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Youth Programs



at West Windsor Campus

Camp College

Ages: 6-16
When: mid-June to mid-August
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/campcollege
Contact: e-mail campcollege@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3311

Benefit: offers children an enriching alternative to the traditional summer day camp


Tomato Patch Visual and Performing Arts Workshops

Grades: 4-12
When: June, July, August
Website / More Info: www.tomatopatch.org
Contact: e-mail projects@mccc.edu

Benefit: Theater - Dance - Music - Video - Visual Arts
The longest running, most successful multidisciplinary summer arts program in central New Jersey.


Kelsey Kids Playshops

Grades: K-5
When: Jan. to March; Sept. to Nov.
Website / More Info: www.kelseyatmccc.org/playshops
Contact: e-mail projects@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3566

Saturday morning creative theatre workshops, presented in conjunction with Youth Stages under the direction of Jean Prall Rosolino.


at James Kerney Campus

Educational Talent Search

Grades: 6-12
When: yearlong
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/talentsearch
E-mail: brownp@mccc.edu
Phone: 609-570-3184

Benefit: academic, career, and personal counseling

Educational Talent Search provides individual and group counseling sessions, academic advisement and technical assistance to Trenton youth (grades 6-12) and adults, high school drop-outs, and college stop-outs in the areas of career exploration, educational planning, college entrance examination preparation, admission and financial aid procedures and tutoring, on a limited basis, for the purpose of encouraging and assisting in their enrollment in college. All services are free!


NJ GEAR UP / College Bound

Grades: 7-12
When: July, August
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/gearup
Contact: e-mail whitei@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3234

A pre-college program that serves students in the Trenton school district. Students are exposed to a college or university environment, while receiving tutorials, mentoring, and academic and culturally enriching services.


Upward Bound

Grades: high school
When: school year
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/upwardbound/
Contact: e-mail davisd@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3155

Benefit: supports educationally and economically disadvantaged Trenton students who have the desire and potential to succeed in college

During the school year, students receive academic instruction in college preparation and college level courses, after-school tutoring, and preparation for the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). By participating in career, academic and personal counseling sessions, students learn to make difficult decisions about which colleges to attend. College visits and educational field trips are included. All services are free!