Registration is still open for the summer youth program for rising third- through ninth-graders at Coastal Carolina University from June 9 through Aug. 1, excluding the week of June 30. Hands-on, interactive courses range from creative writing to money management to video production and more. Students may sign up by the week or for the entire summer.
Half-day classes are from 9 a.m. to noon or from 1 to 4 p.m.; full-day classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before-class childcare (7:45 to 8:45 a.m.) and after-class (4 to 5:30 p.m.) childcare are available at additional cost. Registration fees vary according to length and content of courses, with fees beginning at $95 per student. Discounts are offered for multiple children in a family and for children of full-time Coastal faculty and staff.
Transportation for all field trips is provided by the university. Parents, siblings and friends are invited for the last half hour/hour of class on Fridays for a culminating presentation/performance highlighting what students have done during the class week.
The classes are taught by Coastal faculty, instructors, and graduate students, Horry County and Georgetown County school teachers and community experts. For the full list of classes or to register, call 349-2665 or visit www.coastal.edu/cec/mini.html on the internet. Some of the classes being offered include:
Spanish, Physics, Creative Writing, Social Studies in Action, Mathematics, Money Management, Mathletics, Ecology and Biology, Marine Science, Astronomy, Earth Science
Invention Studio, Robot Studio, Animation, Claymation
Life Sports and Outdoor Activity:
Golf, Tennis, Outdoor Adventure
Ukulele Lessons, Art, Music Video Production, Puppetry, Theatre/Drama