Winter/Spring 2019 Teen Program Guide

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17 Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Create Your Own Comic (age 11–17) Learn the elements of creating a comic such as sequencing actions, building characters, expressions, and more. Start out by building a basic three--frame strip and expand it to a full comic book. The comic strip will be published in a local newsletter/publishing media. Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Mindbytes LLC Fees: $175(R) $205(N) (4 classes) 120148 Sat Feb 2–23 2–4 p.m. 120173 Sat Apr 13–May 18 2–4 p.m. (no class Apr 20, May 11) ACT Math Test Prep (age 13–17) Explore the six content areas covered by the ACT math test: pre-algebra, elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, coordinate geometry, plane geometry, and trigonometry. Learn concepts, practice ACT math problems, learn ACT test-taking tips, and build confidence in math. ACT book included in the course fee. Location: Middle Creek Community Center Instructor: Bobby Picha Fees: $199(R) $229(N) (4 classes) 120107 Sat Feb 16–Mar 9 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Exploring Career & College Pathways (age 13–17) Discover what makes YOU uniquely YOU. Find out how to research careers, gain experience, and plan your next steps. And you'll have fun doing it! Promise. Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Pathways to Explore Fees: $195(R) $225(N) (3 classes) 119882 Sat Feb 16–Mar 2 1–4 p.m. Babysitting Safely (age 11–14) Become a prepared, knowledgeable, and effective babysitter! Skills covered include first aid and safety, CPR overview, and how to use an epi- pen. We will also explore develop-mental stages. Following a written and skills test, you will receive a completion certificate. Instructor is a registered pediatric nurse. Location: Bond Park Community Center Instructor: Maria Mekeel Fees: $50(R) $65(N) (2 classes) 120482 Thu, Fri Jan 3–4 4:15–7:15 p.m. 120483 Thu, Fri Apr 4–5 4:15–7:15 p.m. Character Education (age 11–17) Improve character traits by developing critical thinking, emphasizing positive attitude, and promoting essential components of leadership. Reflect on the life of a positive role model from history and be introduced to community leaders who will share successes, failures, and life-lessons. You will be given opportunities to implement these core character concepts. Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Ujima Group Inc. Fees: $7(R) $10(N) (1 class) 120368 Sat Jan 19 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 120369 Sat Mar 16 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 120370 Sat Apr 27 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Show Me the Money: Finance 101 (age 11–17) Learn the basics of money management: financial goal setting, credit card management, saving and investing, taxes, and net worth-valuable skills that you will use for the rest of your life. This class is taught by a Duke graduate with over eight years of personal finance teaching experience. Bring a calculator! Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Cannon Duke Fees: $17(R) $22(N) (1 class) 120903 Sat Jan 26 1–3 p.m. 120902 Sat Mar 2 1–3 p.m. NEW! LAURENCE J. PETER "If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else."

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