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Mesa Community College
1833 W. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85202

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MCC Animania Madness Camp

Director Elliot Cherner

June 19 – 22; 26 – 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuition: $199
Grades: 6 through 8 

Registration:  opens March 1, 2017. Forms available soon.
Information: or 480-461-7917

Students have fun as they learn to animate objects and people using a variety of 2D and 3D animation tools. Instruction includes how to move a person realistically, lip-synch, animate many daily tasks and cut out figures on a computer using a variety of photo-editing programs, as well as take photography and video skillsets to the next level. 

MCC Free Summer Music Camp: Band, Jazz. Orchestra and Choir

Directors Robert Hunter, Paul Brewer, Craig Peterson, Brian Murphy

May 30 - June 9, 2017
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. weekdays; concerts evenings June 8, 9
Tuition: Free
Grades:  9 through high school seniors *see exceptions below

Information: 480-461-7575

The 2017 Music Camp is 9 am - 12:30 p.m., Tuesday - Friday Week One and Monday - Friday Week Two with required concerts the evenings of Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9.

The MCC Summer Music Camp is Tuition FREE through the donations of MCC Performing Arts Center supporters, the college, faculty and staff.

Open only to incoming 9th grade through high school senior students who are band, jazz, orchestral or vocal musicians. *Students younger than 9th grade who previously attended MCC summer band camp may apply. Camp placement is limited based on instrumentation and enrollment. Students 9th grade and older will be held a spot with a successful audition and completed application packet.

Magic of Musical Theatre 

Director Sue Ann Lucius

Dates: June 5-17    Workshop 1
                June 19 – June 30   Workshop 2
                July 19 – 29  Workshop 3

Times: 1:30 – 5:30 p.m Workshops 1 &  2
                  11 a.m. – 12:50 p.m Workshop 3

Tuition: $285 Workshop 1 & 2
                     $150 Workshop 3
Grades: 5 through 12  - Workshops 1 & 2
                     K through 4 - Workshop 3

Registration:  opens March 1, 2017. Forms available soon.
Information: Alma Quiros at 480-461-7575

Young, budding Broadway stars will take to the stage in three summer camps at Mesa Community College’s Magic of Musical Theatre. The Magic Music Kidz, Workshop 3, is a two-week musical theatre workshop for K–4th graders to explore singing techniques, choreographed movements and creative drama through Broadway tunes.


Director Bootsie Martinez

June 5 – 8, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuition: $149
Grades: 4 through 6  (10 – 12 years old)

Registration: CANCELLED
Information: 602-730-2730 or

Student will have the fun of hands-on experience learning what real-life crime scene investigators do! Collect crime scene evidence, photograph a scene, dust for fingerprints, cast footprints and figure out blood spatter. On the final day, apply your forensic skills to solve a crime!

Ciencia in Action

Directors Amy Markos, Annapurna Ganesh, Lorie Hendershot

June 12 – 15; 19 – 22, 2017
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuition: $199
Grades: K through 1 - Workshop 1
                    2 through 3 - Workshop 2
                    4 through 6 -  Workshop 3

Registration:  opens March 1, 2017. Forms available soon.
Information: or 480-461-7995

Students will investigate energy and magnetism and explore earth and space concepts as they develop content knowledge and vocabulary in Spanish and English.

Los estudiantes investigaran la energía y magnetismo y exploraran conceptos de la tierra y el espacio mientras desarrollan conocimientos y vocabulario en español e inglés.

MCC Multimedia Madness

Director Phil Waclawski

June 5 – 8; 12 – 15, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuition: $199
Grades: 6 through 8 
Note: class size limited and fills quickly.

Registration:  opens March 1, 2017. Forms available soon.

Students will learn to be a wiz with photo editing and graphics creation for your best ever Instagram and Facebook memes. Plus up your video, audio and animation skill sets. MMM Camp delivers fun, interactive instruction about computer graphics, photo editing, 3D modeling as well as basic video/audio editing and animation. Use popular, free, open-source software including Inkscape, Blender 3D, Gnu Image Manipulation Program, Krita, Audacity and LMMS.