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Busy Bodies Kids' College

 ALVIN CAMPUS

CSI Forensics

Put on your detective hat and become a CSI investigator with this camp that explores topics in forensic investigation! Observe a crime scene and take fingerprints and footprints. Question suspects and perform a DNA and blood analysis. Through the use of technology, discover clues left behind that may be invisible to the naked eye. From analyzing handwriting to learning about chromatography, students will enjoy this hands-on camp and develop their scientific and detective skills to help solve a mystery!

Course No.                                  Date(s)                         Time                       Day                Room        Instructor
CSI Forensics (ages 5-7)             To Be Announced         9:00am-12:00pm    M/T/W/TH    H125         C. Bielamowicz
CSI Forensics (ages 8-12)           To Be Announced         1:00pm-04:00pm    M/T/W/TH    H125         C. Bielamowicz
Fee(s): Tuition $150.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu
REGISTRATION:  Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!


Mining & Crafting I


Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® bricks in this fun camp! Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Campers will face new challenges each day, building motorized Bricks 4 Kidz models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. At the end of the week, all Miners and Crafters will go home with a custom minifigure and camp t-shirt! All Lego® pieces remain the property of Bricks 4 Kidz.

Disclaimer: LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. "Minecraft" is a trademark of Notch development AB which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. LEGO®, Chima® and Speedorz® are registered trademarks of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

Course Name                                                   Date(s)                    Time                     Day               Room      Instructor
Mining & Crafting I Lego Camp (Ages 6-12)  To Be Announced   9:00am-12:00       M/T/W/TH    H125        Bricks4Kids
Mining & Crafting I Lego Camp (Ages 6-12)  To Be Announced   1:00pm-4:00pm    M/T/W/TH    H125        Bricks4Kids
Fee(s): Tuition $150.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu
REGISTRATION: 
Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!

 
ROBERT TURNER HIGH SCHOOL - PEARLAND CAMPUS

Creative Writing & Illustration

Hosted by the Author of the Iggy the Iguana, Turtle Town Chapter Book Series and Little Miss Molly Book, Melissa M. Williams with Guest Illustrator Ryan Shaw. At this four day Creative Writing and Illustration Workshop, students will learn to think outside of the box and create unique characters with interesting stories. The author, Melissa M.Williams, will discuss the way she used her own experiences with her pets to create the fictional characters in her books while teaching the use of archetypes, conflict resolution, imagery, voice, tone and original storyline development tactics. Students will learn how to bring their own ideas to life through words and illustrations as professional illustrator, Ryan Shaw, explains the process of connecting the author’s characters with art. During the week, the students will have the opportunity to use their newly learned skills to come up with their own character and develop a unique story that will be eligible for publication in the “I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids” contest.

The Workshop Includes:
• 3 Days of Creative Writing Instruction plus 1 Day of Art Lessons from a Professional Illustrator
• Behind the Scene Publishing Insight
• An Autographed Iggy the Iguana Book, Prizes and Handouts
• Short Story Project
• A Camp T-shirt.

Each student will have a chance to enter their short story in the Read3Zero “I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids” Anthology and be professionally published by Long Tale Publishing! See Read3Zero.org for information.

Course Name                                             Dates                     Time                        Day            Room      Instructor
Creative Writing & Illustration                  To Be Announced  1:00pm-05:00pm     M-Thurs    1605         M. Williams          
Fee(s): Tuition $225.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu
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Advanced Creative Writing & Illustration

Students will spend four days learning all of the fundamental parts to story writing included in the basic creative writing camp, but with greater detail and more focused writing exercises. The Advanced Creative Writing Workshop is meant for the serious writer, ready to take their story to the next level. Plus they will receive a full day of illustration instruction to help develop the perfect main character through written description and illustrated detail. Students are encouraged to bring in previous work from one of their past workshops or writing classes. Summer Campers will take home a short story project and witness the stages of publication from brainstorming to final copy.

Advanced techniques presented during the workshop will include:

• Brainstorming techniques used to spark ideas for characters and stories
• Character development skills using psychological archetypes, essential in proper story-telling
• Fundamental stages of story acts–Intro, Act I, Act II, Act II, Close
• Methods for implementing conflict for the hero
• Learn how to transition the hero–or protagonist–from old self, to new self–story change
• How to reach your reader’s emotions
• Description and Imagery-How to Show not just Tell the story
• Interesting Openings used to Hook readers
• Better ways to Edit
• Dialogue

The Workshop also Includes:

• 3 Days of Creative Writing Instruction plus 1 Day of Art Lessons from a Professional Illustrator
• Behind the Scene Publishing Insight
• An Autographed Iggy the Iguana Book, Prizes and Handouts
• Short Story Project
• A Camp T-shirt

Course Name                                             Dates                       Time                        Day            Room      Instructor      
Advanced Creative Writing & Illust.          To Be Announced   1:00pm-05:00pm     M-Thurs    1606         M. Williams          
Fee(s): Tuition $225.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu
REGISTRATION:  Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!


Engineering and Science

Transform into an engineer with hands-on projects like designing race cars, roller coasters, and pulley systems.  Get to know your world on an elemental level by becoming a budding scientist who explores the science behind slime and blood typing, and build a rocket to launch into the sky. This class is perfect for the curious minded student who loves to build, create, and see how things work!

Course Name                                              Dates           Time                       Day            Room       Instructor
Engineering/Science Camp  (Age 5-7)        TBA            9:00am-12:00pm     M-Thurs    1605         C.Bielamowicz      
Engineering/Science Camp  (Ages 8-12)    TBA            1:00pm-04:00pm     M-Thurs    1605         C.Bielamowicz      
Fee(s): Tuition $150.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu
REGISTRATION: 
Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!


CHI Challenge Camp

Let the legend be told, that in the land of Chima®, only the brave survive. Eight animal tribes battle in pursuit of CHI, the balance of life. Campers will have the opportunity to choose their tribe, while building and battling for victory. Put your Chima® skills to the test throughout this camp, by racing Speedorz® and building motorized models with LEGO® Bricks. Does your tribe have what it takes to become the ultimate master of CHI? Your destiny awaits! At the end of the week, all campers will go home with a custom minifigure and camp t-shirt! All Lego® pieces remain the property of Bricks 4 Kidz.

Disclaimer: LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. "Minecraft" is a trademark of Notch development AB which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. LEGO®, Chima® and Speedorz® are registered trademarks of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

Course Name                                              Dates           Time                        Day            Room       Instructor
CHI Challenge Camp  (Ages 6-12)             TBA             9:00am-12:00pm     M-Thurs    1605          Bricks4kidz           
CHI Challenge Camp  (Ages 6-12)             TBA             1:00pm-04:00pm     M-Thurs    1605          Bricks4kidz          
Fee(s): Tuition $150.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu
REGISTRATION:  Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!


Mining & Crafting I

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® bricks in this fun camp! Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Campers will face new challenges each day, building motorized Bricks 4 Kidz models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. At the end of the week, all Miners and Crafters will go home with a custom mini-figure and camp t-shirt! All Lego® pieces remain the property of Bricks 4 Kidz.

Disclaimer: LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. "Minecraft" is a trademark of Notch development AB which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. LEGO®, Chima® and Speedorz® are registered trademarks of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

Course Name                                              Dates           Time                         Day            Room      Instructor
Mining & Crafting I  (Ages 6-12)               TBA             9:00am-12:00pm      M-Thurs    1605         Bricks4kidz          
Mining & Crafting I  (Ages 6-12)               TBA             1:00pm-04:00pm      M-Thurs    1605         Bricks4kidz          
Fee(s): Tuition $150.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu

REGISTRATION: Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!

Mining & Crafting II
Steve is jumping for joy as he introduces the newest members of his Minecraft® world. Whether or not your child has attended our first camp, reward them with the creativity and excitement this new camp has to offer. Campers will be challenged to bring their virtual designs to life by building new mob figures, mosaics and custom models, incorporating LEGO® Bricks. So, are you ready for the challenge? At the end of the week, all Miners and Crafters will go home with a custom minifigure and camp t-shirt! All Lego® pieces remain the property of Bricks 4 Kids.

Disclaimer: LEGO is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. "Minecraft" is a trademark of Notch development AB which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. LEGO, Chima, and Speedorz are registered trademarks of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

Course Name                                              Dates            Time                        Day            Room       Instructor
Mining & Crafting II  (Ages 6-12)              TBA             9:00am-12:00pm      M-Thurs    1605         Bricks4kidz          
Mining & Crafting II  (Ages 6-12)              TBA             1:00pm-04:00pm      M-Thurs    1605         Bricks4kidz 
Fee(s): Tuition $150.00 Other Fees 0

If you have any questions about Kids' College, please contact Rhonda Myers at 281-756-3729 or rmyers@alvincollege.edu 
REGISTRATION: 
Click here to register on ACC Marketplace!

KARATE - ALVIN CAMPUS

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ACC offers different levels of Karate classes

The beginner to advanced martial arts class for 5 - 12 year old teaches the art, sport, self-discipline and self-confidence aspects of American Karate which is continued in the second class, which is open to beginners to black belts who are 13 years-old and older.  All instructors are certified through the American Society of Karate.  Students are required to purchase a gi (uniform) by the third week of class ($35 CASH ONLY). Note: To advance in rank, students are required to compete in tournaments. See class dates.

Karate (5 - 12yrs) White - Red Belts

This martial arts program is for new students to advanced boys and girls. This class will teach techniques in the art, sport,
and self-defense aspects of American Karate. Uniform required (purchased in class-cash only). Certified instructors.
Tournaments required to advance in ranking. Class will not meet during week of Spring Break (March 15-21, 2015).

Date(s)                          Time                                Day         Room         Instructor
01/15/15 - 03/26/15       06:30PM - 07:30PM       TH            F121           C Fussell
Fee(s): Tuition $70.00 Other Fees $7.00                  
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Karate (Ages 13 - 70 Yrs) Teens & Adults (Beginners to Advanced)

This beginner to black belt martial arts program for teens and adults will teach techniques in the art, sport, self-confidence, self-discipline and self-defense aspects of American Karate. Uniform required (purchased in class – cash only). Tournaments are required to advance in ranking. Certified instructors teach the classes. Classes will not meet during the week of Spring Break (March 15-21, 2015).

Date(s)                           Time                               Day         Room        Instructor
 01/15/15 - 03/26/15      07:30PM - 08:30PM        TH           F121          C Fussell
Fee(s): Tuition $70.00 Other Fees $7.00
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KARATE - MARY MAREK ELEMENTARY

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Karate (5–12yrs) New Students - Advanced (White-Red Belts)

This martial arts program is for Beginner (white belt) boys and girls who have no experience and/or who come from a different martial arts discipline. The Intermediate – Advanced class is for boys and girls who achieved their yellow – red belt in previous ASK classes. This class will teach techniques in the art, sport, self-discipline and self-confidence aspects of American Karate. Uniform required (purchased in class-cash only). Certified instructors. Tournaments are required to advance in ranking. Class will not meet during week of Spring Break (March 15-21, 2015).

Date(s)                          Time                               Day    Room                Instructor   
01/14/15 - 03/25/15      06:30PM - 07:30PM       W       Marek Gym       C Fussell
Fee(s): Tuition $70.00 Other Fees $5.00
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Karate (Ages13-70 Yrs) Teen & Adult (Beginner - Advanced)

This beginner to black belt martial arts program for teens and adults will teach techniques in the art, sport, self-confidence, self-discipline and self-defense aspects of American Karate. Uniform required (purchased in class – cash only). Tournaments are required to advance in ranking. Certified instructors teach the classes. Classes will not meet during the week of Spring Break (March 15-21, 2015).

Date(s)                          Time                                Day      Room                Instructor
01/14/15 - 03/25/15      07:30PM - 08:30PM        W         Marek Gym      C Fussell
Fee(s): Tuition $70.00 Other Fees $5.00
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