|Wellness Camp Adventure offered July 30 - Aug. 10|
The Wellness Center is hosting Wellness Camp Adventure from July 30 to Aug. 10. The camp will teach health and wellness to participants ages 9 to 12 and help young people discover and explore their talents, interests and values as they relate to personal well-being.
Youth participants will learn concepts of wellness and ways to promote these concepts through a variety of activities, such as:
• diabetes awareness and prevention
• fitness and nutrition
• a fun cooking class
• arts and crafts
• creative games
Through these recreational and educational activities, participants will learn problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills. Children also will be encouraged to relate to others and build their confidence by promoting all seven dimensions of wellness, which include physical, social, emotional, environmental, occupational, spiritual, and intellectual health.
The program is brought to you in part by the College of Nursing, Summer Programs and Events Council, Wellness Center, the Dakota Medical Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Donor-Advised fund and Wal-Mart. Nuananong Seal, assistant professor of the College of Nursing, and Sandi Luck, substance abuse prevention specialist of the Counseling Center/Wellness Center, will co-direct the program. Several UND students will also help facilitate the camp.
The program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The registration fee is $195 through July 20. A limited number of scholarships are also available, please inquire when registering. To register, call the UND Summer Events Office at 777-0841 or visit the web site at www.summer.und.edu for the program brochure and registration form.
-- Julie Bean, Summer Events Program Specialist, Division of Continuing Education, firstname.lastname@example.org, 701-777-0441