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Release No.03.31.17-SummerInstitute
March 31, 2017

Registration Now Open for 2017 College of the Canyons Summer Institute

Summer Institute logoRegistration is now open for the popular career exploration-themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 10 to 14 and July 17 to 21. The Summer Institute is open to students entering junior high school in the fall of 2017.

The goal of the Summer Institute is to provide hands-on career exploration and learning opportunities in a variety of areas, including: robotics, special effects and movie making, video game design, sports medicine, allied health, photography, architecture and welding, and engineering and manufacturing.

Instructors are College of the Canyons professors, student teachers or industry professionals who have tailored their curriculum with junior high students in mind. Each track allows students to explore multiple career possibilities through a unique blend of innovative lesson plans and fun, hands-on activities.

“The COC Summer Institute is much more than your typical summer camp,” said Mark Carr, Summer Institute coordinator. “It’s an opportunity for your child to discover a potential career path, and have some fun at the same time.”

All sessions begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m. Cost is $275 per child per week.

SESSION 1 (July 10 to 14) – Video game design; robotics; photography; sports medicine; special effects and movie making; welding; introduction to architecture.

SESSION 2 (July 17 to 21) – Video game design; robotics; Photoshop; introduction to architecture; special effects and movie making; sun, wind and fire; allied health.