There is a little something for everyone this summer at Collin College. Middle school and high school students interested in nursing, robotics, music or dance have a lot of options on campus as summer camps heat up.

Here is the schedule of the camps sponsored by Collin College:

        All Girls Summer Robotics Camp

Tuesday-Thursday, June 23-25

From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., girls get to design and build their own technological creation at the All Girls Summer Robotics Camp. Open to students between 7th and 10th grades, the camp will be held at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. Cost is $99 and includes three lunches. This camp is sponsored by the Collin College Robotics Club, the Engineering Department and the National Science Foundation. Call Gena Martin at 972-377-1501 or email gsmartin@collin.edu for more information.

        Summer Robotics Camp

Tuesday-Thursday, July 7-9

From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., participants will stimulate their minds and unleash creativity at the Summer Robotics Camp. Open to students between 7th and 10th grades, the camp will be held at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. Cost is $89 and includes three lunches. This camp is sponsored by the Collin College Robotics Club, the Engineering Department and the National Science Foundation. Call Gena Martin at 972-377-1501 or email gsmartin@collin.edu for more information.

        Nurse Camp

Monday-Wednesday, June 8-10

For students interested in getting an inside look at the nursing profession, Collin College is hosting its free Nurse Camp. Open to students between 8th and 12th grades, participants will observe demonstrations and participate in simulations from 9 a.m. to noon at the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Dr. in McKinney. Space is limited. Call Beth Kasprisin, clinical coordinator of nursing, at 972-548-6605 or email mkasprisin@collin.edu for more information.

        Texas All-Star Jazz Camp

Sunday-Friday, July 19-24

The Texas All-Star Jazz Camp features a flurry of daily workshops and rehearsals that culminate in nightly concerts. Camp faculty include some of the foremost jazz musicians in the area, some of whom have played with big names such as Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen and Buddy Rich. Students must be at least 13 years old with at least one year of study on their instrument. All events will be at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. Cost is $265 or $310 with lunch. Call Kevin McNerney, professor of jazz studies, at 972-881-5620 or email kmcnerney@collin.edu for more information.

        Collin Summer Dance Festival

Monday-Friday, July 9-13

The fifth annual Collin Summer Dance Festival features workshops in modern, ballet, improvisation, contemporary, musical theatre and hip-hop. Daily workshops are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the dance studio (room AA146) at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. Cost is $125. The Summer Dance Festival is for beginners or advanced dancers, 14 years old and up. Space is limited. Online registration is available at collin.edu/dance/classes_summerdancefestival.html. Call Tiffanee Arnold, chair and professor of dance, at 972-881-5830 or email tarnold@collin.edu for more information.

 

About Collin College

Collin College is a community college located in North Texas’ Collin County, the only public college in the county. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Plano, Allen and Rockwall. For more information, visit collin.edu.