Monday, March 30, 2009

Another great idea of what to do with your grandchildren this summer!

What a great opportunity to spend some quality time with your grandchildren this summer!
http://www.unt.edu/call/call_grandparents.html
A fun-filled learning adventure is coming to the University of North Texas June 25-26, 2009. Grandparents University® features fun for all participants, according to Dr. Michael McPherson, program dean.During their time on campus, grandchildren (ages 7-12), along with their granpdarents, may choose from a variety of “majors” on topics, including:
Art
Music
Graphic Design
Emergency Administration and Planning
Spanish
Generational Research
Environmental Technologies
Astronomy
Merchandising
Criminal Justice
Participants have a one of a kind chance to live on-campus and explore UNT. Students will engage child-friendly, hands-on learning that results in a Grandparents University® “degree.”
The cost to attend for a grandparent/ grandchild combination is $260 without housing and $295 with housing.
For more info on any topic listed above, click here to be directed to the summaries page.
To view the schedule for June 25-26, 2009, click here.
To register, click here.
Grandparents University® gives multi-generational families the opportunity to experience college life together during the summer. It is also an optimal time to help alumni and other adults supportive of the UNT mission to become re-acquainted with the campus and to introduce their grandchildren to the many learning opportunities available at UNT.
The term Grandparents University® is a registered trademark of the United States Patent Office and is used with permission. Grandparents University® at the University of North Texas is based on the program which originated in 2001 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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