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Kaskaskia College Announces Summer Kick Programming at Trenton Education Center

The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College would like to announce the schedule for KICK classes to be held in July and August at the Trenton Education Center. 
 
Storytellin' - Each day students will explore a great children's book with fun and exciting activities.  This interactive class may include creative dramatics, puppetry, music, movement and crafts.   The class will be held Monday and Wednesday, July 7 and 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for students in Kindergarten through fourth grades.  The cost to attend is $25.00 and the registration number is CKICK 5277 TR02D.
 
Writing for Kids - Face it – Students will learn the valuable skills of researching, note taking, organizing, and outlining so they can write better papers more efficiently. Students will also learn how to avoid plagiarism, steering clear of common grammar problems and to document sources correctly.  This class will be held Tuesday and Thursday, July 8 and 10 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  The class is for students in grades 5 – 8 and the cost to attend is $15.00.  The registration number is COED 5454 TR02D.
 
Math for Kids - This class will demonstrate interest in making math engaging by tying it to real-world situations and involving students in hands-on activities.  Students will be trained in word problems, long divisions, multiplication, etc.  This class will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 8-10 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 2 -6 and the cost is $30.00.  The registration number for the class is CKICK 5315 TR01D.
 
Computers for Children - This class offers basic instructions and tips on improving computer skills. Students will learn how to produce great papers and presentations using MS word as well as instruction on PowerPoint and Excel.  This class will be held Wednesday and Friday, July 9 and 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 3 and above and the cost to attend is $20.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5285 TR01D.
 
It’s a Bug Life – Students will learn all about insects and tiny animals.   This class will be held Wednesday and Friday, July 16 and 18 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The class is for students in Kindergarten through fourth grades and the cost to attend is $25.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5306 TR01D.
 
Study Skills – This class will discuss time management, active listening and reading skills, note taking, and material organization.  Students will also learn and practice memorization techniques that will make studying easier and give them an academic advantage.  This class will be held Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, July 22, 24. And 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 5 – 8 and the cost for the course is $20.00.  The registration number is COED 5452 TR01D.    
 
Scrapbooking – Students will design and create their own photo album using scrapbooking tools and techniques.  By the end of the class you will have a general knowledge of scrapbooking.  Learn how to match colors, textures, and shapes to build an appealing page for your book.  Students are asked to bring along some pictures.  The class will be held Wednesday and Friday, July 23 and 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 4 and up and the cost is $25.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5291 TR01D.
 
Basic Painting & Drawing – Students will be led through an exploration of basic drawing and painting principles.  The class will be held Wednesday and Friday, July 30 and August 1 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 1 – 5 and the cost for this course is $25.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5171 TR01D.
 
Math for Kids - This class will demonstrate interest in making math engaging by tying it to real-world situations and involving students in hands-on activities.  Students will be trained in word problems, long divisions, multiplication, etc.  This class will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday, August 4, 6 and 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 2 – 6 and the cost is $30.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5315 TR02D.
 
Computers for Children - This class offers basic instructions and tips on improving computer skills. Students will learn how to produce great papers and presentations using MS word as well as PowerPoint and Excel.  The class will be held Wednesday and Friday, August 6 and 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in grades 3 and above and the cost is $20.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5285 TR02D.
 
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.  For additional information or to register, please call the Trenton Education Center at 224-2666 or Kaskaskia College at 545-3255.  For a booklet containing a list of all KICK classes offered this summer, please call 545-3255 or email kick@kaskaskia.edu.


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