The UWEC Children's Nature Academy offers a busy summer program for 6 to 12 year olds. The summer enrichment program emphasizes gaining experience and skill in selecting, planning, and implementing projects activities under the supervision of professional teachers. Examples of some of activities are listed below:
Weaving, drawing, painting, sponge art, masks, sidewalk painting, and puppets.
Music and Dance
Songs, movement, instruments, stories, visiting musicians, listening, and painting to violins.
McPhee gym, swimming, outdoor games, hiking, track activities, playground.
Experiments, magnets, wind, water, plants, gardening, cooking, nature walks.
Planetarium, parks, caves, museum, libraries, farms, university greenhouse, psychology department (rats), biology department (snakes), and llamas.
Library activities, books, storytelling, plays, puppets, and preparing a newspaper.
Computer activities, woodworking, planning a kool-aid stand, creative dramatics, expanding on hobbies, and more.