FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2013
Ivy Tech summer camps for kids in Orleans – Last chance to register
Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington is offering summer camps for children in grades K-6 at Burton-Kimble Farms in Orleans, beginning June 11. Friday, June 7, is the last chance to register for “Summer Songs, Games and Musical Instruments.”
Register by June 7 for “Summer Songs, Games and Musical Instruments.” This two-day camp will be held on June 11 and 13 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Activities on June 11 will focus on fun and easy old-fashioned games and crafts. Activities on June 13 will focus on songs, chants, and dances. Children will make musical instruments from recycled objects and learn simple tunes and chants. They will also learn circle games, a square dance, and a German folk dance. Children should wear comfortable shoes. Registration ends June 7. Camp cost is $39, and includes healthy snacks each day.
Register now for “Summer Science for Kids.” This three-day camp will be held July 9 through 11 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.. The theme of day 1 activities is “All About Owls.” Children will study owl habits, and get an up-close look at how they work. They will learn about the prey/predator relationship by studying bones and skulls of many animals, and dissect an owl pellet. The theme of day 2 activities is “Birds.” Children will learn about birds: how they fly, what they eat, and where they live. They will study how weather affects them and how they survive. They will also make a bird house to take home. The theme of day 3 activities is “Butterflies.” Children will learn how to attract butterflies to a garden. They will study the stages of the butterfly life cycle and learn what they eat as they grow from egg to adult. They will also make a butterfly craft to take home. Camp cost is $49, and includes healthy snacks each day.
To register for summer camps at Burton- Kimble Farms, visit www.ivytech.edu/CLL and click on “Youth Summer Camps 2013”, or call (812) 330-6041. Burton-Kimble Farms is located at located at 2058 E. CR 800N in Orleans, Indiana, two miles east of SR37.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.