Campus News

WCCC Adventure Camps Strengthen Outdoor Skills for Children

March 20, 2017
  Several local children are now more experienced with outdoor winter activities as a result of a successful week-long camp held at Washington County Community College over February break. Nine children attended the camp, which taught techniques in skiing, snowshoeing, outdoor navigation, and winter ecology. “We learned how to use… Read More

Over $10,500 Raised at WCCC Polar Bear Dip

March 13, 2017
The 17th annual Polar Bear Dip netted $10,554 as a direct result of donations contributed in support of participants and Sarah’s House and the Ronald McDonald House in Bangor, two causes that are near and dear to the hearts of the Downeast community. The dip, sponsored by the Student Senate… Read More

WCCC Graduate Unifies Teaching and Technology

March 13, 2017
The technological advances of the past two decades have had a dramatic effect on our ability to teach one another. Students and teachers can interact from virtually anywhere around the globe, sharing and gaining knowledge at a rate no longer bound by the limits of a physical classroom. Julie Clark-Allen,… Read More

Students Learn Career Skills from Bank of America Volunteers at WCCC

February 14, 2017
Preparing to enter the workforce or to continue on in college can be a daunting stage in any person’s life. Uncertainty about expectations, social skills, and a lack of experience can all reduce confidence and make the transition even more difficult to navigate. Happily, it isn’t a road that we… Read More

Youth Invited to Winter Break Adventure Camp at WCCC

February 8, 2017
In a place where many would agree that there are only two seasons—winter and not winter—having a familiarity with the sundry outdoor activities that can be enjoyed in the winter is a great benefit. In the interest of getting youth in the community better acquainted with outdoor winter recreation, Washington… Read More

Washington County Community College Offers Youth Climbing Program

February 2, 2017
If you have or know a child or adolescent in the Calais area with an interest in learning how to climb, Washington County Community College [WCCC] is now offering a youth climbing program for exactly that purpose. Youths between the grades of 3-8 are invited to come and join in… Read More

WCCC Students Spread Holiday Cheer at Home and Abroad

December 20, 2016
The students of Washington County Community College have been hard at work organizing seasonal events and rallying to support community causes over the past few weeks. Students in one class assisted the Solidarity Harvest in collecting enough stuffing for families in need at Thanksgiving while students in another class held… Read More

Community Engages in Cosmic Climb at WCCC

December 20, 2016
The Rock Wall at Washington County Community College was a busy place on December 10th when dozens of participants engaged in a vertical “climb to the cosmos” while their friends and family members looked on. The event was coordinated entirely by students of the Adventure Recreation program under the guidance… Read More