MCC offers K-12 Summer Camps

Note: April 10, 2019 -- The hours for the basketball camp were extended from 9-11 a.m. to 8 a.m. to noon, the cost remains the same.

 Apps, Theatre, Multimedia, Sports and Music

MESA, Arizona -- Feb. 22, 2019 -- Mesa Community College again offers its popular summer camps for students entering K–12. These affordable and sometimes free camps provide opportunities to have fun while learning about music, theatre, multimedia technologies and basketball. All camps are held on MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. Details and registration information is available at

MCC Free Summer Music Camp: Band, Jazz. Orchestra and Choir
9th– 12th grade vocalists or instrumentalists *see below
May 27 - June 6, 2019 Tuition: FREE
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. weekdays; required concerts June 6 and 7

Directors Robert Hunter, Paul Brewer, Craig Peterson and Brian Murphy
Information: 480-461-7575

This extremely popular music camp features educators and professional musicians to nurture young talent in Mesa Community College’s impressive Performing Arts Center. Required concerts the evenings of June 8 and 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 musicians or vocalists. 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.

MCC Kids App Camp
6th– 8th grade Tuition: $199
June 17– 27, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Register:    Note: class size limited and fills quickly.

Director Michelle Traveler
Information: 480-461-7221 or

Learning to make apps is fun, exciting and lucrative! At App Camp, students create a basic app, learn how to program a robot using Swift code and find out what it takes to submit an app to the iTunes App Store.

MCC Magic of Musical Theatre
th– 12th grade (Workshops 1 and 2) Tuition: $285 each workshop
June 3 - 15, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Workshop 1)
June 17 – 28, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Workshop 2)

Directors Sue Anne Lucius and Lindsey Maxson
Information: Alma Quiros, 480-461-7575

Young, budding Broadway stars take to the stage in these summer camps at Mesa Community College’s Magic of Musical Theatre.

MCC Magic Music Kidz
– 4th grade (Workshop 3) Tuition: $150 each workshop
June 17 – 26
11 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Directors Sue Anne Lucius and Linsey Maxson
Information: Alma Quiros, 480-461-7575

Magic Music Kidz is a two-week musical theatre workshop for K–4th graders to explore singing techniques, choreographed movements and creative drama through Broadway tunes.

MCC Multimedia Madness
6th– 8th grade Tuition: $199 each workshop
June 3 – 13, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Register: Note: class size limited and fills quickly

Director Phil Waclawski
Information: 480-461-7468 or

Learn to be a wiz with photo editing and graphics creation for your best-ever Instagram memes. Plus, up your video, audio and animation skills. 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.

Thunderbird Basketball Camp
6th– 9th grade Tuition: $125
June 17 – 27, 2019
8 – 12 p.m.

Director Sherman Forbes and Coach William Young
Information: 480-461-7048 or

A skills-development basketball camp for boys and girls to increase abilities in the fundamentals of ball handling.

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Media Contact: Dawn Zimmer,, 480-461-7892

Mesa Community Collegeis nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 community colleges in the United States and is known for service learning, career and technical programs, civic engagement and innovative approaches to education. The college serves as a resource for career readiness, transfer education, workforce development and lifelong learning. Host to more than 30,000 students annually, MCC offers degree and certificate programs online and at its two campuses and additional locations. Through the implementation of Guided Pathways with Integrated Support Services, MCC is transforming ways it champions student success; college completion, university transfer and career attainment for all students. MCC is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a diverse student body, including more than 400 international students representing over 60 countries, who enrich campus learning experiences. Award-winning faculty are dedicated to student success, providing the education and training to empower MCC students to compete locally and globally. Located in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, MCC is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. Learn more at

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District. MCCCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit

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Publication Date: 
Friday, February 22, 2019