Let your child say “Nĭ hăo” to Mandarin Chinese this summer at the University of Houston-Clear Lake Kids U language camp Making Friends with Mandarin Chinese.
The camp allows children to have fun while learning a new language through games and activities. Sessions will be held 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 7-10 and July 14-17 in the university’s Arbor Building, room 1310.
Campers will work closely with their instructor to learn the alphabet, tone and pronunciation, greetings, playful words and how to order in a Chinese restaurant.
The camp is designed for children who have completed kindergarten through the fifth grade. The registration fee is $129 per child. For information, visit kidsu.uhcl.edu.
Fall tutoring sessions for children now registering
Registration is open for UHCL’s School of Education’s fall reading, writing and study skills tutoring sessions. The one-on-one sessions are designed for children who are reading at least one, but no more than three, grade levels below their actual grade. Two sessions are being offered — 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays from Sept. 15 to Nov. 3 and 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 16 to Nov. 4.
The tutoring sessions will include diagnostic assessments to determine strengths and needs, a plan of action to increase students’ skills, student progress meetings, a final conference and a final progress report. Tutoring is administered by highly qualified School of Education students and supervised by university faculty.
All sessions will be in the university’s Arbor Central Building, Room 1300.01. The cost for each session is $300 per child.
University closed July 4
UHCL will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day. No classes will meet, and all offices, including UHCL’s Alfred R. Neumann Library, will be closed. The library will be open 1-5 p.m. July 5.
For information about the university, visit www.uhcl.edu. For any emergencies during the holiday, call the UHCL Police Department, 281-283-2222.