RIT Offers Summer Programs for Rochester Community Youth




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For its 23rd season, Rochester Institute of Technology will offer a fun, educational lineup of summer programs for students of all ages.

Lil Kids on Campus offers summer fun with a wide range of exciting weekly learning activities, with themes ranging from “Games Galore!” to “Dragon Quest.” The program is held at Margaret’s House, on the RIT campus and is open to students entering grades one through four. Weekly sessions will be held weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 5 through August 4.

Kids on Campus, for students entering grades five through nine, features a new and innovative lineup of summer activities that focus on cutting-edge topics involving computers, science, math and technology. Sessions run throughout the month of July.

New this year to RIT’s summer lineup is Kaleidoscope, a series of advanced, interactive workshops for high school students. The program offers the opportunity to design and create music videos, Web Sites, computer games and more during eight weekly sessions.

For more information about the Kids on Campus program, including a complete description of workshop topics and online registration, visit www.kidsoncampus.rit.edu or contact Susan Kurtz at (585) 475-5987, or by e-mail at susan.kurtz@rit.edu.

Note: Founded in 1829, RIT is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied arts, and education for the deaf. RIT enrolls more than 15,300 full- and part-time students in more than 340 career-oriented and professional undergraduate and graduate programs, and its cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation.