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Summer Youth Courses Offered at Union County College

Credits: ucc.edu

CRANFORD, NJ – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is expanding its course offerings for youth ages 11-18. Classes are taught by NJ certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs. Classes begin the week of June 26 and run through August 17.

Educational classes offered include Acting, Algebra Review, Better Thinker-Better Writer-Better Grades, Middle School Math Review and The Writer Within: Creative Writing. The College is also partnering again with Black Rocket, Incrediflix, and Super Science to offer classes such as Make Your 1st Video Game, Video Game Animation, Minecraft Animators, Virtual Reality, Minecraft Modders, Advanced Live Action Flix and Stop Motion Tricks and Effects, STEM Challenges, Junior Physicians and Chemical Wizardry. Most classes are available for students ages 11-13 and 14 and above. New this year are partnerships with IMMA Photography and Wickline Casting who will team with us to offer Photography Art Camp and Introduction to Film and TV.

The College will also be offering two sessions of SAT Test Preparation this summer with the first session scheduled for July 10 through August 3, and the second session from July 24 through August 17. The SAT classes run Monday through Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. The cost of the courses vary, and all classes will be held at the College’s Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

For more information about the summer youth programs and to view the Continuing Education youth brochure online visit www.ucc.edu/noncredit. One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 or by visiting the office at the Cranford campus.

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