Registration is Underway for JWCC’s JDub Academy Classes for Children

JWCC main campus building
May 3, 2022

Registration is Underway for JWCC’s JDub Academy Classes for Children

Registration is now open for John Wood Community College’s JDub Academy, which offers classes for students during June and July. JDub Academy provides hands-on learning for students in grades K-12 in agriculture, archery, baking, computers, dance, fishing, German, healthcare, moviemaking, science, sewing and more!

Area youth may choose from more than a dozen classes during three different sessions of JDub Academy in Quincy offered Monday through Friday: June 6-10, June 13-17 and June 20-24. Each week will have an 8 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. session and a 10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. session. Children may choose to attend one or both sessions. Crime Scene Investigator: Let’s Solve a Mystery, Hooked on Fishing? It’s a Reel Good Time, Let’s Get Sewing, and Moviemaking for Tweens are just a few of the new classes offered this year.

We also offer S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) classes Monday – Thursday during these same three weeks and the weeks of June 27-30, July 11-14, and July 18-21.  All the S.T.E.A.M. classes run 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. These classes include Make Your First 3D Video Game, Python Programmers, and ROBLOX Coders & Entrepreneurs!

Please see our website for details on scholarship guidelines, schedules, course descriptions and registration at

Scholarships for JDUB Academy are made possible through the generous support to the JWCC Foundation from individuals and organizations.  Scholarships are distributed on a need basis using federal poverty guidelines.  Please see our website for details at

JWCC has been providing learning opportunities for area youth for more than 25 years. This unique program offers children hands-on academic and enrichment workshops on a college campus.  All courses are designed to teach new and meaningful skills, excite students about learning and discover ways to explore future careers.

The cost per class varies. For more information, call 217.641.4941.

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, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.