W.O.W. Workshops on Weekends

Overview

The Workshops on Weekends (W.O.W.) series is based upon the educational approach that takes S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) and adds the process of creativity and innovation utilizing the arts - S.T.E.A.M.

For each workshop the fun begins at 9 a.m. and continues until 12 p.m. (noon) with a break and a snack. Workshop participants under the age of 10 years, will need to be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

Registration

Remember to register online now! Registration fee includes materials, supplies, and a light snack. Workshops fill up fast due to space limitations. Hurry to reserve your spot!

Register Online Now

To send payment by mail, after registering, make checks and/or money orders payable to "CCCC Foundation" and send to:

Central Carolina Community College
Attn: Wrenn L. Crowe - Student Outreach Coordinator
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330

Workshops

Registration fee includes the cost of materials, supplies, and a light snack during the workshop.

  • Electronic Engineering Technology
    (Robotics)

    Great first “robot” project for participants who are interested in robots. In this workshop, participants build two (2) different types of wigglebots and learn some basic concepts in engineering, motors, and circuits.

    Workshop registration fee - $25

    Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)
    (Sign-in begins at 8:45 a.m.)

  • Lasers & Photonics Technology
    (Lasers and Light)

    Participants are introduced to elementary reflection and refractions, along with the applications of electronics, fiber optic, photonic, and laser principles. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to view demonstrations of various types of lasers.

    Workshop registration fee - $25

    Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)
    (Sign-in begins at 8:45 a.m.)

  • The Sciences
    (Cosmetic Chemistry)

    Participants will create, combine, and experiment with some commonly available and inexpensive health and beauty ingredients to create and develop some fun and unique cosmetic products (body scrub, homemade lip balm, and soap).

    Workshop registration fee - $25

    Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)
    (Sign-in begins at 8:45 a.m.)