2016 Registration is Now Closed!

 College for Kids & Leaps

General Info

LEAPS is for students entering Grades 2 - 4 in 2016. The LEAPS instructors have expertise in their subject areas and are excited about the opportunity to provide challenging enrichment opportunities for academically, creatively and artistically talented children. Courses are designed to meet the special needs of high ability children who are motivated to learn.

Unlike years past a teacher signature is NOT required this year to enroll.


Monday - Thursday, July 25 - 28, 2016
9:00–11:50 a.m
Class I:               9:00 – 10:15 a,m.
Break:                10:15 - 10:35 a.m.
Class II:             10:35 – 11:50 a.m.
Parents are encouraged to accompany your child to the final day of workshops on Thursday.

Registration is Now Closed!

All steps must be completed for registration and for your child to participate. Your seat is not saved until registration and payment has been made.  To participate you must mail in the completed Health Form (click and print below) prior to the registration deadline.

  1. Simply choose one camp (two classes) and call to register. 
    The LEAPS program fee includes instruction, materials, snacks, and beverages. Enrollment is first come/first serve and seats are limited. Register early.
  2. Complete, print, and mail the LEAPS Health Form to:
    UW-FDL Continuing Education
    400 University Drive
    Fond du Lac, WI 54935
    (Here is a PDF version of the Health Form if needed.)

Choose Two Classes Per Student to Complete a Camp

You must select TWO classes to complete a camp and for your registration to be complete (Camp cost is $84 ($42/class). Your registration will NOT be complete, nor will your spot be held, if you fail to register for two classes at the time of registration. 


Up, Up & Away Chemistry

Discover how the chemistry of gases can literally take you up, up and away! In this hands-on class you will learn about liquids, gases and amazing uses for them. Come and get caught up in the exciting world of chemistry! $42

Kids N' Canvas

Create your own very own MASTERPIECES! Join the fun and learn about art at the same time. You will paint Koi fish, Kandinsky's Concentric Circles, a Sea Turtle and a Peacock, while learning about background, foreground, tints, shading, blocking and creating textures. We will use acrylic and watercolor paints on watercolor paper to create four works of art. $42 

Take Flight!

Explore the excitement of engineering while you build airplanes, parachutes, balloons, kites and rockets. Start from the ground up by planning and building various aircraft, then perform flight tests to evaluate your object's design and purpose. $42

Creative African Arts

Come and learn about the amazing African culture through literature, music and art. We'll learn about art forms such as Senufo Mud Cloth and make our own example of Kente Cloth. The highlight or our African experience will be creating our own African masks! Bring an old shirt...this could get messy! $42

Cooking the Continents

“Travel” to continents of the world and create (and eat!) some of their countries’ well-known dishes while learning about the culture. The focus this year for LEAPS will be Europe, featuring France, United Kingdom, Spain, Poland, Belguim and more. Find out more when you take this “trip” to Europe! $42


Come, dive into the exciting and creative world of art! Explore several techniques using acrylic and watercolor paints and multimedia finishes. Learn about the elements of art including color, shape, line and space as well as the principles of design such as movement, rhythm and balance.  Create your own one-of-a -kind masterpieces! $42 



We are looking for parents willing to be L.E.A.P.S. chaperones. Duties will range from being teacher aides to helping at refreshment breaks and monitoring students as they move from class to class. Parents helping us with these duties will receive a credit towards their child's registration ($45 LEAPS).

If interested and to be considered, please email mailto:fdlce@uwc.edu. In the email include the program name (College for Kids/L.E.A.P.S.), your child’s name, and your name/contact information. You will be contacted after June 20 and only if selected to be a chaperone.

Registration Deadline/Cancellation Policy

The Registration Deadline has been extended to July 1. Confirmation of enrollment will be emailed to students in early July.

Cancellations through June 10, 2016 will be assessed a $10.00 cancellation fee and issued a voucher for future classes*.  There are no refunds for cancellations after this date. 

*Vouchers cannot be used towards trips, online, or credit courses. Vouchers must be used within 6 months of issue date, after that they will not be accepted.*