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Kid University

May 17, 2013


MACOMB, IL — Culinary classes, as well as lessons for chocaholics and kids who are interested in fashion and sewing, are on the agenda for Western Illinois University's Kid University 2013 sessions. Slated for Monday, June 10-Thursday, June 13 and Monday, June 17-Thursday, June 20, and sponsored by the WIU Department of Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising and Hospitality (DFMH), Kid University offers children in grades four through eight the opportunity to enroll in fun and informative hands-on courses.

Youngsters can mix and match sessions, based on their individual interests (sessions listed below). Cost per session (one session is a two-hour class offered daily, Monday-Thursday) is $40 or two sessions for $75.

For more information, contact the Western Illinois University Department of Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising and Hospitality at (309) 298-1085 or visit www.wiu.edu/coehs/dfmh/kidu/ for detailed course descriptions. To enroll online, visit the Kid University website at www.wiu.edu/coehs/dfmh/kidu/registration.php (registration deadline is Saturday, June 1). Payments (checks) should be made payable to "WIU-DFMH" and mailed to:

DFMH
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Knoblauch Hall 140
Macomb, IL 61455


The Kid University session schedule is listed below

Week 1: Monday, June 10 - Thursday, June 13

8-9:50 a.m. — Fanatic about Fashion
  • Monday — Recycle an Old T-Shirt
  • Tuesday — Visual Merchandising
  • Wednesday — Recycle Mania
  • Thursday — Display Your Designs
8-9:50 a.m. — Chocaholic Craze
  • Monday — Chocolate Strawberries
  • Tuesday — Molten Lava Cake
  • Wednesday — Brownies
  • Thursday — Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
10 a.m.-noon — Culinary
  • Monday — Breakfast Pizza
  • Tuesday — Deep Dish Cheese Pizza
  • Wednesday — Dessert Pizza
  • Thursday — Fruit Pizza
10 a.m.-noon — Sewing
  • Monday — Sewing Made Easy: Pillow Case and Coordinating Pajama Pants
  • Tuesday — Pillow Case and Coordinating Pajama Pants
  • Wednesday —Pillow Case and Coordinating Pajama Pants
  • Thursday —Pillow Case and Coordinating Pajama Pants

Week 2: Monday, June 17 - Thursday, June 20

8-9:50 a.m. — Fanatic about Fashion
  • Monday — Tie-Dyeing
  • Tuesday — Visual Merchandising
  • Wednesday — Recycle Crafts
  • Thursday — Mannequin Mania
8-9:50 a.m. — Chocaholic Craze
  • Monday — Chocolate Éclairs
  • Tuesday — Chocolate-Covered Caramels
  • Wednesday — Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes
  • Thursday — Oreo Mousse Dessert
10 a.m.-noon — Culinary
  • Monday — Pancakes
  • Tuesday — Omelet
  • Wednesday — French Toast
  • Thursday — Egg Casserole
10 a.m.-noon — Sewing
  • Monday — Stylish Handbag
  • Tuesday — Stylish Handbag
  • Wednesday — Stylish Handbag
  • Thursday — Stylish Handbag

Posted By: WIU News, University Relations
Phone: (309) 298-1993 * Fax: (309) 298-1606