Welcome to The Office of Student Involvement Information Page at York County Community College

 

We are so excited to get you involved in student life outside the classroom. This office helps students get involved in clubs, club sports and organizations as well as become a leader at the college. The skies the limit for the possibilities for you getting involved. 

 

Co-curricular involvement is not only a great way to meet other students (and often staff and faculty) and have fun, it can be a way to give back to the community, develop leadership skills, and looks great on transfer college applications and resumes. 

 

Questions? Contact Deidre Thompson ydthompson@yccc.edu or 207-216-4414

Paperwork

This form must be signed by all YCCC students that are participating in sports on campus.

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All students participating in an off campus event must sign and return this release form to the Office of Student Involvement before the event takes place. 

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This form would be filled out by a club that was planning a trip off campus, the purpose of this form is to get approval from the Office of Student Involvement for that travel. Once the approval is granted then the club would meet with the Office of Student Involvement to discuss travel plans and itinerary. 

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This form is used to deposit cash and checks after a fundraiser or for money coming into the club. Print off this form, fill it out and submit the money and the completed and signed form to the Office of Student Involvement. 

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This form would be used if your club or organization allocated money to another active club on campus. Please attach the meeting minutes to this form and submit it to the Office of Student Involvement. 

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Interested in starting a club on campus? This is the packet of information you would need to fill out. Also, you must have a least 3 YCCC students in your club as well as an advisor which is a faculty or staff member. Attached to the packet you must create by laws/club constitution on how you will run the club. The Coordinator of Student Involvement can assist you with finding and advisor as well as assisting in the writing of the by laws/club constitution. Once you complete the packet please send it to the Office of Student Involvement ydthompson@yccc.edu 

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Behavioral Health/Psychology Club

The purpose of this club is to unite students interested in Behavioral health and psychology. Learn about careers in the field and contribute to the community. Some of the club goals are to learn more about BHS/PSY and to spread the knowledge positively within the community. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: feeling masks, acts of kindness, volunteering at Preble Street soup kitchen, guest speakers and fundraising.

Billiards (Pool) Club

The purpose of this club is to bring students together with the interest of billiard offerings such as air hockey, pool and foosball. The goal of this club is to build a strong community supporting students in learning how to play for fun and strategically. Billiards are fun and this club wants to make sure that playing fair is important and respect is given. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: pool tournaments, field trips, guest speakers and fundraising.

Creative Corner Arts Club

The purpose of this club is to create a forum for creative exploration and expression by engaging in various artistic activities, varying from week to week. Some of the club goals are to broaden the students understanding of art, and exposing the study body to various types of artistic media techniques. Presenting exhibitions of artwork on school grounds through the art show and various events. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: guest speakers, visiting museums, fundraising, working on art portfolios for those transferring to art schools.

Culinary Arts Club

The purpose of this club is to have fun exploring the culinary world around us domestically and internationally. The goals of this club is to create an opportunity for students to interact through mentoring and networking through the love of cooking and food. Students will learn about nutrition, food, and so much more. This club is a great way to meet students who share the same common interests of culinary. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: opportunity to be part of the new hot house project, fundraising, bake sale, field trips and guest speakers.

Coyote Den Food Pantry Club

The purpose of this club is to open and maintain a food and necessity hub on campus. Educate the college community on food insecurity and possible ways to defeat it. We have an active food pantry on campus funded by a grant by two community agencies and the club is looking for students to help maintain the pantry and keep it stocked. The goals of this club are to help combat the statistics of hunger insecurity on our campus the pantry has meals, grab and go snacks, and some nonfood items including feminine hygiene products, deodorant and more. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: shopping trips to stock the pantry, free for the taking bake sales, free bread days, tabling for awareness and attend a yearly hunger dialogue conference.

DAY Club (Diversity Alliance at YCCC)

The purpose of this group is to create a safe, welcoming and tolerant environment for our members and the community. The goals of this club is to educate the community, specifically allies to the LGBTQ YCCC community as well as promote the values of inclusion, tolerance and open discussion. Create a space and place for congregation and conversation. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: awareness drives, connect with other LGBT++ clubs around the State of Maine and so much more.

Gaming Club

The purpose of this club is to bring students together with the interest of gaming whether it be video, cards, board or any type of gaming. To teach others other forms of gaming and support one another in their interests in gaming. The goals of this club are to reach out to the community on how gaming has impacted our society and what has changed. To game together as a club is the main goal. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: gaming nights, competitions, guest speakers, field trips and so much more.

Health & Wellness Club

The purpose of this club is to promote healthy lifestyles and positive eating habits. Accountability is one of the many goals this club is striving for. Isn’t easier to take the stairs every day when you’re being held accountable for your actions then taking the elevator? This club is willing to assist you in going the extra mile so in the long run you have achieved your wellness and health goals. This club will explore eating habits, many health topics as well as hold awareness days and tabling. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: trips to health agencies, gyms, guest speakers and nutritionist visits, yoga classes and much more.

Music Jam Club

This club is open to all students who love and appreciate music. The club provides students with the opportunity to share their musical talents with peers and incorporates vocalists, and various instruments and musical styles into jam sessions, creating a collaborative environment among its members. The club also gives students the chance to meet others on campus that share similar musical interests. Professional musical experience is not required and various levels of experience are welcome. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: jam sessions, field trips, guest speakers, concert to showcase talents and more.

Off The Coyote Path Club

The purpose of this club to bring YCCC students together to explore many different types of communities whether it be in Maine, United States or Internationally. This club will come together in learning about different lifestyles, living conditions and travel. Learn about how to travel outside the U.S and how to prepare. Community based volunteering will be part of the travel as well as sightseeing. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: fieldtrips, guest speakers, fundraising, community service and so much more.

Outdoor Club

The purpose of this club is to create a strong community based on an appreciation for the outdoors. We connect students to nature in a fun, safe and educational manner, and we are open to students of all experience levels. Our trips are all organized by students, for students, and come in a wide array of commitment and experience. Our members are all patrons of the outdoors both within the club and in their personal lives, and are more than happy to share their stories and experiences with fellow students. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: hiking, indoor rock climbing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, biking, kayaking and so much more.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

PTK is an international honor society for community college students and YCCC has an active chapter. The purpose of this club is to recognize academic excellence, promote scholarship, leadership and community outreach. The goals of this club are scholarship, leadership and fellowship and service. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: weekly meetings, monthly fundraising, community service, and membership awareness. Membership in PTK opens students up to lots of scholarship opportunities! To be eligible students must have earned at least 12 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Service Work Club

The purpose of this club is to assist and support the community outside of YCCC. This club is a community service based club looking to lend a hand at Habitat of Humanity, York County Community Action, local rotaries and more. The goal is to lend a helping hand in the community as a student of YCCC. Building relationships, networking and doing a good deed. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: Day of Caring, volunteering at local agencies, gaining knowledge about the community and fundraising.

SkillsUSA Club

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving post-secondary students, who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations. Students will get the opportunity to compete in State level competitions in their coursework they are taking here at YCCC. If placed in 1st or 2nd place the student has the opportunity to travel to the National competition to compete. The goal of this club is to raise awareness about the work that they do with SkillsUSA and the different it makes in the lives of students that are involved. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: fall leadership, state and national competitions, community service and fundraising.

Student Activity Planning Board

The purpose of this club is to plan activities for the entire student population for the entire year. Students meet to discuss different opportunities available to students, events that they want to see happen and as a group events are planned. This club is a lot of fun and it’s a great way to meet new students. You learn a lot about support, time management, catering and event planning. The goal of this club is to bring students together to create a positive community in planning events for the student body. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: assisting at free food events, planning spring fling, concerts, sport events and so much more.

Student Senate (Student Governance)

The Student Senate is the governing body for all student concerns and the official student voice on campus. The Senate is comprised of students elected by ballot and is responsible for allocating activity fee funds to student organizations. This club is a great way to meet new people and learn about leadership and become a student leader while studying at YCCC. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: conferences, fundraising, field trips and more.

Veterans Club

The purpose of the Veterans Club provides a social group to help veterans adjust to, and become successful in civilian and college life. The group promotes college spirit. Also works to establish and maintain fellowship among veterans and students at YCCC. The club assists with the dissemination of valuable information to veterans. The group also aims to integrate Veterans and students into social and campus activities as well as to organize pertinent projects and events pertaining to veterans and their needs.

Vet Tech Club

The purpose of this club is to educate and support students with community involvement as well as area veterinary technicians and working with local shelters. Some of the club goals are to promote animal health and wellness, revitalizing the Maine Association of Veterinary Technicians. Create mentoring and shadowing opportunities. Pet first aid and CPR. Here are some examples of activities the club offers: NAVC Conference to Orlando, FL, pet first aid and CPR class. Community fundraising and guest speakers.

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