OCC Ignite Curiosity Summer Camps Start May 30

Apr 29, 2024

Dive into a world of exploration and excitement with Olney Central College’s Ignite Curiosity Summer Camps! These fun-filled, one-day camps offer an excellent opportunity for students to explore their interests and hobbies while having a great time with peers.

Students can attend just one camp or all seven while engaging in plenty of hands-on activities under the guidance of OCC instructors. All camps will meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Camps available include:

Metaling Around – Welding | Grades 7-12

Get ready to spark some creativity and light up your summer with our welding camp! Campers will learn all about welding safety and how a Mig Welder works. They will also get to choose their own project to build and make a name plate to take home. The camp will meet on May 30 in the OCC Welding Building.

Jazz for Young Musicians | Grades 5-12

Grab your instrument and get ready to jam as renowned Jazz musician and OCC Director of Bands Wade Baker guides you on an exploration of the musical genre of Jazz. Discover new artists and styles as you study the techniques and nuances of Jazz. The camp will meet June 10 in the OCC Band Room.

Blowing Stuff Up with Science | Grades 5-12

Are you a budding scientist who loves to explore the mysteries of physics and chemistry? If so, you’re in for a treat! We’re going to blow stuff up! Our summer camp offers a unique opportunity for young learners to participate in fun experiments and discover the wonders of science in a way they’ve never experienced before. The camp will meet on June 11.

Stylist for a Day – Cosmetology | Grades 7-12

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a cosmetologist? Spend a day in our Cosmetology Studio and learn to style hair and paint nails like a pro. Get ready to put your creativity to the test as you experiment with different colors and styles to create your own unique look. The camp will meet June 12 at the West Richland Center in Noble.

Starting Your Own Business | Grades 7-12

Ever wanted to start your own business? Join us to learn how to start, develop and market your new business idea. You’ll spend the day and partner with the Small Business Development Center to brainstorm a business idea, learn how to run the business and then create a marketing plan to get a head start on the competition. The camp will meet June 13.

Ew! Awesome Biology | Grades 5-12

Join us for a day of discovery and exploration as we dive into the exciting world of biology! Touch a human brain! See DNA with your own eyes! Our knowledgeable instructors will guide young scientists through a variety of activities and experiments. There will be no shortage of opportunities to learn and have fun. The camp will meet June 14.

My Own Game! Coding | Grades 5-12

This computer gaming summer camp is the perfect place for all budding game developers and coders to learn the ins and outs of creating their own video games. Campers will learn coding and build their own games. The camp will meet on June 17.

The cost, which includes lunch and supplies, is $25 per camp except for Metaling Around, Blowing Stuff Up With Science and Ew! Awesome Biology, which are $35 each. Payment is due at the time of registration.

Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. For more information and registration forms, visit