Lake Erie Center to host one-day mini-camps in August

July 21, 2015 | Events, UToday, Natural Sciences and Mathematics
By Cassandra DeYoung

The University of Toledo’s Lake Erie Center will hold one-day mini-camps Tuesday, Aug. 4, and Wednesday, Aug. 5, for incoming fourth- and fifth-graders.

web sci-camp-2015-RL-fullEach class will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Road in Oregon.

The science program is titled “Nature of Maumee Bay” and will feature laboratory exercises, art and outdoor activities focusing on DNA, the food chain, invasive species and more.

“We hope to foster interest in STEM fields, which are science, technology, engineering and mathematics,” said Rachel Lohner, education program manager at the Lake Erie Center. “This is a great opportunity for parents to get their kids to learn while having fun.”

Registration is $40 each and can be done online or by mail. Scholarships and sibling discounts are available. Class size is limited.

To register online or download a registration form, visit

For more information, contact Lohner at or 419.530.8364.

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