Nanaimo Demo College’s Digital Summer Sessions

NIC is offering the most in-demand university courses, which you can seamlessly transfer to universities including UVic, VIU, UBC, and beyond. Get a head start on your next semester and save money! Courses are available in both 7 and 14-week sessions and are offered fully online to fit your schedule. Classes start in May – register now to secure your seat. Check out the full course list at http://www.nic.bc.ca/programs/spring-summer-2021/ .

Effective Organizational Writing (ENG-160)
This applied writing course focuses on communication skills required in professional and business fields. Students will learn how to use language effectively, produce general correspondence, synthesize research for formal report and proposal writing, and design effective documents.

Financial Accounting Fundamentals (BUS-100)
Gain a balanced and integrated introductory view of financial accounting. You will be introduced to financial statement preparation procedures and techniques as well as to the fundamental analysis of financial statements for decision makers. You will learn the concepts and principles (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) that link preparation and use are given explicit attention.

Math for Elementary Educators I (MAT-162)
MAT 162 and MAT 163 together offer a first-year university mathematics course for students entering an elementary education program. Topics covered in MAT 162 include Set theory and Venn diagrams, symbolic logic, systems of numeration, computation in systems with different bases, mathematical systems, prime numbers, prime factorization and equivalence and order relations, real numbers and their representations, basic concepts of algebra.

Introductory Criminology (CRM-101)
An introduction to the core concepts, basic data sources, and general research findings in the field of Criminology. A key focus is on elements of continuity and discontinuity between traditional and contemporary theories of crime, deviance, criminality, and social control. Particular attention is paid to the Canadian context.

Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO-161)
This course is the continuation and completion of the comprehensive survey of human structures and functions started in Human Anatomy and Physiology I. It includes an extensive laboratory component.

For a full list of courses or to register visit: www.nic.bc.ca/spring-summer-2021

NIC Youth Academy Summer Camps

NIC Youth Academy summer camps are returning for summer 2021, with a new line-up of camps for kids from 9-16.

The camps combine fun and hands-on learning in a variety of areas including STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), health, language arts and more.

“Youth Academy camps are a great opportunity for students to explore their interests and develop new skills,” said Ali Sandholm, NIC youth & community outreach liaison. “We’re thrilled to be able to offer the camps this year, with full health and safety plans in place to ensure the safety of all our students.”

Camps run through July and August from 9 am-3 pm Monday to Friday, and will be offered in Campbell River, Comox Valley, Port Alberni and Tofino.

Full list of camp offerings:

  • NICBot Camp — Students learn how to build, program and control Lego EV3 Robots. (Comox Valley, July 5-9 and August 23-27; Campbell River, July 19-23 and August 16-20; Port Alberni, August 9-13; and Tofino, August 3-6).
  • NICBot Camp (Girls only) — Students will explore building, programming and controlling Lego EV3 Robots while connecting with other girls who share an interest in robotics. (Comox Valley, July 12-16; Campbell River, July 26-30).
  • Mad Scientist — Explore optics in physics, create reactions in chemistry, and navigate the wonders of life in biology. (Comox Valley, July 5-9 and August 9-13).
  • S.T.E.A.M Teens — Combines art with STEM to ignite students’ inner creativity. (Comox Valley, July 19-23).
  • CODE-Con — Learn popular coding languages and how to program creative digital projects. (Comox Valley, July 26-30).
  • Future Health Leaders — An interactive, four-day camp that explores professions in Health and Human Services. (Comox Valley, August 3-6).
  • Jr. Adventure Guides — Students learn the fundamentals of wilderness safety and survival, navigation and orienteering and take part in fun outdoor challenges. (Comox Valley, Aug 16-20).
  • French Language Camp — Prepare for high school this September with activities, games, and challenges – all in French. (Comox Valley, Aug 23-27).

For more information, including costs and registration information, visit www.nic.bc.ca/youth-academy.

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