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Fun Summer Youth Program offered at Kent State Tuscarawas

Posted Jun. 16, 2014

Weird Science, Cheer Dance Tumble and Kids in the Kitchen are just a few of the highlights of this summer’s youth programming at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. The 24th annual College for Kids program will be held June 23-27 and offers nine fun and interesting youth enrichment classes for students in first through sixth grades during the 2013-14 school year. The five-day session offers courses from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Other exciting classes offered this summer are: Snakes, Turtles, Frogs and Lizards; Scratch; Agriculture Adventures; Jumbie Jammin’; Kids in the Garden; and STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Weird Science focuses on teaching students science concepts with hands-on, 3D projects that students can “make and take” home.  In Jumbie Jammin,’ students learn to play an authentic steel drum. Students will learn programming language and share interactive media in the class called Scratch. All course descriptions and the complete College for Kids schedule is available at

Class fees range from $65 to $100, with registrations accepted through June 16. Limited financial assistance is available for the College for Kids sessions. For more information or to register, call the Office of Business and Community Services at 330-308-7434.

Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia.