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La Junta Hands-On History

Join us at Woodruff Memorial Library in La Junta for Hands-on History! Hands-On History provides exciting educational experiences for students (grades 1-6) when they are not in school.

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Who: Kids grades 1st - 6th

When:  April 12 - May 17, from  8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where:  Woodruff Memorial Library in La Junta, 522 Colorado Ave La Junta, CO 81050

Cost:  Base Price:  $150 for 6 weeks ($25/day). For families who qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch: $90 for 6  weeks ($15/day). Additional Tuition Assistance Available.

Weekly Themes:

Art Adventures:  
Students will embark on a weekly adventure down art history lane, learning about a variety of historic and contemporary artists.  Participants will explore new art techniques and experiment with different materials in a fun, creative and safe environment!

Colorado Changemakers:
Colorado has a rich history built on the lives of impactful and brilliant people. In this class students will engage in hands-on activities inspired by the extraordinary lives of famous women who changed Colorado's history, making Colorado what it is today.  

Journeys at the Junction:  
Let’s take a journey as we learn more about the history of La Junta, including the buildings, the people and the traditions.  Every class will be unique as we explore our town, welcome guest speakers, and celebrate the beauty of our community!

Fun and Fitness:
“We like to move it, move it!”  Join us as we participate in wellness activities that encourage movement and mindfulness. Students will be introduced to physical and emotional self regulation strategies through a variety of fun and engaging exercises and games.