races to help Wall-e clean up the planet. Practice your counting, sounds, drawing and more in fun creative ways. Come dressed as your favorite character on Friday and go on a parade for your invited guest.

Registration Code = CRN 2009
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Madison Bankey
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYA 149 (Ages 4-6) -- Paint 'n Play -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Use your imagination and bright colors to concoct unique art projects using salt, mud, glue, milk and more. Get active in creating your own painting masterpieces during freeze-dance painting and bubble-wrap-stomp painting. If you like to mix, brew, sift, and invent, you’ll love this wonderful week of making art indoors and out in nature.

Registration Code = CRN 2011
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Nicole Mullin
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 106 (Grades 1-3) -- In the Days of Dragons -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Imagine living in a fantasy world where wizards cast spells and knights defend castles against ogres and dragons. Would you be a queen, a knight, a wizard? Choose a character to role play and make yourself a costume. Would you tame a dragon as a pet? Decide as you make your own dragon. Build your castle and a catapult to defend it. Stir up a wizard’s potion and a puddle of ogre ooze.

Registration Code = CRN 2034
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #101
Instructor = Nicole Mullin
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 110 (Grades 1-3) -- Kids in the Kitchen -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

**The June 20-24 class is full. There is still room in July 25-29. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Stir, blend, measure, mix, and bake—be a chef for a week of kitchen discovery. We’ll 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2022
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Margaret Steele
Cost = $139
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 110 (Grades 1-3) -- Kids in the Kitchen -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

**The June 20-24 class is full. There is still room in July 25-29. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Stir, blend, measure, mix, and bake—be a chef for a week of kitchen discovery. We’ll 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2021
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Margaret Steele
Cost = $139
EEYB 117 (Grades 1-3) -- Way Cool Science -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

The “magic” of science is all around us! From making slime and foaming cups of colored goop to using bubbles to forecast weather…this is science! Science is everywhere—outside, in your kitchen, and in the air around you. Become a scientist for a week of experiments as you discover how plants grow, how bread rises, why pop cans crush, and what creates a gas. You’ll learn how to produce real chemical reactions right in your own kitchen—with your parent’s help, of course!

Registration Code = CRN 2041
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Janine Winkler
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 118 (Grades 1-3) -- Acting Up! -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Do you like to pretend? Pretending is just like acting. Discover the world of theater in this action-packed week. Each day begins with fun drama games to warm up your creativity. Learn how to act, create a costume, and make your own props. Put together fun skits based on new stories and old favorites. Through hands-on activities, you will learn, practice, and then put on a show for your family and friends.

Registration Code = CRN 2018
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #217
Instructor = Mark Rozeboom
Cost = $79
EEYB 121 (Grades 1-3) -- Drawing and Painting -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

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.

Registration Code = CRN 2042
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Andrew Sias
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 122 (Grades 1-3) -- Outdoor Art -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Nature is filled with intricate patterns and shapes, and amazing colors and textures. Just what an artist needs! Get outdoors and explore the beauty in nature. Then get creative with clay, sand, rocks, and found natural objects to make collages, mobiles, prints and more. There’s so much for the nature artist to see and do! Wear shoes for being outside (not flip flops) and clothes for delightfully messy activities.

Registration Code = CRN 2047
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Jaclyn Stremlow
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 123 (Grades 1-3) -- Space Kids -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Launch into outer space for a week of starry discoveries! Imagine living in space as you explore stars, our solar system, meteor showers, and more. Will you be the first person to walk on Mars? Each day, you’ll do out-of-this-world projects including building a rocket. One day even takes you inside our “star lab” to view the constellations.

Registration Code = CRN 2040
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Nicole Mullin
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 126 (Grades 1-3) -- Inventor's Workshop -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Inventors wanted! Are you curious and full of ideas? Learn about famous inventors and the things they discovered. Build and test a car made from simple machines, construct a spool pulley, design a toy marble run and a toothpick bridge strong enough to hold heavy objects. Compete with your own designed aerodynamic paper airplanes. Create your own invention and showcase it in the Contraption Carnival. Who knows, you might invent something that makes you famous!

Registration Code = CRN 2039
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Janine Winkler
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 127 (Grades 1-3) -- Shelter Building -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

**Both weeks of this class are full. To add your name to a waiting list, please call 231-995-1700. **You’re hiking and your friend sprains an ankle…and there’s a storm coming! You need shelter, but none can be found. We’ll listen to great stories and tales as we learn to construct different types of shelters from materials available to us in nature. If you like forts and, more importantly, like to build them, this adventure is for you! You will work together to build a shelter large enough for the whole group! Bring a water bottle.

Registration Code = CRN 2025
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Trav.Bay Area ISD Conf. Center, Room #PARKINGLOT
Instructor = Scott Birch
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 127 (Grades 1-3) -- Shelter Building -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

**Both weeks of this class are full. To add your name to a waiting list, please call 231-995-1700. **You’re hiking and your friend sprains an ankle…and there’s a storm coming! You need shelter, but none can be found. We’ll listen to great stories and tales as we learn to construct different types of shelters from materials available to us in nature. If you like forts and, more importantly, like to build them, this adventure is for you! You will work together to build a shelter large enough for the whole group! Bring a water bottle.

Registration Code = CRN 2026
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Trav.Bay Area ISD Conf. Center, Room #PARKINGLOT
Instructor = Scott Birch
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 128 (Grades 1-3) -- Sports and Games -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Fun in the sun outdoors—and in the gym! Explore new games each day as you learn to play soccer, basketball, track, and more. Every day is packed with fun and games as you learn the basics from a coach and get tips to make your favorite sport even more fun. Be ready for a week of practicing new skills and learning to play the games. Bring a water bottle, tennis shoes, and plenty of energy.

Registration Code = CRN 2030
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #100
Instructor = Madison Bankey
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 138 (Grades 1-3) -- Mysterious Magic & Super Slimy Science -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Can you make things move without touching them? What is Oobleck? How do you make slime? These questions and more will be answered in this week of super science experiments. See chemical reactions produce extraordinary things—and you won’t believe the magic tricks! You will create flubber, explode a volcano, make flowers change colors and more. Bring your curiosity!

Registration Code = CRN 2023
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Janet Steinhoff
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 142 (Grades 1-3) -- Cheerleading Camp -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

We’ve got spirit–yes we do! We’ve got 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’ll 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2043
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Jerrilynn Pike
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 153 (Grades 1-3) -- It's a Glittery Girl Thing -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Want to add a little dazzle to your wardrobe? Create your own necklaces, bracelets, rings, belts and other unique accessories. Learn techniques to make your own jewelry and hair accessories using beads, rhinestones, buttons, shrink plastic, clay, ribbon, and more! Design many items that nobody will believe you made yourself.

Registration Code = CRN 2046
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Laura Wright
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 158 (Grades 1-3) -- Dig It! Archaeology for Kids -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Do you like getting dirty and solving puzzles? Come discover how archaeologists uncover mysteries of the past. You’ll find hidden secrets, make your own fossils, and explore shipwrecks right here in Grand Traverse Bay. Investigate unusual objects and examine artifact replicas from thousands of years ago. Learn how to excavate and try your hand at it with an archaeologist’s tool kit and simulated dig site. If you’re careful, you could find missing clues to the past.

Registration Code = CRN 2038
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Janet Steinhoff
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 159 (Grades 1-3) -- Whiskers and Wings -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Calling all animal lovers! Get ready to walk on the wild side and explore the animal kingdom through the magic of art. You’ll learn fun facts about animals as you create canvas paintings, a batik fabric banner, papier-mâché, and so much more. Use watercolors and oil pastels to create a whimsical masterpiece. Be dazzled and delighted with all the fun projects.

Registration Code = CRN 2020
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Patricia Ramoie
Cost = $79
EEYB 162 (Grades 1-3) -- Magical World of Fairy Gardens -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Explore the magical world of fairies and fairy gardens. Build your very own fairy garden and change an ordinary pot into an enchanted fairy garden, complete with a fairy, a toad stool, and magical fairy door. Hear fantastic tales and learn fairy songs. Discover different types of fairies and how they work to make a garden beautiful. Make a magic wand for a garden party on the last day.

Registration Code = CRN 2027
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #110B
Instructor = Kimberley Peltier
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 163 (Grades 1-3) -- Super Science Sleuths -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Super science sleuths wanted! Have you ever wondered why bears sleep all winter? Why leaves change color in the fall? Or why the 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’ll explore how each season is uniquely scientific. Track the wildest animals, create a blizzard in summer, grow plants in a milk container, and so much more in this week of multi-sensory science fun.

Registration Code = CRN 2045
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #117
Instructor = Anne Froehlich
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 169 (Grades 1-3) -- LEGO Mania -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Do you love LEGOS®? Come and build with Traverse City’s own brick artist! Build a city, a car, a bridge. You’ll 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2019
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $99
EEYB 170 (Grades 1-3) -- LEGO Art -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Go beyond pre-made LEGO® kits and explore creative designs, forms, and structures using your imagination. Get creative with Traverse City’s own brick artist and challenge yourself to blend colors to make intricate patterns, colorful sculptures, imaginary critters, and more. Each day, you’ll bring your mind’s hidden creations to life while exploring interesting building techniques used by experienced LEGO® builders. Includes a custom assortment of LEGO® bricks so you can create at home.

Registration Code = CRN 2024
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 171 (Grades 1-3) -- Lil' Chemists -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Be a scientist as you run experiments and make amazing discoveries about how things in the world work. You’ll grow crystals of many colors and shapes and create your own work of art. Learn about acids and bases while you make sherbet. Experiment with solids, liquids, and gases. You’ll mix ingredients and brew concoctions to create chemical reactions!

Registration Code = CRN 2044
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Janet Steinhoff
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 172 (Grades 1-3) -- LEGO Minecraft -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Do you like to mine? Enjoy a week with Traverse City’s 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2017
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $99
EEYB 173 (Grades 1-3) -- Scooby-Doo: Detective Extraordinaire -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Jinkies! Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Incorporated gang need your help to dig up answers to a mystery. You’ll be hands-on using your super-sleuth skills to problem solve. Recreate monster clues out of slimy ooze, make your own mystery-themed board game and go on daily scavenger hunts to find answers to the unknown. Document your discoveries in your detective journal with decoder pen.

Registration Code = CRN 2033
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #220
Instructor = Elizabeth Dornbos
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 174 (Grades 1-3) -- Camp Frozen -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

You’ve undoubtedly seen the movie—now experience Frozen in Traverse City! Through art, science, and imagination, you’ll jump into Elsa’s frozen world. Create 3-D snowflakes, frozen snow slime, and your very own take-home Elsa and Olaf! You’ll paint Olaf and design your own crown, wintery wand, bracelet, and more. We’ll “let it go” on the last day with a frozen ice cream bar. Be cool in this week of frozen fun!

Registration Code = CRN 2037
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Nicole Mullin
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 176 (Grades 1-3) -- Frozen Art Blast -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Experience the magic of winter in a whole new way! Motivated by the hit Disney movie, Frozen, you’ll be entertained and delighted all week with cool art projects. Create a snow globe and clay sculpture, picture frames, magnets and more. Work with a variety of different art supplies and make masterpieces inspired by Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Kristoff, but that are uniquely yours.

Registration Code = CRN 2048
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Laura Wright
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 178 (Grades 1-3) -- Animal Handprint Art -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Everyone knows how to make turkeys from their hand prints. But have you ever made a jelly fish or an elephant? Discover how to create a giraffe running across the grasslands of Africa or a flock of flamingos standing in a calm lake. Using lots of fun materials, you’ll learn how to create backgrounds and add a unique animal handprint to your collection every day. Wear or bring a shirt that can get messy.

Registration Code = CRN 2031
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Valinda Domkiv
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 179 (Grades 1-3) -- Critter Camp -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

What animal made that track? What was that sound? Who’s been eating here? Spend most of your time outside as you explore these questions and discover the animals of Northern Michigan. It’s a new adventure every day as you examine animal tracks, hunting techniques, and protective adaptations. Try your hand at making a nest, design camouflage, build a feeder, and even take a bird bath—yes you will get wet in this fun active course held at the Boardman River Nature Center (1450 Cass Road, TC). Dress to be outside with sunscreen and bug spray (optional).

Registration Code = CRN 2028
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Taryn Carew
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 180 (Grades 1-3) -- Jedi Training Camp -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

**The July 18-22 class is full. There is still room in the other date. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Do you want to harness your inner Jedi? Join Jedi Christina for a week of physical and mental Jedi training. Practice mindfulness and patience, light saber safety, and you’ll embellish your own Jedi robe. Put your training to the test as you compete as a team in a Jedi obstacle course. Parents are invited to the award ceremony on the last day for all Jedi graduates.

Registration Code = CRN 2035
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 180 (Grades 1-3) -- Jedi Training Camp -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

**The July 18-22 class is full. There is still room in the other date. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Do you want to harness your inner Jedi? Join Jedi Christina for a week of physical and mental Jedi training. Practice mindfulness and patience, light saber safety, and you’ll embellish your own Jedi robe. Put your training to the test as you compete as a team in a Jedi obstacle course. Parents are invited to the award ceremony on the last day for all Jedi graduates.

Registration Code = CRN 2360
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #220
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 181 (Grades 1-3) -- Musical Theater Dance -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Move, shake, and laugh as you learn simple choreography to some of your favorite songs from Frozen, Annie, Suessical the Musical, and more. 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 each day and be ready to dance. Entertain your parents with a performance on the last day. No dance experience is required.

Registration Code = CRN 2032
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #217
Instructor = Cathy Hartman
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYB 183 (Grades 1-3) -- Cowabunga Dude! Ninja Turtles -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Get pumped for a bodacious week of fun. It’s time to shell out this summer with Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo. Find out about the artists they were named after with fun art projects. Party ninja style with a TMNT obstacle course, play musical manholes, and knock-out Shredder Sensei Says. Learn some ninja skills with pool-noodle nunchucks. Celebrate a week of fun with your favorite TMNT four.

Registration Code = CRN 2036
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #101
Instructor = Nicole Mullin
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYC 101 (Grades 2-4) -- Crime Busters -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Become a detective and solve mysteries! Learn what scientists, detectives, and police do to investigate a crime scene. Try your hand at fingerprinting, conduct experiments on ransom notes, and analyze hair and other objects using a microscope. To sharpen your observation skills, your team will set up crime scenes for others to figure out. Be ready— on the last day, see if your team can collect enough evidence to solve the crime. Who did it?

Registration Code = CRN 2054
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Janine Winkler
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYC 111 (Grades 2-4) -- SEW Simple -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

**Both options of this class are full. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Want to learn how to sew with a sewing machine? Want to make your own clothes? Do both this week and create a dress to wear! Learn basic sewing skills, work with a pattern, operate a sewing machine, stitch, and press seams to create your own cool sundress and tote bag. Hand-stitch fabric flowers to embellish your tote bag. On the last day, amaze your family and friends as you walk down the runway in your new outfit. Includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2052
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #A
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
EEYC 111 (Grades 2-4) -- SEW Simple -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

**Both options of this class are full. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Want to learn how to sew with a sewing machine? Want to make your own clothes? Do both this week and create a dress to wear! Learn basic sewing skills, work with a pattern, operate a sewing machine, stitch, and press seams to create your own cool sundress and tote bag. Hand-stitch fabric flowers to embellish your tote bag. On the last day, amaze your family and friends as you walk down the runway in your new outfit. Includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2053
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #A
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYC 114 (Grades 2-4) -- Junior Robotics Academy -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

**Both weeks of this class are full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Learn the basics of robot building and the skills to compete in regional robotic competitions using VEX IQ Robotics Kits. With your team, you’ll build a “bot” and run it through fun challenges—some will even require you to build, test, and rebuild your bot. Learn to program its brain and operate controls to run an obstacle course, carry objects, and obey your commands. Finish with the Ultimate Team Challenge where teams compete face to face.

Registration Code = CRN 2055
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = Philip Leete
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYC 114 (Grades 2-4) -- Junior Robotics Academy -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

**Both weeks of this class are full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Learn the basics of robot building and the skills to compete in regional robotic competitions using VEX IQ Robotics Kits. With your team, you’ll build a “bot” and run it through fun challenges—some will even require you to build, test, and rebuild your bot. Learn to program its brain and operate controls to run an obstacle course, carry objects, and obey your commands. Finish with the Ultimate Team Challenge where teams compete face to face.

Registration Code = CRN 2056
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = John Gilligan
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYC 115 (Grades 2-4) -- Magician's Workshop -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

YOU can do magic! Learn and practice magical skills necessary to amaze, mystify, and delight your friends and family. In the magician’s workshop, you’ll find out how to levitate small objects, control decks of cards, instantaneously freeze water, bend spoons and keys, and much more. Make your own magic trunk and fill it with your tools of the trade.

Registration Code = CRN 2057
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #220
Instructor = Valinda Domkiv
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYC 116 (Grades 2-4) -- Mazes, Games and Art: Coding for Kids -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Discover the power of coding! Learn to solve problems and think creatively using computer technology. Start building your skills through games like Robo Turtles and Gravity Maze. Then you’ll guide Angry Birds through a maze on screen and explore a Minecraft world. Create stories and art on the computer, and design your own games. By the end, you’ll use your programming skills to create your own project that you can share with others.

Registration Code = CRN 2058
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #110A
Instructor = Kaitlyn Rickman
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 103 (Grades 3-5) -- Sports Camp -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Practice makes perfect! Come out and improve your skills in sports such as basketball, track, football, volleyball and soccer—sports and games mean summer fun outdoors and in the gym. Every day, you’ll enjoy team games, learn new moves, and even get the chance to score on a former boys varsity goalie! Learn the importance of teamwork, gain skills to become a better athlete, and get tips for making each sport more fun. Bring your water bottle and wear tennis shoes.

Registration Code = CRN 2060
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #100
Instructor = Madison Bankey
Cost = $79
EEYD 105 (Grades 3-5) -- Kid's Cuisine -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Grab your passport and prepare to travel the world through your taste buds! Each day will focus on a different part of the globe in this week-long whirlwind culinary adventure. Learn a little about a new country and then take on the role of chef as you prepare some of their famous foods—fresh salsa from Mexico, biscotti from Italy, sushi from Japan, and more. Learn basic cooking terms and techniques in this hands-on experience in the Oleson Center kitchen. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 2065
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Shannon McCann
Cost = $139
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 105 (Grades 3-5) -- Kid's Cuisine -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Grab your passport and prepare to travel the world through your taste buds! Each day will focus on a different part of the globe in this week-long whirlwind culinary adventure. Learn a little about a new country and then take on the role of chef as you prepare some of their famous foods—fresh salsa from Mexico, biscotti from Italy, sushi from Japan, and more. Learn basic cooking terms and techniques in this hands-on experience in the Oleson Center kitchen. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 2064
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $139
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 113 (Grades 3-5) -- Clay Works for Kids -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Explore the fabulous feel of clay while making useful and unique objects. Use pinch, slab, and coil methods to create original items and glaze them. Make a clay relief sculpture that is also a bowl, an animal that whistles or rattles, or a vase with a face! Items will be fired at the end of the first week and be ready for glazing the following Tuesday. Wear comfy clothes that can get messy as you hand-build your very own clay creations. Time for pick-up of finished pieces will be arranged. Class meets 6 days: July 25-29 and Aug. 2, 2016, all 10 a.m.-noon.

Registration Code = CRN 2067
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #135
Instructor = Lisa Hockin
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 117 (Grades 3-5) -- Cheer Squad -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Give me an F, give me a U, give me an N…What does it spell? FUN! Dance, prance, and cheer for five days of spirit! Begin each day warming up your muscles with flexibility and strengthening exercises. You’ll learn the FUNdamentals of cheerleading with basic motions, stunting, jumps, and dance routines. You’ll practice each day and be ready to show your team spirit on the last day complete with your own set of pom-poms. Wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle every day.

Registration Code = CRN 2068
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Jerrilynn Pike
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 118 (Grades 3-5) -- Robots Rule! A LEGO Adventure -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 28

Robots are used to build, communicate, search, and explore the world around you. Discover how robots work as you build a basic robot in this hands-on week of robotic fun. Using the LEGO® Mindstorms™ NXT platform, you’ll use simple programming to experiment with the different robotic sensors and motors.

Registration Code = CRN 2066
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 28
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = Scott Diment
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 123 (Grades 3-5) -- The Paint Studio -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Let your imagination go wild as you create awesome paintings this week. Learn the fundamentals of painting and some experimental techniques, too. You’ll mix, blend, splatter, print and much more using watercolor, gouache (opaque watercolor) and acrylics. Explore the styles of famous and contemporary artists and apply them to your paintings on canvas and a variety of papers. Bring a paint shirt or wear clothes that can stand a drop of paint…or two.

Registration Code = CRN 2069
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 129 (Grades 3-5) -- Minecraft Designers -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

If you love the game Minecraft™, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3-D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft™ games. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft™. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft™ are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3-D modeling software. You will work in teams for most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2061
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Andrew Sias
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 129 (Grades 3-5) -- Minecraft Designers -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

If you love the game Minecraft™, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3-D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft™ games. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft™. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft™ are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3-D modeling software. You will work in teams for most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2062
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Andrew Sias
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 130 (Grades 3-5) -- App Attack! Make Your First Game App -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, you’ll explore the world of web-based apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you’ll see firsthand how the world of app publishing functions. Your created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and you do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2059
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Jarred Araujo
Cost = $135
EEYD 135 (Grades 3-5) -- Make Your First 3-D Video Game -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of traditional 2-D game design. You’ll learn the physics behind 3-D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and story telling. The games you and other students create will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

Registration Code = CRN 2070
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Tina Fields
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYD 136 (Grades 3-5) -- Minecraft Modders -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding is taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home, students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

Registration Code = CRN 2072
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Jarred Araujo
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYE 101 (Grades 3-6) -- Meet Me at the Ranch-Horseback Riding -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 13

**Four of these classes are full. There is still room in the Aug. 22-24 class. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC), you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle, and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding—from corral, to pasture, to the last day’s trail ride. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle, and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2075
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 13
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Circle H -7200 Brown Bridge Rd
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $139
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYE 101 (Grades 3-6) -- Meet Me at the Ranch-Horseback Riding -- Aug. 22 to Aug. 24

**Four of these classes are full. There is still room in the Aug. 22-24 class. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC), you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle, and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding—from corral, to pasture, to the last day’s trail ride. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle, and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2381
Meeting dates = Aug. 22 to Aug. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Ranch Rudolf
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $139
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYE 101 (Grades 3-6) -- Meet Me at the Ranch-Horseback Riding -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 13

**Four of these classes are full. There is still room in the Aug. 22-24 class. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC), you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle, and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding—from corral, to pasture, to the last day’s trail ride. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle, and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2076
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 13
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Circle H -7200 Brown Bridge Rd
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $139
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYE 101 (Grades 3-6) -- Meet Me at the Ranch-Horseback Riding -- Jun. 14 to Jun. 16

**Four of these classes are full. There is still room in the Aug. 22-24 class. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC), you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle, and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding—from corral, to pasture, to the last day’s trail ride. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle, and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2074
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Jun. 16
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Circle H -7200 Brown Bridge Rd
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $139
EEYE 101 (Grades 3-6) -- Meet Me at the Ranch-Horseback Riding -- Jun. 14 to Jun. 16

**Four of these classes are full. There is still room in the Aug. 22-24 class. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Get to know horses in this three-day camp where you will be assigned your own horse. At the Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolf (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC), you will learn how to safely groom, care for, handle, lead, saddle, and bridle your horse. You will also learn basic western riding—from corral, to pasture, to the last day’s trail ride. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a snack, water bottle, and clothes for inclement weather. Helmets provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2073
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Jun. 16
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Circle H -7200 Brown Bridge Rd
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $139
EEYF 101 (Grades 3-7) -- Art of Tree Climbing -- Jul. 14 to Jul. 14

Climbing trees is not only fun, it’s a sport! Using arborist’s ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You’ll even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants. Cost includes one adult and one child. Meets at Cedar Lake Boat Launch, west of TC, off Cedar Run Road - ask for directions when registering.

Registration Code = CRN 2078
Meeting dates = Jul. 14 to Jul. 14
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Andrew Burke
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYF 101 (Grades 3-7) -- Art of Tree Climbing -- Aug. 12 to Aug. 12

Climbing trees is not only fun, it’s a sport! Using arborist’s ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You’ll even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants. Cost includes one adult and one child. Meets at Cedar Lake Boat Launch, west of TC, off Cedar Run Road - ask for directions when registering.

Registration Code = CRN 2079
Meeting dates = Aug. 12 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Andrew Burke
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYF 101 (Grades 3-7) -- Art of Tree Climbing -- Jun. 23 to Jun. 23

Climbing trees is not only fun, it’s a sport! Using arborist’s ropes and harnesses, you (and your parent) will learn to ascend into the canopies safely. You’ll even learn how to camp there. Equipment is provided; bring drinking water. An in-tree snack is provided. Dress for the weather and wear shoes and long pants. Cost includes one adult and one child. Meets at Cedar Lake Boat Launch, west of TC, off Cedar Run Road - ask for directions when registering.

Registration Code = CRN 2077
Meeting dates = Jun. 23 to Jun. 23
Meeting days = Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged
Instructor = Andrew Burke
Cost = $99
EEYG 103 (Grades 4-6) -- Fizzics in a Can -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Make a tornado, crush a can with no hands, build a stethoscope, and cause a fizz phenomenon! Pop cans, pop bottles, and soda pop do the teaching in this physical science extravaganza. Bring a clean, empty can to the first day of class and prepare to wear your goggles! Can you explore physics with pop? Yes you CAN! Sign up early for this “pop”-ular class!

Registration Code = CRN 2094
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #110B
Instructor = Janine Winkler
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 112 (Grades 4-6) -- Wind, Wings, & Wheels -- Aug. 9 to Aug. 11

Do you look to the skies when you hear an airplane? Do you wonder what the earth looks like from half a mile up? From the Wright brothers through today’s high-tech aerospace industry, experience the world of flight. Learn about the differences between a helicopter and an airplane. Design, build, and test-fly a balsa airplane. Manipulate the controls of an aircraft flight simulator and take to the skies with a certified flight instructor on the last day to observe the world from above. Limited to eight students.

Registration Code = CRN 2105
Meeting dates = Aug. 9 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-11:00AM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #224
Instructor = Paul Hurlbert
Cost = $119
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 114 (Grades 4-6) -- Kids with Cameras -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Get ready for a week of photo fun. Whether you have been taking photos for a while, or are just picking up a digital camera for the first time – we want you! Open up a whole new world that screams never bored. Start by learning photography basics to make your photographs tell the story you see. Then add some tips and get creative. Go on photo shoots every day filling your world with amazing new experiences. Learn to use Photoshop Elements to improve your photo images. Bring a digital camera (no camera phones) to class each day.

Registration Code = CRN 2080
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #220
Instructor = Melissa Bernazzani
Cost = $79
EEYG 115 (Grades 4-6) -- All ABoard the Hogwarts Express -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

**All 3 of these classes are full. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Don’t be late! Once you cross platform 9¾, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you’ll be “sorted” into houses and whisked away to a week of fun—Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games, and practice Quidditch. All week, you’ll earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

Registration Code = CRN 2084
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Shannon McCann
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 115 (Grades 4-6) -- All ABoard the Hogwarts Express -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

**All 3 of these classes are full. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Don’t be late! Once you cross platform 9¾, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you’ll be “sorted” into houses and whisked away to a week of fun—Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games, and practice Quidditch. All week, you’ll earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

Registration Code = CRN 2086
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Shannon McCann
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 115 (Grades 4-6) -- All ABoard the Hogwarts Express -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

**All 3 of these classes are full. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Don’t be late! Once you cross platform 9¾, you will be transported to the Hogwarts School for wizardry. Upon arrival, you’ll be “sorted” into houses and whisked away to a week of fun—Harry Potter style. Use your wand to mix potions, play wizard games, and practice Quidditch. All week, you’ll earn points in hopes of winning the house cup. End the week on a sweet note with treats from Honeydukes and butter beer you make yourself.

Registration Code = CRN 2085
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Janet Steinhoff
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 116 (Grades 4-6) -- Chef School -- Jun. 27 to Jun. 30

**The June 27-30 class and the July 11-14 class are both full. The Aug. 8-11 class still has room. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Oleson Center. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition, and cost with a mid-week field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 2082
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jun. 30
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Stephanie Wiitala
Cost = $149
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 116 (Grades 4-6) -- Chef School -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 11

**The June 27-30 class and the July 11-14 class are both full. The Aug. 8-11 class still has room. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Oleson Center. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition, and cost with a mid-week field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 2362
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Stephanie Wiitala
Cost = $149
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 116 (Grades 4-6) -- Chef School -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 14

**The June 27-30 class and the July 11-14 class are both full. The Aug. 8-11 class still has room. To be added to a waiting list for the full class, call (231) 995-1700** Slice and dice; roast and toast; boil and broil; stir and whir in the teaching kitchen at the Oleson Center. Each day you will learn to prepare lots of tasty recipes using basic cooking techniques. Then eat your creations and make a cookbook to keep up your chef skills. Gain experience selecting foods for freshness, nutrition, and cost with a mid-week field trip to the Traverse City Farmers Market. Bring a take-home container each day. Recipes from this class and other cooking classes held in the kitchen may contain gluten, tree nuts, dairy or other food allergens.

Registration Code = CRN 2083
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 14
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #KITCHEN
Instructor = Stephanie Wiitala
Cost = $149
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 117 (Grades 4-6) -- Great American Electric Car Race -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Become an automotive engineer as you build and test your own model-size electric car. You’ll explore electricity, run time trials and collect data, then use it to make design changes to increase velocity and get your car running at peak performance. The grand finale is the ultimate race, testing your vehicle for speed and distance. It’s a little physics, a little math, and a lot of fun!

Registration Code = CRN 2093
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #110B
Instructor = Janine Winkler
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 119 (Grades 4-6) -- Drawing and Sketching -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

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

Registration Code = CRN 2092
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 126 (Grades 4-6) -- Create Your Own Website -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Learn to design and publish your own website! Practice working with text and creating and editing graphics, images, and digital photos. Find out how to include hyperlinks, tables, backgrounds, and borders. You’ll then be ready to publish your impressive pages on the Internet for friends and family to see.

Registration Code = CRN 2103
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #203
Instructor = Andrew Sias
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 127 (Grades 4-6) -- Skills for the Backcountry -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Experience your own week of Survivor! Your adventure takes you to a different locale each day where you will discover useful backcountry hiking and survival skills. Learn to plan and pack for a camping trip, store food, pitch a tent, and cook on a camp stove. Learn wilderness safety, map and compass reading, tracking, and emergency shelter-building. Bring a backpack with a water bottle and snack. Wear walking shoes (not flip flops).

Registration Code = CRN 2087
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Trav.Bay Area ISD Conf. Center, Room #PARKINGLOT
Instructor = Scott Birch
Cost = $85
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 130 (Grades 4-6) -- The Actor in You -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Let’s put on a play! Create a play from brainstorming the plot, to set design, to the final bow. You’ll be part of creating a script, inventing characters, designing a set, and performing it all in front of a live audience. Story, art, stage, and acting come together to make a theater experience come alive. Family and friends are invited to the Friday performance.

Registration Code = CRN 2104
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #217
Instructor = Mark Rozeboom
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 161 (Grades 4-6) -- Computer Keyboard Wizards -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

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.

Registration Code = CRN 2096
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #203
Instructor = Diane Kimmel
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 165 (Grades 4-6) -- Project Runway - Pajama Party -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Summertime, BFF time, sleepover time—be the star of the party with your one-of-kind pajama bottoms, tote bag, and pillow. Learn basic sewing skills: pin and cut a pattern, operate a sewing machine, stitch and press seams while you make your pajama party accessories. You’ll also learn hand-sewing and other embellishing techniques to make everything say “this is me.” Invite your family and friends to a runway show on the last day. Includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2101
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #A/B
Instructor = Laura Wright
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 166 (Grades 4-6) -- Project Runway - Sassy Skirt -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Designers wanted! Have an eye for fashion? Begin by brainstorming ideas in a sketchbook with fabric swatches and design sketches. Then learn basic sewing skills: pin and cut a pattern, operate a sewing machine, stitch and press seams while you make your uniquely designed skirt and totebag. You’ll also practice hand stitching techniques to embellish your outfit. Walk the runway on the last day to show off your awesome designs! Includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2095
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #222/224
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 168 (Grades 4-6) -- Chemistry Kids -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Become a chemistry sleuth as you work in a college science lab conducting fascinating experiments. Bring your creativity and spirit of adventure as you stretch eggs beyond their limit, blow up a balloon without touching it, make ice that is hot, and work with alum to create a crystal garden, make rock candy, and even ice cream. You’ll investigate and make predictions while you mix and measure to collect data and test your hypothesis. Who knew the lab could be so much fun!

Registration Code = CRN 2099
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Janet Steinhoff
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 170 (Grades 4-6) -- LEGO Architecture -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Build towers and engineer cool structures with Traverse City’s own LEGO® Builder. Challenge yourself to design and build a model skyscraper. Build a bridge that will hold up to the weight of the vehicle that crosses it. You’ll build towers, sculptures, bridges, and fancy designs. Bring your mind’s hidden creations to life while exploring interesting building techniques used by experienced LEGO® builders. Cost includes a custom assortment of LEGO® bricks so you can create at home.

Registration Code = CRN 2102
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 174 (Grades 4-6) -- LEGO Minecraft: Beyond Bricks -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Do you like to mine? Enjoy a week with Traverse City’s 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2088
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 175 (Grades 4-6) -- Mandala Art Adventure -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 14

Have you ever heard of a Mandala? Look around and you’ll see examples of Mandala patterns in animals, plants, nature and architecture. Look at these designs from around the world, then have fun painting your own Mandala. Each day, we’ll focus on a new topic. By the end, you will have four large paintings ready to decorate your bedroom.

Registration Code = CRN 2089
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 14
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #32
Instructor = Claire Crandell-Koski
Cost = $69
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 182 (Grades 4-6) -- Star Wars - An Intergalactic Adventure -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Come to a galaxy far, far away and learn the mysterious ways of the Force. Join Jedi Christina for a week of intergalactic awesomeness! Create planetary prints, participate in Star Wars science experiments and build a galaxy with your fellow Jedis. Design planet beads to swap at the end of the week. Come battle with the dark side and restore Jedi order.

Registration Code = CRN 2091
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 183 (Grades 4-6) -- The Amazing Race -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Take an exciting adventure around the world in an Amazing Race challenge with pit stops in Egypt, Hawaii, Africa, Antarctica, and China. In this fast-paced week, you’ll compete against the clock and sometimes work together in pairs or as a team to accomplish your goal. At each pit stop, you’ll race, build, complete mind challenges, and battle through outdoor activities. Be ready to move, imagine, create, and challenge your brain to win this amazing race around the globe. Dress for outdoor weather. Clothes should be comfy to move around in with shoes fit for a race.

Registration Code = CRN 2090
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #101
Instructor = Erin Claudio
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYG 185 (Grades 4-6) -- Comic Creations -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 23

Do you love creating and drawing your own characters? Come see what it takes to create a comic strip and investigate the comic strip as a means of storytelling. Learn to tell your personal or created story in this fun art form. Discover how to develop positive and negative characters, explore settings in multiple forms and seasons, study character struggle and create plot. One day will be focused on Anime/Magna. You’ll end the week with a completed comic strip for your enjoyment or maybe even publication.

Registration Code = CRN 2081
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 23
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #220
Instructor = Autumn Kirby
Cost = $79
EEYG 186 (Grades 4-6) -- Camp Half-Blood -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Attention Percy Jackson fans! Are you fascinated by Greek mythology? Join us at Camp Half-Blood for a week of games, projects, and fun. Create a shield like Zeus’ and artifacts inspired by the Greek gods. Show off your writing skills as you develop your own Greek myth. At the end of the week, you’ll take home your creations along with a set of camp beads that you traded with your fellow demigods.

Registration Code = CRN 2098
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Christina Collins
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 101 (Grades 4-8) -- Clay Sculpture -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

You’ll love this fun exploration with clay that combines the pinch, slab, and coil methods of hand-building. You’ll make useful items like bowls, candleholders, and decoratives like mobiles, gargoyles, and animal sculptures. Get inspired as you experience the flow of creativity from working with clay and glazes. Dress for an artsy mess.

Registration Code = CRN 2107
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #135
Instructor = Katherine Fairman
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 102 (Grades 4-8) -- Say It in Japanese -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 21

Discover Japan, “Land of the Rising Sun”! You’ll learn Japanese words and phrases as you explore the fascinating art and culture of this exotic island country. Learn the art of origami (paper folding), try your hand at shodo (Japanese calligraphy), read and write haiku (a poetry form), and practice using chopsticks. Read manga, watch animé, and discover how kids in Japan spend their days. “Nihongo O hanashimashoo!”

Registration Code = CRN 2110
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 21
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #218
Instructor = Rosemary Rokita
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 103 (Grades 4-8) -- Checkmate! -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Join the world of Rooks, Knights, Bishops, Pawns, Kings and Queens. This class is designed for those who already know game essentials and to challenge intermediate students. You’ll stretch your skills with higher level strategies and tactics for opening, capturing, and winning—checkmate! Lessons crafted by some of the best chess minds are explained and practiced. Chess sets are provided for in-class use, but feel free to bring your own.

Registration Code = CRN 2108
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Valinda Domkiv
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 104 (Grades 4-8) -- Video Game Creation w. Scratch -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Produce your own video games, interactive stories, music, animation, and art with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language created at MIT that makes it easy to generate your own digital creations and even share them on the Web. Create and share Scratch projects and learn important mathematical and computation ideas at the same time. You’ll also learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

Registration Code = CRN 2111
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #110A
Instructor = Kaitlyn Rickman
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 104 (Grades 4-8) -- Video Game Creation w. Scratch -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Produce your own video games, interactive stories, music, animation, and art with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language created at MIT that makes it easy to generate your own digital creations and even share them on the Web. Create and share Scratch projects and learn important mathematical and computation ideas at the same time. You’ll also learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

Registration Code = CRN 2112
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #110A
Instructor = Kaitlyn Rickman
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 111 (Grades 4-8) -- DIY Bedroom Projects -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Are you a fan of Pinterest? Do you love to find new ideas for things to create? Is your bedroom your preferred place to hang out at home? Combine these favorites for fun-filled days of project mania. Learn how to use Pinterest to find the best projects for your age and ability. Decorate a lamp, tie-dye fabric and sew a pillow, and even make a pom-pom rug. After this week, your bedroom will be even more unique, and scream YOU!

Registration Code = CRN 2109
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Laura Wright
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYH 112 (Grades 4-8) -- Charter Fishing Experience (with a parent) -- Jun. 19 to Jun. 19

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Catch big fish on the big lake! You and a parent will experience deep-water fishing off the shores of Leland aboard the “Farfetched.” Join Captain Scott Anderson for a fun afternoon of charter fishing for salmon and steelhead. Learn about the equipment used to fish in deep water. Don’t let warm on-shore weather fool you; out on the lake it’s still cold, so dress appropriately. Bring sun screen, a hat, and sunglasses, and a “catch a big fish” attitude. For this parent/child experience, the cost is per person, so register both the child and the adult. Scholarships are not available. Meet at Far-Fetched Fishing Charter in Leland Harbor by Fishtown.

Registration Code = CRN 2106
Meeting dates = Jun. 19 to Jun. 19
Meeting days = Sunday
Meeting time = 12:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Scott Anderson
Cost = $99
EEYI 101 (Ages 4-15) -- Lunch Break -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

If you enroll in a morning AND afternoon session the week of July 18-22 only, you are invited to join the Lunch Break hour that meets between classes in the Parsons-Stulen Building. The kick-back-and-relax supervised hour from noon to 1pm offers time to eat, relax inside or outdoors, and join in recreational options. Junior Counselors will help you get to the lunch area and afternoon sessions. Bring your lunch each day; juice packs and water are provided. Financial aid is not available for Lunch Break. If you plan to participate in the College for Kids Lunch Break, be sure to register with course code 2100 for summer 2016.

Registration Code = CRN 2100
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 12:01PM-12:59PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #157
Instructor = . Staff
Cost = $15
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 102 (Grades 5-8) -- LEGO Mindstorms NXT-Robotic Adventure -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 28

Enjoy this hands-on creative exploration of robotic structures that move, act, and think! Using the latest LEGO® Mindstorms™ NXT platform, you and a partner will construct, program, and test a simple robotic model with its programmable brick, wheels, gears, a motor that makes it move, and sensors that allow it to interact with its environment. The last day includes a demonstration/competition to show off your amazing robotic inventions.

Registration Code = CRN 2122
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 28
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = Scott Diment
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 107 (Grades 5-8) -- CSI - Crime Detectives -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Calling all detectives! There’s a mystery that needs to be solved. Become a crime lab expert for a week of hands-on science using super-sleuthing skills to solve a crime. Scour the crime scene for hair, DNA, and other evidence. Experiment with real CSI tools, techniques, and scientific methods to analyze fingerprints. Test for blood and crack codes using chromatography. Sharpen your observation and classification skills. It’s all in the evidence. Will you be the top-notch detective who solves the crime?

Registration Code = CRN 2113
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Kim Schrader
Cost = $89
EEYK 112 (Grades 5-8) -- Rocket Science -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Build and launch your own rockets as you explore aerospace. What does it take to put a rocket into orbit? Why don’t planes fly into space? In addition to rocket construction, you’ll fly remote control helicopters and see remote flight demos from NMC’s 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2114
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #218
Instructor = Gerald Swaney
Cost = $95
EEYK 113 (Grades 5-8) -- Doctors and Vets: Dissection -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Put on your lab coat and gloves and get ready to explore the inside structures found in several specimens. Each day you’ll 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 whether you are curious about anatomy, animals, or simply a budding scientist.

Registration Code = CRN 2123
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #117
Instructor = Jamie Roster
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 116 (Grades 5-8) -- VEX IQ Robotics -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

Learn to design, build, program, and test a robot using the VEX IQ Robotics Kit. These robots are a step up from the LEGO® Mindstorms™ bots. Working in teams, you will be presented with various challenges throughout the week requiring you to design and redesign your robot and its programming to successfully complete each assigned task. Configure sensors to aid your robot with decision making and finish with the Ultimate Team Challenge where teams compete face to face.

Registration Code = CRN 2120
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = Philip Leete
Cost = $129
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 117 (Grades 5-8) -- Retro Crafts -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Let’s go “old school” with these crafts that are making a BIG comeback. Learn how to make a one-of-a-kind string art design and create a weaving using a variety of colorful fibers. Try your hand at a tie-dye using bold, high-quality procion dyes, then learn knotting techniques to design a unique macramé. You’ll keep up with the current trends once you learn these cool techniques. Cost includes t-shirt.

Registration Code = CRN 2121
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 118 (Grades 5-8) -- Project Runway: Chef Inspired Sewing -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Do you love to bake? And sew? Take your skills to new levels as you learn to sew your own one-of-a-kind apron and a cupcake-inspired stuffed pillow. Learn basic hand and machine sewing skills, how to cut fabric, and pin and iron seams—all to give you the confidence to work more independently. Then move to the kitchen where you’ll learn to decorate cupcakes with whimsical designs to serve guests on the last day runway show. No sewing experience required.

Registration Code = CRN 2118
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #222
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 119 (Grades 5-8) -- Sharpie Marker Art -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

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 today’s leading Sharpie artists. You’ll work on paper, plastic, rocks, and more. Bring your own white t-shirt for one of your project designs.

Registration Code = CRN 2119
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 124 (Grades 5-8) -- Rockets and Space Craft -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Space travel was once only a dream, but now it is a reality. From the Space X to the Millennium Falcon, space travel is alive and well in both reality and fiction. 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? Why does the USS Enterprise look different from an Imperial Cruiser? Part fiction, part technology, you’ll have fun exploring the design and function of these ships. Price includes rocket kit and launch day. Prerequisite: Rocket Science class or basic model construction skills.

Registration Code = CRN 2117
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #226
Instructor = Gerald Swaney
Cost = $95
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 125 (Grades 5-8) -- Project Runway: Printed Circle Skirt -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Designers wanted! Begin by brainstorming the design of your fabric. Learn the basics of the elements of design as you create a unique design to print on your fabric. Once your fabric is printed, you’ll begin to construct your circle skirt. Review and sharpen basic sewing skills: pin and cut a pattern, operate a sewing machine, stitch and press seams while you make your uniquely designed skirt. You’ll also practice hand stitching techniques to embellish your outfit. Walk the runway on the last day to show off your awesome designs! Includes all materials.

Registration Code = CRN 2116
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #A/B
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYK 126 (Grades 5-8) -- Hip-Hop Dance -- Jun. 27 to Jun. 30

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. Wear clean gym shoes. No dance experience required.

Registration Code = CRN 2115
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jun. 30
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 04:00PM-05:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #120
Instructor = Joedy Annis
Cost = $49
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 104 (Grades 6-9) -- Glass Fusion -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 23

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Glass fusion is an exciting medium to create one-of-a-kind pieces of art. You’ll cut glass, create your own designs, and melt the glass in the kiln. The result is an interesting 3-dimensional image that makes a unique sun catcher. Small pieces of glass can be assembled to create a magical focal bead which will be painted, baked, and drilled to use for a necklace or smaller sun catcher. You will make two different types of sun catchers as well as a focal bead to take home.

Registration Code = CRN 2125
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 23
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Debra Coburn
Cost = $89
EEYN 116 (Grades 6-9) -- Rock 'n' Roll Camp -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Want to play in a full rock band? Learn how to work as a member of a band while performing and recording music together. Discover how to read charts and blend your ideas as a band. You’ll learn three tunes together. The last day takes place in a first-rate recording facility so you can record your creation and take it home on a CD. Instruments needed are guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and percussion. Bring your own instrument (except drums and percussion). Meets at The Beat Lab (3886 Cass Road, TC).

Registration Code = CRN 2129
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Beat Lab (3886 Cass Rd.)
Instructor = Brad Novak
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 122 (Grades 6-9) -- Painting with Acrylics -- Jun. 27 to Jun. 30

If painting is your passion, you’ll love exploring the possibilities of acrylic paints with artist Debra Coburn. Learn the technique of painting from a photograph to a canvas. Then take your skills up a notch with an inventive style of reverse painting onto Plexiglas. With each technique, you’ll sharpen your attention to detail and do color planning for a magical “wow” end result. Bring some of your favorite magazines as reference and inspiration; the best images are of simple objects like a flower, turtle, fish or landscape.

Registration Code = CRN 2128
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jun. 30
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #155
Instructor = Debra Coburn
Cost = $75
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 125 (Grades 6-9) -- Minecraft Designers -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 22

If you love the game Minecraft™, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3-D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft™ games. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft™. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft™ are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3-D modeling software. You will work in teams for most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2131
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 22
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Andrew Sias
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 125 (Grades 6-9) -- Minecraft Designers -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

If you love the game Minecraft™, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3-D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft™ games. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft™. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft™ are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3-D modeling software. You will work in teams for most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2130
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Andrew Sias
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 126 (Grades 6-9) -- App Attack! Make Your First Game App -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, you’ll explore the world of web-based apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you’ll see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Your created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and you do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2127
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Jarred Araujo
Cost = $135
EEYN 127 (Grades 6-9) -- Code Breakers -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

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, this course has 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2132
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Tina Fields
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 130 (Grades 6-9) -- Smash-books, Journals and More -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Are you constantly doodling, collecting quotes or starting stories? Design and make blank books that will be ready to fill in this studio-style class. Multiple machines, including a Cricut, embosser, eyelet setter, binding machine, punches, and more will be at your disposal to create books, albums, journals, and more. Designer paper, colorful tape, eyelets, embellishments, and bling will help you personalize your journals. A different idea each day, but the freedom to fashion what you want. The sky is the limit on what you create and what you do with your creations.

Registration Code = CRN 2134
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #A/B
Instructor = Laura Wright
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 131 (Grades 6-9) -- Print - Design - Sew -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Have you ever wanted to print your own fabric? Add a new skill and a new accessory to your wardrobe this week. Learn about basic print design elements as you create your own design to print onto fabric. Then use your own printed fabric to make a one-of-a-kind small zippered handbag pieced with 3 to 4 different fabrics. Practice basic hand-sewing and machine-sewing techniques as well as how to put in a zipper. It’s easier than you think! Some sewing experience is helpful, but not required.

Registration Code = CRN 2126
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #A/B
Instructor = Kristi Wodek
Cost = $89
EEYN 132 (Grades 6-9) -- Minecraft Modders -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and the foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding is taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home, students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

Registration Code = CRN 2136
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Jarred Araujo
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYN 134 (Grades 6-9) -- Make Your First 3-D Video Game -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of traditional 2-D game design. You’ll learn the physics behind 3-D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of game play, and story telling. The games you and other students create will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

Registration Code = CRN 2133
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Tina Fields
Cost = $135
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYO 101 (Grades 1-4) -- Kid's Choir Camp -- Jun. 13 to Jun. 17

Do you love to sing? Come join the NMC Children’s Choir staff for a great week of music on campus! Whether you’re an experienced singer or brand new to it, you’ll 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 Kid’s Choir Camp singers.

Registration Code = CRN 2049
Meeting dates = Jun. 13 to Jun. 17
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #102
Instructor = Jeffrey Cobb
Cost = $150
EEYO 103 (Grades 1-4) -- Hangin' with Horses (includes an adult) -- Jun. 17 to Jun. 17

Kids, partner up with your favorite adult to share some quality time together (and enjoy a unique afternoon) while learning about the beauty and grace of horses. Find out how to safely approach, handle, and work around horses. You’ll also learn about basic grooming and even get to braid horse tails just for fun! You’ll be paired up 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. Cost includes one adult and one child. Meets at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolph (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC).

Registration Code = CRN 2050
Meeting dates = Jun. 17 to Jun. 17
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-11:30AM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Circle H -7200 Brown Bridge Rd
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $49
EEYO 103 (Grades 1-4) -- Hangin' with Horses (includes an adult) -- Aug. 12 to Aug. 12

Kids, partner up with your favorite adult to share some quality time together (and enjoy a unique afternoon) while learning about the beauty and grace of horses. Find out how to safely approach, handle, and work around horses. You’ll also learn about basic grooming and even get to braid horse tails just for fun! You’ll be paired up 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. Cost includes one adult and one child. Meets at Circle H Stables at Ranch Rudolph (7200 Brown Bridge Road, TC).

Registration Code = CRN 2051
Meeting dates = Aug. 12 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-11:30AM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Circle H -7200 Brown Bridge Rd
Instructor = LeeAnn Jacobs
Cost = $49
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYQ 101 (Grades 6-12) -- Wheel & Hand-built Pottery -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 19

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** 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, you’ll create interesting and useful objects using the wheel, coil, slab, and mold methods. Items will be fired at the end of the first week and be ready for glazing the following Tuesday. Time for pick-up of finished pieces will be arranged. Dress to get joyously messy. Class meets 6 days: July 11-15 and July 19, 2016, all 9 a.m.-noon.

Registration Code = CRN 2139
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 19
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Fine Arts Building (F), Room #135
Instructor = Lisa Hockin
Cost = $169
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYQ 102 (Grades 6-12) -- Horse Whispering 101 -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 14

Do you like horses? Have you heard stories about horse whisperers and wish YOU could “talk” to a horse like that? Visit PEACE Ranch and learn the art and secrets of horse whispering. Each day includes hands-on activities with rescued horses to develop your communication and partnership skills. Meet real horse whisperers, hear their stories and see them in action. Bring a snack, wear long pants and close-toed shoes. You will work with horses each day, but not ride them. Meets at PEACE Ranch, 2570 Hoosier Valley Rd.

Registration Code = CRN 2137
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 14
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Arranged, Room #ARR
Instructor = Jackie Kaschel
Cost = $159
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYQ 103 (Grades 6-12) -- Perfect Your Phone Photography -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Is your phone always with you? Do you love taking photos to capture special moments and share on social media? Find out how to take better photos with your phone using enhanced apps that offer controls similar to an actual camera. Fine tune your basic photo skills of composition and shooting with intent. Discover how to apply filters over a photo to enhance a good photo rather than cover up a bad photo through editing apps. Learn to organize, save, store, print and share your photos through online apps, photo books, and slide shows keeping a continuous photo journal of your life. You’ll get a list of apps on Monday (cost not to exceed $10) to be purchased and downloaded at home for use in class Tuesday through Friday. Bring your smartphone every day.

Registration Code = CRN 2138
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #102
Instructor = Cathy Hartman
Cost = $85
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 101 (Grades 7-10) -- Survivor! Backcountry Skills -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Tribes vie for survival as you learn the skills necessary for success in the backcountry. You’ll use compass, maps, and GPS to find hidden caches and discover how to safely use backcountry gear and survival equipment. You’ll overcome challenges including having to cook a backcountry meal and “leave no trace” that you were there. Challenge yourself and your team to earn the title of Backcountry Survivor. Come prepared to be outdoors most of the week.

Registration Code = CRN 2147
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Trav.Bay Area ISD Conf. Center, Room #PARKINGLOT
Instructor = Scott Birch
Cost = $85
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 108 (Grades 7-10) -- Actor's Workshop -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

Have you imagined yourself on stage? Learn the skills of dramatic performance through daily rehearsals of a one-act comedy play. Learn to project your voice, play a character, block (move around on stage), and memorize your lines. Demonstration and guided practice leads to a final performance for family and friends on the last day.

Registration Code = CRN 2140
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #217
Instructor = Mark Rozeboom
Cost = $99
EEYS 111 (Grades 7-10) -- Photography Workshop -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** 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 the FREE open-source program GIMP 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.

Registration Code = CRN 2144
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #210
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $95
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 112 (Grades 7-10) -- Chemistry Connection -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Become a chemist for a week working in a college science lab conducting fascinating experiments. Bring your sense of adventure and creativity each day as you set up new experiments and observe experiments in process. You’ll stretch eggs beyond their limit, make hot ice, work with alum to create a crystal garden and conduct experiments with chromatography, acids, static electricity, moving molecules, sound waves, and more. You’ll investigate and make predictions while you mix and measure to collect data and test your hypothesis. Who knew science was so much fun!

Registration Code = CRN 2142
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #117
Instructor = Rebecca Richardson
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 114 (Grades 7-10) -- Keyboarding: Learn to Type Faster -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Do you use one or two fingers to get yourself through your computer projects? Before you send another e-mail, write another letter, or start another report, you can learn to type—REALLY! Typing is an essential skill for getting along in this technological world. Have fun learning how to “touch type” with keyboard patterns, hand positions and typing techniques. You’ll be glad you did!

Registration Code = CRN 2146
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #203
Instructor = Diane Kimmel
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 121 (Grades 7-10) -- How it Works-"Under the Hood" on Cars -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 19

Are you completely fascinated or even a little curious about how cars work? What happens under the car when you push the accelerator or touch the brakes? Take a look at the science and math hiding under the hood of the family auto. In the auto lab, you’ll explore the workings of an engine and brake system while learning the parts, functions, and processes that go to work every time that ignition fires and the wheels roll out the driveway.

Registration Code = CRN 2143
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 19
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Automotive Service Tech (AT), Room #104
Instructor = Wayne Moody
Cost = $39
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 123 (Grades 7-10) -- Tribute to David Bowie -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Join this fun, inspirational, hands-on tribute to music legend David Bowie and his musical stylings. Explore an amazing range of music as you listen, learn, compose, play, and record in a fully equipped music lab. You’ll jam in a full band setting with guitars, drums, percussion, keyboards, vocals, and more. Further develop your own songwriting and music making by learning from one of the masters and classics like “Space Oddity” and “Changes.” Cost includes music, access to instruments and a performance studio, and a CD of the music produced in class. Meets at The Beat Lab (3886 Cass Road, TC).

Registration Code = CRN 2145
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Other; Building & Room = Beat Lab (3886 Cass Rd.)
Instructor = Brad Novak
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 124 (Grades 7-10) -- The Art in Science -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 12

Michelangelo is known as an artist, but did you know he was a scientist too? Experiment in the science lab with chemistry and physical concepts, using the tools of science: microscopes, stereoscopes, petri dishes, and more. Grab your sketch book, art pencils, and water colors as you examine the unique forms that are created as you conduct experiments in the science lab and create your art. This fun course amazes and inspires your explorations of science and art.

Registration Code = CRN 2148
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 12
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Health and Science Bldg (HS), Room #115
Instructor = Annette Johnson
Cost = $95
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYS 125 (Grades 7-10) -- Build a Computer -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Using the innovative Kano Kit featuring the Raspberry Pi board, you will learn to build and program your very own computer with both the Python and Scratch programming language. You’ll build and modify games such as Minecraft and program various pieces of hardware as you explore ways to interact with and use your computer. On the last day, you’ll take home the computer you built along with a small independent project you worked on throughout the week. Cost includes $140 for computer components.

Registration Code = CRN 2141
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #227
Instructor = John Velis
Cost = $225
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYT 115 (Grades 7-12) -- Teens Love to Cook -- Aug. 2 to Aug. 5

**Both dates for this class are full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Mama Mia! Be a chef in training in NMC’s teaching kitchen at Oleson Center this summer with all new recipes. Develop new skills, get fresh ideas, and enjoy daily tastings. Construct your own Sicilian pizza with a made-from-scratch yeast dough, homemade red sauce, pesto, and toppings. Prepare your own flaky pie crust, and prep apples and spices for apple pizza with vanilla drizzle. Sharpen your knife skills as you practice the technique of chiffonade with freshly grown herbs for a delectable pizza pasta. Finish the week with your own “death by chocolate” pizza! Cooking classes may not be appropriate for those with severe food allergies or special dietary needs.

Registration Code = CRN 2152
Meeting dates = Aug. 2 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Kathleen Leach
Cost = $149
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYT 115 (Grades 7-12) -- Teens Love to Cook -- Aug. 2 to Aug. 5

**Both dates for this class are full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Mama Mia! Be a chef in training in NMC’s teaching kitchen at Oleson Center this summer with all new recipes. Develop new skills, get fresh ideas, and enjoy daily tastings. Construct your own Sicilian pizza with a made-from-scratch yeast dough, homemade red sauce, pesto, and toppings. Prepare your own flaky pie crust, and prep apples and spices for apple pizza with vanilla drizzle. Sharpen your knife skills as you practice the technique of chiffonade with freshly grown herbs for a delectable pizza pasta. Finish the week with your own “death by chocolate” pizza! Cooking classes may not be appropriate for those with severe food allergies or special dietary needs.

Registration Code = CRN 2153
Meeting dates = Aug. 2 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Oleson Center (OC), Room #129
Instructor = Kathleen Leach
Cost = $149
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYT 125 (Grades 7-12) -- Creative Polaroid Photography -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Have you ever wondered where Instagram gets all those interesting filters? Well, that creative app is rooted in instant film photography. Learn to combine the operation of a vintage Polaroid camera with modern technology to produce something you thought was impossible. Fine tune your composition techniques, apply them to the instant film and create unique artwork through a fun and easy alternative photographic process called “emulsion lift.”

Registration Code = CRN 2151
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #106
Instructor = Melissa Bernazzani
Cost = $95
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYT 126 (Grades 7-12) -- Sketching on Location -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 29

Discover plein air drawing! Artists throughout history have escaped to the outdoors to become trained observers and inspire their own work. Grab your sketchbook and we’ll head outside where you’ll learn about the process of selecting a subject to sketch. Gain tips and techniques using a variety of drawing media from pencil to charcoal. Experiment with some of the fundamentals that will take your art to the next level. Bring a 9x12 or larger sketchbook and a regular pencil to the first class. All other materials will be provided.

Registration Code = CRN 2150
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 29
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Great Lakes; Building & Room = Great Lakes (GL), Room #211
Instructor = Adam VanHouten
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYT 127 (Grades 7-12) -- First Aid and CPR Training -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

First Aid is a life skill that everyone should learn. Join Erin Claudio, certified EMT, for a week of hands-on learning. Practice CPR, learn how to respond in an emergency, go through real-life (staged) scenarios in both urban and outdoor settings, and feel more independent and confident in your ability to help in various job/life situations. You’ll also become familiar with what it takes to be an EMT. This is a great opportunity if you have any interest in a medical career.

Registration Code = CRN 2149
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 12:15PM-02:15PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Scholars Hall (SH), Room #101
Instructor = Erin Claudio
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYU 103 (Grades 8-12) -- 3-D Modeling and Printing -- Jul. 23 to Jul. 23

Explore the exciting world of 3-D modeling using Solidworks Design software and a 3-D printer in NMC’s Modeling lab. Each day, you’ll build on what you’ve learned as you work with drawing, presentation environments, and assembly environments. You’ll design, build, and assemble a model to take home. Basic computer skills are needed—comfortable with menus, mouse, and keyboard. Bring a sack lunch for an outdoor noontime break.

Registration Code = CRN 2157
Meeting dates = Jul. 23 to Jul. 23
Meeting days = Saturday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #227
Instructor = Thomas Dollar
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYU 109 (Grades 8-12) -- Build a VEX Clawbot -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Have you taken LEGO Mindstorms or VEX IQ class? Then you’re ready for the next level of robotic training. Advance your skills as you work in small teams to design and build a VEX Clawbot. You’ll then test, evaluate, and adjust your robot to navigate obstacles and complete challenges. Your team’s Clawbot will compete against other teams in class as you learn the fundamentals of programming an autonomous robot. Amazing fun!

Registration Code = CRN 2159
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:30PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = Philip Leete
Cost = $129
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYU 111 (Grades 8-12) -- Computer Programming Using Java -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Have game programming or other computer adventures inspired you to learn more about computer programming? Enter the realm of serious programming by learning the basics of Java. You’ll create your first programs using the Java language which provides the operational code for many web applications and robotics. Using Greenfoot, you’ll learn about object modeling techniques to build skills and develop the logic and controls necessary to bring your program to life. A good understanding of Microsoft Windows is required.

Registration Code = CRN 2156
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #204
Instructor = Tina Fields
Cost = $89
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYU 112 (Grades 8-12) -- Exploring Engineering Tech -- Jun. 27 to Jun. 30

Explore the exciting and ever-changing engineering technology fields at NMC. Build electronic circuits, pilot a remote operated vehicle (ROV), fly an unmanned aerial vehicle and more. Get a better understanding of what engineering technology has to offer and where the technology is headed. Enjoy hands-on experiences each day with practical knowledge in a fun, fast-paced environment. Co-taught by NMC staff who are experts in each area of engineering tech.

Registration Code = CRN 2154
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jun. 30
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #107
Instructor = Jason Slade
Cost = $99
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYU 115 (Grades 8-12) -- Driverless Cars-Autonomous Vehicle Technology -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

Join the fun as you explore the emerging world of driverless cars. Hear from a local engineer about this technical quest. Build a model car and program it as you learn about the concepts and technology used to make these cars a reality. Working in teams, you will be presented with various challenges throughout the week requiring you to design and redesign your car and its programming to successfully complete each assigned task. Configure sensors to aid your car with decision making and finish with the Ultimate Team Challenge where teams compete face to face. Cost includes Model Car Kit to take home ($75 value).

Registration Code = CRN 2158
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #K
Instructor = Philip Leete
Cost = $149
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYW 104 (Grades 10-12) -- Car Care for Young Drivers -- Jul. 18 to Jul. 21

A little knowledge can keep you safer, save you dollars and give you greater confidence when it comes to dealing with repairs. You’ll get hands-on practice as you learn to perform basic maintenance tasks. Become familiar with common warning sounds and visual clues. Learn what’s serious and what can wait, and how to communicate more effectively with the service technician when your car needs repairs.

Registration Code = CRN 2164
Meeting dates = Jul. 18 to Jul. 21
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-03:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Automotive Service Tech (AT), Room #104
Instructor = Wayne Moody
Cost = $69
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEYY 101 (Ages 12-15) -- Junior Counselor: Leaders in Training -- Jun. 14 to Jun. 16

Learn how to work with young children in a classroom setting and get real-life job experience. In this 3-day training, you’ll learn basic first aid, emergency response, classroom management, and leadership skills that will prepare you for potential volunteer options in College for Kids. Find out how to fill out an application and go through a real interview and get ready for future volunteer activities and employment. NOTE: Qualifying junior counselors will have an opportunity to assist an instructor one or two weeks during this summer’s College for Kids program.

Registration Code = CRN 2124
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Jun. 16
Meeting days = Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 01:00PM-04:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Parsons Stulen Building (PS), Room #220
Instructor = Julia Doyal
Cost = $69
EEZA 102 (Ages 3-4) -- Purple People Eater -- Jun. 27 to Jul. 1

Red, Green, Purple, and Pink—the world is full of amazing colors. Stories, games, music and take-home art guide you on an adventure with characters like a white rabbit, a jelly bean bunny, and a silly brown bear. You’ll do the Rainbow Pokey and the Color Crayon March and make a fly-catching frog and a flying bee. There are paints and colors galore—and a Purple People Eater!

Registration Code = CRN 1989
Meeting dates = Jun. 27 to Jul. 1
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Anne Froehlich
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEZA 103 (Ages 3-4) -- Amazing Alphabet Animal Adventures -- Jul. 11 to Jul. 15

Ants and apples, enormous elephants, the octopus and the ostrich! Meet the fun family of vowels—those letters that show up in every word. Silly stories, giggly games, fun crafts, and fascinating animals help us get acquainted with all five vowels. You’ll go on an adventure with Abby Alligator, discover a hiding “I,” and laugh at the Umbrella Bird’s umbrella.

Registration Code = CRN 1990
Meeting dates = Jul. 11 to Jul. 15
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #102
Instructor = Annette Richter
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEZA 104 (Ages 3-4) -- Awesome Ocean Creatures -- Jun. 20 to Jun. 24

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Dive into a week of ocean life as you discover seahorses, sharks, crabs, and brightly colored fish. You’ll have a splashy time playing lively games like Sharks and Barracudas, making music, and creating something special every day while learning about the ocean. Add finger plays, great stories, and a little science for extra fun. Bring an empty 2-liter bottle to make your own “ocean in a bottle.”

Registration Code = CRN 1988
Meeting dates = Jun. 20 to Jun. 24
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #101
Instructor = Anne Froehlich
Cost = $79
EEZA 106 (Ages 3-4) -- Bonkers Over Bugs -- Jul. 25 to Jul. 28

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Bugs, bugs, bugs, oh my! Busy bees, silly spiders, quick crickets, and beautiful butterflies come to visit as we listen to bug stories, sing songs, and “buggy down” to creative movement activities. Go on a nature walk in search of bugs, then get creative making totally buggin’ art projects like a spider mask and your very own insect collage. Learn fun facts through lots of hands-on projects, create your own bug rock, observe insects, and have lots of buggy fun.

Registration Code = CRN 1991
Meeting dates = Jul. 25 to Jul. 28
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 09:30AM-12:00PM
Location = University Center; Building & Room = University Center (UC), Room #05
Instructor = Olivia Meyer
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEZA 107 (Ages 3-4) -- "Sense"ational Art -- Aug. 8 to Aug. 11

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** Do you like to get messy…and have fun? Experience good vibrations and smelly fun as you create art and explore the world of touch, smell, sight, sound and taste. Create beautiful art with Cool Whip, shaving cream, salt, crayons, paint, and more. Listen to music, read stories and meet new friends in this week of “sense”ational art. Bring a paint shirt or wear clothes that can get messy.

Registration Code = CRN 1993
Meeting dates = Aug. 8 to Aug. 11
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #101
Instructor = Kathryn Scott
Cost = $69
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EEZA 108 (Ages 3-4) -- Princess Manners -- Aug. 1 to Aug. 5

**This class is full. To be added to a waiting list, call (231) 995-1700** You’re invited to join the magnificent fun and learn to act like a princess. Learn to be kind and gracious from Cinderella. Snow White will teach you great table manners. Let Princess Jasmine show you how to be a good guest and Princess Ariel will tell you when and how to say, “I’m sorry.” All week long, we’ll be preparing for our Princess Tea with Elsa, which takes place on the last day. You’ll love this fun week of games, crafts, and new friends. Parents, this is a great week for socializing and developing school-ready skills.

Registration Code = CRN 1992
Meeting dates = Aug. 1 to Aug. 5
Meeting days = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Meeting time = 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location = Aero Park; Building & Room = Aero Park Laboratories (AL), Room #101
Instructor = Annette Richter
Cost = $79
Click here to register online now (NMC Account needed, read more…)
or call (231) 995-1700
EHF 118A -- Bikram Yoga -- Jun. 15 to Aug. 8

Treat yourself to a holistic yoga experience. Bikram Yoga is an excellent workout and, in only 90 minutes, it detoxifies the body. It also helps still the mind by emphasizing meditation, and the importance of being present in your life. The original Hot Yoga, 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. This class meets for 90 minutes, three times per week for 7.5 weeks on a flexible schedule. There are 26 class meeting times throughout the week, all with supportive, passionate and professionally trained yoga teachers. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekends. Call (231) 392-4798 for details. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Mandatory orientations are required for new and returning Bikram Yoga students. Orientation is Wed., June 15 for the class that begins June 15, 3 p.m. at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Ave., next to Agave Restaurant) All classes meet at Bikram Yoga Studio. This course may also be taken for credit.

Registration Code = CRN 1981
Meeting dates = Jun. 15 to Aug. 8
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Location = Other; Building & Room = Bikram Yoga Studio
Instructor = Brandon Kietzman
Cost = $214
EPE 144 -- Tae Kwon Do (Karate) I -- Jun. 14 to Aug. 4

In this joint offering, you’ll become acquainted with the philosophy of Tae Kwon Do (karate), and learn basic blocks, punches, kicks, stances, and self-defense techniques while developing self-awareness and confidence. All levels accommodated. Minimum age is 16 (youth course is available).

Registration Code = CRN 2171
Meeting dates = Jun. 14 to Aug. 4
Meeting days = Tuesday, Thursday
Meeting time = 05:30PM-07:20PM
Location = Main; Building & Room = Physical Education Bldg (P), Room #100
Instructor = Douglas Mehl
Cost = $213
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