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NAU Summer Bug Camp

| July 8, 2017
NAU Summer Bug Camp

Campers learn about insect natural history and biodiversity through a series of projects and activities. Campers interact with live bugs and spiders from the insect zoo, collect insects and create their own insect collection, and make insect cuisine!

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Free Family Film: Frozen

| July 8, 2017
Free Family Film: Frozen

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

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Kids Squared

| July 8, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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Play Park

| July 8, 2017
Play Park

Open play for kids 5 years and under. 9-10:30am on Mondays and Thursdays all summer!!! Swing on the bars, walk the balance beam, jump on the trampoline into the foam pit! Explore, climb and be social! Please note this is a time change from our school year.

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Kids Bowl Free for the Summer

| July 8, 2017
Kids Bowl Free for the Summer

Kids Bowl FREE all summer long at Starlite Lanes! Starting May 22nd, all kids ages 15 and under will get two FREE games Sunday-Friday. You are only responsible for the cost of rental shoes!

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FunTown Summer Circus Camp

| July 8, 2017
FunTown Summer Circus Camp

FunTown Summer Circus Camp for Kids is a fun, funky, creative and energetic summer program in Flagstaff! Children and youth (ages 7-13) of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential through learning circus skills such as stilt walking, acro balance, tumbling, clowning, aerial dance and trapeze, juggling and more! This years camp will also feature special guests from the Friends of the Rio De Flag to do some education about conservation of the Rio de Flag!

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UWNA Celebrates 50 Years with Special KinderCamp™ Drive

| July 5, 2017
UWNA Celebrates 50 Years with Special KinderCamp™ Drive

United Way of Northern Arizona is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a special drive for the KinderCamp™ initiative!

The “50 for 50 Drive,” which is separate from the general campaign starting in September, hopes to raise $50,000 for the KinderCamp program in honor of the United Way’s golden anniversary.

“What better way to mark 50 years than to spotlight a program that has lifelong consequences for our local children?” asked Coconino County Supervisor Liz Archuleta, who is chairing the special campaign. 

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New Report Finds Most Kids in AZ Do Not Have Access to Preschool Programs

| July 1, 2017
New Report Finds Most Kids in AZ Do Not Have Access to Preschool Programs

Arizona once again ranks at the bottom of the country for access to quality and state investments per child on preschool. According to the 2016 State of Preschool Yearbook released annually by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), despite bipartisan national support for quality early preschool, Arizona continues to lose ground. The report states that “decades of research shows that early childhood education can prepare children for greater success in elementary school and beyond- but only if quality is high”. In Arizona, the legislature eliminated general fund dollars for preschool in 2010. Those dollars have not been replaced despite improvements in the state’s economy.

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Donations for Back-to-School

| July 1, 2017
Donations for Back-to-School

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth is collecting donations in the form of $25 gift cards for foster and kinship families in order to purchase new back-to-school clothing.

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Kids Squared

| July 1, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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