Montcalm Community College strives to enrich the greater Montcalm area by offering sustainable access to a variety of artistic and cultural opportunities.
MCC’s cultural offerings include an annual Chicago trip; an annual trip to Stratford, Ontario, Canada, to view a Shakespeare production; musical presentations by local, regional and national artists; theater productions; art exhibits; lectures and more.
Upcoming events include:
Camp WOWme (The World of Writing: Multimedia Enhanced) is June 23-27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bill Braman Family Center for Education in Greenville. The cost is $90. Experience the wonders of this creative writing camp, which focuses on using a variety of free online application to inspire, improve and translate campers’ written works into amazing multimedia pieces. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information or call 616-754-7706 or 989-328-2111, Ext. 610.
Kids can learn about how plants and animals are raised, harvested, processed and made into the food they eat. This one-day experience about agriculture in Michigan will have children learning about the food they eat – and then getting to eat it too! There is a special focus on food crops and animals raised in Michigan and in Montcalm County. Plus, attendees see at least one live animal (a dairy cow), handle food crops and eat their creations. This camp is open to those who have completed grades 1-5. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information or call 616-754-7706 or 989-328-2111, Ext. 610.
Through art, dance, music, theater and filmmaking, third- through eighth-graders are invited to explore fairy tales. Campers select the following activities in order of preference and are assigned two, most often their first and second choices: Awesome Art, Magical Music, Fantastic Filmmaking and Thrilling Theater. Breakfast and lunch are served each day. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information or call 616-754-7706 or 989-328-2111, Ext. 610.
July 31 – August 2
Heritage Village celebrates its 28th anniversary with its annual Heritage Festival, July 31-Aug. 2, 2014, in Montcalm Heritage Village. The three-day celebration features historical displays, events, refreshments and music for all ages. Visit www.montcalm.edu/heritage-festival for more information.
Through games, music, and fun, children ages 3 to 7 years old are invited to a tropical adventure. Campers will learn social skills along with the tropical language, science, and dance through interactive activities centered on the state of Hawaii. All campers must be potty trained and self-sufficient in the restroom. A snack is provided each day. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information or call 616-754-7706 or 989-328-2111, Ext. 610.
Children in third- through eighth-grades have fun learning or practicing Spanish, as well as becoming acquainted with the cultural diversity in our community. Activities include fun games, songs, arts and crafts, videos, making Mexican food and possibly talking via Skype with other Spanish-speaking children. Plus, participants will learn to make a piñata and have fun with other children interested in the Spanish Language. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information or call 616-754-7706 or 989-328-2111, Ext. 610.
Call 989-328-2111, Ext. 334