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Lehman Academy for Children and Teens

Lehman Academy for Children and TeensSaturdays are for Learning and Fun!

Enroll your children in our Saturday classes and they will enjoy art, music and writing, explore computer technology and keep fit with basketball and swimming (in an Olympic-sized pool!). Improve their math and English language arts (ELA) and prepare for high school and college admission with test prep classes.

For more information:
ce@lehman.cuny.edu 718-960-8512

COMBO Discounts
DISCOUNT A: $10 Register one or more children in 2 classes and receive $10
off tuition - each child.
DISCOUNT B: $20 Register one or more children in 3 or more classes each and
receive $20 off - each child.
*ONLY one discount applies. This discount excludes all other discounts.

Academic Skills

Our academic enrichment program instructors encourage students to become independent, self-confident and efficient learners by engaging students in fun age appropriate activities that cover the curriculum content in a more relaxed and individualized setting.

English Language Arts (ELA)

Reading and writing skills are developed in a supportive environment with a focus on reading comprehension, vocabulary and critical thinking. Writing skills are strengthened as children respond in paragraphs and essays to both literary and nonfiction selections. A love for reading is fostered. NOTE: Children must be entering the grade level listed in September.
6
sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $125

Grades 1, 2 YPP 124 9:15-10:30 am
Grades 3, 4 YPP 158 9:15-10:30 am
Grades 5, 6 YPP 159 9:15-10:30 am
Grades 7, 8 YPP 161 10:45 am-12 pm

Math Improvement

In a supportive environment, children focus on grade-appropriate computational skills and problem solving. They gain confidence in their ability to work with mathematical concepts which results in the enjoyment of math. NOTE: Children must be entering the grade listed in September.
6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $125

Grades 1, 2 YPP 169 10:45 am-12 pm
Grades 3, 4 YPP 162 10:45 am-12 pm
Grades 5, 6 YPP 163 10:45 am-12 pm
Grades 7, 8 YPP 165 9:15-10:30 am

The Creative Writer Gr 3-6

Catch your ideas and run with them! Develop them into imaginative short stories, poems, letters, or newspaper articles under the guidance of an experienced teacher and member of the NYC Writing Project. Children enjoy this fun and creative process and develop essential writing skills that help them express their ideas, thoughts and feelings for both schoolwork and personal projects.
YPP 231 6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $110

COMBO
Discounts
DISCOUNT A* $10 Register one or more children in 2 classes each and receive $10 off tuition each child.
DISCOUNT B* $20 Register one or more children in 3 or more classes each and receive $20 off each child.
*ONLY one discount applies. This discount excludes all other discounts.

Technology

Computer Animation Gr 3-7

PowerPoint, a “slideshow on a computer,” will be used in a creative and fun way to learn to move characters along a motion path. By controlling the timing of each slide, children will synchronize their presentations to music. In addition, they will transform WordArt into a spinning circle, and create stencil and glowing neon letters. Please bring a new flash drive to the first session to save projects.
YPP 222 7 sessions / 7 hours / LEHC / $105

Computer Coding for Kids Gr 5-8

Children enter the exciting world of computer technology as they learn the essentials of HTML and CSS coding. Using these skills they will create a simple, static website. Creativity, logic and problem solving skills are fostered in the fun world of computer programming. Please bring a new fl ash drive to the first session OR have a personal email address and password to save projects.
YPP 229 7 sessions / 7 hours / LEHC / $125

NEW Photoshop Fun for Kids Gr 3-7

Budding computer, art and photography students are introduced to a wide variety of digital drawing tools. These tools are used to manipulate graphics and text into strange new realities using the Magic Wand. Photoshop is not only used for retouching photos, but is also great for designing graphics for web pages. Children will create a 3-D logos and will render them with realistic shadows. Please bring a new flash drive to first session to save projects.
YPP 232 7 sessions / 7 hours / LEHC / $105

COMBO
Discounts
DISCOUNT A* $10 Register one or more children in 2 classes each and receive $10 off tuition each child. DISCOUNT B* $20 Register one or more children in 3 or more classes each and receive $20 off each child.
*ONLY one discount applies. This discount excludes all other discounts. Your class could fill early or be canceled because of enrollment requirements.

Creative Arts

3-D Art Ages 6-8

Wood, cardboard, soda cans and more will be used to create 3-D art projects. Children will love creating art with new and recycled materials.
YPP 217 6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $95

Comic Book Making for Kids Ages 9-13

Is your child exciting about drawing? Children can let their imaginations soar as they create their own comic book characters, develop a story line, make a cover illustration and put it all together in a comic book format to bring home with them at the end of the course.
YPP 13 6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $95

The Creative Writer Gr 3-6

Catch your ideas and run with them! Develop them into imaginative short stories, poems, letters, or newspaper articles under the guidance of an experienced teacher and member of the NYC Writing Project. Children enjoy this fun and creative process and develop essential writing skills that help them express their ideas, thoughts and feelings for both schoolwork and personal projects.
YPP 231 6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $110

Piano I for Young People

Children learn to play the piano in a relaxed environment. Emphasis is placed on posture, finger gripping, rhythm and basic music theory. At the completion of the class, students will have the ability to play simple melodies.
YPP 125 6 sessions / 6 hours / LEHC / $105

Ages 6-9 Sec 1: 1-2 pm
Ages 10-15 Sec 2: 2:15-3:15 pm

Guitar Playing I Ages 7-14

Guitar Playing 1 is designed for beginning level guitar students or those who have never played before. It covers basic fi ngerboard techniques, open chord progressions, simple accompaniment styles and one-octave major scales. Different styles of songs are introduced. A guitar, sized for the child, is needed for the first class.
YPP 120 6 sessions / 6 hours / LEHC / $125

Little Actors Ages 6-9

Children will develop creativity and self-confidence through improvisation, mime games, movement, creative expression and role playing, and using their imagination.
YPP 27 6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $95

Acting Workshop Ages 9-15

This workshop helps in developing creative expression, communication skills and confidence through movement, voice and acting techniques. Improvisation and character development provide an early foundation in theater skills.
YPP 26 6 sessions / 7.5 hours / LEHC / $95

COMBO

Discounts
DISCOUNT A* $10 Register one or more children in 2 classes each and receive $10 off tuition each child.

DISCOUNT B* $20 Register one or more children in 3 or more classes each and receive $20 off each child.

*ONLY one discount applies. This discount excludes all oth

Test Prep

Test Preparation for NYC Specialized HS (Math Only) Gr 7, 8

This math skills course helps prepare students for the New York City specialized high schools entrance examination for Bronx High School of Science, Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn Technical High School and certain CUNY-based high schools. Math skills and test-taking strategies are covered.
YPP 190 LEHC (4 sessions)

Test Preparation for NYC Specialized HS (Verbal Only) Gr 7, 8

This verbal skills course helps prepare students for the New York City specialized high schools entrance examination for Bronx High School of Science, Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn Technical High School and certain CUNY-based high schools. Verbal skills and test-taking strategies are covered.
YPP 191 LEHC (4 sessions)

SAT Preparation (Math Only) Gr 11, 12

Students are engaged in extensive math practice and drills while in class and are taught strategies to use while taking the exam. Please bring textbook: The Official SAT Study Guide by The College Board. Edition to be announced.
YPP 192 LEHC (4 sessions)

SAT Preparation (Verbal Only) Gr 11, 12

This course helps prepare students for the SAT-1. All verbal topics in the revised exam are covered: writing, including the essay and questions on grammar and usage; and critical reading. Test-taking strategies are included. Please bring textbook: The Official SAT Study Guide by The College Board. Edition to be announced.
YPP 193 LEHC (4 sessions)

Sports

Basketball Academy

Boys and girls learn shooting, passing, strategies, scoring and teamwork with applied practice in game situations. White-soled (non-marking) sneakers required. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.

Ages 7-10

YPA 40 8 sessions / 8 hours / LEHC / $105

Ages 11-15

YPA 59 8 sessions / 8 hours / LEH

Swimming

The following policies have been developed to maintain security and ensure the safety of participants in the swimming classes at the APEX pool. Please follow these rules at all times. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in exclusion from attending class(es) in the APEX.

  • ALL STUDENTS that are CHILDREN must be accompanied by an adult. Students using the pool outside of class time must pay $10.00* at the APEX entrance. Children must have an adult in the pool with them at all times.
  • ALL STUDENTS must use the LOCKER ROOMS for changing and disrobing into swimming apparel. (Bathing suits and swim trunks of nylon and nylon/lycra are required; close fitting swim shirts allowed; no T-shirts; swim caps if hair is longer than 4”).
  • DISROBING is prohibited in the common areas of the APEX, including hallways, stairwells, and the balcony.
  • ALL STUDENTS must SHOWER before leaving the locker room to enter the pool area.
  • ALL STUDENTS must ENTER and EXIT the pool area by way of the locker room and rear hallway. (Parents/guardians may drop off and pick up students at the rear entry door).
  • ALL STUDENTS must report to the seating area at deckside and await the instructor’s directions. NO STUDENT is permitted to enter the pool without the instructor present.
  • RUNNING and HORSEPLAY are strictly prohibited. All pool decks are slippery; please exercise caution whenever walking on wet surfaces.
  • PARENTS / GUARDIANS may sit in the pool balcony or hallway areas while class is in progress; exception: balcony seating may be unavailable in case of events in the pool. Walking on the deck is strictly prohibited. Pick up students at the rear entry doors through the locker room and rear hall.
    *Fee is subject to change without notice

Swimming - New to Pool

Child / Parent Swimming
Young children are taught water safety, basic swimming movements and breathing. This course provides an opportunity for children and parents or guardians to spend time together in a group experience while children develop water confidence. Swim cap required.Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required. Adult + 1 child Age 6-9
YPA 39 7 sess / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125
Sat 3:40-4:25 pm Oct 14-Dec 2

Swimming – Beginner

Swimming I
For children with no experience or minimal experience in the water, this course covers fundamental skills including breathing, floating and crawlstroke. Water safety is emphasized. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
Ages 6-8
YPA 32 7 sess / 5.25 hours / $125
FALL 1 Sat 9-9:45 am Oct 14-Dec 2
FALL 2 Sat 10:40-11:25 am Oct 14-Dec 2
FALL 3 Sat 1:10-1:55 pm Oct 14-Dec 2
FALL 4 Sun 11:40-12:25 pm Oct 22-Dec 10

Ages 9-15
YPA 57 7 sess / 5.25 hours / $125
9:50-10:35 am Feb 18-Apr 1
FALL 1 Sat 2-2:45 pm Oct 14-Dec 2
FALL 2 Sat 2:50-3:35 pm Oct 14-Dec 2


Swimming Inter/Advanced

Swimming II for Ages 8-15
To enroll, students must be able to swim 15 yards and be comfortable in deep water. Includes elementary backstroke, treading water, improvement of crawlstroke and simple diving. Water safety is emphasized. Swim cap required. Prerequisite: Swimming I or permission. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
YPA 62 7 sessions / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125
FALL 1 Sat 12:20-1:05 pm Oct 14-Dec 2
FALL 3 Sun 12:30-1:15 pm Oct 22-Dec 10

Swimming III for Ages 8-15
Skills taught include sidestroke, breaststroke, sculling and an introduction to the butterfly stroke. Water safety is emphasized. NOTE: To enroll, students must be able to do the front crawl for 25 meters with rotary breathing, back crawl for 10 meters and tread water. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
YPA 65 7 sessions / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125
Sat 11:30 am-12:15 pm Oct 14-Dec 2
Pre-Team Swimming

To enroll in this program, swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of front crawl with good breathing technique as well as the back crawl for 25 yards.  The program gives swimmers the opportunity to continue to develop their basic strokes (crawlstroke and backstroke); learn additional strokes (butterfl y and breaststroke); racing dives and turns; how to use training equipment such as kickboards, pull buoys and the pace clock as well as practice patterns, practice decorum and practice protocol. Ages 7-15. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited.
The program has three levels:

  • Pre-Team I: refine strokes and develop stroke mechanics through drills;
  • Pre-Team II: learn racing starts, turns and develop the individual medley;
  • Pre-team III: develop basic conditioning, practice protocol and team terminology.

Upon successful completion of Pre-Team III, swimmers can try out for the APEX Swim Club team or continue the Pre-Swim Team Program. Prerequisite: Swimming III or permission.

Pre-Team I
YPA 101 10 sessions / 10 hours / LEHC
Sat 9-10 am $175 Sep 16-Dec 2
Pre-Team II
YPA 102 10 sessions / 10 hours / LEHC
Sat 10:10-11:10 am $175 Sep 16-Dec 2
Pre-Team III
YPA 103 10 sessions / 10 hours / LEHC
Sat 11:15 am-12:15 pm $175 Sep 16-Dec 2

NOTICE:
CUNYcard photo I.D. required for APEX classes.
See schedule: http://www.lehman.edu/lehman/public-safety/id-schedule.php

Full Catalog and Registration Information for the Children's and Teens' Programs

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Lehman Academy for Children and Teens

All matters pertaining to the Children’s Academy may be addressed to:
Email: lehman.academy@lehman.cuny.edu
Tel. 718.960.8512

Lehman College Summer Camp 2017

Summer Camp 2017 is filled with dynamic activities for children and teens. Our goal is to encourage the children to develop their social, athletic, and academic skills. For more information, please visit the Continuing Education - Summer Camp at SCPS page.