Summer Program Receives Top Designation
Release Date: 11/20/2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College
Community College's Summer Program Receives Top Designation
Westminster, Md., Nov. 20, 2008-The Learning Resources Network (LERN), a professional organization for lifelong learning professionals, has designated Carroll Community College as one of the top twelve "Best Summer Kids' Programs at Community Colleges."
LERN is the leading international association in lifelong learning, with more than 4,000 members in 16 countries. They provide training and consulting to providers of lifelong learning programs.
Summer! Kids @ Carroll, a tradition for many Carroll County families, had over 1,300 registrations in summer 2008 and again, the year before. Over 100 enrichment programs are offered throughout the summer, providing a unique alternative to camps in the region.
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently licensed the program as a summer day camp. Planning is underway for next year's Summer Kids@Carroll program, with registration starting in early February, 2009.