Haywood Community College


Contacts: Debra M. Davis, Diana S. Conard

185 Freedlander Drive

Clyde, NC 28721

828-627-4521 Fax: 828-627-4513

Date: 7-2-07

For immediate release.

HCC Offers MindWorks Summer Program for Kids

Haywood Community College will offer several course options through MindWorks Summer Program for Kids. MindWorks encourages children to exercise their minds and creativity. Choices include courses in Summer Arts Intensive, Sign Language, Soap Carving, and Pond Fishing.

The Summer Arts Intensive course begins July 30 and ends August 3. The course is from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. with lunch from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. Participants must bring a bag lunch daily. Cost is $190. Whether you want to start your own scrapbook, find your inner author, or create a useful piece of artwork, this course will offer basics in a variety of art and craft projects. At the end of the course, you will have many art projects and skills to take home. This weeklong course will cover topics such as Digital Photography, Weaving, Film & Video, Creative Writing, and Pottery.

Sign Language will be offered from July 23 through July 27. This course is from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Cost is $45. Learn a new form of communication without saying a word. Take this class with your friends and have your own secret language.

Soap Carving will also be offered from July 23 through July 27 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Cost is $45. This is an excellent course for the beginning carver. Learn to use basic wood carving techniques without the danger while creating your own soap figurines.

Pond Fishing will be held from July 23 until July 27 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Cost is also $45. Learn basic techniques of fishing including fly fishing, lure fishing, and basic fly tying all on HCC’s Millpond.

For more information or to register for these exciting classes, call 627-4628. Space is limited. Register early.