Summer Programs

High school students in Clackamas County can participate in college credit programs all year long! Clackamas Community College (CCC) has five High School Connections programs offered during the regular school year as well as two summer offerings: Career and Technical Education (CTE) Summer Camps and the Summer Scholars program.

CTE Summer Camps

Free CTE Summer Camps offer students the opportunity to experience college during week-long hands-on classes focused on career and technical areas such as horticulture, health sciences or industrial technology. The CTE Summer Camps are open to students who live and go to school in Clackamas County and are entering ninth through 12th grade in fall 2019.

Camps are free, thanks to funding from the Clackamas Promise Grant, provided by the Oregon Department of Education. Lunch will be provided and transportation assistance is available from the student’s high school to the college.

Camps have limited space and will use a weighted lottery for placement. The weighted lottery will give priority placement to students from historically underrepresented groups (students of color, students with disabilities, students with low socio-economic status, and students with limited access to accelerated learning programs).

Registration closes on May 1.

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Summer Scholars

Summer Scholars gives students an opportunity to get ahead by taking general education requirements like writing and math during the college’s eight-week summer term. Summer Scholars is available to students who live and go to school in Clackamas County and are completing 11th or 12th grade in spring 2019.

Students participating in Summer Scholars can take up to 12 college credits (full-time) tuition free! Students are responsible for all course fees and textbook costs.

Students must commit to:

  • Attend college classes during the entire eight-week summer term, June 24 - Aug. 16
  • Take in-person/on-campus classes only, no online offerings permitted
  • Register for a free and specific Summer Scholars First Year Experience class (no fees or books)
  • Meet with an academic advisor prior to registration

The Summer Scholars program is limited to 100 students in 2019. Registration is first-come, first-served.

Priority registration deadline is May 1. Applications will be accepted until June 1.

Students can select courses from a variety of subjects, including communications, math, social sciences and  writing. Students must select courses from the table below and meet course prerequisites:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsCourse Fees*Book Cost
WR-121English Composition4$49$0-90
WR-122English Composition4$49$0-90
FYE-101First Year Experience I2$0$0
FYE-102First Year Experience II1$0$0
COMM-111Public Speaking4$32$0
MTH-105Math in Society4$52$0
MTH-111College Algebra5$100$126
MTH-112Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus5$60$126
MTH-243Statistics I4$52$0
MTH-251Calculus I5$60$0
MTH-252Calculus II5$60$0
MTH-254Vector Calculus5$60$300
MTH-256Differential Equations4$52$252
MTH-261Linear Algebra4$60$0
ANT-103Cultural Anthropology4$32$89.95
GEO-100Introduction to Physical Geography4$32$174.60
HST-101History of Western Civilization4$72$122.85
PSY-200Psychology as a Natural Science4$32$128
PSY-215Introduction Developmental Psychology4$32$142
SOC-204Introduction to Sociology4$112$170
SOC-206Institutions and Social Change4$32$60
WS-101Introduction to Women's Studies4$32$35.90

* Course fees listed do not include the General Student and Technology Fee ($8 per credit) or the College Services Fee ($28 per term). Fees are subject to change. Listed fees reflect 2018-2019 rates.

Katie Harvey

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