Classes / CCC Kids College

Type:  Classes
Activity: Craft Makery-May
By: Salvage and Sparkle
Description: 5/11 -10a Mom & Me Moss Monogram; 5/25 -10a Neutral Wreath;
For Ages: all
Cost: varies
Where: 112 West 21st Street Clovis
Who to Call: Alisa & Lisa .
Register by: Register online until spots are filled
Other info: facebook.com/salvageandsparkle1
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Craft Makery-June
By: Salvage and Sparkle
Description: 6/8 -4p Doormat & Trivia; 6/11 -5:30p Kid's Night Wooden Sign; 6/14 -6p Create Your Own 6ft Sign; 6/17 -10a or 6p Fairy/Jurrasic Garden; 6/19 -6p Star Wars Wooden Sign & Trivia
For Ages: all
Cost: varies
Where: 112 West 21st Street Clovis
Who to Call: Alisa & Lisa .
Register by: Register online until spots are filled
Other info: facebook.com/salvageandsparkle1
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Guitar Classes
By: Making Melodies Music Studio
Description: Instruction in guitar.  Small groups of 4 students with one instructor
For Ages: 10+
Cost: $110 for 8  45 min. classes
When: Varied times on T W Th in June & July
Where: 216 Rosa Blvd. Clovis
Who to Call: Sheri Carpenter 575-749-5628
Register by: *May 30
Other info: Instrument required
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Activity: Ukulele Classes
By: Making Melodies Music Studio
Description: Instruction in guitar.  Small groups of 4 students with one instructor
For Ages: 6+
Cost: $110 for 8  45 min. classes
When: Varied times on T W Th in June & July
Where: 216 Rosa Blvd. Clovis
Who to Call: Sheri Carpenter 575-749-5628
Register by: *May 30
Other info: Instrument required
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Activity: Ceramic Classes
By: Just Kiln Me Now
Description: We offer a variety of classes every month. Check our website for story times!  www.justkilnmenow.com
For Ages: 10y to adult
Cost: varies
When: varies
Where: 405 N Main Street Clovis
Who to Call: Ashley Bural 575-214-4429
Register by: Register online until spots are filled
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Activity: Summer Kids Painting Parties w/ Merchant Kitty Guided Art
By: Merchant Kitty Guided Art
Description: Your kids can enjoy summer art fun!  Sign up today for painting parties for children!  There are 21 classes to choose from.  The class fee will include all supplies & lunch.
For Ages: All
Cost: $15 per session,$65 for 5 sessions, $125 for 10 sessions.  Includes pizza & bottled water.
When: Tues & Thur from 1-2:30 p
Where: 200 Murray Dr. Clovis
Who to Call: Charlotte Crowder 575-366-3950
Other info: Classes will be first come,first served, so sign up early!
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Reptile Education
By: Cover Fire Reptiles & Exotics
Description: We will be hosting a series of educaional classes for youth!  Classes will be packed with information, fun & activities!  Also, your kids will be able to get hands on with some of these amazing animals.
For Ages: 5-18 yrs.
Cost: $10 for each class or $45 for all
When: 6/1: 2-3:30 p. All About Leopard Geckos
Where: 1520 Pile S. Clovis
Who to Call: Robert or Alexis Griffee 575-910-2673
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Reptile Education
By: Cover Fire Reptiles & Exotics
Description: We will be hosting a series of educaional classes for youth!  Classes will be packed with information, fun & activities!  Also, your kids will be able to get hands on with some of these amazing animals.
For Ages: 5-18 yrs.
Cost: $10 for each class or $45 for all
When: Jun 8: All About Ball Pythons & Corn Snakes
Where: 1520 Pile S. Clovis
Who to Call: Robert or Alexis Griffee 575-910-2673
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Reptile Education
By: Cover Fire Reptiles & Exotics
Description: We will be hosting a series of educaional classes for youth!  Classes will be packed with information, fun & activities!  Also, your kids will be able to get hands on with some of these amazing animals.
For Ages: 5-18 yrs.
Cost: $10 for each class or $45 for all
When: Jun 15: All About Bearded Dragons & Tegus
Where: 1520 Pile S. Clovis
Who to Call: Robert or Alexis Griffee 575-910-2673
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Reptile Education
By: Cover Fire Reptiles & Exotics
Description: We will be hosting a series of educaional classes for youth!  Classes will be packed with information, fun & activities!  Also, your kids will be able to get hands on with some of these amazing animals.
For Ages: 5-18 yrs.
Cost: $10 for each class or $45 for all
When: Jun 22: All About Tarantulas & Scorpions
Where: 1520 Pile S. Clovis
Who to Call: Robert or Alexis Griffee 575-910-2673
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Type:  Classes
Activity: Reptile Education
By: Cover Fire Reptiles & Exotics
Description: We will be hosting a series of educaional classes for youth!  Classes will be packed with information, fun & activities!  Also, your kids will be able to get hands on with some of these amazing animals.
For Ages: 5-18 yrs.
Cost: $10 for each class or $45 for all
When: Jun 29: All About Chameleons & Amphibians
Where: 1520 Pile S. Clovis
Who to Call: Robert or Alexis Griffee 575-910-2673
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Tumbling
Description: Kids love to move! Let them learn to move with a purpose! Tumbling is a great way for kids to get physical training in flexibility, balance and coordination. Tumbling is also a precursor to gymnastics. Kids will learn basic floor tumbling, as well as forward rolls, cartwheels, bridges and more! Children should wear comfortable clothing that allows freedom of movement.
For Ages: Ages 5-12
Cost: $50*
When: MWF June 3-21 - 9-10 AM
Where: CCC: Room 183 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Family & Friends Finale & Showcase 6-7 PM, June 21st, Room 183
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Creative Dance
Description: Dancing is fun, creative, and great exercise! This class combines these elements in a great summer learning experience and finishes with a performance for family and friends in Town Hall. Your child will learn the basics of ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance methods. Clothing requirements are black leotard and pink tights for girls, black or dark shorts for boys.
For Ages: Ages 5-12
Cost: $50*
When: MWF June 3-21 - 10 11 AM
Where: CCC: Room 183 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Family & Friends Finale & Showcase 6-7 PM, June 21st, Room 183
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Cheerleading
Description: High Energy, fun filled class! Students will learn the basics of cheerleading. Students will learn motions, cheers and basic stunting. Students will learn sideline routines, as well as a cheer routine. Students will learn what it is like to be a part of a team, and responsibility. Students will perform their routine at the end of the four-week course. **Poms will be provided, but must be returned at the end of each class time.
For Ages: Ages 5-12
Cost: $50*
When: MWF June 3-21 - 11-Noon
Where: CCC: Room 183 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Family & Friends Finale & Showcase 6-7 PM, June 21st, Room 183
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Jeet Kune Do-- Tiny Tigers & Junior Dragons
Description: Jeet Kune Do is the martial art created by Bruce Lee. It is a principle-driven self-defense with simple and direct, or straightforward, movements and non-classical style. Jeet Kune Do practitioners believe in minimal movements with maximum effects and extreme speed. During the course the student will be educated on basic principles of self-defense. Classes will be conducted in a relaxed and informative manner.  Michael Watson has 19 years of experience successfully teaching Jeet Kun Do to all ages.
For Ages: Ages 4-7
Cost: $60*
When: Tiny Tigers Wed  & Thurs June 5 through June 27 - 1-1:45 PM; Junior Dragons Wed  & Thurs June 5 through June 28 - 2p-2:45pm
Where: CCC: Room 183 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Jeet Kune Do Personal Defense
Description: Offers students training in how to recognize potentially dangerous situations and avoid being a victim by strengthening situational awareness, enhancing alertness, and developing anticipation skills. Students will also receive training in core common sense self-defense techniques including utilization of Jeet Kun Do.
For Ages: Ages 13-17
Cost: $60*
When: Wednesdays   & Thursdays June 5 through June 29 - 3-3:45 PM
Where: CCC: Room 183 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Watson
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Hand Created Ceramics & Pottery- YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Discover the art of ceramics and pottery! Your child will enjoy spending time learning the basic skills of hand-built pottery, modeling and carving techniques, and working with glazes. Students need to bring a butter knife, fork, spoon, old towel, plastic bowl with lid, and several old newspapers. All other
supplies are included in the fee.
For Ages: YOUNGER = Ages 6-8; OLDER = 9+
Cost: $50*
When: Mondays June 3-July  8 -YOUNGER:  9-10 AM ; OLDER: 10:30-11:30 AM
Where: CCC: Room 517 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Wheel-Thrown Pottery -TWO SESSIONS available
Description: This pottery class will teach students the basics of wheel thrown pottery. Safety instructions will be provided to all students and students should dress appropriately; bring a smock or old shirt to wear, tie back loose hair, and no sleeves that extend past the wrist. Students need to bring a towel, plastic bucket and pottery tool kit.
For Ages: Ages 10-15
Cost: $50*
When: Wednesdays June 5-July 10 -  SESSION1:  9-10:30 AM; SESSION2: 10 - 10:30-Noon
Where: CCC: Room 517 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Explore! Sculpture -YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Create three different sculptures while exploring a variety of media! Your works of art will include a wire hanger sculpture, a figure of plaster, and a cardboard assemblage.  Students will complete each unique piece by applying finishing accents with personalized acrylic paint techniques.
For Ages: YOUNGER =Ages 6-9; OLDER =Ages 10 and older
Cost: $40*
When: 6/3 to 6/6- YOUNGER:  1p-2p; OLDER: 2:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Explore! Printmaking  -YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Explore printmaking as both a process and an art form. Delve into the creative possibilities of collographic printing plates and prints; block plates and block prints; bubble prints, and bottle prints. Create several unique pieces of art while gaining insight into the art of printmaking.
For Ages: YOUNGER =Ages 6-9; OLDER =Ages 10 and older
Cost: $40*
When: 6/10 to 6/13- YOUNGER:  1p-2p; OLDER: 2:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Explore! Galaxy Art - YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Construct a galaxy of your own design while emulating reality through a variety of techniques including watercolor, acrylic, and the bold, vibrant colors of “alcohol inks.” Completed projects will include galaxy gemstones, galaxy leaves, galaxy jars, and nebula transparencies.
For Ages: YOUNGER =Ages 6-9; OLDER =Ages 10 and older
Cost: $40*
When: 6/17 to 6/20- YOUNGER:  1p-2p; OLDER: 2:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Explore! Fairy House & Garden -YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Create a detailed house and miniature garden suitable for enticing some of the smaller variety of fairies to occupy. Utilizing mixed media materials students will magically transform a plastic jug with paper-mache, acrylic paint, beads, glitter, miniatures, and more!
For Ages: YOUNGER =Ages 6-9; OLDER =10+ older
Cost: $40*
When: 6/24 to 6/27- YOUNGER:  1p-2p; OLDER: 2:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Explore! Dream Catchers and More -YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Construct alluring and mystical dream catchers, brilliant sun catchers, and upbeat pineapple pine cone wreaths making use of items found in nature!  Enhance your creations with personal touches revealing your creative nature with beads, yarn, ribbon, paper, and acrylic paint.
For Ages: YOUNGER =Ages 6-9; OLDER =Ages 10 and older
Cost: $40*
When: 7/8 to 7/11- YOUNGER:  1p-2p; OLDER: 2:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Explore! Process Art -YOUNGER & OLDER sessions
Description: Challenge the limits of your creative expression with an abstract, multi-stage canvas project utilizing acrylic paint, yarn, beads, glitter, and sequins.  Your completed work promises to be uniquely yours!
For Ages: YOUNGER =Ages 6-9; OLDER =Ages 10 and older
Cost: $40*
When: 7/15 to 7/18- YOUNGER:  1p-2p; OLDER: 2:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Luscombe
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Activity: Flowers and Fangs of Eastern New Mexico -
Description: Discover enchanting aspects of the flora and fauna of Eastern New Mexico. How? By creating clever and artful detail-based replicas versions of your very own.  Start by making floral bookmarks using local flowers with the plant’s habitat drawn in the background. Then make stick snakes based on local snake patterns and labeling. Each participant can make as many as time and resources allow.
Registration fee includes all materials used in class.
For Ages: Ages 6 and older
Cost: $40*
When: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday June 12-14 - 2-3:30 PM
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Pitts
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Activity: The Hidden Treasures of Photography -
Description: Take part in a treasure hunt of finding and preserving wonderful images of nature hidden right in plain sight.  Students will learn about the jewels of focus, composition, lighting and finding a subject by practicing. Under the guidance of an award-winning photographer, students will learn new ways of seeing by photographing nearby subjects. Students will also get a first-hand look at a selection of technical photographic equipment. Please provide your own camera.  Any will work: phone, point and shoot, dslr, etc.
For Ages: Ages 9 and Older
Cost: $45*
When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday June 18- 21 - 10 -11 AM
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Pitts
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: L'il Mad Scientist -
Description: Bring your li'l scientist to this informal class where they can make a density jar, launch a space rocket, and more! Wear closed-toed shoes and hat for outdoor activities. Bring water and snacks. Ages 3-7. Registration $20 includes class materials. Class is limited to 15 Li'l Mad Scientists.
For Ages: Ages 3-7
Cost: $20*
When: Monday June 10th - 10 AM - Noon
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Sharks! -
Description: SINK your teeth into this class where you'll learn about Great Whites, Makos, and Megalodons! You'll get an up-close look at a real shark jaw; feel shark skin; make a shark tooth, and dissect a REAL shark! WARNING: Venturing into the deep waters can be dangerously FUN!  Registration is $50 for both days and includes all class materials. Ages 7-12. Please bring water and snacks. Class is limited to 15 shark specialists. Like this class? Then check out the "Be a Marine Biologist: Camp."
For Ages: Ages 7-12
Cost: $50*
When: Monday June  10 & Tuesday June 11th - 2-5 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Li'l Explorers -
Description: Does your li'l one enjoy exploring the outdoors? If so, then bring your Li'l Explorer to this informal class where they can stamp animal tracks on a t-shirt; make and take a leaf press; and more! Wear closed-toed shoes and hat for outdoor activities. Bring water and snacks. Ages 3-7. Registration $20 includes class materials. Class limited to 15 Lil' Explorers.
For Ages: Ages 3-7
Cost: $20*
When: Tuesday June 11th - 10 AM - Noon
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Under the Sea: Drop-In Painting -
Description: If you like sharks, underwater volcanos, and seaweed, then you'll want to come hang out with other kids and Ms. Tish as you join us in painting an ocean-themed mural that will be used for the upcoming Marine Biology camp. We'll listen to music, laugh, sling some paint and have a whole lot of fun. You are welcome to bring your ocean critters or other artifacts to add to the mural. We may also be doing other oceanic-creations. So wear your messy clothes and get busy.  Feel free to bring your own paint. Bring a change of clothes, water, snacks and a paintbrush. Come and go anytime between 9am - 3pm. If you plan to stay all day, bring a sack lunch. Ages 7-up. Registration required. Project is limited to 15 kids.
For Ages: Ages 7 and up
Cost: Free
When: Wednesday June 12th - 9 AM -          3 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Rocket Man: Drop-In Painting -
Description: If you like to listen to loud music, get messy while painting then this fun collaborative mural and other creations is for you. You'll be helping Ms. Tish design and create a large outer space mural that, when finished, will be used for an upcoming Space and Rocketry camp. Come and go anytime between 9am and 3pm. You're welcome to bring any space/rocket-themed objects to add to the mural. The more creative, the better. Please dress to get messy. Bring clean clothes, water, snacks and your paint brush. Feel free to bring your own paint. If you plan to stay all day, bring a sack lunch. Ages 7-up. Registration required. Project is limited to 15 kids.
For Ages: Ages 7 and up
Cost: Free
When: Thursday June 13th - 9 AM -          3 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Mars, Myth, and Mother Ships!: Drop-in Painting -
Description: If you like to listen to loud music, get messy while painting then this fun collaborative mural and other creations is for you. You'll be helping Ms. Tish design and create a large outer space mural that, when finished, will be used for an upcoming Space and Rocketry camp. Come and go anytime between 9am and 3pm. You're welcome to bring any space/rocket-themed objects to add to the mural. The more creative, the better. Please dress to get messy. Bring clean clothes, water, snacks and your paint brush. Feel free to bring your own paint. If you plan to stay all day, bring a sack lunch. Ages 7-up. Registration required. Project is limited to 15 kids.
For Ages: Ages 7 and up
Cost: Free
When: Friday,     June 14th - 9 AM -          3 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Be a Marine Biologist Camp -
Description: Grab your scuba gear and underwater exploration robot for a fun adventure into the depths of our oceans. You’ll discover some of our planet’s best kept secrets such as the Marianas Trench, hydrothermal vents, underwater volcanoes, sharks, phytoplankton, Anglerfish, and so much more! You’ll also be submerged in experiments to connect you to concepts as well as dissections of real oceanic creatures. This class will be jam-packed with daily experiments, games, information, projects, and more! Ages 8-13 years.Under 8 must get instructor approval. Class is limited to 15 marine biologist. . Please wear closed-toed shoes. Bring water and snacks. $100 registration fee includes all materials used in class.
For Ages: Ages 8-13
Cost: $100*
When: June 17 - June 21 - 1-4 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Class limited to 15 Students; Additional camp will be added when waiting list exceeds 7 students.
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Activity: Li'l Space Explorers -
Description: NEW! Launch your li'l Space Explorer into outer space. They'll make and take home moon sand, make and launch a mini-rocket, and more! Parent/Guardian assisted projects will make this morning a BLAST! Please wear closed-toes shoes for outdoor rocket launch. Bring water and snacks.  Ages 3-7. Registration $20 includes class materials. Class is limited to 15 li'l Space Explorers. .
For Ages: Ages 3-7
Cost: $20*
When: Monday June 24th - 10 a-12p
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Li'l Ocean Explorers -
Description: Step inside our imaginary submarine and let's journey through the ocean depths. You'll learn about sharks, starfish, and underwater volcanoes. You'll make a shark's tooth, feel a starfish, and watch a volcano erupt!  Ages 3-7. Registration $20 includes class materials. Class is limited to 15 li'l Ocean Explorers.
For Ages: Ages 3-7
Cost: $20*
When: Monday June 25th - 10a-12p
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Rollercoasters!: DIY Topsy Turvy Science and Engineering -
Description: Get ready for the ultimate design challenge where Design Crews will construct a roller coaster using foam, masking tape and marbles. Each Design Crew must build; test; observe; and make revisions while learning team building skills. You are welcome to bring laundry baskets or boxes for added support for loop-d-loop loops and height. This class is for the thrill seekers ages 5-up. Class is limited to 30 Design Crew Members. Wear closed-toed shoes. Bring a hat and sunscreen, water and snacks for outdoor challenges. Registration fee Includes all materials except boxes/laundry baskets.
For Ages: Ages 5 and up
Cost: $15*
When: Thursday June 26th - 9 AM - Noon
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Mission to Mars Mini-Camp -
Description: Back by popular demand: Mission to Mars! This condensed 2-day mini-camp is packed with excitement, challenging activities, and more! You'll explore past, present and future Mars Missions. Get engaged in group projects that test your skills. Get ready to launch in T-Minus Summer! Registration: $50 includes class materials. If this doesn't satiate your appetite for space exploration, then join us for the Space and Rocketry Camp! Wear closed-toed shoes and a hat for outdoor activities. Bring water and snacks
For Ages: Ages 7-12
Cost: $50*
When: Thursday  & Friday June 27th and 28th - 9 AM - Noon
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Activity: Extreme Wildlife Tracking -
Rrea: Curry/Roosevelt
Description: Do you have what it takes to track wildlife? Let's find out. During this class you'll be introduced to different ways biologists gather information about wildlife such as radio collars and trail cameras. We partner up with AZ Game and Fish to bring you this exciting class. Make and take home projects and outdoor activities accompany this exciting tracking class. FREE posters provided by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Ages 7-up. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend class with younger siblings. No class limit. Please wear closed-toed shoes for outdoor activities and a hat. Bring water and snacks. $30 registration includes all materials used in class.
For Ages: Ages 7 and up
Cost: $30*
When: July 5th - 9 AM - Noon
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Pedal the Park: Family Bike Ride at Hillcrest Park -
Description: Celebrate family and friends as we pedal around the park after 5pm. This FREE family event is for all ages and stages. Whether you can ride a bike or push a stroller, you'll have fun as you meet other families from Clovis-Portales and CAFB. Arrive by 4:45pm so Tish can check all the kids bikes and helmets prior to the ride for safe pedalin' and shreddin'. Bring your bike, Strider, Stroller or Big Wheel and water. Wear closed-toed shoes, helmet and dress ready to ride. Meet at the Clovis Zoo parking lot near the CYSA building at Hillcrest Park. Participation is free.
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
When: July 5th - 5-7 PM
Where: CCC: Hillcrest Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Family Recreation Events at at Oasis State Park -
Description: All of our Kids' College families are invited to a double event  at Oasis State Park. $5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Pay station at park entrance. 1891 Oasis Road, Portales.
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free*
When: July 6th - 5-11 PM
Where: CCC: Oasis State Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: *$5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Pay station at park entrance.
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Backyard Birds of New Mexico: NM Audubon Society -
Description: Get your Bird Nerd game hat on because we're on a mission to find as many birds as we can. During this scavenger hunt, you'll be introduced to bird identification, habitats, and fun facts. Binoculars are encouraged though not required to participate. The New Mexico Audubon Society will be providing free water bottles, hats and snacks for the kids. Wear closed-toed shoes, bring water, and dress according to the weather. Stargazing party and evening sand dune hike follows this event. Meet Tish near the playground just south of the visitor center. $5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Pay station at park entrance. 1891 Oasis Road, Portales.
From Clovis: Hwy 70 south toward Portales. Turn north on Hwy 467. Left at park entrance. Make right to parking lot at Visitor Center.
From Portales: Hwy 70 north to Highway 467 North. Left at park entrance. Make right to parking lot at Visitor Center. 
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free*
When: July 6th - 5-7 PM
Where: CCC: Oasis State Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: *$5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Pay station at park entrance.
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Howl at the Moon Star Party -
Description: Get your HOWL on for this epic event. We'll be joining the Clovis Astronomers for a Star Party. Pre-star party activities include a "Howl at the Moon" contest, listening for and finding clues to wildlife, and scorpion hunting, and more! After the stroll, the Star Party begins! Telescopes provided by the Clovis Astronomers. Look skyward and see how many stars and other objects you can find. Maybe you'll find the Mother Ship! You're welcome to bring your telescopes as well. Bring chairs, blanket, drinks and snacks. Please dress according to the weather and wear closed-toed shoes for sand dune stroll. Note -Flashlight with red filter/cellophane-wrapped is recommended and preferred by astronomers.* $5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Pay station at park entrance. 1891 Oasis Road, Portales.
From Clovis: Hwy 70 south toward Portales. Turn north on Hwy 467. Left at park entrance. Make right to parking lot at Visitor Center.
From Portales: Hwy 70 north to Highway 467 North. Left at park entrance. Make right to parking lot at Visitor Center. 
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free*
When: July 6th - 7  - 11 PM
Where: CCC: Oasis State Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: *$5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Pay station at park entrance.
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Be an Engineer Camp  -
Description: What is the connection between the Design Process and Engineering? Let's find out! Each day you'll be faced with challenges and it's your job to figure out what works and what doesn't when it comes to design. From aerospace engineering to biological engineering, each day there's something new. We'll also throw in some experiments and games to keep your mind and body active. Camp is limited to 15-young engineers. Ages 8-13 years. Under 8, must get instructor approval.  $100 registration fee includes all materials used in class.
For Ages: Ages 8 and up, Under 8 with consent of the instructor
Cost: $100*
When: July 8 - July 12 - 1-4 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Class limited to 15 Students; Additional camp will be added when waiting list exceeds 7 students.
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Space and Rocketry Camp -
Description: Be a member of the Design Crew during this camp. You'll learn and gain an appreciation for the Space Race; The Apollo Missions; Tragedy and Triumphs of Space Exploration; and more. You'll also be challenged with designing and testing rockets; Protecting the payload; Designing heat shields; and, there might be a few surprises along the way. Camp is limited to 15-young rocket scientists. Ages 8 - 13 years. $100 registration fee includes all materials used in class.
Note: You will need protective eyewear for this class such as goggles used in Chemistry. Please wear comfortable clothes, closed-toed shoes (no sandals, flip flops, etc). Hat and sunscreen for outdoor activities. Bring water and snacks
For Ages: Ages 8 and up
Cost: $100*
When: July 15-19 - 1-4 PM
Where: CCC: Room 524 Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Class limited to 15 Students; Additional camp will be added when waiting list exceeds 7 students.
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Family Odyssey Events at Ned Houk Memorial Park -
Description: All of our Kids' College families are invited to triple event  at Ned Houk Memorial Park.
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
When: July 19th - 5:30 -11 PM
Where: CCC: Ned Houk Memorial Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Hosted by Clovis Astronomers, Audubon New Mexico, and Tish Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Raptors! of New Mexico: NM Audubon Society -
Description: Grab your binoculars for this fun, family-friendly event where we seek out raptors (birds of prey) that call Ned Houk Memorial Park home. From Cooper’s Hawks to Swainson's Hawks, Great Horned Owls and more! You'll learn how fast they can fly, hunting habits, migration, and their link to the dinosaurs! The New Mexico Audubon Society will be providing free water bottles, hats and snacks. Wear closed-toed shoes, bring water, and dress according to the weather. Event begins 5:30PM Mountain DST. Ned Houk Memorial Park, From Clovis, Highway 209 North (Prince St) Park Entrance is on the right. Program is free.
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
When: July 19th - 5:30 - 7 PM
Where: CCC: Ned Houk Memorial Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Hosted by Clovis Astronomers, Audubon New Mexico, and Tish Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Stargazing for Everyone -
Description: All of our Kids' College families are invited to a Stargazing event at Ned Houk Memorial Park. Arrive (and depart) anytime and join the Clovis Astronomers, Audubon New Mexico, and outdoor educator, Tish, as they set up telescopes just for you. Bring your chairs, drinks, and snacks. Dress according to the weather and please wear closed-toed shoes. All ages! Have a telescope? Not sure how to set it up? Bring it! The Clovis Astronomers will be glad to help. Note: Please use flashlights/phone lights with a red filter. Turn off flash during photography.  Event begins 7 PM Mountain DST. Ned Houk Memorial Park, From Clovis, Highway 209 North (Prince St)
Park Entrance is on the right. Program is free.
For Ages: All
Cost: Free
When: July 19th - 7 - 11 PM
Where: CCC: Ned Houk Memorial Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Hosted by Clovis Astronomers, Audubon New Mexico, and Tish Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Animal Flashlight Walk -
Description: Explore Ned Houk Memorial Park after dark as we shine the light on animal night life. Animals you could expect to see and hear: Kangaroo rats, raccoons, deer, great horned owls, various insects, reptiles, amphibians, and more! You just never know what we'll see. Bring your flashlights. Wear closed-toed shoes and dress according to the weather. Join the walk at any time during the stargazing event. North on Prince/Hwy 209. Right at Ned Houk Park entrance; take immediate left turn; then immediate right turn and drive down toward the pavilion. 
For Ages: All
Cost: Free
When: July 19th - 8-9:30 PM
Where: CCC: Ned Houk Memorial Park Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Hosted by Clovis Astronomers, Audubon New Mexico, and Tish Stewart
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Jr. Wildcat Tennis for Youngsters: Basics Skills FIRST SESSION
Description: Tennis is a great way for children to develop fitness skills while improving hand-eye coordination and mental acuity. Begin a love for the game of tennis by learning the fundamentals, including learning proper grips, footwork, the basic volley and forehand/backhand groundstrokes. Brad has 25+ years of coaching and instructing the game of tennis and will help your child develop skills and confidence.  Students must furnish their own racquet but tennis balls will be provided. Students need to bring water.
For Ages: Ages 6-11
Cost: $40*
When: FIRST SESSION: M-Tu-W-Th June 3-6 - 6 - 6:45 PM; SECOND SESSION: M-Tu-W-Th June 17-20 - 6 - 6:45 PM
Where: CCC: CCC Tennis Courts Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Class limited to 12 students
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Wildcat Tennis: Intermediate Skills -THREE SESSIONS available
Description: The Intermediate ability level is a comprehensive camp that focuses on developing a young player by refining his or her skills. This camp is taught through fast-paced drills and skill-building exercises. The player needs to have a basic/good understanding of tennis skills. Previous participation in CCC’s tennis camp or playing in a league or club should suffice. Students must furnish their own racquet but tennis balls will be provided. Students need to bring water.
For Ages: Ages 12 & up
Cost: $40*
When: FIRST SESSION: M-Tu-W-Th June 10-13 - 6-7 PM; SECOND SESSION: M-Tu-W-Th June 24-27 - 6-7 PM; THIRD SESSION: M-Tu-W-Th July 8-11 - 6-7 PM
Where: CCC: CCC Tennis Courts Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Class limited to 16 students
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Volleyball Camp - YOUNGER, MIDDLE, OLDER
Description: Come join the fun this summer at CCC youth volleyball camp. Learn the basic fundamentals and sharpen your skills along with learning the rules of the game. Students need to dress for physical activity and wear athletic shoes, knee-pads if you have them.
For Ages: YOUNGER =Entering 3rd-4th Grades; MIDDLE= Entering  5th-6th Grades; OLDER =Entering 7th Grade & Up
Cost: $60*
When: June 24th-27th - YOUNGER: 9a -11a ; MIDDLE: 11a-1p; OLDER: 1:30p-3:30p
Where: CCC: HFC Gym Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Roberts
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Free Family Summer Science Night at the Interactive Science Museum - TWO DATES
Description: Children and parents of all ages will enjoy CCC’s Interactive Science Museum! There are so many discoveries to make while playing with our “toys”. Come and check out our gear table, digital microscopes, fossils, bones, our new outdoor music exhibit, Kidzspace, and Keva Plank Engineering Space. We have optical illusion gadgets, circuit and electricity gizmos, audio devices, and so much more! Your family will have tons of fun while having a hands-on science experience. Registration for this activity is not required. Choose one night or attend both!
For Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
When: TWO DATES: 6/17 - 6-8 PM and 7/22 -6-8pm
Where: CCC: Interactive Science Museum
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Scroggins
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Spanish Culture and Language - YOUNGER
Description: Friends! Explore La Buena Vida! Delve into the enchanting Spanish culture through games, books, music, and food and all the while learning basic Spanish language speaking skills.  Before you know it, you will be amigos!
For Ages: Ages 6-9
Cost: $40*
When: July 8th -12th - 9-10:30 AM
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Guillen
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Spanish Culture and Language - OLDER
Description: Friends! Explore La Buena Vida! Delve into the enchanting Spanish culture through games, books, music, and food and all the while learning basic Spanish language speaking skills.  Before you know it, you will be amigos!
For Ages: Ages 10 and older
Cost: $40*
When: July 8th -12th - 10:30 - Noon
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Guillen
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: From Story into Script -
Description: Dream! Brainstorm! Imagine!  Bring your vison to life!  Well, nearly so.  Work on your own or join others in creating stories and bringing those stories from pure imagination into a solid script, ready for the stage! If you please, your script will be submitted to the theater class for possible staging.
For Ages: Ages 9  & up
Cost: $40*
When: July 8th -12th - 2-3:30 PM
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Guillen
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Theater: It's Alive!!!
Description: Dive into the process of taking the story off the page and onto the stage!  This class will allow students to go beyond the written word and bring a script to life through a live production.  Invite family and friend to the course finale, on stage, August 1st! Note:  Every effort will be used to bring stories to life using acting, staging, and creative imagination.  Make-up and costumes are not anticipated.
For Ages: Ages 9  & up
Cost: $40*
When: M-Tu-W-Th July 22 -August 1 - 2-3:30 PM
Where: CCC: Gurley Town Hall Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Finale at Gurley Town Hall 6:00 PM on August 1st
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Type:  CCC Kids College
Activity: Creative Writing -
Description: Let your imagination run free!  Kids will create a variety of written works through a variety of fun writing challenges.  As you share your stories and poems with the world, you will take your writing, communication, and thinking talents to higher levels.  Final versions of your best (judged by you) will be published as part of a student anthology for you to keep, or give as a gift.
For Ages: Ages 9 & Up
Cost: $40*
When: M-Tu-W-Th July 22 -August 1 - 11 Am - Noon
Where: CCC: TBA Clovis
Who to Call: (575) 769-4760
Other info: Instructor: Guillen
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