MCC offers summer camps for youths

SIDNEY – Registration is available for Montcalm Community College’s summer camps for youths. Camps include:

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“Dreamworld,” June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $41.

“Introduction to Manufacturing,” June 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The camp is free, but preregistration is required.

“Pull Back Frenzy,” June 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $41.

“Introduction to Simple Machines – Pulleys and Levers,” July 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $37.

“Introduction to Simple Machines – Gears,” July 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $51.

“Robotics Building Systems,” July 10 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $78.

“Ag Camp – Peels and Squeals,” July 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Sidney campus. The cost is $27.

“Exploring Machines,” July 17 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $51.

“Forces, Energy & Motion,” July 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $78.

“Fine Arts Camp – Simply Talented,” July 24-28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on MCC’s Sidney campus. The cost is $98.

“Weld Camp – High School,” Aug. 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $78.

Advance registration is required. Visit for more information or to register, or call (616) 754-7706.

MCC is closed June 23

SIDNEY – Montcalm Community College’s Sidney and Greenville campuses will be closed to the public on June 23 for employee training. The college will resume its regular hours on June 26. Visit for a complete listing of the college’s hours of operation.

‘Friends of India’ program is June 25 at MCC

SIDNEY – Experience the culture of India on June 25 when Montcalm Community College’s India Study Abroad Team shares slides, stories and insights about the culture, humanities and commerce they experienced during their recent three-week exchange. The “Friends of India” program is from 2 to 4 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on the college’s Sidney campus. Chai and naan will be served. Reservations are required by June 22 at 4:30 p.m. by contacting MCC Dean of Arts & Sciences Gary Hauck.

Visit MCC at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair

SIDNEY – Join Montcalm Community College for a fun week “Pigging Out at the County Fair,” during the 82nd annual Montcalm County 4-H Fair, June 25 through July 1 in Greenville. MCC and the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology have joined to sponsor the fair and offer a variety of activities throughout the week.

MCC is closed July 4

SIDNEY – Montcalm Community College is closed July 4 for Independence Day, and no classes will be held on July 3.

Learn about ‘Noctural Creatures’ July 7 at MCC

SIDNEY – Learn about owls and bats from Montcalm Community College Instructor Cheryl Meyer during “Nocturnal Creatures” July 7 from 8 to 10:30 p.m. The event will include a walk on the Kenneth J. Lehman Nature Trails while looking and listening for creatures of the night. Attendees may want to bring bug spray or flashlights with the ends covered in red plastic wrap. Meet in Room A138 in the Stanley P. Ash Building on MCC’s Sidney campus.

One Book title to be announced July 20

SIDNEY – The One Book One County Montcalm kickoff is July 20 at 6 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. Learn the title of the 2017 book selection and about upcoming events hosted by your Montcalm County libraries. Light refreshments will be provided.

Heritage Festival is Aug. 3-5

SIDNEY –The 31st annual Montcalm Heritage Festival is Aug. 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at Montcalm Heritage Village on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. The three-day celebration features historical displays, events, refreshments and music for all ages. Visit for more information.

MCC’s hosts Aug. 10 golf outing

SIDNEY – Montcalm Community College’s fourth annual Golf Outing is Aug. 10 at Glenkerry Golf Course in Greenville. Breakfast and lunch are provided. For more information, visit or contact Ryan Wilson at (989) 328-1283 or Melissa Christensen at (989) 328-1290 or Email. Explore MCC’s Kenneth J. Lehman Nature Trails

SIDNEY – Montcalm Community College’s Kenneth J. Lehman Nature Trails are open to the public from dawn until dusk, 365 days a year. There is no charge to visit these beautiful trails winding through forests, grasslands and wetlands. More than four miles of trails are marked with numbered trail posts and maps are available at most major trail heads. For more information, please email or call MCC Biology Instructor Heather Wesp (989) 328-1270.

Register now for fall classes at MCC

SIDNEY – Registration for Montcalm Community College’s fall classes is available now. The 2017 fall schedule of courses is available through MyMontcalm under the Academics tab. For more information, email or call MCC’s Student Services at (989) 328-1277. MCC offers career development and personal enrichment courses

SIDNEY – Montcalm Community College offers a variety of career development and personal enrichment courses. Visit for course details or to register online.

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