Lehman Academy for Children and Teens
The Lehman Academy for Children and Teens is a community dedicated to engaging youngsters in interesting and stimulating classes taught by expert instructors. They encourage creativity, develop talents and skills, support academic endeavors, and foster physical fitness. Classes are created for specific age groups and grades to so that students feel confident and comfortable. Saturday classes are offered in the fall and spring semesters and on weekdays in the summer.
Saturday Program Unless Otherwise Noted
Pre-Scholars for Ages 4-5
Academic Skills & Science
Test Prep Classes
Sports & Swimming
DISCOUNT A: $10 Register one or more children in 2 classes and receive $10
off tuition - each child.
DISCOUNT B: $20 Register one or more children in 3 or more classes each and
receive $20 off - each child.
*ONLY one discount applies. This discount excludes all other discounts.
Pre-Scholars for Ages 4-5
Fun with Language
Students with a parent or guardian collect words
and build a foundation for literacy using poetry, reading games and basic language arts practice.
YPP 116 LEHC (4 sessions)
Fun with Math
Students practice their math skills with fun and challenging
games. Concepts covered include basic
math operations and money. Ages 4-5.
YPP 115 LEHC (4 sessions)
Parent / Child Dance
Students with a parent or guardian experience the joy of dance with the goal of developing coordination, strength, flexibility, and an appreciation of aesthetics.
YPA 156 LEHC (4 sessions)
Our academic enrichment program instructors encourage students to become independent, self-confident and efficient learners by engaging students in fun age appropriate activities that cover the curriculum content in a more relaxed and individualized setting.
English Language Arts
(6 sessions) LEHC
Grades 1, 2
Grades 3, 4
Grades 5, 6
Grades 7, 8
(6 sessions) LEHC
Grsdes 1, 2
Grades 3, 4
Grades 5, 6
Grades 7, 8
Computer Animation Gr 3-6
Students will create animated games and cartoons
by exploring animation techniques using Microsoft PowerPoint.
YPP 222 LEHC (6 sessions)
Computer Coding for Kids Gr 5-7
Students will learn the basics of computer coding using HTML.
YPP 229 LEHC (6 sessions)
Keyboarding Skills Gr 3-6
While emphasizing computer safety and privacy issues,
students explore using a fun, internet-based keyboarding software to increase skills both in class and at home.
YPP 76 LEHC (6 sessions)
Introduction to Portuguese Gr 3-6
This is a course in Italian conversation with an emphasis
on listening, comprehension and speaking
skills. Activities will be based on vocabulary topics
geared towards students’ interests and abilities.
YPP 230 LEHC (6 sessions)
Edible Science Gr 3-5
Children will create science projects that can either
be eaten in class or taken home when they are
done. Our scientists will need aprons.
YPP 219 LEHC (4 sessions)
Test Preparation for NYC Specialized HS (Math Only) Gr 7, 8
This math skills course helps prepare students for
the New York City specialized high schools entrance
examination for Bronx High School of Science, Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn Technical High School and certain CUNY-based high schools.
Math skills and test-taking strategies are covered.
Please bring The NYC Specialized HS Admissions
Test (latest edition) Kaplan Publisher.
YPP 190 LEHC (4 sessions)
Test Preparation for NYC Specialized HS (Verbal Only) Gr 7, 8
This verbal skills course helps prepare students for the New York City specialized high schools entrance examination for Bronx High School of Science, Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn Technical High School and certain CUNY-based high schools.
Verbal skills and test-taking strategies are covered. Please bring The NYC Specialized HS Admissions Test (latest edition) Kaplan Publisher.
YPP 191 LEHC (4 sessions)
SAT Preparation (Math Only) Gr 11, 12
Students are engaged in extensive math practice and drills while in class and are taught strategies to use while taking the exam. Please bring textbook:
The Official SAT Study Guide by The College Board. Edition to be announced.
YPP 192 LEHC (4 sessions)
SAT Preparation (Verbal Only) Gr 11, 12
This course helps prepare students for the SAT-1. All verbal topics in the revised exam are covered: writing, including the essay and questions on grammar
and usage; and critical reading. Test-taking strategies are included. Please bring textbook: The
Official SAT Study Guide by The College Board. Edition to be announced.
YPP 193 LEHC (4 sessions)
3-D Art Gr 1-3
Wood, cardboard, soda cans and more will be used to create 3-D art projects. Children will love creating art with new and recycled materials.
YPP 217 LEHC (4 sessions)
Cartoon and Illustration Gr 3-6
Students are introduced to the world of drawing through a variety of techniques, with an emphasis on cartoons. Students work will be from both imagined and observed subject matter.
YPP 09 LEHC (4 sessions)
An Artist a Day Gr 2-5
A different artist will be discussed at every session. Students will be encouraged to incorporate the artist’s
style into their pieces of artwork. Paint, clay and other materials will be used to recreate what the artist used or uses.
YPP 218 LEHC (4 sessions)
This workshop helps develop creative expression, communication skills and confidence through movement,
voice and acting techniques. Improvisation and character development provide an early foundation in theater skills.
Gr 1-3 YPP 26 Sec 1 LEHC (4 sessions)
Gr 4-6 YPP 26 Sec 2 LEHC (4 sessions)
Piano for Young People
Learn to play the piano in a fun-filled atmosphere. Emphasis is placed on note reading, rhythm, posture,
and hand technique. Students learn to play
simple melodies and chords.
YPP 125 LEHC (6 sessions)
Guitar Playing Gr 3-6
This course is designed for beginning level guitar students or those who have never played before. It covers basic fingerboard techniques, open chord progressions, simple accompaniment styles and one-octave major scales. Different styles of songs are introduced. A guitar is needed for the first class. A half-size nylon string guitar is required.
YPP 120 LEHC (6 sessions)
Dance-Fit: Zumba! (Teens/Adults)
This Latin-inspired dance-fitness Zumba program is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, calorie burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.
PES 14 LEHC (8 sessions)
Dance-Fit: Zumba Family
Enjoy Zumba fitness for the whole family (ages adult and childrens 6-16) that promotes a healthy
lifestyle though dance, music and exercise while making it fun.
YPA 147 LEHC (1 Adult/1 Child ages 6-16)
Held on Thurdays, 6:30-7:15 pm
Basketball Academy Ages 9-15
Boys and girls learn shooting, passing, strategies, scoring and teamwork with applied practice in game situations. White-soled (non¬marking) sneakers required. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
YPA 40 LEHC (8 sessions)
Martial Arts: Abada Capoera
The Abadá Capoera Experience is a 400-year-old
African-Brazilian art form combining dance, martial
arts, music and acrobatics in a new and contemporary
style. Students learn core values, conflict
resolution and leadership skills while making new
friends, developing new skills, building self-confidence
and appreciating teamwork.
Gr 1-3 YPA 152 LEHC (6 sessions)
Gr 4-6 YPA 153 LEHC (6 sessions)
Swimming - Beginner
Child / Parent Swimming
Due to APEX regulations regarding access to locker rooms, registration is restricted to daughters/mothers (female guardians) or sons/fathers (male guardians). Exception: Parents of the opposite sex may register provided their children are able to change clothes by themselves. Young children are taught water safety, basic swimming movements and breathing. This course provides an opportunity for children and parents or guardians to spend time together in a group experience while children develop water confidence. Swim cap required.Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
Adult + 1 child Age 6-8
YPA 39 LEHC (6 sessions)
For children with no experience or minimal experience in the water, this course covers fundamental skills including breathing, floating and crawlstroke. Water safety is emphasized. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
Ages 6-8 YPA 32 LEHC (6 sessions)
Ages 9-15 YPA 57 LEHC (6 sessions)
Offered Saturdays and Sundays
Swimming II for Ages 8-15
A continuation of Swimming I for Young People. NOTE: To enroll, students must be able to swim 15 yards and be comfortable in deep water. Includes elementary backstroke, treading water, improvement
of crawlstroke and simple diving. Water safety
is emphasized. Swim cap required. Prerequisite: Swimming I or permission. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
YPA 62 LEHC (6 sessions)
Swimming III for Ages 8-15
Skills taught include sidestroke, breaststroke, sculling
and an introduction to the butterfly stroke. Water safety is emphasized. NOTE: To enroll, students must be able to do the front crawl for 25 meters with rotary breathing, back crawl for 10 meters and tread water. Swim cap required. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
YPA 65 LEHC (6 sessions)
To enroll in this program, swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of front crawl with good breathing technique as well as the back crawl for 25 yards. The program gives swimmers the opportunity to continue to develop their basic strokes (crawlstroke
and backstroke); learn additional strokes (butterfly
and breaststroke); racing dives and turns; how to
use training equipment such as kickboards, pull buoys and the pace clock as well as practice patterns, practice decorum and practice protocol. Ages
The program has three levels:
- Pre-Team I: refine strokes and develop stroke mechanics through drills;
- Pre-Team II: learn racing starts, turns and develop the individual medley;
- Pre-team III: develop basic conditioning, practice protocol and team terminology Upon successful completion of Pre-Team III, swimmers can try out for the APEX Swim Club team or continue the Pre-Swim Team Program. Swim cap required.
Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.
Pre-Team I YPA 101 LEHC (10 sessions)
Pre-Team II YPA 102 LEHC (10 sessions)
Pre-Team III YPA 103 LEHC (10 sessions)
CUNYcard photo I.D. required for APEX classes.
See schedule: http://www.lehman.edu/lehman/public-safety/id-schedule.php
Full Catalog and Registration Information for the Children and Teens Programs
View Our Catalog and Register Now or call 718.960.8512 for assistance with registration.
All matters pertaining to the Children’s Academy may be addressed to:
Marleen Bustelo, Children’s Academy Director
Lehman College Summer Camp 2017
Summer Camp 2016 is filled with dynamic activities for children and teens. Our goal is to encourage the children to develop their social, athletic, and academic skills. For more information, please visit the Continuing Education - Summer Camp at SCPS page.