UAM Community Education To Offer Second Annual “Kids University” July 20-23

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education is once again offering a summer enrichment program July 20-23 for students entering grades one through six in the 2015 fall semester.

            The program, called Kids University, will feature morning sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 noon for students entering grades one through three and afternoon sessions from 1-5 p.m. for students entering grades four through six.

            “Our focus is to cultivate new interests, expand knowledge, and spark imagination and creativity while providing a non-graded environment for personal growth and development,” explained Memorie Dickson, coordinator of community education. “We are committed to enhancing the love and adventure of learning while developing well-rounded children who will seek college educations in their futures.”

            Classes include a variety of topics, from sports skills to engineering, science and math as well as dance, art and making healthy food choices. Students may choose three classes and two alternates. A full schedule of classes (with course descriptions) is available at

            Tuition is $75 and includes a T-shirt and all supplies unless specifically stated in the course description. For more information, contact Memorie Dickson at (870) 460-1327.

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