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Summer 2014 College for Kids
Monday thru Thursday July 7- July 31
Registration Begins Monday May 19
Exciting new classes! Half or full day scheduling available!
College for Kids is a spring enrichment program for children between ages 8-14. We are committed to teaching new and meaningful skills as your children participate in classes such as art, dance, fitness, science, media, and more. The program serves parents and children alike by providing fun, safe and educational activities with the added benefit of introducing kids to the college environment. In our new College for Kids format, your children will be able to choose between fun and exciting classes that meet your schedule.
Our College for Kids Program will not offer before and after care but lunchtime supervision will be offered at no additional charge for children registered for full day only. Please bring a non perishable sack lunch.
Courses are taught by experienced and motivated instructors who encourage and challenge students in a learning atmosphere that supports inquiry and exploration.
The instructors teaching in the College for Kids program have written and designed their curriculum with age appropriate lessons and projects that will maximize your child's experience.
By the end of the week your child will be excited about sharing and contributing their new knowledge with his/her classmates!
Heritage of Americas MuseumHeritage of the Americas offers two week-long courses (Monday through Friday) in Art. Students will have the privilege of taking art classes at the museum surrounded by art work from local and nationally-acclaimed artists. In Art Stars, a variety of art techniques are taught. Students will have the opportunity to use the Museum for inspiration in creating paintings of their own. Art appreciation is also covered with a look at the art masters. You, the Artist helps students develop their own artistic style. A variety of skills are taught. High quality art materials which the students take home are funded through a grant from the Friends of East County Arts, Inc.
Youth Boost Career Institute (YBCI)Youth Boost Career Institute is a four week institute for incoming 7th-8th grade students. The institute will introduce and develop interests in careers related to youth entrepreneurship, science, and engineering. Student will have a change to speak with industry experts and create career based-projects such as marketing plan for the Youth Entrepreneurship session, build a sustainable garden, and build a care powered by a mousetrap. Class size is limited to 25 participants each.
Click here for more information regarding eligibility requirements.