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Camps for high school students continue in July at Penn State Fayette

7/12/2011 —

This July, students in grades 9 through 12 will have an opportunity to prepare for the SAT and learn about mining technology at summer camps offered at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

Director of Outreach Joseph Segilia explains, “The various camps that are offered at Penn State Fayette throughout the summer enrich and enhance the education students are receiving from their school districts. Additionally, it allows participants to explore academic areas they might want to pursue in higher education and a variety of careers that may be of interest to them.”

Mining camp will take place July 18-22 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the history of coal in the local region, conduct experiments, and explore a mine that is used to design products that increase safety in coal mining.

During the week of July 27-30, students who enroll in the SAT Prep Camp will learn tips, tricks and testing techniques to help on the SAT. An overview of the writing, critical reading and mathematics sections will be given. The camp will meet each day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information about the Mining or SAT Prep Camps, contact Penn State Fayette’s Continuing Education office  at 724-430-4211. To complete the camp release and health forms, visit www.fayette.psu.edu and click on Continuing Education.

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