Summer is here for Bosque County’s students! This year we have an exciting opportunity for to learn some new skills and take on fun challenges during our Summer Fun Days. Summer Fun Days will be held the first four Tuesdays in July from 8am-12:45pm. Registration is open to students entering 3rd-6th grades. Each day will focus on a new topic, and students will have a chance for fun, hands-on learning experiences.
July 2: Food Challenge – Students will learn about nutrition, kitchen safety, basic cooking skills, and food safety. Teams of students will compete in a Food Challenge contest, similar to Iron Chef.
July 9: Photography – Students will learn the basics of photography, photo editing, and online media. They will get to put their new skills to use in a Photography Scavenger Hunt!
July 16: Outdoor Challenge – This adventure-packed day will take place at the Meridian State Park, where students will learn about kayaking, knot tying, fishing, camping, orienteering, and wildlife identification. Teams of students will compete in an Outdoor Challenge contest to practice their new skills.
July 23: Wildlife Habitat Evaluation – Guest speaker, Dayton Isaacs, a Game Warden with Texas Parks and Wildlife, will teach students wildlife terms, how to identify common wildlife food, and wildlife habitats. Students will participate in a nature hike to identify local wildlife.
You can register your child online at https://bosque.agrilife.org or call the Extension office at 254-435-2331. The registration is $15 for all four days. Registration is limited to the first 40 students on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline is June 25.