UIS to host summer enrichment day camp program

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SPRINGFIELD - University of Illinois - Springfield officials have announced that the school will host a summer enrichment day camp program for students in first through sixth grades on June 22 through June 26.

The camp, titled "Camp Invention," will be held at the Founders & University Hall on the university's campus from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Camp Invention will focus on creativity and innovation, while helping build participants' teamwork, self-esteem, persistence, and goal-setting skills.

Participants will be encouraged to use their imagination in many ways that they normally don't get to, like coming up with creative solutions real-world challenges, building and taking apart different items, and exploring several kinds of technology.  Students will also use their skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a fun and creative atmosphere.

Officials request that students be registered for this program by March 20.  To register, visit www.campinvention.org.  For more information on this program, contact UIS Professor Bapat at (217) 206-7744.
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