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Summer Youth Camps

Penn State Hazleton's summer camps provide an educational and fun experience to area youth. Campers are challenged with projects, crafts, and activities that lead them to explore exciting new fields. Camp programs and curriculums are continuously being developed to offer new challenges and opportunities in the areas of: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Thank you to everyone who attended our summer camps this year. We hope you found the experience to be educational yet fun and exciting as well.  We have already begun planning for our Summer 2014 Youth Program and will post all information to this site once it's available. Please check back for updates. 

The camp brochure is now available.  If you would like to receive a copy, please contact Lisa at 570-450-3576 or lmw24@psu.edu

Week of June 23 - 27
Lego Robotics - grades 2-5
Critter Camp - grades 2-5
Mystery Investigators - Kids' Detective Camp - grades 3-6

Week of July 14-18
Math-tastic Adventures - grades 1-3

Week of July 28 - Aug 1
Super Cool Experiments for Kids - grades 2-5
Robotics Camp - grades 2-5


Click here to view the Summer Youth Camps Brochure

For more information or to register, please contact:
Lisa Wargula
Program Coordinator
Phone: 570-450-3576
E-mail: lmw24@psu.edu

 

 


SAT Preparation Review Course

Penn State Hazleton's SAT Review Course offers high school students a six-session, grade-free course to prepare for the verbal and math portions of the SAT. The course is designed to provide information about the current format of the SAT and to instruct students in test-taking techniques to help them realize their full potential.  Instructors are approved by Penn State University to teach the SAT preparation course and are fully qualified to effectively assist students in improving their math and verbal skills, as well as test-taking strategies.

New format!!!

Beginning Fall 2013, Penn State Hazleton will be offering the SAT Math Prep and SAT Verbal Prep as two separate courses. Students may register for an individual course or both courses.

Emphasis

  • Familiarity with the current format of the SAT
  • Recommended order for taking the test
  • Verbal skills - increase reading comprehension and understanding paired passages
  • Copyrighted approached to solving analogy questions
  • Math skills - familiarity with math grid and when to use a calculator
  • Advantages and disadvantages of guessing
  • Ways to reduce the time needed to answer questions
  • Scoring of the SAT and how to compute a score on sample tests

Features

  • Course materials are practical and relevant for the current SAT
  • Students are given homework assignments between classes
  • Sample SAT exams are given as practice tests

Schedule

 

FALL 2014

SAT PREP MATH
Tuesdays, September 23 - October 28, 2014
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
$150 (includes textbook)

SAT PREP VERBAL
Thursdays, September 25 - October 30, 2014
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
$150 (includes textbook)

Click here to view the Fall 2014 flyer

 

For more information or to register, please contact:
Lisa Wargula
Program Coordinator
Phone: 570-450-3576
E-mail: lmw24@psu.edu


 

Registration Information

Our Continuing Education Program provides many options to register for classes.

Register by Telephone

Individuals registering by telephone may do so by using their credit card and by calling 570-450-3110

Register by Fax

Click here for printable registration form and fax with credit card information or letter of authorization from your employer/organization to 570-450-3104

Register by Mail

Click here for printable registration form. Complete the form and mail with payment to:

Penn State Hazleton
Continuing Education
76 University Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202


Refund Policy

Due to demand for courses and camps, advance payment for registration is required no later than one (1) week prior to the first class.  Space cannot be held without payment. Cancellations must be received at least three (3) working days prior to the first day of class, or the student will be responsible for the fee.  The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

 

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Contact Information

Debra Conway
Slusser/Bayzick Building
Phone: 570-450-3136
Email: dxk40@psu.edu

 

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