For Immediate Release (01-39)
Date: May 10, 2001
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952
Programs at Montgomery College Serve Up Harry Potter’s Magic, ER
Adventures—And Much More
Montgomery College’s Summer Youth Programs
offer dozens of exciting, kid-proven activities for those who
are looking for out-of-the-ordinary experiences. Summer programs
run from June 25 through August 17, and are held at the
College’s Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park campuses, and
at area high schools. Highlights include:
- Magic of Theater.
Two-week program includes acting, dance, set design and
construction, costuming and makeup, design and use of sound
and light systems, and performance direction and production,
culminating in a final stage production.
- Joy of Art. Eight
one-week workshops focusing on a different topic each week:
color, nature, creating wild and weird animals, exploring
artistic sensibility, creating art in the style of famous
artists, multi-media art, Native American crafts, art from
around the world.
- Creative Problem Solving
Workshops. Two one-week workshops offered at
Gaithersburg High School. (Registration form accessible on
Courses. ER focuses on the inner workings of a
hospital emergency room; Code Blue puts students in
the role of intern as they progress through medical school,
a medical center, and a research lab.
- Technology Camps for
Middle School Girls. Gurl Power lets middle
school girls create and design their own Web sites.
Computer Programming for Girls teaches the fundamentals
of Visual Basic programming language with fun projects.
For more information, or to
request a Summer Youth Programs brochure, call 240-567-7917, or
log on to the Montgomery College Web site at
www.montgomerycollege.edu, click on "Explore
MC" and then go to
Continuing Education Courses.