Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Free Programs for Kids this Summer

FREE SUMMER ART CLASSES
Arts Not Arrests at the Walt Shamel Community Garden at 1093-95 Dean Street (between Franklin and Bedford)
A full schedule is available here.

FREE SUMMER ART PROGRAM THROUGH THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
MAP @ LIU Brooklyn is a free summer intensive studio course and field study for serious young artists interested in developing their portfolios. Classes are taught by practicing artists and college professors who specialize in drawing and painting. High school juniors or seniors interested in pursuing higher education in the visual arts should apply. The program runs July 9 - 27 from 9am– 4pm Participation is free. For more information, email community@brooklyn.liu.edu.
Click here for more details and an application.

FORT GREENE SUMMER YOUTH CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS
Free 6 week Saturday workshops for 8-12 year olds and 13-17 year olds (and parents), July 7th through August 11th. Meet from10:30 to noon in Fort Greene Park. At the end of the 6-week workshops, all participants will be invited to read their writing as part of the 8th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival on August 18th! To sign up, contact NY Writers Coalition at 718-398-2883, or email http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001sMtURc3sGMRAImYDQFjZVrFra6cC_DIINHa-2g-WF3guGQIhab7_RkKArkC8P_95tmoJ7eTFMUBHWyQ9fFWMWQ==.

FREE SUMMER ART PROGRAM THROUGH THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
MAP @ LIU Brooklyn is a free summer intensive studio course and field study for serious young artists interested in developing their portfolios. Classes are taught by practicing artists and college professors who specialize in drawing and painting. High school juniors or seniors interested in pursuing higher education in the visual arts should apply. The program runs July 9 - 27 from 9am– 4pm Participation is free. For more information, email community@brooklyn.liu.edu.
Click here for more details and an application.

FORT GREENE SUMMER YOUTH CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

Free 6 week Saturday workshops for 8-12 year olds and 13-17 year olds (and parents), July 7th through August 11th. Meet from10:30 to noon in Fort Greene Park. At the end of the 6-week workshops, all participants will be invited to read their writing as part of the 8th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival on August 18th! To sign up, contact NY Writers Coalition at 718-398-2883, or email fgp@nywriterscoalition.org.


2012 LIU BROOKLYN SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

LIU Brooklyn Summer Bridge Program (http://www2.brooklyn.liu.edu/honors/bridge.html)Since 1981, the LIU Brooklyn Summer Bridge Program has provided New York City high school students with a challenging academic experience at the college level. This programs, sponsored by the LIU Brooklyn University Honors Program, offers a variety of experiences for students with a broad range of academic abilities.

Contacts: James Clarke - James.Clarke@liu.edu/(718) 488-1657
Cris Gleicher - Cris.Gleicher@liu.edu/(718) 488-1658


Science Technology Entry Program (STEP) (http://www2.brooklyn.liu.edu/CommunityConnections/Educating%20the%20Community/STEP.html)
This program specializes in preparing students to enter into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. The program provides SAT prep as well as tutoring services.

Contact: Oswaldo Cabrera - Oswaldo.Cabrera@liu.edu/(718) 488-1397

Liberty Partnership Program (http://www2.brooklyn.liu.edu/liberty/index.html)The Liberty Partnerships Program at LIU Brooklyn is a college readiness program for high juniors and seniors. Our program provides academic support, tutorial services, SAT Prep, creative writing, chess, discussion groups, project-based learning, and partnerships with the Long Island University Brooklyn Campus School of Business, Public Administration and Information Services and the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy & Health Services.

Contact: Ronald Robinson - Roland.Robinson@liu.edu/(718) 488-3399

Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) (http://www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/About/News/Campus-Calendar/2012/June/BK-Event-COAP-Jun24-29.aspx)
Sponsored by the LIU Brooklyn School of Business, Public Administration & Information Sciences in conjunction with the Foundation for Accounting Education of the New York State Society of Public Accountants, COAP aims to encourage high school junior and senior students to pursue careers in accounting. The free weeklong program is held annually each June and includes accommodations in the residence halls. In addition to a hands-on view of the accounting industry, students will experience campus life and participate in sessions on resume writing, etiquette, communication, and business ethics. Applications will be accepted until June 4, 2012
Contact: Linette Williams (718) 488-1072.

MoCADA and LIU Brooklyn FREE Summer Program for High School Students (MAP)(http://www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/About/News/Campus-Calendar/2012/July/BK-Event-MAP-Jul9-27.aspx)

MAP at LIU Brooklyn is a free summer intensive studio course and field study for serious young artists interested in developing their portfolios. Classes are taught by practicing artists and college professors who specialize in drawing and painting. High school juniors or seniors interested in pursuing higher education in the visual arts should apply. The program runs July 9 - 27 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Participation is free.

For more information, email community@brooklyn.liu.edu

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