first_imgVALENCIA – College of the Canyons Extension is offering a summer lineup of classes and day camps for kids 5 and older. For the 17th summer, the Canyons Extension will host the Institute of Reading Development to provide reading instruction for all ages. Classes will include pre-reading, reading enrichment, speed-reading, comprehension and study skills and efficiency reading for work, school and recreation. Programs range in price from $199 to $299 per session with a variety of class times and dates. For future scientists, the extension program will host Destination Science camps for 5- to 11-year-olds. This year’s day camps include four, one-week sessions that run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays for $295 per week. Half-day sessions are also available at $159 a week. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2Camp themes include Extreme Battlebots, Hydro Galactic Rocket Mania, Outrageous Science Mysteries and Raging Wet Reaction Lab. Teens and adults can take a cartooning workshop with professional cartoonist Chris Martinez. A one-week, early morning fine arts camp with local artist Lorelle Miller will be offered for kids 7 to 12. The Money Camps for kids and teens are weeklong financial literacy programs. The cost is $259 for each weeklong camp that meets from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. Horse-lovers 6 to 16 can benefit from “try out” equestrian practice. Each one-day camp will be held at Windy Ridge Ranch in Agua Dulce from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at a cost of $59. College-bound students can prepare for the SAT by taking an SAT preparation class. Other classes available for teens are an American Red Cross baby-sitting class for ages 11 to 15 and a Canyons Aquatics Swim Club for ages 5 to 18. For information, call Canyons Extension at (661) 362-3304 or visit local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more