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HCC offers summer camps at campus in Ruskin

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RIVERVIEW Hillsborough Community College campuses will offer entertaining, educational camps for children and teens this summer.

Hillsborough Community College’s Institute for Corporate and Continuing Education will host one-week Kids’ College Camps for students ages seven to 12 at the Regent campus in Riverview, Plant City campus, Collaboration Studio in Ybor City and, for the first time, the South Shore campus in Ruskin.

The camp day will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday June 10 to Aug. 16. Tuition is $120 per student per week and includes extended hours. Students may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. and must be picked up by 5:30 p.m.

Camp topics include music, acting and singing, healthcare, culinary and wellness, chess, paleontology, computers, mystery monsters of Florida, games and apps, fashion design, S.T.E.M., photography and art. Not all camps are available at every location.

Details are available at www.tampatraining.com/kidscollege or by calling (813) 259-6010.

Week-long LEGO Mindstorms Robotics introductory, intermediate and engineering camps for middle-school and high-school teens will take place at the Hillsborough Community College Brandon campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17 to Aug. 2. These are coordinated by the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, the Bay Area Manufacturers Association and Hillsborough Community College.

Each week-long session costs $150 per student. Find more details and register at www.fl-ate.org/projects/camps.html or contact outreach manager Desh Bagley, camps@fl-ate.org or (813) 253-7838.

Game-design and app-invention tech camps for teens will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 to Aug. 16 at The Corporate Training Center on Davis Islands, 39 Columbia Drive, Tampa. For information, visit www.tampatraining.com/kidscollege or call (813) 259-6010.

WHERE TO GO

- HCC at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview

- HCC SouthShore campus, 551 24th St. N.E., Ruskin

- HCC Plant City campus, 1206 N. Park Road, Plant City

- HCC Collaboration Studio, 1602 N. 15th St., Tampa

- The Corporate Training Center, 39 Columbia Drive, Tampa


Send information of community interest to Barbara Routen at Neighbors@tampabay.rr.com.

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