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Parents: Stop the ‘summer slide’ at NIU’s creative, educational camps

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Summer is just around the corner. Do you know where your kids will be burning daylight this year? At Northern Illinois University’s summer camps, your children can learn to write the great American novel, become the next Indiana Jones, sharpen their soccer skills, create video games, design roller coasters or even prevent future wars between humans…

Campus Child Care to celebrate Week of the Young Child

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Campus Child Care will celebrate the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Week of the Young Child, scheduled from Sunday, April 6, through Saturday, April 12. Week of the Young Child (WOYC) is a time to recognize the needs of young children and thank adults involved in their education and care. Parents, teachers, caregivers and…

Campus Child Care to host book fair

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NIU’s Campus Child Care Center will host a Scholastic Book Fair during the week of March 24. Funds raised will help purchase books and materials for the center’s classrooms. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend this event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers. The book fair will be open from 8 a.m. to…

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