PHONE: (313) 593-5644
DATE: Feb. 6, 2004
Child Center to hold open house for summer programs
DEARBORN---The Early Learning and Child Development Center on the University
of Michigan-Dearborn campus will host an open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
on Wednesday, Feb. 18 in Room 1031 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and
Letters Annex Building, located south of UM-Dearborn's former Student
Services Building, reached via
the campus's Fair Lane Drive west of Evergreen Road.
The open house is an opportunity for parents to learn about the center's
toddler, preschool and kindergarten programs, as well as special summer
camps scheduled for July and August. The UM-Dearborn center is accredited
by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The center will host two
activity camps this summer for children entering kindergarten through
A "Campus Adventures" camp will be held weekdays from 9 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. July 12-July 23. Children will experience two weeks of hands-on
adventures centered around various departments on the UM-Dearborn campus,
including pond study in the Natural Areas and trail walks near the Environmental
Interpretive Center, plus visits to the Wellness
Center, Mardigian Library,
Alfred Berkowitz Gallery and
the campus TV studio.
An "Around the World with Literature" camp will be held weekdays
from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 26 through August 6. Children will explore
multicultural activities, including Chinese blow painting, baking and
tasting bread from different countries, and reading African and Native
Parents will be able to view a presentation of the camps on the childrens'