Do It Yourself Tuesdays Day Camp

By Chrissy Daniel | Published Thursday, June 2, 2011

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The Wise County Extension office is hosting a Do It Yourself Day Camp on Tuesdays this summer. Join us as we create a popover skirt, get creative with jewelry making and crafts, learn how to make jelly and pies and get our hands dirty while doing Junior Master Gardener Activities.

The cost is $15 per session or $40 for all four sessions. The D.I.Y Tuesday Day Camp is open to all youth ages 8 to 12 and will be held 1 to 5 p.m. on the Tuesdays listed below. The first session, Construct a Popover Skirt will consist of a Tuesday and Wednesday, and participants will need to contact the Extension office for a list of materials to bring.

D.I.Y Tuesdays Day Camp Schedule

  • June 21 and 22 – Construct a Popover Skirt
  • June 28 – Crafts: Jewelry Making and Recycle Denim
  • July 19 – Learn to Preserve Jelly and Make a Pie from Scratch
  • July 26 – Junior Master Gardener Activities

Call the Extension office at (940) 627-3341 to sign up for D.I.Y. Camp. Pre-registration is due on Friday before each session.

Teacher Workshop

There will be a free teacher workshop held at the Extension office 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 14. The workshop is open to all teachers and child care providers that work with youth in kindergarten through eighth grade. The day will be filled with fun, hands-on activities that are lessons out of the various curriculum offered by Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the 4-H program. The day will focus on soil and plant science, bullying, life cycles, mobile classrooms, health and nutrition and everything in between.

To register, call the Extension office, (940) 627-3341, or email me at and provide your name, email address, address, school and grade you teach. Please make sure to send contact information that is good for the summer months.

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