Extended U Offers Enrichment Opportunities for Children

Sept. 2, 1999

Extended University offers a wide variety of educational and enrichment opportunities that will start children in grades K-8 on a lifelong journey of adventure and discovery.

This fall, kids can track snakes, bats and other wild things, join a cave-crawling expedition and venture into the world of jazz.

Sunday Fun Days at Flandrau, cosponsored with the Flandrau Science Center, is for children ages 3 to 8 years of age.

Through integrated art and science activities, young scientists can embark on an exciting new
mission to explore our solar system and the physical sciences:

Young Engineers will be held Sundays, Sept. 19-Oct. 10, at $45 per child; Beginning Scientists will be held Sundays, Oct. 17-Nov. 7, at $45 per child.
SEEK Saturdays series is for children in grades K-8 and their parents. Children and parents team up to create memorable experiences the Performing Arts Adventures series, cosponsored with UApresents. The adventure is a series of pre-performance workshops and UApresents performances: including a Tap Dogs workshop, Mary Black workshop and Carnegie Hall jazz Band. All workshops coordinate with actual performances and are $35, which includes performance tickets.

The Outdoor Adventures series studies the natural wonders of southern Arizona.
Bats, Snakes and the Cave Crawler workshops are $20-$35 each on Saturdays beginning Oct. 2.

The Whose Bread Plate Is It Anyway? allows children in grades K-8 to discover the answer to this and other perplexing dining-etiquette questions. A special luncheon will be held just for kids at the historic Manning House on Saturday, Nov. 6, for $40 per child.

For more information on these programs, or for a complete listing of fall 1999 Extended University children's and family programs offerings, call 626-4444. Early bird discounts are available.