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Classes still open at HCC’s College for Kids

Hagerstown Community College’s College For Kids summer program still has openings for several week-long classes for kids in grades 1 through 12. Sign Language will be taught to grades 1 through 3 FROM July 18 to July 22.

Through games, songs and other fun activities, kids will learn to sign the alphabet, numbers, days of the week and more! Cost is $139.

Crime Scene Detectives will be taught to grades 3 through 5 FROM July 25 through 29. Kids will be hot on the trail in an investigation that involves the whole class, and uses finger printing and forensic science to solve the mystery. Professionals will visit the class to share stories as well. Cost is $139.

Amazon Adventure will be taught to grades 1 and 2 FROM August 1 to 5. Kids will explore the tropical rain forest and its habitat through hands-on projects, games, music and art. Cost is $139.

Exploration Station will be taught to grades 1 and 2 FROM August 1 to 5 and August 8 through 12. Kids will learn about amazing creatures FROM the seas, jungles and deserts, collect specimens FROM nature, and grow crystals. Cost is $139.

Journey through the Genres is a new course that will be taught to grades 3 through 5 FROM August 1 to 5. Kids will take a different journey every day – through exciting and enchanting stories. Mysteries, folk and fairy tales, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, realistic fiction and poetry will be explored. The class will learn through reading, performing, inventing and creating stories and crafts. Cost is $139.

What on Earth? will be taught to grades 3 through 5 FROM August 8 to 12. Kids will learn about explosive volcanoes, giant glaciers, shocking earthquakes and other natural wonders, plus explore common traits of neighboring planets. Cost is $139.

All classes meet Monday through Friday FROM 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at the main campus, 11400 Robinwood Drive, or at the HCC Valley Mall Center, located down the hallway across FROM The Gap. Registration forms can also be found at www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned. For information, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.