Children ages 9-12 can attend college this summer at Lone Star College-University Park

Discovery College, the summer camp programs for students 9 to 12 years old, are being held at Lone Star College-University Park in July.

The morning camps begin July 8 and run through Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost for each four-day camp is $89.

“LSC-University Park is pleased to be able to offer fun and exciting camps this summer for our younger students,” said Shah Ardalan, president of LSC-University Park. “This is a great way to expose children to LSC-University Park and get them interested in our innovative college atmosphere at an early age.”

Through Discovery College, children have a unique opportunity to develop skills and learn new ones in a warm, friendly environment.  Highly qualified instructors will teach classes in a variety of subjects such as art, math and science.

Discovery College at LSC-University Park is offering four morning camps:

  • Session 4 - Oozing, Bubbling Science, July 8 – 11. Students will conduct science experiments involving solids, gases and liquids, and will learn how chemicals react to other chemicals by blowing up coke bottles and much more!
  • Session 5 - Math in Real Life, July 15 – 18. Students will learn how math concepts are used in everyday life: shopping, cooking, planning parties and all while understanding credit, spending and budgeting.
  • Session 6 - Kitchen Science, July 22 – 25. Kids will explore science and chemistry using common household ingredients while learning safety rules for chemicals and how to protect the environment.
  • Session 7 - Adventures in Art, July 29 – Aug. 1. Aspiring artists will explore different art mediums using charcoal, pastels, watercolor, acrylics and mixed media.

To register, parents can visit LoneStar.edu/discovery-college and click on the LSC-University Park link. Under “Quick Links,” download the registration form and fill out. Parents must register their student(s) in person at LSC-University Park, Building 13, third floor, Continuing Education office, 20515 State Highway 249 and Louetta. Tuition can be paid by credit card, check or cash.

For more information on Discovery College at University Park, please visit LoneStar.edu/discovery-college or call 281-357-3676.

LSC-University Park is the sixth and newest LSCS campus located in the former Compaq Computer’s world headquarters complex. The 71-acre campus houses four university partners, a charter high school, several business partners, Lone Star Corporate College and the LSC Energy and Manufacturing Institute. Under the first President, Shah Ardalan, LSC-University Park’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. In just two years, LSC-University Park’s Invitation-2-Innovate (i2i) has resulted in many local, national and global recognitions including one patent. The campus is located at the corner of State Highway 249 and Louetta Road. For more information about LSC-University Park, call 281.290.2600 or visit LoneStar.edu/UP.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.