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Student Clubs & Organizations

Chemeketa has many student clubs and organizations for special interests, career fields, cultural diversity, recreation, sports, politics, community service, social events and more.

Whether you want to start a new club or join an existing club, we’re here to help you get involved in life at Chemeketa. To start or re-activate a club, contact Joel Gisbert at the Salem Campus or YVC Student Leaders at the Yamhill Valley Campus.

  • Yamhill Valley Student Clubs & Organizations

    You can become involved in a number of different clubs while you are at Chemeketa. Clubs can be academic, curriculum-related, activity-oriented or based on a specific interest. Club sponsored events include special lunches, dances, displays, trips, fairs and more.

    We are currently seeking input for the types of clubs and organizations students are interested in starting at the Yamhill Valley campus. 

    The clubs that are currently active at the Yamhill Valley Campus are –

    • Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club
      This club offers a welcoming and supportive safe space for LGBTQ+ people and their allies, discuss LGBTQ issues and plans events related to the LGBTQ+ Topics. 

    • Phi Theta Kappa
      Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. PTK also provides opportunity for leadership, service, scholarship and fellowship in an intellectual and community-oriented environment.

    • Spanish Club
      This club's purpose is to immerse students in the Spanish language and culture through conversation and community. Spanish club is open to anyone interested in practicing Spanish-speaking skills. Explore new cultures through conversation, Spanish language movies, fun activities, and delicious snacks. Join us for club meetings and Spanish movie days through-out the term. 

    If you don't see a club you'd like to participate in, you can start a new club. You only need three interested students and a staff or faculty advisor. If you have questions about a club, or if you are interested in starting a club, please contact our student leaders

  • Ballroom Dance Club

    The purpose of this organization is to teach discipline in Ballroom Dance. The mission of this organization is to create a positive social environment.

    Club Contacts
    Joshua Dean

    Club Advisors
    Donna M. Hurless

    Meetings
    Friday's, 4:00- 5:30 PM
    Salem Bldg. 7, Rm. 113 (Dance Room)

     

     

  • Campus Ambassadors

    Campus Ambassadors works to develop a community in which students have an opportunity to share, discuss, and deepen their relationship with Jesus. The club attracts a diverse collection of students who are equipped with the enlightenment to serve the community. Students' lives are transformed by the love of Jesus.

    Club Contacts 
    Justin Walters

    Club Advisors
    Kenneth Wolfert503.399.2312

    Meetings

    Wednesday's, 12:30 - 2:30 PM

    Building 5, Room 112

     

     

  • Chemeketa Chess Club

    Chemeketa Chess Club engages students to learn how to play as well as learn strategies to improve skill and critical thinking. We invite you to stop by and play chess with us, while connecting with staff and students on campus.

    If you have questions, please contact us with the links provided below to our email address. 

     

    Club President:

    Geordyn Allen

     

    Club Advisor:

    Nolan Mitchell 

     

    Meeting Times:

    TBD

  • Chemeketa Players Club (CCC Theater Club)

    The prupose of the club is to support and develop the CCC Theater community by providing them with opportunities for training, performance and education. 

    Club Contact
    Katy Broadwater 

    Club Advisor
    Jay Gipson-King

    Meetings

    TBD

  • Chemeketa Service Leaders

    The purpose of Chemeketa Service Leaders is to invite students to participate in service learning, fundraising and/or mentoring events that benefit the community and enhance a student's educational experience.

    Club Contacts

     

    Club Advisor

    Ashley Hackett, 503.399.2397

    Meetings

    Every Wednesday in BLDG 2, Room 232 at 12:30pm

  • Competitive Fighting Games (CFGC)

    The goal of the club is to provide a space for those interested in playing, learning, or improving at fighting games to meet up and play with others in the community. 

    Club Contact

    Looking for New Club President (students only)

    Club Advisor

    Richard Rieman503.315.4289

    Meetings

    TBD

  • International Club

    Creating cultural awareness and promote diversity of culture by sharing experiences by teaching others about your culture and language.

    Club Contact

    Tepin Vorlak

    Club Advisor

    Teter Kapan503.399.5141

    Club Meetings

    Contact Teter for meeting information. 

     

  • Japanese Culture Club

    The mission and purpose of the Japanese Culture Club is to expand understanding and increase cultural information related to Japanese traditions, arts, language and culture to students at Chemeketa. We welcome all students from all cultures. 

    Club Contact

    President: Kyoka Ninshini

    Club Advisor

    Masumi Timson 

    Meeting Times

    Wednesdays at 2:30 - 3:30 PM in BLDG 2, Room 232. 

  • Order Of the Stitches (Crotchet Club)

    Order Of The Stitches invite students to join them weekly as they share and learn the art of yarn work and crotcheting. Come stop by and learn how to crotchet hats, sweaters, scarfs, other items.

    Club Contact

    Sam Brennan 503.999.6727

    Club Advisor

    Allison Tobey  503.399.5198

    Club Meeting Times

    TBD

  • Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society

    The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

    Student Contact

    Carla Sanders

    Faculty Advisors

    Cynthia Robinson, 503.399.5193

    Meetings

    TBD

     

  • Radio, Rocketry & Robotics

    Our mission is to further knowledge in radio, rocketry and robotics.

    Club Contact
    Jonathan Ford

    Club Advisors
    Chuck Sekafetz, 503.399.6524

    Meetings
    To be determined

  • Rainbow Legion Club

    The Rainbow Legion Club promotes an inclusive and learning environment for all students. In addition, the Rainbow Legion Club educates the community about LGBTQ+ populations, history, resources/services, and academic/social needs. 

    Club Contact
    Cecil Burgess

    Glen Gomez

    Club Advisors
    Cary Ballew-Renfrow503.399.2539

    Meetings
    TBD

     
  • SAW (Student Association of Woodburn Club)

    The purpose of the club is to help and provide more resources for students in Woodburn.

    Club Contact
    Graciela Martinez

    Club Advisor
    Francisca Sandoval-Juarez

    Meetings

    TBD

  • Student Nurse Organization (SNO)

    The purpose of SNO is to support student nurses through their educational path and to reach their educational goals as future members of the medical profession. The mission of SNO is to coordinate events and projects that promote student nurse academic success and leadership development.

    Club Contacts
    Brittany Thackery

    Club Advisor
    Connie Riecke, 503.399.5266

    Meetings
    To be determined

  • Video Game Club

    Our mission is to enjoy and appreciate the unique art form that is the video game. 

    Club Contacts
    Matthew Etzel

    Club Advisors
    Kenneth Wolfert503.399.5192

    Meetings
    TBD