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TASC

CFA 883

This course is designed for students who want to achieve their High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as General Education Diploma or GED. The transition from the GED to a new assessment called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) will begin in January 2014. The TASC will replace the GED test in New York State. Students will join instructors Brant Matises and Kerri L. Martin. Mr. Matises holds a C.A.S. and M.S. from SUNY New Paltz and a B.A. from CUNY Brooklyn College. Ms. Martin earned her M.S. degree from Western Connecticut State University and a B.S. from St. Bonaventure University.

Baseball Camp

CFK 457

This camp is designed for the serious player as well as the beginner. Instruction will be on the basic fundamentals of baseball, including hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, and base running. In addition, there will be intense work on learning and improving skills, effective drills, and proper work habits. You will be placed into an appropriate group based on age and ability. You will have the opportunity to learn about more than one position during the specialty groups. The goal is to make sure you leave with a greater knowledge and love of baseball. This camp is co-ed for ages 7 - 13. DRESS AND GEAR: Please bring glove, bat, baseball hat, long athletic pants, athletic footwear (rubber spikes/sneakers), a reusable/refillable water bottle, topical insect repellent, and topical sun block (spray form not permitted). Catchers should bring a chest protector, helmet, shin guards, and facemask, if you have them. LUNCH: Please bring a lunch that requires no refrigeration.

Junior Tennis Camp

CFK 471

This camp offers a wonderful tennis experience that is both fun and educational. It provides instruction for all levels from beginner to high school varsity player. The coach to camper ratio allows staff to get the most from each individual's ability. Morning instruction includes the teaching of strong tennis stokes and precision footwork, both of which comprise the backbone of the game. Drills are incorporated to promote the development of these skills. In the afternoon, campers are taught strategy, technique, and sportsmanship by means of challenging games and matches. The staff is fully committed to individual attention within the context of group learning and believes that this learning experience will last a life time. This camp is co-ed for ages 8 - 16. DRESS AND GEAR: Arrive dressed to play. Bring topical insect repellent, topical sun block (spray form not permitted), and a reusable/refillable water bottle. Sneakers are required and racquets are available if needed. LUNCH: Please bring a snack and lunch that requires no refrigeration.

Junior Tennis Camp Ages 8-16

CFK 473

This camp offers a wonderful tennis experience that is both fun and educational. It provides instruction for all levels from beginner to high school varsity player. The coach to camper ratio allows staff to get the most from each individual's ability. Morning instruction includes the teaching of strong tennis stokes and precision footwork, both of which comprise the backbone of the game. Drills are incorporated to promote the development of these skills. In the afternoon, campers are taught strategy, technique, and sportsmanship by means of challenging games and matches. The staff is fully committed to individual attention within the context of group learning and believes that this learning experience will last a life time. This camp is co-ed for ages 8 - 16. DRESS AND GEAR: Arrive dressed to play. Bring topical insect repellent, topical sun block (spray form not permitted), and a reusable/refillable water bottle. Sneakers are required and racquets are available if needed. LUNCH: Please bring a snack and lunch that requires no refrigeration.

Heirloom Doll Craft Explorers

CFK 873

Heirloom Doll Craft Explorers, Part I: 1764-1853 Ages 7-12 We will travel through time together to visit different places and periods in American history through stories, games, and heirloom crafts. Each day we’ll learn new skills and focus on a different accessory project to take home for your 18" doll. Activities for this week will include: beading, leathercraft, paper cutting, weaving, and more. Kids are welcome to bring dolls or stuffed animals of any kind to journey with them. All materials will be provided for $25 materials fee. Educational Leader: Jenny Lee Fowler has been teaching for over 20 years. She currently organizes the Kitchen Table Arts series for area homeschoolers. Jenny creates original and custom paper cuttings for private and commercial clients around the world and shares her work through gallery exhibitions and illustration. She has a passion for historical art and craft.

Heirloom Doll Craft Explorers

CFK 874

Heirloom Doll Craft Explorers, Part II: 1854-1974 Ages 7-12 We will travel through time together to visit different places and periods in American history through stories, games, and heirloom crafts. Each day we’ll learn new skills and focus on a different take-home accessory project to take home for your 18" doll. Activities for this week will include: papercraft, applique, quilting, embroidery, and more. Kids are welcome to bring dolls or stuffed animals of any kind to journey with them. All materials will be provided for $25 materials fee. Educational Leader: Jenny Lee Fowler has been teaching for over 20 years. She currently organizes the Kitchen Table Arts series for area homeschoolers. Jenny creates original and custom paper cuttings for private and commercial clients around the world and shares her work through gallery exhibitions and illustration. She has a passion for historical art and craft.

Cartooning &VisualStorytelling

CFK 947

Cartoonist, Ira Marcks hosts a workshop on comics, storytelling games, brainstorming and all the different ways to use the art of comics and cartooning to make amazing and fun stories come to life. Returning cartooning students are welcome, projects and themes differ from last year's workshop. Materials fee: $5 to be pain in camp. Educational Leader: Ira Marcks is a cartoonist. His work can be seen at www.iramarcks.com.