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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield Hall 218
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
UW-Eau Claire To Offer Series
Of Precollegiate Summer Programs
phone (715) 836-4741
fax (715) 836-2900
web http://www.uwec.edu
e-mail newsbur@uwec.edu

MAILED: April 21, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire will offer a number of precollegiate opportunities throughout the summer in a variety of areas and grade levels.
The following programs will be offered:
  • The Blugold Swim Camp will be held in June for children ages 10-17. Attention will be given to the proper mechanics in starts, turns and competitive strokes. Discussions, demonstrations and videotaping sessions will be used. For more information, call Tom Prior at (715) 836-4422.
  • The Dimensions in Nursing camp will be held in July for youths in grades 10-11 with exploration of nursing careers and campers' assessments of their own health. Nursing roles will be observed in a variety of settings. For more information, call Lorraine Smith at (715) 836-5287.
  • The Teen Institution on Alcohol and Other Drugs for youths in grades 7-8 will be held June 8-11. The 25th annual institute will offer participants the chance to experience growth through playing, learning and laughing. Presentations will be given on topics related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. For more information, call Douglas Stevens at (715) 836-5916.
  • In June and July, the Gymnastics and Aquatics School for Children will be held for children in grades 1-6. The program will include physical activities of gymnastics, swimming, soccer, dance and track and field. For more information, call Robert Scott at (715) 836-3509.
  • The Indianhead Arts and Education Center: Concert Band Clinic will be held June-September for children in grades 7-12. The clinic will provide chances for instrumentalists to develop the total musician. The curriculum will include full wind ensemble, small ensemble experience, private lessons, theory and special interest topics. For more information, contact Mark Aderman at (715) 468-2414.
  • The Indianhead Arts and Education Center: Jazz Ensemble and Combo will be held June-September for children in grades 7-12. The camp will provide experience in instrumental master classes, music theory, composition, arranging, listening, combos, full ensemble, private lessons, improvisation and faculty presentations. For more information, call Mark Aderman at (715) 468-2414.
  • The Indianhead Arts and Education Center: Show Choir Clinic will be held June-September for children in grades 7-12. Participants will have a curriculum including music techniques and concentration of sound lifts, rhythms, stage movement and small group rehearsals. For more information, call Mark Aderman at (715) 468-2414.
  • In June and July the Leadership Institute will help students in grades 10-12 prepare for college and leadership roles. The institute's curriculum will include Covey's "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," life skills such as diversity, interpersonal communication, and time management and teamwork. For more information, call Dr. Doug Hallatt at (715) 836-6040.
  • Reach for the Stars, a program to help children in grades 9-10 learn about science fields and careers, will be held in July. Experiments, laboratory research and reading and writing will be part of the program. For more information, call Jesse Dixon at (715) 836-5503.
  • The Science Institute will be held June 21-July 2 for children in grades 6-12. Classes in subjects including astronomy, biology, super computer applications, geology, physics, behavioral psychology, computer architecture and veterinary medicine will be offered. For more information, call Sharon Hildebrand at (715) 836-2031.
  • The Summer Institute will be held for children in grades 1-12 in two sessions: June 14-24 or July 5-15. Classes in arts, languages, math, technology and sciences will be included in the program with an emphasis on interactive, hands-on approaches. For more information, call Sharon Hildebrand at (715) 836-2031.
  • The Wisconsin Regional Teen Institute (Junior High) will be held in two sessions: August 10-13 (Stevens Point) and September 18-21 (Janesville) for children in grades 7-8. The Wisconsin Regional Teen Institute (High School) will be held in two sessions: June 8-11 (Richland Center) and June 22025 (Wausau) for grades 9-12. The youth development program will focus on violence, and substance abuse prevention. Teams of youth and adults will be trained in prevention strategies. For more information, call Douglas Stevens at (715) 836-5916.
  • The Wisconsin Regional Teen Institute (Advanced) will be held in two sessions: June 15-18 and June 22-25 for children in grades 9-12. The program will focus on current research in prevention, peace making and coalition building within working to prevent violence and substance abuse in communities. For more information, call Douglas Stevens at (715) 836-5916.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: April 21, 1999