Clubs & Organizations
At YCCC, we want to enhance your college experience by offering programs and activities outside the classroom. These activities provide students with the opportunity to make new friends, explore new interests, develop leadership skills, and have some fun. There are a variety of student clubs and organizations; get involved!
Student Senate is the official student voice on campus and is a governing body of all student activities focuses on the interests on the entire student community at York County Community College. Student Senate plans activities on and off campus, service projects, events and so much more. The senate is comprised of students elected by ballot and have the responsibility for allocating funds received from the student activities fee’s collected. Students can become a voting senator after attending two meetings, this gives them the chance to vote on decisions being made for the student body.
Psychology and Behavioral Health Club
This club unites students interested in Psychology and Behavioral health to learn about careers in this field, contribute to the community and conduct various Psychology related experiments. Performing random acts of kindness is something that this club strives with. Meeting weekly throughout the semester this club interacts with organizations off campus to learn more about how they can make an impact on others while studying in that field.
This club has a national affiliation with New England Students/Baptist Convention of New England. The Bridge is a Christian Bible study group that helps connect students to the community, church and Christ. Seeking to provide a place for students to interact with others who do or do not have a personal relationship to Jesus Christ, and to provide a place for students to know, live out, and share the love of Christ, as well as serving others throughout campus. Students meet weekly for worship gatherings, outreach events, retreats and conferences as well as concerts and service projects. Great way to meet students that share the same belief you do.
The Creative Corner
This club attracts creative exploration and expression of art meeting twice a week engaging in various artistic activities such as painting, sculpting, figure drawing, knitting and crocheting. Students in this club are able to broaden their understanding of art and learn about various types of artistic media and techniques. This club is currently working on putting out a monthly newsletter as well as helping with an end of the year art show. If your artistic and enjoy art this Creative Corner club is a great way to meet students who share the same passion.
Y3C Veterinary Club
This club promotes animal health and wellness to students in the Vet Tech field here at YCCC. They meeting monthly to participate in community involvement and community education with area veterinary technicians. They are affiliated with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America-Student chapter. This club utilizes in creating shadowing and mentorship opportunities for students. The club meets monthly for study groups, guest speakers and field trips to farms and barns within the State of Maine.
The Criminal Justice Club
This club promotes networking among students and enhances their educational experience here at YCCC. Students are exposed to various criminal justice organizations throughout the state both on and off campus. This club promotes student safety and brings awareness about topics such as drinking and drive, texting and driving, seatbelt safety and so much more. Trips to the Portland Crime lab, the Alfred Superior Court and other locations. This club is for students who are in the Criminal Justice major at YCCC that are looking for an opportunity to gain a better understanding of careers and community outside the classroom.
The purpose of SKILLS USA is to show the Community and the State of Maine that we have skilled talented students at York County Community College, by competing in their major. The Club goals are: to give the opportunity to student who would like to showcase their talents and trade at the state conference. As well as compete against other students in Maine.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society-Chapter of Beta Lambaa Rho
This club focuses on recognizing academic achievement and is dedicated to serving the York County Community College community through:
- Scholarship: We educate chapter members, the student body and community, and other chapters about important issues.
- Leadership: Encourage members to assume leadership roles in the college and community.
- Service: Initiate activities in service to the college and community.
- Fellowship: Offer a balance of social and scholarly events.
Culinary Arts Club
The purpose of this club is to gather with students that are interested in culinary arts as well as enrolled into the program here at YCCC. This club talks about nutrition and different opportunities for employment in the area. Tutoring is available to students needing extra assistance with culinary courses as well as serving the community. Some of the events hosted by this club include: bringing speakers in to talk about nutrition, recipe trades, cupcake wars, field trips to restaurants and community service projects.
Coyote Den Food Pantry
The purpose of this club is to maintain a food and necessity hub on campus. Open to students, faculty and staff who are battling food insecurity. The goal of the club is to help combat the statistics of hunger insecurity by opening a food pantry on site. The club continues to educate the college community on food insecurities and possible ways to defeat it. The YCCC Community can utilize the pantry during school hours and donations are accepted at any time.
Student Activity Planning Board
The purpose of this club is plan all the events and activities for the student population on campus. The group of students meet four times a month to plan and organize student engagement activities. Some of the activities include: Portland Sea Dog Baseball outings, Blue man group event, dances, barbeques, spring fling, welcome back events and so much more. This club is a great way to meet new people and assist in hosting fun events on campus.