Kid and Teen Academy

Summer 2017 Community Education Courses

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For a printable PDF of the Summer Workforce Development and Community Education course book, please click here.
For the online list of Summer Community Educations courses and their locations, click here.

 

Kid and Teen Academy

INTRODUCTION TO HORSEBACK RIDING FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
Section #1:
CRN# 60362                  May 25 – June 29                      4-5 p.m.
CFP 335-01                    Thursday                                    Fee: $185

Section #2:
CRN# 60363                  July 6 – August 10                    4-5 p.m.
CFP 335-02                    Thursday                                   Fee: $185

Students, ages 6-13 years, will have an opportunity to take introductory level riding lessons that allow them to bond with their horse and focus on proper technique and safety. Riders are grouped according to riding ability with no experience necessary. Students are asked to wear boots or shoes with a heel, appropriate riding attire such as jeans or comfortable pants and no loose clothing. Riding helmets will be provided to all students but students are also welcome to bring their own. Students will ride in one of the Capital District’s largest indoor arenas - the New Horizons Stables, located at 586 Pearse Road in Schenectady. Don’t miss this opportunity – class size is limited. Click here to register.

PIANO LESSONS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
CRN# 60249                June 12 – July 28    
CFP 300-51                  By Appointment                          Fee: $115

This course, designed especially for beginners ages 6-17, will include fundamental instruction in note reading, rhythm recognition, proper hand position, and chords. Instruction will consist of five, half-hour individual lessons. Click here to register.

GUITAR LESSONS FOR KIDS
CRN# 60250                 June 12 – July 28    
CFP 305-01                   By Appointment                         Fee: $138

This course, designed especially for beginners ages 6-17, will include fundamental instruction in reading notes, strumming chords to songs, and technical development. Instruction will consist of five, half-hour individual lessons. Students of all skill levels are welcome. Students must bring their own guitars. This course is taught by Paul Quigley, Adjunct in the SUNY SCCC School of Music. Click here to register.

VOICE LESSONS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
CRN# 60277                  June 12 – July 28
CFP 306-51                    By Appointment                        Fee: $115

Students, ages 6-17, will learn proper singing techniques and vocal independence through solo work. Instruction will consist of five, half-hour individual lessons. This course is taught by Peter Waite, an alumnus of the SUNY SCCC School of Music. Mr. Waite is currently the Choral Director at Mekeel Christian Academy and Piano/Voice/Composition Instructor at the Performance School of the Arts. He has an active private lesson studio instructing on composition, music theory and vocal/piano instruction to students of all ages. Click here to register.

KIDS SEWING 101 - SUMMER FUN!
CRN# 60402                 June 26 – June 30                       9 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 340-01                   Monday - Friday                         Fee: $150

In this sewing class, students ages 9-14 years, will learn the basics of sewing and how to use their sewing machine. Using step-by-step instructions, students will make a tote bag with a matching zippered pouch. They will learn the basic construction, how to sew a straight stitch, how to cut and measure and how to sew a zipper. This is a beginner class for those with little to no sewing machine experience.  All supplies are included in the tuition. Students must bring their own sewing machines. Sewing machines can be provided at no additional cost but must be requested ahead of time by contacting the instructor at fatima@fab518.com. Students will have an opportunity to show off their creation on the last day of class. This course is taught by Fatima Bey, who has been sewing and crocheting since she was 10 years old. She was the Alterations Manager at David’s Bridal for 10 years and teaches sewing classes at Jo-ann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby, Albany High School and HVCC. Click here to register.

EMERGENCY VET
CRN# 60522                  July 3 – July 7 (no class 7/4)                 
CFP 332-02                    Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.   
                                        Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                                Fee: $200

CRN# 60359                  July 17 – July 21                 
CFP 332-01                    Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.       
                                        Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                                 Fee: $250

This class is a young person’s ticket to the world of veterinary medicine. Young vets, ages 9-14, will have an opportunity to look into the exciting careers of real veterinarians and allow them to be involved in related hands-on activities and experiments. Each student will receive his or her own medical kit. Sample topics include animal behavior, DNA extraction, clinical procedure, diseases and parasites, First Aid, dental care and much more. This course is taught by Club Scientific. Click here to register.

LEGO® ROBOTICS
CRN# 60523                    July 3 – July 7 (no class 7/4)    
CFP 345-02                      Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
                                          Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                              Fee: $200

Using LEGO® bricks, students ages 6-10 years will be introduced to robotics. They will be able to build LEGO® models featuring working motors and sensors, program their models and explore theme-based activities. This course will enhance skills in science, engineering, technology and coding. This course is taught by Club Scientific. Click here to register.

SINGING MUSICAL THEATER FOR CHILDREN/TEENS
CRN# 60259                   July 10 – July 13                       9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
CFP 307-51                     Monday - Thursday                   Fee: $110

This summer, students ages 6-14 will learn to sing solos and perform group scenes from popular and historic musical theater productions. Students will learn to perform popular musical theater songs and study staging, characterization, healthy vocal technique and harmonization as well as develop a familiarity with musical theater repertoire. This course will end with a performance for friends and family. This course is taught by Christina Pickreign, who holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University at Albany and a Master’s degree in Music Education from Westminster Choir College. She has performed numerous times as a soloist and in music theater productions throughout the Capital District. Ms. Pickreign is an Adjunct in the SUNY SCCC School of Music. Click here to register.

BECOMING A YOUNG AVIATOR
CRN# 60365                  July 10 – July 15                         8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 337-01                    Monday - Friday                         Fee: $150

Students, ages 8-12 years, will spend the week at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, located at the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville, learning about aviation and what real pilots do on the ground and in the air.  Students in this hands-on class will learn about the history of aviation and aircraft design, the forces of flight – how airplanes fly (thrust, lift, drag and flight control), use a flight simulator, make and launch stick rockets and have an opportunity to interact with guest speakers such as a Naval Aviator. Students will also have a guided tour of the museum’s incredible exhibits and airpark, which features more than 20 historic military aircraft. Students will be able to get into the cockpits of some of these legendary fighter and attack aircraft. Students will also have the opportunity to work with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA members, which includes a half-hour flight. In case of weather issues, Saturday, July 15 will be an alternate flight day. This course will be taught by the Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Click here to register.

BECOMING AN AVIATOR FOR TEENS
CRN# 60366                    July 10 – July 15                        8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 338-01                      Monday - Friday                        Fee: $150

Students, ages 13-16 years, will spend the week at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, located at the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville, learning about aviation, what real pilots do, and careers in aviation.  Students in this hands-on class will team up into groups to plan their “flight mission” alongside mentors while learning to read aviator maps, understand the forces of flight – how airplanes fly (thrust, lift, drag and flight control) and present their missions at their graduation celebration. This course will include guest speakers such as a Naval Aviator, a Civil Air Patrol Cadet and others. Students will have a guided tour of the museum’s incredible exhibits and airpark, which features more than 20 historic military aircraft. Students will also have the opportunity to work with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA members, which includes a half-hour flight. In case of weather issues, Saturday, July 15 will be an alternate flight day. This course will be taught by the Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Click here to register.

PROFESSIONAL BAKING FOR KIDS
CRN# 60251                     July 10 – July 13                        9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
CFP 308-01                       Monday - Thursday                    Fee: $450

The course will focus on measurement, correct sanitation, and mixing methods. Young chefs, ages 10-13, will learn to make such delicacies as marshmallows, fudge brownies with fudge frosting, croissants, apple pie, chocolate cheesecake, dinner rolls by hand, and chocolate zucchini cake. Young chefs are asked to bring an apron, closed toed shoes, a water bottle and a bagged lunch. This course is taught by Chef Gail Sokol, a chef educator and guest chef, who has spoken across the country. Chef Gail starred in the kids’ cooking series “Feed Your Brain with Chef Gail Sokol,” a project of Time Warner Cable airing in upstate New York. She regularly appears on television and radio discussing healthy cooking and baking. She is an Adjunct teaching Baking, Nutrition, and Sanitation for the Culinary Arts program at SUNY SCCC and an Adjunct in the Nutrition Department at The Sage Colleges, teaching food science. Click here to register.
 

HANDS-ON ARCHAEOLOGY FOR KIDS
CRN# 60261                     July 10 – July 14                           9 a.m.-3 p.m.                      
CFP 314-01                       Monday - Friday                           Fee: $250

Young archaeologists, ages 9-13, will have the opportunity to participate in an actual excavation at a site in Schenectady’s Historic Stockade District. They will learn the methods and skills used by archaeologists, with an emphasis on observation and deductive reasoning. Activities include defining research goals, survey, excavation, data and artifact recording, artifact identification and analysis and presenting results. Family and friends are invited on Friday afternoon to see the student’s presentations on the artifacts found at their excavation site. Students are asked to wear closed toed shoes with socks, and bring a bagged lunch and a water bottle. Students should also wear sunscreen while working outside. This course is taught by Louise Basa and Diana Carter. Ms. Basa, an area archaeologist with extensive fieldwork experience and research experience, is past president of the NYS Archaeological Association. Ms. Carter, a GE retiree, began her second career in archaeology after earning a basic certificate from SUNY SCCC. Click here to register.

CREATIVE CHALLENGES
CRN# 60280                    July 10 – July 14                          9 a.m.-12 p.m.         
CFP 316-01                      Monday - Friday                          Fee: $125

This course is designed to encourage children ages 8-13 to think creatively and to problem solve. Each day the students will be challenged to construct a chosen project with a limited supply of materials and certain guidelines that need to be followed. These challenges are similar to the popular Egg Drop Challenge. There will be a different challenge each day designed to strengthen inventiveness, analytical thinking and motor skills and to encourage peer collaboration. This class is taught by Sue Smith, a Teaching Assistant at Guilderland Central High School with years of art and crafts experience. She has taught children’s art courses at SUNY SCCC over the last seven years. Click here to register.

THEATER WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN/TEENS
CRN# 60501                 July 10 – July 13                             1-4 p.m.
CFP 967-01                   Monday - Thursday                         Fee: $110

Students ages 6-14 will work on projection, stage presence, knowledge of the theater, confidence in front of others, character development and improvisational skills. The class will end with a short presentation of scenes performed by students. This course is taught by Christina Pickreign, who holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University at Albany and Master’s degree in Music Education from Westminster Choir College. She has performed numerous times as a soloist and in music theater productions throughout the Capital District. Ms. Pickreign is an Adjunct in the SUNY SCCC School of Music. Click here to register.

KIDS SUMMER OPEN SEW
CRN# 60475                  July 10 – July 14                            9 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 373-01                    Monday - Friday                            Fee: $150

CRN# 60476                  July 17 – July 21                            9 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 373-02                    Monday - Friday                            Fee: $150

In this sewing class students, ages 9-14 years, will get to choose what projects they want to work on. Projects include a drawstring bag, a basic A-line elastic waist skirt, a pocket pillow, basic summer shorts with elastic waist, a tool pouch, apron, water bottle holder with strap, spaghetti strap tank shirt or dress, or pillowcase. Students will make as many or as few of these projects as they choose within the week. Students must already know how to sew a straight stitch on a sewing machines. Pre-requisite: Kids Sewing 101 or equivalent. All supplies are included in the tuition. Students must bring their own sewing machines. Sewing machines can be provided at no additional cost but must be requested ahead of time by contacting the instructor at fatima@fab518.com. Students will have an opportunity to show off their creation on the last day of class. This course is taught by Fatima Bey, who has been sewing and crocheting since she was 10 years old. She was the Alterations Manager at David’s Bridal for 10 years and teaches sewing classes at Jo-ann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby, Albany High School and HVCC. Click here to register.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 5 DAYS
CFP 970-01                       July 10 – July 14                      10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
                                           Monday - Friday                      Fee: $200

This course will be taught at the Capital Region Language Center, located at 24 Aviation Road, Albany, N.Y. 12205.
Join instructors from the Capital Region Language Center for a fun week of interactive language and culture on a “guided tour” of the world. Each day will include songs, crafts, movement, and vocabulary from at least one world culture. Students, ages 8-11, will be introduced to greetings, courtesies, colors, numbers, and other basic vocabulary in five different languages. This series serves as a great introduction to several languages, as well as a fun and interactive review for those children who have taken a language class before. This course is likely to include French, German, Chinese, Spanish, and Korean (but is subject to change). Our instructors’ teaching experience, contagious energy, and passion for their language and culture will keep your child engaged and wanting more. This course is taught by the Capital Region Language Center. Click here to register.

CUPCAKE DESIGN AND DECORATING
CRN# 60401                       July 11                                4:30-7:30 p.m.
CFP 317-51                         Tuesday                               Fee: $45

Students ages 9-13 will learn different cupcake decorating techniques using buttercream icing. Young bakers are asked to bring an apron and a water bottle. This course is taught by Kate Crandall, owner of Kate’s Kakes, LLC, an all-scratch bakery established in 2003. Click here to register.

PROFESSIONAL BAKING FOR KIDS
CRN# 60252                        July 17 – July 20                  9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.   
CFP 308-02                          Monday - Thursday              Fee: $450

The course will focus on measurement, correct sanitation, and mixing methods. Young chefs, ages 10-13, will learn to make such delicacies as almond biscotti, cinnamon rolls, Danish pastry, chocolate cupcakes stuffed with peanut butter filling, giant cowboy cookies, scones, and apple galettes. Young chefs are asked to bring an apron, closed toed shoes, a water bottle and a bagged lunch. This course is taught by Chef Gail Sokol, a chef educator and guest chef, who has spoken across the country. Chef Gail starred in the kids’ cooking series “Feed Your Brain with Chef Gail Sokol,” a project of Time Warner Cable airing in upstate New York. She regularly appears on television and radio discussing healthy cooking and baking. She is an Adjunct teaching Baking, Nutrition, and Sanitation for the Culinary Arts program at SUNY SCCC and an Adjunct in the Nutrition Department at The Sage
Colleges, teaching food science.
Click here to register.

CODING AND GAMING
CRN# 60473                      July 17 – July 21
CFP 371-01                        Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
                                            Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                        Fee: $250

Meet Dash, Dot and Ozobot. Using these educational robots students, ages 6-10, will participate in maze challenges and obstacle courses. These educational robots will also help students learn how to code and program using fun interactive games where they will build/test their skills in math, and help them to think further to solve their interactive games. Students will also learn how to code their robots to do different commands. This course is taught by Club Scientific. Click here to register.

EXPLORE FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
CRN# 60519                    July 17 – July 21                          10 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 968-01                      Monday-Friday                             Fee: $200

This course will be taught at the Capital Region Language Center, located at 24 Aviation Road, Albany, N.Y. 12205.
Come along on a journey of the French-speaking world. Along with some basic vocabulary themes – greetings, numbers, colors, animals, and body parts – children, ages 8-11, will learn about different countries and regions of the world where people speak French. Cultural lessons will include geography, food, and clothing of such places as France, Belgium, Quebec, and Africa. This interactive introduction to French and francophone culture will include songs, stories, games, movement, and crafts. Pack your valise and say “bon voyage” for a fun and educational week with Madame Vicki Tremper. This course is taught by the Capital Region Language Center. Click here to register.

PROFESSIONAL BAKING FOR TEENS
CRN# 60254                      July 24 – July 27                           9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
CFP 309-01                        Monday – Thursday                      Fee: $450

The course will focus on measurement, correct sanitation, and mixing methods. Young chefs, ages 14-17, will learn to make such delicacies as marshmallows, fudge brownies with fudge frosting, croissants, apple pie, chocolate cheesecake, dinner rolls by hand, and chocolate zucchini cake. Young chefs are asked to bring an apron, closed toed shoes, a water bottle and a bagged lunch. This course is taught by Chef Gail Sokol, a chef educator and guest chef, who has spoken across the country. Chef Gail starred in the kids’ cooking series “Feed Your Brain with Chef Gail Sokol,” a project of Time Warner Cable airing in upstate New York. She regularly appears on television and radio discussing healthy cooking and baking. She is an Adjunct teaching Baking, Nutrition, and Sanitation for the Culinary Arts program at SUNY SCCC and an Adjunct in the Nutrition Department at The Sage Colleges, teaching food science. Click here to register.

MUSICAL THEATER FOR CHILDREN/TEENS
CRN# 60370                      July 24 – August 11                      9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
CFP 341-01                        Monday – Thursday                      Fee: $345

Do you love to act and sing? Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in a musical production? In this course, students ages 8-14 will learn the basic techniques of acting, stage presence, proper singing techniques and vocal independence, and understanding of the theater. As they audition for roles, work on costumes/sets, and rehearse the selected musical, students will build self-confidence, cooperation, leadership and teamwork skills. The course will end on August 11 with a performance of the musical play presented by the class. This course is taught by Christina Pickreign, who holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University at Albany and a Master’s degree in Music Education from Westminster Choir College. She has performed numerous times as a soloist and in music theater productions throughout the Capital District. Ms. Pickreign is an Adjunct in the SCCC School of Music. Click here to register.

EXPLORE GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
CFP 971-01                      July 24 – July 28                      10 a.m.-12 p.m.
                                          Monday-Friday                        Fee: $200

This course will be taught at the Capital Region Language Center, located at 24 Aviation Road, Albany, N.Y. 12205.
This course will be a fun journey through Germany while learning some basic German. It aims to give children, ages 8-11, an introduction to the German language and culture with information on a different city every day, while the class explores foods and culture from that region. From Berlin to Munich, with a special side trip to Switzerland, students will be on trains, planes, and the Autobahn for this adventure. Classes will be interactive and very fun so get ready to join Frau Evelin Börner for this German adventure. This course is taught by the Capital Region Language Center. Click here to register.

EXPLORE CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
CRN# 60520                     July 31 – August 4                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.
CFP 969-01                       Monday-Friday                        Fee: $200

This course will be taught at the Capital Region Language Center, located at 24 Aviation Road, Albany, N.Y. 12205.
Join Wu Laoshi and “travel” to the diverse country of China. Students, ages 8-11, will learn about the culture and language of China through this interactive course which will include games, movement, song and so much more. Chinese greetings, numbers, foods and sports will be covered in class. In addition, this course will cover culture and activities that children love, such as calligraphy, drawing, Chinese chess, and ping pong. This course is taught by the Capital Region Language Center. Click here to register.

COMPUTER BUILDER AND VIDEO GAME CREATOR
CRN# 60258                   August 7 – August 11  
CFP 312-01                     Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
                                         Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                          Fee: $250

Bits, boards, cables, and more. Students ages 9-14 will learn to type code, drag blocks, and cast terminal commands. They will learn real code and make their own apps, animations, games, photo filters, light shows and much more. Simple challenges will teach students how powerful code blocks can unlock endless potential. Students will also build their own hard drives which they may choose to take home at the end of the course for an additional fee. You must pre-order this before the start of class. This course is taught by Club Scientific. Click here to register.

CIRCUITRY AND SOLDERING
CRN# 60474                         August 7 – August 11
CFP 372-01                           Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
                                               Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                        Fee: $250

Students, ages 10-14, will explore the basics of circuitry and soldering. Throughout the week, students will build and construct basic circuits, parallel circuits, series circuits and combination circuits out of various materials. The week will conclude with the students building and soldering their own circuit boards to create blinking robots and electronic games. This course is taught by Club Scientific. Click here to register.

BUILD’EM, BUST’EM BRIDGES: BRIDGE ARCHITECTURE AND DEMOLITION
CRN# 60361                      August 21 – 25
CFP 334-01                        Monday-Thursday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.     
                                            Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                                            Fee: $250

We drive over bridges every day.  Have you ever taken a minute to look at them? Study them? What makes them strong? Students, ages 10-14, will find out in this hands-on, minds-on study of various types of bridges. Students will be challenged to design and build a structure that spans a certain space and to find out how much weight it can hold before failing. They will learn the relationship between design, structure and strength and have fun doing it. This course is taught by Club Scientific. Click here to register.

 

Summer Courses with miSci

SUNY SCCC is partnering with the Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) in order to offer the following STEM courses
during the school summer break. The courses will be taught at miSci, 15 Knott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, N.Y., 12308. 

Thursday, July 6

ROBOTS!
CRN# 60464                  Grades 1-2
CFP 374-01                    9 a.m.-12 p.m.      Fee: $30
Explore the technology and real world of robots. Click here to register.

HIDDEN POWER
CRN# 60465                  Grades 1-2
CFP 375-01                    1-4 p.m.     Fee: $30
Activities will highlight concepts of energy, electricity generation, and efficiency. Find out about renewable energy and discover how energy is harnessed from nature. Learn about tidal energy and biofuel. Click here to register.

HIDDEN POWER
CRN# 60466                  Grades 3-5
CFP 375-02                    9 a.m.-12 p.m.     Fee: $30
Activities will raise awareness of energy materials and their applications and build understanding of the invisible forces at work. Find out about renewable energy and discover how energy is harnessed from nature. Learn about tidal energy and biofuel. Click here to register.

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY
CRN# 60477                  Grades 3-5
CFP 377-01                    1-4 p.m.    Fee: $30
Design a “super organism” to solve a problem, extract DNA from wheat germ, and discuss which future technologies you would support. Discover how synthetic biology is interconnected with our society.  Click here to register.

Friday, July 7

SUN POWER
CRN# 60479                   Grades 1-2
CFP 378-01                     9 a.m.-12 p.m.    Fee: $30
Explore the energy produced by the sun and how plants, animals and humans on Earth use this energy in life. Click here to register.

WIND ENERGY
CRN# 60480                   Grades 1-2
CFP 379-01                     1-4 p.m.    Fee: $30
Discover how power is harnessed from wind. Learn about the evolution of wind energy from windmills to turbines. Click here to register.

SOLAR ENERGY
CRN# 60482                   Grades 3-5
CFP 380-01                     9 a.m.-12 p.m.    Fee: $30
Explore why the sun shines, the type of energy it emits and how humans on Earth can harness this solar energy. Click here to register.

WIND ENERGY
CRN# 60481                   Grades 3-5
CFP 379-02                     1-4 p.m.    Fee: $30
Discover how power is harnessed from wind. Learn about the evolution of wind energy from windmills to turbines. Click here to register.  

Robotic Code Week
Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14

INSIDE ROBOTS
CRN# 60483                     Grades 1-2    
CFP 381-01                       9 a.m.-4 p.m.     Fee: $250
What is a robot? What makes them work? Connect Little Bits to learn about the inner workings and connections in robots. Discover the many kinds of robots there are in the world and uncover the creative tinkerer in you. Click here to register.
 
LEGO® ROBOTICS LEVEL 1
CRN# 60484                     Grades 3-5    
CFP 382-01                       9 a.m.-4 p.m.     Fee: $250
Work in teams to build and program cool robots with LEGO’s® Mindstorms EV 3 kits. Students will also learn about coding through Little Bits, Minecraft Hour of Code and Makey Makeys. No experience necessary. Click here to register.

 

Grossology Week
Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21

GROSSOLOGY FOR KIDS
CRN# 60487                     Grades 1-2   
CFP 383-01                       9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Discover the yucky world of slimy science. Learn about the human body and gross facts about the natural world. Click here to register.

GROSSOLOGY FOR JUNIORS
CRN# 60488                     Grades 3-5   
CFP 384-01                       9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Discover the yucky world of slimy science. Learn about the human body and gross facts about the natural world. Click here to register.

LEGO® ROBOTICS Level 1
CRN# 60485                     Grades 3-5    
CFP 381-02                       9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Build and program cool robots in a team with LEGO’s® Mindstorms EV 3 kits. Learn about coding through Little Bits, Minecraft Hour of Code and Makey Makeys. No experience necessary. Click here to register.

 

Bioluminescence Week
Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 28

GLOW WORLD GLOW
CRN# 60462                      Grades 1-2    
CFP 349-01                        9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Explore the glowing world of bioluminescence and more. Use chemistry to create glowing worms. Discover why stars shine and how some rocks glow. Click here to register.

BIOLUMINESCENCE
CRN# 60463                       Grades 3-5
CFP 351-01                         9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Discover magnificent glowing creatures from the deepest depths of the ocean and forests from around the world. Experiment with glow-in-the-dark slime. Learn what it means to be fluorescent, chemiluminescent, and phosphorescent. Click here to register.

LEGO® ROBOTICS LEVEL 2
CRN# 60490                        Grades 3-5    
CFP 385-01                          9 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                              Fee: $250
Continue to build on your knowledge of coding LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 bricks. Build and program cool robots to perform advanced tasks. Learn about coding and robotics with Little Bits, Scratch and Makey Makeys. Experience with LEGO® Robotics required. Click here to register.

Space Mission Week
Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4

SPACE ACADEMY: CRATER KIDS
CRN# 60492                         Grades 1-2
CFP 386-01                           9 a.m.-4 p.m.     Fee: $275
Embark on a journey of a lifetime – to the moon. Students will prepare for a trip to the moon by learning about and building rockets. Once there, complete mission critical experiments before traveling back to Earth. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center. Click here to register.

SPACE ACADEMY: EXPLORE EARTH
CRN# 60494                         Grades 3-5
CFP 387-01                           9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $275
Study our home planet from space. Explore interactive hands -on activities related to space exploration, geology and the solar system. Activities include exploring Earth’s distance from other planets and comparing geological characteristic on Earth to other planets. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center. Click here to register.

LEGO® ROBOTICS
CRN# 60495                          Grades 6-8    
CFP 388-01                            9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Build and program a robot using LEGO’s® Mindstorms EV 3 kits to perform various tasks. Students will be grouped based on experience. No experience necessary. Learn about coding and robotics with Little Bits, Scratch, Minecraft Hour of Code and Makey Makeys. Click here to register.

Working Robots Week
Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11

ROBOTS @ WORK
CRN# 60496                           Grades 1-2    
CFP 389-01                             9 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                              Fee: $250
Discover the inner working of robot jobs. Explore the technology and real-world of robots. See a 3D printer in action and learn about the new jobs 3D printers do. Use a Makey Makey to play the piano with a banana. Click here to register.

LEGO® ROBOTICS LEVEL 1
CRN# 60486                           Grades 3-5    
CFP 389-03                             9 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                              Fee: $250
Build and program cool robots with LEGO’s® Mindstorms EV 3 kits as you work in a team. Learn about coding through Little Bits, Minecraft Hour of Code and Makey Makeys. No experience necessary. Click here to register.

SPACE ACADEMY: EXPEDITION MARS
CRN# 60497                           Grades 6-8    
CFP 390-01                             9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $275
Mars Explorers wanted. Do you have what it takes to tackle the final frontier? Be part of an effort to discover life on Mars. Solve problems on Mars just like Mark Watney in The Martian. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center.  Click here to register.   

 

Celestial Objects Week
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 18
Get ready for the solar eclipse on 8/21!

BUBBLEOLOGY
CRN# 60467                           Grades 1-2    
CFP 391-01                             9 a.m.-4 p.m.     Fee: $250
Create art with bubbles and discover the secret to how to make huge bubbles. Discover why bubbles are rainbow colored. Learn about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21! Click here to register.

SPACE ACADEMY: COMET MYSTERY
CRN# 60498                            Grades 3-5    
CFP 392-01                              9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $275
Explore interactive activities related to astronomy and space exploration with a focus on some of the smaller bodies in our solar system-COMETS. Learn about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center. Click here to register.

SPACE ACADEMY: OUR SPOT IN THE UNIVERSE
CRN# 60499                            Grades 6-8    
CFP 393-01                              9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $275
Students will learn about planets, stars and galaxies and how our Earth fits into the Universe. We will explore scale models of the solar system and galaxy, learn how astronomers use telescopes to study objects in space, and investigate other Earth-like planets beyond the solar system. Learn about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center.  Click here to register.

 

Rockets Week (with Solar Eclipse Monday)
Monday, August 21 – Friday, August 25

SPACE ACADEMY: CRATER KIDS
CRN# 60493                          Grades 1-2    
CFP 386-02                            9 a.m.-4 p.m.     Fee: $275
Embark on a journey of a lifetime. Students will prepare for a trip to the moon, and travel to the moon by learning about and building rockets. Once there, complete mission critical experiments before traveling back to Earth. Safely view the solar eclipse happening on Monday with solar glasses. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center. Click here to register.

SPACE ACADEMY: ROCKET SPECIALISTS
CRN# 60500                          Grades 3-5    
CFP 395-01                            9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $275
Build and launch rockets. This class provides a weeklong exploration of interactive,
hands on activities related to space flight, aeronautics and the physics of flight. Safely view the solar eclipse happening on Monday with solar glasses. End the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center. Click here to register.

LEGO® ROBOTICS LEVEL 2
CRN# 60491                         Grades 3-5    
CFP 385-02                           9 a.m.-4 p.m.          Fee: $250
Continue to build on your knowledge of coding LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 bricks. Build and program cool robots to perform advanced tasks. Learn about coding and robotics with Little Bits, Scratch and Makey Makeys. Experience with LEGO® Robotics required.
Click here to register.

Chemistry Week
Monday, August 28 – Friday, September 1

POTION COMMOTION
CRN# 60478                         Grades 1-2
CFP 376-01                           9 a.m.-4 p.m.    Fee: $250
Use chemistry to create potions that bubble, glimmer and pop. Learn about chemical reactions by mixing, stirring and measuring your own concoctions. Click here to register.

CSI CRIME LAB CHEMISTRY
CRN# 60468                         Grades 3-5
CFP 394-01                           9 a.m.-4 p.m.                  Fee: $250
Put your detective skills to work to solve a crime, complete a scavenger hunt and use forensic science. Investigate the technology of forensic science with fingerprinting, chromatography, DNA, and code breaking. Click here to register.

 

SUNY SCCC Summer Academies

The SUNY SCCC Division of Math, Science, Technology and Health and Division of Liberal Arts, along with the College in the High School Program, are pleased to invite high school students (sophomores, juniors and seniors) to participate in our Summer S.T.E.A.M. Academy and our Summer Creative Writing Academy. Learn more here.