Origami, paper quilling offered at Victoria College Kids College

Victoria College’s Kids College continues this month with a four-day session on Origami & Paper Quilling for children in grades 5-8.

The session will be held from 9 a.m.-noon, July 8-11, in the Victoria College Continuing Education Center, Room 100. The fee for the course is $95 per student. In this camp, students will learn an ancient and exotic art form. Changing a boring, flat piece of paper into a 3-dimensional shape is like magic. Students will also learn the art of paper quilling, a hobby that dates back to the 18th century.

Other Kids College sessions scheduled this summer are:

Basketball Skills Camp – for grades 5-8, $65
8-10 a.m., July 16 – 18 in the VC Sports Center  
This camp will be led by Abraham Garcia, St. Joseph High School basketball coach, who led the Flyers to an appearance at the 2011-12 TAPPS 4A Regional playoffs. Participants will be introduced to basketball skills, basic mechanics, fundamentals, and teamwork. Layups, shooting techniques, defense and structured game play will also be taught. The camps are designed to help participants develop their basketball potential, grow in character and have fun.

Volleyball Skills Camp – for grades 5-8, $65
10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., July 16 – 18 in the VC Sports Center  
This camp will be led by Allyson Griffin, St. Joseph High School co-head volleyball coach, who led the Lady Flyers to the 2012-13 TAPPS 4A State Championship Game. Participants will be introduced to fundamental skills, positions and team play. The camp is designed to help participants develop their volleyball potential, grow in character and have fun.

Exploring New Lands – for grades 4-6, $95
9 a.m.–noon, July 30-August 2 in the Museum of the Coastal Bend
 Join the Museum of the Coastal Bend and discover how people explored and settled Texas in days gone by and discover how people might explore new planets in the future. What would explorers take to a new land? How would they find it, and what would they do when they got there?

For more information or to register, contact the VC Workforce & Continuing Education Department at (361) 582-2528, email Mary.Pullin@VictoriaCollege.edu, or visit VictoriaCollege.edu/WCE.

Published: Wednesday, 03 July 2013
 

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