Virtual Camp Maverick – Rec N’ Read for Youth Set for June 8-26

April 21, 2020 | News Story

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Allied Health and Nursing is once again offering a literacy intervention and recreation camp throughout the month of June to help children in kindergarten through fifth grades make important gains in literacy and well-being over the summer. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this camp will be virtual.

The camp, called Camp Maverick – Rec N’ Read, will be held from June 8-26. Registration for the camp will include access to the demonstration videos, take-home kits for all activities and lessons and live sessions with literacy and recreation experts.

The camp will feature three themes – “Into the Wild,” “My Spy Academy,” and “My Space Exploration” – intended to keep children interested in reading and recreation.

 The camp kits cost $35 weekly, but financial assistance is available to those in need. Registration is available online at http://link.mnsu.edu/campmaverick.

For additional information, contact Minnesota State Mankato faculty members Megan Mahowald or Brooke Burk at 
campmaverick@mnsu.edu.

Additional information is available on the camp’s Facebook page at 
https://www.facebook.com/CampMavRecNRead/ and website at https://ahn.mnsu.edu/departments/department-of-recreation-parks-leisure-services/rec-n-read-programs-and-services/.

 The Mankato Clinic Foundation, Otto Bremer Trust, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are also providing support for the camp.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,297 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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