FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Contact: Tarabeth Brumfield, 304-696-2945
June Harless Center to host ‘Camp Create’ in Gilbert
GILBERT, W.Va. – The June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research and Development, part of the College of Education and Professional Development at Marshall University, is offering “Camp Create” at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center in Gilbert, W.Va. Sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily July 8-11. The camp is free, and is open to students entering 2nd through 5th grades. Lunch will be provided for the children.
“Camp Create,” which is being held in memory of James H. “Buck” Harless, will focus on engaging children with real technology and creative robotics while integrating the arts. Each child will be creating his or her own robot, which will be displayed at the community center. A showcase of the creative robots will be held at the Larry Joe Harless Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, and is open to the public.