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Kids College

Kids College is for children (grades 2-9) who want to learn more about Esports, Science, Computers, Art, and Performing Arts.  All the instructors in Kids College have a degree or are working toward their degree in that area. Children will learn in-depth knowledge about the field of their choosing, working on fun projects every week to showcase the knowledge they learned.  

Kids College (Grades 2-9)

Dates and Hours
June 27 – August 12
Monday – Friday: 9 am – 4 pm
Early Drop Off: 8 am
Late Pick Up: 5:30 pm

Cost
$350 per week
($325 per week before June 1, 2022)

Programs

Art

This program is designed for the creative and artistic camper. A variety of mediums will be used in  our immersive program taught by friendly and knowledgeable instructors. Campers will enjoy working in our studio where they can explore their inner artist through multiple projects, which are appropriate for all levels. The artists’ works will be showcased at an art show at the end of the third and sixth weeks.

This camp is for campers of all ages and artistic abilities. Just bring a smock and a creative mind. All future artists are welcome!

camper cutting out fabric

Computers

Interested in learning computer programming? This program is for you! With access to four computer labs in RCC’s Technology Center, campers will be introduced to all types of coding languages.

Campers will learn the basics to HTML/CSS, Python, and JavaScript. Each week students will be taught the basics to a particular programming language and work towards a weekly project. Campers will learn how to build a website with HTML and CSS, create simple games with JavaScript, and write useful programs with Python.

There is no prerequisite computer knowledge needed for this program. All campers are welcome!

camper smiling with others working at computers
  • Week 1 – Website Development (HMTL, CSS)
  • Week 2 – Website Development (HMTL, CSS)
  • Week 3 – Website enhancement and game development (JavaScript)
  • Week 4 – Website enhancement and game development (JavaScript)
  • Week 5 – Python Development (Python)
  • Week 6 – Python Development (Python)
  • Week 7 – Python Development (Python)

Esports

Play the games you love on a highly competitive level! Esports takes the hobby of gaming to the next level. Our gaming computers offer top of the line spec for a high performance experience. 

Games include, but are not limited to: Fortnite, Rocket League, Fall Guys, Minecraft, Roblox, Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart, Warzone, & many more favorites.

Summer Camp ESports
  • Week 1 – Minecraft
  • Week 2 – Rocket league
  • Week 3 – Switch week (Mario Kart, Smash Bros)
  • Week 4 – Indie games week (Fall guys, Roblox, etc.)
  • Week 5 – Minecraft
  • Week 6 – Rocket league
  • Week 7 – Switch week (Mario Kart, Smash Bros)

Performing Arts

An enthusiastic and supportive environment with professional-level instruction in singing, dancing and acting. Campers enjoy the thrill of practicing and performing in RCCs celebrated Cultural Arts Theater as they produce their own creations and perform top Broadway shows.

The Performing Arts program requires that students make a commitment for either the first three weeks (June 27 – July 15) or the second four weeks (July 18 – August 12) because the students will be performing shows at the end of each of those sessions.

Performing Arts
  • Weeks 1 – 3: Beauty and the Beast
  • Weeks 4 – 7: West Side Story

Science

Are you curious about the world? Learn about scientific thought and methods while exploring the most interesting principles of biology, chemistry and physics. Using a hands-on approach in a real college laboratory, campers will experiment and create everything from robots to rockets.

Each week is a separate topic, and there is no prerequisite knowledge needed. All young scientists are welcome! 

  • Week 1 – 5 Kingdoms of Life
  • Week 2 – Anatomy and Physiology
  • Week 3 – Engineering the City
  • Week 4 – Robots
  • Week 5 – Chemistry
  • Week 6 – Astronomy
  • Week 7 – Rockets/Outer Space