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Wednesday July 1, 2015
 
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Culinary 101 makes cooking simple and fun! Explore techniques in a professional kitchen with Manchester University’s national award winning, executive chef, Chris Fogerty. During these three days, you’ll explore grilling and sautéing, using 
flavor and color to make a meal amazing, menu planning, safety in the kitchen and participating in hands-on work with a variety of foods. Culinary 101 is for students with or without experience in their kitchen at home.

June 29 - July 1, 2015
Cost $135 per camper Lunch included

Ages 10-14 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Manchester University Jo Young Switzer Center, Haist Commons

Register by June 23.

For more information, click here.


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This three-day, hands-on learning experience will take you outdoors, as well as into the laboratory, as you explore the world through the eyes of a scientist!

Day one, you'll spend on Manchester's campus, where you'll explore the Eel River ecosystem, examine the mysteries of chemistry, and learn how human bodies function.

On days two and three, you'll visit the Koinonia Biological Field Station, 12 miles north of Manchester University. There, you're explore the sport and science of fishing in Lake Larrew with a fisheries biologist, and learn about rocketry, aerospace and engineering through designing, building and launching bottle rockets. You'll learn, too, about birds and how they're captured and banded for scientific research. And you'll study with a botanist about common plants of the forest and how they can be used for medicinal purposes or food.

June 29 - July 1, 2015
Cost $65 per camper - T-shirt included

Grades 4-6 | 1 - 4 p.m.

Manchester University Science Center

Register by June 23.

For more information click here.


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Saturday July 4, 2015
 
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The annual 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Display hosted by Manchester University is a treat for North Manchester and the Wabash County community. Come early for the patriotic celebration and stay for the fireworks!

The evening kicks off at 7 p.m. with music by JP Freeman’s 4th and Walnut cover band, presenting The Eel River Rambler Show with a variety of musicians, genres and instruments sure to please the whole family.

Around 8 p.m., University President Dave McFadden provides the welcome and introduces Rodney Funk, a U.S. Navy veteran who received the Cuban Expeditionary medal for his involvement in the Cuban blockade, who will speak about what it means to be a veteran. After a patriotic performance by the Manchester Civic Band conducted by Reggie Smith, MU junior Tiana Maclin will perform the national anthem before the fireworks show.

Free offerings include cornhole, kites, chalk drawing and face painting. The Rotary Club of North Manchester will sell $1 hot dogs, popcorn, water and pop to raise funds for community service programs.

North Manchester firefighters will light up the sky at 10 p.m. on the east end of the MU campus. The soccer field bleachers are perfect for viewing the fireworks, but arrive early, because they fill up quickly.

The rain date is Sunday, July 5, same time and place.

Use the hashtag #MUJuly4 to share your memories.

For more information, contact event coordinator Tiana Maclin at pr@manchester.edu.


Friday July 10, 2015
 
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Contact  Alumni User
mjmartynowicz02@manchester.edu
Location  Fort Wayne Tincaps, Fort Wayne TinCaps, 1301 Ewing St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 - Map

Friday, July 10, 2015 (deadline is Friday, June 26)

Fort Wayne TinCaps vs. Great Lakes Loons @ 7:05 p.m. 

COST:  $10/ ticket.  The cost includes a ticket, MU merchandise give away, and fireworks after the game!

Parkview Field has been named as the top Minor League Baseball experience for the second straight season by Stadium Journey magazine. The publication reviewed 1,225 sports venues in compiling its "Top 101 Stadium Experiences for 2012". Parkview Field ranked as the #14 experience in all sporting venues.  Come join us for theme night, “What Could Have Been Night.”  Meet and network with other Manchester alumni in Fort Wayne and surrounding areas! 


Saturday July 11, 2015
 
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http://www.manchester.edu/osd/oma
Contact  Bekah Rich
rhrich2017@spartans.manchester.edu

Come for a day filled with water park fun! The cost is $10 and extra money for food at the water park and restaurant. Reserve your spot by July 1 by emailing rhrich2017@spartans.manchester.edu. 

Monday July 13, 2015
 
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In the LEGO® Robotics camp, you’ll build, program and test real-life robots that move using motors with rotation sensors. You’ll brainstorm to find creative solutions, then develop them through selecting, building, testing and evaluating. In computer labs, you’ll capture the robot data, analyze and manipulate the robot.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program.

July 13 - 17, 2015
Cost $150 per camper - T-shirt included

Grades 6-8 | 9 a.m. - Noon

Manchester University Science Center

Register by July 3.

For more information, click here.


Tuesday July 14, 2015
 
 
Wednesday July 15, 2015
 
 
Thursday July 16, 2015
 
 
Friday July 17, 2015
 
 
Monday July 20, 2015
 
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Contact  Alumni User
mjmartynowicz02@manchester.edu
Location  Indianapolis Children's Museum, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208 - Map

Monday, July 20, 2015 (deadline is Monday, July 6)

Indianapolis Children’s Museum 

COST:  Youth (ages 2–17): $12.50; Adult (Ages 18–59): $16.50; Senior (60+): $15.75 

Enjoy the group discount price for Manchester alumni and meet other Manchester families in the Indianapolis area!   Each participant will get a chance to win MU merchandise!  The museum opens at 10 a.m.  You can pick up your tickets at the Manchester University table located near the entrance until 11 a.m. after which tickets will be at the will call window.  

“Explore the world’s biggest and best children’s museum! This is a place where you’ll make discoveries, spark your creativity, be transported to other times and places, get your hands in sand and water, climb and jump . . . and have a ball doing it all.”