Parents can now register young students for a pair of summer programs at Piedmont Virginia Community College.
Summer Career Academies and College4Kids will hold weeklong classes during the period from June 18 to Aug. 10.
Both programs are designed to promote careers to students.
PVCC and University of Virginia faculty will be instructors. There will be guest presentations by professionals.
Summer Career Academies are for rising seventh- to ninth-graders and focus on careers in areas ranging from art to television production. They run 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, and cost $249.
College4Kids is open to rising fourth- to sixth-grade students. Classes are: computer animation, forensics, print-making, photography and Spanish. Classes run 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, and cost $149.
There are scholarships available.