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

JWCC main campus building
May 11, 2021

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

John Wood Community College’s JDub Academy will offer classes for students during the month of June. JDub Academy provides hands-on learning for students in grades K-12 in agriculture, archery, baking, computers, drama, healthcare, science, welding and robotics 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 7-11, June 14-18 and June 21-25. 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.  Crazy ‘Bout Camp, Health Career Pathways, Outdoor Adventures at Gardner Camp, and Welding and Robotics are just a few of the 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 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  These classes include Minecraft Redstone Engineers, ROBLOX Makers and Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game.

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

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:

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.