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JCC in Dunkirk offering kids, sailing classes

June 6, 2012
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

DUNKIRK - Youth ages eight through 12 can enroll in a variety of non-credit courses this summer as part of Kids' College at Jamestown Community College's North County Center in Dunkirk July 9 through 13.

Participants have the option of attending Kids' College for either full or half-day sessions on a weeklong basis. Tuition, which includes lunch, is $189 for the full week program. Tuition is $99 for students enrolled in either the morning or afternoon sessions.

Morning course offerings include: 3-2-1 Blast Off!; CSI For Kids; Exploring Medieval Times; Funky Jazz Dance Party; Kick Start Your Morning; Legos Meets the Middle Ages; Let the Olympic Games Begin!; Pint-Sized Authors; Art for Fun; Cave Explorers; Cooking Up Some Fun; Fun with Foamies; Ice Cream Adventures; Lego Robotics I; Soccer; and Tote-ally Bags.

Afternoon courses are: 3-D Art in Action; Add Sum Fun Two Your Summer; Jazzy Jewelry; KC Musical; Movie Magic; Mysteries of the Deep; Seasonal Scrapbooking; Slam Dunk Basketball; Crazy 4 Cupcakes; Defendercise; Onandowaga; Police Work Behind the Badge; Sensational Card Making for All Occasions; Super Science Sleuths; Top 10 Amazing Animals; and Travel through Russia.

Registration is taking place at the JCC North County Center, located at 10807 Bennett Road in Dunkirk. For more information, call 363-6500.

DUNKIRK - Jamestown Community College's North County Center and the Dunkirk Yacht Club will offer adult and youth sailing lessons this summer.

The lessons will be conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 10 through 31, at the yacht club on Lake Shore Drive in Dunkirk. Youth lessons are given between 1 and 4 p.m., while adult lessons meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuition, which includes a sailing textbook, is $175 for children ages 10 to 16 and $185 for adults.

A meeting for youth participants and their parents will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., on July 9 at the yacht club. Adult participants will meet at 6:30 p.m.

A mandatory swimming evaluation session will be conducted for all participants on July 10. Participants must have a well-fitting Coast Guard approved life jacket and be able to tread water and swim wearing a life jacket and clothing.

Participants will learn to sail 14-foot Pintail sailboats under the instruction of Amy Lund, an experienced sailor, certified lifeguard, and a member of a sailing race crew.

To register, or for more information, call the JCC North County Center at 363-6500.



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