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LifeFocus SUMMER 2009

Montcalm Community College NONCREDIT SCHEDULE

NEW! Summer Camps Learn about college, health care, alternative energy and more with these new camps for high school juniors and seniors. page 5

Exploring 300 Years of Classical Music From European to American composers, discover the genius behind the great masters. page 3

Swimming lessons and more! Summer 2009 pages 6-8

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What’s inside Personal Enrichment .........................................................page 3 Summer Camps: for 3rd- through 8th- graders ........................page 4 for high school juniors and seniors ............page 5 Recreation ...........................................................................pages 6-8 Climbing wall, fitness center, gym, pool and swimming lessons Campus map ..........................................................................page 9 Registration information and form.................pages 10-11

Find out what

EVERYONE’S READING during the

2009 Montcalm One Book One County

OPENING KICK-OFF MAY 21 from noon to 1 p.m. Montcalm Community College’s M-TEC 1325 Yellow Jacket Drive, Greenville.

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A free lunch is provided. Reservations are required by May 19 and may be made by calling 989-328-1260. Attend the 5th anniversary kickoff to learn the title of the 2009 book selection and about upcoming events. Community Sponsors: Chemical Bank, Greenville Area Community Foundation and the MCC Foundation

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Personal Enrichment FROM BACH TO ROCK-MANINOFF:

Exploring 300 Years of Classical Music Each of the courses listed below costs $15 and meets on the Thursday indicated from 6 to 8 p.m. in room W211 in the Instruction West Building on MCC’s Sidney campus.

JULY 9

The Baroque “Pearls”: Music of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi XMUS 305-01 Music in the 1600s is more like Jazz than any music before or since. Find out why as you listen to and learn about music by these three masters, among other composers of the time period.

JULY 16

Setting the Standard: The Classical Composers XMUS 306-01 Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven are giants in the world of music, influencing generations of composers that followed. We’ll put their music under a microscope to find out just what makes them classics.

JULY 23

The Romantics Take the Stage: Telling Musical Stories XMUS 307-01 Romantic composers such as Schubert, Strauss and Tchaikovsky loved painting musical pictures of places long ago and far away. We’ll explore some of these wonderful stories told by the master musical storytellers.

JULY 30

Music in the New World: The American Composers XMUS 308-01 American music is relatively new. Find out what makes music like that of Copland, Ives and Gershwin uniquely American and how they capture the spirit and feeling of our young country in their compositions.

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Summer Camps FOR 3RD- THROUGH 8TH-GRADERS These Summer Camps cost $80 each. Food is provided at no additional cost and campers visit MCC’s indoor pool Monday through Thursday.

FINE ARTS CAMP:

Under The Sea

CAMP DISCOVERY:

Critter Camp

July 13-17

July 27-31

Through art, dance, music, theater and filmmaking third- through eighth-graders are invited to discover the vast treasures that can be found under the sea. Directed by Valerie Vander Mark, the camp meets Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Barn Theater on MCC’s Sidney campus. Campers select the following activities in order of preference and are assigned two: Aquatic Artists; Dipping, Diving Dancers; Star(fish) Singers; Triton’s Theater Troupe; and Filming Fish Stories. To register use course code XMUS 100-01.

Campers of all abilities and experience levels are invited to explore science in this handson camp with directors Heather Wesp and Amy Weaver. Create miniature tide pools and investigate what affects the organisms inside, view microscopic organisms to see how they move and head outside to collect your own specimens, “bug out” by collecting and mounting insects, see what bacteria live on and in humans and explore the topic of amphibians and reptiles—including dinosaurs—with a little help from a special guest. Throughout the week, work to solve a whodunnit woodland crime that takes place on the Kenneth J. Lehman Nature Trails. The camp meets Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in room E108 in MCC’s Instruction East Building on the college’s Sidney campus. Adult visitor and volunteer participation is encouraged. To register use course code XGEO 104-01. For camp registration, visit www.montcalm.edu/recreation/ summercamp.htm or call 616-754-7706 or toll-free 1-877-328-2111, ext. 610. For more information, call 989-328-1260.

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FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS & SENIORS Enrollment in these Tech Prep camps is free and food is provided at no cost.

Alternative Energy Camp

This four-day camp explores careers in renewable energy. Morning activities include discussions of the science behind photovoltaic and wind turbine technologies. Afternoon activities involve the construction and operation of a wind turbine. Receive a solar scientific calculator to use during the camp and you get to keep it! XPHY 405-01 Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, June 15-18 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. MCC’s Sidney Campus

Instrumental Analysis Camp

Do you wonder what it would be like to spend your days performing experiments in a laboratory? Are you interested in forensics, industrial science, medicine or pharmaceuticals? During this mini-course, you are introduced to some techniques used to analyze organic compounds using techniques and instrumentation similar to what a research chemist does. Work with high-tech analysis equipment such as the Visible Spectrophotometer, the Gas Chromatograph and the Infrared Spectrophotometer. Bring a water sample from home so you can analyze it for iron content. Receive a solar scientific calculator to use during the camp and you get to keep it! XCHE 503-01 Fri, June 19 & 26 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. MCC’s Sidney Campus

Health Care Camp

Is a health-related career in your future? MCC’s health care career camp helps you answer this question. Meet real health care workers and have an opportunity to ask questions about what they do and why they do it. Engage in hands-on activities and class discussion to learn more about what health care occupations are all about. Together with our community health care facilities, visit and observe real health care environments. See health care as it really is and not as it is portrayed on television or in the news. Receive a set of scrubs, which you are required to wear during the camp, and are yours to keep! XDVE 178-01 Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, June 22-25 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MCC’s Sidney Campus

Boot Camp

During Boot Camp, participate in activities aimed at helping you make a successful transition to college life. Topics covered during the three-day camp include test-taking strategies, study skills, time management, program planning and campus resources. In addition, you have the opportunity to become familiar with the MCC campus, as well as with faculty and staff through planned activities. Receive an MP3 player pre-loaded with information to use in the camp and to keep! XDVE 175-01 Mon/Tues/Wed, August 3-5 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. MCC’s Sidney Campus

For camp registration, visit www.montcalm.edu/recreation/summercamp.htm or call 616-754-7706 or toll-free 1-877-328-2111, ext. 610. For more information, call 989-328-1260.

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Recreation

Call MCC’s Recreation Desk at 989-328-1259 for more pool, gym or fitness center information or visit www.montcalm.edu for the pool, gym and fitness center schedules. Call 989-328-1252 regarding rentals. The college may close the facilities for special activities.

CLIMBING WALL

POOL

FITNESS CENTER

Family Open Pool

The climbing wall in MCC’s gym is available for rent to groups of 20 or fewer. The minimum age is 6 and children through age 11 must attend with an adult, certified belayer. Call 989-328-1252 for details.

Improve your fitness level in MCC’s airconditioned, self-directed exercise center June 1 through August 30. The center offers state-of-the-art fitness equipment, treadmills, elliptical trainers, bicycles and a free-weight area. You must be 16 or older to use the facility.

Open Fitness Center Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs .......... 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri................................................. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. The center is closed July 3.

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The gym may be used for various activities June 1 through August 30. Note: The daytime gym schedule varies, so please call ahead for information or visit www. montcalm.edu.

Family Open Gym Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs .......... 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri................................................. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. See page 8 for family group rates. The gym is closed July 3.

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There are programs for everyone—infants through senior citizens—in MCC’s NCAA– sized swimming pool. Programs begin June 22 and end August 30. An adult must accompany children younger than 10 in the pool.

Mon .................................................7:30-9 p.m. Tues/Wed/Thurs ..............................7-9 p.m. See page 8 for family group rates.

One-hour Daytime Open Swim Adults, senior citizens and children 10 and older pay $1.75. Children ages 4 to 9 pay $1.25. Mon/Wed .............. 11 a.m.-noon & 2-3 p.m. Tues/Thurs ........................................2-3 p.m. Fri ................................................11 a.m.-noon The pool is closed July 3. Open swim is not available from 2-3 p.m. July 13-16 & 27-30.

Water Walking Create your own water walking program and increase your fitness level. Program direction is available from pool staff. Thirty minutes of water walking is equal to two hours of walking on land. Benefits include improved muscle tone, heart health, flexibility and calorie burning. Adults only. Mon .................7-8 a.m., 9-10 a.m. & 1-2 p.m. Tues/Thurs. ........................8-9 a.m., 1-2 p.m. & 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wed ....................7-8 a.m., 9-10 a.m., 1-2 p.m. & 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fri.....................................7-8 a.m. & 9-10 a.m. The pool is closed July 3. Water walking is not available from 1-2 p.m. July 13-16 & 27-30.

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Adult Open Swim The cost is $1.75 per visit. Tues/Thurs .......................................12-1 p.m.

Water Aerobics Adults may join us for instructor-led cardiovascular workouts. Aerobic exercise can aid in stress management, improve sleep, help with weight control, increase the body’s fat-burning rate, help control appetite, increase energy and reduce heart disease and other ailments. Exercises to music include a warm-up and cool-down and may include using equipment. Mon/Wed/Fri .............8-9 a.m. & 10-11 a.m. Tues/Thurs ......... 9-10 a.m. & 5:30-6:30 p.m. The pool is closed July 3.

Lap Swim Join us for lap swimming, which is a great form of exercise. Participants must be at least 17 years old and proficient swimmers. A lifeguard is on deck. The cost is $1.75 per participant. Mon ...................... 12-1 p.m. & 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tues/Thurs ........... 7-8 a.m. & 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wed ......................... 12-1 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m. & 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fri........................................................12-1 p.m. The pool is closed July 3.

Adult Water Polo Enjoy a fun and invigorating evening game of water polo between June 22 and August 26. Players must be at least 17 years old and able to tread in 5 feet of water. A lifeguard is on deck and fair play rules are enforced. This is a great form of exercise, so invite a friend. The cost is $1.75 per participant. Thurs ..........................................8:30-9:30 p.m. (The day is subject to change, so please call for current information.)

SWIMMING LESSONS Infant & Preschool Aquatics Program The cost is $25. This American Red Cross program helps children ages 6 months to 5 years achieve a comfort level in and around the water and a readiness to swim. A parent must accompany each child in the pool. XPHE 200 01 Tues/Thurs, June 30-July 23 10-10:30 a.m. XPHE 200 02 Mon, July 6-August 24 5-5:30 p.m. XPHE 200 03 Mon, July 6-August 24 7-7:30 p.m. XPHE 200 04 Tues/Thurs, July 28-August 20 10-10:30 a.m.

Young Beginner Aquatics The cost is $25. This water adaptation course for children ages 5 to 7 teaches breath control, elementary swimming skills and safety. XPHE 202 01 Tues/Thurs, June 30-July 23 10:30-11 a.m. XPHE 202 02 Mon, July 6-August 24 5:30-6 p.m. XPHE 202 03 Tues/Thurs, July 28-August 20 10:30-11 a.m.

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American Red Cross Swim Instruction for Children

Private/semiprivate Swim Lessons

The cost is $45. Children ages 7 to 13 are evaluated and placed at appropriate levels for swimming and safety instruction. XPHE 205 01 Tues/Thurs, June 30-July 23 11 a.m.-noon XPHE 205 02 Mon, July 6-August 24 6-7 p.m. XPHE 205 03 Tues/Thurs, July 28-August 20 11 a.m.-noon

The cost is $75 for private; $110 for semiprivate. Each 30-minute private or semiprivate lesson is programmed to fit individual needs. Lessons are for all ages and skill levels and are scheduled when other activities are occurring in the pool. A minimum of six lessons must be scheduled by calling Chris Stander at 989-328-1209.

FEES

for Open Fitness Center, Open Gym, Open Pool, Water Walking & Water Aerobics*

One-Time Visit Ages 10-Adult .................................................................................. $3.50 Ages 4-9............................................................................................. $2.50

8-visit Passes Ages 10-Adult ..................................................................................... $24 Ages 4-9................................................................................................ $16

Semester Passes provide unlimited use of the gym and fitness center during scheduled hours from June 1 through August 30 and of the pool from June 22 through August 30. Ages 10-Adult ................................................................................... $125 Ages 4-9................................................................................................ $85 Seniors 60 and older .......................................................................... $60 *Current MCC students can use the facilities for free but must present their MCC ID at the recreation desk.

Group Rates for Family Open Gym, Pool & Fitness Center: A family of 7 to 10 members (must include 2 people older than 18) pays $16, a family of 4 to 6 members (must include 1 person older than 18) pays $12, and a family of 3 (including 1 person older than 18) pays $7.50. Individuals pay $3.50.

CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN 10 MUST HAVE SOMEONE AGE 18 OR OLDER WITH THEM IN THE POOL

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BOOKS AND SUPPLIES

purchase a book elsewhere, be sure it is the correct edition and be sure you receive the book before class starts. Also, make sure the book can be starts Also returned if the course has to be cancelled; if not, you may want to wait to purchase the book until a week before the course is scheduled to start, checking first to see if it will meet.

For the summer semester, MCC’s Bookstore is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The bookstore is located in the Activities Building on the college’s Sidney campus and may be reached by calling 989-3281278. Visit the bookstore’s Web site to check prices and purchase books online at www.montcalm.edu/bookstore. If you

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MCC SIDNEY CAMPUS

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2800 College Drive, Sidney, MI 48885-9723

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CAMPUS KEY 1. Foundation Farmhouse 2. Barn Theater 3. Tennis Courts 4. Activities Building 5. Beatrice E. Doser Building 6. Administration/Library Building 7. Instruction West Building 8. Stanley P. Ash Building 9. Instruction East Building 10. Instruction North Building 11. Montcalm Heritage Village

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Registration IN PERSON:

Registration is accepted ed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. in n the Student Services Office in MCC’s Administration/Library dministration/Library Building in Sidney orr at MCC’s M-TEC in Greenville.

BY MAIL:

Complete the registration form on page 11 and mail it with full payment to Summer 2009 Registration, M-TEC, 1325 Yellow Jacket Drive, Greenville, MI 48838. Write the student’s name on your check made payable to Montcalm Community College. You will receive a receipt to confirm registration. Registrations with insufficient payment will be returned. If the course is free, you may fax your registration to 616-754-4587.

BY PHONE:

Registration with payment by Visa, Discover or MasterCard is accepted by phone weekdays at 616-754-7706 or toll-free 1-877-328-2111, ext. 610, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Class sizes are limited and enrollments are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. If a course is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be contacted by phone or e-mail.

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST TWO BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE A COURSE BEGINS.

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ONLINE EDUCATION TO GO COURSE INSTRUCTIONS MCC offers a variety of online courses under an agreement with Education To Go. You can complete these anywhere you have computer access and the appropriate software. To access course information, go to www.ed2go.com/montcalm and enter the course name in the search field. After you find your course, click on the title to see the course description, a syllabus and instructor information. Each course runs for 6 weeks and consists of 12 lessons. Once you find the course you want click Enroll Now. This will take you through orientation, which is required before you can start. However, you must still register at MCC. Registration information is given as you go through orientation. SUMMER SESSIONS: Session 46 – July 15 to August 21 Session 47 – August 19 to Sept. 25 The first lesson is available at www. ed2go.com/montcalm after 6 p.m. the first day of class. The lessons are supplemented by interactive quizzes, assignments and online discussions. Internet access, an e-mail address and an up-to-date web browser are needed. You must register at MCC at least 7 business days prior to the first class. Specific software may be required. Check www.ed2go.com/ montcalm for course requirements.

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NONCREDIT REGISTRATION FORM

Registration is required for all courses including those that are free. Duplicate this form as needed or print copies from MCC’s Web site at www.montcalm.edu/recreation/regform.pdf. SUMMER CAMPS: Visit www.montcalm.edu/recreation/summercamp.htm for the required forms for registration. Name __________________________________________________________________________ Social Security # (last 4 digits only) ________________________Student ID#_______________ Address _______________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip __________________________________________________________________ Phone numbers or e-mail addresses where you can be reached in case a course is canceled: _______________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Birthdate ____/____/____ If a minor: Parent’s name ________________________________ The school district in which you reside: _____________________________________________ The following information is necessary for reports to state and federal agencies. Your cooperation in providing this optional information is appreciated. Race: (check one) ___White ___ Hispanic ___Asian Gender: (check one)

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Course Title

Course Code

Session #

Cost

Sample: Setting the Standard: Classical

XMUS 306

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$15

Sample: Creating Web Pages - Ed to Go

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$75

*Session numbers for Education to Go online courses only: For actual dates, see page 10. Session 40 - January to February Session 41 - February to March Session 42 - March to April Session 43 - April to May Session 44 - May to June Session 45 - June to July

TOTAL $__________

Session 46 - July to August Session 47 - August to September Session 48 - September to October Session 49 - October to November Session 50 - November to December Session 51 - December to January

It is the policy of Montcalm Community College that no person; on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, height, weight, disability or Vietnam-era veteran status; shall be discriminated against in employment, educational programs, activities, or admissions. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English-language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation.

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