The SAT is changing!
The entering class of 2017 will be the first cohort in which most students take the redesigned SAT. Penn State Hazleton offers high school students a seven week-session, grade-free course to prepare students for the new SAT testing. Practice all of the skills you'll need for the new SAT.
SAT Prep Course
Four parts: Reading, Writing and Language, Math and Optional SAT Essay
Tuesday/Thursday - March 15 - April 28, 2016
Time: 5:15 - 7:15 p.m.
Course Fee: $299.oo (includes books/materials)
Reading and Writing: Learn and practice the different kinds of Reading and Writing passages found on the new SAT
Math: Learn and practice all of the different math skills on the new SAT
Learn about the new SAT and get tips for preparing for the test.
- Course materials are practical and relevant for the revised SAT beginning March, 2016
- Students are given homework assignments between classes
- Sample SAT exams are given as practice tests
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SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS
The 2016 summer schedule is outlined below. Registrations for summer camps is now open.
Penn State Hazleton Summer Youth Program offers students a fun-filled approach to academic learning during the summer months. We offer summer camps for elementary, middle and high school students. Each camp is one week long. All camps meet Monday through Friday. Grades listed indicate the grade the student will be entering in the fall.
WEEK OF JUNE 20
CRITTER CAMP – Grades 2-6,9am-2pm ($165)
Each Critter Camp day will include a high-energy, minimally structured hunt to find and learn about as many different plants and animals as possible. You can share your discoveries and use our lab facilities to examine your specimens under the microscope and use them in simple experiments and creative projects. You will also be taken on a field trip to a local stream on one of the five days. The goal of the camp is to spark your enthusiasm for the natural world.
WEEK OF JUNE 27LEGO MINDSTORM – Grades 2-5, 9am – noon ($99)
Lego Mindstorms are used in this camp. The activities are compelling, hands-on robotic challenges, guided by facilitators. After a challenge is introduced, you will work in teams to design, program, and test your robots. You will be encouraged to try different strategies when designing and programming the robots. Through this approach you can develop skills involved in teamwork, communication, problem solving, engineering, and troubleshooting — and learn that often there is not one answer to a practical problem, but a number of possible solutions.1pm – 4pm ($99)
Mini solar building kits teach campers the benefits of solar energy while they create solar robot toys that are both fun to play with and requires no batteries. With alternative energy playing such a pivotal role, there is no better time than now to start children on the path to learning basic concepts behind these technologies. Children will be able to take their robots home at the end of the week to enjoy endless hours of play and learning!
WEEK OF JULY 11SING YOUR HEART OUT – Grades 2-9 9 am – noon ($99)
Strengthen your voice and explore the music world. Learn where your voice actually comes from and how to sound like a pop star! Tone, Breath, control, pitch – we’ll learn it all, even how to tweak the words so you don’t go flat. Once we learn all these techniques, we’ll prepare for an end-of-the-week singing performance. Don’t worry, no nasty judges to deal with, just a good time as you learn to sing your heart out! Taught by Cathy Donnelly of Froggy 101, WILK and 102.3 the Mountain.1pm - 4 pm ($99)
If you love listening to the radio and wonder what it takes to be a good disc jockey, this is the camp for you. Is it really just as easy as pushing a few buttons and playing tunes? In this class you’ll find out what’s involved with being “on the radio”. You’ll learn about sound editing. You’ll record your own radio show and we’ll play all the show at an end-of-the-week radio party. Come learn the tricks of the radio trade! Take a field trip to KRZ, Pittston. Taught by Cathy Donnelly of Froggy 101, WILK, and 102.3 the Mountain. Take a field trip to Froggy 101, Pittston.
WEEK OF JULY 18ELEMENTARY OLYMPICS – Grades 1-4 , 9 am – noon ($99)
This week of fun will have the children participating in activities that simulate actual events in either the Summer or Winter Olympics. There will be activities like a Torch Relay, Bobsledding with gym scooters, Hurdles, Long Jump, basics of Volleyball, and so much more! This week is going to fly by.1pm – 4 pm ($99)
Math and Olympics!
Get ready for a week of learning math in a fun way! You will use computer games to explore operations and computations, conduct measurements and surveys during outdoor games, and use math strategies while playing sports. We will be covering numerous common core standards but they will be having too much fun to even realize it!
THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF JEWELRY – Grades 4-7, 9 am – noon ($99)
A hardware store isn’t only for your plumbing and electrical needs anymore! It’s also a great find for creating unique pieces of jewelry. From bracelets made from washers to earrings made from miscut keys, let your imagination run free as you find hidden gems in a hardware store. We’ll create rings, bracelets, necklaces, anklets, and more using items from your local hardware store. You’ll never look at a hardware store in the same way!1 pm – 4 pm ($99)
Students from 4th through 6th grade will explore the many ways to create sculptures from a traditional bowl, making masks from different cultures, and turning trash to treasure with found objects. Techniques that will be taught include: clay, papier mache, and recycled materials. Students will also use other mediums to aid in the design of their projects. This class is perfect for any student that likes to work with their hands and isn't afraid to get them dirty!
WEEK OF JUNE 20
PENN STATE BASKETBALL SCHOOL BOYS’ SESSION*, Grades 4-9, 9am – noon, ($99)
The Penn State Boys Basketball School helps players develop and improve their basketball skills. The staff, dedicated to the highest ideals of sports conduct and play, base their philosophy on the premise that excellence in basketball, as in any aspect of life, requires hard work and perseverance. Staff members encourage this attitude among all players.
SOCCER – DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS, Grades 3-10, 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ($80)
WEEK OF JUNE 27PENN STATE HAZLETON SOCCER CAMP Grades 7-12 8:30 am- 12:30 p.m. ($99)
The Penn State Hazleton Soccer Futures Skills Camp will offer five days of intense soccer futures specific skills training. This camp will provide an opportunity for youth who are interested in playing college soccer in the future with an intense college like training atmosphere. Our National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) certified coaching staff will develop and implement all training sessions. Both coaching staffs from our Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams will train your youth soccer players on topics including but not limited to, fundamental goalkeeping skills, reading the game, speed and agility. Members of our current Men’s and Women’s teams will also be assisting with this camp. Each camp athlete will receive not only a wealth of knowledge from our coaches but also a camp tee-shirt just for attending camp. Other prizes will be given out during the week for competitions held during camp.http://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load§ionId=7473515
PENN STATE HAZLETON SOCCER FUTURES GOALKEEPER CAMP Grades 7-12 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ($75)
If your particular interest is in improving your goalkeeper skills then this Soccer Futures Goalkeeper Camp is for you. This condensed session is specific to Goalkeeper training. Our National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) certified coaching staff will develop and implement all training sessions. Both coaching staffs from our Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams will train our youth soccer players on topics including but not limited to, fundamental ball skills, reading the game, speed and agility. Members of our current Men’s and Women’s teams will also be assisting with this camp.
WEEK OF JULY 11PENN STATE BASKETBALL SCHOOL GIRLS’ SESSION – Grades 4-9, 9am – noon ($99)
The Penn State Girls Basketball school will provide each camper with a great opportunity for growth and success. Our staff is comprised of enthusiastic, caring, hard-working Penn State coaches. Our coaches will work with the campers on basketball fundamentals and team concepts of the game. Each camper will have an enjoyable week as they improve their basketball skills while having fun. In addition to the basic skill, the staff will provide opportunities to compete in daily competitions. A great camp to have fun while learning the game!
Register online at http://www.hn.psu.edu/CE/youth.htm
Registration deadline is one week prior to camp beginning.
For more information contact Penn State Continuing Education at 570-450-3110 or firstname.lastname@example.org