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UNT Insider | May 2012 issue | Grandparents University gives grandparents, grandchildren opportunity to learn together

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Grandparents University gives grandparents, grandchildren opportunity to learn together

From a UNT News Service press release


Grandparents University

Grandparents University.

In June 2012, grandparents and their grandchildren can study astronomy, stop-frame clay animation or a number of other subjects at UNT. 

Grandparents University®, a multi-generational summer camp learning experience, is back for its fourth year in 2012. The camp, which runs June 21-22, offers grandparents and their grandchildren, ages 7 through 12, the opportunity to attend classes together and earn a Grandparents University degree by "majoring" in two subject areas. The camp wraps up with a graduation ceremony in UNT's Gateway Center.

Subject areas include:

  • fingerprint identification
  • digital photography
  • creative art, veterinary medicine
  • robotics, astronomy
  • computer animation
  • jewelry making
  • chemistry
  • stop-frame clay animation
  • apparel merchandising and textiles in the fashion industry

Costs for Grandparents University range from $350 to $450. Grandparents and their grandchildren also have the option of spending the night in a UNT residence hall to experience college life.

Other optional activities include an evening swimming activity at no cost and a trip to Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch for an additional $15 per person.

For more information, contact UNT's Center for Achievement and Lifelong Learning at 940-565-2656 or Mary.Boydston@unt.edu. The deadline to register is June 19.

Leslie Wimmer with UNT News Service can be reached at Leslie.Wimmer@unt.edu.


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