Moraine Valley Community College is still accepting registrations for the third session of its Valley Learning Center summer program for children. The final session starts the week of July 22.
Course offerings include math and reading classes for students in kindergarten through seventh grade, and Geometry and Advanced Algebra classes for older students. The Algebra class covers the basics for those who have not had the subject in school, and the Algebra Refresher is for those who have some prior knowledge of the subject. Math in Architecture teaches children about blueprints. They will draw their own architectural structures.
Budding artists ages 8 and up can enroll in Cartooning or Basic Drawing, or they can write stories and poems in Creative Writing. Military History will appeal to students with an interest in military thinkers and inventions. The Future Leaders Camp incorporates group work to help children become aware of their skills. It also covers how to make a good decision, set goals, handle peer pressure, and resolve conflict.
Children ages 4 and 5 can enroll in Pre-School Spanish, Beginning to learn the language through games, songs and other activities. Spanish for Fun for students in first and second grades will learn basic vocabulary and become acquainted with the Spanish customs.
Kids in grades one and two can enjoy the Have Fun with Dr. Seuss class, while those in grades three through five can look into the world of the sea in Sea Treasures. Girls ages 7 to 9 can bring along their dolls for American Girl Time. Some other one-week classes include Return of the Dinosaurs, Countries Around the World and Nature and Earth.
The Android App Programming for Teens is an introduction to developing software applications that can be used on Android-powered devices. The app class is for teens ages 13-19 and starts on July 29.
For more information, call (708) 974-5735. Register today in person at the Registration Office, located in S125 on campus, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, or by calling 974-2110 (TTY for the hearing impaired 708-974-9556). Participants also can register online at morainevalley.edu by selecting “Register for Noncredit Classes.” Go to topic code, scroll down the list to “Youth” and click submit. Classes must be registered under the child’s name.