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Technology Center

2275 Old Home Manor Dr, (PO Box 4048) Chino Valley, AZ 86323 | (928) 717-7720
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Chino Valley Center

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Programs offered @ the Chino Valley Center

The Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center houses courses in Agribusiness Technology, Animal Care & Management, Production Horticulture, Canine Care & Handling, Therapy & Service Dog Team Skills, Equine Practitioner, Electrical Utility Technology, and offers general education classes, including English, math and science.

YC’s Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center programs offer students hands-on experience by putting them to work in state- of-the-art learning facilities. Thus, allowing students to learn in a real-world environment and preparing them for careers in specialized industries.

The main campus building is an award-winning “green” facility; Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environ-mental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and the first community college in the nation to receive this award. This building minimizes environmental impact and takes advantages of the site upon which it is built with xeriscape landscaping, rainwater harvesting, solar water heating, a geothermal heat pump system, and energy management control system and other features.

The Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center also includes computer commons, science lab, construction shop, exercise room, testing services, student support services, academic advising, career coaching and so much MORE!

Unique facilities only found on this campus

  • Outdoor gardens
  • Organic vegetable garden
  • Research/ experimental garden
  • Research/ experimental orchard

  • Equestrian area
  • 150' x 300' riding arena
  • 4 stall shoeing barn
  • Trail obstacle course

  • Utility pole training field
  • Pole climbing
  • Underground wire
  • Overhead wire
  • Utility Equipment

  • Canine training field
  • Behavioral / obedience issues
  • Social environment
  • Agility & sport activities

  • Green house / fish hatchery
  • Hydroponic growing systems
  • Automated water/ climate control system
  • Aquaculture grow-out tanks and raceway
  • Research/ experimental opportunities

Chino Valley Sponsors

  • Arizona Nursery Association
  • Center for Energy Workforce Development