Community and Professional Education

Winter/Spring 2018 Offerings: Kids on Campus

Learn to Make Sweets with Your Lil' Sweetie
You will work with your child (ages 5 - 10) to create delicious no bake desserts. This is a chance to spend quality time with your lil' sweetie and learn recipes you'll both want to create over and over again. Course fee includes $20 materials fee and is for one parent and one child. Both must be registered.
61026 - child's registration
1 Session, DCC 135 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Mon., 4/16, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sarah Diamond, Instructor

Cooking Basics for Kids
This three-week class will help you teach your child (ages 8 - 14) the basics of cooking. They will learn to make different sauces and pasta. Your child will also learn basic knife skills. Course fee includes a $35 materials fee.
3 Sessions, DCC 135 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Sat., 4/7 - 4/21, 9 - 11 a.m.
Sarah Diamond, Instructor

Mice on Ice (Ages 3 - 5)
In this 30-minute session of fun and games, preschoolers will learn the basics of ice skating. The child-to-teacher ratio will be 4:1. All skaters should wear snow pants and dress warmly. Helmets are required. Students are encouraged to bring their own skates, however, skates may be rented from the skate shop for an additional charge.
6 Sessions, MCD Ice Rink
Tues., 1/23 - 3/6, 10 - 10:30 a.m.
No class 2/6

6 Sessions, MCD Ice Rink
Tues., 1/23 - 3/6, 10:30 - 11 a.m.
No class 2/6
Stefanie Oakes-Walsh, Instructor

Playing College Sports: Do You Have What It Takes?
Do you dream of playing college sports? Do you need guidance regarding the NCAA clearinghouse, applying to colleges, and communicating with coaches? If you answered yes, than this seminar is for you. Join Linda King, president of the King Advantage, and athletic advisor and counselor Tony Rivera, for a candid discussion on what it takes to play. Linda has more than 20 years of experience assisting families with competitive college admissions, applications, essays, scholarships, and more. Linda is also a graduate of the Harvard Institute. Tony has more than 10 years of experience in the higher education arena, serving in roles such as admissions director and assistant basketball coach, and is currently director of an EOP program. Tony played four years of college basketball.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear from experts who can assist you in making the right decision. Course fee is for one parent and one child. Both must be registered.
1 Session, ADM 101
Thurs., 3/8, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Linda King, Instructor
61012 - child's registration

S.A.T. Preparation Course
This course is designed to prepare you for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (math, verbal and writing sections). The schedule of topics will be determined during the first session.

The course will teach strategies for problem solving, vocabulary development, reading comprehension, sentence completion, grammar and essay writing skills.

The classes will use actual SAT questions to familiarize you with the test format and style. Students will develop a more realistic set of expectations for test questions and the skills to master them. The book that will be used in the course is "McGraw Hill's SAT, 2018 Edition," and is required for the first class session.
9 Sessions, ADM 104
Wed., 2/28 - 5/2, 7 - 9 p.m.
No class 4/4
Shayne Bishop and Jill Casey, Instructors

FEBRUARY BREAK CAMPS (For ages 8 – 12)
Enroll in ½ day or full day camp!

Week-long school vacation breaks can be an opportunity for children to discover a new interest and stay active. We currently offer a Kids on Campus program during the February break week. Space is limited! Scholarships available.

All students will need a medical history and consent form and immunization records (if not on file) before attending. Consent forms are available on our Forms page.

Lunch - You provide the lunch, we provide the supervision from noon - 1 p.m.

Extended care is available from 8 - 9 a.m. and 4 - 5 p.m.

Hogwarts on the Hudson
Want to study courses just like Harry, Ron and Hermione? Come to Hogwarts on the Hudson at Hudson Valley Community College, where you can learn potions, arithmancy, care of magical creatures and more! Costumes are optional and sorting takes place on day one, so be there…or be a muggle. Course fee includes a $5 materials fee.
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - noon
2/19 - 2/23
Jeannette Folger-Beebe, Instructor

Around the World in 80 Plates
Wouldn't it be nice to go on a vacation far away? Well, we can pretend by learning about destinations around the world, their cultures, and, most importantly, their food! We will make and eat different foods from countries worldwide. It may not actually be 80, but there will be plenty! Please be aware of possible allergens that are likely included in the recipes. Course fee includes a $25 materials fee.
Mon. - Fri., 1 - 4 p.m.
2/19 - 2/23
Jeannette Folger-Beebe, Instructor