The summer semester at Fullerton College isn’t just for students attending an accelerated eight-week semester. It’s also a time for prospective students to become familiar with the college’s programs and services, an opportunity for youth to begin thinking about college as a part of their future, and a chance for the community to visit the campus and participate in one of many enrichment opportunities available to them.
Here are highlights of Fullerton College’s summer activities:
2016 Science Summer Camps
Monday, June 6–Thursday, July 28
Presented by OC Biotech Education Partnership and co-sponsored by Fullerton College ENGAGE in STEM program, each one-week summer program aims to provide high school juniors and seniors with workshops in biotechnology, CSI forensic science, medical explorations, and cosmetic chemistry. Registration is closed. More information is available by visiting http://ocbiotecheducation.org.
Summer STEM Institute for Future Teachers
Monday, June 13–Friday, July 29
Cal State Fullerton
Students can receive valuable training and teaching experiences during this summer program presented by the Orange County Teacher Pathway Partnership with Cal State Fullerton and Fullerton College. Activities include science lesson training with a JPL/NASA educator, teaching at a selected summer youth program, a field trip to Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. For questions about the program, contact Jeannie Abutin-Mitsch at firstname.lastname@example.org, Alicia Sanchez at email@example.com or visit http://teacingmattersfc.com.
Summer Swim Lessons
SESSION 1: Monday, June 20–Thursday, June 30, SESSION 2: Tuesday, July 5–Thursday, July 14, SESSION 3: Monday, July 18–Thursday, July 28
Run by the men’s water polo coach and head of the FC SCUBA program, Rhett Price, Fullerton College offers one of the best summer swim programs in Southern California. Class levels range from parent & me (age three and under) to intermediate for $49 per child/per session. More information is available at http://fchornets.com and the swim program webpage here.
Tri-County Women’s Empowerment Summit
Saturday, June 25 from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Presented jointly by the California Latino Leadership Institute, the Clayman Institute on Gender Research and the Fullerton College Ethnic Studies Department, this summit brings together women from Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties for a one-day conference geared toward improving the well-being of women, children and families. Keynote speakers include State Senator Janet Nguyen and Assemblymember Cheryl Brown. More information is available at http://calatinoleadershipinstitute.org.
Sultry Summer Opera Scenes
Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m.
Fullerton College Recital Hall
Fullerton College Opera brings another entertaining program of beautiful and exciting scenes from the great world of opera directed by Aram Barsamian. Call 714-992-7150 for ticket pricing and availability. Visit http://music.fullcoll.edu for more information.
Summer Bridge Program
Monday, July 11–Thursday, July 14 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
This inaugural program welcomes incoming freshmen to Fullerton College to create a smooth transition from high school to college. The program will include workshops on preparation, an overview of programs and services, and the opportunity to network with other incoming freshmen. More information is available at http://counseling.fullcoll.edu/summerbridge/.
Tuesday, July 12–Thursday, July 21 from 9–11:50 a.m.
Designed to ease new college students’ transition to FC, this program offers students the opportunity to complete one transferable units in two weeks. Students will learn survival skills necessary for college success, build self-confidence, and learn how to utilize campus resources. Space is limited. Contact Cassandra Terrazas at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2016 Fullerton College Directors Festival
Thursday, July 14–Saturday, July 16; Thursday, July 21–Friday, July 22 at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 23 at 7 p.m. – Best of Fest
Bronwyn Dodson Theatre
Student-directed productions ranging from 10-50 minutes in length are performed throughout adjudicated evening productions. The festival culminates in a final “Best of Fest” night of selected performances. Call 714-992-7150 for ticket pricing and availability. Visit http://theatre.fullcoll.edu for more information.
Smart Start Saturday
Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Fullerton College Quad
The campus will welcome all new and returning students on Saturday, Aug. 15. All campus services will be operational and available. Students can pick up their campus ID’s, pay fees, participate in campus tours, and receive helpful information from various campus programs to be fully prepared for the start of the fall semester.
Additional information about any of the campus programs, services, events and announcements mentioned above can be found by visiting Fullerton College’s main website at http://fullcoll.edu.