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For Immediate Release (01-39)
Date: May 10, 2001
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952

Summer Youth 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 www.mcps.k12.md.us/departments/eii).
  • Pre+MedTM 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.

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