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HCC’s College for Kids offers fun learning for middle schoolers

This summer, Hagerstown Community College’s College for Kids program will offer a wide variety of classes for students entering grades six through eight. Courses offered include “A Pair of Genes;” “Discovering Shakespeare;” and “ER Academy.”

“Discovering Shakespeare” will be held from July 9 through July 13, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, in HCC’s Kepler Center. Students will study the world of William Shakespeare and will learn about comedy, tragedy, mock stage combat, basic stage directions, and Elizabethan performances. Cost is $155.

“A Pair of Genes” will be offered from July 23 through July 27, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, in HCC’s STEM Building. Students will learn about DNA and will discover how professionals use genetics to solve crime. Cost is $160.

“ER Academy” will be held from July 23 through July 27, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, in HCC’s Career Programs Building. Students will learn about medical careers and professionals who work in emergency room settings such as doctors, nurses, radiologists, and phlebotomists. As part of a mock trauma scenario, students will also have the opportunity to visit the emergency room at Meritus and will view a helicopter landing on campus. Cost is $170.

For more information or to register, call 240-500-2236. For a list of all available College for Kids classes, go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids.