Saturday Classes for Young People Fall 2021 Registration


Classes via Zoom

Choose one or more classes from the time-slots below.



9:00am and 9:30am Classes:
10:30am Classes:
11:05am Classes:



Y0106: STEM/STEAM: Introduction to Software Development - Python: Grades 5-8
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class. This course is designed for students to learn Python programming and basics of coding. Students will gain an understanding of what programming is, how to create, test, and build upon their own programs, and see how they can use coding to help them in everyday life! Python is widely used in industry by companies such as Google and is a great language to learn programming your own software to help with common tasks, homework, and to build your own games. Students are encouraged to bring a pen/pencil as well as a notebook to the program. Movement to/from another Saturday course not available with this course. Note: You may be eligible for the Saturday Classes for Young People Early Registration Discount program. If you enroll one-week before the program start date you will be entitled to a $25 Early Registration Discount per course. Discount will be received at checkout. For more information call 516 463 7400. Click for Directions and Campus Map. This course has been approved by Girl Scouts of Nassau County. Please refer to Girl Scouts of Nassau County Possibilities Program and Event Guide for program/badge details. To register and receive the registration discount or for further information, contact Jessica Dease, Program Director at 516-463-7400 or email Jessica.Dease@hofstra.edu. Note: To receive tuition discounts must contact our office and provide your Girl Scout Troop number.
Y0107: STEM/STEAM: Introduction to Software Development - Python: Grades 9-12
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class. This course is designed for students to learn Python programming and basics of coding. Students will gain an understanding of what programming is, how to create, test, and build upon their own programs, and see how they can use coding to help them in everyday life! Python is widely used in industry by companies such as Google and is a great language to learn programming your own software to help with common tasks, homework, and to build your own games. Students are encouraged to bring a pen/pencil as well as a notebook to the program. Movement to/from another Saturday course not available with this course. Click for Directions and Campus Map. This course has been approved by Girl Scouts of Nassau County. Please refer to Girl Scouts of Nassau County Possibilities Program and Event Guide for program/badge details. To register and receive the registration discount or for further information, contact Jessica Dease, Program Director at 516-463-7400 or email Jessica.Dease@hofstra.edu. Note: To receive tuition discounts must contact our office and provide your Girl Scout Troop number.
Y0108: STEM/STEAM: Intermediate Software Development - Python: Grades 5-12
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class. This course is designed for students to expand upon their prior knowledge of Python programming Students will use this knowledge to join different forms of technology including basic files and databases. Students will also begin to develop an understanding of Object Oriented Programming, a modern approach to software development that will continue to grow in use for the coming years. Object Oriented Programming (OOP) helps to promote systematic and critical thinking while providing comprehensive solutions to real world issues. Prior knowledge and development of Python, Java, or C++ programming languages. Students are encouraged to bring a pen/pencil as well as notebook to class. Movement to/from another Saturday course not available with this course. Note: You may be eligible for the Saturday Classes for Young People Early Registration Discount program. If you enroll one-week before the program start date you will be entitled to a $25 Early Registration Discount per course. Discount will be received at checkout. For more information call 516 463 7400. Click for Directions and Campus Map.
Y0115: STEM/STEAM: Internet of Hardware Hacks: IoT: Grades 7-12
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class. In this class, students will take the first step into programming smarter devices. Students also begin to develop a greater understanding of the inter-networking of physical and virtual devices, including toys, cars, homes and "smart devices". Using Arduino, Photon, and JavaScript students will build the structures and framework to create smaller scale automation through the internet. Students will use tools such as the micro-controller (an open-source platform used for building electronics projects). The Arduino platform has become quite popular with people just starting out with electronics, and for good reason. These small pieces of computer hardware and software are designed for artists, designers, hobbyists, hackers, newbies, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino can interact with buttons, LEDs, motors, speakers, GPS units, cameras, the internet, and even your smart-phone or even your TV! Note: You may be eligible for the Saturday Classes for Young People Early Registration Discount program. If you enroll one-week before the program start date you will be entitled to a $25 Early Registration Discount per course. Discount will be received at checkout. For more information call 516 463 7400. Click for Directions and Campus Map.
Y3415: Catholic High School Entrance Exam Preparation
Prepare for the Catholic High School Entrance Examination at Hofstra. Review basic skills in math, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar. Learn problem-solving skills, and test-taking strategies. Take practice tests to reinforce your learning. Build your skills, and raise your test score. Textbook Requirements: students must have required textbook prior to start of class. Required textbook: Barons COOP/HSPT/TACHS, ISBN-13: 978-1438008677 / ISBN-10: 1438008678. Limited enrollment; register early. Note: You may be eligible for the Saturday Classes for Young People Early Registration Discount program. If you enroll one-week before the program start date you will be entitled to a $25 Early Registration Discount per course. Discount will be received at checkout. For further information, contact Youth Program Director Jessica Dease at 516-463-7400 or email Jessica.Dease@hofstra.edu
Y3421: SAT and ACT Prep at Hofstra
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class. This course will review math, reading, writing, grammar and problem-solving concepts and strategies for both the SAT and ACT exams. Students will take in class practice exams and be given classroom instruction in both math and verbal skills. For further information, contact Youth Program Director Jessica Dease at 516-463-7400 or email Jessica.Dease@hofstra.edu
Y3421: SAT and ACT Prep at Hofstra
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class. This course will review math, reading, writing, grammar and problem-solving concepts and strategies for both the SAT and ACT exams. Students will take in class practice exams and be given classroom instruction in both math and verbal skills. For further information, contact Youth Program Director Jessica Dease at 516-463-7400 or email Jessica.Dease@hofstra.edu