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Spots Open in Hudson Valley Community College's Summer Educational Enrichment Program for Children Grades 1 through 7

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, April 18, 2005

Hudson Valley Community College's full-day summer camp for youth, the Summer Educational Enrichment Program, is now accepting campers.

The camp, designed for fun and educational enrichment, is for pupils entering grades 1 through 7. The program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Camps begin in one-week segments on June 27.

Campers in the Summer Educational Enrichment Program are grouped by age and grade completed. Each group will have a counselor assigned to them. Throughout the day, the campers and their counselor move through six content areas, which are lead by New York State-certified teachers. The content areas are: Character Education, Computers, Math Fun, Language Arts/Social Studies, Physical Education and Science.

The cost is $155 per week. For more information, contact the Office of Community and Professional Educationat 629-7339.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has nearly 60,000 alumni.