Teens who want to learn how to build apps, take apart computers, play with 3D printers, drones, learn video game design and much more need to check out MCC’s Computer and STEM Camps.

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, STEM degree holders have higher incomes than those in non-STEM careers. STEM occupations are growing at 17%, while other occupations are growing at 9.8%.

MCC’s Computer Science Department is offering the camps, which feature fun and engaging ways to educate teens in the STEM fields.

On the Neal Campus-Kingman students will be involved in many STEM projects in the camp. They will be able to play with drones, 3D printers, virtual reality and more. This camp is June 5 – June 15. 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Monday – Thursday.

There will also be an afternoon Video Game Design Camp on the Neal Campus-Kingman. Teens will discover key concepts in computer science by creating basic programs in Java, and apply these concepts in creating games using the popular Game Maker software. This camp is June 5 – June 15. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00p.m. Monday – Thursday.

On the Lake Havasu City Campus Students will get hands-on practice to take apart, rebuild, and build from scratch a personal computer. They’ll learn about hardware, and some software, for personal computers. The skills they will learn are similar to the requirements of the A+ Computer Repair Certification Exam. This camp is June 5 – June 15. 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Monday – Thursday.

MCC’s Bullhead City Campus is offering a video game design camp. Teens will learn about software development. They will discover key concepts in computer science by creating basic programs in Java, and apply these concepts in creating actual Android apps. Android app development will involve the use of smartphone technologies including the touch screen, phonebook, camera, web, GPS, and more. This camp is June 5 – June 15. 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Monday – Thursday.

Teens at MCC’s Colorado City Campus will also build Android apps and learn code during their camp. They will learn how to create basic programs in Java, and use the skills to build Android apps. This camp is June 5 – June 15. 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Monday – Thursday.

The cost of attending a camp is just $10 for each teen and attendees will receive a free shirt. The camps are open to students 14 years old through high school seniors. Students must have completed 8th grade to be eligible for the camp.

For more information on all these great camps call 1-866-MOHAVECC or sign up now at http://ce.mohave.edu. Space is limited, so sign up soon.

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