Lee To Offer Free English Language Camp For Kids

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The Lee University English Language Center will offer a free English Language Camp for rising 1st–6th grade students, July 14-18, from 9 a.m.–2:45 p.m., in the Walker Memorial Building on Lee’s campus. 

The camp will focus on the development of writing, reading, speaking and listening skills through interactive crafts and activities.  All non-native English speaking children are welcome to attend. Lunch and snacks will be served daily.

Enrollment will be limited to the first 30 children who sign up, so early registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, contact Dr. Chris Blake, assistant professor of TESOL and Linguistics, at 614-8223 or cblake@leeuniversity.edu.

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