MARINETTE — The College 4 Kids sessions offered by UW–Marinette Continuing Education Department will begin with the Theatre Camp, which will run from June 18 to 22 and participants will learn the aspects of being part of a production in the theatre setting which will include auditioning, theatre language, stage presence, costuming and set creation. Annie KIDS will be performed for the public at the conclusion of this session. 

Gifted and Talented Week will run from July 9 to 13 with the focus on science, psychology and Spanish where participants will explore the unusual world of science, learn about biology and chemistry through labs and demonstrations with topics that include matter, the human body, chemical reactions and slime science as well as study the human mind, behavior, conduct mini experiments, explore sleep and dreams, problem solving, sensation and perception, helping others, animal behaviors and more. Students will also be taught Spanish greetings, numbers, colors and clothing in an interactive and collaborative environment.

Hands-on Fun Week runs from Aug. 13 to 17 where the basics of American Sign Language will be taught including introductions, fingerspelling and feelings. The robotics portion will introduce students to skills such as sketching, measurements, teamwork, problem-solving, reading diagrams, meeting criteria and other skills needed to be successful in STEM careers through class discussion and projects. Students will interact with robots used in competitions as well as underwater robots (ROVs), Raspberry Pi’s, Arduinos and other technology. They will then be able to go outdoors and participate in two-hand touch rugby, ultimate frisbee, kubb and netball.

All camps are held Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a cost of $140 each and includes necessary materials, breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt. For more information and to register, persons may call 715-504-3303 or visit www.marinette.edu/ce.