Summer thespian camp available to children
The Durango Arts Center performing arts Applause! program will present the summer art camp “Lil’ Thespians” from 9 to 11 a.m. from July 14 to July 18 and Aug. 4 to Aug. 8.
The camp is for kids ages 3-5 and costs $80 for DAC members and $90 for nonmembers. These camps will foster the imagination with structured acting, movement and improvisation games. The children will play at creating characters using props, costumes and face painting. People can register for more than one session.
For more information, visit www.DurangoArts.org or call 259-2606.
Southwest Studies to offer lecture series
The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College will offer a new summer lecture series beginning with Jay Harrison’s talk called “Jews, Christians and Moors in the Southwest Borderlands: Persistence of Religion and Culture” at 1:30 p.m. today in the center’s Lyceum Room.
The lecture series, including wide-ranging topics, will be offered about every other week.
For more information, call 247-7456 or visit http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu.
Animas High School announces campus work day
Animas High School announces these events:
Registration for the 2014-15 school year continues. Students interested in attending AHS can call the school at 247-2474, ext. 2307.
A campus work day will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. July 8. Animas students, faculty members, families and community members are welcome to join.
Camp Invention to be held at Riverview Elementary
Camp Invention, a summer enrichment day camp supported by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame, will be held from June 23 to June 27 at Riverview Elementary School.
The weeklong camp for students entering grades one to six encourages using science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun and creative atmosphere.
Camp Invention’s new curriculum for 2014 called “Morphed!” immerses students in hands-on activities, such as building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and disassembling electronics to build an insect-themed pinball machine.
For more information and to register, visit www.campinvention.org. To learn more about the limited number of need-based scholarships still available, call Jill Stone at (970) 317-4207.