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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. 

    Examples of past clubs at YVC 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                                                                                        Madeline Burnell

    Club Advisors
    Donna M. Hurless

    Friday 4:00 - 6:00 - BLDG. 7, Room. 113



  • 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. 

    Club Contacts   

    Dustin Hupper                                                                 

    Garret Berk: 

    Club Advisors
    Carmen Watkins


    Agora Location: Bldg. 2, Lobby

    Wednesday - 11:30-1:30 P m

    Discipleship Groups: Mondays - 11:00-12:30; 1:00-2:30pm

    Tuesdays -11:00-12:30; 1:00-2:30pm




  • Ceramics Club

    Ceramics Club involves students on campus developing skills in the arts of ceramics and building an art community within the student body at Chemeketa.

    All students are welcomed.

    Club Contacts: Isabella Mardis

    Staff Advisor: Andrea Misbach

    Meeting Times: Friday- 1:30 PM

    Location: Building 5 - Room 103

  • 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

    Amber Sargent

    Club Advisor

    Ashley Hackett, 503.399.2397


    Thursdays - 12:30 - 1:30 PM 

    Location: 2/178

  • Chemeketa Theater Encore Club

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

    Club Contact
    Hunter Moate

    Club Advisor

    Joshua Isaak


    Monday and Tuesday, 3:30 - 4:30 PM - BLDG. 6, Room. 125

  • English Club

    Chemeketa English Club offers guidance, support, and encouragement to students seeking and/or pursuing degrees within the English career. In addition, the club promotes activities related to reading, poetry, speaking, and writing. 

    Club Contact

    Esteban A. Salgado

    Club Advisor

    Tammy Jabin

    Thursday 2:00 - 3:00 PM


  • International Club

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

    Club Contact

    Grace Grahou

    Club Advisor

    Teter Kapan503.399.5141

    Club Meetings

    Thursday 3:00 - 4:00 PM 

    Bldg. 2, Room. 227


  • 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: Hisanori Minowa

    Club Advisor

    Masumi Timson 

    Meeting Times


  • MECHA Club

    The Mecha Club promotes principles of self-determination for the liberation of our people and involves students in community service. 

    Club Contact: Aracely Salazar & Almir Martinez

    Club Advisor: Jorge Montejano 

  • Organic Garden Club

    The purpose of this organization is to complement Chemeketa Gardens and the Horticulture Program by encouraging organic garden activities, developing leadership skills of members, and providing networking opportunities (i.e. resume building.

    Club Contact

    Matthew Mankins

    Club Advisor

    Michael Paruch

    Meeting Times


  • 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

    Dylan Robinson

    Faculty Advisors

    Dr. Sean Yoder


    Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00 PM 

    Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00 PM 


  • Radio, Rocketry & Robotics

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

    Club Contact
    Yael Roque

    Club Advisors
    Chuck Sekafetz, 503.399.6524

    4th Tuesday of the Month 5:30 PM - BLDG. 4, Room. 126

  • Reading Rainbows Club

    The Reading Rainbows Club provides safe place for students to connect with others in the queer community with literature.

    Club Contact:

    Amoreena Kapan                                                                                             

    Club Advisors

    Tate Jackson

    Wednesday 12:00 - 2:00 PM - BLDG. 2, Room. 232

  • SAW (Student Association of Woodburn Club)

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

    Club Contact
    Maria Reyes

    Club Advisor
    Alexander Faijo


    Friday 4:00 - 5:00 Pm - Woodburn Campus

  • Science Club

    The Science Club promotes a learning environment for students interested in improving science literacy, connecting with science study groups, and student interest in science. 

    Club Contact

    Chloe Ellzey

    Club Advisor

    Ben Frankamp

    Meeting Times

    Time: Wednesday 2-4pm

    Location: Building 2 Room 232

  • 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

    Club Advisor
    Amanda Beckner

    To be determined

  • Video Game Club

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

    Club Contacts


    Club Advisors
    Brian McCartney