Kids University Set For July 10-13

MONTICELLO, AR — Kids' University, a summer enrichment program sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will be held July 10-13 and includes a wide variety of classes and activities.

            Morning sessions for students entering grades 1-3 are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Afternoon sessions for students entering grades 4-6 are slated for 1-5 p.m.

            Classes include:

            • Imagination Station, giving young students a chance to explore their creativity;

            • Artistic Exploration, providing instruction in how to paint and make silly self-portraits;

            • Wacky Sports, with instruction in soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball;

            • Oodle Boodles of Fun, showing children how to have fun, play games and run relays with pool noodles (bring a change of clothes on Thursday for water play);

            • Chess Basics, exploring the basic tactics and strategies of chess;

            • Super Silly Science, a hands-on class with lots of experiments;

            • Sing, Act, Dance, giving students a chance to act out a musical theatre selection for their parents;

            • Books Coming Alive Through You, teaching children to act out the characters they read about in books;

            • Farm to Table, a class to teach children about agriculture and how food reaches the table.

            To register, contact UAM's Office of Community Education at (870) 460-1062.

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