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If you are a parent of a school-aged student (i.e. home schooled) who lives in Northeastern Pennsylvania, BBC's HPE4ME program is designed specifically for you.

What is HPE4ME?
HPE4ME is a health and physical education program offered by Baptist Bible College's Health and Human Performance department for area home-schooled children in grades K-12.

Why attend HPE4ME?
The purpose of HPE4ME is to:
... provide quality health and physical education instruction.
... increase fitness and activity levels.
... teach new activities and games.
... encourage social interaction with other school-age children.

Who is the director?
Dr. Elaine Brown is an Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance at BBC. She has 34 years of teaching experience with kindergarten through college students and 19 years coaching experience with students in junior high through college.

Who is on the staff?
Baptist Bible College students who are in the Health and Physical Education program.

Where is the program located?
Recreation Center
Baptist Bible College
538 Venard Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

What are the dates and time for the sessions?
Sessions are on select Mondays throughout the semester and are held from noon to 1 p.m. Please be prompt and punctual as we start on time.

When will HPE4ME be cancelled for weather-related reasons?
Cancellation only occurs when BBC is closed or on a compressed schedule OR Abington Heights School District is closed. (This information is displayed on local television stations and our website homepage

Spring 2015 dates:
January 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 2, 16, 23, 30
April 13, 27

What is the cost?
$10 per student for the first semester
$5 per student for each semester after the first

The maximum cost per family is $20 per semester and includes t-shirts.

No child will be excluded from participation in this program due to expense. Please contact the director if finances are an issue.

What is the dress code?
Modest, loose-fitting pants or shorts and tennis shoes or sneakers

Register here

Contact Information:
Dr. Elaine Brown

Baptist Bible College
538 Venard Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Phone: 570.585.9323
Fax: 570.585.9336