WWU Youth Programs Bringing ‘Grandparents U’ to Poulsbo This Summer
Contact: Kathy Johnson, Western Washington University Extended Education, (360) 394-2733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
POULSBO – Western’s Youth Programs will host “Grandparents U,” a unique intergenerational program that gives youth ages 7-14 an opportunity to work side-by-side with a grandparent during an enriching and educational experience, July 10 -11 at the Western Washington University Center at Olympic College in Poulsbo.
This is the first time the program has been offered on the peninsulas.
The two-day summer program facilitates a strong bonding experiences between grandparents and their grandchildren. Participants will explore popular topics taught by Western faculty. The available courses for summer 2014 include:
- Living Between the Tides – an exploration of the marine life and invertebrates that inhabit Liberty Bay, as well as a visitation of the Poulsbo Marine Science Center.
- Hoot, Hoot, Who Wants to Dissect Owl Pellets? – A study of the world of owls through their diet and digestion of the prey they eat, with emphasis on mapping owl habitats through Google Earth.
Registration is currently open and available online. Western Washington University and Olympic College alumni, faculty, and staff are eligible for discounts on selected programs.
For over three decades, students have been inspired to explore their educational and creative passions in a safe, lively college atmosphere. In addition to personal growth, Western Youth Programs encourages youth of all ages to consider higher education as a possibility for their own future.