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College Offers Saturday Youth Programs

Essex County College’s popular Saturday Youth Program will begin its Spring 2020 Semester program Saturday, January 18 for 10 sessions at the main Newark campus.

The classes are geared toward children from age five to high school. Some of the programs have several sections to accommodate different age groups. There will be in-person registration on January 11, 18 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 3291 (Yellow Area) on the Newark campus. Additional information, including tuition and fees for individual courses, is available at (973) 877-3079.

Youth programs include “Algebra,” for students in sixth through ninth grade; “Composition Writing,” for students in grades five to eight; “Computer Graphics,” for students ages nine to 15; Dance Combo,” for children ages five to 11; “Discovering Young Artists,” for youth ages five to 10; “Fashion 101,” for students ages six to 15, and “Fun with Phonics,” for children in kindergarten through second grade.

Also, “Geometry,” for students in grades nine and 10; “Improving Penmanship,” for students ages nine to 12; “Improving Reading Comprehension,” for children in grades one through eight; “Martial Arts,” for children ages six through 15; “Musical Performers Studio,” for those ages eight to 15 “Problem Solving Math,” for students in grades one through eight; “Spanish for Youth,” for children ages six to 11 “STEM Enrichment,” geared for students in grades one through six, and “Zumba for Kids,” aimed at children ages six to 11.

The College will also offer preparation classes for specific state tests, also on Saturdays during the youth program sessions. These are SAT English and Mathematics preparation classes for students in 11th and 12th grades.