College for Kids  – Summer 2021 Offerings

Just in time for your summer planning!

Our kids summer enrichment programs offered through Continuing Education, students ages 8-14 years old can can choose from topics including STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Visual Arts & Math), culinary arts, line dancing, memory quilts, and photography. College for Kids allows your child to experience veteran instructors on a beautiful campus.

Our 2021 Continuing Education Camp Schedules are now available – see below the variety of options!

Questions? Contact Danaka Bunch, bunchd@sandhills.edu or call 910-695-3980.

*Limited space – Camp availability is based on current COVID-19 regulations and can alter as needed for safety.  Our college COVID-19 policies include social distancing and masks are required while on campus.

STEAM Max Camps


STEAM Max Camps are designed for children ages 8-14. STEAM Max Camps include Science, Technology, Engineering, Visual Arts, Math & Culinary too!

This is FIVE full days of camp (8:00am – 3:30pm) that will provide hands-on learning opportunities and engaging activities from start to finish. In age-appropriate groups (8-11 y/o, 12-14 y/o) campers will rotate through five sessions each day.

They will spend time each day creating their own 3D video games and 3D spaces they will explore using Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Part of each day will also be spent uncovering mathematical concepts in visual arts and learning deliciously, creative tricks with our amazing Culinary Art program. The engineering design room will give students the opportunity to tackle real-world challenges to increase problem-solving skills.

The price of STEAM Max Camp is $265 and includes drinks and snacks each day. Lunch is not provided; each child should bring their own lunch each day. Participants will also receive a t-shirt.

There are two options for STEAM Max Camp. This will be one of the best camps of the summer!

Course #2001:  Camp I will be Monday, July 12-Friday, July 16  –  8:00am-3:30pm – Click Here to Register  –  $265 (FIVE full days of camp activities with snacks, beverages & tshirt)

Course #2002:  Camp II will be Monday, July 19-Friday, July 23 – 8:00am-3:30pm – Click Here to Register  – $265 (FIVE full days of camp activities with snacks, beverages & tshirt)

Camp In a Box

Each “Camp In A Box” provides materials for five STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities. It will be a great way to bring STEAM principles to a new light for your child. Each activity (designed by veteran educators) is sure to have kids exploring, creating and investigating their world. All materials and directions are included in each box. All campers will have the opportunity to share their awesome creations through an easy-to-use Padlet. Each box will include a QR code for you to scan with your smartphone to add your pictures and videos and collaborate with other campers and a STEAM Max t-shirt. There will be two STEAM Challenge Boxes available – stay tuned for the expansion boxes! Registration of these must be made by 5pm Thursday prior to your selected Monday pick up.

Van Dusen Hall – Continuing Education Office
$150

Ages 8-14:  Course #2003          July 12, 19 & 26     Monday’s     8:30am-5pm – Click Here to Register

Photography Camp

This is a fun course, designed to teach kids (ages 10-14) the basics of photography. A variety of cameras are provided for course use only. Learn hands on the use of a Nikon D3200 digital camera, and the week will be filled with fun photo challenges. Each day will have a classroom portion, followed by exploring each day’s photo challenge. Limited seats available.
Instructor Name: Mike Dubbs
107 Logan Hall
$138

Ages 10-14:  Course #2004         June 14-17     M-Th     1:00-4:00pm – Click Here to Register

Ages 10-14:  Course #2005         July 26-29     M-Th     1:00-4:00pm – Click Here to Register

Learn to Make T-Shirt Quilts

Have you ever wanted to make a T-shirt quilt? Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make.

Join quilter Jeanne McGrayne as she demonstrates step-by-step how to make a memory quilt for yourself or as a gift.  Everything you learn from this quilt can be applied to any other T-shirt quilt. Even if you’ve never made a quilt before, if you can sew a straight line on a sewing machine, you can make a T-shirt quilt! Requirement: bring a lot of clean, washed t-shirts and a working sewing machine to class.

In this class you’ll learn how to:

  • Choose and prepare T-shirts for inclusion in a quilt.
  • Inventory the T-shirts and begin the design process.
  • Cut and stabilize the T-shirts for inclusion in a quilt.
  • Assemble the T-shirts into a quilt top.
  • Apply backing and batting, encase and tie to finish.

Instructor: Jeanne McGrayne, Sandhills Quilters Guild member
109 Van Dusen Hall
$150

Ages 11-16:  Course #2006         June 21-24     M-Th     9:00am-12:00pm – Click Here to Register

Line Dancing

Do you know The Electric Slide? How about Cupid Shuffle or Copperhead Road? Come learn the most popular line dances with us. In this four-day workshop, you’ll learn choreography for these, and many more, dances. Once you know the steps, have fun with your own flair. Come DANCE THE LINE.

Instructor: Belinda Musick
112 Blue Hall Gym
$55

Ages 8-14:  Course #2007         June 21-24     M-Th     1:00pm-4:00pm – Click Here to Register

Introduction to Aerospace Technology

Ever dreamed of flying? This camp will give students a brief introduction to aerospace technology including airfoil design, rocket propulsion and drone technology. Campers will have the opportunity to:

• Build and fly bottle rockets

• Explore airfoil design through rubber band powered airplanes.

• Fly indoor drones

• Students will explore aviation career opportunities with a meet and greet with a NASA, Aerospace Engineer (currently working on drone technology) and/or an international drone racing expert. Guest speakers will depend on which camp enrolled.

Instructor: Paul von Hardenberg
Van Dusen Hall
$150

Ages 8-10: Course #2008       June 14-17     M-Th     9:00am-12:00pm – Click Here to Register

Ages 11-14: Course #2009      June 21-24     M-Th     1:00pm-4:00pm – Click Here to Register 

 

Registration

Limited space based on current COVID-19 regulations and can alter as needed for safety. Register now to claim your spot! Please follow the easy steps below for Registration

Step 1: Click Here to Complete the Online Application – mobile friendly.   You are able to select more than (1) camp within your application.  One online application per child.

Step 2: Once you have completed and submitted the online application form, you will receive a phone call from one of our Registration Associate within the next two business days to complete your registration.  Your registration is not complete until our Continuing Education Office receives your method of payment.  If you do not receive a call within two days of registering please contact a Continuing Education Registration Associate at 910-695-3980.

Payment must be made within 3 business days of the application submission, or the application may be voided based on demand. Registration ends when the camps fill.

 

Engineering Technologies Summer Camps

In our Engineering Technologies camps, campers will build and test bridges, design and model in 3D CAD, build, program and test robots, create a digital media presentation, and participate in fun physical education activities. Camps will be Monday to Thursday, 9 am-3 pm each day and the cost of $250 will include lunch each day and a T-Shirt. For Rising 6th through 9th Graders.  Camp will be July 12-15 and July 19-22. For more information click HERE.