Summer is for fun, and kids will find plenty of it in the numerous classes just for youngsters this June, July and August at Nicolet College.
“All of the classes are filled with hands-on activities that will have children learning a wide range of skills in a fun-filled environment,” said Sandy Kinney, executive director of college and community initiatives at Nicolet.
The Summer Discovery 2012 series includes the week-long College Camp for students entering sixth through ninth grade; Lego Camps for students entering first through third grade and fourth through eighth grades; and an assortment of Kids Classes for children from 3 to 12 years old.
For registration information on any of the offerings described below, visitnicoletcollege.edu and click on the Youth Summer Programs link in the right-hand column of the homepage.
Northwoods 6th through 9th graders will explore a wide variety of different careers at the perennial favorite College Camp June 18 to 22 on Nicolet’s Rhinelander campus.
The popular Lego Camp will return this summer to the Rhinelander campus and expand to include a camp at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua as well.
Who doesn’t love playing Capture the Flag or Kick the Can? These games and others will be the focus of the Backyard Games class for fourth through ninth graders. Sessions will run for nine consecutive Tuesdays, starting June 5, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the Northwoods Center – 116 on the Rhinelander campus. Cost is $43.90.
Kids Kayak with a Twist is an annual favorite that turns the abundance of lakes in the region into natural waterparks. Along with kayaking, kids will also be introduced to the sport of stand-up paddleboarding.
The culinary arts will be the focus of two other offerings, both geared for children ages 9 to 12.
In Cooking Camp for Kids, students will be in Nicolet’s newly remodeled culinary arts kitchen learning hands-on how to prepare simple dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Culture Through Cooking will be held in Eagle River and take students around the world as they prepare ethnic meals and learn about different countries.
For more information, visit nicoletcollege.edu.