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Do It Yourself Mondays Day Camp begins June 18

By Chrissy Karrer | Published Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Wise County Extension office is hosting a Do It Yourself Day Camp on Mondays this summer. Join us as we create new treasures by recycling old gear learning about water, getting our hands dirty while gardening, learning how to build and launch rockets, becoming Mad Scientists and creating culinary masterpieces in the kitchen. The cost is $15 per session or $60 for all five sessions. The D.I.Y. Monday Day Camp is open to all youth ages 8 to 12 and will be held 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the Mondays listed below.

D.I.Y. MONDAYS DAY CAMP SCHEDULE

  • June 18 – Upcycle, Recycle
  • July 9 – Wild About Water and Plants
  • July 16 – Up, Up, and Away (Rocketry)
  • July 23 – Mad Scientists
  • July 30 – Kitchen Boot Camp

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 teacher workshop held at the Extension office 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, and Wednesday, July 25. Cost is $10. The workshop is open to all teachers and childcare providers that work with youth in kindergarten through eighth grade. The workshops will be filled with fun, hands-on activities that are lessons out of the various curriculum offered by the Texas Farm Bureau, Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the 4-H program. The workshop will focus on soil and plant science, bullying, life cycles, water conservation, mobile classrooms, health and nutrition and everything in between.

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

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