What Are Your Kids Doing This Summer?

4-15-2016 5-09-09 PMGuess what? It is only 25 days until the last day of school! My, how time flies. It seems like we just barely got finished with Christmas and New Year’s.

This year, the Center for Lifelong Learning will be offering several new camps. Be sure to watch backpacks for the announcement going home from schools or the News-Courier for a Sunday insert. Or you can check out our website – www.athens.edu/CLL – for more information. You can always call us at 256-233-8260 and we will mail on to you.

Here is what we are offering:

ARCHERY CAMP is for ages 8-12. It will be held June 6-10, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at Carter Gym on the Athens State Campus. Boys and girls are welcome to spend a week with us learning everything you ever wanted to know about archery. Camp is limited to 20 students.

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FROM COWS TO COTTON is an introduction to agriculture for ages 8-12. It is scheduled June 13-16, from 9:00 am – 12 noon. We will start out at the Center for Lifelong Learning and visit local farms to learn about raising animals and crops. Camp is limited to 12 students.

SMART PHOTOGRAPHY will use your smart devices to take pictures around town. This camp is for ages 10 and up. It is scheduled June 20-24, 9:00 am – 12 noon. Camp is limited to 15 students.

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STOP MOTION ANIMATION is an opportunity to make your own movies. This camp is designed for ages 8-13. It will be held June 20-24, from 1:00pm – 4:00 pm. Don’t miss this change to be your own movie producer. Camp is limited to 12 students.

4-15-2016 5-09-28 PMCHESS CAMP is for ages 8-12. It is an opportunity to learn game strategies and how the pieces move. Camp will be held July 11-15, from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. This camp is limited to 30 students.

ART EXPLORERS is for ages 8-12. This camp is an exploration of art mediums. Camp is scheduled July 11 – 15, from 9:00 pm – 12:00 pm. This camp is limited to 15 students.

THE GREAT BRICK ADVENTURE is for ages 5-13. Camp is scheduled July 18-22, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Like Stop Motion Animation, this camp is co-sponsored with Bricks 4 Kidz. It is a chance to build adventures with LEGO bricks and is sure to be lots of fun. Camp is limited to 20 students.

GROSS SCIENCE is a fun exploration of the slimy, smelly, and weird things that happen in the human body. Camp is for ages 8-12 and will be held July 25-27, 9:00 am – 12 noon.

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ANCIENT ART will be held at the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur. There are three weeks available depending on your age. Camp is for 5-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds or ages 12 and up. Each camp is limited to 20 students.

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Center for Lifelong Learning – 121 South Marion Street, Athens, AL 35611 – 256-233-8262
By: Wanda Campbell