MAILED: April 5, 2001
The 24th 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 80 class offerings.
The Summer Institute emphasizes fun, interactive and hands-on activities for youth. The first session will be held June 11-21 at Parkview Elementary in Chippewa Falls, and the second session will be held July 9-19 at Putnam Heights Elementary in Eau Claire and UW-Eau Claire. Class times are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
Class offerings include Ojibewe Traditions, a new class emphasizing the Ojibewe culture through art, games and music; Batteries Not Included, a hands-on course in which students learn about electricity and circuitry; and Mini Musical, a chance to put on a musical complete with props, costumes, dialogue, choreography and singing. 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 morning and afternoon classes for a $10 fee. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis, and classes fill quickly.
Contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at (715) 836-3636, for more information.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: April 5, 2001