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Youth Camps

Camps for students who will be entering 3rd – 5th grades.
Four fun camps to choose from based on the subject; fashion, science/math, art, and languages.
Each camp runs: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – Noon at the Outreach Center with students attending 3 classes each day.
Each class is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Students will enjoy small class sizes.
A great way to spend four days on a subject that they enjoy!
Cost: $90 per camp

Questions? Please call 309-796-8223.
Class Locations: Black Hawk College – Outreach Center, 301 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline, IL

Fashion Camp
Monday -Thursday         June 15 – June 18           8:00 a.m. – Noon
CRN 50351                     Outreach – Rm. 204        Fee $90

DIY Fashion
Take charge of your personal style! Learn fun and simple ways to add originality and pizzazz to your wardrobe from head to toe. You will learn how to create new accessories including bracelets, embellished flip-flops, headbands and totes. You will need to bring an old T-shirt to class the first day (adult size preferred, any color – as long as it’s a T-shirt you no longer need). These do-it-yourself fashions will make your wardrobe look fresh and leave you with the enthusiasm to create even more after the class.

Modeling/Skin Care/Etiquette
Step up and strut your stuff as you discover how to polish and fine tune your smile, learning how to make your inner beauty shine. Learn how to properly take care of your skin, sun safety and the benefits of healthy eating. Manners, etiquette and respect will be reviewed. Hold your head high and carry yourself with pride as you showcase your favorite outfits. Self-acceptance, positive thinking and increased self-confidence are cornerstones to the class experience.

Yesterday & Today in Fashion
Who was the first fashion designer? When did women stop wearing dresses with long trains? Who created jeans? How do actresses and actors influence the fashion industry? How did Nike become so popular? Discover the fashion of different eras including the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Language Camp
Monday -Thursday        June 22 – June 25         8:00 a.m. – Noon
CRN 50352                    Outreach – Rm. 204     Fee $90

French
Take an imaginary trip to France during the summer! Discover places to visit, things to do, French culture, food, basic conversation and much more.

German
Learn basic German information with special emphasis on the summer season. There will be fun activities and songs about summer. At the end of the week, you will share with the class what you like to do in the summer and try to name a few vocabulary words in German.

American Sign Language (ASL)
Learn how to sign with your hands, facial expressions and the posture of your body. This class will teach you some basic words so that you can communicate with your instructor and your classmates. Increase your understanding of how to communicate with the deaf and the hard of hearing.

Science/Math Camp
Monday -Thursday           June 29 – July 2            8:00 a.m. – Noon
CRN 50353                      Outreach – Rm. 204     Fee $90

World of Animals
Explore wildlife and their habitat. Why are some animals a certain color or have special skin? Understand how an animal’s body and behavior help it survive in its environment. What are some endangered species? Learn about the importance of conservation and how we need to protect our ecosystems. This class will help you appreciate all animals and their environment.

Math Projects
You will use problem-solving skills along with math concepts to complete various math projects such as figuring how much it would cost to own a family pet and planning a Thanksgiving dinner or a family vacation. Students will also play various math games online based on skill level.

Birds
Learn about the field of ornithology, a branch of zoology dealing with birds. Study the anatomy and the skeleton as well as their characteristics. Did you know that there are more than 10,000 species of birds in the world? Explore the general groups of birds from the game birds to aquatic birds to perching birds and learn what birds are common in the Quad Cities.

Art Camp
Monday -Thursday        July 6 – July 9              8:00 a.m. – Noon
CRN 50354                    Outreach – Rm. 204    Fee $90

American Cartooning
Starting with two simple shapes, you can create your own cartoon character. Two more simple shapes and you have added a body. Learn how to have your characters show emotion. You will be surprised at how fast and simple it is to draw your cartoon characters. Follow along and draw with the instructor while she talks and illustrates on the whiteboard.

Recycled Art
Discover your creative side making projects that use everyday materials. You will make a mobile from used ribbon and old foil, a decorative box out of a shoebox, and an art piece that can be hung on the wall using box lids and pieces of cardboard. Students should bring a shoebox to the first class.

Zentangles and Doodles

Doodling is a great way to express yourself. Sometimes you may not even realize you are doing it. You may find doodles in your school notebook or your planner. Learn how you can expand those drawings with zentangles. The creativity options and pattern combinations are endless. It’s easy to learn, fun and relaxing.

Last updated 4/15/2015