As a mainstay of the Johnson County community, JCCC offers activities the whole family can enjoy. Take our Summer Youth Enrichment Program – it’s designed to inspire lifelong learning by enhancing your child’s knowledge, personal growth and skills.
Combine learning and fun
This summer, we’re offering 80 in-person classes for students entering grades 6-12 and over 100 online Black Rocket Computer classes for ages 8-14. Our program instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and specialize in the subjects they teach. Many are JCCC faculty members or local teachers throughout the community.
Popular course topics include:
- career exploration
- Computer programming
- creative writing
- Game development
- The music
- Video games
We’ve expanded our course selection this year to offer new, high-demand courses, including:
- colorful expressions: Students tap into their creative side by using several different mediums to create stunning personalized works of art.
- Palooza engraving: This course explores the basic techniques of printmaking, including monoprinting, block printing, collagraphy and simple screen printing to create unique works of art.
- Fashion boot camp: Students learn creative ways to apply the principles and elements of design in the development of fashion products. Participants build their own handbags as the main project!
- Explore criminal justice: Students leave this course with an excellent introduction to the criminal justice system.
- Maker Lab 101: Held in JCCC’s makerspace, students use 3D printers, a laser cutter, and coding/welding tools to create unique projects to take home.
“We are very excited to introduce our 2022 Summer Youth Enrichment Program! We are excited to be able to offer even more in-person classes to better interact with our students. Staff and faculty members look forward to another summer of fun and learning,” said Molly Salisbury, Summer Youth Enrichment Program Coordinator.
This summer, help beat the inevitable “I’m bored” with exciting hands-on classes, labs, and personalized experiments for kids! These classes fill up quickly. view program details and enroll your child today.