2010 Finstitute Summer Camp at the Newport Aquarium

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WAVE Contact:                 Kathy McDonald

kmcdonald@wavefoundation.org

859.815.1404

2010 Finstitute Summer Camp at the Newport Aquarium

WAVE Foundation hosts week long camps for youth

Newport, KY – June 30, 2010Summer can be a time for kids to relax and take a break from school. But, the WAVE Foundation suggests that parents make this summer a fun and learning experience by signing their children up for the2010 Finstitute Summer Camp at the Newport Aquarium. Finstitute campers, aged 7-12 years old, will participate in games, arts and crafts, Ohio River History with the Behringer-Crawford Museum, up-close animal encounters, Newport Aquarium behind-the-scenes tours, penguin encounters and a trip aboard Ride the Ducks Newport.

The first week of camp, July 5-9, will focus on sharks, while the second week, July 12-16 will be a week for children interested in becoming environment explorers. The third week, July 19-23, will concentrate on frogs and the final week, July 26-30, will be all things creepy, crawly, slippery and slimy. Camp will be in session Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $150 for Newport Aquarium annual pass holders and $190 dollars for non-pass holders.

“We are really looking forward to camp this summer. We know it will be beneficial for every child that attends and are sure they will walk away having learned interesting facts and stories that they can take back to school and share with their friends,” WAVE coordinator Jenny Yee Greber says.

About the WAVE Foundation

The WAVE Foundation is an independent, educational foundation at the Newport Aquarium that serves to educate the public about the wonders of aquatic life and the importance of conservation. The WAVE Foundation is designated as a 501(c)(3) organization.

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Media Contact: Rodger Roeser, The Eisen Agency

rroeser@theeisenagency.com

859.291.4302

Editors Note:     When: Week 1: July 5-9

Week 2: July 12-16

Week 3: July 19-23

Week 4: July 26-30

Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Where: Newport Aquarium at Newport on the Levee

Cost: $150.00 for Newport Aquarium annual pass holders, $190.00 for non-pass holders

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