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Dinosaur Discovery Camp for Ages 6-9 Begins July 23
POSTED: 07/03/2007
Children ages six to nine can journey back to dinosaur days through a new camp called Dinosaur Discovery Camp being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Participants will explore the world of dinosaurs, and spend a session pretending to watch them. On another day, participants will pretend to be paleontologists and dig for bones. Other activities will include creating create clay dinosaurs, murals, masks, and more! Professional storyteller Melva Hargett will share the story of "Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct," by Mo Willems. For the last class, participants should bring a washed white T-shirt to create their very own "dino-shirt." All other materials are provided. Search for the keyword "art" to find this program is the JCPRD's Activities catalog and online listings.

This program will take place beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday, July 23 through 26 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park. The cost for four 60-minute sessions is $38 per person for Johnson County residents or $42 per person for nonresidents. Preregistration is required.

The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at

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