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Registration open for fall children’s programs at WWU

Fourth- and fifth-grade students conduct an experiment on expanding gases during a Kids Night Out @ Western in 2015.
Fourth- and fifth-grade students conduct an experiment on expanding gases during a Kids Night Out @ Western in 2015. The Bellingham Herald

Registration is open for fall educational programs at Western Washington University focusing on children and youths.

Early Release Thursdays offers enrichment programs from 1:45-4:45 p.m. starting Oct. 6, when students in the Bellingham school district have half-days of class. Cost is $30 per session, $25 if registering for all seven sessions.

Kids Night Out @ Western features the topic of “Creative Construction” for first- through third-graders and fourth- and fifth-graders from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, with an optional swim session from 8:30-9:45 p.m. Cost is $25 for the academic session; $30 for academic session and swim.

GEMS Night Out for girls in third through eighth grades, focusing on engineering, math and science, features “Can You Dig It?” from 7-9:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. Cost is $30.

For information, contact WWU Youth Programs at wwu.edu/ee/youth or 360-650-3308.

Robert Mittendorf: 360-756-2805, @BhamMitty

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