Game Design, Art & Science Programs for Kids & Teens at Hyde County-Davis Center
The Hyde County-Davis Center will have summer programs for kids and teens so they can have a good time, make new friends, stay active, and explore new hobbies and careers. These classes are offered through Beaufort County Community College. You can sign up online for all of these classes or call 252-940-6375 to register. Scholarships are available for qualifying children.
Sewing Apparel for Teens (Grades 6 and up)
Students in this class will make custom pajama pants out of fabric they like. We will cover basic sewing techniques such as measuring, cutting, hand stitching, machine stitching, and finishing. Students will have a project to carry home and the skills to continue sewing simple patterns. A supply list is available upon registration or parents can call 252-940-6231 for the list. Students should bring their own lunch for each day of class. This class will take place from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on June 17-18. It costs $40.
Art Camp (Grades K to 4th)
Join Abbie Anderson for two joyful days of arts and crafts projects. Students will have fun creating candles, painting rocks to hide in their community, making a tie-dyed pillowcase, faux staining glass, and making bubble print butterflies. For snacks the class will make their own smoothies and trail mix. It takes place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on July 8-9, and it costs $35.
STEM Camp (Grades K to 4th)
We have two days of awesome scientific projects to engage young learners. On the first day the class will build a safe volcano structure, and then have a delicious volcano snack. On the second day participants will prepare an egg for a steep drop. Will it break? Afterwards they will have an “eggcelent” snack. This program will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on July 10-11, and it costs $35.
Art Camp (Grades 5th to 9th)
Students will make two advanced craft projects during this two-day camp. Each participant will make a large paper mache letter to display at home and a batch of scented rainbow soap. Participants will also make some fluffy bubblegum slime! Homemade snacks for the camp will be smoothies and trail mix. This program takes place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on July 15-16, and it costs $35.
STEM Camp (Grades 5th to 9th)
Young scientists and engineers will design and build a bridge, and then they will explore the chemical reactions that propel bottle rockets upward. Participants will compete to see who can keep an egg safe in a steep drop challenge. Healthy snacks will include egg cups and fruit pizzas.
It will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on July 17-18, and it costs $35.
Makeup, Hair, and Nails (rising 6th to 8th grade)
Join instructors from BCCC’s cosmetology program to get the best advice for teen esthetics. Keep your skin clear and fresh by using proper hygiene. Learn the right makeup skills to enhance your best features. Explore hair styling basics for busy teens. In addition, we will learn nail maintenance and reveal the best ways to apply nail polish. Each student will receive a lipstick applicator, an eye shadow applicator, mascara applicator, makeup sponge, and hairbrush. Look your best and keep your skin, hair, and nails clean and healthy. This program will take place 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. July 9-11, and it costs $35.
Google Game Design (ages 8 to 13)
Join this class and learn how to program various types of digital games using the Google Computer Science First® and Scratch® interfaces. Mothers and fathers may not understand this, but your kids do! Game styles include racing, mazes, platform, strategy, and others. Learn how games like Super Mario, Angry Birds, Candy Crush, and Flappy Bird were created. It is fun and interactive. Students should bring their own headphones. This program will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. July 22-25, and it costs $60.