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Education Briefs

Kumon offers special summer hours

Kumon Math & Reading Center of Park City, located at 1680 W. Ute Blvd., Suite B, #2 at Kimball Junction, believes when school ends for the summer, the learning doesn’t have to end. To complement what children have learned with a method that is geared toward self-learning of math and reading, it is offering summer sessions from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The method is designed to give children the skills to grasp any concept on their own, with the knowledge and confidence to carry into the classroom and beyond. For more information, call (435) 503-1905 or visit

Friends of Animals Utah Offers First Summer Camp of the Season Friends of Animals Utah will offer its first summer Critter Camp at its rehabilitation ranch in Brown’s Canyon from June 17 through June 21. The five-day session, which runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m , gives kids between the ages of nine and 12 a better understanding of how to interact with dogs and cats safely. The cost per camper for one week of Critter Camp is $325 per child. Light breakfasts and lunches are provided each day. Additional camps will be held June 24 though June 28, July 8 thorugh July 12 and Aug. 5 through Aug. 9. The Friends of Animals Utah recommends reserving spots early by calling (435) 649-5441, because the Critter Camps typically sell out each year. For more information, visit ,

Park City Sailing Association Junior Sailing Camps

The Park City Sailing Association offers summer Junior Sailing Camps at Jordanelle State Park from June 18 until Aug. 17. All classes taught using the Optimist dinghy, the No. 1 choice in junior instruction for its stability and responsiveness. All instructors are U.S. Sailing and Red Cross Certified instructors. The students learn about boat handling, sail trim, sportsmanship, marine safety, rigging, knots, boating terminology, rules of the road, wind and weather. They also have the opportunity to advance through to racing skills and tactics. The camps are divided into one-week sessions and are designed for children ages eight to 12, teens ages 13 to 15. The half-day classes are held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The cost is $250 per week. Students will receive a $30-discount if they provide their own boat) For more information and online registration go to: .

Dusty Treasures Adventure Horse Camps

Dusty Treasures will offer two adventure horse camps in Wanship. The first the Dusty Treasures Adventure Horse Camp 101, designed for beginning riders ages seven and older who love horses. The sessions will be held Monday through Thursday, June 24 through June 27, from 10 a.m. until noon. The second camp is the Dusty Treasures Adventure Horse Camp 102, also designed for beginners ages seven and older. The camp will be held Monday through Thursday, July 22 through July 25, from 10 a.m. until noon. In order to ride in Camp 102, riders must complete Adventure Horse Camp 101. The cost for both camps is $95 each. Payment is due June 1 for camp 101 and July 1 for camp 102. There will be an additional cost for bus-rides from Creekside Kids Academy. Riders need to wear healed boots and bring a sports helmet. For more information and reservations call (801) 372-2264 .

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