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LCC Youth Program

LCC Youth Program

About the LCC Youth Program

The LCC Youth Program is offering GATE and A+ Classes ALL YEAR LONG! Our goal is to offer your student a wide variety of opportunities to enjoy high caliber academic pursuit in the fields of technology, science, math, engineering, arts, Sports Camps and more. Discovering a sense of wonder and enthusiasm for learning, our classes are designed with a maximum of hands-on involvement so that your student is inspired to strive for further academic investigation. Energize your summer, meet new friends and experience new and exciting learning opportunities with the LCC Youth Program.

Fall Semester Saturday Programs

Youth Program Advanced Science

October and November (Saturdays Only)

Five Saturdays = 1 course
LCC East Campus

Morning classes are 9:00am - 12pm

Afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Before and after care not available.

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Spring Semester Saturday Programs

Youth Program LEGO Robotics

February and March (Saturdays Only)

Five Saturdays = 1 course
LCC East Campus

Morning classes are 9:00am - 12pm

Afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Before and after care not available.

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Youth Summer Programs

Youth Program Mission to Mars

June, July, and August (total 8 weeks)

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One Week = 1 course
LCC East Campus, West Campus, LCC North

Morning classes are 9:00am - 12pm

Afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Before and after care provided (included in tuition).

Learn to Swim

Learn to Swim

Offered all Summer long

LCC is offering scholarships for swim lessons to eligible youth in the Lansing community
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ages 9 and under

  • Resident of Lansing or East Lansing

  • Low Income Household (as determined by FREE or reduced school lunch eligibility guidelines)

Learn more about Learn to Swim

Youth Sports Camps

Youth Sports Camps

Offered through LCC's Athletics Department

Summer Sports Camps include:

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Steps for Registration

Help prepare your student for Youth Program Fall Youth College by completing Registration Steps prior to October 2017.

STEP 1:
Read Important Information to Parents here.

STEP 2:
For scholarship information, please contact (517) 483-9308 or email seriousfun@lcc.edu.

STEPS 3:
To enroll your child:

  • Visit our LCC Registration Page for convenient registration and payment processing using your debit, credit, pre-paid credit/debit card.
    • Please contact CEWD Registration at (517) 483-1415 or lcc_cce@lcc.edu for questions.

Parent Forms

The PDF file Recommendation Form (for GATE Classes only) must be filled out by the student's teachers prior to registration. The Recommendation Form is valid for (12) months from time submitted. The Recommendation Form can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to:

  • Lansing Community College Youth Program
    2827 Eyde Parkway
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    Phone: (517) 483-1415
    Fax: (517) 483-9750
    Email: seriousfun@star.lcc.edu

Only 1 Recommendation Form will  be needed per year (not needed if submitted in prior academic semester).

Additional Forms required for all LCC Youth Program. Please print and bring with you on the first day of class:

Youth Camp

Evaluations

Once your student has completed the LCC Youth GATE/ A+ program, please complete:
Parent Evaluation and Student Evaluation, which will be made available at the end of each session (one survey per student).

Questions? We are happy to assist you with questions regarding the Youth Program by phone at: (517) 483-1415.

Mission to Mars

A+ vs. GATE

Lansing Community College is keeping young minds engaged and stimulated to learning experiences during the long summer months. Your student may discover that learning with this hands-on approach opens up a whole new world of possibility!

A+ classes are for all students; no restrictions (except age/grade)

GATE classes are for Gifted and Talented Education. GATE classes require a Recommendation Form from your student's school before the student can enroll into a class.

Locations

LCC East

LCC East
2827 Eyde Parkway
East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 483-1860

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LCC East

LCC North
1013 S. US 27 (S. Pointe Mall)
St. Johns, MI 48879

(989) 224-2017

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LCC West Campus

West Campus
5708 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, MI 48911

(517) 483-1415

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How does my child qualify for GATE?
The Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program requires a recommendation form signed by the student's classroom instructor or school principal. The recommendation form is valid for (12) months from time submitted. We do not look at report cards or test scores, so enrollment is easy. The A+ Classes are open enrollment for all students, no recommendation form required.

What if my child is home schooled, will they still be able to participate in the LCC Youth Program?
We welcome all students-public, private or home schooled. The home school parent/instructor is required to certify reading and comprehension levels for the grade level of the applicant.

Do we have to live in Ingram, Eaton, Shiawassee counties to participate?
No, we welcome all students, including international visitors.

What supplies does my child need?
For most classes all supplies are included. Some specialty classes such as Youth Police Academy require a dress code and photography classes require the students to supply their own camera. The Class Description will list any required supplies.

Is there scholarship assistance available?
Tutition scholarship may be available. Please contact Youth Support Office at (517) 483-9306 or email lcc_cce@lcc.edu for more information.

I am a staff/faculty member of LCC, can I use my tuition waiver?
Please contact CEWD Registration at (517) 483-9853 for instructions on how to use tuition benefits.

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Spring 2018 Saturday Youth Classes

Click on class title to read course description. All morning (9:00am - 12:00pm) and afternoon (1:00pm - 4:00pm) courses are $159. Five sessions equates to one full class. The deadline to register for each course is the first day of that course.

Morning Classes | February 17, 24; March 3, 10, & 17

9:00am - 12:00pm

This is an exciting, hands-on class where we investigate the science behind how different toys work. Taught by a scientist, students will explore the use of electricity, magnetism, friction, gravity and simple machines in toy design. Armed with this knowledge, students will build their own unique working toy to take home! Students will build upon their problem-solving, science, engineering and design skills.
Cost: $159

Grades 2nd - 3rd

9:00am - 12:00pm

Please check back in the near future for description and enrollment opportunities.
Cost: $159

Grades 2nd - 4th

9:00am - 12:00pm

Using Minecraft.edu, students will practice making treasure and puzzle maps for their classmates and families to explore. Additional activities include mapping a local area outside of LCC East and then re-creating it on Minecraft.edu. Students will also explore local and world-wide/historical geographical sites via educational games and in 3D recreated worlds in Minecraft.edu.
Cost: $159

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Grades 3rd - 5th

9:00am - 12:00pm

Please check back in near future for description and enrollment opportunities.
Cost: $159

Grades 6th - 12th

9:00am - 12:00pm

Please check back in near future for description and enrollment opportunities.
Cost: $159

Grades 6th - 12th

9:00am - 12:00pm

Please check back in near future for description and enrollment opportunities.
Cost: $159

Grades 6th - 12th

Afternoon Classes | February 17, 24; March 3, 10, & 17

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn about the use of mythology in modern popular culture. Study the use of mythology in comic books, movies and tv. Learn to write your own myths or put a twist on an old tale. Become a historian of mythology and learn how to use that knowledge to create the myths of the future!
Cost: $159

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Grades 3rd - 6th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Think you can create the undefeated battlebot? Bring it! Whether you have never built a Lego Robot before, or if you are an undisputed master, you are welcome to this class! You will learn to design and build your own Lego EV3 robots limited only by your imagination!
Cost: $159

Grades 4th - 5th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

If you like hands-on science experiments - mixing chemicals, bubbling liquids, lighting metal on fire - then this advanced class is for you! Coat an iron nail with copper, make and test a mini air bag, design an electric maze and so much more. Taught by a chemist, we will explore the fields of chemistry, biology, physical and natural science. We will also have Live Time each day with a live Michigan animal lesson.

Cost: $159

Grades 4th - 6th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn to make animated movies using toys, mini-figures, construction paper, and recycled materials. Learn puppet-making, set-designing, story-telling techniques, story-boarding, and Disney stop-motion-animation strategies. Take home your films on DVD or flash drive by the end of the week.
Cost: $159

Grades 6th - 8th

Summer 2018 Youth Classes

The LCC Summer Youth Program has concluded for this season. Please continue to check back for updates on the Summer 2018 Youth Classes.

Fall 2018 Youth Classes

Please continue to check back for updates on the Fall 2018 Saturday Youth Classes.

Contact Us

If you have questions for would like more information about the LCC Youth Program, feel from to contact us! You may also join our mailing list to stay up-to-date on all things Youth, just click on the Parent Info tab.

Physical Location:
Lansing Community College East Campus
2827 Eyde Pkwy
East Lansing, MI 48823

More About LCC East

Phone: (517) 483-1415
Fax: (517) 483-9750
Email: lcc_cce@lcc.edu

Community Education and Workforce Development
West Campus Room M105
Phone: (517) 483-1338
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