RVCC: NJ’s Ultimate Summer Camp Destination for Kids and for Teens!

Thursday, May 10, 2018
RVCC: NJ’s Ultimate Summer Day Camps for Kids and for Teens!

With summer right around the corner, you may be wondering:  Are there any interesting summer day camps near me?  The answer unequivocally is YES.  New Jersey’s best-kept secret for summer programs for kids and teens ages 6-17 is Raritan Valley Community College!

Become a hero in the eyes of your child when you align their passions with just the right courses. From Hip Hop & Rap and Building Your Own Electric Guitar to Amusement Park Physics and Video Game Animation, RVCC’s 2018 extensive summer catalog truly has something for everyone.

Classes for RVCC’s summer sessions are filling up quickly.

Here’s just a sample of the amazing classes RVCC offers:

Fine & Performing Arts

  • Creative Art Lab (Ages 5-11):

Paint, sculpt, sketch, or create 3-dimensional recycled art that expresses your creative style.

  • Make ́ʼEm Laugh (Ages 6-11)

Acting, public speaking skills, and confidence will be developed as students learn the art of comedy.

  • Build Your Own Customized Electric Guitar (Ages 13-17)

Design, paint, and construct a real electric guitar, while learning about the instrument.

Computers

  • Roblox (Ages 8-14)

Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything!

  • IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App (Ages 8-14)

Explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience, and learn how to code your own. Students will work in teams for most of the program. 

  • Video Game Animation (Ages 11-14)

Start with a name, develop the character’s personality, special powers and a story line. Finish with a fully-animated character to be used in your very own game.

Enrichment

  • Speak Out! Public Speaking for Kids (Ages 9-12)

Learn simple ways to organize your thoughts and deal with public speaking anxiety. Each student presents prepared and impromptu speeches.

  • Time Management and Goal Setting (Ages 6-12)

Master the art of setting goals, embracing action plans, setting priorities and other skills it takes to achieving objectives.

  • Advertising and Marketing - How Things are Sold (Ages 12-17)

Explore careers in advertising and marketing, successful ad campaigns from the past, and how what you buy is marketed.

Sciences

  • CRAYOLA: World of Design (Ages 7-12)

Young architects, illustrators, and graphic designers bring their concepts to life by experimenting with Crayola® products, exploring art techniques like sculpting, storyboarding, mixed media, and collage.

  • Aeronautics, Engineering, and Physics Fun! (Ages 5-11)

Design, construct, and test various types of aircrafts such as gliders, air rockets, rotary wings, blimps, and parachutes. Students also build other machines capable of launching projectiles.

  • LEGO and Technology Engineering Workshop (Ages 5-11)

Use LEGOs, Motorized K'nex, Magnetix, Erector Sets, Snap Circuits, and more to strengthen skills within the STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math.

About RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College has been ranked the #1 community college in New Jersey by both BestColleges.com and Niche.com. RVCC’s outstanding summer program serves NJ, especially Somerset County and Hunterdon County.