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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


Sports Camps

Ages: 6-13
When: June, July, August
Website / More Info: www.mccc.edu/community_youth_sports
Contact: e-mail zegarskr@mccc.edu; phone 609-570-3779

Benefit: five different camps full of variety and fun open the college's athletic and recreational resources to sports-minded youth

* Basketball Camp
* Field Hockey Camp
* Soccer Camp
* Sports Fitness & Readiness
* Tennis Camp

Click here for brochure with detailed information (pdf)

Most camps are held five days a week from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Physical Education building on the MCCC West Windsor campus. Optional swimming is available from 3 to 3:30 p.m. daily.


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.

SESSION I  (grades 8 - 12+) -- July 5 through July 22, 2021

SESSION II  (grades 4 - 7) -- July 26 through August 12, 2021

  • Classes meet Mondays through Fridays, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • New for 2021: Students select a major concentration in one of the areas, and spend all of their classes in this area for safety purposes. Choose Theater, Dance, Music, or Visual Arts! Classes to be held outside, weather permitting.
  • Concludes with "Evening Of The Arts" a variety-style show and gallery exhibit, to be held outdoors in the Quad, depending on weather.

MASTER CLASS in Acting
for students entering grades 8 - 12+ in the Fall who have an interest in pursuing acting as a potential career path

Focus on helping students learn how to prepare a polished audition piece, as well as further develop their skills in scene work. Students will learn all the “ins and outs” of show business: how to find jobs, audition, agents, headshots, etc. Classes to be held outdoors, weather permitting. Each session culminates with an evening of theater.

SESSION I -- July 5 through July 23, 2021
SESSION II -- July 26 through August 13, 2021


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!


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!