Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Registration underway for College for Kids

Continuing Education - 07/01/11 - 07/01/11

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Are your children looking for something to do this summer...something that will challenge and teach them, with a little fun on the side. The Center for Continuing Education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will offer College for Kids during the month of July for students entering grades sixth through eighth.

It is a four-week program held July 5 through 28 with a closing ceremony Friday, July 29. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. The students and their parents have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of courses each lasting 50 minutes, with four classes per afternoon. Students may attend one, two, three or four classes each afternoon.

 The cost for College for Kids is $56 per course or $200 for a full schedule of four courses. Registration is ongoing. For more information, call Nicolette Dacke at 361-593-2861, email conted@tamuk.edu or visit the website at www.tamuk.edu/continuinged.

Classes are divided into two categories: academic enhancement and social and personal enhancement.

Academic enhancement course include:

Creative writing – 1 to 2 p.m.; 2 to 3 p.m.; 3 to 4 p.m.; and 4 to 5 p.m.

Math improvement – 1 to 2 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.

Reading improvement – 1 to 2 p.m.; 2 to 3 p.m.; 3 to 4 p.m.; and 4 to 5 p.m.

Desktop publishing – 3 to 4 p.m.

PowerPoint – 4 to 5 p.m.

Exploring algebra – 3 to 4 p.m.

Advanced algebra – 4 to 5 p.m. 

Exploring science – 3 to 4 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.

Conversational Spanish – 1 to 2 p.m.; 3 to 4 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.

Study and test-taking skills – 1 to 2 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.

Social and personal enhancement courses include:

Radio production –1 to 2 p.m.

Television production – 2 to 3 p.m.

Drama – 1 to 2 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.

Money matters – 3 to 4 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.

Guitar – 1 to 2 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. 

Basic drawing – 1 to 2 p.m.; 2 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.

Yoga – 3 to 4 p.m.

Runway modeling –1 to 2 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.

Dance (Zumba) – 3 to 4 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.

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