From dinosaurs to spaceships, children's summer camp offers it all

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Campus Kids camp features weekly themes.

KALAMAZOO—Western Michigan University's Children's Place Learning Center is enrolling school-aged children for its 2013 Summer Program. The program begins June 3 and continues through Aug. 30. Parents may sign up children by the week, or for the entire summer. Enrollment is limited, so those interested are urged to register early while space is available.

School-age children participate in the Campus Kids summer theme camp. Children who have completed kindergarten through age 9 are eligible. Campus Kids focuses on a different theme each week. During the week, the children work on projects related to that theme. Summer themes include learning about dinosaurs, blasting off into space, creating a Campus Kids museum and more. Supplemental to the projects are a variety of field trips and activities on campus.

WMU faculty and staff who sign up children until March 31 will receive 10 percent off summer tuition. Weekly rates are $188.

Center hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Special childcare arrangements are available before the summer program start date, and regular learning programs are available for children aged 18 months to 5 years. Hourly rates are $5.16 for WMU students, $6.20 for faculty and staff and $6.70 for the community.

For more information or to register, call (269) 387-2277 or visit wmich.edu/childcare/campuskids.html.

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