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LCCC to offer summer program for young children

Published May 25. 2010 05:00PM

Lehigh Carbon Community College will offer noncredit youth programs for school age children this summer. "Sports and Shorts" is for students in grades 1 through 5.

Sports and Shorts is a unique 3-week camp that encompasses both an academic and athletic component.

Three sessions of Sports and Shorts Junior and Senior will be available throughout the summer.

Session I: June 14 - July 2

Session II: July 6 - 23 (No class July 5)

Session III: July 26 - August 13

All sessions are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. The Junior program is for children ages 6 & 7; the Senior program is for students ages 8-11.

Offerings will include:


Sports (athletic) - Kickball, Mission Impossible and Volleyball.

Shorts (academic) - Be a Better Reader I, II & III, Nimble With Numbers, Writing Rocks, Nuts About Nature, and Brainteasers.


Sports (athletic) - Kickball, Mission Impossible and Volleyball.

Shorts (academic) -Creative Writing "Broadcast News", Mad Scientists, Be a Whiz Kid, Incredible Inventors and Inventions, Endangered and Extinct Animals, and Theatre Workshop.

In addition, two extended care "camp-oriented" programs will be offered Monday through Friday on the same dates.

Optional P.M. classes are available only to students registered in the Sports & Shorts Junior & Senior programs only, ages 6-11.

Optional P.M. I, held from 12 noon to 3 p.m., offers arts and crafts, games, movies, and outdoor activities.

Children should bring a lunch and a beverage.

Class size for all summer youth programs is limited, and registration is processed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For a special brochure or a registration form, call Lehigh Carbon Community College's Office of Continuing Education Monday through Friday at 610-799-1574 or 610-799-1141 or visit our website at .

For registration information, please call 610-799-1500.

For phone-in registration, call 610-799-1998. (Obtain course number before calling; have charge card information available).

Registration deadline is one week before start of class.

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