Jamestown Community College's Center for Continuing Education conducted three major youth programs on the Jamestown Campus this summer.
Kids' College, a weeklong experience for youth ages 8-12, hosted 208 participants in 36 different "learning adventures." The hands-on classes featured elements of art, science, music, dance, sports, nature, math, engineering, geography, culinary skills and history.
STEM Camp, designed to promote and engage area youth in science, technology, engineering and math concepts, drew 50 youth ages 10-14 to JCC.
Students showcase their colorful artwork in Artistic Adventures, one of the courses offered through Kids’ College at Jamestown Community College this year.
This year's weeklong program was expanded to five classes incorporating various aspects of STEM: The heART of Natural Science, How a "Bot" It?, Charting Your Course, Racecar Renegades and Town of Terror. Participants chose two out of the five classes to attend for a morning and afternoon session.
Sixty-six children ages 6 and 7 attended Wee College, which consisted of weeklong science and physics camps.
The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation awarded JCC funding to cover partial tuition expenses for youth meeting certain financial needs. The funding enabled 20 youths to attend one of the summer camps.