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Farmingdale State College Hosts “Academic” Summer Camp

April 9, 2015


Farmingdale State College’s Academic Camps Academy will present classes in everything from creative writing and theatre appreciation to 3-D printing and computer gaming design at its 2015 summer program for students Grades 6-12.  Classes begin in May and run through August and are generally offered between 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Classes – which include hands-on learning, group activities, peer competition, and extracurricular activities – are held both weekdays and weekends.  The season kicks off on Saturday, May 23, with a series of weekend sessions (through June 20) on 3-D printing.  Other highlights of the schedule include:

  • Theatre Appreciation, a one-session course on the basics of stage performance – Saturdays,

July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 15

  • Architectural Modeling, a week-long course on the basics of bridge and building design –

July 13-17

  • Health Sciences Careers – July 14-16
  • Creative Writing – August 3-7
  • Introduction to Computer Gaming Design and Animation – August 10-14
  • Forensics/Criminalistics, a week-long course on how to investigate crime through scientific tools and methods – July 27-31 

Registration is open now.  For information, call 631-420-2241 or email AcademicCampsAcademy@Farmingdale.edu.

Summer fun is also open to children ages 3-10, at Farmingdale’s state-of-the-art Children’s Center.  Camp Farmingdale Explorers (3-5 years) offers themed activities, games, water play, visits from local museums, musicians, farm animals, and more.  Camp Farmingdale (6-10 years) offers an indoor gym, climbing structures, basketball and volleyball courts, water play, and field trips.  For information on these camps, call 631-420-2241.