CSUB Supports Kids Through Educational Summer Programs

CSU Bakersfield's Extended University offers area children a summer program where they can experience something educational, stimulating and fun while at the same time building a desire to attend college in the future. Families have this option through CSUB's annual Roadrunner Reading, Math, Art and Creative Writing Summer Camps.

The reading and math camps are designed for children entering 1st through 7th grades while the art camp is for children entering 2nd through 7th grades. Students entering 8th through 12th grades that are under 18 years old, have their chance to improve their writing skills through the creative writing workshop. Camps will be held Monday through Thursday, from June 16 to July 10. There are morning (9:00am to 12pm), afternoon (1:00pm to 4:00pm), and full day sessions (9:00am to 4:00pm) available. Information regarding each camp is as follows:

Reading Camp

Children will build skills in phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through small group instruction, led by a staff of experienced teachers in a relaxed learning environment. Designed for children entering 1st through 7th grade.

Roadrunner Math Camp

Children will build skills in mastering math facts and increasing mathematical reasoning. Designed for children entering 1st through 7th grade.

Roadrunner Art Camp

Children will enhance and enrich art skills and talents through topic-based art study in the fields of drawing, painting, mixed media, and craft work. Designed for children entering 2nd through 7th grade.

Roadrunner Creative Writing Workshop

Students will enhance writing skills and foster creative development. Designed for children entering 8th through 12th grade that are under 18 years old.

Cost for participants is $325 per camp by May 12, $375 per camp after May 12. Returning campers receive a $25 discount. The deadline to register for all classes is June 2. For information regarding registration and discounts visit www.csub.edu/extension or call 661-654-2441.

For More Information

Contact CSUB Public Affairs
csubpublicaffairs@csub.edu
(661) 654-2136