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More Summer Programs For Children

MORE SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN: Following is the second of three Clipboard installments highlighting summer programs for children in Orange County. This list--like the first one, which appeared yesterday--is a selection of the programs available, not a complete list. It is meant to give parents an idea of the breadth of activities available during summer vacation. The list of camps, programs and other activities will conclude with the third installment tomorrow.

May 12, 1989|Clipboard researched by Susan Davis Greene / Los Angeles Times; Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE (714) 856-5895

Anteater Sports Camp Offers a commuter camp for boys and girls, designed to promote personal and physical development by providing sports skill instruction through demonstrations, drills, lead-up games, tournaments, rules, sportsmanship and safety. Fee: $140 one-week session; $230 two-week session Ages: 5-13 When: July 10-14, July 17-28, July 31-Aug. 11 and Aug. 14-18. For more information call (714) 856-8782.

Anteater Girl's Basketball Camp Designed to promote personal and physical development by providing skilled instruction through demonstrations, drills, sportsmanship and safety. Fee: Day Camp-$150; Resident Camp-$299 Ages: grades 7-11 When: Day Camp: June 26-30, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Resident Camp: Aug. 13-18, Sunday-Friday For more information call (714) 856-5895.

UCI Writing Project Young Writers' Workshop A unique opportunity for students to develop their talent as writers under the guidance of experienced teacher/consultants from the UCI Writing Project. Students will write descriptive, narrative and expository papers, share their writing within a supportive circle of friends and learn to revise, edit and publish their work. Fee: $150; includes Young Writers' Notebook and Young Writers' Anthology and Young Writers' T-shirt. Ages: Grades 2 to 12 When: Session I--July 3-21, Monday-Thursday, 9-11:30 a.m. Session II--July 31-Aug. 17, Monday-Thursday, 9-11:30 a.m.

UCI Young Mathematicians' Workshop An exciting opportunity to explore mathematics with unique and stimulating lessons. Students will discover interesting mathematical concepts through a series of investigations in geometry, logic, patterns, algebra, statistics and probability. Fee: $150; includes Young Mathematicians' Notebook and Young Mathematicians' T-shirt Ages: Grades 2-12 When: Session I--July 3-21, Monday-Thursday, Noon-2:15 p.m. Session II--July 31-Aug. 17, Noon-2:15 p.m.

UCI Pre-College The courses are designed to help prepare students to meet the increasingly selective admission standards for competitive universities and to perform successfully at them. Students have an opportunity to explore future education and career options and will select one core course area fast-paced math, critical thinking and writing or speech and theater, and two or three elective courses.

FAST-PACED MATH COURSES:

Math 43 Pre-Algebra An introductory course providing the background necessary to prepare for formal algebra course work. Prerequisite: completion of 7th grade.

Math 45 Algebra I Introduction to the methods and languages of algebra, properties of numbers, fractions, factoring, solving and graphing linear equations. Prerequisite: completion of pre-algebra.

Math 47 Geometry Includes elementary logic, deductive reasoning, congruent triangles, parallel lines and parallelograms, circles, ratios, proportions, similar polygons, geometric constructions and coordinate geometry. Prerequisite: Algebra I.

Math 49 Algebra II Continuation of Math 45. Properties of numbers, fractions, factoring, solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, polynomials and rational algebraic expression. Prerequisites: Algebra I and Geometry.

Math 51 Pre-calculus An intensive review of elementary functions, trigonometry and analytic geometry, fundamental concepts, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions, systems of equations and inequalities, sequences and series. Prerequisite: Algebra II.

WRITING AND CRITICAL THINKING COURSES:

Thinking and Writing WR 30A Designed to develop reading, critical thinking and writing strategies necessary for academic success. Emphasis is on writing as a tool for learning that fosters critical thinking.

Thinking and Computer-Aided Writing WR30B Same as 30A, except that course includes introduction to writing composition software. In addition to writing instruction class also includes a computer lab component where students learn about writing software application. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of a personal computer. Lab fee: $35

Math Tutorial: Review of Quantitative Skills-Math 10 For students needing extra help in math. A review of arithmetic, geometry and elementary algebra skills; topics include integers, fractions, decimals, percents, exponents, polynomials and linear equations, and inequalities.

Writing Tutorial WR 10 For students needing extra help in critical thinking and verbal skills. Writing emphasis on paragraph and short theme organization. Review of punctuation, grammar, sentences, and paragraph writing with special emphasis on American idioms and complex sentence structure.

COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES:

Introduction to Computers ICS 10 Basic introduction to computers for students with little or no previous experience. Students learn the basics of opening a file, storage and retrieval of files and printing of files. Through selected computer games students learn the basics of software application. Lab fee: $45

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