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Fun with Food
CAMP GOAL: To provide an opportunity for children to be involved with food from the farm to the table.CAMP OBJECTIVES: Children will: Become acquainted with food and food production; Be exposed to new foods and flavors; Utilize math skills through measuring;Utilize reading skills to follow recipes; Utilize time management and planning skills in meal preparation; Understand importance of food safety; Participate in games to promote learning and physical activity.CAMP INSTRUCTORS: Sylvia Byrd and local Chefs along with nutrition graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion will lead the camp.
Date:June 15-19, 2015
Time:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Who is eligible: Children entering 3rd - 6th grade
Special Restrictions:
Camp Type:Day Camp
Sponsoring Unit: Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
Other Information: Mississippi State University as a land grant institution has a rich history in teaching, research, and service related to agriculture. As a society we have been removed from agricultural production. Research has shown the importance of hands on experiences with foods and consumption by children, especially fruit and vegetables. The Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion Department is very excited to offer for the ninth year a summer camp for children. The camp provides an opportunity for children to experience food production, processing, and preparation. We look forward to seeing you in June for Fun with Food summer camp.
Cost: Camp costs $250 per child and includes tee shirt, meals, snacks, and field trips. Enrollment is limited to 30 children with a June 5th deadline for registration.
Contact: Sylvia Byrd
Box 9805
Mississippi State, MS 39762
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Wacky Wheels
PROGRAM FULL - NO MORE APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED. Description: Students will creatively build and modify different vehicles including everyday vehicles, concept cars, construction machines, and more using our unique LEGO kits. Learning will include concepts of friction, forces, motion, aerodynamics, problem solving and communication. Cost is $140.00 (including $25.00 non-refundable application fee). Cost: $140.00 - includes a snack, t-shirt and supplies Application and application fees must be submitted by May 1, 2014.
Date:July 7-11, 2014
Time:9 am - noon daily
Who is eligible: Students who will be in grades 1-3 during the 2014-2015 school year.
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Camp Type:Day Camp
Sponsoring Unit: College of Engineering
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Cost: Cost: $140.00 - includes a snack, t-shirt and supplies (including $25.00 non-refundable application fee).
Contact: Eric Heiselt
200 McCain Hall
Msstate, MS 39762
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