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Origami, paper quilling offered at VC Kids College

By Victoria Advocate
July 6, 2013 at 2:06 a.m.

A four-day session of Victoria College Kids College will offer classes on  origami and paper quilling for children in fifth-eighth grades. The session will be from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday through Thursday in the Victoria College Continuing Education Center.

Victoria College's Kids College continues this month with a four-day session on origami and paper quilling for children in fifth-eighth grades.

The session will be 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday in the Victoria College Continuing Education Center, Room 100.

The fee for the course is $95 per student. Students will learn an ancient and exotic art form. Changing a boring, flat piece of paper into a 3-D shape is like magic. Students will also learn the art of paper quilling, a hobby that dates back to the 18th century.

Other sessions scheduled this summer are:

Basketball Skills Camp - for fifth-eighth grades, $65, 8-10 a.m. July 16-18 in the VC Sports Center.

This camp will be led by Abraham Garcia, St. Joseph High School basketball coach who led the Flyers to an appearance at the 2011-12 TAPPS 4A Regional playoffs. Participants will be introduced to basketball skills, basic mechanics, fundamentals and teamwork. Layups, shooting techniques, defense and structured game play will also be taught. The camps are designed to help participants develop their basketball potential, grow in character and have fun.

Volleyball Skills Camp - for fifth-eighth grades, $65, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. July 16-18 in the VC Sports Center.

This camp will be led by Allyson Griffin, St. Joseph High School volleyball coach, who led the Lady Flyers to the 2012-13 TAPPS 4A state championship game. Participants will be introduced to fundamental skills, positions and team play. The camp is designed to help participants develop their volleyball potential, grow in character and have fun.

Exploring New Lands - for grades fourth-sixth, $95, 9 a.m.-noon July 30-Aug. 2 in the Museum of the Coastal Bend.

Join the Museum of the Coastal Bend and discover how people explored and settled Texas in days gone by and how people might explore new planets in the future.

For more information or to register, contact the VC Workforce & Continuing Education Department at 361-582-2528, email Mary.Pullin@VictoriaCollege.edu or visit VictoriaCollege.edu/WCE.

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