ASCC Clubs & Programs


Connect, build leadership skills and have fun!

Non-Discrimination Statement

Student clubs and programs must be open and available to any Clark student  regardless of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorable discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.


For more information contact: ASCC Club Coordinator at

Want to join a club? Check out these student-run groups below and contact them to find out what they’re doing and how you can participate.

Not seeing something you like and want to start your own group? It’s simple! Check out the Club Handbook for the easy steps to start your own club today!


For more information contact: ASCC Finance Director at

ASCC programs request funds annually through the S&A Fee Committee. These groups typically have pre-planned activities and some may require an audition or try-out to participate. If you’re interested, contact the ASCC Program Director to find out how to get involved.

Clubs and Programs List

A.C.E.S. (Addictions Counseling Education Students) Club

Contact: Kimberly Crapser 

Advisor: Dr. Marcia Roi


Service work in and on campus working directly with other organizations to aid in the recovery community.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in FHL 108

Activities Programming Board (APB)


Contact:  (360) 992-2806

Program Director: Samantha Lelo


The APB provides a comprehensive events calendar to include 30+ enriching activities, educational lectures, family, social, awareness and diversity events to all students of Clark.

Meetings: will resume the second week of fall quarter



Contact: (360) 992-2569

Program Director: Keith Stansbury


This program provides students an opportuntity to participate in a team-based STEM experiencial project/aerospace design competition. Activities include the year-long design competition (such as NASA Student Launch), field trips to launch events, museums, and the University of Washington.

Meetings: Tuesdays 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. in AA4 203

Archer Gallery


Contact: (360) 992-2182

Program Director: Senseney Stokes


The Archer Gallery provides educational and cultural exhibitions at Clark College for students and the community.

Art Club


Contact: Stephanie Hale 

Advisor: Grant Hottle


To build an inclusive group of creative students fostering one another in artistic endeavors. This club is focused on the fine arts including: drawing, painting, printmaking, digital works, sculpture, art history, and so on.

Meetings: Tuesdays 12 p.m. in FAC 108

                   Wednesdays 1p.m. in FAC 108

Signing Penguins (American Sign Language) Club


Contact: Melisa Borg 

Advisor: Becky Engel & Sara Weiner-Collier 


Signing Penguins Club will bring awareness to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community, sign language, and deaf culture to the college community through activities, support, and FUN.

Meetings: Wednesdays 12 p.m. in PUB 257



Contact: (360) 992-2259

Program Director: Chris Jacob


This program provides support to the athletic programs at Clark College. Funds allocated to this program cover the costs of athletic insurance, tournament entry fees, officials, as well as training

CRU Club


Contact: Rachel-Ann Woolsey 

Advisor: Michael Arnold  


To provide students an open place to study and discuss the bible and create oppurtunities for personal growth and encouragement.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 12 p.m. in PUB 162

                   Wednesdays at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in PUB 162

Chess Club


Contact: Nick Major 

Advisor: Izad Khormaee 


The Clark College Chess Club is an inclusive group dedicated to providing a space for chess enthusiasts to gather, learn, and share experiences. This club aims to facilitate strength in chess by providing lessons, instruction and guidelines to members interested in competing as well as providing a pass time.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. in PUB 257

Clark Art Talks


Contact: (360) 992-2182

Program Director: Senseney Stokes


A monthly lecture series that invites artists to share their experiences and different artisitic techniques.

Columbia Writers Series


Contact: (360) 992-2161

Program Directors: 

James Finley

Alexis Nelson


This program hosts professional writers--fiction, non-fiction, poets, playwrights, and screenwriters--to Clark College to  read from and discuss their work. This gives students an opportunity to meet, interact with, and learn from successful writers.

Bold Colors Club


Contact: Taylor Mata 

Advisor: Melissa Williams 


To give all black, indigenous, students of color and their allies opportunities to connect, learn, and throw fun events.

Meetings: Fridays at 11 a.m. in GHL 214

Comics Club


Contact: Bryce Van Patten 

Advisor: Tobias Peterson 


Clark College has a growing population of comic book fans and artist alike. The club is for aspiring student writers, artists, and fans to come together and share their love of comic books / graphic novels. We share ideas, give each other feedback on art, and plan to create a comic anthology for the 2018-2019 school year.

Meetings: Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. in FAC 104

Counseling and Health Center


Contact: (360) 992-2401

Program Director:  Natalie Shank 


This program provides Clark Students with valuable advice, counseling, and treatment for health-related issues.

Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) Club


Contact: Jaydn Kuhn or Nhan Nguyen 

Advisor: Izad Khormaee


ECS Club promotes oportunities for Clark College students interested in interested in Computer Science, Engineering and related fields through networking, projects, industry visits, service learning and community involvement.

Meetings: Fridays at 12 p.m. in SBG 126




Program Director: Nathan Webster


To encourge and support entrepreneural ideas within students and allow them access to resources to help grow ideas to actual business ventures.

Meetings: Contact the program director

Green Penguins Club


Contact: Anastasiya Kozlovska 

Advisor: Sharon Toliver 


To increase student involvement in sustainability through volunteering and increasing education. The goal is to support the work and policies encouraged by the Environmental Integrity Council, one of the four core theme councils.

Meetings: Mondays at 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. in SBG 350

Black Student Union Club


Contact: Ndeye Astou CISSE

Advisor: Rashida Willard


The black student union of Clark College is a safe and open space for black, multiracial african decent, systematically non-dominant and supporting students to come together through culture, education, diversity, and various activities.

Meetings: Fridays 1p.m. -  3p.m. in GHL 214

The Independent 


Contact: (360) 992-2972

Program Director: Beth Slovic 


The Independent is Clark College's student news publication in print and online forms. It provides coverage of activities on and off campus to include athletics, instruction, facilities, administration, social issues and student government.

The Independent

Indigenous American Students Club


Contact: Chana Smith

Advisor: Kaina Barba


Helping our fellow students achieve academic success while increasing traditional cultural awareness and community involvement. Open to all students.

Meetings: Mondays at 1:30 p.m. in Frost Arts 106

Instrumental Music


Contact: (360) 992-2188

Program Director: Doug Harris   


This program provides a quality performance experience for all Clark students who wish to participate. Students have the opportunity to participate in Concert Band and Jazz Band.

International Club


Contact: Whitney Budiman 




To provide a club for everyone to grow together as equals and learn to connect with each other and learn other people's cultures. It will also bring balance an interaction with the community around us and each other.

Meetings: Email the contact for meeting times



Contact:  (360) 992-2302

Program Director: Ted Schatz 


This program provides drop in and play formats and events that aim to serve students with recreational opportunities regardless of skill or ability. Opportunities include: basketball, soccer and volleyball.

Japanese Club


Contact: Blake Fry 

Advisor: Michiyo Okuhara & Nami Inoue 


To strengthen awareness and participation of Japanese and International culture and tradition through events and activities.

Meetings: Tuesdays 12 p.m. in JSH 245

                   Wednesdays 2 p.m. in HHL 106

Medical Billing and Coding Club


Contact: Ruby Hutchinson 

Advisor: Suzanne Smith 


Here to provide the gap between college and real-world knowledge, resources and tools to help students be sucessful, and facilitate networking at college level to enhance student ability to navigate post grad support system.

Meetings: Email the contact for meeting times

Model United Nations


Contact: (503) 929-0132

Program Director: Joe Cavalli


This program offers students a chance to participate in mock representation and delegations.

Multicultural Student Affairs


Contact: (360) 992-2830

Program Director: Melissa Williams


This program focuses on supporting diversity at Clark by providing support, services, and activities which foster a multicultural perspective.


Contact: (360) 992-2195

Program Director: Don Appert


This program provides students with an opportunity to participate in Orchestra concerts. Participation allows students to increase their musical skills, their knowledge of orchestral repertoire, and their own personal enrichment.


Outdoor & Recreation


Contact: (360) 992-2190

Program Director: Ted Schatz 


This program offers students an opportunity to experience outdoor and recreation activities. The program encourages personal growth through outdoor skills and volunteering by connecting the students with other students and professionals with a wide range of outdoor and recreation skill levels. Some of the activities will include: hiking, ice skating, kayaking, outdoor challenge courses, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, and white water rafting.

Meetings: Contact the program director

Pep Band


Contact: (360) 992-2188

Program Director: Doug Harris  


This program provides students with an opportunity to participate in Pep Band and learn more about performance.

Phi Theta Kappa – Student Honor Society


Contact: (360) 992-2099

Program Director: Marcy Gilchrist


The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportuntities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming. engages in educational opportunities focusing on leadership, scholarship, fellowship, and service.

Meetings: Contact the program director.

Phoenix  - Student Literary Magazine


Contact: (360) 992-2305 or (360) 992-2639

Program Directors: 

Elizabeth Donley

Kathrena Halsinger


The Phoenix is the student art and literary publication at Clark. Original student art and literature is compiled in the annual publication then distributed to the students.

Photography Club


Contact: Tofik Ahmed Khan 

Advisor: Robert Abrahamson 


Introduce Clark College Students to various forms and techniques of slim and digital photography regardless of prior experience or future expectations in art. To provide a fun and interactive place for students of different majors and walks of life in order to bring them together in a constructive and creative environment.

Meetings: Fridays at 11 a.m. in FAC 105

Poppin' Penguins Club

Contact: Christina May Starks 

Advisor: Karla Steggall


To bring together students who love to dance East Coast Swing in a positive, supportive environment where they can learn, practice, and connect with one another.

Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 p.m. in OSC 135

Penguin Tennis Club

Contact: Matt Wheatley 

Advisor: Jenny Pizot 


The Penguin Tennis Club is open to all Clark College students. If you are learning the game for the first time or are an experienced player, then there's a spot for you! We have weekly practice that is run by a USPTA certified professional at an indoor facility.

Meetings: Sundays at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Evergreen Tennis, 5225 NW 38th Ave., Camas, WA 98607

Queer Penguins and Allies Club


Contact: Channell R.S. Star 

Advisor: Flyn Alexander


Queer Penguins and Allies is here to create community, educational opportunities, and awareness for Queer students and allies.

Meetings: Tuesdays and Fridays 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in HHL 117

Realm Runners Club


Contact: Justin Flint 

Advisor: Eben Ayers


To provide an inclusive environment for all students to enjoy all aspects of nerd culture.

Meetings: Fridays 12 p.m. in PUB 257

SADHA: Students of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association


Contact: (360) 992-2158

Program Director:  Kristi Taylor


SADHA focuses on student professional development and community service through support of social, cultural, educational, and leadership experiences with the college campus, local community, and the National Dental Hygiene Association.

SNACC: Student Nursing Association of Clark College


Contact: (360) 992-6047

Program Director: Dianne Lucia


This program promotes social activities and health-related service activities on and off-campus and provides an atmosphere that fosters life-long learning. Weekly meetings inform students of political trends in Nursing.

Spanish Club


Spanish Club

Contact: Julie Lopez 

Advisor: Felipe Montoya


To support learning by providing opportunities for all students invested in the Spanish language and culture. The club also fosters leadership, camaraderie, and life long experience.

Meetings: Email the contact for meeting times

Practice Spanish: Email the contact for meeting times

STEM Nerd Girls


Contact:  (360) 992-2354 or (360) 992-2452

Program Directors:  

Tina Barsotti

Carol Hsu


This program provides opportunities for diverse learners to achieve their educational goals through the practice of creative problem solving, competitions, and networking opportunities. By providing these opportunities the program encourages students to countinue their path in the STEM field.

Meetings: Tuesdays 12-1pm, SBG 156

Student Ambassadors


Contact: (360) 992-2770

Program Director: Amy Tam


The Student Ambassador program is responsible for outreach to Clark College students through general information.

Student Government (ASCC)


Contact: (360) 992-2406

Program Director: Sarah Gruhler


Student Government is the Associated Students of Clark College (ASCC) which acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, administration and the community. They are charged with review and implementation of the ASCC Constitution and Bylaws, committee appointments, club promotions and approval, recruitment for student involvement and oversight of the services and activities (S&A) fees.


Student Government Meetings 

Student Government Budget Meeting 

Student Veterans of America Club


Contact: Jaime Ackley 

Advisor: James Powers


To provide Clark students with an additional resource that supports academic success to veterans and affiliated students.

Meetings: Fridays 1 p.m. in PUB 016

Students for Life Club


Contact: Matthew Guiher 

Advisor: Joan Elizabeth Etter


To educate students about our mission to abolish abortion.

Meetings: Fridays 11 a.m. in HHL 119



Contact: (360) 992-2346

Program Director: Gene Biby


The Theatre program provides Clark students with theatrical opportunities both on-stage and behind the scenes. The program offers three shows during the academic year, one during each quarter. These shows are chosen with student engagement in mind and typically consist of an American standard in the fall, a musical in the winter, and a contemporary work in the spring, offering a range of theatrical opportunities. 

Transitions Peer Mentors


Contact: (360) 992-2830

Program Director: Melissa Williams 


This program supports and provides services to student academic success as well as personal development. This program's specific goal is to mentor students and help them navigate through barriers as they transition into higher level coursework from basic education.

Vocal Music


Contact: (360) 992-2245

Program Director:  Jacob Funk


The Vocal Music program encompasses the Concert Choir, Women's Choral Ensemble, and Chorale. These groups provide all Clark College students who wish to participate with quality choral music performance experiences.

World Languages - Japanese


Contact: (360) 992-2977

Program Directors: Nami Inoue 


The World Languages Program provides Clark College students with language immersion travel opportunities of varying lengths and costs in Spanish and Japanese speaking countries. Each program determines eligibility criteria for participation and most programs travel in the summer, but on an alternating basis.

World Languages - Spanish


Contact: (360) 992-2172

Program Director:  Felipe Montoya 


The World Languages Program provides Clark College students with language immersion travel opportunities of varying lengths and costs in Spanish and Japanese speaking countries. Each program determines eligibility criteria for participation and most programs travel in the summer, but on an alternating basis.