Courses & Programs

Summer Youth Programs

Registration is now open for our 2018 summer youth programs! 

View all of our options.

Call 413.552.2123 or 413.552.2500 with questions, and register at the second floor lobby desk in the Kittredge Center or by mail


  • Three young children holding paintings

    multimedia arts exploration

    Explore a wide variety of art, including watercolor, acrylic, handmade paper, print-making, tie-dyeing, sculpting, and drawing. Students will learn observational drawing in the college's natural surroundings.

  • A young child prepares to shoot a basketball

    basketball shooting clinic

    Designed for beginning and advanced players ages 8-17 and focused solely on shooting, this clinic will use a variety of drills, games, and competitions. A tremendous opportunity for young players to learn from experienced coaches who have had great success on the court. Clinic includes foundations of shooting, shooting off of the catch, shooting off of the dribble, and advanced shooting techniques used in college. 

  • A young girl works on computer programming

    scratch!

    Using this popular, kid-friendly programming language, students will create easy-to-use interactive stories, games, and animations – and share with others around the world!

  • A young boy consults a compass outside on the HCC campus

    wilderness survival

    Explore fields, forests, and wildlife habitats while learning basic survival skills. We'll learn what to pack, and how to track, read a compass, build a shelter and fire, and more. Through games, team challenges, and activities, we'll learn about the environment, our eco-system and the incredible, yet unforgiving, world of nature. Takes place outdoors on HCC's main campus.

  • A young boy tests a small robot

    robotics

    Design, build, and program robots using the Lego Mindstorm Robotics kit. Students will be challenged to design and develop a robot capable of navigating mazes of increasing difficulty and explore how light, touch, and ultrasonic sensors can enhance their robots. Robotics illustrates how math and science are applied in real world situations. 

  • A young boy kicks a soccer ball

    soccer clinic

    A comprehensive soccer clinic for young athletes taught by HCC head coach Rob Galazka, with assistance from top college soccer players. The clinic stresses basic and advanced skills with plenty of one-on-one instruction. Focus on technical and tactical skills. The popular "Clinic Olympics" will be held once again!