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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.

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.

Youth Summer Programs

Youth Program Mission to Mars

June, July, and August (total 8 weeks)

Click on Summer tab above to see more!

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)

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Youth Sports Camps

Youth Sports Camps

Offered through LCC's Athletics Department

Summer Sports Camps include:

Learn more about Youth Sports Camps

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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 lcc_cce@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: lcc_cce@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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Fall 2017 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 | October 21, 28; November 4, 11, & 18

9:00am - 12:00pm

Learn about Michigan wildlife from a biologist in this fun, interactive GATE class. Plenty of live animals will be brought in each day. We will cover adaptations, behaviors, predator-prey relationships, ecosystems and more. A field trip to Nature Discovery's zoo of reptiles and amphibians is included!
Cost: $159

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Grades 2nd - 4th

9:00am - 12:00pm

STEM lessons are built to engage the creative, problem solving abilities of students. In addition to problem solving skills involving science and technology, students will be asked to use their social problem solving abilities. Build, play and learn!
Cost: $159

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Grades 3rd - 5th

9:00am - 12:00pm

Learn to be a nature scientist! Play nature games & join in outdoor-themed online research projects with kids around the world. Includes a field trip to a local nature center. Students will be making their own bat houses to take home.
Cost: $159

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Grades 4th - 6th

9:00am - 12:00pm

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 Mindstorm EV3 robot limited only by your imagination! Students are encouraged to brainstorm in order to find creative solutions to problems and then develop them through a process of selecting, building, testing and evaluating. This class uses the EV3 Intelligent Brick, a powerful small computer that makes it possible to control motors and collect sensor feedback. Robots can be controlled via smart phone or remote control provided.
Cost: $159

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Grades 6th - 12th

Afternoon Classes | October 21, 28; November 4, 11, & 18

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Younger kids can do robots too! Sphero robotics is a fun, hands-on way for your child to learn the basics of controlling and programming a robot. Easily controlled with provided iPads or your own smartphone, your child will be introduced to the exciting field of robotics! Students will learn and practice the elements of basic robot programming using Sphero Robotics Lightning Lab software, an intuitive, graphical and easy-to-learn programming robot system; Students will learn and practice controlling a robot with an iPad or smartphone; Students will practice teamwork with other students as well as work individually with their own robot.
Cost: $159

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Grades 2nd - 3rd

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Students will be engaged in project based learning where they generate electricity from various renewable resources, build a simple motor, design and build a solar cooker and so much more! Guided by an experienced scientist in this GATE class, they will expand their knowledge of physics and learn how math is applied to this important field.
Cost: $159

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Grades 4th - 6th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you love animation, graphic novels and adventure? Every video game, movie and TV series begins with a great story idea. Learn how to draw and write graphic novels inspired by your favorite games, movies and TV adventures; or create your own magic.

Cost: $159

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Grades 4th - 5th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Photoshop is the world's best-known photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. Join us for a fun week of creative pixel-pushing.
Cost: $159

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Grades 6th - 8th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

How do airplanes stay in the air? What creates lift? Learn the science behind flight, including aerodynamics and meteorology. Take a field trip to the Lansing Airport to see airplanes up close and tour the Control Tower. Explore the future of aviation including various applications, rules for and ethical uses of drones. Have a front row seat to see the LCC Youth Program Phantom Drone at work. This class is taught by an FAA Certified Flight Instructor/Commercial Pilot.
Cost: $159

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Grades 6th - 12th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn cyber citizenship and safety while you design and build your own website and blog. Keep your free URL to continue blogging at home.
Cost: $159

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Grades 6th - 12th

Parent Classes Offered

Conveniently offered at the same location and time as Youth Saturday Classes.

9:15am - 11:45am

Techniques of mindful awareness can help children learn to pay closer attention to their thoughts, feelings and emotions. Come and learn ways to help children reduce stress and anxiety to enhance their well-being. Explore what the research says, get ideas for mindfulness activities and explore children’s literacy that supports mindfulness practices.
Fee: $29

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November 4, 2017

9:15am - 11:45am

From birth children begin learning about the world around them. What skills do children need to learn to build a solid foundation for academic and life success? Come and learn about the critical skills children need to learn and how you can incorporate them into everyday interactions with children.
Fee: $29

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November 11, 2017

Spring 2018 Saturday Youth Classes

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

Summer 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.

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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