SCC’s College 4 Kids summer camp slated for June 17 – 20

Southeastern Community College’s College 4 Kids summer camp returns with an action-packed line-up of fun and educational classes for children ages 7 – 12 on June 17 through June 20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The registration cost is $65, and it includes breakfast and lunch provided by the USDA Summer Food Service Program through Whiteville City Schools.     

“I am looking forward to College 4 Kids, and I can’t wait to have the kids on campus,” said Dawn Williamson, MLT instructor and camp coordinator. “They’ll be doing activities like pottery, cyber security, CrossFit, drone flying, canoeing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and so much more.” 

Williamson explained that campers will do fun activities while learning at the same time. She said that signing up for the automotive class, for example, will offer basic vehicle repair skills, and campers will build a bird house in the construction class. Every camper will leave camp with basic skills knowledge in each class they attend. 

“If you want your child to get a little exercise, there will be field day activities as well,” Williamson added. “All campers will receive a T-shirt and drawstring bag as well as a snack each day.” 

SCC President Dr. Chris English emphasized that College 4 Kids classes are led by SCC instructors, and they will incorporate what they teach in a regular adult course. He said it gives kids a taste of college life and exposure to what SCC has to offer. After a “great response” from the community on last year’s camp, English is “excited to welcome them back” to this year’s camp.  

“College 4 Kids is a wonderful opportunity for young students to explore different career opportunities and classes that will build their academic muscles in a fun and engaging environment,” said Dr. Sylvia Cox, SCC executive vice president. “I especially enjoy seeing all these young students on our SCC campus. They are future Rams in the making.” 

College 4 Kids summer camp is made possible in partnership with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension of Columbus County, CrossFit LKW, Wolfpack Martial Arts, Lumber River State Park, and the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe. Contact Williamson at 910-788-6377 or [email protected] for more information.