Cerritos College News Release May 2014

College for Youth Summer Program Offers New Classes in Social Media, Photography, Animation at Cerritos College

Registration now open More classes available

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2014

Program Contact:Community Education; (562) 467-5050

Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878

Students in a Science ClassWHAT: The Cerritos College Community Education department announced registration for the summer 2014 College for Youth program is now open. Classes begin June 23 and continue through August 15.

The College for Youth program offers classes for children, kindergarten through 12th grade in math, writing, SAT, computer technology, cooking, music, art, and sports. The most popular classes include video game design, mobile app development, powerhouse writing, CSI (crime scene investigators), swimming, and tennis. Newly added for this year are social media, digital film production, photography, digital animation, cheerleading, and guitar.

"My experience from the Cerritos College Community Education program has helped me pass the California High School Exit Exam," said Benjamin Quintero, who took Writing Skills Workshop and four math classes in summers 2012 and 2013. "This program has really helped me improve my score to pass the CASHEE. I am so glad I took these classes.

Student in a keyboarding classEducational classes offered through this program will get children excited about learning and familiar with a college campus.

There are four, two-week sessions that run through the summer, and all classes are age appropriate. Students can attend one or two classes, or stay all day and enjoy four different classes. Supervised lunch break is offered free and extended child care from 5-6 p.m. is available for $55 per session.

View class schedule: http://www.cerritoscommunityed.com/customers/CC/files/full%20schedule%20online%20version(2).pdf

For more information about classes and registration, go to www.cerritoscommunityed.com or call (562) 467-5050. Classes fill up quickly.

WHEN: June 23 - August 15, 2014

WHERE: Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650

A map of the campus is available at www.cerritos.edu/guide or www.cerritos.edu/google-map.

CONTACT: Visit www.cerritoscommunityed.com or call (562) 467-5050.

About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.

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