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Remember your first college campus, remember the people, remember the books, the vast possibilities and the freedom!  For our kids, that dream is not always a reality but for one day last week 9 kids got a taste of it.  Thanks to KU Edwards Campus Staff, our kids got to experience a university campus!  The day included browsing and setting up a window display in the bookstore – complete with a dog wearing sunglasses.  Students for the day enjoyed learning math and science can be fun with a Mobius strip, popsicle stick chain and an indoor cloud.  They worked together on The Marshmallow Challenge – the same activity challenge given to local CEO’s. We also learned about the history of basketball (yes, James A. Naismith and a peach basket). The day ended with kite making at the Confucius Institute. More importantly, the day ended with our kids feeling a sense of promise and optimism toward their futures – “I could climb these steps”, “ I could walk these halls”, and “I could maybe even receive that diploma” – one girl even went so far as to ask for and pick up an admissions packet to the School of Psychology Undergraduate Program, quite a takeaway from a KidsTLC Summer Activity!

College Campus Experience
College Campus Experience was last modified: June 10th, 2015 by KidsTLC