Youth Enrichment Classes Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is offering a variety of youth enrichment classes starting in November. The following programs will be offered at the College’s Branchburg campus:

Web Page Design: Students ages 8-10 are taught the many facets related to basic computer applications and web design. The class will be held Saturdays, November 4-December 2, from 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The fee is $79.

Design Your Own PC: Students ages 10-12 learn about computer hardware components and what is needed to build their own computer. The class will be held Saturdays, November 4-December 2, from 12:30-2 p.m. The fee is $79.

Fun with Photoshop 2: Students ages 11-15 learn the intermediate skills of Adobe Photoshop. The class will be held Saturdays, November 4-December 2, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The fee is $105.

Study Skills: Students in grades 4-8 learn how to manage their time and personal space. They also learn how to improve their listening, note-taking, reading comprehension, memorization and test preparation skills. The class will be held Saturdays, November 4-December 2, from 9-10:30 a.m. for grades 6-8 and from 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for grades 4-5. The fee is $90 per section.

Creative Writing Workshop: Students ages 13-17 use fun, thought-provoking writing prompts and exercises to help awaken their creativity in creativity writing. The one-session class will be Saturday, November 4 and repeated Saturday, November 18, both from 12-1:30 p.m. The fee is $20 per session.

Public Speaking and Confidence Building: Students ages 13-17 practice public speaking using fun ice-breakers and topic prompts in an encouraging and nurturing environment. The one-session class will be held Saturday, November 4 and repeated Saturday, November 18, both from 10-11:30 a.m. The fee is $20 per session.

Intermediate Sewing: Students ages 8-12 who have some experience using a sewing machine (or have taken an RVCC sewing class) gain experience working with commercial sewing patterns. The class will be held Saturdays, November 4-December 2, from 1-4 p.m. The fee is $175.

Engineering Adventures with LEGO: Students ages 6-10 are introduced to engineering concepts through building with LEGO elements. The class will be held Saturdays, November 4-December 2, from 10-11:30 a.m. The fee is $77.

For a complete listing of fall programs for kids and teens and to register for classes, visit www.raritanval.edu/kids. For information only, email youth@raritanval.edu or call 908-526-1200, ext. 8404. RVCC’s Youth Program office is located on the first floor of Somerset Hall, in room S147.

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.