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Discovery College Offers Summer Fun, Learning at Lone Star College-Montgomery

Registration is ongoing for Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Discovery College for youth ages 8-17.

Discovery College is a new format for LSC-Montgomery this year. Discovery College begins Monday, June 7, and runs through Thursday, August 5. Camp courses are offered Monday through Thursday in a four-hour block system with morning and afternoon sessions that change weekly. Morning sessions are held 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and afternoon sessions are held 1-5 p.m. Students may attend a morning session, an afternoon session, or both. Those attending both a morning and an afternoon session will need to bring a sack lunch as well as register for the lunch bunch. All Discovery College participants will receive a Discovery College t-shirt. When they register for Snack Time (lunch hour) they can bring their lunch or select the catered lunch option.

Camp courses are $89 per session and are held at the LSC-Montgomery campus at 3200 College Park Drive. Courses are taught by LSC-Montgomery faculty, local school teachers, professional artists and performers.

Discovery College will also have an exclusive list of intensive sessions that will take place June 14-24, July 12-22 and July 19-29 in a four-hour block system with mostly afternoon sessions. This year fencing, robocamp, robocamp advanced, theatre and the technology intensive will be offered. Intensive sessions vary from $199-247 per session.

Registration must be in person at the Continuing Education Office, Building C, Room 228. Registration hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Fridays; and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturdays. The course schedule, course descriptions, and the registration form are available online at http://www.LoneStar.edu/youthprogram-montgomery.htm.

For more information about Discovery College, contact Amy Cooper at (936) 271-6044.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, Lone Star College System is the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.