Did you know that children as young as four years old can enroll in reading programs through San Diego State University’s College of Extended Studies?
Offered in cooperation with the Institute for Reading Development, the College has been offering these reading programs as a community service since 1989 for ages four through adult.
To speak with a program coordinator, or to enroll by phone, call (800) 964-8888 Monday-Thursday 7 am-7 pm, Friday 7 am-6 pm, and Saturday 7 am-1 pm. Additional information is available at www.neverstoplearning.net/summerreading.
The San Diego State University Teen CAMPX Career Exploration Academies take place from June 25-August 10. Ranging from two to five days each, the Academies provide teenagers entering grades 9-12 with opportunities to:
Connect with experts
Aspire to new heights
Make new friends
Practice real-world career skills
eXplore new options for their future
Local industry experts will guide teens in exploring some of today's hottest careers such as engineering, video game production, crime scene technology, health care, law, TV news production, film-making, or culinary arts. In each camp, they'll go behind-the-scenes, gain hands-on experience, and get insider advice on the knowledge and skills needed for success in the field of their choice. Students can also attend multiple camps to explore a variety of different career interests.
SDSU’s College of Extended Studies also offers Summer Intensive Critical Language Courses with the Language Acquisition Resource Center. Students will be immersed in Arabic, Persian or Russian language and culture studies for five to six hours of interactive instruction Monday through Friday. College-capable teens age 16 and up can earn four to five units of SDSU academic credit per three-week course. Students can complete the equivalent of an entire year of foreign language studies in just six weeks by taking a two-course sequence. Summer second session classes begin on July 10 and July 27.
In addition, the College offers ongoing SAT Test Prep classes. For more information, visit www.neverstoplearning.net and click on the “Youth Programs” link on the home page.
SDSU's College of Extended Studies reaches out to the greater San Diego community, the nation, and the world with a wide variety of lifelong learning classes, seminars, and certificate programs. Career advancement courses are offered in many areas of management, leadership, and quality improvement while self-enrichment courses range from accounting to web design. Additionally, the College offers more than 50 certificate programs, online courses, and many other learning opportunities. For more information or to register, call (619) 265-7378 (SDSU) or log on to www.neverstoplearning.net.