It is summer time again! Here at Miami Dade College children and teens enjoy a fun and safe camp environment. Care is available before and after camp to address the scheduling needs of parents. Whether your child is interested in robotics, art, or a camp experience that includes swimming and field trips, summer at MDC is a wonderful experience. Lunch, snacks and field trips are included in the fee for some of the camps.
Students will learn to use coding in order to create and program an application using various softwares. Students will code art, games and music with Kano computing.
Students will learn to rethink about what computers are while assessing new generation of electronic devices. Students will build a Creative Computing using Kano.
Students will develop ideas to create and maintain electronic security devices. The students will invent a Security Device using Little Bits Kit.
Students will be aware of all the different technologies around them, to help them think through local and global issues that can be resolved through technology. Students will build a droid using the LittleBids Droid Inventor Kit.
Students will learn patient care skills, body mechanics and medical terminology. They will learn how to take vital signs and also achieve a CPR BLS Certification.
This hands-on, collaborative course will immerse students in the exciting and popular world of robotics. Working in small teams, students will explore topics like gear ratios, locomotion and energy as you construct robots with the LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics kit. They will learn how to design, build, program and control your robots while putting them through a series of real-world design challenges. Build robots with motors and sensors to explore the environment and perform tasks. Teams will create an explorer robot to maneuver around obstacles, a robot arm which picks up objects, a snake robot which rattles and strikes, and a robot batter that hits pitches.
Middle and high school students will explore the aviation industry and career options in this four-week camp. Career areas include Drones, Air Craft Dispatch and Private Pilot. Students will learn about the FAA requirements regarding drones and Private Pilot certification, as well as the various duties of Aircraft Dispatchers.
This two-week long summer program introduces kids to the world of healthy lifestyle choices through a variety of fun activities culinary lessons. Healthy Kids Camp is designed especially for youths ages 7-12. Children will explore different areas of health education using music and movement, yoga, relaxation exercises, and creative culinary experiences. Join us on a journey to healthy living! Kids will learn it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey to wellness!
This week long summer program introduces teens to the world of entrepreneurship. Whether you want to launch a company, start a non-profit or just be prepared for life after high school, this is the program for you. This is more than just a fun summer program. It is a unique addition to your resume, whether you are applying to college, an internship or a job. You will learn an array of skills including business planning, presenting, team work, project management and professional networking. Our program presents business concepts in a fun and accessible way.
Kids and Teen College provides an educational yet fun environment where kids, teens, and parents can customize their schedule and choose classes they like the most. Kids can choose from a wide variety of weekly programs and activities such as Lego Robotics, Computers and Technology, Science and Nature, Modeling, Public Speaking, Art, Reading, Photography and so much more!
Children will enjoy activities such as computers, field trips, indoor and outdoor games, swimming and arts & crafts. Lunch and snack included.
In this fun-filled week kids will be exposed to the latest cutting edge tennis training methods. Campers will remember our special mix of instruction, team competition and off court activities for the rest of their lives. Sessions will include stroke development, game strategies, match plays and much more.
Have fun developing your skills in Jazz improvisation. Improve your music theory skills and understanding of Jazz styles. Make friends, perform in small groups and jam with some of Miami top’s Jazz instructors. All instruments are welcome: piano, bass, guitar, drums, woodwind, brass and strings.
The camp will focus on fundamentals of setting, passing, hitting, blocking and floor defense. Miami Dade College women’s Volleyball Team is one of the nation’s best!
Campers participate in reading, swimming, social skills, sports, music and environmental activities. Field trips included. Lunch and snacks included. Register students for one week, or select one of the three or nine week clusters and save. No activities July 4.
Campers will compose, record, edit, and mix music using ProTools, the most popular software system in use today. ProTools is the standard for both the recording industry and home use. The aim of this course will be to help students start working on their own projects in Pro Tools. At the end of the camp, they will showcase their productions. Topics include: System capabilities (Record, Edit, Mix, Process, and Deliver Audio), Hard disk basics, Understanding the Pro Tools file system (Session documents, Audio Files, Audio Regions), Navigation and Display basics, Recording modes and techniques, including setting levels, Selection techniques for audio regions (precursor to basic editing), Basic editing skills, Importing audio files, Using fades, Basic mixing examples using Audio-Suite (file-based) plug-ins, Introduction to MIDI within the Pro Tools application. Prerequisites: Familiarity with concepts that include basic computer skills, some audio recording knowledge, and some Pro Tools familiarity (via Pro Tools FREE software or similar).
EV3 Robots have changed the way we think about robotics by making it possible for anyone to build real, working robots. This EV3 program is great for young and enthusiastic kids and teens who like building and designing new things. It begins with the basics as campers build and program a simple robot to experiment with motors, sensors, and EV3 programming. Then, they advance to a series of increasingly sophisticated robots that will show them how to work with advanced programming techniques like data wires, variables, and custom-made programming blocks. They will also learn essential building techniques like how to use beams, gears, and connector blocks effectively in their own designs. Snacks included.
Have fun learning sculpture, painting, and drawing techniques to spark your imagination and creativity. Use various media such as acrylic paint, watercolor, charcoal, air dry clay, pencils and more. Develop your public speaking, teamwork, and leadership skills as you learn how to think on your feet with our improvisation classes. Show off your talent at our final exhibit/show.
"One missing Shark…multiple suspects". In this suspenseful Mystery Camp, campers will challenge their deductive skills in a race to discover who kidnapped our beloved mascot, FINN. Players will have to work in teams to decipher riddles, clues, and interrogate suspects to solve the case! Summer Camp’s riddles and clues will focus on STEM subjects.
If your child loves or is interested in cooking, this is the camp for them. This camp teaches the basics of cooking, avoiding cross contamination, kitchen safety and much more. In conjunction with the MDC’s Culinary Institute, the program will focus on healthy recipes as well as promote healthy eating habits.
Develop cultural awareness and heighten your knowledge of global communities through interactive lessons and activities. Learn language basics to communicate in Mandarin Chinese, learn about the art of Chinese calligraphy, participate and host tea ceremonies, and learn martial art skills.
You will learn valuable workflows that pros use and create and sculpt 3D models. We’ll teach you the fundamentals of character design and rigging before you create your own original 3D props, set pieces and characters.
Create your own video games that can be explored on a PC. You’ll learn the proper workflow to create custom environments, objects and player challenges using Unity. Learn the basics of coding in Unity using the C# programming language.