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Continuing Education to offer summer programs for youth, adults

| Allyson Gommer, Diane Walkoff

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension connects people with possibilities by providing degrees and certificates for working adults, professional and workforce development, youth and community programs, and resources for business.

Whether you are looking for positive enrichment, an extra challenge or college preparation for your child, one of the following UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education programs will fit your family’s needs this summer.

Architectural Design Camp: Build Your Dream Home
June 20-24, Eau Claire
Students who are entering grades 6-9 can explore the world of residential and landscape architecture. Participants will start with learning basic architectural concepts, history, styles and vocabulary, and then design their “dream home” using home-design software.

Summer Institute
June 20-30, Chippewa Falls
July 11-21, Eau Claire
From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more, Summer Institute makes learning fun for your elementary-age child. Join us for hands-on activities, new friends and learning adventures!

Materials Science and Engineering Camps
July 11-15, July 18-22 and July 25-29, Eau Claire
Interested in science, engineering or medicine? Materials Science camps are offered in nanotechnology, electron microscopy or 3D printing. Grades 6-8 or 9-12.

Wound Treatment Associate Online Program
July 23, online
Through the convenience of online learning, this program will provide education on daily patient monitoring, pressure ulcer prevention and basic wound management to improve outcomes for your patients.

ACT Test Preparation
July 25-Aug. 2, Eau Claire
Aug. 21-Oct. 9, Eau Claire
This program will help students in grades 10-12 who are looking to score higher on the ACT exam. Participants will take two official, retired ACT exams, write a practice essay, complete sample exercises and skill drills, and learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints.

Mentoring for Professional Impact
July 27, Eau Claire
Discover strategies for guiding effective mentor/mentee relationships. Explore innovative approaches to building and evaluating mentoring programs tied to performance metrics.

Finding Strengths in Generational Differences
Aug. 17, Eau Claire
Refresh your skills or start at the beginning. This course will teach you how to manage a multigenerational workforce. Effectively address and make the generational differences in your company work for you.

For complete program details, visit the Continuing Education website or call 715-836-3636.

Photo caption: Will Schaller ’14, a UW-Eau Claire elementary education graduate, is a Summer Institute teacher. View Will’s story here.