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For Immediate Release

May 12, 2008

CONTACT: Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King Fry at (419) 995-8671

Ohio State Lima Kidsí College now taking applications for June 11-13 event

Day camp blends top-knotch learning experiences with fun and motivational activities

The Ohio State University at Lima will hold its third annual Kidsí College for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students June 11-13, 2008. The day camp is designed to provide a positive educational experience and foster a lifetime love of learning.

Participants will be able to choose from a variety of workshops each day. Some of the available topics will include Shout Out!, Here Be Dragons!, CSI: Lima, Whatís the Matter?, Jack the Dripper, Itís Hip to be Square, and Cartooning 101.

Fridayís events are designed to get the participants thinking smart by covering topics such as internet safety, a firefighterís demonstration, an Open House jam and a variety of other fun activities. The finale of the day is the traditional Kidsí College Closing Ceremonies that showcases all the wonderful things made and experienced at Kidsí College 2008.

Registrations are due May 16. Students who will be sixth, seventh, or eighth graders in Autumn 2008 are eligible for the camp. Brochures are now in the schools but participants may also pre-register online at lima.osu.edu/events/kidscollege.

The cost for all three days of Kidsí College camp is $60 per child and includes workshop supplies, morning and afternoon snacks, lunch and a T-shirt. Workshops will be limited to 20 students per class. The camp has slots for 120 participants, which will fill up fast.

To volunteer or for more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at (419) 995-8863 or Lynn Trinko at trinko.1@osu.edu. Kidsí College information can also be accessed on-line at lima.osu.edu/events/kidscollege.

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