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(May 19, 2023 11:25 AM) Jackson College is offering more than a dozen summer camps and programs for area students and community members this year. There’s something for everyone, whether you love sports, art, or learning new things. Jackson College programs and camps are designed to provide attendees a great time while developing skills and making new friends. A complete program guide, along with registration details is located here

Summer camps and activities include:

Boys Youth Basketball Camp

June 19-21, 1-4 p.m.

First through sixth grades

Boys in first through sixth grades can learn the game at Boys Youth Basketball Camp, June 19-21 from 1-4 p.m. in Victor Cuiss Fieldhouse at Jackson College. Campers will learn fundamentals of the game and practice drills with past and future Jets players. They may participate in competitions and 3-on-3 games to practice their skills. Cost is $60 and does include a T-shirt. For more information, contact Coach Chris Johnston at JohnstoChristoj01@jccmi.edu or Ryan Mulnix at Mulnixryan@jccmi.edu.

Registration link here

Summer Theatre Camp

June 19-29 (weekdays), 2-4 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Explore improvisation methods used at Chicago’s Second City to perform a scripted scene. Focus on improv and memorization skills to enhance character development, while having a ton of fun! Camp will be led by Second City Alumni and Jackson College Theatre Instructor Sara Anne Tomczak. With years of acting experience, Sara Anne is currently appearing on NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”

Students ages 12-18 welcome, with all levels of experience! Sign up today and let the show begin. For more information or if you can volunteer, as a JC student or parent, please reach out to Sara Anne at tomczaksaraann@jccmi.edu.

 Registration link here

Summer Art Camp

July 18, 19 & 20, 9-11 a.m.

Ages 8-13

Young people are welcome to get creative at art camp! Cost is just $40. Projects include tie dye canvas bag, printmaking and watercolor. Adjunct instructor and local teacher Lacina Stieber will teach camp.

 Registration link here

Health Professions Summer Boot Camp

June 19-22, 26-29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grades 11 & 12


High school students interested in a future career in healthcare are invited to this two-week boot camp to gain an introduction to options available. Get a head start on what your future could look like, learn about career opportunities from college faculty and get insights on how you can make the best decision for your future!

Free; lunch and supplies provided.

 Registration link here

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Manufacturing Camp

July 31 – Aug. 4  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Grades 5 – 8

Jackson College is collaborating with Shop Rats Foundation to offer a middle school aged manufacturing camp. Students will run milling machines, lathe turning machines, fabrication and welding along with hand tools and small power equipment. Lunch provided each day. Cost $66.

Registration link here 

Visit the above link for a complete list of summer activities at Jackson College. 

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