Texarkana College offers virtual classes for children for summer 2020

Texarkana College’s Community and Business Education Center is offering Virtual Kids’ College classes for summer 2020. The 27-year-old tradition is offered in a new online format in light of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. Starting July 6, students aged 7-12 can participate in a month of virtual Zoom sessions practicing their skills and creating real-life projects to challenge their minds in a fun and safe way. TC’s executive director of business development, Mendy Sharp, said she was delighted with the new course offerings available for young students back home.

“We are thrilled to be able to safely serve students in our community while providing them with the experiences of TC Kids’ College with hands-on activities that will challenge their mental, physical and creative personalities,” said Sharp. “We have exceptional instructors who are truly experts in their field and have the training and experience to bring learning to life, even in a virtual environment.”

Students who register can participate in several virtual sessions during the month of July. Each session will meet once a week for 45 minutes from July 6-31. Students can choose from five courses, including Fun with Food, Hip-Hop Basics, Lyrical 101, Journalism, and Virtual Science. Each class is scheduled for a different time of the week, so students can take as many offerings as they want with parental consent.

Each class at Virtual Kids’ College has a $50 registration fee and a corresponding supply list to ensure that each student has the materials and tools necessary to get the most out of their class. All online courses require a parental consent form submitted for each child enrolled.

Whether it’s learning to gather and share news, induce chemical reactions, dance to a favorite jazz or hip-hop song, or cook delicious snacks, TC Virtual Kids’ College offers something safe and fun for kids to do at home. summer!

“This year may look a little different due to COVID 19 social restrictions, but our instructors are just as ready to take a fresh approach to bringing topics to life in a virtual setting,” said Sharp.

Virtual Kids’ College registration is available online at https://cbe.texarkanacollege.edu/ or by calling the Community and Business Education Center directly at 903-823-3270. Places for classes are limited and fill up quickly, so don’t wait to register!

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