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“College for Kids is expanding by offering programming in the winter as well as summer. It’s a great opportunity to keep kids busy and engaged doing something fun and educational.”
Amy Woodbeck, MSU’s professional & community education coordinator

University Communications

MSU’s College for Kids expands into winter

MINOT, N.D. – The Minot State University College for Kids program has added Winter 2017 Classes to its programing for the first time.

The classes are offered Dec. 27-29 at multiple venues on the MSU campus. The four classes offered this year are Business of Babysitting, The Art of YouTube Filmmaking, Catch Your Dreams, and Fitness Fun for Kids.

“College for Kids is expanding by offering programming in the winter as well as summer,” said Amy Woodbeck, MSU’s professional & community education coordinator. “It’s a great opportunity to keep kids busy and engaged doing something fun and educational.”

Business of Babysitting is a one-day event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 27, at Swain Hall 104. The camp is $45 and has a limit of 20 individuals. Instructor Jollene Haffner will present an informative camp, teaching how to properly do First Aid, CPR, and babysitting, and the roles and responsibilities of being a good babysitter. Hands-on teaching and role-playing will be used throughout the camp. This camp will run all day, please bring a sack lunch and the camp will take a 30-minute lunch break.

The Art of YouTube Filmmaking features instructors Eric Thoemke and Matt Maldonado of ND Strong. The class is from Dec. 27-29, 9 a.m. to noon in Swain Hall 109. The cost is $45 and there is a limit of 15. This camp will teach the process of setting up YouTube profiles, how to get subscribers, cameras, and how to properly film. By the end of the course each attendee should be able to film YouTube videos and have a direction for their channel.

Catch Your Dreams has two sessions, one on Dec. 27 and one on Dec. 28 both running from 1 to 4 p.m., in Old Main 104. Annette Mennem will teach both sections. The cost of the class is $35 and there is a limit of 10. In this exciting one-day camp, individuals will learn about Lakota & Ojibwe dream catcher tribal lessons and will learn to craft a dream catcher. Students will also make the connection that life goals and dream catcher making go hand in hand.

Fitness Fun for Kids will meet at the MSU Wellness Center Dec. 27-28 from 1 to 4 p.m. The class is limited to 20 individuals and the cost is $45. This camp is all about having fun while providing a variety of activities for kids of all fitness levels to participate in. Kids will enjoy being active while they rotate through various stations that include playing games, a climbing wall, yoga, calisthenics, agility, and much more. Students are asked to wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes, and to bring a water bottle.

Minot State’s summer College for Kids attracted over 325 area kids in 2017.

The deadline to register is Dec. 21 and each class has a limit for participants. For more information and to register, log on to www.msucollegeforkids.com.

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Published: 12/14/17



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