Registration open for annual Children's College at John Wood Community College

Posted: May. 25, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Jun. 15, 2013 2:15 am

Registrations are being accepted for John Wood Community College's annual Children's College in June.

The program offers a series of four-day classes to students who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade.

Students can sign up for one or two classes per week, with various courses offered Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:20 a.m. and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Weekly sessions will be offered June 3-6, June 10-13, June 17-20 and June 24-27. Students can attend multiple weeks if they wish.

More than 50 different courses will be offered, with each class costing $75. Some of the topics offered include Crime Scene Investigation, Vet for a Week, K'nex, Volleyball, Hippie Art, Cake Decoration and Zombie Survival. Other courses involve such things as acting, cooking, science and sewing.

The courses are taught by educational professionals and community members.

A hot breakfast and morning care will be offered daily from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. for $20 per week.

More information is available by calling JWCC's Community Education Office at (217) 641-4905 or visiting