Register now for Do It Yourself Mondays Day Camp

By Chrissy Karrer | Published Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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The Wise County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office is hosting a Do It Yourself Day Camp on Mondays this summer. Join us as we create new treasures by recycling old, learn the basics (and create something fun) in Sewing 101, get your hands dirty while gardening, experience life as a robotic and rocket engineer, become mad scientists and create culinary masterpieces in the kitchen.

The cost is $15 per session or $80 for all seven sessions. The D.I.Y Monday Day Camp is open to all youth ages 8 to 12 and will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on the Tuesdays listed below.


  • June 10 – Kitchen Smarts
  • June 17 – Green Thumb
  • June 24 – Sewing 101
  • July 1 – Mad Scientists
  • July 8 – Upcycle, Recycle
  • July 22 – Rocketry and Robotics
  • July 29 – Chef Camp

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


There will be a teacher workshop held at Weatherford College Wise County 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17-18. Cost is $30, and teachers will receive continuing education units at the end of the training.

The workshop is open to all teachers and child care providers that work with youth in kindergarten through eighth grade. The workshops will be filled with fun, hands-on activities that are lessons from the various curriculum offered by the Texas Farm Bureau, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the 4-H program.

The workshop will focus on soil and plant science, recycling, bullying, life cycles, water conservation, mobile classrooms and health and nutrition, among other things.

To register, call the Extension office at 940-627-3341, or email for the registration form.

Chrissy Karrer is a Wise County Extension agent.

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