Penn College at Wellsboro offers computer camp for adults 55-plus
WELLSBORO - Adults 55 and older who want to learn more about using computers for fun and convenience may enroll in a noncredit course at Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro, located at Wellsboro Area High School.
This easy beginner's class, offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, introduces the computer for enjoyment purposes.
The class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on June 17 and 24 at the high school and there is a fee.
The instructor will lead participants through such topics as emailing friends and family, surfing the Internet, social networking (Facebook), basic word-processing for letter-writing and other enjoyable and practical applications. No previous computer knowledge is necessary.
For more information, or to register, call 570-724-7703 or visit www.pct.edu/north.
Summer academic and music camps offered at Mansfield
MANSFIELD - Mansfield University is offering a wide variety of music and academic camps this summer.
The popular Gifted and Talented Camp will be held July 13-19.
"Our theme this year is 'One Community, One Future,'" co-director Nick Horner said. "Students will be learning about sustainable science, urban development, and art as a social construct in order to better understand what a community is, locally and globally, and how they can incite positive change in the world.
"Of course, students will also be taking trips to the pool, rock wall, downtown Mansfield, and this year a special field trip to the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon," he added.
A number of music camps will be offered, highlighted by the Youth Music Camp July 15-19. Campers will be able to select from a variety of music classes or to learn other instruments and also participate in the production of a musical.
Among the art camp offerings, the Young Artist Experience Camp, held July 27-August 1, is designed for artistic exploration, experimentation, growth, and fun for artists of a variety of levels of ability and interest. It is designed to meet the needs of the young and beginning artist.
The Marcellus Institute at Mansfield University will host the Marcellus Camp, which offers an opportunity for students in grades 10-12 to learn about the development of shale gas resources in Pennsylvania and the career and educational opportunities available after high school, on July 13-16.
To learn more about all the summer youth camp offerings at Mansfield and to register, visit mans field.edu/camps.