PR # 221 April 30, 2009
RVCC SETS SUMMER YOUTH COMPUTER, DESIGN CLASSES
The Corporate & Continuing Education (CCE) division at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in North Branch will offer a variety of computer classes this summer for children ages 8-17. The following courses will be offered:
Computer Camp I: Students ages 8-10 create interesting computer projects using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 13-17, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The fee is $175.
MicroWorlds?Digital Construction for Kids I: Students ages 10-15 work with a software package that?s geared for the creative student interested in learning about computers and how they work. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 6-10, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The fee is $175.
MicroWorlds?Digital Construction for Kids II: Students ages 10-15 create a digital multimedia presentation using the MicroWorlds programming language. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 13-17, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Participants should already have taken MicroWorlds?Digital Construction for Kids I or have been given consent from the instructor. The fee is $175.
Print & Photo Artist: Students ages 10-12 create a variety of projects associated with graphic design and visual imagery. The class will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 29-July 1, from 1-4 p.m. The fee is $110.
Icamp: Students ages 9-14 design their own day camp experience by choosing one of 11 exciting adventures, creating a storyline for it and selecting projects in video game creation, robotics, digital music composition, animation, graphic design and digital video production. Five sessions of Icamp will be held: June 22-26, June 29-July 1, July 6-10, July 13-17 and August 10-14. The programs meet Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The fee per session is $595. The fee for the week of June 29-July 1 (Monday through Wednesday) is $357.
Make Your First Video Game: Students ages 7-17 create their first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows students the crucial keys to designing their first game. Four two-week sessions will be held: June 22-July 1 for ages 10-12, July 6-17 for ages 7-9, July 20-31 for ages 13-17 and August 3-14 for ages 10-12. The programs meet Mondays through Fridays, from 1-4 p.m. The fee for each two-week session is $360. The fee for June 22-July 1 is $288.
Lightz! Camera! Action: Students ages 7-12 learn the dynamics of storytelling, shooting film, editing, graphics, sound and more. The class will be held Monday through Friday, June 22-26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and again the week of August 10-14 (same times). The fee per week is $420.
Comic Book Heroes: Students ages 7-9 learn to use the latest software to make the characters in their imagination come to life. The class will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 29-July 1, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The fee is $252.
Ultimate Claymation and Stop Action: Students ages 10-12 produce a movie out of nothing but an idea and a piece of clay. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 6-10, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The fee is $420.
Animation Nation: Students ages 10-12 learn the basic concepts of animation used by Hollywood in their favorite movies. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 13-17, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The fee is $420.
Before- and after-care are available for youngsters. For more information, call 908-526-1200, ext. 8404, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Youth program brochures also can be picked up at the CCE office, located in the lower level of RVCC?s College Center, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .