Lego® robotics, dance, science, art, photography, cooking, nursing, and CSI Sedalia are just a few of the classes that will be offered this summer through State Fair Community College’s fifth annual Kids College.

The program offers 20 different five-day classes—almost twice as many as last year—for students entering pre-kindergarten through ninth grade next fall.

Classes will meet mornings or afternoons June 15-18, June 22-25, July 6-9, July 13-16, and July 20-23. “Lego® Robotics” for students in grades 4-8 and “Explore Nursing” for students in grades 3-5 will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fees vary from $59 to $139 per class based on materials and equipment used. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Early enrollment is advised; classes without minimum enrollment one week prior to start dates may be canceled. Instructors are listed with each class.

A new offering this year is the hands-on CNC Roadrunner Experience, designed to introduce students entering grades 7-9 to Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) classes in which they will use a CNC mill, a 3D printer and a laser engraver to design and create a working catapult. Cost is $129; instructor is Justin Wright. Session one meets from 9 a.m. to noon June 15-18 and session two from 1-4 p.m. July 6-9.

Classes scheduled for Week One, June 15-18, include:

•9 a.m. to noon—“Aboriginal Art,” grades 5-7, $59, Kristen Herren; “Junk Art,” grades 3-5, $59, Ashley Wendt; “Kids Cooking with Books,” grades K-2, $59, Dr. Rebecka Spencer; “Little Minds and Big Creations,” Pre-K, $59, Jessica Himes; “Miller’s Mad Scientist Lab,” grades 3-5, $79, Sarah Miller; “CNC Roadrunner Experience,” grades 7-9, $129, Justin Wright

•1-4 p.m.—“Creative Kiddos,” grades K-3, $59, Jessica Himes; “Pottery: Art from the Heart,” grades K-4, $69, Mary Kehl; “The Writing Detectives,” grades K-3, $59, Dr. Rebecka Spencer

•9 a.m. to 4 p.m.— “Explore Nursing,” grades 3-5, $129, Lisa Montgomery, RN; “Lego® Robotics,” grades 4-8, $139, Kevin Ditzfeld

 

Classes scheduled for Week Two, June 22-25, include:

•9 a.m. to noon—“Crazy Fun Science Lab Junior Edition,” Pre-K, $59, Jessica Himes; “Creative Feature Art,” grades K-2, $59, Kristen Herren; “CSI Sedalia,” grades 4-8, $69, Tollie Rowe; “Junk Art,” grades 3-5, $59, Ashley Wendt; “Kids Cooking with Books,” grades K-2, $59, Dr. Rebecka Spencer; “Lights! Camera! Action!” grades 3-5, $59, Sarah Miller; “The World of Dance,” grades 3-5, $59, Anna Crumley, director, Studio A Dance Conservatory

•1-4 p.m.—“Acme Detectives,” grades K-4, $59, Dr. Rebecka Spencer; “Digital Camera Capers,” grades K-2, $59, Jessica Himes; “Pottery: Art from the Heart,” grades 5-8, $69, Mary Kehl

•9 a.m. to 4 p.m.—“Lego® Robotics,” grades 4-8, $139, Kevin Ditzfeld

 

Classes scheduled for Week Three, July 6-9, include:

•9 a.m. to noon—“Little Minds and Big Creations,” Pre-K, $59, Jessica Himes;  “Miller’s Mad Scientist Lab,” grades 3-5, $79, Sarah Miller

•1-4 p.m.—“CNC Roadrunner Experience,” grades 7-9, $129, Justin Wright; “Creative Kiddos,” grades 3-5, $59, Jessica Himes; “Junk Art,” grades K-2, $59, Ashley Wendt; “Pottery: Art from the Heart,” grades K-4, $69, Mary Kehl

•9 a.m. to 4 p.m.—“Lego® Robotics,” grades 4-8, $139, Kevin Ditzfeld

 

Classes scheduled for Week Four, July 13-16, include:

•9 a.m. to noon—“Build Your Own Hovercraft,” grades 4-8, $79, David Esser; “Crazy Fun Science Lab Junior Edition,” Pre-K, $59, Jessica Himes; “Creative Feature Art,” grades K-2, $59, Kristen Herren; “Dr. Seuss on the Loose,” grades K-2, $59, Brenda Riggs; “Lights! Camera! Action!” grades 3-5, $59, Sarah Miller

•1-4 p.m.—“Aborginal Art,” grades 5-7, $59, Kristen Herren; “Crazy Fun Science Lab,” grades K-2, $59, Jessica Himes; “Junk Art,” grades 3-5, $59, Ashley Wendt; “Pottery: Art from the Heart,” grades 5-8; $69, Mary Kehl

•9 a.m. to 4 p.m.—“Lego® Robotics,” grades 4-8, $139, Kevin Ditzfeld

 

Classes scheduled for Week Five, July 20-23, include:

•9 a.m. to noon—“The World of Dance,” grades K-2, $59, Anna Crumley, director, Studio A Dance Conservatory

 

For a complete schedule, course descriptions, fees, age requirements, information on instructors, policies, and forms, visit sfccmo.edu/kidscollege.

For more information or to register, call (660) 530-5822, email thelearningforce@sfccmo.edu or go to sfccmo.edu/kidscollege. Kids College is sponsored by SFCC’s LearningForce.