Johnston Community College has openings in the following summer camps for students in grades 3-12. For more information, or to register, call 919-464-2421 or visit www.johnstoncc.edu/summercamps.
Camp Impact – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 17-21 at the Cleveland Center, 9046 Cleveland Road in the Cleveland community. The camp is for young people ages 10-14 and costs $75. The camp will feature art activities, outdoor games and speakers on topics such as fire safety and pet care.
In The Spotlight – 8 a.m-5 p.m. June 17-29 on the JCC main campus, 245 College Road, Smithfield. The camp is open to young people ages 12-18 and costs $325. Participants will design and produce a theatrical production.
Eco Adventures – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 24-27 at the Johnston Community College Arboretum. The camp is open to children ages 8-12 and costs $175. Participants will learn about plants, animals and nature habitats.
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Bad to the Bones: CSI Camp – 8 a.m.-noon June 24-27 on JCC main campus in Smithfield. The camp is open to young people ages 12-18 and costs $125. Students will learn how to process a crime scene and take part in an archaeological dig.
Kitchen Creations – 8 a.m.-noon July 8-12 at the Cleveland Center. The camp is for children ages 10-14 and costs $125. Participants will learn how to navigate a kitchen, from preparation to presentation.
Young Entrepreneurs – 1-5 p.m. July 8-11 at the Cleveland Center. The camp is open to young people ages 14-18 and costs $100. Participants will learn to manage a small business, from creating a website and business cards to managing finances.
Babysitting Safety Course – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 12 at the Cleveland Center. The class is for young people ages 12-18 and costs $60. If taken with the Young Entrepreneurs camp, there is a $10 discount. Participants will learn how to care for children and how to handle emergencies while earning CPR certification.
S.T.E.M. Stars – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15-18 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. The camp is open to children ages 12-18 and costs $175. Participants will explore science, technology, engineering and math.
I Love Art – Two sessions will run from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. July 15-19 at the Cleveland Center. Group one is for children ages 8-12; group two is for ages 12-18. The camp costs $100, or $180 for both sessions. Participants will learn to draw, paint, sculpt, scrapbook and sketch.
Real Guitar Hero – 8 a.m.-noon July 22-Aug. 2 at the Cleveland Center. The class is for young people ages 12-16 and costs $125. Participants will learn to play the guitar. Acoustic guitar is preferred, but electric guitars are allowed with an amp and headphones. Participants must bring their own guitar, and additional book charges might apply.
Occupation Explorations – 8 a.m.-noon. These camps are open to students ages 12-18 and cost $50 each. Participants will explore career options from instructors. The programs are as follows: Advanced Manufacturing – July 22-23. Biotechnology – July 24-25. Emergency Medical Services – July 29-30. Massage Therapy – July 21-Aug. 1.
Community Heroes – 1-5 p.m. July 29-Aug. 8 on the main JCC campus in Smithfield. The camp is for students ages 14-18 and costs $125. Participants will learn about leadership and community service.
Middle School Success – 8 a.m.- noon Aug. 12-16 at the Cleveland Center. The camp is for students ages 11-14 and costs $75. The program is for students attending or entering middle school who need study tips, test-taking strategies and more.
High School Success – 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 12-16 at the Cleveland Center. The class is for high school students ages 12-16 and costs $75. Participants will learn how to be a successful high school student with study tips, test-taking strategies and more.