McNeese State University Leisure Learning
is offering "A STEAM Adventure” summer program as part of its Kids College from
May 28-Aug. 10 for children entering grades 1-8.
The 11-week program
will offer activities, projects and field trips for students interested in
engineering, nature, forensics, airplanes and rockets, physical science,
chemistry and so much more. The program is offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday with early drop off/late pick up available.
Each week will
feature a separate theme and will offer children the opportunity to participate
in hands-on and outdoor activities, as well as visit Lake Charles landmarks,
museums and exhibits. "Students can pick and choose their weeks based on the
topic or sign up for all 11 weeks,” says May Gray, coordinator of Leisure
Learning at McNeese.
middle school certified teachers, as well as local and international McNeese
students from various disciplines, will provide an environment of enrichment
and fun to keep students engaged and learning over the summer.
program is education focused – but we never want the kids to know it!” says Gray.
"This is a fabulous campus with so much to offer and we want the children of
the community to come and experience it. It’s a great opportunity for them to
make friends, as well as to improve academic, artistic or physical skills and
expand their horizons.”
is $85 with a 20 percent discount if participants register before April 30. Cost
is $189 per week. There is a discounted price for each additional child, as
well as discounts for multi-week enrollment. For more information, visit www.mcneese.edu/leisure
or call the leisure learning office at 337-475-5616.
needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act
should contact the ADA Coordinator at 3374755428, voice; 3374755960, fax;
3375624227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.