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Coastal offers Super Sonic youth programs for summer

April 15, 2004

SuperSonic Summer Youth Programs, educational classes designed for students ages 7 to 15 are being offered June 7 through Aug. 20 at Coastal Carolina University.

Kitchen Kemistry, astronomy, dance, foreign languages, computer animation, the coastal wetlands, pottery and creative writing are just a few of the more than 50 programs available through Coastals Division of Continuing Studies.

Courses change each week and are held Monday through Friday, in full-day and half-day formats to allow students more flexibility with multiple learning experiences. Half-day classes are from 8:30 a.m. to noon; full-day classes are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. After class childcare is available from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at additional cost. Registration fees vary according to length and content of courses, with fees beginning at $69 per student. Transportation for all field trips is provided by the university.

The classes are taught by Coastal instructors, Horry County school teachers and community experts. For more information or to register, call 349-2665 or visit on the Internet. Some of the classes being offered include:

Sciences/Computer Self Improvement

Barrier Island Discovery Fascinating French

Wetland Wonders Career Paths

Fish Guts Exercise and Dance

Creepy Coastal Critters Street Hip-Hop & African dance

Spaced Out Fun Fridays (Field trips)

Kitchen Kemistry Arts, Crafts & Humanities

Energizing Experiments Gem and Jewelry Making

PowerPoint with a Punch Creative Writing

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