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UD for Kids celebrates 19th year

DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- University of Dubuque summer courses, US for KIDS began Monday. It's the 19th year students have had the opportunity to take fun courses at UD. This years program being young students to campus during the weeks of June 21-25 for grades; June 28-July 2 for grades 3-4.  The course will also run July 12-16 for grades 5-7.  Clashes are held each day from 12:30-4:00 p.m. 

UD for KIDS offers summer academic enrichment through innovative hands-on learning experiences. The program was developed to meet the needs of academically talented and gifted students in the tri-state area.

Each student selects two classes from a variety of choices. The small classes are taught by instructors who inspire student discovery and encourage teamwork - collaborative learning - in areas such as creative arts, math/computers, science, humanities/social studies, writing, and music.

"We are thrilled to celebrate another UD for KIDS summer session! We are celebrating 19 years of serving gifted and talented students in the tri-state area. Our all-time favorite classes, such as Simply Slimy Really Gooey, Wacky and Wild Investigations, Cooking Kids, May It Please the Court, American Dolls, and Floating Down the Muddy Mississippi, join a few new classes including: Mini Musical, Drum Circle, Jeepers Creepers, Busy Bead Weaving Bowls, Nurse Force, UD Kids Iron Chef, and Garage Band Composers," UD for KIDS coordinator, Cheryl Werner said.

For further information please contact Cheryl Werner, coordinator, UD for KIDS, at 563.589.3221 or Kristi (Brachman) Lynch, director of public information, at 563.589.3267

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