Registration open for JWCC’s JDub Academy classes for children in June, July

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QUINCY — Registration is now open for John Wood Community College’s JDub Academy, which offers classes for students during June and July. JDub Academy provides hands-on learning for students in grades K-12 in agriculture, archery, baking, computers, dance, fishing, German, healthcare, moviemaking, science, sewing and more. 

Area youths may choose from more than a dozen classes of JDub Academy in Quincy offered Monday through Friday on June 6-10, June 13-17 and June 20-24. Each week will have an 8 to 9:50 a.m. session and a 10 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. session. Children may choose to attend one or both sessions. “Crime Scene Investigator: Let’s Solve a Mystery,” “Hooked on Fishing? It’s a Reel Good Time,” “Let’s Get Sewing” and “Moviemaking for Tweens” are among the classes offered.

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) classes are offered Monday-Thursday d June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-30, July 11-14 and July 18-21.  All STEAM classes are from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. “Make Your First 3D Video Game,” “Python Programmers” and “ROBLOX Coders and Entrepreneurs” are among the classes offered.

Scholarships for JDUB Academy are made possible through the JWCC Foundation from individuals and organizations.  Scholarships are distributed on a need basis using federal poverty guidelines.

This program offers children hands-on academic and enrichment workshops on a college campus.  All courses are designed to teach new and meaningful skills, excite students about learning and discover ways to explore future careers.

The cost per class varies. For more information, call 217-641-4941.

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