May 31, 2012 — Amy Radik
If you have a child or grandchild in your household this summer who gets bored rather quickly, then FM’s Summer Academy is the place for them! Registration is now open for Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Summer Academy. Beginning July 9, students entering grades 3 – 8 will have opportunities to participate in workshops and programs such as American Sign Language, cosmetology, fun fitness, scrapbooking, square dancing, video game design, electronic music, arts & crafts, cooking, the magical world of Harry Potter, and much more!
FM’s Summer Academy includes full-day workshops and programs that will run from 9:00 a.m. –
4:00 p.m. If you have early morning plans or need to be at work past 4:00 p.m., FM has you covered! We have an early drop-off option beginning at 8:00 a.m. as well as a late pick-up until 5:00 p.m.
For just $239, your child can participate in a full-day, fun and educational week-long program; be provided a daily lunch with a menu ranging from popcorn chicken to make-your-own nachos as well as macaroni and cheese, sloppy joes, burgers, salad and pizza; and receive a souvenir academy T-shirt.
Full days begin with Session One running from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, lunch from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m., followed by Session Two from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Program weeks are scheduled to run from July 9 – July 13, July 16 – July 20, and July 23 – July 27.
The sessions vary by grade and include topics such as “Gleek Out,” “Twilight Book Circle,” “Fitness & Fun in the Sun,” “Junior Chefs I & II,” “Reader’s Theatre,” “Cosmetology,” “Digital Photography,” “Memory Scrapbooking, “American Sign Language,” “Pony Pals,” “Where in the World Did I Come From?,” “The Magical World of Harry Potter,” “Creativity Unlocked Through Drawing,” “Beginner’s Square Dance,” “Computer Construction and Intro to Networking,” “Experiment with Global Warming,” “Walking with Confidence,” “Video Game Design,” “Electronic Music,” “The Fancy Nancy Explorer’s Extraordinaire Club,” and more.
“Science Tech Camp” will run from July 9 – July 13 as a full day program geared toward students entering grades 6 – 8 only. Students will have hands-on experience all week long as they learn how to use lab equipment,
watch signals and voice patterns on an oscilloscope, play with sound waves, become familiar with mechatronics and robotics, as well as tour the college’s demonstration clean room.
For those who would like to attend a program, but cannot attend a full day, FM does offer a half day option at $149 per student which includes a choice of morning or afternoon sessions only; lunch is not included with half day packages.
All of the program descriptions can be found on our website as well as information on each instructor, registration forms, and complete lunch menus. Visit www.fmcc.edu and click on “FM’s Summer Academy.” You can also call the Admissions Office at (518) 736-FMCC (3622) ext. 8301 for complete details. Most programs have a maximum capacity of 16 students per session so you don’t want to wait too long… sign your child or grandchild up for FM’s Summer Academy today!
Amy Radik is the Coordinator of Public Relations & Marketing at FM.