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Indian River State College offers a variety of fun, challenging and educational summer experiences for primary, middle, and high school students.  Kids work directly with coaches, faculty, and staff as they develop key skills and explore their curiosities. 


Pre-College and Career Exploration

IRSC Pre-College and Career Exploration Camps can help you choose your perfect career through hands-on activities and one-on-one interaction with staff and faculty who are experts in their field.

Discover your future as you explore exciting career paths through the Quest Summer Program. During the three-week summer enrichment program, students will explore Career Pathways Clusters to identify major areas of career interest. They will use technology tools to access and research career information. Students will participate in exploratory tours including public service, digital media and health sciences. Students will leave with an increased awareness that will aid them in choosing a career.

For boys and girls 14 to 16 years of age (as of June 1) who are residents of Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, or Okeechobee counties. Parent or guardian must be able to document residency in the State of Florida one year prior to date of application to the program. 

For more information, contact the IRSC Information Call Center at 772-462-4772 in St. Lucie County or toll-free at 1-866-792-4772 in Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee counties. 

Dates and Fees
Monday through Thursday, June 6–23
8:30 a.m. to noon
Massey Campus
Fee: $125.00 per camper. 

Experience crime scene investigation (CSI) and forensic science with an actual expert in the field!

You will learn the secrets of how CSI’s uncover hidden evidence, careful observation and collection of evidence, detection and interpretation of fingerprints, blood stain patterns, light sources, report writing, and more in this one week, hands-on intensive camp at IRSC in partnership with St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office (SLCSO).

For more information and to register, call 772-462-7574 or visit www.tcpublicsafetytraining.com

Dates and Fees
Monday through Thursday, July 11-14
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex, Massey Campus
Fee: $160.00 per camper.

Students will receive training and information on leadership and citizenship skills; receive relevant information on gangs, drugs, and financial literacy; receive remediation in basic skills; receive instruction on occupational skills and career exploration; and will be introduced to parenting skills. All academic activities will be competency-based with achievement assessed daily. A pre-and post-test will be administered for each student. Students will receive remediation instruction in reading, writing, and math. Students will investigate a selection of occupational skills programs during career exploration activities. Students will be recognized for their accomplishments during their summer experience through an awards ceremony at the close of the summer program.

Once students complete the orientation and registration process, they will be assigned to groups with varying skill levels. During the career exploration component, the students will be actively engaged in learning occupational skills related to the sixteen career clusters:

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Architecture & Construction
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Business, Management & Administration
Education & Training Finance
Government & Public Administration Health Science
Hospitality Human Services
Information Technology Law, Public Safety, & Security
Manufacturing Marketing, Sales & Service
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Students participating in this program have the opportunity to earn a weekly stipend. Students earn this incentive money through individual and team building activities, which require positive participation, behavior, attendance, completion of assignments and tasks, attitude, and respect of others. This program piece is designed to stress good work ethic, financial responsibility, and self commitment. Many students earn their "first paychecks" based on their performance and may earn a scholarship to IRSC by the end of the summer.

For more information and to register, call 772-462-7685 or email at expandinghorizons@irsc.edu. 

Dates and Fees
Monday through Thursday, June 6-July 28
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
IRSC Dixon Hendry Campus, 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee
Transportation: Students are not provided transportation to and from the program.
Fee: Through the generosity of local organizations supporting youth, the program offers scholarships to Expanding Horizons participants. Scholarships are not automatic and must be applied for during the application process. 


STEM Camps

Discover the future of technology and develop valuable 21-st century life skills with STEM experiences offered through IRSC. 

Are you interested in fun-filled days of high-tech?

TechKnow Camp is FREE and designed for Martin County students who have completed grades 6th through 8th by June 2022 with a minimum 2.0 unweighted GPA. 

Participants will: 

  • Design, build, program and operate robots
  • Jump into aerospace rocketry projects
  • Learn Java coding
  • Participate in engineering competitions
  • Learn graphic design techniques & digital media skills
  • Learn about and race drones
  • Attend “explore IRSC” field trip

Breakfast and lunch are provided. Limited Transportation is available. Hurry! Space is limited. Apply online at www.clarkadvancedlearningcenter.org. Students who have previously attended will be placed on a waiting list.

For more information, contact the Clark Advanced Learning Center at 772-419-5767 or visit www.clarkadvancedlearningcenter.org

Dates and Fees
Monday through Thursday, June 13–16
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
IRSC Chastain Campus, 2400 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart
Fee: FREE

 

The Health Leadership Program is committed to providing youth with the opportunity to participant in a three-week summer program, focused on health-related career and occupational exploration, academic skills improvement, self-awareness development, and social, leadership, and employability skills enhancement. The IRSC Health Leadership Program will provide students with opportunities to explore careers in health occupations through hands-on activities, field trips and interactive exercises in a relaxed academic atmosphere. This program will be offered twice during the summer, in two, three-week sessions. During the three-week program students will be exposed to many of the fastest growing careers in the state, which will include Physical Therapist Assistant, Emergency Medical Services, Nursing, Medical Lab Technician, Radiography, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technician, Dental, and Respiratory Care. Students will also be able to complete a CPR certification, which is valid for two years.

Students will obtain program competencies outlined above through lectures, discussions, A/V materials, reading assignments, an internet research assignment, a personal wellness plan, demonstrations and simulations, observation/ participation in health care activities, guest speakers and field trips. Students may earn stipends/incentives based upon their behavior and classroom performance.

Dates and Fees
Session one: Monday-Thursday, May 30-June 16
Session two: Monday-Thursday, June 20-July 7
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
IRSC Dixon Hendry Campus, 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee
Fee: FREE. The generosity and partnership with Children Services Council of Okeechobee covers the fees for the students. 

For more information and to register, call Twyla Blair at 863-824-6001 or email  tblair@irsc.edu. 

The Emerging Technologies Summer Program (ETSP) at Indian River State College (IRSC) will introduce students to advancements in electronics, automation, lasers, fiber optics, photonics, and robotics technologies. ETSP provides a platform for students to build skills, advance knowledge, gain awareness, and begin preparing for careers in high-tech fields.

Register Online

Dates and Fees
Session one: Monday through Thursday, June 6–16
Session two: Monday through Thursday, June 20–30
Session three: Monday through Thursday, July 5–14
Session four: Monday through Thursday, July 18–28
All sessions: Monday through Thursday, June 6–July 28
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
IRSC Massey Campus, 3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Building V, Room TBD
Fee: Free. This program is offered at no cost thanks to the support of our sponsors. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.

For more information, email Kyle Cobb, kcobb@irsc.edu  


Sports Camps

At IRSC Sports Camps, campers at all levels develop confidence and build critical skills while fostering an appreciation for health, fitness, and teambuilding. Camps take place during summer on the IRSC Massey Campus in Fort Pierce. 

Campers have a fun summer experience with instruction in swimming, diving, aquatic games, and dry-land activities from experienced, safety-certified staff.

Campers should be able to swim and be comfortable in water depths that exceed their height.

Camper should bring the following: appropriate swim attire, towel, goggles (optional), bring their own snacks for lunch break. Sunscreen should be applied prior to the start of camp. 

Register online

Dates and Fees
Session one: Monday-Thursday, June 6-9
Session two: Monday-Thursday, June 13-16
Session three: Monday-Thursday, June 20-23
Session four: Monday-Thursday, June 27-June 30
9:00a.m. to 12:00 noon
Before submitting final payment, be sure you have chosen the correct week desired
Fee: $110 per session, per camper.
Anne Wilder Aquatic Complex, IRSC Massey Campus

For more information, contact Sion Brinn, Head Swim Coach sbrinn@irsc.edu or 772-462-7775.

Indian River State College Softball Camp will offer an opportunity for campers to receive valuable instruction from the IRSC Softball coaches and players.  Campers spend each day improving their softball skills of throwing, catching, hitting, bunting, base running and pitching.

Register online

Dates and Fees
Monday through Thursday, June 6–9
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Fee: $110 per camper.
IRSC Baseball/Softball Complex, located along 35th Street on the west side of Massey Campus.

For more information, contact Coach Dale Atkinson at datkinso@irsc.edu or 772-462-7419.

Learn the techniques of hitting, catching, throwing and running bases at IRSC Baseball Camp from IRSC coaches and players.

Campers should bring gloves, hitting bat and a water bottle, and wear appropriate baseball gear.

Baseball Camp is for boys residing in Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, or Okeechobee counties.

Register online

Dates and Fees
Session one: Monday through Thursday, June 13-16
Session two: Monday through Thursday, June 20-23
Session three: Monday through Thursday, July 11-14
Session four: Monday through Thursday, July 18-21
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $110 per session, per camper.
IRSC Baseball/Softball Complex, located along 35th Street on the west side of Massey Campus.

For more information, contact Coach Frank Torre at ftorre@irsc.edu or 772-462-7737. 

Each day in camp, campers will be learning certain techniques and drills that will improve their all-around game. Each participant will have the chance to work in small group settings with college coaches and collegiate athletes. Campers will learn the proper techniques to improve their all-around game: ball handling, passing, rebounding, and shooting. 

Register online

Dates and Fees
Session one: Monday through Thursday, June 6-9
Session two: Monday through Thursday, June 20-23
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $110 per session, per camper.
Gymnasium, IRSC Massey Campus

For more information, contact Coach Jamarra Robinson at jrobinso@irsc.edu or 772-462-7714.

Campers will learn teamwork while developing their footwork, ball handling, shooting, rebounding and screening.

Campers learn body posture and eye and hand placement and develop skills in footwork, screening, perimeter scoring, free throws,
follow through and post offense.

Campers should wear basketball shoes and socks and bring a towel and water bottle.

Register online

Dates and Fees
Half-day Programs
June 13–16 or June 27–30
Ages 7-12: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $110 per camper.
Gymnasium, IRSC Massey Campus

June 13–16 or June 27–30
Ages 11-18: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $110 per camper.

Full-day Program
June 13–16 or June 27–30
Ages 11-12: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $170 per camper.

For more information, contact Coach Charlie Wilson at cfwilson@irsc.edu or 772-462-7766.

This camp is for volleyball athletes who are going into 6th to 8th grades and are just starting their volleyball career who have 1-2 years of playing experience. Campers will spend each day training, conditioning and competing. They will build skills such as team defense and offense, passing, jumping and setting. Campers will be instructed by IRSC volleyball Head Coach, Jordan Bickett and Assistant Coach, Wes Hawkins. Campers will also be able to learn from as well as bond and build relationships with members of the IRSC volleyball team.

Campers should wear comfortable clothing, tennis shoes and knee pads, as well as bring water and money for concessions.

Daily skill instruction will include serving accuracy, hitting technique, passing form, setting skills, stretching, team offense and defense, jumping, attacking, footwork, and teamwork. 

Each session of the IRSC Volleyball Camp will include one hour of individual training, one hour of team training, one hour of team competition, and endless fun! 

At the end of each day, recognition will be awarded to campers that best displayed qualities of what it means to be a Pioneer at The River! At the end of the camp we will recognize a camper of the week who best displayed these qualities throughout the entire week.

Register online

Dates and Fees

Monday through Wednesday, July 25–27
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Fee: $150 per camper, includes t-shirt.
Gymnasium, IRSC Massey Campus

For more information, contact Coach Jordan Bickett at jbickett@irsc.edu or 772-462-7715.

This camp is for volleyball athletes who are going into 8th to 11th grades and are established in their volleyball career and have 2-4 years of club playing experience. Campers will spend each day training, conditioning and competing at a high level. They will build and develop their existing skills in areas such as team defense and offense, passing, jumping and setting. Campers will be instructed by IRSC volleyball Head Coach, Jordan Bickett and Assistant Coach, Wes Hawkins. Campers will also be able to learn from as well as bond and build relationships with members of the IRSC volleyball team.

Campers should wear comfortable clothing, tennis shoes and knee pads, as well as bring water and money for concessions.

Daily skill instruction will include serving accuracy, hitting technique, passing form, setting skills, stretching, team offense and defense, jumping, attacking, footwork, and teamwork.

Each session of the IRSC Volleyball Camp will include one hour of individual training, one hour of team training, one hour of team competition, and endless fun! 

At the end of each day, recognition will be awarded to campers that best displayed qualities of what it means to be a Pioneer at The River! At the end of the camp we will recognize a camper of the week who best displayed these qualities throughout the entire week.

Register online

Dates and Fees
Monday through Wednesday, July 25–27
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $150 per camper, includes t-shirt.
Gymnasium, IRSC Massey Campus

For more information, contact Coach Jordan Bickett at jbickett@irsc.edu or 772-462-7715.

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