The Central Texas College (CTC) College for Kids program continues in August with several fun, educational and entertaining classes directed to youngsters three years to high school age. Registration for August classes is underway now. Some of the available classes are:
Project Aware (age 8 and older): Students will learn vital information about the escalating problems found in the world’s waters as well as steps to conserve our underwater environments. The class meets Monday, August 3 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The cost is $41.
Discover Scuba (age 8 and older): Discover the exhilaration of breathing underwater as you explore the wonders of scuba diving. The class takes you underwater in a swimming pool under the supervision of a PADI dive professional. All equipment is provided. The class is Tuesday, August 4 from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. The cost is $36.
PADI Seal Team (age 8 and older): Participate in exciting “aqua missions” all within the safety of a swimming pool. Students will learn the basics of safe diving and various dive techniques like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography and environmental awareness. The class is Wednesday through Friday, August 5-7, from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. The cost is $151.
Scuba Camp (age 8 and older): This week-long underwater adventure includes three classes (PADI Seal Team, Project Aware and Discover Scuba) all for the price of one. The class meets Monday through Friday, August 3-7, from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. The cost is $200.
Cultural Mask Making (age 6-10): This new class allows students to create and study masks representing different cultures of the world. Students will learn about different culture and then prepare a mask that represents them, their family and heritage. The class is Friday, August 7 from 1 – 4 p.m. The cost is $27.
To register for College for Kids classes, please call CTC at 254-526-1586. Complete course descriptions are available online at www.ctcd.edu/ce.