DCCC to Offer Fun, Educational Activities with Several Summer Camps
Davidson County Community College will offer several exciting summer opportunities for students in elementary,
middle and high school, thanks to a variety of camps at the college that will take place throughout the summer months. The
four camps offer a variety of learning experiences, such as solar energy science, Lego robotics and even volleyball.
Students can participate in a variety of camps, including:
Great Explorer’s Camp, available to students entering kindergarten through rising second graders. The camp will take
place from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on June 17 through August 16. Themes will include Little Chefs (nutrition), Creepy Crawlers
(biology), Creative Creation (technology), Storybook Adventures (literacy), and Solar Energy (science). The camp will accept
25 children on a first-come, first-served basis with a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $35. The cost is $130 per
· Big Brain Camp, available to rising first, second and
third graders. This camp will enhance understanding of science, engineering, technology and math through exciting activities,
including LEGO Robotics, Atomic Insta-worms and Saltwater Monster Trucks. The camp will run two sessions; the first on June
17-21 and the second on June 24-28. Both camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $150 per week with a one-time
non-refundable registration fee of $35.
· STEM Camp, available
to rising fourth through eighth graders. The STEM Camp is designed to enhance and stimulate an interest in science, technology,
engineering and math, while learning about robotic programming using the LEGO Mindstorm robots. Other activities will include
bridge building and simulations on an advanced manufacturing mobile lab. The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
on July 15-18; and at 8:30 a.m. to 3: p.m. on July 19. *Note: The camp was so popular last year, it filled up in 24 hours.
However, those interested may be placed on an interest list for next year’s camp at https://davidsonccc.edu/stem-camp-interest-form.
· The Girl’s Volleyball Camp, available to rising first through 12th graders.
The camp, which will offer two sessions, will be held on June 24-27.
I will be available to rising first through eighth graders, from 9 to 11 a.m. on June 24-27. Girls will learn basic volleyball
skills and fundamentals, such as passing, serving, hitting and setting. Top level athletes will be moved up to participate
in Session II as coaches see fit. The camp will be available to 45 athletes, and the cost is $50 per student.
Session II will be available to rising ninth through 12th graders, and will be held from
noon to 3 p.m. on June 24-27. Athletes will join Coach Gretchan Kepley and the DCCC Storm Girl’s Volleyball team to
learn elite volleyball skills, such as jump serving, float serving, slides, quicks and more. The camp will be available to
45 athletes, and the cost is $75 per student.
All camps will take place
on the Davidson Campus. For more information and to register, visit https://davidsonccc.edu/camps.