Sign-ups Set For Summer School In Bensalem

Posted: June 13, 1993

Bensalem Township School District's Summer School Program will run July 12 through Aug. 18 for middle and high school students. Both makeup and enrichment courses will be offered.

Registration will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. weekdays, June 21 through July 7, at Bensalem High School. Late registration, with a fee of $25 per course, will be held July 8 and 9.

For Bensalem residents, tuition is $110 for a full-credit course and $55 for a half-credit course. Nonresident tuition is $160 for a full-credit course and $70 for a half-credit course.

Brochures may be picked up at Bensalem High School or at any of the three middle schools during the school day. For more information, contact Charles Vortreflich at 244-2923.

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A limited number of spaces are still available for Pennsbury Manor's weeklong summer camps.

During the weeks of July 5 and Aug. 2, first through third graders can participate in the Arts and Crafts Camp, focusing on 17th-century crafts.

During the weeks of July 19 and Aug. 16, fourth through sixth graders can learn about the Manor building itself and examine many of its artifacts as part of the History Camp.

The camps will run from 10:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The fee for each camp is $60 per child (Pennsbury Society members receive a 10 percent discount). Preregistration and prepayment is required. To receive a registration form, call 946-0400.

The Mercer Museum Historical Summer Day Camp is for second through sixth graders and runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. during one-week sessions, June 28 to Aug. 20.

Crafts will be made from tin, wood, clay, leather and fibers.

The cost is $130 per week. Information, registration: 345-0210.

Nature day camps will be offered for 4- through 12-year-olds at Core Creek Park in Langhorne and Lenape Park in Perkasie, June 28 through July 23.

Eight one-week camps will be offered in two sessions: 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Topics include archaeology, wildlife, plants and other aspects of nature.

The cost is $40 per student. The camps are sponsored by the Roving Nature Center, an award-winning mobile environmental education facility. Information, call 837-6225.

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