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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

ACC Busy Bodies Kids College

Although kids will be out of class during the summer months, they still have opportunities to learn at the Alvin Community College Busy Bodies Kids’ College.

This summer’s camps will include topics such as engineering, creative writing and illustration and Lego construction. Registration for the camps is now open and will be open until five days prior to the start of the camp. ACC is closed on Fridays during the summer.

Kids’ College is open to kids between the ages of 5-13 years.

The first of the four-day camps begin on June 16 and they will continue throughout the summer.

The engineering camp will teach kids the aspects of creating things like automobiles, clocks, roller coasters and catapults. The camp will start June 23 at ACC at Turner College and Career High School.

Students who want to know more about the CSI Forensics can participate in the CSI camp, which covers DNA testing, fingerprint identification and suspect questioning. The Forensics camp begins on July 14 at ACC campus in Alvin.

There will be two writing and illustration camps for beginning and advanced students at the Turner campus. One beginner’s camp will be begin on June 16 while a more advanced writing and illustration camp will be hosted on June 23.

There will be several Lego camps including Mining & Crafting I & II and CHI Challenge that will help children learn the basic principles about engineering and architecture. A Lego camp will begin at the ACC campus on July 21. Camps at the Turner location will start on July 7, July 14 and July 28.

The costs for the courses range between $150 to $225.

For more information about the Busy Bodies Kids’ College, call 281-756-3729 or e-mail You can also sign up for the camps online at the ACC Marketplace at under ‘Quicklinks.’

The ACC campus is located at 3110 Mustang Road in Alvin. The Robert Turner College and Career High School is at 4717 Bailey Road in Pearland.

Campus Events Calendar

«November 2015»

November 9, 2015

The Art Department will host the annual Student Art Show on November 9 at the Fine Arts Gallery. There will be student works on display and for sale including drawings, paintings, ceramics and more. For more information call 281-756-3605.
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November 11, 2015

ACC will host a Veterans Day ceremony on November 11 at 12 p.m. at the Memorial Wall. Following the ceremony there will be a dedication at 12:30 p.m. for the new Veterans Center in G Building.

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November 17, 2015

On November 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACC will bring representatives from several universities for the annual University Day event. Students will visit with recruiters to get information on how to transfer once they finish at ACC.

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November 19, 2015

The ACC Board of Regents will have their regular meeting on November 19 at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. For more information call 281-756-3600.
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November 20, 2015

The Foundation’s Gala on November 20 will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Manvel. All proceeds directly benefit ACC students and staff members. The event will begin at 6 p.m. For more information call 281-756-3600 or speak to Wendy Del Bello.

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11/25/2015 - 11/27/2015

November 25-27, 2015

ACC offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 25-27. For more information call 281-756-3500.
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12/5/2015 - 12/12/2015

December 5-12, 2015

Performances of the Drama Department’s The Game’s Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays) will run from December 5-12. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. in the ACC Theatre. The December 6 performance will be at 2:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at

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