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Electrical

  • May 24, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Electrical
Tuesday, May 24
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Hazardous Communications

  • June 7, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Electrical
Tuesday, June 7
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn basic safety and health information in the construction field. The program will help individuals identify hazards and how to approach safety concerns.

  • June 13 & 14, 2022
  • Monday  & Tuesday
  • 8:30 am. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC 129
  • COST: $200.00
Monday, June 13 – Tuesday, June 14
8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Safety Health

  • June 14, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Safety Health
      • Safety Best Practices
Tuesday, June 14
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Confined Spaces

  • June 21, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Confined Spaces
Tuesday, June 21
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Maintenance

  • June 28, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Maintenance
Tuesday, June 28
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Incident Investigation

  • July 5, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Incident Investigation (Near Misses)
      • Ergonomics                                                                
Tuesday, July 5
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (1)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 5, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Tuesday, July 5
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Robotics and Computer Programming (1) – Class is Full

Students will have an awesome time building robots that can navigate obstacle courses and respond to a multitude of sensors, including motion, touch, and sound. Our students work with the LEGO® Mindstorms base kit to master the programming of basic movements, and then progress to more difficult challenges. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics irresistibly FUN. You must be 9-12 years old to attend this camp.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 5 – 8, 2022
  • Tuesday – Friday
  • 8:30 – 11:30 am
  • Room ECTC 114
Union
Tuesday, July 5
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Wearable Art- Class is Full

The students will design and decorate a variety of fashion articles and accessories using painting, dyeing, and stitching techniques. They will study fiber art traditions, 2-D design fundamentals, use of color and material, use a sewing machine, a Cricut maker and other decorative media. This class will be fun and enriching for ages 9-18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 5 – 8, 2022
  • Tuesday – Friday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Room BIC 129
Union
Tuesday, July 5
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (2)- Class is Full

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 5, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 11:30 – 12:30 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Tuesday, July 5
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (3)- Class is Full

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 5, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Tuesday, July 5
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grossology Camp – Class is Full

This class is for budding scientists who want to explore all things sticky, slimy, and gooey. Campers will conduct experiments, make gross crafts, and get messy! For students 5-8.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 5-7, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Room Health Science 222/232
Union
Tuesday, July 5
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Basic Archery – Class is Full
Are you a youth who has never shot a bow and arrow before and you’re not sure how to get started? Learn the basics of shooting the bow and arrow utilizing some of the techniques and methods that have been adopted by the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). This program will teach the fundamentals of archery including equipment, safety, stance, and shooting techniques. This course is for youth 10 years of age or older, with the desire to shoot a bow and arrow, but have little or no experience. Learn archery shooting fundamentals while gaining knowledge about equipment options and choices. Note: All equipment will be provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Not recommended for students with shoulder or back injuries.

* Classes will be CANCELLED if we encounter inclement weather — rain or heat (temps more than 90 degrees)

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 6, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 9:00 am to noon
  • Rolla North, parking lot
Rolla
Wednesday, July 6
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Introduction to Industrial Robotics

Learn how to program small industrial robots to perform tasks. Your robot will be able to pick up parts, sort them and place them based on how you write your program. This class is ideal for students who have progressed past Lego Robotics and wish to program industrial robots. No prior programming is necessary. Student ages 12 – 18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 6-7, 2022
  • Wednesday and Thursday
  • 10:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Room BIC 121
Union
Wednesday, July 6
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mammals of Missouri 

Do you know the difference between a red fox and a gray fox?  How many different kinds of skunks live in Missouri?  What’s the largest rodent in North America?  These are just some of the things you will learn when you attend this program brought to you by the Missouri Department of Conservation and hosted by East Central College.   See if you can identify the pelts of the 14 different species of furbearers that live in Missouri, plus a few other kinds of mammals that share the same habitat.   Believe it or not, many of these animals communicate with various calls and vocalizations out in the wild.   See if you can tell the difference between the sounds that mammals make verses the sounds some birds make.   It’s not as easy as you might think!  So come join us at East Central College this summer and enjoy this interactive program that is sure to peak your interest as we learn about Missouri mammals, and a few birds too. Ages 10-17.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 7, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • RNT 110
Rolla
Thursday, July 7
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Basic Archery
Are you a youth who has never shot a bow and arrow before and you’re not sure how to get started? Learn the basics of shooting the bow and arrow utilizing some of the techniques and methods that have been adopted by the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). This program will teach the fundamentals of archery including equipment, safety, stance, and shooting techniques. This course is for youth 10 years of age or older, with the desire to shoot a bow and arrow, but have little or no experience. Learn archery shooting fundamentals while gaining knowledge about equipment options and choices. Note: All equipment will be provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Not recommended for students with shoulder or back injuries.

* Classes will be CANCELLED if we encounter inclement weather — rain or heat (temps more than 90 degrees)

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 7, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 9:00 am to noon
  • Rolla North, parking lot
Rolla
Thursday, July 7
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Introduction to Orienteering
The compass is an excellent tool to help you reach your destination, identify your location, and map you route. In the first part of this program, participants will use a provided 3-2-1 Silva Compass to practice dialing in and taking a bearing, sighting an object, pacing their distance and map-reading. Next, participants will use their skills to complete one of several orienteering courses within the MDC Bray Conservation Area ground by finding target trees with a special symbol specific to their course to work towards unscrambling a secret message! The majority of the class will take place outdoors. Participant should be prepared by wearing appropriate footwear and jeans/pants. The courses will require hiking up and down a steeper slope through forested areas that may be thick with brush – be prepared to orienteer like a pioneer!

* Classes will be CANCELLED if we encounter inclement weather — rain or heat (temps more than 95 degrees)

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 8, 2022
  • Friday
  • 9:00 to noon
  • Bray (Marguerite) Conservation Area, 14220 CR 7000 (Bridge School Road)
Rolla
Friday, July 8
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Junior Welding- Class is Full

Have you heard about welding? Are you interested in the endless possibilities that you can do with it? Here’s your chance to learn about welding and obtain these hands-on welding skills. You will be observing demonstrations, learning safety and welding in a state of the art welding lab, with the ECC Welding instructor. (Ages 13-18)

Gain the skills needed in today’s workplace or use at home!

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 11 – 14, 2022
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 8:00 a.m. – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • Welding Lab Room 130

Participant will need to wear a pair of ankle-high lace-up boots and blue jeans.
*Registration includes welding jacket, gloves and helmet/face guard will be provided.

Union
Monday, July 11
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Newborn/Pediatric Nursing: How to Care for Baby 

Do you have a child that is interested in the field of newborn/pediatric Nursing? A child that is expecting a new sibling? Do you have a child that loves babies? Then this would be a great class for them! Ages 5-8.

Students will learn about newborn care from a Pediatric Nurse and one of East Central College’s own Nursing Instructors! In this four-hour class, we will discuss topics that pertain to normal newborn care. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Changing diapers
  • Swaddling
  • How to change baby’s clothes
  • How to hold baby properly
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • How to soothe baby
  • Vaccine education
  • When to call 911

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 11, 2022
  • Monday
  • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, (Students will need to bring a sack lunch)
  • Nursing Lab HS 138

 

Union
Monday, July 11
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Computer Graphic Art- Class is Full

Students will use freeware to edit photos, make logos, design posters, and use a Cricut maker to complete original applications. You will use software, 2-D design fundamentals, digital photography, image manipulation, use of color and typography. Ages 9-18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 11 – 14, 2022
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 9:00 a.m. – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC 128
Union
Monday, July 11
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Junior-All Things You Cannot See – Class is Full

Students will learn to use microscopes to see the invisible world that surrounds us. You will learn about micro-organisms (bacteria, viruses, and other) and have a chance to use scientific equipment. Ages 9 – 13.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 11, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • RTC 108
Rolla
Monday, July 11
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Court Is in Session

Join this class to learn about all aspects of the judicial system including the need for a prosecuting attorney, a court-appointed defense lawyer, and about courtroom etiquette including dress and speaking out. There will be a mock trial that is youth-friendly to expose students to all avenues of the judicial system. We will work hand-in-hand with a current judge who will help guide the students through this journey. Ages 15-19.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 11  – 15, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Phelps County Court House – Meeting Room
Rolla
Monday, July 11
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Unwritten Rules – Tabletop Game Design

An exploration of game theory and tabletop game design. We will talk about how to design a simple game and how to make it fun and engaging. Each student will prototype a game as a team and then playtest it with the group. Ages 9+

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 12 – 14, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 9-noon
  • Rolla North, Room 110
Rolla
Tuesday, July 12
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pack Your Bags – We’re Going to Europe – Cancelled by Instructor

Students will experience going to Europe without the long plane ride. You will have an introduction to languages, food, art, culture, and history. You will visit Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, the Netherlands, France and Italy, through foods, projects, and slide presentations for each country. Ages  6 – 10.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 12, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 12:00 – 3:00pm
  • RNT 107
Rolla
Tuesday, July 12
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Material Handling

  • July 12, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Material Handling                                                           
Tuesday, July 12
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Science By Brewer – Class is Full

The students will get to explore many aspects of the science industry, including leadership and team building,  exploring their own entrepreneurial ideas. Exploring STEM opens a world of possibilities and will encourage the next generation of leaders. Science is fun and it is OK to noisy and messy. Students will make slime, experiment with milk, soap and food coloring, snap circuits, Oreos and scales. And still more surprises. Ages 8-10.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 12, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • ECTC 114
Union
Tuesday, July 12
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Newborn/Pediatric Nursing: How to Care for Baby 

Do you have a child that is interested in the field of newborn/pediatric Nursing? A child that is expecting a new sibling? Do you have a child that loves babies? Then this would be a great class for them! Ages 5-8.

Students will learn about newborn care from a Pediatric Nurse and one of East Central College’s own Nursing Instructors! In this four-hour class, we will discuss topics that pertain to normal newborn care. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Changing diapers
  • Swaddling
  • How to change baby’s clothes
  • How to hold baby properly
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • How to soothe baby
  • Vaccine education
  • When to call 911

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 12, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, (Students will need to bring a sack lunch)
  • Nursing Lab HS 138

 

Union
Tuesday, July 12
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (4)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 13, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Wednesday, July 13
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Science by Brewer – Class is Full

The students will get to explore many aspects of the science industry, including leadership and team building,  exploring their own entrepreneurial ideas. Exploring STEM opens a world of possibilities and will encourage the next generation of leaders. Science is fun and it is OK to noisy and messy. Students will make slime, experiment with milk, soap and food coloring, snap circuits, Oreos and scales. And still more surprises. Ages 8 – 10.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 13, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 1:00 – 4:00pm
  • Rolla North, Room 110
Rolla
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Junior – Science by Brewer – Class is Full

The students will get to explore many aspects of the science industry, including leadership and team building,  exploring their own entrepreneurial ideas. Exploring STEM opens a world of possibilities and will encourage the next generation of leaders. Science is fun and it is OK to noisy and messy. Students will make slime, experiment with milk, soap and food coloring, snap circuits, Oreos and scales. And still more surprises. Ages 5 – 7.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 13, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 9-noon
  • Rolla North, Room 110
Rolla
Wednesday, July 13
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (6)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 13, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (5)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 13, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 11:30 – 12:30 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Wednesday, July 13
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Newborn/Pediatric Nursing: How to Care for Baby (4)

Do you have a child that is interested in the field of newborn/pediatric Nursing? A child that is expecting a new sibling? Do you have a child that loves babies? Then this would be a great class for them! Ages 5-8.

Students will learn about newborn care from a Pediatric Nurse and one of East Central College’s own Nursing Instructors! In this four-hour class, we will discuss topics that pertain to normal newborn care. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Changing diapers
  • Swaddling
  • How to change baby’s clothes
  • How to hold baby properly
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • How to soothe baby
  • Vaccine education
  • When to call 911

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 14, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, (Students will need to bring a sack lunch)
  • RNT 108

 

Rolla
Thursday, July 14
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Newborn/Pediatric Nursing: How to Care for Baby 

Do you have a child that is interested in the field of newborn/pediatric Nursing? A child that is expecting a new sibling? Do you have a child that loves babies? Then this would be a great class for them! Ages 5-8.

Students will learn about newborn care from a Pediatric Nurse and one of East Central College’s own Nursing Instructors! In this four-hour class, we will discuss topics that pertain to normal newborn care. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Changing diapers
  • Swaddling
  • How to change baby’s clothes
  • How to hold baby properly
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • How to soothe baby
  • Vaccine education
  • When to call 911

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 14, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, (Students will need to bring a sack lunch)
  • Nursing Lab HS 138

 

Union
Thursday, July 14
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

What Was Old Is New Again

Various hand-work activities—including counted cross-stitch, embroidery, and seam sewing for 9 patch quilt block. Students’ individual interest will be encouraged. Ages 10-14.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 21, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Rolla North, RNT 115
Rolla
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

STEM Academy

HS students will learn about science and teaching, and possibly enter a career in science, teaching, or at least consider ECC in a couple of years to further your education. You will meet for a week to talk about science and teaching and plan science activities for younger students to do the following week. Gain the experience of teaching what you recently have learned. Ages 14 – 18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 28, 2022
  • 2 weeks, Monday – Thursday
  • 2:00 – 4:30 pm
  • RTC 108
Rolla
Monday, July 18
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

All Things You Cannot See

Students will learn to use microscopes to see the invisible world that surrounds us. You will learn about micro-organisms (bacteria, viruses, and other) and have a chance to use scientific equipment. Ages 9 – 13.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18, 2022
  • Monday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • RTC 108
Rolla
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Teen Deputy Summer Academy

Are you interested in learning more about law enforcement? Join the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department to explore a week long program to explore what it takes to become a deputy sheriff and the skills you will learn at the law enforcement academy. You will learn about Constitutional Law, traffic, ethics, SWAT, K9 and so much more!

Open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students.

Pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office at 500 W. 2nd Street in Rolla. All registration and application is through them. Application must be completed by July 1, 2022.

For more information, contact:

Detective Mark Williams

mwilliams@phelpscountysheriff.org

573-426-3837

  • July 18-22, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Phelps County Sheriff’s Department
Rolla
Monday, July 18
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Advanced Robotics and Engineering – Class is Full

Take robotics to the next level with the LEGO® Mindstorms base kit! We will advance through different levels of programming with sound, light, touch and ultrasonic sensor to master the programming of basic movements, and then progress to more difficult challenges. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics irresistibly FUN. You must be 11-15 years old to attend this camp.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 21, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 8:30 – 11:30 am
  • Room ECTC 114
Union
Monday, July 18
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Empowering Minds and Body

Each class will be a combination of mindfulness techniques and beSati (an empowering kids fitness program). We will engage in lessons and take steps to improve focus and concentration, increase self-awareness, reduce stress, and develop empathy. We’ll practice basic mindfulness techniques and reflect on them and how they can benefit our daily life. Then students will be guided to an understanding about choosing their thoughts, words and actions to generate a positive state of being through breathing, uplifting movements, and the use of warrior words. Each day will end with a challenge to take positive action. Ages 6-13.

Please bring your mat to class!

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 22, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • ECTC, Conf Rm B
Union
Monday, July 18
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Fishing

Have you thought about a career in sport fishing? Students will gain knowledge in the world of fishing for catfish and other species. The instructor will describe multiple areas for you to focus your attention and energy on, instruct on angling methods, identify multiple rigging methods, and bait. Learn to analyze nature’s effects on fishing, outline water clarity and lures that are best for offsetting the color changes, and apply boat and bank positioning. The instructor will summarize Spring/Fall/Winter staging areas, ways to locate fish in different bodies of water. Learn to analyze structure and how to fish each situation. Ages 13 – 18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 21, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 8:00 – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • Welding Lab Room 130
Union
Monday, July 18
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Picture Yourself As A Nurse

This summer is the time to explore the field of nursing and our nursing camp is a great way to get started! Learn the qualities of a nurse, basic nursing skills, first aid, CPR training, and much more! Learn these skills from Professional Registered Nurses.   Ages 8-16.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18-19, 2022
  • Monday and Tuesday
  • 9:00 am – Noon
  • July 18, Health & Science Bldg, Room 123

 

Union
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Junior Leadership

Junior leadership raises the awareness to youth, the importance of good friends, supporting others, how to intentionally nurture an environment of mutual trust and respect. Participants will be inspired and equipped with powerful knowledge to create effective and sustainable leadership practices. You will be guided through this engaging learning experience featuring live team building events and and discussion of key concepts, with the opportunity to ask questions. Presentations will bring the learning to life and then you will have the opportunity to participate in interactive chats, polls and other small-group activities.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 21, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC Room 131
Union
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Youth Life Skills – Class is Full

Students ages 8-12 will learn “Life Skills” including; basic team building skills, classroom etiquette, home etiquette, basic self-defense techniques and more from a trained martial arts instructor.  This class will emphasize courtesy, respect and confidence while also teaching methods for combating bullying.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18-21, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Center of Self-Defensive Arts, Washington
Union
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Culinary Arts-Pizza from Scratch – Class is Full

This class will learn to make their own dough and sauce for their pizza, as well as a trip to greenhouse. Students will see where the tomatoes, that will be used in the sauce come from, along with other toppings. Students will be able to taste their wonderful creations at the pizza party at the end of the class on Tuesday!  (Subject to slight changes.) Ages 5-10.

NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

  • July 18-19, 2022
  • Monday and Tuesday
  • 9:00 am – noon
  • ROOM: ECTC Kitchen

*As this is a commercial kitchen, participants will be using knives and large equipment with proper supervision and we ask that a preemptive discussion about safety and following instruction be had by parents and child. NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

Union
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cardboard Sculpture – Class is Full

Students will use recycled cardboard to build small and full-scale sculptures. Processes will include planning, modeling, assembly, and finishing. You will practice planning, testing methods, study of structural form, spatial imagination, synthesis of shapes, and decorative media. Ages 9-18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 18 – 21, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00 am – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC Room 129
Union
Monday, July 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Video Game Design and Development – Class is Full

Do you think you might like to be a programmer?  Come learn how to make computer games for your computer or your Android device.  Various programs will be explored.  Ages 9 – 12 years

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 19-21, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 9:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Room ECTC 111
Union
Tuesday, July 19
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Safety Training

  • July 19, 2022
  • $150.00
  • 8:00am – 11:00 am
  • Room 131
  • ECC Business & Industry Center – 42 Prairie Dell Plaza; Union. MO 63089

    • TOPICS

      • Safety Training
      • Best Practices
      • Job Hazard Recognition/Analysis                                                           
Tuesday, July 19
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Winter Sowing – Greenhouse in a Jug

Learn some “cool” ways to start your garden by creating your own Sprouting Jug Greenhouses. Inexpensive, beginner-friendly way to start seeds at any time of the year using a milk jug, seeds and soil. Come to class with a milk jug and leave with planted seeds soon to become flowers. Ages 10-14.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 19, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 10:00 – noon
  • Rolla North, RNT 110
Rolla
Tuesday, July 19
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pack Your Bags – We’re Going to Europe – Cancelled by Instructor

Students will experience going to Europe without the long plane ride. You will have an introduction to languages, food, art, culture, and history. You will visit Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, the Netherlands, France and Italy, through foods, projects, and slide presentations for each country. Ages  6 – 10.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 19, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 12:00 – 3:00pm
  • RNT 107
Rolla
Tuesday, July 19
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Beyond the Board: Intermediate Tabletop Game Design

An exploration of game theory and tabletop game design. We will talk about game balance, challenge level, and explore cooperative vs competitive games. We will prototype a game as a team and then playtest it. Ages 9+

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 19 – 21, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 9-noon
  • Rolla North, Room 108
Rolla
Tuesday, July 19
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Forensic Camp- Class is Full

Learn how Science is applied to criminal investigations through the collection, examination, and evaluation of evidence. Several different areas will be examined such as Forensic Entomology, Spatter and Fiber Analysis, and Forensic Anatomy.  For ages 9 – 13.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 19 – 21, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Room HS 222/232
Union
Tuesday, July 19
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Culinary Arts-Pizza from Scratch – Class is Full

This class will learn to make their own dough and sauce for their pizza, as well as a trip to the greenhouse. Students will see where the tomatoes, that will be used in the sauce come from, along with other toppings. Students will be able to taste their wonderful creations at the pizza party at the end of the class on Thursday! (Subject to slight changes.) Ages 11-18.

NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

  • July 20-21, 2022
  • Wednesday and Thursday
  • 9:00 am – noon
  • ROOM: ECTC Kitchen

*As this is a commercial kitchen, participants will be using knives and large equipment with proper supervision and we ask that a preemptive discussion about safety and following instruction be had by parents and child. NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

Union
Wednesday, July 20
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (7)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13 – 18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 21, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Thursday, July 21
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (9)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 12 and up.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 21, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Thursday, July 21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Escape Room: Post-Apocalyptic (8)

Long after the nuclear apocalypse, your group of wasteland wanderers is searching for a way to purify the radioactive water you depend on. Some clues in an old computer have led you to this ancient, crumbling bomb shelter. Can you solve a scientific mystery and find the water purifier without triggering a meltdown or getting sealed in the vault… forever? Gather a team of 4-6 players and sign up, or try to solve it as a family! Ages 13-18.

*Masks will be required due to the small dimensions of the Escape Room.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 21, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 11:30 – 12:30 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 406
Union
Thursday, July 21
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Newborn/Pediatric Nursing: How to Care for Baby (5)

Do you have a child that is interested in the field of newborn/pediatric Nursing? A child that is expecting a new sibling? Do you have a child that loves babies? Then this would be a great class for them! Ages 5-8.

Students will learn about newborn care from a Pediatric Nurse and one of East Central College’s own Nursing Instructors! In this four-hour class, we will discuss topics that pertain to normal newborn care. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Changing diapers
  • Swaddling
  • How to change baby’s clothes
  • How to hold baby properly
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • How to soothe baby
  • Vaccine education
  • When to call 911

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 21, 2022
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, (Students will need to bring a sack lunch)
  • RNT 108

 

Rolla
Thursday, July 21
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

International Patterns

Students will learn about the many patterns used in Islamic, Asian, and Celtic decorative art. They will design their own project. You will study history and cultures, Mathematics of symmetry, pattern-making, 2-D design fundamentals, use of color, and decorative media. Ages 9 – 18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25 – 28, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Room BIC 129
Union
Monday, July 25
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Culinary Arts-Decorating Fun Foods!- Class is Full

This class will learn to make their own cakes and/or cookies on the first day. On the second day, the students will decorate their Fun Foods  Students will be able to taste their wonderful creations at the end of the class on Tuesday!  (Subject to slight changes.) Ages 5-10.

NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

  • July 25 – 26, 2022
  • Monday and Tuesday
  • 9:00 am – noon
  • ROOM: ECTC Kitchen

*As this is a commercial kitchen, participants will be using knives and large equipment with proper supervision and we ask that a preemptive discussion about safety and following instruction be had by parents and child. NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

Union
Monday, July 25
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Anatomy Camp

Come study the parts of the body and how they work through hands on activities, the use of anatomical models, and animal dissection. This camp is perfect for students with interests in biology or health fields. Plan to dissect at least one animal specimen each day! Ages 14 – 18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • July 25 – 28, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • Noon to 4:00pm
  • HS 222/232
Union
Monday, July 25
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hogwarts Literature and Wizardry- Class is Full

Receive your acceptance to 2022 Hogwarts School of witchcraft and wizardry camp. Come explore the subjects that Harry Potter studied at Hogwarts. Join us as we visit the amazing world of Harry, Ron, Hermione, and of course the infamous You Know Who! Learn proper wand techniques, how to mix potions, and properly play the game of Quidditch. Ages 11 -15.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25-28, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Room ECTC 114/Conf A

 

Union
Monday, July 25
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WEDO Robotics – Class is Full

This summer course is designed to teach beginning robotics students how to experiment with the application of simple machines in a robotic environment. Each student will be assigned his/her own WEDO LEGO robot to use. Participants will learn the core concepts of robot design and WEDO programming. This program is designed for the students who love to tinker and build things that move. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics irresistibly FUN. Ages 6-9.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25, 2022
  • Monday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Rolla North, RNT 108
Rolla
Monday, July 25
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Abra-Kid-Abra Magic for Children- Class is Full

Magic to Amaze Family, Friends & Pets!
Poke a hole in your shirt, then instantly restore it! Vanish a card right out of someone’s hands! Divine which envelope holds the money! Abra-Kid-Abra’s brand new class will teach magic your child can perform in the cafeteria, at the dinner table, or when out with family or friends! Your child will be the life of the party! In addition to the nightly show you’re likely to enjoy, students will star in a family show the last day. Goals are to develop presentation skills, build confidence, and have fun! Ages 5-12.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25 – 28, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC Room 131
Union
Monday, July 25 – Thursday, July 28
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

STEM Academy – Junior – Class is Full

HS students will learn about science and teaching. These students will meet for a week to talk about science and teaching and plan science activities for younger students. The Junior students will be able to take advantage of what the HS students learned in their first week to teach the younger students this week. Ages 6 – 8.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25 – 28, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 2:00 – 4:30 pm
  • RTC 108
Rolla
Monday, July 25
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Robotics and Computer Programming (2) – Class is Full

Students will have an awesome time building robots that can navigate obstacle courses and respond to a multitude of sensors, including motion, touch, and sound. Our students work with the LEGO® Mindstorms base kit to master the programming of basic movements, and then progress to more difficult challenges. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics irresistibly FUN. You must be 9-12 years old to attend this camp.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25 – 28, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 8:30 – 11:30 am
  • Room ECTC 114
Union
Monday, July 25
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Junior Welding (2) – Class is Full

Have you heard about welding? Are you interested in the endless possibilities that you can do with it? Here’s your chance to learn about welding and obtain these hands-on welding skills. You will be observing demonstrations, learning safety and welding in a state of the art welding lab, with the ECC Welding instructor. (Ages 13-18)

Gain the skills needed in today’s workplace or use at home!

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 25 – 28, 2022
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 8:00 a.m. – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • Welding Lab Room 130

Participant will need to wear a pair of ankle-high lace-up boots and blue jeans.
*Registration includes welding jacket, gloves and helmet/face guard will be provided.

Union
Monday, July 25
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Improve your Improv!

Lots of laughter! Explorations in improvisational comedy by using: theater games including acting out quick scenes, creatively inventing new uses for odd objects, movement, expression, playing off other people and timing. Laughter and fun are our goals! Ages 8-13.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 26 – 28, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 10:00 am – noon
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC Room 124
Union
Tuesday, July 26 – Thursday, July 28
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Laugh Your Way to Improv!

Lots of laughter! Explorations in improvisational comedy by using: theater games including acting out quick scenes, creatively inventing new uses for odd objects, movement, expression, playing off other people and timing. Laughter and fun are our goals! Increased confidence in public speaking and performance. Learn to be quick on their feet. Explore vocal variety. Shared experiences with new friends. Lots of healthy laughter! Ages 14 – 18.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 26 – 28, 2022
  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Business & Industry Center  42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive (Map)
  • BIC Room 124
Union
Tuesday, July 26
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Exploring Egyptology 

This class will introduce children to the study of Ancient Egypt. What is Egypt? Where is it? What do Egyptologists really do? They will learn how to write their name in hieroglyphs, why mummies are important (and not scary!!) and why we care so much about an ancient civilization that was developed over 5,000 years ago. The students will be introduced to history, archaeology, and the study of a people far from their own country and comfort zone. Ages 5-12.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 26, 2022
  • Tuesday
  • 9:00 a.m.–noon
  • Rolla North, RNT 108
Rolla
Tuesday, July 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

EV3 Robotics – Class is Full

This summer course is designed to teach older, beginning robotics students how to experiment with the application of simple machines in a robotic environment. Each student will be assigned his/her own LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 robot to use. Participants will learn the core concepts of robot design and EV3 programming. This program is designed for the students who love to tinker and build things that move. Ages 10-14.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • July 27, 2022
  • Wednesday
  • 9:00 – noon
  • Rolla North, RNT 108
Rolla
Wednesday, July 27
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Culinary Arts-Decorating Fun Foods!- Class is Full

This class will learn to make their own cakes and/or cookies on the first day. On the second day, the students will decorate their Fun Foods  Students will be able to taste their wonderful creations at the end of the class on Thursday!  (Subject to slight changes.)  Ages 11-18.

NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

  • July 27-28, 2022
  • Wednesday and Thursday
  • 9:00 am – noon
  • ROOM: ECTC Kitchen

*As this is a commercial kitchen, participants will be using knives and large equipment with proper supervision and we ask that a preemptive discussion about safety and following instruction be had by parents and child. NO FLIP FLOPS! Students, please wear tennis shoes.

Union
Wednesday, July 27
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Basics of Cheerleading Camp

Cheer camp is designed for boys and girls ages 6-10 to learn a few basics. The class will cover motions, jumps, tumbling, and stunting. Participants will learn a new cheer each day that they can perform for family members. Safety for tumbling and stunting will also be taught as well as technique on jumps and motions!  Ages 6 – 10.

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations. Class size is limited.

  • August 1 – 4, 2022
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Center of Self-Defensive Arts, Washington
Union
Monday, August 1
9:00 am - 11:00 am

ECC Youth Theatre Troupe- Class is Full

Students will spend time participating in acting games, improvisation, and an introduction to the rehearsal process. The focus will be on helping students get comfortable performing on stage as well as exploring characterization. Students will also learn stage directions and memorization techniques. The student’s work will be showcased in a student production on Friday, August 5 at noon. Students will be showcasing their talents! This production will be free to the public. Ages 8 – 12 years

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • August 1 – 5, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Room Hansen Hall 134
Union
Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5
8:30 am - 11:30 am

ECC Teen Theatre Troupe 

This camp will focus on students incorporating themselves into the rehearsal process. Students will participate in a 2-week rehearsal process for a one-act performance, on Friday, August 12, at 1:15 p.m. Students will also engage in improvisation/acting games that focus on characterization/character analysis, vocal projection, memorization, and stage movement. Students will also learn the basics of backstage theatre by helping to acquire the props and set for the production’s rehearsal process. This production will be free to the public. Ages 13 – 18 years

Register at least one week prior to the start of class to help avoid class cancellations

  • August 1 – 12, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Room Hansen Hall 134
Union
Monday, August 1
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm