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Bloomsburg welcomes students to summer math and science camp

BLOOMSBURG – Registration is open for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Math and Science Summer Experience. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 23-27 in the BU’s Hartline Science Center.

The camp for students ages 12 to 17 aims to develop interests and abilities in math and science, with BU professors leading hands-on presentations, activities and demonstrations. There is a cost for the camp, which will include lunch, snacks and all materials needed for the week. Scholarships are available.

The summer camp is sponsored by BU’s College of Science and Technology. For more information, visit or contact camp director Amanda Biddings at 570-389-5333.

College to offer development program for young athletes

This summer, Pennsylvania College of Technology will offer a four-week Youth Training for Athletic Development program.

Taught by members of the college’s physical fitness specialist faculty, the program will emphasize sport-specific training, fundamentals of proper technique, injury prevention and nutrition education, as well as functional and resistance training.

The program runs Monday through Thursday, June 23 to July 17, with a session for 12- to 14-year-olds from 9 to 11 a.m. and a session for 15- to 17-year-olds from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Each participant will receive an individualized training program upon completion of the sessions.

The program is administered by John M. Arrigone, adjunct instructor of fitness and lifetime sports, and Judy Quinti, assistant professor of fitness and lifetime sports/physical fitness, both experienced resistance- and sports-training instructors.

The format is specific to youth training based on National Strength and Conditioning Association guidelines. Penn College’s Associate of Applied Science in physical fitness specialist is the only associate degree in Pennsylvania recognized by NCSA.

In the schools

Community garden sets planning and planting workshop

LEWISBURG – The Lewisburg Community Garden’s Planning and Planting workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd. Bucknell biology professor Mark Spiro will cover planning, planting, rotating and season extension of your garden.

The workshop is free and open to the public; registration is not needed.

This workshop is part of a monthly workshop series to be offered by the Lewisburg Community Garden and the Public Library for Union County. A different gardening workshop will be offered each month through September.

A joint project between Bucknell University and the Borough of Lewisburg, the Lewisburg Community Garden is located on the corner of North Water and Saint Anthony’s Streets.

The garden features individual plots for groups, families or individuals interested in gardening as well as a larger area worked by student and community volunteers to provide produce for local food programs.

For more information about the workshop or the Lewisburg Community Garden, contact Stacey Sommerfield at 570-577-3928 or email

Warrior Run High School to hold prom

LEWISBURG – The junior class of Warrior Run High School will present the junior and senior prom – “The Time Of Your Life,” from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 24 at Larison Hall at Bucknell University.

The cost per ticket will included a meal. Tickets are on sale during all lunch cycles in the cafeteria. Students are not required to attend the dinner, however, ticket price remains the same. For those not attending the dinner, the dance will begin at 7 p.m. Crowning will be at 8 p.m.

Information session for Penn College practical nursing set

Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro will host a practical nursing program information session for those interested in a nursing career.

The information session will be held at 6 p.m. May 28, in the old music room at the Wellsboro Area School District administration building. Natalie O. DeLeonardis, program coordinator, will discuss admission requirements, the application process, tuition and financial aid, as well as licensure and job opportunities for graduates. There will be an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

The next practical nursing class is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. The campus will begin pre-admission testing and accepting applications in July. All applicants must complete entrance requirements by Oct. 1 to be considered for admission to the January 2015 class.

Classes for the 12-month, full-time practical nursing program are held at the Wellsboro Area High School with clinical experiences at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, The Green Home and Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center as well as other local facilities.

For detailed information, visit /north or call 570-724-7703.

In the schools

Lycoming Nursery School to hold May events

Lycoming Nursery School, 825 Arch St. will hold the following events in May:

6:30 p.m. Wednesday – May Celebration at Stevens Primary School, 1150 Louisa St.

9:30 a.m. Wednesday – Hiawatha preschool party.

9:30 to 11 a.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Open house for 2014 school year registration.

9:30 a.m. May 14 – Carnival at the preschool.

Myers Elementary to present spring concert

MUNCY – The Myers Elementary School choruses will present a spring concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Muncy High School auditorium, 200 W. Penn St. The groups performing will be the sixth, fifth and fourth grade choruses, and the Myers honors chorus.

Selections for the program will include the fourth grade chorus singing the Steven Foster tune “Oh, Susanna” and “Do, Re, Mi” from “The Sound of Music,” by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

The fifth grade chorus will sing “Walk Tall,” by Strommen and “Just Sing a Song,” by Gallina. A Neil Johnson selection entitled “A Life On the Ocean Wave” and “Just One of Those Songs,” arranged by Althouse will be sung by the sixth grade chorus.

The Myers honors chorus will sing “Send Down the Rain,” by Eilers and “Catch a Falling Star,” arranged by Gilpin. The concert will conclude with all of the choruses joining together to perform the Lee Greenwood song, “God Bless the U.S.A.”

The elementary choruses are under the direction of George A. Henry. Lucille Buck is the accompanist for the choruses. The public is invited to attend the concert.

Home Grown Players to present ‘Peter Pan’

The Home Grown Players, presented by the Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Lycoming County, will present “Peter Pan,” a musical based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie.

Performances will be held at 7 p.m. May 22 and 23 at Community Baptist Church, 1857 Route 87, Montoursville.

Admission will be made by donation.

For more information, contact Stephanie Williams at