LSC-Tomball Kicks off Registration for Discovery College

Published on: April 12, 2011

For parents who want their children to learn and have fun over the summer, registration for Discovery College at Lone Star College-Tomball kicks off on Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to noon in E-166, near the Beckendorf Conference Center.

Discovery College is a unique summer enrichment camp that runs from June 6 to August 4. Classes are offered Monday through Thursday in the mornings from 8 a.m. to noon and in the afternoons from 1 to 5 p.m. Different classes are offered each week for children ages 6-8, tweens ages 9-12 and teenagers ages 13-17. Tuition for Discovery College is $89 per week.

Parents must register their children in person. For those unable to come out on April 16, registration will continue in E-166 during regular business hours until June 3. All Discovery College classes will be held on the LSC-Tomball campus.

Among the diverse classes being offered this summer are Career Exploration, Cupcake Decorating, Robotics & Construction Exploration, Social Etiquette, Golf, Babysitting, Adventures in Art and Oozing, Bubbling Science. Discovery College will also offer classes specifically geared toward children with developmental disabilities, such as Music & Motion and Learning Skills Review.

For more information on Discovery College or any of the classes being offered, visit LoneStar.edu/youth-classes-tomball, e-mail Teresa.W.Hill@LoneStar.edu or call 281-357-3688 or 281-357-3676.

LSC-Tomball is located at 30555 Tomball Parkway, at the intersection of State Highway 249 and Zion Road.

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PICTURED: Adventures in Art is among the many classes that will be offered at Discovery College at Lone Star College-Tomball.

With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for Spring 2011 and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges: 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.