• Summer Youth Camps and Academies

    Del Mar College has alternative programs available to keep kids active this summer, including the Viking Kids Camp program, youth aquatics, music camps, TexPREP, and Technology camps.bYoung students can have fun while continuing their education, learning how to swim, expanding their musical talents or get hands-on experience using high tech computer technology programs. This year’s schedule of programs includes:

    Viking Kids Camp 

    Youth Aquatics Program

    All State Choir Camp

    Summer Orchestra Program

    Viking Band Camp

    TexPREP

    Technology Camps for Kids

     

    Viking Kids Camp

    Flyer | Course Descriptions | Registration Packet 

    Registration opens April 3, 2017

    Viking Kids Camp provides a fun opportunity for third through eighth grade students to meet new friends and participate in a structured, informative, non-pressured academic environment. Students can choose from a variety of courses related to science, math, art, reading, social science, and foreign language. The camp will be held June 12-July 21, 2017. Classes are offered in one week sessions, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to Noon, for students entering into grades 3-5, and 1-4 p.m. for students entering into grades 6-8. Classes are $75 each.

    Eligibility
    Any student entering the 3rd through the 8th grade is eligible to participate.  A copy of the students current 2016-2017 report card is required for grade entry level verification. 

    Tuition Scholarship Eligibility
    Tuition scholarships are limited and are offered on a first come first serve basis.  To qualify students must receive free or reduced school lunch.  Parents are required to provide a copy of the students free or reduced school lunch benefits form at the time of registration.  Parents can request a copy of this documentation from the student's school nutrition department.  The tuition scholarship application is included in the registration packet and must be approved by the program coordinator at the time of registration. 

    Registration
    Registration is IN PERSON ONLY at the Business and Registration Office (FRONT WINDOW) located at the Center for Economic Development, 3209 South Staples. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.  Classes may be closed due to maximum enrollment or cancelled due to low enrollment.  Prospective students are encouraged to complete all documentation and register early.  

    Click here for a 2017 Registration Packet 

    Registration hours are as follows:
    Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
    Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m  

    Refunds may be made under these conditions:
        1. A 100% refund will be made automatically if the College exercises its right to cancel a class or if a class is full at          the time your registration is received. A class is canceled when there is insufficient enrollment.
        2. A 100% refund will be honored if requested one working day prior to class beginning.
        3. No refund will be issued to students who have been terminated from this program for inappropriate behavior. 

    Books and Supplies
    Not Required 

    Discipline
    Parents will take responsibility for seeing that their son/daughter complies with appropriate college student behavior guidelines provided in the camp registration packet.  Inappropriate behavior or discipline problems will result in dismissal from the program and no refunds will be given upon dismissal from the camp.  Parents will also be financially responsible for any loss to Del Mar College's facilities or equipment that is the direct result of their child's behavior.  

    Transportation
    Parents/guardians are expected to provide daily transportation for students to and from designated drop-off and pick-up locations.  Students should arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before classes begin and be picked up no later than 15 minutes after classes end.  Students will receive direct supervision during classroom instruction time and classroom break periods.  Students will only be released to authorized persons listed on the completed registration packets. 

    Insurance
    Parents/guardians are responsible for providing their child with their own private health and accident insurance. 

    Camp Location

    Del Mar College East Campus, Saint Clair Building, Room 206

    For More Information
    Call us at (361) 698-2122 or contact us via email at ce@delmar.edu  

     

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    Annual Youth Aquatics Program

    Plans for a program of instructional swimming for elementary and middle school age youth. Must be six years of age by August 1, 2017 and/or 12 years of age or younger. 

    No exceptions will be made regarding minimum age requirement. 

    • Elementary and middle school students are eligible to participate in the instructional swimming program. Students must be 6 years of age by August 1, 2017. BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD MUST BE PRESENTED, AT TIME OF REGISTRATION. Students may register for only one section per session but may register for multiple sessions.
    • It is recommended that students enrolling be at least 48 inches in height. All students must be potty trained. Students who cry excessively or refuse to participate, during lessons, are subject to being dropped from the group lessons and tuition will not be refunded. All students must have permission from parent or legal guardian and be in good health. Students will be assigned to an instructor according to skill level: beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Approximately 4-5 students per instructor and classes are co-educational.
    • Carefully review class schedule for meeting dates and times.
    • Fee of $50.00 per child for eight (8) forty-five minute lessons. Fee must be paid, upon registration.
    • Registration begins Monday, May 1, 2017. Register in person at the Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples (Kostoryz/Staples intersection) phone number 698-2122. NO MAIL-IN OR PHONE REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

      Registration days/times are: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 6:00pm; Friday 7:30am – 12:30 pm 

    Del Mar College 
    Group Swimming Lessons  
    2017 

    Each session is two weeks in length.  Register for the most convenient time (see choices below).  Missed classes cannot be rescheduled. 

    Session 1:   Week 1   June 5-8   Mon-Thurs
      Week 2   June 12-15   Mon-Thurs
      Class Times:    4:30-5:15 pm    
          5:30-6:15 pm    
               
    Session 2:  Week 1   June 19-22   Mon-Thurs
      Week 2   June 26-29   Mon-Thurs
      Class Times:   4:30-5:15pm    
          5:30-6:15pm    
               
    Session 3:   Week 1   July 3-7   Mon-Thurs (Class will not meet on July 4th but will meet on July 7th)
      Week 2   July 10-13   Mon-Thurs
      Class Times:   4:30-5:15pm    
          5:30-6:15pm    
               

    *BEGINNER:  Children develop self-confidence while learning stroke development. Skills include front, back and side strokes, rhythmic breathing water games and safety.

    *INTERMEDIATE: Children must be able to complete the following without flotation:  swim 15 meters (any stroke), over arm stroke, tread water for 30 seconds, back float for 15 seconds and be comfortable in the deep water. 

    *ADVANCED:  Children must be able to complete:  25 meter front crawl with rotary breathing, 25 meter backstroke and 3 minute back float. 

    For group lessons to make, there has to be a minimum of three (3) participants in each class.

    Fees must be paid, at time of registration.

    Youth Aquatics Information  

    1. Welcome to the Del Mar College Youth Aquatics Program. It is the aim of the supervisor and the instructors that the participants in this program will achieve as much as possible in acquiring safety and recreational skills for enjoyment in aquatic activities.
    2.  All classes will be held at the Del Mar College Aquatic Center (East Campus), at the scheduled time. Students should come to class, daily (including first class meeting), prepared to get into the water. 
    3. Parents may observe classes from the balcony or patio area provided instruction is not disrupted. PARENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE POOL DECK OR PICNIC TABLES IN POOL AREA. 
    4. Children, who are not enrolled in the program, must be supervised by a parent when in the Aquatic Center or patio area. Do not smoke, eat or drink while in Aquatic Center or patio area.
    5. Youth Aquatics participants and family members are not allowed use of any recreational or instructional equipment and are not allowed to enter any adjoining buildings/areas. 
    6. Class procedures are as follows:
      • Students may dress and shower in the dressing rooms before and after class participation.
      • Students must bring their own towel.
      • A bathing cap is recommended for students with long hair. If bathing cap is not used, hair must be pulled back away from face.
      • No jewelry, hair pins, gum or any other articles detrimental to swimming.
      • Upon entering the pool area, students must check in with instructor and wait on pool deck until instructor begins class.  DO NOT ENTER THE WATER WITHOUT INSTRUCTOR’S PERMISSION. 
      • No glass containers (shampoo, etc) in the building.
      • No rough play will be allowed during class or on deck.
      • Absolutely no running in building or patio area.
      • Please be prompt to class.
      • For safety, students should always dry off, before leaving pool area.
      • Goggles are strongly recommended.
       
    7. Students who are absent are not allowed to make up missed classes. No exceptions. 
    8. Students enrolled in the Del Mar College Youth Aquatics Program do not have access to recreational facilities.
    9. Parents and/or guardians must pick up children on time. Del Mar College is not responsible for participants prior to or after class.  

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    Del Mar College All State Choir Camp

    June 26-29 All-State Choir Camp at Del Mar College: Students entering grades 9 through 12 will receive instruction from outstanding experienced staff made up of music educators. This year’s camp promises to be exciting, instructive and fun as participants prepare to perform Texas Music Educators Association audition music. Participants can expect sectional and full choral rehearsals, instruction in sight-reading, diction and vocal techniques. Camp highlights include a beach party, talent show, movies, a dance, karaoke and more. Formal choir camp activities, including rehearsals and classes, are scheduled in the Fine Arts Center Music Building located on Del Mar College’s East Campus on Ayers Street. Costs are $185 tuition for all participants on or before June 12 ($40 late fee after deadline); $150 overnight housing fee (includes breakfast and shuttle fees) if camper is staying at designated, chaperoned hotel; and $25 for music packets (if student’s school doesn’t provide music). Students who have performed as Texas All-State Choir members qualify for a $50 discount on tuition. A $50 deposit holds all registrants’ places for the camp, which will be applied toward the registration fee. Out-of-town campers will be housed at the Emerald Beach Hotel (361-883-5731) with all meals and shuttle transportation provided. Commuter campers will be provided all meals except breakfast. Adults will provide supervision throughout the entire Del Mar College Choir Camp experience. Students will receive a commemorative camp tee shirt and music binder. Go to www.delmar.edu/music for more camp information and a registration form. Inquiries also can be directed to the DMC Music Office at 361-698-1214 or camp director Dr. Greg Graf at 361-698-1352, 573-915-2109 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.

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    Del Mar College Summer Orchestra Program

    June 1, 8, 15 and 22-23 Del Mar College Summer Orchestra Program for High School String Players to Participate with the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra: High school-aged string players -- including violin, viola, cello and bass -- are invited to play during the DMC Chamber Orchestra’s annual summer concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, June 23, in Wolfe Recital Hall located in the Fine Arts Center Music Building on Del Mar College’s East Campus on Ayers Street. Rehearsals are scheduled 7-9 p.m. Thursday evenings June 1-22. Registration is $40. For more information, contact Music faculty member Todd Ehle at 361-698-1223 or tehle@delmar.edu.


    Del Mar College Viking Band Camp

    June 12-16 46th Annual Del Mar College Viking Band Camp, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Richardson Performance Hall and Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar. Seventh through twelfth grade musicians interested in continuing their musical pursuits during the summer can have fun and meet new friends while attending the DMC Music Department’s Viking Band Camp. Activities provide students opportunities to enjoy music making with encouragement from leading music educators from South Texas. This year’s camp includes honor and concert bands, a percussion ensemble, a brass ensemble, a woodwind ensemble, a jazz band and various chamber music ensembles. Auditions for ensemble and chair placement are scheduled the first day of camp. Final concert is Friday, June 16, in Richardson Performance Hall. Lunch will be provided to all participants as part of the registration fee. Early registration is $150 through the first day of camp. Participants will receive a DVD of the final concert performance and a Viking Band Camp tee shirt. Go to www.delmar.edu/music for more information and to access a registration form or contact the DMC Music Office at 361-698-1211 or Music faculty member Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez at 361-698-1608 or aramirez136@delmar.edu.   

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    Corpus Christi Prefreshman Engineering Program (CCPREP)

    Corpus Christi PREP is the local site of the Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP), which provides educational enrichment opportunities for high ability middle school and high school students interested in pursuing science-based careers. The emphasis of this program will be on study and research work in mathematics, computer science, and engineering. In selecting individuals for participation and otherwise in the administration of this program. PREP will not discriminate on the grounds of race, creed, sex, color, age, handicap, or national origin of any applicant. PREP strongly urges females and students from minority groups who have been traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering to apply for participation.

    Approximately 100 students will be selected to participate in CCPREP.
    Applicants should either be in 6th grade or have completed 6th grade at time of application.

    TexPREP has been recognized by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to the extent that local school districts may grant one credit on the high school transcript of PREP graduates for each summer program component they successfully complete.
     

    Sponsors who have assisted CCPREP with funds or in kind donations include:

    Central Power and Light Company
    Citgo Petroleum Corporation
    Del Mar College
    Flint Hills Resources
    Hoechst-Celanese Corporation
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    National Science Foundation State of Texas
    Sid Richardson Foundation
    Texas Department of Human Services
    Texas Department of Transportation
    Valero Refinery

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    Technology Camps for Kids

    Flyer | Course Descriptions | Registration Packet 

    Registration opens April 3, 2017  

     

    The Del Mar College Technology Camp is a creative summer technology camp designed for students in grades 3rd through 8th.  Students have the opportunity to explore academic areas of computer programming, app creation, and computer animation in a structured, non-pressured academic environment.  Students gain advanced knowledge in working high-tech computer programs which allows them to build, create, and design their own computer programs, apps, and animations.  Students also improve social, critical thinking and problem-solving skills by working in pairs or teams for most of the program.  All student projects created can be saved and shared with family and friends.  The camp will be held June 19-July 27, 2017.  Classes are offered in one week sessions, Monday through Thursday from  9 a.m.-Noon for students entering into grades 3rd-5th and 1-4 p.m. for students entering into grades 6th-8th.  Classes are $130 each. 

    Classes available for 2017: 

    • Code Breakers 
    • Make Your First 3-D Video Game "New for 2017"
    • Minecraft Modders 
    • Lego Games "New for 2017"
    • Star Wars Stop Animation "New for 2017" 
    • Minecraft Animators

    Eligibility
    Any student entering the 3rd through 8th grade is eligible to participate.  A copy of the students current 2016-2017 report card is required for grade entry level verification. 

    Tuition Scholarship Eligibility
    Tuition scholarships are limited and are offered on a first come first serve basis.  To qualify students must receive free or reduced school lunch. Parents are required to provide a copy of the students free or reduced school lunch benefits form at the time of registration.  Parents can request a copy of this documentation from the student's school nutrition department.  The tuition scholarship application is included in the registration packet and must be approved by the program coordinator at the time of registration. 

    Registration
    Registration is IN PERSON ONLY at the Business and Registration Office (FRONT WINDOW) located at the Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St.  Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.  Classes may be closed due to maximum enrollment or cancelled due to low enrollment.  Prospective students are encouraged to complete all documentation and register early. 

    Click Here for a 2017 Registration Packet 

    Registration hours are as follows:
    Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m
    Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  

    Refunds may be made under these conditions:
        1. A 100% refund will be made automatically if the College exercises its rights to cancel a class or if a class if
            full 
    at the time your registration is received.  A class is canceled when there is insufficient enrollment.
        2. A 100% refund will be honored if requested one working day prior to class beginning.
        3. No refund will be issued to students who have been terminated from this program for inappropriate behavior.  

    Books and Supplies
    Not Required 

    Discipline
    Parents will take responsibility for seeing that their son/daughter complies with appropriate college student behavior guidelines provided in the camp registration packet.  Inappropriate behavior or discipline problems will result in dismissal from the program an no refunds will be given for dismissal from the camp.  Parents will be financially responsible for any loss to Del Mar College's facilities or equipment that is the direct result of their child's behavior. 

    Transportation
    Parents/guardians are expected to provide daily transportation for students to and from designated drop-off and pick-up locations.  Students should arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before classes begin and be picked up no later than 15 minutes after classes end.  Students will receive direct supervision during classroom instruction time and classroom break periods.  Students will only be released to authorized persons listed on the completed registration packet. 

    Insurance
    Parents/guardians are responsible for providing their child with their own private health and accident insurance. 

    Camp Location
    Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St., Corpus Christi, TX 78411, Room 124 

    For more information: (361) 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu 

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