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Kids in College summer program offers summer enrichment for children at Ohio University Chillicothe

Ohio University Chillicothe will host its annual Kids in College summer program from June 3 –14.

Kids in College is a summer enrichment program for students interested in the sciences, arts, languages, and history. A group of enthusiastic, imaginative instructors, business owners, and college faculty offer hands-on learning opportunities as part of the program.

"We're excited to welcome kids to our campus for two weeks filled with learning and excitement," said Ann Holmes, administrative specialist at OHIO Chillicothe. "Kids in College gives children an opportunity to explore questions and find answers, discover new interests, flex their creativity, and have fun while making meaningful connections."

Kids in College offers a diverse range of experiences for participating children who will learn, explore and discover in small groups with the support of caring instructors. Registration is open through May 28. The fee for each class is $38 and some classes may also require material fees. Kids in College t-shirts can be ordered for $12.

Throughout the program, participants will engage in a variety of activities including pickleball, art, theater, STEM, archeology, history, gymnastics and swimming.

Week one classes include Creative Adventures with Taylor Bonner, Pickleball with Jeanie Dalton, Summer State with Lex Nussbaum, Flip and Dive at the YMCA, Summertime Sweets at Nellie Dog, and Thinking Like a Scientist with Dr. Michael Koop.

Week two classes include Archeology for Kids at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, 19th Century Activities at Worthington Mansion, STEM Plus Art with Jennie Domo, Summertime Sweets at Nellie Dog, and Flip and Dive at the YMCA.

With its diverse program offerings and commitment to fostering holistic development, Kids in College at Ohio University Chillicothe offers an unforgettable experience for young learners.

For more information, see the Kids in College web page.

May 20, 2024
Staff reports