Classes are set to begin at Amity Regional High School as the 2016 Summer Program begins. This summer Amity is partnering with ACES to offer a new blended format for summer school. This partnership will help make summer school more affordable and available to students. Students needing to restore a failing grade or loss of class credit should contact ACES Summer Academy at www.aces.org/schools-programs/aces-summer-academy/overview.
Students wishing to take a credit course for advancement should contact Seth Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org. All classes will take place at Amity Regional High School, 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge.
A sampling of enrichment courses being offered include Math Study Skills, Language Arts Study Skills, Computer & Crafts, Computer & Math Fun, Let’s Stay Healthy, College Essay Writing, Creative Writing Workshop, Babysitting Basics, Driver’s Education, Boating Safety and Personal Watercraft and SAT Prep courses offered by Lentz & Lentz and Princeton Review.
Amity Summer Musical Theater Camp will be presenting “Showstoppers!” This popular and fun Theater Arts Day Camp, produced by Rob and Andrea Kennedy, is open to all students in grades 2 through high school. Students will receive instruction in voice, dance, and acting skills and the camp will culminate with a full production in which all students will participate.
Amity Instrumental Performing Arts Summer Camp, presented by Philip Dolan, is a fun camp for students ages 8 and up. The camp is designed to teach students instrumental performance skills on the instrument of their choice including flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, drums, saxophone, and french horn. There will be an on-stage performance by students at the end of the camp.
Career Readiness-Resumes, Job Applications, Interview Skills and More is a new course being offered this summer at Amity Regional High School by Woodbridge Youth Services. This class will help students build their resume with volunteer and local jobs by offering instruction in resume and cover letter writing, completing online, and in-person job applications and interview skills. At the final class, area business people will assist by conducting mock interviews. For more information, contact Woodbridge Youth Services at 203-389-3429.
Evening courses are also being offered, with many new, fun, entertaining and informative classes being presented in the categories of Art, Crafts, Computer, Dance, Finance, CPR, First Aid, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Languages, Photography, Spirituality, Pets, Memoir Writing and more!
Dr. Bernie Siegel will be presenting Life & Living 101, a 2-session course designed to give support and guidance to all who are experiencing the difficulties life presents us with (in other words, everyone!).
Upcoming bus trips include Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks & Cruise, CT Lighthouse Cruise, Berkshire Cottages & Red Lion Inn, Long Island Wine Trip, Brooklyn and the Bridge, Locks & Lunch and New Hampshire Fall Foliage.
View the complete course catalog and register online at www.AmityAdultEd.MyProgramPlus.com. For more information, please contact Karen Wade at 203-392-2005.