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CCCC presents Workshops On Weekends

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10.08.2018College & CommunityCollege General

SANFORD - Central Carolina Community College is offering several Workshops On Weekends programs for youth. The weekend workshops are designed as a wonderful opportunity for students, along with their parents, to participate in learning-based activities that are fun and on a Saturday.

The workshops are:

  • Electronic Engineering Technology (Robotics): This elementary workshop will provide an exciting and hands-on introduction to the world of robotics and electronics. Participants will build simple electrical circuits that bring their robots to life, using vibrational motion to propel them. This workshop will be offered Saturday, Oct. 27, at the CCCC Lee Main Campus in Sanford and Saturday, Nov. 3, at the CCCC Harnett Main Campus in Lillington.
  • 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. This workshop will be offered Saturday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 23, at the CCCC Harnett Main Campus in Lillington.

The registration fee for each of these workshops is $25, which includes certificate, materials, supplies, and a snack. For middle or high school students interested in the Lasers & Photonics workshops and unable to pay the registration fee, contact Wrenn L. Crowe, CCCC Student Outreach Coordinator, at wcrowe@cccc.eduor call 919-718-7443 for a waiver.

Seating is limited for each workshop. The workshops are held from 9 a.m. to noon, with sign-ins beginning at 8:45 a.m. Workshop participants under the age of 10 years will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For more information on workshops and to register, visit Or, contact Wrenn L. Crowe, CCCC Student Outreach Coordinator, at or call 919-718-7443.