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TASC

CFA 1101

This course is a comprehensive review for students wanting to receive their High School Equivalency Diploma. Students will prepare to take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). This test replaced the GED test for New York State in 2014. The focus of the classes will be on reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. TASC testing is determined by pre-test scores and instructor recommendation. Students may require more than one session of preparation prior to testing. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The recommended book for this course is Kaplan’s New TASC with two Practice Tests. TASC is a claimed trademark GED is a trademarked term.

TASC II

CFA 1102

This course is for students who have progressed though TASC I but need additional review in order to sit for the TASC exam. This course will include review of reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The required book for this course is Kaplan’s New TASC with two Practice Tests. (2016). Instructor: J. Dayton – Wolf

SUNY Ulster Advantage

CFA 1887

SUNY Ulster Advantage is an intensive college preparation program designed for students placing into two or more remedial courses. The program facilitates progress toward graduation by permitting the student to retest and advance their course placement. Students become actively engaged with each other, faculty, and staff while improving the academic skills necessary for success—including reading, writing, math and study skills—and becoming familiar with the campus and campus resources.

Basketball Camp ages 7-12

CFK 1352

This camp is designed for the serious player as well as the beginner. Instruction concentrates on the basic fundamentals of baseball, including hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, and base running. In addition, this camp includes intense work on learning and improving skills, effective drills, and developing proper work habits. Campers are placed into an appropriate group based on age and ability. Campers have the opportunity to learn about more than one position during the specialty groups. The goal is to make sure campers leave with a greater knowledge of baseball and love of the game. The coach-to-camper ratio is 1:12. Note: Every camper who registers two-weeks prior to the start date receives a t-shirt. Dress and Gear: Please bring a glove, bat, baseball hat, long athletic pants and athletic footwear (rubber spikes/sneakers). Catchers should bring a chest protector, helmet, shin guards, and facemask, if they have them. And do not forget topical insect repellent and topical sun block (spray form not permitted). Lunch: Bring a lunch that requires no refrigeration and a reusable/refillable water bottle. There are snacks and drinks available for purchase from the vending machines on campus. Please be aware that the college does not provide change or reimburse for lost money. Educational Leader: Steven Morse, Head Baseball Coach, was previously an Assistant Coach at SUNY Brockport for two seasons, primarily working with hitters and infielders, where he helped lead the program to a playoff berth and a 43-37 overall record in the SUNYAC. Coach Morse is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz, where he was a standout athlete for the Baseball program. He finished his career Fourth All-Time in Assists and was an All-Conference Selection as a senior, when he lead the team in Batting Average, On Base Percentage, and Total Bases. Coach Morse holds a Masters Degree from SUNY Brockport in Athletic Administration.

All Sport Camp ages 7-12

CFK 1354

Each day will concentrate on a different sport and be led by the SUNY Ulster Coach specific to that sport. Monday is basketball, Tuesday is volleyball, Wednesday is soccer, Thursday is baseball/softball, and Friday is general physical education. Skills and drills will be held in the morning and competitions in the afternoon. DRESS AND GEAR: Please bring sneakers and t-shirt, but bring outdoor clothes for baseball, soccer, and softball days. Instructors: Justin Maxwell, Head Men's Basketball Coach; Glenn Warnock, Head Women's Volleyball Coach; Jamal Lis-Simmons, Head Men's Soccer Coach; Rich Spriggs, Head Softball Coach; Steven Morse, Head Baseball Coach.

Game Design & Coding Camp

CFK 1433

This camp offers a fun and creative introduction to coding through video game design. This camp appeals to campers with an interest in technology, digital arts, video game design, and programming. Students learn how to plan the graphical user interface, gameplay, and mechanics of the game using concept art and storyboarding. Using SCRATCH, a popular program for creating interactive and animated projects, campers make their storyboards come alive as a complete working game that everyone can play! Please bring a flash drive. DR. CYNTHIA V. MARCELLO is a professor of Computer Science. She teaches numerous programming courses and also simulation and game development. She owned a computer consulting business for twenty years and currently is the owner of Ideation Studios, LLC, an independent game design and development company. Throughout the academic year, she runs numerous game jam and hackathon events, interactive fiction competitions, computer science and robotics camps, 4H STEM workshops, and is also an event partner for VEX robotics competitions and tournaments. Lastly, she is the President of the NY Hudson Valley Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) and thoroughly enjoys working with students and teachers in the area of computer science and all things technology!

Robotics & Programming Camp

CFK 1434

This camp offers hands on approach to learning robotics. This camp appeals to campers with an interest in robotics and programming. Using SCRATCH, a popular program for creating interactive and animated projects and CREATE Lab Visual Programmer, students use a storyboarding approach to program Finch robots to accomplish complex maneuvers! Please bring a flash drive. DR. CYNTHIA V. MARCELLO is a professor of Computer Science. She teaches numerous programming courses and also simulation and game development. She owned a computer consulting business for twenty years and currently is the owner of Ideation Studios, LLC, an independent game design and development company. Throughout the academic year, she runs numerous game jam and hackathon events, interactive fiction competitions, computer science and robotics camps, 4H STEM workshops, and is also an event partner for VEX robotics competitions and tournaments. Lastly, she is the President of the NY Hudson Valley Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) and thoroughly enjoys working with students and teachers in the area of computer science and all things technology!

Senators Baseball Camp age7-12

CFK 1457

This camp is designed for the serious player as well as the beginner. Instruction concentrates on the basic fundamentals of baseball, including hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, and base running. In addition, this athletic academy includes intense work on learning and improving skills, effective drills, and developing proper work habits. Athletes are placed into an appropriate group based on age and ability. Athletes have the opportunity to learn about more than one position during the specialty groups. The goal is to make sure athletes leave with a greater knowledge of baseball and love of the game. The coach-to- athlete ratio is 1:12. DRESS AND GEAR: Please bring a glove, bat, baseball hat, long athletic pants and athletic footwear (rubber spikes/sneakers). Catchers should bring a chest protector, helmet, shin guards, and facemask, if they have them. And dont forget topical insect repellent and topical sun block (spray form not permitted). Instructor: Steven Morse, Head Baseball Coach, was previously an Assistant Coach at SUNY Brockport for two seasons, primarily working with hitters and infielders, where he helped lead the program to a playoff berth and a 43-37 overall record in the SUNYAC. Coach Morse is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz, where he was a standout athlete for the Baseball program. He finished his career Fourth All-Time in Assists and was an All-Conference Selection as a senior, when he lead the team in Batting Average, On Base Percentage, and Total Bases.

Softball Camp ages 7-18

CFK 1458

This camp is designed for the serious player as well as the beginner. Instruction concentrates on the basic fundamentals of baseball, including hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, and base running. In addition, this athletic academy includes intense work on learning and improving skills, effective drills, and developing proper work habits. Athletes are placed into an appropriate group based on age and ability. Athletes have the opportunity to learn about more than one position during the specialty groups. The goal is to make sure athletes leave with a greater knowledge of baseball and love of the game. The coach-to-athlete ratio is 1:12. DRESS AND GEAR: Please bring a glove, bat, long athletic pants and athletic footwear (rubber spikes AND sneakers). Catchers should bring a chest protector, helmet, shin guards, and facemask, if they have them. And don't forget topical insect repellent and topical sun block (spray form not permitted). Instructor: Rich Spriggs, Head Softball Coach, was Head Coach for the Ulster Fillies travel organization where he complied over thirty travel tournament championships. He was previously the Head Coach of the Rondout High School Varsity team. He currently coaches the 16U team for the Ulster Fillies, serves on the board of directors for the Ulster Fillies and is a Regional USSSA Tournament Director.

Junior Tennis Camp ages 8-16

CFK 1473

This camp offers a wonderful tennis experience that is both fun and educational. It provides instruction for all levels from beginner to high school varsity player. The coach-to- camper ratio is 1:5, allowing staff to get the most from each individuals ability. Morning instruction includes the teaching of strong tennis stokes and precision footwork, both of which comprise the backbone of the game. Drills are incorporated to promote the development of these skills. In the afternoon, campers are taught strategy, technique, and sportsmanship by means of challenging games and matches. The staff is fully committed to individual attention within the context of group learning and believes that this learning experience will last a life time. Dress and Gear: Arrive dressed to play. Sneakers and hat are required. Racquets are available if needed. Bring topical insect repellent and topical sun block (spray form not permitted). Lunch: Please bring a lunch and snacks that require no refrigeration and a reusable/refillable water bottle. There are snacks and drinks available for purchase from the vending machines on campus. Please be aware that the college does not provide change or reimburse for lost money. Educational Leader: Peter Fein has been a tennis instructor in Ulster County for over 25 years and is a certified professional with the U.S. Professional Registry. He has coached both the boys and girls Onteora High School tennis teams to numerous championships over the past 25 years. Over this period he has held successful camps for both children and adults, privately and at SUNY Ulster for many summers.

Fashion Design Camp Ages 8-11

CFK 1577

If you are interested in fashion or plan to be a fashion designer then this is the camp for you! In this boot camp, you will spend half the day in the sewing lab, and the remaining half of the day in the drawing studio. In the sewing lab you will learn sewing and basic construction. The sewing lab comes complete with cutting tables, dress forms, sewing machines, sergers and industrial irons! Each camper will create an original project. In the drawing studio you will learn how to construct the fashion figure and how to draw and design skirts, blouses, dresses and pants to create a small apparel collection complete with mood board, fabrics and illustrated in color. If you know how to sew or draw, that’s great! If not, we will teach you! The instructor-to-camper ratio is 1:4/5. Materials fee: $10, payable in camp. KRISTIN FLYNN, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, will be guiding you through introductory fashion projects with the assistance of SUNY Ulster Fashion Design Program graduates. Since graduating from Parson School of Design with a BFA in fashion design Kristin has had a highly successful career in the fashion industry. She has had years of hands-on experience at the international global level, from high-end design studios to the factory floor. She has worked with top companies including Nike, Ellen Tracy, and Liz Claiborne. As a senior designer and manager she traveled the world and designed for the USA Olympic Barcelona teams as well as individual celebrities including Madonna.

Fashion Design Camp Ages 12-15

CFK 1578

If you are interested in fashion or plan to be a fashion designer then this is the camp for you! In this boot camp, you will spend half the day in the sewing lab, and the remaining half of the day in the drawing studio. In the sewing lab you will learn sewing and basic construction. The sewing lab comes complete with cutting tables, dress forms, sewing machines, sergers and industrial irons! Each camper will create an original project. In the drawing studio you will learn how to construct the fashion figure and how to draw and design skirts, blouses, dresses and pants to create a small apparel collection complete with mood board, fabrics and illustrated in color. If you know how to sew or draw, that’s great! If not, we will teach you! The instructor-to-camper ratio is 1:4/5. Materials fee: $10, payable in camp. KRISTIN FLYNN, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, will be guiding you through introductory fashion projects with the assistance of SUNY Ulster Fashion Design Program graduates. Since graduating from Parson School of Design with a BFA in fashion design Kristin has had a highly successful career in the fashion industry. She has had years of hands-on experience at the international global level, from high-end design studios to the factory floor. She has worked with top companies including Nike, Ellen Tracy, and Liz Claiborne. As a senior designer and manager she traveled the world and designed for the USA Olympic Barcelona teams as well as individual celebrities including Madonna.

Mad Science

CFK 1870

To register: You must contact http://midhudson.madscience.org/Mad Science For questions: call 845-294-5434. Camp Fee $175 half day, $315 full day Early Bird until April 15 - $155 half day, $295 full day Sibling/multiple camp discount - enter BULKCAMP at checkout

Snapology

CFK 1871

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS Snapology Camps www.midhudson.snapology.com For questions: email mhv@snapology.com or call 845-255-1318

Art Lab Camp Grades K-2

CFK 1934

For little kids with big imaginations who love to get messy and make all kinds of art, this class is a hands-on, multi-media exploration of basic art making materials and processes such as drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, textiles, and three-dimensional sculpture. We will experiment with a variety of media to make colorful and expressive works of art. We will discover together in this energetic and play-based approach to art making. (There will be an instructor and an assistant.) Materials fee: $40, payable in camp JESSICA POSER is an artist and an educator living and working in the Hudson Valley. She has a doctorate in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been developing and teaching art programs for youth for over 20 years.

Art Lab Camp Grades 3-5

CFK 1935

For young artists who love to draw, paint and build, this class explores different approaches, tools and materials of art making. We emphasize an exposure to a variety of media, and will guide hands-on experimentation and creative problem-solving through drawing, painting, collage and three-dimensional art-making activities. We will explore both traditional materials as well as try out new ones such as found object, recycled materials and organic materials, to make unique and expressive works of art. Materials fee: $40, payable in camp JESSICA POSER is an artist and an educator living and working in the Hudson Valley. She has a doctorate in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been developing and teaching art programs for youth for over 20 years.

Art Lab Camp Grades 6-8

CFK 1936

For young artists who are expanding and refining their two-dimensional and three-dimensional art making skills, we will use both conventional and unconventional tools and materials to explore symbolic, representational and expressive aspects of drawing, painting, printmaking, three-dimensional and time based art making such as performance art. Concepts such as narrative, metaphor, and abstraction will be explored through explorations of color and color mixing, mark-making, observational drawing and other material investigations. Project may include comic book drawing, photo-collage, large-scale sculpture and acrylic painting. Materials fee: $40, payable in camp. JESSICA POSER is an artist and an educator living and working in the Hudson Valley. She has a doctorate in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been developing and teaching art programs for youth for over 20 years.

Photo Lab Camp Grades 8-12

CFK 1937

Everyone has a story to tell. Using a camera to discover and document your world gives light to new ways of seeing, questioning and understanding. Campers will be guided through daily assignments to see and photograph their worlds in new and interesting ways. Photography will be integrated with other expressive forms such as writing (fiction, autobiography and poetry), collage, and experimental transfer and projection techniques. Daily discussions and feedback will inspire you on your photographic journeys. Please bring a digital camera or smartphone to take photos. Held in a MAC lab. Materials fee: $40, payable in camp. JESSICA POSER is an artist and an educator living and working in the Hudson Valley. She has a doctorate in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been developing and teaching art programs for youth for over 20 years.

Criminal Thinking

DCB 0971

Learn to look at strategies for modifying substance abuse services for criminal justice clients by helping the clinician to learn how to intervene with criminal thinking. This course will look to describe and provide examples of common criminal thinking errors in the offender population, helping mental health practitioners become more aware of thinking errors and thinking distortions and assisting change agents in facilitating the criminal thinking process.

Bldg Tightness,Ventilation&IEQ

DCB 1023

In this half-day workshop, students are presented with the critical relationship between energy efficiency and the need for ventilation within homes for both new construction and existing homes. The workshop focus includes the NYS Code requirements for energy efficiency as well as the national standards for ventilation. Real-world examples of condensation issues and other impacts are provided. The course also provides attendees with the necessary information to make proper design and HVAC product selections to enhance indoor environmental quality. The course has been designed specifically for building professionals, contractors and tradesmen, code officials and home inspectors. Approved for 2 BPI CEUs. Instructor: P. Strocchia


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