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Summer Youth Program offers fun and learning for grades K-7

5/23/2012 —

Area youth can have fun while they learn this summer at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. Students in kindergarten through seventh grade can participate in a variety of activities to expand their minds and imagination as part of the 2012 Summer Youth Program. Nearly 40 courses and workshops are being offered on campus during one-week sessions in June, July, and August.

The Summer Youth Program features courses in a wide variety of subjects: science courses allow students to have fun with chemistry or become mad scientists; sports and fitness courses challenge students in baseball strategies and the food pyramid; arts and crafts classes include acting and photography; math becomes fun with and “Awe-Sum Math” class; and many more.

“This summer program is a great academic enrichment opportunity for children to learn, interact with children from other school districts, and have fun in a safe and friendly environment. The classes are educational, but they make learning fun,” says Joe Segilia, director of Outreach and Continuing Education at the campus.

Week One courses will take place from June 25-29; week two classes will take place from July 9-13; and week three classes will take place from August 6-10. Classes are offered as a morning session, which take place from 9 a.m. to noon, and an afternoon session from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. each day. The fee for a morning session class is $89 for the week, or $159 for a morning and afternoon session course for a week. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, a complete schedule of Kids in College courses or to register, call 724-430-4211 or visit www.fayette.psu.edu and click on Continuing Education.

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