SCC Kids Kollege Accepting Enrollment Applications
Somerset Community College will be hosting the annual Kids Kollege program this summer for children ages six to 12. Kids Kollege, now in its 39th year, will be held in two sessions with the first being June 18 to 21 and the second June 25 to 28, 2018. All classes will be held on the SCC Somerset Campus, located at 808 Monticello Street in Somerset. Classes will be Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until noon with check in beginning at 7:45 a.m. the first Monday of each week in the SCC Harold Rogers Student Commons. Registration must be done in advance. Space is limited.
The purpose of Kids Kollege is to give kids a fun and unique learning experience during their summer break. Participants choose three classes per week to attend. Classes are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Children attending both sessions can take new classes the following week or repeat classes. The registration fee per week is $85. Siblings receive a discount of $10 per week.
The 2018 Kids Kollege classes and instructors include the following:
Rhythm Nation, Marai Garay: Let the “Rhythm move You” through a multitude of fun and challenging games and competitions. This class is designed to develop functional movement patterns that enhance range of motion, lengthen and stretch muscles, correct muscle imbalances and teach kids how to use their body in a safe and healthy way, all while having fun.
Minecraft Madness, Parker Tucker and Sam Brickley: Whether you’re long-time Minecraft gamer or never had the opportunity to play, let Parker and Sam be your guides as you traverse vast landscapes, navigate rough waters and forge mighty empires. This virtual environment is the epitome of creativity with limitless opportunity to build, explore, discover, and problem solve. You’ll need to be “Crafty” as you “Mine” for knowledge. (Limited spots available)
GERM-A- Phobia, Dr. April Kilgore and Kelly Johnson: Join April and Kelly as they take a closer look—a really closer look—at the fascinating and diverse world of the germ microbiome. Using Microscopes, you can “Bring into Focus” those bacteria that can make us sick, those that keep us healthy, as well as learning about those that help produce some of our favorite foods. You’ll also see all the places these little boogers can hide, including the ones you wear every day. Hand Sanitizer Please!
ECO Adventures, Elaine Kohrman, Patrick Gaskin: From constructing solar panels to building wind turbines and even riding the wave hydroelectricity, Elaine will show you how it’s possible to harness and make use of the energy from our environment. Patrick will also “dig in” to the environment by excavating various fossils formations and a multitude of minerals. It should be a “Shockingly-Dirty” good time.
Kool Krafty Kids, Emily Conley: Let your creative juices flow as Emily and her helpers guide you through a variety of fun and imaginative projects. Let your inner “van Gogh” wild!!
Children at Play, Wesley Russell: Wesley will get you up and running, playing school yard favorites, like Kickball, Frisbee Golf, Whiffle Ball, Dodge Ball (foam balls) and more. This class is guaranteed to get your heart pumping and sweat pouring. You can “Dodge” dehydration and sunburn by bringing Gatorade and Sunscreen!
Tennis, Sean Ayers and Steve Hammons: You’ll learn the basic skills of tennis and at the same time have lots of fun. The class helps you to develop both motor and social skills, like eye-hand coordination and sportsmanship, all while learning the challenging game of tennis. If you already possess tennis skills, Sean will use a more intermediate approach, as he helps you to improve your game. You’ll find “No Fault” with this class! (Tennis rackets recommended.)
In order to maintain quality and enjoyment, Kids Kollege classes will be limited to an average of 15-18 students per class. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-serve basis as registration and fee payments are received. You may call to register your child, but you must mail or bring in the registration fee immediately in order to guarantee the registration. To obtain more information or to register, please call (606) 451-6746 or visit the SCC Kids Kollege webpage. A registration form is available online and may be printed and mailed in with registration fee.