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News Release

April 3, 2019

Registration Open for Summer Institute

Registration is now open for the popular career exploration-themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 8 to 12 and July 15 to 19. The institute is open to students entering grades 6 through 8 this fall.

The institute provides hands-on career exploration and learning opportunities in a variety of areas, such as: robotics, sports medicine, photography, architecture, Windows computer app design, auto technology, biotechnology, construction, MakerSpace and manufacturing.

All instructors are College of the Canyons professors or industry professionals who have tailored their curriculum for grades 6 through 8.

Each track allows students to discover a variety of career possibilities through a unique blend of innovative lesson plans and fun, hands-on activities.

Three new areas of focus are construction technology, Windows computer apps, and MakerSpace STEM stars.

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

Sessions run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cost is $275 per child per week.

The schedule of classes includes:

  • July 8 to 12 – Biotechnology; robotics; photography; architecture; sun, wind and fire; MakerSpace STEM stars; Windows computer apps.
  • July 15 to 19   Biotechnology; robotics; photography; sun, wind and fire; sports medicine; architecture; construction technology.