PR # 234 May 18, 2009
RVCC SETS SUMMER YOUTH WRITING CLASSES
The Corporate & Continuing Education (CCE) division at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in North Branch will offer a variety of writing classes this summer for children ages 8-13. The following courses will be offered:
Workshop for Young Writers: Students who have completed grades 1-8 will be given the opportunity to engage in creative and effective writing experiences. Students will use the works of well-known authors as a model to develop their own writing ?voice.? The workshop is affiliated with the Writing Agenda, a partnership between Centenary College and Raritan Valley Community College. The two-week class will be held Monday through Friday, July 20-31, from 9 a.m.-noon. The fee is $344.
Young Author?s Camp: Students ages 9-12 will study various children?s book authors and illustrators as they learn how to write and publish a picture book. The class will be held Monday through Friday, June 22-26, from 9 a.m.-noon. The fee is $175.
Puppetry, Writing & Storytelling: Students ages 8-12 learn techniques related to short-story writing and the use of puppetry and other visualization techniques to express a story. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 27-31, from 1-4 p.m. The fee is $185.
Mystery Writing: Students ages 8-10 are taught the fundamentals of the mystery writing genre. The two-week class will be held Monday through Friday, July 6-17, from 1-4 p.m. The fee is $344.
Eldridge Overton Gazette: Students ages 8-10 are responsible for researching, writing and editing stories for a daily newsletter. The class will be held Monday through Friday, July 13-17, from 9 a.m.-noon. The fee is $185.
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. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .