Nassau BOCES and Hofstra University Continuing Education and Hofstra Summer Camps have partnered to offer a variety of exciting, fun educational opportunities for young people in grades 6-11. Programs cover career exploration, arts, sciences, outdoor education and more.
Find out more at one of our Summer Camp Open Houses on Tuesday, February 9, 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 2, 11a.m.–1p.m., at the Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center; or noon-2 p.m. on Sunday, February 7 and Saturday, April 16, at Hofstra University’s Physical Fitness Center.
Campers (grades 6-11) can become Marine Biologists in training in the Nassau BOCES Outdoor and Environmental Education program, A Field Study in Marine Biology or get involved with STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Marine Exploration Technology where teams of campers build an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Both programs allow campers to discovery the unique habitats of Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve and the Brookville Outdoor Education site.
“The Nassau BOCES/Hofstra partnership is a huge success due to the combination of state-of-the-art facilities and experienced faculty,” says Hofstra University Senior Associate Dean of Continuing Education Colleen Slattery. “The feedback from campers is terrific, so this year we have added some more new and innovative programs. We look forward to another successful summer!”
Other courses offered by Nassau BOCES and Hofstra Summer Camps cover topics including: Athletic Conditioning, Nutrition, Sports Medicine & CPR, Aviation, Construction Trades, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering and Automotive, Veterinary Medicine and Video Production. Certain courses are offered in Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Programs run in different locations such as Nassau BOCES state-of-the-art Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center in Westbury, Caumsett State Historic Park in Lloyd Harbor and the Nassau BOCES Brookville Environmental Education Center in Brookville.
For more information and to RSVP for one of the Open Houses visit: www.hofstra.edu/Academics/CE/boces/ or call 516-463-7200.