Youth programs for children ranging in age from pre-school to early teen will be offered this summer at both the Newark and West Essex campuses of Essex County College.
Once again, the popular Summer Youth Program will be held in Newark with both two and three-week class options available. The program, for students in grades one through eight, will run between July 5 and August 12. There will be three, two-week options and two, three-week options.
An information session will be held in Room 3234 (Green Area) is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m.
This summer’s courses include “App Attack/App Adventures,” “Bricks 4 Kidz™ Classic Arcade Adventures,” “Bricks 4 Kidz™ Robotics,” “Camp Discovery,” “Computer Blaster,” “Educational Program I and II,” “Express Yourself,” “Fashion Design,” “Game Animation/3D Video Gaming,” “Golf & Tennis,” “Making Math Matter,” “Minecraft Designers/Modders,” “Reading Enrichment,” “Soccer,” “STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) for Kids,” “The Young Artist,” and “The Young Journalist.”
Additional information is available at (973) 877-3079/3416 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is also underway for the 2016 Summer Youth Program at the West Essex campus of Essex County College in West Caldwell.
An information session will be held Monday, May 23 at 6 p.m., for parents interested in registering their children for the program. The meeting will be held in the campus’ Multipurpose Room.
The summer camp, set for July 11 to August 12, is for children ages nine to 13. The five week session includes before and aftercare.
Courses scheduled to be offered this summer include “A Taste of the Arts,” “Coding for Kids,” “Mad Science,” “Mixed Media Art,” “Strike up the Band,” “The Secrets of Storytelling,” “Webpage Design,” and “Zumba Fitness for Kids.” Parents will receive detailed information on each of the courses during the information session.
Call (973) 877-1920 to learn more about the information session.
Finally, the Child Development Center will conduct a Summer Toddlers Child Care Program beginning July 5. The program at the Newark campus will run four days a week through August 18.
The Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The Summer program is for children ages two and a half to five.
The hours of operation are Mondays through Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The College is closed Fridays during the summer. The Center will provide breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack.