Fall 2019 Kids on Campus Courses

Keep your kids active this fall with our baking and cooking classes or help them brush up their ELA and reading skills. For teens, we offer the S.A.T. Preparation Course.

Learn to Make Sweets with Your Lil’ Sweetie
In this class, 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 a $15 materials fee and is for one parent and one child. Both must be registered.
Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information
Sarah Diamond, Instructor

50890
**50891 - Child’s Registration
$35
1 Session, DCC 135
Fri., 9/27, 6 - 8 p.m.

51256
**51257 - Child’s Registration
$35
1 Session, DCC 135
Fri., 11/1, 6 - 8 p.m.

Cookie Craze
Let’s go crazy for cookies! In this class, we will be baking some of our favorites like chocolate chips, sugar cookies and even Granny’s oatmeal cookies. We will also be exploring cookies from around the world, from Italy to Mexico to Turkey. And just when you think it couldn’t get any better, we will also make ice cream cookie sandwiches. This will all lead to a final cookie challenge with a “Cookie-Off.” We will all become cookie monsters! Open to ages 8 - 12. Course fee includes a $15 materials fee.
Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information
51250
$55
3 Sessions, DCC 135
Sat., 10/19 - 11/2, 9 a.m. - Noon
Brianna Marchese, Instructor

ELA and Reading Review
We will review ELA skills and strategies in various engaging and fun ways. You and your fellow campers will read texts, play engaging games, and participate in discussions to practice strategies and strengthen our reading skills. This is a great opportunity for students to reinforce their skills and become stronger readers during the school year! Please bring a book you are currently reading with you and any homework you may need some extra help with! Open to students in grades 3 - 5. Course fee includes a $5 materials fee.
Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information
51251
$99
8 Sessions, DCC 136
Tues., 10/1 - 11/29, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Lindsey Winterbourne, Instructor

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, 2020 Edition” and is required for the first class session.
50386
$150
9 Sessions, ADM 103
Wed., 9/25 - 11/20, 6 - 8 p.m.
Shayne Bishop, Instructor

SCHOOL BREAK PROGRAMS

Cupcake Wars
In this fun, hands-on course, we will have the chance to explore a variety of different types of cupcake recipes. We will start off learning how to make different types of batters and frostings. Then, students will learn how to pair flavors and decorate cupcakes. The finale will be when students compete to see who makes the best cupcake! Open to ages 8 - 14. Course fee includes a $15 materials fee.
Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information
51252
$70
1 Session, DCC 135
Mon., 10/14, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tracy Henry, Instructor

Underground Explorers
In this class, we’ll learn about archaeology and the techniques scientists use to excavate long-lost cities. Discover ancient civilizations and the tools and artifacts they used in everyday life. Study bone fragments, pottery shards, amber deposits, and fossils, and understand what they can tell us about history. Open to ages 8 -12.
Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information
51254
$45
1 Session, DCC B05
Mon., 11/11, 9 a.m. - Noon
Mad Science of the Capital District, Instructor

Lunch Supervision
51255
$10
Mon., 11/11, Noon - 1 p.m.

Secret Agent Lab
Suspects, schematics and sleuths! We will connect the dots using science to help solve a crime in this hands-on investigation of the science of sleuthing. Campers will uncover the science involved in evidence gathering, analysis and fingerprinting detection. By the end of the week, you will enhance your observation skills and learn how to use spy equipment. Open to ages 8 -12.
Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information
51213
$45
1 Session, DCC B05
Mon., 11/11, 1 - 4 p.m.
Mad Science of the Capital District, Instructor

Get in Touch

Community and Professional Education

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 252

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)