STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR MCC’S SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS

CELEBRITY FORUM SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS: The Middlesex Community College Foundation recently awarded Celebrity Forum Scholarships to four MCC students. Shown here from left are MCC Foundation Board Chairman James Henderson, with students Kerri Sullivan of North Andover, Fiona Logan of Wilmington, Chansettika Phorn of Lowell, Sergio Salvucci of Carlisle, and MCC Foundation board member David Basile. The awards were presented at the MCC Foundation’s annual Celebrity Forum, held June 10 at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Courtesy photo
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Middlesex Community College’s summer camps program for kids ages 8 to 15 still has limited openings available in several camps.

The camps provide children with an exciting range of unique opportunities to explore careers, gain new knowledge, develop new skills, boost self-confidence and have great fun! Camps are offered primarily on the Bedford campus. Theater and fashion camps are offered in Lowell.

This year, more than 30 one-week camps are offered from July 11 through Aug. 19, Mondays through Thursdays, exploring the fields of design, science, photography, forensics, aviation, technology and the arts. Most camps run 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with some exceptions.

Camps starting in July with openings include Camp Glee, dgital photography, Anime and scrapbooking. Camp Glee is based loosely on the popular Glee television series. Campers will experience all elements of a musical production, script, songs, and costumes. In digital photography, campers will earn about photo composition, lighting, editing and digital photography software. In scrapbooking, campers will design photo-book pages using a variety of specialty supplies and unique tools and methods. Campers in Anime will learn the art of creating Japanese comics, and how to draw their favorite characters, bodies, expressions, giant robots, and movement.

The MCC theater camp for ages 8-15, now in its fourth year, is the only three-week camp. This year, it runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 1 through Aug. 19, in Lowell. Camp will culminate in a performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the romantic fairy tale adapted from the award-winning animated film.

For more information, visit www.middlesex.mass.edu/sucamps2011, or call 781-280-3663.

Middlesex Community College offers nine health-career programs. If you’re considering a career in health, learn more about these programs at health programs information sessions to be held Wednesday, July 6, at 6 p.m. and Wednesday, July 20, Wednesday, July 20, at 11 a.m. on the Bedford campus.

MCC’s health careers degree programs include dental assisting, dental hygiene, dental laboratory technology, diagnostic medical sonography, medical assisting, and nursing and radiologic technology. Middlesex also offers certificate programs in dental assisting and medical assisting.

MCC’s Associate Degree in Nursing is offered as a full-time day program, or a part-time evening/weekend program. Prospective nursing students must attend a mandatory overview of the nursing program info session, to be held Monday, July 25, at 5:30 p.m.on the Lowell campus.

The MCC Academy of Health Professions offers short-term training and college-credit courses that could lead to an entry-level position in a health care field. Explore career opportunities such as nursing assistant, medical receptionist, medical secretary or in phlebotomy.

To learn more, call 1-800-818-3434 or visit our website: http://www.middlesex.mass.edu/health/.

Register now for fall-semester classes at Middlesex Community College and apply for financial aid. Fall classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Middlesex offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs. The college has many transfer options, and enrollment counselors are available to answer questions and get you started on the path to academic success. MCC offers free academic, career and financial-aid counseling, as well as free tutoring and extensive support services.

Middlesex also offers Weekend College courses that meet Saturdays for 15 weeks (starting Sept. 10) or two accelerated 10-week sessions (starting Aug. 6 and again Oct. 15).

In addition to traditional on-campus courses, MCC makes it easy to enroll in online, hybrid and flexible studies courses. Seven degree programs now can be completed entirely online. Many other programs are offered 80 percent online.

MCC’s fall academic advising schedule is available online at www.middlesex.mass.edu. For registration information, call 1-800-818-3434.