CRANFORD – There is still time to enroll in summer youth programs offered through the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College. Taught by NJ-certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs, classes will be offered Monday through Thursday until August 22.

Upcoming classes for the week of August 12 -15 include Advanced Robotics where students will apply different coding concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify their robots. In Radio Controlled Car Competition, students will use engineering principles to fine tune their R/C cars for the ultimate STEM challenge. In Introduction to LEGO EV3 Robotics, students will have fun building, designing, and programming robots that use working sensors and motors with LEGO Mindstorms.  

During the week of August 19-22, students who register for App IO: Make your First Multiplayer App will explore the most popular IO apps and learn to code and design their own multiplayer experience. In Minecraft® Modders, students will use their favorite game to learn the basics of modding, the foundations of programming, scripting, and logic statements as they create their mods.  

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Most classes are available for students ages 11-13 and 14 and above.  The cost of the courses vary from $209 to $269, and all classes will be held at the College’s Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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