Williams Elementary KinderCamp kicks off summer learning program

| June 17, 2015

By Wendy Howell • Williams News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Coconino County Public Health Employee Sharon Stifling hands out strawberry seeds, cups and soil to a legion of four and five-year olds.

Seeds need soil, water and light.

The four and five-year-old students aren’t kindergarteners yet. They’re part of KinderCamp, a program designed to help students transition into kindergarten. Stifling is at Williams Elementary-Middle School for the day to teach the kids about nutrition.

KinderCamp is an early intervention pre-school program for incoming kindergarteners. A grant from United Way of Northern Arizona and First Things First pays for the program, which is free for students. This is the third year Williams Unified School District has offered KinderCamp and 22 students are enrolled.

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