Student Activities, Clubs, & Organizations

Enjoy comfortable and safe communities that encourage not only academic achievement, but also personal, physical, intellectual, ethical and cultural growth.

Check here to find information on campus and clubs activities and events happening on Prescott and Verde Valley Campuses! Student discounts for half-off ticket prices are available for some PAC events for students with a minimum of 6 credit hours, and a valid Yavapai College OneCard ID card.  Other student discounts may be found on the OneCard webpage.

Verde Valley Campus Activities October 2014

Prescott Campus Activities October 14 - October 31, 2014

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Join a Campus Club

There's no better way to become active within the College community than working with like-minded people to achieve a common goal. Participation in a club provides you with opportunities for Community Service, helps you make new friends and generate new interests and provides you with activities that promote personal and professional growth.

Why join a club?

  • working as a team
  • completing a project
  • working with the community
  • working with a deadline
  • dealing with conflict
  • problem solving

How to Start a Club

If you are interested in creating a new club, please see the attached documents that will provide you with the necessary guidelines to follow. Once you have completed the documents and gathered the information, please email them to

How to Start a New Club

Club Constitution Template

Contact the advisor listed with the club information below to join or get started today.

Student Clubs in Verde Valley

Student Nurses Association

All students enrolled in the nursing program are members. This club works with the community on several projects during the school year to assist those who may have health, financial, or educational needs.

Contact: Cynthia Schroder, (928) 649-5470


Meetings: Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm Verde Campus L-2015 or L-212

Student Clubs in Prescott

NOTE: 2014-2015 in process of possibly being formed are: Lions Campus Club, and Juggling Club .  New information will be posted here if/when definite.

Baha'i Association

Promote racial unity, equality of men and women, and world citizenship through the tenets of the Baha'i Faith.

Contact: Judy Russell, (928) 443-1152

Meetings: Weekly Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm - contact Advisor for Location,
and Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm Blimpies

Black Student Union

The purpose of the Black Student Union is threefold dealing simultaneously with the past, present, and future of students of color. We will explore and affirm the rich, diverse cultural heritage of people of color in America while aiming to diminish stereotypes. We will examine the problems facing students of color today and work toward solutions. We will build a network within the community for students of color to secure a better future for themselves and those who follow.

Contact: currently inactive

Meetings: TBD

English Club

The English Club is for those who delight in reading and writing, and talking about reading and writing. Come share your reading, your writing, and your love of language and its power.

Contact: Kristen Kauffman, (928) 717-7976

Meetings: Weekly Thursday 4:00-5:00pm Prescott 3-119J

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Club

Yavapai HOSA offers students an opportunity to learn leadership skills along with refining their career skill. It also teaches about professionalism and community service. Check out our Facebook page at Yavapai College Hosa

Contact: Marie Hardman, (928) 717-7906

Meetings: Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm Prescott 2-208, October 15 & November 19
Alzheimer's Walk October 4 in Prescott

Hypnosis Club

Use the power of suggestion and imagination to relief stress, increase your quality of study and learning time, or to just experience profound altered states that you can use to improve many different aspects of your life.

Contact: Jerry Zaryczny, (928) 717-7605

Contact: currently inactive

International Adventures Club

Experience Yavapai College's cultural diversity - learn about the habits and beliefs of others! Explore international cuisine, music and dance styles, all while developing new friendships!

Brandelyn Andres, (928) 717-7739 or Mark Shelley, (928) 771-4857, Montreal/Quebec City
or Curtis Kleinman, (928) 776-2290, or Steven Doyle, (928) 717-7648, Costa Rica

Meetings: Thursday October 16, 3-205, Study Abroad Meeting - Students interested are strongly encouraged to attend this first meeting.

Native American Club

Provides opportunities for both Native American students and staff to interact with and to support each other through a variety of inter-tribal activities. You do not need to be Native American to join this club.  We are planning some great events so come join us!

Contact: Penny Deakin, (928) 776-2118

Meetings: Weekly Mondays 4:30-5:30pm Prescott 3-119J

Northern Arizona National Association for the Education of Young Children/ NAZAEYC-YC

Open to students in education and early childhood education fields. Club projects and activities promote community involvement , networking, discussion, and action around current issues facing early childhood and education fields.  Check out our blog at Education & Early Childhood Education at YC.

Contact: Leanne Lawhead, (928) 776-2306

Meetings: Times and dates vary - check Campus Activities links above for specific events

Paralegal Association of Yavapai (PAY)

Promotes a sense of community for those interested in law and legal issues and provides hands-on opportunities for leadership growth, community service and networking within the legal community.

Contact: Ruth Harrison, (928) 776-2163

Contact: currently inactive

Republican Club

College Republicans is an organization that is dedicated to promoting conservative values on the college campus. We strive to encourage political activism by college students. We would like to see more students involved in debating the issues that face our nation.

Contact: Bruce Cutter

Contact: currently inactive

Salsa Rueda Club

The Salsa Rueda Club is a group of dancers who learn and perform Salsa Rueda dances as a public service. Salsa Rueda is an intricate partner dance with a caller. Each Rueda move has a name and a hand sign, and many of the moves are partner-passing moves involving dancing with every leader/follower as the dance progresses. Demonstrations are performed for various community groups, such as the VA hospital, the Pioneer Home, local nursing homes, etc.

Contact: Andy Smith

Contact: currently inactive

Meetings: TBD


SSS-TRiO promotes academic success for eligible, certificate and/or degree-seeking students who have completed the SSS TRIO Orientation.

Contact: Cathy Gertsch , 928-771-4853, or Sara Holter, 928-776-2382

Meetings: Brown Bag Lunch Meetings: Fridays, 11:00am-12:00pm, Learning Center
October 10 & 31, November 21

Student Nurses Association of YC (SNAYC)

The SNA-YC is a pre-professional organization committed to supporting and mentoring future nurses by providing opportunities in: 1) Leadership, 2) Professional Development and 3) Community Service. Membership is open to pre-nursing and nursing students.

Contact: Nancy Mitchell

Meetings: First Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm, Room 2-216.

Veteran Connection Club

Establish communication with Yavapai College veterans and military organizations in order to promote personal and professional development of students, veterans (including active, retired, or drilling status service members), veteran's families, and any supporter of the United States Military branches through learning opportunities, networking, and volunteerism.

Contact: , (928) 776-2321

Meetings: TBD

Yavapai Community College Secular Student Alliance

The YCC Secular Student Alliance strives to create a future in which non theist students are respected public voices. The YCC SSA will organize, unite, educate and serve students and student committees to promote the ideals of scientific and critical inquiry, democracy, secularism and human-based ethics.

Contact: Abraham Feinberg, (928) 649-4100

Meetings: Weekly Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm Prescott 3-119J

YC Pride Club

The Pride Club is established to promote the fair treatment and acceptance of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered) people. We seek to bring a safe and non-judgmental environment to the campus for all who desire acceptance and tolerance.

Contact: Chris Eubank, (928) 776-2044

Meetings: Weekly Monday 6:00pm Prescott Starbucks, and Weekly Wednesday 3:30pm YC Library

Young Life at Yavapai College

Crazy fun! Adventure! Significance!

Contact: Kristen Kauffman, (928)717-7680

Meetings: Weekly Tuesday 7:11-9:00pm Prescott Rider Diner

Join a Campus Organization

Phi Theta Kappa

PTK provides opportunities for individual growth and development through four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

An Honor Society for degree-seeking students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.5 GPA.

Contact: , (928) 771-6156 or , or (928) 776-2287

Meetings: Friday 2:30-4:00pm Prescott 3-106 & Verde 1-123B. General meeting September 26, 2014, then every other week thereafter.

Student Leadership Council

SLC is dedicated to promoting student involvement on all six Yavapai College campuses. It is our goal to empower students, encouraging them to have a voice in their education and their college experience. Learn more about the SLC

Student Leadership Council

The Student Leadership Council (SLC) is responsible for maintaining a communication link between students, faculty, staff, and administration. It is a student resource and service organization. SLC provides a voice for student concerns and ideas for improvement of Yavapai College.

Contact: Josh Schmidt, (928) 717-7376

Meeting: Bi-monthly 9:30-11:30am Prescott 2-138 (9/19, 10/17, 10/31)