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The 12th Annual Fall Youth Scholastic Chess Championship was held Saturday, November 16, 2013.
The 13th Annual Spring Youth Scholastic Chess Championship will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014.
Horizons for Youth Chess Classes
If your child is interested in chess instruction, he or she can take chess classes through Horizons for Youth throughout the school year. Visit Northampton's Course Search page to find when the next classes will form and to register your child.
Horizons For Youth extends its reach through partnerships in the community. We offer meeting space and other resources to non-profit organizations benefitting the families of the Lehigh Valley.
Lehigh Valley Huaxia Chinese School
A branch of the largest Chinese school system in the United States, HuaXia Chinese School teaches the Pin-Yin system and simplified characters to students ages 3 through high school. This is the same system used by the United Nations and throughout the world. Chinese language classes after Level 9 prepare students for the SAT II.
Courses are also offered in Chinese culture and martial arts. Classes are held on Northampton's main campus. For more information, please visit the HuaXia Chinese School's website.
Cops 'n' Kids Reading Room
The Cops 'n' Kids Reading Room, located in Northampton's Fowler Center on the south side of Bethlehem, provides a place for children and families to read together, share stories, and select a free book to take home.
Police officers, high school and college students, community volunteers, and various community organizations are part of the programs that take place in the Reading Room. Programs include First Saturdays events from September to May, and the Horizons for Youth Reading Room Stars, which features readings for children by noted authors and local personalities. Check out our Summer Story Time program on Wednesdays at 10 am!
For more information about programs and activities at the reading room, click here.