Summer Fun Club offers hands-on activities for children

KEARNEY – The Child Development Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is accepting enrollments for its 12-week summer childcare program, which includes its Summer Fun Club.

The program at the childcare facility on campus includes minicamps for children completing kindergarten through third grade and includes a variety of activities.

Children will visit departments on campus for educational and hands-on activities in areas of biology, construction management, aeronautics, swimming and theater.

Each week starts with a trip to the library, where children will participate in story time and check out books. Weekly activities culminate with a Friday trip to Harmon Park for sack lunches and park activities.

The program includes daily lunches at UNK dining services Chartwell, as well as breakfast and snacks at the Child Development Center.

Summer Fun Club’s room is based on the second floor of the Otto Olsen building at UNK.

The program runs May 22 through Aug. 13 and costs $130 per child, with one week of vacation given. A $25 enrollment fee is charged to families new to the Child Development Center. The facility is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Those enrolling must participate in the full 12-week childcare problem. For enrollment paperwork or more information, contact Jo Cordova at 308-865-8534.


Source: Jo Cordova, 308.865.1576,
Writer: Todd Gottula, 308.865.8454,

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