WSCC hosts College for Kids

Registration going on now

Registration is now through July 25 for the WSCC College For Kids program. (Submitted photo)

Registration is now through July 25 for the WSCC College For Kids program. (Submitted photo)

SCOTTVILLE — West Shore Community College will be hosting College for Kids, Aug. 2 - 6.

The five-day College for Kids is a hands-on opportunity to explore higher education through arts, sciences, communications and recreation in a day-camp atmosphere on the college campus and features 21 action-packed learning adventures designed for ages 9to15.

“Through College for Kids, students can discover new talents, expand their knowledge, and enjoy hands-on learning under the guidance of experienced educators,” says College for Kids Coordinator Cara Mitchell.

Some of the courses and activities include electronics, crime scene investigation, digital photography, team teacher, pond ecology, data diving, welding warm up, and more.

Full-day, week-long participants receive two, three-hour courses, and a College for Kids t-shirt for $100. Lunch is provided for full day attendees. Half-day week-long participants receive one, three- hour course, and a t-shirt for $50. Some full or partial scholarships are available by contacting the coordinator.

To accommodate the schedule of guardians, students may be dropped off at the Tech Center at 8:30 a.m. and should be picked up at the same location no later than 4 p.m.

Registration for College for Kids is underway through July 25. Early registration is suggested as most courses are limited to 15 participants. Register online at westshore.asapconnected.com.

For more information contact Cara Mitchell at 231-843-5825 or email cemitchell@westshore.edu.