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    February 25, 2019
    Apps, Theatre, Multimedia, Sports and Music

    MESA, Arizona -- Feb. 20, 2019 -- Mesa Community College again offers its popular summer camps for students entering K–12. These affordable and sometimes free camps provide opportunities to have fun while learning about music, theatre, multimedia technologies and basketball. All camps are held on MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. Details and registration information is available at mesacc.edu/summercamp.

    MCC Free Summer Music Camp: Band, Jazz. Orchestra and Choir
    9th– 12th grade vocalists or instrumentalists *see below
    May 27 - June 6, 2019 Tuition: FREE
    9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. weekdays; required concerts June 6 and 7
    Register: mesacc.edu/bandcamp

    Directors Robert Hunter, Paul Brewer, Craig Peterson and Brian Murphy
    Information: 480-461-7575

    This extremely popular music camp features educators and professional musicians to nurture young talent in Mesa Community College’s impressive Performing Arts Center. Required concerts the evenings of June 8 and June 9. The MCC Summer Music Camp is tuition FREE through the donations of MCC Performing Arts Center supporters, the college, faculty and staff.
    * Open only to incoming 9th grade through high school senior students who are band, jazz, orchestral musicians or vocalists. Camp placement is limited based on instrumentation and enrollment. Students 9th grade and older will be held a spot with a successful audition and completed application packet.

    MCC Kids App Camp
    6th– 8th grade Tuition: $199
    June 17– 27, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Register: mesacc.edu/summercamp    Note: class size limited and fills quickly.

    Director Michelle Traveler
    Information: 480-461-7221 or michelle.traveler@mesacc.edu

    Learning to make apps is fun, exciting and lucrative! At App Camp, students create a basic app, learn how to program a robot using Swift code and find out what it takes to submit an app to the iTunes App Store.

    MCC Magic of Musical Theatre
    5th– 12th grade (Workshops 1 and 2) Tuition: $28 each workshop
    June 3 - 15, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Workshop 1) 
    June 17 – 28, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Workshop 2)
    Register: mesacc.edu/summercamp

    Directors Sue Anne Lucius and Lindsey Maxson
    Information: Alma Quiros,480-461-7575

    Young, budding Broadway stars take to the stage in these summer camps at Mesa Community College’s Magic of Musical Theatre.

    MCC Magic Music Kidz
    K– 4thgrade (Workshop 3) Tuition: $150 each workshop
    June 17 – 26 
    11 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
    Register: mesacc.edu/summercamp

    Directors Sue Anne Lucius and Linsey Maxson
    Information: Alma Quiros,480-461-7575

    Magic Music Kidz is a two-week musical theatre workshop for K–4th graders to explore singing techniques, choreographed movements and creative drama through Broadway tunes.

    MCC Multimedia Madness
    6th– 8thgrade Tuition: $199 each workshop
    June 3 – 13, 2019
    8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Register: mesacc.edu/summercamp Note: class size limited and fills quickly

    Director Phil Waclawski
    Information: 480-461-7468 or phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

    Learn to be a wiz with photo editing and graphics creation for your best-ever Instagram memes. Plus, up your video, audio and animation skills. MMM Camp delivers fun, interactive instruction about computer graphics, photo editing, 3D modeling as well as basic video/audio editing and animation. Use popular, free, open-source software including Inkscape, Blender 3D, Gnu Image Manipulation Program, Krita, Audacity and LMMS.

    Thunderbird Basketball Camp
    6th– 9thgrade Tuition: $125
    June 17 – 27, 2019
    9 – 11 a.m.
    Register: mesacc.edu/summercamp

    Director Sherman Forbes and Coach William Young
    Information: 480-461-7048 or sherman.forbes@mesacc.edu

    A skills-development basketball camp for boys and girls to increase abilities in the fundamentals of ball handling.

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    Media Contact: Dawn Zimmer, dawnzimmer@mesacc.edu, 480-461-7892

    Mesa Community College is nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 community colleges in the United States and is known for service learning, career and technical programs, civic engagement and innovative approaches to education. The college serves as a resource for career readiness, transfer education, workforce development and lifelong learning. Host to more than 30,000 students annually, MCC offers degree and certificate programs online and at its two campuses and additional locations. Through the implementation of Guided Pathways with Integrated Support Services, MCC is transforming ways it champions student success; college completion, university transfer and career attainment for all students. MCC is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a diverse student body, including more than 400 international students representing over 60 countries, who enrich campus learning experiences. Award-winning faculty are dedicated to student success, providing the education and training to empower MCC students to compete locally and globally. Located in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, MCC is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. Learn more at mesacc.edu

    Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District. MCCCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination

    Dawn Zimmer, Media Relations
    (480) 461-7892