College for Kids

Eight new fun classes such at Makerspace Magic and The Art of Math are headlining the College for Kids 2016 schedule at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. This year marks the 26th year for the youth enrichment classes that will be held June 20-24. A total of 13 engaging and interesting courses will be offered to students who are in grades first through sixth during the 2015-16 school year. The five-day session offers courses from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Additional new classes offered this year are Ready, Set, ACTION!; Nothing Simple About These Machines; Art in Air; 3D Modeling with SketchUp; and Advanced Photography and Editing.

Life in 1772 Historic Schoenbrunn Village is also offered for the first time and is the first course to be offered off site. Students will take this class at Historic Schoenbrunn Village as they learn to live like the settlers did. A few of the lessons include learning to cook on a hearth, churning butter, making candles, gardening and weaving. This class is offered from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to students in grades four through six.

Returning favorites are Laboratory Fun!; Kids in the Kitchen, Beginner Photography and Editing; Snakes, Turtles, Frogs and Lizards; and Jumbie Jammin.’ A complete schedule with course descriptions is available at

Also new this year are scholarships that will be given to all participants. Each registrant will receive a $100 scholarship to Kent State Tuscarawas with a limit of $500 over five years. Use of the limited scholarship must be in degree status. The scholarships are not transferrable.

Class fees range from $60 to $110. Registrations will be accepted through June 14. Limited financial assistance is available for the College for Kids. For more information or to register, call the Office of Business and Community Services at 330-308-7434.

Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia.


POSTED: Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:14am
UPDATED: Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:14am