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HCC offers summer camps for teenagers, children
RIVERVIEW Hillsborough Community College campuses will offer entertaining, educational camps for children and teens this summer – and tuition is discounted 15 percent if paid by April 30. Hillsborough Community College’s Institute for Corporate and Continuing Education will host one-week-long Kids’ College Camps for students ages seven to 12 at the Regent campus in Riverview, Plant City campus, Collaboration Studio in Ybor City and, for the first time, the South Shore campus in Ruskin. The camp day will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday June 10 to Aug. 16. Tuition is $120 per student per week and includes extended hours. Students may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. and must be picked up by 5:30 p.m. Camp topics include music, acting and singing, health care, culinary and wellness, chess, paleontology, computers, mystery monsters of Florida, games and apps, fashion design, photography, art and Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). Not all camps are available at every location.Details are available at www.tampatraining.com/kidscollege or by calling (813) 259-6010. Weeklong LEGO Mindstorms Robotics course of all levels — introductory, intermediate and engineering — for middle school and high school teens will take place at the Hillsborough Community College Brandon campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17 to Aug. 2. These are coordinated by the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, the Bay Area Manufacturers Association and HCC. Each weeklong session costs $150 per student. To registers and find more details go to www.fl-ate.org/projects/camps.html or contact outreach manager Desh Bagley, firstname.lastname@example.org or (813) 253-7838. Game design and app-invention tech camps for teens will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 to Aug. 16 at Tampa Corporate Training Center on Davis Islands, 39 Columbia Drive, Tampa. For information, visit www.tampatraining.com/kidscollege or call (813) 259-6010.
WHERE TO GO
HCC at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview
HCC SouthShore campus, 551 24th St., N.E., Ruskin
HCC Plant City campus, 1206 N. Park Road, Plant City
HCC Collaboration Studio, 1602 N. 15th St., Tampa
The Corporate Training Center, 39 Columbia Drive, Tampa
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