Dr. Kata McCarville (center), UIU associate professor of geosciences, educates area children about dinosaur habits during the 2012 Upper Iowa University summer camp.
FAYETTE, Iowa (May 8, 2013) – Sign up is under way for an action-packed, one-day summer camp at Upper Iowa University Thursday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Children in grades 1-9 will have the opportunity to explore the world of robotics and technology, as well as delve into the past to discover fossils and how the Volga River valley was made! Activities for the day hosted by the mathematics and information technology departments also include game programming and virtual reality, while the geoscience department will also feature geology and macro-invertebrates.
There is no cost to attend this day camp, and lunch is provided courtesy of the Upper Iowa University mathematics and information technology departments.
Space is extremely limited. The camp is open to 10 children in grades 1-4 (ages 6-9) for Group 1 and 20 children in grades 5-9 (ages 10-14) in Group 2. Sign up by emailing Dr. Jim Jacobs, UIU assistant professor of information technology, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jim Jacobs (back), UIU assistant professor of information technology, poses with last year's younger group after a fun session programming Scribble the Robot.
About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to some 6,200 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.