Summer 2018

Cape Cod Community College conducts week-long explorations of concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

  • Each week-long program is scheduled Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm. 
  • Students are required to bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided by the college. 

To enroll your child in Cape Cod Community College's Summer of Science program(s), an application form is required. Applications will be available in 2018. All applications should be mailed to Cape Cod Community College, The Center for Corporate and Professional Education, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. 

Each year, Cape Cod Community College hosts several hands-on weeklong science and technology programs for students entering grades 6, 7, 8 and 9. Students have the opportunity to discover electricity and magnetism, computer science, robotics, graphic design, coding and flight science with a team of highly trained and experienced teachers. Students explore real world problem-solving scenarios and work in teams on design challenges. Every day will be packed with opportunities to learn, explore, and make new friends with a similar interest in science and technology! 

EMT Exploration Program: July 23 - 27, 2018 *Back by Popular Demand!
Cost: $299
EMT Exploration week is a STEM-based, week-long program for children entering grades 6, 7, and 8. The Junior EMT Exploration Program offers a fun, interactive, learning opportunity for children in the region to explore all of the Emergency Response Professions. Students will become familiar with emergency services, investigate emergency equipment operations, and learn basic first-aid procedures. Students will talk about important procedures in medical and fire emergencies, and learn what EMT’s have to do in an emergency and rescue operation. This program will teach children important lifesaving skills (CPR/First Aid/AED Training) and how to be prepared to act in an emergency. This program will be offered at Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable.


Construction Exploration Program: July 23 - 27, 2018
*New Program for students entering grades 7, 8, and 9!
Cost: $299
Construction Exploration week is a STEM-based, week-long program for children entering grades 7, 8, and 9. The program provides children with a fun, interactive, hands-on experience in the fundamentals of Architecture, Construction, and Engineering and raises awareness of careers in the construction trades. The children are provided with the tools, skills, and resources to build projects they can take home and share with their parents. Children will also learn from professionals in the field through onsite demonstrations. This program is offered in partnership with Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod. This program will be offered at Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable.
 

Advanced EMT Exploration Program: July 30 - August 3, 2018 *New Program for Students Entering Grades 8 and 9!
Cost: $329
Join us for a week-long Advanced EMT Exploration program for students who have completed basic Summer of Science EMT Exploration and/or students entering grades 8 and 9. Students will have the ability to further enhance their emergency medical education by surveying various advanced concepts including:

  • CPR Recertification
  • EPI-PEN education and practice with EPI Pen trainer
  • International Federation of Animal Welfare disaster presentation and Animal First Aid
  • Mobile Hospital Simulator to practice basic skills learned
  • Mobile Healthcare Delivery services orientation
  • Aeromedical Evacuation orientation and helicopter tour (weather and call dependent)
  • Outdoor basic search and rescue techniques
  • USCG Water Safety presentation
  • Vitals Signs practical review and scenario based discussions

This program will be offered at Cape Cod Community College's Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis.
 

Advanced Design Program: July 30 - August 3, 2018 *For Students Entering Grades 8 and 9!
Cost: $329
Advanced Design week is a creative, STEM-based, week-long program for children entering grades 8 and 9.The Advanced Design Program will focus on developing cutting edge technology skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Muse. These programs make up many of the core elements that professional designers use. Students will work with Photoshop on projects such as photo manipulation, combination, and improvement. When using Illustrator, students will learn about digital drawing, typography and create their own logos. Exploring projects such as poster designs, students will grow their understanding of layout and creative design principles.

Students will also work with Augmented Reality - the same techniques used to create Pokemon Go, and Google Glasses. Students will use Muse to first explore how to design a visually appealing, and easy to navigate an "app". Then each student will create their own website that will allow them to showcase the work they have done.

In addition to the hands on skills using Adobe Creative Suite, students will learn the "why" of design. Why does one design look better than another? As well as how to create a visually pleasing image. This program will be offered at Cape Cod Community College's Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis.

 

Maker Movement: August 610, 2018 *Back by Popular Demand!
Cost: $299
Students will join the Maker Movement! Maker Movement week is a STEM-based, week-long program for children entering grades 6, 7, and 8. From building simple circuits to working with Arduino, a powerful and easy to use open-source prototyping platform, students will learn through active engagement as they explore concepts in electricity & magnetism, computer science and robotics. This program will be offered at Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable.


For more information contact:
Mary Conklin
508.375.5010
ccpe@capecod.edu

 

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