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 bloomu.edu/COST 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.