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Continuing Education

Learning Can Be FunLearning Can Be Fun (LCBF) Summer Youth Program
(rising grades K-12)

Culture, History, Language, & Literature

African Safari (rising grades 4-6) NEW

Do you know how to use your ears like an elephant? Use your nose like a lion? Or your eyes like a cheetah? Do you know how to say "hello" in Swahili? Where the Serengeti is? Or what a mango tastes like? You'll learn all these things and more when you spend five days on an African safari!
22144  $139
M-F, June 15-19, 9 am-Noon
BRCC Weyers Cave – Room TBD
Instructor: Sandra Carter

Baker’s Dozen (rising grades 2-4)

What happens when we combine literature, music, and cooking? Fun3!  Explore thirteen stories, poems, and nursery rhymes represented through painting, singing, acting, and cooking.  Let’s discover what really happens when you give a moose a muffin, a pig a pancake, and a mouse a cookie! Caution: Students will be exposed to flour, milk, nuts, etc.
22158  $139
M-F, June 15-19, 1-4 pm
BRCC Weyers Cave – Fine Arts Center – V Building, Room V205
Instructor: Julie Foster

Exciting Script Writing for Movies and Plays! (rising grades 5-8)

Calling young playwrights: would you like to create your own play or movie script? You can in this class. Learn to develop back-story, technical effects, acting/staging directions, and excellent character dialogue through icebreaker activities like “Dynamite Action”, “Showdown” & “Take 5 Deadline”. Practice assigning roles, reading scripts with minimum props, arranging set pieces, and giving stage directions. On Friday, the class will read and perform scenes from original scripts. This is collaborative workshop allows students to work together to create awesome entertainment from scratch.
22234  $139
M-F, July 13-17, 9am-Noon
BRCC Weyers Cave – Plecker Center, Room P100
Instructor: Matthew Grandpre’

Holiday Hoedown (rising grades K-1) NEW

Mr. Calendar is on vacation and the Holidays have decided to celebrate.  They are gathering together for a week in June.  Valentine's Day will show up on Monday. The Easter Bunny will bring some eggs to share with St. Patrick. Uncle Sam will march in with the Thanksgiving turkey.  Things will get really crazy when Old Man Winter and Santa arrive! Join us for a week of misplaced holidays represented in arts, crafts, songs, plays, and foods.
22145             $139
M-F, June 15-19, 9 am-Noon
BRCC Weyers Cave – Fine Arts Center – V Building, Room V205
Instructor: Julie Foster

Kids America (rising grades 2-4)

Each generation of Americans is unique, having its own styles, fads, attitudes and inventions.  In this class, you'll discover things kids have done throughout history that are considered "American".  Explore bits and pieces of America's past that are fun to know--crafts, games, toys, and ideas.  Make time capsules, autograph books, yarn dolls, piggy banks, and sock puppets.  You'll create your own brand of truly American collage art, get sticky fingers making popcorn balls, and even try at whittling!
22187  $139
M-F, June 22-26, 9am-Noon
BRCC Weyers Cave –Room TBD
Instructor: Sandra Carter

Kids Around the Globe (rising grades 1-3)

Meet children from around the world through stories, holiday traditions, food, and art!  By doing fun activities, like playing with their toys and building models of their homes, you will discover how you compare to kids in other countries.  Come join the fun and see how kids around the world live, eat, play, and learn.
22229  $139
M-F, July 6-10, 1-4 pm
BRCC Weyers Cave – Room D100
Instructor: Sallie E. Livick

Quilt Your Story (rising grades 2-4)

Story quilting is a combination of storytelling, history, and quilt making.  Using paint, assorted papers, and fabric, create your own quilt!  You will first write a story about a special time you had with family, or about a place that is important to you, and then translate that tale into pictures for your quilt.
22237   $139
M-F, July 13-17, 9 am-Noon
BRCC Weyers Cave – Room TBD
Instructor: Sandra Carter

Spanish Fun (rising grades 1-3) NEW

Say “Hola” to Spanish through stories, songs, and dances. Learn basic greetings and vocabulary in a new language.  In addition, explore artists and artwork from Spanish speaking parts of the Americas and different parts of the world, and then create some of your own masterpieces.
22569  $139
M-F, July 20-24, 1-4 pm
BRCC Weyers Cave – Fine Arts Center – V Building, Room V205
Instructor: Jennifer Rodriguez

Storytime (rising grades K-5)

Bring a bag lunch and spend an hour with us in storytime!  You will hear different stories each day and even have time for a fun art activity!
22152; M-F, June 15-19, 12-1 pm  $29
22226; M-F, July 6-10, 12-1 pm
22451; M-F, July 20-24, 12-1 pm
Instructor: Connie Medaris
22203; M-F, June 22-26, 12-1 pm
22242; M-F, July 13-17, 12-1 pm
Instructor: Allison Ortner
BRCC Weyers Cave – Fine Arts Center – V Building, Room V208

Through the Wardrobe (rising grades 4-6)

Journey to Narnia, one of the most famous mythical lands in children's literature, by way of storytelling, drama, crafts, and more.  Whether you are a longtime fan of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia, or will be discovering it for the first time, you will love being transported into magical Narnia!
22573  $139
M-F, July 20-24, 1-4 pm
BRCC Weyers Cave – D100
Instructor: John Tindall

Tom-Toms, Totem Poles and Tepees (rising grades 1-3)

Learn to dye fabric just like Native Americans did using flowers, berries, seeds and other natural materials, then weave it into a wall-hanging complete with beads and feathers. Help build a totem pole, paint with sand, learn some American Indian games and songs, and spend time in a real tepee.  You’ll do this and more as we explore a fascinating part of our country’s history based on daily life experiences of Native Americans.
22222  $139
M-F, July 6-10, 9 am-Noon
BRCC Weyers Cave – Room TBD
Instructor: Sandra Carter