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July 16, 2014

Happy Campers

One more week for VSU summer camps

VALDOSTA — Each week since Memorial Day, Valdosta State University has been holding week-long kids summer camps. Next week will be the final week for kids to participate in the VSU summer camp program, and there are several fun camps from which to choose. Whether your interests are Broadway or building, culinary or science, kids are sure to find a program perfect for them.

— The following camps are being held 9 a.m.-noon, July 21-25, VSU Center for Continuing Education.

Awesome Artists

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn simple techniques to create artwork using oil pastel, pastel, watercolor, and acrylic painting techniques.

Dino Dig

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about dinosaurs while engaging in projects, crafts, and games.

City Builders

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will construct mini communities using common supplies and learning about architectural concepts and techniques.

Broadway Bound

Target Population:

Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will get vocal and drama coaching in this musical theater camp. Families will be invited to see the show at the end of the week.

Mad Scientists Section B

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Participants will conduct experiments, use microscopes, and dissect owl pellets.

Rainforest Art

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will create artwork with a rainforest theme using oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints

Cool Treats

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will learn kitchen skills, such as measuring and reading recipes while making and sampling no-bake treats.

For more information on these camps, visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/. Walk-in registrations for these camps will be accepted through Monday morning, or parents can call to register their children by Friday afternoon. To register for a camp, call (229)245-6484.

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