Craig education briefs for June 13, 2015: Day camp highlights creative technology tools for kids
Craig — The DigiDog Day Camp will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24 at Craig Middle School for students entering the second- through sixth-grade.
“Students will choose 3 learning sessions packed with creative tech tools where they will work in teams to solve problems and showcase their learning at the end of the day with campfire stories,” according to the registration website.
The cost is $35 per student, which includes all technology and supplies. Students will need to bring a packed lunch and snack, as well as a water bottle.
Register online at https://www.smore.com/cw9tk-digidog-day-camp?ref=email-content#w-3236980050 or email Sara Linsacum for more information at email@example.com.
Moffat County Book Mobile offers free books
The Moffat County Book Mobile offers free books for parents and children at locations throughout Craig every Wednesday this summer.
Parents are invited to visit the book mobile to pick out one book each time. Those that bring back books to exchange can select two books per visit. Donations of old books are also welcome.
The Book Mobile will stop at the following locations on Wednesday:
• 9 to 9:45 a.m. — Skate Park
• 10 to 10:45 a.m. — City Park
• 11 to 11:45 a.m. — Cedar Mountain Park
• Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Corner of 4th Street and Tucker across from Alpine Apartments
Boys and Girls Club offers summer youth choir
Keri Rusthoi will be directing a summer youth choir at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays June 8 through August 17. The choir will perform a concert for the public at the end of the summer.
For more information, contact Kari at the Boys & Girls Club at 970-826-0411.
Library Summer Reading Program offers prizes for kids
Moffat County Libraries’ Summer Reading Program is in full swing and will run through Aug. 7.
The youth program’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” Participants color in a star for every 25 pages or for every one book read. There are three levels with 20 boxes, and kids can select a prize at the library for each level completed. Parents can also color one star for every two books read to a child.
The teen program’s theme is “Escape the Ordinary,” and works similarly to the youth program, except that teens check a box for every 100 pages read.
Sign up online or at the library to participate. Access to e-books, magazines and audiobooks is also available online at http://www.colorado.gov/moffatcounty.gov. Click “Departments,” then “Library.”
The library will also host its summer Youth Club for ages 8 and up from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Craig branch at 570 Green St.
Summer story times will run at 10 and 11 a.m. Thursdays at the back of the library.
For more information, call 970-824-5116.
Wyman Museum offers Summer Nature Camp for kids
Wyman Living History Museum’s Summer Nature Camp is now open for registration for ages 3 to 13.
Classes are held once per week on either Tuesdays or Thursdays in June and July. Classes fill quickly; visit the museum to register.
Volunteers are also needed to help run the camp. Contact the museum at 970-824-6346 for more information about volunteering or about the camp.
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