Community education josh wurmnest - Parkland College

 
Community education josh wurmnest - Parkland College
community
                                                        July–September 2021

education

josh wurmnest
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kids today = tomorrow's leaders,
ages 11-13
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modern vehicle maintenance:
what you need to know
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pharmacy technician—live online
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EKG technician career prep—live online
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    classes for personal and professional       development
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it’s time.
    You’re ready to try something new.
    Learn a new skill.
    Explore your creativity.
    Kick your career up a notch.
    Maybe even change jobs.
    With Community Education, you’ll find valuable personal and professional
    development opportunities, from career-enhancing workshops and
    certification programs to educational travel, personal enrichment, classes
    for kids, and more. Our programs work around your busy schedule,
    with many online options. At Parkland College, we’re here to offer rich
    possibilities for all ages, all stages of life.

    Why wait?
    We’ve got a class for that!

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contents
4   Cover Story Josh Wurmnest turns setback into                PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    comeback.                                                   30 Computers & Technology Beginner computers
                                                                   PLUS NEW classes in PC troubleshooting; Excel; IT
6   College For Kids Fun, interactive classes in science,          networking, auditing, and systems security; and database
    technology, art, math, coding, robotics, writing, and          design. WIOA-approved classes in JavaScript and work-
    more!                                                          place computing.
13 What's New? With 78 NEW adventures, 14 NEW                   32 Marketing & Communication Certificate classes in
   instructors, and NEW flexible formats, you're sure to find      digital marketing, social media, graphic design software,
   something you'll love.                                          and business writing.
14 Summer Discovery Hands-on experiences for older              33 Business & Management NEW classes in HR and
   students! Learn rock 'n' roll and music recording, auto-        modern productivity for women; NEW work-life work-
   motive, land surveying, machining & welding, drones, and        shop series and certificates in supervising, leadership, and
   girls' STEM; PLUS NEW camps for veterinary medicine             project management PLUS leading edge.
   and farm-to-table cooking.
                                                                35 Career Training Get started in voice acting, learn
17 Online S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camps Code your                        to become a paralegal, and understand bookkeeping for
   own adventure; esports, apps, and multiplayer XP design;        your business.
   PLUS fun with Fortnite, Minecraft, JavaScript, Python,
   Roblox, and VR and 3D game design.                           36 Real Estate Broker's pre-license training; real estate
                                                                   investing; introduction to home inspection.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT                                            38 Continuing Education WIOA-approved customer
                                                                   service exam prep, certification training in food service
20 Health & Wellness NEW classes in Zumba, Medi-
                                                                   sanitation, and accounting and finance; NEW contact
   care, and home care for loved ones; water aerobics, core,
                                                                   tracing class.
   cycling, and fitness center; PLUS NEW high- and low-im-
   pact exercise classes online!                                39 Health Train in CPR, Spanish for health care, or NEW
                                                                   patient care tech, telehealth coordinator, and pharmacy
22 Arts & Crafts Photography PLUS NEW classes in
                                                                   tech careers. WIOA-approved prep classes: home health
   painting, glass blowing, tie-dye, and colored pencil art;
                                                                   aide, phebotomy, dental and medical administrative assis-
   join a music ensemble!
                                                                   tant, and EKG tech.
24 Food & Beverage Cook and enjoy Korean cuisine in
                                                                42 Trades NEW training programs for industrial main-
   NEW classes.
                                                                   tenance, autoCAD, and master automotive technician are
25 Home & Garden All-NEW classes on bees, making                   all WIOA-approved; highway construction training.
   dairy goat products, chicken harvesting, and landscape
                                                                43 Transportation & Distribution Train to earn your
   care; PLUS auto refinishing and maintenance.
                                                                   CDL, PLUS forklift and drone classes.
26 Music Ensembles
27 History Explore more about Robert Allerton and the           44 PARKLAND PRESENTS See what's coming this
   city of Monticello, PLUS U.S. historic events and pop           summer from the Staerkel Planetarium, Giertz Gallery,
   culture milestones in NEW classes.                              and Parkland Theatre.
28 Language & Writing Learn sign language, memoir               47 Parkland Campus Map
   writing styles, and manuscript publication prep; NEW         48 Register Now!
   beginner's guide to getting published.
29 Money Matters Learn the basics of stock investing
   with these NEW classes.
29 Recreation Journey through 100 years of movie
   songs and dances in a NEW online class; holiday movies
   PLUS armchair travel.

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story

                  INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT                             Mandy Briggs
                  Mandy has been involved in aviation for two decades, beginning with flight training at the Institute
                  of Aviation in 2001. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in general
                  engineering. Mandy has worked in several areas of aviation including flight instruction, a corporate
                  flight department, and aerial photography. Along with her flight instructor certificates she holds an
                  airline transport pilot certificate with type ratings in the Falcon 20 and Lear 45. She began instructing
                  at Parkland College’s Institute of Aviation in August 2014. In 2017, Parkland College was awarded a Na-
                  tional Science Foundation grant to begin a UAS program, which Mandy spearheaded while serving as
                  the grant PI. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, traveling, and keeping up with her two daughters.

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mounting a
comeback
Turning a setback into a comeback
Growing up, Josh Wurmnest always thought that he would           So Josh took a position with ag-tech start-up Farmobile in
pursue his love of music. He’d always imagined returning to      Kansas City, KS, where he and his family would live for the
his hometown of Gibson City as a band director, he said.         next three years. But determined to make it work, he kept
                                                                 farming his remaining land back in Illinois with the help
But life has a funny way of not working out the way we plan,     of his father and brother. Eventually, Josh and wife, Sarah,
and yet still placing us exactly where we need to be.            realized that where they really wanted to be was with their
By his second semester at Parkland, Josh had realized that       family here in central Illinois.
music wasn’t his calling, so he decided to return to his roots   But in a world where big corporate farms are only getting
in a much more literal way. Having grown up on a small,          bigger, leaving less and less for the individual family farmer,
500-acre family farm outside of Sibley, it made sense for        Josh needed to find a new opportunity—but one happened
him to transfer to the agricultural business program.            to find him instead, with Heritage FS, an agricultural
 It was during this semester that Josh was approached by         cooperative based in Gilman, IL.
 a neighbor of his parents, who wanted Josh to work with         “Moving back has proved to be a great choice, being close
 him, and eventually take over his whole farming operation.                                    to family and the farm,”
“I was given an unheard-of                                                                     Josh told us. “And working
 opportunity,” Josh said, “and
                                     “Mandy did an awesome job                                 for Heritage FS has been a
 so I stepped into a nearly
 1,400-acre operation.”              presenting the material. If I’d                           tremendous experience thus
                                                                                               far. It’s like having a second
                                     had to sit down and go through                            family.”
Before transitioning to
working on the farm full-time
                                     the FAA book, I wouldn’t have
                                                                                                   Coming back to his roots
in 2011, Josh completed his          passed the course.”                                           yet again, Heritage FS asked
bachelor’s at the University                                                                      Josh to complete the UAS
of Illinois, and continued                                       (unmanned aerial systems) Certification Exam Prep at
onto a master’s as well. Things were looking up for him.         Parkland College Community Education with instructor
But in 2017, after working for seven years on this farm,         Mandy Briggs. “Mandy did an awesome job presenting the
things went sideways. In a surprising turn of events,            material. If I’d had to sit down and go through the FAA
someone else took over the farm, leaving Josh’s future in        (Federal Aviation Administration) book, I wouldn’t have
flux.                                                            passed the course,” Josh admitted.

“This was an unexpected shock,” Josh said, putting it lightly.   Today, Josh wears a variety of different hats in his role
“Our world was turned upside down.”                              as Agronomy Services Specialist, from implementing the
                                                                 new drone scouting program, to supporting sustainable
In the end, he lost 85 percent of his farming ground, all of     growth, but all of them keep him healthily busy, and more
his grain and equipment storage, and worst of all, his home.     importantly, happy. “I’m very excited to see what the future
                                                                 holds for HFS and what my role in that will look like,” he said.

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college for kids
College for Kids makes learning fun. Your kids will love our interactive classes in science, technology, art, math, coding, robotics,
writing, and more!

                                             CFK classes and schedule
June 21–July 1, 12:45–2:45 PM                                         July 12–22, 12:45–2:45 PM
class ID 		                                           ages            class ID 		                                            ages
    10738    Construction Junction                7–10                   10731      Engineering with Legos               7–10
    10740    Treasure Hunting with Geocaching 7–11                       10757      Kapow! It’s Superhero Time           7–10
    10764    Kids in the Kitchen                  7–13                   10730      Brain Busting Bonanza                7–11
    10767    Make Your First Video Game!          8–10                   11042      Art in Motion                        7–13
    10744    Comics, Cartoons, and Zines          10–13                  10766      Kids in the Kitchen                  7–13
    10732    Pawsitively Pets                     10–13                  10771      Minecraft Redstone Engineers         8–10
    10749    Sense Sensations                     10–13                  10733      Pawsitively Pets                     10–13
    10743    CFK Jazz Clinic                      11–13                  10751      Slam Poetry!                         10–13
    10769    Code Breakers                        11–13                  10752      Storybooks, Fables, and Folklore     10–13
    10745    Dare to Draw                         11–13                  10729      Create Your Own Web Page             11–13
    10736    Incredible Apps                      11–13                  10754      Kids Today = Tomorrow’s Leaders      11–13
                                                                         10773      Roblox Makers                        11–13
                                                                         10761      Watercolor Workshop                  11–13

June 21–July 1, 3–5 PM                                                July 12–22, 3–5 PM
class ID 		                                           ages            class ID 		                                            ages
    10762    Kids in the Kitchen                  7–10                   10734      Art and Math Fusion                         7–10
    10726    Messy Scientists                     7–10                   10739      Construction Junction                       7–10
    10765    Kids in the Kitchen                  7–13                   10755      Day at the Zoo                              7–10
    10770    Code Breakers                        8–10                   10824      Messy Scientists                            7–10
    10741    Lights, Camera, Action               8–13                   10774      ROBLOX Makers                               8–10
    10727    Sculpt It                            10–13                  10742      Lights, Camera, Action                      8–13
    10750    Sense Sensations                     10–13                  10753      The Inventor’s Workshop                  10–13
    10748    Babysitting 101 and Beyond           11–13                  10735      All You Knead to Know                       11–13
    10728    Create Your Own Web Page             11–13                  10737      Incredible Apps                             11–13
    10768    Make Your First Video Game!          11–13                  10763      Kids in the Kitchen                         11–13
                                                                         10772      Minecraft Redstone Engineers                11–13

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build & compute

        Code Breakers                                                              Make Your First Video Game
Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS         Calling all gamers! Make your first video game! Learn the steps to de-
through a series of web projects and design challenges. Whether you         signing a 2D platformer game. You’ll explore key design elements such
want to be a Silicon Valley CEO or the next tech star, you’ll be equipped   as conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds,
with the essentials to begin your journey. Returning students can cre-      and simple coding. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to
ate more advanced projects that build on previous work.                     have fun. Returning students can create more advanced projects that
Ages 8–10                                                                   build on previous work.
6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 3–5 PM              Class ID: 10770      Ages 8–10
Deadline: 6/7              $159                                             6/21–7/1                 Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10767
Ages 11–13                                                                  Deadline: 6/7            $159
6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10769            Ages 11–13
Deadline: 6/7              $159                                             6/21–7/1                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM               Class ID: 10768
                                                                            Deadline: 6/7            $159
Create Your Own Web Page, ages 11–13
Do you dream of being a web page designer? Learn to write HTML                     Roblox Makers
code and CSS to enhance your web pages with text formatting,                Unlock the power of Roblox Studio, the world creation tool used by
color, graphics, and multimedia sound. You will gain experience in          real-world Roblox developers! Learn how to build 3D models and cre-
coding and learn techniques that are ideal for those with little or no      ate an adventure in your Roblox world. Bring characters to life with
familiarity with coding or design. Work at your own pace to develop         unique animations you design.
a unique website and gain skills working with friends to develop a          Ages 8–10
group website.                                                              7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 3–5 PM            Class ID: 10774
6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10728        Deadline: 6/28           $159
Deadline: 6/7             $159                                              Ages 11–13
7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10729             7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10773
Deadline: 6/28            $159                                              Deadline: 6/28           $159

Incredible Apps, ages 11–13
Create incredible and powerful apps for iOS using Thunkable, a block-
based coding language. Design an app from beginning to end, screen
by screen. Add design elements such as buttons, text, and images to
create a fully functional app for a mobile device. Perfect for begin-
ners; no experience needed!
6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10736
Deadline: 6/7              $159
7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10737
Deadline: 6/28             $159

        Minecraft Redstone Engineers
Step beyond simply playing Minecraft and become a true Redstone
engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own
carnival with a variety of minigames, roller coasters, and attractions
powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure
blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and
take your Minecraft structures to the next level!
Ages 8–10
7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10771
Deadline: 6/28             $159
Ages 11–13
7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10772
Deadline: 6/28             $159

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design and create

    Comics, Cartoons, and Zines,                                                             Art in Motion, ages 7–13
ages 10–13                                                                          Get ready to move while making art! You’ll be inspired by contempo-
As a comic artist and writer, you can create and star in your own comic             rary and historical art to create fantastic artwork. Learn to create a
book! Learn to tell stories, design characters, and put it all together in          sense of movement and rhythm in your artwork by using color, lines,
your very own comic ’zine. Instructor Justin Farkas guides you through              and patterns. As you dabble in a range of art media, you’ll create art
the process and helps you develop skills in illustration, visual style, and         that actually moves and excites you to get up and move!
editing drawings. No prior drawing experience necessary.                            7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 11042
6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10744                    Deadline: 7/5              $159
Deadline: 6/7              $159
                                                                                        Storybooks, Fables, and Folklore,
        Dare to Draw, ages 11–13                                                    ages 10–13
Always doodling on your homework? Bring that passion and dare                       What makes a story amazing? Look at how stories grow, develop,
to draw! You will experiment with unusual—maybe even peculiar—                      and pull you into places you have never been and connect you with
drawing methods and materials. Use charcoal, watercolor pencils,                    people who can inspire or challenge you. Learn what it takes to make
pastels, sticks, and paint markers to create several unique drawings.               a story last a lifetime. You’ll have a chance to look at famous examples
With guidance from instructor Rusty Clevenger, watch your artistic                  of great stories as well as make your own to share.
talents and creativity grow.                                                        7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10752
6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10745                    Deadline: 6/28             $159
Deadline: 6/7              ONLINE                     $159
                                                                                             Watercolor Workshop, ages 11–13
Sculpt It, ages 10–13                                                               Learn to shade and paint with watercolors and create beautiful works
There are endless possibilities when it comes to sculpting! Use a                   of art! Start at the beginning and learn the basics of color mixing.
variety of fun and unique materials to shape, construct, and create                 Under the direction of artist Rusty Clevenger, you’ll experiment with
sculptures, large and small. Discover how to construct with card-                   how water and paint work together. Try your hand at creating shapes,
board, recyclable materials, wire, and papier-mâché. Gain inspiration               shadows, and layers of color, using both watercolor paints and pencils
from famous artists and use your own creativity to design amazing                   to practice your skills. This is a great class for those who love to draw
sculptures of all kinds.                                                            and paint.
6/21–7/1                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10727                 7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10761
Deadline: 6/7            $159                                                       Deadline: 6/28             ONLINE                        $159

       = More fun with a friend!

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Kapow! It’s Superhero Time,                                                              Fantastical Creatures, ages 7–10
ages 7–10                                                                           Explore a variety of 2D and 3D media by creating artwork inspired by
Captain Marvel and Captain America fans: It’s time to use your own                  real and made-up creatures! Let your imagination go wild as you de-
superpowers and imaginations to create the next great superhe-                      sign crazy creatures, furry animals, wild monsters, or mythical birds.
roes! Whom will your superhero protect or rescue? Discover the                      Under the guidance of instructor Carol Comparetto, you’ll experi-
excitement of creating your own fictional characters, complete with                 ment with various art materials to bring your creatures to life!
extraordinary powers needed to make the world a better place. Write                 7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 11043
the next amazing story, design a comic book, and create a living wax                Deadline: 7/5             $159
museum exhibit to showcase your hero!
7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10757
Deadline: 6/28           $159

                                                          explore & investigate

        All You Knead to Know, ages 11–13                                           Babysitting 101 and Beyond, ages 11–13
Become an expert baker as you discover how to make bread from                       Do you love children? Are you ready to take on new responsibilities as
scratch! Learn fundamental techniques of measuring and weighing                     a babysitter or parent’s helper? You will learn the basics and beyond
each ingredient. Master the important step of kneading and learn                    to keep children safe in your care. Practice basic first aid and discover
how this affects the dough’s texture. Sweet and savory recipes will                 how to handle emergencies. Learn about child-care routines includ-
tempt you to master these techniques so you can make your own                       ing diaper changes, bottle feeding, and age-appropriate behavior
bread at home.                                                                      management. Create your own toolkit with games and activities, and
7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 3–5 PM            Class ID: 10735                  customize your own business materials to make you stand out as a
Deadline: 6/28           ONLINE                    $139                             fantastic and prepared babysitter!
                                                                                    6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM               Class ID: 10748
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/7             $159

                                                                                    Brain Busting Bonanza, ages 7–11
                                                                                    Challenge yourself with mental gymnastics and brain-building work-
                                                                                    outs. Tumble your way through puzzling brain teasers and compete
                                                                                    as you solve daily logic problems. Work individually and with team-
                                                                                    mates to tackle games that test your logic skills in friendly competi-
                                                                                    tions. You will use your powers of logic and creativity to match wits
                                                                                    with others!
                                                                                    7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10730
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/28             $159

                                                                                    Construction Junction, ages 7–10
                                                                                    Calling all kids who love to invent and build! Work in groups to build a
                                                                                    Rube Goldberg machine and sharpen your problem-solving skills. Like
                                                                                    the game Mousetrap, these machines are complicated but perform a
                                                                                    very simple task. Use a variety of materials to build your own contrap-
                                                                                    tion, device, or invention.
                                                                                    6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10738
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/7              $159
                                                                                    7/12–7/22                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM              Class ID: 10739
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/28             $159

      = More fun with a friend!

 Location Key: CE Parkland College Community Education 1315 N Mattis Ave, C • CEA Construction Education Alliance 1317 N Mattis Ave, C • ES Eastland Suites 1907
 N Cunningham Ave, U • Joy of Illinois Joy of Illinois Farm, 1689 CR 400 E, C • PC Parkland College MAIN CAMPUS 2400 W Bradley Ave, C

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Day at the Zoo, ages 7–10
Do you like spending time at the zoo and learning about animals?
Now is your chance to create your very own zoo. Design your zoo lay-
out by learning everyday math skills in area, perimeter, addition, and
subtraction. Research a variety of animals in order to decide which
ones to purchase for your zoo and choose a special one to feature
as the star of the show. Using ratios and foam clay, you will create a
scale model of this animal and its zoo habitat!
7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM              Class ID: 10755
Deadline: 6/28            $159

Engineering with Legos, ages 7–10
This foundational Lego class will inspire future engineers! Begin with
reading diagrams and progress to measuring properties as you gain
experience and confidence with simple methods. Work in pairs to
build mechanisms, investigate motorized machines, calibrate and
capture wind, and study gearing apparatus with a simple motorized
Lego set.
7/12–7/22               Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10731
Deadline: 6/28          $159                                             Messy Scientists, ages 7–10
                                                                         It’s time to get messy and have fun exploring the world of science!
Kids in the Kitchen                                                      You will investigate the properties of science through wacky experi-
Do you dream of becoming a world-class chef? Join this CFK favorite      ments. Explore chemistry by making dancing pasta and jelly volca-
and discover a variety of local, American, and international flavors.    noes. Learn about the properties of water by designing an aqua filter.
Master basic cooking skills, try your hand at some yummy baking, and     Investigate how molecules work by making elephant toothpaste. Pre-
gain an understanding of kitchen and food safety skills. A variety of    pare to make a mess and discover how the world around us works.
dishes will be prepared, including a few CFK traditions.                 6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10726
Ages 7–10                                                                Deadline: 6/7             $159
6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10762     7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10824
Deadline: 6/7             $159                                           Deadline: 6/28            $159
Ages 11–13
7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10763     Pawsitively Pets, ages 10–13
Deadline: 6/28            $159                                           Looking for ways to show your family that you will be a responsible
Ages 7–13		                                                              pet owner or caregiver? Become an expert in understanding your
6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10764          pet’s daily needs and keeping your pet healthy. Observe and interact
Deadline: 6/7             ONLINE                     $139                with animal ambassadors from the Champaign County Humane Soci-
6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10765     ety so you understand the body language and emotions of pets.
Deadline: 6/7             ONLINE                     $139                6/21–7/1                 Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10732
7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10766          Deadline: 6/7            $159
Deadline: 6/28            ONLINE                     $139                7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10733
                                                                         Deadline: 6/28           $159
    Kids Today = Tomorrow’s Leaders,
ages 11–13                                                                      Sense Sensations, ages 10–13
Do you admire Greta Thunberg, the highly regarded teen activist who      Do you know what your sensational senses tell you about the world?
is admired around the globe for her leadership? Like Greta, you can      Investigate how your senses—sight, sound, taste, hearing, and smell—
learn to use your voice to make change and develop leadership skills.    respond to stimuli that are all around you. Come ready to conduct
Through teamwork and interactive, fun discussions, you’ll be inspired    cool, hands-on experiments, get a little dirty, and discover how your
to address a community problem that is meaningful to you and come        senses work together to send messages to your brain.
up with ways to shape the solution.                                      6/21–7/1                 Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10749
7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10754           Deadline: 6/7            $159
Deadline: 6/28           $159                                            6/21–7/1                 Mon–Thu 3–5 PM                Class ID: 10750
                                                                         Deadline: 6/7            $159

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The Inventor’s Workshop,                                                        Treasure Hunting with Geocaching,
ages 10–13                                                                          ages 7–11
Do you love to tinker and create? Do you have the next million-dollar               Grab your hiking gear and let’s go treasure hunting! Join instructor
idea? Explore famous inventions of the past and create inventions                   Sara Frankie on this exciting geocaching adventure to find treasures
of your own! Tackle challenges and complete projects in this Maker                  hidden on Parkland’s campus. You will learn map-reading skills and
Space, the perfect place to turn your dreams into reality.                          how to construct and hide a cache using GPS and maps. Create your
7/12–7/22                Mon–Thu 3–5 PM             Class ID: 10753                 own hunt that stumps your friends!
Deadline: 6/28            $159                                                      6/21–7/1                  Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10740
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/7             $159

                                                                                                            on & off stage

                                                                                    CFK Jazz Clinic, ages 11–13
                                                                                    Shake, rattle, and roll with CFK’s very own jazz combo. Under the
                                                                                    direction of Stacey Peterik, you will learn the fundamentals of the jazz
                                                                                    style. Try improvising and learn about the big band sound and other
                                                                                    forms of jazz while improving your skills. Perfect for those who play a
                                                                                    band instrument such as drums, piano, bass, or guitar.
                                                                                    All levels of musicians welcome. Bring your instrument to class.
                                                                                    6/21–7/1                   Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10743
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/7              $159

                                                                                    Lights, Camera, Action, ages 8–13
                                                                                    It’s your chance to make a real TV show! Learn the fundamentals of
                                                                                    TV production with hands-on training in camera operation, switching,
                                                                                    lighting, titling, and audio. Work with the crew to create and star in a
                                                                                    TV program, which may be broadcast on Parkland College’s television
                                                                                    channel, PCTV.
                                                                                    6/21–7/1                    Mon–Thu 3–5 PM            Class ID: 10741
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/7               $159
                                                                                    7/12–7/22                   Mon–Thu 3–5 PM            Class ID: 10742
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/28              $159
  INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT
                                                                                             Slam Poetry! ages 10–13
  Sania Zaffir                                                                      Slam poetry is an amazing art form that combines writing, speaking,
  Sania is a special education teacher for the Life Skills program                  performance, and audience participation. Local author and poet
  at Urbana Middle School. Sania received her bachelor’s degree                     Ashanti Files will share her experiences in this high-energy class and
  from Loyola University Chicago and is working on her master’s                     help you find your voice. Gain skills in writing and speaking poetry,
  at University of Illinois. She has experience teaching a civic                    learn to share your ideas or story in a powerful way, and become a
  summer camp to youth at Loyola University in Chicago and so-                      confident poet! Bring your willingness to try something fun and new.
  cial change and leadership to undergraduate students. During                      Camp will culminate in an exciting poetry slam!
  her free time, she enjoys walking with her dog, being outside,                    7/12–7/22                 Mon–Thu 12:45–2:45 PM Class ID: 10751
  and trying new food.                                                              Deadline: 6/28            $159

      = More fun with a friend!

 Location Key: CE Parkland College Community Education 1315 N Mattis Ave, C • CEA Construction Education Alliance 1317 N Mattis Ave, C • ES Eastland Suites 1907
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CFK registration information

Registration deadlines                                                      is $129 per class. Proof of eligibility for free or reduced-cost lunch is
Monday, June 7, for classes offered June 21–July 1                          required; you may request documentation from your child’s school.
Monday, June 28, for classes offered July 12–22                             Documentation must be provided within one week of registration
                                                                            or the child will be dropped from the class. To register and receive
Registration Tips                                                           the reduced tuition, please use our online registration system. When
Improve your chances of enrolling your child in his/her favorite classes    checking out, enter the code CFK2021. Select APPLY CLASS CODE and
by registering online and early.                                            the price will be automatically adjusted.
Please enroll your child in age-appropriate classes. All students must      Continue by selecting CHECKOUT.
meet the required age for the class by the start date of the class.
The cost is $159 per class, unless otherwise noted.                         Scholarships
Confirmation will be emailed once your registration is complete.            A limited number of scholarships are available for those who qualify
                                                                            for reduced tuition. Please print the scholarship form from parkland.
Class Cancellation                                                          edu/cfk, or email communityeducation@parkland.edu for more
Due to COVID-19, all programs are subject to change or cancellation         information. Online registration is not available for scholarship appli-
based on state and local guidelines. College for Kids reserves the right    cants. Only one scholarship for one class will be awarded per student.
to cancel any class not meeting the minimum enrollment.                     Refunds will not be provided for classes that are awarded by scholar-
Cancellations will be made the day after the registration deadline. In      ship. Community Education gratefully acknowledges financial support
the event of a cancellation, we will attempt to place your child into an    for scholarships from the Parkland College Foundation, Champaign
available class with your permission.                                       West Rotary, and C-U Kiwanis Club.

Safety and Security                                                         Drop-Off and Pick-Up
All students must properly wear face masks at all times. In an              Classes begin at 12:45 pm and 3 pm. Students should be dropped off
effort to maintain high standards of safety, College for Kids requires      between 12:30 pm and 12:45 pm, or between 2:45 pm and 3 pm. No stu-
all students to have a Parkland College photo taken on the first day        dent may be dropped off before 12:30 pm. Classes end at 2:45 pm and
of class. Staff will provide supervision during and between class times     5 pm. Parents or guardians must check their child in on the first day of
for all College for Kids students. If your child has any special needs or   class. Late fees will be assessed at $1 per minute after 2:45 pm or 5 pm.
allergies, be sure to indicate these at the time of registration.           If you know that you will be late for pick-up, please call 217/351-2235 to
                                                                            notify staff. Those attending classes at both times will be supervised
Reduced Tuition                                                             between classes. Please see the map in this brochure for the drop-off
Reduced tuition is available for students who receive free or reduced       and pick-up location. Students may self-sign out at the end of the day,
lunch at school. For those who qualify for reduced tuition, the cost        or a parent or guardian must sign them out. Indicate your preference
                                                                            at the time of registration.

                                                     four easy ways to register
ONLINE                                                                      BY MAIL
parkland.edu/ceRegister. Click SEARCH FOR A CLASS, and enter                Fill out the registration form (one per child), sign it, and mail it to 1315
the class ID. Note: You must set up a household profile and list the        N. Mattis Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821. Checks only, or call to complete
parent or guardian as the primary account holder. Add your child and        credit card transaction at 217/351-2235.
register him or her. Credit card payments only.                             BY FAX
IN PERSON                                                                   Fill out the registration form (one per child), sign it, and fax it to
                                                                            217/351-5928. Please call 217/351-2235 to complete credit card transac-
Fill out the registration form (one per child), sign it, and bring it to 1315
N. Mattis Avenue in Champaign. Credit card, check, or cash accepted.        tion, or appear in person to pay by check or cash.
Monday–Friday, 10 am–2 pm.
                                            Payment must be received before registration is confirmed.

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what’s new?
    78 new classes, 14 new instructors, 9 flexible format classes, 136
    ONLINE classes, and endless adventures. There’s lots to discover!
    If you’ve never tried a Community Education course, now’s the time.

youth                                                                         The Lazy Landscaper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25
Code Breakers, ages 8–13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 7          Introduction to Automotive Refinishing  . . . . . . p 25
Make Your First Video Game, ages 8–13 . . . . . . . . p 7                     Modern Vehicle Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 26
Minecraft Redstone Engineers, ages 8–13 . . . . . . p 7                       Images of America: Robert Allerton . . . . . . . . . . p 27
Roblox Makers, ages 8–13  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 7           Images of America: Monticello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 27
Comics, Cartoons, and Zines, ages 10–13 . . . . . . . p 8                     American History and Today . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 27
Dare to Draw, ages 11–13  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 8         Safari into Tanzania, Mozambique,
Kapow! It’s Superhero Time, ages 7–10 . . . . . . . . p 8                     and Madagascar  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 27
Storybooks, Fables, and Folklore, ages 10–13 . . . p 8                        Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published  . . . . . . . p 28
Watercolor Workshop, ages 11–13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 8                 Introduction to Stock Options  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 29
Art in Motion, ages 7–13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 9        Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My! . . . . . . . . p 29
Fantastical Creatures, ages 7–10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 9              Movie Music Romance II  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 29
All You Knead to Know, ages 11–13 . . . . . . . . . . . . p 9
                                                                              professional
Day at the Zoo, ages 7–10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 10
                                                                              Introduction to PC Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . p 30
Kids Today = Tomorrow’s Leaders, ages 11–13 . . p 10
                                                                              Excel Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 30
Sense Sensations, ages 10–13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 10
                                                                              Excel: Format Like a Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 30
The Inventor’s Workshop, ages 10–13  . . . . . . . .  p 11
                                                                              Excel: Pivot Tables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 30
Slam Poetry! ages 10–13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  p 11
                                                                              Certified Information Security Manager . . . . . . p 31
Culinary Thyme: Farm to Table, ages 14–17 . . . . p 16
                                                                              CIW JavaScript Specialist  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 31
Vet Med Camp, ages 14–17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 16
                                                                              Certified Information Systems Auditor . . . . . . . p 31
                                                                              Certified Information Systems
personal                                                                      Security Professional . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 32
HIIT the Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 20
                                                                              CIW Database Design Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 32
Lengthen and Strengthen  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 20
                                                                              How to Get Sh*t Done: Book Group . . . . . . . . . . p 33
Shape and Tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 20
                                                                              Work–Life Workshop Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 33
Zumba Gold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 20
                                                                              15 Invaluable Laws of Growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 33
Introduction to Medicare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 21
                                                                              Intentional Living . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 33
When a Loved One Needs Help at Home . . . . . . p 21
                                                                              What Is Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)? . . . . p 33
Landscape Painting Simplified . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 22
                                                                              Self-Care: How to Set Clear Priorities . . . . . . . . p 33
Painting the Still Life: Summer Whites  . . . . . . . p 22
                                                                              Associate Professional in Human Resources  . . . . p 35
Flower Power with Colored Pencils . . . . . . . . . . p 23
                                                                              Human Resources Professional Exam Prep . . . . p 35
Fire It Up! Intermediate Glass Blowing  . . . . . . . p 23
                                                                              Introduction to Home Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . p 36
Totally Tie-Dye  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 23
                                                                              Contact Tracing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 38
Korean Cooking Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 24
                                                                              Patient Care Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 39
Honeybees and Human Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25
                                                                              Telehealth Coordinator Program  . . . . . . . . . . . . p 39
The Midsummer Beehive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25
                                                                              Pharmacy Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 41
Overwintering Our Hives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25
                                                                              Certified Maintenance and Reliability
Dairy Goat Products You Make . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25                 Technician Exam Prep  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 42
Hands-On Chicken Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25                  AutoCAD Fundamentals Certificate . . . . . . . . . . p 42
Purge Pesky Garden Pests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p 25             Certified Master Automotive Technician . . . . . . p 42

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summer discovery
spark your curiosity. ignite your passion. launch your career.
The Summer Discovery program offers older students exciting, hands-on learning experiences that encourage them to explore
potential careers and expand their skills and talents.

Community Education gratefully acknowledges the financial support provided by Parkland’s Division of Career and Technical
Education (CTE), the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant, and the Northeast chapter of the Illinois Professional
Land Surveyors Association (Aurora, Illinois). This support greatly reduces the registration costs and provides equipment for
student use.

Registration Information

Drop-Off and Pick-Up                                                       Scholarships
Students may arrive 15 minutes before class. Parents or guardians          A limited number of scholarships are available for those who qualify
must check their teen in on the first day of class, if they are a minor.   for reduced tuition. Please print the scholarship form from park-
Students may self-sign out at the end of the day, or parent or             land.edu/youthprograms or email communityeducation@park-
guardian must sign them out. Indicate your preference at the time          land.edu for more information. Online registration is not available
of registration. Students must be picked up promptly at the end of         for scholarship applicants. Only one scholarship for one camp will be
camp each day. Late fees will be assessed at $1 per minute after camp      awarded per student. Refunds will not be given for camps that are
concludes. If you know that you will be late for pick-up, please call      awarded by scholarship. Community Education gratefully acknowl-
217/351-2235 to notify staff.                                              edges financial support for scholarships from the Parkland College
                                                                           Foundation, Champaign West Rotary, and C-U Kiwanis Club.
Safety and Security
All students must properly wear masks at all times. In an                  Class Cancellation
effort to maintain its high standards of safety, all Summer Discovery      Due to COVID-19, all programs are subject to change or cancellation
students are required to have a Parkland College photo taken on the        based on state and local guidelines. Community Education reserves
first day of camp. Staff will provide supervision during class times for   the right to cancel any camp not meeting the minimum enrollment.
all Summer Discovery students. If your teen has any special needs or       Cancellations will be made the day after the registration deadline. In
allergies, be sure to indicate these at the time of registration.          the event of a cancellation, we will attempt to place your teen into an
                                                                           available camp with your permission.
Reduced Tuition
Reduced tuition is available for students who receive free or reduced
lunch at school. For those who qualify for reduced tuition, the regis-
tration fee is reduced by $25 per camp. Proof of eligibility for free or
reduced-cost lunch is required; you may request this documentation              FOLLOW US ON
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from your teen’s school. Documentation must be provided within
one week or the teen will be dropped from class. To register and
receive the reduced tuition, please use our online registration system.
When checking out, enter the code SUMDIS21. Select APPLY CLASS
CODE and the price will be automatically adjusted. Continue by                               Parkland College
selecting CHECKOUT.
                                                                                             Community Education

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First Gig + Reverb $399                                                               Automotive Camp
Spend the day learning what it’s like to be in a band and record your                 Do you love cars? Do you have the drive to learn how to maintain your
own music! First, practice your skills as a musician under the direction              own vehicle or possibly explore a career as an automotive technician?
of professional musicians who will guide your band to develop its own                 Tinker with us at Parkland College’s state-of-the-art facility, the Parkhill
show. Then, move to Parkland’s recording studio to explore what it                    Applied Technology Center, where you will learn the basics of automo-
takes to run a successful recording session. You’ll work with cutting-                tive technology. At this hands-on camp, you will learn how to complete
edge audio recording techniques and software to mix and record                        a vehicle safety inspection and perform basic maintenance tasks.
music at Perimeter Road Sound Recordings.                                             Lunch and T-shirt provided.
Register for both camps and save!                                                     Ages 13–15
                                                                                      6/7–6/10             Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM                 Class ID: 10719
First Gig Rock ’n’ Roll Camp, ages 10–17                                              Deadline: 5/24       Location: PC-T117                 $189
Play in a band! Jam with the pros! Be a rock star! Led by 20-plus musi-               7/12–7/15            Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM                 Class ID: 10720
cians who have years of studio and live performance experience, you                   Deadline: 6/28       Location: PC-T117                 $189
will enjoy a week full of learning and fun. You will be placed in a band              Ages 16–18
with other students and led by a professional musician. Work with                     6/14–6/17            Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM                 Class ID: 10721
your band and band leader to develop your band’s live show. You will                  Deadline: 5/31       Location: PC-T117                 $189
find this camp stands out from any other summer program as you im-
merse yourself in the life of a rock star. Make friends, fuel your passion               Land Surveying and Mapping with
for music, and have fun! Camp includes lunch, lunch talks with guest                  Technology, ages 14–18
speakers, and conversations with local and regional artists in the field              Do you know where your backyard ends and your neighbor’s yard
of music. Camp will conclude with a live performance on Saturday,                     begins? Have you ever wondered how maps are designed? A land
June 12, at a local venue. Bring your instrument. Lunch is provided.                  surveyor can tell you. Land surveyors use high-tech digital equipment
6/7–6/11              Mon–Fri 9 AM–5 PM                 Class ID: 10714               to measure things on, above, and below the ground to make detailed
Deadline: 5/24        Location: PC-C148                 $349                          maps. Explore using a high-accuracy GPS, lasers, telescopes, and tablet
                                                                                      computers to make 3D digital maps of buildings and landforms. Kory
                                                                                      Allred, a professional land surveyor, will help you experience how
                                                                                      professional surveyors use the latest high-tech tools and drones to
                                                                                      create maps.
                                                                                      Lunch and T-shirt provided.
                                                                                      6/7–6/10             Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM                 Class ID: 10713
                                                                                      Deadline: 5/24       Location: PC-M143                 $189

                                                                                           Machining and Welding, ages 13–18
                                                                                      Do you want to learn to bend metal with your hands like Superman?
                                                                                      We can’t teach you how to do that, but we can teach you to use a
                                                                                      manual lathe to manipulate metal. We can also show you how to weld
                                                                                      metal together and harden steel using heat treatment methods. If you
                                                                                      are “maker-minded,” you will be challenged by what this camp features:
Reverb: Music Recording Workshop,                                                     hands-on, high-tech lab work using the latest technology in the manu-
ages 14–17                                                                            facturing industry. Design and take home several projects.
Do you want to learn what it takes to run a successful recording session?             Lunch and T-shirt provided.
Experience using cutting-edge audio recording techniques and software                 6/7–6/17             Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM              Class ID: 10716
to mix and record music in Parkland College’s Perimeter Road Sound                    Deadline: 5/24       Location: PC-T132              $349
Recording Studio. Turn your musical inspiration into great-sounding                   6/21–7/1             Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM              Class ID: 10717
music!                                                                                Deadline: 6/7        Location: PC-T132              $349
A light dinner will be provided.                                                      7/12–7/22            Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM              Class ID: 10718
6/8–6/9               Tue & Wed 5–7:30 PM             Class ID: 10715                 Deadline: 6/28       Location: PC-T132              $349
Deadline: 6/1         Location: PC-C140               $79

      = More fun with a friend!

 Location Key: CE Parkland College Community Education 1315 N Mattis Ave, C • CEA Construction Education Alliance 1317 N Mattis Ave, C • ES Eastland Suites 1907
 N Cunningham Ave, U • Joy of Illinois Joy of Illinois Farm, 1689 CR 400 E, C • PC Parkland College MAIN CAMPUS 2400 W Bradley Ave, C

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Culinary Thyme: Farm to Table,
ages 14–17
Discover the delicious world of farm-to-table cuisine! Leah Bo-
dine, chef and owner of Blue Dragonfly Catering, invites you to her
catering kitchen to explore a fresh and healthy way of cooking. You
will learn to cook with natural ingredients and pair unique flavors to
create a scrumptious and mouthwatering feast using produce from
local farms.
7/26–7/29            Mon–Thu 1–5 PM                   Class ID: 10724
Deadline: 7/12       Location: Blue Dragonfly Catering         $175

             Vet Med Camp, ages 14–17                                                     Girls’ Quest STEM Camp, ages 12–15
Experience the exciting world of veterinarian medicine and find out                 Build! Code! Be inspired by the world of robotics! Girls’ Quest camp
what it takes to become a veterinarian or veterinarian technician.                  sparks your curiosity to learn about robotics and coding. Learn to
Through presentations, demonstrations, and interactive work, you                    code your robot to lift and compete in team challenges and watch
will discover what modern veterinary medicine is all about. Gain                    how robotics can make computer science come alive! Hands-on
hands-on experience conducting physical exams, performing lab                       activities and cool teamwork included.
work, reading x-rays, and studying blood and other samples through                  Lunch and T-shirt provided.
the lens of a microscope. As an aspiring veterinary professional, you               7/26–7/29             Mon–Thu 9 AM–3 PM              Class ID: 10722
will get to practice basic surgical skills, including proper gowning and            Deadline: 7/12        Location: PC-D105              $199
gloving procedures, suturing, and giving injections. Bring your passion
for animals and science; we’ll provide the rest!
7/19–7/21             Mon–Wed 9 AM–12 PM                 Class ID: 11015
Deadline: 7/5         Location: PC-L160                  $139
7/26–7/28             Mon–Wed 9 AM–12 PM                 Class ID: 10725
Deadline: 7/12        Location: PC-L160                  $139
7/26–7/28             Mon–Wed 2–5 PM                     Class ID: 11044
Deadline: 7/12        Location: PC-L160                  $139

     Drone Camp, ages 14–17
Take to the skies for an unforgettable summer at Parkland College’s
drone camp packed with adventure and hands-on activities. You
will learn about the internal workings of a drone and how to fly in
a simulated environment. Learn basic FAA flying rules and investi-
gate the many uses of drones, including racing, videography, and
search and rescue, while you further your interests in one of today’s
fastest-growing industries. Show off your flying skills as you race your
drone through an obstacle course.
7/26–7/29             Mon–Thu 9 AM–12 PM               Class ID: 10723
Deadline: 7/12        Location: PC-W115                $159

      = More fun with a friend!

 Location Key: CE Parkland College Community Education 1315 N Mattis Ave, C • CEA Construction Education Alliance 1317 N Mattis Ave, C • ES Eastland Suites 1907
 N Cunningham Ave, U • Joy of Illinois Joy of Illinois Farm, 1689 CR 400 E, C • PC Parkland College MAIN CAMPUS 2400 W Bradley Ave, C

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online S.T.E.A.M.
summer camps
Explore, engage, and experience exciting online STEAM camps offered by Community Education and Black Rocket introduce kids
to coding, app development, and game design, and encourage your child to explore their creative side. Taught in a virtual envi-
ronment, these camps will bring the best out of your child and fuel their imagination.
Black Rocket has 20 years of experience designing courses in the STEAM fields. Every program is powered by the child’s innate
imagination and brings their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. All Black Rocket programs mirror real-life ex-
periences and the collaborative nature of the design process. Online classes provide an independent experience with an emphasis
on peer-to-peer feedback to enhance the creative process.

Class Cancellation                                                                  Scholarships
Community Education reserves the right to cancel any camp not                       A limited number of scholarships are available for those who qualify
meeting the minimum enrollment. Cancellations will be made the                      for reduced tuition. Please print the scholarship form from park-
day after the registration deadline. In the event of a cancellation,                land.edu/youthprograms or email communityeducation@
we will attempt to place your child into an available camp with your                parkland.edu for more information. Online registration is not avail-
permission.                                                                         able for scholarship applicants. Only one scholarship for one camp
                                                                                    will be awarded per student. Refunds will not be provided for camps
                                                                                    awarded by scholarship. Community Education gratefully acknowl-
                                                                                    edges financial support for scholarships from the Parkland College
                                                                                    Foundation, Champaign West Rotary, and C-U Kiwanis Club.

Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive                                                eSports Apprentice: Streamers and
Storytelling                                                                        Gamers
Watch the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique                Learn the basics to start playing eSports, the fastest-growing field!
course that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and               Develop game-play skills and compete using Black Rocket’s eSports
coding. Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not                 games and apps. Learn how to produce commentary for live tour-
just one ending, but many! Learn how to create your own text-based                  naments, use professional streaming software, and, most important,
adventure games with variables, conditional logic, images, HTML, CSS,               practice online safety.
and Twine scripting syntax.                                                         Ages 8–11
Ages 8–11                                                                           6/7–6/11                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10789
7/26–7/30                Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10792                Deadline: 5/31            ONLINE                      $169
Deadline: 7/19           ONLINE                      $169                           7/6–7/9                   Tue–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10790
Ages 11–14                                                                          Deadline: 6/29            ONLINE                      $169
7/26–7/30                Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10793                7/26–7/30                 Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10791
Deadline: 7/19           ONLINE                      $169                           Deadline: 7/19            ONLINE                      $169
                                                                                    Ages 11–14
                                                                                    6/7–6/11                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10786
                                                                                    Deadline: 5/31            ONLINE                      $169
                                                                                    7/6–7/9                   Tue–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10787
                                                                                    Deadline: 6/29            ONLINE                      $169
                                                                                    7/26–7/30                 Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10788
      = More fun with a friend!                                                     Deadline: 7/19            ONLINE                      $169

 Location Key: CE Parkland College Community Education 1315 N Mattis Ave, C • CEA Construction Education Alliance 1317 N Mattis Ave, C • ES Eastland Suites 1907
 N Cunningham Ave, U • Joy of Illinois Joy of Illinois Farm, 1689 CR 400 E, C • PC Parkland College MAIN CAMPUS 2400 W Bradley Ave, C

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App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App                                             3D Game Design with Unity
Learn to create the hottest new app—an .IO app—and become the                       Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? As an
creator of the next viral app! You’ll explore the most popular .IO apps,            aspiring game designer, you’ll learn to use Unity, a powerful software,
design your own multiplayer experience, and learn how to code your                  for level editing, 3D modeling, and impactful game-play creation.
own app.                                                                            Explore how to use scripts and variables.
Ages 8–11                                                                           Ages 8–11
7/26–7/30                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM     Class ID: 10822                7/6–7/9                  Tue–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM        Class ID: 10781
Deadline: 7/19             ONLINE                    $169                           Deadline: 6/29           ONLINE                       $169
Ages 11–14                                                                          Ages 11–14
7/26–7/30                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM     Class ID: 10823                7/6–7/9                  Tue–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM        Class ID: 10780
Deadline: 7/19             ONLINE                    $169                           Deadline: 6/29           ONLINE                       $169

Minecraft Redstone Engineers                                                        Make Your First Video Game
Step beyond simply playing Minecraft and become a true Redstone                     Calling all gamers! Make your first video game! Learn the steps to
engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own                   designing a 2D platformer game. You’ll explore key design elements
carnival with a variety of minigames, roller coasters, and attractions              such as conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics,
powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure                         sounds, and simple coding. No prior experience necessary, just a
blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and               desire to have fun.
take your Minecraft structures to the next level!                                   Ages 8–11
Ages 8–11                                                                           8/2–8/6                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10801
7/26–7/30                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM      Class ID: 10818               Deadline: 7/19           ONLINE                      $169
Deadline: 7/19             ONLINE                     $169                          Ages 11–14
Ages 11–14                                                                          8/2–8/6                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10800
                                                                                    Deadline: 7/19           ONLINE                      $169
7/26–7/30                 Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM         Class ID: 10819
Deadline: 7/19            ONLINE                        $169                        App Attack!
                                                                                    Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and custom-
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite                                             ize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game develop-
Style Video Game                                                                    ment tool, you will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile
Fortnite fans, are you ready to take it to the next level and design                apps. See firsthand how the world of app publishing functions.
your own game? You’ll use professional development software to                      Ages 8–11
build a game inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite.                 8/9–8/13                   Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM    Class ID: 10820
You’ll have the chance to participate in eSports League matches                     Deadline: 8/2              ONLINE                   $169
against other schools across the country. This course includes car-                 Ages 11–14
toonish action and battle sequences.                                                8/9–8/13                   Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM    Class ID: 10821
Ages 8–11                                                                           Deadline: 8/2              ONLINE                   $169
6/14–6/18                 Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM        Class ID: 10782
Deadline: 6/7             ONLINE                       $169                         Minecraft Modders
8/9–8/13                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM        Class ID: 10783              Customize your own Minecraft world and learn how to mod the
Deadline: 8/2             ONLINE                       $169                         classic game. Learn scripting and logic statements; create a variety
Ages 11–14                                                                          of new elements, game-play mechanics, and world-generating mods;
6/14–6/18                 Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM        Class ID: 10784              and change the way you play Minecraft.
Deadline: 6/7             ONLINE                       $169                         Ages 8–11
8/9–8/13                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM        Class ID: 10785              8/9–8/13                 Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10806
Deadline: 8/2             ONLINE                       $169                         Deadline: 8/2            ONLINE                      $169
                                                                                    Ages 11–14
                                                                                    8/9–8/13                 Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10807
                                                                                    Deadline: 8/2              ONLINE                        $169

      = More fun with a friend!

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Minecraft Animators                                                                 JavaScript Developer Jam
Create the next popular animated Minecraft video on YouTube!                        Learn core programming concepts and experiment with digital chal-
Practice the same skills professionals at Pixar and Disney Animation                lenges using JavaScript, a programming tool so powerful it will amaze
Studios use. Discover the process of keyframing and tweening, how                   you! After you master creating your first animated memes, you’ll
to use it to bring your own animated stories to life, and how to pub-               move on to more advanced skills, such as interactive 3D experiences
lish your content on YouTube.                                                       and game creation.
Ages 8–11                                                                           Ages 8–11
6/7–6/11                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10802               6/7–6/11                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM    Class ID: 10794
Deadline: 5/31            ONLINE                      $169                          Deadline: 5/31            ONLINE                   $169
7/6–7/9                   Tue–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10803               7/6–7/9                   Tue–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM    Class ID: 10795
Deadline: 6/29            ONLINE                      $169                          Deadline: 6/29            ONLINE                   $169
Ages 11–14                                                                          8/2–8/6                   Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM    Class ID: 10796
6/7–6/11                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10804               Deadline: 7/26            ONLINE                   $169
Deadline: 5/31            ONLINE                      $169                          Ages 11–14
7/6–7/9                   Tue–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10805               6/7–6/11                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM    Class ID: 10797
Deadline: 6/29            ONLINE                      $169                          Deadline: 5/31            ONLINE                   $169
                                                                                    7/6–7/9                   Tue–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM    Class ID: 10798
YouTube Content Creators                                                            Deadline: 6/29            ONLINE                   $169
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world as the next                        8/2–8/6                   Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM    Class ID: 10799
YouTube star. Explore the variety of content and personalities that                 Deadline: 7/26            ONLINE                   $169
exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the dos and
don’ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship.                Roblox Coders & Entrepreneurs
Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and                     Discover the Lua language through a visual block coding system while
professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own                designing worlds in Roblox, an online universe where you can create
channel with the content created in class!                                          anything you imagine. You’ll learn game design concepts, gain coding
Ages 8–11                                                                           skills, and learn about publishing your own games in Roblox.
8/9–8/13                   Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM      Class ID: 10809               Ages 8–11
Deadline: 8/2              ONLINE                     $169                          8/2–8/6                   Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM     Class ID: 10812
Ages 11–14                                                                          Deadline: 7/26            ONLINE                    $169
8/9–8/13                   Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM      Class ID: 10808               Ages 11–14
Deadline: 8/2              ONLINE                     $169                          8/2–8/6                   Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM     Class ID: 10813
                                                                                    Deadline: 7/26            ONLINE                    $169
Python Programmers
Want to learn the world’s fastest-growing programming language                      Virtual Reality: The Future Is Now
favored by Google, NASA, YouTube, and the CIA? Learn how to code                    Embark on an epic adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge
with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes                    class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your
you step by step on a programming path that will let you challenge                  own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting
friends with fun content you create from start to finish!                           memorable 3D experiences.
Ages 8–11                                                                           Ages 8–11
6/14–6/18                Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10816                7/26–7/30                  Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM      Class ID: 10811
Deadline: 6/7            ONLINE                      $169                           Deadline: 7/19             ONLINE                     $169
8/9–8/13                 Mon–Fri 12:30–3:30 PM       Class ID: 10817                Ages 11–14
Deadline: 8/2            ONLINE                      $169                           7/26–7/30                  Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM      Class ID: 10810
Ages 11–14                                                                          Deadline: 7/19             ONLINE                     $169
6/14–6/18                Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10814
Deadline: 6/7            ONLINE                      $169
8/9–8/13                 Mon–Fri 8:30–11:30 AM       Class ID: 10815
Deadline: 8/2            ONLINE                      $169

      = More fun with a friend!

 Location Key: CE Parkland College Community Education 1315 N Mattis Ave, C • CEA Construction Education Alliance 1317 N Mattis Ave, C • ES Eastland Suites 1907
 N Cunningham Ave, U • Joy of Illinois Joy of Illinois Farm, 1689 CR 400 E, C • PC Parkland College MAIN CAMPUS 2400 W Bradley Ave, C

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