University of Arkansas Spring Literacy Camp Registration Open
Registration is now open for children to enroll in the Spring Literacy Camp of the U of A Clinic for Literacy.
The camp will meet for 10 Thursdays after school beginning in early February. The camp is open to kindergarteners through sixth-graders. The fee is $99 per child and includes a snack at each session.
This year, the hours have been modified to include the expanded instruction and to make drop-off more convenient.
Students will receive 30 minutes of small group instruction and an hour of one-on-one instruction.
The tentative dates are:
- February 6, 13, 27
- March 5, 12, 19
- April 2, 9, 16
- Parent conferences April 30
The camp is held on campus in Peabody Hall. Each child is paired with a U of A graduate education student, matched to target learning areas in reading and/or writing that need the most improvement or enrichment, clinic coordinator Linda Eilers said. One-on-one, individualized and closely monitored tutoring ensures students' unique needs are met. Participants receive literacy lessons from the teacher candidates and also interact with other students on their developmental levels.
The clinic also offers a literacy camp each summer and fall. Students at public or private schools as well as home-schoolers are welcome.
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The U of A supports these transferring students with scholarship opportunities like the Arkansas Transfer Achievement Scholarship, as well as guides to course equivalencies and transfer planning.
This program is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from any discipline and includes a paid, 12-week assignment with a host organization. Apply by Friday, Nov. 13.