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Summer Programs

There's still time to participate in July, August and September.

Clatsop Community College announces a diverse array of special summer programs for youth and adults including:

  • Summer Camps for Ages 12-18
  • Summer Workshops for Educators
  • 2nd Annual Extraordinary Living Conference for Adults

Summer Camps for Ages 12-18:

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Clatsop Community College will host a series of activity-oriented summer camp experiences that will provide opportunities for in-depth exploration of a variety of technologies, inspire creative expression, and build new skills. You'll also find SAT prep workshops to prepare for the coming year. The camps are designed primarily for students ages 12 to 18 and will be taught by CCC faculty and staff. All camps will be conducted on the main CCC campus in Astoria.

Registration is open now. Enroll in one or more for an engaging and challenging summer experiences - -   You can also download forms from this page (see below) and return them by email, by fax 503-325-5737 or mail to the address on the registration form.

  • Raspberry Pi Camp, July 27-July 30, 8:30am-noon, Ages 12-18, $150: The Raspberry Pi is a fully-functional, credit-card sized computer, being used around the world to teach kids and adults the fundamentals of Computer Science. Campers will learn about the various hardware and software components of the Raspberry Pi by programming it to do whatever they want. Instructor: Greg Riehl.
  • SAT Prep, August 3-August 6, M-W: 9:30am-11:30am and Th: 8:30am-noon, Ages 16-18, $80 (includes book): Use general strategies for taking the SAT exam. Identify key words of a question, answer set, and/or reading passage. Learn how to interpret the several kinds of reading comprehension questions, and how to locate material sought by reading comprehension questions. Identify the common kinds of mistakes in grammar, punctuation, and usage tested in the SAT writing component. Instructors: Talent Search and Upward Bound Advisors.

Youth Camp Registration Form (.pdf, 360KB)

Parent Information Form (.pdf, 203KB)

Drop-off / Pick-up Form (.pdf, 205KB)

Medical Release Form (.pdf, 153KB)

Summer Workshops for Educators

Opportunities for all those who work with youth. Enroll now in one or more summer class for professional development and optional CEU credit. Register online now (search under the course title or number) or call 503-338-2566.

  • Google Docs in the Classroom, July 29-July 30, 8:30am-12:30pm, $59 + optional $35 for 0.8 CEU, CSC96263-D1 (0 CEU) / CSC96263C-D1 (0.8 CEU): Educators will be introduced to the Google docs suite - Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Drawings - which help to enhance online applications for creating, sharing and publishing in the classroom and on the go. Access, edit, and share lesson plans, science projects, classroom presentations and quizzes right from the web browser with no additional software to install. Instructor: Ken Ross.
  • Apps in the Classroom, August 6, 8:00am-1:00pm, $30 + optional $35 for 0.5 CEU, EDU990005-D1 (0 CEU) / EDU99005C-D1 (0.5 CEU): Educators will be introduced to a revolutionary new era of Apps available for smart phones and Tablets that help teachers through lesson planning, visual teaching aids, time management and more. All of these can be utilized and applied to help students do the same so they can excel in the classroom. Instructor: Richard Sena-Cary.
  • Gaining Perspectives about Poverty, August 12-August 13, 8:30am-10:30am, $30 + optional $35 for 0.4 CEU, SOC992007-D1 (0 CEU) / SOC992007-D1 (0.4 CEU): This class provides an opportunity to interactively boraden an understanding about poverty and ways to effectively respond to people surviving poverty. Topics include an overview of basic definitions and the impact of poverty on children, families, and the local community. Distinctions will be made between generational poverty, situational poverty, and immigrant poverty. Ample time will be available to discuss emotional and physical barriers associated with poverty, social class distinctions, and recognizing social harassment around issues of race and language. An emphasis will be placed on how to develop equitable relationships that build trust and respect. Instructor: Margaret Frimoth.

2nd Annual Extraordinary Living Conference for Adults

Saturday, September 12 / Registration: 8:30am, Columbia Hall 219 / Conference Sessions: 9:30am - 4:00pm

Co-sponsored by Clatsop Community College, Columbia Memorial Hospital, Providence Seaside Hospital, Northwest Senior & Disability Services and ENCORE. Lunch is provided at no charge. A suggested donation of $10.00 is requested at the door for conference attendance. Tables filled with informational displays will be available.

Watch this site for updates.

8:30-9:30am:  Registration; Columbia Hall, 2nd floor

9:30am:  Welcome/Orientation; Columbia Hall, Room 219

9:45-10:30am: Keynote Address; Columbia Hall, Room 219

  • Mac Burns, Executive Director, Clatsop County Historical Society

10:40-11:40am:  Session One (break-out topics/locations TBA)

11:45am-12:30pm:  Lunch; Columbia Hall Cafe, 2nd floor; Astoria Coffee House

12:45-1:45pm:  Session Two (break-out topics/locations TBA)

2:00-3:00pm:  Session Three (break-out topics/locations TBA)

3:00-3:30pm: "Hey Doc - What's Up" - A panel of doctors will answer general questions about health issues and provide tips on living a longer, healthier life; Columbia Hall, Room 219

3:30-4:00pm:  Door Prizes and Feedback; Columbia Hall, Room 219

A sampling of Breakout Session topics:

  • Travel & Leisure
  • Genealogy
  • Get Moving – Inside & Outside our Local National Parks
  • Emergency/Disaster Preparedness
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Art, Music & Theater
  • Transitioning to Retirement
  • Farm to Table
  • Volunteer & Continuing Education Opportunities
  • TimeBanking/Free-Cycle
  • Second Careers/Start Your Own Business
  • Facebook: To Friend or Not to Friend

To register, call 503-894-0187 or email Robert McClelland.





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Last Updated: 
July 28, 2015, 4:52 pm
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