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Summer Institute Provides
Fun Classes for Children
MAILED: April 7, 2000|
The 23rd annual Summer Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will offer youth in the Chippewa Valley grades one through 12 an opportunity to enjoy more than 70 class offerings.
The Summer Institute emphasizes fun, interactive and hands-on activities for youth. The first session will be held June 12-22 at Parkview Elementary in Chippewa Falls, and the second session will be held July 10-20 at Putnam Heights Elementary in Eau Claire. Class times are from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
Class offerings include "Color Splash," an art class emphasizing painting and printmaking; "Days With Daisy Mason," a collaboration with the Chippewa Valley Museum to perform a character from Daisy Mason's classroom; and "Yucatan Adventure," a chance to learn Spanish and Mayan language and culture through games, songs and food. Other class subjects include math, science, reading, art, theater, computer, languages, history, social studies and dance.
Tuition for the Summer Institute is $55 plus a $10 material fee for most of the classes. A supervised lunch period will be offered to students involved in the morning and afternoon classes for a $10 fee. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis, and classes fill quickly.
Contact the Arts and Sciences Continuing Education Office, (715) 836-2031, for more information.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: April 7, 2000