Friday, May 1, 2015

Opportunities Offered Through Community Schools Department

The CHCCS Community Schools Department offers several programs for district students throughout the year.

Right now, they are registering students for the Summer Camps and Summer Youth Enrichment (SYE) and After-School.

The Summer Camp is open to rising 1st through 6th graders.  There are six weeks of camp and each week has a different theme, including Fitness, Fun and Fashion, Cruising the Continents and Sizzling Science   Summer Camps also offer field trips, guests and performers and experienced, trained staff.  The cost per week is $180, plus a registration fee.  Summer Camp runs from 7:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. 

SYE offers enrichment opportunities for students of any grade.  There are Art and Theatre courses, Science and Computer courses, Reading and Writing courses, Sports and Fitness courses, and Crafts, Cooking and Sewing courses.  There are 35 courses offered throughout the summer, ranging in student ages and prices, where students can spend a week learning things like drama, computer programming, storytelling, baseball, basketball and cooking.

The After-School program is a five-star licensed school-age care program offered at each of the district's 11 elementary schools.  The program provides a balance of structure and free-choice activities designed to stimulate the students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.  Students receive theme-related activities in various areas, including arts, music, science and language arts.  They also have homework and quiet time, guest presenters and performers and field trips.  After-School begins at 2:30 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m.

For more information on any of the Community Schools programs, click here or call 919-967-8211, ext. 28266.

Students enjoy a day playing in water during Summer Camp

Students learn during a Mad Science SYE course

After-School students having fun

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