QUINCY, Ill. – John Wood Community College and Quincy University are partnering to provide high school students an occasion to explore the higher education opportunities available in the local area. The second annual Camp College will be held on Friday, July 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is open to all high school students entering  9th through 12th grades. The event is free and parents are welcome to attend.
Camp College will offer students tours of both JWCC and QU campuses, where they will explore different majors and campus life. Presentations will also be given on the admissions process and financial aid from both schools. Lunch will be provided.
Students and parents will begin the day at JWCC’s Student/Administrative Center at 1301 South 48th street.  Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the event starts at 9:30 a.m.  The group may drive or be bussed to QU at 11:45 a.m. to complete the day’s activities.
For more information or to register, contact Tammy Duesterhaus, QU admissions visit coordinator, at 217.228.5301 or email duestta@quincy.edu. Online registration is available at www.quincy.edu/campcollege.
John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees and certificates and personal enrichment courses.
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Quincy University’s intercollegiate sports are members of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women. For more information, please contact the Quincy University Office of Community Relations by calling (217) 228-5275.